5 bedroom detached house for saleKnutsford Road, Cranage
An opportunity to acquire an elegant substantial Grade II listed manor house set within a substantial plot with the highest quality of fittings and materials used. Entrance hall, cloakroom, drawing room/formal dining room, breakfast room, sitting room, kitchen, utility room, cinema room, leisure suite with indoor swimming pool, 5 bedrooms (4 en-suite), family bathroom, study area, triple garage, games room and gardens extending to approximately one acre.
Cranage Manor House occupies a highly desirable and sought after rural location within 10-15 minutes drive of the centres of Knutsford, Alderley Edge and Wilmslow. These centres offer a good range of shopping, educational and recreational facilities with a wealth of fine restaurants. The area is particularly renowned for its excellent local private schooling, the motorway network system is within easy access and is Manchester International Airport, local and commuter rail links to Manchester and London.
Externally, the property is approached through electrically operated double gates with a sweeping driveway leading to the property providing excellent parking facilities and leading to a substantial detached garage block with room over currently being used as a gym. The extensive mature grounds are to approximately 1 acre with sweeping lawns, mature trees, shrubs and hedging and wonderful open views across the Cheshire countryside beyond.
Cranage Manor House is a Grade II listed building which has been tastefully refurbished and extended with a wonderful balance of traditional and contemporary design. The property boasts a wealth of exposed original beams which in the centre of the property have been taken to full height showing the full splendour of the 'A' frames and trusses with central open galleried landing with brushed steel and glass balustrades allowing the full visual impact. The living breakfast kitchen has bespoke Mark Wilkinson units with deep granite worksurfaces and high quality integrated appliances. The bathroom and cloakroom fittings are a tasteful balance of traditional and contemporary high quality fittings and the property has an integrated audio and visual system including fully integrated media room. The leisure suite has a fully tiled pol and jacuzzi with full height doors. To fully appreciate this stunning residence a personal inspection is highly recommended.
Directions - From Knutsford centre proceed out of the town on the main A50 and after approximately 6 miles after passing the sign to Cranage Hall/Byley on the right hand side and Cranage village hall, the private driveway to Cranage Manor House will be found on the left hand side. Proceed through the first set of electric gates following the driveway round to the second set of electric gates into the private driveway of Cranage Manor House.
Alternatively proceed out of Holmes Chapel on the main A50 and after approximately 1 mile the driveway to Cranage Manor House will be found on the right hand side immediately before Cranage village hall.
Flagged path leading to
Covered Porch - With polished double natural oak doors leading to
Reception Hallway - 17'6 x 10' (5.33m x 3.05m) - With low voltage downlighting, 2 traditional style cast iron radiators, good range of built in natural oak cupboards.
Cloakroom - With contemporary style fittings with limestone tiled floor and walls, low level wc with integrated cistern, vanity bowl was hand basin with cupboard below, fitted mirror, mixer tap, traditional style cast iron radiator. Open to
Inner Reception Hallway - 16'7 x 14'3 (5.05m x 4.34m) - With impressive turning flight polished solid oak staircase with suspended landing with vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and trusses, further feature wall with exposed beams, 2 traditional style central heating radiators, staircase to lower media room.
Double natural wood doors from the front hallway to
Impressive Drawing Room - 32'9 x 17'3 (9.98m x 5.26m) - With exposed beams and 'A' frame open to galleried landing with vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, trusses and 'A' frames, contemporary style granite fireplace, fitted plasma screen above with speakers, double French doors to rear flagged patio, 4 traditional style cast iron radiator. Natural oak double door with bevelled glass, leading to
Family Room/Sitting Room - 18'3 x 17'10 (5.56m x 5.44m) - With exposed beams, traditional style stone fireplace, stone hearth and living gas fire, low voltage downlighting, 2 traditional style cast iron radiators.
Impressive Living Dining Kitchen - 36' x 17'8 (10.97m x 5.38m) - With limestone tiled flooring, exposed beams, 3 traditional style cast iron radiators, bespoke solid traditional style base and wall units with deep granite worksurfaces, integrated appliances incorporating Britannia range brushed steel double oven with 7 burner hob above and extractor hood incorporated in recess, American style fridge freezer with ice making machine, Miele microwave coffee making machine. Matching dresser unit and larder cupboard, matching central island with deep granite worksurface incorporating breakfast bar, deep enamel sink, chrome mixer tap, integrated dishwasher. Double doors to
Formal Dining Room - 17'4 x 17'2 (5.28m x 5.23m) - With 2 traditional style cast iron radiators, exposed beams, traditional style stone fireplace with stone hearth and cast iron multi fuel stove.
Side Hallway - With limestone tiled flooring, built in oak cupboard with cupboard below, central heating radiator, polished oak door to outside with covered porch.
Utility Room Off - 11'3 x 6'3 (3.43m x 1.91m) - With base and wall units, deep granite worksurfaces, stainless steel double drainer sink with mixer tap, plumbing for washing machine, space for dryer, limestone tiled flooring, central heating radiator.
