Barbers Estate Agents

Sold Subject to Contract - Norbury Town Lane, Norbury

Guide Price £2,000,000

Property Summary

Property Description

A Beautifully Presented Cheshire Farmhouse having a wealth of period features standing in a glorious rural setting. Set in 104 acres having superb equestrian facilities and glorious rural views over the surrounding countryside.

Property Full Details

BRIEF DESCRIPTION A beautifully presented Cheshire farm house, with a wealth of period features in a glorious rural setting with superb equestrian facilities in an idyllic setting with outstanding rural views over the surrounding countryside. The accommodation in brief comprises porch, entrance hall, cloakroom, study, utility room, drawing room, kitchen breakfast room, family room and orangery. To the first floor there is a master bedroom suite with en suite bathroom, four further bedrooms and a family bathroom. Externally, the property is approached through an electric gate with a sweeping driveway leading to the house and farmstead, with an extensive range of traditional and more modern farm buildings, a substantial number of which in recent times have been adopted for equestrian facilities. The property is available as a whole, or in Lots, and is set over 104 acres. It is made up of four separate lots which comprise; Lot 1- 28.77 acres and includes the Farmstead, pasture land and manege, Lot 2- 19.6 acres, Lot 3- 21.3 acres and Lot 4- 34.9 acres. The farmstead consists of: 8 'Monarch Imperial' Stables, a 5 bay storage barn, feed room, two store rooms, former shippon, brick foaling barn and manege. In addition, there are barns including a 3 Bay Portal Frame Barn, 4 Bay Dutch Barn, 3 Bay Pole Barn and 4 Bay 'Atcost' Stock Barn. The farm house also has beautifully presented spacious gardens mainly laid to lawn with a variety of established shrubs, plants and trees as well as a large pond.

LOCATION Horse Green Farm occupies a tranquil and private position surrounded by open countryside within the rural hamlet of Norbury, being 5 miles to the north of the market towns of Whitchurch and 19 miles to the south of Chester.

The property is approached off a quiet country lane, via an electric gate, and private drive leading to the House offering commanding views across the surrounding countryside towards Combermere and up towards Wirswall. Whitchurch is a busy market town with a good selection of shops, supermarkets, High Street banks, church, doctors surgeries, pubs and restaurants. Additionally the county town of Chester offers a more comprehensive range of services together with out of town retail parks.

The property has very good communication links, the A49 gives access to the motorway network. Crewe station (approx. 13.5 miles) has an excellent service to London Euston from 1 hour 35 minutes. Manchester International and Liverpool John Lennon Airports are within an hour's drive.

Schooling in the area is well provided for notably at The White House in Whitchurch, Bishop Hebers in Malpas, Ellesmere Hall, Shrewsbury and the King's and Queen's in Chester.

On the recreational front there are numerous sports clubs locally including Whitchurch Rugby Club, Cholmondeley and Whitchurch cricket clubs, golf at Hill Valley, hunting with the Cheshire's, horse racing at Chester and Bangor on Dee and motor racing at Oulton Park.


ENTRANCE PORCH 11' 7" x 5' 10" (3.53m x 1.78m) Oak double glazed panelled door, double glazed panelled windows to front and side, Indian stone tiled floor, power points, radiator, Oak front door with central leaded window, opening into

ENTRANCE HALL 17' 7" x 10' 7" min (5.36m x 3.23m) Double glazed panelled window to front, exposed beam ceiling , Indian stone flagged flooring, walk in storage cupboard, radiator, power points, double glazed panelled door to garden and stripped pine door to

CLOAKROOM 9' 3" x 4' 5" (2.82m x 1.35m) Double glazed panelled window, exposed beams, white suite comprising low level WC, wash hand basin on an iron stand, Indian stone tiled floor, radiator and wall lights

UTILTY ROOM 11' 7" x 9' 2" (3.53m x 2.79m) Double glazed windows to the north and east. Pine wall and base units with work surfaces over, inset Belfast sink with mixer tap, space and plumbing for washing machine and space for dryer. Floor mounted oil fired boiler for domestic hot water and central heating, Indian stone tiled flooring, radiator, power points, exposed beams

STUDY 10' 9" x 6' 0" (3.28m x 1.83m) Double glazed window with easterly views over the gardens, exposed beam ceiling, radiator, telephone point and power points

