Amberley is a new build property forming part of an exclusive enclave of individually designed homes in one of the most desirable addresses in the county. The house has been constructed in a contemporary Arts and Crafts style with an attractive asymmetrical façade complemented by sandstone windows, clean rendered elevations, and a pitched, slate roof with period style doors, architraves and cornicing internally. Since its conception there have been some notable additions with particular emphasis on the development of the garden room and the champagne bar within the kitchen circa 2017 and the more recent works in 2019 creating the leisure suite incorporating the swimming pool and gym. The accommodation is sumptuously appointed over 2 floors with no shortage of reception rooms which makes Amberley a superb entertaining and family home supported by the built in Sonos system and data cabling throughout with outlets in each room. The heating system provides under floor heating over the two floors courtesy of a gas boiler with smart climate control. There is no doubt that Amberley is at the pinnacle of modern day living finished in a simply luxurious style with high specification finish and fittings throughout.
Amberley is approached via a private no through lane in a special position within walking distance of Prestbury. The village offers a comprehensive range of services including Co-Op stores and a bustling high street with a selection of restaurants, pubs and cafes as well as a GP practise, Pharmacy and Post Office. A wider range of comprehensive amenities is available in the nearby town of Macclesfield being some 4.5 miles distant.
Local recreational facilities include golf within Prestbury itself, Tytherington and Mottram Hall, there is a cricket club in the village in addition to squash and tennis clubs and a popular rugby club in nearby Macclesfield. For those seeking outdoor pursuits there is extensive walking throughout the local area and beyond into the Peak District, a selection of local shoots and mountain biking. For the equestrian enthusiast there is open country nearby together with numerous livery yards and riding schools, bridleways and lanes for hacking out.
On the educational front there are state primary and secondary schools locally including Prestbury Primary School and Fallibroome Academy on the outskirts of Macclesfield with an “Outstanding” Ofsted rating. For those seeking private education there is Terra Nova Prep School, Alderley Edge School for Girls, Beech Hall School and Kings Macclesfield known for its sporting and educational excellence.
Commuting to the commercial centres of the north west and beyond is straightforward with easy access to the M56 and M6 and the property is within 4.5 miles of Macclesfield train station providing a direct 1hr 45 service to London and a regular 25 min service to Manchester Piccadilly. There are international airports at Manchester and Liverpool, respectively.
From the porch, the front door leads into spacious entrance hall with hardwood flooring and feature glazed staircase and a cloak room off. To either side of the hall are the principal reception rooms comprising the family and entertaining room, sitting room and cinema room. The family and entertaining room is an elegant and well-proportioned space, containing a stylish bar with illuminated display shelving, brass bar top with storage and power below which has an open plan arrangement adjoining the sitting room featuring a central gas fireplace. This is the ideal entertaining room with access to the rear garden and patio via a French door and through to the leisure suite. The leisure suite houses the heated swimming pool with electric cover and shower area. The pool is heated via an independent gas fired boiler accessed externally. The suite is complete with a cloakroom and separate gym built in an orangery style with lantern roof; this acould be adapted to offer a variety of uses should one wish. The cinema room is a wonderful addition with mood lighting and media room off which incorporates the workings for the Sonos system infotainment and network cabinet feeding throughout the house.
At the adjacent side of the house is the superbly appointed kitchen and living area which would be considered the hub of the home with a contrast of areas ideally designed for family and sociable style living. On entering there is a family sitting area currently used as a tv room which opens into the kitchen equipped with a full range of quality appliances and fittings blended with a champagne bar with central ice bucket, low level lighting and associated display shelving, storage and drinks fridges below. The kitchen has pantry, wall and base units under Corian worktops which contains a substantial breakfast bar and centre island, double Fisher Paykal dishdrawers, moulded sink unit with mixer tap and Insinkerator waste disposal, Liebherr fridge and freezer, Miele microwave, separate oven and induction hob with Elica extractor over and full range of soft close cutlery and pan drawers. Off the kitchen, the sunroom and dining area are designed in the orangery style with lantern roof and double doors opening on the rear lawn and patio and has a separate electric under floor heating system. To the rear of the kitchen is a utility room with sink unit and cupboards and access to the side of the house and garage. There is a boiler room with Worcester gas fired boiler and the pressurised water system and under floor heating controls.
The first-floor accommodation is accessed via a wide staircase with glazed panelling and a full double story window feature on the half landing. From the landing an illuminated corridor leads to the master suite comprising a spacious master bedroom with Juliette window overlooking the garden. Adjoining is a dressing room with range built in wardrobes, dressing area and the ensuite bathroom with his and her sink units, glass panelled shower, bath, pedestal hand basin and low flush wc. Adjacent to the landing are the remaining 4 double bedrooms all with ensuite shower facilities and dressing and display shelving for shoes or handbags in bedroom 2. In addition, there is a first-floor laundry room providing a more simplistic way of living on a day to day basis.
The property is accessed over a tarmac drive through automated timber gates onto a substantial parking area beneath the east front. The house is beautifully land scaped with box hedging and well-maintained lawn encompassed by a tall mature Beech hedge and conifers. To the side of the house is the garage which provide plenty of space for both vehicle and general storage and has an electric up and over door. The enviably private plot is one of the profound features of Amberley as the garden is well hidden by mature conifers and enjoys a westerly aspect enjoying the evening sun. A wide patio runs the length of the house with space for a hot tub, numerous sitting areas and a purpose-built Mediterranean style barbecue area with accompanying pizza oven. The lawn provides good space for ball games and general recreation. The whole extends to approximately 0.45 acres.
Mains water, drainage and electricity. Telephone line and fully operational alarm connected with direct police connection. Wiring for CCTV. Automated gates with intercom system. Sonos system throughout and smart heating system.
The property is offered freehold.
Fixtures and Fittings
All fixtures and fittings, furniture, lighting, garden ornaments and statuary are excluded from the sale. Some may be available by separate negotiation.
Local Authority & Council Tax
Cheshire East Council T: 0300 123 5500. W: www.cheshireeast.gov.uk
Council Tax Band H - £3,656.36 payable 2021/22
From the centre of Prestbury take the Village Road Passing the Co-op on the right-hand side then bearing left at the fork in the road onto Chelford Road. Continue along this road for approximately 0.75 miles taking the next right into Collar House drive passing Candyfields on the right then taking the next right hand turning down the hill. The entrance for Amberley will be seen on the left-hand side visible by a Fisher German sale board.
Strictly by appointment through the selling agent, Fisher German. T: 01565 745326
Photographs and particulars produced March 2021
House For SaleAmberley, Collar House Drive, Prestbury, Macclesfield
Guide price £2,750,000 Sold
An imposing family home with leisure complex finished to an exemplary standard situated in a highly regarded location on the edge of Prestbury village
- Porch and Entrance Hall
- Sitting Room, Living and Entertaining Room, Cinema Room
- Kitchen and Breakfast Area with open plan Family Room and Garden Room
- Utility Room and Cloak Room
- Landing and First Floor Laundry Room
- Master Bedroom Suite with Dressing Room & Ensuite Bathroom
- 4 further Bedrooms all Ensuite Shower Rooms
- Approximately 544 sq.m (5,853 sq.ft) of living accommodation
- Private Gated Entrance, Parking Area and Double Garage
- Lawned Gardens, Barbecue and Patio Area
- Edge of village location in an exclusive address
- In all approximately 0.45 acres (0.11ha)