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

£680,000

Hockley Lane, Ashover, Derbyshire, S45 0ER
4 Bedroomed    Detached House

Key features:

  • Grade II listed Former WATER MILL Now Restored and Converted to Create a Superb Home
  • Many Original Historic Features
  • FOUR BEDROOMS, Master with En Suite
  • Family Bathroom
  • Dining Kitchen & Utility Room
  • Sitting Room & Family Room
  • Approx. 1 Acre of Woodland & Gardens
  • Gated Driveway
  • Outskirts of ASHOVER Village with Highly Regarded ASHOVER School
  • Workshop

A truly unique and individual property standing in a delightful rural position on the outskirts of the popular village of Ashover, set in a peaceful tranquil backwater, this stunning former flour mill has been imaginatively converted to a superb and distinctive family home.  The Grade II listed building has several date stones ranging from 1734 to 1781 and retains a wealth of original features including exposed beams, mill gears and millstones.  The living accommodation has been cleverly designed around the existing mill workings and offers four double bedrooms, master en-suite, family bathroom, spacious first floor sitting room, ground floor dining kitchen, utility room and family room.  The property stands in approximately an acre of delightful woodland and gardens alongside the River Amber with ample off-road parking and rebuilt detached stone workshop/store. There is a further area of land bounded by the river and the old mill leat, which is available by separate negotiation.

 

Entering the property via an oak entrance door with glazed panel which opens to:

DINING KITCHEN 28'6 x 16'2 (8.69m x 4.93m)

Having a wealth of original beams and stone flagged floor with inset millstones. To one end of the room is the original mill workings with its cast iron crown wheel and wooden drive wheels, behind which is an arched window revealing the waterwheel.  The room has side aspect casement windows and a feature window revealing a further original mill shaft.  There are heavy exposed beams to the ceiling with a timber supporting column.  There are a good range of contemporary kitchen units in a shaker style finish with cupboards and drawers set beneath a timber effect work surface with a matching upstand.  There are wall mounted storage cupboards, illuminated glass fronted display cabinets and under cabinet lighting.  Fitted within the kitchen is a Range style cooker with 5-gas burners, double oven and grill over which is an extractor canopy which is vented to the outside, and an under unit fridge.  Set within the work surface is a one and a half bowl porcelain sink with mixer tap.  The room has column style central heating radiators with thermostatic valves, low energy LED downlights and there is a television aerial point and a smoke and heat detector.  An oak batten door with thumb latch leads to:

UTILITY ROOM 12’3 x 9’11 (3.73m x 3.02m)

A double height galleried room with exposed original roof purlins, stone flagged floor and original fire opening housing a Georgian cast iron fireplace.  There are double glazed windows overlooking the surrounding gardens and woodland beyond.  The utility room has a good range of shaker style units matching those of the kitchen with cupboards and drawers set beneath a timber effect work surface, larder style storage cupboards and an inset 1½ bowl stainless sink.  Beneath the work surface there is space and connection for an automatic washing machine and space for further white goods.  Fitted within the units there is an integral 12-place setting dishwasher and fridge freezer.  The room has a central heating radiator with thermostatic valve and is illuminated by low energy downlights.  Within the wall cupboards is the mains gas fired Worcester boiler.

From the dining kitchen a further oak batten door with thumb latch leads to:

FAMILY ROOM/STUDY 17'5 x 11' (5.31m x 3.35m)

With dual aspect casement windows set within exposed stone surrounds.  The room has polished oak flooring with oak skirting boards, low energy downlights, column style central heating radiator with thermostatic valve and television aerial point.  This room would make an ideal study, family room or guest room if required.  A batten door with thumb latch opens to:

CLOAK ROOM 6'2 x 4'11 max (1.88m x 1.50m)

With oak flooring following through from the family room and suite with Villeroy and Boch dual flush close coupled W.C. and pedestal wash hand basin.  There is a chrome finished ladder style towel radiator and an extractor fan.  Over the wash hand basin is a point for an illuminated mirror.  The room has built-in open display shelves. 

