1. Kitchen with a boozy view (into the wine cellar)
The property: Gaskell’s Farm is a beautiful home, presented in perfect condition and complemented by two cottages in a courtyard setting. The plot is approximately 2.73 acres.
Guide Price: £1,350,000
2. Vaulted second-floor glass conservatory with 360º views
3. Your very own listed hall renovation project
The property: A five-bedroom bespoke barn conversion. Included with the 100-acre property on the outskirts of Wilmslow is staff accommodation and extensive equestrian facilities.
Surprise wow factor: This property comes with the bonus of a unique outbuilding – in the shape of a listed hall. Within any restraints which the listed status may stipulate, this could present a fabulous opportunity.
4. Media room hideaway
Surprise wow factor: At the bottom of the garden you will find an outbuilding containing a media room. A perfect escape for (or from) teenagers.
Location: Hollybank Cottage, Pingot Lane, Broadbottom, Greater Manchester SK14 6DZ
Guide Price: £550,000
5. Library – complete with a famous scientist’s books
The property: ‘The Quinta’ is an exemplary Victorian country house, nestled in three acres of impressive mature gardens.
Surprise wow factor: This in fact the former home of Sir Bernard Lovell, English physicist, radio astronomer and the first Director of the nearby Jodrell Bank Observatory. Contained within the house is Sir Bernard’s library, complete with the scientist’s books – all of which are included in the sale.
Location: ‘The Quinta,’ Swettenham, Congleton, Cheshire CW12 2LD
Guide Price: £2,450,000
6. ‘To have or not to have’ – a spectacular Shakespearean-style super-mansion with star spangled leisure suite
The property: Hanson Hall is a contemporary, Shakespearian-style masterpiece which can justifiably be described as the ultimate family mansion. With five double-bedroom suites, a separate two-bedroom annexe, a quadruple garage, manicured gardens, and set in approximately 13 acres of land, this property is in the premier league of Cheshire super-houses.
The surprise wow factor: This property seeps ‘wow’ factor from the foundations to the rafters. The grounds and main accommodation alone are enough to leave us open-mouthed, but the leisure suite, well, let’s just say, “deal clincher!”
Described as the ‘Leisure Suite and Media Complex,’ this part of the house comprises an entertainment/media room, utility room, cloakroom, gymnasium, two shower rooms, a pool complex, jacuzzi, sauna, steam room, bar area and wine cellar. Phew!
Location: Hanson Hall, Bollington Lane, Nether Alderley, Cheshire SK10 4TB
Guide Price: £7,250,000
7. Luxury country house, with separate penthouse apartment and spectacular views
The property: Parvey Lodge is a quintessentially English country house, set amidst parkland of 2.33 acres, with sweeping lawns, mature trees, orchards and a paddock for your filly.
The surprise wow factor: A second, detached property with a two-bedroom penthouse apartment above.
Location: Parvey Lane, Sutton, Macclesfield, Cheshire SK11 0HX
Guide Price: £1,650,000
LUXURY CHESHIRE thanks Jackson-Stops & Staff, Wilmslow, for their assistance in providing the details and photographs of these spectacular properties. Contact the agent for more details on any of these spectacular properties.
Jackson-Stops & Staff, 8 Water Lane, Wilmslow, SK9 5AA
Telephone: 01625 540340