An immaculate Grade II listed family house with a self-contained cottage set in beautiful gardens and land extending to approximately 3.78 acres.
The Dower House has recently been the subject of a full programme of restoration and now offers good family accommodation with light and spacious rooms and many original features including stone mullioned windows, stone fireplaces and beamed ceilings. The house is approached down a private lane leading to a pair of electric gates then to an area of off road parking and a triple car port.
Ground floor: The front door opens into the entrance hall with stairs leading to the first floor. To the right is a good sized, dual aspect dining room with fitted storage cupboard and adjacent is the drawing room with fitted cupboard and windows overlooking the garden. A wide archway leads into the beautifully fitted Russell Hutton kitchen with a good range of wall and base units and a large central island with a sink unit. There are extensive granite worktops incorporating a twin Belfast sink unit, a two-oven oil fired AGA with two oven electric AGA companion. A range of Siemens appliances includes a fridge and freezer, combi oven, dishwasher and wine fridge. The kitchen leads through to a good sized utility room with fitted cupboards and access to the back door, this then leads to a walk-in boiler room with oil fired boiler and an adjacent cloakroom with W.C., hand basin and heated towel rail. The ground floor is tiled throughout with under floor heating.
First floor: Stairs lead up to the landing giving access to the master bedroom with a wall of fitted cupboards and en suite bathroom comprising bath with television over, twin hand basins, low level W.C. and separate shower cubicle. The second large double bedroom has fitted cupboards and door to a ‘Jack and Jill’ shower room with shower cubicle, W.C. and hand basin. Sharing the shower room is the third double bedroom which has fitted cupboards. Bedroom four has an en suite shower room and overlooks the rear of the property, adjacent is bedroom five which is currently used as a large dressing room.
The Cottage: Situated to the right of the house this is ideal for ancillary accommodation or holiday letting. To the ground floor is a sitting/dining room with open plan kitchen area with fitted units and wooden work surfaces incorporating four ring electric hob and Belfast sink unit. Wood laminate flooring is laid throughout. To the first floor is a large double bedroom with a sitting area and an en suite shower room with shower cubicle, hand basin, W.C. and heated towel rail.
Outside: To the rear of the cottage is a useful building with a stable and store room, behind this is a vegetable garden and path leading down to a hard tennis court which requires attention. The gardens are beautifully landscaped and laid mainly to lawn with an abundance of mature trees, shrubs and annuals including snow drops, crocuses and an ancient strain of daffodils. To the lower part of the garden is a large decked area which covers a good sized pool which has a functional pump but is not used by our clients. There is a large pond which is situated between the garden and the paddock area which extends to just under three acres.
Main house: Entrance hall; drawing room; dining room; kitchen/breakfast room; cloakroom; utility room; boiler room; master bedroom with en suite bathroom; two double bedrooms with ‘Jack and Jill’ shower room between; bedroom with en suite shower room; bedroom five/dressing room.
Cottage: Sitting/dining room with open plan kitchen; double bedroom with sitting area; shower room.
Off road parking; triple car port; stable; store; hard tennis court; swimming pool (not currently used); pond; extensive gardens; paddock; in all approximately 3.78 acres.
The Dower House is located towards the end of a private road and is thus in a lovely peaceful position with lovely views over open countryside. Cutthorpe is well located for easy access into the market town of Chesterfield with its extensive shopping, recreational and transport facilities. It is also on the doorstep of the Peak District National Park with its wide array of outdoor activities including walking, climbing, cycling and fishing to name but a few, there are many well-known cultural attractions nearby including Chatsworth and Haddon Hall.