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

Guide Price £700,000

Church Street, Ashover, Derbyshire, S45 0AB
4 Bedroomed    Detached House

Key features:

  • Detached Stone-Built Property
  • With A Wealth Of Features Including An Exposed Crook Beam Frame
  • Four Double Bedrooms
  • Family Bathroom & Master En Suite
  • Sitting Room, Dining Room
  • Breakfast Kitchen, Utility Porch, Storage Cellar
  • Driveway Providing Off-Road Parking & Detached Garage
  • Delightful Enclosed Rear Garden
  • Pleasant Views Over The Surrounding Open Countryside
  • Situated At The Heart Of The Village

Situated at the heart of the popular village of Ashover, next to the impressive 14th century church, sits The Old Bake House.  A detached stone-built property with a wealth of features including an exposed crook beam frame and a date stone of 1668.The property offers four double bedrooms, master en suite, family bathroom, sitting room, dining room and breakfast kitchen with utility porch off.A driveway provides off-road parking and there is a delightful enclosed garden with pleasant views over the surrounding open countryside.The property has a detached garage.

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 panelled entrance door, to the side of which is an early boot scraper.  The door opens to:

RECEPTION HALLWAY 25’6” X 7’2” (7.77m x 2.18m)

Having a double glazed casement window overlooking the driveway, an elegant staircase rising to the first floor accommodation, with a useful understairs storage cupboard.  There is a heavy exposed original beam to the ceiling and panelled doors opening to:

CLOAKROOM 9’7” X 3’6” (2.92m x 1.07m)

Having a uPVC double glazed window with obscured glass, black and white ceramic tiles to the floor, laid in a chequerboard pattern, and a suite with low level flush WC and wash hand basin with fitted mirror over.  There is coat hanging space.

SITTING ROOM 18’2” X 14’3” plus alcove 5’9” X 4’11” (5.53m x 4.34m plus alcove 1.75 x 1.50m)

Having dual aspect double glazed windows and a pair of uPVC patio doors opening onto the gardens and enjoying the fine far-reaching views to the open countryside that surrounds the village.  The room has a heavy exposed central beam and two further crook beam legs.There is a feature fireplace with a decorative surround and Derbyshire fossil marble hearth, housing a living flame gas fire (currently not working).Within the alcove there are open display book shelves and storage cupboards. The room has skirting radiators, a television aerial point and telephone point.

DINING ROOM 15’8” X 15’3” (4.77m x 4.65m)

Having side aspect double glazed casement windows, a heavy exposed beam to the centre of the ceiling, wall lamp points and skirting radiators.  A panelled door leads to:

BREAKFAST KITCHEN 13’4” X 12’10” (4.06m x 3.91m)

Having casement borrowed light windows to the utility Porch and a half-glazed entrance door.  The kitchen is fitted with a good range of units with cupboards and drawers set beneath a timber-effect worksurface with a tiled splashback.There are wall-mounted storage cupboards with under-cabinet lighting and open display shelves.Set within the worksurface is a one-and-a-half bowl sink with mixer tap and a four-burner gas hob over which is an extractor canopy.There is an integral fridge freezer, eye-level Whirlpool double oven and grill and space and connection for a dishwasher.The room has a central heating radiator and ample space for a family dining table.A door opens to a stone staircase which descends to:

STORAGE CELLAR 9’11” X 7’9” (3.02m x 2.36m)

Having lighting and a central heating radiator.

From the kitchen, a half-glazed door opens to:

UTILITY PORCH 12’3” X 7’0” (3.73m x 2.13m)

Having double glazed panels and a glazed pent roof.  A glazed door opens onto the side of the property.The room has ceramic tiles to the floor and a range of storage cupboards beneath a timber-effect worksurface.There is a stainless sink with double drainer, space and connection for an automatic washing machine and space for further white goods.

From the reception hallway a staircase, with a swept hardwood handrail, rises via half landing with a tall window on the turn of the stairs to:

FIRST FLOOR LANDING 14’0” X 7’9” & 18’8” X 3’5” (4.27m x 2.36m & 5.69m x 1.04m)

An L-shaped landing having feature exposed original crook beams and timberwork, an access hatch opening to a boarded loft space with a retractable ladder and a light.  The landing has a central heating radiator and panelled doors opening to:

BEDROOM ONE 14’11” X 14’2” plus alcove 5’11” X 5’2” (4.55m x 4.32m plus alcove 1.80m x 1.57m)

Having uPVC double glazed windows with superb far-reaching views over the gardens and surrounding open countryside.  The room has two early exposed crook beams, central heating radiator, television aerial point and doors opening to a useful eaves storage space 14’3” X 4’0” (4.34m x 1.22m) with a hanging rail.A panelled door opens to:

EN SUITE BATHROOM 10’6” X 6’0” (3.20m x 1.83m)

Having a side aspect double glazed window with obscured glass, suite with spa bath with massage jets, pedestal wash hand basin with fitted mirror over and close coupled WC.  There is a ladder-style electric towel radiator and a shaver point.

BEDROOM TWO 14’2” X 12’7” (4.32m x 3.83m)

With dual aspect double glazed casement windows, the side window set within a splayed reveal having a fitted window seat.  The room has exposed timber work and fitted wardrobes providing hanging space and storage shelving.There is a wash hand basin with illuminated mirror over and a chrome-finished electric towel heater.The room has a central heating radiator.

BEDROOM THREE 14’6” X 10’9” (4.42m x 3.28m)

Having double glazed casement windows with a fitted window seat overlooking the driveway and a further double glazed window overlooking the churchyard.  The room has fitted open display shelves and a central heating radiator.

BEDROOM FOUR 10’3” X 10’0” (3.12m x 3.05m) measured into the wardrobes

With a side aspect double glazed window, central heating radiator and a range of built-in wardrobes providing hanging space and storage shelving and a dressing unit with fitted mirror, kneehole space and drawers.

FAMILY BATHROOM 10’1” X 6’4” (3.07m x 1.93m)

Having a side aspect window with obscured glass, suite with panelled bath having Mira Sport electric shower over, pedestal wash hand basin with fitted mirror over and shaver point.  There is an airing cupboard, having slatted linen storage shelving and housing the hot water cylinder, which is fitted with an immersion heater and a Worcester gas-fired boiler, which provides hot water and central heating to the property.The room has an electric towel heater and a wall-mounted supplementary electric heater.


The property is approached via a gated driveway, which provides ample off-road parking for several vehicles and gives access to the garage.  There is a delightful garden with a flagged terrace taking advantage of the pleasant far-reaching views and a lawn with borders well-stocked with a good variety of flowering plants and ornamental shrubs.To the side of the property doors open to an outside store 6’0” X 4’11” (1.83m x 1.50m) and former coal store 4’10”X 2’7” (1.47m x 0.79m)

GARAGE 18’4” X 9’6” (5.59m x 2.90m)

Having an electrically operated up and over vehicular access door, power, lighting and water supply.


All mains services are connected to the property.

COUNCIL TAX BAND (Correct at time of publication)


Leaving Matlock along the A632 towards Chesterfield, after descending Slack Hill turn right after the Kelstedge Inn along the B6036 Ashover road, follow the road taking the second left turn into Church Street where the property can be found down a driveway on the left hand side immediately before the church.


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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