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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Horsley Lane, Beeston, Tarporley, Cheshire, CW6

Offers Over £1,000,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Drawing room, Snug
  • Dining Room, Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Utility room
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Two Bath/Shower Rooms
  • Garage, Workshop
  • Lovely gardens
  • About 3 acres

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A charming Grade II listed former farmhouse
in a prime location


The Moat House is situated in the delightful settlement of Beeston on a private no through road in the lee of the Peckforton Hills. At the northern end of the ridge stands the well known land marks of Beeston and Peckforton Castles. Beeston Castle was built as a fortress in 1228 and became a royal garrison for Henry III and his barons. It was dismantled in 1645 by Order of Parliament and is now a picturesque ruin. Peckforton Castle is a Victorian mansion built in imitation of a medieval castle by the Tollemache family, and is now a well regarded

Popular with commuters to Manchester, Chester and Liverpool and located in some of the prettiest countryside in Cheshire, Peckforton is consistently one of the most desirable addresses in the region.

Tarporley 4 miles is a highly sought after village. It has an attractive High Street with a wide range of independent shops and restaurants. In 2008 it was ranked third in Britain's Top Ten Perfect Villages.

The City of Chester (11 miles) is one of the north west's leading retail and commercial centres serving a catchment area extending from Manchester to Shrewsbury and covering the whole of North Wales. Chester also gives access to the motorway network providing a link to other north west and midlands conurbations and to Liverpool and Manchester airports.


The Moat House is a fine Grade II listed property being of architectural and historic interest. It is set well back from the private road and approached via a lovely cobbled drive. It stands on a sandstone plinth and has the part timber framed structure typical of the local vernacular with an impressive and substantial central chimney.

The interior has enormous character and charm with extensive exposed timberwork and nicely presented rooms. The front door opens into an enclosed porch with an entrance hall and stairs to the first floor beyond. To one side is a sitting room with an outlook along the drive and a door to the kitchen and on the other a drawing room at the heart of the house with a spectacular inglenook fireplace. The dining room is another spacious room from which there are lovely views onto the garden and over the fields beyond.

The kitchen/breakfast room has a good range of fitted storage units, a Rayburn and a separate cooker. A utility room and wc complete the ground floor accommodation. On the first floor is a master bedroom with an en suite bathroom, a
guest bedroom with built in wardrobes, two further bedrooms and a family bathroom.

The house stands centrally in beautifully maintained gardens and
grounds with a wonderful range of mature trees and specimen plants and shrubs. There is a garage block with a workshop to the rear and garden store to the side. The grounds are divided into distinct areas with a less formal area beside the drive with specimen trees, leading to a pond framed by mature trees.

Square Footage: 2,352 sq ft
Acreage: 3 Acres

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Added on Rightmove:
17 February 2016

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