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5 bed barn conversion for sale


Woodhouses, Melbourne, Derbyshire DE73

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Property features

  • Charming Character 4/5 Bedroomed Residence
  • Stunning Location
  • 2 Magnificent Reception Rooms inc. Study/Family Room
  • Ground Floor Guest Bedroom
  • Master Suite | Dressing Room/Bedroom Five
  • Two Elegant En-suites | Four-Piece Family Bathroom
  • Courtyard Off-Road Parking | Double Garaging
  • No Upward Chain
  • EER:- C

Property description

**A fantastic opportunity** to acquire a 4/5 bedroomed barn conversion with a stunning location on the edge of Melbourne. Offering substantial living accommodation spread over two floors with the ground floor benefiting from zone controlled underfloor heating. Enjoying a semi-rural location with countryside views; this superb family home has been tastefully and sympathetically renovated and boasts a wealth of original charm and character. The accommodation incorporates: Two good-sized reception rooms with exposed timber trusses, multi-fuelled fireplace and feature floor to ceiling windows. A living kitchen, utility room, cloakroom/w.C., four/five bedrooms including master suite with dressing room and separate ground floor guest bedroom, two further stylish bathrooms, generous garage and ample off-road parking. The landscaped gardens and grounds extend to approximately a third of an acre or thereabouts. With no upward chain. Viewing is enthusiastically recommended and one not to be missed! Call today to book your viewing.

The Location

Melbourne (the name means 'mill on the brook' or 'a mill stream') is a small attractive Georgian market town in a delightful part of South Derbyshire set in rolling countryside and is situated midway between the major city of Derby in the north and the bustling town of Ashby-de-la-Zouch in the south. The town contains a wide range of shops, pubs and restaurants and there are several good schools in the area. The property has good access to the A50, the M1 and M42 motorways, making it within easy reach of many Midland towns and cities.

Entrance Hallway

Featuring a limestone tiled floor with zone controlled underfloor heating, inset LED lighting, alarm keypad with a handmade bespoke oak staircase leading to the first floor accommodation with a useful under-stairs cloakroom/storage. Two oak latched doors leading to the guest ground floor bedroom, four-piece bathroom and the study/family room.

Vaulted Beamed Sitting Room (6.25 x 5.06 (20'6" x 16'7"))

The focal point of this sitting room is the grand multi-fuelled burner sat on a raised stone hearth with matching stone upright pillars and coping stone. Beamed vaulted ceiling with an exposed timber truss, underfloor heating, handcrafted oak cabinet concealing the underfloor heating components, decorative up-lighting, TV points and built-in surround sound points. Dual-aspect with double glazed French doors and a window to the rear and to the front elevation is a multi-paned double glazed door with a further double glazed window. Oak skirting and a solid oak door leading to:

Separate Dining Room (4.99 x 4.51 (16'4" x 14'9"))

A good-sized traditional dining room with feature floor to ceiling French doors overlooking the courtyard with matching double glazed windows to each side. Solid oak flooring with underfloor heating, matching oak skirting boards and door architraves, LED inset lighting, decorative wall mounted lighting with inset ceiling speakers which are zone controlled. An exposed feature stone wall with a oak staircase rising to the first floor master suite. An oak paneled door accessing the:

Dining Kitchen (4.59 x 4.52 (15'0" x 14'9"))

A generous dining kitchen fitted with a range of bespoke oak wall mounted cabinets including two glazed display cabinets with matching base and drawer units, contrasting granite square edged worktops with a grooved drainer and matching granite upstands. Inset stainless steel one and half bowl sink with mixer tap over. A freestanding Belling seven-ring gas cooker with griddle plate, double oven, separate grill and plate warmer with an extractor over and a decorative oak mantel. An American-style upright fridge freezer with ice maker and water dispenser fitted within a oak surround with upright cabinets either side and a wine rack above. A built-in Hotpoint dishwasher and space for a microwave. Ample space for a dining table. To the front elevation a wide multi-paned door along with timber double glazed windows to the front and rear. Limestone tiled flooring with underfloor heating, TV/telephone points and inset ceiling speakers which are zone controlled. Solid oak paneled door leading to the:

Utility Room (4.08 x 1.68 (13'4" x 5'6"))

Fitted with a range of bespoke oak cabinets with matching base and draw units, contrasting square edged granite worktop with a grooved drainer, an inset stainless steel sink with mixer tap. Inset LED lighting, loft access hatch, thermostat and a cupboard concealing the electric consumer units and water filter. Concealed within a tall cupboard is suitable space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. Oak architraves with matching oak skirting boards, one radiator, limestone tiled flooring, timber door accessing the traditional blue block paved driveway and a timber multi paned window to the side elevation. Oak latched door leading to the:

Cloakroom / W.C.