Access from side porch to
Attached Leisure Complex - 37'6 x 27'8 (11.43m x 8.43m) - Incorporating fully tiled heated and filtered pool, circular jacuzzi to the side, tiled surround, vaulted natural wood ceiling with 3 sets of double French doors to rear garden.
Changing Room Off - With ceramic tiled floor and walls, wash hand basin with double cupboard below and chrome mixer tap, chrome central heating towel rail, fully tiled shower cubicle with sliding glass doors, chrome shower fittings.
Separate Wc Off - With fully tiled floor and walls.
Plant Room - With heating and filtration system.
Media Room - 18' x 16' (5.49m x 4.88m) - Which is approached from the inner reception hallway via a solid oak staircase with built in projector and screen, 2 cast iron traditional style radiators.
First Floor - Which is approached from the reception inner hall via a solid oak turning flight staircase with suspended oak landing, vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and 'A' frame. Lower landing.
Bedroom Two - 17'5 x 16'5 (5.31m x 5.00m) - With 2 central heating radiators, low voltage downlighting.
Shower Room En-Suite - With fully tiled shower cubicle with chrome shower fittings and glass door, low level wc, wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap, chrome central heating radiator, low voltage downlighting.
Master Bedroom - With hallway area, vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and 'A' frame, traditional style cast iron radiator, 2 built in walk-in dressing rooms with bespoke natural oak open wardrobes, hanging fittings, integrated chest of drawers.
Bedroom - 20' x 18'8 (6.10m x 5.69m) - With vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, 2 traditional style cast iron central heating radiators, fitted natural oak chest of drawers/dressing table with mirror above, exposed 'A' frame.
Further hallway with exposed beams, traditional style cast iron radiator.
Dressing Room Off - With vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, open wardrobes with hanging fittings and shelving.
Bathroom En-Suite - With limestone tiled floor and walls, panelled bath with limestone tiled surround, wall mounted chrome mixer tap, fully tiled shower cubicle with chrome mounted shower head and further hand held shower and glass door, 2 chrome central heating towel rails, integrated wall mounted plasma screen, low level wc with integrated cistern, twin vanity wash hand basins with wall mounted mixer taps and mirrors above, drawers below, vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and trusses.
Bedroom Three - 17'4 x 16'3 (5.28m x 4.95m) - Approached from the suspended landing. 2 central heating radiators, vaulted ceiling with exposed beams.
Shower Room En-Suite - With fully tiled shower cubicle with chrome shower fittings, glass door, low level wc, pedestal wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap, chrome central heating towel rail, tiled floor and walls, exposed beam.
Inner Landing - 18'11 x 17'6 (5.77m x 5.33m) - With vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and trusses. Contemporary style galleried landing with brushed steel balustrade and glass inserts open to the lower drawing room, 3 traditional style cast iron radiators, open to
Study Area - 11' x 8'3 (3.35m x 2.51m) - With bespoke solid oak desk with drawers below, matching cupboard and shelving to the side, exposed beams, low voltage downlighting, polished oak flooring.
Bedroom Four - 17'9 x 11'9 (5.41m x 3.58m) - With vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, traditional style cast iron radiator.
Shower Room - With tiled floor and walls, fully tiled shower cubicle with ceiling mounted chrome shower head and further hand held shower, sliding glass doors, pedestal wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap, low level wc, chrome central heating towel rail, low voltage downlighting.
Dressing Room - With shelving and hanging fittings.
Solid oak staircase leading to
Upper Mezzanine Dressing Room - With extensive oak shelving.
Bedroom Five - 17'3 x 14' (5.26m x 4.27m) - With vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and 'A' frame, 2 central heating radiators.
Family Bathroom - With limestone tiled floor and walls, bath with limestone surround, chrome mixer tap, fully tiled shower cubicle with chrome shower head and further hand held shower and glass door, low level wc with integrated cistern, twin vanity wash hand basins with chrome mixer taps, oak cupboards and drawers below, further range of oak cupboards, vaulted ceiling, chrome central heating towel rail.
Garage Block - 33'8 x 21'5 (10.26m x 6.53m) - With three electrically operated natural wood up and over doors, light and power, integrated low level wc with wash basin, personal door to outside. External staircase leading to
Room Over - 33' x 21' (10.06m x 6.40m) - With light, heat and power, currently set up as a gym.
Outside - The property is approached by a double electrically operated gates with a sweeping driveway leading to the second set of private electrically operated double gates with a sweeping driveway leading to the property providing excellent parking facilities and leading to a substantial detached 2 storey garage block.
Extensive grounds to the front with sweeping lawns, trees, shrubs, hedging and enjoying wonderful open views across the surrounding countryside and hills beyond. Large secluded rear garden with extensive lawns, hedging, trees and shrubs, large stone flagged rear patio.
All electrical appliances, the heating system and wiring have not been tested therefore we cannot verity whether they are in working order.
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