5 bedroom detached house for saleAston Hall, Aston Lane, Aston, Hope Valley, Hope Valley
Sold STC £795,000
- Five Bedroomed House
- Built By Thomas Balguy
- Original Features
- Well Maintained
- Planning Permission
- Beautiful Setting
- Extensive Grounds
- Sought After Location
A Grade II Listed, five bedroomed stone built family house of significant local importance. Built by Thomas Balguy dating from 1578 & set amidst extensive grounds it has a beautiful southerly outlook across the Hope Valley. Aston Hall is a striking & imposing residence which retains many original features both inside & out, well maintained throughout & with recently obtained planning permission to convert the garage to a further reception room & to build a separate detached double garage with workshop & accommodation. The house is centrally heated & majority double glazed, it occupies a beautiful setting standing slightly elevated from the lane. The grounds are quiet, extensive & include formal garden areas, informal woodland & a winding driveway, a courtyard at the side provides ample vehicular parking. Situated on the edge of Aston an extremely sought after, unique & picturesque Peak Park Village surrounded by some of the country's finest scenery. Many facilities are available within the valley with a rail station at Hope giving regular access to Manchester & Sheffield. Catchment area for the highly regarded secondary school, Hope Valley College, short distance from a variety of country pubs & other facilities & commuting distance of Sheffield. A truly rare opportunity to acquire a substantial freehold house with a long & interesting history in a glorious setting in one of the most admired locations in the Peak National Park.
The property comprises
Front entrance door opens into the
3.61m(11'10'') x 3.07m(10'1'')
With double glazed stone mullion windows to the front, radiator, wall light points and telephone point.
Cloakroom / W.C.
Which has a white low flush W.C. and matching wash hand basin, gas fired central heating boiler, translucent window and wall mirror.
from the hall an archway leads through to a
With understair storage cupboard, original stone archway and door continuing through to a
Well Proportioned Lounge
5.46m(17'11'') x 4.57m(15'0'')
The main feature of the room being a broad stone fireplace with open fire. The room has a glazed door leading out onto the front garden with a glorious outlook across the valley, two double glazed stone mullion windows which also take advantage of the view, two radiators, heavy central beam to the ceiling, display shelving, wall light points and television connection point.
A door leads through into the
Formal Dining Room
4.60m(15'1'') x 3.91m(12'10'')
Another good sized reception room which has a broad stone fireplace with living flame coal effect gas fire, two double glazed stone mullion windows facing to the front and enjoying the view over surrounding gardens and the valley, two radiators, two recess to either side of the fireplace with inset shelving, original central beam to the ceiling and wall light points.
A connecting door continues through to the
4.27m(14'0'') x 4.04m(13'3'')
A well proportioned family kitchen which is fitted with units comprising a stainless steel sink with mixer tap set into work surfacing extending along the adjacent walls with tiled splashbacks, a range of base cupboards and matching tall wall units which combine to provide substantial storage space. Within the kitchen there is a gas fired Aga stove with twin hob, point for electric cooker, plumbing and space for automatic dishwasher and ample space for fridge etc. A double radiator, double glazed window which overlooks the terrace and a part glazed door which leads out to the rear porch, quarry tiled flooring and a further door leading out to the garden.
To one corner of the kitchen a door gives access to
Which has a window to the side and access to the cellar
3.81m(12'6'') x 3.66m(12'0'')
A good sized utility room or boot room which has a range of fitted units comprising stainless steel sink set into work surfacing extends to both sides with base units a matching range of wall cupboards and tall storage cupboards. Ample space for freezers, plumbing for washing machine/tumble dryer, radiator, double glazed window and double glazed rear entrance door.
With large stone slab.
From the hallway
With banister rises to a half landing with stone mullion window, radiator. Further stairs continue up to the first floor landing.
5.44m(17'10'') x 4.52m(14'10'')
With two double glazed stone mullion windows to the front taking full benefit of the glorious views in a southerly direction to Bradwell and surrounding hills. Two sets of full height built-in wardrobes, three radiators and telephone point.
4.57m(15'0'') x 3.96m(13'0'')
Another good sized double bedroom with two double glazed stone mullion windows to the front again enjoying the spectacular view. Two double radiators.
4.60m(15'1'') x 3.10m(10'2'')
A third excellent double bedroom with double glazed stone mullion window overlooking the gardens which provide a particularly good outlook. Radiator and full height bookshelf unit.
Family Bathroom / W.C.
4.42m(14'6'') x 2.62m(8'7'')
The bathroom has a white suite comprising of a panelled bath with Mira shower above, broad vanity unit with his and hers wash basins having cupboards beneath, mirror and lighting above. There is also a low flush W.C. Partly tiled walls, double glazed stone mullion windows, radiator, heated towel rail and wall heater.
Linen / Airing Room
Which houses the insulated hot water cylinder with slatted shelving which provides a good deal of clothes storage and drying space.
From the first floor landing a further staircase with banister rises to a half landing with stone mullion window and wall light point. The staircase continues up to the second floor landing with a radiator, original ceiling beams and wall light point.
3.48m(11'5'') x 3.28m(10'9'')
A particularly characterful loft bedroom with high sloping ceiling with revealed roof truss and beams, double glazed gable window and two Velux double glazed windows with Velux blinds. A built-in wardrobe, shelving and a radiator.
With a low flush W.C. in white, wash hand basin with tiled splashbacks and original beam to the ceiling.
Sitting Room / Games Room
5.38m(17'8'') x 4.57m(15'0'')
A room that is so large that it can be used for a variety of purposes it has a stone fireplace, double glazed stone mullion window facing to the front and enjoying the glorious view of the valley, original beams to the ceiling, two radiators, a good range of fitted book shelving and telephone point.
A door leads through into
4.60m(15'1'') x 3.96m(13'0'')
A large double bedroom with double glazed window, radiator and high sloping ceiling with revealed beams.
En-Suite Bathroom / W.C.
4.39m(14'5'') x 2.46m(8'1'')
Overall measurement. Having a white suite comprising of panelled bath with shower above, tiled splashbacks and shower screen. Pedestal wash hand basin and a low flush W.C. Small double glazed window, revealed ceiling beams and extractor fan.
Off the bathroom is a
Walk-In Box Room
Providing a good deal of additional storage space.
All measurements are approximate. None of the services, fittings or appliances (if any), heating installations, plumbing or electrical systems have been tested and no warranty is given as to their working ability.
Exterior And Gardens
Attached GARAGE 25' X 12' with up and over door, windows and doors either side, power points and strip lighting.
Aston Hall stands in a private elevated position approached by a long sweeping gravelled driveway which winds through extensive front gardens to a gravelled courtyard at the side with external flood lighting and access into the garage. The gardens to the south and east of the house are predominantly lawned but include a wild woodland area of garden which provides a very pleasant setting and ideal children's play area. The pathway leads from the courtyard to the main entrance door. The lawns extend around to the rear of the house with the pathway continuing round to the laundry room door. This area of garden also features a raised area with aluminium GREENHOUSE, external lighting and outside tap. Pathways continue round to the north-westerly side where there is a walled garden and paved terrace providing a very pleasant and private sitting area with STONE STORE PLACE AND KENNEL.
In front of the house facing south with a spectacular view across the Hope Valley to Bradwell Village and surrounding hills is a superb walled garden which is prodominantly lawned with well stocked and maintained herbaceous borders, a variety of mature trees and bushes and with climbing roses and ivy to the front elevation of the house.
A stone paved pathway runs the full length of the front of the house forming a terrace or sitting area which gains the sun throughout the whole day. To one corner there is a swing seating area.
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