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Price £379,995

Oak Tree House, Home Farm, Foston, Derby, Derbyshire, DE65 5DL
3 Bedroomed Semi-Detached House

Key Features

  • Mature rural setting
  • Period property
  • Porch, hall, sitting room and lounge/ dining room
  • Large conservatory
  • Fitted kitchen, utility room and two w.c's
  • Three double bedrooms
  • Large family bathroom
  • Drive, double garage and gardens
  • Ample space for stables
  • Further paddock land available by separate negotiation



A substantial period residence set within a mature and generous plot. The accommodation whilst requiring a degree of updating offers any potential purchaser the opportunity to create a spacious family home in this idyllic location.

The oil fired centrally heated accommodation includes a good size reception hall, lovely sitting room which leads out to the conservatory, further spacious lounge/ dining room which also gives access to the conservatory, a farmhouse style kitchen, utility and two downstairs cloakrooms. To the first floor are three large double bedrooms and a very generous sized family bathroom.

Outside, the property sits on a good sized plot which we believe to be in the region of 0.4 of an acre or thereabouts. With a large lawn having an abundance of trees and shrubs, a further good sized shrubbed area, detached double garage and a further lawn area to the side ideal for a stable etc.


Foston is a popular and pleasant village surrounded by open countryside which provides ample opportunity for delightful walks and equestrian pursuits. The property itself is set on the outskirts of the village and is accessed via a private drive serving three residences and is surrounded by open countryside. Foston's location as a village is highly convenient for the market towns of Ashbourne, Uttoxeter and Burton upon Trent with the A50 dual carriageway providing easy access to the city of Derby and the further motorway network allowing onward travel to the major commercial centres beyond.



Provides access to:


With a further door leading through to:


Having wood panelling to dado height, stairs to first floor and door leading through to:

SITTING ROOM  -  4.27m x 4.42m (14'0" x 14'6")

The focal point of the room being the period style fireplace with open grate. There is a built-in dresser with cupboard storage and shelving. Ceiling timbers, window to side aspect and French doors leading through to Conservatory.

LOUNGE/ DINING ROOM  -  4.41m x 7.78m (14'6" x 25'6")

A good size room with a brick fireplace and hearth with wood mantle over and built-in storage cupboards to either side of the chimney breast. Ceiling timbers, window to side aspect, French doors leading through to Conservatory, door to rear lobby and further door to:

KITCHEN  -  2.82m x 4.33m (9'3" x 14'2")

Fitted with a good range of base cabinets and drawers, matching dresser with glass display units, solid wood worktops are inset with a one and a half bowl enamel sink and side drainer and an electric hob. There are complementary wall mounted cabinets, integrated double oven, attractive tiled splash backs and tiled flooring, two windows to side aspect and door to Conservatory. Further door to:

UTILITY ROOM  -  2.65m x 1.63m (8'8" x 5'4")

Housing the oil fired domestic central heating boiler. There is a base unit inset with a stainless steel sink, provision for washing machine and further appliance space. Complementary range of wall mounted cabinets and door leading to:


Having a wall mounted wash hand basin, w.c and tiled floor.

U-SHAPED CONSERVATORY  -  4.31m x 3.10m and 2.18m x 5.31m and 2.37m x 3.56m (14'2" x 10'2" and 7'2" x 17'5" and 7'9" x 11'8")

Fitted with power and light and being separated into three areas by internal glazed doors, the conservatory offers ample space on colder evenings and winter days to sit and enjoy the garden.


Having door to outside and door off to:


Having wall mounted wash hand basin, w.c and window to side aspect.



With windows to side aspect, loft access point and two very useful storage areas. Doors to:

BEDROOM ONE  -  4.44m x 4.37m (14'7" x 14'4")

Please note the latter measurement is taken to the fronts of the good range of built-in wardrobes providing hanging and shelving space. Two further useful built-in cupboards which could be converted into 'his and hers' built-in wardrobes. Window to side aspect offering views over surrounding paddocks.

BEDROOM TWO  -  4.32m x 3.37m (14'2" x 11'1")

Having a feature period fire surround, useful storage cupboard which could be converted into a wardrobe. Window to rear aspect offering lovely views over the garden.

BEDROOM THREE  -  3.03m x 4.85m (9'11" x 15'11")

Having a window to the side aspect.

LARGE FAMILY BATHROOM  -  3.03m x 3.43m (9'11" x 11'3")

Fitted with a panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin, w.c and separate shower cubicle with electric fire. There is a period style fireplace flanked to one side with a storage cupboard and a window to the rear aspect.


The property is accessed off a long private driveway which serves the 'Home Farm' development and leads to a detached double garage having a remote controlled up and over door, power and lighting. A brick paved path winds its way back to the house and has been extended to create a terrace area to the side of the property. The garden itself is a stunning area with mature trees and shrubs and offers a good degree of privacy. There is a garden store area and between the lawn and the garage is a large shrubbed area which gives the discerning purchaser the ideal opportunity to extend the garden or create a small paddock. There is also an option to purchase some further land via separate negotiation.


Strictly by appointment through Scargill Mann & Co - Tutbury office (ACB August 2017)/A

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