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Price £850,000

Birchwoodmoor House, Roston, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 2EH
7 Bedroomed Detached House

Key Features

  • Seven bedrooms, three reception rooms, fitted farmhouse kitchen
  • Utility room, shower room and a family bathroom
  • Large cellarage
  • Two storey former barn with planning consent for conversion into a holiday let
  • Three acres of agricultural land
  • Three stables
  • Delightful garden with productive fruit trees - Viewing essential


A charming and delightful period detached seven bedroomed former Farmhouse enjoying an idyllic location in a superb rural setting. Offered with the benefit of central heating the property offers large accommodation ideal for a family.

The property, which was believed to be originally constructed in 1650 with later Georgian additions in 1855, now offers large family sized accommodation with a Georgian vasarde. The property offers entrance hall with lounge, dining room, magnificent drawing room (part of the 1650 construction) and a large Farmhouse kitchen. Additionally there is a small utility area and a large two vaulted cellar. To the first floor there are five bedrooms a separate shower room and a family bathroom. To the second floor there are two interconnecting bedrooms, ideal for children or to be used as a home office.

Outside there is a most delightful garden with lawns, flowering beds and an abundance of mature trees plus a vegetable garden. The property is further enhanced by a detached two storey former barn, which has recently been granted planning consent for conversion into holiday let accommodation. There are three stables, a one acre paddock and a separate three acre paddock to be included in the sale. The sale also offers an opportunity to acquire an additional 6 acres, by separate negotiation.

The sale provides the purchaser with a unique opportunity to acquire a substantial Farmhouse in a delightful rural setting with a good proportion of agricultural land with potential for further development. Viewing recommended.


The vendor advises there are solar panels on the property. Payment type: Generation. 54.17p Per kWhDeemed Export. 3.82p. Per kWh.


Roston is a quiet hamlet in a delightful rural location offering walks in the surrounding open countryside. It is a short drive south of the highly desirable market town of Ashbourne known as the Gateway to the Peak District National Park which provides some stunning and beautiful scenery. There is a primary school within the village which has had good reports from Ofsted. Ashbourne also provides an interesting range of period architecture, shops, schools and leisure activities.



With stairs to the first floor off. Double central heating radiator. Access to cellar.


With boiler providing domestic hot water and servicing the central heating system (oil fired). Original thrall.

DRAWING ROOM  -  4.78m x 4.56m (15'8" x 15'0")

With magnificent fossil marble feature fireplace and tiled hearth with multi-fuelled stove. Central heating radiator. Decorative coving.

DINING ROOM  -  4.78m x 4.56m (15'8" x 15'0")

With oil fired heater. Double central heating radiator.

REAR SITTING ROOM  -  5.13m x 4.95m (16'10" x 16'3")

A delightful room with exposed beamed ceiling. Heavy oak mantel feature fireplace with brick surrounds having brick and quarry tiled hearth incorporating wood burning stove. Built-in original cupboards with shelving over. Stairs to the first floor off. Central heating radiator.

FARMHOUSE STYLE KITCHEN  -  4.92m x 4.73m (16'2" x 15'6")

With enamelled sink unit with mixer taps over, base cupboard beneath, a range of base cupboards and drawers throughout with work surfaces over, tiled surrounds and complementary wall mounted cupboards. Tall storage cupboards. Plumbing for an automatic washing machine. Electric cooker point. Aga (oil fired). Tiled floor. Central heating radiator.


With plumbing for an automatic washing machine, tumble dryer point and work surfaces over. Door to the rear off and glazed side screens.



BEDROOM ONE  -  2.75m x 4.37m (9'0" x 14'4")

Double central heating radiator.


With central heating radiator providing access to the:


With low level WC, wash hand basin and shower cubicle with tiled surrounds. Full tiling to main walls. Central heating radiator. Tiled floor.


With central heating radiator providing access to:

BEDROOM TWO  -  3.67m x 3.32m max (12'0" x 10'11" max)

With built-in storage cupboard having access to loft. Decorative dado rail. Central heating radiator.


With central heating radiator. Providing access to:

BEDROOM THREE  -  3.59m x 4.97m (11'9" x 16'4")

With double central heating radiator.

BEDROOM FOUR  -  4.10m x 2.35m (13'5" x 7'9")

With exposed beamed ceiling. Central heating radiator.


With four piece suite offering corner shower with tiled surrounds, glazed side screen and shower over. Low level WC. Pedestal wash hand basin. Panelled bath. Heated chrome towel rail. Tiling to main walls. Tiled floor. Built-in airing cupboard with lagged hot water cylinder and immersion heater.

BEDROOM FIVE  -  5.00m x 3.7m (16'5" x 12'2")

With central heating radiator. Beamed ceiling.


BEDROOM SIX  -  4.79m x 5.24m (15'9" x 17'2")

With beamed ceilings. Central heating radiator.

BEDROOM SEVEN  -  4.7m x 5.3m (15'5" x 17'5")

With central heating radiator.


There is a most delightful cottage garden with lawns, flagstone patios, beds and borders. There are a full range of productive fruit trees, soft fruit trees, a vegetable garden and timber summer house.

One acre paddock being fenced with two stables and an additional third stable. The three acre paddock is to be sub-divided by a vehicular track that will be retained by the owners to service additional land and a barn.

TWO STOREY FORMER BARN  -  5.3m x 6.44m (17'5" x 21'2")

Being partly converted with planning consent for conversion into a holiday let with power.


From the offices of Scargill Mann & Co in Ashbourne proceed along Station Street, travel along the A515 turning right where signposted for Roston and Norbury on the B5033. Continue along this road for approximately 1 mile then take the turning left (un-named road), travel along the road for approximately half a mile the property is then situated on the right hand side, set back from the road with the name of the house seen at ground floor level. Our for sale board will also show the location of the property.


Strictly by appointment through Scargill Mann & Co - Ashbourne Office 01335 345460 (AT 13.08.2020)

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