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

£400,000

Main Road, Higham, Derbyshire, DE55 6EF
4 Bedroomed    House

Key features:

  • Delightful & Characterful Grade II Listed Former Farmhouse
  • FOUR DOUBLE BEDROOMS
  • Family Bathroom & Master En-Suite
  • FOUR RECEPTION ROOMS
  • Utility Room & Storage Cellars
  • Stands in a Good Size Plot
  • Range of Outbuildings Providing Garaging, Workshop & Barns
  • Dates Stone 1853 & 1699
  • VILLAGE LOCATION OF HIGHAM
  • Far Reaching Views Over Open Countryside


A delightful and characterful, Grade II listed, former farmhouse, located close to the centre of the popular village of Higham.  The property stands in a good size plot with a good range of former farm outbuildings, providing garaging, workshop space and barns.There is ample off road parking and a delightful private garden.The main house is faced in dressed stone with mullioned and leaded windows, dressed stone quoins and capped gables.There is a date stone bearing the initials WHS from 1699 with a later inset stone, bearing the initials RB AD of 1853, when it is believed the front of the property was remodelled.Currently the accommodation comprises four double bedrooms, master en-suite, family bathroom, spacious sitting room, dining room, breakfast room and kitchen, together with a study, utility room and storage cellars.Higham is an historic village with a wealth of character period properties, situated within easy reach of the towns of Alfreton (2.6 miles), Clay Cross (4 miles) and Chesterfield (12 miles) where there are excellent amenities.Close to delightful open countryside with many fine walks with Shirland Golf Course and Ogston Reservoir nearby.The cities of Nottingham, Sheffield and Derby are within commuting distance and junction 28 of the M1 is within easy reach (6.5 miles).There is a main line railway station at Chesterfield and Alfreton.



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



ENTRANCE PORCH 4'9 x 3'9 (1.44m x 1.14m)


With rear aspect double glazed windows, quarry tiles to the floor with an inset matwell, coat hanging space and a door opening leading to: 



DINING ROOM 17'1 x 9'11 (5.2m x 3.02m)


Having rear aspect double glazed windows overlooking the gardens and former farmyard and front aspect mullioned windows with inset leaded and bull’s eye glazed panels with fitted secondary glazing.  The room has exposed beams to the ceiling, quarry tiles to the floor and an open display niche with exposed timber lintel.There is a built-in dresser style unit with glass fronted display cupboards with storage cupboards and drawers below.The room has central heating radiators with, point for a wall mounted television, intercom to the entrance gate and a door opening leading to:



STUDY 10'8 x 7'2 max (3.25m x 2.18m)


With rear aspect double glazed windows, ceramic tiles to the floor and central heating radiator.  The room has an internet point.A half glazed door with etched glass panels leads to:



UTILITY ROOM 6'4 x 5'11 (1.93m x 1.8m)


Having ceramic tiles to the floor following through from the study.  A work surface with inset stainless sink beneath which is space and connection for an automatic washing machine and space for further white goods.



From the dining room a batten door leads to:



SITTING ROOM 17'11 x 16'3  plus an alcove 7'7 x 6'1 (5.46m x 4.95m & 2.31m x 1.85m)


Having front aspect leaded windows set within exposed original mullions and having fitted secondary glazing.  To the rear of the room is an alcove with double glazed panels set upon a dwarf wall and having a pair of double glazed doors opening onto the gardens and yard to the rear of the property.The room has a feature exposed stone wall with a fine original fireplace with exposed stone side supports, a heavy corbelled lintel and a raised hearth with a canopy and dog grate.To either side of the chimneybreast are open display niches.The room has a heavy exposed beam to the ceiling, fitted dado rail, wall lamp points and a central heating radiator with thermostatic valve.A batten door opens to:



KITCHEN 15'9 x 13'1 (4.8m x 3.99m)


Having dual aspect windows with leaded panels, exposed stone mullions and fitted secondary glazing.  The room has ceramic tiles to the floor and a good range of bespoke shaker style units in a hand painted finish, by Brookmans, with cupboards, drawers and basket drawers set beneath a solid timber work surface with a tiled splashback.There are wall mounted storage cupboards, glass fronted display cabinets and open display shelves.Set within the work surface is an under mounted butler’s style sink with mixer tap, over which is a plate drying rack.Set within a chimneypiece is a 5-burner gas hob over which is an extractor hood.Fitted within the kitchen is a Britannia fan assisted electric oven.Beneath the work surface there are spaces for an under work surface fridge and freezer and space and connection for a dishwasher.The room is illuminated by downlight spotlights and wall lamp points and there is a central heating radiator with thermostatic valve.A broad opening leads to:



BREAKFAST ROOM 9'8 x 9'5 (2.95m x 2.87m)


With rear aspect double glazed window and a pair of French style double glazed doors opening onto the gardens and yard to the rear of the property.  The room has ceramic tiles to the floor following through from the kitchen, halogen downlight spotlights and an architectural feature vertical central heating radiator.A batten door opens to:



GROUND FLOOR LAVATORY 5'3 x 2'7 (1.6m x 0.78m)


With a ceramic tiled floor and suite with dual flush close coupled W.C. and wall hung wash hand basin.  There is a chrome finished ladder style towel radiator and an extractor fan.



From the dining room a batten door opens to a stone staircase which descends to:



STORAGE CELLARS



CELLAR ONE 14'10 x 6'3 (4.52m x 1.9m)


Having a brick barrel vault ceiling and a light.



