Hoofield Barn is situated in a beautiful semi-rural setting in the parish of Clotton Hoofield, between the villages of Duddon to the north and Huxley to the south. The property benefits from exceptional views across prime Cheshire countryside towards Beeston Castle in the distance. The picturesque village of Tarporley with its bustling high street is within a short drive, offering a comprehensive range of local amenities including a convenience store, pharmacy, restaurants, boutique clothes stores, public houses, a GP surgery and cottage hospital.
Local recreational opportunities include golf at McDonald Portal Hotel and Spa, Motor Racing at Oulton Park and wonderful walks in Delamere Forest and along the sandstone trail.
Schooling is well-provided with a choice of local primary schools and secondary schooling at Tarporley High School, deemed “Outstanding” by Ofsted. Highly regarded local independent schools included King’s and Queen’s Schools in Chester and Abbey Gate College, Saighton.
The area is well-placed for commuting to the commercial centres of the North West via road, whilst Chester and Crewe Railway Stations offer direct line services to London Euston within 2 and 1 ¾ hours respectively.
Hoofield Barn is a skilfully developed barn conversion, recently completed to a particularly high standard of specification and finish, incorporating some state-of-the-art eco-friendly features. The property offers spacious open plan living accommodation, with semi-vaulted ceilings throughout with a fully glazed east-facing elevation offering wonderful light and airy living accommodation, whilst exploiting the tremendous views.
The specification includes twin air-source heat pumps providing domestic hot water and suppling the zoned under-floor heating which runs throughout the property. Solar glazing regulates solar gain, coupled with remote sun blinds and fly screens. The property enjoys CAT 7 network cabling throughout, with integrated smoke detectors in the principal rooms.
The property boasts a distinctive exterior design featuring seven bays, clad in ‘CanExel’ pre-finished woodgrain cladding with aluminium powder coated windows under a high specification ‘Kingspan’ insulated corrugated roof system, all providing a home with excellent energy performance.
The property is entered through a contemporary door with side panels opening into an entrance hall, in turn leading into a spectacular open plan family/dining kitchen having tremendous views through floor-to-ceiling windows with sliding doors.
The kitchen itself is fitted with a range of high-gloss cabinets including an impressive central island with breakfast bar which is the centre-piece of the kitchen. Quartz ‘Silestone’ work surfaces run throughout with Quartz split face tiled splashbacks. A comprehensive range of integral AEG appliances include a steam oven, combination oven with warming drawer, wine cooler, freezer, fridge and dishwasher. A twin oven Smeg range cooker features seven gas burners, including a wok burner, with a Smeg extractor hood. Large porcelain tiles run throughout the kitchen into the family sitting room and dining area. The dining room features a glass fronted gas fire by ‘Michael Miller’ offering a visual focal-point.
With access from the kitchen is a spacious utility room, fitted with a complimentary range of high-gloss cabinets, including a single drainer sink unit and pluming for laundry appliances, with adjoining linen store. In addition there is a cloakroom and sperate WC with white contemporary suite.
A light oak door with a frosted panel opens into an imposing central hallway providing direct access to all living and bedroom accommodation, along with loft access hatches. French doors open in a charming sitting room, featuring a glass fronted living flame gas fire with a limestone surround, engineered oak flooring and sliding windows open to an extensive stone terrace. Across the hallway is a study fitted with bespoke storage cupboards.
The master bedroom is particularly noteworthy, being of wonderful proportions, with a connecting dressing room with custom-made mirrored wardrobes and a most luxurious en suite bathroom beautifully fitted with a contemporary white suite with spa bath, a monsoon walk-in shower, twin wall mounted vanity units with basins with illuminated vanity mirrors over, a bidet, WC and a chrome heated towel radiator. There are four further double bedrooms, each having similar luxurious en suite shower rooms, with modern fitted wardrobes.
With access from outside is a service room, housing the pressurised hot water tanks, a data cabinet and general house service connections.
Hoofield Barn is approach from Corkscrew Lane, leading to the imposing gated entrance. Double timber gates open onto a slate dressed driveway, with granite sett borders, flanked by kerb lighting. The driveway will be edged by silver birch trees in due course.
The principal gardens sit to the east of the house, having exceptional views across prime Cheshire countryside towards Beeston Castle, enclosed by post and rail fencing. Along the front of the house is an extensive natural stone pave terrace with retained planted beds, along with a stainless-steel water feature. Outdoor lighting, power points and cold-water supplies are installed.
A four-bay outbuilding has wooden entrance doors, served by water, electricity and lighting.
Barn Conversion For SaleHoofield Barn, Corkscrew Lane, Clotton Hoofield, Huxley, Chester CH3
Guide price £1,250,000
A magnificent 5 bedroom, 5 bathroom barn conversion with outstanding panoramic countryside views. Private grounds totalling approx 1.01 acres.
- Situated in a beautiful semi-rural setting in the Parish of Clotton Hoofield
- Recently completed to a particularly high standard of specification and finish
- Open-plan kitchen, family and dining room
- Sitting room, study, utility room
- 5 en suite double bedrooms
- Four-bay stable/garage block
- Exceptional countryside views from the property and gardens
- In all extending to approx 1.015 acres