01629 760 899
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27 Bank Road, Matlock, DE4 3NF
London Office - 121 Park Lane, W1
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Offers in Region of £750,000

Sold subject to contract

Town End, Shirland, Derbyshire, DE55 6BL
8 Bedroomed    Detached House

Key features:

  • Splendid Eight Bedroom Georgian House
  • One Bed Cottage
  • With Approx. 12 Acres
  • Mature Gardens
  • Second Driveway Giving Access To Land
  • Hay Barn
  • Stables
  • Workshops
  • Carriage House
  • Viewing Recommended

A splendid Grade II listed, exceptionally spacious, period property standing in delightful mature gardens and paddocks extending to approximately 12 acres. Together with a one bedroom cottage, stables, workshops, carriage houses and hay barn.  This fabulous stone-built property with an elegant stone ashlar façade believed to date back to 1700’s with possibly earlier parts has accommodation offering eight bedrooms, two en suite shower rooms, spacious family bathroom, good-sized sitting room, elegant drawing room and large dining room.There is a delightful farmhouse-style dining kitchen with pantry and spacious utility room and boot room off.

The ancillary accommodation is ideal for an independent relative, teenagers’ suite or work-from-home space and offers one double bedroom, bathroom and spacious open-plan ground floor living room with fitted kitchen.

The outbuildings include two open-fronted former carriage houses, apple store, garden workshop, five stables, open-fronted hay barn, aluminium greenhouse and spacious implement shed/workshop.  There is potential for development of these buildings, subject to necessary consents.

Shirland Village is located on the outskirts of the town of Alfreton where there are excellent amenities, just a few minutes’ drive from the A38 trunk road and the M1 motorway giving access to Nottingham, Derby and Sheffield. The village is surrounded by open countryside and is conveniently located for Clay Cross, Chesterfield and Matlock.

Entering the property via a the formal front entrance door, which opens to:

RECEPTION HALLWAY 15’3” X 6’5” (4.65m x 1.95m)

Having fitted dado rail, wall lamp points, central heating radiator with thermostatic valve and original built-in storage cupboards.  A broad panelled door opens to:

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

A delightfully spacious room with front aspect sliding sash windows with fitted window seats overlooking the delightful gardens.  The room has elegant original coving to the ceiling and a feature fire opening with a quarry tiled hearth housing a log burning stove.There are wall and centre light points, fitted dado rail, central heating radiator and a television aerial point with satellite facility.

DRAWING ROOM 16’1” X 15’9” (4.90m x 4.80m)

Having dual aspect windows the side windows set within exposed stone mullions and having fitted secondary double glazing and front sliding sash windows overlooking the gardens.  The room has an elegant feature fireplace with polished marble surround and raised hearth housing an open grate.To either side of the chimney piece are fitted open display shelves.The room has a dado rail, wall lamp points and central heating radiators with thermostatic valves.

From the reception hallway, a panelled door opens to:

INNER HALL 22’9” X 6’11” (6.93m x 2.10m)

With a hardwood panelled entrance door opening onto a flagged forecourt leading to the street.  Further original panelled doors open to:

DINING ROOM 16’2” X 15’9” (4.93m x 4.80m)

Having sliding sash windows, original exposed beams to the ceiling including a heavy central beam.  The room has a fitted picture rail and a fine feature fireplace in rustic brick with an arched fire opening and quarry tiled mantel housing an open grate.There are original built-in pot cupboards and a glass-fronted display cupboard, wall and centre light points and central heating radiator with thermostatic valve.

