9 bedroom country house for saleHankelow, Cheshire
Sold STC £725,000
- Grade II Listed
- Three Reception Rooms
- Nine Double Bedrooms
- Attached Three Bed Cottage
- Formal Gardens & Paddock
- Wonderful Setting
- About 2 Acres
A HANDSOME AND FASCINATING THREE STOREY DETACHED, GRADE II LISTED, GEORGIAN COUNTRY HOUSE
WITH AN ATTACHED COTTAGE, IN NEED OF MODERNISATION, IN A WONDERFUL SETTING CLOSE TO THE VILLAGE GREEN,
SET WITHIN FORMAL GARDENS AND PADDOCK. IN ALL ABOUT TWO ACRES
Ground Floor - Reception Hall, Drawing Room, Dining Room, Inner Hallway,
Shower Room, Sitting Room, Kitchen, Utility Room, Cellar,
First Floor - Landing, Four Double Bedrooms, Bathroom, Separate WC,
Second Floor - Landing, Five Double Bedrooms
Attached Three Bedroom Cottage, Courtyard with Range of Out Offices,
Three Bay Open Fronted Building, Formal Gardens, Paddock
Summary - Ground Floor - Reception Hall, Drawing Room, Dining Room, Inner Hallway, Shower Room, Sitting Room, Kitchen, Utility Room, Cellar, First Floor - Landing, Four Double Bedrooms, Bathroom, Separate WC, Second Floor - Landing, Five Double Bedrooms. Attached Three Bedroom Cottage, Courtyard with Range of Out Offices, Three Bay Open Fronted Building, Formal Gardens, Paddock.
Location And Amenities - Hankelow Manor is situated in Hankelow about 5 miles south of Nantwich. Nantwich has a choice of shopping facilities, social amenities and schools, as well as sporting facilities. Hankelow is a charming hamlet with a chapel, the award wining White Lion pub/restaurant and duck pond. Brookfield golf course is close to the property. Audlem village centre is 1.5 miles. It is an attractive country village and provides a number of local shops including post office, chemist, butchers, local Co-operative store, and newsagents, health centre, modern primary school, two cafe's, three public houses and a wide variety of community activities.
Description - Hankelow Manor probably dates from the late 18th Century and is built of red Flemish bound brick with black headers under a hipped slate roof. The attached cottage was added in the late 19th Century. A gravelled carriage drive leads to the imposing entrance. Internally, the splendidly proportion rooms are notable for their sash windows (some with original shutters), ceiling cornices and oak floor boards. The extensive and extremely adaptable accommodation has been well maintained over the years but would benefit from a general scheme of modernisation.
Approximate Distances - Crewe (intercity rail network London Euston 90 minutes, Manchester 40 minutes) 9 miles, The Potteries 15 miles, M6 motorway (junction 16) 11 miles, Chester 23 miles, Manchester Airport 36 miles.
Directions - To find the property from Nantwich take the A529 for about 5 miles to Hankelow, turn right, opposite the White Lion, into Hall Lane, proceed for 200 yards and the entrance to Hankelow Manor will be seen on the left hand side.
The Accommodation Comprises (With Approximate Measurements) -
Reception Hall With Projecting Porch - 29'5" x 9'10" (8.97m x 3.00m) - The porch has double doors with rectangular overlight and two sash windows, ceiling cornices, a fine staircase to first floor landing.
Drawing Room - 19'0" x 19'0" (5.79m x 5.79m) - Tiled fireplace, two secondary glazed sash windows with shutters, ceiling cornices and rose.
Dining Room - 21'9" x 19'3" (6.63m x 5.87m) - Tiled fireplace, Tripartite sash window, ceiling cornices, picture rail and rose, two double wall lights.
Inner Hallway - 16'0" x 5'0" (4.88m x 1.52m) - Ceiling cornices, secondary staircase to second floor accommodation, door to CELLAR.
Shower Room - 12'5" x 12'2" (3.78m x 3.71m) - White suite comprising low flush WC and pedestal hand basin, tiled shower cubicle with shower, built-in cloaks cupboard.
Sitting Room - 18'3" x 16'6" (5.56m x 5.03m) - Fine marble fireplace with cast inset and grate, double glazed sash window with shutters, ceiling cornices and picture rail, door to cottage.
Kitchen - 19'0" x 15'9" (5.79m x 4.80m) - Five oven oil fired AGA and boiler for domestic hot water, enamel 11/2 bowl single drainer sink unit with cupboards under, floor standing cupboard and drawer units with worktops, wall cupboards, Zanussi oven and four burner hob unit with extractor hood above, plumbing for dishwasher, door to rear porch.
