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3 bedroom country house for sale

Wrexham Road, Nantwich, Cheshire


Property Description

Key features

  • Four Reception Rooms
  • Master Bedroom Suite
  • Two Double Bedrooms
  • Double Glazed Windows
  • Oil Central Heating
  • Garage
  • Outbuildings with PP
  • Glorious Views
  • Approx. 27.50 Acres

Full description

A most charming period house, a range of buildings with planning permission, attractive gardens and land, in a wonderful rural setting four miles west of Nantwich, enjoying glorious long views over its own land and rolling countryside, extending in all to about 27.50 acres.

Summary - Entrance Hall, Reception Hall, Shower Room, Drawing Room, Dining Room, Living Room, Garden Room, Kitchen/Breakfast Room with Aga, Utility Room, Cloakroom, Master Suite comprising Bedroom, Bathroom and Dressing Area, Two Further Double Bedrooms, Bathroom, Double Glazed Windows, Oil Central Heating, Double Garage, Range of Traditional Buildings with Planning Permission, Implement Store, Gardens with Pond, Land

Description - Bank House Farm probably dates back from the mid-19th Century and has been in the Wood family for over 50 years. In 1998, under architectural guidance, a most sympathetic restoration and enlargement was carried out, to a high specification with quality materials and workmanship throughout. The interior is particularly fine with lovely light well proportioned rooms overlooking the gardens and countryside beyond.
The house, constructed of brick under a slate roof is approached over a sweeping tarmacadam drive to a cobbled courtyard.
To the west of the house is a small range with planning permission for conversion into a two bedroomed dwelling. The large L-shaped range has planning permission for conversion into two dwellings.
Bank House Farm is situated in the centre of the Cheshire Plain, an area noted for the quality of its land, farms and scenic beauty.

Location And Amenities - Bank House Farm lies about 4 miles west of Nantwich, 7 miles south of Tarporley and occupies an enviable setting. It is situated in the heart of the Cheshire Hunt country with National Hunt racing at Bangor on Dee and flat racing at Chester. Local golf courses include Hill Valley at Whitchurch, Carden Park at Broxton, Portal at Tarporley and Brookfields at Hankelow.

Approximate Distances - Nantwich 4 miles, Tarporley 7 miles, Crewe Station 8 miles, Manchester 40 minutes), Chester 18 miles, Stoke on Trent 20 miles, M6 motorway (junction 16) 16 miles, Manchester 43 miles, Manchester Airport 32 miles.

Directions - From Nantwich take the A534 Chester Road as far as Acton, turn left by the Church onto the Wrexham Road, continue for 3 miles through Burland and Brindley, passing the Goodwill Hall and The Thatch public house, turn right into Faddiley Bank Lane and the entrance to Bank House Farm will be seen straight ahead.

The Accommodation Comprises: - (with approximate measurements)

Entrance Porch -

Reception Hall - 4.37m x 3.89m (14'4" x 12'9") - American oak staircase to the first floor, double wall light, ceiling beam, central heating radiator with cover.

Inner Hallway -

Shower Room - Suite comprising low flush WC and hand basin, tiled shower cubicle with Triton shower, fully tiled walls, ceramic tiled floor, central heating radiator.

Drawing Room - 6.15m x 3.71m (20'2" x 12'2") - Period stone fireplace with slate hearth, three double wall light points, two picture light points, French windows to garden room, two central heating radiators.

Dining Room - 5.59m into bay x 3.58m (18'4" into bay x 11'9") - Large double glazed bay window, three double wall lights, beamed ceiling, built-in house-keepers cupboards, central heating radiator.

Living Room - 4.39m x 3.48m (14'5" x 11'5") - Open fireplace with tiled and cast inset, tiled hearth, three double wall light points, central heating radiator, door to garden room.

Garden Room - 3.81m x 3.51m (12'6" x 11'6") - UPVC double glazed windows and French windows to gardens, woodblock floor, central heating radiator.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 4.52m x 3.58m (14'10" x 11'9") - Oil fired AGA, excellent range of light oak units by Diamond Tiles of Stoke on Trent, 11/2 bowl Franke sink unit with cupboards under, floor standing cupboard and drawers with worktops, wine rack, wall cupboards, range of Atag appliances comprising - integrated refrigerator and dishwasher, single oven and four burner hob unit with extractor hood above, ceramic tiled floor, double glazed box bay window, double glazed window, beamed ceiling.

