Audley Road, Barthomley, Cheshire, CW2 5PL | Property for sale | Savills
432.56 sq m(4,656 sq ft)
Offers over £1,000,000

Audley RoadBarthomley, Cheshire, CW2 5PL

    Key features

    • Stunning setting
    • Extensive grounds extending to just under four acres
    • The property is prepared internally ready for progression of the consent
    • Planning is to provide over 9,000 sqft of internal area with southerly rear aspect
    • Cheshire East Planning Ref: 20/1809N

    A unique development opportunity to create a "Superhome" within its own private tree-lined parkland setting approaching four acres.

    About this property

    • Whitelands is currently a substantial unlisted existing property (originally built in 1957 for the then Chairman of Rolls Royce Motor Company) extending to circa 4700 sq ft of internal area
      over three levels. The property is prepared internally ready for progression of the consent.

      An exceptional planning permission has been granted for the extension and refurbishment of the existing dwelling to almost double the size of the existing to provide over 9,000 sqft of internal area with southerly rear aspect (Cheshire East Planning Ref: 20/1809N).

      Planning permission has been obtained for stylish and versatile accommodation which maximises both the idyllic setting and the spectacular views. Based upon the approved scheme, the internal accommodation could provide: a triple-height galleried hall, lift, five / six reception rooms, living kitchen with orangery, six bedrooms all with en suite facilities (principal with twin dressing rooms, dual en suites, fitness / yoga studio), two large roof terraces, cinema room, home office suite with separate access. There is also the additional benefit of a one bedroom guest apartment, further separate two bedroom staff apartment and garaging.


      Potential accommodation under Permitted development rights: The property benefits from Full Permitted Development Rights which were not conditionally removed as part of the granting of the consent 20/1809N. The Council has also issued a ‘Certificate of Lawful Use' which confirms that its entire 3.8acre site exists as its ‘official residential curtilage' which is highly relevant for the purposes of Permitted Development. Plans have been developed for Permitted Development outbuildings to offer further facilities comprising: Indoor Swimming Pool & Gym Building, Entertainment Building and Car Collection Pavillion / Garaging. Further information available upon request.


      There are extensive and incredibly private grounds comprising long private driveway with large turning circle, expansive tiered lawns, former Tennis / croquet lawn, large area of mature woodland with woodland walk, former orchard, kitchen garden and a large pond. It offers a private position yet within the Village Conservation Area and a short walk from the historic village core and renowned White Lion Pub. The gardens to the rear are South-facing with stunning views across its own grounds and Green Belt landscape/countryside beyond.

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    The potential here is tremendous, the setting and the benefit of planning offers something extremely unique.

    Ellis McQueenProperty agent

    Local information

    • Whitelands is situated in the picturesque village of Barthomley. Barthomley is known for its fine sandstone church and the popular, pretty thatched White Lion public house. The house adjoins open countryside and yet is within easy reach of the M6 motorway and Crewe Station, making it an ideal location for the commuter. Crewe station offers a train to London in less than 2 hours.
    • Manchester airport is 28 miles, Crewe 6.5 miles, Nantwich 9 miles. There are excellent golf and leisure facilities nearby at Wychwood Park. The nearby villages of Alsager/Betley provides for many recreational, educational and shopping needs with Crewe and Historic Nantwich offering more comprehensive facilities.
    • (All travel times and distances are approximate)

    Additional information

    • Council Tax Band G
    • EPC Exempt