Built for the Lord Mayor of Chester, between 1895 and 1906, Deansgreen Hall is one of Lymm’s finest country mansions. Featuring alongside Wildersmoor Hall Farm (Deansgreen), Lymm Hall (Rectory Lane), Rivington Cottage (Rectory Lane), Burford Lane Farmhouse (Broomedge), Oughtrington Hall (Oughrington Lane) and Statham Lodge (Pool Lane, Statham), Deansgreen Hall’s opulence particularly stands out.
Deansgreen Hall: Property Details
Against the backdrop of plush Cheshire countryside, Deansgreen Hall lies in a rural spot within Deansgreen, Lymm. The magnificent property’s extravagant exterior boasts:
- 11 acres of lawns, gardens, grounds
- A 22-car garage block
- A helicopter hangar
- A 3-bedroom lodge
- A Pavilion
- A stable block
- 6 further garages
Deansgreen Hall’s exterior also features two landscaped lakes, to the rear, and a central stone fountain at the front. Similarly, the property’s interior boasts an opulence unrivalled by the other country mansions located in Cheshire. Comprising a total of 20,000 square feet, over four floors, Deansgreen Hall combines classy luxuriousness with bespoke modern touches. From the drawing room’s Inglewood fireplace, to the Smallbone luxury fitted kitchen, Deansgreen Hall sumptuously combines class with modern living. The architecturally unsurpassed Cheshire property offers ambassadorial opulence and more with the Deansgreen Court complex of flats and offices.
Deansgreen Hall’s Recent Past
With proceeds from an elaborate tax scam, amateur golfer Duncan Evans purchased Deansgreen Hall during his criminal enterprise. In 1980, Evans had won the BBC Wales Sports Personality of the Year Award. However, conspiring with scammer ‘Riviera’ Ray Woolley, Duncan Evans setup an elaborate tax scam costing HM Revenue and Customs millions. The devious duo devised the complicated scam, known as ‘Missing Trader Inter Community Fraud,’ which cost HMRC £38 million. Duncan Evans had purchased Deansgreen Hall in the 1990s for approximately £1.5 million. At a trial in Birmingham Crown Court in 2003, former amateur golfer Evans was jailed for 3 years.