3 bedroom bungalow for saleGate Close, The Fold, Stoney Middleton, Hope Valley, Derbyshire, S32
Sold STC £495,000
Full descriptionIn an idyllic, glorious, peaceful private setting above the village of Stoney Middleton, a large three bedroom stone built detached bungalow set in approximately one and a quarter acres and never been on the open market before. Originally run as a Market Garden Nursery and with a truly stunning, beautifully landscaped garden with colour throughout the year and spectacular views over open fields and Eyam Edge. Reception hall, large sitting room, dining room, fitted kitchen, large utility room, three good bedrooms and bathroom. Outside: a beautiful, formal garden, large vegetable patch and soft fruit area with a substantial greenhouse and poly tunnels, large hen enclosure. Glorious views over Eyam Edge. No chain.
Stoney Middleton is a popular village in the Peak District with an excellent primary school and Lady Manners School in Bakewell. Excellent local butchers, pub, Indian restaurant and excellent fish and chip shop. Good public transport and surrounded by the glorious countryside of the Peak National Park.
The Accommodation Comprises - Covered entrance area with UPVC Georgian style obscure double glazed entrance door opens into;
Reception Hall - With central heating radiator.
Utility/Laundry Room - With south and easterly facing UPVC double glazed windows with lovely views over the magnificent garden and across the valley. A range of built in storage cupboards, a sink unit and plumbing for washing machine. Central heating radiator. BOX ROOM leading off with fitted shelving.
Rear Entrance Lobby - With external UPVC double glazed door. Meter Cupboard.
Sitting Room - A lovely, large principal reception room with two front facing broad UPVC double glazed windows with great aspect over the beautiful garden and with central heating radiators below. There is a natural gritstone fireplace to one end of the room with stone hearth and with black leaded Clear View multi-fuel stove. Sliding Georgian style glazed door leading into;
Dining Room - With UPVC double glazed window overlooking the side garden, over open fields and Eyam Edge. Central heating radiator, range of built in oak storage cupboards. Wide opening leading through to:
Kitchen - With oak fronted base and wall units, good range of work surfaces, and stainless steel sink unit set below a broad UPVC double glazed window. There is a split level stainless steel oven and grill with four ring hob with extractor canopy above. Integrated fridge.
Entrance Lobby - With external hardwood Georgian style glazed door, UPVC double glazed glazed window and built in cloaks cupboard.
Double Bedroom 1 - With rear facing UPVC double glazed window overlooking the pond and beautiful garden and across the valley. Central heating radiator. Range of built in wardrobes set to one wall and vanity unit with wash hand basin with cupboard and drawers below.
Bedroom 2 - A double bedroom with front facing UPVC double glazed window with lovely aspect over the garden with central heating radiator below. Oak parquet floor and central heating radiator.
Bedroom 3 - A good sized bedroom with rear facing UPVC double glazed window with beautiful views. Central heating radiator and built in wardrobes.
Family Bathroom - With full suite comprising panelled bath, corner shower cubicle with Aqualisa shower, pedestal wash hand basin and low flush w.c. Three quarter tiled, two obscure UPVC double glazed windows and double panel central heating radiator.
Outside - The property is approached off the access lane through a five bar gate onto a driveway which leads to a gravel and grassed area providing good parking. As previously mentioned this used to be a Market Garden Nursery and is a spectacular setting of approximately one and a quarter acres. There is a substantial 60ft greenhouse and poly tunnels for growing plants, flowers and vegetables.
There are raised vegetable beds, strawberry beds and a soft fruit area with a mass of raspberries, black currants, red currants, a large variety of fruit trees with apple and plum. There is a large hen enclosure to the bottom section of the vegetable and soft fruit area. There is a woodland/wildlife area with lovely woodland walks and immediately adjoining open fields and with views over the valley. Nearer the main house is a garden shed and oil storage tank. The beautifully landscaped and maintained gardens surround the property which are absolutely stunning and amazing, the current vendor in his own words says that he "loves to have colour in the garden every week of the year"! Octagonal cedarwood summerhouse 8' x 8' and patio for outside dining. Small lawned areas, very well stocked herbaceous borders, mass of different climbing roses, creepers and peonies. LInked ponds with waterfalls, beautifully stocked rockery and there is a large variety of Dahlias. Set to the far side elevation is a magnificent climbing wisteria. The front boundary has a substantial mature, beautifully maintained, beech hedge.
Basement - There are two useful basement/stores below the property one with limited head height housing the oil fired central heating boiler. Hot and cold water.
General Remarks - Hot water solar tubes on the roof linked into the hot water system. Gas main to the property ready for connection. Alarm security system.
Directions - On entering Stoney Middleton, opposite Castlegate Farm Shop, turn right onto The Nook, continue on this round to the left and then turn right up onto The Fold. Approximately 75 metres on the right hand side is Gate Close.
Valuer - James Mee/SW
Viewing - Strictly by appointment through our Hathersage office.
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