Mr & Mrs Herd, Greater Manchester
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Nestled behind solid oak electric gates is this exceptionally private and attractive four double bedroomed detached family home in mellow Cheshire brick standing in about 1/3 acre of stunning landscaped gardens close to Prestbury Golf Course. In an elevated setting with views to the Macclesfield Hills, Merry Acre has been fastidiously maintained by its current owners and offers beautiful proportions with the principal rooms arranged to take full advantage of the South Easterly aspect. Special mention should be made of the abundance of natural light throughout the property, creating an airy ambience throughout. Dale Brow is deservedly among the most sought after of locations being between the village centre and the Golf Course just to the South of the village. The property retains its inherent character and our clients have incorporated contemporary requirements with a fabulous oak kitchen, modern bathrooms and a dressing room off the master bedroom suite. There is a double garage with electric solid oak twin doors with an Office/Studio to the first floor, ideal for those who work from home. For those seeking a well presented village home we strongly urge an internal inspection of this delightful property.
In brief the accommodation comprises:
To The Ground Floor:
Entrance Hallway: 13'8 x 7'9 opening to:
Dining Room: 16'3 x 10'4
A delightful airy room measured into the deep bay window, with solid oak flooring and a French door opening to the garden terrace and lawns.
Drawing Room: 19'2 x 12'11
Enjoying views to the Macclesfield Hills with windows to three elevations, this delightful entertaining room boasts a tranquil ambience and offers a feature marble fireplace and hearth with fitted living flame gas fire in an elegant surround.
Family Dining Kitchen: 12'3 x 29'3 overall
Dining Area: 12'3 x 10'0
With delightful views of the stunning mature gardens and the Macclesfield Hills beyond, this open plan area of good proportions, with solid oak flooring leading to:
Kitchen Area: 18'4 x 8'10
A hand painted comprehensive range of oak base and wall units, incorporating extensive deep granite work surfaces; all modern day fitted appliances, and stone tiled flooring benefitting from under floor heating and access to the rear garden and utility room.
Family Sitting Room: 19'4 x 13'0 plus 8'10 x 5'2
With feature large Inglenook style fireplace with marble hearth and surround with an open fireplace with copper canopy. Two feature round windows to the rear elevation, a large bow window enjoying the views of the magnificent mature gardens and the Macclesfield Hills beyond. The room has the benefit of sold oak flooring giving this entertaining room a contemporary twist to the tradition of the house.
Rear Hall: 13'7 x 9'
With access to the gardens.
A sizeable room with recesses for washing machine, tumble dryer and freezer, an ample range of base and wall units, single sink unit, solid oak flooring with under floor heating.
To The First Floor:
Landing: 24'1 x 5'11
Master Bedroom Suite:
Bedroom Area: 19'3 x 13'4
A delightful airy room with a comprehensive range of fitted robes including two triple door wardrobes flanking a king size bed recess with bedside tables, glazed corner display shelving with concealed lighting and five cupboards above. There is a sizeable dressing table, incorporating a number of drawers and a cupboard. Special mention should be made of the abundance of light in this room with the far reaching views over the Macclesfield Hills.
Walk-in Dressing Room: 5'8 x 6'2
Fitted wardrobe unit with hanging rails and shelving.
En Suite Bathroom: 8'1 x 8'8 plus shower cubicle
Sumptuously appointed, this newly fitted fully Mandarin Stone tiled bathroom has been fitted with exacting standards providing a luxurious suite. With free standing bath, vanity sink unit with a Wenger double drawer unit, matching sensor mirrored light and large wall mounted matching cabinet, tiled shower cubicle with chrome accessories, chrome towel rail, WC with hidden cistern, luxury tiled flooring benefitting from under floor heating.
Bedroom Two: 18'3 x 12'9
A delightful double aspect guest room with deep dormer recess to the front elevations, two built -in double wardrobes cupboards, with five further wardrobe cupboards. There is a dressing table with nine further cupboards and shelving.
Bedroom Three: 10'4 x 13'2
With magnificent views over the mature gardens, this room benefits from two double built-in wardrobes with matching cupboards above, a dressing table and a vanity wash hand basin, with additional drawers and cupboards.
Bedroom Four: 11'6 x 12'9
Newly fitted with a Hammonds Design bedroom suite incorporating a double wardrobe, display shelving and an excellent range of drawer sets, a curved desk area and an array of cupboards and display shelving. Views are of the mature gardens and the Macclesfield Hills beyond.
