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Price £695,000

Sold subject to contract

Curlew Cottage And Swallow Barn, Millfields Farm, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 3JS
4 Bedroomed Detached House

Key Features

  • A rare opportunity to acquire two holiday cottages
  • Producing a substantial income and enjoying a favoured location close to Carsington Reservoir
  • Currently offers a delightful three bedroom semi-detached cottage with the addition of a one bedroom semi-detached cottage
  • Set within approximately 1.25 acres of agricultural land
  • Magnificent views towards a large pond and the rolling Derbyshire hillside
  • For further information contact the agent


A rare opportunity for a discerning purchaser or indeed an investor to acquire two current holiday cottages situated in an idyllic location close to the banks of the Carsington Reservoir in Ashbourne.

The properties currently provide a three bedroom semi-detached property known as Curlew Cottage and a one bedroom semi-detached property known as Swallow Barn.

The properties currently provide for Curlew Cottage delightful and sumptuously appointed accommodation with a good sized reception hallway with ground floor bedroom, a well appointed lounge with gas stove and a fully fitted integrated breakfast kitchen with two very generous double bedrooms to the first floor, one with a luxury en-suite shower room and a period separate bathroom.

Swallow Cottage offers an easy to manage bijou style property of single storey construction and offers lounge with large picture windows enjoying fine views over the open countryside, a small fitted kitchen, a double bedroom and a stylish family bathroom.

Outside the property will benefit from a delightful garden laid mainly to lawn with approximately 1.25 acres of paddock land included, enjoying fine views over open countryside and towards the pond. There will be ample car standing spaces available.

The sale provides a very genuine opportunity for a discerning purchaser to acquire this stunning property which has immense potential, either as a single dwelling by conversion, a stylish semi-detached property with an adjacent dependent or independent relatives accommodation, being a one bedroom property or as holiday let accommodation.

For further information and clarification then please do not hesitate to contact the agent.


Kirk Ireton is a highly favoured and popular village and this particular area sits very close to the banks of the Carsington Reservoir, with its enviable leisure opportunities and facilities. There are also enviable local walks close by and other villages such as Hulland Ward, Carsington and Hopton. Ashbourne is approximately 5 miles travel time, which has in itself an abundance of local facilities, comprehensive shopping, fashionable cafes, restaurants and bars.




Tiled floor, central heating radiator, providing access to:

LOUNGE  -  5.5m x 3.2m (18'1" x 10'6")

With large picture arched windows providing fine views towards open countryside and the pleasant garden, French doors providing access to the patio, quarry tiled floor, exposed beam ceiling, stone feature fireplace, double central heating radiator.

KITCHEN  -  2m x 2m (6'7" x 6'7")

With inset sink unit and base cupboard beneath, wooden work surfaces over, wall mounted china display cupboard, central heating radiator, quarry tiled floor, electric cooker point.

BEDROOM ONE  -  3.2m x 3m (10'6" x 9'10")

With quarry tile floor, beamed ceiling, central heating radiator, family bathroom with low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, panel bath with shower over, half tiled surrounds, decorative tiling, spotlighting and beamed ceiling.



With stairs to the first floor off, useful understairs storage cupboard.

GROUND FLOOR BEDROOM ONE  -  5m x 3.5m (16'5" x 11'6")

With stone flag floor, beamed ceiling, spotlighting, French door and glazed side screen.


With low level WC, wash hand basin, shower cubicle with fully tiled surrounds, glazed screen to front, shower over, stone floor, school type radiator.

WELL APPOINTED FITTED KITCHEN  -  5m x 2.95m (16'5" x 9'8")

A sumptuously appointed fitted kitchen with Belfast sink unit and taps over, a range of base and drawer units with work surfaces over, tiled surrounds, complementary wall mounted cupboards, gas/electric oven, extractor hood over, adjacent dining area, integrated washing machine, integrated dishwasher, adjacent dining area, beamed ceiling, spotlighting.

LOUNGE  -  5.23m x 4.56m (17'2" x 15'0")

With stone flag floor, superb decorative brick feature fireplace with heavy stone lintel incorporating Calor gas stove, painted beamed ceiling, picture rail, underfloor heating to the main floor, French door with glazed side screen providing access to the garden.


BEDROOM TWO  -  4.2m x 4.2m (13'9" x 13'9")

With wooden floor, central heating radiator.

BEDROOM THREE  -  3.7m x 3m (12'2" x 9'10")

With wooden floor, central heating radiator.


With porcelain wash hand basin, low level WC, free standing bath with mixer shower taps over, underfloor heating, tiled floor.


With free standing bath with shower mixer taps over, low level WC, wash hand basin, chrome towel rail, tiled floor.


Outside the property will offer formal lawns, paddock land and parking extending to approximately 1.25 acres.


Derbyshire Dales - Tax Band G.


From the offices of Scargill Mann & Co in Ashbourne proceed along the Belper Road travelling towards Hulland Ward. When entering Hulland Ward take the turning left into Dog Lane, and then after approximately 1 mile take the turning right where signposted for Carsington. After approximately ¾ mile the property is situated on the left hand side and is indicated by their own Millfields Farm Cottages sign.


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

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