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Robridding Road, Ashover, Derbyshire, S45 0JA
4 Bedroomed    Detached House

Key features:

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  • Substantial Stone Farmhouse in a Tranquil Rural Location
  • Standing in approx 7 Acres
  • Four Beds, Family Bathroom & Downstairs Shower Room
  • Double Garage, Workshop/Store & Agricultural Barn
  • Long Sweeping Gated Driveway Providing High Degree of Privacy
  • Well Regarded Infant & Junior School

Set in a superb, tranquil rural position surrounded by open countryside, this substantial stone-built family home stands in approximately 7 acres of gardens and paddocks with stunning views over the surrounding open countryside. The accommodation offers four bedrooms, family bathroom, study landing, drawing room, dining room, farmhouse style dining kitchen, utility room, ground floor shower room, entrance hallway and reception hallway. There is a first floor sitting room/bedroom four with a gallery. A gated sweeping driveway providing generous parking and there is a detached stone-built garage, stone-built workshop/store and an agricultural barn.

Located approximately 3 miles from the centre of the village of Ashover where there are excellent amenities including post office, butchers, local shop, doctors, pubs and a good primary school with an excellent reputation. Vernon Lane Farm is located within easy reach of the towns of Chesterfield (8 miles) and Matlock (3.5 miles) and is within easy commuting distance of Sheffield, Nottingham and Derby.

Entering the property via an arched topped upvc entrance door which opens to:

RECEPTION HALLWAY 11’5 x 7’11 (3.48m x 2.41m)

Having a staircase rising to the first-floor accommodation, oak beams to the ceiling and stone flags to the floor. There is a central heating radiator, wall lamp point and a glazed door leading to:

DINING ROOM 15’5 x 13’2 (4.7m x 4.01m)

With dual aspect upvc double glazed windows. The front window overlooks the driveway and the rear window with views over the gardens and surrounding open fields. The room has polished exposed pine floorboards, painted beams to the ceiling and fine feature fire opening with a heavy corbeled lintel and raised hearth creating and illuminated display niche with log effect electric fire. The room has a central heating radiator and a glazed door, with a borrowed light window, leading to:

DRAWING ROOM 22’4 x 14’7 (6.8m x 4.44m)

A delightfully spacious room with windows to three aspects enjoying views over the gardens and open countryside beyond. The room has a fine feature exposed stonewall with an inset fire opening housing a multi-fuel stove, display niche and plinth. There are timber faux beams to the ceiling, central heating radiator and television aerial point with satellite facility. A pair of French style doors open onto a flagged terrace at the front of the property.

From the dining room a batten style door with ring latch opens to:

DINING KITCHEN 18’2 x 13’2 (5.53m x 4.01m)

With rear aspect double glazed windows overlooking the gardens and open fields beyond and a glazed patio style door with floor length side light windows opening onto a flagged terrace onto the front of the property. The room has natural stone tiles to the floor, exposed beams to the ceiling with a heavy central beam and a good range of bespoke hand painted kitchen units with cupboards and drawers set beneath a polished granite work surface with a matching upstand and tile splashback. There are wall mounted storage cupboards with under cabinet, glass fronted display cabinets and open display shelves. Set within the work surface is a half bowl under mounted sink with mixer tap and five ring induction ceramic hob with an extractor canopy over, beneath the hob is a fan assisted electric oven. The room has an island unit with a granite top beneath which there are storage cupboards, open display shelves and built-in microwave. Integral appliances include twelve place setting dishwasher and fridge. There is ample space for a family dining table set within an alcove with dresser style units having open display shelves and drawers. A feature of the kitchen is a fire opening with a raised hearth housing a kerosene burning stove. The room has a central heating radiator and is illuminated by downlight spotlights.

From the kitchen a batten door with thumb latch opens to:

ENTRANCE HALLWAY 14’6 x 13’3 (4.42m x 4.04m)

A spacious hallway with front aspect windows and upvc stable style entrance door opening onto the front of the property. The room has Cornish style slate flags to the floor, exposed beams to ceiling, central heating radiator and wall and centre light points. A cast iron spiral staircase rises to first floor sitting room. Batten doors with thumb latches open to:

GROUND FLOOR SHOWER ROOM 7’10 x 7’6 (2.39m x 2.28m)

A fully tiled room with ceramic tiled floor, having a side aspect upvc double glazed window with obscured glass. There are exposed beams to the ceiling and a contemporary suite with wash hand basin with storage cupboards beneath and illuminated mirror fronted cabinet over, there is a tiled shower cubicle with mixer shower with over head shower spray and body jets, there is a concealed cistern WC. The room is illuminated by downlight spotlights and there is a chrome finished contemporary towel radiator, open display shelves and an extractor fan.

