01629 760 899
 enquiries@sallybotham.co.uk
27 Bank Road, Matlock, DE4 3NF
London Office - 121 Park Lane, W1
 0207 318 7087

£1,750,000

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

Key features:

  • THE OLD RECTORY
  • CENTRAL LOCATION IN THE VILLAGE OF ASHOVER - Close to Pubs, Shops & Amenities
  • Detached Georgian Coach House with Stables, Garage & Large Games Room
  • Set in 1.4 Acres of Manicured Gardens
  • Gated Front Court Yard Garden with parking
  • Gated, Generous Hardstanding Area to coachhouse
  • Further Detached Double Garage
  • Sought After Infant & Junior School
  • Fantastic Views Over The Open Countryside
  • Orangery/Garden Room/Indoor Swimming Pool

A superbly appointed and immaculately presented Grade II Listed detached stone-built property, together with stone-built coach house, with a date stone of 1794. This spacious and elegant property stands in immaculately manicured gardens extending to approximately 1.4 acres. Situated at the heart of the popular village of Ashover. The accommodation currently offers four bedrooms (with scope to easily create a fifth), family shower room, family bathroom, large reception hallway, sitting room, drawing room, dining room and kitchen with utility room off, study and an orangery garden room with a covered over swimming pool. There is ample off-road parking, garaging with the coach house and a large games room. 

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 with a bull’s eye glazed pane, the door opens to:

RECEPTION HALLWAY 25’9 x 8’11 (7.84m x 2.72m)

Having front aspect original sliding sash windows, light oak panelling to the walls, topped with a delft rack, original exposed beams to the ceiling and an elegant staircase rising to the upper floor accommodation. There are central heating radiators with thermostatic valves, wall lamp points, telephone point and a wall mounted Myson heater. Panelled doors open to:

DRAWING ROOM 16’ x 15’11 (4.88m x 4.85m)

Having rear aspect sliding sash windows, with fitted secondary glazing, overlooking the gardens. The room has original exposed beams to the ceiling and a feature fireplace with a decorative timber surround and marble insert and hearth housing an open grate. There are Myson heaters fitted within the window recesses concealed by radiator grills. The room has a television aerial point.

DINING ROOM 14’10 x 14’6 (4.52m x 4.42m)

With rear aspect oak patio style doors having floor length side light windows overlooking the gardens. The room has light oak panelling to the walls topped with a delft rack, and original exposed beams to the ceiling. There are wall and centre light points, central heating radiators with thermostatic valves and a television aerial point.

A panelled door opens to:

KITCHEN 13’9 x 10’ (4.19m x 3.05m)

Having side aspect windows with fitted secondary glazing, enjoying views over the gardens to the wooded hills that surround the village. The kitchen is fitted with a range of units in an oak finish with cupboards and drawers beneath a roll edged work surface with a tiled splashback. There are wall mounted storage cupboards with under cabinet lighting. Set within the window recess is a one and a half bowl stainless sink with mixer tap; a four ring de-dietrich Induction hob, and a Husqvarna eye level oven and grill. Within the kitchen is a Bosch side by side American style fridge freezer. Beneath the work surface there is space and connection for a dishwasher. The room has a feature oak post and a sliding door opening to:

INNER LOBBY 6’8 x 6’3 (2.03m x 1.9m) average measurements

Having a door opening back to the reception hallway, wall mounted Myson style heater and further doors opening to:

GROUND FLOOR LAVATORY 7’3 x 4’7 (2.21m x 1.39m) & 7’8 x 3’ (2.33m x 0.91m)

An L shaped room with front aspect original sliding sash windows with fitted secondary glazing and a delightful view over the enclosed courtyard garden to the front of the property and the church. The room has a suite with low level flush WC and pedestal wash hand basin. There is a central heating radiator with thermostatic valve.

UTILITY ROOM 13’6 x 9’3 (4.11m x 2.82m)

Having dual aspect double glazed windows, overlooking the gardens, and an oak entrance door with a bull’s eye centre pane opening onto the terrace to the rear of the property. The room has ceramic tiles to floor and a good range of units in an oak finish with cupboards and drawers set beneath a timber edged worksurface with a tiled splashback. There are wall mounted storage cupboards and open display shelves. Set within the worksurface is a stainless sink with mixer tap and beneath the worksurface there is space and connection for an automatic washing machine and tumble dryer. The room has a central heating radiator with thermostatic valve and downlight spotlights.

