This well-proportioned Detached former Farmhouse is situated at the end of a private lane and set within attractive and secluded gardens enjoying far reaching views over the surrounding countryside. The property has been extensively refurbished and modernised to a high specification creating a delightful family home which includes a detached two-bedroom ancillary cottage, and converted versatile brick built outbuilding utilised as a Home Office/Garden Room.
• Spacious Dining Hall, Sitting Room, stunning Kitchen Diner with double doors to Everyday Snug/Family Room, Boot Room, Utility and Cloakroom.
• Spacious first floor landing giving access to four generous Double Bedrooms (two En-suite) and a spacious Family Bathroom.
• Versatile converted outbuilding creating Home Office/Garden Room fitted with log burning stove, Double Garage.
• Self-contained versatile ancillary accommodation with generous living accommodation and two Double Bedrooms.
• Attractive secluded gardens with large decked sitting area overlooking a natural pond.
• Tarporley 5.5 miles, Nantwich 7 miles, Crewe Train Station 10 miles.
The property is situated in the hamlet of Wettenhall which is conveniently situated between Tarporley village and Nantwich town. Nantwich is a charming and historic market town providing a wealth of period buildings, independent boutique shops, cafes, bars and restaurants and highly regarded Junior and Senior schooling, sporting and leisure pursuits and nearby to the M6 Motorway at Junction 16 and Crewe mainline Railway Station. Alternatively, the bustling village of Tarporley is just 5 miles and offers a wide range of facilities for everyday purposes.
An oak framed Storm Porch shelters a solid oak front door which opens to a spacious and welcoming Dining Hall 5.0m x 4.0m. This area is fitted with bespoke oak furniture including cupboards and shelving. From here a staircase rises to the first floor and a set of glazed panel double doors open to the well proportioned Sitting Room The Sitting Room 5.2m x 4.3m is finished with an oak effect floor and has a central feature fireplace incorporating a large Clearview log burning stove set upon a tiled hearth with custom built storage cupboards and drawer units to either side. From the sitting room access can be made to the Boot Room/Rear Porch, Cloakroom and Utility Room to the ground floor. Returning to the Dining Hall this space continues seamlessly into the impressive Kitchen Breakfast Room 8.2m x 4.9m.
The Kitchen Breakfast Room is extensively fitted with a high-quality solid wood kitchen which can comfortably accommodate an eight person, or larger, dining table. Bespoke furniture includes a large dresser unit which runs across one wall with glass fronted display cupboard and additional storage cupboards beneath. A large feature solid walnut centre island finished with River White granite work surfaces provides a large breakfast bar. The island also incorporates a French Farmhouse twin bowl ceramic sink. There is a large, fitted pantry cupboard and separate breakfast cupboard finished with walnut work surface, incorporating additional preparation sink unit. Appliances include a four-oven electric Aga, traditional fan assisted oven, two ring ceramic hob, dishwasher, larder fridge and under counter freezer. Glazed double doors open to an India stone Sitting/Entertaining Area, partly covered by the balcony from the Master Bedroom.
This well-equipped large kitchen breakfast room is the hub of the house especially when utilised with the adjoining Snug/Family Room 4.1m x 4.0m, which is accessed via by glazed panel double doors. This cosy room features include an exposed beamed ceiling and central fireplace fitted with a Clearview log burning stove, a picture window overlooks the front garden.
First Floor Accommodation
To the first floor there are Four Double Bedrooms and Three Bath/Shower Rooms (two En-suite). All the bedrooms subtly and effectively embrace the original exposed timber roof trusses. The Master Bedroom 4.9m x 4.0m benefits from an extensive range of fitted cupboards and drawer units and has a set of glazed double doors opening onto a decked balcony overlooking the gardens and surrounding countryside. This room also benefits from a well-appointed En-suite Shower Room with bespoke cupboards, and marble tops. Bedroom Two 5.2m x 4.4m is a further generous double bedroom with windows to both front and side elevations, there is a fitted wardrobe with drawer units and includes a further well-appointed En-suite Shower Room with marble topped bespoke cupboards
Bedroom Three 3.9m x 3.4m overlooks the rear garden and benefits from fitted wardrobes as well as an exposed feature roof truss. Bedroom Four 3.9m x 2.8m overlooks the front garden. The spacious Family Bathroom 4.0m x 2.6m is fitted with a freestanding roll top bath, large shower facility with rain shower head, low level WC, wash hand basin with marble surround and storage cupboards beneath, there is a tiled floor and two heated towel rails.
The property is accessed at the end of a private lane, shared with five neighbouring properties. There are two gateways off the private lane, the first leads onto a gravelled forecourt which overlooks the lawned front garden. This space provides ample parking and turning space as well as giving access to a Double Garage 6.0m x 4.9m and the Self Contained Two Bedroom Cottage known as ‘The Lodge’. The second gated courtyard is situated to the side and rear of the property providing further parking for a large number of cars. There is a brick built lean to outhouse currently utilised as a log store.
The gardens are particularly secluded and principally to the side and the rear overlooking the adjoining farmers fields, they are principally laid to lawn and include a 7.0m x 4.0m decked Sitting/Entertaining Area which overlooks the natural pond. In addition, there is a 4.5m x 3.5m Indian stone patio which can be directly accessed off the Kitchen and is within the rear garden. A converted and extended Piggery situated off the garden, creates a T-shaped outbuilding extending to 16 sq.m (172 sq.ft). This is versatile space which could be utilised as a Garden Room or alternatively a Home Office as it benefits from Cat 5 wiring. This room is also fitted with a log burning stove set within a sandstone surround and has an engineered oak floor which runs throughout. There is also a Bathroom/WC which is fitted with a low-level WC and wash hand basin as well as having underfloor plumbing for a shower facility (if required).
‘The Lodge’ provides self-contained ancillary accommodation finished and presented to a particularly high specification, the current vendors utilise it for guests accommodation/Air B’n’B. It includes a well-appointed Kitchen with handmade units complemented with oak work surfaces extending into a breakfast bar and incorporating a Franke sink unit. It has a four-ring ceramic hob with extractor above and oven beneath and undercounter fridge and dishwasher. Currently the remaining ground floor rooms are utilised as two Double Bedrooms. Bedroom One 3.7m x 3.0m has a well-appointed En-suite Shower Room and built-in wardrobes, Bedroom Two 4.8m x 3.1m provides ample space for freestanding wardrobes. These rooms could be retained as guest accommodation or equally provide an ancillary workspace, gym or games room.
There is also a ground floor Shower Room fitted with a large shower enclosure, low level WC and wash hand basin with storage cupboards beneath. To the first floor, the staircase divides the 8.3m Open Plan Living/Dining Room. The Living Area has a feature picture window offering uncompromised views over the surrounding countryside and the Dining Area comfortably accommodates a six-person dining table with a useful 3.4m x 2.8m Study/Occasional Third Bedroom beyond. These spaces offer any buyer versatility of use.
From Tarporley head towards Nantwich on the A51 for 2.5 miles passing the Tollemarche public house in Alpraham, turn left shortly after into Long Lane signposted Calveley and Wettenhall. Follow Long Lane for a further 2.5 miles and the private lane accessing Corner Farm will be found on the left-hand side shortly after St David’s Church.
Services (Not tested)/Tenure
Mains Water, Electricity, Private Drainage, Oil Fired Central Heating/Freehold.
Strictly by appointment with Cheshire Lamont Tarporley.