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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Moss Mere, Smallwood, Smallwood


Property Description

Key features

  • 6 acres
  • Extensive stable block, includes tack room
  • Fully fenced manège

Full description

A charming period detached property tastefully refurbished and extended enjoying an elevated position with grounds to approximately 6 acres or thereabouts.

Entrance hallway, family room, lounge, dining room, living kitchen open to breakfast room, rear orangery, utility room, cloakroom, rear enclosed porch, master bedroom with bathroom en-suite, 3 further bedrooms, family bathroom.

Heritage style oak framed open garage with storage room/office, extensive stable block incorporating 9 stables and tack room, further steel and brick/steel frame barn and a fully fenced manège.

Shellbrook Farm occupies a highly desirable and sought after elevated location with extensive grounds and wonderful open views in the village of Smallwood. Smallwood has an outstanding ofstead rated primary school, a local inn, charming local church and enjoys wonderful local walks. The more comprehensive centres of Congleton and Sandbach are within approximately 10 minutes drive and 20 minutes from Alderley Edge, Wilmslow and Knutsford. These centres offer a wonderful blend of local and boutique shopping and fine restaurants. The motorway network system, Manchester International Airport, local and commuter rail links are within easy access.

The current owners have tastefully and sympathetically remodelled the property offering well balanced spacious versatile accommodation. On the ground floor features of particular note include the high quality living kitchen with bespoke painted traditional style units, deep granite worksurfaces, integrated appliances and aga. There are four reception rooms and charming oak framed orangery to the rear with lantern roof lights. To the first floor there are four bedrooms, master suite with spacious bathroom off and further family bathroom both with high quality fittings. There are natural oak internal and external doors, polished oak and limestone flooring. The property benefits from a comprehensive oil fired central heating system and to fully appreciate the full charm and appeal a personal inspection is strongly recommended.

Directions - From Holmes Chapel proceed out of the village on the main A50 in a southerly direction. After just over 4 miles turn left immediately after the Legs of Man public house into Back Lane. Continue along Back Lane which becomes Moss Mere and after approximately 1.4 miles the driveway to Shellbrook Farm will be found on the right hand side. Continue up the sweeping tree lined driveway until reaching the farmhouse.

Entrance Hallway - Attractive oak framed covered porch with natural polished oak front door leading to entrance hall with polished oak flooring, natural oak turning flight staircase to the first floor with understairs storage cupboards and traditional style cast iron radiator.

Family Room - 19'6 x 11'1 (5.94m x 3.38m) - With polished oak flooring, natural oak beams, contemporary style fireplace, two traditional style radiators and bi folding doors to rear orangery.

Formal Lounge - 20'0 x 13'10 (6.10m x 4.22m) - With contemporary style fireplace and two traditional style radiators.

Dining Room - 12'10 x 11'0 (3.91m x 3.35m) - With natural oak flooring, natural oak beams, bi folding doors to orangery and two traditional style radiators.

Living Kitchen/Kitchen Area - 19'2 x 13'1 (5.84m x 3.99m) - With traditional style bespoke painted solid base and wall units, deep granite work surfaces, ceramic double sink with chrome mixer tap, integrated Miele dishwasher, freezer, tiled recess incorporating aga, dresser unit with integrated fridge and larder cupboard, central island with further granite and natural wood surface incorporating breakfast bar, stainless steel sink with mixer tap, Miele electric oven and electric hob with extractor hood above, limestone tiled flooring, low voltage downlighting, open to..

Breakfast Room - 12'5 x 14'3 (3.78m x 4.34m) - Oak framed with lantern roof light with exposed beams, limestone tiled flooring and double doors to..

Rear Orangery - 24'7 x 12'5 (7.49m x 3.78m) - Oak framed rear orangery with exposed beams, limestone tiled flooring, two lantern roof lights, full height windows incorporating french doors to rear garden and low voltage downlighting.

Utility Room - 13'0 x 6'0 (3.96m x 1.83m) - With limestone tiled flooring, base and wall units, deep granite work surfaces, ceramic deep sink, plumbing for washing machine, space for dryer and freezer, traditional style radiator and built in boiler cupboard with Worcester oil fired central heating boiler.

Cloak Room - With contemporary style fittings with low level wc, vanity wash hand basin with cupboard below and chrome mixer tap, central heating towel rail. Natural oak stable door leading to rear oak framed enclosed porch

Rear Enclosed Porch - 12'4 x 4'3 (3.76m x 1.30m) - Rear oak framed enclosed porch with limestone tiled flooring, exposed natural oak frame and windows and natural oak stable door to outside.

First Floor - Approached from the hallway with a turning flight natural oak staircase.

Landing - With built in linen cupboard with double oak doors, shelving, lagged cylinder with immersion, traditional style radiator and low voltage downlighting

Master Bedroom - 19'4 x 13'1 (5.89m x 3.99m) - Two traditional style radiators and low voltage downlighting

Bathroom En-Suite - 13'0 x 9'8 (3.96m x 2.95m) - With ceramic tiled floor and walls, free standing bath with chrome mixer tap and shower fittings, vanity wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap, bidet, low level wc, 2 wall mounted central heating chrome towel rails and low voltage downlighting.

Bedroom Two - 13'0 x 11'0 (3.96m x 3.35m) - With traditional style central heating radiator.

Bedroom Three - 11'2 x 9'5 (3.40m x 2.87m) - With full width range of built in natural oak traditional style wardrobes and traditional style radiator.

Family Bathroom - With panelled bath with curved glass shower screen and wall mounted chrome shower above, fully tiled floor and walls, chrome central heating towel rail, vanity wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap and cupboard below, low level wc and low voltage downlighting

Bedroom Four - 20'0 x 13'9 (6.10m x 4.19m) - With two traditional style radiators and low voltage downlighting.

Outside -

Open Garage - 29'0 x 17'9 (8.84m x 5.41m) -

Storage Room/Office - 17'7 x 9'7 (5.36m x 2.92m) - With exposed oak beams.

The property is approached up a long sweeping and elevated driveway bordered by trees with a tarmacadum driveway leading to the property bordered by stone steps with gravelled area providing excellent parking facilities. The formal gardens are to the front, side and rear with lawns, trees, shrubs and hedging. The remainder of the land is laid out to paddocks. The total land size is approximately 6 acres or thereabouts. The courtyard has a charming heritage style oak framed open garage with three open bays and oak framing and storage room/office. Rear courtyard with extensive brick stable block incorporating 9 stables and tack room. Further steel and brick/steel frame barn 49'0 x 26'0. Fully fenced mange.

Wonderful open views across the surrounding countryside and woodland beyond.

All electrical appliances, the heating system and wiring have not been tested therefore we cannot verify whether they are in working order.


N.B. Andrew J Nowell & Company for themselves and for the vendors or lessors of this property whose agents they are give notice that: 1. The particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intending purchasers or lessees and do not constitute nor constitute part of an offer or contract. 2. All descriptions, dimensions, references to condition or necessary permissions for use and occupation and other detail are given without responsibility and any intending purchasers or tenants should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them. 3. No person in the employment of Andrew J Nowell & Company has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property.

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Added on Rightmove:
11 April 2016


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