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6 bedroom house for sale
High Peak Hall, Hope, S33 6SF
- Magnificent entrance hall with galleried landing over
- Well proportioned Drawing Room
- Splendid panelled Dining Room
- Good sized Breakfasting Kitchen
- Morning Room * Study * Butler’s Pantry
- Six bedrooms
- Three Bathrooms
- Tree studded grounds of approximately two acres
- Domestic Offices
- Breathtaking views
The home is well screened from the road by stone walling and an area of trees and enjoys a truly superb location surrounded by approximately two acres of ground which also have period features and provides almost complete privacy. Beyond the grounds is farmland.
Constructed of stone beneath a multi gabled slate roof, the house features stone mullion leaded windows and a date stone carved 1902 above the front door. A special note is the superb entrance hall with wood burning stove and galleried landing above. The decorative shields to the leaded stained glass to the staircase window are of Repton School and three High Peak families.
There are air conditioning units in the three main reception rooms and the master bedroom and there is an integrated music system operated from the drawing room which runs to the kitchen, dining room and snug.
This is a majestic house and one of the finest in the Hope Valley.
Historical note: Built for Dr W S Porter MD, the property has over the years been home to several well known Sheffield families.
GROUND FLOOR The front door opens through to the
ENTRANCE PORCH with quarry tiled floor and a good sized door leading to the
GRAND ENTRANCE HALL 16ft0in x 16ft0in (4.9m x 4.9m) galleried over with superb staircase rising to the first floor. There is a multi-fuelled burner in a mahogany surround.
CLOAKROOM with rack for coats and a further door opens to the wc with low flush suite, vanity wash hand basin with cupboards below. Travertine flooring and a chrome towel central heating radiator.
DRAWING ROOM (side and rear) 25ft0in x 17ft6in (7.6m x 5.3m) the measurements including the bay window to the side. There is moulded coving to the ceiling and an open fireplace in an ornate surround. There is a concealed air conditioning unit and French doors lead to the garden.
DINING ROOM (rear) 22ft6in x 16ft0in (6.9m x 4.9m) the measurements including the bay window. The room is mahogany panelled to three quarter height, has moulded coving, concealed air conditioning, a door to the drawing room, fireplace with Living Flame coal effect gas fire in a vast Minster surround.
MORNING ROOM (front and side) 15ft3in x 13ft0in (4.6m x 4.0m) the measurements taken net of the fitted bookshelves and cupboard. There is an air conditioning unit, moulded coving to the ceiling and Living Flame coal effect gas fire in a mahogany surround.
From the entrance hall, there is an arch to an
INNER LOBBY with store place.
STUDY 10ft3in x 8ft0in (3.1m x 2.4m) (front) the measurements including the fitted cupboards, drawers and shelving. The room is panelled to dado height and has a door to a further store area which is shelved.
BREAKFASTING KITCHEN (rear) 16ft6in x 14ft3in (5.0m x 4.3m) including the base and wall units in oak surmounted by laminate working surfaces which incorporate an integral dish washer, oven and grill, further oven and a four ring gas hob with hood over and tiling behind. There is space for an American style fridge freezer and a one and half bowl sink and drainer with mixer tap. The room has a central heating radiator and a door leads through to the rear lobby with old servants’ stairs rising to the first floor and a further door to a huge larder 14ft0in x 7ft6in (4.3m x 2.3m) with cold table and shelving.
From the kitchen, a further door leads to the
UTILITY ROOM 10ft9in x 12ft0in (3.3m x 3.7m) with matching base and wall units surmounted by laminate working surfaces incorporating a stainless steel sink and drainer. Plumbing for a washing machine and space for a tumble dryer. There is tiling to the floor, stable door to the garden and a door to the exterior covered way.
MAGNIFICENT GALLERIED LANDING 15ft9in x 9ft6in (4.8m x 2.9m) the measurements are net of the stairs. There is a large mullion window with leaded stained glass shields featuring the crests of Repton School and High Peak families; concealed central heating radiator and moulded coving.
The bedrooms run from an anticlockwise direction from the right hand side and comprises:
DOUBLE BEDROOM (1) 13ft9in x 15ft6in (4.2m x 4.7m) including the range of wardrobes with cupboards over, pedestal wash hand basin, fitted hairdryer and shaver socket. There is a concealed central heating radiator, moulded coving and old cast fireplace.
BEDROOM (2) (side) 18ft6in x 14ft9in (5.6m x 4.5m) including the range of fitted wardrobes to two walls, moulded coving to the ceiling and concealed central heating radiator.
MASTER BEDROOM (3) (rear) 19ft9in x 16ft0in (6.0m x 4.9m) with moulded coving, air conditioning unit and old cast fireplace.
LUXURY EN-SUITE BATHROOM the room being fully tiled in travertine with under-floor heating the suite in white comprising; a large twin ended bath with side filler in a granite surround, bidet, low flush wc and vanity wash hand basin in a granite surround with cupboards and drawers below, mirror over and shaver socket and hairdryer. There are twin chrome towel central heating radiators and a vast shower cubicle with rainhead and hand held showers, together with eight body jets, the shower cubicle having opaque doors to either end. There are twin airing cupboards to either side of the room.
BEDROOM (4) (front) 10ft3in x 8ft0in (3.1m x 2.4m) with concealed central heating radiator.
BATHROOM (side) fully tiled including the floor with suite in white comprising twin ended panelled bath with side filler in a Victorian style fittings with shower attachment, low flush wc and pedestal wash hand basin. There is a corner shower cubicle with Mira mains shower with rainhead, under-floor heating and a towel central heating radiator.
LANDING AREA with access to the eaves.
BEDROOM (side) (5) 19ft9in x 12ft0in (6.0m x 3.7m) overall including fitted wardrobes. There is a concealed central heating radiator and a box room off.
BATHROOM fully tiled including the floor with heating under and suite in white comprising panelled bath with mains Mira thermostatic shower over, a low flush wc and a wash hand basin. There is a fitted hairdryer, shaver socket and a chrome towel central heating radiator.
BEDROOM (front) (6) 12ft0in x 10ft9in (3.7m x 3.3m) overall with mirror door wardrobes and dressing table.
OUTSIDE From the utility room there is an exterior covered way leading to the outside wc.
WORKSHOP 11ft0in x 16ft9in (3.4m x 5.1m)
DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE 20ft0in x 18ft0in (6.1m x 5.5m) with electric up and over doors, power and light.
GARDENS AND GROUNDS These form a splendid and appropriate setting for this magnificent house. Fine and imposing stone gate posts with electrically operated gates submit to a gravelled surface driveway which meanders through the grounds and is fringed with trees and terminates in an extensive parking and turning area to the front of the property.
To the rear, the drawing room opens out on to the stone paved flagged area forming a delightful summer “eating out” area surrounded by the lawns and borders. The garden is all around the house with level lawns interspersed with pathways.