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5 bedroom manor house for sale

Nr Hartington, Staffordshire/Derbyshire Border

Removed £775,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A Fine Grade II Listed Manor House
  • Lovely Position overlooking Dove Valley
  • Staffordshire/Derbyshire Border
  • 4 Reception Rooms
  • Kitchen with Aga & Utility
  • 5 Bedrooms (2 En Suite)
  • Family Bathroom
  • Double Garage
  • Oil Central Heating
  • Viewing Highly Recommended

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A fine Grade II Listed Manor house occupying a lovely position overlooking the Dove Valley on the Staffordshire/Derbyshire border near the renowned village of Hartington in the middle Peak District.

Briefly comprising Porch/Hall, Cloakroom, Study, Drawing Room, Dining Room, Reception Hall, Breakfast Room, Kitchen with Aga and Utility. Master Bedroom and Guest Bedroom with En Suite Bathrooms, Three Further Bedrooms and Family Bathroom. Double Garage. Oil Central Heating.

Beresford Manor is an enchanting stone house dating from the 17th Century with later 19th Century additions and was refurbished and extended by the current owners. It provides excellent family accommodation with five bedrooms, two with en suites, four reception rooms and a utility. The main rooms and attractively laid out garden reveal the beauty of the surrounding countryside and views over the Dove Valley and there are local landmarks such as Beresford Dale and Wolfscote Hill a mile or so away.

Hartington is about 1½ miles where there are good local facilities and Ashbourne and Buxton are about 12 miles, Bakewell and Leek about 11 miles. Manchester Airport is about 35 miles.  

Directions From Hartington take the B5054 west for about 1 mile towards Hulme End and Warslow passing over the River Dove and take the first turning right towards Sheen. After about 1/3 mile turn right onto a private road for Banktop and Beresford Manor and proceed down the hill and bear left, where signposted, and follow this private drive to the Manor passing through stone gate pillars into the gravel sweep area above the house. 

The accommodation in detail comprises:  

Entrance Porch/Hall With slate floor and storage cupboard. 


With W.C. and basin.  


(approx. 12´0" x 9´3"). 3.67m x 2.82m  

Reception Hall/Sitting Room 4.7m x 4.7m (approx. 15'6" x 15'6") including stairs and understairs cupboard. Attractive stone fireplace with metal hob fire grate, exposed beam and door onto the terrace and main garden. The room is wired for wall and picture lights and has a wide lead glazed stone mullion window with shutters. 

Dining Room 5.45m into deep bay x 3.73m (approx. 17'9" into a deep bay x 12'3"). Being a dual aspect room with shutters to the sash windows, exposed beam, recess with display shelving, fire opening and wired for wall and picture lights. There is a large walk-in storage room which might be used for wine storage. 

Drawing Room 7.5m x 5.2m (approx. 24'6" x 17'0") plus a wide bay with sash windows and shutters and a further wide window with shutters overlooking the valley. This is a magnificent room with stone fireplace, an open fire, oak floor and is wired for wall lights. 

Breakfast Room 5.35m x 3.64m (approx. 17'6" x 11'9"). There is an imposing stone fireplace with gas supply and currently housing a wood burning stove (not working), a stable door onto the terrace, recess with cupboard, exposed beams, tiled floor and opening to the kitchen. 

Utility 3.0m x 2.8m (approx. 9'9" x 9'3") plus a built-in cupboard across the width of one wall. Belfast sink, plumbing for washing machine and matching tiled floor. 

Kitchen 5.0m x 2.23m (approx. 16'6" x 7'3"). Fitted with a range of pine base and wall units, twin Belfast sink, gas fired Aga, cupboard concealing fridge and freezer and matching tiled floor. 

Boiler Room With oil boiler, cupboard with Flomaster pressure hot water cylinder and door to outside. 

Store Room (former W.C.)  

With basin and shelving.  

First Floor Landing  

Master Bedroom L-shaped room 5.2m x 3.4m and 3.95m x 2.62 (approx. 17'0" x 11'3" and 12'9" x 8'6") plus bay window. Range of full height wardrobes with hanging rails, shelves and storage cupboards over. Dressing area with window, airing cupboard with slatted shelves and radiator and arched opening with doors to: 

En Suite Bathroom Suite comprising jacuzzi bath, bidet, close coupled w.c. and basin in recess with tiled surface and cupboard below, window. 

Guest Bedroom Two 5.0m x 3.9m (approx. 16'6" x 12'9"). With a stone mullion lead window and a further high level window on rear wall, wired for wall lights and built-in wardrobes with storage cupboards over. 

En Suite Shower Room 3.4m x 2.25m (approx. 11'3" x 7'3"). Tiled shower cubicle, close coupled w.c. and basin with cupboard below. Towel rail, airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and further linen cupboard. 

Bedroom Three 3.9m x 3.8m (approx. 12'9" x 12'6"). With painted stone fire surround and wardrobe. 

Bedroom Four 3.63m x 3.55m (approx. 11'9" x 11'6") plus two deep cupboards/wardrobes in recess. Lead glazed stone mullion window and exposed beam. 

Inner Gallery Landing  

Over the entrance porch/hallway.  

Family Bathroom 3.65m x 2.8m (approx. 11'9" x 9'3"). White suite comprising of panel bath, close coupled w.c., bidet and pedestal basin. Part tiled walls and wood plank floor. 

Bedroom Five 3.7m x 2.7m (approx. 12'3" x 8'9"). With Belfast sink and low level door to bedroom two. 


Cellar Under part of the main house with external stairs. 

Stone Outbuilding 3.1m x 2.1m (approx. 10'3" x 6'9"). Providing a workshop or gardener's store and fuel store. Lean-to Greenhouse 3.75m x 1.75m (approx. 12'3" x 5'7"). 

Garage 4.87m x 5.18m 15'9" 4.87m x 5.18m deep (approx. 15'9" x 16'9" deep). With up and over door, windows, power and light. 

Garden There is a principal lawn with shrub and flower borders, mature trees and stone flagged paths and sun terrace. There is generous gravel sweep area providing plenty of parking above the house which is approached by a stone path with steps. 

General Information  

Tenure Freehold. With right of way over the road through banktop.  

Services Mains electricity and water. Private drainage. Bulk calor gas tank. Oil central heating.  

Fixtures and Fittings Only those items in these details are included in the sale. All other items are excluded but some items may be available by separate negotiation. 

Energy Performance Certificate Not required as a listed building. 

JGA/140813 JGB/280813  


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