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7 bedroom detached house for sale

Lumb Lane, Hazelwood, Derbyshire, DE56 4AH


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A fine early Victorian detached stone-built gentleman's residence (erected in 1850) set in the most delightful mature grounds and gardens extending to some 28.37 acres. Ground floor: Entrance porch, reception hall with fine central staircase and galleried landing over, drawing room with feature fireplace, Victorian conservatory, three-quarter oak panelled dining room, superbly re-fitted spacious breakfast kitchen, cloakroom Lower ground floor: Domestic offices and wine cellar. First floor: Galleried landing, fine principal bedroom suite, three further bedrooms, two further en-suite bathrooms

Second floor: Galleried landing, three additional bedrooms, bathroom and box room. Grounds: Fine extensive landscaped gardens and grounds containing many mature specimen trees, superb swimming pool complex with fully retractable roof and changing facilities, all weather tennis court, four-car garage, vegetable garden and greenhousing, stables, tack room, paddocks and woodland.


Situation: Lumb Grange is situated at the end of a country lane off Over Lane, a no-through road culminating in the final drive approach. It is situated approximately one kilometre from the charming hamlet of Hazelwood, one of the most sought after locations within this part of Derbyshire, approximately three kilometres north of the village of Duffield, which provides a varied selection of shops and amenities. Recreational facilities in Duffield include tennis, squash and golf. More extensive facilities are available in the city of Derby approximately ten kilometres to the south.

There is also a local train service from Duffield to Derby with a further service from Derby to London St Pancras of approximately ninety-five minutes. Derby's outer ring road provides convenient access to major trunk roads, including the A38, A52 and A50, serving the M1, M42 and M6 making the area highly accessible. East Midlands International Airport provides daily flights to Europe.

The famous market town of Ashbourne lies some ten miles to the west at the foot of the Peak District National Park, Britain's oldest national park and providing some stunning and beautiful scenery, including Dovedale and Mam Tor. There are a number of excellent local, preparatory and private schools in the area including Repton School and Derby High School. Lumb Grange is within the catchment area for Ecclesbourne School.

Motorsport can be found at Donington race circuit, flying at East Midlands International Airport, sailing at Carsington and Foremarke Reservoirs and golf at nearby Duffield, Morley Hayes, Breadsall Priory and Mickleover. Hunting is with the Meynell and South Staffs.

Description: Lumb Grange comprises a very early Victorian detached three-storey residence and is of fine imposing appearance constructed of stone beneath a roof of slate. The elevations are relieved by a stone-dressed door and window reveals, sash windows and impressive gables incorporating decorative bargeboards. The principal elevation is particularly attractive overlooking the rear garden and is of symmetrical appearance with balanced French door and window apertures together with three dormer windows and is further relieved by the period conservatory. An internal inspection will reveal fine elegant rooms having the benefit of oil fired central heating and sealed unit double glazing. The tastefully decorated well appointed accommodation is also very versatile laid out on three floors and featuring solid oak flooring and marble/limestone tiling (with underfloor heating).

The property is approached by a long sweeping tarmacadamed entrance driveway bordered by trees and neat lawns culminating in a car parking area adjacent to the residence. The drive continues further to the garaging complex. The grounds form a delightful complement to Lumb Grange incorporating sweeping lawns, woodland and fine individual specimen trees including Wellingtonia and Cedar.

Interestingly, the Saxon word "Lumb" means steep-sided valley. Lumb Grange overlooks the confluence of three streams all set within pretty valleys meeting within the grounds and this area provides some delightful walks through mature woodland. The property also enjoys magnificent far-reaching views over rolling Derbyshire countryside.

The property is sold with the benefit of excellent leisure facilities. These include a superb swimming pool complex, either outdoor or indoor having the benefit of a retractable roof with changing facilities and an all-weather tennis court. In addition, the extensive pastureland is idea for those with equestrian interests having the benefit of an excellent, recently constructed stable block including stables, tack room and stores.



CANOPY PORCH with turned pillar, six-panel entrance door with panelled and glazed surround to:

RECEPTION HALL 4.41m x 9.66m 14'6" x 31'8"

A fine and impressive room with polished marble flooring with underfloor heating and exceptionally attractive handcrafted solid polished marble fireplace with display mantel, raised hearth and recessed multi-fuel stove. Three-quarter panelled walls in solid oak complemented by wall light fittings which are included. Moulded cornicing. Impressive central staircase to the first floor off with balustrades incorporating turned balusters and galleried landing over. Polished four-panel oak doors with brass furniture and matching architraves to the principal ground floor accommodation including:


Re-equipped to an exceptionally high standard having a white suite complemented by polished marble flooring with underfloor heating, stylish wash basin with mixer tap, polished marble surround, wall mounted full width mirror with lighting over, low suite w.c., infra-red hands-free flush. Recessed fibre optics ceiling lighting, dentil cornicing, central heating radiator, fitted cloaks/shoe cupboard with mirror panel, trapdoor access to the roofspace, sash window.

