Birchills House

Hassop, Derbyshire
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An immaculately presented freehold house situated in an idyllic location on the edge of the Chatsworth Estate with the benefit of an indoor swimming pool, hard tennis court and beautiful gardens within a short drive of the market town of Bakewell.

Detached House - Derbyshire

We understand that the house was formerly part of the Chatsworth Estate although it has been in private ownership for a number of years. Our clients have considerably modernised and extended the property including putting in the indoor swimming pool and hard tennis court. The house is approached through a pair of electric gates with a stone paved driveway leading up to an area of off road parking for several cars.

Ground floor: The fully glazed front door opens into and attractive conservatory entrance hall which in turn has a door into a good sized dining room, to the rear of which is a walk-in bar/store and the stairs to the first floor. To the left of the dining room is a large drawing room featuring a fireplace with wood surround and a calor gas fire. The room is lovely and light with three windows overlooking the front garden and a pair of French doors to the rear terrace. To the right of the dining room is a large master bedroom with an impressive stone fireplace with working grate and a luxuriously fitted en suite bathroom. To the rear of the house is the kitchen, well fitted with a range of wall and base units and a central island unit all with granite work tops and with a range of appliances including electric AGA and Kupperbusch five ring halogen hob, there is a large walk-in pantry. A rear lobby has a cloakroom off and a door to the parking area and also round to a very private terraced part of the garden situated to the front of the garage building. The kitchen then opens into a dining area which is open plan with a lovely bright sitting area/garden room with a panelled study off and a door to the rear terrace. To the rear of the kitchen is a large utility/store room with fitted wall and base units which gives access to the swimming pool complex comprising: a large indoor pool with a separate Jacuzzi, gym area, changing and shower rooms. To the front of the pool are three pairs of doors opening onto a protected paved terrace with a large stone pond and fountain.

First floor: There is a double guest bedroom with large airing cupboard and an en suite shower room, two further double bedrooms and a well fitted family bathroom.

Second floor: Stairs lead to two further double bedrooms, one of which has access to eaves storage and a cloakroom.

Outside: The gardens are beautifully landscaped and to the front of the house are mainly laid to lawn with various borders planted with a variety of mature shrubs, plants and trees. Immediately in front of the house is a raised terraced area which leads around the side to the rear terrace and to the front of the swimming pool and garden pool. Immediately to the rear of the house is a charming terraced garden with stone paved patio rising to an area of lawn and all flanked by well stocked borders. There is further off road parking, a large oak framed double car port and a double tandem garage building with either parking for up to four cars or can be used as an excellent storage area. Adjacent to the garage building and well concealed is the hard tennis court with the remainder of the garden rising up a bank to the rear of this. In all the grounds and gardens extend to approximately two acres.


Conservatory/entrance hall; drawing room; dining room; garden room; study; kitchen/breakfast room; utility room; pantry; master bedroom with en suite bathroom; guest bedroom and shower room; four further double bedrooms; family bathroom; cloakroom; rear porch and lobby; guest cloakroom.


Beautiful landscaped gardens extending to approximately two acres; hard tennis court; indoor swimming pool complex comprising swimming pool, Jacuzzi, gym area, shower and changing rooms; plant room; oak framed double car port; tandem garage for up to four cars/storage room.


The house is located off the road between Hassop Station and the top of ‘Thirteen Bends’, the road to Baslow and is therefore well situated for easy access to the nearby market town of Bakewell with its excellent local amenities. The larger conurbations of Chesterfield and Sheffield are both within an easy drive with their more extensive transport, recreational and shopping facilities. The house is also situated in the heart of the Peak District National park and therefore has good access to a range of outdoor pursuits including walking, climbing, cycling, riding and golf whilst also being close to numerous attractions including Chatsworth House and park and Haddon Hall to name but two.

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