01629 760 899
27 Bank Road, Matlock, DE4 3NF
London Office - 121 Park Lane, W1
 0207 318 7087


Rattle, Ashover, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S45 0AW
4 Bedroomed    Detached House

Key features:

  • Elegant & Spacious Detached Stone-Built Family Home
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Guest Washroom, Family Bathroom, Shower Room
  • Sitting Room, Dining Room, Breakfast Kitchen
  • Good-Sized Study, Utility Room With Lavatory Off
  • Delightful Gardens, Outhouse Lavatory, Off-Road Parking
  • Detached Stone-Built Spacious Double Garage
  • Workshop
  • Ideally Located Close To The Centre Of The Popular Village
  • Parts Of The Building Believed To Date Back To Mid-1700's

An elegant and spacious detached stone-built family home, ideally located close to the centre of the popular village of Ashover.  This well presented property, parts of which are believed to date back to the mid-1700’s, has accommodation set over three floors offering four bedrooms, guest wash room, family bathroom, second floor shower room, sitting room, spacious dining room and breakfast kitchen. There is a good sized study and a utility room with lavatory off.  To the rear of the property is an outhouse with a lavatory. There are delightful gardens, driveway with off-road parking and a stone-builtspacious double garage with workshop space beneath.

Ashover is a delightful village in a peaceful rural setting surrounded by beautiful open countryside. The village has excellent amenities including post office, butchers, local shop, doctors, pubs and a good primary school with an excellent reputation. The village is located within easy reach of the towns of Chesterfield (7 miles) and Matlock (4.3 miles) and is within easy commuting distance of Sheffield, Nottingham and Derby.

Entering the property via a half-glazed panelled entrance door, which opens to:

ENTRANCE PORCH 7’5” X 2’2” (2.26m x 0.66m)

Having stone flags to the floor, fitted shelving and coat hanging space.  A 15-pane glazed door opens to:

DINING ROOM 18’1” X 17’9” (5.51m x 5.41m) measured into the window recess

A delightfully light and spacious room, having sliding sash double glazed windows overlooking the terrace and gardens, polished oak flooring and a fine feature fireplace in dressed stone with a raised hearth housing a multi-fuel stove.  The room has a staircase rising to the first floor accommodation, central heating radiator, wall and centre light points.There is a feature exposed stone wall.A 15-pane glazed door leads to:

SITTING ROOM 16’2” X 12’4” (4.93m x 3.76m) measured into the window recess

Having sliding sash windows overlooking the gardens, polished Parquet block flooring and a feature exposed stone wall with an original fire opening with heavy exposed stone side supports and lintel and a raised hearth housing a multi-fuel stove.  There are display niches, one of which may have been an original salt cupboard.There is a central heating radiator, wall lamp points and television aerial point.There is a borrowed light window to the study.

From the dining room, a further 15-pane glazed door opens to:

BREAKFASTKITCHEN 17’4” X 10’5” (5.28m x 3.17m)

With front aspect sliding sash windows enjoying views over the garden and the village.  The room has exposed beams to the ceiling, terracotta tiles to the floor and a good range of shaker-style kitchen units with cupboards and a drawer set beneath a solid timber worksurface with a tiled splashback.There is an undermounted stainless sink with pillar tap.Integral appliances include 12 place setting dishwasher and fridge.Sited within the kitchen is a range-style cooker with 4 gas burners, griddle/wok burner, double oven and grill, over which is an extractor canopy that is vented to the outside.There is ample space within the kitchen for a family dining table and side furniture.The room has column-style central heating radiators with thermostatic valves and wall lamp points.A half-glazed door opens to:

REAR ENTRANCE PORCH 6’7” X 6’4” (2.00m x 1.93m) average measurements

Having a half-glazed stable-style door opening onto the rear of the property, terracotta tiles to the floor, following through from the kitchen, and coat hanging space.

From the dining room, a further 15-pane glazed door leads to:

STUDY 11’2” X 9’10” (3.40m x 3.00m)

Having a Velux rooflight window, quarry tiles to the floor, central heating radiator and a borrowed light window to the sitting room.  There is a telephone point and the downlight spotlights.A panelled door leads to:

UTILITY ROOM 10’4” X 5’2” (3.15m x 1.57m)

Having a Velux rooflight window, quarry tiles to the floor, following through from the study, and a range of storage cupboards.  There is a worksurface, beneath which there is space and connection for an automatic washing machine and space and vent for a tumble dryer.Twin boilers provide hot water and central heating to the property.The room has a central heating radiator with thermostatic valve.A panelled door opens to:

GROUND FLOOR LAVATORY 5’7” X 3’2” (1.70m x 0.97m)

Being half-tiled and having a Velux rooflight window, suite with close coupled WC and corner-mounted wash hand basin.  There is a central heating radiator with thermostatic valve.

