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Amber Lodge, Overton, Ashover, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S45 0JR
4 Bedroomed House

Key Features

  • Reception hallway/study
  • Extensive 31ft living room
  • Rear hallway with access to guest cloakroom
  • Well proportioned feature dining kitchen with high ceiling
  • Snug/second sitting room with multi fuel stove
  • Spacious master bedroom with ensuite.
  • Bedroom two with large ensuite Two further bedrooms
  • Feature luxury family bathroom
  • Attractive lawned garden with patio/deck and summerhouse
  • Second lawn/orchard area to rear

GENERAL INFORMATION


This sale offers a rare opportunity to acquire this exceptionally well proportioned four bedroomed residence occupying a highly convenient, yet secluded hamlet located on the outskirts of Matlock and offering a convenient commuting location to Sheffield, Chesterfield, Nottingham and Derby. The property was purchased by the current owners in 2007 and since that time has undergone complete modernisation with new wiring, plumbing, kitchen, bathrooms and damp/wood treatment.


Amber Lodge forms part of the historic Overton Hall Estate. Once the home of Sir Joseph Banks, the renowned botanist who sailed on Captain Cook's expedition to Australia and New Zealand, the hamlet retains much of its historic charm. Parts of the house and the workshop/store are believed to date back to the 17th century.


The property is sold with the benefit of gas fired cental heating and mains sewerage, sealed unit double glazing and internally briefly comprises of a reception hallway/study, extensive living room, rear hallway/guest cloakroom, well proportioned dining/kitchen with high ceiling and a most attractive snug with multi fuel stove. To the first floor is a spacious master bedroom with ensuite, bedroom two with large well appointed ensuite, two further bedrooms and a feature luxury bedroom.


Outside the property enjoys a large gravelled driveway which provides access to a Belgian oak detached two bay garage with large leanto wood store. There are garden areas to front and rear incorporating stone paved/decked patio, summerhouse and orchard area. There is also a separate paddock extending to 2.6 acres approximately.


LOCATION


The village is on the edge of the Peak District National Park and is therefore well located for outdoor activities combined with access to some of the country's finest stately homes including Chatsworth House, Haddon and Hardwick Halls. The village is located within easy commuting distance of Sheffield, Nottingham and Derby.


ACCOMMODATION


Hardwood and leaded opaque glazed entrance door provides access to:


RECEPTION HALLWAY/STUDY  -  5.62m x 4.13m (18'5" x 13'7")

Having staircase off to first floor with twin wooden handrails, balusters and posts. Feature range-style stone fireplace with raised stone hearth. TV aerial point. Telephone jack point. Central heating radiator. Dual aspect with sealed unit double glazed window in UPVC frame to front which overlooks the foregarden and has far reaching views towards surrounding countryside. Further sealed unit double glazed window in UPVC frame to rear. Panelled oak door provides access to a feature stone lobby which in turn provides access to an extensive living room and has a built-in cupboard housing the electricity consumer unit.


EXTENSIVE LIVING ROOM  -  9.62m x 5.43m (31'7" x 17'10")

Having an extensive range of exposed ceiling beams. Exposed feature stone walling. TV aerial connection. Telephone jack point. Three central heating radiators. Tulip parquet floor covering. Dual aspect. Having sealed unit double glazed leaded window in UPVC frame with exposed central stone mullion and stone surround, two further sealed unit double glazed bay windows in UPVC frames all overlooking the garden and having far reaching views over the surrounding countryside. Two sealed unit double glazed leaded windows in UPVC frames, one of which having exposed central stone mullion with stone surround overlooking the driveway and rear garden area. Arched twin oak panelled doors lead into:


REAR HALLWAY  -  3.12m x 1.55m (10'3" x 5'1")

Having central heating radiator. Ceramic tiled floor covering. Stone feature. Oak panelled door providing access to a guest cloakroom. Hardwood opaque leaded glazed door to rear providing access to the driveway and garden. Oak glazed door with stone steps leading into the spacious dining/kitchen.


GUEST CLOAKROOM  -  2.39m x 1.44m (7'10" x 4'9")

Having a white suite comprising large pedestal wash hand basin with chromed mixer tap and tiled splash back, low level WC and wall mounted Glow-Worm gas fired boiler which services the central heating system. Continuation of the ceramic tiled floor covering. Central heating radiator. Electric extractor fan.


WELL PROPORTIONED DINING/KITCHEN  -  6.42m x 4.83m (21'1" x 15'10")

Having feature high ceiling with exposed timber beam and exposed feature stone wall. The kitchen itself incorporates an extensive range of preparation surfaces featuring an inset one and a half ceramic sink unit with adjacent drainer and brushed aluminium mixer tap with a range of painted panelled base drawers and cupboards beneath. Complimentary wall mounted cupboards over incorporating under lighting with two glazed display cabinets. Furthermore, there is a dresser-style unit with preparation surface, glazed display cabinets with shelving and panelled base drawers and cupboards beneath with adjacent appliance space suitable for an American-style fridge/freezer (Whirlpool American-style fridge/freezer included in the sale). Rangemaster five ring range-style cooker with adjacent warming plate, two ovens, a grill and a storage cupboard beneath with tiled splash back and Rangemaster extractor canopy over. Integrated dishwasher and two integrated appliance spaces suitable for freestanding washing machine and tumble dryer respectively. Ceramic tiled floor covering. LED recess spotlights. Extractor fan. Two feature central heating radiators. Two sets of sealed unit double glazed French doors which provide access to an extensive stone patio and garden beyond with views towards surrounding countryside. Oak glazed door provides access to:


SNUG  -  5.01m x 5.53m (16'5" x 18'2")

Having a cast multi-fuel stove position on a stone hearth with a feature exposed twin wall flue pipe. High ceiling and feature exposed stone wall. Two central heating radiators. Satellite connection point. High level sealed unit double glazed leaded window with exposed stone lintel to side. Dual aspect with sealed unit double glazed windows to front and rear which overlook the garden and driveway respectively. Phone jack point.


