5 bedroom detached house for saleChurch Road, Quarndon Village, Derby, DE22 5JB
Sold STC £1,500,000
- Five bedrooms, three en-suites and two further bathrooms
- Spacious bespoke fitted dining kitchen with hand painted units, integrated appliances and oven
- range, rear hall / boot room, utility
- Delightful grounds forming a parkland setting with sweeping lawns, lake and extending to 2.27 acres in total (readily divided to form pony paddock / field)
- Sweeping drive approach
- The Barns and Outbuildings: Large single and two storey range of barns and outbuildings in respect of which planning permission granted to convert to a large four bedroomed detached residence
Full descriptionA fine DETACHED PERIOD RESIDENCE sold with the benefit of single and two storey outbuildings with PLANNING PERMISSION to convert into a four bedroomed property. Delightful semi-rural location. Superb southerly views over open countryside and part of the village. Ecclesbourne School Catchment. Main House: Spacious reception hall used as a sitting area and music room, fitted guests cloakroom, drawing room, dining room, sitting room, garden room opening onto the spacious bespoke fitted dining kitchen with hand painted units, integrated appliances and oven range, rear hall / boot room, utility / laundry room, gardeners w.c., large landing, spacious principal bedroom suite with dressing room and en-suite bathroom, two further bedroom suites both with en-suite bathrooms, bedrooms four and five also form an additional suite plus family bathroom. Barns & Outbuildings. Delightful grounds forming a parkland setting with sweeping lawns, lake and extending to 2.27 acres in total (readily divided to form pony paddock / field). Sweeping drive approach. EPC rating D.
The Property - Holly Bank Farm comprises a detached period residence of much charm and character constructed of brick beneath a roof of slate together with a range of two storey and single storey brick outbuildings having planning permission to convert into a four bedroomed home or to provide ancillary accommodation to the main house. The property is believed to date from the mid 18th Century and the principal elevation is of symmetrical appearance typically reflecting this era with central entrance door and sash windows to the ground and first floors, also featuring dressed stone sills and lintels.
Internal inspection will reveal exceptionally spacious very light versatile family accommodation appointed and decorated to an exceptionally high standard having the benefit of sealed unit double glazing and gas central heating. On the ground floor there is a large reception hall used as both a sitting area and music room with guests cloakroom off; three further large reception rooms plus garden room opening onto very spacious bespoke fitted dining kitchen with hand crafted hand painted units, solid beech work surfaces appliances including a superior oven range; rear hall / boot room; utility / laundry room; gardeners wc facilities. On the first floor there is a spacious galleried landing plus five bedrooms the principal of which with large dressing room and spacious en-suite bathroom, two further bedrooms with en-suite shower rooms, bedrooms four and five also form a suite plus the family bathroom.
The Grounds - The property is approached by a very long sweeping driveway through a field, five bar entrance gate and over a cattle grid to a general car parking area. The delightful grounds are very extensive with the total site area extending to some 2.27 acres of thereabouts and including sweeping lawns, small natural lake, mature trees and shrubs. The whole site enjoying a particularly high degree of privacy. The garden would readily be divided to form a pony paddock / field for those with equestrian interests if desired.
The Outbuilding - A large two storey and single storey brick outbuilding having the benefit of planning permission to convert to a four bedroomed home alternatively would be ideal to provide ancillary accommodation to the main house, home office facilities or leisure facilities subject to the necessary planning approvals.
The Situation - The house is situated on the edge of the exclusive and very sought after village of Quarndon some 3 miles north of Derby city centre and has the benefit of a primary school and village cricket ground. In addition the village of Duffield lies some 2 miles to the north and there is a wide range of amenities including a selection of shops and a train service to Derby and onwards to St Pancras, London (90 minutes). Quarndon is also within the catchment are of noted Ecclesbourne School which is also located in Duffield. Local recreational facilities include golf courses at Allestree, Duffield and Kedleston. The village is highly convenient for Derbys outer ring road which provides convenient onward travel to the principal trunk roads and the motorway network together with east and west midland centres including East Midlands International Airport. Private education includes Foremarke preparatory school, Repton School, Derby Boys Grammar School, Derby High School for Girls, Trent College, Abbotsholme and Denstone.
Six panel entrance door to RECEPTION HALL 5.11m x 5.38m (16'9" x 17'8") A very large room with staircase to the first floor off in two flights having a French polished hardwood balustrade featuring turned balusters. The room is presently used as an extra sitting room and music room with twin French windows to the rear and full room height window to the front. Central heating radiator. Useful under stairs storage cupboards. Telephone jack point.
Please Note - Attention is drawn to the internal four panel solid pine doors.
FITTED GUEST'S CLOAKROOM
With wash basin and w.c. Central heating radiator.
