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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Muse Lane, Boylestone, Ashbourne, Derbyshire

Sold STC £750,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Wealth of revealed ceiling beams
  • Oil central heating
  • Reception hall
  • Second sitting room / snug / study
  • Principal sitting room
  • Dining room
  • Well fitted farmhouse breakfast kitchen
  • Utility / laundry room / guest cloakroom
  • Five bedrooms
  • Two bathrooms

Full description

A detached farmhouse residence of much charm and character occupying a delightful secluded location set in some 3.5 acres including an excellent tennis court and range of outbuildings including stables, workshop, store and double garage

General Information -

Harehill Park Farm comprises a detached five bedroomed farmhouse residence occupying a delightful secluded location set in some 3.5acres including a garden extending to 1.74 acres with gently sweeping lawns, fine mature trees and also including a superb enclosed illuminated tennis court.

Internal inspection is highly recommended to fully appreciate the versatile family accommodation having the benefit of oil central heating and featuring revealed ceiling beams and including a large entrance hall, three reception rooms, fitted farmhouse breakfast kitchen, utility / laundry room also incorporating guest cloakroom facilities. On the first floor there are five bedrooms together with two bathrooms.

The house is approached via a gated entrance driveway culminating in a car parking and turning area and access to a large double garage with adjacent workshop / store.

The property is sure to appeal to those with equestrian interests having the benefit of a field extending to approximately 2 acres and also having the benefit of three stables, a field shelter and a former stable used as a store.

Location -

The property occupies a peaceful location on the edge of the very sought after village of Boylestone situated approximately 7 miles south of the famous market town of Ashbourne which provides an excellent range of amenities including shops, schools and recreational facilities and is also known as the gateway to Dovedale and the Peak District National Park.

The village has the benefit of a village church together with a village inn, with separate noted restaurant known as The Lighthouse. The City of Derby is very easily accessed by a pretty country route along the old road of Long Lane and the City lies approximately 11 miles to the east with its outer ring road providing swift onward connection with the major trunk roads and other east and west midland centres.

The A50 dual carriageway is located approximately 3 miles to the south of the property and provides onward connection to Stoke and both the M1 and M6 Motorways and East Midlands International Airport. Hunting is with the Meynell and South Staffs.

Accommodation -

On The Ground Floor -

Entrance Porch - Having a pitched tiled roof on hand crafted timber brackets and multi pane door to:

Reception Hall - 3.82m x 3.64m (12'6" x 11'11") - The first measurement including the staircase which features turned newel post and balusters. Terracotta tiled floor. Decorative exposed central ceiling beam. A further multi paned glazed door to:

Second Sitting Room / Snug - 4.60m x 3.65m (15'1" x 12'0") - Also incorporating a STUDY AREA Brick fireplace and chimney breast with raised hearth and lower level display. Revealed beamed ceiling. The room has the benefit of a double aspect with double glazed window to the front and further window to the side.

Inner Hall - With French quarry tiled flooring. Two steps and hardwood door to:

Sitting Room - 5.06m x 4.36m (16'7" x 14'4") - The first measurement taken into the recess adjacent to the chimney breast. Fireplace with natural stone reveal, stone based displays, solid wood mantle, raised heatherbrown quarry tiled hearth and open fire grate. The measurements are also plus a double glazed cant bay window with central French doors. Hand crafted unit in one recess comprising a base cupboard and display shelving. Twin arched glazed doors to:

Dining Room - 4.39m x 2.80m (14'5" x 9'2") - Further light room having the benefit of a double aspect with double glazed window to the front and twin multi paned glazed French windows to a sun terrace ideal for alfresco dining.

Bespoke Fitted Farmhouse Breakfast Kitchen - 4.77m x 4.08m (15'8" x 13'5") - With heatherbrown quarry tiled floor and an excellent range of matching units featuring light oak door and drawer fronts and including a polished granite surround to a deep white glazed Belfast sink with mixer tap over. Oak edged preparation surfaces on either side with ceramic tiled splashback featuring "fruit" relief, under cupboards, drawers, wine rack and inset Neff four plate ceramic hob with feature canopy over. Atag fan assisted electric oven with cupboard below and further cupboard over suitable for a microwave oven. Fitted wall cupboards. Wall mounted plate rack. Two further floor to ceiling hand painted shelved storage cupboards. Exposed ceiling beam. Sealed unit double glazed window overlooking the rear garden and tennis court, Further double glazed window plus multi paned French door to the garden.

Utility / Laundry Room - 2.56m x 2.84m (8'5" x 9'4") - Also incorporating GUEST CLOAKROOM FACILITIES attractive French quarry tiled floor to match the inner hall. Roll edged preparation surface with ceramic tiled surround and three appliance spaces beneath including plumbing for an automatic washing machine, adjacent cloaks cupboard with shelving. Three door eye level cupboard. Pedestal wash basin with ceramic tiled surround, low suite WC. Trianco oil fired central heating boiler.