FIRST FLOOR


LARGE LANDING

Having trap door access to roof space. Exposed timber trusses and beams. Feature exposed stone wall. Three central heating radiators. Two sealed unit double glazed leaded windows to rear overlooking the driveway and garden. Five doors provide access to the bedrooms and bathrooms respectively. Telephone jack point.


MASTER BEDROOM  -  5.66m x 4.86m (18'7" x 15'11")

Note the measurements include the ensuite. The bedroom having recess LED spot lights. Exposed stone feature walls. Central heating radiator. Dual aspect with sealed unit double glazed window to front overlooking the garden and having views towards surrounding countryside. Further sealed unit double glazed window to rear with oak panelled and double glazed door leading to feature external stone steps leading off the driveway. Oak panelled door provides access to:


PARTICULARLY WELL APPOINTED ENSUITE

Being fully tiled and having a white suite comprising of a vanity hand wash basin with chromed mixer tap having drawers and cupboards beneath with adjacent box low level WC. Tiled shower cubicle with chromed shower over. Chromed dual fuel heated ladder style towel rail. Recess spot lights and extractor fan. Porcelain tiled floor covering.


L-SHAPED BEDROOM TWO  -  4.09m x 3.19m EXTENDING TO 4.65m (13'5" x 10'6" EX TENDING TO 15'3")

Having feature exposed timber trusses and beams. Central heating radiator. Built-in wardrobe with hanging rails and shelf. Useful recess ideal for fitted or freestanding furniture. TV aerial point. Central heating radiator. Sealed unit double glazed window to front with feature stone window seat with views over surrounding countryside. Pine panelled door provides access to:


WELL APPOINTED AND PROPORTIONED ENSUITE  -  3.24m x 2.47m (10'8" x 8'1")

Being fully tiled with porcelain tiling and having a white suite comprising of a twin vanity floated wash hand basin with chromed taps, demister mirror with integrated light and drawers beneath. Floated WC and a large walk-in shower cubicle with twin jet shower. Chromed dual fuel ladder style heated towel rail. Feature exposed beam. Recess spot lights. Extractor fan. Trap door access to roof space providing a boarded storage area with power and lighting. High level storage cupboard. Most useful built-in linen cupboard.


BEDROOM THREE  -  3.93m x 4.03 (12'11" x 13'3")

Note the latter measurement being taken into the full depth of the built-in fitted wardrobes incorporating a range of hanging rails and shelves. The bedroom itself has exposed feature beams and trusses. Satellite connection point. Central heating radiator. Sealed unit double glazed window to front with feature stone window seat with views over surrounding countryside.


BEDROOM FOUR  -  4.51m x 2.24m (14'10" x 7'4")

Having built-in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelves with lighting. Central heating radiator. Three feature glazed windows pouring light into the lower reception hallway/study. Sealed unit double glazed window in UPVC frame to front with views towards surrounding countryside.


FEATURE LUXURY FAMILY BATHROOM  -  4.54m x 2.17m (14'11" x 7'1")

Partly tiled with with Travertine tiling and having a white suite comprising of a large pedestal wash hand basin with chromed mixer tap, low level WC and feature jacuzzi bath with chromed mixer tap and hand held shower. Period styled part chromed heated towel rail. Travertine tiled floor covering incorporating electric underfloor heating. Extractor fan. Sealed unit double glazed leaded opaque window in UPVC frame to rear.


OUTSIDE


The property enjoys a gated gravelled driveway which provides ample off street parking for five vehicles and in turn provides access to a two bay detached Belgian oak exceptional garage. Furthermore, there is a lawned/orchard area incorporating a large leanto wood store to side enclosed by a range of dry stone walling. Furthermore, there is also a separate paddock extending to 2.6 acres approximately with electric power fed from an overhead cable and water fed from overflow from main spring water.


GARAGE ONE  -  6.42m x 2.94m (21'1" x 9'8")

Having a high ceiling ideal for creating a mezzanine floor if required. Double doors to front. Power and lighting.


GARAGE TWO  -  6.42m x 2.94m (21'1" x 9'8")

Having a high ceiling ideal for creating a mezzanine floor if required. Double doors to front. Power and lighting.


GARDEN STORE/WORKSHOP  -  3.39m x 3.90m (11'1" x 12'10")

Having a slate roof and believed to be the oldest part of the property. Having power and lighting.


To the adjacent side of the property is a second gravelled driveway/patio area which gives way to a stone paved patio, timber deck and summerhouse and lawned garden incorporating a range of flowering herbaceous borders enclosed by dry stone walling. Cold water tap.


COUNCIL TAX BAND


North East Derbyshire - Band F


DIRECTIONAL NOTE


From our Matlock office is to proceed north on the A6, passing the Sainsburys superstore and on reaching the roundabout junction, turn right for Matlock. Following this road continuing into Matlock crossing over the Crown Square roundabout following the A615, thereafter upon reaching the mini roundabout bear left into Steep Turnpike. Continue on this road and upon reaching the T junction bear left onto Chesterfield Road (A632). Continue on this road leaving Matlock, passing Matlock Golf Course, following this road and upon descending the hill take the third turning on the right as sign posted to Overton. Follow this road until eventually reaching Amber Lodge on left hand side.


VIEWING


Strictly by appointment through Scargill Mann & Co - Matlock Office - 01629 584591 (AT - 08.02.2019)


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