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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Highfield House, High Street, Apperknowle, Dronfield, Derbyshire, S18

Offers in Region of £699,950

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A wonderful opportunity has arisen to purchase this superb four double bedroomed detached stone built house which nestles away within this sought after village on the rural outskirts of Dronfield yet being close to the comprehensive range of amenities. Perfect for the equestrian minded, having two paddocks and land extending to approximately 4.5 acres along with excellent stable block for four horses along with barn and tack room built in 2011, and a recently set down manège. Offering gas central heating, uPVC double glazing and briefly comprises three reception rooms, superb farmhouse dining kitchen, conservatory, landing, four double bedrooms, three bathrooms, good sized garden and twin patios.

The Accommodation Comprises -

Reception Hall - Enjoying excellent natural light and being double height, benefitting from the twin double glazed Velux roof lights and having an arched uPVC double glazed entrance door and window. Radiator. Dog legged staircase with natural wood spindled balustrading and useful store cupboard below. Karndean style flooring which extends through to the

Dining Area - Which has a recently fitted Dunsley wood burning stove, delft rack, radiator. Inset spotlights together with built-in cupboards to one side of the chimney breast. A superb open plan dining kitchen.

Inner Lobby -

Downstairs Cloakroom - Having a low flush suite, wash hand basin, partial tiling and extractor fan.

Dining Kitchen - A farmhouse style dining kitchen having an extensive range of beautiful pippy oak bespoke handmade units, complemented by granite working surfaces and with an inset one and a half bowl sink unit. Recess for a range style cooker with a Rangemaster illuminated extractor canopy above. There is tiling above the working surfaces. Built-in dishwasher. Recess suitable for an American style larder fridge. uPVC double glazed back door. Two radiators. Karndean style flooring. Additional uPVC double glazed windows overlooking the paddocks and manege together with twin uPVC double glazed French doors opening out onto the broad rear entertaining terrace.

Utility - With base and wall cupboards, inset stainless steel sink unit, plumbing for an automatic washing machine. Ample space for a tumble dryer, freezers etc. uPVC double glazed stable style back door. uPVC double glazed window and within which is housed the Potterton Power Max gas fired central heating boiler. Karndean flooring. Shelved pantry. Radiator.

Downstairs Cloakroom - Having a low flush white suite with wash hand basin, radiator and uPVC double glazed window.

Lounge - Being a nicely proportioned principal reception room having a lovely Minster natural cut stone fireplace with matching hearth, living flame coal effect fire. There are three radiators. Arched uPVC double glazed window overlooking the garden. uPVC double glazed sash style window to the front and twin uPVC French doors to the excellent

Conservatory - Which is uPVC double glazed with matching twin doors to the entertaining terrace. Karndean style flooring. Central heating radiator together with ceiling light/fan unit.

Study - With a log effect gas burning stove. uPVC double glazed window to the front. Built-in cupboards and shelving either side of the chimney breast. Radiator. Recessed store cupboard.

First Floor Galleried Landing - With spindled balustrading, ornamental feature fireplace. Central heating radiator. Useful store cupboard and airing cupboard within which is housed the solar powered hot water cylinder and double panelled control unit.

Master Bedroom - With contemporary style wardrobes recently installed by Supafit of Dronfield. Two radiators. Twin uPVC double glazed windows to the rear. An appealing feature of this room is the apexed high ceiling with exposed roof joists.

En-Suite Shower Room - The white suite comprising of a pedestal wash basin, low level WC. Tiling to the walls. Radiator. Circular uPVC double glazed porthole style window with translucent glass. Extractor fan. Multi-jet steam/shower cabin.

Double Bedroom Two - Being a superb guest/teenager's bedroom with two radiators. An apexed high ceiling with exposed beams. uPVC double glazed arched window to the front with magnificent views. A uPVC double glazed sash style window to the side.

En-Suite Shower Room - A three piece white suite comprising of a tiled shower enclosure, thermostatically controlled shower unit working off the domestic hot water system. Low level WC, pedestal wash basin. Radiator. Extractor fan. Porthole style uPVC double glazed window.

Double Bedroom Three - Radiator. Ornamental period style feature fireplace. Picture rail and uPVC double glazed sash style window to the front. Also enjoying magnificent views.

Double Bedroom Four - Two uPVC double glazed sash style windows to the rear. Radiator.

Spacious Family Bathroom - Having an oversized double ended air bath with centre mixer tap. Pedestal wash basin, low level WC. Bidet. Towel radiator with integral towel rail. A large circular uPVC double glazed window with stained leaded glass. Extractor fan. Karndean style flooring.

Outside - Driveway leads in providing ample off-road parking with the garden lying primarily to the side, westerly aspect, enjoying the sun all afternoon and initially comprising of a broad paved entertaining terrace which can also be approached via the French doors from the conservatory or from the dining kitchen. The garden itself is set down primarily to a good sized shaped lawn with herbaceous borders/beds. Indian stone paved alfresco pergola'd eating area with further patio and useful timber garden shed at the far end. There is also external lighting. Cold water tap.

Paddock And Stabling - The property has two paddocks which along with a central yard recently set down 40 m x 30 m high quality manege and excellent stable block which comprises of four stables, one barn and tack room which were erected around 2011. Further storage/stabling for two horses, or suitable for workshops having mains electricity and water. The land in total extends to approximately 4.5 acres and is perfect for anyone equestrian minded taking full advantage of this beautiful rural setting. The stabling and paddocks have ease of access for a horse box via the lane to the side.

General Note - The house was considerably extended around 2004, in natural stone. There is a right of way over the private driveway which has been re-tarmacked in 2017 and is shared along with the other two neighbouring properties.

Valuer - Tim Heaton/ae

Viewing - Strictly by appointment through our Dronfield office

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