Double doors from the Reception Hall to:
DRAWING ROOM 27'5" x 19'8" 8.36m x 5.99m
A fine very light room having the benefit of a triple aspect including three French windows and further full height windows all taking full advantage of the delightful views over the gardens, grounds and countryside beyond. Impressive French style fireplace with display mantel, raised composite marble hearth, recessed living flame burning coal gas fire. TV aerial point. Picture / wall light points. Two central heating radiators.
DINING ROOM 19'5" x 15'9" 5.92m x 4.80m
Windows to the front and rear of the room including twin French windows to the rear garden and further full height window to the front. Two central heating radiators. Chimney breast with recessed decorative fireplace having a brick interior and quarry tiled hearth. Picture / wall light points.
SITTING ROOM 15'10" x 17'2 4.83m x 5.23m
A further very light room with window to the rear plus twin double glazed French doors to the breakfast room / morning room. Sash window to the front and two further French windows to the garden. Fireplace of attractive period style incorporating a display mantel, raised composite marble hearth and living flame burning coal gas fire. TV aerial point. Two central heating radiators. Picture / wall light points.
SPACIOUS LIGHT PARTICULARLY WELL FITTED FARMHOUSE DINING KITCHEN
Which really must be seen to be appreciated comprising:
GARDEN ROOM 14'8" x 9'1" 4.47m x 2.77m
A very pleasant room having the benefit of a double aspect overlooking the garden and a terrace immediately to the rear ideal for alfresco dining. Window to the side. Two double French windows. Central heating radiator. Exposed polished pine flooring. Recessed ceiling lighting. Step up to:
DINING KITCHEN 31'11" x 15'9" 9.73m x 4.80m
With bespoke fitted kitchen area having a quality range of matching hand crafted hand painted units complemented by porcelain handles and including an extensive solid beech preparation surface to two walls with recessed deep white glazed Belfast sink having a mixer tap over plus under cupboards, drawers including basket drawers, integrated dishwasher, adjacent recessed suitable for an American style plumbed in fridge freezer, chimney surround with hand painted finish including an over mantel display, wide illuminated recess incorporating a superior cooker range by Stoves which is included in the sale and incorporates a gas oven, fan assisted electric oven, grill, pan warming drawer plus four plate gas hob, ceramic hot plate and griddle plus variable speed extractor over with electric light. Beech shelving / preparation areas on either side of the oven with under cupboards, drawers and tray recess. Range of wall cupboards including an illuminated china cabinet plus additional drawers. Revealed ceiling beams. Matching island unit having a solid beech top, under cupboards, drawers, wine rack plus power laid on and lower level preparation surface. Illuminated canopy over the island unit and additional recess ceiling lighting. Ceramic tiled floor to both the kitchen area and dining area. Two further fine beams to the dining area. TV aerial point. Central heating radiator. Central fireplace having exposed brick interior, beam mantel and the dog grate is included in the sale. Stable style door half glazed from the dining area to
REAR HALL / BOOT ROOM
Ceramic tiled floor. Central heating radiator. Window. Door to the garden.
UTILITY / LAUNDRY ROOM 11'5" x 7'3" 3.48m x 2.21m
Matching ceramic tiled floor. Roll edged work surface L-shaped and incorporating a stainless steel sink unit (mixer tap), under cupboards, drawer and two appliance spaces beneath. Cylinder cupboard housing the unvented hot water cylinder. Fluorescent lighting.
GARDENER'S W.C. / BOILER ROOM
With white fittings including a wash basin and w.c. and Slyde gas fired central heating boiler.
ON THE FIRST FLOOR
SPACIOUS SEMI-GALLERIED LANDING 12'3" x 11'11" 3.73m x 3.63m
The measurements plus the stairwell. Balustrade to match the staircase. Central heating radiator. Picture / wall light points.
Please Note - The landing readily divided to form a further bedroom if desired alternatively suitable as a first floor study.
PRINCIPAL BEDROOM SUITE comprising BEDROOM 16'0" x 19'11" 4.88m x 6.07m
Very large light room having the benefit of a double aspect with windows to the easterly and southerly elevations. Three central heating radiators. Recessed ceiling lighting. TV aerial point. Telephone jack point. The windows to the front provide a fine view over surrounding countryside, part of the village of Quarndon and the Kedleston Hall Estate.
Square archway to:
DRESSING ROOM 10'4" x 9'5" 3.15m x 2.87m
Central heating radiator. Recessed ceiling lighting. Windows to two elevations.
EN-SUITE BATHROOM 10'2" x 9'3" 3.10m x 2.82m
A very spacious room featuring a superior suite comprising a traditional hand painted panelled bath with period styled mixer tap incorporating a hand shower, large double shower with shower door, pedestal wash basin, low suite w.c. Exposed hand painted floorboarding. Recess ceiling lighting.
