A 6 bedroom detached house in Grindleford, Hope Valley, Derbyshire with garage, tennis court and set in approximately 1.87 acres.
The house is a fine, stone built double fronted property constructed in 1920, it has a slate roof and many original period features including some fine stone mullioned windows. Situated a very short walk from Grindleford train station with trains to Sheffield and Manchester the property is tucked away and approached up a private tarmac driveway leading to an area of off road parking and garage. A stone terrace to the front of the house leads to the front door.
Ground floor: The front door is half glazed with inset stained glass and opens into a tiled entrance lobby which leads to a lovely bright entrance hall with parquet flooring, a staircase leading to the first floor and a large cloakroom with fitted coat-hooks and a cloakroom with W.C. off. To the left is the drawing room with wide bay window overlooking the front garden and open fireplace with wood surround, stone slips and hearth. Opposite is the large dual aspect dining room with wide bay window and French doors opening onto the side garden. Double doors to the rear open into the kitchen/breakfast room which is fitted with a Churchwood kitchen with Pippy oak wall and floor units and granite work surfaces incorporating a twin Belfast sink unit and further single sink. The three oven AGA is available by separate negotiation. Further appliances include an integral Bosch dishwasher, two built in under counter fridges and a high level integrated microwave oven. A door leads to a rear hallway with parquet flooring, large under stair study area, a Butler’s pantry with built in cupboards and a walk-in larder with stone thrall and fitted shelving. The rear hall then opens into a sitting room with low level cupboards which overlooks and has a doorway to the rear garden, there is a second staircase to the first floor with good storage below. Beyond the sitting room is a capacious utility room with plenty of space and plumbing for washing machine, dryer, fridge/freezer and a point for an electric cooker. A door leads to a large boot room and then to the boiler room with a floor mounted Potterton Kingfisher gas fired boiler. A further door opens into the double garage which has a sink, electric points and an inspection pit.
First floor: Stairs lead to a large galleried landing with big windows making the most of the wonderful views, there is access into a boarded attic. The master bedroom is a dual aspect room with fine views and has a walk-in dressing room and separate en suite bathroom with full suite comprising panelled bath with shower over, hand basin and W.C. There is also a guest double bedroom with hand basin, also with views down the valley, a further double bedroom with hand basin overlooking the side garden and a small double bedroom with hand basin to the rear. An inner landing with walk-in linen cupboard could conceivably be turned into a shower room and the family bathroom is well fitted with full suite comprising bath, separate shower cubicle and hand basin, there is a separate W.C. across the landing. There is a further double bedroom which is currently used as a lovely study, this has access to a further loft area. At the end of the landing is a large, multipurpose triple aspect room which is currently a games room and occasional bedroom but could easily be another large bedroom suite with lovely high ceilings, corner fireplace with gas fire and exposed beamed ceiling.
Outside: To the front is a large stone terrace with steps down to an area of lawn flanked by high hedges. There are many wonderful mature shrubs and trees including heathers and rhododendrons. To the side of the house is another decent sized flat area of lawn with to one end a summer house and to the other side a small paddock with stabling for two horses. To the rear of the house is a carport, a large garden store/workshop and a dog kennel with enclosed run. The rear garden is laid to lawn and has steps up through it leading to the hard tennis court which has a pair of gates leading directly onto Maynard Road.
Entrance hall; drawing room; dining room; sitting room; kitchen/breakfast room with larder and Butler’s pantry; study area; utility room; cloakroom; boot and boiler rooms; master bedroom with dressing room and bathroom; three further double bedrooms; study/bedroom five; large games room/bedroom six; family bathroom; separate W.C.
Tarmac driveway with off road parking for ample cars; double garage; carport; beautiful gardens; paddock; stabling for two; hard tennis court; summer house; garden store/workshop; dog kennel and run.
EPC rating - F