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Wayne and Coleen Rooney look set to finish move into £20million Cheshire mansion

Wayne and Coleen Rooney look set to make the finishing touches on the move into their £20million Cheshire mansion as moving vans were spotted outside the property on Monday.

Several vans were seen parked outside the lavish mansion which the couple have been building since 2017. 

Lights were seen on inside the property, which the footballer and his partner were meant to move into last year before the process was delayed amid the pandemic. 

Move: Wayne and Coleen Rooney look set to make the finishing touches on the move into their £20million Cheshire mansion as moving vans were spotted outside the property on Monday

The married couple will share their luxury pad with their sons, Kai, 12, Klay, eight, Kit, five, and Cass, three. 

MailOnline has contacted representatives for Wayne and Coleen Rooney for comment. 

During the summer, it was reported that Wayne and Coleen would soon be moving into the property after waving off the diggers which had become a familiar site around the home.

The dozens of builders, developers and designers upped and left with sources stressing only ‘a few minor tweaks’ need to be carried out before the Rooney’s move into the dream home.

Abode: Several vans were seen parked outside the lavish mansion which the couple have been building since 2017

Abode: Several vans were seen parked outside the lavish mansion which the couple have been building since 2017

‘Even the road leading to the house has been swept and dusted off. The water and power are on and it is ready’ said a source.

Their home – dubbed the ‘Morrisons Mansion’ – due to its similarity to the supermarket chain, is on the flightpath to Manchester Airport with planes flying directly over it, as revealed by MailOnline.

One local resident at Knutsford, Cheshire, said: ‘It has been fairly quite in the skies above their home because of the pandemic and lesser planes flying about.

‘But I think they are going to be at their wits end when the holiday season arrives and if things are back to normal. The planes are in swarms each hour usually.

Home: Lights were seen on inside the property, which the footballer and his partner were meant to move into last year before the building was delayed

Home: Lights were seen on inside the property, which the footballer and his partner were meant to move into last year before the building was delayed

Property: During the summer, it was reported that Wayne and Coleen would soon be moving into the property after waving off the diggers which had become a familiar site around the home

Property: During the summer, it was reported that Wayne and Coleen would soon be moving into the property after waving off the diggers which had become a familiar site around the home

‘They have put security cameras up around their border, but there are areas when you can get very close from public land. There is little they will be able to do about it.

‘But I wish them well as do most of us around here. They are a young family just like any other moving into a new home.’

Work ground to a halt for several weeks during lockdown as building materials deliveries stopped during the pandemic.

They had originally pencilled in January of 2020 as their moving in date.

Finishing touches: The dozens of builders, developers and designers upped and left with sources stressing only 'a few minor tweaks' need to be carried out before the Rooney's move into the dream home

Finishing touches: The dozens of builders, developers and designers upped and left with sources stressing only ‘a few minor tweaks’ need to be carried out before the Rooney’s move into the dream home

But with the pandemic and other issues that was delayed until May. Since the pandemic hit a more realistic date was pencilled in for January 2021 – at the earliest before being changed to a later date. 

Coleen had requested several changes to the original plans with designers about the interior and fittings and she and her husband made regular visits for updates and remained patient, said a source.

Then efforts to start landscaping the grounds around the sprawling three-storey house also hit problems from birds, so they installed an airport-style automatic ‘bird-scarer’ to prevent grass seeds from being eaten.

The blasts from the gas-powered scarer every 20 minutes annoyed the well-heeled neighbours in the Cheshire countryside, already fed up with the drawn-out construction work.

Noise: Their home ¿ dubbed the 'Morrisons Mansion' ¿ due to its similarity to the supermarket chain, is on the flightpath to Manchester Airport with planes flying directly over it

Noise: Their home – dubbed the ‘Morrisons Mansion’ – due to its similarity to the supermarket chain, is on the flightpath to Manchester Airport with planes flying directly over it

Another bugbear for local residents was the state-of-the art security precautions around the property.

Several objected to the erection of a 9ft tall security fence ringing the estate, branding it an eyesore which would ‘urbanise’ the rural area. The planners sided with the Rooneys.

But the couple will not have much longer to wait to enjoy the six-bedroom house which is set in its own secluded spot behind a lake and in 40 acres of countryside

Wayne has installed a snooker room, a home cinema, indoor swimming pool, an underground spa, wine cellar, a stable area with space for 14 horses, and, a football pitch for his sons. 

The couple were previously accused of turning a picturesque village into a ‘footballers’ housing estate’ as a parish council takes a swipe at their mansion.

One local said: 'I think they are going to be at their wits end when the holiday season arrives and if things are back to normal. The planes are in swarms each hour usually'

One local said: ‘I think they are going to be at their wits end when the holiday season arrives and if things are back to normal. The planes are in swarms each hour usually’ 

Ollerton with Marthall Parish Council posted a five-minute video onto YouTube centering around a neighbour’s bid to build a barn at Ryecroft Farm, next to the Rooney family home in Knutsford, Cheshire.

The council said it was concerned that, once built, the barn would be used as a home rather than for sheep farming as the applicant claimed.

In a video criticising those plans, the council dragged in the Rooneys and their redevelopment of the neighbouring Mount Pleasant Farm.

Without naming the famous couple, the council urged planning authorities to oppose the neighbouring application to ‘prevent the conversion of this part of Cheshire into a footballers’ housing estate’.

Plans: The six-bedroom mega mansion - where building began in 2017 - has been plagued by delays, particularly at the start of the coronavirus pandemic lockdown when building ground to a halt entirely when deliveries of building materials stopped

Plans: The six-bedroom mega mansion – where building began in 2017 – has been plagued by delays, particularly at the start of the coronavirus pandemic lockdown when building ground to a halt entirely when deliveries of building materials stopped 

The surrounding villages in Cheshire are popular with players from Manchester City and Manchester United, including Raheem Sterling, John Stones and Kyle Walker, Harry Maguire, Marcus Rashford, and Luke Shaw, as well as Liverpool and Everton players Jordan Pickford and Jordan Henderson.

The area, known as Cheshire’s Golden Triangle, was also formally home to David and Victoria Beckham, Rio Ferdinand and Christiano Ronaldo.

Knutsford has a supercar garage which supplies the wealthy residents with top of the range cars, including Porsche, Lamborghini, Aston Martin, and Rolls Royce.  

A source told The Sun that the line was ‘clearly aimed at the Rooneys’ and their £20million mega-mansion which was completed last year.

Family: The married couple will share their luxury pad with their sons, Kai, 12, Klay, eight, Kit, five, and Cass, three

Family: The married couple will share their luxury pad with their sons, Kai, 12, Klay, eight, Kit, five, and Cass, three 

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