7 bedroom detached house for sale

Dale Road North, Darley Dale, Derbyshire

Sold STC £599,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Most impressive 6/7 bedroom gentleman's residence
  • Built in 1888 and maintaining many original features
  • Set within private grounds of over half an acre
  • Stunning Southerly views over Derwent Valley

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Holmefield, Darley Dale. Built in 1888 on the instructions of Sir Joseph Whitworth, this magnificent gentleman's residence represent a wonderful example of a quality period home possessing a wealth of charm and character. Set within private grounds extending to over half an acre and enjoying stunning South facing panoramic views of Derwent Valley and the restored steam railway which runs beyond the rear garden. The property is currently run as a 5 AA Star guest house and offers flexible living accommodation which would suit a variety of uses and offers scope to reconfigure the existing layout to provide a ground floor annex for an elderly dependant or home worker. The property has been extensively refurbished by the current owners and offers 6 double bedrooms to the first floor, all of which have en suite facilities. A magnificent entrance hall with feature staircase provides an opulent welcome to the property, having 2 principal reception rooms, a Snug, large kitchen, utility, study and a bathroom offer spacious accommodation. Several out buildings, large gravelled driveway and extensive gardens complete this idyllic country home.

Energy Performance Rating: TBC

Location
Enviably situated in the heart of the Derwent Valley, the property benefits from excellent transport links to Sheffield, Derby and Manchester and is situated within close proximity to the popular towns of Matlock and Bakewell and enjoys a host of excellent local amenities and several schools of high repute.

Approached via a gravelled driveway which provides ample parking for several vehicles, double doors open into an enclosed porch with Minton tiled flooring. Original stained glass and hardwood door leads to the:
Entrance Hall
With feature staircase leading to the first floor. Original panelled doors lead to the principal rooms and having original stripped floors, picture rail, coving, architrave and central heating radiator.

Cloakroom (10'6 x 3'5)
Having an inner lobby and leading to a cloakroom comprising of low flush WC and wash hand basin.

Sitting Room (19'5 x 14'9) Measured into the bay window
The focal point of which being the sash bay window providing spectacular views of the garden and valley beyond. Feature fireplace with marble surround and hearth with open fire, stripped floors, picture rail, ornate moulding and two central heating radiators.

Snug (14'7 x 10'3)
With double French doors leading to the South facing terrace, feature fireplace with wooden surround and tiled hearth and scope for a gas fire. Recessed original cupboard to one alcove, stripped floor, coving and moulding to the ceiling and a central heating radiator.

Dining Room (19'3 x 14'9) Measured into the bay window
A further principal reception rooms with original sash window bay with views of the garden and valley beyond. Stripped floor, traditional style fireplace with slate back and scope for a gas fire and a central heating radiator. Coving, picture rail and ornate moulding compliment the character of the room and a large side facing window ensures a light and airy feel.

Kitchen (22'6 x 11'2)
Double French doors open onto the Easterly facing courtyard which enjoys morning sunlight and a further side facing window provides ample natural light to the room. Original recessed cupboards to one wall and a further range of cupboards comprising base units with wooden work surface over and glass fronted wall units. Double bowl stainless steel sink, space for a range cooker having both gas and electric points present and a central heating radiator. A tiled fireplace houses the Baxi boiler which services the hot water and ground floor central heating.
A door from the kitchen leads to the inner lobby which provides access to an enclosed store area with flag stone floor, three out buildings, two of which have power and lighting and a large pantry with fitted shelving and side window.

Utility (12'9 x 8'1)
With plumbing for multiple washing machines, stainless steel sink with sash window above, recessed cupboards providing useful storage and an airing cupboard houses the wall mounted Logic boiler which services the first floor central heating.

Rear Hallway
The original servants access with enclosed staircase leading to the extensive cellars which provide excellent storage and offer potential for further development as a home gymnasium subject to the necessary planning consents. Further storage cupboard over the stairs houses the consumer unit.

Study/Bedroom Seven (12'9 x 9'4)
Two windows to the side provide ample natural light, central heating radiator, picture rail and having telephone points and ample electric sockets.

Bathroom
Being fully tiled and having a suite comprising of low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin and panelled bath with shower over. Central heating radiator and built in extractor fan.

First Floor
Feature staircase leads to the galleried landing with large skylight above, coving, picture rail and two central heating radiators.

Bedroom One (13'6 x 13')
Having an original fireplace with cast iron inset, bespoke sash double glazed window, picture rail and central heating radiator.
En suite Bathroom
Comprising of low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin and panelled bath with shower over. Bespoke sash window and central heating radiator.

Bedroom Two (13' x 9'5)
Secondary double glazed window to the side enjoying pleasant rural views, recessed wardrobe, central heating radiator, TV and telephone points.
En suite Shower Room
Having a large shower enclose, low flush WC, and wash hand basin. Tiling to the walls to compliment the suite, central heating chrome towel rail and built in extractor fan.

Bedroom Three (15'9 x 14'9)
A beautiful double aspect room enjoying far reaching views over Derwent valley. Further secondary double glazed window to the side with roll top bath with traditional style chrome fittings below. Coving, picture rail and two central heating radiators.
En suite Shower Room
With large shower enclosure, low flush WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Side facing sash window, panelling to the walls and tiling to the walls and floor.
Door leads to:
Bedroom Four (14'6 x 10'3)
A further double bedroom having a sash window which enjoys views to the rear, traditional marble fire surround with cast iron inset, TV and telephone points.
En suite WC
Having a low flush WC and wash hand basin, built in extractor fan and central heating radiator.

Bedroom Five (16' x 14'9)
Having a large sash window which enjoys the stunning views to the rear, original fireplace with marble hearth, coving, picture rail, two central heating radiators and a roll top bath to the corner.
En suite Shower Room
With large shower enclosure, low flush WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Side sash window with secondary double glazing, central heating chrome towel rail and extractor fan.

Bedroom Six (13' x 9'4)
With secondary double glazed window to the side and central heating radiator below, picture rail, coving and both TV and telephone points.
En suite Bathroom
Having a suite comprising of low flush WC, traditional pedestal wash hand basin and panelled bath with shower over. Central heating chrome towel rail and extractor fan.

Outside
The gravelled driveway leads round to the delightful South facing terrace which takes full advantage of the superb views to the rear. Steps and pathways lead down to the lawned area with borders and mature rockery. There is a further courtyard area to the side which enjoys the morning sun with access to the kitchen and out buildings.


Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Listing History

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24 March 2016

Nearest stations

  • Matlock (3.2 mi)
  • Matlock Bath (4.1 mi)
  • Cromford (4.8 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Matlock (3.2 mi)
  • Matlock Bath (4.1 mi)
  • Cromford (4.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Staves Estate Agents, Dronfield

34 Chesterfield Road, Dronfield, S18 2XB

01246 908109 Local call rate

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