3 bedroom detached house for saleWetton, Ashbourne, Derbyshire
- Thoughtfully modernised, tastefully decorated accommodation
- Oil central heating
- Sealed unit double glazing
- Large lounge / dining room
- Sitting room
- Bespoke fitted breakfast kitchen with granite work surfaces and Rayburn oven
- Utility / laundry room
- Ground floor shower room / guest cloakroom
- Vaulted cellar / study
- Three bedrooms
Charming period detached farmhouse with three very successful holiday cottages and enjoying the most delightful Peak District location enjoying fine views over rolling countryside to all elevations - Highly profitable, fully furnished two bedroomed cottages (sleeping 12 in total). Delightful 1.18 acre garden setting. Large "Play Barn" plus garage / workshop. Guest laundry / utility facilities.
General Information - A unique opportunity to acquire a charming detached stone built farmhouse and three highly successful / profitable holiday cottages occupying the most delightful Peak District Park setting enjoying fine views over rolling open countryside, providing delightful country walks and including Dovedale and Thors Cave.
The house is believed to date from the mid 19th Century and it has been understood that there has been a property on this site for more than 300 years. The farmhouse has been most thoughtfully and sympathetically modernised and improved and features oil central heating and sealed unit double glazing. The accommodation includes two reception rooms, one with a wood burning stove, bespoke fitted breakfast kitchen with matching units plus Rayburn oven, large utility / laundry room and separate ground floor shower room/guest cloakroom. Feature cellar converted to form a charming study. Three bedrooms plus a family bathroom to first floor.
There are three holiday cottages also built in Derbyshire limestone beneath roof of Staffordshire blue tiles. Manifold Cottage and Thors Cottage are very similar being two bedroomed and semi-detached and fully furnished. Grindon Cottage is single storey, again two bedroomed and fully furnished.
The property enjoys a delightful setting in large grounds extending to1.18 Acres including gently sweeping lawns, trees, well stocked herbaceous borders, kitchen garden, garden shed plus garden implement store and there is a separate detached utility / laundry / WC facilities for the benefit of the guests and also an excellent large "play barn" together with an adjacent large garage / workshop. The property is approached via a sweeping rising granite set driveway culminating in car parking and turning.
The village of Wetton is very sought after situated in the heart of the Peak District with its village inn (Royal Oak) and 14th century church and is approximately 2 miles from the village of Alstonefield, again with its noted village inn (The George). Local centres from Wetton include the famous market town of Ashbourne, some 7 miles to the south, the City of Derby approximately 13 miles to the east of Ashbourne, Stoke on Trent 16 miles away, Sheffield 24 miles away and Buxton some 14 miles distant. The A50 dual carriageway which provides access to the M1 in the east and East Midland International Airport and the M6 in the west is located approximately 8 miles south of Ashbourne.
Accommodation - Stone steps and wrought iron balustrade to UPVC frame double glazed entrance door to:
Principal Reception Room - 5.92m x 3.99m (19'5" x 13'1") - Forming both a dining room and sitting room. The measurements including the panelled oak staircase to the first floor off with oak balustrade featuring delicate balusters. Revealed brick fireplace with display mantle, tiled interior, raised tiled hearth and Hunter multi fuel stove. Solid polished oak flooring and oak skirtings. Charming window seat taking full advantage of the fine views. Exposed stonework to one wall. Two central heating radiators. TV aerial point (including Sky). Pine latch door to:
Sitting Room - 3.99m x 3.66m (13'1" x 12'0") - Fireplace having exposed painted brick surround plus display mantle, raised hearth and period cast iron interior. Recessed display cabinet with exposed brick surround, glass display shelving and leaded glazed doors. Two central heating radiators. Revealed beamed ceiling, again this room features a charming window seat taking full advantage of the views. Twin panelled and glazed doors from the principal reception room to:
Farmhouse Breakfast Kitchen - 3.64m x 3.59m (11'11" x 11'9") - Craftsman fitted to an excellent standard featuring cream finished drawer and door fronts complemented by brushed stainless steel handles and including a twin deep white Belfast ceramic sink (mixer tap), granite preparation surfaces on either side with under cupboards, drawers, integrated dishwasher, further matching L-shaped preparation surface with matching upstand, under cupboards including integrated refrigerator and freezer. Central Rayburn (680) oil fired double oven enamelled in deep red incorporating the oil fired central heating boiler. Feature ceramic tiled splashback. Fitted wall cupboards and tall cupboard. Karndean floor covering. Stone mullioned double glazed windows. Additional built-in cupboard. Solid oak latch door to:
Rear Hall / Utility Room - 3.58m x 1.84m (11'9" x 6'0") - The measurement plus the entrance hall area. Feature Travertine limestone tiled floor. L-shaped roll edged marble effect preparation surface with Travertine tiled surround, inset one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit (mixer tap), under cupboards and appliance space beneath including plumbing for an automatic washing machine. Fitted broom cupboard. Three door eye level cupboard. Recess ceiling lighting. Central heating radiator. Fitted coat hooks. Trap door access to roof space.
