A 5 bedroom detached family house in Darley Hillside, Derbyshire, with a one bedroom cottage, a coach house, and wonderful countryside views.
The Winnatts is approached through electric gates leading to an area of off road parking and a coach house with two large garages. The property is presented in very good order throughout and offers excellent family accommodation over two floors with the advantage of an adjoining cottage ideal for dependant relatives or as a means of generating income as a holiday cottage.
Ground floor: The part glazed front doors open into a lobby and then into the large entrance hall which has oak flooring, a wood burning stove set in a stone fireplace and two cupboards, one housing a hot water tank. There is a cloakroom off with W.C. and hand basin and a door to the cellars. The drawing room is a bright, dual aspect room with Adam style fireplace with gas coal effect fire flanked by display shelving and a low-level cupboard. Adjacent is the part panelled dining room which has wonderful views and has a wood fireplace with tiled slips and hearth. Double doors lead through to the kitchen/breakfast room which is also dual aspect with herringbone tiled floor and has a range of wall and base units with wood work surfaces incorporating a 1.5 bowl sink unit. There is a built-in dresser and large central island with granite worktop, inset six burner gas hob and cupboards below. An Esse cooker is set into a fireplace with wood surround, there is also a Neff oven and microwave. Off the kitchen is a lobby with fitted cupboard and rear door and a large walk in pantry with stone thralls and shelving. A further door from the kitchen leads to a large rear hallway with tiled floor and door to the outside, stairs lead up to a lobby area with further door to the outside, access to the cottage and a utility room with wall and base units, worktops, plumbing for a washer and dryer and a large Belfast sink and drainer. Adjacent is a separate W.C. To the lower ground floor are two good sized cellar rooms, one for storage and the other with floor mounted Glow-worm gas fired boiler and a second wall mounted Worcester boiler.
First floor: Stairs lead to the first floor landing which has a wonderful flower motif stained glass window, an airing cupboard and W.C. off. The master bedroom suite has a dual aspect bedroom with good fitted cupboards and an en suite bathroom with full suite comprising bath, large separate shower cubicle, twin hand basins, bidet, W.C. and heated towel rail. There are then two further double bedrooms to the front with far reaching views over the gardens and beyond and a fourth double bedroom with fitted cupboard and dressing table and door into ‘Jack and Jill’ shower room with shower cubicle, W.C. and hand basin. A further door leads to another double bedroom with large mirror fronted wardrobes. The family bathroom comprises bath with shower over, W.C., bidet, twin hand basins with large mirror over and heated towel rail.
Ground floor: The kitchen has good wall and base units and ample worktops incorporating a stainless steel sink unit. There is a Homark oven, four burner gas hob with extractor over and a door leading through to the dual aspect dining hall with door to the outside.
First floor: Stairs lead to the first floor landing with useful linen cupboard and then to the triple aspect sitting room with coal effect electric fireplance and sliding door onto a timber terrace with wonderful views. There is a double bedroom with fitted cupboards and a bathroom with suite comprising bath with electric shower over and glass shower screen, hand basin with cupboard below and W.C.
The Coach House: To the ground floor there are two large garages with power, light and sliding doors with an entrance hallway between the two with wood burning stove and stairs leading up to the first floor. The first floor comprises a sitting room, a bedroom and a fully fitted shower room with shower cubicle, W.C. and hand basin. This could very easily be a further letting unit, games room or ancillary accommodation.
Gardens: The beautiful landscaped gardens extend to approximately 1.7 acres and comprise a stone flagged terrace to the front of the house leading onto a lovely area of flat lawn flanked by hedging and further areas of lawn and herbaceous borders planted with a variety of mature shrubs, plants and tress including rhododendrons and many others. A winding path from the top leads down through the garden ending up at an aluminium greenhouse and potting shed.
Main house: Entrance lobby and hall; drawing room; dining room; kitchen/breakfast room; pantry; utility room; rear hallway; master bedroom and en suite bathroom; two double bedrooms with ‘Jack and Jill’ shower room; two further double bedrooms; family bathroom; three cloakrooms; cellars.
Cottage: Kitchen; dining hall; sitting room; double bedroom; bathroom; terrace.
Coach House: Sitting room; bedroom; shower room.
Two large garages; off road parking; electric gates; flagged terraces; extensive gardens.
Main House - D
Cottage - E
Coach House - C
The Winnatts is in an elevated position towards the top of Darley Hillside with lovely views over the Derwent Valley. Within a short distance there is access to an excellent butcher, local shop, chemist, garden centre, medical centre and public houses. The towns of Bakewell and Matlock are nearby with their more extensive shopping, recreational facilities and transport facilities including trains from Matlock to Derby and on to London. The larger conurbations of Chesterfield and Sheffield are within an easy drive. Darley Hillside is on the edge of The Peak District National park and thus offers good access to a wide array of outdoor pursuits. There are many places of cultural interest nearby including Chatsworth, Haddon Hall and Hardwick Hall to name but a few.