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Property details

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 3 bathrooms
  • 4 reception rooms


  • Character
  • Attractive Views
  • Freehold
  • Immaculately presented four/five bedroom family home
  • Commanding panoramic views of Bakewell
  • Professionally landscaped enclosed gardens
  • Generously proportioned bedrooms
  • Study gives potential for further guest bedroom
  • Ample car parking and double garage

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Located in a delightful setting overlooking delightful historic market town of Bakewell is this superbly presented four/five bedroom family home. The property is a conversion of a former gardener's cottage to Castle Hill House that has been skilfully designed and transformed.

Located in a delightful setting overlooking the historic market town of Bakewell is this superbly presented four/five bedroom family home. The property is a conversion of a former gardener's cottage to Castle Hill House that has been skilfully designed and transformed to create a wonderful home retaining many period features mixed with contemporary fixtures. The extension to the stone built cottage was designed to replicate the peach house that once stood on the site. The architect chosen for the project was the award winning firm Lathams of Derby. The building is steel and stone structure with aluminium and has high performance glazing constructed in the manner of many modern day state of the art buildings completed in 2008. The property has a light and airy feel with a south west facing aspect. Positioned in a very secluded location the house has professionally landscaped gardens has exquisite panoramic views of Bakewell and the surrounding countryside. The town is only a short walk away via a private gravelled path. Honeypot Cottage is a truly outstanding residence and must be viewed to appreciate the outstanding ambience and privacy it offers.

Entrance Hall
This impressive entrance hall has a double glazed door with side panels providing natural light into the space. There is an exposed stone wall, tiled flooring with underfloor heating and spot lights. A beautifully crafted sliding glass door provides access down to the garden room.

The cloakroom has a range of built in storage cupboards and tiled flooring with underfloor heating. This leads through to the office/study/bedroom five.

Office/study/bedroom Five 10' 4" x 14' 10" ( 3.15m x 4.52m )
This versatile room could be utilised as a further bedroom. Currently it has a comprehensive range of fitted office style furniture and underfloor heating with oak flooring over. Double glazed skylight and two windows to the front elevation provide light. A door opens into a large storage area. Included in the sale are the attractive wardrobes.

Storage Area 8' 11" to wardrobe fronts x 5' 7" ( 2.72m to wardrobe fronts x 1.70m )
This useful area has a front facing single glazed window, fitted storage cupboards and wooden oak flooring with underfloor heating.

Inner Hallway
Accessed from the main entrance hall a staircase gives access to two first floor bedrooms and a family bathroom. There are two storage areas under the stairs housing the underfloor heating system valves and the high pressure water cylinder. Further ground floor access is to the master bedroom suite, bedroom two and the shower room.

Master Bedroom Suite

Master Bedroom 12' x 12' 1" into alcove ( 3.66m x 3.68m into alcove )
This beautifully presented master bedroom has a single glazed sliding sash window to the front and central heating radiator. The room opens into the dressing room. Included in the sale are the attractive wardrobes.

Dressing Room 8' 11" x 6' 4" ( 2.72m x 1.93m )
With a single glazed sash window to the side, a built in storage cupboard and a central heating radiator. A door opens into the ensuite.

Master Ensuite
This impressive ensuite has a Villeroy and Boch suite comprising of low flush WC, chrome heated towel rail, wash hand basin, and panelled bath with a mixer tap shower head. There is a walk in shower and a side facing sliding sash window with a further double glazed window to the rear. The ensuite has tiled walls and floor with electric underfloor heating.

Bedroom Two 12' 3" x 10' 1" ( 3.73m x 3.07m )
Bedroom two has lovely proportions and views to the front of the property. With a single glazed sliding sash window, central heating radiator and spot lighting. Included in the sale are the attractive wardrobes.

Shower Room
The suite comprises of a Villeroy and Boch low flush WC and wash hand basin. Walk in shower, chrome heated towel rail, spot lights and limestone tiled flooring.

First Floor Accommodation
Accessed from the staircase are two further bedrooms and a family bathroom.

This spacious landing has a central heating radiator and a double glazed skylight to the rear.

Bedroom Three 10' 3" x 18' 9" ( 3.12m x 5.71m )
The room has two single glazed sliding sash windows, spot lights and two central heating radiators. There is a remote controlled concealed television unit with lift system. A lovely feature is the decorative cast iron fireplace with cast iron mantel and stone hearth. Included in the sale are the attractive wardrobes.

Bedroom Four 12' x 9' 10" ( 3.66m x 3.00m )
Sliding sash windows to the side elevation, central heating radiator and spot lights. There is fitted cupboards with shelving. Cast iron fireplace with stone hearth and cast iron mantel. Included in the sale are the attractive wardrobes.