Well Appointed Shower Room / Guest Cloakroom - Having a white suite including a large shower with bow fronted sliding door, chromium plated shower fitting. Pedestal wash basin. Limestone splashback. Low suite WC. Ladder style chromium plated heated towel rail. Travertine tiled floor. Strip light incorporating an electric shaver point. Recess ceiling lighting. Extractor fan. Feature solid oak latch door to the utility room.
Cellar - Approached beneath the staircase via an oak door and stone steps. The cellar is vaulted out and forms a very useful STUDY measuring overall 15'0" x 5'11" (4.58m x 1.81m. Stone display thrall. Additional display area. The desk fitment / work station is included with shelving over and beneath. BT internet connection laid on together with power and lighting.
First Floor Semi-Galleried Landing - With oak balustrade to match the staircase. Exposed stonework to two walls. Trap door access to the roof space. Pine latch doors to the first floor accommodation.
Bedroom One - 3.65m x 3.99m (12'0" x 13'1") - This light room has the benefit of windows to the front and rear taking full advantage of the views. Central heating radiator. TV aerial point.
Bedroom Two - 2.76m x 3.69m (9'1" x 12'1") - The measurements plus an entrance lobby area. Pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback and mirror over. Central heating radiator. Stone mullioned double glazed window. Trap door access to the loft.
Front Bedroom Three - 3.64m x 2.68m (11'11" x 8'10") - Central heating radiator.
Principal Family Bathroom - Appointed to a high standard re-equipped in June 2011 and featuring a white suite comprising a double ended bath with ceramic tiled surround, central period styled mixer tap incorporating a hand shower, folding shower screen and separate Mira Sprint electric shower over. Pedestal wash basin matching tiled splashback plus illuminated mirror over. Low suite WC. Ladder style chromium plated heated towel rail. Slate effect ceramic tiled floor. Twin Louvre doors to built-in airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and slatted shelving.
Manifold Cottage - Entrance door to:
Open Plan Sitting Room / Dining Room / Kitchen - 6.09m x 3.76m (20'0" x 12'4") - Feature decorative fireplace having a painted surround incorporating a display mantle, raised composite marble display hearth and tiled interior together with electric burning coal effect stove. The kitchen and dining area having an oak effect floor covering, matching units and having a maple effect finish and including a stainless steel sink unit and adjacent granite effect preparation surface with under cupboards and drawer, tiled splashback, double eye level cupboard, display shelf, electric night storage heater, TV aerial point. The measurements include the panelled staircase to the first floor off with useful under stairs storage cupboard including the meters and upright fridge freezer.
First Floor Semi-Galleried Landing - With balustrade to match the staircase. Electric night storage heater. Pine latch doors in matching architraves to the first floor accommodation including:
Bedroom One - 2.40m x 2.86m (7'10" x 9'5") - The measurements including an entrance lobby area and further recess with large built-in airing cupboard / linen cupboard / wardrobe with insulated hot water cylinder, fitted immersion heater, hanging rail and storage shelving. Wall mounted electric heater. Trap door access to the roof space.
Front Bedroom Two - 2.74m x 1.99m (9'0" x 6'6") - The measurements plus a recess incorporating a built-in wardrobe with hanging rail and storage cupboard over. Exposed pine floor boards.
Bathroom - Having a white suite including a pine panelled bath, ceramic tiled surround, Triton electric shower over. Pedestal wash basin with matching tiled surround. Low suite WC. Wall mounted oil filled chromium plated heated towel rail.
Thors Cottage - Entrance door to:
Open Plan Sitting Room / Dining Room / Kitchen - 6.42m x 3.88m (21'1" x 12'9") - Feature decorative fireplace having a painted surround incorporating a display mantle, raised composite marble display hearth and tiled interior together with electric burning coal effect stove. The kitchen and dining area having an oak effect floor covering, matching units and having a maple effect finish and including a stainless steel sink unit and adjacent granite effect preparation surface with under cupboards and drawer, tiled splashback, double eye level cupboard, display shelf, electric night storage heater, TV aerial point. The measurements include the panelled staircase to the first floor off with useful under stairs storage cupboard including the meters and upright fridge freezer.
