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4 bedroom cottage for sale

Eaton Cottage, Eaton Hill, Baslow, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45

Offers in Region of £725,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Family Home
  • Four Double Bedrooms
  • Sitting Room
  • Dining Room
  • Breakfast Room
  • Three Bathrooms
  • Garage & Parking

Full description

An imposing Victorian village house of excellent proportions providing ideal four bedroomed family accomodation with three bathrooms, one of which is en-suite. The property has been renovated in recent years to provide an excellent modern luxury kitchen. This is a truly delightful period property with a great flexibility to the accommodation on offer which can be used in a number of different ways and an early inspection is recommended. The house stands in a prominent position on Eaton Hill enjoying glorious distant views down towards Chatsworth and across the valley in the direction of Bakewell. There is a single garage and further parking for two cars and delightful gardens to both the front and rear. The accommodation briefly comprises: Sitting room, dining room, study, breakfast room, kitchen and cellar. First floor: Four double bedrooms together with three bath/shower rooms, one of which is en-suite. Baslow is one of the most sought after Derbyshire villages being at the entrance to Chatsworth Park and within easy commuting distance of Sheffield and Chesterfield. The village benefits from an excellent village shop, good public houses and restaurants, all of which are within easy walking distance. The village primary school is much sought after and feeds into Lady Manners School at Bakewell.

The Accommodation Comprises

Entrance is via a handsome stone storm porch with solid timber door having glazed top panels and opens into the:

Entrance Porch

With a chequered tile floor and with stone seats to either side set beneath lead lattice small side windows.
Further half obscure glazed doorway opening through into:

Sitting Room

5.15m(16'11'') x 4.26m(14'0'')

Measurement does not include the deep front facing bay window with UPVC double glazed windows enjoying a beautiful outlook across the front level lawned garden area and over shrubs and trees to distant views and hill sides. An attractive room with period cornice running around the room. The focal feature of the room is the stone fireplace with quarry tiled hearth and inset Baxi grate, display alcove to one side and with timber mantlepiece set over. Further alcove with high level bookshelves and further small alcove with feature arched top. Two double central heating radiators and television point. A broad archway opens through into the inner hallway area.

Dining Room

4.26m(14'0'') x 3.30m(10'10'')

Measurement does not include the matching deep front facing bay window with UPVC double glazed windows enjoying the same glorious outlook. The central feature of the room is the fireplace with inset tiled surround and coal effect gas fire with alcove to either side. Display shelves and period cornice running around the room. Double central heating radiator.


3.54m(11'7'') x 2.21m(7'3'')

Measurements do not include a full wall of cupboards to one wall, comprising a glass fronted display cupboard to the centre and further storage to either side and below. A side facing timber double glazed timber window enjoying a lovely outlook out across neighbouring garden to the woodland on the hill side and above Chatsworth Park. A high level shelf, radiator with cover and further cupboard housing the Worcester Greenstar condensing combi boiler.

Breakfast Room

4.26m(14'0'') x 2.51m(8'3'')

With Italian slate tiles running throughout and a side facing window giving natural light and dominant fireplace to the centre with catalytic converter log effect gas fire set into the fireplace on a quarry tiled hearth. Telephone point and access to understairs storage cupboard.
The breakfast room opens through into the:


4.53m(14'10'') x 3.09m(10'2'') maximum

Continuation of the Italian slate flooring. The kitchen is beautifully fitted out with solid oak units with roll top granite effect work surface top and further top units with concealed lighting set beneath. A large front facing UPVC double glazed picture window enjoying the glorious outlook across the garden and down the valley towards Chatsworth. Beneath the window a one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. An Indesit electric oven with matching four ring gas hob set above, integral extractor hood, slimline dishwasher and American fridge freezer which is included in the sale. Two feature spotlight tracks in chrome to the ceiling and a double central heating radiator. Television point and a solid timber door opening out to the rear garden. A half glazed doorway opening out to the front pathway leading down to the garage through the garden.
From the breakfast room steps lead up through another open doorway to a:

Utility Room

1.98m(6'6'') x 2.29m(7'6'')

Continuation of the Italian slate flooring throughout and high level roof light. Two base cupboards with worktops set over with inset sink, space and plumbing for a washing machine.


With low flush wc, wall mounted wash hand basin, limestone tiled splash back and mirror over. Italian slate tiled floor and chrome towel ring.


3.84m(12'7'') x 2.13m(7'0'')

Set down two steps from the breakfast room with stone slab floor and with raised tiled shelving running around three sides and with light coming from the old coal hole.
Further steps rise up from here and through a small door into the:

Garden Store/Workshop

3.08m(10'1'') x 4.27m(14'0'')

With a raised concrete storage area and solid timber door leading to the outside.
From the inner hallway a handsome staircase rises up to a:

Half Landing

With small storage cupboard and opening off into:

Bedroom 4/Garden Room

5.75m(18'10'') x 3.84m(12'7'') reduces to 2.43

Latter measurement is taken into the rear facing bay with windows to two sides and with three quarter glazed double glazed door opening out into the rear garden with side panels. Beautiful outlook from this room across the lawned rear garden, mature trees and woodland to the rear. A further side facing double glazed window which enjoys views over the rooftops and down towards Chatsworth Park. To one end a large stone fireplace with inset hearth, double central heating radiator and television point.


