An imposing and elegantly proportioned, immaculately presented, Grade II listed stone-built farmhouse, together with a range of outbuildings and paddocks extending to approximately 3.4 acres. This delightful detached property sits beneath a traditional tiled roof with capped gables, dressed stone window surrounds, and chamfered ashlar quoins. Dating back to 1646 with a Georgian Facade added in 1830.
The accommodation has been recently renovated to an exceptionally high standard, and is set over three floors, offering five bedrooms, two family bathrooms, spacious sitting room, dining room, and large farmhouse-style dining-kitchen, with utility room and larder off. The outbuildings include a stone barn, garaging, potting shed and a range of early stone-built ancillary buildings. The property is located in a delightful rural position in the heart of the Peak District National Park, surrounded by open countryside and has ample off-road parking.
Entering the property via a broad panelled entrance door with fanlight window over, the door opens to:
Reception hallway 16'6 x 8'4 (5.03m x 2.54m)
Having original stone flags to the floor, and an original stone staircase with a swept hardwood handrail, rising to the upper floor accommodation. The hallway has a central heating radiator, and panelled doors opening to:
Dining room 16'8 x 12' (5.08m x 3.66m)
With front-aspect original sliding sash windows, set within shuttered reveals, overlooking the gardens. There are exposed beams to the ceiling, and a fine feature fireplace with a dressed stone surround, housing an antique cast iron insert. The room has two central heating radiators with thermostatic valves and a television aerial point.
Sitting room 16'7 x 15'5 (5.05m x 4.7m)
Have front-aspect original sliding sash windows, with shuttered reveals, and a further side-aspect shuttered original window with superb far-reaching views over the surrounding open countryside. The room has stone flags to the floor with underfloor heating, central heating radiator with thermostatic valve, and a fine feature fireplace with a dressed stone surround, and cast iron and tiled insert, housing an open grate. There are exposed beams to the ceiling, and a large built-in pot cupboard. The room has a television aerial point and satellite facility, and telephone point. A panelled door opens to:
Kitchen 15'1 x 14'10 (4.6m x 4.52m)
A delightfully spacious farmhouse-style kitchen, with an entrance door opening to a side yard, and side-aspect sliding sash windows, enjoying superb far-reaching views over the surrounding open countryside. The room has stone flags to the floor with underfloor heating, a feature exposed-stonewall, and original exposed beams to the ceiling, along with low-energy downlight spotlights and original meat-hooks. The kitchen is fitted with a good range of shaker-style units in hand-painted finish, with cupboards and drawers set beneath a Corian worksurface, and a matching dresser unit with cupboards and drawers. Within the worksurface is an under-mounted, twin-bowl Villeroy and Boch porcelain sink with mixer tap. Sited within the kitchen is a recently fitted dual-control, electric aga with twin-lidded hotplates and three ovens, there is an integral Miele twelve-place-setting dishwasher and a free standing Smeg fridge which is included in the sale. Concealed within a cupboard is the oil-fired boiler which provides hot water and central heating to the property. A door opens back to the Reception Hallway, and a further panelled door leads to:
Utility room 8'2 x 7'4 (2.49m x 2.23m)
Having stone flags to the floor with underfloor heating, coat-hanging space, and space and connection for an automatic washing machine. A door opens to a ground-floor lavatory, with a dual flush close coupled WC, and wall-hung wash hand basin. There is a chrome-finish ladder-style electric towel radiator. From the Utility Room, a panelled door opens to:
Larder 8'8 x 7'6 (2.64m x 2.28m)
Having side-aspect windows set within exposed stone mullions, fitted storage shelving, stone flags to the floor, and original stone thrawls, including a salting bench.
From the reception hallway, an original stone staircase rises to:
First floor galleried landing 17'2 x 8'5 (5.23m x 2.56m)
Having front-aspect, original sliding sash windows, staircase rising to the second floor, central heating radiator with thermostatic valve, and panelled doors opening to:
Bedroom one 16'5 x 15'11 (5m x 4.85m)
With a front-aspect sliding sash window, set within a panelled reveal, overlooking the gardens. The room has a central heating radiator with thermostatic valve, television aerial point, and original exposed beams to the ceiling.
Bedroom two 16'6 x 11'7 (5.03m x 3.53m)
Having a front-aspect window, set within a panelled reveal, and having similar views to bedroom one. There are exposed beams to the ceiling, central heating radiator with thermostatic valve, and television aerial point.
Bedroom three 15'2 x 14'3 (4.62m x 4.34m)
Having side-aspect sliding sash windows, with superb far-reaching views over the surrounding open countryside. The room has coving to the ceiling, central heating radiator with thermostatic valve, and a television aerial point.