Utility Room - 17'9" x 7'9" (5.41m x 2.36m) - Stainless steel single drainer sink unit with cupboards under, floor standing cupboard and drawer unit with worktops, plumbing for washing machine.
Cellar - 19'0" x 18'9" (5.79m x 5.72m) - The cellar extends to about 450sq.ft with full ceiling height.
STAIRCASE LEADS FROM RECEPTION HALL TO FIRST FLOOR
Landing - 23'10" x 7'5" plus recess (7.26m x 2.26m plus rece - Sash window.
Bedroom - 21'9" x 19'0" (6.63m x 5.79m) - Fitted double wardrobe, two sash windows.
Bedroom - 19'0" x 19'0" (5.79m x 5.79m) - Fireplace with timber surround and tiled inset, fitted double wardrobe, two sash windows, ceiling cornices.
Bedroom - 18'3" x 16'9" (5.56m x 5.11m) - Double glazed sash window, ceiling cornices.
Inner Landing -
Bathroom - 14'2" x 10'3" (4.32m x 3.12m) - Panelled bath, pedestal hand basin, shaver point, cylinder and airing cupboard, double glazed window.
Separate Wc - Low flush WC.
Bedroom - 15'6" x 14'0" (4.72m x 4.27m) -
Rear Landing - STAIRCASE TO SECOND FLOOR
Landing - 24'6" x 7'5" plus recess (7.47m x 2.26m plus reces - Sash window, ceiling cornices, walk-in store with ladder and access to roof.
Bedroom - 20'6" x 19'3" (6.25m x 5.87m) - Fireplace with cast inset and grate, timber surround, two built-in cupboards, sash window.
Bedroom - 19'9" x 19'6" (6.02m x 5.94m) - Fireplace with cast inset and grate, timber surround, two sash windows.
Bedroom - 18'9" x 17'3" (5.72m x 5.26m) - Fireplace with cast inset and grate, timber surround.
Inner Landing -
Bedroom - 19'0" x 13'0" (5.79m x 3.96m) - Double glazed window, water tank.
Bedroom - 13'0" x 11'0" (3.96m x 3.35m) - Double glazed window.
The Cottage - -
Entrance - 7'8" x 5'6" (2.34m x 1.68m) - Central heating radiator.
Sitting Room - 15'9" x 15'6" (4.80m x 4.72m) - Tiled fireplace, two central heating radiators.
Inner Hallway - Cupboard housing oil fired central heating boiler.
Bathroom - 9'3" x 8'2" (2.82m x 2.49m) - White suite comprising panelled bath, pedestal hand basin and low flush WC, fitted cupboard, central heating radiator.
Former Kitchen - 12'9" x 10'9" (3.89m x 3.28m) - Door to yard, two windows (one double glazed), staircase to first floor, central heating radiator.
STAIRS LEAD FROM FORMER KITCHEN TO FIRST FLOOR
Landing - Central heating radiator.
Bedroom - 17'9" x 11'6" (5.41m x 3.51m) - Cylinder and airing cupboard, central heating radiator.
Bedroom - 12'9" x 10'9" (3.89m x 3.28m) - Central heating radiator.
Outside - Attached outside WC with wash hand basin.
To the rear of the house there is a blue brick courtyard with brick and tiled range comprising -
WORKSHOP 11'7" x 10'0" (3.53m x 3.04m) power and light.
STORE 11'5" x 10'0" (3.48m x 3.04m) with light.
TOOL STORE 13'0" x 10'0" (3.96m x 3.04m)
Three bay open fronted building.
Two oil tanks.
Garden And Grounds - These provide a particularly delightful setting for Hankelow Manor which overlooks the well tendered sweeping lawn to the front, with part walled boundary, herbaceous borders, shrubs and specimen trees and mature trees including Lime. The gardens extend to the side and rear of the house. The rear garden and paddock enjoys lovely southerly views over countryside.
A paddock of pasture extends to the south and east of the house.
Site Plan -
Services - Mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Septic tank drainage.
NB. Tests have not been made of electrical, water, gas, 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.
Tenure - FREEHOLD - With vacant possession upon completion.
Outgoings - Local Authority -
Cheshire East Council, Westfields, Middlewich Road, Sandbach, CW11 1HZ
Tel - 0300 123 5500
Council Tax - Band 'G' - £2397.73 payable 2014/2015
Viewing - By appointment with BAKER, WYNNE & WILSON.
38 Pepper Street, Nantwich. (Tel No: 01270 625214).
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