Birtles Hall, Birtles Lane, Over Alderley, Cheshire, SK10 4RU | Property for sale | Savills
3,016 sq ft(280.20 sq m)
Guide price £999,950

Birtles HallBirtles Lane, Over Alderley, Cheshire, SK10 4RU

    Key features

    • Two double bedroom suites
    • Superb main reception room
    • Living dining kitchen opening to terrace
    • Study and Storage/workshop
    • Garage and carport
    • Communal gardens and grounds to about 11 acres

    Impressive duplex two double bedroom garden apartment in Grade II listed hall within 11 acres of grounds to the south of Alderley Edge

    About this property

    • One of the foremost apartments in this exclusive country house conversion, Fytton Court enjoys direct access from the lower ground floor living dining and is arranged over two floors extending in total to over 3000 sq ft. In addition there is the amazing communal reception hall which can be used, by prior arrangement, for entertaining and features a stunning stone cantilevered staircase under the glazed domed ceiling atrium.

      The sense of space and grandeur extends into the private apartment with mahogany doors, lofty ceiling heights to the ground floor, moulded ceilings and deep skirting boards. The 36' drawing room is magnificent and extends into a bay window with views over the grounds and has an impressive period fireplace.

      The ground floor has a long hallway with a staircase to the lower ground floor and both bedroom suites are on this level along with an en suite bathroom to the principal bedroom and ‘Jack and Jill' access from the second bedroom to the house shower room/guest cloakroom. Both bedrooms have a good range of fitted wardrobes.

      The lower ground floor features a long hallway with a cloaks cupboard an external private entrance door. The living dining kitchen has two sets of French doors opening to the private stone flagged terrace and gardens beyond. The kitchen is believed to be by Sie Matic in light oak and has granite surfaces with a range of integrated appliances. A utility room lies conveniently off the kitchen along with a cloakroom with w.c. and wash hand basin serving this floor.

      There are two further lower ground floor rooms which although without windows are used as a study and a separate workshop/store which would make a good music room or cinema room.

      The garage has an electrically controlled door and lies opposite a private car port dedicated to Fytton Court. A visitor parking area is available for guests.

      The grounds have been previously mentioned extending to about 11 acres in total and including a large private garden area exclusively for the residents of the six apartments in the main hall. This includes the use of the croquet lawn to the immediate front of the formal entrance with its ionic pillars and stone balustrade together with the lawns to the east elevation.

      There are woodland areas with a ‘Japanese garden' area lining the stream at the bottom of the valley with woodland and many mature specimen trees and rhododendrons.
      Services: Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Metered LPG gas supply for central heating.

      Service Charge: £540/month

      Directions: use what3words:/// to drive entrance

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    The grandeur of Birtles Hall's setting is matched by the interior and this is one of the two principal apartments with direct access to the formal gardens

    Mark HoldenProperty agent

    Local information

    • Set at the head of a beautiful driveway meandering though undulating parkland Grade II listed Birtles Hall is one of the principal country houses in this area of Cheshire.
    • Within communal grounds and woodland of 11 acres this impressive property was subdivided to create six apartments in 1997 and Fytton Court is one of the principal residences. One of only two with direct access to the east facing lower terrace, the principal rooms hold commanding views over the stunning formal gardens of the valley.
    • Nearby access to the A34 Alderley Edge bypass means Wilmslow and Macclesfield are a 15 minute drive, each with their main west coast line stations and London Euston is from 1hr 44mins away. Manchester is from 18 minutes by train. Alderley Edge is a 10 minute drive and has a number of excellent restaurants and bistros, personal services and a Waitrose supermarket.
    • Kings School Macclesfield is close by, while Alderley Edge School for Girls and The Ryleys are both in Alderley Edge with Terra Nova 12 minutes' drive away.
    • There are plenty of local golf courses, gyms and leisure facilities in the area, even sailing at Redesmere Lake or Rudyard. There are footpaths via the quiet lanes into the Cheshire countryside and leading up to The Edge above Alderley Edge while the Peak District National Park begins on the far side of Macclesfield.
    • It is rare in Cheshire to find such delightful undulating countryside and the elevated setting of Birtles Hall gives wonderful views over the croquet lawn and the beautifully maintained grounds.
    • Please note all times and distances are approximate.

    Additional information

    • Directions: Directions: use what3words:/// to drive entrance
    • EPC Exempt
    • Tenure: Share of Freehold. Lease Expiry: TBC
    • Service Charge: TBC
    • Ground Rent: TBC
    • Council Tax Band: H