Family bathroom 14'8 x 8'10 (4.47m x 2.69m)
Having side-aspect sliding sash windows, overlooking the stone barn and the paddock beyond. The room has a suite with an antique French cast iron, stand-alone roll top bath, set upon ball and claw feet, having floor-mounted pillar taps. There is a contemporary Villeroy & Boche wall-hung wash hand basin with wall-light and shaver point over; dual-flush close coupled Villeroy & Boch WC; level-entry shower cubicle, with wet-wall boarding, having a mixer-shower with overhead shower spray. There is an extractor fan, a column-style central heating radiator with thermostatic valve, and a chrome-finished towel radiator.
From the landing, a quarter-turn staircase rises to:
Second floor landing 16'5 x 8'2 (5m x 2.49m)
Having a loft-access hatch, central heating radiator with thermostatic valve, and wall lamps. There is ample space on the landing to create a study area if required.
From the landing, batten doors with thumb latches open to:
Bedroom four 16'2 x 11'10 (4.93m x 3.6m)
Having front-aspect sliding sash windows, with far-reaching views over the open countryside. There is a further borrowed light window to the landing, a central heating radiator with thermostatic valve and a television aerial point.
Bedroom five 16'1 x 15'8 (4.9m x 4.77m)
With front-aspect, original sliding sash windows; central heating radiator with thermostatic valve; and a borrowed light window to the landing and a television aerial point.
Bathroom 11'9 x 9'9 (3.58m x 2.97m)
Having a conservation roof-light window, and a contemporary suite with panelled bath; concealed-cistern dual-flush Villeroy & Boch WC; wall-hung Villeroy & Boch wash hand basin with vanity unit; level-entry shower cubicle, with monsoon-style shower head and wet wall type boarding. The room is illuminated by downlight spotlights; there is an extractor fan; ladder-style towel radiator; an original exposed beam to the ceiling, and a batten door with thumb-latch, leading to:
Linen room 11'11 x 4'10 (3.63m x 1.47m)
Having access doors to the eaves of the roof where there is storage space; slatted linen storage shelving. The room housing the mains pressure hot water cylinder, which is fitted with an immersion heater.
From the Reception Hallway, a panelled door opens to a stone staircase, which descends to:
Storage cellar 12'7 x 12'5 (3.83m x 3.78m)
Having a barrel vault ceiling, stone flags to the floor, and original stone thrawls.
To the front of the property is a good-sized area of garden enclosed by stone walls, laid to lawn with a fine, mature weeping ash, and an oak tree. From the road a flagged pathway leads through a gateway, with stone piers capped with ball finials, to the entrance door. To the side of the pathway there are borders stocked with flowering plants.
To the side of the property is an enclosed yard, with stone walls having bee skep niches, and a swill chute, which once fed a kitchen pigsty. Steps descend to a good-sized area of grass, and a Stone-Built Outbuilding/Potting Shed 9'7 x 7'4 (2.92m x 2.23m).
From the yard, a door opening leads onto the rear of the property, where a flagged pathway gives access to a range of stone-built outbuildings, incorporating: Solid Fuel Store 10'1 x 5'7 (3.07m x 1.7m); Garden Store 10'1 x 6'3 (3.07m x 1.9m); and a wash-house believed to be a Former Piggery 9'8 x 9'5 (2.95m x 2.87m) retaining its original boiling copper, and having a Belfast-style sink with hot and cold water, power and lighting. As well as closed-off original feed hatches. To the rear of the building is a Former Privy 5'11 x 4'2 (1.8m x 1.27m).
To the rear of the property, a driveway leads to an exceptionally large parking area, enclosed by stonewalls, with a turning circle, stocked with heathers, beyond which is a further area of lawn. There is ample parking for several vehicles, electric point for motorhome, horsebox etc., and a water supply. Accessed from the parking area is a steel frame Agricultural Building/Garage (approximately 30' x 18' (9.14m x 5.48m) external measurements), having vehicular access doors, power, and lighting. The building has a central dividing wall and houses a timber constructed dry room/tack room with power light and plumbing for a washing machine.
To the opposite side of the road is a stone barn in need of some remedial attention, incorporating: Feed Store/Implement Shed (14'5 x 14'2); barn 14'11 x 12' (4.55m x 3.66m) having power and lighting, with a hayloft over. It could be considered for conversion to a Holiday Let subject to planning consents. Beyond the barn there are paddocks extending to approximately 2.8 acres.
Services and general information
Mains electricity and water are connected to the property. Drainage is by way of a private system. Heating and hot water are supplied by an oil-fired boiler. There is a public footpath crossing the lower field. There is a covenant within the deeds appertaining to a neighbouring property.
Leaving the A515 between Ashbourne and Buxton along the B5054 signposted Hartington at the centre of the village bear left continuing along the B5054 signposted Warslow, after approximately 1 mile take the right turn signposted Sheen and Longnor, after approximately 1 mile at the crossroads go straight on, where the property can be found on the left hand side.