Two piece suite comprising: A low-flush toilet, wall mounted hand wash basin, with Twyford Hanley traditional style taps, inset Halogen lighting and extractor. Limestone tiled flooring, oak skirting boards, tiled splashbacks and a double glazed opaque window to the front elevation.

Returning to the entrance hallway; a door leading to the:-

Study / Family Room (4.65 x 2.79 (15'3" x 9'1"))

A generous sized home office/family room with inset LED lighting, zone controlled underfloor heating, telephone point and two multi-paned double glazed windows to the side elevation and rear elevation with a timber glazed door leading to the landscaped rear garden.

Family Four-Piece Bathroom (3.22 x 1.98 (10'6" x 6'5"))

A limestone tiled entrance lobby leads to a elegant bathroom suite comprising: A paneled bath with a central mixer tap, an enclosed shower cubicle with mains fed shower and glazed bi-folding doors, a dual-flush toilet and a wall mounted nk Porcelanosa hand wash basin. Tiled floor and walls, inset LED lighting, extractor fan, heated towel radiator and an inset wall mirror. Double glazed opaque window to the rear elevation.

Ground Floor Guest Bedroom (3.83 x 3.13 (12'6" x 10'3"))

A double bedroom with a TV point and two double glazed timber windows to the side elevation overlooking the courtyard area.

Returning to the dining room; stairs rising to the first floor master suite.

First Floor Accommodation

Master Suite Landing

Vaulted ceiling with a loft access hatch and ladders. Decorative lighting, central heating radiator and latched doors leading to the en-suite shower room, dressing room/bedroom five and the:-

Master Bedroom (4.71 x 4.49 (15'5" x 14'8"))

With a wealth of outstanding features from the beamed vaulted ceiling to the exposed stone built wall. This generous room has a multi-paned window to the front elevation along with a double glazed multi paned door leading out to the south easterly facing rear garden. LED up-lighting, TV/telephone points, decorative wall lighting and a radiator. Oak skirting boards and matching oak architraves.

Dressing Room / Bedroom Five (4.36 x 2.95 (14'3" x 9'8"))

(Currently a dressing room) Ample space for storage and dressing area with a radiator, telephone point and a low-level double glazed window overlooking the front courtyard.

En-Suite Shower / Steam Room (2.46 max x 2.06 (8'0" max x 6'9"))

An fully tiled enclosed shower cubicle and steam area, mains fed shower with glazed double doors and seating. Nk Porcelanosa hand wash basin and a dual-flush toilet. Benefiting from a tiled floor and walls, underfloor heating, heated towel rail, extractor fan, shaver point and inset lighting.

Returning to the entrance hallway; a second staircase rising to the further bedroom areas.

Second First Floor Landing

Vaulted ceilings, radiator, decorative wall lighting and twin doors opening to a loft storage. Doors leading to the bedrooms.

Bedroom Three (4.27 x 3.31 (14'0" x 10'10"))

A generous twin bedroom with a vaulted ceiling, two velux skylights, one radiator and a door leading to the:

Stylish En-Suite Bathroom (2.81 x 2.07 (9'2" x 6'9"))

A modern stylish suite comprising:- A freestanding Victoria Albert bath with central mixer tap, nk Porcelanosa hand wash basin and a dual-flush toilet with a oak back plate concealing the cistern. Underfloor heated oak flooring, tiled splashbacks, an extractor fan and a low -level double glazed window to the side.

Bedroom Four (3.85 x 2.99 (12'7" x 9'9"))

With a vaulted ceiling and a skylight overlooking the landscaped garden. Telephone point and a built-in airing cupboard housing the wall mounted Glow worm boiler.


