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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Wirksworth Road, Idridgehay

Sold STC £1,300,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II* Listed Country Residence
  • Stunning Grounds IRO 4.17 Acres
  • Four Bedrooms + Two Attic Rooms
  • Five Reception Rooms
  • Luxurious Master Suite
  • Further Two Bedroom Detached Cottage
  • Triple Garaging & Outbuildings
  • Extensive Gated Driveway
  • Wealth of Character & Charm
  • Dating from 1621

Full description

This stunning Grade II* listed detached country residence dates from 1621 and is set within the most beautiful grounds and paddocks extending to approximately 4.17 acres with a further two bedroom detached cottage and triple garaging. The home has a wealth of character and charm with many original features being encased in timber framing and partly thatched roof, heavily beamed ceilings and impressive fireplaces. The second construction phase seems to have been carried out in the mid 1800's and is predominantly rendered with timber casement leaded light windows and stone slate tiled roof.

Ground Floor - To the front of the home there is an attractive storm porch with stone built surround and solid oak door leading into:

Kitchen Breakfast Room - 6.53m x 5.51m - l-shaped (21'5" x 18'1" - l-shaped - On entering the home there is a stunning bespoke Osborne of Ilkeston fitted Kitchen Breakfast Room having a matching range of in-frame base, eye-level and drawer units with cornice trims and decorative newel posts. There is a matching island unit with further base cupboards and display shelving, polished granite work surface incorporating a ceramic Belfast sink unit with swan neck mixer tap and complementary tiled splashback. There is a further range of base and drawer units with integrated baskets and solid wooden work surface, the quality appliances include a beautiful cream Aga with double hot plate, side griddle and four ovens set in an attractive moulded surround with tiled insert and recessed down-lighters, there is a secondary built-in double electric fan assisted oven and grill, built-in microwave and four-ring ceramic hob and integrated dishwasher. There is decorative coving to ceiling and recessed ceiling spotlights, ceramic tiled flooring, plinth heater, wooden glazed leaded light windows to both the front and rear elevation each providing a beautiful outlook across the grounds and archway leading through into the Breakfast Area.
The open plan Breakfast Area has a feature bespoke dresser unit to match the kitchen having a further range of base, drawer units and glazed display cabinets with cornice trims and solid wooden counter, decorative coving to ceiling, recessed ceiling spotlights, continued ceramic tiled flooring, television plug point, telephone intercom system for the entrance gates, wooden glazed leaded light window to the front aspect and door leading through into:

Breakfast Area -

Utility Room - 2.69m x 2.46m (8'10" x 8'1") - A well proportioned Utility Room having a continued range of bespoke Osborne of Ilkeston in-frame base units and larder cupboard with polished granite work surface over incorporating a ceramic Belfast sink unit with swan neck mixer tap, granite draining board and complementary tiled splashback. There is plumbing for an automatic washing machine and space for tumble dryer and fridge freezer, floor mounted boiler, ceramic tiled flooring and a wooden glazed leaded light window to the rear elevation.

Dining Room - 5.23m x 4.47m (17'2" x 14'8") - This beautiful reception room is currently used for formal dining but would be suitable for a variety of alternative uses, there is a wealth of character and charm and a stunning feature fireplace incorporating a cast iron wood burning stove set in an impressive stone built surround with matching insert and hearth, there are exposed beams to ceiling, fitted wall lights, period style radiator, built-in cabinet with fitted shelving, hardwood leaded light door leading out into the gardens with matching side panels and doorway leading through into:

Inner Hallway - The Inner Hallway has a return staircase with hardwood turned balustrade and handrail leading to the first floor Galleried Landing, there are two period style radiators and wooden glazed doors leading through into:

Guest Cloakroom - Fitted with a quality two-piece suite comprising a Corian sink unit with handmade cupboard below providing useful storage and low level WC, there is a period style fitted towel radiator, ceramic tiled flooring, exposed beam to ceiling and a wooden glazed leaded light window to the front elevation.