Family Bathroom: 8'9 x 8'5 excluding shower cubicle
Fitted with a contemporary Chatsworth white suite including a mahogany style panelled bath with mixer tap and hand shower, WC, pedestal wash hand basin, tiled shower cubicle with glazed door and new Mira Advance thermostatic electric shower fitment. Light and airy with windows to the rear and side elevations.
Behind solid oak electrics gates and a driveway of dry stone walling, Merry Acre stands within delightful mature gardens oozing with an abundance of fine shrubs and boundary hedging, displaying a multitude of varying colours and textures which gives this property its appeal for privacy and outstanding surroundings. There are specimen conifers that atop a substantial rockery area set behind sloping lawns to the lower front garden area, mature laurels and a formal garden area that lies in front of the raised stone terrace including a delightful sunken pond area of grandeur design. There is an extensive stone terrace to the front extending to a side patio area and access doors to the property. There is a paved pathway to the rear of the property, with a lawned area and a banking of fine shrubs and boundary hedgerow. The front door lies to the rear of the property with a canopy and access into the kitchen.
Double Garage & Study/Studio:
Double Garage: 27'4 x 18'2
With solid oak twin electric doors and an arched solid oak door to the side elevation. Ample storage room with electrics, staircase to:
Studio/Office: 20.5 17'4 into eaves
With a landing area and a magnificent light and airy space ideal for an office or studio for those discerning purchasers who either work from home or have creative hobbies. This room boasts copious amounts of natural light with four velux windows and a feature pitched lantern recess.
The property also benefits from storage cellars accessed from the side of the property ideal for the storage of garden tools and equipment.
An early viewing is essential to appreciate the splendour and grandeur of the magnificent family home, all within a short walk of the picturesque village of Prestbury.
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With light point. Period front door with leaded upper panel opening to
Double central heating radiator with display shelf over. Coved ceiling. Wall light point. Single central heating radiator. Traditional turning staircase to first floor level with newel posts, turned spindles and handrail. Understairs cloaks/storage cupboard with electric light fitment and coat hanging hooks. Wide opening to
Measured into deep bay window to the front with curved double central heating radiator. Period leaded windows and double glazed French door opening to terrace and gardens. Coved ceiling. Wall mouldings.
Double glazed uPVC leaded bow window to the front overlooking gardens with views to the Macclesfield hills. Two sets of double glazed leaded side windows. Two double central heating radiators. Marble fireplace and hearth with fitted living flame gas fire in pewter finish surround with carved fireplace surround. Coved ceiling. Illuminated display niches to chimney breast recesses. Low voltage downlighters. Wall light points. TV aerial point.
Double glazed uPVC picture window to the front with superb views to the Macclesfield hills. Double central heating radiator with display shelf over. Central heating timer controller. Wall light point. Low voltage downlighters. Telephone point. Dresser unit with light oak finish incorporating wine rack, cupboards and drawers, display shelving and leaded glass fronted display cabinet with double doors. Opening off to
Beautifully appointed with a comprehensive range of light oak finish base and wall cupboards. Incorporating extensive deep granite work surfaces with matching splashback areas. Inset Deitrich five ring induction hob inset in granite surface. Microwave recess with fitted jet convection and grill microwave. Integral fridge. Under unit lighting. Extractor hood over hob area with flanking cupboards and spice drawers. Tall oven housing withe Miele Delux H609 double fan oven with grill and digital timer controller. Further granite topped work surface area with inset twin stainless steel Franke sink with waste disposal unit and mixer tap. Granite drainer area. Tiled splashbacks and window sill. Double glazed window to the rear. Low voltage downlighting. Amtico flooring. Alarm control panel. Kick heater. Panelled side door with double glazed upper panels. Arched opening with double doors opens off to
Large Inglenook style fireplace recess with marble fireplace and hearth, fitted living flame gas fire with copper canopy. Arched double glazed side windows. The main sitting room area incorporates three double central heating radiators, double glazed French door opening to dining terrac. uPVC double glazed bow window to the front with views over the gardens towards the Macclesfield hills. Low voltage downlighting. Wall light points. Feature circular leaded windows to the rear. TVC aerial point. Arched display niche with light point.
