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The Candle House, Greaves Lane, Ashford-in-the-Water, Nr Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45

Sold STC £529,000

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Delightfully situated in one of the Peak District's most pretty and sought after villages, a deceptive, double fronted Grade II Listed four bedroomed family residence with a rear garden of over one fifth of an acre and separate vehicular access and double garage. Immediate vacant possession and no chain. A historic property with a rear barn/outbuilding originally used for making candles for the lamps for the local lead mines. Entrance hall, charming sitting room with gritstone fireplace, separate dining room, inner hall and cloakroom, large extended breakfast kitchen, garden room. F/f: four good bedrooms, bathroom. Outside, rear vehicular access off Hall End Lane over a bridge, extensive parking and stone built double garage and lovely long garden.

Ashford-in- the-Water is an extremely picturesque village, has good amenities in an excellent catchment area for schools being a very short drive from the historic market town of Bakewell.

The Accommodation Comprises - Panelled entrance door with eye security spy opens into

Reception Hall - With cloaks area and storage cupboards. Original panelled and glazed door opens into

Sitting Room - A charming room with front facing stone mullioned sash window with secondary double glazing and built in window seat and with painted original shutters, central heating radiator below. An attractive feature of the room is the gritstone fireplace and built in original antique oak dresser unit to one side with bureau, drawers and top cupboard. A further recess alcove with display shelving, cupboard below and further matching alcove to the inner wall. Rear facing Georgian style sash window and, being the original outer wall before the property was extended, looking through into the garden room with built in window seat and storage below. Double panelled central heating radiator. Two feature beams to the ceiling.

Dining Room - A further good proportioned front reception room with stone mullioned sash window which has secondary double glazing, a built in window seat and original concealed shutters. Central heating radiator. Painted stone fireplace surround with mantle and inset living flame gas coal effect fire. Georgian style glazed door leads to

Inner Hall -

Cloakroom - With low flush WC and wash hand basin.

Georgian style glazed door leads through to the

Breakfast Kitchen - A large through room, divided into two areas.

Kitchen Area - A good range of older style pine base and wall units, tiled work surfaces and inset stainless steel sink unit set below the broad rear facing window. Gas cooker point with extractor above. Space and plumbing for washing machine and space for fridge. Wall mounted Glow-worm Spacesaver central heating boiler and wall mounted Baxi Brazilia gas convector heater. Side hardwood entrance door. The rooms opens through into

Breakfast/Dining Area - With central heating radiator and recess alcove. The room opens through to the

Garden Room/Snug - Which has the original internal Georgian style sash windows and being the original external wall to the house before it was extended, looking through into the sitting room. Central heating radiator. Roof light. Double opening French doors leading out onto the rear terrace and lovely long garden.

Feature dog-leg staircase leads up to the

First Floor -

Landing - With high level window and inner landing area leading off. Access hatch to loft. Cylinder/airing cupboard.

Bedroom 1 - A front facing double bedroom with stone mullioned sash window which has secondary double glazing, attractive views, built in window seat and with central heating radiator below. Original painted stone fireplace with cast iron inset. Pedestal wash hand basin.

Bedroom 2 - A rear facing double bedroom with side and rear windows. Two central heating radiators. Built in recess wardrobes. Pedestal wash hand basin.

Bedroom 3 - A further good sized bedroom, with rear facing window having lovely aspect down the long garden and with central heating radiator below. Recess single wardrobe. Pedestal wash hand basin.

Bedroom 4 - A further good sized bedroom, front facing with two windows, one with stone mullion and secondary double glazing. Built in wardrobe and further built in recess cupboards. Central heating radiator.

Bathroom/Shower Room - Comprising large shower cubicle with Aqualisa thermostatic shower, pedestal wash hand basin, low flush WC and bidet. Half tiled. Glazed window. Central heating radiator. Electric wall convector heater and vanity mirror.

Outside - To the rear, unusually large, long linear garden which extends to about one fifth of an acre, with patio area and having access from the garden room and kitchen. Further terraced sitting out area and gravelled areas, with borders to either side.

Half way down the garden, is the

Old Candle Factory -

Large Store Room - With casement window, wide entrance door and with range of cupboards. A wide door opening with stone surround leads into the

Original Candle Factory/Workshop - With high ceiling and windows to all four elevations, to the side being a lovely stone mullioned window looking down the garden. Two entrance doors to the front elevation. Stainless steel sink unit. The building has electric and water and has potential for a variety of uses, subject to any necessary consents.

The garden continues with a greenhouse, lawned area and a pathway meandering down with mature conifers to the right hand side. Towards the bottom of the garden is a very old apple tree, a vegetable patch and composting area which leads to the rear driveway and is approached off Hall End Lane, over a small bridge and a stream.

Excellent gravelled parking and turning area for several cars and which in turn gives access to the STONE BUILT DOUBLE GARAGE.

General Remarks - Please note there is a requirement to replace the rear UPVC windows with wooden windows and a quote is being obtained from a local bespoke joiner for this work. An allowance for this will be made off the agreed purchase price.

Council Tax - Band E.

Valuer - James Mee/sw

Viewing - Strictly by appointment through our Bakewell office.

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28 October 2016


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