Study - 3.68m x 2.77m (12'1" x 9'1") - The Study provides a great feature to the home, ideal for modern family living and has recessed display shelving, telephone plug point, television plug point and a wooden glazed leaded light window to the rear elevation with beautiful views across the grounds.

Drawing Room - 7.09m into bay x 5.69m (23'3" into bay x 18'8") - This stunning Drawing Room also has a wealth of character and charm with many original features including exposed beams to ceiling and exposed Tudor walls, there is a feature fireplace incorporating a cast iron coal effect gas stove set in an exposed stone surround with brick insert and hearth, two period style radiators, wooden glazed leaded light window to the front elevation with original toplight over, fitted wall lights, television plug point and a beautiful original leaded bay window with wood panelled surround to the side aspect with views over the landscaped gardens.

Sitting Room - 5.61m x 5.54m (18'5" x 18'2") - A further spacious reception room also having a wealth of character and charm with many original features including exposed beams to ceiling, Inglenook fireplace with cast iron stove, stone built surround and fitted bench seating to either side with wood panelled walls. There are two double radiators, television plug point, fitted wall lights and original glazed leaded windows to the rear elevation with window seat and built-in storage cupboard. There is an original panelled door to the side hallway and glazed door leading through into:

Garden Room - 5.66m maximum x 3.45m (18'7" maximum x 11'4") - This beautiful room enjoys fantastic views across the grounds and open countryside beyond and has a wealth of character and charm with exposed beams to ceiling, Tudor walls and exposed brickwork, there is ceramic tiled flooring with under-floor heating and full height double glazed windows to the rear elevation with matching double doors leading out into the gardens.

Side Entrance Hall - The Side Entrance Hall has a feature original door and storm porch, secondary return staircase to the first floor landing with useful under-stairs storage cupboard, period style radiator, exposed beams to ceiling and door leading through into the Drawing Room.

Cellar - 4.11m x 2.74m (13'6" x 9') - The Cellar provides a great space and has many original features including a stone thrawl and quarry tiled flooring, there are stone steps leading down into the Cellar, single radiator, fitted shelving, power and light laid on and leaded light window to the rear aspect.

First Floor -

Landing - On the first floor Landing there is continued hardwood turned balustrade and handrail, exposed beams to ceiling and exposed Tudor walls, single radiator, leaded light windows to the rear elevation, doorway leading to a further landing area and doors leading through to:

Master Suite - 5.51m x 4.70m (18'1" x 15'5") - This elegant Master Bedroom has been beautifully presented with feature beading to walls, part vaulted ceiling, fitted wall lights, double and a further single radiator, secondary glazed leaded light windows to both the front and rear elevation with beautiful views and door leading through into:

Dressing Room - 5.51m x 3.63m (18'1" x 11'11") - A particularly impressive Dressing Room fitted with a range of bespoke French Oak wardrobes with cornice trims providing ample hanging space and useful storage with matching drawer units below. There is a part vaulted ceiling and fitted wall light, double radiator, secondary glazed leaded window to the rear elevation and doorway leading through to:

Luxury En-Suite Bathroom - 5.51m x 2.62m (18'1" x 8'7") - This stunning luxury En-suite Bathroom has been re-fitted to an exacting standard by Osborne of Ilkeston and benefits from a quality five-piece suite comprising raised freestanding bath, twin wash hand basin with granite surround and walnut drawer base below, double sided shower with fitted power shower, glass screen, wet room styled floor and feature recessed display shelving. There is a low level WC with concealed cistern, quality limestone tiled flooring and half height wood panelling to walls, part vaulted ceiling, recessed ceiling spotlights, under-floor heating, fitted extractor fan, access to the loft space, built-in airing cupboard housing the hot water tank with slatted drying shelves and wooden glazed leaded light windows to the front and rear elevation.

