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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Riddings Lane, Curbar Calver Hope Valley, Derbyshire

Sold STC £995,000

Property Description

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Occupying this stunning position backing on to Curbar Edge and standing in established, manicured grounds of nearly two acres is this beautiful family home that has been maintained to the highest of standards with no expense spared. Birley Croft is constructed in stone and is offered for sale with no chain and early vacant possession and has not been on the open market for approaching 40 years. The house has been as meticulously looked after as have grounds that it occupies and has oil fired central heating, double glazing, double detached garage, garden store and fixtures and fittings of true quality throughout. Set well back from Riddings Lane and nestled quietly at the head of this driveway the accommodation comprises; entrance porch, entrance hall, bay windowed sitting room with impressive fireplace, large dining room, entertainment room / bar, breakfast room which opens through in to the hand crafted french oak kitchen, cloakroom, rear lobby and utility room. To the first floor; master bedroom with having built in furniture and large walk in shower, three further bedrooms with wardrobes, shower room / dressing room and bathroom. Externally electric gates open on to a sweeping red tarmac driveway that leads to a large hard standing area. There is a large level garden to the left hand side which provides potential for further development or the option for a tennis court subject to planning permission and any other necessary consents. Superb formal gardens to the front and rear with a number of terraces to enjoy and entertain on. The setting itself is very unique and must be one of the finest of its type in the Peak National Park. Nearby facilities at Calver and Bakewell and within a short drive of Sheffield. Lady Manners school catchment and nearby transport links. The size of the plot offers the potential for extending Birley Croft subject to the necessary planning permission's and consents.

The Accommodation Comprises - Two matching double glazed leaded front entrance doors open through in to the

Entrance Porch - 1.94 x 1.37 (6'4" x 4'6") - Having panelled walls, tiled floor, radiator in a cabinet and twin frosted glazed inner doors opening though into the

Entrance Hall - 4.46 x 2.05 (14'8" x 6'9") - An open plan entrance hall with solid wood flooring, beautiful staircase with turned spindle rising to the first floor, coving to the ceiling, radiator in a cabinet and twin glazed inner doors opens through into the

Delightful Sitting Room - 9.90 x 5.00 max (32'6" x 16'5" max) - This beautiful reception room is stylishly presented and the well proportioned measurements include the depth of the front facing leaded double glazed box bay window and rear facing double glazed leaded box bay window both having twin central doors giving access to the delightful grounds to the front and rear of Birley Croft. Additional natural light is provided by the four side facing double glazed oriel leaded windows. Three radiators in box cabinets, deep coving, ornate plaster work to the ceiling and television aerial point. A focal feature to the room is the ornate surround fireplace with marble hearth and back with inset electric coal effect fire. Access to the

Recess Storage Area - Of which to the rear is the boiler room which houses the Grandee oil fired central heating boiler.

From the entrance hall, open access through to the

Stunning Dining Room - 4.75 x 3.90 (15'7" x 12'10") - Having solid wood flooring, five sectioned double glazed leaded window enjoying stunning views over the large two tiered terrace and gardens to the front. Coving to the ceiling, ornate plaster work, two central heating radiators in boxed cabinets. A focal feature to the room is the ornate surround fireplace set to the chimney breast with marble hearth inset and cast iron stove. Access to the breakfast kitchen and door to the

Entertainment Room / Bar - 4.47 x 3.13 (14'8" x 10'3") - An extremely individual and versatile room which has a front facing double glazed leaded bay window with punched leather window seat and large radiator set beneath. Panelling to dado rail level and an ornate bar with optics set to one corner and having mirrored back. The bar has shelving and a stainless steel circular commercial sink. This room could be converted to a study or children's playroom.

From the dining room access to the

Breakfast Room - 4.12 x 3.88 (13'6" x 12'9") - A lovely breakfast room having Travertine flooring with underfloor heating. Rear facing double glazed leaded box bay window and twin doors to the paved terrace and garden beyond. Deep coving to the ceiling, ample room for a central table and door to the inner lobby. The rooms opens through into the

Bespoke Farmhouse Style Kitchen - 5.36 x 2.97 (17'7" x 9'9") - Fitted with a range of bespoke, handcrafted French solid oak French wall and base units, solid granite work surfaces and splash backs. Inset one and a half sink with chrome swan neck mixer tap set beneath one of two side facing double glazed lattice windows which enjoy a lovely aspect over the large side garden. Space and point for Range Master cooker with extractor canopy set over, integrated fridge / freezer and integrated Bosh dishwasher. Dresser unit to one wall, continuation of Travertine flooring with under floor heating, central island with granite tops and additional storage units, wine rack area and door to the rear lobby. From the breakfast room access to the

