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Price £1,650,000

Morley Manor, The Manor House, Main Road, Morley, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 6DG
6 Bedroomed House

Key Features

  • Offers sumptuously appointed character accommodation
  • Five well proportioned reception rooms
  • Magnificent hand crafted kitchen by McCarron's of Chelsea
  • Utility room
  • Gymnasium
  • Six principal bedroom, four with luxury en-suite shower rooms
  • Two additional family bathrooms
  • Four car garage with Aupair accommodation above
  • Manicured delightful gardens with extensive woodland and magnificent views
  • Viewing essential


A quite outstanding stone built Grade II Star Listed property with original stone mullioned windows with leaded glazing to front, magnificent carved oak panelling and staircase, original doors and a feature original bathroom. The vendors have managed to retain a host of character and charm through the property, whilst creating a modern stylish home. The property enjoys an idyllic location in the highly favoured village of Morley and provides sumptuously appointed accommodation.

The property, which has been well maintained and improved over many years by its current occupier, provides accommodation of the highest quality. The discerning purchaser is urged to carry out an immediate inspection which will reveal entrance porch leading to a magnificent dining hall with original oak panelling and highly decorative oak staircase and ornate feature fireplace. There is a superb drawing room with its original fireplace; a cinema room and two separate studies. A quality bespoke fitted kitchen by McCarron's of Chelsea offering Miele appliances throughout, granite work surfaces, family area and adjacent dining area. The kitchen is further complimented by a large utility room, again being fully equipped and fitted by McCarron's of Chelsea. There is a useful gymnasium / sauna room.

To the first floor off an outstanding passage oak galleried landing access is gained to a luxury principal bedroom with quality fitted furniture by Mark Wilkinson and a sumptuously appointed en-suite bathroom. There are three additional double bedrooms, all with quality furniture and en-suite facilities, two guest bedrooms a bespoke family bathroom and character bathroom with original bath and a separate high level original WC with panelled walls.

Outside the property benefits from a most delightful carefully considered and landscaped garden with gazebo and arbours with hot tub, barbeque, seating area and dining facilities - a delightful position to take full advantage of the magnificent garden set in approximately 5.29 acres. A large formal lawn with magnificent ornamental water feature; lower level lawn where there was an original grassed tennis court, now laid mainly to lawn, and provides stunning views over the local golf course.

There is an extensive woodland area, a gardener's garage, a four car garage with electrically operated up and over door with Au pair accommodation above providing living kitchen, double bedroom and luxury bathroom. The property is approached via a private gated entrance with electric gates and there is additional car standing space to the front of the property.

The sale provides a very genuine opportunity for a discerning purchaser to acquire this sumptuously appointed property in a renowned and favoured location. The property has the opportunity of being used for alternative use such as a luxury Bed & Breakfast or as a Wedding Venue - subject to planning permission. Viewing can be strongly recommended.


Morley offers a wide and varied range of local facilities including the highly popular Morley Hayes Golf Course, local schooling, swift access to Derby, Nottingham and the A38 linking to the Motorway networks of the M1. Horsley Golf Course Club is close by together with many other local recreational facilities.



With stone flagged floor. Solid oak door providing access to:

DINING HALL  -  7.22m x 8.20m (23'8" x 26'11")

With original oak floor. Magnificent decorative three quarter oak panelling to main walls, decorative oak feature staircase with useful under stairs storage cupboard. Decorative feature fireplace with hand carved Derbyshire fold motif, open stone hearth and insert with copper canopy above. Central heating radiators with decorative covers.

STUDY  -  3.43m x 4.22m (11'3" x 13'10")

With hand crafted light oak fitted units by Mark Wilkinson offering desk unit, base cupboards and drawers, complementary wall mounted cupboards. Decorative oak feature fireplace with cast iron insert and tiles. Moulded cornice ceiling. Central heating radiator.

DRAWING ROOM  -  8.6m x 5.00m (28'3" x 16'5")

With magnificent stone feature fireplace and hearth with decorative three quarter oak panelling surrounds. Oak floor. Decorative coving. Central heating radiators in decorative covers. Cant bay window.