INNER HALL Stairs to first floor with under stairs storage, Indian stone flagged flooring, radiator, downlights, power points, double doors to conservatory and stripped pine door to kitchen

DRAWING ROOM 27' 6" x 16' 7" (8.38m x 5.05m) Double glazed windows to the north and south with views over the gardens and surrounding land. Inglenook fire with wooden beam over, inset Clear View stove with tiled hearth and exposed Cheshire brick chimney breast. Exposed ceiling beams, radiator, power points, wall lights and TV aerial point

ORANGERIE 19' 0" x 12' 8" (5.79m x 3.86m) Double glazed French doors and windows to the south and west opening up to the rear garden with views over the fields and manege. Glazed vaulted ceiling, Indian stone flagged flooring with electric under floor heating, downlights, ceiling fan, power points, double doors to

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 16' 10" x 15' 0" (5.13m x 4.57m) Double glazed panelled window to the east. Fitted with a bespoke "Martin Moore" hand painted kitchen with granite and woodwork surfaces over. Inset Belfast sink with mixer tap over, built in fridge freezer, dishwasher, four oven Aga with inset two ring electric hob. Exposed ceiling beams, downlights, spotlights, Indian flagged flooring, radiator, power points, doors to hallway, inner hall and to

FAMILY ROOM 16' 8" x 11' 7" (5.08m x 3.53m) Double glazed panelled window with southerly facing views over the gardens and farm land, exposed ceiling beams, fireplace with inset Clearview Stove. Wall lights, radiator, power points and TV aerial point


LANDING Double glazed window to rear with southerly facing views over the surrounding farm land, stripped floor boards, built in dresser with shelving and drawer units, wall lights, radiator, power points, doors off to


INNER LANDING Double glazed panelled window with southerly facing views across farm land, wall lights, stripped wood flooring and stripped pine panelled doors off to

BEDROOM ONE 16' 10" x 14' 0" (5.13m x 4.27m) Double glazed windows to the south and west with views over the surrounding land. Period style case iron fireplace, stripped floor boards, radiator, power points, wall lights

EN SUITE BATHROOM 12' 6" x 9' 8" (3.81m x 2.95m) Double glazed window. Fitted with a white suite comprising roll top bath with ball and claw feet with mixer tap and shower attachment. Corner shower cubicle with glazed doors, mains fed fixed head shower with separate hand held shower, low level WC, wash hand basin inset into vanity unit with cupboards under, shaver point, painted panelled walls, stripped floor boards, heated period style radiator, wall lights, shower point, radiator, access to loft space. Walk in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving

BEDROOM FOUR 11' 0" x 10' 0" (3.35m x 3.05m) Double glazed window with views over surrounding land. Exposed beam, radiator, down lights, power points

REAR LANDING Double glazed panelled window, radiator, power points, wall and centre lights, stripped pine doors to

BEDROOM TWO 17' 0" x 12' 4" (5.18m x 3.76m) Double glazed window with southerly facing views over the surrounding land, radiator, power points, stripped floor boards

BEDROOM THREE 17' 3" x 10' 0" (5.26m x 3.05m) Panel glazed window with views over surrounding land. Period style fireplace with tiled inset with wooden mantel and surround. Built in double wardrobe with hanging rails and shelving, airing cupboard with Mega flow cylinder, radiator, power points and stripped floor boards

BEDROOM FIVE 13' 0" x 9' 6" (3.96m x 2.9m) Double glazed panelled window with views over the surrounding land. Built in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving, radiator, power points, stripped floor boards

FAMILY BATHROOM 13' 0" x 5' 2" (3.96m x 1.57m) Double glazed window. Victorian roll top bath with ball and claw feet, mixer tap and shower attachment, mains fed rainfall shower over bath, low level WC, wash hand basin with cupboard under, shower point, wood flooring, radiator, painted half panelled walls, wall lights

OUTSIDE The property is approached via a private driveway which leads on to a spacious area of hardstanding providing ample parking and turning space for multiple vehicles. The property and grounds are set in over approximately 104 acres overall and is made up of four separate lots which consist of:

LOT ONE 28.6 ACRES (11.59 hectares) Including the farmstead

LOT TWO 19.6 ACRES (7.93 hectares)

LOT THREE 21 ACRES (8.61 hectares)

LOT FOUR 34.7 ACRES (14.06 hectares)

STABLES 8 "Monarch Imperial" Stables fitted with rubber mats, water, some with Haybars and troughs opening into:

ATCOST 5 BAY STORAGE BARN 75' 4" x 34' 7" (22.96m x 10.54m) With Monarch 5 bay horse exerciser. Power, light and water. Covered space for horse box.