Luxury En-Suite Bathroom -

Family Bathroom - The Family Bathroom can be accessed via the half landing and is fitted with a three-piece period style suite with panel sided bath and telephone style mixer tap shower attachment over, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC, period style heated towel rail, exposed beam to ceiling and a wooden glazed leaded light window with oak sill to the front elevation.

Continued Landing - The landing continues around the home having further exposed Tudor walls with original leaded light openings to the side elevation, there are exposed beams to ceiling, access to the secondary staircase leading back down into the Side Entrance Hall, door with further staircase leading up into the loft rooms, double radiator, fitted wall lights and doors leading through to:

Bedroom 2 - 5.99m x 3.99m (19'8" x 13'1") - This spacious second Bedroom has exposed beams to ceiling, feature Tudor wall, two double radiators and beautiful views with wooden glazed leaded light windows to both the rear and each side elevation overlooking the garden.

Bedroom 3 - 6.12m x 3.12m (20'1" x 10'3") - This charming Bedroom also has the advantage of exposed beams to ceiling and feature Tudor wall, there is an exposed brick built fireplace with cast iron grate and stone built surround, pedestal wash hand basin, period style radiator, fitted wall lights and a glazed leaded light window to the front aspect with views over the grounds.

Bedroom 4 - 3.00m x 2.97m (9'10" x 9'9") - A well proportioned Bedroom having feature Tudor walls and exposed beams to ceiling, period style radiator, original leaded light windows to the front aspect and further leaded light windows to the rear overlooking the formal gardens.

Loft Room 1 - 6.02m x 5.99m (19'9" x 19'8") - This superb Loft Room can be accessed via an original staircase and has a feature vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and purlins, there is power and lighting laid on, original leaded light openings to the front elevation and doorway leading through to:

Loft Room 2 - 5.87m x 5.89m (19'3" x 19'4") - A further spacious room ideal for a variety of uses and having a feature vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and purlins, there is power laid on and original leaded light windows to the rear elevation with beautiful views.

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South Sitch Cottage - Ground Floor - The cottage can be entered via a wooden double glazed stable door to the side elevation leading into:

Fitted Kitchen - 3.96m x 1.78m (13' x 5'10") - A beautifully appointed handmade fitted Kitchen having the advantage of a matching range of oak base, eye-level and drawer units with cornice trims, under-unit lighting and built-in wine rack. The appliances include a four ring ceramic hob with extractor canopy over and matching electric fan assisted oven, there is an integrated fridge freezer and automatic washing machine, polished granite work surface incorporating a ceramic Belfast sink unit with swan neck mixer tap, granite draining board and complementary tiled splashback. There is a feature exposed brick and stone wall, floor mounted boiler, part vaulted ceiling, vinyl tiled floor covering, plinth heater, multi-pane glazed window to the rear aspect and a sliding timber glazed door leading through to:

Sitting Room - 6.05m x 3.91m (19'10" x 12'10") - A light and airy reception room having the advantage of a feature fireplace incorporating a coal effect Vapor fire set in an attractive stone built surround with matching hearth and marble inset, there are two double radiators, built-in meter cupboard, timber glazed side entrance door, two timber leaded light windows to the front elevation, television and telephone plug points, dog-leg staircase to the first floor landing and open plan leading through into:

Dining Room - 3.99m x 2.69m (13'1" x 8'10") - A versatile reception area, currently used for formal dining but suitable for a variety of alternative uses, there is a double radiator, timber glazed leaded light double doors to the front elevation leading out onto a flag patio ideal for outdoor dining and entertaining.

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First Floor -

Landing - On the first floor landing there is a double radiator, part vaulted ceiling and doors leading through to:

Bedroom 1 - 4.17m x 2.67m (13'8" x 8'9") - Bedroom 1 has a part vaulted ceiling and access to the loft space, double radiator, telephone plug point and a timber glazed leaded light window to the front elevation.

