6 bedroom detached house for saleWhitehough, Chinley, High Peak, Derbyshire, SK23
- Superb early 19th Century Grade II listed hall
- Glorious, mature private gardens and grounds
- Adjoining equestrian facilities and a further 6.75 acres available separately
- 4 bedrooms in the main house
- Adjoining annexe with 2 further bedrooms
- Summer House
- River frontage in part with fishing rights
- Approx. 4 acres
A superb early 19th century Grade 2 listed hall in private grounds of approx 4 acres. Open views and river frontage in part with fishing rights. An additional 6.75 acres is available
White Hall enjoys a delightful position set in the small hamlet of Whitehoughnear to the village of Chinley in the renowned Blackbrook Valley with fine views to the north up to Cracken Edge and south to Eccles Pike.
The village offers a wide range of local facilities and amenities including post office, various shops, pubs and restaurants, and train station approx 500 yards from house. Glossop market town approx 8 miles and the popular spa town of Buxton, with a wider range of facilities and amenities including historical opera house, approx 7 miles. There are local rail connections from Chinley station with connections to Manchester Piccadilly, 35 minutes and to Sheffield 29 minutes. From Macclesfield train station (approx 12 miles) there are regular trains to London Euston (approx 1 hour 40 minutes), Manchester Airport is just under 20 miles away.
The property enjoys a very fine private location yet within an easy reach of wide range of regional and national centres.
A glorious Grade 2 listed stone built country house. White Hall enjoys a particularly fine setting within mature grounds and gardens set against the backdrop of the surrounding Peak District and High Peak.
The house enjoys many restored and renovated period features with particularly fine early reception rooms all enjoying wonderful aspects out on to the gardens and the open countryside beyond. The house has been carefully maintained and improved by the current owner.
The imposing approach to the front of the house is through wide recessed cast iron gates with a gently rising driveway leading up to the front forecourt and parking area.
The south facing front of the property boasts an open entrance porch with Ionic side columns with balcony over and wrought iron balustrades. There are double entrance doors that lead through to the impressive reception/staircase hall with a Minton floor.
One of the most notable features of the property is the cleverly conceived and well executed covered courtyard which has a stunning atrium style glazed roof providing very versatile accommodation with a lovely natural stone floor.
There is access to the boot room/boiler room with a high capacity modern gas fired boiler providing central heating and hot water to the property.
Rising from the ground floor reception hall is the lovely sweeping staircase leading to a generous first floor landing with a circular domed roof light allowing natural light to flood through down to ground floor level.
The master bedroom is set to the side of the house and has a fine wide bay window with lovely views and very generous full en suite bathroom with corner shower cubicle and double Jacuzzi bath. There is an adjacent well fitted dressing room. Three further bedrooms, one with en suite shower room and W.C. Family wet room/shower with electric under floor heating.
The landing leads through to the adjoining two storey annexe. This provides additional accommodation which is linked at first floor and ground floor levels off the atrium covered courtyard. Breakfast kitchen with stairs to the first floor leading to good living room, two generous double bedrooms, bathroom with W.C. and separate shower room with W.C. Linking through
to the main first floor bedroom accommodation of the principal house.
White Hall is set in some 4 acres of the most glorious formal grounds and gardens with Blackbrook river frontage including fishing rights, in part to the southerly garden area, with majestic trees including birch, oak and beech.
The principal driveway approach is through a recessed period gated entrance with the driveway leading up to the circular courtyard and parking area alongside the sweeping lawns.
Double garage with separate single garage attached.
Considerable improvements and renovations have been undertaken to the garden which now enjoys a wide paved terrace set to the side of the kitchen, drawing room and study elevation with a number of access pointsfrom the living space.
The restored and renovated rose beds lie below the terrace and on to the fine sweeping lawns beyond. Bordered in part to Blackbrook, there is river frontage in part and a footbridge leading over to the small meadow garden.
At the side of the terrace is a renovated orangery providing a lovely covered outdoor entertaining area with a productive and historic vine.
Set above the garden is the stone built period summer house which has a fine small chimney piece with Delph tiles and fitted cupboards. This enjoys a lovely aspect down over the gardens to the open countryside beyond.
A curved external stone staircase leads up to the period stabling and upper shared courtyard.
Equestrian Facilities and a further 6.75 acres are available separately and would include a gated driveway leading from the north of the estate down to a large purpose built hard standing with ample parking area for numerous vehicles.
Overall the equestrian facilities offer a floodlit Martin Collins manége with a grass dressage area set to the side. There is a five horse walker and wooden circular turn out pen.
In all there some twelve stables some set within the original period stone outbuildings and a secure tack room and feed room and additional sheds/ barns. Paddock areas, separately enclosed.
The details provided are for the whole estate. Please see the detailed site plan showing the property available as two separate lots. Further information is available upon request.
Square Footage: 10,449 sq ft
Acreage: 4 Acres
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