5 bedroom house for saleBidston Close, MATLOCK, Derbyshire, DE4 3PZ
Sold STC £450,000
- Splendid & Historic, Detached Stone Built Property
- An Imposing Property, Extensively Altered Late 1800s
- FIVE/SIX BEDROOMS
- En-Suite Guest Room, Family Bathroom With Sauna
- 2 Receptions & Study/Snug
- Breakfast Kitchen With Utility & Pantry Off
- Delightful Well Maintained Gardens
- Off Road Parking & Double Garaging
- BUILT IN DRESSED STONE WITH MULLIONED & HOODED WINDOWS
- Date Stone 1858
A splendid and historic, detached stone built property, conveniently located on the outskirts of the town of Matlock. This imposing property believed originally to be two cottages, was extensively altered in the late 1800s by Lancashire businessman whose factory was situated in the village of Bidston and from where the house takes its name. This good size family home offers five/six bedrooms, (including an en-suite guest room), family bathroom, drawing room, dining room, study/snug and breakfast kitchen with utility and pantry off. The property stands in delightful well maintained gardens and has the benefit of off-road parking and double garaging. Bidston is an attractive property, built in dressed stone with mullioned and hooded windows with a date stone on the porch of 1858 and a carved shield with cross with the word faith, reflecting the religion of the Quaker family who substantially altered the property.Entering the property via a triangular topped panelled entrance door, with leaded glazed pane, which opens to: ENTRANCE VESTIBULE 6'8 x 6'8 (2.03m x 2.03m) Having a side aspect triangular topped original diamond lattice window. The room has polished pitch pine block flooring and floor to ceiling oak panelling. A further triangular topped, half glazed door, with leaded panel opens to: INNER HALLWAY 26' x 7'11 max (7.92m x 2.41m) Having oak panelling to dado height, an elegant staircase rising to the first floor accommodation, beneath which, is a useful cloak cupboard with hanging space and a light. The hallway has central heating radiator, pitch pine block flooring following through from the vestibule and pine panelled door opens to: DRAWING ROOM 18'4 x 12'8 (5.59m x 3.86m) With front aspect leaded casement windows set within exposed stone mullions and having original pine panelled shutters. The window overlooks the formal garden to the front of the property. There are two further dual aspect windows flooding the room with natural light. The room has elegant dental mould coving to the ceiling, fitted picture rail and a feature fireplace in dressed stone housing an open grate. The room is illuminated by wall lamp points and there is a glazed display cupboard with storage cupboard beneath. There are two central heating radiators and a television aerial point with satellite facility. DINING ROOM 12'7 x 10'11 (3.83m x 3.32m) Again having front aspect leaded casement windows, set within stone mullions, overlooking the gardens. The room has exposed pine polished floorboards and a feature fireplace in rustic brick housing an open grate. To the side of the chimneybreast is a built in pot cupboard with a leaded glazed door. There is a borrowed light window to the reception hallway, central heating radiator and a half glazed entrance door opening to: FRONT PORCH 6'1 x 5'11 (1.85m x 1.8m) Open to the apex of the roof with exposed roof timbers and having a triangular topped entrance door with leaded glazed panel opening onto the flagged terrace to the front of the property. There are dual aspect windows and a range of built-in storage cupboards. From the inner hallway a further half glazed panelled door opens to: STUDY/SNUG 12'5 x 8'8 (3.78m x 2.64m) With front aspect leaded casement windows overlooking the gardens. The room has polished pitch pine flooring following through from the hallway and a feature fireplace in decorative brick with a raised quarry tiled hearth housing an open grate. The room has a fitted dado rail, display niche and storage cupboard. There is a television aerial point, telephone point and a central heating radiator. From the hallway a panelled door opens to: UTILITY ROOM 11'5 x 7' (3.48m x 2.13m) With rear aspect windows overlooking the gardens. The room is half tiled and has a ceramic tiled floor, wall mounted storage cupboards, open display shelves and a work surface incorporating a stainless sink with mixer tap having storage cupboards beneath and space and connection for an automatic washing machine and space and vent for a tumble dryer. The utility room is illuminated by halogen downlight spotlights and there is a central heating radiator. An arched topped batten door opens to: REAR ENTRANCE LOBBY 6'2 x 3'2 (1.88m x 0.66m) Having a half glazed panelled door opening onto the gardens to the rear of the property and ceramic tiles to the floor following through from the utility room. There is coat hanging space and over the arched topped door a keystone bears the initial of the Morrell family and the date stone 1877. A door leads to: GROUND FLOOR LAVATORY 5'6 x 5'3 (1.67m x 1.6m) Having a side aspect window with obscured glass, ceramic tiled floor and suite with low level W.C. and pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback. There is a central heating radiator. From the utility room a half glazed door with reeded glass panels opens to: PANTRY 9'1 x 7'8 (2.77m x 2.33m) Having ceramic tiles to the floor following through from the utility room. A borrowed light window and a ventilation window with a sliding panel closure. The room has an original stone thralls and an original stone salting bench. From the utility room a door with thumb latch opens to: BREAKFAST KITCHEN 11'11 x 8'9 (3.63m x 2.67m) With a sliding sash window overlooking the rear gardens and a further side aspect window flooding the room with natural light. The room has ceramic tiles to the floor following through from the utility room and a good range of hand crafted bespoke pine units with cupboards and drawers beneath a work surface with a tiled splashback. There are wall mounted storage cupboards with under cabinet lighting and a matching fitted delft rack. Set within the work surface is a 1½ bowl with mixer tap. Fitted within the kitchen