CINEMA ROOM  -  7.24m x 4.00m (23'9" x 13'1")

With a decorative oak feature fireplace with cast iron insert and marble hearth. Decorative coving. Bench seating to oriel bay window. Two central heating radiators.


Door off to a rear private courtyard. Providing access to:


With low level WC, vanity wash hand basin with a curved storage cupboard beneath. Central heating radiator. Three quarter panelled walls. Tiled floor.

SECOND STUDY  -  2.64m x 3.65m (8'8" x 12'0")

With access to lounge and dining room. Decorative coving. Central heating radiator.

GYMNASIUM  -  3.53m x 3.8m (11'7" x 12'6")

With tiled floor. Steamer sauna shower. Heated towel rail. SEPARATE WC with low level WC and wash hand basin plus central heating radiator and tiled floor.


Being expensively re-fitted to a high standard and magnificent specification by McCarrons of Chelsea, offers a delightful style of contemporary fitted units sitting well within the established and original features of the property itself. With painted oak panelled to main walls surrounding the LIVING AREA - with delightful glass atrium which offers a comfortable seating area with a TV point, central heating radiator and decorative covers. ADJACENT DINING AREA into the original cant bay window, affording delightful views over the garden through the original leaded light windows with decorative stone mullions.

The KICHEN AREA offers peninsula dividing bar with inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps above - separate spray and an instant zip hot water, cold filtered water and carbonated water on request, set within a granite work surface and granite upstand. Waste disposal unit. Base storage cupboards and drawers beneath with a bin store included. Attached breakfast bar. Full range of full height pantry cupboards with shelving and drawers, built-in combination microwave and steamer, large warmer which serves as a slow cooker and a built-in Miele coffee machine offering fresh coffee from "bean to cup". A full height built-in fridge is also provided. Additionally there is an inset induction hob by Miele with a Miele extracted concealed hood and a large Miele double oven, inset deep fat fryer / savue all set with additional base storage cupboards, granite work surfaces, upstands and surrounds. There is Karndean flooring throughout, decorative spot lighting and original coving. Access is also gained to a delightful SMALL COURTYARD ideal for morning coffee.

UTILITY ROOM  -  3.6m x 5.5m (11'10" x 18'1")

With tiled floor and part decorative tiling to walls. Sumptuously appointed again by McCarron's of Chelsea to high standards and specification offering tall full height storage cupboards, complementary wall mounted cupboards. Inset sink unit with mixer taps over, granite work surfaces and upstand. Integrated full height freezer and dual purpose wine cooler, by Liebherr, for red and white. Storage cupboard housing electric components, immersion heater etc with insulated door. Large walk-in shelved pantry. Access to cellar. Built-in boiler cupboard housing the boiler providing domestic hot water and servicing the central heating system (oil fired).


With oak panelling to main walls. Solid oak floor. Providing access to the full range of bedrooms having the benefit of central heating radiators with matching oak decorative covers.

PRINCIPAL BEDROOM  -  8.11m x 4.77m (26'7" x 15'8")

With a quality range of fitted furniture by Mark Wilkinsons with built-in bedside cabinets, complementary matching built-in drawers, dressing table and integrated refrigerator. Full height wardrobes with storage cupboards above. Superb original feature stone fireplace with highly considered decorative tiled inserts and stone hearth. Central heating radiator.


With slipper bath having chrome pillar taps over with shower mixer tap. Shower cubicle. Two pedestal wash hand basins. Low level WC. Feature fireplace with fitted cupboards and shelving within the recess. Karndean flooring. Central heating radiator. Decorative coving.

BEDROOM TWO  -  4.42m x 8.56m max (14'6" x 28'1" max)

Note the measurements include the door lobby. A delightful guest bedroom with built-in oak wardrobes with matching dressing table, chest of drawers and bedside cabinets. Central heating radiator. Decorative coving. Ornate decorative stone feature fireplace and hearth.