DRAWING ROOM 10.3m (maximum) x 6.0m 33'10" (maximum) x 19'8"

The first measurement taken into a wide double glazed bay window providing fine views over the grounds and valley beyond. This impressive room features a fine fireplace with polished marble surround incorporating a Grecian urn motif, dentil cornice, raised hearth, polished marble slips and recessed multi-fuel stove, central heating radiators, moulded cornicing, picture/wall light points, TV aerial point, exposed polished oak flooring. Double glazed sash windows and twin panelled and glazed French windows to:

L-SHAPED CONSERVATORY 6.64m x 6.41m 21'9" x 21'0"

(overall measurements). This charming Victorian structure forms a most useful additional reception room providing the most delightful aspect over the grounds. Particular attention is drawn to the fine gabled fanlights and general roof structure together with the Minton tiled floor. The room also has the benefit of enclosed pipe heating forming bench seating/display areas. Cold water hose tap.

DINING ROOM 6.30m x 4.94m 20'8" x 16'2"

Fine three-quarter oak panelling surmounted by placque rails, ornate ceiling with detailed plasterwork. Particularly attractive fireplace with polished marble surround incorporating a display mantel, raised polished slate hearth and arched cast iron interior, polished solid oak flooring, two central heating radiators enclosed in matching polished oak, full height picture window and twin French windows again providing fine views.


Fitted to an exceptionally high standard and having the benefit of a triple aspect with windows to the front, side and the rear incorporating twin French doors with an oblong glazed fanlight to the decking area and garden. The breakfast kitchen comprises:

DINING AREA 5.37m x 5.12m 17'7" x 16'10"

Feature polished French limestone flooring with underfloor heating, range of quality matching units by Kedleston Interiors of Derby complemented by dimmer controlled mood lighting and including a dining table on two levels, the upper section in polished solid granite, integrated wine cooler and undercupboards, contemporary sideboard with polished granite top, drawers including cutlery drawer beneath, wall mounted serving unit, again polished granite top with undercupboards.

THE KITCHEN AREA 7.85m x 3.34m 25'9" x 10'11"

Again featuring polished French limestone flooring with underfloor heating and superb range of matching fittings, again by Kedleston Interiors of Derby featuring a range of units having brushed stainless steel handles, polished granite preparation surfaces, inset stainless steel sinks incorporating a waste disposal, mixer tap and rinsing facility. Range of undercupboards, drawers featuring soft-close fittings and integrated appliances include dishwasher, Miele steam oven, Miele expresso coffee machine and Miele microwave oven. Central sub-zero fully plumbed-in stainless steel finished refrigerator with freeze rand ice-making facility. Four-oven electric Aga oven range, also incorporating two-plate ceramic hob with stainless steel splashback and very stylish Miele canopy over incorporating a variable speed extractor with electric light. The measurements also include the stairwell with polished limestone steps and gallery on either side in stainless steel and glass.

LOWER GROUND FLOOR including a rear hall with polished French limestone flooring, central heating radiator and door to the garden.

LAUNDRY 5.54m x 2.48m 18'2" x 8'2"

Again fitted by Kedleston Interiors of Derby with matching fittings including solid granite preparation surface, inset stainless steel sink unit, mixer tap, undercupboards and part tiled surround, also enclosing the wide area suitable for larger commercial-style automatic washing machine and tumble dryer. Central heating radiator with electric back-up for summer use, range of shelved storage cupboards, recessed ceiling lighting.

INNER ROOM having a flagstone floor, revealed beam ceiling and range of very useful shelved storage cupboards.

BASEMENT ROOM ONE 4.25m x 4.93m 13'11" x 16'2"

Forming a most useful dry store with beamed ceiling, flagstone flooring and slatted shelving.

WINE CELLAR 3.43m x 1.03m 11'3" x 3'5"

Flagstone floor, revealed beam ceiling.

BASEMENT ROOM THREE 3.77m x 3.96m 12'4" x 13'0"

Having a flagstone floor incorporating a log store area. Recently installed wash basin and gardeners w.c. The measurements are plus a recess incorporating the two Alpha oil-fired central heating boilers. Door to the garden. There is an adjacent room, accessible from the outside, housing the oil tank.



