We are delighted to offer for sale, this stunning, individually designed, five bedroom, four bathroom detached family home which was completed in 2020 and is located in this high quality development of luxury detached properties in the village of Oakerthorpe, surrounded by beautiful Derbyshire countryside and walks. This home is presented over three levels and occupies the largest plot on this development, totalling just over 1/3 of an acre. The accommodation comprises; stunning reception hallway with open galleried landing, sitting room, open plan living dining kitchen with utility area and coffee station and ground floor guest's cloakroom with WC. On the first floor we have a superb principal bedroom suite with dressing area and ensuite luxury bathroom, a laundry room and two further double bedrooms sharing an ensuite "Jack 'n' Jill shower room. On the second floor we have another double bedroom, currently used as a second sitting room/games room with an ensuite shower room, and then a fifth bedroom with a dressing area and ensuite bathroom. Outside, there is a quite stunning landscaped garden with ornamental pond and a number of seating areas, backing onto open countryside and enjoying a high level of privacy. Double Integral Garage and blocked paved driveway for several vehicles. Viewing highly recommended. Virtual tour available.
This home is situated in the village of Oakerthorpe, in the heart of The Amber Valley surrounded by beautiful countryside and offering a number of scenic country walks from the doorstep. There are two public houses, The Butchers Arms and The Peacock. The latter is mentioned in the Domesday book with a reputation for being the oldest pub in Derbyshire! Oakerthorpe is located between the towns of Alfreton, Belper and Chesterfield with easy access to the Cities of Derby and Nottingham. The location is perfect for exploring the Peak District with fantastic walks and country leisure pursuits all close by. For public transport there are railway stations in the neighbouring towns of Alfreton and Belper. This home is located in this small, bespoke-designed development of just 15 homes and backs onto open countryside.
Whilst this home was originally built to an extremely high standard, the current vendors have continued to meticulously improve the technology, specification and quality of fixtures and fittings throughout the home. There are brushed chrome sockets and switches throughout, throughout, a full-fibre broadband connection with download speeds of up to 950 Mbps, a "Nest" enabled gas central heating system which can be remotely controlled via a Smart phone, a wired-in "Ring" doorbell and security system, porcelain floor and wall tiling throughout the home, upgraded kitchen appliances along with contrasting granite and quartz work surfaces and a 7KW home charger for an electric vehicle, to name a few. There are contemporary, bespoke-designed pendant and wall lighting throughout the home and there has been a huge investment in both time and expertise in creating what is truly a wonderful garden.
The home is accessed via the wide block paved driveway which leads to the oak-framed, open covered porch. The composite uPVC double glazed door opens into the
A bright and airy reception hallway, open to the top floor and bathed in natural light from the large Velux window overhead. Here we have large porcelain tiled flooring warmed by underfloor heating (individually zoned throughout the ground floor) and an oak staircase with glass balustrade leading off to the first floor. There is a useful understairs storage cupboard which is home to the underfloor heating manifold and the broadband/telecommunication equipment. The first door on the left leads into the
A good size reception room with a wood-effect, ceramic tiled flooring (again, warmed by underfloor heating) and a quality uPVC sash window to the front aspect. Within the chimney breast there is a coal-effect electric stove (we are informed that the chimney is suitably constructed to have a wood-burning stove installed here if preferred). There are discreet, wall mounted TV & Ethernet connections, ideal for the use of a Smart TV. Back in the reception hall, the door on the right leads into the double garage, the door straight ahead leads into the
This is the heart of the home, open plan with a dining and lounge area with bi-fold doors which open out onto the garden and seating area. The main kitchen area has a central island unit with a black granite worktop and storage cupboards and deep pan drawers beneath. There is an acrylic sink with flexible, high pressure mixer tap over and an extensive range of wall, base and soft-closing drawer units with a quartz worktop around the perimeter. Under cupboard lighting and coloured glass splashbacks complete this most contemporary room. Integrated appliances include; induction hob with angled extractor hood over, dishwasher, two electric ovens, warming and proving drawers and a microwave. The uPVC sash windows to the rear aspect provide a good level of natural light. Smart TV & Ethernet connections. A large opening leads through to the
An extension to the kitchen having space for an american-style fridge freezer (with water connection), additional storage cupboards and sink with high pressure mixer tap over. There is a bespoke built coffee station with quartz top and shelving for crockery and coffee-making equipment. There is a uPVC sash window to the rear and part glazed uPVC door which leads out to the seating area and garden. A door opens to reveal the
With a modern white suite comprising of a dual flush WC and a vanity wash basin with storage cupboard beneath. Obscure glass uPVC window to the side aspect.
