A stunning individual six/seven bedroom period stone built detached family residence, with the original building dating back over 200 years and has been skilfully extended over the recent years in keeping with the original stone work, set within beautiful grounds in excess of 12 acres.
A stunning individual six/seven bedroom period stone built detached family residence, with the original building dating back over 200 years and has been skilfully extended over the recent years in keeping with the original stone work, set within beautiful grounds of approximately in excess of 12 acres having woodland, landscaped gardens, enclosed paddocks and terrace taking full advantage of the position near to the village of Tansley and within Ashover Parish, having excellent school catchment. The accommodation has been finished to a high standard throughout, which must be viewed to be fully appreciated. The property is set well away from the lane having a long driveway leading to the property onto the sweeping block paved drive which sweeps round a central landscaped garden allowing vehicles to flow in and out smoothly with ample parking.
The accommodation in brief comprises large entrance hallway, cloakroom, utility room, bespoke fitted breakfast kitchen, lounge, sitting room, large dining room, excellent study, large conservatory and a fantastic indoor swimming pool with mosaic glass tiling, changing room/shower/steam room, separate WC and plant room, four bathrooms and six/seven bedrooms. The property features mahogany framed, box leaded windows throughout (apart from the conservatory which is predominantly unleaded), which are either triple-glazed, or double glazed with "K" glass. The property also benefits from having an integral heated double garage with remote controlled door, large outbuilding with stabling and store rooms, which offers further potential to convert into a holiday let, annex or office depending on the relevant planning consent.
Entrance Hallway 22' 6" x 13' 3" ( 6.86m x 4.04m )
Entrance to the property is via double ½ glazed mahogany doors leading into a large open hallway with a beautiful reclaimed Oak Parquet floor set in a classic Herringbone design in keeping with the property, exposed stone pillar, three traditional style wall lights, decorative coving to the ceiling and period beams with an oak spindle balustrade staircase leading to the first floor. The hallway also benefits from having triple aspect windows providing plenty of light and a rear facing door leading rear of the property. There is a telephone point, two central heating radiators and doorway leading to the downstairs cloakroom/WC.
Cloakroom & Wc
Having a useful cloak area with a front facing window, central heating radiator and cloak hooks. A door then leads further into the WC, which comprises of a low flush WC, pedestal hand washbasin, extractor and tiled floor with a central heating radiator.
Lounge 17' 9" x 12' 10" ( 5.41m x 3.91m )
A lovely family room having dual aspect windows with a lovely outlook onto the gardens and a fully glazed door leading out onto the terrace. The lounge is well presented throughout with coving to the ceiling and two central heating radiators. The main focal point of the room is the open grate stone fireplace with stone set hearth.
Sitting Room 22' x 12' 10" ( 6.71m x 3.91m )
The sitting room is an excellent size with the main focal point being a centralised open stone fireplace with a large "Clearview" wood burning stove ideal for those wintry evenings, dual aspect windows with deep-set sills and a lovely outlook onto the garden. There are two central heating radiators within the room and decorative coving to the ceiling, television (Sky +)) and telephone point.
An Inner Hallway with window leads through to the laundry room and breakfast kitchen respectively.
Laundry Room 13' 4" x 5' 5" ( 4.06m x 1.65m )
A useful and practical room having plumbing for an automatic washing machine, space for a drier, roll top work surface incorporating an inset stainless steel sink and a wall mounted central heating boiler. There is also a tiled floor and a rear facing triple glazed window.
Side Entrance Porch
Having a stable door, ½ glazed and with dual aspect windows providing plenty of light, central heating radiator, tiled floor and steps leading down into the kitchen.
Breakfast Kitchen 23' 2" x 13' 9" ( 7.06m x 4.19m )
The breakfast kitchen is fitted with bespoke units comprising of wall and base cupboards with solid wood doors alongside display cabinets with internal lighting, under cupboard lighting over the beautiful "Columbian Gold " granite work surface with a twin ceramic French Farmhouse sink inset with mixer tap and spray hose. Built in appliances comprise of an electric double oven by Smeg and six ring gas hob also by Smeg with an extractor canopy above with solid wood and decorative tiled inset. A nice feature of the room is the large "Stanley" range oven and a space with plumbing for a dishwasher. There is also a recess area, which provides ample space for two larder fridge freezers and dining table with a central heating radiator behind. There are two side facing windows, tiled floor and glazed doors leading into the conservatory.
Conservatory 20' 11" x 14' 1" ( 6.38m x 4.29m )
An excellent addition to the property over the years is the large double glazed mahogany conservatory with feature stain glass decorative detailing to the top, tiled floor, central heating radiator and air conditioning unit enabling the room to be used all year round. French doors lead out onto the rear stone flagged terrace ideal for those warm summer evenings and entertaining.
Back through to the main entrance hallway, a door leads into the dining room.