Overlooking the reception hall with balustrade to match the principal staircase. The stairs continue to the second floor. Central heating radiator, recessed ceiling lighting, two windows. Moulded cornicing, fine oak door with matching surround to:


LOBBY 3.20m x 1.33m 10'6" x 4'4"

The latter measurement plus the depth of the built-in wardrobes with polished solid oak doors. Moulded cornice. Archway to:

BEDROOM ONE 7.01m maximum into bay x 6.05m 23'0" maximum into bay x 19'10"

Double glazed bay with twin double glazed sash windows on either side, all of which provide superb views. Central heating radiators, dentil moulded cornice.


Luxuriously re-appointed by Inside Out of Buxton to an exceptionally high standard having a white suite complemented by polished limestone flooring with underfloor heating and fibre optic lighting and including double-ended roll-edged bath on solid wooden block stands and feature chromium-plated upstand mixer tap with hand shower. Double porcelain wash basin with twin mixer taps, polished limestone surround plus feature wall mounted illuminated mirror and cabinets on either side. Large double shower finished in glazing and solid polished granite with central chromium-plated fitting including a douche hand shower, low suite w.c., recessed fibre optic ceiling lighting, moulded cornice, feature radiator. The room has the benefit of a double aspect with double glazed sash windows to the side and rear.

FIRST FLOOR STUDY (bedroom two) 4.35m x 3.89m 14'3" x 12'9"

A very light room having the benefit of a double aspect with windows to the front and side, feature exposed polished oak flooring, stylish handcrafted solid polished oak study furniture including base cupboard with substantial cupboard over and additional shelved cupboard, all having polished stainless steel handles. Radiator of period style. Matching picture light fittings are included. Moulded cornice.

BEDROOM THREE (comprising the principal guest's bedroom suite) including:

BEDROOM 5.41m x 5.14m 17'9" x 16'10"

Again a light room with double glazed windows to the east and south elevations. Built-in double wardrobe, moulded cornice, recessed ceiling light, central heating radiator, polished oak flooring.


Again must be seen to be appreciated, again featuring polished limestone flooring with underfloor heating and fibre optic lighting. Central roll edged double ended air bath again on polished maple block stand, porcelain wash basin with mixer tap on solid glass display with mosaic tiled surround, illuminated mirror over, mirror-fronted cabinets on either side. The stylish shower in mosaic and limestone tiling with douche and hand shower, low suite w.c., cant bay with limestone seating, dentil cornice, extractor fan. Attention is drawn to the fascinating fibre optic ceiling lighting. Chromium-plated heated towel radiator.

BEDROOM FOUR 5.14m x 4.26m 16'10" x 14'0"

Central heating radiator, polished oak flooring views over the garden.


Again re-equipped and featuring limestone flooring with fibre optic lighting and underfloor heating. Matching steps up to a Jacuzzi bath, separate shower with douche and hand shower, low suite w.c., coil heated towel rail/radiator. Mirror-fronted medicine cabinet, vanity unit with glass wash basin and glass and chromium-plated stand forming a display, illuminated mirror over, additional mirror-fronted cabinet. Further fibre optic ceiling.



With balustrade having fluted balusters to match this section of the staircase. Central heating radiator. Moulded cornice. Recessed ceiling lighting. Double glazed dormer window.

BEDROOM FIVE 5.01m x 4.27m 16'5" x 14'0"

Built-in base cupboard with display shelf over. Recessed ceiling lighting. Dormer window to the south, further window to the west elevation. Central heating radiator.

BEDROOM SIX 5.14m x 4.35m 16'10" x 14'3"

Central heating radiator. Recessed ceiling lighting. Double glazed dormer window to the south. Further window to the east.

BEDROOM SEVEN 3.89m x 3.26m 12'9" x 10'8"

Central heating radiator. Recessed ceiling lighting. Double glazed window.


With slate flooring having underfloor heating and fibre optic lighting. White fittings including solid slate and glazed shower with chromium-plated douche and hand shower fitting, wash basin, slate surround plus illuminated mirror, low suite w.c., matching surround, built-in shelved cupboard, radiator.

BOX ROOM Electric light.

Please note:

(1) All the bathrooms have been re-equipped by Inside Out of Buxton.

(2) Attention is drawn to the polished oak flooring to all the second floor accommodation with the exception of the bathroom.

(3) Planning consent for a manège was granted by Amber Valley District Council (AVA/2008/1043) in September 2008. The dimensions of the manège are 20.0m x 40.0m.


The extensive gardens and grounds form a delightful complement to Lumb Grange having been most thoughtfully planned and landscaped over time with extensive sweeping lawns complemented by fine mature specimen trees which ensure total privacy.

There is a principal cedarwood decking split-level sun terrace directly off the dining room and breakfast kitchen enjoying a full southerly aspect and providing the most delightful views. This lower level incorporates a spa bath. This area is retained by stone walling and stone steps give access to the lawns. The paths through the gardens provide delightful walks with carefully tended rose and herbaceous borders, shrubbery beds and further terraces.

