A 1 bedroom detached house in Horsleygate Lane, Holmesfield, Derbyshire with .
A wonderful period house dating originally from 1783 with a large extension added in 1856. The house offers accommodation over three floors and benefits from two self contained cottages, a good range of out-buildings, a large modern barn with stabling for five horses and is set in the most beautiful gardens which have been open to the public under the National Gardens scheme and feature a wide range of mature plants, shrubs and trees together with an orchard and a most productive kitchen garden. The house is approached off a quiet lane leading to an area of hard-standing for a number of cars and a large double garage. Stone steps pass up through a front garden and terrace to the front door which opens into a generous hallway giving access to two drawing rooms, the dining room, a cloakroom and large kitchen to the rear. The reception rooms are of good proportions with high ceilings and period features including working fireplaces, the one in the dining room is of particular interest as it is inscribed with Horseley Gate WF carved into the stone. The kitchen is a large farmhouse style kitchen with an oil fired AGA and is well fitted with a range of wall and base cupboards, to the rear of the kitchen is a large second kitchen which doubles as a scullery/utility/dogs room and has access to the garden and also the courtyard to the cottages. To the first floor are four good sized bedrooms two of which have en suite bathrooms, there is a further family bathroom. Also at this level is a self contained f lat which comprises: bedroom, bathroom, kitchen and sitting room that could easily be incorporated back into the main house by means of simply opening a door. To the second floor are two further large attic rooms which could provide further bedroom accommodation. Adjacent to the house, across a grass courtyard, are the out-buildings which incorporate the garaging and the two cottages which are currently let as holiday cottages and provide a fair income. To the rear of the out-buildings is a sheltered stable yard and the large modern farm building with its five stables. The house is situated towards the top of the Cordwell valley which is a charming and tranquil place within the Peak District National Park with all its wonderful amenities including walking nearby at Froggatt, Calver and Stanedge Edges, a selection of fine country houses to visit including Chatsworth, Haddon Hall and Hardwick Hall amongst the best, also within the area are a good selection of pubs and restaurants to cater for most requirements. The metropolis of Sheffield is also nearby which offers a large variety of shopping, transport and recreational facilities.
Two cellars; various terraces, patios and a wooden deck to the rear of the flat; beautiful plantsman’s gardens extending to approximately two acres with different areas and levels including a Mediterranean terrace, rockeries, pools, fern area, jungle, mixed borders and a wonderful, well stocked ornamental vegetable garden; potting shed; two garden gazebos with thatched roofs; greenhouses; orchard with a wide variety of fruit bearing trees; hen shed; further pasture land extending to approximately twelve and a half acres; dog kennel; sand stores; two double garages; single garage; modern farm building with stabling for five horses and further storage; two further stables; further large store; workshop; various other stores.
EPC Rating - G
NB. Photographs were taken at the time the brochure was prepared.