5 bedroom detached house for sale

Horseshoe Cottage, Dobbin Lane, Barlow, Dronfield S18 7SU

Offers in Region of £1,550,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A Substantial 5 Bedroomed Country Residence
  • 3.2 Acres of Superb Gardens and Grounds
  • Sublime Master Bedroom
  • Fabulous En-suite Bathroom with Sauna
  • Clive Christian Breakfast Kitchen
  • Stunning Amdega Conservatory
  • Versatile Luxury Living
  • Triple Garaging
  • Self Contained Annexe/Workshop
  • Grazing Paddock and Stables

Full description

A rare opportunity has arisen to acquire this outstanding country residence, ideally located in a superb position on the edge of the North Derbyshire village of Barlow in an idyllic country setting with far reaching views and scenic walks from the doorstep.

Benefiting from good local amenities and within the catchment area for Barlow Primary School, the property is situated close to Holmsfield, approximately five miles to the North West of Chesterfield, approximately seven miles to the South of Sheffield and approximately two miles from the smaller town of Dronfield.

This outstanding property is situated within a 25 minute drive to Sheffields city centre and has good railway links with a 1 hour and 50 minute commute to London from Chesterfield train station and under an hour from Dore station to Manchester.

Approximate Distances - Barlow -1.5 miles; Chesterfield 5 miles (mainline to London St Pancras from 1hr 50mins); Sheffield 9 miles; M1 (junction 29) 11 miles; Bakewell 12 miles; Derby 29 miles; East Midlands Airport 40 miles; Manchester (international Airport) 42 miles; Doncaster Sheffield (Robin Hood Airport) - 52 miles.

The property briefly comprises on the ground floor: Entrance hall, inner hallway, drawing room, sitting room, hallway, WC, dining room, breakfast kitchen, Amdega conservatory, utility room and study.

On the first floor: Master bedroom, study, master en-suite bath/shower room, sauna, guest bedroom, guest en-suite bathroom, landing, bedroom 3, bedroom 3 en-suite bathroom, bedroom 4, bedroom 5 and family shower room.

Ground Floor - Double front entrance doors opens to the:

Entrance Hall - A large entrance hall with a high vaulted/beamed ceiling, two side facing timber double glazed windows and a front facing timber double glazed pictorial arched window. Having two pendant light points, wall mounted light points, stone flagged flooring, central heating radiator and a feature Juliette balcony.

Theres a built-in cloaks cupboard with hanging pegs and having room for storage. A rear facing timber door with glazed panels provides access to the rear sun terrace and a door opens to the integral triple garage.

From the entrance hall two steps rise to the:

Inner Hallway - Having side and front facing timber double glazed windows, wall mounted and pendant light points and a central heating radiator. The focal point being: the inset multi fuel burner with sandstone surround and hearth.

From the inner hallway double doors open to the:

Drawing Room - 7.8m x 6.4m (25'7" x 20'11") - An impressive formal drawing room with Junkers hard wood flooring, wall mounted light points, recessed lighting, two inset feature floor lights, decorative ceiling mouldings and coving and two central heating radiators with decorative covers. Two steps lead down to a fabulous seating area with double curved and glazed timber doors opening to the rear sun terrace with matching curved side panels.

Double doors give access to the:

Sitting Room - 5.9m x 5.1m (19'4" x 16'8") - Having a timber double glazed bay window with deep sill, wall mounted light points, two central heating radiators, TV aerial points and feature-beamed ceiling. The focal point of the room is the fireplace with an open dog grate, sandstone surround and sandstone hearth.

From the sitting room double timber doors with glazed panels open to the Amdega conservatory and additional double timber doors open to the inner hallway.

From the inner hallway double doors open to a further:

Hallway - Having hardwood wainscot panelling, carved timber coving, wall mounted light points, pendant light point and central heating radiator.

Wc - Having a front facing timber double glazed obscured window, pendant light point, Amtico flooring and a low level WC and inset wash hand basin with fitted storage beneath.

Dining Room - 5.5m x 3.0m (18'0" x 9'10") - With a front facing timber glazed window, pendant light point, central heating radiator and space for a large dining table. Double timber doors with glazed panels open to the Amdega conservatory and a door opens to the:

Breakfast Kitchen - 5.5m x 5.2m (18'0" x 17'0") - A wonderful breakfast kitchen by Clive Christian. Having a range of base/wall and drawer units incorporating open book shelving, plate racks, and glazed cabinets with matching granite work surfaces. Theres a 1.5 bowl enamel sink with chrome mixer tap and a breakfast island with a hardwood work surface, provision for seating and fitted units, which comprise: a wine rack, drawers and open shelving.

With front facing timber double glazed windows, recessed lighting, two pendant light points, Amtico flooring and two central heating radiators with decorative covers.

Appliances include: a freestanding Falcon Range with 5 ring gas hob, grill, ovens and warming drawers, Neff microwave oven, integrated De Dietrich dishwasher and an integrated Liebherr full height fridge and freezer.

Two sets of double timber glazed doors open to the Amdega Conservatory.