On The First Floor -

Landing - On two basic levels. Airing cupboard with hot water cylinder, fitted immersion heater and slatted shelving. Trap door access to the roof space, which we are advised is part boarded for storage purposes.

Bedroom One - 4.07m x 4.40m (13'4" x 14'5") - The principal bedroom has the benefit of a large deep window overlooking the garden, tennis court and open rolling Derbyshire countryside beyond.

Bedroom Two - 4.00m x 4.20m (13'1" x 13'9") - The measurements including the depth of Sharps fitted furniture comprising double wardrobe, hanging rail, storage shelf, adjacent base cupboard / chest of drawers with display shelving. Again this room has the benefit of a deep double glazed window taking full advantage of the rear views.

Bedroom Three - 3.90m x 2.89m (12'10" x 9'6") - The first measurement taken to the full room width hand crafted wardrobe fitment in solid pine comprising four principal doors with hanging rails, shelving and storage cupboards over. Two exposed decorative purlins.

Bedroom Four - 4.32m x 3.41m (14'2" x 11'2") - The first measurement taken to the face of a further excellent fitted wardrobe with four principal doors, hanging rails and storage shelving together with cupboards over. Very wide double bed recess with range of further storage cupboards over.

Bedroom Five - 3.67m x 2.54m (12'0" x 8'4") - Again the measurements including the depth of the excellent range of bedroom furniture by Sharps comprising wardrobes, storage cupboards, central chest of drawers.

Guest Bathroom - Having a white suite complemented by attractive half wall tiling and including a pine panelled cast iron enamelled bath with period styled mixer tap incorporating a hand shower, pedestal wash basin, low suite WC. Wall mounted heated towel rail. Vinyl floor covering.

Principal Family Bathroom - Re-equipped to a very high standard having a white suite including a feature double ended bath, tiled panelled with matching tiled surround, pedestal wash basin, mixer tap and tiled splashback, low suite WC. Separate shower with ceramic tiled walls, bow fronted door and stainless steel hand and head power shower. Range of glass display shelving with adjacent glass screen. Ladder style heated towel rail / radiator. This light room has the benefit of a double aspect with windows to the side and rear. Trap door access to roof space, which we are advised is fully floored for storage purposes and has the benefit of an electric light.

Outside -

The property is approached via a five bar entrance gate giving way to a driveway which continues past the side of the house, culminating in an extensive car parking and turning area with onward access to the stable facilities and also access to the:

Detached Brick Built Garage - 6.24m x 4.67m (20'6" x 15'4") - Having cream painted rendered finish with a Staffordshire blue tiled roof. Two up and over doors to front, concrete floor and electric light.

Adjacent Workshop / Store - 4.57m x 2.70m (15'0" x 8'10") - With electric light and power laid on. Adjacent GARDENER'S WC

The gardens surrounding the property really must be seen to be appreciated extending to approximately 1.74 acres and including an extensive south facing natural stone paved sun terrace, ideal for alfresco dining, bordered by natural stone retaining wall with central stone steps up to gently sweeping lawns interspersed by fine mature trees plus a general selection of ornamental trees and shrubs and bordered to the country lane by neat hedging.

Excellent Tennis Court - Which is illuminated, having an all weather finish and all necessary equipment is included in the sale. Flintstone pebble path surrounding the court and to one side there is a raised mature rose garden retained by brick walling and well stocked secluded shrubbery border to the foot of the garden with varied selection of plants including hydrangeas, azaleas, pieris and honeysuckle.

A further area of lawned garden including the original orchard with mature fruit trees and particular attention is drawn to the fine yew tree believed to be some 400 to 500 years of age. The fruit trees include crabapple, pears, plums and apple.

The property is sure to appeal to those with equestrian interests sold with the benefit of a field extending to 1.66 acres having the benefit of water laid on, SMALL FIELD SHELTER and bordered by mixed hedging and sheep netting.

Three Stables - STABLE ONE 4.43m x 2.94m (14'6" x 9'8")
STABLE TWO / FOALING BOX 4.33m x 4.33m (14'2" x 14'2")
STABLE THREE / FOALING BOX 4.26m x 4.33m (13'11" x 14'2")

Brick Outbuilding - 3.91m x 4.79m (12'10" x 15'9") - Comprising a former stable now used as a FUEL STORE

Fixtures & Fittings - - All fitted carpets are included within the sale.

Council Tax -

Derbyshire Dales District Council - F

Directional Note - - The approach from Ashbourne is via the A515 proceeding southwards towards Uttoxeter, Sudbury and Lichfield and after approximately 7 miles turn left as signposted for Boylestone. Continuing along this road Muse Lane where Harehill Park Farm will be located on the left hand side as denoted by our "for sale" board

Viewing - - Viewing strictly by appointment through Scargill Mann & Co - Ashbourne Office 01335 345460 (SS May 2016)

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