The Fields Farm is located off a no-through road called Maltkiln Lane, near the village of Whixall. Sitting adjacent to the Llangollen canal the location offers the best of both worlds, being a rural and tranquil setting, yet within easy access to local towns and villages. Local shops can be found in nearby Wem and Prees, whilst further amenities are available in the market towns of Whitchurch and Ellesmere.
On the educational front, there are several primary and secondary schools located in Whixall, Whitchurch, Wem and Prees. Further afield there are both private and comprehensive schools available, including the well know Ellesmere College, King’s and Queen’s in Chester and Shrewsbury School.
There are several golf courses locally at Hill Valley, Hawkstone Park and Carden Park. The area has plenty of sporting clubs available, including Whitchurch Rugby and Cricket Clubs, Prees Recreation Club and Tennis facilities at the local village of Tilstock, also Wem and Whitchurch. There are gym and spa facilities available in Whitchurch and plenty of well-known footpaths in the area, whilst the canal path is located at the end of the drive.
The area is ideal for the equestrian enthusiast with plenty of hacking around the miles and miles of quiet country lanes, to cross country and further facilities at the local Tushingham and Kelsall Hill Equestrian Centre’s. Reaseheath, South View and Somerford competition and training centres among others are only a short distance, which also offer plenty of facilities, events and competitions.
The Fields Farm is an ideal smallholding with an attractive farmhouse and mixture of modern and traditional agricultural buildings, all set within a ring fence of almost 10 acres.
The farmhouse is built of brick construction with some rendered elevations, under a slate roof. Parts date back to the early 18th century, but the existing accommodation offers an ideal family home with original features and rural charm running throughout.
The rear entrance leads you into the large kitchen/breakfast room, which acts as the heart of the ground floor. This modern space is open plan living and underfloor heating with central island, AGA, a range of wall and ground mount units and integrated appliances. Off the kitchen is a large utility/boot room with fitted units, sink and plumbing for washing machine. The utility has a rear entrance and a pantry off, along with a shower wet-room.
Adjacent to the kitchen is a cosy living room with feature fireplace and wood burner installed. There is a handy office adjoining. Completing the ground floor is a good-sized dining room with another feature fireplace and wood burner, ideal for entertaining.
The first floor comprises a master bedroom which Juliet balcony, fitted wardrobes and large en-suite. There are two double bedrooms, which share a Jack and Jill bathroom and a further bedroom and family bathroom.
The farmhouse has mature gardens running around the property, whilst the rear of the property enjoys the views across its own land and benefits from the evening sun, perfect for entertaining on the surrounding patio.
The property has excellent equestrian facilities with a range of modern steel portal framed buildings used for a foaling box, storage and workshop facilities. There is a timber framed building with cantilever roof and 5 stables, all with auto-water and concrete floors. There is a new concrete framed midden and plenty of concrete areas for parking and turning lorries.
There are two brick ranges which are currently used for storage, both have potential for conversion into further equestrian facilities or a change of use subject to planning permission. Adjacent is a brick built double garage with secure tack facilities.
The property has a 40m x 20m outdoor arena and circa 9.66 acres. The land is divided into individual post and rail paddocks
Mains water and electricity, Oil CH, private drainage.
Viewing: Strictly by prior appointment with Jackson Property on 01948 666695 or 01743 709249.
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.