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3 bedroom apartment for sale

Normanhurst Park, Darley Dale, MATLOCK, Derbyshire, DE4 3BQ

Withdrawn from Market £499,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Believed to date back to 1844
  • Three good size bedrooms
  • Three en-suite bathrooms & family bathroom
  • Exceptionally spacious sitting room
  • Dining room
  • Good size dining kitchen with conservatory off
  • Well stocked private gardens
  • Double garaging

Full description

An exceptionally spacious, immaculately presented, elegant, ground floor apartment, located within a fine stone built Gentleman's residence, believed to date back to 1844 with a later extension of 1886. This delightful property has the benefit an exceptionally large basement ideal for a variety of uses, private gardens and double garaging. The accommodation offers three good size bedrooms one of which is within an annexe ideal as a study/work from home space or teenage/dependant relative accommodation etc. There are three en-suite bathrooms, exceptionally spacious living room, dining room and good size dining kitchen with conservatory off. Darley Dale is located on the A6 between Matlock and Bakewell on the edge of the Peak District National Park. There are excellent local shops including mini super market, fish bar, Chemist etc and highly regarded primary schools and convenient for the Arc Leisure Centre. Ideally situated for the delightful open countryside, fine views and pleasant walks and within commuting distance of Sheffield, Nottingham, Derby and Chesterfield.

Entering the property via a communal portico porch which leads to:


With a decorative mosaic floor and a half glazed panelled entrance door leading to a grand reception hallway with original staircase leading to the upper floor apartments, polished oak block flooring laid in a herringbone pattern and a panelled entrance door leading to apartment two.

RECEPTION HALLWAY 35'11 x 7'10 (10.94m x 2.39m)

Having a domed roof light window, central heating radiator with radiator cover, halogen down light spotlights and intercom link to the main entrance door. From the hallway a pair of panelled doors open to:

DRAWING ROOM 29'10 x 19'8 (9.09m x 5.99m)

An exceptionally spacious, elegantly proportioned room with a lofty ceiling creating a delightfully light and elegant living space. Originally the billiard room of 1898, this superb living space has panelling to dado height, elegant coving with a dentil mould and a combed ceiling with original Victorian embossed paper depicting vines and pomegranates. There are triple panel, double glazed sliding sash windows taking advantage of the southerly aspect with fine views over the surrounding properties to the open countryside and wooded hills of the Derwent Valley. A pair of double glazed French style patio doors open to a raised decked seating area and private gardens. There is a contemporary feature fireplace with a satin marble surround and raised hearth housing a living flame gas stove. The room is illuminated by wall and centre light points and there are column style central heating radiators and a television aerial point with satellite facility. An original polished oak door, with raised and fielded panels and decorative brass embossed fingerplates, opens to:

DINING ROOM 19'3 x 15'10 (5.87m x 4.82m)

With front aspect sliding sash double glazed windows having similar views to the drawing room. There is elegant coving to the ceiling, contemporary feature fireplace with a log and flame effect electric fire, deep original skirting boards, column style central heating radiators. The room is illuminated by wall and centre light points and a Georgian style panelled door leads back into the reception hallway.

KITCHEN 18'10 x 14'3 (5.74m x 4.34m) max

The kitchen is fitted with an exceptionally good range of high quality German units, installed approximately five years ago, with cupboards and drawers set beneath a polished silestone work surface with matching upstand. There is a central island unit with a 1½ bowl sink with mixer tap and flexible vegetable spray and a waste disposal unit. Beneath the island unit there are storage cupboards, open display shelves, space and connection for a dishwasher and a pull-out waste bin unit. Beneath the work surface there are pull-out spice drawers, ample storage cupboards and further storage drawers. Set within the work surface is a Neff 4-ring halogen ceramic hob over which is an extractor canopy which is vented to the outside. Fitted within the kitchen is a Neff eye-level combination microwave oven with a fan assisted electric oven beneath and warming drawer. There is a roller shutter appliance cabinet, space for a side by side American style fridge freezer and a pull-out larder unit. The room is illuminated by halogen down light spotlights and there are Amtico tiles to the floor. The room has central heating radiators with thermostatic valves. A feature of the room is the original sandstone fire surround which now houses storage cupboards. Fitted within the kitchen is the gas fired condensing boiler which provides hot water and central heating to the apartment. There is a television aerial point. From the kitchen a broad opening leads to:

CONSERVATORY 11'1 x 8'9 (3.38m x 2.67m)

Constructed in timber with double glazed panels set upon a dwarf wall and having an apex glazed roof. A pair of French style doors open onto the enclosed courtyard gardens to the rear of the property. The room has Amtico flooring following through from the kitchen with under floor electric heating. There is a central heating radiator with thermostatic valve and a telephone point.

From the reception hallway further doors open to:

BEDROOM ONE 21'9 x 14' (6.63m x 4.27m)

With side aspect double glazed windows overlooking the delightful gardens. The room has a good range of built-in bedroom furniture with wardrobes providing hanging space and storage shelving, fitted drawers and built-in linen basket. There are central heating radiators with thermostatic valves and the room is illuminated by halogen down light spotlights. A panelled door opens to:

EN-SUITE BATHROOM 8'1 x 7'1 (2.46m x 2.16m)

A fully tiled room with suite with panelled bath having Victorian style mixer taps and hand held shower spray, pedestal wash hand basin and low level W.C. There is a quadrant shower cubicle with mixer shower. Over the wash hand basin is an illuminated mirror and the room has a shaver point, ladder style towel radiator and extractor fan.

