A 5 bedroom family house in Snelston, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, with a 2 bedroom annexe and attractive gardens.
A lovely historic house in the heart of the pretty village of Snelston, a short drive from the market town of Ashbourne which is well served by excellent shopping, transport and recreational facilities. The village is close to the Peak District National Park with its wide array of outdoor pursuits. A gravelled driveway to the rear of the house leads to an area of off road parking for several vehicles.
Ground floor: The back door opens into a hallway which has a cloakroom off with W.C and hand basin, there is also a door leading down to the cellars. The front doors are approached through a porch and open into the large double drawing room with a stone fireplace and working grate. There is a study area to one end, a dual aspect sitting area to the other and a door out to the garden. A door leads into a further sitting room/study with a wall of bookcases and a painted fireplace with working grate. To the other end of the drawing room a door opens into a good sized dining room with large stone fireplace. An inner hall has a wet room off with electric shower. The kitchen/breakfast room has recently been extended and re-fitted with a new kitchen by Osbornes of Ilkeston. There is a good range of wall and base units and a Silestone worktop incorporating a twin stainless steel sink unit with etched drainer and integral Miele dishwasher, a door leads out to the garden. There is a built-in dresser with glass fronted cupboards and cupboards below. Off the kitchen is a good sized pantry and also a utility room with sink unit and plumbing for washer and dryer.
First floor: All the bedrooms have the original wood fireplaces with cast insert grate and the master bedroom has lovely views over the village green. There are three further double bedrooms, one with fitted cupboards. To the rear is a fifth bedroom currently used as an office/dressing room. There are three fully fitted bathrooms each with a shower over the bath and each with its own airing cupboard, in the largest of the bathrooms are fitted linen cupboards.
Cellars: Stone steps lead down to the cellars, there are two rooms one of which houses a Worcester oil fired boiler and the other has original stone thralls.
Annexe: Approached from the front of the house, an impressive front door opens into a lobby with a cupboard off and stairs lead to the accommodation at first floor level. The sitting/dining room looks out over the street and has a stone fireplace with working grate flanked to one side with book-shelving. The kitchen has a range of wall and base units, a stainless steel sink unit and a free standing electric cooker with four burner electric hob. There is potential, subject to planning, to open an original doorway from the kitchen into the main house. There are two double bedrooms, one of which has a stone fireplace and fitted cupboards. The bathroom has a full suite comprising panelled bath with electric shower over, W.C and hand basin.
Outside: To the front of the house a pair of doors open into a large garage. To the rear there is a further single garage flanked by two stables currently used for storage and a further shed with the oil fired boiler for the annexe. Off the kitchen is a gravelled terrace leading onto a lawned area flanked by deep herbaceous borders. The garden then leads onto a larger area of land which could easily be fenced and turned back into a paddock, there is a gate to the road.
Main house: Front porch; rear hallway; double drawing room; sitting room/study; dining room; kitchen/breakfast room; utility room; pantry; two cloakrooms; wet room; cellars; four double bedrooms; bedroom 5/dressing room; three bathrooms.
Annexe: Lobby; sitting/dining room; kitchen; two double bedrooms; bathroom.
Gravel terrace; attractive gardens; further gardens/paddock; ample off road parking; large single garage; single garage; two stables; boiler room.