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Manor House Farm, Darley Moor, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 2ET
6 Bedroomed Detached House

Key Features

  • NO UPWARD CHAIN
  • Oil fired central heating
  • Sealed unit double glazing
  • Reception hallway
  • Sitting room with wood burning stove
  • Dining room
  • Spacious dining/ living kitchen with oil fired Aga
  • Well proportioned boot room/utility
  • Guest cloakroom
  • Six well proportioned bedrooms

GENERAL INFORMATION


This sale offers an excellent opportunity for the discerning purchaser looking to acquire a period property which retains many original features. Manor House Farm is a Georgian period farmhouse, providing characterful well-proportioned and appointed six/seven bedroomed accommodation. This detached property sits in extensive gardens and grounds which, together with an adjoining paddock, extends in total to approximately 3.3 acres.


The property is sold with the benefit of no upward chain, oil fired central heating, sealed unit double glazing and internally briefly comprises of a reception hallway, sitting room with attractive sandstone fireplace and Charnwood cast iron wood burning stove, dining room, well-proportioned dining/living kitchen with oil fired Aga, boot room/utility room/rear hallway, guest cloakroom and a study/family room.


To the first floor are four well-proportioned bedrooms and a bathroom - note bedroom four is currently used and fitted as a dressing room and could be linked to bedroom one creating a dressing room/en-suite facilities if required. To the second floor are two further bedrooms, a study/bedroom seven and a second bathroom.


Outside to the front and side of the property is a sweeping driveway which leads to a courtyard to the rear, providing ample off street parking/storage for a motorhome/caravan or horse box and leading to the double garage/workshop - note there is excellent potential for the erection of additional garage/stabling if required, subject to any necessary planning permission.


Additionally, there is a paddock which extends to approximately 1.9 acres with a hardstanding, ideal for the erection of a stable block, subject to any necessary planning permission.


LOCATION


Darley Moor is located approximately four miles to the south of the market town of Ashbourne. Ashbourne is known as the gateway to the famous Peak District National Park and provides an excellent and varied range of amenities including shops, transport and recreational facilities and is situated only 13 miles west of Derby city centre. There are many local areas of interest including Carsington Water with its trout fishing and water sports, delightful Peak district walks plus a local golf course and swimming pool.


The A50 dual carriageway is located five miles south of the property, giving easy access to the M6, M1 and East Midlands Parkway rail station for fast trains to London, as well as East Midlands International Airport.


ACCOMMODATION


Large wooden panelled and glazed entrance door with fanlight over provides access to:


RECEPTION HALLWAY  -  4.07m x 2.12m (13'4" x 6'11")

Having staircase off to first floor with pine handrail, painted newel posts and balusters with a painted panelled door beneath, giving access to a storage room and having a staircase off leading down to a useful cellar. Original quarry tiled floor covering. Three oak panelled doors provide access to the sitting room, dining room and living/dining kitchen respectively.


STONE STEPS LEAD OFF TO A CELLAR  -  3.86m x 3.93m (12'8" x 12'11")

With thrawls.


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

Note the former measurement is taken into the recess adjacent to the chimney breast. The sitting room has a particularly attractive Derbyshire sandstone fireplace with raised stone hearth and back, incorporating a Charnwood cast iron wood burning stove. To the adjacent chimney recesses are built-in storage cupboards. Satellite TV connection. Central heating radiator. Picture rail. Two sealed unit double glazed windows to rear overlooking a courtyard garden area. Oak panelled door leads into the dining / living kitchen.


DINING ROOM  -  4.23m x 3.93m (13'11" x 12'11")

Note the former measurement is taken into the recess adjacent to the chimney breast. The dining room has an attractive wooden fire surround with raised quarry tiled hearth, incorporating an open grate cast iron working fire. Original quarry tiled floor covering. Picture rail. Central heating radiator. Sealed unit double glazed window to front overlooking the gardens and driveway.


WELL PROPORTIONED DINING/LIVING KITCHEN  -  7.99m x 3.70m (26'3" x 12'2")

The kitchen has a range of granite preparation surfaces with a twin recessed ceramic Belfast sink, mixer tap over and wooden panelled base drawers and cupboards beneath with a matching central island unit with granite surface and panelled cupboards/drawers beneath. Furthermore, there is a freestanding dresser with wooden preparation surface, panelled cupboards/drawers and basket drawers beneath with plate rack and cupboards over. Two oven oil fired Aga positioned within a range style chimney breast with large pine mantle. Brick chimney breast with two built in storage cupboards/shelving to the recesses. Quarry tiled floor covering. Recessed spotlights. Two central heating radiators. Telephone jack point. Satellite TV connection point. Electricity consumer unit and meter. Sealed unit double glazed window to front overlooking the garden/driveway and sealed unit double glazed window to rear overlooking courtyard. Panelled door provides access to:


BOOT ROOM/UTILITY ROOM/REAR HALLWAY  -  6.62m x 1.58m (21'9" x 5'2")

Having a roll edged preparation surface with inset ceramic one and a half sink unit with adjacent drainer, tiled splashback, chromed mixer tap and wooden panelled cupboards beneath. Panelled wall mounted cupboards over. Three appliance spaces, two having plumbing for an automatic washing machine and dishwasher and a third ideal for a tumble dryer. Central heating radiator. Panelled and double glazed door with three windows to side. Two panelled doors provide access to a cloakroom and study/gym.


GUEST CLOAKROOM  -  1.93m x 1.44m (6'4" x 4'9")

Having a white suite comprising of a wash hand basin with chromed mixer tap and tiled splashback, low level WC and central heating radiator. Sealed unit double glazed window to side which overlooks the rear courtyard garden area.


