Lot 1 - Farmhouse, Outbuildings and 3.724 acres.
Lot 2 - 14.061 acres | £10,000 per acre
*Nantwich 3m | Tarporley 6m | Crewe 6m | Chester 17m | Northwich 17m | Stoke on Trent 21m | Liverpool 40m | Manchester 41m*
Stoke Manor Farm occupies an attractive semi rural setting off a county lane, from the A51 Nantwich to Chester Road, there are glorious rural views across its own land and open countryside beyond. It is just 3 miles to the historic market town of Nantwich, 6 miles from the popular village of Tarporley & 17 miles from the city of Chester. The towns of Nantwich & Tarporley offer a good range of shops, high street banks, restaurants, supermarkets. There is an excellent range of primary and secondary schooling in both the state & private sector within Nantwich, Tarporley & Chester areas. There is a regular bus service between Chester and Nantwich at the end of the drive on the A51.
For the equestrian enthusiasts the area is well blessed with Reaseheath Equine College 3miles, Nantwich Veterinary Group Equine Centre ½ mile, Southview Equestrian Centre 4miles & Kelsall Equestrian Centre 12 miles; Racing is at Chester, Haydock, Aintree or Bangor on Dee; Hunting is with the Cheshire’s and there is Polo at Cheshire Polo Club in Little Budworth near Tarporley.
Stoke Manor is extremely well situated for accessibility to the North West Road, Rail & Airport links; set back from the A51 via a country lane. The A51 links to the M6 motorway via Junction 16 (11m) or the M53 near Chester (15m) permitting daily travel to Manchester, Liverpool, The Potteries and Birmingham. Manchester and Liverpool International Airports are 33miles and 34miles respectively and travel to London is available via Crewe station which is 6 miles distant providing a 1hr 40min rail service to Euston.
Stoke Manor Farmhouse is believed to originally date back to the 1850’s, the vendors have extended and refurbished throughout to provide excellent family accommodation combined with a range of period features such as exposed timbers & period fireplaces.
The property is entered primarily through a side entrance door into a Porchway with tiled flooring, dual aspect windows & a Cloakroom off.
The Living Room has a feature inglenook fireplace containing multi fuel burner, a large bay window, reclaimed pitched pine flooring & exposed ceiling timbers. There is a doorway from the Living Room with stairs down to the Cellar / Basement, which is carpeted & has natural daylight via window to the side elevation; this could be used as a 4th / 5th Bedroom / Office or Storage.
The Living Room leads through to the Lounge with open fireplace, reclaimed pitched pine flooring, dual aspect windows & exposed ceiling timbers & to a superb open plan L- shaped Kitchen / Dining Room / Garden Room. The kitchen has tiled flooring throughout, base and wall mounted kitchen units, integrated dishwasher, sink, space for fridge freezer, oil based Noble Cooker, “Aga style” with 4 ring electric hob (incorporating house boiler), tiled splashbacks, exposed ceiling timbers.
At one end of the kitchen is the Dining Area with an open fireplace, exposed ceiling timbers and dual aspect windows; at the other end the kitchen opens out to a superb Garden Room / Conservatory with double glazed windows and door out to the gardens, a domed roof, radiators and fan.
There is a Utility Room off the Kitchen with space and plumbing for washing machine, shelving and rear window.
A Front Door opens into a front Hallway with stairs up to the first floor landing having doors off to the Master Bedroom with an En- Suite Bathroom, a bay window overlooking courtyard, built in storage cupboards, a Dressing Room Area with further built in cupboards & fitted vanity unit.
There are a further two double Bedrooms both with period fire surrounds & large windows accentuating the glorious rural views on offer.
The potential 4th Bedroom is currently used as an office, with bay window to the side elevation & the family Bathroom off with walk in electric shower, WC, heated towel rail, hand wash basin & airing cupboard housing immersion heater and hot water cylinder.
The property is accessed via a quiet country lane which is a “no through road” off the A51, into a large Courtyard area to the side of the house providing good parking and turning space.
Lawned Gardens lie to other side & front of the farmhouse incorporating shrub and perimeter hedge borders, a vegetable patch, a kitchen garden & a patio area for outside entertaining.
A concrete Courtyard is surrounded by a series of well maintained and interesting Traditional Farm Barns, all brick built with slate pitched roofs. We are informed by the vendors that they are structurally sound having been reroofed, had brickwork repaired, all defective woodwork taken out & new guttering. These Barns offer considerable scope for a wide range of opportunities subject planning permission & preferred usage. The vendors have had lapsed planning permission granted for conversion of the Main Barn into 3 Holiday Cottages or a 5 Bed Residential Unit.
*The Outbuildings are detailed below*:
Shippon One (9.6m x 5.7m)
*Shippon Section Two Stable Block* (overall 4.9m x 16m) at ground floor split in two sections with Stables, Stalls & Storage.
Loft access via stairs and external loft doors. The Loft area is split into 3 sections with a wealth of exposed timbers and beams.
*Main Barn* (max 11m x 22.7m) currently split into 4 sections on ground floor level & an open plan first floor with exposed timbers, velux roof lights & a large end gable opening. Lapsed planning consents exist for 5 bedroom house or 3 individual holiday lets.
Detached Single Storey Multi Purpose Barn with concrete flooring & electric, currently contains:
• Coal & Wood store.
• Workshop (5.7m x 3.9m) hot and cold water, workshop bench.
• Gym area(3.6m x 2.4m)
• Garden Store Room (3.6m x 12.4m)
• Tool Store
The land is currently split into 3 flat, grass Paddocks to the rear & side of the property with post and rail fencing & hedge perimeters. To the front of the house is a 14acre field currently in an arable rotation. Access is provided via the side of this field to the Canal where the vendors have a number of Moorings that are leased out and provide a useful annual income of approx £4000.
A Public Footpath runs through courtyard & across the rear paddock.
The land is not currently registered for any entitlements.
Mains electric and water.
Oil fired Central Heating; lounge wood burner contributes to heating and hot water on the first floor. Private Drainage via Bio Disk system.
Double glazed throughout.
Cheshire East Council
Council Tax Band F
From Nantwich, follow A51 towards Chester. On leaving Nantwich following the A51, this will bring you past to a cross roads with traffic lights, continue on the A51 towards Chester by turning Right at the traffic lights. After ½ a mile you will pass Snugbury’s Ice Cream entrance on your left and also further on Nantwich Veterinary Group Equine Centre , once you have passed this on your left the property entrance is the next right turn, into a ‘No Through Road’. First left (before pillars in front of you), follow down this track second entrance on the Left hand side into the courtyard.
Viewing: Strictly by prior appointment with Sole Agents Jackson Equestrian on 01928 740 555
JACKSON PROPERTY for themselves and the vendors of the property, whose agents they are, give notice that these particulars, although believed to be correct, do not constitute any part of an offer of contract, that all statements contained in these particulars as to this property are made without responsibility and are not to be relied upon as statements or representations of fact and that they do not make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property. An intending purchaser must satisfy himself by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained in these particulars. The agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixture, fittings or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order, or fit for their purpose, neither has the agent checked legal documents to verify the freehold/leasehold status of the property. The buyer is advised to obtain verification from their solicitor or surveyor.