KITCHEN 15’7” X 14’11” (4.75m x 4.55m)

A delightfully spacious farmhouse-style dining kitchen with dual aspect windows, the rear windows overlooking the courtyard and paddocks beyond.  The room has quarry tiles to the floor, heavy exposed central beam and a range of handmade kitchen units with cupboards and drawers set beneath a tiled worksurface with a tiled splashback.There are wall-mounted storage cupboards with under-cabinet lighting and a fine dresser with deep drawers, storage shelf and Welsh-style dresser back.Set within the chimney piece is an Aga solid fuel cooker with twin-lidded hotplates and double ovens.Set within the worksurface is a one-and-a-half bowl stainless sink with mixer tap and a 4-ring ceramic hob and electric hotplate.Fitted within the kitchen is a Hotpoint eye-level electric oven.Beneath the worksurface there is space and connection for a dishwasher and space for an under-worksurface fridge.The room has a central heating radiator with thermostatic valve.An early oak panelled door opens to a built-in cupboard with fitted shelving.There is a telephone point and television aerial point.A ledged and braced batten door opens to:

REAR ENTRANCE PORCH 7’10” X 7’4” (2.39m x 2.31m) maximum measurements

Having a half-glazed entrance door opening onto the rear of the property and original batten door with thumb latch opening to:

PANTRY 10’5” X 6’8” (3.17m x 2.03m)

With stone flags to the floor, stone cold shelf set upon brick piers and fitted shelving.  There is space for a fridge freezer.

UTILITY ROOM 18’1” X 11’3” (5.51m x 3.43m)

Having a half-glazed door opening onto the gardens, casement windows, exposed beams to the ceiling including a heavy central beam, worksurface with storage cupboards beneath and an inset stainless sink with mixer tap.  There is space and connection for an automatic washing machine. A pair of doors open to a large storage cupboard with deep shelving.A ledged and braced batten door opens to:

BOOT ROOM/ STORE ROOM 20’6” X 16’2” (6.25m x 4.93m)

Having stone flags and brick sets to the floor, exposed beams to the ceiling with a pair of heavy central beams.  There are casement windows overlooking the courtyard to the rear of the property and a stable-style door opening onto the courtyard.The room has a central heating radiator with thermostatic valve and deep storage cupboards one of which houses the gas fired boiler which provides hot water and central heating to the property.

From the inner hallway, a panelled door opens to stone steps, which descend to:

CLOAKROOM 8’5” X 5’9” (2.56m x 1.75m) maximum measurements

With coat hanging space, quarry tiles to the floor and a batten door with thumb latch opening to a GROUND FLOOR LAVATORY 8’2” X 3’1” (2.49m x 0.94m)

With a side aspect window with obscured glass, suite with close coupled WC and pedestal wash hand basin.

From the cloakroom, a further batten door with thumb latch opens to stone steps, which descend to:

STORAGE CELLARS

CELLAR ONE 19’2” X 6’2” (5.84m x 1.88m)

Having power, lighting and ventilation window.

CELLAR TWO 12’7” X 7’8” (3.83m x 2.33m)

With original stone thrawls and salting trough set upon brick piers.

From the hallway, a staircase with turned spindles and finialled newels rises to a half landing, where a half-glazed panelled door opens to:

LAVATORY 5’3” X 4’4” (1.60m x 1.32m)

Having a slide aspect sliding sash window with obscured glass, suite with close coupled WC and corner-mounted wash hand basin.

From the half landing, steps continue to:

FIRST FLOOR LANDING 22’11” X 6’2” (6.98m x 1.88m)

Having a front aspect sliding sash window enjoying views over the open countryside that surrounds the area, original panelled doors open to:

BEDROOM ONE 15’5” X 14’4” (4.70m x 4.37m)

Having front aspect sliding sash windows overlooking the gardens.  The room has a feature fireplace with a cast iron surround and tiled insert housing an open grate.There is a fitted dado rail, wall lamp points and central heating radiator.A panelled door opens to a built-in storage cupboard with fitted shelving.A further panelled door leads to:

DRESSING ROOM 9’8” X 6’11” (2.95m x 2.10m)

With a front aspect sliding sash window, central heating radiator with thermostatic valve and a broad opening leading to:

EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM 6’11” X 5’6” (2.10m x 1.67m)

Having a tiled shower cubicle with a Mira Zest electric shower, pedestal wash hand basin with illuminated mirror over and close coupled WC.  There is a central heating radiator and an extractor fan.