Family Bathroom
Comprising of a Villeroy and Boch bathroom suite with bath having a mixer tap shower head, wash hand basin and low flush WC. Sliding sash window to the side elevation, spot lights, tiled flooring and a chrome heated towel rail.

Garden Room/dining Room 10' 4" x 14' 3" ( 3.15m x 4.34m )
From the entrance hallway oak steps lead down into the garden room/dining room. This light and airy room has rear facing double glazed windows and double glazed roof panels with remote controlled blinds. The room has underfloor heating over a slate floor and an air source heat/air conditioner in a decorative unit. Double glazed doors provide access to the rear garden and there is access to the breakfasting kitchen, sitting room and the WC.

Villeroy and Boch suite with low flush WC, wash hand basin with storage beneath. Underfloor heating with slate flooring over.

Sitting Room 29' 5" x 14' 8" ( 8.97m x 4.47m )
The sitting room, garden room/dining room and breakfasting kitchen are all positioned perfectly to take advantage of the magnificent views. The sitting room has bespoke paneling incorporating Laura Ashley display fitted furniture. The main focus of the room is the french provincial style decorative sandstone fireplace. Continuing from the garden room there is underfloor heating with slate flooring over. Having dual aspect there are double glazed windows to two sides, remote blinds and manual/automatic roof glass openers above. An air source heat/air condition is housed within a decorative cabinet. As with bedroom three there is a concealed remote controlled television unit with lift system within a decorative cabinet.

Breakfasting Kitchen 18' 10" x 14' 8" ( 5.74m x 4.47m )
This spacious room features a comprehensive range of wall and base units with granite work surfaces and splash backs. Inset into the work surface is a one and a half stainless Rangemaster sink.
The kitchen has an impressive selection of Miele appliances including a wide fan assisted oven, grill, coffee machine, steam oven, fridge and freezer, a five range gas hob, integrated dishwasher and a separate extractor hood. Having rear facing double glazed windows, double glazed roof panels with remote controlled blinds and manual/automatic roof openers. There is air source heat/air conditioner housed in a decorate unit and underfloor heating with slate flooring over.

Utility Room 14' 8" x 4' 7" ( 4.47m x 1.40m )
Comprehensive range of base and wall units with granite work tops. Built in microwave oven, space for washing machine and dryer. Black slate floor with underfloor heating. Glazed door opening onto the rear garden.

Front Garden
Accessed via timber gates is a large driveway which leads to the double garage. To the side of the garage there is parking for several vehicles. The beautifully presented lawn is bordered with mature Cyprus trees and other mature plants and shrubs. Included in the sale are three large stone troughs.

Gardeners Wc
This stone outbuilding has a low flush WC, wash hand basin, an electric wall mounted heater and hand dryer.

Garden Store
This useful store has single glazed window, power and light.

Rear Garden
These professionally landscaped gardens are laid mainly to lawn and feature beautiful manicured box hedges and evergreen shrubs. The gardens are enclosed by high stone walls providing privacy, against the wall is a Victorian stone church window with a lily pond beneath. To the side is a gazebo with a slate roof and Victorian decorative cast iron columns which provides a lovely seating area. A side and rear gate gives access into communal gardens of approximately three acres which has a gravel path providing a delightful short walk through the grounds down to Bakewell.

1. Money laundering regulations: Intending purchasers will be asked to produce identification documentation at a later stage and we would ask for your co-operation in order that there will be no delay in agreeing the sale.
2. General: While we endeavour to make our sales particulars fair, accurate and reliable, they are only a general guide to the property and, accordingly, if there is any point which is of particular importance to you, please contact the office and we will be pleased to check the position for you, especially if you are contemplating travelling some distance to view the property.
3. The measurements indicated are supplied for guidance only and as such must be considered incorrect.
4. Services: Please note we have not tested the services or any of the equipment or appliances in this property, accordingly we strongly advise prospective buyers to commission their own survey or service reports before finalising their offer to purchase.
5. These particulars are issued in good faith but do not constitute representations of fact or form part of any offer or contract. The matters referred to in these particulars should be independently verified by prospective buyers or tenants. Neither sequence (UK) limited nor any of its employees or agents has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.

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Map & Nearby

Local Amenities

  • Grindleford 6.4 miles
  • Matlock 7.1 miles
  • Bakewell CofE Infant School 0.3 miles
  • St Anselm's School 0.5 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Grindleford 6.4 miles
  • Matlock 7.1 miles
  • Bakewell CofE Infant School 0.3 miles
  • St Anselm's School 0.5 miles

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17th Sep 2019 £1,100,000 First listed

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