A stunning Grade II listed Georgian family residence with an imposing approach leading to a handsome stone facade with many striking features, set in attractive gardens extending to just under 1 acre including to include formal gardens, woodland and vegetable gardens.
The accommodation is full of charm and character and arranged over three floors to offer a flexible and versatile layout. Overall, the property would benefit from a programme of modernisation, however, presents a rare opportunity to acquire one of the most distinctive houses in Wildboarclough with an opportunity to appoint the accommodation to an individuals own style and specification.
Internally there are many period features still evident including original floors, doors, fireplaces and high ceilings with one of the main focal points being the attractive small pane Georgian windows. The rooms are generally substantial in size, and could be altered or re configured to suit an individual’s requirements (subject to any required consent). The accommodation is warmed by oil fired central heating and is briefly arranged as follows: a wide entrance hall leading to the library/study which is the former post room and has the original counter still in place. There is a large lounge with a feature fireplace which in turn also gives access to the breakfast kitchen, which has a useful pantry. In addition, there is a dining room, utility room and separate WC.
To the first floor, the landing leads to 6 bedrooms, a bathroom and separate WC, whilst the second floor could give a further 2/3 bedrooms with lounge, sitting room/games or kitchen, bathroom and a separate WC, and has the benefit of a separate external access providing tremendous scope for a variety of different uses.
Externally, the property is set in approximately 1 acre of woodland, attractive and pleasant formal gardens which have an interest at every turn with a fine selection of herbaceous borders, ornamental ponds, vegetable plot, areas laid to lawn and a large patio area which would be ideal for alfresco dining etc. The property is approached through double wooden gates and the gravelled driveway leads to the side of the house where there is a useful car port and scope for further parking if required. Within the rear garden, there is an attractive stone outbuilding and green house.
For anyone wanting to live amidst the splendid scenery and wide open spaces of the Peak District National Park, this property will be of much interest. Wildboarclough is one of the area's most desirable localities owing to its natural beauty and local accessibility. Nearby Macclesfield has comprehensive facilities for shoppers, schooling and the sport and leisure orientated, whilst commuters have a wide range of road and rail options, the latter including almost hourly trains to both Manchester and London via the West Coast main line. Buxton is approximately 20 minutes driveway and has been well known as a Spa Town for centuries and is popular with visitors from around the world for its many historical buildings and leisure facilities such as The Opera House, The Natural Baths and the Pavilion Gardens. The market town of Leek also has good shopping and other facilities together with a modern leisure centre. Well known for its antique shops it is also close to the abundant scenic attractions of the Churnet Valley and the North Staffordshire Moorlands.