Whalebone Cottage is an impressive equestrian property situated within the South Cheshire countryside, benefitting from an excellent rural outlook but with good access to local services at Malpas (5m) & the larger towns of Whitchurch (7m) & Wrexham (9m). The property is well set up for the running of a private or professional equestrian yard or furthermore diversifying into other commercial ventures such as Kennels / Catteries / Equestrian Tourism (all subject to the necessary planning consents)
The house, having recently been extended & modernised, provides excellent family accommodation, in brief, comprising Living Room, Sitting Room, Kitchen/Breakfast Room with sitting area, Office with door to yard, Cloakroom, Utility Room, 3 spacious Bedrooms 2 with En Suites and Family Bathroom with the benefit of double glazing, oil central heating throughout and recently re-fitted Kitchen and Bathrooms. NB – there is Planning Permission for a further large Master Bedroom with en-suite bathroom & dressing room.
Externally, the property has twin entrance points providing excellent access / parking for Horseboxes & Cars into two separate parking sweeps. The vendors have developed the facilities for their private and professional equestrian uses, having 17 Stables, Tack & Feed Rooms, Wash Box, Solarium, 2 bed Mobile home, 50m x 30m floodlit, Sand and Rubber mix Manege, Lunge Pen, double garage & storage shed.
The property has approx 7.116 acres in total. Numerous post & railed fenced grass turn out paddocks are available fr turnout & the option of a further 5 acres to purchase if required (at the time of printing details). The local quiet country lanes & numerous local bridle paths offer miles of hacking.
Whalebone Cottage is in a beautiful location set amongst quiet open countryside within easy reach of Malpas village and all its extensive facilities, situated half a mile off the main A525 Whitchurch to Wrexham Road. Larger towns and business centres are within easy reach Chester 16 miles, Whitchurch 7 miles and Wrexham 9 miles.
The excellent family accommodation comprises
6.38m(20'11'') x 5.69m(18'8'')
Original inglenook fireplace with cast iron multi-fuel stove, sandstone inset and tiled hearth, oak flooring, dual aspects, built-in store cupboard, beamed ceiling, staircase off, feature porthole windows, 4 radiators.
5.82m(19'1'') x 5.61m(18'5'')
Adam style fireplace with stone inset and open grate, oak floor, french doors to garden, windows to front and side, 4 wall lights, 3 radiators.
6.88m(22'7'') x 5.69m(18'8'')
Comprising a range of fitted units and large central island with integral fridge, Rayburn Range fuelled by oil heating both central heating and hot water, 2 ovens and 2 hot plates, Smeg electric oven and 5 ring hob over, matching granite worksurfaces, built-in dishwasher, tiled surrounds, 1 1/2 bowl sink unit inset in worksurface, tiled floor.
3.10m(10'2'') x 2.18m(7'2'')
2 radiators. Rear entrance area off with cloaks area, w.c. and wash hand basin off.
3.33m(10'11'') x 3.12m(10'3'')
Door to yard, radiator.
3.35m(11'0'') x 2.31m(7'7'')
Single drainer stainless steel sink unit, plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, hot water tank, tiled surrounds, matching base and wall cupboards.
*Two Way Landing*
with 2 radiators and windows to rear.
5.61m(18'5'') x 5.21m(17'1'')
(could be divided into two if required) dual aspects over open fields, comprehensive range of 3 double fitted wardrobes, 2 radiators.
*En Suite Shower Room*
Large shower, low level w.c., vanity wash basin with cupboards and drawers below, fully tiled walls and floor, heated towel rail.
4.60m(15'1'') x 3.58m(11'9'')
Open aspects to front, 2 built-in wardrobe ranges, radiator.
*En Suite Bathroom*
Freestanding cast iron bath, corner shower, pedestal wash basin, low level w.c., tiled floor and half tiled walls, radiator
3.40m(11'2'') x 2.87m(9'5'')
(excluding entrance passageway) with open outlooks over fields, built-in double and single wardrobes, radiator.
Comprising a suite of panelled bath with shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, low level w.c., tiled surrounds and tiled floor, heated towel rail.
There is a double gated entrance with ample gravelled general parking and a second double gated entrance providing parking for a number of horseboxes and delivering of feed and removal of the midden.
The attractive gardens surround the house and comprise lawned areas, shrubbery borders, paved patio, decked covered patio, further covered barbeque area, all providing a pleasant setting for the house.
The whole property is set up as a commercial enterprise for training, three day eventers, schooling show jumpers, point to pointers and general training and breeding as a small stud. All the facilities combine to form an excellent well managed equestrian yard. NB - There is the base for a horse walker in one of the buildings with adjacent midden area.
Block built with sheeted roof American Barn with 7 internal stables each measuring 12ft x 10ft. Double feed areas and secure tack room with basin and wash box and electricity.
NB – this building could easily be converted to provide kennels if required.
A modern steel framed 'L' shaped building with two useful stores/garages opening onto the yard, the larger being 30ft x 15ft.
*A large Feed Room, secure Tack Room/IOffice* approx. 20ft x 15ft.
*A large double steel framed building* with 10 good size stables, 2 wash boxes & Solarium area.
There is a base for a horse walker with fully installed electricity supply (the horse walker may be purchased separately from the Vendors).
*Midden & Storage Area*
There is an outside midden and storage area.
*Manege & Lunge Pen*
A floodlit Manege approximately 50m x 30m, the surface being a mix of sand and rubber (we understand this did not freeze during the winter)
*A lunge arena / Sand School* - 25m perimeter.
10.97m(36'0'') x 3.66m(12'0'')
There is a 2 double bedroomed mobile home located within the grounds.
Total area is approx 7.116 acres, divided into a number of grass post and rail fenced turn out paddocks.
Proceed out of Whitchurch on the A525 for approx. 6.5miles. Turn right for Mulsford & the property will be locatedafter approx. ¾ of a mile on the right hand side.
Chester & Cheshire West
Mains water and electricity.
Private Drainage via Septic tank drainage.
Viewing: Strictly by prior appointment with the 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.