Approached via electric gates over a tree lined driveway, a beautifully presented detached family home with extensive and outstanding accommodation throughout. Landscaped private grounds, tennis court, range of garaging, outbuildings, stables, paddock and open views across surrounding countryside.
From our office in Tarporley, proceed out of the village in the direction of Nantwich. At the t-junction turn left and proceed to the crossroads. Continue through the lights and follow the A51 passing through the villages of Alpraham and Wardle and Snugbury's Ice Cream Farm on the right hand side. At the traffic lights turn left and just over the canal bridge turn left into Poole Hill Road. Continue along Poole Hill Road until reaching the t-juction and turn left onto Wettenhall Road. In a short distance the property will be located on the right hand side clearly identified by a Hinchliffe Holmes For Sale board.
Poole is a tranquil semi rural hamlet set amidst some of Cheshire's most attractive countryside. The adjoining village of Worleston has a highly regarded primary school, St. Oswalds Church, village shop and a public house.
For wider amenities, Nantwich is found within 3 miles. Nantwich is a quaint market town with lovely boutique type shops, coffee shops and benefiting from national stores. Beautiful architecture abounds. Superb annual events take place in the town which include a Jazz Festival, Nantwich Agricultural Show and International Cheese Competition, and a Food Festival. The town has many sports clubs and sports facilities including a wonderful outdoor salt water(brine) swimming pool, home to Nantwich Triathlon. Education is well catered for with strong secondary schools in Nantwich and easy private bus access to private schools such as The Kings and Queens Schools in Chester and The Grange in Northwich. Reaseheath Agricultural College offers wonderful facilities for higher education.
Further more, 5 miles away is the award winning village of Tarporley. Tarporley is renowned for its Historic High Street which is located approximately 12 miles from Chester and offers a superb range of amenities including fashion boutiques, art galleries, DIY, florists, butcher, hairdressers, chemist, hospital, petrol station and other general stores. There is also a range of pleasant restaurants and public houses, which complete the thriving village. Additionally Tarporley has the added benefit of two highly regarded Golf courses. Tarporley has its own two churches and both primary and secondary schools.
Willow Cottage benefits from excellent transport links with both Manchester and Liverpool airports less than a hours drive away, M6 junction 16, 15 minutes drive away and Crewe Railway Station is only 15 minutes drive offering London Euston services of 1 hour 40 minutes.
IN FURTHER DETAILS THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES:-
Please note that we have not checked any of the appliances or the central heating system included in the sale (if any). All prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves on this point prior to entering the contract.
Willow Cottage is an attractive former farmhouse situated in a rural position between Tarporley and Nantwich. It offers a rare opportunity to acquire a superb family home with character and extensive outbuildings in a peaceful yet accessible location. Constructed of brick under a tiled roof the house has been substantially extended in the last 20 years and more recently has undergone some further improvements notably to the master suite which has large fitted shower room and walk in wardrobe.
The property enjoys plenty of character as one would expect with an original farmhouse including exposed ceiling timbers, period doors and open fireplaces with impressive mantels, complemented by high quality modern fitments including engineered Oak flooring to much of the ground floor, Cheshire Furniture Company kitchen with Aga and quality bathroom tiling and sanitary ware. The accommodation is well appointed throughout and the layout is conducive to family living, for a single person or couple, including those seeking to downsize from a larger property who require privacy, some land and buildings.
From the entrance hall there is access to all principal ground floor rooms comprising three reception rooms and the kitchen. All have open aspects across the gardens, the three reception rooms having fireplaces which are either open or housing wood burners. The kitchen opens directly to an informal dining area which in turn provides access via French doors to the garden. At the working end of the kitchen is a range of hand painted wall and floor units with cupboards and drawers beneath granite work surfaces, a Franke stainless steel sink with mixer, a large 4 oven Aga with attached two oven electric module and hob set within a tiled recess, integrated dishwasher and peninsula and central island both having additional cupboards and drawers.
A wide arch opens into the dining area which has open aspect on three sides and also provides access into the utility which offers additional storage and houses the oil fired boiler.
At first floor level there are four double bedrooms and two well fitted bathrooms. The master suite is notably spacious with the bedroom having twin aspect, a recently completed shower room with under floor heating and a walk in wardrobe with plenty of hanging space. The family bathroom as travertine tiled flooring and Villeroy and Boch fitments, and the remaining three bedrooms are well proportioned and have a fitted wardrobe or space for fresh standing furniture.
The property is accessed via a brick entrance splay with electric ally operated wooden gates leading to a gravelled driveway and parking area. The garden is laid to lawn at the front of the property with a tennis court and impressive Willow tree. The lawn extends around the side of the house where there are shrub borders and access to the paddock at the rear. Around the other side of the house the drive continues to the buildings.
Beyond are the buildings which comprise a series of traditional and modern brick and slated outbuildings providing superb storage and some stabling, some of which appear suitable for conversion to ancillary accommodation subject to the availability of planning permission.
Between the buildings there is a yard which gives access to the paddock at the rear with a further field gate to the side of the buildings giving access directly back to the main driveway. The paddock would be suitable for those with equestrian interests or indeed for a small number of livestock.
Entrance Hall3.81m (12'6) x 3.78m (12'5) Max
Drawing Room6.68m (21'11) x 4.67m (15'4)
Sitting Room6.55m (21'6) x 3.63m (11'11)
Dining Room4.75m (15'7) x 3.91m (12'10)
Open Plan Family Breakfast Dining Kitchen8.92m (29'3) x 4.42m (14'6)
Breakfast Kitchen Area
Family Dining Area
Utility Room4.7m (15'5) x 2.16m (7'1)
Bedroom One6.1m (20') x 4.62m (15'2)
En-suite Shower Room
Bedroom Two4.01m (13'2) x 3.91m (12'10)
Bedroom Three3.68m (12'1) x 3.61m (11'10)
Bedroom Four3.68m (12'1) x 2.77m (9'1)
The gardens to the front are mainly laid to lawn with mature tree borders and a number of well-stocked flower beds. There is a York stone path that leads to the front door with an Oak framed storm porch and further more leads to the side of the property where there is a further large lawned area and Tennis Court.
To the rear there is a large York stone sitting area ideal for outside entertainment with well-stocked flower beds and water feature. The sitting area leads onto a further extension of the driveway which continues to the paddock. There are also open views across surrounding countryside.
The property is approached via an electric gated entrance opening onto the tree lined driveway which gives access to the property and parking for several vehicles. The driveway continues to the side and rear of the property and gives access to a range range of garaging, outbuildings and stables.
External Brick Office3.96m (13') x 2.16m (7'1)
Brick Stable One3.35m (11') x 3.3m (10'10)
Brick Stable Two3.35m (11') x 3.3m (10'10)
Brick Garden Store3.68m (12'1) x 3.63m (11'11)
Timber Garage4.93m (16'2) x 2.95m (9'8)
Timber Car Port4.93m (16'2) x 3m (9'10)
Brick Garage One5.74m (18'10) x 3m (9'10)
Brick Garage Two6.78m (22'3) x 4.01m (13'2)
Brick Potting Shed2.01m (6'7) x 1.55m (5'1)
Brick Store2.16m (7'1) x .94m (3'1)
Brick Feed, Coal And Wood Store
Cheshire East Council. Council Tax - Band G.
Freehold. Subject to verification by Vendor's Solicitor.
SERVICES (NOT TESTED)
We believe that mains water, electricity, Oil fired central heating and Septic Tank drainage are connected.
Vacant possession upon completion.
Viewing strictly by appointment through the Agents.