Reservoir House

Barlow, Derbyshire, s18 7sh
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An immaculate six-bed family house near Barlow with beautiful gardens, swimming pool, stabling, studio and lake.

An exceptional family home with self-contained barn flat, studio room, stables and garaging all set in beautiful gardens with a large lake and further land, in all approx 61 acres.

House - Derbyshire

An amazing freehold family house which has been constructed from local stone in a period style but fitted with all possible modern conveniences including Limestone tiles with under floor heating to the majority of the ground floor, stone mullioned windows, top quality Mark Wilkinson kitchen, Hans Groe sanitary ware, a state of the art security system to name but a few.


The house is approached through a pair of imposing wrought iron gates opening onto a driveway laid to stone setts and sweeping up to the front of the house. There is off road parking for a large number of vehicles.


Ground floor: the large oak front door opens into a good-sized entrance hall with a cloakroom off with parquet flooring, high level wc and hand basin set in marble topped wash stand. To the other side of the hall is a large walk-in cloaks/boot room with good fitted cupboards and storage for shoes and boots. Double half glazed doors open into the imposing double height dining room with a sweeping staircase to the first floor, there are wonderful views out over the gardens and down to the lake with three pairs of French doors opening onto a stone flagged terrace. Further part glazed, double doors open into the drawing room which is triple aspect and with a woodburning stove set into an attractive stone fireplace with stone hearth, there is a drop down screen with tv projector. The kitchen/breakfast room is by Mark Wilkinson and features an excellent range of full length units offering excellent storage together with two attractive glass fronted display cupboards, granite work tops incorporate twin stainless steel sink units with mixer tap. A four oven electric Aga with four burner bottle gas hob is set into an imposing stone fireplace. A range of other built-in Miele appliances including dishwasher, oven, plate warmer, steam oven and coffee machine. There is a large Sub-zero fridge/freezer.  A large central island has a large granite work top with inset circular wood chopping board, an elevated glass breakfast bar with ornate wood inlay below, there is low level storage and a built-in wine fridge. The kitchen opens onto a large dining area overlooking the garden and then a good sized, dual aspect, sitting area with hidden tv which comes out on a swivel arm, a pair of French doors open onto the front terrace. A side, glazed door leads out to the front drive.  A further ‘hidden’ door opens into a large dual aspect office/sitting room with three full length windows, one with a door to the front area. Two full wall of beautifully fitted low level cupboards and bookcases, space to conceal a large television.


First floor: The sweeping staircase rises to a wide landing, overlooking the dining room and garden, which gives access to the bedrooms. The master bedroom is a magnificent, triple aspect, double volume room with views over the front drive and rear garden down to the lake, there is an unusual, modern gas fired ‘woodburner’. A stone mullioned, glazed walk-way leads through to a large dressing area with an excellent range of fitted wardrobes with hanging, shelving and storage. A further door way opens into the sumptuous bathroom which has a full suite comprising free-standing bath, large walk-in shower, twin hand basins set in wash stands, bidet, wc and heated towel rail, tiled floor with under floor heating, double, glazed doors open onto a Romeo and Juliet balcony overlooking the swimming pool. Two further double bedrooms each with walk-in wet rooms comprising shower, wc, hand basins and heated towel rails. The family bathroom is fully tiled with a distinctive, unusual marble and has a low level bath, large shower area to one end, twin wash hand basins set on stone plinth, and wc.

Second floor: Further good double bedroom with built-in dressing table opening into dressing area with fitted cupboards and en-suite shower room comprising shower cubicle, wc and hand basin.


Lower ground floor: two further large double bedrooms each with good fitted cupboards and en-suite wet rooms with shower, hand basin, wc and heated towel rails, one of the bedrooms is currently used as a large child’s playroom. Off the hallway a glass door opens into a good sized wine cellar with barrel vaulted ceiling and wine bins constructed from some of the bricks from the original house. There is a large utility room with plumbing and space for commercial washing machines, there are a range of fitted cupboard and a granite worktop with inset Belfast sink.  A door from the hallway leads to an arched passageway leading to a huge space which offers great further potential for a home cinema, sitting room, bar or gym. There are two substantial hot water tanks and twin boilers.


The studio/garage and barn flat.


Ground floor: A large dual aspect room with engineered oak floor and glazed garage and garden doors, currently used as part garage and part party room. A door leads down to the passage way which leads back to main house. Stairs from the outside lead to:


First floor: A superb first floor flat. The front door opens into a large dual aspect open-plan kitchen/dining/living room with engineered oak boarded floor. The kitchen area features a Smallbone kitchen comprising built in low level units and granite work tops incorporating one and half bowl stainless steel sink unit. A range of Miele appliances including electric oven and hob with extractor over, integral dishwasher and microwave. High level glass fronted display cupboards with further shelving. The second bedroom is a good double with fitted cupboards. Adjacent is a huge wet room with ornate tiles floor, part tiles walls,  large glass shower screen, low level wc and hand basin. The main bedroom is a large triple aspect room with an en–suite bathroom comprising free standing bathtub, high level wc, hand basin set in wash stand. Fully tiled floor and part tiled walls.


Stable block and garage. Three stables, tack room and further garage.


Entrance hall; cloakroom; boot/cloakroom; drawing room; double volume dining room; kitchen/dining/living room; large study/sitting room; master bedroom with dressing room and bathroom; five further double bedrooms all with en suite wet rooms; family bathroom.

The flat: large kitchen/dining/sitting room; main bedroom with en suite bathroom; second double bedroom; bathroom.


Large studio room/garage; three stables; tack room; further garage; large modern farm building; amazing tree house; extensive gardens; lake; pasture land and woodland extending to approx 61 acres.

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