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

£625,000

Sold subject to contract

Eagle Tor, Birchover, MATLOCK, Derbyshire, DE4 2LY
4 Bedroomed Detached House

Key features:

  • IDYLLIC, TRANQUIL & RURAL VILLAGE with 2 pubs + superb countryside walks
  • Primary school outstanding 2016 ofsted & Highly regarded Lady Manners Primary School catchments
  • Delightful & Characterful, Detached, Stone Built, Period Cottage
  • Four Bedrooms, Family Bathroom & En-Suite Bathroom, downstairs cloak room
  • Dining Room,Study, Spacious Sitting Room with Green Oak Conservatory off
  • Farmhouse Style Dining Kitchen with Utility Room Off
  • Detached Double Garage with loft above,storeroom + Large DRIVEWAY
  • Generous GARDENS surrounding the cottage and a PADDOCK
  • Stunning & Superb Far Reaching Views, Once Formed Part of the Stanton Estate

A delightful and characterful, detached, stone built, period cottage, located in an idyllic, tranquil, rural location on the outskirts of the popular village of Birchover. The property stands in good sized gardens with a paddock,  surrounded by open farm land and superb views.This well presented family home offers four bedrooms, en-suite bathroom, family bathroom, spacious sitting room with Green Oak conservatory off, dining room, study and farmhouse style dining kitchen with utility room off.The property has ample off road parking and a detached double garage with storage loft over. The property once formed part of the Stanton Estate and bears the initials of the Thornhill family over the entrance door. Birchover is an attractive village nestling in the Derbyshire hills within the Peak District National Park. The village has two public houses and retains its traditional village character. There are fine views and walks around the area and easy access to the nearby towns of Matlock (5.6 miles) and Bakewell (5miles), the village lies within the catchment of Stanton in the Peak infant and junior school ofsted OUTSTANDING 2016 and the highly regarded Lady Manners School and is within commuting distance of Derby, Nottingham, Sheffield and Manchester.

Entering the property via a heavy oak batten door which opens to: 

ENTRANCE HALLWAY 7'9 x 4'7 (2.36m x 1.39m)

Having a side aspect double glazed casement window, polished oak flooring, staircase rising to the first floor accommodation and an original exposed stone door surround with the initials WRT.  From the hallway a door opening leads to:

DINING ROOM 12'11 x 8'10 (3.94m x 2.69m)

Having front aspect casement windows overlooking the gardens and the surrounding open countryside.  The room has polished oak flooring following through from the hallway and a feature fire opening with an exposed stone surround and raised hearth creating a display niche.To the side of the chimneybreast is a built-in storage cupboard and the room has a central heating radiator and wall lamp points.A batten door with thumb latch opens to:

SITTING ROOM 20'4 x 13' (6.2m x 3.96m)

Having windows to three aspect overlooking the gardens and the open fields beyond.  The room has polished oak flooring and a feature fire opening with a dressed stone surround, raised hearth and oak mantel housing a multi fuel stove.There is a television aerial point with satellite facility and central heating radiators with thermostatic valves.The room is illuminated by wall lamp points.A glazed oak door leads to:

CONSERVATORY 14' x 12'9 (4.27m x 3.89m)

Constructed in green oak with floor length double glazed panels and two pairs of double glazed doors opening onto the gardens.  Fromthe conservatory there are commanding views over the surrounding open countryside and wooded hills.The room has natural stone flags to the floor with electric under floor heating and there is a log burning stove.

From the dining room an oak batten door with thumb latch opens to: 

DINING KITCHEN 14'4  x 10'10 (4.37m x 3.3m)

A farmhouse style dining kitchen with rear aspect double glazed casement windows overlooking the open fields and a further side aspect window.  The room has a red and black quarry tiles to the floor laid in a chequer board pattern and a good range of bespoke kitchen units in a distressed pine finishwith cupboard and drawers beneath a polished granite work surface.There are wall mounted storage cupboards and open display shelves.Set within a chimneypiece is a Redfyre electric range style cooker with a twin lidded induction hob, double oven and grill.   Within the kitchen is a Neff eye level microwave oven and integral appliances including 12-place setting dishwasher, fridge and freezer.The room is illuminated by downlight spotlights and there is a cast iron column style central heating radiator.To one corner of the room is a built-in L shaped settle with storage space beneath.The room has a feature exposed stonewall wish a display niche and a ledged and braced batten door opening to:

UTILITY ROOM 10'5 x 4'10 (3.17m x 1.47m)

With a rear aspect double glazed casement window, red and black quarry tiles to the floor following through from the kitchen.  A ledged and braced batten door opens onto the rear of the property.There are open display shelves and a work surface, beneath which there is space and connection for an automatic washing machine.Sited within the room is the recently fitted oil fired combination boiler which provides hot water and central heating to the property. Sited within the room is the water filtration system and UV sterilizer.