Inner Lobby - With slate flooring and door to the

Cloak Room - 1.97 x 1.96 (6'6" x 6'5") - Having rear double glazed obscured lattice window, radiator set into a boxed cabinet, low flush W.C, wash hand basin set into a vanity unit and useful floor to ceiling cloaks cupboard

To the rear of the breakfast kitchen door to the

Rear Lobby - With floor to ceiling side double glazed leaded windows having delightful views over the rear terrace garden and matching door. Travertine tiled floor with under floor heating matching that of the kitchen and door to the

Utility Room - 3.11 x 1.76 (10'2" x 5'9") - Having Travertine tiled flooring with under floor heating, space for a tumble dryer, plumbing for a dishwasher and washing machine. Oak base units, tiled splash backs, work surfaces and one and a half stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap. Range of floor to ceiling storage cupboards. The room also houses the controls for the under floor heating.

From the entrance hall, impressive staircase with turned spindle rises to the

First Floor Landing - At first floor level hatch access to a loft space, radiator in a cabinet and doors to all first floors rooms.

Master Bedroom - 6.05 x 3.70 (19'10" x 12'2") - Having a front facing double glazed leaded dormer window, matching side window, radiator in a cabinet, a range of built in storage units with drawers, shelving and space for television and wash hand basin with feature mixer tap. Built in bedroom furniture to either side of the bed providing hanging and storage facility with cupboard space set over. Access to the

Large Walk In Shower - Having tiled walls, display lighting, extractor and large brass Rain Dance style shower head.

Double Bedroom Two - 3.75 x 3.44 (12'4" x 11'3") - With a front facing double glazed leaded window with stunning views over the extensive front terrace and gardens. Radiator in a cabinet, television aerial point and built in storage units incorporating a wash hand basin. On the opposing wall floor to ceiling wardrobes providing hanging and storage space with matching built in bed side tables to either side of the bed space.

Double Bedroom Three - 3.50 x 2.85 (11'6" x 9'4") - Having a rear facing double glazed leaded window with stunning views, recess wardrobes providing hanging and storage space to one wall and built in dresser unit with mirror and drawers.

Bedroom Four - 5.00 x 2.05 (16'5" x 6'9") - Having a front facing double glazed dormer window and side facing double glazed window having stunning views over the grounds. Recess wardrobes providing hanging and storage space, radiator in a cabinet and archway through to a

Dressing Area - Having a front facing double glazed leaded window and drawer pack.

Shower Room / Dressing Room - 3.28 x 2.30 (10'9" x 7'7") - With a front facing double glazed dormer window, radiator in a cabinet, coving to the ceiling and built in hanging rail. Wash hand basin set in to a vanity unit with mirror set over and recess large walk in treble shower cubicle with Aqualisa thermostatic chrome shower, extractor, lighting, tiled walls and ceiling.

Family Bathroom - 2.70 x 2.40 (8'10" x 7'10") - Having a rear double glazed leaded window, tiled floor, dual flush W.C with concealed cistern and built into a run of storage units. Vanity area with Jacuzzi shower with mixer tap set over with large mirror and over lighting. Plenty of storage space, drawer units and a large Air bath with jacuzzi feature, rear double glazed leaded window, tiled floor, recess lighting and chrome towel rail/ radiator.

Outside - Birley Croft occupies a stunning position and plot and is approached off a shared driveway on Riddings Lane. Wrought iron automated gates with intercom system open through on to a red tarmac driveway which sweeps up to the house and detached double garage.

The grounds at Birley Croft really must be seen to be fully appreciated as this near two acre plot has been maintained to the most exacting of standards and must be one of the finest in the area. Beautiful borders, shrubbery and mature trees give a most established feel and provide a fitting garden for the stunning views to the rear over Curbar Edge. The left hand side of the plot offers a beautiful level lawn and offers the potential for a pony paddock, five a side football pitch or tennis court and is screened to the boundary by hedging and stone walls.

To the front of Birley Croft is an extensive two tiered entertainment terrace which offers a spectacular area to sit out and entertain on a large scale.

To the rear of the house is a further lawn with central circular border and further paved terraces to the rear of the property.

Large Garden Store - 4.86 x 3.59 (15'11" x 11'9") - Constructed in stone with pitched roof, lighting and power

Detached Double Garage - 7.77 x 6.43 (25'6" x 21'1") - A stone built detached double garage with pitched roof, electric door, side and rear facing windows, lighting and power.

Tenure - Birley Croft is Freehold

Fixtures & Fittings - Certain items may be available to purchase with separate negotiation with the Vendor.

The property has a security alarm system.

There is a comprehensive range of external and sensor security lighting.

Viewings - Contact Evans Lee on ( 0114 ) 230 96 44 or

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03 September 2016


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