Square archway from the principal landing to an INNER LANDING AREA with exposed ceiling beam, recessed ceiling lighting and two central heating radiators.
The inner landing continues to a STUDY again with central heating radiator, exposed purlins, recessed ceiling lighting, telephone jack point, useful built-in storage cupboard and window overlooking the front garden.
BEDROOM TWO 14'2" x 12'4" 4.32m x 3.76m
Two central heating radiators. Most interesting and fine exposed King Post Truss supporting the exposed purlins. Windows to the front and side. Built-in double wardrobe with hanging rail.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM
Having a white suite by Roca including a shower with mosaic style tiling, chromium plated shower fitting, pedestal wash basin with matching tiled splashback, low suite w.c. Exposed pine flooring. Central heating radiator. Recessed ceiling light. Trap door access to the roof space.
BEDROOM THREE 15'9" x 12'1" 4.80m x 3.68m
Two central heating radiators. Recessed ceiling lighting. TV aerial point. Windows to the side and rear.
Twin panelled doors and step down to:
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM
With dormer window, stylish hand painted floor and a white suite including a shower with tiled walls and chromium plated shower fitting, pedestal wash basin, low suite w.c. Central heating radiator. Recessed ceiling lighting..
BEDROOMS FOUR AND FIVE
Now comprise the FOURTH BEDROOM SUITE but readily converted back form two bedrooms if desired and including:-
BEDROOM FOUR 12'0" x 10'9" 3.66m x 3.28m
Recessed ceiling lighting. Exposed purlin. Central heating radiator. TV aerial point. Sash window.
DRESSING ROOM (or Bedroom Five) 11'6" x 10'7" 3.51m x 3.23m
Exposed purlin. Recessed ceiling lighting. Central heating radiator. TV aerial point.
PRINCIPAL FAMILY BATHROOM
Having a white suite and including a panelled bath with ceramic tiled surround, mixer tap including a Monsoon shower fitting, separate hand shower fitting together with a glass "sail" shower screen, pedestal wash basin, low suite w.c.. Exposed pine flooring. Central heating radiator. Purlin. Recessed ceiling lighting. Window and additional velux double glazed window.
Please Note - The principal family bathroom has the benefit of a "Jack & Jill" facility with the fourth bedroom suite / bedroom five.
The gardens form a delightful complement to the house enjoying an exceptionally high degree of privacy and including to the front a gravelled path with granite set edging immediately in front giving way to a lawned terrace and retained by natural stone walling with inset borders and beds continuing a varied selection of plants and shrubs and there is also a very fine yew tree.
To the rear a charming secluded gravelled sun terrace ideal for alfresco dining, lawn, grassed bank and additional lawn plus block paved path to the rear door. To the side of this area there are very extensive lawns, gently sweeping away from the property having a varied selection of inset mature trees, shrubs, spring flowering bulbs and at the foot of the garden there is a charming natural lake with spring bed stream. This area of garden bordered by mixed hedging and post and rail fencing.
Please Note - The total site area extends to some 2.27 Acres (0.92 ha) and would readily be adapted to form paddock / field suitable for equestrian or hobby farming purposes.
The property is approached by a long sweeping driveway via a cattle grid and five bar gate ultimately giving way to a gravelled car parking and turning area.
Secondary drive entrance from Church Road to:
EXCELLENT RANGE OF TWO STOREY AND SINGLE STOREY BRICK AND SLTE /TILED L-SHAPED in respect of which planning approval has been granted (now in perpetuity) to convert to form a four bedroomed detached property.
The existing OUTBUILDING including GARAGE FACILITY range of STABLES / COW STALLS including one LARGE SHIRE HORSE BOX for two horses which has been decorated, has its original division, feeders and has been utilised as a studio and has the benefit of a wood burning stove. The first floor accommodation is extensive with Queen Post and Kind Post Trusses.
Apart from the planning permission approved are ideal for a variety of uses including home office, leisure, annex for elderly relative, au pair, teenager etc - further details upon request.
OPEN FRONTED THREE BAY OUTBUILDING 28'8" x 18'3" 8.74m x 5.56m
With two central trusses.
Area of existing garden behind and to the side of the outbuildings which ideally forms the garden area to the outbuilding if is were to be converted.
FIXTURES & FITTINGS
- All fitted carpets, curtains, light fittings and blinds are included in the sale.
- The approach from Derby is via Kedleston Road proceeding past Markeaton Park, thereafter straight ahead into Church Road proceeding towards Quarndon village centre and the drive entrance to Holly Bank Farm will be located on the right hand side.
EPC Rating: D
- Strictly by arrangement through Scargill Mann & Co - Derby Office (SD November 2011)
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