BEDROOM TWO 15’10” X 15’9” (4.82m x 4.80m)

With dual aspect windows, the front windows having sliding sashes and fitted window seats overlooking the gardens.  The side windows having casements set within exposed stone mullions with views over the open countryside that surrounds the area.The room has a fitted picture rail, central heating radiators with thermostatic valves.

BEDROOM THREE 16’1” X 15’8” (4.90m x 4.77m)

Having side aspect sliding sash windows with window seats and fitted secondary glazing.  The room has a central heating radiator with thermostatic valve.

BEDROOM FOUR 15’7” X 15’0” (4.75m x 4.57m) measured into the recess

With rear aspect Yorkshire-style sliding windows overlooking the courtyard and the paddocks beyond.  The room has wall lamp points, central heating radiator with thermostatic valve and a panelled door opening to:

EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM 11’4” X 3’1” (3.45m x 0.94m)

Having tiled shower cubicle with Mira Sport electric shower, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled WC.  There is a central heating radiator with thermostatic valve and an extractor fan.

From the first floor landing, a staircase rises to:

SECOND FLOOR LANDING

Where panelled doors open to:

ATTIC BEDROOM FIVE 16’4” X 16’1” (4.98m x 4.90m)

Built into the shape of the roof, with a gable end casement window, heavy exposed roof purlins and a lime ash floor. 

BOX ROOM 11’8” X 7’7” (3.56m x 2.31m)

Again, built into the shape of the roof, with a rooflight window and an access door into the eaves.

From the first floor landing, a further staircase rises via a half landing to:

FURTHER SECOND FLOOR LANDING 8’10” X 6’0” (2.69m x 1.83m)

With an original batten door with thumb latch and boxed lock opening to:

ATTIC BEDROOM SIX

With dual aspect rooflight windows, heaving exposed roof purlins and a closed-off fireplace. 

From the half landing of the main staircase, a panelled door opens to:

FIRST FLOOR HALLWAY 17’3” X 3’6” (5.26m x 1.07m)

Where a 15-pane glazed door with obscured glass leads to:

BEDROOM SEVEN 21’0” X 17’9” (6.40m x 5.41m)

A delightfully spacious room open to the apex of the roof with cottage-style windows to three aspects and a half-glazed entrance door opening to an external stone staircase.  The room has central heating radiators with thermostatic valves, telephone point and television aerial point.This room would make an ideal study/work-from-home space, hobby room, music room, etc if not required as a bedroom.

FAMILY BATHROOM 14’11” X 12’9” (4.55m x 3.89m)

A spacious room with casement windows overlooking the gardens, suite with corner bath with mixer shower over and pedestal wash hand basin.  There is a corner dressing unit with mirror and an airing cupboard having slatted linen storage shelving and housing the hot water cylinder.

OUTSIDE

The property is approached via a sweeping private driveway, which terminates in a courtyard to the rear of the property, where there is ample parking for several vehicles.  The courtyard has a lawned area with fine mature trees and borders stocked with a good variety of summer flowering plants.Leading off the courtyard are:

A STONE OUTBUILDING

With two open-fronted carriage houses 16’10” X 14’2” (5.13m x 4.32m) and 16’10” X 15’0” (5.13m x 4.57m) to the side of the carriage houses is an apple room 16’3” X 6’5” (4.95m x 1.95m) with power and lighting.

STONE-BUILT GARDEN WORKSHOP 21’1” X 7’6” (6.43m x 2.28m)

With a front aspect window, fitted work benching, shelving, power and lighting.

