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Price £695,000

Thorpe Cottage, Wintercroft Lane, Thorpe, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 2BH
5 Bedroomed Detached House

Key Features

  • Substantial stone built Grade II listed detached residence enjoying a delightful and idyllic rural location
  • Offering interesting accommodation with a variety of potential uses
  • Currently provides three bedroom family home with luxury en-suite bathrooms
  • An attached separate 1/2 bedroom cottage
  • Ideal usage for holiday let accommodation
  • With potential substantial income
  • Central heating throughout
  • Delightful terraced gardens
  • Double garage


A rare opportunity to acquire an outstanding large five bedroom detached property, enjoying an idyllic location in the highly favoured village of Thorpe, which offers ease of access to delightful rural countryside and Ashbourne town centre

Thorpe Cottage is a well maintained property offering a wealth of charm and character and has been substantially upgraded and improved over many years by its current occupier with high grade specification and fixtures and fittings throughout. Thorpe Cottage is constructed of stone with a pitch slated roof and is of Grade II listing, enjoying a fine position being central to the village, and the property currently offers interesting potential with the main accommodation being a three bedroom property with delightful en-suite facilities and an attached cottage.

Internally the property provides entrance lobby, dining room with magnificent feature fireplace and tiled floor, superb lounge with exposed beams and ground floor shower room, a substantial well appointed fully fitted kitchen, three good sized bedrooms to the first and second floor, all with luxury en-suite facilities and a useful study.

Attached to the property is a property known as Daisy Cottage which could form dependent or independent living accommodation as well as a holiday let providing charming accommodation which has been substantially improved and modernised over many years by its current occupier, and provides briefly lounge, bedroom two or formal dining room, well appointed fully fitted kitchen with integrated appliances and a ground floor shower room with full suite. To the first floor is a good sized bedroom.

The property is further enhanced by a delightful garden with raised lawns with well stocked flowering herbaceous borders offering a range of specimen plants and shrubs, a large patio and decking areas ideal for al fresco dining and a substantial area for parking. There is a lower level double garage with parking to the front.

The sale provides a very genuine opportunity for a discerning purchaser to acquire this beautifully presented Grade II listed detached cottage in an idyllic location. Offering a variety of uses, viewing is strongly recommended.


Thorpe is a delightful village nestling in the middle of the Peak National Park and is a highly favoured and sought after tourist location, with local pubs and restaurants close at hand, Thorpe Cloud itself, many rural walks, Ilam and the stepping stones of Dovedale close by.




With tiled floor providing access to:

DINING ROOM  -  5.46m x 3.92m (17'11" x 12'10")

With magnificent feature fireplace with clear view multi fuel stove, adjacent built-in base storage cupboards and shelving above, useful understair storage cupboards, tiled floor, painted beamed ceiling, central heating radiator, door to inner lobby off.


Providing access to lounge and stairs to first floor off, side door to the rear, side door leading to stone steps.

LOUNGE  -  4.94m x 3.93m (16'2" x 12'11")

With beamed magnificent exposed truss, two central heating radiators.


With corner shower with tiled surrounds, curved glazed side screen, shower over, low level WC, wash hand basin with base cupboard beneath, tiled floor, decorative spotlighting, heated towel rail, extractor fan.

KITCHEN  -  6.25m x 2.51m (20'6" x 8'3")

With a bespoke individual range of fitted units offering a large enamel sink unit with drainer adjacent, mixer taps over, a full and comprehensive range of base and drawer units with work surfaces over, decorative tiled surrounds, complementary tall food/broom cupboard, wall mounted cupboards, china display cupboards, tiled floor, plumbing for automatic washing machine, tumble dryer point and plumbing for an American style fridge freezer, large extractor canopy (please note the Range cooker and the appliances are not included in the sale), door to the rear off, central heating radiator.


BEDROOM ONE  -  3.96m x 3.73m (13'0" x 12'3")

With central heating radiator, built-in wardrobes, matching dresser, decorative spotlighting, central heating radiator.


With vanity wash hand basin, storage cupboard beneath, low level WC, double walk-in shower with glazed screens, tiled surrounds, full tiling to shower, half tiling to main walls, heated towel rail, tiled floor, extractor fan.

BEDROOM TWO  -  3.93m x 3.13m (12'11" x 10'3")

With central heating radiator, built-in wardrobe, shelving/dresser.


With panel bath with shower over, tiled surrounds, low level WC, wash hand basin, tiled floor, central heating radiator, decorative spotlighting, extractor fan.


With built-in storage cupboards and boot cupboard.

STUDY  -  2m x 2m (6'7" x 6'7")



With low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, panel bath with shower over, tiled surrounds, under eaves storage cupboards, spotlighting, tiled floor, half tiling to main walls, towel rail.

BEDROOM THREE  -  3.14m x 2.8m (10'4" x 9'2")

With under eaves storage cupboard, central heating radiator, Velux roof light, spotlighting.




With central heating radiators.

KITCHEN  -  2.66m x 2.29m (8'9" x 7'6")

With enamel sink unit, mixer taps over, base cupboard beneath, a range of base and drawer units with work surfaces over, decorative tiled surrounds, complementary wall mounted cupboards, integrated fridge freezer, built-in electric hob and oven with extractor hood above, integrated dishwasher, tiled floor, double central heating radiator.

DINING ROOM/BEDROOM TWO  -  2.99m x 2.40m (9'10" x 7'10")

Central heating radiator.


With walk-in storage area off, vanity wash hand basin, storage cupboard beneath, low level WC, walk-in shower with curved screen, tiled surrounds, shower over, extractor fan, decorative spotlighting, chrome towel rail, electric shaver point, tiled floor.

LOUNGE  -  4.3m x 3.60m (14'1" x 11'10")

Central heating radiator, built-in storage cupboard, painted beamed ceiling.


BEDROOM ONE  -  4.57m x 3.04m (15'0" x 10'0")

Painted beamed ceiling, central heating radiator, built-in storage cupboard/wardrobe.


Both properties benefit from a delightful garden with decking and patio areas ideal for al fresco dining. These are complemented by lawned areas with well stocked flowering and herbaceous borders and mature trees. There is ample car standing provided by a tarmacadam parking area for up to six vehicles. This could easily be formed back into the garden to provide a delightful lawned area. The garden offers a high degree of seclusion and privacy, yet takes advantage of fine views towards Thorpe Cloud itself.

The property also benefits from:

DOUBLE GARAGE  -  6m x 5.6m (19'8" x 18'4")

With power and lighting and up and over door.


Derbyshire Dales - Tax Band E.


From Ashbourne proceed north out of town, after approximately 2 miles take the left turning for Thorpe, follow signs into village then turn left by The Dog Public House down into Thorpe and the property will be located on the left hand side, as denoted by our 'for sale board'.


Strictly by appointment through Scargill Mann & Co - Ashbourne office (DM/TS).

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