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Top Lodge Wood - SOLD, Cheshire West - 3 acres, £45,000

Top Lodge Wood - SOLD
Top Lodge Wood - SOLD
Cheshire West

A small and manageable woodland with good access, and a mixture of conifer and broadleaf trees. Mostly very gently sloping, with a steep bank occupying a small proportion of the wood at the back.

Top Lodge Wood is a rarity to be offered for sale in Cheshire: a small and manageable woodland with good access, and a mixture of conifer and broadleaf trees. The majority of the wood is very gently sloping, with a steep bank occupying a small proportion of the wood at the back. Access is directly off a minor country road through a new a wooden gate, and there is enough room to park off the road in front of the gate. From the gate there is a recently brush cut footpath that leads to a lovely handmade bench, situated just in front of the steep bank. This spot gives you a wide view of the woodland, and enables you to take in the grand scale of the large swooping trees, either as you prepare yourself to climb to the top, or for a rest on the way back down!

This woodland is quite open, with a number of natural clearings, which could be useful for camping, and as a base for woodland activities. It also offers a great opportunity to design the future of the wood by planting trees to provide a young understorey beneath the larch, and to provide more privacy.

Larch is the most common specie at this site, but there is a scattering of pine trees and a variety of broadleaf trees, particularly around the boundaries.

It is possible to drive into the wood, although it's only suitable to do so in a four-wheel drive vehicle at the moment. However, it would be relatively easy to level off the entrance and make it suitable for an ordinary car.

The small village of Kelsall is located about a mile away. There you'll find a couple of very attractive pubs, including the Royal Oak and The Morris Dancer, a Co-op and a medical centre. The nearby village of Ashton Hayes is a community of about 1000 people that is aiming to become England's first carbon neutral community. Eddisbury Iron Age hill fort is just a couple of miles walk away.

The purchasers of the woodland will be asked to enter into a covenant to ensure the quiet and peaceful enjoyment of adjoining woodlands and meadows.

Details

  • Price: £45,000 Freehold
  • Location: Kelsall, Tarporley, Cheshire West
  • Size: 3 acres for sale
  • OS Landranger: OS No 117
  • Grid ref: SJ 525 694
  • Nearest post code: CW6 0TG

Boundaries:

The eastern and southern boundaries are both fenced. The western boundary fronts onto the road and the northern side is marked with wooden stakes. The boundaries are marked with blue paint.

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Description

Top Lodge Wood is a rarity to be offered for sale in Cheshire: a small and manageable woodland with good access, and a mixture of conifer and broadleaf trees. The majority of the wood is very gently sloping, with a steep bank occupying a small proportion of the wood at the back. Access is directly off a minor country road through a new a wooden gate, and there is enough room to park off the road in front of the gate. From the gate there is a recently brush cut footpath that leads to a lovely handmade bench, situated just in front of the steep bank. This spot gives you a wide view of the woodland, and enables you to take in the grand scale of the large swooping trees, either as you prepare yourself to climb to the top, or for a rest on the way back down!

This woodland is quite open, with a number of natural clearings, which could be useful for camping, and as a base for woodland activities. It also offers a great opportunity to design the future of the wood by planting trees to provide a young understorey beneath the larch, and to provide more privacy.

Larch is the most common specie at this site, but there is a scattering of pine trees and a variety of broadleaf trees, particularly around the boundaries.

It is possible to drive into the wood, although it's only suitable to do so in a four-wheel drive vehicle at the moment. However, it would be relatively easy to level off the entrance and make it suitable for an ordinary car.

The small village of Kelsall is located about a mile away. There you'll find a couple of very attractive pubs, including the Royal Oak and The Morris Dancer, a Co-op and a medical centre. The nearby village of Ashton Hayes is a community of about 1000 people that is aiming to become England's first carbon neutral community. Eddisbury Iron Age hill fort is just a couple of miles walk away.

The purchasers of the woodland will be asked to enter into a covenant to ensure the quiet and peaceful enjoyment of adjoining woodlands and meadows.

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Location

OS Landranger: OS No 117
Grid ref: SJ 525 694
Nearest post code: CW6 0TG

Maps

Directions

From the M56 J12:

Follow signs for Frodsham (A557) then turn right onto the A56 towards Frodsham)

After one mile, just after a pedestrian footbridge, turn left into Fluin Lane, signposted Kingsley/Norley/Delamere.

After half a mile, turn left at the T-junction

After a third of a mile turn right into Manley Road (signposted Manley)

In just under three miles, turn left at the T-junction, signposted Tarvin

After a little over two miles, you will see a “Woodlands for Sale" sign on your left. Carry on along the road for a further half a mile, where you will find the entrance to Top Lodge Wood on the left hand side, with a wooden gate, post and rail fencing, and a "Woodlands for Sale" sign. You will be able to park in the gateway if you are in a four wheel drive, or on the road.

From the south, or from the A54:

Head into the village of Kelsall, and turn into Hollands Lane, next to the Co-op. Follow the road for one mile, and Top Lodge Wood will be on the right hand side.

Satnav:

If using satnav, postcode CW6 0TG will take you to Longley Lane, about a third of a mile north of the entrance to the wood.

Boundaries:

The eastern and southern boundaries are both fenced. The western boundary fronts onto the road and the northern side is marked with wooden stakes. The boundaries are marked with blue paint.

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