House For Sale

Greenacres Farm, Capenhurst Lane, Capenhurst, Chester, Cheshire

Guide price £900,000 Sold

A fantastic well-appointed detached family residence with outstanding equestrian facilities set in approximately 7 acres.

  • A detached family home situated in a most idyllic semi-rural area
  • Large formal lounge, dining room, study, breakfast kitchen, utility room
  • One-bedroom annexe with lounge and kitchen (formerly one large games room)
  • 4 bedrooms, 3 bath/shower rooms
  • Manege and horse walker, well-planned equestrian yard and 12 large stables
  • 3 timber sheds, 2 with commercial use with useful rental income
  • 2 driveways split to private accommodation and rental yard area
  • In all approximately 7 acres
  • EPC rating E

Greenacres Farm is situated in the most idyllic semi-rural area near Capenhurst, a hugely convenient location within 6 miles of Chester, 8 miles to the edge of the Wirral peninsula, as well as only a brief distance to the A55 North Wales expressway. The area is also well-placed for commuting to the commercial centres of the North West via the M53 and M56 motorway networks, whilst Chester Railway Station provides a direct service to London Euston within two hours.

On the educational front, there is good local schooling available close by for nursery, primary and secondary education. King’s and Queen’s Schools in Chester offer excellent independent education.

The property
The main house is a substantial four/five-bedroom detached family home approaching 2,500 sq ft and set in just over 7 acres of land in total. The flexible living accommodation provides a ground floor annexe having a lounge and bedroom plus kitchen. Externally there are excellent equestrian facilities which include 12 stables, horse walker, manège and three large paddocks. Furthermore, there are three commercial sheds, two of which are currently let out generating an income.

The accommodation
An entrance porch with double wooden glazed doors, tiled flooring and internal French doors leads through to the entrance hall. There is a turned staircase rising to the first-floor landing providing access to the bedroom accommodation, whilst all reception rooms and annexe are serviced from the main entrance hall.

The ground floor cloaks/shower room offers an attractive suite comprising shower cubicle, wash hand basin and WC. The compact study is an ideal size for those who occasionally work from home. The large lounge is a particular feature of this home having an exposed brick Inglenook fireplace with an inset wood burner and doors to the gardens. There is a second reception room/formal dining room plus a spacious breakfast kitchen fitted with a modern range of wall and base level units, Rangemaster gas range, electric oven, fridge freezer and dishwasher. Off the kitchen is a useful utility room having plumbing for a washing machine and housing the LPG fuelled central heating boiler.

To the first floor there is a loft access point. The master bedroom affords fitted wardrobes and a four-piece en suite bathroom comprising a double shower cubicle, panel bath, WC and his and her wash hand basins. There are three further double bedrooms and a three-piece family bathroom.

This area could easily be converted back into one large room. The Annexe is ideal accommodation for a dependent relative, teenage complex or home office. The accommodation briefly comprises a lounge, bedroom and a kitchen having a range of wall and base level units, gas hob, oven, space for a fridge and sink unit.

Greenacres Farm has two driveways; one leading to the main house, the other to the equestrian/commercial yard. The land extends in total to just over 7 acres; however, the main house enjoys beautiful laid to lawned gardens, well-stocked borders, a large Indian sandstone patio area, barbeque and a sun awning. There is also an enclosed run, ideal for dogs, plus a storage unit and an area housing the septic tank and LPG gas cylinder.

Equestrian facilities, equestrian & commercial
There is a stable yard having in total 12 loose boxes incorporating tack/feed room areas. There are two stable blocks situated on opposite sides of a large central concrete walkway. There is security lighting together with power and water. To the rear of the stable yard is a fenced manège and a five-horse walker. Access to all areas is excellent, plus parking for horseboxes is nearby.

Consisting of 3 large timber units, each measuring approximately 14.6m x 5.6m. Two of the sheds are let and produce an income. The third shed is retained by the vendor and split into two storage areas, one being utilised as a hay store.

The level pastureland extends in all to just over 7 acres comprising grass paddocks with automatic water drinkers.

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