With Karndean flooring. School type radiator / towel rail. Panelled bath with folding glazed side screen and shower over having tiled surround. Brass shower attachment. Low level WC. Vanity wash hand basin. Decorative coving. Extractor fan.

BEDROOM THREE  -  4.77m x 5.89m (15'8" x 19'4")

With central heating radiator. Decorative coving. Stone feature fireplace and hearth.

BEDROOM FOUR  -  4.28m x 4.65m (14'1" x 15'3")

With built-in wardrobes having storage cupboards over. Decorative coving. Decorative stone feature fireplace with recess and stone hearth. Central heating radiator.

BEDROOM FIVE  -  3.67m x 5.86m (12'0" x 19'3")

With built-in wardrobes, matching chest of drawers.


With shower cubicle, low level WC, wash hand basin. School type radiator / towel rail. Extractor fan.

BEDROOM SIX  -  5.00m x 3.4m (16'5" x 11'2")

With built-in wardrobes. Central heating radiator.


With low level WC, wash hand basin and free standing bath having brass shower attachment over. School type radiator. Extractor fan.


Offering a delightful suite with large walk-in shower and glazed surrounds, wash hand basin, low level WC, free standing bath with brass column mixer shower taps over. Central heating radiator. Karndean flooring. Decorative coving. Wall light points. Feature stone fireplace and hearth.


With high level WC. Oak panelling to main walls and wall. Central heating radiator.


With corner shower cubicle with tiled surrounds, brass shower head over and glazed door to front. Wash hand basin. Original bath with three taps over - hot, cold and soft water (believed to be original water from the roof i.e. Rainwater!). Stained pine panelled surrounds. Oak panelling to main walls. Karndean flooring. School type radiator / towel rail.


Outside is a magnificent garden with private driveway approach with electrically controlled gated entrance with a gardener's garage, ample car standing space. Delightful sweeping lawn with central gravelled path and magnificent water feature. Lower level lawn, formally the tennis court, with direct access and views over the local golf course. Extensive woodland area, a delightful barbeque area with decking having hot tub and gazebo over. There is also a dining area with gazebo over and a delightful sitting area. There are charging points for Tesla and electrical cars plus a vast array of outside power point and lighting. The gardens extend to 5.29 acres.


GARAGE ONE  -  6.13m x 3.24m (20'1" x 10'8")

With electrically operated up and over door. Power and lighting.

DOUBLE GARAGE  -  6.51m x 6.05m (21'4" x 19'10")

Power and lighting.

SINGLE GARAGE  -  6.13m x 3.24m (20'1" x 10'8")

With power and lighitng.


Located above the garage block.

LIVING KITCHEN  -  9.25m x 4.39m (30'4" x 14'5")

Having oak flooring. Kitchen area offering inset sink unit and base cupboard beneath, range of base units, work surfaces over, built-in dishwasher, integrated induction hot with extractor hood above and built-in oven beneath. Integrated fridge. Range of tall / broom cupboards. Central heating radiator. Decorative spot lights. Under eaves storage cupboards. Velux roof light. (Please be advised that Calor gas is fitted to this property).

BEDROOM  -  2.63m x 3.85m (8'8" x 12'8")

With wooden floor. Built-in wardrobes with boiler providing domestic hot water and servicing central heating system. Central heating radiator. Under eaves storage cupboard. Velux roof light.


With tiled flooring. Low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and panelled bath with shower over. Central heating radiator. Heated towel rail. Velux roof light.


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From Derby proceed from the old Alfreton Road travelling through Chester Green and continuing at the traffic island straight over. Continuing to the Old Alfreton Road to the next major traffic island and then proceed straight over as signposted for Breadsall. Travelling through Breadsall village for approximately 1 mile, along the Brookside Road, at the T-junction bear left signposted for Smalley. Travel along the road for approximately 1.5 miles and the property is then situated on the right hand side, being the first turning after the Morley Hayes Golf Club. The approach is via an electric gate.


Strictly by appointment through Scargill Mann & Co - Derby Office (DM/JO)

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