Bedroom 2 - 4.09m x 2.72m (13'5" x 8'11") - A further spacious Bedroom having the advantage of a fitted suite comprising a range of fitted wardrobes with full length mirrored sliding doors, hanging rails and fitted shelving, there is a feature original fireplace with cast iron grate and period style surround, part vaulted ceiling, double radiator and a timber glazed leaded light window to the front elevation with beautiful outlook.

Family Bathroom - Fitted with a three-piece suite comprising a panel sided bath with fitted shower over and glass screen, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC with complementary tiling to walls and ceramic tiled flooring with under-floor heating. There is a period style radiator with heated towel rail, airing cupboard providing useful storage with fitted shelving and a timber glazed leaded light window to the front elevation.

Garaging - There is a spacious brick built triple garage with twin doors, power and light laid on and further workshop to side. To the side of the garage block there are brick and stone built steps with wrought-iron railing leading to a space store room ideal for use as a gym/ home office.

The Grounds - The property can be entered via attractive wrought iron electrically operated twin gates to the front elevation opening to a partly block paved and extensive gravelled driveway providing ample off-road parking, turning and access to both South Sitch Cottage and the Garaging. There is a flag stone pathway to the front entrance door and further wrought iron gated access into each garden. Firstly, there is a garden to the side of South Sitch Cottage which is principally laid to lawn with random flagstone patio, well stocked beds incorporating a variety of plants, shrubs and specimen trees, pathway leading to a superb vegetable garden with raised beds, impressive Hartley Botanic greenhouse and well maintained hedges. Please Note; this area was formerly passed for having a tennis court.

Immediately to the rear of South Sitch there is a stunning formal garden having a lawn section surrounded by box hedging and a gravelled pathway leading around the garden with further well stocked borders incorporating a variety of plants, shrubs and specimen trees, original exposed brick and stone border walling and a flagstone patio to rear ideal for outdoor dining and entertaining. There is a continued gravelled pathway leading into a well maintained lawn garden with further mature hedge borders and a range of established specimen trees. The grounds continue and extend to approximately 4.17 acres, again laid mainly to lawn with gravelled pathways leading around the grounds with landscaped borders, feature outside lighting and many original features including exposed brick and stone built border walls. Within the grounds there is a useful brick built outside store and further sectional Garage, brick and timber built centre feature pergola with steps leading down to a feature raised pond with stone surround and charming stone built temple. To the rear of the grounds there is a picturesque lake with timber jetty and continued gravelled pathway, otherwise the grounds are principally laid to lawn with a range of mature specimen trees.

The Grounds -

The Grounds - There are two paddocks within the grounds ideal for those with an equestrian interest.

Directional Notes - From our Duffield office proceed along Town Street taking a right hand turn onto Wirksworth Road. Turn right at the junction and continue along the B5023 out of Duffield and proceed over the cross roads which eventually leads into Idridgehay village and South Sitch can be found on the left hand side.

Location - The village of Idridgehay is situated between Wirksworth, Duffield and Belper and is within easy access of the A6, A38, M1, Derby, Ashbourne and close proximity to Carsington Water and the beautiful Peak District.
Approximate distances - Wirksworth - 3 miles, Ashbourne - 8 miles, Derby 10 miles, Nottingham - 22 miles, East Midlands Airport - 25 miles


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30 March 2017

Nearest stations

  • Belper (3.8 mi)
  • Ambergate (4.2 mi)
  • Whatstandwell (4.4 mi)
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Fletcher & Company, Duffield

Duffield House Town Street, Duffield, DE56 4GD

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Fletcher & Company, Duffield

Duffield House Town Street, Duffield, DE56 4GD

01332 448100 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Belper (3.8 mi)
  • Ambergate (4.2 mi)
  • Whatstandwell (4.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Fletcher & Company, Duffield

Duffield House Town Street, Duffield, DE56 4GD

01332 448100 Local call rate

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