Barn Close

Curbar, Derbyshire
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A substantial stone built property with indoor swimming pool complex set in just over six acres of landscaped gardens, paddocks, woodland and a wildflower meadow in this prime Peak District location within easy reach of Bakewell and Sheffield.

Duplex - Derbyshire

The house is approached through a pair of electric gates leading to an area of off road parking for several cars and then a double garage.

Ground floor: The front door opens into a small porch and then into a large, part panelled reception hall which gives access to all the principal ground floor rooms and has a sweeping staircase to the first floor. To the rear of the house is a large dual aspect double drawing room featuring attractive wood parquet flooring, a Clearview wood burning stove and lovely views over the hills and the landscaped gardens which can be accessed by doors from both the drawing room and dining room. Off the hall to the front is a good sized study with gas coal fire set in a fireplace flanked by built in low level cupboards with display shelving above. An inner hallway has a cloakroom and separate W.C. off and then leads to the dining room with exposed wood flooring, attractive fireplace with carved marble surround and door to the rear garden. The kitchen/breakfast room has a tiled floor and is well fitted with a good range of oak wall and base units with Corian and beech work surfaces and built in appliances including a dishwasher and fridge/freezer. There is a four oven gas AGA with electric hobs. To one end of the kitchen the floor changes to exposed wood and currently provides a large sitting area, off this is a walk in pantry/store.
The rear lobby gives access to a utility room, cloakroom/boot-room, an air conditioned wine room, boiler room and has a door out to the garage area and a door leading through into the pool complex which comprises large swimming pool, plant room, changing room, W.C. and shower. From the pool complex are two pairs of double doors onto the garden.

First floor: A large landing doubles as a sitting/library area with fitted books cases and leads into the dual aspect master bedroom with good fitted walk-in his and her’s cupboards, views over the gardens and a good sized en suite bathroom with full suite including separate shower cubicle. The inner landing leads to a further two further good double bedrooms, a large single bedroom and two interconnecting double bedrooms ideal as children’s rooms, the second of these has a door with a spiral staircase down into the pool complex. There is a good family bathroom with full suite comprising bath with attractive feature wall sculpture by well know sculptor, Tracey Heyes, W.C., hand basin and bidet. There is a further well fitted shower room.

Outside: To the side of the front drive is a summer house and lawns interspersed with large, mature trees and an array of shrubs and spring bulbs. To the rear of the garage is a very useful ‘gardener’s’ shed adjacent to a large area of garden incorporating a vegetable garden, large lawn (potential tennis court subject to planning), a traditional brick and glass built greenhouse, two wooden sheds, partitioned areas for creating compost and a front access to the road via double wooden gates with a further area of parking for two cars. To the front of the house is an attractive stone flagged terrace with steps down onto a lawn with central ornamental pond and various well stocked borders. Two cast iron gates lead to a large wildflower meadow/paddock which in turn leads around to the side of the house where there is a mature area of woodland planted with a variety of trees including Beech with paths through.


Lobby; entrance hall; double drawing room; dining room; study; kitchen/breakfast room with sitting area; master bedroom with en suite bathroom; five further bedrooms; family bathroom; shower room; utility room; two cloakrooms.


Air conditioned wine cupboard; boiler room; swimming pool complex with large pool, shower room, W.C., changing room and plant room; double garage; off road parking; electric gates; summer house; garden machinery store/shed; greenhouse; various other stores; attractive gardens; wildflower meadow; woodland.

EPC rating - D.

Property Features
  • Duplex
  • 2 Parking Spaces
  • 2 No. of Garages
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