Kerridge Road, Rainow, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 5TB | Property for sale | Savills
569.31 sq m
Offers over £2,500,000(150,836,068 EGP)

Kerridge RoadRainow, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 5TB


    Key features

    • POTENTIAL STAMP DUTY SAVINGS - Call the office further details
    • Extensive Period family home
    • Panoramic views of the countryside
    • Impressive bespoke Kitchen/Living/Dining Area
    • Two bedroom cottage suitable for a holiday let
    • Detached Gym
    • Oak Building with carport, two single garages & log store
    • Solar panels
    • Orchard, Kitchen's garden and paddock in nearly 17 acres

    An exceptional period home with a two bedroom cottage which has been extensively and sympathetically renovated set in 16.65 acres including paddock, orchard and kitchen garden.

    About this property

    • To the left of the hall lies the snug with solid oak flooring, oak shelving,log burning stove and door leading to the expansive open-plan kitchen/breakfast room with dining area. This huge open-plan space is flooded by natural light with large south-facing picture windows and bi-fold doors leading to the terrace. There is a handcrafted, bespoke,hand-painted Daniel Wayman kitchen with granite and oak worksurfaces and large central island unit. There is a dual control electric five oven AGA, Chambord sink with Quooker tap, integral Caple wine fridge, integral Neff dishwasher, Fisher and Paykel USA style fridge freezer, bespoke fitted trays, magic cupboards and pantry drawers. There is a bespoke built-in seating area. Completing the ground floor accommodation is a bespoke fitted boot room, secondary WC and well-appointed utility room. The flooring through the kitchen/dining/breakfast room and boot room is porcelain tiled and has thermostatically controlled underfloor heating. The first floor is equally as impressive and has a bespoke fitted library area to the landing. The magnificent master bedroom is open to the eaves and has a stunning en suite bathroom with oversized shower cubicle and free-standing bath. There is a lovely guest bedroom with beautifully appointed en suite shower room. Four further good-sized bedrooms are served by two large, newly fitted family bathrooms. Within the garden is an Olympian Garden Buildings gym with bi-fold doors taking full advantage of the views. Carter's Cottage sits behind the main house and has been beautifully converted by the current owners into detached ancillary accommodation. The cottage has stone elevations with a red cedar rear extension, all surmounted by a zinc roof, with a bespoke interior. The entrance hall leads to a bathroom with separate shower and a large open-plan kitchen and sitting room with French doors to the gardens. The first floor has two double bedrooms. An extremely impressive, long,private drive leads from the quiet country lane to the electrically gated gardens of Lower Swanscoe Farm. A gravel drive leads to a parking area for numerous cars to the front of the house. This drive sweeps around the gable end to a further larger tarmacadam and stone sett parking area to the rear of the house and to the front of the oak building housing the garaging and carport. This area also fronts Carter's Cottage. The gardens have been lovingly designed by the current owner and are a real feature of the property. The house sits centrally within its well-stocked, manicured gardens,with large expanses of level lawns sweeping away from the house. A raised terrace, accessed off the kitchen/breakfast/dining room,allows for alfresco dining whilst enjoying the simply breathtaking views and sunsets. The terrace island with local stone and has raised beds housing a herb garden and multiple flowerbeds, providing all year round colour. Pastureland envelops the house,with the majority of the acreage lying to the front, west-facing elevation. There are four fields, all laid down to grass, which makes the house ideal for the equestrian buyer(see agents notes for details of potential stabling). A mature oak tree sits beside a pretty lake with water lilies, bull rushes and wooden pontoon, all overlooked by a small firepit area. A mature organic orchard has numerous productive apple, cherry,pear and plum trees with a central wildflower meadow, while the kitchen garden houses a Kingfisher greenhouse with six raised beds.


      Carter's Cottage lies to the rear of the main house and has its own stone terrace to the rear. The mainly lawned, secure gardens are surrounded by flower borders. The cottage enjoys lovely far-reaching views over Kerridge Ridge.Services Lower Swanscoe Farm: Mains electricity and water, septic tank drainage, oil fired central heating(electric underfloor to the bathrooms, thermostatically controlled underfloor heating throughout the kitchen/dining/breakfast room and boot room), broadband, burglar alarm, electric car charging point to the rear of the house. There are ground-mounted PV panels which provide the house with electricity, as well as producing an annual income(FIT payment) - further details from the Agents office. Carter's Cottage: Mains electricity(own supply), shared water and septic tank, electric central heating(underfloor to the ground floor),radiators to the first floor. Agents Notes The entrance drive has a footpath running down it which bears right before the electrically gated entrance of the house. This footpath runs along one of the rear fields. To be verified by the purchaser's solicitor and not to be relied upon. A right of way exists down the first part of the drive in favour of two farmers, providing access to their fields, which run alongside the drive. To be verified by the purchaser's solicitor and not to be relied upon. Planning Permission An application is about to be submitted to reinstate planning permission that has lapsed(application number 16/5520M) for the erection of a stable block comprising three stables and a feed/tack room, together with an all weather manège (further details from the Agents office).

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    This fine country home is exceptional, set in the Macclesfield hills with panoramic views over the Cheshire Plain.

    Andrew ThorpeProperty agent

    Local information

    • Lower Swanscoe Farm is situated in Rainow, on the outskirts of the hamlet of Swanscoe, some 3 miles north-east of Macclesfield. Macclesfield has an array of day-to-day facilities, including excellent shopping, recreational and transport facilities. The mainline ailway station enjoys an intercity link to Manchester (25 min) and London (1 hr 40 min). Manchester city centre is 17 ½ miles away, whilst the international airport is 12 ½ miles distant.
    • There are numerous excellent private and state schools catering for all of your educational needs. The Peak District Nationa lPark is close to hand, which provides many beautiful walks.
    • Lower Swanscoe Farm is a magical,substantial period country house which has been the subject of an extensive and sympathetic renovation scheme, situated in an imposing elevated position, enjoying wonderful panoramic views across the Cheshire Plain. The house is approached by an impressive long driveway, with a breathtaking location enjoying a high degree of privacy, yet is only three miles away from central Macclesfield and all it has to offer, including a mainline train station.
    • This picturesque and historic family home is constructed of dressed stone elevations under a mainly graduated stone tiled roof, with newly fitted hardwood double-glazed windows flooding the house with natural light. This impressive façade sets the scene for an elegant interior that blends seamlessly the period features of beamed ceilings, stone-flagged flooring and attractive carved oak staircase with the more modern fittings including oak flooring, log burning stoves, bespoke hand-made oak external doors and hardwood internal doors, newly fitted bespoke oak-framed kitchen and newly fitted bathrooms. An oak-framed porch leads to a solid oak front door which opens into an entrance hall with stone flooring, log burning stove and period carved staircase leading to the first floor landing. There is a guest WC directly off the entrance hall. To the right of the hall lies the generously proportioned dual aspect drawing room with doors to the gardens and a log burner with carved stone surround. There is a music room/ladies' study and a gentleman's study with bespoke cabinetry

    Additional information

    • EPC Rating: D