Rose Hill

School Lane, Derbyshire, DE45 1RZ, United Kingdom
Guide Price
Guide price £1,625,000 subject to contract

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A fine period house dating from the mid seventeenth century offering excellent family accommodation over two floors and with the benefit of a self-contained barn annexe, all set in beautiful, large gardens in the heart of this popular Peak District village.

House - Derbyshire


Distances (approximate): Bakewell- 4 miles; Matlock 9 miles; Chesterfield (mainline station to London St Pancras from 1 hr 50 minutes)- 9 miles; Sheffield 12 miles; Buxton (Opera House)- 16 miles; Manchester (International Airport)- 36 miles.


Rose Hill is a fine stone built house with an adjacent stone barn offering garaging for two cars and a guest suite above. The house, which has underfloor heating throughout, was recently modernised to an exceptional standard making good use of the work of two well renowned firms, Hancock & Read who have built many of the fine cabinets and Russell & Hutton who supplied the kitchen and other cabinets. There are extensive built in speakers controlled from wall mounted control panels which are linked to an integrated entertainment centre which can control sound from any media including Sky TV, DAB Radio, CD and Sonos etc. The house is approached up a private, shared driveway, passing the front garden, serving only three houses. To the side is off road parking for up to five vehicles and access to the two garages.

Ground floor: A stone flagged area leads to the front door which opens into a large hallway with Amtico flooring and cloakroom with W.C. off. There is a good sized sitting room overlooking the side garden with a fitted walnut bookcase and cupboard below and an inset fireplace. The large double reception room has a heated tiled floor and bi-fold doors opening onto the newly renovated front garden. Flanking the modern fireplace, with inset wood burner, are glass display shelving with granite topped cupboards below, there is a further built in ‘drinks cupboard’ with fridge below by Hancock and Read to the dining end of the room. Off the main hall is the utility/boiler room which is plumbed for washer and dryer and has a Worcester gas fired boiler, there are fitted storage cupboards and a door to the rear garden. A door from the hall leads into a sitting/music room off which is a good-sized study with built in desk and cupboards and windows overlooking the rear garden. An archway then leads into the beautifully fitted kitchen by Russell and Hutton with underfloor heated ceramic tiles, a good range of wall and base units with extensive Silestone work surfaces incorporating a 1.5 bowl sink unit with mixer tap, Quooker hot tap, waste disposal unit and drainer. A range of appliances include a four-oven gas fired AGA with twin gas hob and stainless steel extractor over, integrated Neff dishwasher, Siemens combi oven, wine fridge, Hisense American fridge/freezer set in a unit flanked by pull out spice cupboards. There is a large central island with a granite worktop and further storage cupboards. A wide arch then opens into the conservatory sitting/dining room with double doors to the garden and fitted glass fronted display units with cupboards below and a space for a television between, there are electric blinds and six electric Velux roof lights with rain sensors. A rear hallway has a side door to the patio and also leads to a cloakroom with W.C. and hand basin, to the front of the house is a further office/playroom with built-in desks, a large storage cupboard and fitted bookcases.

First floor: A glass balustrade with oak hand rail on the stairs leads to the first floor landing with two large store cupboards off. The master bedroom suite comprises a large, dual aspect bedroom with Hancock and Read fitted bedroom furniture comprising bedside cabinets, full length drawer unit with cupboards, space for fridge and a glass top. Adjacent is a ‘her’ dressing room with floor to ceiling walnut cupboards offering hanging, shelving and drawer units, there is a built-in dressing table with large mirrored cupboard over. The main suite bathroom is fully tiled and comprises spa bath set into a Silestone top with walnut panel and inset TV above, large walk in shower cubicle, W.C., heated towel rail and hand basin set in vanity unit with cupboards over and storage below. The family bathroom has wood effect flooring, a panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment set in mirror surround, separate shower cubicle, W.C., heated towel rail and twin hand basins set in Silestone topped vanity unit with cupboards below and large mirror over. Bedroom two is a good sized double bedroom with a fitted drawer unit with integrated dressing table, a large walk in dressing room with hanging, shelving and drawers, en suite shower room with pebble tiled floor, corner shower cubicle, W.C., heated towel rail and hand basin set in vanity unit. Adjacent is ‘his’ dressing room which is beautifully fitted out with oak open fronted cupboards with hanging, shelving and drawers all by Hancock and Read. There is a guest double bedroom with window overlooking the side garden. Bedroom four is a large double bedroom with a full wall of fitted cupboards offering hanging, shelving and drawer space, there is a built-in dressing table with mirror over, en suite shower room with pebble tiled floor and comprising corner shower, W.C., heated towel rail and hand basin with mirror over.

