10 bedroom detached house for sale

Coton Wood Grange, New Road, Boylestone, Derbyshire, DE6 5AB

Guide Price £1,500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Versatile accommodation with internal details including flagstones, fine oak staircase, oak panelling, dressed stone fireplaces
  • Oil central heating and sealed unit double glazed windows in oak frames
  • The Main Residence
  • Ground Floor - Recessed porch; large reception hall with fine staircase; drawing room; classical dining room; second sitting room; orangery; bespoke fitted kitchen with granite work surfaces, hand pai
  • First Floor - Galleried landing; principal bedroom with dressing room and en-suite bathroom, 4 further bedrooms; 3 en-suite shower rooms and family bathroom
  • Second Floor - 3 further large bedrooms and second bathroom.
  • Outside - Sweeping drive; Delightful landscaped well stocked grounds includes very substantial agricultural building. Set in some 9.2 acres.
  • Office Accommodation
  • Coton Wood Cottage Detached with two bedrooms.

Full description

Fine detached eight bedroomed Jacobean manor style residence set in some 9.2 acres and including a two bedroomed detached cottage, separate office wing and substantial agricultural building. Brick and natural stone construction. Oak panelling, coffered ceilings, flagstone floors. Recessed porch, reception hall, fine baronial style central staircase, drawing room, sitting room, classical dining room, orangery, bespoke fitted kitchen with hand crafted, hand painted units, granite work surfaces, integrated appliances and separate utility room off. Five bedrooms to the first floor; master with dressing room and en-suite bathroom, three further en-suite shower rooms and a family bathroom. Three further bedrooms to the second floor plus additional bathroom. The Cottage features a dining hall, sitting room, well fitted kitchen, ground floor bedroom with en-suite, guests cloakroom, utility room plus further first floor bedroom with en-suite shower room. Fitted carpets, curtains and light fittings included.


Property: Coton Wood Grange comprises a fine detached residence of much style and character which, as will be noted from the photographs, gives the impression of being a period Jacobean Manor House dating from the 17th century but was in fact built in the year 2000 and influenced by Haddon Hall.

It was architect-designed and constructed using reclaimed natural stone, handmade bricks, European Pippy oak and Barton flagstones. The property is of very impressive appearance being of three storey construction and particular attention is drawn to the stone mullioned windows with double glazed oak-framed insets, dogs tooth corbelling and fine stone reveal to the entrance porch.

The main house provides very versatile family accommodation including a large reception hall with central staircase, drawing room, dining room, sitting room and orangery. Bespoke fitted kitchen based on a Christian design and separate utility room. On the first floor there is a galleried landing and five large double bedrooms, the principal of which with dressing room and en-suite bathroom, bedrooms two, four and five with en-suite shower rooms plus a family bathroom. On the second floor there are three further large bedrooms and a spacious well fitted bathroom.

Within the grounds there is a detached cottage ideal as additional accommodation to the main residence or suitable for au pair, relative etc providing two bedroomed accommodation and to the rear there is an office wing.

The Grounds: The property is approached by remote controlled wrought iron entrance gates on stone pillar mounts giving way to a sweeping tarmacadamed driveway with gently rising lawns on either side and the drive culminates in a parking area directly in front of the property and continues to the cottage. The grounds are thoughtfully landscaped and include additional lawns, formal rose garden to the rear with box hedging, seating area, extensive sun terrace and decking area, inset external spa baths, breeze house and ornamental pond.

The total site area extends to 9.2 acres and would ideally suit those with equestrian or hobby farming interest as it is sold with the benefit of two fields both having water laid on and there is also a very substantial agricultural building as described below.

The Situation: The property enjoys a very rural location located approximately ¼ of a mile to the west of the village of Boylestone which has the benefit of a village church and village inn. A further village of Marston Montgomery also has a noted village inn/restaurant. It is located some 7 miles south of the famous market town of Ashbourne known as the gateway to Dovedale and the Peak District National Park. The town of Uttoxeter is approximately 4 miles to the south and the A50 dual carriageway also is located to the south and approximately 3 miles distant providing convenient onward travel to the Stoke on Trent and the M6 motorway in the west and the city of Derby to the east together with other East Midlands centres including East Midlands International Airport and also convenient for the M1 motorway. Hunting is with the Meynell and South Staffs.

Local education includes good state primary schools which feed the noted Queen Elizabeth Grammar School in Ashbourne. Local private education includes Abbotsholme, Denstone, Derby High School and Derby Grammar School for Boys in Littleover, Derby, Trent College, Repton. Preparatory schools include Foremarke and Smallwood Manor.



