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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Back Of Ecton, Ashbourne

Sold STC £650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Three reception rooms, three double bedrooms
  • Detached one bedroom self-contained annex or holiday rental
  • Located in 5.48 acres of excellent quality grass land
  • Fully modernised retaining period features
  • Large gardens and orchard
  • Beautiful location with stunning panoramic views
  • Garage

Full description

Located within the Peak District National Park, 'Good Hope Cottage' and 'Good Hope Barn' is a sunny south facing detached period property that has been sympathetically renovated and extended over time. Originally dating from the early 1700s, the property is 2.5 miles from the popular and picturesque Peak District village of Hartington, in the parish of Wetton. Situated on the side of historic Ecton Hill, famous for its copper mine dating from the bronze age and now a Scheduled Monument. Ecton Hill is owned and managed by the National Trust. It is a short distance to the Manifold Valley Walk and Cycle Trail, Thors cave and many other places of interest. Within the locality there are a number of excellent pubs, restaurants and quality food outlets.This property is 11miles from Buxton, Bakewell, Ashbourne and Leek.

Good Hope Cottage - The recent house extensions and barn conversion have been done with full planning permission and comply with the latest Building Regulations, including up to date electrical and gas safety certificates. Stove and flue installations also meet the latest requirements prescribed by Building Control. The house has full LPG gas central heating and double glazing.

Porch - 5'0 x 4'7 (1.52m x 1.40m) - Vaulted ceiling, small stain glass window, quarry tile flooring, radiator, feature door.

Lounge - 13'2 x 20'7 (4.01m x 6.27m) - Beamed ceiling, oak ledge and brace door, two pairs of stone mullion windows, (one original 1700s stone mullion), single window, two radiators, feature stone fireplace, Morso Squirrel multifuel stove, tv point

Dining Room - 13'2 x 10'6 (4.01m x 3.20m) - Beamed ceiling, original early 1700s stone mullion window, feature fireplace, oak ledge and beam door, radiator, TV point.

Sitting Room - 12'5 x 12'8 (3.78m x 3.86m) - Beamed ceiling, solid oak floor, oak ledge and beam door, stone mullion window, single window, radiator, TV point.

Kitchen - 13'6 x 11'0 (4.11m x 3.35m) - Part vaulted, solid pine kitchen units, granite work surface, Belfast sink, travertine tiled floor, mullion stone window, two Velux windows, cream Rangemaster Classic cooker, extractor hood, Siemens dishwasher, hard wired heat detector.

Office/ Utility - 6'0 x 13'9 (1.83m x 4.19m) - Alpha condensing combination LPG boiler (currently under guarantee), wired broadband connection (current speed 4.6 Mbps), phone point, electricity meter/fuse box, access to roof space storage, window. This room is currently used as an office, but can be converted into a utility room as all the plumbing required is in place.

Staircase - Oak staircase and handrail, oak door leads to under stairs shelving and storage

Landing - Oak balustrade, window, hard wired smoke detector, further shelving and storage

Bedroom One - 12'9 x 11'4 (3.89m x 3.45m) - A double bedroom with a vaulted ceiling, solid oak floor, stone mullion window, single window, TV point, far reaching views.

View From Bedroom One -

Bedroom Two - 12'7 x 10'2 (3.84m x 3.10m) - A double bedroom with wooden casement ventilated window, radiator.

View From Bedroom Two -

Bedroom Three - 13'5 x 13'6 (4.09m x 4.11m) - A further double bedroom with a wooden casement ventilated window, phone point and access to roof space storage

Bathroom - 13'5 x 6'9 (4.09m x 2.06m) - Heritage style bathroom suite, separate shower cubicle, solid oak floor, extractor fan, single window.

Good Hope Barn - Good Hope Barn has planning permission for use as an annex or holiday rental

Open Plan Dining/ Lounge/ Kitchen - 17'3 x 14'1 (5.26m x 4.29m) - Painted kitchen units, stainless steel sink, Silestone quartz 'Amazon' work surface, Velux window, extractor fan, electric cooker, solid oak floor, beamed ceiling, Morso Squirrel multi fuel stove, pine stairs, electric wall mounted radiator, hard wired heat detector, TV point.

Bedroom - 15'6 x 14'2 (4.72m x 4.32m) - Vaulted ceiling, built in pine over stairs storage wardrobe, hard wired smoke detector, internal flue, two windows, TV point.

Ensuite Bathroom - 9'0 x 3'9 (2.74m x 1.14m) - Ledge and beam oak door, tiled suite, half bath/shower, Velux window, electric water heater.

Outside -

Garage - Large garage/storage.

Gardens - The front garden is lawned with a well stocked border, numerous trees and sitting area. The rear garden is also lawned, well stocked with an array of mature shrubs, trees and varieties of productive berry bush beds. A path leads through the garden to a paved area containing an arbor seat and continues onto an orchard, with a variety of fruit trees including apple, pear, plum and cherry. At the sides of the barn there are two further sitting areas which take advantage of spectacular panoramic views across the White Peak.

Land - This property is a registered smallholding, the curtilage area surrounding the property totals 5.48 acres and is divided into two dry fields of excellent quality grassland. The boundary dry stone walls, fencing and gates are secure and animal proof, with no rights of way passing across any part of the property.

Directions From Our Buxton Office - Via A515.
Head south on High St/A515 towards Bath Rd
Continue to follow A515
2.8 mi
Turn right onto Buxton Rd/B5053
Continue to follow B5053
7.5 mi
Turn left onto Butts Ln
0.1 mi
Turn right onto The Dale
0.4 mi
Turn left
0.4 mi
Turn right

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02 June 2016

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