Beech laminate flooring. Panelled door to outside. Panelled doors off to
White suite incorporating low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Dado rail. Central heating radiator. Coved ceiling. Side window.
Well appointed with granite effect work surfaces over recess plumbed for automatic washing machine. Fridge freezer recess. Eye level cupboards. Work surface inset with single drainer stainless steel sink and mixer tap over double cupboard base with drawer and recess alongside plumbed for automatic tumble dryer or washing machine. Double central heating radiator. Double glazed uPVC windows to the rear. Storage shelving. Fluorescent light fitting.
Traditional balustrade with newel posts, handrail and turned spindles. Double glazed leaded windows overlooking gardens to the rear. Picture rail. Dado rail. Double and single central heating radiators. Panelled doors to rooms off and to linen cupboard with slatted pine shelving, foam lagged hot water cylinder and immersion heater.
A delightful master bedroom with comprehensive range of fitted furniture including two triple door wardrobes flanking a king size bed recess with bedside tables and glazed corner display shelving with concealed lighting. Five cupboards over. Long dressing table with six drawers, kneehole with drawer over and cupboard alongside. Four panel double glazed leaded uPVC windows with views over the gardens to the Macclesfield hills. Picture rail. TV aerial point. Central heating radiator with display shelf over. Second double central heating radiator. Telephone point. Low voltage downlighters. Panelled doors off to
Fitted wardrobe unit incorporating half height hanging rail with drawers under and storage area over. Nest of three drawers alongside. Full height hanging rail with two sets of storage shelves over.
Attractively appointed with contemporary Vernon Tutbury suite including panelled bath in tiled dias with mixer tap and hand shower. Low level WC suite and pedestal wash hand basin all with brass finish fittings. Double central heating radiator. Fully tiled walls with border tiles and contrast tiling below wainscot height. Tiled shower cubicle with matching tiling and Mira Excel thermostatic shower fitment. Low voltage downlighting. Wall light points. Two electric shaver points. Double glazed window to the rear.
A delightful double aspect guest room with deep dormer recess to the front (included in measurements). Double central heating radiator. Thee panel double glazed leaded uPVC windows with views. Two built-in double wardrobe cupboards alongside with five further wardrobe cupboards. Double central heating radiator. Double glazed uPVC leaded side window. Picture rail. Wall light point. Dressing table with kneehole and nine drawers with cupboard and shelving.
Triple panel double glazed leaded uPVC windows to the front with views. Double central heating radiator. Two double built-in wardrobe cupboards with matching cupboards over. Dressing table with marble effect surface incorporating vanity wash hand basin with brass fittings over kneehole with drawer, five further drawers and cupboard. Double central heating radiator.
Well appointed with bedroom furniture including triple door wardrobe unit with double cupboard alongside with storage shelving and glass corner unit with concealed lighting. Window seat over four drawers flanked by six drawer unit and dressing table and kneehole drawer and four drawers alongside. Double glazed uPVC window to the front with terrific views over the gardens to the Macclesfield hills. Telephone point. Broadband connection.
Contemporary Chatsworth white suite including mahogany style panelled bath with mixer tap and hand shower. Low level WC suite. Pedestal wash hand basin. Tiled shower cubicle with glazed door and Mira Advance thermostatic electric shower fitment. Low voltage downlighting. Double aspect with double glazed windows to the rear and side. Tiled walls with border tiling. Wall light point. Electric shaver point. Double central heating radiator with matching towel rail over.
Merryacre stands within delightful gardens extending to approximately 1/3 acre and include extensively landscaped gardens to the front to create a lovely level lawn area and driveway approximatey 130ft in length with dry stone walling and stone entrance posts with dry stone wall flanked drive with lawns, specimen conifers atop a substantial rockery area set behind sloping lawns to the lower front garden area.Mature laurels provide an effective screen from Macclesfield Road, while the formal garden area lying in front of the raised stone terrace includes a sunken pond areawith stone flagged surround. There is an extensive stone terrace to the front extending to a side barbecue area and has an outside power point. Outside water tap for garden use. Paved pathway to the rear of the property beyond which lies a lawn area with screening shrubs and bushes. The front door unusually lies to the rear with a canopy area and light fitment. Tarmacadam parking area to the side.
To the side of the property to underfloor storage area and boiler room
Leaded side window. Double timber doors with leaded upper panels. Side storage area.
With double timber doors and shuttered effect side windows.