North Rode, Congleton, Cheshire, CW12 2NY | Property for sale | Savills
10,602 sq ft(984.96 sq m)
Guide price £2,250,000(€2,565,475)

North RodeCongleton, Cheshire, CW12 2NY

  • Sale Agreed

Key features

  • 6/7 Bedrooms & 4 bathrooms
  • Four reception rooms & Study
  • Boot room & laundry
  • Swimming pool & Tennis Court
  • Coach house, stabling, garages & further outbuildings
  • About 6.86 acres with further 51.61 acres available

Grade II listed country house with large range of outbuildings all set within 6.9 acres. Tennis court and outdoor swimming pool. Further 51.61 acres available as Lot 2

About this property

  • The Grange is a delightful Grade II listed Georgian house offering amazing family accommodation imbued with character and elegant period style.

    The rare sale of a property of this standing is enhanced by the inclusion of a 4000 sq ft coach house, also Grade II listed, with adjoining stables, tack room and garaging which offer tremendous scope to convert to either ancillary accommodation, a leisure suite or a separate dwelling, subject of course to necessary permissions.

    The property stands within extensive gardens with a ha-ha, En Tout Cas tennis court and an outdoor swimming pool with a pool house. The sweeping carriage driveway leads past rolling lawns and topiary hedges from the formal entrance while a walled vegetable garden and greenhouses lie to the rear of the coach house.

    To the rear of the house is a walled family garden and the grounds have extensive mature specimen trees and shrubs. A field to the south of the property is included in the 6.86 acres of Lot 1 with a further 51.61 acres of grazing land is available as Lot 2.

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Glorious country house with great outbuildings and enormous potential.

Andrew ThorpeProperty agent

Local information

  • Congleton: 4 miles, Macclesfield: 5 miles, Manchester Airport: 17 miles, Wilmslow: 13 miles, Knutsford: 15 miles, M6: 11 miles
  • In a glorious rural yet not isolated setting within the countryside community of North Rode, The Grange is one of the principal houses of the area.
  • There are wonderful views towards the hills including local landmarks like Bosley Cloud and the edge of the Peak District National Park is only three miles away. The area is great for outdoor activities and there is good hacking, pleasant footpaths and sailing at nearby Rudyard Lake or Redesmere sailing clubs.
  • A footpath along the lane provides access to pretty Gawsworth village and the charming Grade II listed farmhouse pub The Harrington Arms, perfect for a walk to enjoy its lovely food and great hospitality on a Summer evening or for Sunday Lunch.
  • Both Macclesfield and Congleton have excellent shopping, restaurants and bistros, Marks and Spencer Food and many specialist shops and services, while the market town of Macclesfield has the main West Coast line railway station placing London Euston only 1hr 42mins away and Manchester City Centre from 22 minutes. The M6 at Sandbach is eleven miles away for commuters to commercial centres.
  • Terra Nova Preparatory School is a 20 minute drive and Kings School Macclesfield is a 15 minute drive. In the State sector, all the local primary and the senior school are rated ‘good' or ‘outstanding'.
  • A range of former barns nearby were converted to residential use a number of years ago and ensure The Grange is not isolated although it remains very private.
  • Please note all times and distances are approximate.

Additional information

  • The Grange is ready for buyers to stamp their own mark upon it and includes some wonderful period features including an elegant Georgian staircase with a delicate sinuous hand rail. Large sash windows grace the two principal reception rooms overlooking undulating countryside and impressive fireplaces with real fires.
  • The formal dining room has a lovely bay window and the hall features beautiful stone flooring and a cloakroom with WC. The billiard room has a dual aspect and accommodates a full size table.
  • A wine cellar lies off the hall and the country house kitchen has plenty of space for a dining table along with a four oven AGA. An office/sitting room lie off the kitchen along with a boot room and family entrance hall leading through to a laundry room, a store room and a ground floor bathroom.
  • A third staircase leads up to a home office/games room or seventh bedroom and links to the lower landing off which there are two generous bedrooms and a house bathroom.
  • The main landing is accessed by the main staircase and a kitchen staircase with a roof lantern and four principal bedrooms along with a second house bathroom with ‘jack & jill' en suite access to a superb bedroom with a bay and three further double bedrooms including the principal suite with an en suite bathroom.
  • The coach house is a substantial building with a two storey entrance, six stables, a tack room and a large store. A covered area lies alongside with a further stable and the adjoining double garage. This property adjoins the second drive entrance and could readily be separated and developed for a number of uses, subject to necessary planning and conservation approvals.
  • To the far side of the coach house lies the orchard and walled gardens with a greenhouse and potting shed and a two room store building in a rather dilapidated condition.
  • The gardens flank the main drive and lead through to the house and a generous parking and turning area. The main lawn extends across the southern elevation and leads through to the leisure area with an outdoor swimming pool, pool house and the En-Tout-Cas tennis court.
  • The gardens and the field to the south extend in all to about 6.86 acres and a further 51.61 acres of grazing land is available as Lot 2, currently let on farm business tenancy agreements.
  • EPC Exempt
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: H