Macclesfield CHESHIRE

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  • Spacious Four Bedroom Detached Farmhouse
  • Approx. 10 Acres
  • Excellent Private Equestrian Facilities inc. Stabling, Tack Room and Arena 
  • Further Range of Outbuildings Offering A Wealth of Opportunity inc. Steel Portal Building, Tractor Shed, Workshop and Stores
  • Rural Location with Splendid Countryside Views Yet Within Easy Reach of Transport Links


With stabling for three large horses, tack room and c.40m x 30m arena. Situated in an accessible rural location  with breath-taking countryside views.

Macclesfield Forest is on the far western edge of the Peak District National Park and the property is located east of Macclesfield. The area includes several reservoirs including Lamaload, Fernilee and Errwood which has a Sailing Club. The property is nestled in spectacular and protected scenery yet within easy reach of motorways, mainline railway, Manchester Airport and the necessities of modern life which can be found in the nearby popular market towns of Macclesfield and Buxton.

The property has belonged to the current vendors for over thirty years and is only for sale due to downsizing. It has been utilised by the current owners for many years as an equestrian family home.

For equestrian enthusiasts, show centres are within easy reach, namely Somerford Park, Eland Lodge and Field House Equestrian Centre. The property also offers some lovely outriding with a series of permissive bridleways easily accessible.


Price Guide £1,000,000 Ref: AR7026


A detached four bedroom house built in c. 1888 with double glazing and ground source heat pump. There are mainly high ceilings throughout and window shutters. The accommodation is as follows, for layout and approx. room sizes please refer to the floorplan.

Ground Floor

Entry to the property is via a Hallway / Boot Room with door to front, quarry tiled floor, radiator, coving to ceiling, door leading to inner hallway and door to:

Cloakroom window to front, wash hand basin and WC, heated towel rail, quarry tiled floor, coving to ceiling.

Inner Hall with useful understairs storage cupboard, stairs to first floor, radiator, coving to ceiling, door to:

Dining Room with wood effect flooring, coving to ceiling, double doors leading to wrap around conservatory, double doors leading to lounge, focal point of this room is the dual fuel Clearview stove in champagne colour.

Conservatory with quarry tiled flooring and radiator, exposed stone wall to one side.

Lounge with door and windows to rear with fabulous views, window to side, coving to ceiling, radiator, focal point of this room is the dual multifuel stove with cast iron surround and pine fireplace, double doors lead to:

Rear Hallway door to rear and laminate flooring.

Study / Snug windows to rear and side, radiator, coving to ceiling, dual multifuel burner with cast iron surround and tiled insert.

Kitchen window to side, coving to ceiling, spotlighting, fitted range of wall and base units with rolled edge worksurfaces, 1½ bowl sink unit with mixer tap, tiled splashbacks, quarry tiled flooring, dishwasher, free standing electric cooker, fridge and freezer, towel rail, door to:

Utility Room window to side, plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer, compressor for ground source heat pump, tiled flooring, part tiled walls, single drainer stainless sink unit with mixer tap, cupboard housing CCTV system (currently with four operational cameras).

First Floor

Bathroom  window to front, four piece suite comprising electric shower in cubicle, wash hand basin, WC, and clawfoot rolled edge bath with central taps, tile effect flooring, part tiled walls, coving to ceiling, radiator, access to loft space above.

Half Landing with radiator, coving to ceiling.

Landing giving access to loft space above, door to:

Bedroom One windows to rear and side, two radiators, coving to ceiling, door to Walk In Closet / Wardrobe with storage and hanging space, door to:

En Suite window to rear, three piece suite comprising claw foot rolled edge bath, wash hand basin and WC, heated towel rail, majority tiled walls, tiled flooring.

Bedroom Two window to rear, radiator, coving to ceiling.

Bedroom Three window to front, radiator, coving to ceiling.

Bedroom Four window to front, radiator, coving to ceiling.

Price Guide £1,000,000Ref: AR7026


To the front of the property there is a pedestrian gate and flag paved path leading to the road. There is also a raised lawn and wall boundary.

A gated entrance from the road leads to a tarmacadam driveway with multiple vehicle parking space suitable for horsebox.

To the rear of the property there is a stone patio area where the views of the countryside can be enjoyed and there is a small croft.

A range of outbuildings with approx. sizes comprising:

Outhouse 12’5 x 9’5 (about 3.7m x 2.8m) with power and lighting

Workshop divided into two, 12’2 x 12’ (about 3.6m x 3.6m) and 17’6 x 12’6 (about 5.3m x 3.8m) with water treatment works and door to side.

Tractor Shed 27’9 x 16’7 (about 8.5m x 5m) with power, light and electric car charging point.

Adjoining Store Rooms 15’4 x 11’10 (about 4.6m x 3.6m) and 16’4 x 6’11 (about 4.9m x 2.1m) outside tap.

Six Bay Steel Portal Barn 90’ x 38’3 (about 27.4m x 11.6m) with light, concrete floor, drainage, sliding door. In the past, this barn has been used as an occasional turnout, riding and lunging area.

From the main yard, a galvanised gate leads into the equestrian facilities including:

Stone Stable Block comprising:

               Stable One 15’7 x 8’10 (c. 4.7m x 2.7m) with auto


               Stable Two 16’3 x 10’6 (about 4.9m x 3.2m)

               Stable Three 16’4 x 13’8 (about 4.9m x 4.1m) with 

      auto drinker

Adjoining Tack Room 16’ x 10’3 (about 4.9m x 3.1m) with heated lockable tack area, steps lead to first floor where there is a Large Area 28’8 x 16’2 (about 8.7m x 4.9m) previously utilised as a gym with door to Steam Room with shower, tiled flooring and spotlighting.

In the agent’s opinion the outbuildings offer a wealth of opportunities and could be further developed subject to necessary planning permissions and consents to provide further family / overflow accommodation, offices or holiday lets.

Arena c. 40m x 30m with rubber, sand and fibre surface

Grazing Land well draining, sloping, currently one field but could be sub-divided into smaller paddocks. Mains electric fence on timber poles.

Please note there are some solar panels located on one of the outbuildings, fitted from a legacy feed-in tariff and transferable to the purchaser. Historical earnings c. £1,000 per annum.

Price Guide £1,000,000Ref: AR7026