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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Lodge Drive, Belper, Derbyshire

£950,000

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A rare opportunity to acquire a superb individually designed and built family residence offering generously proportioned yet versatile quality accommodation with 6 bedrooms most being ensuite. The property offers residential and commercial opportunities, with extensive historic grade II listed stone outbuildings. The house is currently used as a luxury B&B. Situated conveniently in a quiet, elevated position commanding panoramic views over Belper and its countryside. Mature gardens.

Directions - Leave Belper along the A6 North, Bridge Street, and turn left at The Triangle traffic lights. Proceed over the river bridge and and take the right hand fork at Bridge Foot onto Belper Lane. Take the first left onto Lodge Drive and continue to the top of the hill, turning right onto the driveway sign posted 'Bridgehill House'.

Built by the current vendors in 2006 with the greatest attention to detail, the beautifully presented family home offers modern versatile accommodation currently being used as a five star B&B. See Situated on the site of the historic Strutt family home, the grounds have a Grade II listed ice house, many original features and a fascinating link to the past.

The welcoming accommodation comprises an impressive reception hallway with feature American oak and glass staircase and four ground floor double bedrooms with luxury en suites. To the first floor is an open galleried landing with feature spiral staircase and generous lounge with feature Trias log effect gas stove and Juliette balcony enjoying stunning views across Belper. The contemporary open plan living dining kitchen with Apex feature window benefitting from stunning views of the East Mill, lounge area and quality solid wood units with integrated appliances and bi-fold doors open onto a sunny terrace, perfect for alfresco dining. There is a well equipped utility room and guest WC. A spiral staircase leads off to the second floor, a versatile attic space with two further double bedrooms and luxury four piece family bathroom off. French doors to the rear elevation lead out onto the terraced garden.

The property is accessed via a private driveway having fore gardens well stocked with mature trees, shrubs and flowering plants, ornamental fountain and sunny seating area. A tarmac driveway provides car parking for several vehicles whilst a double car port provides further parking and storage. The gardens extend into the hillside with lawns and a pod summerhouse, detached cinema room, BBQ area and private seating area, perfect for enjoying the views over the Chevin.

There are three original stone built arched tunnels (10 m x 6 m approx ) remaining from the Strutt occupancy with vaulted vaulted ceiling, light, 3 phase power supply, offering a variety of possible uses, domestic or business (subject to planning permission). One arch provides the access to an historic ice house.

Benefitting from quality UPVC double glazed windows and doors, gas central heating fired by a Worcester Combi boiler and heat store system, radiators on ground floor, security alarm and built-in vacuum cleaning system plus cbus intelligent lighting.

Situated conveniently within walking distance of Belper, renowned for its historic Mills, character and charm. Forming part of the world heritage conservation with the River Derwent flowing through the town. Belper has a busy railway station, excellent schools, shopping, bars, restaurants and leisure facilities. With easy access to Derby and Nottingham via major road links including A6, A38 and M1, whilst providing the gateway to the stunning Derbyshire Peak District.

Ground Floor Accommodation -

Impressive Reception Hallway - A hardwood double glazed entrance door with full length side windows provide access from the front. Having porcelain tiled flooring, inset spotlights, coving, twin built-in oak cupboards, open gallery, double glazed French doors lead out to the rear outdoor seating area and glass panelled oak staircase with inset LED lights climbs to the first floor.

Guest Bedrooms - Which would easily create family accommodation.

Nightingale Room - 13'6 X 11'5 (4.11m X 3.48m) - Having UPVC double glazed window to the front, his and hers reading lights, television aerial point, inset spotlights, radiator and built-in wardrobe providing hanging and shelving facility.

Ensuite - A three piece suite comprising a double shower enclosure with thermostatic shower over, wash hand bowl with stand, tiled flooring and inset spotlights.

Slater Room - 13'7 X 11'6 (4.14m X 3.51m) - There is a UPVC double glazed window to the front elevation, his and hers reading lights, inset spotlights, stylish radiator, television aerial point, built-in oak dressing table, and oak veneer door.

Ensuite - A three piece suite comprising double shower enclosure with thermostatic shower over and glazed screen, wash stand with wash hand basin within, low flush WC, heated towel radiator, full tiling, inset spotlights, ceramic tiled flooring, illuminated mirror and extractor ventilation.

Strutt Suite - 24'7 X 13'2 max (7.49m X 4.01m max) - Having inset ceiling spotlights, television aerial point, radiator, feature wall, vacuum points, up-lighter wall lights, built-in oak dressing table, coving and dual aspect UPVC double glazed windows to the front and rear.

Bathroom - Appointed with a three piece suite comprising a white 'P' shaped bath with thermostatic shower over, central taps and glazed screen, low flush WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Having full tiling with feature vertical tile, heated towel radiator, extractor fan, ventilation system and illuminated mirror.

Arkwright Suite - 24'7 X 12'5 (7.49m X 3.78m) - UPVC double glazed French doors with full height windows over look the front elevation, built-in oak dressing table, his and hers reading lights, inset spotlights, television aerial point, vertical radiator, coving and wall lights.