Amdega Conservatory - 7.9m x 3.2m (25'11" x 10'5") - Timber double glazed rear facing windows providing splendid views across the propertys gardens and doors open onto the rear sun terrace. Having recessed lighting, tiled flooring, wall mounted electric heaters and ample space for a dining table/furniture and seating.

Utility Room - Having a front facing timber glazed entrance door and matching window, ceiling light point, fitted base/wall cupboards, stainless steel sink with chrome taps and having space and plumbing for an automatic washing machine and tumble dryer.

Study - A useful study with side facing timber double glazed windows, recessed and wall light points, central heating radiator, Junkers flooring, telephone, TV aerial and broadband points. Also having a range of fitted furniture, decorative timber wainscot panelling and double timber glazed doors opening to a patio.

First Floor -

Hardwood stairs rise from the entrance hall to the:

Master Bedroom - 7.6m x 6.1m (24'11" x 20'0") - A sumptuous and inviting master bedroom with recessed lighting, wall mounted light points, four central heating radiators with decorative covers. Theres a comprehensive range of fitted furniture in hardwood incorporating long hanging, drawers, dressing area with vanity mirror, laundry storage, fabulous four poster bed and cabinet housing the TV/CD which lowers and raises via a remote control. Rear facing timber glazed double doors open to the balcony area providing impressive far-reaching views of the gardens.

Stairs with a quarter turn and recessed lighting lead to the:

Study - Having a rear facing timber double glazed window, recessed lighting, Amtico flooring, electric heater, telephone point and exposed hardwood skirting.

A door leads to the:

Master En-Suite Bath/Shower Room - A luxurious and spacious en-suite. Having two rear facing timber double glazed windows, recessed lighting, two central heating radiators, Amtico flooring and chrome heated towel rail.

Dressing Area - With a built-in linen cupboard, recessed hanging/shelving and a door leading to the:

Sauna - Having a wall mounted light point, timber slat seating and electric hot stone heater.

From the dressing area, two steps rise to a suite in soft cream, which comprises: a low level WC, bidet, his n hers pedestal wash hand basins with mixer taps and sunken double bath with water jets and mixer tap. Theres a separate glazed shower enclosure having a tiled wall and hand shower facility. Also having a wall mounted shaver point and an additional storage cupboard.

Guest Bedroom - 5.5m x 3.1m (18'0" x 10'2") - A light and spacious guest suite with front and rear facing timber double glazed windows, recessed lighting and three central heating radiators. Having fitted furniture to one wall incorporating long/short hanging and shelving.

A wide opening leads to a pleasant seating area with a side facing timber double glazed window, recessed lighting and TV aerial point. A rear facing double timber door with glazed panels and matching side panels opens to a balcony area with impressive views over the rear garden.

From the seating area a door leads to the:

En-Suite Bathroom - Being half tiled with a front facing timber double glazed obscured window, ceiling light points, Amtico flooring and a central heating radiator. Theres a suite in white, which comprises: a low level WC, bidet, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap and a panelled bath with mixer tap, hand shower and glazed screen.

An additional door opens to:

Bedroom 3 - 4.9m x 4.4m (16'0" x 14'5") - A rear facing timber door with glazed panels and matching side panels gives access to a balcony with impressive views. Having a side facing timber double glazed window, recessed lighting, wall mounted light points, central heating radiator, TV aerial points and electric ceiling fan. Theres a comprehensive range of fitted furniture in dark hardwood incorporating shelving/long hanging rails and a matching door to the en-suite bath/shower room.

Bedroom 3 En-Suite Bathroom - Having recessed lighting, chrome heated towel rail, Amtico flooring and a suite in white, which comprises: a low level WC, Villeroy & Boch inset wash hand basin with traditional style taps, fitted storage below and vanity mirror over. Theres also a panelled bath with mixer taps, rain head shower over, additional hand shower facility, glazed screen and mirrored wall.

From the inner hallway a hardwood staircase rises to the first floor landing with two-quarter turns, decorative wainscot panelling and a wall mounted light point.

Landing - Having front facing timber double glazed windows, feature pendant lighting, wall mounted light points, recessed lighting and access to a roof space. Doors give access to the guest bedroom, bedroom 3, Bedroom 4, Bedroom 5 and the family shower room.

Bedroom 4 - 4.5m x 2.8m (14'9" x 9'2") - A spacious double room with two rear facing timber double glazed windows, providing impressive views over the gardens and grounds. Having recessed and wall mounted light points, two central heating radiators and a range of fitted furniture incorporating: long hanging, shelving, CD/DVD storage and enclosed television area with a TV aerial point.

Bedroom 5 - 3.1m x 1.8m (10'2" x 5'10") - Having a front facing timber double glazed window, central heating radiator and ceiling light point.

Family Shower Room - Having a front facing timber double glazed obscured window, recessed lighting, Amtico flooring, chrome heated towel rail and hand painted wainscot panelling. Theres a suite in white which comprises: a low level WC, wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap and fitted shelving below. Also having a fully tiled shower enclosure with a Axor Hansgrohe shower and glazed screen.

