A charming period house dating from 1777 with an adjacent holiday cottage, large agricultural building and unmodernised stone barn all set in approx. 8 acres of gardens and pasture land and with wonderful views over open countryside.
House - Foolow Derbyshire
Distances (approximate): Eyam- 2 miles; Grindleford (station to Sheffield and Manchester)- 4.9 miles; Bakewell- 6 miles; Buxton (opera house)- 12 miles; Chesterfield (mainline station to London St Pancras from 1 hr 50 mins)- 14 miles; Sheffield- 15 miles; M1 (J 29)- 19 miles; Manchester (international airport)- 28 miles.
The hall is approached down a private, shared drive over which our clients have an un-obstructed right of way, this leads to a cattle grid and five bar gate leading to parking to the front and side of the cottage. A further five bar gate leads to more parking and a double garage.
Ground floor: the front door opens into a good sized hallway with cloakroom and wc off and then into a lovely dining room with high ceilings, stone mullioned windows, an impressive stone fireplace with inset wood-burning stove. The kitchen/breakfast room is the rear of the house and is fitted with an excellent range of wall and base units and extensive granite work surfaces incorporating 1.5 bowl sink unit with waste disposal, a two oven, oil fired Aga, Brandt four burner electric hob with extractor over, Neff oven and microwave, Neff integral dishwasher, Whirlpool integrated fridge/freezer. A large central island has further storage, a granite worktop and breakfast area, a door under the stairs leads down to the cellar. Off the kitchen is a utility room with fitted cupboards, a sink unit and space for a washer, dryer and fridge, a further door leads into the large double garage with electric wrap around doors, a floor mounted Worcester oil fired boiler and access to loft storage. The drawing room is of good proportions and has a raised Clearview stove set into a stone fireplace, double, glazed doors lead into a lovely conservatory overlooking the garden, there is a further wood burning stove. Off the drawing room is a further sitting room, currently used as a double bedroom with a large en suite wet room with shower, wc and hand basin.
First floor: landing with large walk-in linen cupboard. Large master bedroom which has a wall of fitted cupboards with, to one end, a large walk-in closet, a door leads into the en suite shower room, with large shower, wc and hand basin set in marble top with cupboards below. Dual aspect double guest bedroom to the rear with fitted cupboards and an en suite shower room. Two further double bedrooms and a family bathroom with panelled bath, separate shower cubicle, hand basin, wc and airing cupboard.
The cottage: this has been let very successfully as a holiday cottage but could also be used for further guest accommodation or dependant relative. The ground floor is open plan with a sitting area with stone fireplace, a dining area and an open plan kitchen with fitted units incorporating a sink unit, four burner electric hob with extractor over, Prima oven and microwave and space for a fridge. To the first floor is a good sized double bedroom with large ‘walk-in’ cupboard with hanging and shelving. There is an en suite bathroom comprising bath, separate shower, wc and hand basin. To the left of the front door is a useful store shed with, to one corner, a Worcester oil fired boiler.
Outside: The front driveway leads between the house and cottage to a further area of parking and the oil tank is situated behind the cottage. To the front of the house is a stone flagged terrace with a step down to a large area of lawn flanked by a selection of mature trees and shrubs including a magnificent copper beech tree. To one corner is an attractive stone building used for storage. To the front of the garden is a large croft with paths mown through it in the summer, to the side is a substantial modern agricultural building offering great potential for a number of uses. There are belts of woodland to the rear and side of the house flanking two large paddocks, at the end of one is a large stone built barn with stone slate roof, now in need of modernisation but offering great potential.
FOR SALE- FREEHOLD
Guide price: On application subject to contract
Mains water and electricity are all connected. Drainage is into a private system, Oil fired central heating.
FIXTURES AND FITTINGS
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.
COUNCIL TAX: Band G
POSTCODE: S32 5QB
EPC rating: E
From the cross roads in Calver proceed along the A623 in the direction of Manchester/Chapel en le Frith passing the right turn to Eyam and to the top of the dale, take the SECOND right turn to Foolow and the driveway will be found after a short distance on the left hand side with a Brosterfield Farm sign, proceed slowly down the drive and bear left at the end around to the Hall.
Caudwell & Co give notice that: These details have been prepared in good faith however they are not intended to constitute part of an offer of contract and should be used as a guide only. Any information contained herein whether in the text, plans or photographs should not be relied upon as being a statement or representation of fact. No person in Caudwell & Co has any authority to make or give representation or warranty on any property. Any measurement or distance referred to herein is approximate only.
All viewing is to be strictly by appointment with Edward Caudwell, Caudwell & Co on either 01629 810018 or 07766 565 893
Main house: entrance hall, cloakroom, drawing room, dining room, sitting room/bedroom five with en suite wet room, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, master bedroom with en suite shower room, guest bedroom and shower room, two further double bedrooms, family bathroom.
The cottage: open plan siting/dining/kitchen, double bedroom with en suite bathroom
Extensive off road parking, double garage, large garden, stone terrace, stone garden building, large modern agricultural building, unmodernised stone building, woodland and pasture land in all approx. eight acres.
The Hall is situated on the edge of the village of Foolow close to Eyam and therefore in the heart of the Peak District National Park with its fantastic selection of outdoor activities including walking, climbing, cycling, fishing and many more. There are many place of historic interest nearby including Chatsworth and Haddon Hall.
- 6 bed
- 5 bath
- Built 1777
- 2 Parking Spaces
- 4 No. of Ensuites
- 2 No. of Garages
- Secure Parking