On arrival at the first floor landing, the oak staircase and glass balustrade continues up to the second floor. There is a large cupboard which is the location for the large, pressurised hot water cylinder and shelving for linen etc. The first door on the left leads into the
The principal bedroom with a uPVC sash window to the front aspect and having discreet connections for Ethernet and a Smart TV. A large opening leads through to the
With a bank of fitted wardrobes, cupboards and shelving offering extensive storage for garments and shoes etc. There is a uPVC sash window to the rear aspect and a door that leads into the
Luxuriously appointed with a suite comprising of a slipper bath with hand-held shower attachment over, a large walk-in shower enclosure with twin thermostatic showers fitted, a dual flush WC and twin vanity wash hand basins. Chrome heated towel rail, shaver point. Along the landing, a door opens to reveal the
Having space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble drier here. There are cupboards and open shelving to the side, ideal for the storage of detergents and cleaning materials etc. Along the landing, the next door leads into
Another good sized double bedroom with uPVC sash windows overlooking the rear garden. A connecting door opens to reveal the
Designed so that this room can be accessed by bedroom five also. Here we have a walk-in shower enclosure with glass screen and thermostatic shower fitting over, a dual flush WC and a vanity wash basin with storage cupboard beneath. Chrome heated towel rail. Shaver point. The door leads through to
A double bedroom but currently used as a home office. uPVC sash windows to the front aspect.
The staircase arrives at the second floor landing where the first door on the left leads into
(Latter measurement taken to the front of the wardrobes). Currently used as a second lounge/games room with a uPVC sash to the front aspect. There is a bank of mirror-fronted, sliding door wardrobes offering extensive garment and shoe storage. There are HDMI and Ethernet connections, ideal for Smart TV and Playstation gaming etc. A door leads through to the
With a dual flush WC, tiled shower enclosure with thermostatic shower fittings over and a vanity wash basin with storage cupboard beneath. Velux window overhead. Chrome heated towel rail.
A larger than average bedroom with uPVC sash window to the front aspect, a discreet Ethernet connection for Smart TV,and space for potential fit out for a dressing area. A door leads into the
With dual vanity wash basins, a panelled bath with hand held shower attachment over and a dual flush WC. Chrome heated towel rail.
To the front of the home there is an extensive block paved driveway providing parking for several vehicles. To the left hand side there is an ornamental garden with water feature. To the right hand side of the drive there is a triangular section of garden having a variety of ornamental plants. A remote control, motorised roller door gives access to the
With a commercial garage flooring and a "Pod" electric vehicle charging point (cable will extend to the driveway). The "Ideal" gas boiler is located here. Side access door leads into the main home's entrance hallway.
Immediately to the rear of the home there are two, ground level, stone paved seating areas, the one to the left hand side being beneath a solid oak framed pergola, the ideal spot to sit and enjoy morning coffee or lunch. There is an outside tap, external power sockets and external lighting to both seating areas. Rounded steps lead up to this extensive garden, laid mainly to lawn and interspersed with a number of flowering beds having a variety of trees and plants. The garden is fully enclosed with a combination of stone walling and sturdy timber fencing. There is a good sized garden shed with power laid on, a summerhouse and an oak framed, covered seating area with resin-finish floor, ideal for warm weather dining or to just sit and enjoy the evening sun as it descends at the end of the day. The garden enjoys a south-westerly aspect and thus enjoys a high level of sunlight throughout the day and is extremely private.
The course of Ryknield Street, a former Roman road. runs due north/south through the garden and has been identified by the current vendors with a feature pebbled area setting out its course. Ryknield Street was one of the main routes within Roman Britain and connected Gloucestershire to Yorkshire via Derby. At Castle Hill Camp, located roughly 1km to the south-west, the remains of a small Roman fort have been found and which may have been associated with the construction of this road.
We are informed by Amber Valley Borough Council that this home falls within Council Tax Band G which is currently £3543 per annum.