 The Barn: Ground floor: To the left hand side is a large single garage with electric up and over door, the second garage is also a large single again with electric up and over door and has a wine store and boiler room off with a Worcester boiler. Stone steps lead with the outside to the first floor. First floor: where there is a large studio room with exposed beams currently used as a guest suite with an en suite shower room with tiled floor, shower cubicle, W.C., heated towel rail and hand basin with glass fronted cabinet over. There is a kitchenette with fitted units, a sink and space for a fridge. There is also a large walk in store cupboard.  

 Outside: In addition to the parking to the side of the house a sliding gate gives access to a block paved area suitable for further parking, to one side is a bin store, there is also an under stairs store and a stone built implement/garden store. To the rear of the house is a large stone flagged terrace with steps up to a further terrace which leads on to a large area of lawn, to one side is a stone flagged path which leads to a potential vegetable patch, to the other side of the lawn is a further area of terrace surrounded by a low wall and also having a breeze house constructed upon it. To the top of the lawn a step leads up to a further area of lawn with a timber garden shed to one corner and flanked by flower beds and raised vegetable beds. This then sweeps around to a putting green on artificial grass with sand bunker one end. To the front of the house is a pretty, south facing split level garden which has recently been completely renovated and re-flagged and has a variety of plants and shrubs.





Guide price: On application


Mains water and electricity are all connected. Drainage is into the mains. Gas fired central heating.


Fitted carpets, standard fixtures and fittings are included in the sale. Any fixtures and fittings not mentioned in this brochure may be available by separate negotiation.




From the centre of Bakewell take the A619 to Baslow, on arriving in the village turn left at the roundabout and then right at the mini roundabout up past the school, just after the Spar shop turn left and the house will be found on the right hand side.


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All viewing is to be strictly by appointment with Edward Caudwell on either 01629 810018 or 07766 565893



Entrance hall; double reception room; sitting room; sitting/music room; two studies; conservatory kitchen/dining/sitting room; utility room; cloakroom; W.C.; master bedroom suite with bedroom, ‘her’ dressing room and bathroom; ‘his’ dressing room; bedroom two with dressing room and shower room; bedroom three with shower room; guest bedroom; family bathroom.

The Barn comprising two large garages; wine store and boiler room; large guest studio/suite with en suite shower room; kitchenette and store room.



Off road parking; two large terraces; front garden; large rear garden; golf putting green; vegetable garden; breeze house; garden shed; block paved off road parking.



Rose Hill is in the heart of Baslow, one of the most sought-after villages in the area with its good local amenities including shop, public houses, hotels, restaurants, local playing fields, church, village hall and above all its proximity to Chatsworth Park. The market towns of Bakewell and Chesterfield are within easy reach with their more extensive shopping, recreational and transport facilities including trains from Chesterfield to London St Pancras from 1 hour 50 minutes. The house sits in a prime position in The Peak District National Park with its wide array of outdoor pursuits including walking, riding, cycling, climbing and fishing to name but a few. There are many places of cultural interest nearby including Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall and the historic spa town of Buxton. There is an excellent local primary school which feeds into Lady Manners Secondary School in Bakewell, also in Bakewell is S Anselm’s Preparatory School and College.

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