Biddulph: 01782 522117 | Congleton: 01260 273241
Leek: 01538 372006 | Macclesfield: 01625 430044 | Auction Room: 01260 279858

Property Search

Back Lane Somerford, Congleton £450,000

  • Character cottage
  • Three/Four Bedrooms
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Family Kitchen
  • Adjoining Dining Room
  • A Range of Outbuildings
  • 1.06 Acre Paddock
  • No Vendor Chain

A rare & wonderful opportunity has arisen to purchase a on the fringe of Congleton, surrounded by countryside yet accessible to the town centre, schools & many amenities. This attractive home is set within generous grounds together measuring 1.06 acres. This attractive cottage dates back to the 1800’s being later extended to create 3/4bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 3 reception rooms plus family kitchen with adjoining dining room. The cottage has much potential to reconfigure the existing layout & has many welcomed cottage features as well as cosy multi fuel stoves providing heating to the property in cohesion to a newly installed Range cooker. Internally the cottage has been refreshed with new flooring & neutral decor giving purchasers the opportunity to move straight in being offered for sale with no upward chain. The property is accessed by a private driveway which despite being semi detached, there is no infringement of privacy. Immediately outside the cottage there is a double, two storey brick built garage & separate coal/utility store. The formal Gardens are a delight with generous lawns that surround the property to two sides with well stocked borders & mature shrubs & trees including apples. There is an additional garden which would create a superb kitchen garden. This property is ideal for this wanting their own rural property with a manageable amount of land yet with the convenience of being a stones throw from Congleton & West Heath shopping village as well as motorway access via Sandbach junction 17. A rare opportunity indeed having been owned by the same family for many years. An early viewing of this wonderful home is recommended to avoid disappointment.

Back Lane Somerford
Congleton CW12 4RB
County: Cheshire
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: WB003629

Entrance Hall

Having timber front entrance door.

Lounge/Family Roon

9' 5'' x 10' 3'' (2.88m x 3.13m)

Feature fireplace with brick built fireplace housing a cast iron multi fuel stove set upon a slate hearth with timber mantle over. Upvc to front and side aspect, wall lights.


5' 11'' x 8' 2'' (1.80m x 2.50m)

Upvc obscured window to rear aspect ,radiator.

Inner Hallway

Understairs store cupboard, wall mounted cupboard concealing consumer unit, wall light points, radiator, Upvc window to side aspect. Stairs to first floor landing.


22' 3'' x 12' 2'' (6.78m x 3.70m)

Having Upvc window to rear and side aspect ,stone built fireplace with inset housing multi fuel stove set upon a slate hearth. Incorporating built-in display shelving, wall light points, exposed beams to ceiling.

Inner Hallway

Upvc window to side aspect.

Downstairs Bathroom

10' 2'' x 5' 0'' (3.10m x 1.52m)

With three piece suite comprising:-panelled bath, pedestal wash basin & W.c. Fully tiled walls, airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder. Upvc obscured windows to front and side aspect, access to loft space.

Open Plan Dining Kitchen

19' 9'' x 10' 8'' (6.02m x 3.26m)

Kitchen having solid wood base units with fitted work surface over incorporating a single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap over. Recently installed Rayburn (2019) dual purpose stove also providing central heating to the property. Electric cooker point, Upvc side aspect overlooking garden, tiled effect cushion flooring, plumbing for washing machine, fitted larder unit. Upvc window to side aspect. Adjoining Dining Area having Upvc window front and side aspect, tiled effect cushion flooring. Fitted base and wall units with work surface over.

Rear Boot Room

Tiled floor, timber stable door. Window to side.

First Floor Landing

Triple storage cupboard, wall light points. Access to loft space. Upvc window to front aspect, radiator.

Bedroom One

12' 2'' x 14' 2'' (3.71m x 4.32m)

Having exposed beams to ceiling. Fitted double wardrobe, wall light points, loft access, Upvc window to side aspect , radiator.

Adjoing Dressing Room/Bedroom Four

11' 3'' x 7' 10'' (3.42m x 2.40m)

Upvc window to side aspect, stair head incorporating shelving. Radiator, wall light points.

Bedroom Three

6' 10'' x 7' 10'' (2.08m x 2.38m)

Upvc window to side aspect, stair head incorporating shelving. Radiator, wall light points.

shower Room

8' 0'' x 6' 3'' (2.43m x 1.90m)

Having a walk-in double shower cubicle with Mira electric shower, pedestal wash hand basin with electric hot water heater, W.c, part tiled walls, radiator, Velux window to rear aspect.

Inner Hall

Bedroom Two

10' 2'' x 10' 2'' (3.09m x 3.10m)

Upvc side and front aspect windows, radiator ,built in wardrobe.


Detached Double Garage

16' 11'' x 15' 3'' (5.15m x 4.66m)

A two storey Garage having double bifold doors, electric light and power, window to side, stairs to loft room.

Coal Store

Wooden door leading to storage bunker. Window to side.


The property is accessible from the roadside via a private driveway providing access to the paddock & outbuildings. The driveway also allows ample off road parking for several vehicles. Formal Gardens there ia a private & well maintained garden, laid to lawn with adjoining paved patio area. Established feature borders & mature trees including apple. There is also an additional garden to the side of the driveway providing an excellent opportunity for a kitchen garden or keeping chickens.

Outside Brick Store (former Piggery)

Hay Barn

44' 9'' x 14' 6'' (13.65m x 4.42m)

Open Barn Attached to Four Stables

Stable One

11' 3'' x 9' 10'' (3.44m x 2.99m)

Stable Two

11' 3'' x 9' 10'' (3.44m x 2.99m)

Stable Three

30' 11'' x 19' 1'' (9.43m x 5.81m)

Incorporating three units with concrete flooring.

Stable Four

Horse Stable


Enclosed paddock (MEASUREMENT REQURIED) having vehicular access from th4e main residence through the yard.

Back Lane Somerford
Congleton CW12 4RB
County: Cheshire
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: WB003629
Name Location Type Distance
Property Portals