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


Sold subject to contract

Bent Lane, Darley Dale, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 2HN
4 Bedroomed    Detached House

Key features:

  • Characterful Detached Stone-Built Property
  • Spacious Fitted Kitchen
  • Mature Gardens & Paddocks of Approx. 3.3 Acres
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Sitting Room with Open Fire & Dining Room
  • Located on Darley Hillside in a Quiet, Elevated Position
  • Believed to Date Back to the 1700s
  • Outbuildings, Orchard & Vegetable Garden
  • Views over the Derwent Valley

A delightful and characterful detached stone-built property, standing in gardens and paddocks of approximately 3.3 acres. Located on Darley Hillside in a quiet, elevated position with commanded views over the Derwent Valley, this spacious property, parts of which are believed back to the 1700’s, offers four bedrooms, family bathroom, sitting room, dining room and spacious fitted kitchen. There are delightful mature gardens to the side and rear of the property, paddocks and outbuildings. Darley Dale is located between Matlock and Bakewell on the edge of the Peak District National Park. There are excellent local shops including mini supermarket, fish bar, Chemist etc and highly regarded primary schools as well as a doctor’s surgery.  Ideally situated for the delightful open countryside, fine views and pleasant walks and within commuting distance of Sheffield, Nottingham and Derby. There is a branch line railway station at nearby Matlock with a regular service to Nottingham and Derby.


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


RECEPTION HALLWAY 5’6 x 3’11 (1.67m x 0.94m)

Having a staircase rising to the first-floor accommodation. Wall mounted gas heater, telephone point and panelled doors open to:


DINING ROOM 16’1 x 11’11 (4.9m x 3.63m)

With dual aspect double glazed casement windows, tiled fireplace with an open grate and central heating radiator.


SITTING ROOM 15’7 x 14’7 (4.75m x 4.44m)

A delightfully spacious room with dual aspect casement windows enjoying views over the wooded hills and open countryside of the Derwent Valley. The room has a feature fireplace with a tiled surround and hearth housing an open grate. To the side of which is a display niche with fitted shelving. There is a central heating radiator with thermostatic valve and a television point. A door leads to:


DINING KITCHEN 14’4 x 9’9 (4.37m x 2.97m)

With a side aspect window overlooking the gardens and a upvc glazed entrance door opening onto the side of the property. A further glazed door opens to an Entrance Porch 6’7 x 3’7 (2m x 1.12m) being constructed in timber with glazed panels and a pent roof and having a half-glazed door opening on to the side of the property. The kitchen is fitted with a range of retro Hygena units with cupboards and drawers beneath a worksurface and wall mounted storage cupboards. There is feature exposed stonework to the splash back. Set within the work surface is a one and a half bowl sink with mixer tap, beneath the worksurface there is space and connection for an automatic washing machine. Fitted in the kitchen is a free-standing Canon gas cooker with a four-burner hob oven and eye level grill. There is space for a fridge freezer if required and ample space for a family dining table. Sited within the kitchen is the Worcester high flow gas fired boiler which provides hot water and central heating to the property. There is a telephone point and a concertina door opening to a useful under stairs Storage Cupboard 10’6 x 2’8 (3.2m x 0.85m) with fitted shelving, hanging space and a light.


From the reception hallway a staircase rises to


FIRST FLOOR LANDING 10’ x 2’6 (3.05m x 0.79m)

Having a side aspect casement window and panelled doors opening to:


BEDROOM ONE 15’11 x 14’9 (4.85m x 4.5m)

Having a pair of front aspect double glazed casement windows enjoying superb reaching views over the surrounding open countryside. The room has central heating radiators.


BEDROOM TWO 16’1 x 11’ (4.9m x 3.35m)

Again, with front aspect double glazed windows enjoying similar views to bedroom one. The room has central heating radiators and a walk in Storage Cupboard 7’5 x 2’4 (2.26m x 0.73m) with fitted shelving.


FAMILY BATHROOM 6’7 x 5’ (2m x 1.52m)

Having a side aspect double glazed window with obscured glass. The room is fully tiled and has a suite with panelled bath with a Gainsborough electric shower over, pedestal wash hand basin and dual flush close coupled W/C. There is a central heating radiator.


BEDROOM THREE 10’ x 8’9 (3.05m x 2.67m)

With side aspect casement windows enjoying delightful views over the gardens. The room has a central heating radiator. An interconnecting door leads to:


BEDROOM FOUR 13’6 x 11’ (4.11m x 3.35m)

With a side aspect casement window having delightful views over the gardens and wooded hills beyond, the room has a central heating radiator, fitted shelving and a built in wardrobe with hanging rail and a hot water cylinder which is fitted with an immersion heater which provides hot water to the annex. A door opens to:


INNER LOBBY 2’11 x 2’10 (0.64m x 0.64m)

Having a loft access hatch and doors opening to:


LIVING ROOM TWO 14’5 x 12’4 (4.39m x 3.76m)

Having a pair of French style doors, with side light windows, opening onto the gardens and enjoying the fine far reaching views. The room has a feature fireplace with natural stone surround and raised hearth housing an open grate. There is a central heating radiator with thermostatic valve and television aerial point. A door opens to:



KITHCEN/UTILITY 13’ x 8’3 (3.96m x 2.51m)

With a glazed entrance door, having side light windows, opening onto the rear of the property. The kitchen is fitted with a range of units with cupboards and drawers beneath the work surface, with an inset stainless sink and a four-ring electric hob. There is an eye level oven and gill. Beneath the work surface there is space for an automatic washing machine. There are wall mounted storage cupboards and space for a breakfast table if required.


From the inner lobby a door opens to:


BATHROOM TWO 7’10 x 4’10 (2.39m x 1.24m)

Having casement windows with obscured glass, suite with panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basing and close coupled W/C. There is a chrome towel rail.



To the side of the property is a large seating area with natural stone sets, beyond which there are delightful gardens with lawns and borders well stocked with a good variety of flowering plants and ornament shrubs. Originally laid out by previous owner who was a gardener at Haddon Hall. Beyond the garden is a good-sized area of orchard with fruit tree’s under planted with many varieties of daffodils. To the side of the orchard is a former vegetable plot with terraced borders and a 17’ x 8’ (5.18m x 2.44) Greenhouse in need of substantial repair. Beyond the orchard and vegetable garden there is an area of paddock. To the side of the garden is a Nissen Hut 30’x 15’ (9.14m x 4.57) again in need of some repair. To the side of the garden there is a further area of land creating parking with vehicular access from Bent Lane. There is a Timber Constructed Shed 16’ x 9’ (5.1m x 2.74m) and a Stone-built Barn 15’ x 10’8 (4.57m x 3.25m). There is further area of hillside paddock. The property has outside lighting and outside water supply.



All mains services are connected to the property.


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



Leaving Matlock along the A6 towards Bakewell after passing the Grouse public house turn right into Whitworth road, follow the road up the hill turning right into Foggs Hill at the end of the road turn left where the property 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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