Tanhouse Farm

Macclesfield Road, Congleton, Cheshire, CW12 2ND

Farm House
5 Bedrooms
3 Bathrooms

A superbly designed and refurbished 5-bed former farmhouse, with mature gardens, equestrian facilities and circa 15 acres of land.


  • A spacious 5-bedroom property, finished to a high standard and perfect for modern family living.
  • GF: Kitchen/breakfast room, utility, boot room, large formal living room, study, sitting room, bar r
  • FF: Master bedroom with large en-suite, another bedroom with en-suite, 3 further double bedrooms and
  • Mature gardens and entertaining areas.
  • L-shaped stable building with 5 x stables.
  • 30m x 40m arena with Charles Britton surface.
  • Well fenced and secure paddocks.
  • In all about 15.52 acres.



Tanhouse Farm is located down a private drive from Macclesfield Road, a well-connected route linking Congleton to Macclesfield. The A34 is easily accessible and provides a direct route into Alderley Edge, Wilmslow and beyond to Manchester. Junction 17 of the M6 is less than 9 miles away and the new Congleton by-pass will dramatically improve journeys.

The nearby Market Town of Congleton is only a short distance and includes a wide range of day to day amenities including a number of major grocery stores, pubs, wine bars, coffee shops, restaurants, retail shops and local deli\'s. Congleton has nursery, primary and secondary schools available, including the well-respected Havannah School and Eaton bank Academy. Further afield are The Grange in Northwich, Terra Nova School and Kings School in Macclesfield.

Congleton is blessed with sporting facilities, including rugby, football and cricket. All clubs compete to a high standard and have teams of all ages with youth couching most weekends. There are gym and spa facilities within the town and two golf courses at the Congleton and Astbury.

The area is outriding heaven with superb outriding off the local country lanes and nearby bridle network. Somerford Park Farm (6 miles) provides an excellent range of equestrian facilities for a range of disciplines.

Tanhouse Farm is positioned in a sought-after and idyllic location, accessed via a long sweeping driveway from the main road. The house is a combination of charming original features and modern day comforts.

The ground floor consists of a large kitchen/living room with a range of wall and ground units, granite surfaces, integrated appliances and electric 4 oven AGA. Off the kitchen is a utility and boot room, with back door leading to the rear garden. There is a large formal living room with double doors leading onto the front patio and a feature fireplace with wood-burner. Beyond the living room is a study and cosy sitting room. To the rear of the property is a feature bar with WC adjacent. This room has double doors opening onto the rear patio area, perfect for entertaining. From the patio you can access the Garden room, which is currently used as a secure tack and rug room.

The first floor consists of a master bedroom suite with shower and bath en-suite. There is another large double bedroom with shower en-suite, 3 further double bedrooms and a family bathroom.

The property has been finished to a high standard and tastefully finished to offer a perfect family home.

Surrounding the property is mature garden with an array of flower beds, lawned areas and hedgerows. The existing owners have built several raised areas for entertaining which take advantage of the surrounding views.

Adjacent to the property is a L-shaped building, built of brick construction under a slate roof. This cantilevered building houses 5 stables in total, with 2 stables being larger than the rest. All stables have automatic drinkers and rubber matting.

There is a 30m x 40m arena with Charles Britton surface and further temporary stables on the bottom yard. There is also an oak framed building with open sides to one elevation, used for storage.
Beyond the yard is the majority of land, running down to the River Dane. The land is all fenced into several paddocks and comprises 15.52 acres in total and all eligible for the Basic Payment Scheme. There is single bank fishing for approx. ¼ mile on the River Dane, which reports to be well stocked with brown and rainbow trout.

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.