Spectacular inside and out - four idyllic homes on the Derbyshire property market
PUBLISHED: 09:05 19 October 2015 | UPDATED: 09:05 19 October 2015
From rural farmhouses to idyllic village homes, these properties combine beautiful locations with attractive living spaces
2 Church Court, Denby Village
Guide Price: £545,000
Carefully converted from a former coach house and stables, this immaculately-presented barn conversion is Grade II listed for its special architectural and historical interest.
In a peaceful courtyard location, the property’s wonderful period features include arched leaded windows, exposed ceiling timbers, stone window sills and stone mullioned windows. Accommodation is single storey and includes a dual aspect living room with an open fireplace, French doors leading to the courtyard and double doors leading through to the dining room. The spacious breakfast kitchen includes an attractive range of units, a central island and striking exposed roof truss and timbers.
Many of the rooms enjoy direct access on to the charming courtyard and the bedroom wing comprises a master bedroom with an en suite shower room, three double bedrooms and a bathroom. There is also an attached garage, an outdoor seating area and parking for several vehicles. CONTACT: Fisher German on 01530 412821, www.fishergerman.co.uk
The Haven, Mapleton
Guide price: £925,000
A seven bedroom detached country home, with beautiful views over the Dove Valley, The Haven is believed to date back to the 18th century. The property offers spacious accommodation spread over two floors, whilst an adjoining coach house offers potential for further living space, subject to approval.
The house briefly comprises a dining room, sitting room, drawing room, large breakfast kitchen, wine store and games room, plus seven bedrooms including a master bedroom with a feature fireplace and fantastic views. A particularly remarkable feature is the drawing room, with its fine floor-to-ceiling oak panelling and large bay window that enjoys beautiful views.
Nestled on the slope of the valley, The Haven is set in mature grounds and is accessed via a twin entry driveway, guarded by electric gates. Outbuildings include an adjoining workshop, double garage and superb coach house. CONTACT: John German on 01335 340730, www.johngerman.co.uk
Guide price: on application
In a prominent hillside position overlooking Matlock, this iconic six bedroom Georgian property has been lovingly restored to its former glory and is now a grand, spacious home with 21st century facilities.
Fine features include the beautifully restored porch with original ironwork, Venetian and sash windows, window seats and panelled doorways. There are two sitting rooms – one with a gas-fired wood burner – a bright kitchen with oak units, granite worksurfaces and underfloor heating, a formal dining room, an office and orangery with dramatic views of the valley.
The master bedroom is served by a dressing room and five further bedrooms are spread over the first and second floors. The property also includes a large apartment with a double bedroom, dining room, kitchen and sitting room leading directly to the walled courtyard garden.
There is a double garage, several stores, three ‘follies’, a paddock extending to half an acre and two acres of woodland, with pathways leading to the formal garden. CONTACT: Grant’s of Derbyshire on 07531 663393, www.grantsofderbyshire.co.uk
Oldfield Farm, Basford, Leek
In addition to an attractive farmhouse, two miles to the east of Cheddleton, Oldfield Farm includes a three bedroom holiday cottage and fine equestrian facilities.
The house is approached via a private driveway, flanked by hedges and fields. Parts of the property are believed to date back to around 1850 and features include open fireplaces and reclaimed wood flooring. There are various reception rooms plus a breakfast kitchen, master bedroom with en suite shower room, three further bedrooms and a family bathroom. Adjacent to the farmhouse is a detached barn, currently used for holiday lets. There is ample parking, a range of outbuildings including stabling, plus splendid grounds including formal gardens, a manège and fields, extending to over 15 acres in total. CONTACT: Caudwell & Co on 01629 810018, caudwellandco.com