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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Hassock Lane North, Shipley, Heanor, Derbyshire

Guide Price £1,280,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Oil central heating
  • Sealed unit double glazing
  • Fine high ceilinged rooms
  • Large reception hall
  • Drawing room
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room
  • Built-on double glazed conservatory
  • Spacious fitted kitchen incorporating vaulted breakfast room and study area Sun lounge
  • Utility / Laundry room

Full description

Equestrian period country residence providing excellent facilities set in some 34 acres, superb range of outbuildings, grazing land, manege. Secluded position. Extensive formal grounds. Fine views. Substantial Victorian kitchen garden and orchards.

General Information -

The Property: Algrave Hall Farm comprises a fine detached three storey period residence occupying a secluded location enjoying fine open views over the Erewash Valley. It is understood that this fine home was restored by the Millar Mondy Family in 1880 and interestingly is believed to be constructed around a much older building dating from Circa 1620 highlighted by the very old brickwork, inglenook fireplace in the drawing room and the vaulted ceilings in the kitchen and cellarage. The property is in fact mentioned in the Doomsday Book: originally comprising a hunting lodge for the Earls of Strelley see historical note.

An internal inspection is highly recommended to fully appreciate the depth and scope of the accommodation with fine high ceilings to the principal rooms, interesting panelled detail and includes porch, large entrance hall, three reception rooms, excellent built on double glazed conservatory, large kitchen with separate vaulted dining area and study area. Utility / laundry room. A separate wing comprises a music room, guest cloakroom / ground floor shower room and store and lends itself to be form a separate annex if desired. On the first floor there are four bedrooms together with a bathroom and shower room and on the second floor a very large library / study plus games / billiard room and two further double bedrooms and an additional bathroom.

The Grounds: The property is approached via a long driveway which eventually culminates in the principal entrance comprising impressive gates continuing past sweeping lawns, fine trees, large duck pond and culminating in a car parking area immediately in front of the main residence. The delightful carefully maintained gardens includes fine specimen trees, lawns and a charming walled and very productive kitchen garden, created to reflect its original Victorian origins.
The property is sure to appeal to those with equestrian interests set in some 34 acres comprising six grassland fields and a superb range of outbuildings including 17 stables, hay barn, store room, feed room, workshop and garage facilities.

The Situation: The house is located at Shipley midway between the towns of Heanor and Ilkeston and offers a rare combination of tranquil rural setting with fast and easy access to both Derby and Nottingham city centres plus the M1 and national Motorway system and many other midland and northern centres including East Midlands International Airport. There are fast intercity trains from both Derby and Nottingham to London and other parts of the country.

It is conveniently positioned for excellent private education including Repton Public School, Foremark Preparatory School and Nottingham High School plus Trent College. There are excellent local recreational facilities including first class golf courses, boating and trout fishing facilities and there are a choice of hunts including The Meynell and South Notts. Excellent hacking is available on the 400 acre Shipley country park on the opposite side of the road to the entrance driveway to the property.

Accommodation -

Impressive Canopy Entrance Porch - On twin pillar mounts. Six panel entrance door to:

Fine Reception Hall - 6.96m x 2.26m (22'10" x 7'5") - The measurements including the panelled staircase to the first floor off with balustrade featuring delicate balusters and turned newel post together with a useful under stairs storage cupboard. The hall features a Minton tiled floor, decorative cornice and ceiling rose. Walk-in cloaks cupboard.

Drawing Room - 5.00m x 5.44m (16'5" x 17'10") - The latter measurement taken into an Inglenook with fine exposed beam over, brick interior, flagstone hearth and feature multi fuel stove. Revealed ceiling beams. Floor to ceiling cupboard. This room having the benefit of a double aspect. Exposed polished French oak flooring.

Dining Room - 4.92m x 5.10m (16'2" x 16'9") - Of classical proportions, attention is drawn to the feature wall panelling, moulded cornice, display alcoves with glass display shelves and illuminated. Period fireplace with marble surround incorporating a display mantle, hearth and fire basket and fire back both included. This room again features a double aspect. Exposed polished pine floor boards.

Sitting Room - 4.77m x 4.38m (15'8" x 14'4") - Heatherbrown quarry tiled floor. Feature period fireplace having a decorative slate surround, plus open fire grate and adjacent tiling. Revealed beamed ceiling. Wide sliding double glazed patio door with matching side screen to:

Large Period Styled Brick Based Upvc Framed Double Glazed Conservatory - 6.55m x 4.08m (21'6" x 13'5") - Forming a most useful additional reception room enjoying a delightful aspect over the grounds and the walled garden beyond. Two double French windows to the garden.