From the dining kitchen steps rise to a further oak batten door with thumb latch which opens to:

INNER LOBBY

Having stone flagged floor, part of the original mill workings, exposed stonewalls and column style central heating radiator.  There is space to create storage cupboards if required.  Steps rise to:

SITTING ROOM 29'8 x 23' measured into the alcove (9.04m x 7.01m)

A delightfully spacious room to one end of which is the original mill workings and grinding stones.  There are double glazed casement windows overlooking the driveway and gardens.  Set within an alcove is a further feature original mill shaft.  The room has exposed beams to the ceiling, broad rustic floorboards, column style radiators with thermostatic valves.  There are low energy downlights and television aerial point and telephone point.  To one end of the room is a former door opening now creating a gallery rail looking to the utility room.  A batten door with thumb latch leads to:

BEDROOM ONE 18'10 x 12' (5.74m x 3.66m)

With dual aspect double glazed windows the gable end window set within exposed stone surrounds with a heavy exposed lintel.  There are exposed beams to the ceiling, broad rustic floorboards and central heating radiator with thermostatic valve.  The room is illuminated by low energy downlights and there is a television aerial point.  An access hatch opens to a good size boarded loft space with a retractable ladder and a light.  An oak batten door with thumb latch opens to:

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM 6'2 x 5'4 (1.88m x 1.63m)

With a suite with quadrant shower cubicle with mermaid style boarding and mixer shower, Villeroy and Boch pedestal wash hand basin and dual flush close coupled W.C.  There is an extractor fan and ladder style chrome finished towel radiator.

From the sitting room a staircase rises to a half landing where there is a rear aspect double glazed window and central heating radiator.  A door opens to a useful storage cupboard and the half landing has exposed feature stonewalls with a date stone bearing the initials LAL 1977 which is the date of a former restoration.  There is a heavy exposed beam to the ceiling and a staircase with oak balustrade rising to:

FIRST FLOOR LANDING 6'3 x 4'8 (1.9m x 1.42m)

Open to the apex of the roof with exposed roof timbers including a fine A truss.  The landing is illuminated by low energy spotlights, and oak batten doors with thumb latches open to:

BEDROOM TWO 11'5 x 9'1 (3.48m x 2.77m)

Having a side aspect UPVC double glazed window with views over the surrounding open countryside.  There is a heavy exposed oak roof purlin, an access hatch to a loft space with a retractable ladder.  The room has a column style central heating radiator with thermostatic valve and a point for a wall mounted television.  A door opens to a walk-in wardrobe 5'4 x 4'8 (1.63m x 1.42m).

BEDROOM THREE 13' x 8'4 (3.96m x 2.54m)

Having a double glazed casement window overlooking the driveway.  The room has exposed roof timbers, central heating radiator with thermostatic valve and access hatch with a retractable ladder, to a further loft space.

BEDROOM FOUR 12'3 x 7'3 (3.73m x 2.21m)

With a rear aspect casement window with exposed timber lintel.  The room has a feature exposed roof purlin and part of the A truss.  There is a built-in cupboard with oak doors ideal for creating hanging space, storage etc.  The room has a column style central heating radiator and low energy lighting. 

FAMILY BATHROOM 7' x 6'3 (2.13m x 1.9m)

With rear aspect Velux conservation roof light window, Villeroy and Boch suite with panelled bath having mixer shower over and glass shower screen, pedestal wash hand basin and dual flush close coupled W.C.  There is a chrome finished ladder style towel radiator, extractor fan and built-in cupboard.  To the end of the bath is a built-in linen box.  Over the wash hand basin is a point for an illuminated mirror if required. 

OUTSIDE

The property is approached via a gated gravelled driveway which opens out to provide ample parking for several vehicles.  Surrounding the property is approximately an acre of woodland and gardens including the old mill leat which connects with the river Amber.  To the side of the property is a the former mill race with its overshot wheel and cast iron feed pipe and header tank.  To the side of the driveway is a recently constructed stone built WORKSHOP/STORE 19’8 x 12’  having power and lighting .  To the front of the property is a gravelled terrace with two feature millstones creating a seat and a table.  The property has outside lighting on PIR sensors and an outside water supplies. 

SERVICES AND GENERAL INFORMATION

Mains, electric, water and gas are connected to the property.  Drainage is by way of a private sewage treatment system. 

COUNCIL TAX BAND ‘F’

DIRECTIONS

Leaving Matlock along the A615 towards Alfreton, upon reaching Tansley turn left after Matlock Garden Centre along the B6014 signposted Clay Cross, take the fifth left turn signposted Mill Town and Ashover along Oaksedge Lane, follow the road past the Miners Arms public house over the river bridge and around to the left, continue to the end of the road tuning left along the B6036 Hockley Lane sign posted Ashover, after passing the pair of stone semidetached properties on the left take the next drive on the left which leads to Fallgate Mill.

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