Having a dressed stone reveal, flagstone flooring and impressive solid oak entrance door with matching frame, leaded lights and gothic fan light over all double glazed to:


Half panelled in solid oak. Natural flagstone flooring. Very impressive staircase in solid European oak to the first floor off in two flights with substantial balustrade featuring turned balusters and newel post. Coffered ceiling. Picture/wall light points. Central heating radiator enclosed to a period style with fretwork front.


Having a pedestal wash basin, low suite w.c. Ceramic tiled floor. Central heating radiator. Moulded cornice. Large walk-in cloaks cupboard with moulded cornice and fitted coathooks. Twin panelled and glazed doors to:


Fine inglenook with substantial beam on dressed stone corbels. Recessed natural stone fireplace of period style by Haddon Stone with acorn and leaf relief, display mantel, raised hearth and recess Clearview multi fuel stove. Log store area on either wide of the chimney breast. Coffered ceiling and moulded ceiling rose. Three TV aerial points. Telephone jack point. Surround sound. The room has the benefit of a triple aspect with windows to the front and side (of gothic style) and further deep window providing a delightful aspect over the rear garden and open rolling Derbyshire countryside beyond.

Gothic-styled dressed stone archway from the principal hall to:


Matching flagstone flooring. Decorative plaster mouldings to the ceiling and central ceiling rose. Twin solid oak eight panel doors to:


Karndean flooring. Feature natural stone fireplace again having acorn and leaf relief incorporating a display mantel, raised hearth and recessed Clearview multi-fuel stove. Moulded dado rail. Cornice and substantial ceiling rose. Ceiling mounted speakers. Two central heating radiators. Windows to the front and rear. Solid oak and glazed door in dressed stone reveal to:


A very light and extremely useful additional reception room presently used as a gym having natural stone effect flagstone flooring. Central heating radiator. Solid oak window frames and wall panelling. Recessed ceiling lighting. Wired for ceiling speakers. Two King post trusses supporting the exposed purlins plus Velux double glazed rooflights and twin French windows to a sun terrace and garden.

Twin solid oak and glazed doors from the inner hall to:


Having a solid oak floor, quarter panelled walls, coffered ceiling and central ceiling rose. Picture/wall light points. Central heating radiator. TV aerial point. Ceiling mounted speakers.


With raised breakfast/morning room area having a solid hardwood floor and feature balustrade with turned balusters. Recessed ceiling lighting. Moulded cornice and window overlooking the garden. The principal area of the kitchen is bespoke having an excellent range of quality matching hand painted hand crafted units complemented by polished solid granite preparation surfaces, the principal of which being full room width with ceramic tiled surround, recessed Belfast deep white glazed sink having a mixer tap over. Range of undercupboards, drawers and integrated dishwasher. Wide recess with feature chimneypiece over having a canopy on moulded corbels, tiled interior and recessed Aga two oven cooker range with adjacent electric Aga companion again having two ovens and four-plate ceramic hob. On either side of this area there are cupboards, drawers and cupboards including a china display cabinet with glass door. Tall cupboard which is open fronted housing a Hotpoint refrigerator and adjacent freezer. Adjacent display with under cupboard, drawer and display shelving. Plate rack, further shelving over, central matching island unit having a granite top wine rack, cupboards drawers and basket drawers plus chain mounted decorative canopy over with recess lighting. Limestone-effect flooring. Further recessed lighting. Ceiling mounted speakers. Moulded cornice. Solid eight-panel oak door to the hall and to:


Matching limestone-effect tiled flooring. Full room width solid polished wood preparation surface with ceramic tiled surround, inset sink unit with mixer tap, undercupboards and appliance spaces beneath including plumbing for an automatic washing machine. Wall mounted double cupboard. Fluorescent lighting. Central heating radiator. Window to the rear and solid oak rear door.



With balustrade to match the principal staircase. Deep window to the half landing providing a fine view. Moulded cornice and ceiling rose. Central heating radiator. The staircase continues to the second floor off in two slights. Very large built-in airing cupboard with high capacity insulated hot water cylinder and slatted shelving.

Please note: Attention is drawn to the solid oak eight-panel doors to the first floor accommodation with matching solid oak architraves.


Spacious light room having the benefit of a double aspect with windows to the side and rear. Moulded cornice. Recessed ceiling lighting. Two central heating radiators.


