A 6 bedroom house with a separate 2 bedroom cottage in Shirland, Derbyshire, with swimming pool and approximately 3.8 acres of gardens.
Hallfield Hall is a well presented freehold family house with many original features including working shutters, period mouldings, high ceilings and some fine working fireplaces. All the principal rooms face south and overlook the beautiful gardens. It is approached by either front or rear drives to the house leading to an area of gravelled off road parking.
Ground floor: The double front door opens into a large entrance/reception hall with guest cloakroom off and staircase rising to the first floor. The lovely south facing drawing room has a wide bay window overlooking the gardens and the well-proportioned dining room has two full length windows. There is a billiard room which is dual aspect and currently has a full size billiard table, to one end is a built-in bar constructed of wood with a useful store cupboard off, a rear hallway, door to the outside, useful under stairs store cupboard and door to good sized study. An inner hall has a large fitted unit offering shelving and cupboard space, off this is a snug which is currently used as a ground floor bedroom with an adjacent cloakroom. There is a further sitting room with built-in bar which has double doors into the indoor swimming pool and a door into a massage room with full sized sauna and shower cubicle. Stairs from the inner hall lead down to the cellar and up to a self-contained flat comprising bedroom, sitting room and bathroom. The kitchen/breakfast room is situated to the rear of the house and has an excellent range of wall and base units and a large central island with further useful storage, both have tiled work surfaces. There is a two oven AGA with extractor fan over and to one end is a large dining area with a door to a rear hallway and outside. Off the kitchen is a large utility/ironing room with excellent fitted cupboards, a sink unit and a door into a large, integral double garage.
First floor: The large landing gives access to all the bedrooms and has a useful storeroom off with kitchenette. The master bedroom enjoys wonderful views through a wide bay window over the gardens and has an en suite bath/dressing room with a good range of fitted cupboards, built in dressing table with mirror over and a full suite comprising bath with display shelving and mirror over, low level W.C., bidet and hand basin set in marble topped vanity unit. The principal guest bedroom is a lovely bright room with large walk-in closet and fully fitted en suite bathroom. There is a double bedroom to the rear looking towards the greenhouse with en suite shower room, a large dual aspect double bedroom to the front with pretty wood fireplace and a further double bedroom with an excellent range of built-in wardrobes offering hanging, shelving and drawer space and a built-in dressing table. There are two further fully fitted bathrooms situated to the rear of the house off the landing and an inner landing leading into a marvellous 'ballroom', ideal as an entertaining room or home cinema, which is an attractive dual aspect room with oak floor and intricate carved marble fireplace.
Cottage: Situated in its own private courtyard the cottage is close to the house but extremely private and comprises a good sized sitting room with wood fireplace and working grate, a kitchen/breakfast room with a tiled floor, range of wall and base units, Smeg oven, hob and extractor. There are two interconnecting double bedrooms and a fully fitted bathroom. To the front of the cottage is private parking for several cars.
Outside: To the rear of the house is a gravelled driveway leading to an area of off road parking for several cars. To the side of the cottage courtyard is a substantial greenhouse with adjoining store/potting shed, this leads onto a productive vegetable garden with raised beds. Beyond this is a further brick built garden machine store with adjoining tool store, to one end of this are a series of blueberry cages with mature, productive plants. To the front of the house is a substantial, stone flagged terrace overlooking a large rose garden with lawns beyond. There are various other areas of lawn surrounded by a plethora of mature plants, shrubs and trees including prolific rhododendrons and azaleas and some very fine specimen trees. Adjoining the house is a good sized swimming pool enclosed within a glazed structure and with a good siting area opening onto the terrace.
Main house: Large entrance/reception hall; drawing room; dining room; sitting room; snug; office; billiard room; ballroom; kitchen/breakfast room; master bedroom with en suite dressing/bathroom; principal guest suite with bedroom, walk-in closet and bathroom; three further double bedrooms; two further bathrooms; self-contained flat comprising bedroom, sitting room and bathroom.
Cottage: Sitting room; kitchen/breakfast room; two interconnecting double bedrooms; bathroom; private courtyard; private parking.
Two private driveways; extensive off road parking; large stone flagged terrace; beautiful mature gardens; indoor swimming pool; large greenhouse; garden store/potting shed; two further garden stores.
EPC rating - E
Hallfield Hall is situated on the edge of the village of Shirland and is a short drive from Alfreton where there are excellent local shopping and recreational amenities. It is also an easy drive from the larger conurbations of Chesterfield and Derby with their more extensive facilities including mainline trains to London. The A38 and M1 are a short distance away giving good access to the national road network. The Derbyshire Dales and Peak District National Park are also ‘on the door step’ with their wide array of outdoor pursuits including walking, climbing, cycling and fishing to name but a few. There are also some fine cultural sites within easy reach including Hardwick Hall, Chatsworth and Haddon Hall and well as many others.