First Floor Landing - With balustrade to match the staircase. Electric night storage heater. Pine latch doors in matching architraves to the first floor accommodation including:
Bedroom One - 2.40m x 3.07m (7'10" x 10'1") - Built-in wardrobe.
Bedroom Two - 2.05m x 3.50m (6'9" x 11'6") - Built-in airing/linen cupboard/wardrobe with insulated hot water cylinder, fitted immersion heater, hanging rail and storage shelving. Wall mounted electric heater. Trap door to roof space.
Bathroom (Refitted Oct 2013) - Having white suite, ceramic tiled surround, Panelled bath with Triton electric shower over, pedestal wash basin with matching tiled surround, low level w.c., wall mounted oil filled electric towel rail.
Grindon Cottage - Panelled and glazed entrance door to:
Hall - Featuring attractive oak parquet wood block flooring. Electric night storage heater.
Open Plan Sitting / Dining Room / Fitted Kitchen - 5.30m x 3.97m (17'5" x 13'0") - Feature decorative fireplace having a polished wood surround incorporating display mantle, raised polished granite hearth, tiled interior and burning coal effect electric stove. The kitchen area features a cork styled floor and matching units including stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, under cupboard, drawer, tiled surround, adjacent L-shaped marble effect preparation surface also with tiled surround, under cupboards, drawers and appliance space beneath. Double eye level cupboard. Electric night storage heater. TV aerial point. Trap door access to roof space.
Bedroom One - 3.92m x 2.75m (12'10" x 9'0") - Free standing electric radiator.
Bedroom Two - 1.86m x 2.04m (6'1" x 6'8") - Wall mounted electric heater.
Bathroom - Having a white suite including a panelled bath with hand grips, tiled surround, Triton electric shower over together with shower curtain. Pedestal wash basin, tiled splashback. Low suite WC. Wall mounted chromium plated oil filled heated towel rail.
Outside - The property is approached by an impressive sweeping granite set entrance driveway which culminates in a gravelled car parking and turning area bordered by dry stone walling.
The grounds form a delightful complement to the house and the holiday lets and really must be seen to be appreciated bordered by natural dry stone walling and including gentle sweeping lawns with very well stocked herbaceous borders and beds and in the Spring time containing an abundance of Spring flowering bulbs and particular attention is drawn to the snowdrops. There is a raised productive pottager garden area with adjacent potting shed.
Children's play area for guests.
Oil storage tank.
Detached Atcost Barn - 8.79m x 5.74m (28'10" x 18'10") - Forming the "Play Barn" with florescent lighting and power laid on. Fascinating hand painted wall mural detail. Double glazed windows. Roof lights. Twin timber entrance doors.
This area would also be very suitable for the classic car enthusiast and it has the benefit of an inspection pit.
Adjacent Workshop - 5.72m x 4.60m (18'9" x 15'1") - Again with florescent lighting and power laid on forming an excellent large store shed, workshop and garage.
Further play area for the benefit of guests including swing, climbing ladder etc and paved area with pergola frame with trellis ideal for guest alfresco dining.
Detached Single Storey Building - 3.83m x 1.91m (12'7" x 6'3") - Forming the GUEST UTILITY / LAUNDRY FACILITIES with stainless steel double drainer sink, mixer tap having storage area beneath, splashback, fitted shelving, washing machine, tumble dryer and florescent lighting. Low suite WC.
Small Outbuilding - Forming a useful gardens implements store with electric light.
Please Note - 1) We would point out that both the main house and cottages all have the benefit of Wi-Fi laid on.
2) The property has the benefit of solar panels installed on both Manifold Cottage and Thors Cottage and serving all properties.
Fixtures & Fittings - All fitted carpets in the farmhouse are included. The cottages are all fully furnished which will be included in the sale together with all necessary linen etc - further details upon request
Council Tax -
Staffordshire Moorlands District Council - E
Directional Note - Take the A515 Buxton Road out of Ashbourne leaving via the market place. Continue for approx 5 miles. After a set of sharp bends turn off left signed Alstonefield and Milldale. After crossing the river keep straight on up the hill into Alstonefield. Turn left in Alstonefield and follow the signs for Wetton. On entering Wetton, pass through the village and Hall Farm is on the road to Wetton Mill approx 300 yards outside the village.
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