Triple Garage - 9.6m x 7.6m (31'5" x 24'11") - From the entrance hallway concrete steps lead down to a large garage and storage/control room. With fluorescent lighting, three up and over electric remote doors, light and power. Having ample space for three large vehicles and having potential for further storage due to the garages high ceilings.

Theres a separate storage/control room and wine cellar housing the CCTV security system with light and power.

Exterior And Gardens - Horseshoe cottage is set back from Dobbin Lane. The property can be accessed via a large gravelled driveway to the front and a gated entrance to the rear.

To the front is a neat fore garden with planted borders, dry stone walling, useful coal/wood store and a paved/concrete path leading around to the side of the property. Stone steps lead down to the double front entrance doors with a porch providing shelter for visitors. To the exterior are traditional style lantern wall lights, CCTV cameras, water tap and an access panel to the electricity meter. Timber screening encloses a bin store, which also houses the oil tank, two LPG cylinders and a useful garden storage area.

A large gravelled driveway provides parking for visitors and a tarmacked drive meanders to the rear of the property and down to the triple garages, workshop and annexe as well as continuing up to the rear entrance gates. A path continues to the other side of the property and leads to the:

Rear Garden - Immediately to the rear of the property is a wide stone flagged sun terrace, which can be accessed from the Amdega conservatory, drawing room and entrance hall. A superb area for entertaining family and friends during the summer months and having ample space for several tables and chairs to make the most of the fabulous views over the properties gardens and grounds. Accessed from the study is an additional seating/patio area and once again enjoying commanding views.

Two sets of stone flagged steps lead down to a terraced garden with a decorative timber archway, pergola, neatly shaped lawn, pebbled pathway and planted borders.

A further pebbled pathway with stone steps leads around borders planted with mature shrubs to the:

Annexe - 7.2m x 4.0m (23'7" x 13'1") - A versatile room with the potential to be used as a home office, play room and guest suite. Having timber slats to the walls and ceiling, recessed lighting, ceiling light points and three wall mounted electric heaters. Double doors with matching side panels open a decked seating terrace.

Shower Room - With ceiling light point, tiled walls, chrome heated towel rail and a suite in white, which comprises: a low level WC, wash hand basin and shower enclosure with a Mira Zest shower and glazed screen.

A personal entrance door leads to the:

Workshop/Garage - 11.1m x 7.3m (36'5" x 23'11") - Another versatile space currently used as a workshop and could also be used to garage several additional vehicles. Having a water tap, light/power and a timber garage door.

From Dobbin Lane two double timber gates open via a remote controlled keyfob to one side and pressure activated pads to the other. A tarmacked driveway leads past a tree-lined garden, screened via mature trees and shrubs and having dusk to dawn illumination. The driveway continues to the pebbled driveway to the front and also to a large pebbled turning area at the rear. The focal point of the turning area is an illuminated fountain. From here access can be gained to the triple garages, and is flanked by an additional border with mature shrubs and evergreen trees.

The main garden is mainly laid to lawn and has a large garden pond, with a stepped water feature, stone bridge and ornamental planting. Stone steps lead down to a superb tennis court with an all weather surface, fully enclosed by high metal fencing.

To the bottom of the garden is a coppice of carefully planted cedars, a post and rail fence with timber gate which provides access to a large grazing paddock, fully enclosed with fencing/hedging and dry stone walling. The paddock also has the benefit of a double stable block and hay store making this property ideal for anyone enjoying equestrian pursuits.

Beyond the properties gardens and grounds are further fields with a backdrop of rolling hills. Horseshoe Cottage is fully enclosed by mature trees, fencing/hedging and dry stone walling to provide privacy and security to this magnificent family home.

Viewing's - Strictly by appointment with our consultants.

Note - All measurements are approximate. None of the services, fittings or appliances (if any), heating installations, plumbing or electrical systems have been tested and therefore no warranty can be given as to their working ability. All photography is for illustration purposes only.

Local Places Of Interest -

Peak District National Park - The Peak District is an upland area in England at the southernmost end of the Pennines. It falls mostly in northern Derbyshire but also includes parts of Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Staffordshire and Yorkshire.
An area of great diversity, it is split into the northern Dark Peak, where most of the moorland is found and whose geology is gritstone, and the southern White Peak, where most of the population lives and whose geology is mainly limestone.
The Peak District National Park became the first national park in the United Kingdom in 1951. With its proximity to the cities of Manchester and Sheffield and easy access by road and rail, it attracts millions of visitors every year.

Chatsworth House - Standing on the east bank of the River Derwent, Chatsworth looks across to the low hills that divide the Derwent and Wye valleys. The house, set in expansive parkland and backed by wooded, rocky hills rising to heather moorland, contains a unique collection of priceless paintings, furniture, Old Master drawings, neoclassical sculptures, books and other artefacts. Chatsworth has been selected as the United Kingdom's favourite country house several times.


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Nearest stations

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  • Chesterfield (4.7 mi)
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  • Dronfield (1.7 mi)
  • Dore (3.0 mi)
  • Chesterfield (4.7 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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