Spacious Well Fitted Dining Kitchen - 6.63m x 4.79m (21'9" x 15'9") - (overall measurements) Featuring a twin vaulted and panelled ceiling. Heatherbrown quarry tiled flooring. Excellent range of quality matching units featuring oak door and drawer fronts complemented by an extensive L-shaped Corrian preparation surface with recessed deep white glazed Belfast sink having a mixer tap over. Range of under cupboards, drawers and wine rack beneath including an integrated dishwasher. Wide cooker recess - the free standing oven range by Tecnik is included in the sale incorporating two ovens (one fan assisted), warming drawer, grill and extensive hob with canopy over incorporating a variable speed filter hood. Two further base units with under cupboards, one with china display cabinet over incorporating glass doors and drawers beneath. Range of eye level cupboards. One vaulted area incorporates a study with matching desk fitment having drawers beneath. The other vaulted area incorporates the breakfast room. Panelled and glazed door to:

Rear Hall - 2.73m x 2.39m (8'11" x 7'10") - Heatherbrown quarry tiled floor. Fitted coat hooks. Door to a porch area to the front and stable style door to:

Sun Lounge Area - 7.86m x 1.34m (25'9" x 4'5") - Double glazed. Slate effect flooring. Twin double glazed doors to the garden. This area providing access to:

Utility / Laundry / Boiler Room - 3.55m x 2.40m (11'8" x 7'10") - Matching slate effect flooring. L-shaped roll edged granite effect preparation surface with inset stainless steel sink having a mixer tap, range of under cupboards and two appliance spaces beneath including plumbing for an automatic washing machine. Space for chest or upright freezer. Boulter Buderus oil fired central heating boiler.

Inner Hall / Boot Room - With terracotta tiled flooring.

Walk-In Pantry / Store - With fitted shelving.

Fitted Guest Cloakroom / Ground Floor Shower Room - Having a white suite including a bow fronted shower with tiled walls and period styled shower fitting, wash basin, low suite WC, ladder style heated towel rail / radiator.

Music Room / Study - 4.55m x 2.65m (14'11" x 8'8") - A particularly light room having an exposed pine floor. The room has the benefit of a double aspect with window and double glazed sliding patio door with matching side screen overlooking the grounds.

Please Note: The inner hall, music room, ground floor shower room and store form an ideal separate annex for an au pair, teenager or elderly relative if desired.

First Floor Semi-Galleried Landing - With balustrade to match the staircase. Attention is drawn to the decorative leaded stained glass window to the half landing. Dado rail, central arch, ceiling rose.

Bedroom One - 4.88m x 5.10m (16'0" x 16'9") - An interesting room with attractive wall panel detail incorporating a built-in cupboard plus a triple and double fitted wardrobe. Moulded cornice and feature period fireplace with display mantle, polished marble surround and period fire grate. This room has the benefit of a double aspect and fine far reaching views.

Rear Bedroom Two - 4.62m x 5.02m (15'2" x 16'6") - Again featuring a period fireplace with painted surround, display mantle and cast iron interior. Built-in wardrobe. Two exposed ceiling beams.

Rear Bedroom Three - 4.28m x 4.15m (14'1" x 13'7") - The measurements plus a recess adjacent to the chimney breast, feature period fireplace painted surround, display mantle and open fire grate. Airing cupboard with insulated hot water cylinder and slatted shelving.

Principal Family Bathroom - Fitted to an attractive period style featuring polished oak flooring. Double ended roll edged bath on claw and ball feet with central period styled mixer tap incorporating a hand shower, pedestal wash basin with shaver point over, low suite WC. Ladder style heated towel rail / radiator.

Bedroom Four - 4.57m x 4.75m (15'0" x 15'7") - Decorative fireplace with painted surround incorporating a display mantle, moulded cornice.

Separate Shower Room - Again appointed to a high standard having a white suite complemented by limestone effect floor and half wall tiling and including a tiled shower with period styled shower fitting, corner pedestal wash basin with shaver point over and low suite WC. Ladder style heated towel rail / radiator.

On The Second Floor - Leading off to a VERY LARGE STUDY / SITTING ROOM 21'11" x 15'7" (6.69m x 4.75m) the measurements including the stairwell. Period cast iron fireplace.

Billiard Room / Games Room - 6.26m x 4.34m (20'6" x 14'3") - Fitted shelved storage cupboard. Please Note: The period billiard table and equipment, together with lighting over may be purchased separate if desired.

Inner Landing -

Bedroom Five - 5.03m x 4.75m (16'6" x 15'7") - Period fireplace having a painted surround incorporating a display mantel and cast iron grate. Built-in wardrobe. This room having the benefit of a double aspect providing fine views.

