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


Alicehead Road, Ashover, Derbyshire, S45 0DQ
5 Bedroomed    Detached House

Key features:

  • A Substantial Stone-Built Period Farmhouse
  • A Good Range Of Stone Buildings In Need Of Renovation
  • With Further Portal Frame Agricultural Buildings
  • Set In 15 Acres Of Paddock
  • Situated In A Delightful Rural Location Within Easy Reach Of Amenities
  • Barns, Cowshed & Workshop
  • Accommodation Is Set Over 3 Floors with FIVE Bedrooms
  • Spacious Farmhouse Kitchen
  • Ground-Floor Wet Room Shower
  • No Upward Chain

A substantial stone-build period farmhouse, together with a good range of stone buildings in need of renovation with further portal frame agricultural buildings set in 15 acres of paddock, ideally situated in a delightful rural location within easy reach of amenities at nearby Ashover, Matlock and Chesterfield. The property stands on the edge of the Peak District National Park within commuting distance of Sheffield Nottingham and Derby.


The accommodation is set over 3 floors and offers 5 bedrooms, family bathroom, spacious farmhouse kitchen, sitting room, ground-floor wet room shower, and large pantry. The buildings comprise: large stone former threshing barn,  incorporating a loose box cattle shed with hay loft over and with a good size lean-to crew yard barn; stone-built cowshed with standing for 16 beasts, with hayloft over; implement shed; solid-fuel store; Workshop; and two large portal frame agricultural buildings.


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


PORCH 10’5 x 6’9 (3.2m x 2.1m)

Having quarry tiles to the floor, front-aspect windows, and UPVC entrance doors opening onto the forecourts to the front of the property. A half-glazed UPVC entrance door opens to:


FARMHOUSE KITCHEN 15’2 x 14’5 (4.6m x 4.4m)

With a front-aspect double glazed UPVC window, overlooking the yard, and a further side-aspect window overlooking the open fields. The room has quarry tiles to the floor and a good range of kitchen units in an oak finish, with cupboards and drawers set beneath a tiled work surface, with a tiled upstand. There are wall-mounted storage cupboards, and glass-fronted display cabinets. Set within the work surface is a 4-ring ceramic hob, beneath which there is a fan-assisted electric oven. There is a stainless sink with double drainer and mixer tap and beneath the work surface there is space and connection for a washing machine. Fitted within the kitchen is a solid-fuel Rayburn set within a dressed-stone chimney piece, with twin-lidded hot plates, and oven, which provides hot water to the property. The room has a heavy, exposed beam to the ceiling, and ample space for a family dining table. A 15-pane door with obscured glass leads to:


SITTING ROOM 14’7 x 14’5 (4.4m x 4.4m)

With front-aspect UPVC double glazed windows, exposed beams to the ceiling with a heavy central beam, and a fine feature fire-opening with a dressed surround, housing an open grate. To the side of the fireplace is a stone television plinth. The room has wall lamp points, wall-mounted electric panel heaters, telephone point, and television aerial point.



From the kitchen, a door opens to:


INNER HALLWAY 6’4 x 3’2 (1.9m x 1m)

Having quarry tiles to the floor, following through from the kitchen, staircase rising to the first-floor accommodation, with a useful, deep under stairs storage cupboard. A batten door with thumb latch opens to:


PANTRY 12’5 x 10’5 (3.8m x 3.2m)

Having a stone-flagged floor, side-aspect window, and original stone thrawls.

From the hallway, a door opens to:


GROUND FLOOR SHOWER ROOM 9’1 x 6’2 (2.8m x 1.9m)

A fully tiled wet room with a side-aspect UPVC double glazed window; with Mira electric shower unit; pedestal wash-hand basin; dual flush close coupled WC; chrome finished, ladder style towel radiator; and an extractor fan.


From the hallway, a quarter-turn staircase rises to:


FIRST FLOOR LANDING 9’6 x 5’1 (2.9m x 1.5m)

With a side-aspect UPVC double glazed window, central heating radiator, and doors opening to:


BEDROOM ONE 14’9 x 14’5 (4.5m x 4.4m)

Having front-aspect UPVC double glazed windows, with superb, far reaching views over the paddocks and surrounding open countryside. There are exposed beams to the ceiling with a heavy central beam, central heating radiator, and a closed-off fireplace.