From the dining room, a staircase with turned spindles and newels rises to:

FIRST FLOOR GALLERIED LANDING 13’2” X 4’6” (4.01m x 1.37m)

Having a staircase rising to the second floor and panelled doors opening to:

BEDROOM ONE 13’4” X 12’3” (4.06m x 3.73m)

With front aspect sliding sash windows overlooking the gardens and with views over the village to the surrounding open countryside.  The room has polished exposed pine floorboards, painted faux beams to the ceiling and a central heating radiator.

FAMILY BATHROOM 10’7” X 9’8” (3.22m x 2.95m)

Having double glazed windows with obscured glass, polished light oak flooring and a suite with a contemporary standalone bath with side fill taps, wash hand basin with pillar tap set upon a chrome-finished stand.  There is a double-width level entry shower cubicle with mixer shower and a close coupled WC.The room has architectural feature lighting set in the floor, ladder-style towel radiator and an airing cupboard having slatted linen storage shelving and housing the hot water cylinder.

BEDROOM TWO 13’4” X 9’0” (4.06m x 2.74m)

With front aspect windows taking advantage of the delightful views over the village towards the church and Ashover Hay.  There are exposed pine floorboards and a feature exposed stone wall.The room has a central heating radiator and doors opening to:

WASHROOM 4’0” X 3’8” (1.22m x 1.12m)

Having a close coupled WC, pedestal wash hand basin and an extractor fan. 

WALK-IN WARDROBE 9’0” X 3’7” (2.74m x 1.09m)

With hanging rails and fitted shelving.

From the first floor landing, a staircase with turned spindles and newels rises to:

SECOND FLOOR LANDING 7’10” X 3’3” (2.39m x 0.99m)

Over the stairwell is a gallery with a front aspect casement window flooding the area with natural light.  Doors open to:

BEDROOM THREE 13’3” X 12’6” (4.04m x 3.81m)

Having front aspect uPVC double glazed sliding sash windows with superb views over the village.  The room has polished exposed pine floorboards, central heating radiator and television aerial point.A panelled door opens to the landing gallery, where there is an escape window.

BEDROOM FOUR 12’5” X 9’10” (3.78m x 3.00m)

With dual aspect windows, the side window overlooking the driveway and having fitted shutters.  The room has polished exposed pine floorboards and a central heating radiator.

SHOWER ROOM 9’8” X 3’3” (2.95m x 0.99m)

A fully tiled room with polished exposed flooring following through from the landing, shower cubicle with Aquatronic electric shower, pedestal wash hand basin with fitted mirror over and dual flush close coupled WC.  There is an extractor fan and electric panel heater.


The property is approached via a gravelled driveway, which provides off-road parking for several vehicles and gives access to the double garage.  A gated pathway leads to an enclosed rear yard, giving access to the rear entrance door.From the yard, a door opens to a useful OUTHOUSE 8’11” X 5’10” (2.72m x 1.78m) having quarry tiles to the floor, double glazed windows overlooking the yard, Belfast sink with hot and cold water supplies, power and lighting.A batten door with thumb latch opens to a LAVATORY 4’8” X 2’11” (1.40m x 0.89m) having a close coupled WC.

From the driveway, a further personnel gate opens to a good-sized area of garden lying to the front of the property with a raised flagged terrace taking advantage of the southerly aspect and delightful views, beyond which there are borders stocked with flowering plants, roses, heathers and a mature apple tree.  Steps lead to an area of garden laid to lawn, beyond which there is a vegetable garden with raised bed.A personnel gate opens onto Cripton Lane.Within the vegetable garden there is a stone trough and a set of stone steps leading back to the driveway.Accessed via a flagged pathway from the vegetable area is a good-sized WORKSHOP25’11” X 8’2” (7.90m x 2.49m)set beneath the double garage, having power and lighting.An opening leads to a further storage area beneath the garage.

STONE-BUILT DOUBLE GARAGE 26’5” X 16’3” (8.05m x 4.95m)

Having a pair of up-and-over vehicular access doors, power, lighting and gable end window.  The garage is open to the apex of the roof, creating storage space.


All mains services are connected to the property.

COUNCIL TAX BAND (Correct at time of publication) ‘F’


Leaving Matlock along the A632 towards Chesterfield, after descending Slack Hill turn right after the Kelstedge Inn along the B6036 Ashover road, after the double bend turn left into Narrowleys Lane, at the end of the road turn left into Moor Road which becomes Cripton Lane, go past the first turn into Chapel Hill and take the next left turn also Chapel Hill where the property can be found on the right hand side.


All measurements in these details are approximate.  None of the fixed appliances or services have been tested and no warranty can be given to their condition. The deeds have not been inspected by the writers of these details. These particulars are produced in good faith with the approval of the vendor but they should not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact and they do not constitute any part of an offer or contract.

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