UTILITY ROOM 10’8 x 8’4 (3.25m x 2.54m) and 15’7 x 5’11 (4.75m x 1.8m)

A spacious L shaped room with rear aspect double glazed windows, Cornish style slate flooring following through from the entrance hallway, beams to the ceiling and a good range of storage cupboards, open display shelves and wine rack. Concealed within one of the cupboards is the oil-fired boiler which provides hot water and central heating to the property. There is space and connection for an automatic washing machine and ample space for further white goods.

From the reception hallway a quarter turn staircase rises to:

FIRST FLOOR STUDY LANDING 12’8 x 11’5 (3.86m x 3.48m)

With front aspect double glazed windows enjoying the far-reaching views and creating a light and airy study space. There is a central heating radiator and a telephone point. The room is open to the apex of the roof with exposed faux roof timbers. Leading off the study is a further area of Landing 36’7 x 3’1 having front aspect upvc double glazed windows and batten doors with thumb latches opening to:

BEDROOM ONE 15’3 x 14’10 (4.65m x 4.52m)

With dual aspect upvc double glazed windows overlooking the gardens and paddocks and the open countryside beyond. The room has a central heating radiator with radiator cover and a concealed door leading to:

DRESSING ROOM 14’9 x 6’9 (4.5m x 2.05m)

Having dual aspect windows enjoying far reaching views and a good range of open fronted wardrobes with hanging rails and storage shelving. There is a dressing unit with knee hole space and drawers. The room has a central heating radiator.

BEDROOM TWO 14’10 x 10’ (4.52m x 3.05m)

Having rear aspect double glazed windows with superb rural views. The room has exposed pine floorboards, central heating radiator and a wash hand basin set within a pine washstand.

BEDROOM THREE 13’8 x 10’1 (4.16m x 3.07m)

Having rear aspect windows with similar views to bedroom two. There is a central heating radiator, television aerial point and wall mounted wash hand basin.

From the landing a pair of doors open to a deep storage cupboard with slatted linen shelving and housing the hot water cylinder which is fitted with an immersion heater.

FAMILY BATHROOM 13’10 x 6’6 (4.22m x 1.98m)

With a rear aspect double glazed window with obscured glass, polished exposed light oak flooring, exposed beams to the ceiling and fitted dado rail. Suite with stand alone slipper shaped bath with floor mounted mixer taps and handheld shower spray, pedestal wash hand and low-level flush WC. There is an illuminated mirror and shaver point, central heating radiator and a large make-up mirror.

From the landing a batten door with thumb latch opens to:

FIRST FLOOR SITTING ROOM/BEDROOM FOUR 18’9 x 13’3 (5.71m x 4.04m)

Open to the apex of the roof with exposed roof timbers and Velux roof lights there are dual aspect double glazed windows flooding the room with natural light. The room has polished exposed oak flooring and a cast iron spiral staircase leading to the rear entrance hallway. Accessed via a ladder is a gallery space ideal for storage, hobby space etc. The room has a good range of built-in open display shelves and storage cupboards.


The property is approached via a private lane through a pair of wrought iron gates leading to a sweeping driveway terminating in a gravelled parking area with a turning circle. To the rear of the property is a large area of garden mainly laid to lawn with a STONE BUILT WORKSHOP/STORE 20’3 x 7’10 (6.17m x 2.39m)

With side aspect windows, power and lighting. Leading from the parking area is a

DETACHED STONE-BUILT GARAGE 21’11 x 19’2 (6.68m x 5.84m)

With double electrically operated roller shutter doors, power and lighting. To the side of the garage is a Filtration Room 19’7 x 8’8 (5.97m x 2.64m) housing the water filtration system and creating storage space. Leading from the driveway is an access drive to a paddock with and an agricultural BARN 31’ x 26’5 (9.44m x 8.05m)  Having a roller shutter access door, power and lighting. Being half panelled with oak boards.


Mains electricity is connected to the property. Water and drainage are by private supplies. Heating and hot water are provided by an oil-fired boiler. A bridle path runs along the boundary of the property within the curtilage.

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




Leaving Matlock along the A632 towards Chesterfield after passing the Golf Club take the left hand turn into Wirestone Lane signposted Darley Dale and Beeley, take the first right turn into Robridding Road signposted Uppertown. The driveway to Vernon Lane Farm 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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