CELLAR TWO 14'7 x 4'1 (4.44m x 1.24m)


Again having a brick barrel vault ceiling, power and lighting. 



From the dining room a further batten door opens to a half turn staircase which rises to:



FIRST FLOOR LANDING 17'3 x 6'3 (5.26m x 1.9m)


With a front aspect mullioned window with leaded panes and fitted secondary glazing.  The landing has a feature exposed stone wall, built-in storage cupboards, open display shelves and fitted storage drawers.A panelled door opens to:



BEDROOM TWO 11'7 x 9'8 (3.53m x 2.95m)


Having rear aspect double glazed windows overlooking the yard and buildings and with views over the surrounding properties to the open countryside that surrounds the area.  The room has a central heating radiator with thermostatic valve and a television aerial point.



FAMILY BATHROOM 9'10 x 6'5 (3m x 1.95m)


A fully tiled room with ceramic tiled floor having a rear aspect double glazed window with obscured glass.  Suite with panelled bath having mixer taps and hand held shower spray, pedestal wash hand basin and dual flush closed coupled W.C.There is a separate shower cubicle with mixer shower.The room has a ladder style towel radiator and an extractor fan.



From the landing a door opening leads to:



INNER LANDING 16'11 x 5'5 (5.15m x 1.65m)


Having a front aspect leaded window set within exposed stone mullions and having an exposed stone timber lintel and the foot of an exposed roof truss.  There is a feature exposed stone wall, loft access hatch and central heating radiator with thermostatic valve.Doors open to a range of storage cupboards with linen drawers and hanging space.A door opening leads to:




BEDROOM ONE 16'2 x 13'8 (4.93m x 4.16m)


With dual aspect leaded windows with fitted secondary glazing, central heating radiator with thermostatic valve, point for a wall mounted television and fitted picture rail.  A panelled door opens to:



EN-SUITE BATHROOM 8'3 x 5'3 (2.51m x 1.6m)


With a side aspect leaded window with secondary glazing having obscured glass.  The room has ceramic tiles to the floor and a suite with shower and steam cabinet with a hip bath, hand held and over head shower sprays and body jets, foot massager, mood lighting and sound system.The room has an inset vanity style wash hand basin with storage cupboards beneath and dual flush concealed cistern W.C.There is an illuminated mirror, shaver point, dual fuel towel radiator and extractor fan.



BEDROOM THREE 11' x 8'5 (3.35m x 2.56m)


With rear aspect double glazed windows, central heating radiator with thermostatic valve and television aerial point. 



BEDROOM FOUR 11'5 x 8'2 (3.48m x 2.49m)


Again with rear aspect double glazed windows enjoying far reaching views over the surrounding open countryside.The room has a central heating radiator with thermostatic valve and foot of an exposed roof truss.This room was formerly a bathroom and we understand the plumbing is still in situ making it an ideal en-suite to the neighbouring bedroom if required.



OUTSIDE


The property is approached via a driveway with an electrically operated gate which opens onto the rear of the property where there is ample off road parking for several vehicles.  Immediately to the rear of the property is a flagged terrace and lawn and raised decked seating area.Beyond the driveway is a further raised decked seating area with an inset trampoline and a mature ornamental tree, beyond which is a grassed area from where a farm style gate leads to an area of private garden with a central lawn and raised borders with Buddleias.Beyond the lawn is a further area of garden ideal as a vegetable patch with a chicken run and a greenhouse in need of repair.The garden is enclosed and has fine mature trees and an apple tree.surrounding the former farmyard are a good range of outbuildings.



BUILDING ONE


GARAGE & WORKSHOP 30'3 x 16'1 (9.22m x 4.9m)


Having a pair of traditionally hung vehicular access doors, power, lighting and water supply.  There are front aspect windows.The building has telephone connection and internet making it ideal as a work from home space.Over the workshop area is a good size storage loft.



BUILDING TWO


COLD ROOM 14'3 x 14'2 (4.34m x 4.32m)


Having a pair of traditionally hung doors. Open to the apex of the roof and currently housing a former cold room, originally used by what was formally a butcher's shop next door. 



BUILDING THREE


CART SHED 34'4 x 15'7 (10.46m x 4.75m)


Having three pairs of concertina vehicular access doors and a pent roof with roof light panels. 



BUILDING FOUR 28'10 x 14'8 (8.78m x 4.47m)


A former stone built cow shed, open to the apex of the roof with a king post truss. There are feed troughs and water bowls for eight cows. 



BUILDING FIVE


FORMER FEED STORE 11'3 x 9'7 (3.43m x 2.92m)


Open to the apex of the roof with rear aspect windows overlooking the gardens.  A door opens to:



STORE ROOM 13' x 10'6 (3.96m x 3.2m)


With double glazed windows and a door opening onto the garden. 



BUILDING SIX


BARN 30'7 x 11'5 (9.32m x 3.48m)


Open to the apex of roof with three windows overlooking the gardens. 



The buildings are suitable for a variety of uses subject to planning consent. 


The property has outside lighting on PIR sensors. 



PARKING


Garaging and ample parking for several vehicles. 



SERVICES AND GENERAL INFORMATION


All mains services are connected to the property.



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



DIRECTIONS


Leaving Alfreton along the A61 towards Clay Cross passing through Shirland after the sharp right hand bend, where there is a left turn into Higham Village, the property can be found on the right hand side immediately before the hairdressers.



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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