Macclesfield Property of the Week: Bask in the history of this four bedroom 15th century Langley home

Live in luxury inside Langley's first-ever home, which is believed to be 534-years-old. Wow


By Alex Greensmith

28th Jun 2024 | Property of the Week


This home is brimming with history! (Image - Holden & Prescott)
This home is brimming with history! (Image - Holden & Prescott)

Live in Langley's first-ever home, and own a piece of history in a gorgeous Macclesfield village.

Every week, Macclesfield Nub News highlights a property for sale by Macclesfield Nub News sponsor Holden & Prescott.

And this week, we have the oldest property yet, and perhaps the most elegant.

Click the red links on this article to find out more. (Image - Holden and Prescott)

This historic home, of Coalpit Lane, Langley, dates back to the 15th century.

Here, you are buying not just a property, but a slice of English history. 

The current property is a four bedroom home, six centuries later, is believed to be the site of the first recorded settlement in Langley, and is reputedly the oldest enclosed farm in this part of Cheshire.

Period features adorn the property. (Image - Holden & Prescott)

Beyond the heritage, benefits of the property include three bathrooms, three reception rooms, and a close proximity to Tegg's Nose Country Park.

It is this week's Macclesfield Nub News Property of the Week.

So let's take a closer look...

Have you ever lived in a listed building? (Image - Holden & Prescott Macclesfield)

Characterful, historic features include a cellar, larder and outbuildings. There's even land outdoors for sale separately.

Holden and Prescott had this to say about the home: "Pyegreave Farm is a historic Grade II listed property dating back to around 1490 and is the site of the first recorded settlement in Langley and reputedly the oldest enclosed farm in this part of Cheshire.

"Tucked away on the slopes of Tegg's Nose on the edge of the Peak District, it's only minutes away from the sought-after villages of Langley and Sutton and Macclesfield, where you'll find all the amenities of a thriving market town.

The spacious conservatory. (Image - Holden & Prescott Macclesfield)

"As mentioned, the original farmhouse is Grade II-listed and has an abundance of original features, such as exquisite oak beams, vaulted ceilings, and exposed timber work, which present a captivating and characterful aesthetic.

"As you step inside, you'll be greeted by the charming and unique interior, which reflects the integrity and rich history of this wonderful property.

"While the farmhouse is in need of a degree of updating, this presents an exciting opportunity for you to put your own stamp on this historical abode and create a space that truly reflects your style and preferences.

There is also the opportunity to buy land near the home. (Image - Holden & Prescott)

"Imagine the possibilities of blending modern comforts with the timeless allure of this ancient dwelling.

"If you are someone who appreciates history, character, and the beauty of the countryside, this 15th-century farmhouse on Coalpit Lane is the perfect canvas for you to paint your dream home.

"A particular highlight of this property is the stunning views it offers over the rolling countryside, providing a tranquil and idyllic backdrop for everyday living.

Want to set up a viewing? Call 01625 422244. (Image - Holden & Prescott Macclesfield)

"The property is set within delightful gardens which wrap around the immediate vicinity.

"At the front is a good sized flagged patio area enclosed by stone walling and this provides access to the outbuildings as well as to the extended gardens beyond which feature a range of well-stocked flower beds and borders as well as a substantial vegetable plot which successfully bestows an abundance of produce for the current owners.

"A pathway provides access to a further raised lawned area with mature beds and borders and spectacular views over the surrounding countryside.

One of the bedrooms, showcasing the period features of this countryside home. (Image - Holden & Prescott)

"Please Note: An option to purchase additional land is available and this includes approximately three acres of land located to the rear of the property.

"The additional land has a sale price of £30,000 [separate to house price]. For further information, please contact the Holden & Prescott office.

"Don't miss out on the opportunity to own a piece of history in this enchanting location."

You will have your own supply of spring water, three outbuildings, and be able to lay claim that you live in a 534-year-old home.

Nearby pubs include The Leathers Smithy, Ye Olde Kings Head Gurnett, The Church House Inn and The Ryles Arms.

Community assets Langley Cricket Club and Langley Village Hall are also within walking distance.

So what do you think, Macclesfield? Contact the independent estate agents for the price of this week's Macclesfield Nub News Property of the Week.

What would you grow here? (Image - Holden & Prescott Macclesfield)

Interested in this property? Head to this link to view more images, and arrange a viewing.

You can also call 01625 422244 to speak with the estate agents on the phone.

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Holden & Prescott sponsor Macclesfield Nub News. (Image - Holden & Prescott Macclesfield)

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