3 bedroom detached house for sale

Hollyhurst, Princess Road, Dronfield, Derbyshire

Sold STC £475,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Elegant Victorian style residence
  • Surrounded by stunning gardens
  • Beautifully appointed throughout
  • Containing many original features
  • Viewing highly advised - by appointment only
  • Available with no onward chain

Full description

Hollyhurst is an imposing detached residence set in this most sequestered spot in Dronfield. Built in the 1920’s and faced with Penistone Stone, the property was designed to replicate a Victorian gentleman’s residence and as such is steeped in the character and charm of an opulent era. Set within grounds of over quarter of an acre, the gardens have been beautifully landscaped to provide a stunning backdrop whilst offering a degree of privacy rarely experienced in such a popular residential area as Dronfield. Being within close proximity to a host of excellent local amenities including Henry Fanshaw Secondary School, Dronfield train station and Cliffe Park the property also benefits from good transport links to Sheffield, Chesterfield and the M1 Motorway. The present owners of Hollyhurst have resided at the property for over 35 years and have maintained the building to the highest standard including a fully renovated roof with Rosemary tiles and gold leaf Fred Dibnah weather vane, repointing of the brick work, double glazed windows and a full re wire throughout. The interior of the house has been carefully decorated in keeping with the character of the building and features two large reception rooms, fitted kitchen, utility room, WC and conservatory to the ground floor, three good sized bedrooms, one of which has en-suite shower facilities and a delightful Minton Hollins tiled bathroom to the second floor. The property also benefits from a large cellar with three rooms which lead to the greenhouse and gardens and provide potential to develop.


Reception Hall
Having a part glazed entrance door with attractive stained glass window above. Staircase leading to the first floor with solid Oak newel and spindles, coving to the ceiling, picture rail and central heating radiator. Enclosed staircase leads to the cellar.

Living Room (17’ x 12’9)
A delightful living room being beautifully appointed and containing many original features including high skirting boards, picture rail and coving. Ornate Oak fire surround with marble hearth and back with cast iron grate where open fires can be enjoyed on winter evenings. The double glazed bay window to the front provides charming views of the gardens and ensure a light and airy feel to the room.

Dining Room (17’ x 12’5)
A further excellent sized reception room the focal point of which is the double glazed bay window providing views of the gardens to the front aspect. Traditional wooden fire surround with tiled back and hearth and living flame coal effect gas fire inset. Coving to the ceiling, picture rail and central heating radiator.

Kitchen (13’3 x 7’5)
Having stone tiled flooring and featuring an excellent range of fitted wall and base units with roll edge work surface in dark wood. One and a half sink and drainer unit with stainless steel mixer tap sits below the Upvc double glazed window enjoying engaging views of the gardens to the rear. Integrated Bosch fan assisted oven and microwave, induction hob, plumbing for a washing machine and dishwasher and space for an under counter fridge. Central heating radiator and Tv point.

Utility Room (10’2 x 5’9)
With stone tile flooring and base units with work surface over. Stainless steel double sink unit and mixer tap with tiled splashback, plumbing for a washing machine and space for a tumble dryer. Central heating radiator, built in corner cupboard and two double glazed windows providing ample natural light.

WC
Featuring a low flush WC, vanity wash hand basin with integrated cupboards below, central heating radiator and large obscure glazed window to the rear.

Conservatory (15’5 x 10’5)
With Upvc double glazed windows throughout, the room provides most impressive views of the garden from an elevated vantage point. Having double French doors to the rear and further side door, beautiful Amtico flooring, central heating radiator and ample electric points.

First Floor Landing
A spacious landing with picture rail and Oak balustrade.

Master Bedroom (12’2 x 10’7)
With Upvc double glazed windows enjoying views of the gardens to the front aspect. Built in wardrobes and fitted shelves to the alcoves, central heating radiator, picture rail and coving to the ceiling.

En-suite Shower Room
Featuring a suite comprising low flush WC, wash hand basin and shower enclosure with thermostatically controlled Mira shower. Tiling to the walls to compliment the suite, central heating radiator and obscure glazed Upvc rear window. A ceiling hatch provides access to the loft space above which is fully insulated.

Bedroom Two (14’6 x 8’8) Measurement taken to the fitted wardrobes
A light and airy room with Upvc double glazed windows to the front. A range of fitted wardrobes to one wall providing excellent storage space, central heating radiator, picture rail and coving.

Bedroom Three (9’8 x 8’7)
A further good sized bedroom which enjoys stunning views of the rear garden. Upvc double glazed window, central heating radiator, telephone and TV points. A built in airing cupboard with panelled doors provides useful storage.

Bathroom
A simply delightful bathroom suite featuring a low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, bidet and oversized Jacuzzi bath all with traditional style brass fittings. Shower enclosure with thermostatically controlled shower unit, Velux window to the side and Upvc obscure glazed window to the rear. Minton Hollins tiles beautifully compliment the traditional style of this bathroom which is finished with Amtico flooring and spotlights to the ceiling.

Cellar
Featuring three separate rooms and currently providing a dry storage and workshop space with power and lighting, the main room leads to the adjoining greenhouse (14’ x 7’4) with access to the garden. Potential exists for further living space subject to the necessary building regulations.

Outside
The property enjoys over a quarter of an acre of stunning walled gardens to all four sides and has been beautifully landscaped to make the most of the properties secluded position. Featuring several quiet seating areas set amongst herbaceous borders and water features, paved patio with two large timber summer houses ideal for outdoor entertaining, mature fruit trees and large pond and nature garden. A well maintained vegetable garden has raised beds for planting and a further greenhouse. The gardens extend to the sides and front of the property where there is a pressed concrete driveway leading to the DETACHED GARAGE (20’x 9’9) with double doors to the front and side and rear windows. An adjoining carport provides additional parking space.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
16 September 2016

Nearest stations

  • Dronfield (0.2 mi)
  • Dore (2.5 mi)
  • Herdings Park (2.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Staves Estate Agents, Dronfield

34 Chesterfield Road, Dronfield, S18 2XB

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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Staves Estate Agents, Dronfield

34 Chesterfield Road, Dronfield, S18 2XB

01246 908109 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Dronfield (0.2 mi)
  • Dore (2.5 mi)
  • Herdings Park (2.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Staves Estate Agents, Dronfield

34 Chesterfield Road, Dronfield, S18 2XB

01246 908109 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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