From the reception hallway a panelled door opens to:

INNER LOBBY 3’1 x 2’10 (0.93m x 0.86m)

Having doors open to a useful under stairs storage cupboard and a further door leading to:

SITTING ROOM 15’10 x 14’11 (4.82m x 4.55m)

With front aspect sliding sash windows and a half-glazed entrance door opening onto the courtyard garden to the front of the property. The room has exposed beams to the ceiling with a heavy central beam and a feature fireplace, with a raised quarry tile hearth and mantle, housing a log effect electric fire. The room has a central heating radiator with thermostatic valve, television aerial point and telephone point. A door leads to:

INNER HALL 4’11 x 4’10 (1.49m x 1.47m)

Having doors opening to:

WINE CELLAR/PANTRY 9’9 x 3’7 (2.97m x 1.09m) with original cold shelves, storage shelving, power and lighting.

STUDY 12’ x 12’5 (3.66m x 3.78m)

Having double glazed oak patio doors opening onto the terrace and gardens and having floor length side light windows with views to the open countryside which surrounds the village. The study is fitted with a good range of built-in bookshelves. There is a wall mounted Myson heater, telephone point and a further borrowed light window to the garden room. a glazed entrance door leads to:

ORANGERY GARDEN ROOM 32’6 x 19’11 (9.9m x 6.07m)

Having double glazed windows set upon a dwarf wall overlooking the gardens. The room has a glazed roof with opening roof lights and a pair of patio doors opening onto the gardens. There are feature exposed stone and rustic brick walls with built-in stone display shelves set upon corbeled bricks. Beneath the floor is a covered over swimming pool which is in full working order and could easily be opened if required. The room has a wall mounted Myson heater, ceiling mounted fans and spotlights and wall lamp points. A louver door opens to:

CHANGING ROOM 8’2 x 7’11 (2.49m x 2.41m)

Having a ceramic tiled floor, fitted stone benches with seat pads, tiled shower cubicle with mixer shower, low level flush WC and pedestal wash hand basin with mirror and shaver light over. There is a wall mounted electric fan heater. A louver door opens to:

PLANT ROOM 8’6 x 4’6 (2.59m x 1.37m)

Having a ceramic tiled floor following through from the changing room, gas fired boiler and filtration plant for the swimming pool.

From the reception hallway a staircase rises via a quarter landing, with a front aspect decorative leaded and coloured glass window with a gothic arch centre pane framing a view of the church tower. The staircase rises to:

FIRST FLOOR LANDING 16’7 x 13’2 (5.05m x 4.01m)

Having a rear aspect sliding sash window, with fitted secondary glazing, enjoying views over the gardens. The landing has a good range of built-in wardrobe/storage cupboards with hanging rail and shelving. There is a central heating radiator with thermostatic valve. There is ample space to create a fifth bedroom (subject to any necessary consents) if required. From the landing oak panelled doors open to:

BEDROOM ONE 18’ x 16’9 (5.48m x 5.1m)

Having front aspect sliding sash windows with fitted secondary glazing overlooking the courtyard garden and the church. There is a further side aspect window with a fitted window seat and a pair of French style doors with fitted shutters opening onto the side of the property. The room has central heating radiators set within the window recesses enclosed by radiator covers. There is coving to the ceiling and decorative centre ceiling rose. There are a range of built-in wardrobes providing hanging space and storage shelving, and a telephone point.

BEDROOM TWO 13’6 x 12’11 (4.11m x 3.94m)

With front aspect original sliding sash windows with fitted secondary glazing enjoying similar views to bedroom one. There is a decorative borrowed light window to the staircase, coving to the ceiling, central heating radiator with thermostatic valve and built-in wardrobes providing hanging space and storage shelving.

From the first floor landing a broad opening leads to:

INNER LANDING 7’10 x 4’2 (2.39m x 1.27m)

Where doors open to:

BEDROOM THREE 18’2 x 12’2 (5.53m x 3.71m)

With front aspect double glazed windows with fitted secondary glazing and window seats. The windows overlook the courtyard garden and the church beyond. The room has a central heating radiator with thermostatic valve, a range of built-in wardrobes and a pedestal wash hand basin.

FAMILY BATHROOM 14’ x 13’2 (4.27m x 4.01m)

Having a rear aspect sliding sash window with obscured glass and secondary glazing. The bathroom is fitted with suite with panelled bath, having dolphin taps; porcelain sink, again with dolphin taps, set within a worksurface an illuminated mirror over; close coupled WC and a unique built-in dressing table with illuminated mirrors with storage drawers and fitted storage cupboards. The room has a Myson style central heating radiator with radiator cover. From the bathroom a door opens to:

LINEN ROOM 13’3 x 6’7 (4.04m x 2m)

With a rear aspect window and a range of built-in linen cupboards. The room houses the mains pressure hot water cylinder.