Bedroom Six - 5.03m x 5.21m (16'6" x 17'1") - Again a very light room having a double aspect with windows providing fine far reaching views. Period cast iron fireplace.

Bathroom - Having a panelled bath with ceramic tiled surround and separate electric shower over. Vanity unit with inset oval wash basin, tiled splashback and cupboards beneath. Low suite WC.

Outside - - The property is approached via a long driveway from Hassock Lane North bordered by trees, grass verges and iron railings and culminating in an impressive entrance with twin wrought iron gates on fine brick pillars with ball mounts giving way to sweeping graveled driveway with extensive lawns on either side having varied selection of fine mature trees and large duck pond to one side. The driveway culminates in a gravelled courtyard area immediately in front of the residence bordered by an excellent range of outbuildings and central lawn with railings and drive surround.

The gardens to the rear are walled and include an extensive paved sun terrace bordered by mature fig trees and the lawns gently rise with central steps to a lawn, again with fine mature specimen trees.
The Victorian walled kitchen garden really must be seen to be appreciated re-created by our clients with raised productive pottager beds, hedge and orchard areas with varied fruit trees.
Recently constructed greenhouse and separate Cider House for cider production from the adjacent orchard.
The property is sure to appeal to those with equestrian interests as the site area extends to some 34 acres (to be checked) including six fields with water laid on and the excellent range of outbuildings including:-

Stable Block One - Of brick construction beneath a roof of Staffordshire blue tiles and including:
STABLE ONE 12'2" x 8'2" (3.7m x 2.5m)
STABLE TWO 12'2" x 8'2" (3.7m x 2.5m)

Stable Block Two - Again of brick construction having a pitched hipped roof of Staffordshire blue tiles and comprising:
STABLE THREE 15'9" x 10'2" (4.8m x 3.1m) with feeds and trough.
TACK ROOM 15'9" x 10'2" (4.8m x 3.1m)

This courtyard area formed by the stable blocks one and two has a brick surround, brick paved yard finish and a drive continues bordered by wrought iron railings to the garden and walled kitchen garden area to a gated access to the fields having post and rail fence surrounds and water laid on (check which fields).
The farmyard area features a traditional range of farm buildings constructed of brick beneath pitched roofs of Staffordshire blue tiles benefitting from mains water and electricity laid on and including.

Stable Block Three - 16.5m x 6.2m (54'2" x 20'4") - Including five internal stables, each 13'9" x 8'10 (4.2m x 2.7m) with front walkway, door to feeding store, door to stable block four.
FEED / RUG STORE 20'4" x 9'6" (6.2m x 2.9m) the loading bay has double doors.

Stable Block Four - 12.6m x 6.4m (41'4" x 21'0") - Including five stables, each 14'5" x 8'2 (4.4m x 2.5m) with front walkway, door to front and sliding door to side.
WC of brick built lean -to style.

Stable Block Five - 10.9m x 5.6m (35'9" x 18'4") - Again of brick constructed with Staffordshire blue tiles, canopied area to the front on twin pillars and comprising four stables, each 13'6" x 8'7" (4.1m x2.6m)

Please Note - - A very successful livery business is currently run from the stables - full details upon request.

Garage - 5.1m x 4.00m (16'9" x 13'1") - Twin timber entrance doors.
WORKSHOP 17'1" x 8'2" (5.2m x 2.5m)

Further outbuildings include:
STORAGE/BARN/CART SHED 57'5" x 20'4" (17'5m x 6.2m) with double doors.
FEED ROOM 19'8" x 18'8" (6m x 5.7m) with doors to stairs leading to first floor store room. Door to stable block three.
STORE ROOM ONE 19'8" x 18'8" (6.m x 5.7m) of brick and tile construction
STORE ROOM TWO 19'8" x 18'8" (6.m x 5.7m) of brick and tile construction
FIVE BAY HAY BARN 100'9" x 30'2" (30'7m x 9.2m) of steel and portal frame construction
STORAGE BARN 49'10" x 19'0" (15.2m x 5.79m) of Nissan style currently used as a duck / chicken run / shed.

MANEGE 131'3" x 65'7" (40m x 20m) with a Silca sand surface having post and rail fencing to three sides and a high brick wall to the fourth side.
The fields comprise well maintained pasture land separated into six fields with post and rail fencing and there are separate gated access points to the fields from both the drive and the farmyard.
There is an area of woodland to the northerly boundary.

Fixtures & Fittings - - All fitted carpets are included.

Directional Note - - The approach from Heanor town centre is via the A6007 towards Ilkeston, having reached Shiley, immediately before the garden centre the drive entrance will be located on the left hand side.

Viewing - Strictly by appointment through Scargill Mann & Co Derby Office (SS August 2014)

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