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

STUDY 9'11 x 7'10 (3.02m x 2.39m)

Having dual aspect casement windows overlooking the gardens.  The room has polished oak flooring, central heating radiator with thermostatic valve and telephone point.A door opens to dining room and a further door leads to:

GROUND FLOOR LAVATORY 4'10 x 3'3 (1.47m x 0.99m)

Having a side aspect double glazed casement window and suite with close coupled W.C. and wall hung wash hand basin.  

From the hallway an oak staircase rises to: 

FIRST FLOOR LANDING 29' x 3' (8.83m x 0.91m)

With polished oak flooring and oak batten doors with thumb latches opening to: 

BEDROOM ONE 14'4 x 10'9 (4.37m x 3.28m)

Having rear aspect double glazed casement windows overlooking the surrounding open countryside.  The room has polished oak flooring and a further Velux roof light window flooding the room with natural light.An oak batten door opens to:

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM 7'6 x 4'9 (2.28m x 1.44m)

Having Cornish slate effect flooring and suite with tiled shower cubicle with Mira mixer shower, pedestal wash hand basin and dual flush close coupled W.C.  There is a shaver point, downlight spotlights, chrome finished ladder style towel radiator and an extractor fan.

BEDROOM TWO 9' x 9' + alcove 3' x 2'10 (2.97m x 2.97m + 0.91m x 0.86)

The room has front aspect casement windows enjoying pleasant views over the garden and paddock to the wooded hills that surround the area, light oak flooring and a central heating radiator. 

BEDROOM THREE 11'11 x 9'8 (3.63m x 2.95m)

Having polished exposed pine floorboards,  a feature fire opening with dressed stone surround creating a display niche, and front aspect casement windows enjoying the pleasant views afforded by the property.The room has a central heating radiator with thermostatic valve.

BEDROOM FOUR 12'11 x 8' (3.94m x 2.44m)

With a front aspect casement window looking over the conservatory to the open fields beyond.  The room has polished exposed pine floorboards and a central heating radiator with thermostatic valve.

FAMILY BATHROOM 9'9 x 7'1 (2.97m x 2.16m)

Being partially tiled with natural stone wall tiles and stone effect ceramic tiles to the floor.  There is a front aspect window and oak doors opening to a deep storage cupboard over the head of the stairs.Suite with panelled bath having Victorian style mixer taps and hand held shower spray, semi countertop wash hand basin with storage cupboard beneath and concealed cistern W.C.There is a ladder style towel radiator with thermostatic valve and the room is illuminated by downlight spotlights.

OUTSIDE

The property is approached via a gated driveway which opens out to provide ample off road parking for several vehicles and gives access to the detached double garage.  From the driveway a personnel gate opens to the paddock and a further gate leads to a flagged pathway giving access to the entrance door.To the front and side of the property is a good size area of level garden, mainly laid to lawn interspersed with mature ornamental trees and enclosed by stonewalls.Beyond the garden is an area of paddock extending to approximately one acre.To the rear of the property is a further area of garden enclosed by stonewalls and having a mature Ash tree and a timber shed with a veranda porch.Immediately to the rear of the property is a stone built former privy 6' x 4'2 (1.83m x 1.28m) and an open fronted solid fuel store 4'7 x 4'2 (1.39m x 1.28m)

GARAGE 20'3 x 17'6 (6.17m x 5.33m)

A detached stone built double garage having two pairs of traditionally hung vehicular access doors, power and lighting.  Over the garage is a large storage loft with lighting.   From the garage a door opens to a STORE ROOM 11'11 x 5'6 (3.63m x 1.67m) with a further door opening to the driveway.

Aving power and lighting. 

PARKING

Garage, driveway and ample off road parking. 

SERVICES AND GENERAL INFORMATION

Mains electricity and drainage area connected to the property.  Water is fed from a natural spring.Heating and hot water are provided by an oil fired boiler.

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

DIRECTIONS

From the A6 between Bakewell and Rowsley take the B5056 signposted Ashbourne and Youlgreave, take the first left turn over the river bridge signposted Ashbourne, take the third left turn signposted Birchover, after approximately 300mts take the second of the two driveways on the left leading to Cow Close Farm. Take the left fork where the property can be found at the end of the drive.

Disclaimer

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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