Distances (approx.) Marbury 1.5m |Wrenbury 2m |Nantwich 7m |Whitchurch 7m |Chester 20m |Shrewsbury 29m |Stafford 38m | Liverpool 44m | Location/Situation One of the major features of Rye Bank is its location within some of Cheshire’s finest countryside. Furthermore, the farmhouse benefits from its central location within its own land. The property is accessed from a quiet country lane, down a lengthy driveway through the farm land. Situated between the villages of Norbury and Marbury and just a few miles from Wrenbury village which provides a village store, Primary School and Doctors surgery as well as pubs and restaurants. Situated approx. 7 miles from Nantwich, a small market town in the South Cheshire countryside. The town provides a wealth of period buildings, independent boutique shops, cafes, bars and restaurants. The market town of Whitchurch is approx. 7 miles away and offers an excellent range of day-to-day amenities whilst Chester and Shrewsbury are both within daily reach. The property has very good communication links; the A49 gives access to the motorway network. Crewe station (approx. 12 miles) has an excellent service to London Euston from 1 hour 35 minutes and Manchester International Airport is within an hour’s drive. There are a number of good state and independent schools in the area, including Bishops Heber, Malpas, Ellesmere College and Kings and Queens in Chester. Description Rye Bank enjoys a wonderfully peaceful location, re-built in 1988, and combines a well-laid-out and practical space for comfortable everyday living along with attractive formal rooms for entertaining. The Farmhouse benefits from a modern construction; it has a spacious layout with generous amounts of natural light infiltrating via the many large windows and from which special rural views can be enjoyed all around. Accommodation: Feature Entrance Hall Oak framed central staircase leading to galleried landing above, gas fireplace with marble hearth and surround and multi fuel burner, oak parquet flooring. Dining Room with oak parquet flooring and dual aspect windows. Kitchen with 4 oven Aga, central island unit and breakfast area with built in window seating area. Rear Entrance Porch leading to equestrian facilities. Uility Room/Boot Room Downstairs w.c Drawing Room a formal room with multi fuel burner with marble hearth and surround, oak parquet flooring. Sitting Room dual aspect windows including sliding double glazed patio doors, gas fire with marble hearth and mantel piece, carpet. Downstairs Cloak Room oak parquet flooring. First Floor Feature Galleried landing carpet, a wonderfully light space with Office area. Master Bedroom triple aspect windows and fitted wardrobes. En-Suite Bathroom with 4 piece suite. Bedroom Two double room with fitted wardrobes and drawers. En-Suite Bathroom walk in shower with shower, low flush w.c , vanity wash hand basin with fitted cupboards below. Bedroom Three double room with fitted furniture and dual aspect windows. En-suite Bathroom coloured suite, low flush w.c, walk in shower, built in vanity sink with cupboards, beneath. Bedroom Four double room with dual aspect windows and fitted wardrobes and drawers. En-Suite Bathroom coloured blue suite with bath, hand held shower attachment, low flush w.c, vanity basin with built in cupboards below, window overlooking equestrian facilities, carpet. Externally The property is approached via a gravelled driveway leading into a front parking sweep for visitors, the drive continues round to the equestrian facilities behind. The landscaped gardens surround the property with an orchard area to the front of the house and neatly kept lawned area surround the house, with a small stocked pond. Equestrian Facilities The property has considerable appeal to the equestrian users of whatever level and discipline. There is access to miles of superb outriding direct from the property. Traditional red brick outbuilding (scope for alt. uses subject to PP) within the building there are: 2 workshops/store room 6 stables Tack & Feed room (part of the old dairy) on a concrete base. Wash Box/Solarium. Detached Steel portal framed America Barn on a concrete base, with 6 boxes (3 large foaling boxes), additional storage space providing scope for further stabling within. 4 bay dutch barn on a hardcore base, storage for equipment and 4 horse monarch covered horse walker. Concrete muck heap 50m x 30m manege, post and rail perimeter fenced, with porous tarmac base (for improved drainage) with silica sand and rubber surface. Hardcore Forecourt, ample horse box parking Land In all approx. 40.6 acres of grass paddocks with a mixture of hedging and post and rail perimeter fencing. Automatic water drinkers to the majority of fields. Services Oil Fired central heating, Mains electricity and water, private drainage via a septic tank, propane gas tank. Local Authority Cheshire East Council Tax Band G £2443.51 EPC – E Directions From Whitchurch head north up the A49 towards Tarporley. After about 5.5 miles turn right onto Snab Lane and immediately left onto Lower Hall Road. After approx. 2 miles the property can be found on the right hand side signposted Rye Bank.