BEDROOM TWO 14'10 x 11'3 (4.52m x 3.43m)

With rear aspect sliding sash double glazed windows overlooking the courtyard garden to the rear of the property. The room has a range of built-in wardrobes providing hanging space and storage shelving with matching bedside drawers. A panelled door opens to:

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM 7'2 x 6'3 (2.18m x 1.9m)

A fully tiled room with a rear aspect double glazed window with obscured glass. Suite with quadrant shower cubicle having an Aqua Lisa mixer shower, pedestal wash hand basin and low level W.C. Over the hand basin is a fitted mirror and shaver point. There is a chrome finished ladder style towel radiator and an extractor fan.

CLOAK ROOM 8' x 3'10 (2.44m x 1.16m)

Being partially tiled to dado height with a suite having a high level W.C. and pedestal wash hand basin. There is an extractor fan.

From the kitchen a panelled door opens to a staircase which descends to:


Divided into six rooms opening off a central hallway. The basement would make an ideal work from home space, leisure suite, storage, play room, music room, games room etc.

CENTRAL HALLWAY 23'7 x 9'11 (7.24m x 3.02m)

Having power and lighting and a large Chatwood safe. Doors open to:

ROOM ONE 15'9 x 7'7 (4.8m x 2.31m)

With lighting and storage racks.

ROOM TWO 19'1 x 15'8 (5.81m x 4.77m)

With power and lighting.

ROOM THREE 9'7 x 8'11 (2.92m x 2.72m)

Currently used as a wine store.

ROOM FOUR 19'4 x 17'3 (5.89m x 5.26m)

With power and lighting.

ROOM FIVE 15'5 x 8'3 (4.7m x 2.51m)

With power and lighting

ROOM SIX 15'9 x 15'6 (4.8m x 4.72m)


Access from the courtyard via a pair of half glazed entrance doors. The annexe provides facility for a third bedroom with en-suite, ideal for teenagers, dependant relatives, guests etc. the annexe would make an ideal work from home space, study etc. if not required as a bedroom.

ANNEXE/ BEDROOM THREE 13'9 x 11'5 (4.19m x 3.48m)

With dual aspect sliding sash windows. The room has a central heating radiator with thermostatic valve and a supplementary wall mounted electric panel heater. A panelled door opens to:

INNER LOBBY 5'7 x 5'3 (1.7m x 1.6m)

With a side aspect window, ceramic tiled floor and further panelled door leading to:

SHOWER ROOM 7'10 x 5'3 (2.39m x 1.6m)

With a side aspect window with obscured glass, ceramic tiled floor and suite with tiled shower cubicle with Mira shower, semi countertop wash hand basin set with a work surface beneath which are storage cupboards and open display shelves. There is a close coupled W.C, shaver point and wall mounted electric heater.


To the side of the property is a delightful area of garden with gravelled pathways and deep borders well stocked with a good variety of flowering plants and ornamental shrubs designed to give colour and interest throughout the year. There is a raised decked seating area where the doors open from the drawing room. To the rear of the property is a delightful enclosed courtyard style garden with a central water feature, having a date stone of June 1925. To the rear of the courtyard is a seating area beneath a pergola supporting climbing plants. There are deep raised borders stocked with ornamental shrubs and herbs. Accessed from the courtyard is:

LAUNDRY 8'6 x 7'6 (2.59m x 2.28m)

Having ceramic tiled floor, front aspects windows, space and connection for an automatic washing machine and space for a tumble dryer. There is a Belfast style sink and wall mounted storage cupboards. A door opens to LAVATORY 5'1 x 2'9 (1.55m x 0.83m) With a dual flush close coupled W.C.

From the courtyard stone steps descend to:

GARDEN STORE 10'8 x 10' (3.25m x 3.05m)

Originally the boiler house, now used as a garden store with power and lighting. This room backs onto the hallway of the basement, making it possible to create access to the basement from the outside if required. An opening lead to aSECOND STORE ROOM 14' x 10'2 (4.27m x 3.1m) Housing the mains pressure hot water cylinder which is fitted with an immersion heater.

Adjacent to the property is a communal parking area and bin store with:


A detached double garage for each apartment, having an up and over vehicular access door, power and lighting.


All mains services are connected to the property. The property is fitted with an alarm system, the details of which will be given to the purchaser.


Leaving Matlock along the A6 towards Bakewell, shortly after passing the entrance to St Elphins retirement village the property can be found on the left hand side identified by our for sale board.


All measurements in these details are approximate. None of the fixed appliances or services have been tested and no warranty can be given to their condition. The deeds have not been inspected by the writers of these details. These particulars are produced in good faith with the approval of the vendor but they should not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact and they do not constitute any part of an offer or contract.

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Added on Rightmove:
20 March 2015


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