We are delighted to offer For Sale, this most unique detached limestone barn conversion which occupies a private and rural location just on the outskirts of this popular town of Matlock and offering huge potential for further development. The home has been updated and extended by the current owners and sits in a delightful garden plot with adjacent land which totals six paddocks overall, at just under 8 acres. The accommodation comprises; lounge, kitchen, utility/boot room, guest's WC, dining room, ground floor bedroom with ensuite shower room. On the first floor there is another good sized double bedroom with an ensuite bathroom. This home offers huge potential for living "off grid" and with the associated land offering further development opportunities (subject to planning permissions being granted). Viewing Highly Recommended. Virtual Tour Available. No Upward Chain.
High Croft is situated in a wonderful private and rural location being surrounded by open countryside and superb views and benefits from being a short distance to the town of Matlock; only 1 mile away, having a comprehensive range of amenities and facilities. Matlock has a train station and also excellent road links to Chesterfield (11.9 miles), Derby (19.6 Miles), and the M1 motorway (13.7 miles). There are also primary and secondary schools within easy reach of the property. High Croft sits on the outskirts of the desirable village of Snitterton just outside the Peak District National Park which offers wonderful scenery and a range of activities and attractions in close proximity.
The property is accessed via the long, private sweeping drive which arrives at the front of the property where a pathway leads up to the part glazed door which opens into the
With a limestone tiled floor warmed by underfloor heating and fitted with an extensive range of solid oak wall, base and drawer units with a contrasting granite worktop over. There is a Belfast sink, a side aspect window, integrated wine rack, space for an upright fridge/freezer and an oil-fired "Rayburn" cooking range. Integrated appliances include a dishwasher, eye level electric oven and microwave oven. A large opening leads through to the lounge and a cottage door opens to reveal the
The ideal place for wet dogs, shoes and coats with a double bowl ceramic sink with mixer tap and high level window over, built-in cupboards providing good household storage and a split stable door that leads out the rear garden. A cottage door opens to reveal the
With a low flush WC, wall mounted wash basin and side aspect obscure glass window. Back in the kitchen a large opening leads through to the
A bright and airy reception room with limestone flooring warmed by underfloor heating and having bi-fold doors which open to the garden seating area. There is bespoke-fitted shelving and then a door that leads through to the
A double bedroom, again with underfloor heating, a side aspect double glazed window and overhead Velux window providing a good level of natural light. There are matching wall lights, a high level tv connection and a built-in, sliding door wardrobe. A sliding door opens to reveal the
With a suite comprising of a low flush WC, pedestal sink with mixer tap over and a shower enclosure. There is a chrome heated towel rail and an illuminated mirror with shaver point. From the kitchen an opening leads through to the
With a front aspect window, a wooden staircase which leads up to the first floor and a multi-fuel stove set on a stone hearth.
The staircase from the lounge leads up to the first floor where there is a built-in storage cupboard and then a door which leads into
Another good sized double bedroom bathed in natural light from the front and rear aspect Velux windows. There is an extensive range of bespoke-fitted cupboards, drawers and a desk, ideal for those choosing to work from home. A sliding door opens to reveal the
With ceramic wall and floor tiling and a three piece suite comprising of a "P" shaped bath with shower over, a concealed cistern WC and a vanity wash basin with mixer tap, cupboard beneath and an illuminated mirror over with shaver point. There is a built-in cupboard, ideal for the storage of linen etc and Velux windows to front and rear aspects.
The property is accessed via a track leading off Salters Lane. This track leads across the first paddock and to a parking area to the front of the property. The home is surrounded by a generous sized lawned garden with stone wall boundaries and there is a patio area to the side. There are a range of raised beds, ideal for the growing of vegetables and soft fruits. The Orchard has a variety of fruit trees including apple, pear damson and plum. There is also a number of seating areas around the garden which are used throughout the day to enjoy the sunlight and those stunning far-reaching views. The grassland is separated into six paddocks having mostly stone wall and hedging to boundaries. It is generally level and gently sloping in places and is suitable for grazing and mowing. The land extends to approximately 7.98 acres (3.23 hectares).
From the centre of Matlock at Crown Square, head along the A6 in the direction of Bakewell. At the roundabout just after MacDonalds, take the first turning on the left and then the right hand turning at the traffic lights towards Sainsburys superstore. Just before the fuel station, take the first turning on the right hand side which is Matlock Spa Road. Continue up this road then Take the first turning on the left onto Snitterton Road and carry on along that road taking a sharp turn to the right on to Salters Lane. Carry on up the hill along Salters Lane which is a single track road with passing places and the property can be found on the right hand side towards the top of the lane as identified by our For Sale sign.
We are informed by Derbyshire Dales District Council that this home falls within Council Tax Band C which is currently £1889 per annum.
Mains water, a private septic tank for drainage, electricity generated by diesel generator and an oil fired Rayburn which powers the central heating and hot water.
The current vendors are instigating an overage on the land should all/part of it be passed for residential development for the period of 25 years after the sale has been completed. Further details are available on request.