5 bedroom detached house for salePentrich Lane End, Pentrich, Derbyshire
Sold STC £725,000
Full descriptionA stunning Grade II listed Georgian Farmhouse, previously owned by the Chatsworth Estate enjoying many original period features, character and elegance. Sympathetically restored to modern day living the generously proportioned family accommodation has FOUR RECEPTION rooms and FIVE BEDROOMS. Situated in walled grounds extending to APPROX 1 ACRE with CONVERTED OUTBUILDINGS AVAILABLE separately. VIEWING IS ESSENTIAL
Viewing is strongly recommended to appreciate the character and quality of this superb period home. Steeped in history the earliest part of the property is believed to be over 400 years old with the beautiful Georgian frontage added approximately 200 years later. It formed part of the Chatsworth Estate until 1950 when it was sold to the tenants, the Sterland family, to contribute to the death duties payable by the Duke of Devonshire. The current occupants are the 4th generation of Sterlands to live at Amberside.
The sympathetic modernisation have created a tastefully appointed family home with generously proportioned period accommodation comprising, impressive entrance hallway with sweeping staircase and Minton tiled floor, drawing room and sitting room both with elegant marble fireplaces, original cornice and coving and shutters to the sash windows, cosy family room, dining room with flagstone floor, original range and oak settle. The comprehensively appointed breakfast kitchen has a gas Aga, stone French sink, useful separate utility room and guest WC. The inner hallway provides access to the vaulted cellar from the dining hallway, stairs lead to one of the servant's rooms which still requires some modernising.
The central staircase leads to a half landing with four piece family bathroom off and galleried landing with large sash window overlooking the gardens. There are two generously sized double bedrooms and three further double bedrooms to the second floor.
The property benefits from gas central heating, recently installed in 2014, with character sash windows and hardwood entrance doors.
The grounds extend to approximately 1 acre with a sweeping driveway providing ample car parking with lawned gardens which wrap around the property. There is an external store out building and lawned gardens to the rear edged by the meandering River Amber.
Offered for sale under separate negotiation is the stone built conversion adjacent to the property, currently being used has a well being clinic, but has potential for granny annex, holiday let and various business use (subject to planning permission).
Reception Hallway - Period hardwood entrance door with glass fan light above allows access, boasting a Minton tiled floor, deep skirting boards, original coving, cornice and ceiling rose, radiator and built-in pine cupboard housing the electrical installation and telephone point. The elegant wooden staircase climbs to the first floor.
Drawing Room - 15'9 X 17'7 (4.80m X 5.36m) - A naturally light room with the original sash window and shutters to the front elevation enjoying a southerly aspect, fitted with original, Georgian oak panelling , deep skirting boards, original coving and ceiling rose, recessed arches either side of the fireplace with inset shelving, large wall hung mirror, oak flooring, marble fire surround with slate hearth and Masco multifuel burner, television aerial point, radiator and original panelled door.
Sitting Room - 18'3 X 16'8 (5.56m X 5.08m) - Beautifully elegant sash windows with wooden shutters and panelling, original coving and ceiling rose, feature Georgian arches, hardwood parquet flooring and Original Marble fireplace with granite hearth housing a log burning stove, radiator, TV aerial point and wall hung mirror. A panelled door leads into.
Dining Room - 18'0 X 14'8 (5.49m X 4.47m) - Formally the original kitchen to the house having the original grand sandstone fire surround and hearth housing the original cast iron range with bread oven, stove and cooking plate with oak settle to the side. Derbyshire Hopton flagstone floor and built in original pine panelled cupboards, original exposed beams and radiator. Twin sash windows overlook the vegetable garden and a hardwood half glazed stable style door provides access to the side. A hidden staircase leads to one of the former servant's rooms.
Former Servant's Room - 20'43 X13'53 (7.19m X 5.31m) - Having window to the rear and in need of modernisation.
Inner Lobby - Providing access to the cellar consisting of two rooms with vaulted ceilings, light, power and original stone thralls and sinks.