The property has a very impressive entrance via entrance gates, remote controlled and on stone pillar mounts giving way to a sweeping, illuminated tarmacadamed entrance driveway bordered by neat gently rising lawns and mature trees. The drive culminates in a car parking area immediately in front of the property and continues via two impressive dressed stone pillars to a further car parking and turning area in front of the garage complex which includes:

DOUBLE GARAGE ONE 6.04m x 6.51m 19'10" x 21'4"

Having a concrete floor, fluorescent lighting and power laid on. Windows to the rear, twin doors to the garage and remote controlled roller shutter entrance door.

DOUBLE GARAGE TWO 6.35m x 6.52m 20'10" x 21'5"

Again having a concrete floor, fluorescent lighting, two windows to the rear and power laid on, together with remote controlled roller shutter entrance door.


Having a concrete floor with clock tower over with cedar shingles and enclosed water tap enclosed to the rear with arched double doors, one incorporating a pedestrian door. To the rear this area gives way to the land to the rear with decking area to the side in cedar. Steps up to


Completed in June 2008, craftsman-built brick base with concrete flooring, cedarwood shingles and feature oak framing, all having the benefit of light and water laid on and comprising four stables (two with double entrance doors), user stores and all featuring rubber lining. The remainder of the outbuildings include a feed room, tack room and general storage plus a general matching gable-fronted store suitable for garden equipment etc.

One area of the grounds has been designated as a vegetable and fruit garden area including:

GREENHOUSE 13.56m x 7.78m 44'6" x 25'6"

With extensive staging, separate oil fired central heating boiler and storage tank. Extensive range of radiators. Recess housing a circular mains fed water trough with adjacent wash basin and cold water tap. The greenhouse also has the benefit of lighting and power.

The excellent leisure facilities contained within the grounds include an ALL WEATHER TENNIS COURT having an enclosed surround.

SUPERB SWIMMING POOL COMPLEX 9.14m x 4.57m 30'0" x 15'0"

Thoughtfully positioned to take full advantage of the southerly and westerly aspect over Goodwins Lumb, with a motorised fully retractable roof. The pool has a mosaic tiled finish, full cover and small diving board. The large swimming pool area has a cedar decking surround for al fresco dining and sunbathing with a stone wall to one side. The pool is heated via solar heating panels with an off-peak mains electricity back up.

SMALL KITCHEN with inset stainless steel sink, undercupboard and appliance space beneath. Double eye-level cupboards. Ceramic tiled floor.

PUMP ROOM including the heat exchanger, filtration plant and roof mechanism.

CHANGING ROOM FACILITIES with ceramic tiled floor. Mosaic tiled shower cubicle.

GUEST'S CLOAKROOM with wash basin and low suite w.c.


The house sits in approximately 1.39 hectares (3.44 acres) of formal gardens and grounds, including the driveway approach. Grazing land amounts to approximately 11.55 hectares (28.56 acres), farmed organically, with approximately 6.01 hectares (14.83 acres) of mature woodland incorporating brooks and two ponds.


The property is to be sold subject to a development clause limiting the use of the property to a single residential unit.


The property is to be sold subject to all rights of way, wayleaves and/or easements that exist, either public or private, whether or not they are defined in this brochure. We understand that there is a public footpath through the wood and pasture north of the stables and details are available for inspection upon request.

The property is to be sold subject to all rights of way, wayleaves and/or easements that exist, either public or private, whether or not they are defined in this brochure. We understand that there is a public footpath through the wood and pasture north of the stables and details are available for inspection upon request.


The property is offered for sale freehold with vacant possession. All fixtures, fittings, light fittings, furniture and garden ornaments are excluded from the sale.


The house benefits from mains electricity and water. Drainage is to a private system. Heating is via an oil-fired system. None of the services, fittings or appliances have been tested by the selling agents.


Amber Valley Borough Council. Tel: 01773 570222.


Fitted carpets are included.

Fitted carpets are included.


The approach from Derby is via the A6 Duffield Road proceeding northwards through Darley Abbey, Allestree and into open countryside. Proceed to the outskirts of Duffield Village turning left into Broadway (B5023) signposted Wirksworth. Proceed into open countryside and after approximately 2 miles turn right into Nether Lane (opposite The Puss in Boots Inn). Nether Lane becomes Hob Hill and at the top of the hill turn left into Over Lane where the country lane access to Lumb Grange will be located on the right hand side after approximately ¼ mile. Continue to the end of this lane where the drive entrance to Lumb Grange will be located on the right hand side.


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