A 4 bedroom detached house set in Ashford in the Water, Derbyshire with 23 acres and a range of outbuildings.
The house is approached up a long private tarmac driveway leading to an area of parking for several vehicles, to one side of the drive is a 'green lane, which also has a footpath leading up Little Lane. Steps up from the parking area lead to a stone flagged terrace to the front of the house and then the porticoed front. The house was completely modernised to a very high standard some ten years ago and has many fine features including ceiling cornice work, original fireplaces and underfloor heating to many rooms on the ground floor.
Ground floor: The front door opens into a good-sized entrance hall with attractive tiled floor and cloakroom off with W.C. and hand basin. The drawing room is dual aspect and has a Clearview wood-burning stove set into a marble fireplace. A door from the hall leads down to the cellar which has good stone thralls and a small window. The kitchen/breakfast room has a tiled floor and is fitted with an excellent range of Shaker style wall and base units and granite worktops incorporating two sink units each with waste disposal. There is a gas fired two oven AGA with AIMS controls, an inset Miele dishwasher and a large fridge/freezer. The dining room is a large, triple aspect room with two sets of double glazed French doors leading to the front and rear terraces, there is an impressive fire-surround with inset wood burning stove which is available by separate negotiation. Opposite the kitchen is a large utility room with built-in units and granite worktops incorporating a Belfast sink, there is plumbing for a washer and dryer and space for a further fridge/freezer. A pair of ornate stained glass doors with leaf motif from the back of the entrance hall lead through to a rear hallway with further cloakroom off, coats hanging and shoe storage, stairs lead up to a useful office overlooking the rear terrace. To the back of the house is a wonderful conservatory by the renowned local company Burgin, it has three pairs of glazed doors onto the rear terrace and steps leading down to the lower ground.
First floor: Stairs from the hall leading to a large landing with an excellent range of fitted bookcases. The master bedroom looks over the front garden, has a pretty period fireplace and a door to a dressing room with fitted hanging and shelving space, this in turn leads into the en suite shower room with double shower tray, W.C., hand basin, heated towel rail and ornate fireplace. There are two further good double bedrooms at this level, one with fitted cupboards. The family bathroom has a full suite comprising slipper roll top bath, separate shower, W.C., hand basin in wash stand and heated towel rail.
Second floor: There is a large, dual aspect double bedroom with excellent views, good fitted cupboards an en suite shower room with shower cubicle, glass hand basin and W.C. and access to useful and extensive loft storage space.
Lower ground floor: A substantial double garage with electric up and over doors, twin wall mounted Vaillant boilers, a pair of pressurized hot water cylinders and a central vacuuming system. Adjacent is a large, useful workshop with built in work benches all the way around and a Belfast sink. The billiard room is an excellent size and has good lighting, an air handling system and a cloakroom off with W.C. and hand basin set in granite top. The billiard table may be available by separate negotiation.
Outside: To the front of the house is a large, stone flagged terrace which is divided from a lawned area by a topiarized box hedge, to one side is an elevated border well stocked with herbaceous and small shrubs. The lawned area then leads onto a large, wild area of garden planted with a fantastic array of tree species and with mown paths through it. There is a Klagester tank with runoff into a reed bed system which flows into a large pond. To the rear of the house is a further, large stone flagged terrace with views over the garden and up towards the ancillary buildings. Steps from the front terrace lead up to a Burgin greenhouse, a large soft fruit cage, a vegetable garden, an orchard and a composting area.
Stone and modern buildings: There are a range of outbuildings including a Dutch barn open to two sides, a two storey stone building which has been extensively renovated with the addition of a damp course, re-roofing and pointing and new floors with radon protection and now has full planning permission for conversion into a four bedroom property ideal for either ancillary accommodation or offering the potential to earn an income. There is a further two storey stone 'cottage' which has also been completely restored with new roof, re-pointing and new windows, a newly constructed four bay open fronted garage and a more modern building which has to one side original cows stalls and the other a 'lean-to' garage ideal for garden tractors, mowing machines etc. There is a further shed used as a log store and finally a wooden shed which is somewhat dilapidated.
Land: Behind the buildings is a large stack yard/paddock which opens into a good-sized field which has been planted to one corner with trees. The other land is also accessed up behind the buildings and comprises three fields ideal for someone either with horses or wishing to run a smallholding.
Entrance hall; drawing room; dining room; kitchen/breakfast room; conservatory; office; utility room; master bedroom with dressing room and en suite shower room; guest bedroom and en suite shower room; two further double bedrooms; family bathroom; billiard room.
Workshop; large double garage; extensive parking; range of stone and modern buildings, one with planning permission for a four bedroom property; front and rear terraces; beautiful, well stocked and mature gardens; pond; reed bed drainage system; gardens and land extending to approximately 23 acres in total.
EPC rating - E.
Greenfields Farm is situated on the edge of the ever popular Peak District village of Ashford in the Water which is well served by an excellent local shop, church, two pubs, an hotel, tea-rooms, village cricket ground and village hall. The market town of Bakewell is a short drive away with its more extensive facilities and the larger conurbations of Sheffield and Chesterfield are within an easy drive with their wide range of shopping, recreational facilities. The village is in the heart of the Peak District National Park and therefore has good access to a wide array of outdoor pursuits including walking, cycling, renowned climbing at the nearby Curbar and Froggatt Edges and some fine fishing on the Wye, Lathkill, Dove and Derwent Rivers. There are many cultural places to visit including Chatsworth, Haddon Hall and the spa town of Buxton to name but a few.