Utility Room - 6.20m x 2.29m (20'4" x 7'6") - Belfast sink, fitted cupboards, stable door to rear, ceramic tiled floor, Worcester oil fired boiler suppling both central heating and domestic hot water systems, door to garage.

Cloakroom - White suite comprising low flush WC and hand basin, half tiled walls, central heating radiator.


Landing - Single wall light.

Master Bedroom Suite - Comprising -

Bedroom - 5.64m x 3.56m (18'6" x 11'8") - Decorative ceiling, two single wall light points, double wall light point, two double glazed windows, central heating radiator.
WALK-IN WARDROBE 11'9" x 5'7" (3.58m x 1.70m)
Double glazed skylight, large eaves storage cupboards.
BATHROOM 11'4" x 7'0" (3.45m x 2.13m)
White suite comprising jacuzzi bath, bidet, low flush WC and period vanity unit with inset hand basin, shaver point, central heating radiator.
DRESSING AREA 6'9" x 4'7" (2.06m x 1.40m)

Bedroom - 4.01m x 3.35m (13'2" x 11'0") - Two double wall lights, airing cupboard, central heating radiator.

Bedroom - 6.05m x 3.76m (19'10" x 12'4") - Built-in double wardrobe, two double glazed windows, decorative ceiling, two central heating radiators.
NB. This room ideally lends itself to conversion into two bedrooms.

Bathroom - Cream coloured suite comprising panelled bath with mixer shower, pedestal hand basin and low flush WC, shower cubicle with shower, fully tiled walls, shaver point, central heating radiator.

Outside - Attached DOUBLE GARAGE 18'10" x 20'4" (5.74m x 6.2m), electrically operated up-and-over door, access to loft, double glazed window, power and light, central heating radiator.
Cobbled courtyard.

Buildings - A brick built tiled roof DETACHED BARN (reroofed 2005) with loft over. Planning permission has been granted by Crewe and Nantwich Borough Council (Application No. 94/0672) for conversion to a dwelling. The barn extends to approx. 1150 sq.ft. (gross internal).
The approved plans will provide the following accommodation -
Ground Floor - Hall, Lounge, Dining Room, Kitchen
First Floor - Landing, Two Double Bedrooms, Bathroom.

Block constructed open fronted IMPLEMENT STORE 48'6" x 22'6" (14.78m x 6.86m).
Concrete yard.
Aluminium framed greenhouse.

Brick built slate roofed L-SHAPED RANGE comprising former shippon, garage, workshop, log store, stables and tack room with loft over the whole. Planning Permission has been granted by Cheshire East Borough Council (Application No. 15/2509N) for conversion to two dwellings. The approved plans will provide for -
Unit 1 - Hall, Cloakroom, Lounge, Dining Room, Kitchen, Landing, Master Bedroom with En-Suite, Three Further Bedrooms, Bathroom - Approx. 1400sq.ft. (gross internal)
Unit 2 - Hall, Cloakroom, Lounge, Study, Kitchen/Dining Room, Landing, Bedroom No. 1 with En-Suite, Three Further Bedrooms, Bathroom - Approx. 1750sq.ft. (gross internal).
Copies of the planning permission and plans may be inspected at our Nantwich office.

Gardens & Land - These provide a lovely setting for the house and comprise an extensive lawned area, lily pond, borders and a magnificent bank of shrubs, specimen trees, conifers and plants.

To the rear of the house there is a Derbyshire stone flagged terrace.

The grounds include numerous mature trees.

There is a small paddock adjacent to the house.

The land is divided into three fields. The whole of the land is excellent grazing and stock carrying land. A variety of specimen and hedgerow trees and natural ponds give added appeal to the land.

The whole extends to about 27.50 Acres.

Services - Mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Private drainage system. Oil fired central heating.
N.B. Tests have not been made of electrical, water, drainage and heating systems and associated appliances, nor confirmation obtained from the statutory bodies of the presence of these services. The information given should therefore be verified prior to a legal commitment to purchase.

Local Authority - Crewe & Nantwich Borough Council, Delamere Street, Crewe.
(Tel: 01270 583191)

Tenure - FREEHOLD - With vacant possession upon completion.

Council Tax - Band 'G'

Viewing - By appointment with BAKER, WYNNE & WILSON.
38 Pepper Street, Nantwich. (Tel No: 01270 625214).

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