For commuters, Manchester is from 31 mins. Away by train from Chelford, the M6 is 7.5 miles away at junction 18 and Manchester Airport is a 30 minute drive. For those requiring regular access to London there are trains from both Macclesfield and Wilmslow taking 1hr 48mins and 1hr 52mins respectively.
Whisterfield Lane is a quiet country lane and although rural is not isolated. Lower Withington is the home of Jodrell Bank Observatory and a thriving, if scattered, rural community. The village pub, The Red Lion, is a popular hub along with a village hall. For equestrians there is a network of quiet bridleways and country lanes for hacking out.
Situation Set amidst glorious Cheshire countryside to the south of Alderley Edge, Withington House is well placed for the local shops of Chelford Village and its railway station with a direct service to both Manchester and Crewe. The area abounds in Golf Courses, livery yards and leisure facilities. The shops and restaurants of Alderley Edge, Wilmslow and Knutsford are all within reach and Terra Nova Preparatory School is just three miles down the road. Other local schools include Alderley Edge School for Girls, The Ryleys and Kings School Macclesfield.
Withington House Whisterfield Lane Lower Withington Macclesfield Cheshire SK11 9DD
Exceptionally attractive Edwardian country house in a sublime rural setting with outbuildings, stabling and a paddock.
Six bedrooms, four bathrooms, three reception rooms & study, living kitchen by Mark Wilkinson, laundry, boot room, two cloakrooms with w.c.
Two garages and adjoining stables with external office. Triple car port/garage with adjacent horse box parking. Gated driveway with security gates & second access drive to stables and garages.
Wonderful landscaped gardens of nearly 1.3 acres. Raised deck al fresco entertaining area with covered hot tub. Paddocks to a further 3.15 acres
About 4.4 acres
Withington House is equidistant from all the well regarded and sought-after surrounding towns and villages.
Description This stylish Edwardian country house retains many of the elegant and much cherished period features of the period but has been thoroughly remodelled by our clients to create a comfortable family home suited to 21st Century living.
Arranged over four floors, the 4381 sq ft of versatile and well balanced accommodation provides formal and informal reception rooms and six excellent bedrooms and bathrooms split over the two upper floors. The lower ground floor level houses a large utility/boot room and a large laundry room.
The heart of the house is the fine Mark Wilkinson living kitchen which extends into an informal dining area and a family room, with a cloakroom and a conveniently placed housekeeper’s office/study off. French doors open directly onto a raised decked balcony with a covered hot tub and an al fresco entertaining area.
The principal reception rooms lie off the hall and a large entrance vestibule. All three are elegant and spacious, with typically tall ceilings, fireplaces and a large side bay to the dining room.
A separate garaging and stable block lies to the west of the house and has a second driveway from the lane. A home office is located to the eastern end of this building, perfect for escaping interruptions.
Withington House stands back from this quiet country lane and lies at the head of a long, sweeping box lined driveway with stone gate posts and automated gates. The driveway bisects the extensive lawns and leads to a generous parking/turning area with a double carport and garden garage area. A space alongside is perfect for a horsebox or boat.
The gardens extend to almost 1.3 acres and include specimen trees and shrubs, lawns and mature hedges to the boundaries.
On the other side of the lane is a further area of paddock land extending to about 3.15 acres.
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