From the courtyard, a five-bar gate opens to an enclosed paddock, being partially grassed and with hardstanding and:

FOUR PONY STABLES

12’0” X 8’4” (3.66 x 2.54m)

12’0” X 8’0” (3.66m x 2.44m)

12’0” X 9’6” (3.66m x 2.90m)

12’0” X 8’10” (3.66m x 2.69m)

To the side of the driveway is a further lawned area with a fine mature tree, beyond which is the former tennis courts.  There is further vehicular hardstanding and:

TIMBER-BUILT OPEN-FRONTED BARN 24’0” X 24’0” (7.31m x 7.31m) and

STABLE 24’0” X 12’0” approx (7.31m x 3.66m approx)

To the rear of the stable block there is vegetable garden area with raised beds stocked with herbs and soft fruits, including raspberries, blackcurrants and gooseberries.  Within the vegetable garden there is an aluminium greenhouse 8’0” X 12’0” (2.44m x 3.66m).Beyond the vegetable garden and with access from the driveway, there is a grass menage.To the side of the driveway there are grazing paddocks, extending to approximately 10 acres.Lying to the front of the property is a delightful enclosed formal garden with good-sized lawns interspersed by mature ornamental trees and shrubs including a magnificent copper beech.Immediately to the rear of the property is a flagged terrace, where the door opens from the utility room, enjoying views over the gardens.A central gravelled pathway leads through the garden to a pergola walk supporting climbing roses and clematis.To the side of which there are deep borders well-stocked with a good variety of flowering plants.To the opposite side of the garden is an area of orchard with a variety of fruit trees.To the end of the garden, screened by fencing and mature trees is a work area and:

DETACHED WORKSHOP/IMPLIMENT SHED 32’5” X 16’8” (9.88m x 5.08m)

Having vehicular access doors opening to the driveway and a second pair of vehicular access doors opening to the garden work area.  The building has power and lighting with a separate metered supply and an outside water tap.

From the courtyard, covered entrance gates with a side personnel gate open onto the street.  Accessed from the courtyard is the

ANCILLARY ACCOMMODATION.

A two-storey stone-built cottage Ideal as a dependent relative annexe, teenager suite etc.

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

GROUND FLOOR LIVING ROOM 22’9” X 12’6” (6.93m x 3.81m)

Having double glazed hardwood windows overlooking the courtyard.  The room has exposed beams to the ceiling with three heavy central beams and a kitchen area with a good range of units in an oak finish with cupboards and drawers beneath a work surface, returns to for a room divide, with a tiled splashback. There are wall-mounted storage cupboards, glass-fronted display cabinets with under-cabinet lighting.There is an integral fridge freezer, space and connection for washing machine, dishwasher, etc.Set within the worksurface is a one-and-half bowl sink with mixer tap and a 4-ring ceramic hob, beneath which is an electric oven.An open tread staircase with turned spindles and newels rises to:

FIRST FLOOR LANDING 12’9” X 4’9” (3.89m x 1.45m)

Having panelled doors opening to airing cupboard with slatted linen storage shelving, housing the hot water cylinder, which is fitted with an immersion heater.  Concealed within a cupboard on the landing is the gas-fired boiler, which provides hot water and central heating to the accommodation.

BEDROOM 14’0” X 12’9” (4.27m x 3.89m)

With rear aspect Velux windows and a range of built-in storage cupboards.  There are central heating radiators, wall and centre light points.

BATHROOM 8’7” X 5’6” & 8’9” X 3’4” (2.62m x 1.67m x 2.67m x 1.02m)

An L-shaped bathroom with a rear aspect Velux rooflight window, suite with panelled bath, having mixer shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, close coupled WC.  There is a central heating radiator.

SERVICES AND GENERAL INFORMATION

All mains services are connected to the property. There is an uplift clause on the garden and land.

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

DIRECTIONS

Leaving Alfreton along the A61 towards Clay Cross. Upon reaching Shirland, shortly after the the village hall turn right into Town End where the property can be found on the right hand.



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