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4 bedroom equestrian facility for sale

Cheshire, Malpas

From £700,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 4 Bed Detached
  • Building Plot
  • Stables
  • Outdoor Manege
  • P&R Paddocks
  • Horsebox Parking
  • Available in 3 lots
  • Total of 46.94 acres

Full description

Lot 1 - Existing 4 Bedroom house, Outbuildings, Equestrian facilities and approx 25.60 acres 700,000
Lot 2 - Building plot for a 5 Bedroom house & double garage, set within approx one acre of land. 250,000
Lot 3 - A 15.34 acres of pastureland. OIRO 10,000 per acre.
NB. Approx 5 acres are available by separate negotiation with either Lot 1 or Lot 2.

1. There is a certificate of lawful use of or development for use of the current premises and land for all equestrian uses.
2.There is a certificate of lawful use of or development for use of the current premises and land for all equestrian uses.
3.. There is a certificate of lawful use or development for use of the land and part of Building No. 3 for the manufacture, refurbishment and repair of horseboxes
and trailers including horseboxes with living accommodation and subsequent sale.

Malpas 4m / Whitchurch 4 m / Chester 18 m /Shrewsbury 23m / Manchester Airport 41m.

Spring Bank Stud offers purchasers a rare opportunity to acquire a superbly situated further expansion and re-development. The Vendors currently run the premises as a successful Stud yard undertaking breeding, training and the sale of predominantly Warm Blood Sport Horses.
The main multi-purpose barn has been used for the manufacture and refurbishment of horse boxes and trailers, as well as an indoor school. The facilities at Spring Bank Farm would lend well to a host of equestrian interests and disciplines.


A substantial Equestrian facility in a superb rural location with good access to major routes off the A41 (1m). The property is offered for sale as a whole or in Two Lots with further Land available by separate negotiation. The local area has a buoyant equestrian community, Tushingham Equestrian Centre, approx 1m away, hosts various competitions, as well as several other Equestrian Centres within easy reach. Hunting is with the Wynnstay, Cheshire or North Shropshire; Racing venues at the nearby Bangor on Dee or Chester Racecourses.
Whilst situated in a secluded and quiet rural location the property is a short distance from the village of Tushingham and Grindley Brook which have a Public House & Restaurant, a Church and a Junior School. A broader range of amenities are available from Whitchurch and Malpas (both approx 4 miles) and the main A41 road provides good access to Chester and Shrewsbury.

Existing Detached House

Existing Detached House

Ground Floor

Entrance with
Cloakroom off,
Sitting Room (4.7m x 4m),
Rear Dining Room (4m x 2.8m),
Kitchen (3.4m x 3m) with walk-in storage cupboard and separate Utility Room (3m x 1.7m).

First Floor

Landing with airing cupboard,
L-shaped Bedroom One (4.7m x 4m),
Bedroom Two (3.5m x 3m),
Bedroom Three (4m x 2.8m),
Bedroom Four (3.4m x 1.2m),
Bathroom (3m x 1.7m) having large Jacuzzi bath with shower over.


To the rear of the dwelling, there is a static caravan, which is fitted with mains water, mains electricity
and drains to the tank system. This is included in the sale.

New Dwelling

Building Plot with Full Planning Permission (04/01909/FUL) to erect a large 5 Bedroom country house & double garage, set within approximately 1 acre of grounds. This Building Plot currently sits within one acre of land which would provide a separate access off Willeymoor Lane and give the property substantial gardens to Front and Rear. Concrete raft foundations have already been laid.The current plans can be made available on request.


Entrance leading into Hall, off which is a Lounge(3.9m x 4.73), Dining Room (3.9m x 4.73m),Kitchen (4.09m x 2.93m) and Utility (1.89m x2.96m), Cloak room/w.c (1.34m x 1.8m), Large Bedroom (3.93m x 3.29) with en suite. Double Garage (5.85m x 6.06m). From Hall stairs lead to Landing off which are Master Bedroom (3.90m x 3.45m) with en suite and walk in wardrobe, Bedroom Two (3.51m x 3.41m), Bedroom Three
(3.93m x 3.14m) walk in wardrobe, Bedroom Four (3.90m x 2.80m), Study/Store (2.26m x 1.49m),Family Bathroom.

Farm Buildings & Equestrian

Building No 1

American Barn 31m x 9.1m 14 internal loose boxes (including wash box/solarium), central
walkway, tack and feed rooms, built mainly of concrete block work and steel box profile with a corrugated roof, set on a concrete base with light, power and water supplies.

Building No 2

Lean-to off Building No 1. Divided into 3 sections 6.1m x 4.3m, 8.5m x 6.1m & 8.4m x 6.1m.
These stores provide 4 stalls, a foaling box and further storage.

Building No 3

General Purpose Building 38.3m x 16.8m.Potential for a range of different uses including an Indoor School. Clear span steel sanction and box profile cladding, corrugated roof, light and power supplies. It is currently boarded out to the internal perimeter walls, up to 5' from the ground with plywood boards, ready for a surface to be laid. There is a certificate of lawful use or development for use of the land and part of Building No 3 for the manufacture, refurbishment and repair of horseboxes and trailers including horseboxes with living accommodation, and subsequent sale.

Building No 4

Lean-to approx 11m x 7m Open fronted storage currently has 3 timber stables.

Building No 5

Lean-to 25m x 7m Open fronted housing for 6 young stock pens.

Building No 6

32m x 11.4m Steel sanctioned with box profile cladding, corrugated roof, set on a concrete base with concrete wall panels, currently divided into 3 young stock pens with large gated access to each pen.


60m x 30m Sand and rubber gel track surface by Charles Britton. Post and Rail perimeter fencing.
Adjacent to the Manege, there is a Hard Standing area for storage of hay bales and good horsebox parking and turning sweep.


Land a compact block of 7 enclosures, some of which are divided into smaller paddocks with post and rail fencing and stock fencing.

Loy 1

is approximately 25.60 acres.

Lot 2

is set within one acre.

Lot 3

is approximately 15.34 acres.
NB: Approx 5 acres are available by separate negotiation with either Lot 1 or Lot 2.

Planning Permissions

Planning permission has been granted for the development of a substantial 5 bedroom detached dwelling with a double garage within the garden area adjacent to the
existing residence. The development has been started and the base is now in situ.

Local Authority

Cheshire West & Chester Council on 0300 1238 123
Council Tax Rates payable - 1,795.20 2011/12
Council Tax Band E


Mains water, mains electricity, private drainage, electric heating, telephone line.
Single Farm Payments:
The land is currently not registered for Single Farm Payments.

Fixtures And Fittings:

Unless mentioned specifically all fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale.


Strictly by prior arrangement with Sole Agents Jackson Equestrian on 01928 740 555.

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Added on Rightmove:
22 February 2012

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