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Set in the leafy suburb of Henbury near the market town of Macclesfield is this historic grade two listed cottage, a unique property dating back to the 1600s, boasting specs of original character fused with stylish fixtures. Pale Farm is a quirky dwelling in the heart of Cheshire, ideal for hosting a group celebration for a party of eight, with exposed beams, original fittings, a large lake and a selection of fires. Admire the ancient exterior before kicking off your muddy boots and enjoying the warm embrace of comfort as you walk in to the entrance hall, which houses a snug sitting area, benefiting from a plush sofa, an open fire and a TV. A few steps down leads you into a homely snug room which holds amazing views from the patio doors overlooking the sparkling lake, here is a perfect spot to curl up with a good book on a lazy afternoon, alternatively the property houses a formal sitting room where the whole group can gather for board games and film nights. The spacious kitchen provides state-of-the-art amenities to cater for a group, the designated chef will be delighted by the choice of appliances, including an electric oven and hob, an AGA range cooker, a microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, and a dryer. Once the food has been prepared, find the formal dining room where you can host special occasions with the entire group, enjoying delicious home-cooking over a bottle of wine whilst the electric effect open fire creates an intimate feel. Those who need to check in with work or finish up some writing can enjoy full use of the private study, a quiet space away from the hustle and bustle of the social hubs. For those wanting some fun and action take advantage of the games room with a multi-faceted rotating air hockey, pool and table football as well as your own bar and bar stools to enjoy. Choose between one of two staircases as you retreat to the rest of the bedrooms on the first floor, appreciating the wonky oak walling and low beams as you head towards two king-size bedrooms, a twin room, and a double with its very own en-suite shower room, all the bedrooms possess ample storage, and chic décor with an airy feel. Wake up from a blissful sleep and prepare for an exciting day ahead in the gorgeous bathroom, stepping into the luxurious freestanding bath for a hot soak, or enjoy a spacious rinse in the large walk-in shower. Utilise the property's amazing south facing garden space, a perfect space to spend the summer months with patio seating for alfresco dining, a large lawn for picnics, plush furniture, and a lavish hot tub for four to five people, which overlooks the crystal clear waters of the calming lake. Soak up the scenery of the property's lake, dipping your toes in the water on a hot afternoon and feeding the fish, or admiring the peaceful beauty with your morning coffee. This sensational cottage lies on the edge of Henbury village, an attractive civil parish home to an Anglican church, a Millennium Green, and two local pubs where you can delight in an afternoon pint and spot of pub grub. Discover the nearby village of Alderley Edge, named ‘Britain’s Champagne capital’, this desirable area boasts charming independent boutiques, unique eateries, and attractions such as Manden House, Festival Hall, National Trust's Alderley Edge, and a choice of elegant bars as well as visiting the lovely village of Prestbury with it's great range of bars and restaurants to enjoy. Spend a day in the vibrant town of Macclesfield, treating yourself to some retail therapy and afternoon lunch, there's even a cinema if you watch to catch a film on a rainy day. Embark on an exciting journey to the incredibly Peak District to explore endless amounts of scenic landscapes, rugged hills, serene lakes and unique wildlife on adventurous walking and cycling trails, as well as visiting attractions including the fun-filled Peak Wildlife Park, thrilling Go Ape Buxton, enchanting Lud's Church, and a an awe-inspiring rocky ridge at The Roaches. Other inspiring days out can be found further afield in the renowned Manchester city centre, Bakewell town centre, Wilmslow, and Mobberley village, whilst other local attractions include Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre and Observatory, Mow Cop Castle, Hulton Abbey, and the expansive Tatton Park to name just a few! Experience an unforgettable getaway for a weekend of celebration at Pale Farm. Read More

Property Info

Four bedrooms: 2 x king-size, 1 x double with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x twin. Bathroom with freestanding bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC. Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC. Kitchen. Dining room with electric effect open fire. 2 x Sitting rooms with open fire Snug. Study. Games room with multi-faceted rotating air hockey, pool and table football


Oil central heating, an open fire and an electric effect open fire. Electric oven and hob, AGA range cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dryer, 2 x TVs, WiFi. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Highchair, available on request. Enclosed garden with lawned area and access to lake. Patio with furniture, fire pit, hot tub and dining seating. Off road parking available. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 2 miles, pub 1.1 miles. Note: Take care, this property has lots of steps going up and down throughout the whole house and low beams. Note: Children must always be supervised around the lake. Note: Free fishing available at the onsite lake, guests to bring own equipment. Note: The property is situated away from the road, however some associated noise maybe heard. Note: the AGA is only to be used in Winter months. Read More

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