STUDY/FAMILY ROOM  -  2.95m x 3.17m (9'8" x 10'5")

Having central heating radiator. Sealed unit double glazed window to side overlooking the rear courtyard garden (Please note this room is currently used as a home gym).


FIRST FLOOR


SEMI-GALLERIED LANDING

Having a continuation of the pine handrail, painted newel posts and balusters. Staircase leading off to the second floor. Sealed unit double glazed window to front aspect overlooking the sweeping gravelled driveway, lawned gardens and enjoying far reaching views. Central heating radiator. Wood latched door provides access to a useful storage cupboard. Five further wooden doors provide access to the bedrooms and bathroom respectively.


BEDROOM ONE  -  4.02m x 3.62m (13'2" x 11'11")

Having central heating radiator. Built-in storage cupboard with shelves. Satellite TV connection point. Sealed unit double glazed window to front aspect overlooking the sweeping gravelled driveway, lawned gardens and enjoying far reaching views.


BEDROOM TWO  -  4.02m x 3.98m (13'2" x 13'1")

Having an original cast iron fireplace with stone hearth. Pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback. Exposed pine wooden floorboards. Picture rail. Central heating radiator. Sealed unit double glazed window to front aspect overlooking the sweeping gravelled driveway, lawned gardens and enjoying far reaching views.


BEDROOM THREE  -  3.48m x 3.96m (11'5" x 13'0")

Having central heating radiator. Pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback. Picture rail. Telephone jack point. Central heating radiator. Sealed unit double window to rear overlooking the courtyard.


BEDROOM FOUR  -  3.87m x 3.88m (12'8" x 12'9")

Having central heating radiator. Note this bedroom is currently used as a dressing room, having an extensive range of wardrobes and drawers included in the sale. Picture rail. Sealed unit double glazed window to rear overlooking the rear courtyard area.


BATHROOM  -  2.91m x 1.95m (9'7" x 6'5")

Being part tiled and having a period style suite comprising of a large pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC and freestanding roll topped bath with central chromed mixer tap/shower. Separate tiled shower cubicle with chromed overhead shower. Period style heated towel rail/radiator. Recessed LED spotlights. Electric extractor fan. Sealed unit double glazed opaque window to rear.


SECOND FLOOR


SEMI-GALLERIED LANDING

Having a continuation of the handrail balusters and newel posts. Recessed spotlights. Five doors providing access to the bedrooms, bathroom and walk-in linen cupboard respectively.


WALK-IN LINEN CUPBOARD  -  2.40m x 2.09m (7'10" x 6'10")

Note the former measurement being taken into the rear eave.


BEDROOM FIVE  -  4.20m x 4.06m (13'9" x 13'4")

Note the latter measurement is taken into the eave to front having exposed purlin. Having recessed LED spotlights. Central heating radiator. Sealed unit double glazed window in UPVC frame to side.


BEDROOM SIX  -  4.24m x 3.96m (13'11" x 13'0")

Note the latter measurement is taken into the eave to rear having exposed timber purlin. Central heating radiator. Recessed spotlights. Sealed unit double glazed window in UPVC to side.


STUDY/BEDROOM SEVEN  -  3.89m x 2.74m (12'9" x 9'0")

Having central heating radiator. Storage area within the eave to front. Recessed spotlights. Sealed unit double glazed window to side having views over the garden, field and surrounding countryside.


LARGE BATHROOM  -  2.88m x 3.96m (9'5" x 13'0")

Note the latter measurement being taken into the rear eave and having exposed purlin. The bathroom has a white period style suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC and freestanding roll topped bath with chromed mixer tap/shower. Separate shower cubicle with chromed overhead shower. Sealed unit double glazed window to side having views over the garden, field and surrounding countryside.


OUTSIDE


Manor House Farm is approached by a gravelled sweeping driveway which provides an impressive entrance to the property culminating in off street parking and leading to the garage/workshop to the rear. Note there is potential to create additional storage or erect a further garage subject to any necessary planning permission or building regulation approval.


The property enjoys extensive lawned gardens with well stocked flowering and herbaceous borders and stone paved patio. There is a second driveway which leads off the main driveway, having shared access to a neighbouring property, and also leading to the paddock which extends to approximately 1.9 acres. The paddock includes a hard standing, suitable for the construction of a stable block.


To the rear of the property is a large courtyard area providing ample off-street parking or storage for a horse box/motorhome/caravan and there is excellent potential for a garage as well.


DOUBLE GARAGE/WORKSHOP  -  8.83m x 5.19m (29'0" x 17'0")

Having power and lighting. Electricity consumer unit. Two sets of twin wooden doors to front.


BOILER ROOM  -  2.94m x 1.76m (9'8" x 5'9")

Having a floor mounted oil fired Worcester boiler which provides domestic hot water and services the central heating system. Cold water tap.


SERVICES


Oil fired central heating. Septic tank.


COUNCIL TAX BAND


Derbyshire Dales - Band G.


DIRECTIONAL NOTE


The approach from Ashbourne is to follow the A515 in a southerly direction, passing the village of Clifton and following this road for approximately five miles. After passing the Darley Moor Airfield on the left, and a right-hand turn signed to Roston and Ellastone, stay on the main road and Manor House Farm is located on the left hand side of the A515. The property driveway is denoted by green name plaques.


VIEWING


Strictly by appointment through Scargill Mann & Co - Ashbourne Office 01335 345460 (AT 19.09.2019)


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