From the landing an arched opening lead to:

SECOND INNER LANDING 8’10 x 3’4 (2.69m x 1.01m)

Having doors opening to a storage cupboard with hanging rail.

BEDROOM FOUR 12’1 x 11’1 (3.68m x 3.38m)

With dual aspect sliding sash windows enjoying superb views over the gardens and the surrounding open countryside. The room is fitted with a good range of bedroom furniture with wardrobes providing hanging space and storage shelving and a dressing unit with knee hole space and illuminated mirror. There is a central heating radiator.

FAMILY SHOWER ROOM 10’7 x 4’1 (3.22m x 1.24m)

Having a level entry walk in shower cubicle with wet wall style boarding and a mixer shower. There is a semi countertop wash hand basin with storage cupboard beneath and an illuminated mirror over; electric towel radiator and central heating radiator with thermostatic valve as well as a wall mounted supplementary fan heater.

OUTSIDE

The property is approached via a driveway with an electrically operated gate which opens to a large parking area giving access to the coach house and gardens. To the side of the parking area there is an original stone horse trough now used for flowering plants. From the driveway a pair of decorative gates with rustic stone piers topped with ball finials, open to a delightful enclosed courtyard garden to the front of the property with a gravelled driveway around a centre turning circle with stone bowl and pedestal in a border stocked with flowering plants. The gravelled drive sweeps around to an open portico porch set upon stone columns protecting the entrance door.

Laying to the rear of the property are delightfully extensive and immaculately manicured gardens with lawns and sculpted borders stocked with a good variety of ornamental shrubs and flowering plants and fine mature trees. To the front of the coach house is a lawn with a pond with water feature fountain, beyond which is a raised bed stocked with a variety of roses with a further raised bed creating a backdrop of ornamental shrubs and hydrangeas. To the side of the parking area is a further garden with mature ornamental trees and a high stone wall, a central lawn and further borders with flowering plants. There is a paved terrace with a sun dial. Within the garden is alean to Greenhouse 14’6 x 7’6 (4.42m x 2.28m) having plant staging, power and a water supply. From the parking area a broad gravelled pathway leads to a former kitchen garden area, being delightfully secluded, with a lawn edged with lavenders and deep herbaceous borders with a good variety of flowering plants backed by a high wall supporting fruit trees and climbing plants. Beyond the lawn there are a range of fine mature trees. The gravelled pathway sweeps round to a large parking area giving access to a detached Garage/workshop with an up and over vehicular access door.

Immediately to the rear of the property is a large flagged terrace where the doors open from the dining room, study and orangery. From the terrace doors open to a boiler cupboard housing the Worcester gas fired boiler which provides hot water and central heating to the property. Beyond the terrace is a large area of lawn flanked by borders well stocked with a good a variety of flowering plants and ornamental shrubs.

COACH HOUSE

A substantial two-story stone built former coach house with a date stone of 1794. Having doors, with over door apexed glazed Yorkshire style lights, opening to:

STABLE ONE 16’ x 10’6 (5.26m x 3.2m) – having original stone flags to the floor and original built-in feed troughs with hay rack over, power and lighting. An interconnecting door leads to STABLE TWO 16’ x 12’10 (4.88m x 3.91m) – having original wall boarding, fitted storage shelving, power, lighting and a door opening to the front of the building. From the front of the building a further batten door with ring latch opens to a STOREROOM 16’2 x 6’10 (4.93m x 2.08m) Having a staircase rising to GAMES ROOM 31’2 x 16’2 (9.49m x 4.93m) with original triangular Yorkshire style windows, feature exposed stonewalls, exposed beams to the ceiling, power and lighting. There is an electric night storage heater and a full-sized snooker table.  Halfway up the staircase a batten door opens to a STOREROOM 16’ x 9’9 (4.88m x 2.97m) with a front aspect window, power and lighting. Accessed from the parking area are two garages is aGARAGE ONE 17’5 x 9’7 (5.31m x 2.92m) being a former tack room having an electrically operated up and over vehicular access door, power and lighting. There are three arched niches one with fitted shelving, two with saddle brackets. GARAGE TWO 16’3 x 11’11 being a former carriage room having an electrically operated up and over vehicular access door, power, lighting and water supply.

SERVICES AND GENERAL INFORMATION

All mains services are connected to the property.

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

DIRECTIONS

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 into the village where The Old Rectory can be found at the centre of the village opposite the church.

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