Dining Room 25' 1" x 12' 10" ( 7.65m x 3.91m )
A charming formal dining room perfect for large dinner parties, which is well presented with coving to the ceiling, four traditional style wall lights and two side facing windows with most pleasant views over the garden. There are two central heating radiators and a fully glazed door leads through to the pool room.
Pool Room 50' 3" x 24' 10" ( 15.32m x 7.57m )
The pool room has been built to a very high standard having one full wall with exposed stone work. It features five sets of French double glazed "K" glass leaded doors to two sides with vents within the floor for de-humidification and heating. There is a wall mounted temperature/humidity gauge. There are nine "design" wall lights around the main pool and feature spot lights in the seating area. The actual pool measures 33'11 x 16'10 with Italian mosaic glass tiling and a Hydro Deck pool cover to retain water temperature. This is remotely operated from the plant room. The pool also has a "Swim Jet" which is operated from the pool perfect for training and fitness. The pool surround is a non slip 'Safety Deck'. To one side, doors lead to the:
The plant room contains the main heating/de-humidifier system by "Heatstar, " floor mounted oil fired boiler, a wall mounted cupboard and tiled floor. There is also a triple glazed window.
Having a low flush WC, wall mounted hand washbasin, extractor fan and central heating radiator. The room is fully tiled all round and has a double glazed "K" glass window.
A well fitted out shower room combining the large walk in shower cubicle as a steam room with control settings and a mains shower. There is a wall mounted hairdryer, extractor fan, central heating radiator and heated ladder style towel rail in white.
A glazed door leads from the main pool room into the study/playroom.
Study 16' 7" x 12' 2" ( 5.05m x 3.71m )
The study, which could be utilised as a playroom if required, has a great sense of space having a high pitched ceiling with large exposed beam, dual aspect windows, central heating radiator and telephone point for broad band access. The room has been wired for a sound system to the pool area and dining room. There are four wall mounted "Design" wall lights and an extractor fan. A door leads into the Garage and further steps from the study lead up to the first floor landing above the pool room.
First Floor Landing
(Above pool room)
The rear first floor half-gallery landing which runs over the pool room, benefits from having two rear facing windows with views over the spinney, three wall mounted "design" lights and a central heating radiator. A door leads into the:
Master Bedroom Suite 24' 9" x 21' 3" ( 7.54m x 6.48m )
A stunning master bedroom suite immaculately presented throughout and having plenty of light provided by six windows with beautiful views, including a lovely arched double glazed mahogany window. The room has three central heating radiators, television and telephone points. A door leads into a large walk in wardrobe measuring 10'6 x 8' providing ample hanging and shelf storage space. This closet has a central heating radiator. A further door from the bedroom leads into the:
En Suite Bathroom 12' 6" x 11' ( 3.81m x 3.35m )
A luxurious fitted bathroom suite in white comprising of a large corner "Air" bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, Sottini vanity hand washbasin with mirror above and mahogany cupboards below and display cabinet to one side, Sottini bidet and low flush WC. There is a separate large shower cubicle with mains shower, which also doubles up as a steam room if required and a heated ladder style towel rail in white. The room is fully tiled all round with "Porcelanosa" tiles, central heating radiator, shaver point and extractor fan.
Bedroom Two 17' 2" x 15' 2" ( 5.23m x 4.62m )
An excellent size double bedroom pleasantly decorated throughout with window overlooking the central landscaped garden and drive. The bedroom has a central heating radiator and a good size walk in wardrobe measuring 9'1 x 4' also with central heating radiator. There are three wall mounted "Design" lights and a door leads into the en-suite.
En Suite Bathroom 12' 5" x 7' ( 3.78m x 2.13m )
Again having a luxury fitted bathroom suite in white with mahogany comprising of a low flush WC, bidet, panelled bath with mixer tap & shower attachment, pedestal hand washbasin and separate shower cubicle with mains shower. The room also benefits from having an extractor fan, shaver point, central heating radiator and electric heated towel rail. The room is fully tiled all round and carpeted floor. A further door leads out into the corridor 12'5 x 5'7 with a side facing window giving most pleasant views over the garden
7th Bedroom/dressing Room 12' x 12' 11" ( 3.66m x 3.94m )
This room has been utilised over the years as a guest bedroom or sitting area having plenty of space, a rear facing window, central heating radiator and two wall lights. This area is very versatile offering a host of different uses to the discerning purchaser.
Bedroom Three 17' 9" x 12' 4" ( 5.41m x 3.76m )
A Large bedroom having a lovely arched door with exposed stonework and steps lead down into the main room having dual aspect windows with beautiful views, two central heating radiators, telephone point and three traditional style wall mounted lights. The room has a great sense of space having high ceilings.
