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27.99 acres, Newcastle Road, Madeley, Crewe, CW3, Cheshire
For Sale - £1,500,000

  • Set within 27 acres including a seven acre lake stocked with coarse fish.
  • Communication links include close proximity to both Stoke and Crewe railway stations. The property has access to both junctions 15 and 16 of the M6.
  • There is a two bedroom cottage which could be integrated into the main house but also has a separate access and parking.
  • Traditional outbuildings including stabling, garaging, garden stores and workshop, with potential for conversion (subject to the necessary planning permissions).
  • Extensive views over parkland and the lake beyond.

An elegant Georgian house set in about 27 acres including a 7 acre lake, a cottage and traditional outbuildings, with fabulous potential for events or leisure use.


Madeley is a village just inside north Staffordshire, between Crewe and Newcastle-under-Lyme. It is on the border between Staffordshire and Cheshire, and is also very close to the Shropshire border.

The village of Madeley has three village shops, also a butchers, a dentist and a chemist. There is a pub in the centre of the village and two more at Madeley Heath.

The house is approximately 10 miles from Crewe Station, and 7 miles from Stoke Station. These have a direct rail service to London Euston, Manchester and Birmingham plus other rail routes. The M6 is accessible via the A525, along with Newcastle-Under-Lyme, which is about 5 miles away, and Trentham Gardens is approximately 7 miles away.

There are a number of highly regarded schools within the state and private sector including Madeley High School, rated Good, The Meadows Primary School and Sir John Offley Primary School, all within the village.

Local private schools include Newcastle-Under-Lyme School and Edenhurst Preparatory School. There is a sixth form college in Newcastle-Under-Lyme.


Park House is a fine example of a period Georgian property, dating back to about 1730, the house has been in the same family for about 75 years and offers the most wonderful outlook towards the surrounding parkland and seven acre lake.

Park House offers a fabulous opportunity for a private home, but also for a plethora of other uses. Being centrally located and very accessible with so much space, uses could include a boutique hotel, weddings, and events with so much outside space.

Approached via a driveway with estate railings, the driveway opens onto a gravel sweep with a turning circle and wonderful views.

Park House is an elegant and classically proportioned house with a selection of formal and informal reception space, including the drawing room which has French doors leading out into the private walled garden and terrace, there is an open fire with a stone surround and oak floorboards. The morning room has a Baxi fire, an alcove with lighting and built in shelving with an arched feature cupboard and alcove.

The ground floor accommodation flows particularly well with the dining room offering a lovely space off the kitchen, with a door leading out into the walled garden, admiring the Japanese and Chinese Wisteria when in bloom, along with Forsythia. With both the drawing room and dining room having access to the walled garden, this offers a fabulous space for entertaining all year round.

The kitchen has a selection of wall and base units, with a two-oven AGA connected to mains gas, a separate electric oven with a gas hob, a central island, built in dresser and a door leading into the garden room which provides access into the cottage garden. There is a separate walk-in pantry off the kitchen and access into the dining room and inner hallway.

The nursery/snug was the original kitchen and has fitted units and a wood burning stove and overlooks the courtyard. A cloakroom with a WC, and a cellar, completes the ground floor accommodation.

From the main hallway, the original staircase rises to the first floor and landing area, off which is a double bedroom with views over the parkland and lake, there is a built-in wardrobe and an en-suite bathroom.

There is a further double bedroom with study/dressing room off, both having fitted wardrobes, a single bedroom with built-in wardrobes and a separate WC. There is a separate family bathroom with a linen cupboard and airing cupboard. The principal bedroom has built in wardrobes and views over the walled garden and paddock.

Steps lead down to a further double bedroom with a dressing room off, both with fitted wardrobes and shelves. The dressing room could also serve as another bedroom. Next to these is a separate shower room. A set of stairs lead back down to the kitchen.

The Cottage.

Attached to the main house, the cottage may be accessed by the privately owned back drive and has its own front and back door with parking. There is a courtyard which has the original coach house and a stable. There is a kitchen with a back porch and WC, a sitting room with an open fire, two double bedrooms and a bathroom. The cottage has plenty of character and could be incorporated back into the main house.

The Outbuildings.

There is a range of traditional outbuildings surrounding a yard, that include a gardeners WC, coal store and a laundry room. There is also a greenhouse situated near the cottage with an adjacent paddock. There is a rear driveway which Park House owns and the neighbouring houses have right of way. From here is a larger gated parking area and stabling for two horses within a brick outbuilding. There is a double garage next to this with a door providing access to a path through the cottage garden. The cottage garden has an outbuilding for storage of garden tools and fencing materials.   

Gardens & Grounds.

Park House sits within about 27.99 acres of gardens, parkland and paddocks including the 7 acre lake.

The gardens are situated towards the front and side of the house which include a lawn area, with a tennis court. The court has not been used for many years and is currently being used as an apiary.

Both the walled garden and the cottage garden offer privacy. The walled garden is planted with herbaceous borders and also include Wisteria and Forsythia. The cottage garden has been used to grow vegetables and fruit bushes.

The paddocks are fenced with post and rail and the lake has a Grade II listed boathouse. The lake is stocked with coarse fish and could also be suitable for wild swimming. It is currently let out to a local fishing club, which they access off the public footpath.

The main driveway has mixed shrub borders to the left as well as a small lawn.

Square Footage: 4269 sq ft
Acreage: 27.99 Acres


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