*Knutsford 3m | M6 J19 1m | M56 3m | Manchester Airport 10m | Tatton Park 4m |Somerford Park Equestrian Centre 13m | Warrington 11m | Chester 27m*
Willow Tree House is a beautifully refurbished and extended detached country house, situated in a lovely rural setting within good sized private gated gardens, also boasting excellent equestrian facilities including a recently constructed 4 box L - shaped timber stable block, Manege, Outbuildings and extensive hardstanding.
The house has been extended and beautifully refurbished recently and is presented with first class fittings throughout, and with lovely decoration. In all it provides three large reception rooms, including a splendid open plan kitchen/breakfast and family room with Aga and concertina doors to the rear and five bedrooms and four bathrooms.
The house is situated in a pleasant rural situation; just over five minutes’ drive from Knutsford and within easy of the M6 at junction 19, which is only a few minutes away. It initially shares a driveway with the adjacent barn conversion and has its own private gated entrance onto an extensive inner driveway and parking forecourt adjacent to the house and garaging, leading onto the stables and yard at the rear. The equestrian facilities are excellent, the property provides a great balance of quality house and land - an all round superb “lifestyle” equestrian property .
Knutsford it the nearest main town, well known for its quality houses, particularly within the Legh Road Conservation Area, which is famed for its Italianate style architecture, designed and constructed at the turn of the last century by Richard Harding Watt. There are many examples of this style throughout Knutsford, which is extremely pretty with narrow part-cobbled streets. It offers a range of day-to-day shopping facilities and has an abundance of restaurants, brasseries and other eateries to which people travel from far around. The house is very conveniently situated for the motorway network, being about ½ a mile to the M6 at junction 19. The M56 is about three miles further afield, providing access to Manchester city centre, Manchester International Airport and to the west, Chester and North Wales.
Front Door leads through to
Entrance Hall with natural stone floor and attractive turning balustrade staircase to first floor. Doors off to principle reception rooms. The Drawing Room is a lovely large room with windows to two sides, open hearth fire place with marble surround and twin fitted hand painted cabinets astride the chimney breast.
Sitting Room window overlooks the front, oak floor and open hearth fireplace with stone surround. Fitted bookcase and cabinet, double doors lead through to: Fabulous Open Plan Kitchen/Breakfast leading to Family Room, A superb L-shaped room with wonderful, flexible family entertaining space including concertina doors leading out to the terrace and garden at the rear. There is a mixture of stone style and oak flooring fitted with a lovely range of hand painted base and eye level cabinets with granite work surfaces including a substantial central island and black Aga cooker within an exposed brick chimney breast. Fitted wine cooler, freestanding American fridge/freezer, dishwasher, built in Neff combination oven/microwave and coffee machine.
Utility Room with stone style floor, door to rear. Fitted with a range of hand painted cabinets providing good storage space, additional sink and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Hanging space for coats.
Downstairs WC oak floor, close coupled WC and wash basin.
First Floor Landing Lovely views and staircase to upper floor.
Master Bedroom Suite comprising Bedroom with lovely views to the front and an extensive range of fitted hand painted wardrobes and chest of drawers. A mirrored opening leads through to a further dressing area with matching wardrobes and double doors lead through to an En-Suite Bathroom with attractive contemporary suite comprising Jacuzzi bath, sink with mirrored and granite surround, bidet, WC and walk in shower enclosure with thermostatic shower.
Guest Bedroom with dual aspect and lovely views, door to En-Suite Shower Room with contemporary walk in wet room style shower with overhead soaker. Fully tiled floor and walls, WC and wash basin.
Bedroom Three window overlooks the front with lovely views and range of full height hand painted style furniture. Door to En-suite Bathroom oak floor and free standing bath, walk in shower enclosure, WC and wash basin.
Upper Floor Landing giving access to two, attractive bright and airy top floor bedrooms with exposed ceiling timbers, sharing a shower room with wet room style shower, WC and wash hand basin.
The Gardens extend principally to the rear of the house and include several terraces, with attractive landscaped lawn and planted shrubberies and hedgerows. The internal gravel driveway provides access to a Detached Open Fronted Car Barn with adjacent tractor store, and passed the garden and at the rear are the stable and equestrian facilities.
*Equestrian Facilities & Land*
There is a recently constructed L-Shaped Timber Stable Block (constructed 2010) providing four stables, a tack room and a feed room, with block paved forecourt & canopy area.
To the rear is a two Bay open fronted Barn / Vehicle Store and a hard standing area for Horsebox parking and circulation.
Adjacent to the stable block is a 40m x 30m Manege, the surface being a mix of silica sand, rubber & carpet fibre. It is post and rail perimeter fenced and offers an excellent on site facility for schooling & jumping.
The property sits in all about 6 acres , having three decent sized post and rail fenced turnout paddocks with automatic water drinkers, electric and some cross country jumps to ride over.
Mains Electricity & Water.
Private Drainage via septic tank.
Oil Fired Central Heating.
Council Tax Band G
From Knutsford follow the Northwich Road out of town to the traffic lights at Tabley. Turn to the right, towards the motorway and left onto Pickmere Lane before the Windmill public house Willow Tree House is situated about half a mile on the right hand side.
Viewing: Strictly by prior appointment with the Agents Jackson Equestrian on 01928 740 555.
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