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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Elton Road, Winster, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4

Sold STC £1,495,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Glorious period family home with private grounds and gardens
  • Impressive family room with separate leisure suite and indoor pool
  • 5 bedrooms
  • 3 main reception rooms
  • Grounds and gardens including paddock and woodland of approx 8.7 acres
  • Triple garage
  • Lot 2 - additional land of approx 8.88 acres may be available by separate negotiation
  • EPC Rating = E

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Mooresfold is a superb period family house, renovated to a high standard and with a carefully conceived extension to create a large and impressive family room with a separate leisure suite and indoor pool. The house enjoys an aspect over the adjoining Peak District.


Winster is a historic and picturesque village within the Peak
District National Park. Designated a conservation area with many
houses dating from the 18th Century the village sits above the
Derwent Valley with glorious views from the house and gardens.

The property enjoys a very private position set to the western
end of the village which itself offers a good range of local
facilities and amenities. The market town of Matlock lies only
some 4 miles distance with Bakewell and Ashbourne also with
in easy reach. The M1 Motorway Junction 29 is within some 17
miles and East Midlands Airport some 38 miles and Manchester
Airport some 38 miles.

The regional centres of Derby, Manchester Birmingham and
Sheffield are readily accessible. There is a primary school within
the village, St. Anselm and Lady Manners schools are within the


Mooresfold is a particularly fine, period family house which has
been restored and renovated to a very high standard throughout. In addition a carefully conceived ground floor extension has created a wonderful family living space linking directly from the kitchen and with access through to the leisure suite. The house is built with stone elevations and with circular sweeping in and out driveway to the porticoed front entrance.

There are impressive formal reception rooms within the original
house. Three principal bedrooms including an impressive master
suite are set around the central galleried first floor landing with the top floor laid out as two separate suites each with a good bedroom and separate sitting room/attached study area. There are many fine features within the house including detailed plasterwork and ceilings. The whole property having been restored and renovated to an exceptional standard throughout. The addition of the leisure complex to the rear of the house includes a large heated pool with remote controlled cover, spa and seating areas with doors leading out onto the principal garden and side terraces. The house has good triple garaging with further potential and a separate single garage.

The gardens and setting of the property are particularly special
enjoying a high degree of privacy, yet within easy reach of the local facilities offered within the village. In addition to the formal gardens there is a generous paddock, bordered in part by an area of mature woodland with commanding views down across the Derwent Valley.

Open entrance and portico leading through to a fine reception
hall with marble flooring and a galleried landing over in part.
There are double doors through from the hall to a principal
drawing room with a fine marble chimney piece to an open
hearth. There is a separate spacious well proportioned dining
room with fine moulded, plastered ceiling and a wide chimney
piece to an open grate. Separate cloak room. Breakfast kitchen,
fitted with an extensive range of high quality built in units
including a central island unit and granite work tops. Gas AGA
and a range of built in appliances. There is a wide opening
through from the breakfast kitchen to the superb family room,
part of a cleverly conceived extension, tiled flooring with under
floor heating and an attractive chimney piece with a Clearview
wood burning stove. There are French doors leading through to
the side terrace area and gardens beyond, and direct access to
the leisure complex. A rear hallway leads through to the family
room with further cloaks and W.C, lobby/boot room with utility
and plant room.

The swimming pool and leisure area features a substantial
heated pool with incorporated spa to an end and a remote
controlled automatic solid safety cover for the main pool. There
are extensive seating areas around the pool and 3 sets of French doors leading out onto the terrace and gardens beyond.

The fine staircase leads from the hallway to the first and second
floor accommodation with a galleried landing at first floor level
leading on to an impressive master suite including a dressing
room with a range of fitted wardrobes and a high quality en
suite bathroom with bath set in a granite surround, separate
shower with jet steam facilities. There are two further bedrooms
on the first floor and a family bathroom, again fitted to a high

The second floor gives access to two further bedroom suites,
each comprising a good bedroom with a separate sitting room/
study off and shared shower room and W.C with carefully
created access out onto a roof terrace with stone ballustrading
and views across the historic village.

Mooresfold enjoys a very private position approached through
remote controlled electric gates with intercom entry. A sweeping
driveway leads up to a circular parking and turning area with mature trees and shrubs to the front elevation. There is a triple modern garage block with storage over and a separate single garage. The principal gardens are set to the rear of the house with wide stone terracing providing outdoor seating and entertaining areas and with access out from the leisure/pool complex and the main family room. There are generous lawns with well stocked borders with pergolas and mature shrubs, trees and borders.

The adjoining paddock has separate vehicular access and leads
on and down to a separate mixed woodland area creating a lovely setting for the house.

In all some 8.7 acres or thereabouts.

Note: Additional land may be available and is shown as Lot 2
on the extract from the Ordnance Survey and extends to some
8.6 acres or thereabouts. It has a now lapsed planning approval
for stabling and related buildings on the site. This may be
available subject to separate negotiation.

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13 November 2015

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