Six stunning properties for sale in Derbyshire
PUBLISHED: 00:00 17 January 2016
Historic homes, modern townhouses and carefully refurbished residences in sought-after locations
Suckton Manor House
An impressive country residence ideal for those with equestrian interests, Shuckton Manor House comprises a fully renovated Grade II listed farmhouse with stabling, a manège and around 9.95 acres of land.
The original house is believed to date back to 1729 and recent renovations have included extending the property to create spacious, comfortable and characterful living spaces spread over three floors. Care has been taken to preserve period features and attractive beamed ceilings, sash windows, oak doors and feature fireplaces now seamlessly blend with modern décor.
The majority of ground floor rooms benefit from underfloor heating and highlights include the bespoke open-plan kitchen with sitting/dining area, an impressive reception hallway with inglenook fireplace, a charming sitting room and large dining hall.
On the upper floors are five generous bedrooms and two high quality bathrooms. Accessed via a tree-lined private driveway,
Shuckton is surrounded by lovely gardens which incorporate pretty lawns, a patio area and an enclosed orchard. A large barn which adjoins the manège includes a tack room and four stables. Guide Price: £820,000. Contact Fisher German on 01530 412821.
Queens Lodge, Wingfield Hall
On the outskirts of South Wingfield, adjoining Wingfield Hall and with historic Wingfield Manor as its dramatic backdrop, Grade II listed Queens Lodge is surrounded by striking scenery.
The property was constructed in 1850 as an extension to Wingfield Hall and care has been taken to maintain historic parts of the residence, whilst creating a comfortable home well-suited for 21st century living. The attractive exterior includes walled stone-paved inner and outer courtyards.
Inside there’s an impressive Gothic style hallway, a farmhouse kitchen with Aga, solid oak units and granite work surfaces, a spacious yet cosy dual-aspect sitting room with central inglenook brick fireplace and wood-burning stove, a dining room with French doors leading on to the terrace, and a bright sun room. All bedrooms have spectacular rural views towards Wingfield Manor and the master bedroom is enhanced by a dressing room/study and a bathroom.
There are three further bedrooms – one with an en suite bathroom – plus a family shower room. The Lodge is accessed via a long driveway and the grounds of just under one acre in total, include substantial gardens and an area of woodland. Guide price: Offers around £600,000. Contact Grant’s of Derbyshire on 01629 705135.
Park Farm Cottage, Brailsford
In a rural courtyard setting, this five bedroom detached property combines a refurbished period cottage together with a converted former barn. The careful blend of two buildings has resulted in a unique layout which includes a dual access staircase to either side of the first floor.
Other distinctive living spaces include a welcoming lounge area enhanced by exposed ceiling beams and a wood-burning stove, a dining kitchen, a formal dining room with a wood-burning stove and a ground floor shower room.
Of the five bedrooms the master bedroom has an en suite bathroom whilst two further bedrooms share an en suite Jack and Jill bathroom.
The gardens are well-stocked with colourful borders and include an enclosed area with vegetable plots and a grass paddock extending to around 1.76 acres in total. There is also a double garage. Guide Price: On application. Contact Bagshaws on 01335 342201.
High Ash, Draycott in the Clay
Contemporary living is the order of the day at this stylish split-level property, where modernisations have included the installation of soft touch digital lighting and remotely-operated central heating controls, oak interior doors and Porcelanosa bathroom tiles.
Bright and airy living spaces include a reception hall, a lounge, family room and modern dining kitchen with granite work surfaces. The kitchen enjoys lovely views of the gardens with direct access to the outdoor patio, and is complemented by stylish skylights and large windows. There is also a study.
The first floor includes a master bedroom with Juliet balcony and a luxury en suite shower room, two further bedrooms and a modern bathroom. Accessed via a second flight of stairs is a guest bedroom with an en suite shower room. High Ash enjoys far-reaching views from its elevated position and the pleasant gardens include tiered lawns and a private drive leading to a double garage. Guide price: £667,000. Contact John German on 01335 340730
Manor House, Calton
As well as a handsome Peak District residence, Manor House includes an attractive barn conversion, ideal for use as ancillary accomodation or as a holiday let.
Dating back to the early Victorian period, the property is believed to have had only two previous owners since it was built. Versatile accommodation is spread over three floors and includes a fine reception hall with striking staircase, two sitting rooms – one of which has a period fireplace – a dining room, bespoke fitted breakfast kitchen with an Aga, a utility room and vaulted wine cellar.
There are four bedrooms, a bathroom and a shower room to the first floor, whilst the second floor – originally staff accommodation – is now a store. Situated within the gardens to the rear of the house, the separate Manor Barn includes a sitting room, dining room, kitchen, shower room, two bedrooms and a bathroom. The enchanting grounds extend to around an acre with lawns, terraces and a paddock. Guide price: £945,000. Contact Scargill Mann & Co on 01335 345460
3 Highfield Drive, Burton upon Trent
This tastefully refurbished property, in a sought-after area of Burton upon Trent, has been modernised to offer light, bright and modern accommodation.
To the ground floor is an open plan kitchen with large dining area and adjoining sun room, four double bedrooms – including a master bedroom with an en suite bathroom – plus a family bathroom.
On the first floor is a capacious lounge that makes the most of the lovely views. A detached annexe to the side of the property includes a kitchen area and wc and would be ideal for use as an office or additional living space.
The private gardens are mainly laid to lawn with ornamental bushes, flower beds, a patio area, private driveway and ample off-road parking. There is also planning permission for a single garage. Guide Price: £485,950. Contact Kingstead Property on 01283 337287.