Range of fitted furniture comprising open fronted wardrobes with hanging rails, shelving, storage cupboards, drawers and basket drawers. Central heating radiator.


Having a period-styled suite complemented by ceramic half wall tiling and ceramic tiled floor with under floor heating and including a double ended roll edged bath of claw and ball feet with central period styled chromium-plated mixer tap, incorporating a hand shower. Two wash basins on fluted pedestals with mirrors over together with an electric shaver point. Large built-in shower with tiled walls, glass shower door and monsoon principal shower plus body showers. Low suite w.c. Recessed ceiling lighting. Moulded cornice. Ceiling mounted speakers. Extractor fan. Central heating radiator and incorporating a chromium-plated heated towel rail.


With bedroom furniture comprising a range of wardrobes with mirrored doors, display shelving and dressing table. Oak laminate flooring. Central heating radiator. Moulded cornice.


With white fittings complemented by ceramic half wall tiling and ceramic tiled floor. Tiled shower with chromium plated fitting. Pedestal wash basin with mirror over. Low suite w.c. Central heating radiator.


Wardrobe fitment with five doors and including hanging rails. Central heating radiator.


Oak laminate flooring. Central heating radiator. Wardrobe fitment with six doors (three mirrored), central dressing table. Moulded cornice. The room has the benefit of a double aspect with windows to the side and dormer window to the front.


Again having white fittings complemented by ceramic half wall tiling and flooring and including a tiled shower with chromium-plated fitting, pedestal wash basin, low suite w.c. Recessed ceiling lighting. Extractor fan.


Again having an excellent range of fitted bedroom furniture comprising wardrobes with five doors (two mirrored) hanging rails and central dressing table. Oak laminate flooring. Central heating radiator. Further work station / dressing table.


Having a white suite complemented by ceramic half wall and floor tiling and including a shower with chromium plated fittings, pedestal wash basin, low suite w.c. Central heating radiator. Recessed lighting and extractor fan.


With half wall tiling, ceramic tiled floor and period style slipper bath having a roll edge on claw and ball feet with chromium plated mixer tap incorporating a hand shower, wash basin on a fluted pedestal with an electric shaver point over. Low suite w.c. Recessed ceiling lighting. Extractor fan.



Revealed beamed ceiling. Attention is again drawn to the solid eight panel oak doors with oak architrave surrounds.


There is a dormer at the front and rear of the room. Recessed ceiling lighting. Central heating radiator.


Two central heating radiators. Recessed ceiling lighting. Again the second measurement is a maximum taken into each dormer window areas.


Also used as a second floor study. Dormer window. Central heating radiator. Recessed ceiling lighting. Door to excellent Box Room on two levels and including a further high capacity insulated hot water cylinder with fitted immersion heater. Fluorescent lighting.


A very large room including a circular bath for two people with mosaic tiled surround, hardwood panelling and mixer tap. Pedestal wash basin, low suite w.c. Central heating radiator. Ceramic tiled floor. Recessed ceiling lighting. Extractor fan.


The property has an impressive approach via twin wrought remote controlled entrance gates on stone pillar mounts set at the edge of the stone walled entrance. A tarmacadamed sweeping driveway culminates in a car parking area in front of the main residence and continues to further car parking in front of the cottage.

Very pleasant mature grounds surround the property including sweeping neat lawns, mature trees and rhododendron bed.

To the rear of the house there is a formal rose garden, each bed bordered by neat box hedging and with central paths, side paths, feature waterfall and fountain. To the side there is a pergola and to the foot of the garden is a charming sitting area.

The garden continues to the side with a large lawn, well stocked shrubs and trees.

Extensive block paved terrace retained by natural stone walling with step down to an extensive decking area having inset spa baths and there is a:


With thatched roof, central circular table and chairs.

A garden path continues to a lower level ornamental pond with bridge and further small decking area and additional garden seating.


Including the gardeners w.c. Facilities, half tiled walls, tiled floor and having a wash basin and w.c.


A detached cottage located within the grounds providing excellent accommodation ideally suitable for an elderly relative, au pair, teenager, guest accommodation, chauffer and including:

Double glazed and panelled entrance door with adjacent double glazed side screens to:


Solid polished oak flooring. Revealed beamed ceiling. Exposed brickwork. Picture / wall light points.

Please note: Attention is drawn to the solid oak doors and solid oak architrave reveals to the accommodation off the hall.

