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Woodhouse Farm

Oldcastle, Malpas, Cheshire, England, SY14 7NE


A well-presented 4 bedroom period farmhouse set in a beautiful rural position.


  • Hallway, Boot/Utility Room, Office, Pantry, Large Kitchen Diner, Snug/Study, Reception Hall, Lounge.

  • Four Double Bedrooms, 2 En-suite & a Family Bathroom.

  • Private Gardens & Orchard/Paddock.

  • Two Brick Built Stables.

  • Storage Building/Garage.

  • White goods appliances, Curtains & Blinds throughout will be including in the letting. Other items of furniture TBC.

  • Paddock equating 0.61 Acres.
  • Further grazing available by separate negotiation.
  • 0.61 Acres
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bath/Shower rooms
  • Stabling
  • Paddock / Land
  • Outbuildings
  • Horsebox Parking

Location Map



Woodhouse Farm is an attractive 4 bedroom period farmhouse located between the Wych Brook and Dog Lane in Malpas, Cheshire.

The property is a former working farmhouse and is surrounded by picturesque grass pasture. Woodhouse Farm is centrally situated within the highly acclaimed hunting country of Sir Watkin William Wynn’s Hunt, a highly desirable situation for those with an interest in the equestrian sport and country pursuits.

Locally there are a number of excellent schools, including Ellesmere College, Moreton Hall, Shrewsbury School, Kings and Queens in Chester, and the highly regarded Bishop Heber School nearby in Malpas.

The property has undergone a series of refurbishment works and upgrading providing a beautifully presented family home with fine quality blinds and curtains included. The farmhouse has two entrances; the first into the rear hallway, with a boot room and utility straight ahead featuring sink, storage units, W/C & boiler. There is a generous study (4.8m x 4.7m) with radiator, wall sockets and views to the orchard. Continuing into the kitchen, with granite kitchen work-surfaces, Belfast sink, central island with inbuilt units, integrated oven and grill appliances, extractor fan and base & wall mounted units.

The large family kitchen (4.6m x 10.8m) has an attractive wood composite floor boarding throughout. There is a large, dresser and kitchen table with copper lamp shades above.

A second door leads to the study or snug, presently used as a study and children’s playroom having a quality carpet and benefits from a dual aspect rural view to the orchard and side garden.

Off the kitchen into main entrance reception hall (4.5m x 4.8m) having many period features including chimney breast and balustrade staircase, with windows overlooking the front garden.

The lounge (6.0m x 4.6m) features a wood burning stove set within a brick fireplace under a timber mantle, excellent light is provided through a large window and glazed door to front garden.

On the first floor there is a long landing leading to the four bedrooms. The master bedroom (4.7m x 4.8m) features a large window with views to the stables, side parking area and garden and has the benefit of an excellent dressing room (4.7m x 3.5m) with dual aspect windows and inbuilt storage/shelving along with the separate ensuite bathroom with a traditional roll top bath, double sink within a granite top and standalone double shower unit with drench shower.

The guest bedroom suite (4.7m x 4.7m) with window to the front garden has an en-suite bathroom featuring a standalone shower unit, W/C and wash hand basin.

There are two further double bedrooms (3.6 × 2.6) and (4.1 × 2.8) respectively both featuring views to the orchard and storage cupboards built within. The family bathroom with bath, standalone shower unit, W/C and wash hand basin with views to the garden completes the first floor. There is good attic storage in the loft.

The property has a large, well-kept garden mainly laid to lawn with hedge and fence boundary. To the nearside of the property is an attractive shrubbery with box hedging near the main entrance to the house off the large gravelled driveway with parking for a number of cars.

A brick and slate building contains a garage/storage near to the house with adjoining two traditional brick-built stables, which can be used for a pony or indeed for further storage.

There is a paddock to the rear of the property and is known as the Orchard equating approx. 0.61 acres.

Mains electricity
Mains water (sub-metered and invoiced by Landlord)
Oil fired central heating
Private drainage via a septic tank (emptying of the septic tank is included in the rent)

Local Authority & Council Tax
Cheshire West Council & Chester Council
Tax band G

From Malpas, take the B5069 from Cunnington. Continue for 0.3 miles and turn left onto Sunnyside. Continue for 1.5 miles, and turn right onto Dog Lane. After 0.3 miles turn Left, continue for 0.8 miles and the property will be found on the left, SY14 7NE.

Terms & Conditions
A six or twelve month term is available and to be agreed between parties on application.
Rent – £1,550 per calendar month to be paid monthly in advance.
A deposit of £1,780 is payable upon the signing of the agreement and will be held by under the terms of the Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS).

A holding deposit equal to one week’s rent (£357.69‬) will be requested to remove the property from the market on agreeing terms between parties to place the property ‘Under Offer’ and will therefore be held for the applicant. This holding deposit will act towards the first month’s rent on occupying the property.

Viewing: Strictly by prior appointment with Jackson Property on 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.