is the Belling Format electric cooker with a 4-ring ceramic hob oven and grill, over which is an extractor hood which is vented to the outside. Beneath the work surface there is space and connection for a dishwasher. The white goods fitted in the kitchen and utility room are available by separate negotiation. Concealed within one of the cupboards is the GlowWorm gas fired boiler which provides hot water and central heating to the property. The kitchen has a central heating radiator and ample space for a family dining table. From the inner hallway a staircase with turned spindles and newels rises to: FIRST FLOOR LANDING 29'3 x 7'5 max (8.91m x 2.26m) Having a glazed roof light window flooding the landing and hallway with natural light. There is an arched display niche and doors opening to two useful under stairs storage cupboards. A batten door with brass thumb latch opening to: BEDROOM ONE 12'4 x 12'1 (3.76m x 3.68m) Having front aspect leaded casement windows, set within heavy exposed stone mullions, overlooking the gardens and with views over the town to the open countryside that surrounds the area. There is a further side aspect leaded window flooding the room with natural light. The room has a good range of built-in wardrobes providing hanging space and storage shelving and there are central heating radiators and a television aerial point. A door opens to a built-in storage cupboard with hanging rail and shelf. BEDROOM TWO 10' x 7'2 (3.05m x 2.18m) Having a rear aspect upvc double glazed window overlooking the gardens and surrounding properties. Louvred doors open to a built-in wardrobe with hanging rail and fitted shelving. The room has a central heating radiator and television aerial point. BEDROOM THREE 12'6 x 12'5 (3.81m x 3.78m) With front aspect leaded casement windows set within exposed stone mullions and having similar views to bedroom one. The room has a central heating radiator, television aerial point and built-in storage cupboard. A triangular topped batten door with brass thumb latch opens to: BEDROOM FOUR 11'8 x 9'1 (3.56m x 2.77m) With front aspect leaded casement windows enjoying the views over the gardens and surrounding properties to the open countryside beyond. There is a further side aspect triangular topped lattice window. The room has a central heating radiator and television aerial point. A triangular topped batten door opens to: EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM 7' x 6'4 (2.13m x 1.93m) A fully tiled room with a side aspect feature window. Suite with tiled shower cubicle with Gainsborough electric shower, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled W.C. There is a central heating radiator with thermostatic valve, shaver point and extractor fan. From the landing a further triangular topped batten door with thumb latch opens to: FAMILY BATHROOM 12'10 x 8'11 max (3.91m x 2.72m) Again a fully tiled room with side aspect double glazed triangular topped casement windows with obscured glass. The room has a suite with off-set corner bath fitted with spa jets and having Victorian style mixer taps and hand held shower spray. There is a Victorian style pedestal wash hand basin, closed coupled W.C. with matching bidet, corner shower cubicle with Mira mixer shower. The room has central heating radiators, shaver point and a pine door opening to a Sauna Room being pine clad with fitted seating, heater unit etc. From the first floor landing a further batten door with thumb latch opens to: LINEN ROOM 5' x 4'6 (1.52m x 1.37m) Having slatted linen storage shelving and doors opening to an airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder. A batten door with glazed panel opens to: STORE ROOM 7'4 x 6'10 (2.23m x 2.08m) With a rear aspect window. The room has limited head height. From the landing a door opens to a narrow staircase which rises via a half landing to a second floor landing. Open to the apex of the roof with an exposed A truss. From the landing batten doors with thumb latches open to: BEDROOM FIVE 13' x 9'4 (3.96m x 2.84m) With a front aspect feature circular window enjoying the delightful far reaching views over the town to the open countryside and wooded hills of the Derwent Valley. The room is built into the shape of the roof with exposed roof purlins and there is a night storage heater. STORE ROOM/BEDROOM SIX 9'1 x 8'9 (2.77m x 2.67m) Again built into the shape of the roof with exposed roof timbers and having a rear aspect casement window and night storage heater. There is a borrowed light window to the staircase. OUTSIDE From Bidston Close a pair of iron personnel gates, set between stone gate piers with two heavy cap stones bearing the name of the house, open to a flagged terrace which runs across the front of the property giving access to the entrance doors. Beyond the terrace there are deep borders well stocked with a good variety of ornamental shrubs and flowering plants. Beyond which is a good size area of garden mainly laid to lawn, enclosed by stonewalls and hedging and having a fine Weeping Ash Tree which is under planted with spring flowering bulbs including snowdrops, crocuses, bluebells and daffodils. Also set within the lawn is a fine large rhododendron bush. From the terrace a flagged pathway gives access to the rear of the property where there is a further area of raised garden with a lawn and borders stocked with ornamental shrubs. The property has outside lighting and an outside water supply. Beyond the garden and accessed from Bidston Close, is a driveway providing off road parking and giving access to: DOUBLE GARAGE 19' x 16'9 (5.79m x 5.1m) A detached double garage, having a double width up and over vehicular access door, power and lighting. To the rear of the garage is an open lean-to storage area and a timber garden shed. SERVICES AND GENERAL INFORMATION All mains services are connected to the property. DIRECTIONS Leaving Matlock Crown Square via Bank Road, follow the road up the hill and around the sharp right hand bend, take the turning on the left into Cavendish Road then the fourth right turn into Bidston Close where the property can be found on the left hand side. 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