Sandicroft House, Over Road, Church Minshull, CW5 6EA
INTRODUCTION This exceptional individual detached country residence is a unique and hugely appealing buying opportunity. Set in grounds of 10.418 acres and having exceptional levels of seclusion and privacy, the property briefly comprises a comprehensively refurbished six bedroom, five bathroom house extending to 6,870 sqft., a double garage 531sqft, a detached barn of 534 sqft, 16 superb stables extending to 2,793sqft, and a dog kennel and garden store of 143sqft.LOCATION
The accommodation itself has been comprehensively refurbished by the present owner so as to provide high quality contemporary living space that is hugely impressive, very spacious and extremely flexible. At ground floor level there are numerous reception rooms, each with their own character and appeal with the most unique spaces being the games room/bar and a truly amazing kitchen/garden room. It is the kitchen/garden room that is the unquestionable highlight of the internal accommodation with the present owner having invested considerable capital expenditure so as to create a light, bright and spacious open plan living space that overlooks the south facing garden and represents the very best in modern day design and finish.
At first floor level there are six bedroom and five bathrooms. All the bathrooms have been refurbished to an outstanding contemporary specification and the bedroom labelled as bedroom 2 on the floor plan is perhaps more likely to be used as a master suite and has the benefit of a dressing room, en-suite bathroom and magnificent balcony with views over the south facing garden.
As already mentioned the external environment is an absolute delight with beautifully landscaped south facing formal gardens, extensive outbuildings and superb equestrian facilities. Listed in more detail below, the equestrian faciliites briefly include an Olympic size ménage with Charles Briton surface, Claydon horse walker, sand paddock, 16 stables, and 5 paddocks with the overall environment extending to 10.418 acres of which 3.4 acres are woodland. It should also be noted that the present owner has created a gym in one of the outbuildings which is well equipped and the contents of which is included in the sale price.
The property lies within the picturesque village of Church Minshull with its Tudor style cottages and great history. The village is designated within the area of Special County Value with a beautiful Parish Church, Village Hall, Marina and hugely popular village pub/restaurant all of which contribute to a vibrant sense of community.
Local amenities in the nearby town of Nantwich which has an excellent range of shops including supermarkets, leisure and recreational facilities.
The village is also a stones throw away from Crewe with its excellent rail links to London (1 hour 34 min into Euston) and Manchester (38 min to Manchester Piccadilly). It should also be noted that the city centre of Chester is just 19 miles away whilst Manchester Airport can be found within 26 miles and the M6 is 13 miles. ENTRANCE PORCH 8' 0" x 5' 8" (2.44m x 1.73m) ENTRANCE HALL STUDY 15' 11" x 13' 1" (4.85m x 3.99m) SNUG 15' 10" x 13' 3" (4.83m x 4.04m) RECEPTION ROOM 25' 7" x 23' 2" (7.8m x 7.06m) KITCHEN 23' 0" x 19' 9" (7.01m x 6.02m) GARDEN ROOM 20' 1" x 17' 11" (6.12m x 5.46m) DINING ROOM 23' 2" x 19' 5" (7.06m x 5.92m) CLOAKROOM GAMES ROOM 24' 6" x 22' 7" (7.47m x 6.88m) BAR 22' 8" x 12' 7" (6.91m x 3.84m) UTILITY ROOM 21' 7" x 12' 4" (6.58m x 3.76m) FIRST FLOOR LANDING
With doors leading to:- BEDROOM 1 17' 7" x 14' 8" (5.36m x 4.47m) EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM BEDROOM 2 20' 1" x 18' 4" (6.12m x 5.59m)
Balcony 20'1" x 19'1". DRESSING ROOM EN-SUITE BATHROOM BEDROOM 3 19' 11" x 10' 6" (6.07m x 3.2m) EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM BEDROOM 4 16' 6" x 11' 11" (5.03m x 3.63m) EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM BEDROOM 5 13' 3" x 12' 6" (4.04m x 3.81m) BEDROOM 6 13' 0" x 12' 6" (3.96m x 3.81m) FAMILY BATHROOM EXTERNAL EQUESTRIAN FACILITIES
Adjacent to the large double garage are dog kennels, a log shed and a tack room with hot and cold running water and storage above. The stabling includes a block of 8, 12' x 12', traditional stables with cavity walls and a second block with 7, 12' x 12', stables with cameras in foaling boxes and fully stocked vet box with hot and cold running water and washing machine.
There is a sand paddock, Olympic size ménage with a Charles Britton surface and a 40' Claydon horse walker. ACREAGE
In total the grounds extend to 10.418 Acres (4.216 Hectares) of which 3.4 acres is mature woodland. It should be noted that the equestrian land is separated into five grass paddocks and a sand paddock. GARDENS AND DRIVEWAY APPROACH
Sandicroft House is approached through electric security gates which leads to a driveway and has mature trees to one side and the largest of the paddocks to the other. At the front of the house is a turning circle and extensive parking and turning space to the side of the property with access to the double garage. Adjacent to this is a small wooden door into the garden shed and bin store.
To the rear of the property the beautiful south facing garden is laid mainly to lawn and has been subject to an extensive scheme of cultivation and landscaping surrounded by mature shrubs. The garden terrace has fantastic views of the surrounding countryside while the large expanses of lawn are ideal for those with a young active family. The garden and external environment benefit from superb levels of seclusion, establishment and privacy. SERVICES
We understand that mains water and electricity are connected. Private drainage system and LPG central heating. VIEWING
By appointment with the Agents' Tarporley office. TENURE
We understand the tenure to be freehold. ROUTE
From Wright Marshall's Tarporley office leave the village in the direction of Nantwich heading past the Texaco/Spar on the left hand side and carry on until reaching a 'T' junction and take a left turn onto the A49. Proceed straight on and carry straight over in the direction of Nantwich (A51) at the Four Lane End crossroads. Proceed along through the village of Alpraham and after the left turning to Hilbre Bank take the next left turn onto Long Lane (signposted Wettenhall). Proceed along Long Lane passing St. David's Parish Church on the left hand side and the road will then bend round to the right. Upon reaching a 'T' junction take the right hand turn onto Winsford Road. Proceed along Winsford Road passing the Little Man Public House on the right hand side and shortly after South View competition and training centre on the right follow the road round to the left onto Minshull Lane. Proceed along Minshull Lane passing Wood Green Farm on the left hand side and until reaching a Give Way 'T' junction. At this point take a left turn onto Cross Lane (B5074) proceed along Cross Lane going to Church Minshull. The next key landmark is the highly regarding Badger Inn Pub on the left hand side and the beautiful parish church of St. Bartholomew. At the mini roundabout take the first left onto Over Road. Proceed along Over Road up the hill and eventually the gated entrance to the subject property will be found on the right hand side.
To book a view contact the Tarporley office on 01829 731300