With tiled flooring throughout and a rear facing double glazed window looking down the garden. Suite comprising panelled bath, low flush wc and pedestal wash hand basin and tiling to a dado height on three walls. Tongue and groove boarding to the other wall to dado height. Shaver light.
From the half landing a staircase continues up to the:

First Floor Landing

With original balustrading and bannister. This landing is flooded with light from a roof skylight and retains the original feature archway to the actual stairwell area and with matching archway to the middle of the landing giving a true period feel to this lovely home. Loft access point with a drop down ladder giving access to a large roof space.

Bedroom 1

4.32m(14'2'') x 3.89m(12'9'')

With a deep front facing UPVC double glazed window set above the bay parapets from the rooms below. Enjoying truly stunning views out across the front garden over mature trees and rooftops and down to Chatsworth House which can clearly be seen in the distance along with the Hunting Tower and way beyond in the direction of Darley Dale. Straight ahead out through trees across to wooded hill sides towards Pilsley. Measurements include a good range of built in wardrobes, television point and double central heating radiator.
Feature mirrored doorway with its original mahogany surround and giving a concealed door through to:

En-Suite Bathroom

2.67m(8'9'') x 3.32m(10'11'')

With Italian tiled slate floor and a side facing timber double glazed timber window. The room is fully tiled to the walls with dado height black trim running around. Full suite comprising a panelled bath, low flush wc, pedestal wash hand basin and large corner shower unit with double sliding glass doors and inset thermostatic mixer shower. Three spotlights to the ceiling and a white heated ladder style towel rail.

Bedroom 2

4.33m(14'2'') x 3.47m(11'5'')

Having a front facing UPVC double glazed window enjoying the same extraordinary views as previously described across the valley. A double central heating radiator and television point.

Bedroom 3

3.53m(11'7'') x 2.67m(8'9'')

Another double bedroom with a side facing double glazed window enjoying the views across the village in the direction of Chatsworth Park. Loft access point and a double central heating radiator.

Shower Room

1.23m(4'0'') x 2.63m(8'8'')

With Italian slate tile flooring throughout. To one end is set the double size shower cubicle with Mira Sport electric shower set within. Low flush wc and pedestal wash hand basin with fixture mixer tap. A white ladder style heated towel rail. A double glazed half obscured window facing out to the front and enjoying the glorious views across the garden.


A stone wall opening off Eaton Hill giving hard standing for two cars and leading to the single garage. From the driveway stone steps lead up through the dry stone walling to a pathway leading up to the front garden and to the kitchen door. Broad areas of established herbaceous borders to either side, steps up to a raised patio area situated above the garage being fully paved and positioned to enjoy the views. To the opposite side of the path, further steps lead up to the main front garden area with inlaid stone patio to the front and small lawned area backing onto a stone wall beyond which is a large and well established area of shrubbery dominated by a magnificent Copper Beech tree. The plants and shrubs giving perfect privacy from Eaton Hill. Adjacent to the kitchen is a coal store. To the side of the property is a gravelled pathway bounded by a dry stone wall and leads around to the rear garden passing through a wrought iron gate and the door into the garden workshop. The rear garden is predominantly laid to lawn with dotted fruit trees and leading down to a timber garden shed at the bottom end with iron railings backing on to neighbouring gardens. To one side the garden is bounded by dry stone walling with a large gravelled seating area to one side and with an attractive gravelled patio set closer to the house and to the rear of the kitchen. A further garden store.

Single Garage

6.01m(19'9'') x 3.08m(10'1'')

With up and over garage door and electric light.

Coal Store

3.15m(10'4'') x 1.12m(3'8'') average

Being tapered in shape and having an electric light.

Additional Garden Store

3.61m(11'10'') x 0.88m(2'11'')

With electric light laid on.

How To Get There

From our office in Bakewell take the Baslow Road out across the bridge following the road for approximately three and a half miles to the T junction turning left towards Baslow village. At the roundabout take the right hand exit signposted to Sheffield and Chesterfield after the level crossing and Il Lupo's restaurant turn left into Eaton Hill and Eaton Cottage will be found on the right hand side marked by our For Sale board.

Fixtures & Fittings

Certain furnishings may be purchased by separate agreement with the Vendors.


Strictly by appointment through our Bakewell Office on (01629) 815 307.

Offer Procedure

Before contacting a Building Society, Bank or Solicitor you should make your offer to the branch dealing with the sale as any delay may result in the sale being agreed to another purchaser incurring unnecessary costs. Under the Estate Agency Act 1991 you will be required to provide us with financial information in order to verify your position, before we can recommend your offer to the vendor. We will also require proof of identification in order to adhere to Money Laundering Regulations.


Tom Marshall/apf


The following plans are for guidance purposes only and under no circumstances should they be relied upon for use in planning carpets and other such fixtures, fittings or furnishings.

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 relevant office. SERVICES: The Agents have not tested any apparatus, equipment, fittings or services and so cannot verify they are in working order. The buyer is advised to obtain verification. MEASUREMENTS: Please note all the measurement details are approximate and should not be relied upon as exact. YOUR HOME IS AT RISK IF YOU DO NOT KEEP UP REPAYMENTS ON A MORTGAGE OR OTHER LOAN SECURED LOAN SECURED ON IT. 'A Life Assurance policy may be requested.' 'Written Quotations of credit terms available on request.'

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