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Sydnope Hall, Two Dales, MATLOCK, Derbyshire, DE4 2FN

Sold by Us £399,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Luxuriously Appointed, Ground Floor Apartment
  • High-Spec Well Equipped Alno Kitchen With Miele Appliances
  • Luxury En-Suite & Wet Room
  • Spacious Double Bedroom & Dressing Room (possibility to revert to a 2nd Bedroom)
  • Under Floor Heating Throughout & Motorised Blinds
  • Delightful Living Room With Large Bay Window
  • Off Road Parking
  • Within A Fine Historic, Grade II Listed Country House

Full description

A luxuriously appointed, newly refurbished ground floor apartment, situated in an imposing Grade II listed country house, set in extensive formal gardens surrounded by delightful open countryside. The apartment has been completely refurbished to an exceptionally high standard using quality fixtures and fittings. Including a high-spec well equipped contemporary kitchen with Miele appliances and luxury en-suite bathroom. Originally a two bedroom apartment, altered by the present owners, to a one bedroom which could be reverted if required. The accommodation offers a spacious double bedroom with dressing room, bathroom and wet room shower off and an exceptionally spacious living room with a large bay window enjoying superb views over the surrounding open countryside, kitchen and reception hallway. Sydnope Hall was once owned by the Darwin family and is set in several acres of communal landscaped gardens reputedly to have been laid out by Joseph Paxton who designed the gardens at nearby Chatsworth House. There is ample communal parking at the Hall and the property has a private garage. Sydnope Hall is located in a delightful peaceful rural setting on the outskirts of the village of Two Dales, a pleasant village nestling at the foot of a hill where two valleys meet, on the edge of the Peak District National Park. Surrounded by beautiful open countryside the village has good local amenities including Doctors, Post office, Chemist, pub, garage with mini supermarket and good local primary school. Situated just off the A6 trunk road which gives easy access to the towns of Matlock and Bakewell and within commuting distance of Nottingham, Derby and Sheffield.

Entering the property from a communal hall, which serves just two apartments, via a solid oak Georgian style panelled door which opens to:

RECEPTION HALLWAY 11'10 x 6'4 (3.6m x 1.93m)
Having elegant coving to the ceiling and high quality polished oak flooring with under floor heating. There are a good range of cloak cupboards with smoked mirrored and panelled doors providing hanging space and storage shelving. From the reception hallway a polished oak panelled Georgian style door, set within a panelled reveal, opens to:

LIVING ROOM 25'2 x 21'8 measured into the bay (7.67m x 6.6m)
An elegantly proportioned room with sliding sash windows set within a deep bay recess enjoying superb far reaching views over the gardens and the surrounding open countryside. The room has polished oak flooring following through from the reception hallway with under floor heating. There is coving to the ceiling and a fine feature fireplace with a dressed stone surround and heavy mantle housing a living flame gas fire. There is a television aerial point with satellite facility, telephone point and connection for a wall mounted TV. An oak panelled door set within a panelled reveal leads to:

KITCHEN 18'1 x 8'5 (5.51m x 2.56m)
Having a sliding sash window enjoying the superb views over the open fields and wooded hills that surround the property. The kitchen has polished oak flooring following through from the hallway and a good range of Alno, contemporary units in high gloss finish with cupboards and deep drawers set beneath a polished granite work surface with a matching upstand and smoked mirrored splashback. There are wall mounted locker style storage units with internal lighting. Set within the work surface is an under mounted Franke stainless sink with mixer tap having flexible vegetable spray and separate boiling water tap. Set within the work surface is a Miele 2-ring induction hob, an induction wok hob and a Teppanyaki griddle over which is a Miele extractor hood. Integral appliances include pull-out drawer fridge, Miele 12-place setting dishwasher, Miele washer dryer and a Gaggenau freezer unit with ice maker. There is a pull-out recycling bin unit. Fitted within the kitchen is an integral eye-level Miele combination microwave, steam oven and coffee machine. The room is illuminated by low energy down lights and there is architectural plinth lighting. A broad opening leads back to the reception hallway where a further panelled door opens to:

BEDROOM 15'10 x 12'10 (4.82m x 3.91m)
A spacious double room with a pair of front aspect sliding sash windows, elegant coving to the ceiling, television aerial point with satellite facility, telephone point and connection for a wall mounted TV. The room is illuminated by over-bed halogen down light spotlights and a centre light point controlled by touch sensitive dimmer switches. A broad opening leads to:

Having a Victoria & Albert contemporary bath set upon a raised plinth with a floor standing waterfall tap and hand held shower spray. The room is illuminated by halogen down light spotlights, there are display niches, under floor heating and a large built-in shoe and bag cupboard with smoke mirrored glass doors. An opening leads to a WET ROOM SHOWER fully tiled with silver Travertine wall and floor tiles with inset heated and illuminated mirrors. There is a porcelainosa mixer shower with a large rain head, contemporary wash basin with waterfall tap having pull-out storage drawers beneath and a Villeroy Boch contemporary lavatory with a concealed cistern dual flush. The room has under floor heating, low energy down light spotlights controlled by a PIR sensor and there is a chrome finished ladder style towel radiator.

From the bathroom an oak panelled door opens to:

DRESSING ROOM 10'7 x 3'10 (3.22m x 1.16m)
Having a built-in cupboard with sliding mirror front housing the newly fitted propane gas fired boiler which provides hot water and central heating to the property.

The property is approached by an impressive tree lined driveway flanked by mature chestnut trees. The driveway sweeps down to the front of the house where there is ample parking and garaging. The property stands in outstanding gardens and grounds reputed to have been designed by Joseph Paxton who was, at one time, the head gardener at Chatsworth and his design for the gardens at Sydnope echo those, with naturalistic looking man made rock gardens, ponds and water features. The delightful communal gardens at Sydnope are protected by part of the Grade II listing and comprise delightful pleasure grounds with sweeping well maintained lawns interspersed with borders with box hedging and specimen trees. Immediately to the rear of the property is a gravelled sun terrace enjoying the commanding far reaching views over the wooded hills and open countryside that surrounds the property. Gravelled pathways weave through the gardens giving access to secluded seating areas with deep herbaceous borders stocked with shrubs and fine mature specimen trees, rhododendrons and flowering plants of all kinds. Parts of the gardens consist of a Lovers Walk with pathways weaving through beautiful rhododendrons. There is a delightful bog garden in a sheltered glade surrounded by a huge bouldered rockery. The bog garden is planted with marginal water plants within an ornamental pond. From the bog garden gravelled pathways open out into a delightfully private terraced lawned area with a central circular pond with a natural gravity fed fountain, the pond being stocked with fish and water lilies. This delightfully private area of garden enjoys a southerly aspect and there are deep herbaceous borders well stocked with flowering plants creating glorious summer colours. To one end of the garden is an impressive rock garden and pinetum with a cascading waterfall surrounded by fine mature specimen pines and many species of ferns. The gardens and grounds are maintained to a very high standard by the hall's gardener.

Mains water and electricity are connected to the house, gas is supplied by Propane which is metered at the point of entry to the property. Drainage is by way of a communal septic tank the maintenance of which is covered by the service charge along with the garden maintenance, buildings insurance, water rates, external structure, external painting and window cleaning.

All blinds fitted within the property are motorised.

The property could be easily be converted back to a two bedroom property.

Leaving Matlock along the A6 towards Bakewell, upon reaching Two Dales turn right along the B5057 sign posted Chesterfield. Follow the road up the hill for approximately 1.5 miles where the entrance to Sydnope Hall can be found on the right hand side with stone gate posts and a tree lined drive.

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.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
09 September 2015

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