Ensuite - Appointed with a four piece suite comprising quadrant shower enclosure with thermostatic daisy head shower over, corner bath with central taps, vanity wash hand basin and low flush WC. Having full tiling with decorative border tile, UPVC double glazed window to the rear, recessed mirror and shelving with lighting.

Onto The First Floor -

Gallery Landing - Having glass balustrade and exposed spiral staircase leading off to the second floor, internal windows into the living dining kitchen, coving, solid oak flooring, wall lights, french doors to the rear lead out to the garden and BBQ area. A UPVC double glazed window to the front elevation enjoys stunning views over Belper.

Sitting Room - 24'6 X 19'1 (7.47m X 5.82m) - A naturally light room, the focal point being French doors and full height windows open out onto a glazed Juliette balcony. There are two hand made stained glass windows to the side elevation, contemporary Trias log effect gas stove with feature chimney and UPVC double glazed window to the rear. Having a television aerial point with satellite connection, wall lights, network points and telephone point.

Living Dining Kitchen 22'8 X 17' Extending To 24'5 -

Lounge Area - Having feature internal windows and built-in matching desk unit.

Kitchen - 17'2 X 9'5 (5.23m X 2.87m) - Comprehensively appointed with cream shaker style curved carousel base cupboards, drawers and eye level units with solid oak work surface over incorporating a 1 ½ stainless steel sink drainer with swan neck mixer taps and splash back tiling. Integrated appliances include a Neff induction hob with extractor hood over, two electric ovens, combi microwave, dishwasher and fridge freezer. There are two warming drawers, larder shelving, inset ceiling spotlights, granite flooring and UPVC double glazed window to the side elevation.

Dining Area - 17'2 X 9'5 (5.23m X 2.87m) - 'P' shaped preparation area with sink, solid oak work surface and feature lights above, curved units with two integrated wine coolers, built in desk unit, matching wall lighting, inset mood lighting, coving and bi-fold doors open onto an elevated patio area.

Guest Wc - Comprising a low flush WC and wall mounted wash hand basin. There is Travertine half tiling with feature border tile, ceramic tiled flooring and a range of built-in cupboards housing the Worcester boiler, heat store cylinder and built-in vacuum cleaning system.

Utility Room - 9'1 X 7'1 (2.77m X 2.16m) - Fitted with a range of built-in cupboards, drawers and eye level units with work surface over incorporating twin bowl stainless steel sink drainer with mixer tap. There is plumbing for washing machine, space for fridge freezer, UPVC double glazed window to the rear, tiled flooring and inset spotlights.

Onto The Second Floor - 9'1 X 7'1 (2.77m X 2.16m) -

Attic Space - 33'4 X 15'7 (10.16m X 4.75m) - A generous open space being accessed via a steel spiral staircase and having Velux skylight windows to the side enjoying views over The Chevin and across Belper, exposed steel beam, access to the eaves storage and walk-in cupboard and double glazed French doors lead out onto the garden terrace.

Attic Bedroom One - 14'2 X 11'8 + eaves storage (4.32m X 3.56m +eaves storage) - Having two vertical Velux skylight windows which flood the room with natural light and provide views and exposed feature beam, TV aerial point and networking connection..

Attic Bedroom Two - 13'8 X 9'9 (4.17m X 2.97m) - Vertical Velux skylight window to the side elevation enjoys views, exposed steel beam and dimmer lights.

Bathroom - 10' X 8'2 (3.05m X 2.49m) - Appointed with a luxury four piece suite comprising a double jet spa shower enclosure with lighting and radio, rolled top freestanding bath with central taps, low flush WC and pedestal wash hand basin. There is complementary half tiling, ceramic tiled flooring, Velux opaque window and illuminated mirror.

Outside - The property is accessed via a private driveway which leads to tarmac hard standing area, providing car parking for several vehicles. There is a sunny seating area, ornate fountain and well stocked flowering borders. A generous car port offers further storage and car parking with the potential to convert to a garage. A block paved driveway to the side of the property extends to two further car parking spaces, leading to the rear garden and a paved breakfast patio area which can be also be accessed off the kitchen.

Rear Garden - The grounds are mainly laid to lawn with flowering plants, shrubs and well established Sycamore tree. The lawns extend into the hillside to a contemporary summer house pod and seating area over looking the East Mill and stunning views across Belper.

Cinema Room - 18'3 X 12'8 (5.56m X 3.86m) - Accessed via UPVC double glazed French doors, a versatile space used by the current vendors as a "cinema room". There are 12 cinema style seats, projector and screen, television and satellite connection points, air conditioning, access to roof space and inset ceiling twinkling lights.

Workshop/Tunnels - 32'10 X 19'8 (10.01m X 5.99m) - To the rear are three Strutt built stone arches having 3 Phase light and power, with the potential for a workshop or garage. One leads to the Grade II listed Ice House which can be located through the tunnel and under the hillside.

Via appointment only via Boxall Brown & Jones.

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  • Ambergate (2.1 mi)
  • Duffield (3.0 mi)
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The Studio Queen Street Belper DE56 1NR

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