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Price £975,000

Sold subject to contract

Twenty Acres Farm, Riddings Lane, Dalbury Lees, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 5BG
5 Bedroomed Farm House

Key Features

  • Ecclesbourne School Catchment
  • Offered with the benefit of gas LPG central heating and double glazing
  • Family room with adjacent dining area
  • Well appointed farmhouse style living kitchen with garden room adjacent plus children's play room
  • Snug
  • Large pantry, utility room and ground floor shower room
  • Principal bedroom with en-suite shower room
  • Two double bedrooms
  • Large family bathroom with four piece suite
  • Two good sized double bedrooms to second floor and cloakroom


A sumptuously appointed former farmhouse offering five bedroomed accommodation with the benefit of gas LPG fired central heating and double glazing. Set within a superb rural setting with panoramic views and providing a very comfortable family home.

Internally the property provides extensive accommodation ideal for a family, enjoying the benefits of an entrance hall, pantry with thrall, snug or second sitting room with feature fireplace, a well appointed large family room with beamed ceiling and adjacent dining area. There is a well appointed stylish fitted living farmhouse kitchen with modern fitted appliances and range type cooker plus an adjacent breakfast area leading into a superb garden room and adjacent play room. There is also a ground floor utility room and separate shower room.

To the first floor, off a good sized landing access is gained to the principal bedroom which has a well appointed fully fitted shower room, there are two additional double bedrooms and a sumptuously appointed stylish modern family bathroom with four piece suite. To the second floor are two additional good sized double bedrooms and a cloakroom.

Outside is a large patio leading to a raised lawned garden with an additional area of paddock land, fenced off, with productive fruit trees being an ideal location for ponies. There is a separate vegetable garden, brick built store and two separate garages plus ample additional car standing space.

The sale provides a very genuine opportunity for the discerning purchaser to acquire this stunning detached former farmhouse in an idyllic setting - well worthy of further inspection.


Ddalbury Lees has a local pub, a comprehensive range of popular Junior Schools and a choice of Secondary Schools between The Ecclesbourne School (at Duffield), Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School (Ashbourne) and John Port School (Etwall) - the properties actual school catchment is Ecclesbourne School. The facilities of Mickleover are also close at hand so to is the A52 linking to Derby and Ashbourne.



With stairs to the first floor off. Central heating radiator.


With original thrall.

SNUG  -  4.28m x 5.48m (14'1" x 18'0")

With magnificent Adams style feature fireplace with cast iron insert and hearth incorporating tiled floor. Two double central heating radiators. Beamed ceiling.

FAMILY ROOM  -  5.79m x 6.00m (19'0" x 19'8")

With beamed ceiling. Two central heating radiators. Wall light points.

ADJACENT DINING AREA  -  3.36m x 4.34m (11'0" x 14'3")

With central heating radiator.


With walk-in shower having glazed side screen and tiled surrounds. Wash hand basin. Low suite WC. Double central heating radiator. Half panelling to main walls.

UTILITY ROOM  -  2.16m x 2.02m (7'1" x 6'8")

With boiler providing domestic hot water servicing the central heating system. Plumbing for the automatic washing machine. Tumble dryer point.

SUPERB MODERN FARMHOUSE KITCHEN  -  10.5m x 4.00m (34'5" x 13'1")

With a quality range of fitted units, enamelled Belfast style sink unit with mixer taps over, base cupboards beneath and integrated dishwasher. A full range of base cupboards and drawers with wooden work surfaces over. Inset six ring Range type hob built within a chimney breast with brick arch over. Central island unit with wooden work surfaces providing breakfast bar facilities and base storage cupboards beneath. A tall built-in fridge freezer and a range of built-in cupboards and wall mounted cupboards. A dresser range unit including drawers, cupboards, glazed wall mounted cupboards above. Tiled wood effect floor. The kitchen leads through the breakfast / dining area leading into the:

GARDEN ROOM / FAMILY AREA  -  1.75m x 5.13m (5'9" x 16'10")

Which has bi-folding doors. Large picture window and sky-pod and access to delightful patio.

FAMILY ROOM / CHILDREN'S PLAY ROOM  -  3.77m x 3.6m (12'4" x 11'10")

With central heating radiator.



Providing access to:

PRINCIPAL BEDROOM  -  5.48m x 4.27m (18'0" x 14'0")

With central heating radiator and beamed ceiling.


With low level WC, vanity wash hand basin having storage cupboard beneath and shaver point. Shower cubicle with glazed door to front, tiled surround and shower over. Central heating radiator. Decorative spot lighting.

BEDROOM TWO  -  4.08m x 3.3m (13'5" x 10'10")

With central heating radiator. Access to family bathroom.

BEDROOM THREE  -  5.4m x 3.63m (17'9" x 11'11")

With central heating radiator. Decorative coving. Cast iron Georgian style fireplace.


With inset bath with panelled surrounds. Large shower with glazed door to front and tiled surrounds. Porcelain bowl sink with chromed tap over and base storage cupboard beneath. Low level WC. Built-in storage cupboards. Central heating radiator. Tiled floor.


BEDROOM FOUR  -  5.16m x 3.9m (16'11" x 12'10")

With central heating radiator. Beamed ceiling.

BEDROOM FIVE  -  3.96m x 5.2m (13'0" x 17'1")

With central heating radiator. Beamed ceiling.


With low level WC, wash hand basin and bidet. Heated chrome towel rail.


To the rear is a large area for parking with direct access to two separate garages and a brick built former pig sty. There is a separate vegetable garden, large patio area providing alfresco dining facilities and built-in brick barbeque. Formal lawned garden and separate fenced paddock with productive fruit trees.

GARAGE ONE  -  2.5m x 5.00m (8'2" x 16'5")

GARAGE TWO  -  2.5m x 5.00m (8'2" x 16'5")


Amber Valley Borough Council - Tax Band G


From Derby proceed via the main Ashbourne Road taking the turning left into Brun Lane. At the T junction take the turning right then first left into Long Lane. Proceed along Long Lane for approximately 1½ miles and on the right hand side you will see a sign for Twenty Acres. Take the turning right and then proceed along the country lane where the property is denoted by our "for sale" boards.


Strictly by appointment through Scargill Mann & Co - Ashbourne Office 01335 345460 (DM/JO)

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