- An exciting opportunity to purchase two substantial properties with further ancillary accommodation
- Magnificent outdoor pool with detached pool house
- Four bed detached house and a two bed barn conversion
- Annexe with bedroom and bathroom and a separate studio with en suite shower room
- Excellent equestrian facilities, outbuildings and land
- Beautifully presented throughout
- EPC Rating = D
A perfectly balanced family home with outstanding leisure and equestrian facilities
Yew Tree Bank Farm is conveniently situated about six miles
south west of the historic city of Chester, and lies on the
edge of the popular Kinnerton villages.
The property enjoys far reaching views across open
countryside but is only a short distance from a number of
local amenities, including a village shop, Post Office, and two
excellent pubs. In addition, there is a retail park at Broughton
(3 miles) which has a full range of shops.
There are many well regarded independent schools in
the area including King's and Queen's Schools in Chester
and Abbey Gate College in Saighton. Chester is one of
the North West's leading retail and commercial centres
serving a catchment area that extends from Manchester to
Shrewsbury, and covering the majority of North Wales.
Sporting activities are well catered for with a range of sports
clubs in and around Chester including rowing and sailing on
the River Dee, tennis, rugby and cricket. There is racing at
the Roodee and at Bangor on Dee, motor racing at Oulton
Park and numerous golf clubs nearby.
Yew Tree Bank Farm was originally part of the Grosvenor
Estate and is thought to have been built by John Douglas for
the first Duke of Westminster in the late 1800s. It was sold to
the tenants in the mid 20th Century and in recent years was
developed to provide a superb home, ideally suited to the
needs of a modern family.
It is an extremely rare property that offers the combination of
a fully modernised country house in delightful grounds with
a substantial walled garden and swimming pool. In addition
it has a courtyard with stabling and garaging, secondary
accommodation in three separate units providing a further
3 bedrooms, a substantial workshop/store plus adjoining
paddocks giving a total area of about 13.53 acres. Solar
panels have been installed to assist with running costs.
The property is approached via three gated entrances.
The main entrance is set between brick pillars and electric
gates open onto a driveway of granite sets which bisects the
property and leads to the garaging and various parking areas.
The house has brick elevations beneath a slate roof and the
tell-tale diamond brick pattern associated with John Douglas
design on twin gables forming part of the front elevation.
Between them the front door is set within an enclosed porch,
providing boot and coat storage, which opens into a well
proportioned reception hall.
The highlight of the ground floor accommodation is an
outstanding family kitchen with a high quality Cheshire
Furniture Company kitchen, with a dining area and a large
morning room with French doors opening into the garden.
The kitchen has a good range of integrated appliances
including an Aga.
Off the morning room is a snug from which the secondary
stairs lead to the first floor. On the opposite side of the
hall is a drawing room, ideal for more formal entertaining.
Completing the ground floor accommodation is a cloakroom
and utility room, beside which a door provides access to the
The first floor is accessed via to staircases and has 4
bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, 2 of which are en suite.
The house is set in delightful landscaped gardens and
grounds with mature trees, hedging and a variety of shrubs
and plants. A particular feature is a substantial arbour linking
the house and walled garden beneath which is an area of
stone paving offering several places for outside dining.
The walled garden is an impressive structure which encloses
a large area of lawn with an abundance of established
espalier fruit trees and the pool house and swimming pool
to one end. It provides a perfect area for ball games and has
further potential for the creation of a kitchen garden. The
outdoor pool is surrounded by a stone paved terrace and
the pool house incorporates a small kitchen area, a WC and
The property offers superb secondary accommodation and
additional entertaining space as follows:
A handsome L shape traditional building converted to
an excellent standard to provide the following:
A wonderful dining hall with a vaulted ceiling
and exposed timber framing
Study and WC
A high quality Mark Wilkinson kitchen with Aga
First bedroom with dressing room and en suite
A self contained annexe with a bedroom and bathroom.
A bedroom/games room with an en suite shower room
above one of the garages.
Set within a small courtyard opposite the high quality
and secure garaging is an attractive brick and timber
stable block with three stables, a tack room and kennels.
Adjoining the garaging is a store.
A substantial steel framed workshop building offers
potential for the creation of American barn style stabling
and for the storage of feed stuffs, hay and straw
or machinery and equipment. Adjoining these buildings
is a possible site for a manege.
The grassland is accessed from road via a circular track
also serving the buildings. In addition to the main house
entrance there are two further roadside accesses.
Square Footage: 7317 sq ft
Acreage: 13.5 Acres
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