Four attractive properties for sale in Derbyshire
PUBLISHED: 11:40 13 October 2014 | UPDATED: 11:40 13 October 2014
A tour of some of the most appealing homes on the county property market
A fine Grade II listed manor house overlooking the Dove Valley on the Staffordshire/Derbyshire border, near the picturesque village of Hartington. The house dates from the 17th century with later 19th century additions, and was refurbished and extended by the current owners. The comfortable and spacious rooms benefit from plenty of natural light and the house includes an attractive mix of sash and stone mullioned windows. It provides excellent family accommodation with five bedrooms – one with an en suite bathroom and one with an en suite shower room – four inviting reception rooms and a utility room. The kitchen, fitted with a range of pine units and an Aga, is complemented by a wonderful breakfast room with a stove and stone fireplace.
The immaculate gardens have picturesque views and include a principal lawn, mature trees, stone flagged paths and a sun terrace. There is also a large parking area and a double garage. The beauty spots of Beresford Dale and Wolfscote Dale are just over a mile away. For sale with John German (01335 340730), £775,000. www.johngerman.co.uk
A large, immaculately-presented family home with an attached holiday cottage in the village of Hopton. Light, spacious and beautifully decorated accommodation includes a reception room, large breakfast kitchen, utility room, study, four bedrooms, three en suite shower rooms and a family bathroom. There are some wonderful exposed stone walls and timber beams. The holiday cottage combines a reception room, breakfast kitchen, four bedrooms, three en suite shower rooms and a family bathroom. The well-stocked private gardens have great views to the south and there is also a large gravelled parking area and seating terraces. The area is renowned for its attractive surroundings and many opportunities for leisure pursuits nearby, including walking, horse riding, climbing, fishing and water sports. There is a good range of facilities in the nearby market town of Wirksworth. For sale with Fisher German (01530 412821), £660,000. www.fishergerman.co.uk
Shirland Park Farm Cottage
This beautifully presented 18th century property, close to the village of Shirland, has the unique addition of a separate kennels business.
Charming living space includes a reception hallway with a feature timber archway, breakfast kitchen, dining room, ground floor family bathroom, spacious lounge with a stone fireplace and a conservatory overlooking the garden. To the first floor there are three double bedrooms, a fourth double bedroom which could be used as a home office, a second family bathroom and an en suite shower room.
The attractive garden includes a manmade stream and bridge. The kennel section of the property combines a grooming studio, congregation area, cloakroom and, separate to the building, eight individual kennels. For sale with Hannells (01332 556633), price on application. www.hannells.co.uk
Located in the sought-after residential area of Walton on the outskirts of Chesterfield, this detached family home backs onto open fields and has superb countryside views. Versatile accommodation includes five double bedrooms, a family bathroom and separate wc, sitting room, a drawing room with access into a lovely conservatory, fitted kitchen, large dining room and utility room. There is the potential to create a self-contained annexe, subject to the necessary planning consent.
The Coppice has ample off-road parking, a gated driveway and delightful gardens with pleasant views. Situated just a short distance from Brampton, it is within close reach of various amenities including Brookfield School and is just over two miles from Chesterfield town centre. For sale with Sally Botham Estates (01629 760899), priced at £599,950. www.sallybotham.co.uk