Main First Floor Landing 22' 6" x 7' 8" ( 6.86m x 2.34m )
A beautiful galleried landing area with exposed stonework pillar and beamed ceiling. There is a feature triangular triple glazed window with far reaching views, a central heating radiator and access hatch to the roof space with pull down ladder. There are also two windows overlooking the central landscaped garden of the main driveway. At one end there is a fitted bookcase to one wall.
Family Bathroom 7' 7" x 6' 1" ( 2.31m x 1.85m )
The family bathroom is approached from the main landing area and comprises of a fitted coloured suite with low flush WC, bidet, panelled bath with a mains shower overhead. The room is fully tiled including a tiled floor, heated electric towel rail and a central heating radiator. The room benefits from having a triple glazed mahogany window.
Bedroom Four 13' 9" x 12' 8" ( 4.19m x 3.86m )
Double bedroom four benefits from having built in wardrobes and dressing table with drawers to one side, vanity hand washbasin with cupboard below, shaver point and a telephone line. There is also a triple glazed window, exposed beams to the ceiling and three wall mounted wall lights and a central heating radiator.
Bedroom Five 13' 9" x 12' 11" ( 4.19m x 3.94m )
Bedroom five is also a good size double bedroom and has a window overlooking the garden, central heating radiator, built in wardrobes and drawers to one wall providing good storage space, exposed beams to the ceiling and two wall lights. There is also a large airing/storage cupboard ideal for suitcases and extra storage. This room also benefits from a fitted bookcase. A door leads through to an en-suite.
Inner landing area leading to:
En-Suite Bathroom 9' 2" x 8' ( 2.79m x 2.44m )
This fully-tiled en suite bathroom is shared between bedroom five and six comprising of a fitted coloured suite with a low flush WC, pedestal hand washbasin, bidet, panelled bath with electric shower overhead and a shaver point. The room greatly benefits from having electric under floor heating, heated electric towel rail, dual aspect windows and tiled floor.
Bedroom Six 11' up to robes x 7' 5" ( 3.35m up to robes x 2.26m )
Single bedroom six has built in fitted wardrobes, exposed beams to the ceiling, central heating radiator and a triple glazed leaded mahogany window overlooking the central landscaped garden.
Double Integral Garage 20' 8" x 17' 8" ( 6.30m x 5.38m )
From the main property the garage is accessed via the study as stated earlier and offers a large integral garage with central heating radiator, concrete floor, three phase power and remotely operated up and over fibre glass door.
From Allen Lane the property is approached via a long driveway which sets it well back from the lane in a secluded position surrounded by beautiful gardens and woodland. The main entrance to the property is via a block paved drive, which sweeps round a central landscaped garden with water feature, mature plants and flowerbeds. A large lawn to one side borders the driveway with a large stone outbuilding/barn set back on a rise with gated access to the enclosed paddocks, which are approximately 2.5 acres. The main gardens and grounds have an array of mature trees, rhododendrons, the natural fauna and flora of which is part of a protected wildlife site. There is a beautiful fruit orchard with mulberry, apple, damson, pear and cherry trees, perfect for jam making and baking. A further part of the garden is set out as a vegetable plot and a soft fruit garden. There is a lovely newly planted Laburnum tree walk with views over the garden and leading down from here is a large greenhouse plus a potting shed, both with power and water pump supplying the garden with a full irrigation system. Nearby is a "Summer House" measuring 9'7 x 7'8 with electricity supply. Situated around the garden there are power points and outside taps in addition to the irrigation system allowing maintenance to be carried out with ease.
On a raised position at the end of the main garden is a lovely period stone built castellated "Folly" currently inhabited by Barn Owls. Leading from the curtilage of the garden you come to the fully regenerated former quarry now a thriving woodland making a walk on your own grounds a true delight. Adjacent to the quarry there is an enclosed "Spinney" with mature trees. The property as a whole sits on interesting and unique topography.
The outbuilding offers fantastic potential for different uses given the relevant planning consent. At present the property which has been substantially constructed is separated into three sections, requiring very little work to convert fully depending on the use chosen by the new owner.
Room One 21' 2" x 19' 2" ( 6.45m x 5.84m )
A good size room having a front facing glazed window, power, lighting and remotely operated up & over door. There is also a separate WC and wash room with a low flush WC and wash basin in white.
Room Two 21' 2" x 18' 11" ( 6.45m x 5.77m )
The second room is similar to the first with remotely operated up & over door, front facing window, power and lighting.
Two Stables 10' 7" x 12' Each ( 3.23m x 3.66m Each )
Separated by a half block wall with grill above. These have been used in the past as stabling having lighting and stable doors at each end which allows both external and internal access.
Full planning permission has been granted for the erection of an 11Kwh Wind Turbine in the upper meadow behind the property. This would supply the majority of the property's energy needs, and generate an approximate tax free benefit in excess of £250, 000 over a 19 year period (FiT)
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