Courtyard Entrance And Driveway

The property is approached through private electric gates and a generous sweeping part gravel/block paved driveway with a block paved turning apron. Benefiting from external lighting, power and outside tap. A raised block paved footpath leads to the rear landscaped gardens.

Double Garage

A brick-built double garage with double timber doors to the front and a personnel door to the front and side elevations. Storage within the roof space, power and lighting.

Surrounding Gardens

The principle gardens are mainly laid to lawn with a good-sized Yorkshire stone paved patio with slated borders and a stone-built retaining wall surrounding making this a lovely private spot for outdoor dining. Stone steps rising to a further lawn area with established trees, shrubs and rose/shrubbery borders. Hedges boundaries, a slated footpath with blue paved edging and a Yorkshire stone paved bistro patio area and steps descending back round to courtyard.

Council Tax Band:

The property is believed to be in council tax band: G

How To Get There.

From our Newton Fallowell office in the heart of melbourne: Turn right into Market Place and round the corner into High Street. Follow this road out of town towards Lount. The property can be found within half a mile on the left hand side - identified by our 'For Sale' board. Post code for Sat navs: DE73 8DN.

Please Note:

Services: All mains are connected other than main drainage - Septic tank within farm land. The services, systems and appliances listed in this specification have not been tested by Newton Fallowell and no guarantee as to their operating ability or their efficiency can be given. Measurements: Please note that room sizes are quoted in metres to the nearest tenth of a metre measured from wall to wall. The imperial equivalent is included as an approximate guide for applicants not fully conversant with the metric system. Room measurements are included as a guide to room sizes and are not intended to be used when ordering carpets or flooring. Tenure: Freehold - with vacant possession on completion. Newton Fallowell recommend that purchasers satisfy themselves as to the tenure of this property and we recommend they consult a legal representative such as a solicitor appointed in their purchase.

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Market activity
Average price paid £250,145 Sales 322 Current average value £274,418 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £4,097 ▲ 1.52%

Property value data/graphs for DE73

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £344,937 £254 3.7 £304,029
Semi-detached £208,226 £224 2.9 £206,132
Terraced £198,874 £231 2.7 £197,334
Flats £126,909 £209 1.8 £113,078

Current asking prices in DE73

Average: £295,276
Avg. current asking prices in DE73
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £170,873
Flats £72,500
- - -
All £72,500

Current asking rents in DE73

Average: £656 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in DE73
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £303 pcm
£625 pcm
£759 pcm
- £949 pcm
Flats £414 pcm
£579 pcm
- - -
All £392 pcm
£605 pcm
£759 pcm
- £949 pcm

Fun facts for DE73

Highest value in DE73
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Short Hill £694,006
Twyford Road £536,821
Ingleby, Derby DE73 £534,033
Penn Lane £501,110
Chapel Lane £472,091
Highest turnover in DE73
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Athens Court 75.0%
Verona Way 60.0%
Fordyce Close 54.5%
Hattons Court 53.8%
Castleland Way 52.6%

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Nearby transport

  • Peartree (6.0 miles)
  • Willington (6.1 miles)
  • Spondon (6.8 miles)
  • East Midlands Airport (4.5 miles)
  • Birmingham International Airport (28.3 miles)
  • Coventry Airport (30.9 miles)
  • West Lynn Ferry Landing (76.3 miles)
  • King's Lynn Ferry Landing (76.4 miles)
  • Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal (76.7 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Melbourne Junior School (0.9 miles)
  • Melbourne Infant School (0.9 miles)
  • Breedon on the Hill St Hardulph's Church of England Primary School (1.6 miles)
  • Ashby School (4.8 miles)
  • Repton School (5.3 miles)
  • Stephenson College (5.9 miles)
  • Foremarke Hall (3.5 miles)
  • Chellaston Academy (3.6 miles)
  • Castle Donington College (4.3 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£2,883 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 66,785
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £2,403 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £100,000 Average insurance cost £35/mo (£425/yr)
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Gas £63 Electricity £65 Estimated energy cost £128/mo

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The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 23700 kWh/year
Electricity: 5700 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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South Derbyshire

Estimated tax band G Council tax cost £274 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.


Supply £25 Sewerage £18 Estimated water cost £43 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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