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7 bedroom detached house for sale

Alstonefield, Ashbourne, DE6

Removed £749,995

Property Description

Key features

  • A fine Grade II Listed Detached Georgian stone built property with a range of outbuildings
  • Highly sought after conservation village in the Peak District National Park
  • 7/8 Bedrooms
  • 2 detached annexes
  • Double garage with further parking for several cars
  • Lovely position with panoramic views across the surrounding countryside to front and rear

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


Grade II listed Detached 7/8 bed Georgian stone built property . It enjoys a magnificent location on a large plot with a wide frontage within a highly sought after conservation village (see Alstonefield village website). This outstanding property has been sympathetically refurbished to a high specification and provides an idyllic family or holiday home offering a wealth of original charm and character yet having the benefit of modern day improvements to make a very a comfortable home in the country. The property offers extensive views of the surrounding countryside to the front and rear. The village offers two pubs - The George (listed by Sawday and Michelin) and the Watts Russell.

Drawing Room

With carpeting over the original flagstones, original decorative coving and original floor to ceiling storage cupboards. Feature marble fireplace with Clearview multi fuel stove, bench seating beneath bay window, wall lights and cast iron radiator. Also includes TV, Satellite and internet point. Dual aspect sash windows with far reaching views across the valley to the village of Wetton.


This room features original decorative coving, cast iron radiator and magnificent marble feature fireplace with Clearview wood burning stove and hearth. Sash windows provide far reaching views across the valley and the original wall cupboard is still in place. TV point, Satellite point, internet point and wall lights.

Dining Room

Including dual aspect windows, exposed beams to ceiling and built in original salting cupboards. Cast iron radiator and wall lights.

Kitchen Breakfast Room

Hand crafted kitchen units with granite work surfaces over and tiled surrounds. Includes Belfast sink, complimentary wall mounted cupboards, modern Aga 3 oven range cooker with 6 ring ceramic hob and built in dishwasher. The room has tiled floor and exposed original beam to ceiling, dual aspect windows and TV point. Leading to adjacent utility room (could be opened up to make a larger area subject to building/planning approval)

Utility Room

This room has tiled flooring and a range of hand crafted units offering base and wall units with granite work surfaces (matching the kitchen). Including an inset Belfast sink unit with brass mixer tap and base cupboard beneath, integrated fridge, water softener and reverse osmosis water filter. Leading to rear lobby/boot room.

Rear Lobby/boot room

With tiled flooring and oak doors leading out to the side garden and to the courtyard. This room has a glazed rood, central heating radiator, alarm keypad and storage space for coats and boots. There is also plumbing for a washing machine and provision for tumble dryer.

Ground floor cloakroom

With tiled flooring and a window to the side, this room comprises a low level WC, wash hand basin, extractor fan and radiator.

Reception Hall and rear lobby

Solid oak front door and surround with window over custom made by local craftsman to match original. Doors leading to porch and cellar. Cast iron radiator and carpet over original stone flags.

Rear porch

Rear entrance porch with shelves and log storage.


Vaulted cellar with power, heat and light. Original salting slabs, original stone flagged floor and original alcoves.

Master Bedroom

Sash windows to the front with far reaching views over the valley to the village of Wetton. Window seat below with concealed radiator underneath.

Bedroom 2

Sash window to the front with far reaching views over the valley to the village of Wetton, window seat with concealed radiator underneath. Internet point.

Bedroom 3

Window to side and radiator.

Bedroom 4

Window overlooking side garden with countryside views to side and rear. Radiator.

Bedroom 5

Comprises a built in single bed with storage cupboards below, high level shelving, radiator and sash window with far reaching views over the valley to the village of Wetton.


Comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and panelled bath with shower mixer attachment, as well as a separate shower cubicle with Grohe High pressure shower. Also including a heated towel rail, built in airing cupboard with lagged hot water cylinder and immersion heater, ceiling spotlights and extractor fan. Tiled surrounds and window to rear with views over surrounding countryside.

Shower Room

Comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and corner shower with Grohe high pressure shower. Central heating radiator, ceiling spotlighting, extractor fan and window to side.

Detached Double Garage

Remotely operated oak up and over doors to front and oak pedestrian door to rear. Inclusive of power and lighting.

Self contained detached annex (1) (including Bedroom 6)

Suitable for a variety of uses including additional living accommodation, games room, home cinema or gym. Located over the garage and accessed via external stone steps to a solid oak glazed door.

Solid oak flooring throughout and including two electric storage radiators, Velux window facing open countryside to the rear, TV point and internet point.


Inset sink unit with mixer tap and base cupboard, built in fridge, granite effect work surfaces, wall mounted cupboards, power and lighting.

Shower Room

Half tiled with low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, shower cubicle and extractor fan. Window to side.

Storage cupboard.

Self contained detached annex (2)

This versatile additional accommodation has the potential for a variety a uses including two further bedrooms or a 1 bedroom ground floor annex. It benefits from central heating (from the main house boiler), power, internet, TV cabling, telephone, WC.

Currently configured as a home office as follows:

Office suite - room 1 (or bedroom 7) - "The Old Piggery"

Located in a detached stone building across the courtyard from the main house.

Comprising double French doors, built in bench/desk furniture, beamed ceiling and central heating radiator. Power, lighting and internet points. Window to rear.

Internal door leads into room 2.

Office suite - room 2 (or Bedroom 8) - "The Old Dairy"

Accessed via internal door from room 1 (or the blocked off external door could be re-opened for independent access)

Includes a panoramic window to front, central heating radiator, built in desk furniture and beamed ceiling. Internet and telephone points.


Located in stone outbuilding adjacent to room 2.

Includes gardeners WC, Belfast sink, power and lighting. Loft storage area accessed by pull-down aluminium ladder. Windows to front and rear.

Potting shed

11' 6" x 11' 5" (3.51m x 3.48m)

With power, lighting and two doors, this shed also includes Belfast sink and windows to side and rear.

Gardens & Grounds

5-Bar oak gate and pedestrian gate lead to a wide driveway which opens onto a large courtyard (stone flagged with feature cobble stones in front of the double garage), providing parking for several vehicles.

The property stands in a wide plot with dry stone wall boundaries. There is an informal garden with mature trees, a formal garden to the front, a walled kitchen garden and well stocked country garden style border. Fruit trees/bushes including Apricot, Apple, Blueberry, Black Currant, red currant, blackberry, raspberry, Gooseberry, Damson, Rhubarb, wild strawberry.

A small addition to the rear of the downstairs cloakroom houses a modern oil fired condensing central heating boiler, served by a bunded oil storage tank.

A substantial log store is located to the side of the garage.

Greenhouse with water, power and lighting.


The Hollow is believed to date from the 17th Century with a later addition dated 1832. There are clear views to the front and rear and the property benefits from a substantial road frontage with good separation from adjacent properties.

It is an ideal family home (served by excellent state and independent schools) but could also be used as a holiday retreat for those looking to vacation in this beautiful Peak District National Park location.

The property has been tastefully decorated in Farrow & Ball colours. Hardwood sash windows and solid Oak external doors supplied by local craftsmen.

Mains services: Water, Electricity, mains drainage, high speed broadband internet.

Oil fired central heating to radiators.

Fully automatic diesel backup electricity generator by separate negotiation.

Alstonefield is an award winning conservation village situated in the South of the Peak District National Park with an active community including a thriving cricket club

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
22 August 2016


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