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Price £750,000

Sold subject to contract

Hillside, 243, Ashbourne Road, Turnditch, Derbyshire, DE56 2LH
5 Bedroomed Detached House

Key Features

  • Excellent potential for further development and improvement Elegant accommodation throughout
  • Entrance hall, morning room with feature fireplace, dining room, extended drawing room to the rear with conservatory
  • Rear hallway leading to a good size breakfast kitchen, additional conservatory, large utility room and shower room
  • Three main bedrooms, large bespoke fitted bathroom and separate shower room
  • Additional two bedrooms (could form a suite for a teenager)
  • Garaging and out-buildings Extensive landscaped garden with orchard and large woodland extending to approximately 1.58 acres in total
  • Potential building plot subject to the granting of planning consent



A delightful, elegant extended double fronted period property enjoying a fine elevated position with magnificent views and set within the most tranquil setting with a well stocked extensive garden, carefully landscaped with a large orchard and superb woodland extending to a total of approximately 1.58 Acres.

The property itself is built to traditional designs and has been skillfully extended by previous owners to provide extensive accommodation. Enjoying the benefits of a fine panoramic view, the accommodation provides gas fired central heating and some double glazing. Retaining much of its original charm and character, including sash windows, skirtings, architraves, doors and covings the accommodation extends to entrance hall with decorative Minton tiled floor, morning room with feature fireplace, dining room, drawing room to the rear with large conservatory off taking full advantage of the delightful views. There is a rear hallway leading to a large breakfast kitchen with front conservatory and separate utility room with shower room. The property benefits from three formal bedrooms with a large bespoke bathroom and separate shower room. An additional extension provides two bedrooms which interlink and could form an ideal office suite/ teenager suite.

Outside, the property boasts a delightful landscaped garden with many mature shrubs, plants and specimen trees and an ornamental pond. The garden is laid mainly to lawn and takes advantage of the natural contours of the land. At the uppermost end of the garden there is an orchard with productive fruit trees which benefits from a separate driveway access(obvious planning potential subject to the necessary applications). Additionally, the property has a garage with workshop and a separate goat-house, currently used for storage facilities. There is a large woodland area, a great adventure place for children!

The sale provides a very enviable opportunity for a discerning purchaser to acquire this traditional double fronted property offering extensive accommodation, requiring some modernisation and improvements but offering excellent potential. For further information please contact the agent.


Turnditch provides ease of access to a comprehensive range of facilities local to Ashbourne, Wirksworth and Derby. There is a highly regarded primary school, popular local pub and excellent rural countryside to take advantage of fine walks.



With decorative Minton tiled floor. Original oak staircase off. Stripped pine doors throughout. Decorative moulded cornice to ceiling. Attractive pine and stained glass door to front.

MORNING ROOM  -  4.29m x 4.4m (14'1" x 14'5")

With original oak decorative feature fireplace with marble inset and hearth and incorporating gas coal effect fire. Two central heating radiators. Wall light points. Sash window.

DINING ROOM  -  5.0m x 3.2m into bay (16'5" x 10'6" into bay)

With feature fireplace with marble inset and hearth with open fire. Central heating radiator. Bay window.

DRAWING ROOM  -  5.45m x 5.08m max (17'11" x 16'8" max)

L-shaped. With double glazed doors leading to conservatory. Decorative Adam style feature fireplace with marble inset and hearth with open fire. Central heating radiator. Moulded cornice to ceiling. Decorative wall light points. Ceiling rose.

CONSERVATORY  -  3.57m x 2.47m (11'9" x 8'1")

With decorative ceramic tiled floor.

ADJACENT CONSERVATORY AREA  -  2.86m x 1.26m (9'5" x 4'2")

With access door to the garden.

REAR HALLWAY  -  2.56m x 2.92m (8'5" x 9'7")

With Adam style fireplace with marble inset and hearth and gas fire. Tiled floor and double glazed with access to garden.

BREAKFAST KITCHEN  -  3.35m x 4.21m (11'0" x 13'10")

With inset sink unit and base cupboard beneath. A comprehensive range of base and drawer units with work surfaces over. Complementary wall mounted cupboards. Inset gas hob with extractor hood over, built-in electric oven. Plumbing for dishwasher. Quarry tiled floor. Central heating radiator. Door to:

BREAKFAST CONSERVATORY  -  5.3m x 2.2m (17'5" x 7'3")

With double glazed windows and french door to front garden.

UTILITY ROOM  -  4.16m x 4.7m (13'8" x 15'5")

With ceramic tiled floor. Stairs to first floor off. Central heating radiator. Side access door to garden. Under stairs storage cupboard. Built-in tall broom cupboard. Inset sink unit with a range of base cupboards beneath and plumbing for washing machine. Decorative coving.


With low level w.c., pedestal wash hand basin and shower cubicle with electric shower. Tiled floor. Extractor fan. Central heating radiator.

BEDROOM FOUR (IDEAL OFFICE OR TEENAGER SUITE)  -  5.53m x 2.96m (18'2" x 9'9")

With attractive staircase balustrade, french doors leading to a balcony with fine views. Fitted bookcase with glazed doors and storage cabinet. Decorative coving. Central heating radiator. Direct access to:

BEDROOM FIVE  -  4.55m x 3.36m (14'11" x 11'0")

With dormer windows and pedestal wash hand basin. Central heating radiator. Wall light points.



With attractive balustrade to stairs and covings, store cupboard and sash windows overlooking garden.


With bespoke suite offering panelled bath with shower over and mixer/ shower taps, pedestal wash hand basin and low level w.c. Tiled surrounds. Built-in airing cupboard housing gas central heating boiler. Central heating radiator. Spot-lighting. Electric shaver point. Sash window with views across fields.


With low level w.c., pedestal wash hand basin and shower cubicle with glazed door. Tiled surrounds. Electric shower point. Central heating radiator.

BEDROOM ONE  -  2.93m x 4.28m (9'7" x 14'1")

With twin aspect sash windows providing fine views across valley. Fitted wardrobes and wall lights. Central heating radiator. Decorative coving.

BEDROOM TWO  -  3.54m x 4.32m (11'7" x 14'2")

With twin aspect sash windows and fitted wardrobes. Central heating radiator. Decorative coving.

BEDROOM THREE  -  3.89m x 3.31m (12'9" x 10'10")

With decorative coving and sash window with view across valley. Central heating radiator.


There is a superb and delightful landscaped garden, carefully considered to take full advantage of the natural contours of the land. Laid mainly to lawn, there are extensive flowering beds and rhododendron bushes making it a delightful garden. There is an ornamental water feature, a large raised orchard with productive fruit trees and separate access to the rear (planning potential subject to an application). A double garage with adjacent workshops and storage. A separate goat-house current used for storage. An extensive woodland area. Extending to 1.58 Acres in total.

DOUBLE GARAGE  -  4.99m x 5.26m (16'4" x 17'3")

With power and light.

WORKSHOP  -  1.6m x 3.68m (5'3" x 12'1")

With additional store.

ADDITIONAL STORE  -  1.68m x 1.45m (5'6" x 4'9")

With power and light.

GOAT-HOUSE  -  6.31m x 4.0m & 3.7m x 2.1m ()

With power and light.


All mains services including gas, electricity, water and drainage are attached to the property.


From the Ashbourne office proceed out along the Belper Road travelling through Hulland Ward, Cross o' th' Hands and then eventually into Turnditch. The property is then situated on the right hand side.


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Strictly by appointment through Scargill Mann & Co - Ashbourne office (DM/DLW June 2020)

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