Alderley Edge: 3.8 miles, Prestbury: 4.7 miles, Macclesfield: 4.9 miles, Wilmslow: 5.9 miles, Knutsford: 8.4 miles, Handforth Dean: 8.5 miles, Manchester Airport: 10.9 miles, Manchester city centre: 19 miles
The Birtles Hall Estate is sought after development perfectly suited to discerning purchasers wishing to combine countryside living with the amenities of Alderley Edge which is less than 4 miles away. The property is also well placed for Macclesfield, Wilmslow, and Knutsford town centres. Set along a sweeping driveway meandering through acres of parkland, Beech Cottage enjoys a tranquil setting in the most delightful location.
All shopping, recreational and educational facilities are nearby with fitness centres, golf courses, Marks and Spencer and John Lewis stores within a 10-15 minute drive. There are good local state schools and a wide choice of private schools within easy striking distance.
The property is well placed for easy access to the M6, M56 and A34 for commuters to Manchester and the North West commercial centres. Manchester Airport lies about 11 miles away. London Euston is approximately 2hr 5min away by train from Alderley Edge station.
Beech Cottage is a delightful Grade II listed mews property forming part of the exclusive Birtles Hall Estate. The current owners have commissioned a sympathetic program of refurbishment resulting in a stunningly beautiful home which now seamlessly combines character features with modern convenience using carefully selected contemporary fixtures.
Approached across a delightful courtyard garden with York stone paving and a central water feature, the property makes a lasting first impression. The accommodation extends to around 1,172 Sq Ft, entered through a glazed front door into a welcoming entrance hall. Off the hall is the dining kitchen with exposed timber ceiling beams which is fitted with contemporary high gloss units, a comprehensive range of appliances and oak flooring which flows throughout the rest of the ground floor accommodation. A rear hall off the kitchen allows access onto the gardens whilst leading to the cloakroom with w.c. and the characterful living room. Flooded by natural light from the large sash window which overlooks the rear gardens, the living room features exposed ceiling beams, bespoke fitted storage to the chimney breast alcove and an Aga multi-fuel burning stove providing an attractive focal point. To the first floor the landing leads to a high specification main bathroom with double ended roll top bath and separate shower enclosure along with two well proportioned bedrooms which both feature fitted wardrobes. The master bedroom enjoys elevated views over the rear gardens and woodland beyond whilst benefitting from contemporary en-suite shower room facilities. To the lower ground floor there is a fitted utility room with door out to the rear gardens and a versatile room which is currently set up as a study but would equally be suited to an occasional bedroom.
To the rear the generously proportioned lawned private gardens are favoured with a high degree of privacy and have been beautifully landscaped with well stocked borders. A York stone patio area provides the idea space for outdoor entertaining. The property benefits from allocated off road parking, use of a visitor parking area and a single garage with electric up and over door. A particular feature of this property are the idyllic surroundings of the Birtles Hall Estate amounting to 13 acres made up of woodland, parkland, formal gardens and a green with pavilion.
Beech cottage benefits from recently installed FTTP, a pure fiber-optic cable connection running from an Internet Service Provider (ISP) directly to the user's home.