Fitted Breakfast Kitchen - 14'3 x 12'8 (4.34m x 3.86m) - Beautifully appointed with a range of handmade limed oak base cupboards, drawers, eye level units with glass display cabinets, and central island with granite work surfaces over, incorporating an early stone French sink with mixer taps and handmade tiled splash back. There is a gas fired Aga with twin hot plates and roasting, baking, warming and simmering ovens, space for fridge freezer and plumbing for dishwasher. A feature exposed stone wall, beams and Velux skylights to the ceiling, high level window to side and picture window to the rear enjoying views over Wingfield Park. Doorway opens into side porch, with large wooden door allowing access to the outside.
Guest Wc - With original black brick floor, window to rear, low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, shelving and wall mounted electric heater.
Rear Lobby - A wooden entrance door and stone steps to :
Utility Room - 11'6 X 11'11 (3.51m X 3.63m) - Having character panelled window overlooking the rear garden and River Amber, with stone sill, brick built stand with oak work surfaces and Belfast sink. Fitted base cupboards provide storage, radiator, plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer, travertine tiled floor and Alpha gas boiler with FlowSmart thermal store (serves the constant hot water and central heating system). There is access to the roof void.
Family Room - 17'1 X 13'3 (5.21m X 4.04m) - Having double glazed dual aspect windows to the side and rear with window seat overlooking the garden and River. A period enamelled slate fire surround with tiled inset and multi-fuel stove, wall lights, radiator.
Half Landing -
Bathroom - 16'5 X 13'3 (5.00m X 4.04m) - Appointed with a four piece suite comprising panelled bath with shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, low flush WC and bidet. There is complementary half tiling, radiator, sash window to the side elevation a large built in linen cupboard providing storage. There is access to the roof void.
First Floor Landing - A large sash window to the front elevation floods the staircase with natural light, original wooden panelling, coving, radiator stairs rise to second floor
Bedroom One - 17'6 X 16'3 (5.33m X 4.95m) - Having an original panelled door, sash window to front elevation, coving and painted stone open fireplace.
Bedroom Two - 16'0 X 16'4 (4.88m X 4.98m) - Original panelled door, Sash window to front elevation, original fireplace and stone hearth.
Second Floor Landing - Two windows to rear
Bedroom Three - Having an original panelled door, Sash window to front elevation enjoying countryside views and original fireplace.
Bedroom Four - 16'3 x 16'3 (4.95m x 4.95m) - Original panelled door and sash window to front elevation enjoying open views, original stone fire surround with open fire.
Bedroom Five - 8'6 X 15'2 REDUCING TO 7'1 (2.59m X 4.62m REDUCING - Original panelled door, Sash window to front elevation, access to roof void,
Outside - A wrought iron gate provides entry to the sweeping driveway which leads to the house through the walled gardens to the front of the residence. Having mature trees, established shrubs and flowering plants to the borders, being mainly laid to lawn with a productive vegetable garden and stone store. The centre piece of the fore garden is the mature weeping Ash, which is believed to be a rare specimen, with another located in the grounds of Chatsworth House. The rear lawned gardens gently fall to the meandering River Amber flowing through the grounds and enjoys open countryside views over Wingfield Park. There is a second vehicle access, driveway and hard standing to the rear.
The Clinic Available Under Separate Negotiation - Stone built premises currently being used has a Well Being Clinic with three treatment rooms, reception area, kitchen and WC. Planning permission was granted for holiday cottage use. Having its own vehicle access with ample car parking and gardens.
Reception Area - A wooden stable door provides access, low level windows with stone sills, wooden floor, electric heating and Velux skylight window.
Treatment Room One - 10'2 X 19'1 (3.10m X 5.82m) - Having wooden oak doors, electric heater, Velux skylight and wooden flooring.
Treatment Room Two - 10'8 X 9'7 (3.25m X 2.92m) - Having wooden entrance door, low level windows with stone sills, two Velux skylight windows and electric heater.
Treatment Room Three - 13'2 X 6'6 (4.01m X 1.98m) - Having beams to the ceiling, Velux skylight and electric heating.
Viewing - Via Boxall Brown & Jones of Belper 01773 880 788
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