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8 bedroom detached house for sale

Shrigley Road, Bollington, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10

Sold STC £875,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II listed former vicarage
  • Close to the village amenities
  • Views towards White Nancy
  • 8 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
  • 3 formal reception rooms
  • Reception hall, cloakroom and w.c.
  • Kitchen and utility room
  • Boiler room, pantry and larder
  • Generous plot approx 1.3 acres

Full description

Dating from 1898, this imposing 8 bedroom Grade II listed former vicarage extends to around 4,143 Sq Ft, representing a truly unique and rare opportunity. Set within approximately 1.3 acres the property enjoys the most idyllic setting with commanding views over the surrounding countryside and towards White Nancy.

Description

Village amenities: 0.4 miles, Macclesfield: 4.2 miles, Wilmslow: 8 miles, Alderley Edge 8.5 miles, Manchester Airport: 11.1 miles, Manchester City Centre: 18.9 miles

Situation:

Set back from Shrigley Road situated at the end of a long driveway the property enjoys a high degree of privacy offering complete seclusion when desired, yet the convenience of the village amenities within a 5-10 minute walk. Bollington offers many restaurants, charming pubs, traditional butchers and bakers and a supermarket. The Peak District National Park and the Gritstone Trail are on the doorstep and the area abounds with golf courses, leisure and sports facilities.
Macclesfield town centre provides an excellent range of amenities and the mainline railway station offers a 1 hour 48 minute service to London Euston and a 22 minute service to Manchester Piccadilly. There are some excellent local private schools including the Kings School and Beech Hall Preparatory School along with many well regarded state schools within easy striking distance.

In September 2015 a national survey voted Shrigley Road in Bollington to be the "top place start a family in England" *The Telegraph.

Description:

Dating from 1898, this imposing 8 bedroom Grade II listed former vicarage extends to around 4,143 Sq Ft, representing a truly unique and rare opportunity. Designed by architect Ernest Jones, well known for his 'high profile' country home commissions across England, the property is constructed of hammer-dressed buff sandstone with ashlar dressing under a Kerridge stone-slate roof.

Set within approximately 1.3 acres the property enjoys the most idyllic setting with commanding views over the surrounding countryside and towards White Nancy, a Grade II listed local landmark. Architectural details such as chamfered mullioned windows, Tudor style chimneys and gable bay windows combine to form a timelessly attractive exterior aesthetic. A studded 7-board front door opens into an entrance vestibule with cloakroom and w.c. to the right whilst off to the left is a spacious reception hall with log burning fire and attractive staircase with trellis style balustrade. There are 3 generously proportioned formal reception rooms accessed off the reception hall, all with fireplaces and views over the rear gardens. The kitchen, accessed off the hall and dining room, leads through to a large versatile room currently housing the boiler which in turn leads through to the utility room, pantry and larder. The cellar is accessed from outside.

To the first floor the part galleried landing leads to 4 double bedrooms, a single bedroom and a box room. There is a separate shower room, bathroom and w.c. to this floor. To the second floor there are a further 3 well proportioned bedrooms and a box room. Many of the bedrooms retain their original cast iron period fireplaces and enjoy elevated views over the gardens and countryside beyond.

A sweeping driveway provides extensive off road parking alongside the front gardens and leads to the detached garage. The property is positioned almost centrally within its plot with established gardens to all sides which are South facing and mainly laid to lawn to the rear. Mature trees form a woodland area to the left hand side.

Square Footage: 4,143 sq ft
Acreage: 1.3 Acres


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22 June 2016

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