Abbey House

Churchtown, Derbyshire
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A handsome stone built house set in wonderful gardens and land of approximately 7 acres with the benefit of a heated outdoor swimming pool, tennis court and a range of outbuildings including garaging and stabling all situated in a quiet location on the edge of the Peak District National Park.

House - Derbyshire

Abbey House is located at the edge of Churchtown and is approached through a pair of stone gateposts leading down a private driveway either to the front car park or the rear cobbled courtyard. The house is a substantial family house set in beautiful gardens extending to approximately 3.8 acres mainly laid to lawn but with a variety of mature shrubs, trees and plants. Within the gardens are also a hard tennis court, outdoor heated swimming pool and a large garden pavilion, there is also a vegetable garden and a garden shed. The property has good off road parking, extensive garaging, a former rifle range with potential for further accommodation, a large games room and adjoining office. Also being sold with Abbey House is the field adjacent to the drive known as The Bull Field which extends to approximately 3.2 acres.

Ground floor: The front door opens into the hallway with the drawing room to one side and the dining room to the other. A large inner hallway gives access to the cellar and leads into a large utility room with garden room off; there is a rear porch and door to the outside. To the rear of the house is a breakfast room which leads through to the kitchen, which in turn opens into a large reception room with door to the outside.

First floor: Large master bedroom with dressing/shower room and bathroom, which is also accessible from the landing. There are two further double bedrooms, one of which was formerly used as a library.

Second floor: There is a large double bedroom which was formerly two rooms, two interconnecting bedrooms, a gun room which could easily be a further bedroom and a family bathroom.

Outside: The back door leads into a courtyard within which is parking for a good number of cars. Opposite the house is a large games room leading into an office, the building then has three stables which lead into a substantial garage with access from both the courtyard and the drive, adjacent is a single garage, a tack room and then finally a dog’s room with a large run to the rear. Above this side of the courtyard is a former rifle range which, subject to planning consent, could provide further accommodation if required.


Drawing room; dining room; garden room; reception room; kitchen; breakfast room; large utility room; cloakroom; master bedroom suite with dressing/shower room and bathroom; seven further bedrooms; bathroom; cellar.


Landscaped gardens; summer house; outdoor heated swimming pool; hard tennis court; large double garage; single garage; tack room; large dog kennel and run; rifle range/potential reception room; games room; office; stabling for three horses; gardens and land extend to approximately 7 acres in all.

EPC Rating - E


Churchtown is a small hamlet to the south of the A6 in Darley Dale and is within a short drive of Matlock with its shopping, recreational and transport facilities including the railway station to Derby, it is thus well situated for access to the whole country. The larger conurbations of Sheffield, Derby and Chesterfield are within easy reach with their more extensive facilities. Churchtown is also very close to the Peak District National Park with its varied outdoor activities including walking, cycling, riding, shooting and fishing to name but a few. There is also a vast array of interesting cultural amenities including Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall, Hardwick Hall and a multitude of others. There are various good schools nearby including Lady Manners School and S Anselms Preparatory School in the nearby market town of Bakewell.

Property Features
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  • 2 Parking Spaces
  • Energy Rating E
  • 2 No. of Garages
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