Great Oak Farm is situated in an idyllic rural setting on the fringes of both Knutsford and Lymm as well as being within easy reach of Altrincham, Wilmslow and Alderley Edge. The property occupies a generous sized plot enjoying mature southerly facing principal lawned gardens, orchard, extensive parking and a two-storey outbuilding with potential for conversion into additional annexe accommodation (subject to planning permission).
High Legh and surrounding towns boast a broad range of local amenities including comprehensive shopping facilities in neighbouring Knutsford centre plus numerous highly-regarded restaurants and public houses. Local recreational opportunities include cricket, rugby, football and tennis clubs plus a choice of Golf Courses, Hotels and Spas.
With regard to education, the area benefits from highly-respected schooling, in particular High Legh Primary School, Lymm High School and connecting transport to Alderley Edge School for Girls, The Grange School in Hartford and Altrincham Grammar School.
The location is well-placed for commuting to the commercial centres of the North West via the M56 and M6 motorway networks. There are excellent local rail services and Manchester international Airport is approximately a 20-minute drive away.
Great Oak Farm is a stunning residence and affords an abundance of character and an excellent level of accommodation over three storeys. The current owners have enhanced the property since their occupation, now offering a well-presented family home finished to a superb standard throughout.
To the ground floor a large timber door leads through to the entrance hall with attractive tiled flooring, radiator and glazed door through to the main hall. Off the main hall are some of the reception rooms and boot room/study plus stairs rising to the first-floor landing and a cloakroom beneath with a contemporary two-piece suite comprising a WC and wash hand basin.
The well-proportioned reception rooms comprise a large formal lounge with feature fireplace and French doors out to the gardens, sitting room and dining room plus a spacious open-plan dining kitchen. The kitchen area is fitted with range wall and base level cabinets, oil-fired AGA, electric cooker and dishwasher. The tiled flooring leads through to the dining area with space for a large family sized table, exposed beams, door access to gardens and side vestibule.
To the first floor is a spacious landing with ample storage cupboard, airing cupboard with a pressurised cylinder and stairs rising to the second-floor accommodation. The bedrooms are well-portioned and both family bathrooms have been upgraded for a more modern contemporary feel. From the landing there is access to the first-floor utility and a staircase leading down to the ground floor kitchenette. This area incorporates two of the first-floor bedrooms which could easily be utilised as an independent granny suite or teenage complex. To the second floor there is a good-sized playroom, useful storage area and an additional double bedroom.
On approaching the property there is extensive off-road parking and a two-storey brick outbuilding which would be ideal for conversion, subject to relevant planning permission. The front garden is accessed via a wooden gate leading to a pebbled pathway flanked by lawned gardens with retained flower beds and brock walls. The principal gardens to side are laid to lawn with high-level fencing and hedging for added privacy. There is an attractive orchard, mature trees plus a large York stone patio area. Further to this there is a brick-built out-house containing a dog kennel and oil tank.
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House For SaleGreat Oak Farm, Mag Lane, High Legh, Cheshire
Guide price £725,000 Sold
A stunning double-fronted, six-bedroom farmhouse located in High Legh, sitting between both Lymm and Knutsford within beautiful rural surroundings.
- A detached period farmhouse situated in an idyllic rural setting
- Entrance hall, reception hall, lounge, sitting room, formal dining room, open-plan living/dining kitchen, bootroom/study, pantry
- 6 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
- Second floor play room
- Mature lawned gardens, patio
- Two-storey outbuilding
- Extensive parking