BEDROOM TWO 14’7 x 12’10 (4.4m x 3.9m)

Again, with a front-aspect UPVC double glazed window, with superb far reaching views. There are exposed beams to the ceiling with a heavy central beam; a cylinder cupboard housing the hot water cylinder, which is fitted with an immersion heater; electric wall-mounted panel heater; a batten door opening to a useful under stairs storage cupboard, housing the electricity distribution system.


BEDROOM THREE 12’2 x 10’3 (3.7m x 3.1m)

With a side-aspect UPVC double glazed window, with views over the open fields towards Chesterfield.


FAMILY BATHROOM 9’6 x 6’9 (2.9m x 2.1m)

Having a side-aspect double glazed window with obscured glass; suite with panelled bath; pedestal wash-hand basin with fitted mirror over; dual flush close coupled WC. There is a central heating radiator.


From the first-floor landing, a staircase rises to:



BEDROOM FOUR 15’4 x 14’7 (4.7m x 4.4m)

Built into the shape of the roof with exposed, heavy, original purlins; front-aspect UPVC double glazed windows, set within exposed stone mullions.


A batten door with thumb latch leads to:


BEDROOM FIVE 14’11 x 14’9 (4.5m x 4.5m)

Having front-aspect double glazed windows set within exposed stone mullions; exposed roof purlins; and a feature fire-opening with cast iron insert, and a dressed stone surround.



The property is approached via a driveway which terminates in a traditional farmstead courtyard, flanked by 2 large, early, stone buildings, and the house.


BUILDING ONE (approx.) 52’6 x 18’9 (16m x 5.7m) (external measurements)

A stone built former threshing barn incorporating: loose box Cattle Shed 16’3 x 12’2 (5m x 3.7m), with hayloft over; Former Threshing Barn 36’2 x 16’5 (11m x 5m). A broad door opens to: Crew Yard Style Cattle Shed 28’9 x 33’6 (8.8m x 10.2m), widening to 44’8 (13.6m).


BUILDING TWO 54’6 x 17’5 (16.6m x 5.3) (external measurements)

A two-storey stone built building incorporating: Cow Shed One 29’11 x 15’ (9.1m x 4.6m) with concrete boskins creating standings for 9 beasts with water and feed troughs, with hayloft over; Cow Shed Two 22’9 x 14’3 (6.9m x 4.3m) with concrete boskins, standing for 7 beasts, with water and feed troughs, with hayloft over;


IMPLEMENT SHED / LOOSE BOX 19’10 x 9’9 (6m x 3m) – internal measurements

With an open front and a 5-bar gate.


STONE-BUILT SOLID FUEL STORE (9’7 X 9’4 (2.9m X 2.8m).


Accessed from the driveway:


WORKSHOP 23’2 x 12’4 (7.1m x 3.8m)

A dilapidated stone-built workshop having vehicular access doors to the side and front.


STEEL PORTAL FRAME BUILDING 56’ x 29’6 (17.1m x 9m) and CONCRETE PORTAL FRAME BUILDING 59’3 x 41’10 (18.1m x 12.8m)

A pair of agricultural buildings of portal frame construction with block half walls with Yorkshire boarding above.


Accessed from the courtyard is an area of garden, enclosed by a stonewall, interspersed with mature ornamental trees and shrubs, with a good patch of raspberry canes, and a 12’ x 8’ (3.7m x 2.4m) Aluminium Greenhouse.

Surrounding the property are a range of grassland paddocks, extending to approximately 15 acres.



Mains electricity is connected to the property. Water and drainage are by way of a private system. All of the stone buildings are in need of remedial works and renovation. There is a right of way footpath through one of the fields.



Leaving Chesterfield along the A61 towards Derby, at the traffic lights, take the right turn signposted ‘Matlock A632’. After approximately 4.5 miles, turn right at the crossroads into Alicehead Road. After approximately 0.5 miles, the property can be found on the right-hand side, identified by our For Sale board.



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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