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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Bracken Lane Farm, Bracken Lane, Holloway, DE4 5AS

Sold STC £625,000

Property Description

Key features

  • No chain
  • Superior 3 bed detached property
  • Characterful features retained
  • Stunning views over the Derwent Valley
  • Presented to a high standard
  • Over 1 acre of garden
  • Additional 2.75 acres of gently sloping paddocks
  • Outbuildings to include twin stable block and detached two storey former farm building
  • Single garage
  • Viewing highly recommended

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Dating back to the C19th, and formerly being part of the historic Nightingale Estate, stands this generously proportioned three bedroomed detached property which has undergone considerable alteration over the years. The property has been fully refurbished and extended to offer flexible and modern living accommodation. Oozing class from the broad entrance hallway with decorative Amtico flooring that leads to all principal ground and first floor rooms that have been tastefully restored by the current occupiers to blend modern day conveniences such as fitted living dining kitchen to include integral appliances, ground and first floor shower and bathroom facilities together with exposed natural stone fireplaces to include stoves to the living dining kitchen and lounge, beam work, Suffolk latch doors and other such historic charms on display throughout the property.

Standing within the most delightful hillside position with formal and informal garden areas together with a small wooded area, with the addition of two paddocks being approximately 2.75 acres and having a natural spring. With ample parking via a forecourt area off which is a modern single garage and outbuildings include wood/coal store, twin stable block and detached two storey former farm building, currently being utilised for storage and workshop purposes but, subject to the necessary planning consents, could convert easily to additional living accommodation.

Standing within this World Heritage position, and having a southerly aspect, in the village of Holloway which boasts numerous local amenities to include schooling, shop, butchers, bus routes and accessible commuter links lying readily available. Ideally suited to those aspiring for a smallholding residence or perhaps family purchaser wishing to take advantage of the considerable scope to create additional living accommodation or indeed active retirees seeking easily managed accommodation. Viewings at the earliest opportunity are strongly recommended to fully appreciate this quite superb home of which its position is almost unrivalled and properties of such a stature rarely come for sale.


A solid panelled wooden front entrance door gives access into the split level landing with stairs descending and rising to lower ground floor and first floor accommodation.

Lower ground floor entrance hallway having a rear entrance door, front aspect window, and doors to principal rooms.

Shower Room - 2.44m x 1.83m (8' x 6') front aspect.

Living Dining Kitchen - 7.69m x 3.25m (25' 3" x 10' 8") with rear and side aspect together with Suffolk latch door opening to the ...

Utility Room - 3.24m x 2.02m (10' 8" x 6' 8") rear aspect stable door opens into the rear entrance porch/boot room housing the gas fired central heating boiler.

Off the living dining kitchen, a further Suffolk latch door opens to the ...

Living Room - 3.64m x 3.04m (12' x 9' 11") having a rear aspect with part glazed entrance door.

From the lower ground floor entrance hallway, stairs rise to the galleried first floor landing with front aspect Suffolk latch doors to principal rooms.

Bedroom 1 - 3.93m x 3.24m (12' 11" x 10' 8") rear aspect.

Bedroom 2 - 3.60m x 3.05m (11' 10" x 9' 11") rear aspect.

Bedroom 3 - 3.39m x 2.06m (11' 2" x 6' 9") rear and side aspect.

Bathroom - 2.29m x 2.06m (7' 6" x 6' 9") rear aspect.


The property nestles in a superb hillside position and enjoys formal and informal garden areas, including a small wooded copse totalling approximately one acre taking in the most stunning views over the Derwent valley. In addition are two paddocks extending to approximately 2.75 acres having the benefit of a natural spring, good vehicular access and offering an excellent opportunity for the equestrian enthusiast or perhaps those seeking a smallholding/the "good life".

With numerous outbuildings that include a single garage off the generous forecourt parking area, wood/coal store, detached two storey former farm building with hay loft (4.91m x 3.86m - maximum with restricted head height) utilised for a variety of purposes over the years but in more recent time, as a home office and with the building having full power together with lighting and offering considerable scope to convert into additional living accommodation either annexe or for holiday cottage purposes subject to the necessary planning consents. Former ground floor milking parlour (4.91m x 3.67m) together with workshop (5.99m x 3.03m).

Also sited within the garden and having ready access to the adjoining grazing land is a double stable block, again having light and power with stable 1 measuring (3.68m x 3.10m) and stable 2 measuring (3.74m x 3.10m).

TENURE - Freehold.

SERVICES - All main services are available to the property which benefits from gas fired central heating and UPVC double glazing. No test has been made on services or their distribution.


FIXTURES & FITTINGS - Only the fixtures and fittings mentioned in these sales particulars are included in the sale. Certain other items may be taken at valuation if required. No specific test has been made on any appliance either included or available by negotiation.

DIRECTIONS - From Matlock Crown Square, take the A6 south as signposted Derby proceeding through Matlock Bath and into the village of Cromford. At the traffic light crossroads turn left into Mill Road and continue onto Lea Road proceeding for approximately 1 miles into the village and continue up the hill, passing John Smedley's factory into Mill Lane towards Holloway. Proceed up Yew Tree Hill and as the road levels, turn right into Bracken Lane before turning left into Bracken Lane Farm's private drive where the property can be found standing alone on the right hand side.

VIEWING - Strictly by prior arrangement with the Matlock office 01629 580228.

Ref: FTM9023

Awaiting EPC and Floor Plan

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
11 October 2016


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