FEED ROOM 42' 0" x 20' 6" (12.8m x 6.25m) Belfast sink, shower, heater, power and lighting. Window and stable doors to front, sliding doors to rear and access to the Shippon. Two further sliding doors providing access to:

STORE ROOM ONE 26' 0" x 13' 6" (7.92m x 4.11m) Windows and doors to front, sliding door to rear, hayloft above and sliding door to:

STORE ROOM TWO 16' 6" x 12' 3" (5.03m x 3.73m) Window to side, sliding door to front, hayloft above. Electricity meters and generator point

FORMER SHIPPON 48' 3" x 20' 7" (14.71m x 6.27m) With feed passage, storage area, doors to front and rear, window openings. (This could be converted to provide additional stables).

AGENTS NOTE Store rooms 1, 2 along with the hayloft and The Shippon could be converted to provide ancillary accommodation subject to the necessary planning consents.

BRICK FOALING BARNS 16' 9" x 15' 9" (5.11m x 4.8m) Stable door and window to yard and double stable doors to paddock behind; fitted rubber mats, lights

GARAGE 15' 7" x 9' 4" (4.75m x 2.84m) Double doors, power and light

GARDEN STORE/POTTING SHED 14' 8" x 7' 10" (4.47m x 2.39m) Having window, power and light

BIN STORE 16' 7" x 9' 4" (5.05m x 2.84m) Double doors and light

OUTSIDE WC White suite with low level WC and wall mounted wash hand basin


4 BAY DUTCH BARN 59' 3" x 20' 11" (18.06m x 6.4m) With attached Single Bay 22'9 x 12'4" (7m x 3.8m) and rear 3 Bay Field Shelter 44'2" x 20'6" (13.5m x 6.3m) with water trough

3 BAY POLE BARN 33' 4" x 23' 2" (10.16m x 7.06m)

3 BAY PORTAL FRAME BARN 42' 6" x 23' 11" (12.95m x 7.3m) With power, light and water, double doors with access to stock yard, solar panels on roof

4 BAY STOCK BARN 60' 0" x 22' 9" (18.29m x 6.93m) With power, light and water, gates to stock yard and access to paddock

MANEGE 196' 8" x 65' 6" (59.94m x 19.96m) With silica sand, rubber and fibre mix, professionally installed with post and rail perimeter fence, flood lights, drainage and Equestrian Reflections Trio arena mirrors

JOINT AGENTS In accordance with Section 21 of the Estate Agents Act 1979, we declare that there is a personal interest in the sale of this property. The property is being sold by a relative of a member of staff within Michael J. Chapman Estate Agents

TENURE We are advised that the property is Freehold and this will be confirmed by the Vendors Solicitor during the Pre- Contract Enquiries. Vacant possession upon completion.

LOCAL AUTHORITY Cheshire East Council, Delamere House, Delamere Street, Crewe, CW1 2JZ Council Tax Enquiries 0300 123 5013

SERVICES We are advised that mains electricity and water are available. Private Drainage. Oil central heating. Barbers have not tested any apparatus, equipment, fittings etc or services to this property, so cannot confirm that they are in working order or fit for purpose. A buyer is recommended to obtain confirmation from their Surveyor or Solicitor.

ENERGY PERFORMANCE The full energy performance certificate (EPC) is available for this property upon request.

WAYLEAVES/RIGHTS OF WAY AND EASEMENTS The property will be sold subject to and with the benefit of all wayleaves, easements and rightsof way, whether mentioned in these particulars or not. There are two public footpath across the land to the north of lot 1 and across lots 2 & 3, both accessed off Norbury Town Lane.

DISCLAIMER PROPERTY DETAILS For clarification we wish to inform prospective purchasers that we have prepared these sales details as a general guide. We have not carried out a detailed survey nor tested the services, appliances, and specific fittings. Room sizes should not be relied upon for carpets and furnishings. The measurements given are approximate.

BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME ENTITLEMENTS Available by separate negotiation

VIEWING/PREMARKETING SALES ADVICE By arrangement with the Agents Office at 34 High Street, Whitchurch, Shropshire, SY13 1BB: Tel: 01948 667272

METHOD OF SALE For Sale by Private Treaty