Square archway and two steps down to:


Feature fireplace and chimney featuring exposed brickwork, flagstone hearth, half timbering over, oak display mantel, recessed beam and Hunter multi fuel stove. TV aerial point including satellite. Telephone jack point. Central heating radiator. This very light room has the benefit of a double aspect with double glazed windows to the side and twin double glazed French windows with matching sidescreens to the rear garden. Twin panelled and double glazed doors to:


Wood laminate flooring. Fine interesting revealed ceiling with purlins, rafters and central Kingpost truss. Range of matching units including a U shaped full room width polished wood effect preparation surface with tiled surround, inset one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit by Franke with mixer tap. Range of undercupboards, drawers, trap / towel recess and slide out tray doors, two wine coolers, dishwasher, inset Bosch LPG five-plate gas hob finished in stainless steel with stainless steel splashback and style glass and stainless steel canopy over incorporating a variable speed extractor. Eye level electric fan assisted double oven with microwave oven over. Adjacent housing for an American style plumbed-in fridge/freezer (the fridge freezer is included in the sale including a chilled water and ice making facility). Central heating radiator. Range of eye level cupboards, windows and door to the garden.


Having a ceramic tiled floor. Full room length wood grained effect roll edged preparation surface with tiled surround, recessed deep white Belfast sink, undercupboards, drawers and appliance space beneath including plumbing for an automatic washing machine. Range of eye-level cupboards, fluorescent lighting.


Wood laminate flooring. Recessed ceiling lighting. Wide recess suitable for wardrobes/storage cupboard etc. Almost full room height double glazed windows to the front, further double glazed window to the side.


With ceramic tiled floor, tiled shower with chromium plated fitting, pedestal wash basin, tiled splashback and adjacent electric shaver point. Low suite w.c.


With matching polished oak flooring. Stairs to the first floor off in two flights with balustrade featuring turned oak balusters. Central heating radiator.


With coat hooks, ceramic tiled floor.


Having white fittings complemented by ceramic part half wall tiling. Tiled floor and including a pedestal wash basin, low suite w.c. Recessed ceiling lighting. Extractor fan.



With balustrade to match the staircase. Central heating radiator, recessed ceiling lighting. Dormer window. Trapdoor to the roofspace. Door to the external spiral staircase.


A very large room also incorporating a study area with wood laminate flooring, dormer window to the front, further window to the side, TV aerial point, recessed ceiling lighting, central heating radiator. The bedroom area also having two central heating radiators, recessed ceiling lighting, twin panelled and double glazed doors to a balcony area.


Attractively appointed having a white suite complemented by a ceramic floor and half wall tiling and including a large shower with bow fronted sliding shower doors, pedestal wash basin, tiled surround with electric shaver point over, low suite w.c. Central heating radiator. Two Velux double glazed rooflights.


To the rear of the cottage there is an extensive decking area with feature balustrade giving way to a neat lawn having a hedge and shrubbery border.


Ideally suit a client working from home including an:


Roll edged granite-effect work surface, inset one and a half bowl stainless sink unit, under cupboard and appliance space beneath. Wall cupboard and further adjacent cupboard. Wood laminate flooring. Two steps and a door up to:


Divided into two areas by a central wide square arch. Electric panel radiators, telephone jack points, Velux double glazed rooflight, fluorescent lighting and two double glazed overlooking the garden to the cottage.

The property is sure to appeal to those with equestrian interests as it is sold with the benefit of TWO FIELDS bordered by hedging and both fields having the benefit of mains water laid on. The total site area extending to some 9.2 acres (to be checked) and having a gated access to the side of the main house plus a gate from New Road and a gate from the A515.


Which would be ideally suitable to install American-style stables if desired measuring 25m x 15m (82'0" x 49'3") having a concrete floor, solid concrete walls, half timber side boarding, lighting, power and air compressor. It also has the benefit of internal drainage and an adjacent concrete based muck out area.

Please Note:

1) Attention is drawn to the solid oak-framed window with double glazed insets to the main house.

2) All window frames to the cottage are solid Idigbo hardwood frames with inset double glazed windows.

3) Attention is drawn to the fact that planning has been approved to build a substantial extension to the rear of the house known as the gothic wing of oak portal frame and including a cellar. Full details and plans are available upon request. (This would add an additional 2,500 sq ft which presently extends to 6,800sq ft or thereabouts).


All fitted carpets, curtains and light fittings are included.


The approach from Ashbourne is via the A51 proceeding southwards towards Uttoxeter, Sudbury and Lichfield and after approximately 7 miles turn left as signposted for Boylestone. Continue up the hill into New road where the drive entrance to the property will be denoted by our "for sale" board.


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