A 6 bedroom townhouse in Bakewell, Derbyshire, with tandem garage, off road parking and mature gardens.
A fine townhouse with bright and spacious rooms situated 'on the flat' in the heart of Bakewell which is home to the headquarters of the Peak District National Park. Rutland House has many fine features including working fireplaces, ceiling mouldings and picture rails. The house is approached through a wrought iron gate with steps up to the front door.
Ground floor: A part glazed front door opens into a wide entrance hall with stone floor. To the right is the drawing room, a lovely square room overlooking the street featuring a stone fireplace with working grate flanked by bookcases. The dining room is directly opposite and has a wood fireplace with working grate and high level display shelving. The inner hall has stairs to the first floor with a full-length window giving good light into the hall and landing, fitted bookcases and stairs down to the back door, adjacent to which is a cloakroom with W.C. The study has lovely views over the rear garden, fitted bookcases with cupboards below and a wooden fireplace. To the rear of the property is the kitchen/breakfast room which also overlooks the garden and has a good range of wall and base units with granite work tops incorporating a large Belfast sink, further original cupboards and red two oven gas fired AGA.
First floor: The landing leads to the large master bedroom with two windows overlooking the street, wood fireplace with working grate and door to the en suite bathroom with full suite comprising bath, separate shower cubicle, high level W.C, hand basin and a window overlooking the garden. The principal guest bedroom is to the rear of the house and has views over the garden. It also features a wood fireplace and door to an en suite bathroom comprising bath with shower over, W.C, hand basin and a door into a walk-in airing cupboard. There is a further double bedroom overlooking the street with wood fireplace and pedestal hand basin.
Second floor: Stairs lead to the second floor landing with useful large cupboard. There is a double bedroom with walk-in cupboard and two further good sized double bedrooms. The large family bathroom has a full suite comprising bath, hand basin, W.C and walk in airing cupboard.
Cellars: Comprising three rooms, the first is a large utility room with plumbing for washer and dryer, stainless steel sink, original stone slating tray and door to the outside; the second is a large wine cellar with stone thralls and the third is a further cellar room.
Garaging: There is a tandem garage off which is a former stable and tack room which is useful storage and has further potential. There is off road parking for several cars.
Garden: The lovely walled garden is mainly laid to lawn with gravel pathway and well stocked herbaceous borders, there are two useful storage sheds and door out to Bath Gardens.
Entrance hall; drawing room; dining room; kitchen/breakfast room; study; master bedroom and bathroom; guest bedroom and bathroom; four further double bedrooms; large family bathroom; cellars/utility room.
Mature gardens; off road parking for several vehicles; tandem garage with stable/store room.
Rutland House is in the heart of Bakewell which is well served by good local amenities, the larger conurbations of Sheffield and Chesterfield with their more extensive shopping, recreational and transport facilities including trains to London from Chesterfield taking from 1 hour 50 minutes. The wonderful open spaces of the Peak District National Park surround the town and offer excellent opportunities for walking, cycling, climbing at nearby Curbar and Froggatt Edges and fishing on the Rivers Wye and Derwent to name but a few. There are many fine cultural places of interest nearby including Chatsworth, Haddon Hall and the spa town of Buxton. There are good local schools including Lady Manners secondary school and S. Anselm's prep school and college.