Grant's of Derbyshire are delighted to offer For Sale this beautiful Grade II Listed detached farmhouse which occupies a peaceful location on the outskirts of the sought after village of Kirk Ireton. The property dates back to the early 19th century and retains much character and many original features including the Gothic style cast iron arched windows to the front aspect. As it currently stands, the accommodation briefly comprises entrance/dining hallway, guest cloakroom, sitting room, dining room, fitted kitchen and utility room on the ground floor. To the first floor is a good sized landing, three double bedrooms, one ensuite shower and a family bathroom with four piece suite. All rooms are well proportioned and the home is well presented throughout. There is planning permission in place for a two storey extension. To the front of the property is a large driveway offering ample off road parking and to the rear is a large garden. The home sits in a plot size of approximately a quarter of an acre and has the benefit of being in a rural location yet within easy access of the Peak District National Park and also several local towns for commuting. The property is part double glazed, heated by an oil fire condensing boiler and has its own private water supply. Viewing Highly Recommended.
Kirk Ireton is a popular and highly convenient village location, having a village shop, church, village inn and Church of England Primary School (rated as Outstanding by Ofsted). Kirk Ireton, a conservation area, was featured in Derbyshire Life (August 2013) where it was described as one of the county's finest settlements south of Carsington. Located nearby are the market towns of Ashbourne and Wirksworth, which in turn provide a broader range of local amenities. Also located nearby is Carsington Water, noted for its leisure facilities and water sports. Derby is located some ten miles to the south and there is fast access to the A38, A52 or A50 which provide access to nearby motorway networks.
To the front of the property is a wooden panelled entrance door which opens into the
This is a spacious room which could be used for a number of purposes as well as serving as a hallway. It has plenty of character with the exposed ceiling timber, quarry tiled flooring and a cast iron Victorian range with exposed lintel over. To the rear of the room is the staircase leading up to the first floor and beneath this is a most useful under stairs storage cupboard with light. There is also a sealed unit double glazed window to the rear. A pine panelled and glazed door provides access to the kitchen and to the opposite side is a pine panelled door opening to the sitting room. A further door opens to the
With a continuation of the quarry tiled flooring, this room is fitted with a low flush WC and a pedestal wash hand basin with chromed mixer tap and tiled splashback. It has the benefit of a ladder style heated towel rail and there is a sealed unit double glazed opaque window to the front.
Having tiled flooring, this spacious kitchen is fitted with a good range of handmade base and wall units with solid oak work surfaces and tiled splashbacks. The ceramic one and a half bowl sink with swan neck mixer tap is located beneath the window to the rear aspect. There is space and plumbing available for a dishwasher as well as space for a large freestanding fridge freezer. Included in the sale is the Electric Rangemaster Classic 110, a range style cooker which incorporates a five ring electric hob, warming plate, two ovens, grill and cupboard. The room is lit by inset spotlights and there is a second double glazed window to the front aspect.
Through an opening and up one step is the
The tiled flooring continues through from the kitchen and this room is fitted with a wall unit and a number of base units beneath solid oak preparation surfaces. There is an inset stainless steel sink unit with chromed mixer tap and tiled splashback. Above this is a sealed unit double glazed window which allows a pleasant outlook towards the surrounding countryside. This utility room houses the oil fired condensing boiler which provides the domestic hot water and services the central heating system and within a tall built-in cupboard is the pressured hot water cylinder. A further cupboard houses the filtration system for the water supply. There are two under counter appliance spaces with one having the necessary plumbing for a washing machine.
To the front is a wooden door with glazed panel opening to the exterior.
Off the entrance hallway is this well proportioned sitting room with beautiful parquet flooring. The red brick fireplaces provide a pleasant focal point. With a raised stone hearth and red brick arches, one of these houses the multi fuel burning stove. As well as the central ceiling light there are also recessed spotlights to the rear of the room. The original cast iron arched window to the front looks out onto the garden and there are additional double glazed windows to the rear and side aspects.
A pine panelled door opens to the
Also having the attractive parquet flooring is this reception room in which the focal point is the fireplace with raised hearth which incorporates a cast iron fire with decorative tiles and open working grate. There is a double glazed window to the rear and two original arched windows to the front with views over the garden towards the surrounding countryside.
The staircase leading up from the entrance hallway reaches the
With a continuation of the pine handrail, balusters and post which is removable for the access of large furniture, this semi-galleried landing has a sealed unit double glazed Velux rooflight to the rear aspect. From the initial landing area are doors opening to the family bathroom and the second bedroom. Through an opening and up two steps is a further landing area which has two double glazed windows to the rear and is a lovely space for a reading nook or study area. Doors from here open to bedrooms one and three.
Bedroom One is entered via a lobby area which has a pedestal wash basin with tiled splashback beneath a sealed unit double glazed window to the side aspect. The bedroom itself is through an opening and there is a door to access the
Fitted with a low flush WC and a tiled shower cubicle housing a Triton electric shower. There is a also a chromed ladder style heated towel rail.
This is a very generously sized main bedroom with excellent views through the original cast iron arched window to the front aspect.
This double bedroom has a Velux window to the rear aspect as well as a sealed unit double glazed window to the side which allows most pleasant views over the adjoining fields towards Hulland Ward. Part of the room has been fitted with furniture to create a study area.
Please note that the measurements provided were taken into the eaves to the front and rear.
This is another good sized double bedroom and being adjacent to bedroom one, it has the same delightful outlook through the arched window to the front aspect.
This spacious bathroom is fitted with a white four piece suite comprising low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, claw foot bath with central chromed tap and hand held shower attachment and a large walk-in shower cubicle. There is a double glazed obscured glass window to the rear and the room is lit by inset spotlights.
Immediately to the front of the property is a large driveway providing off road parking for several vehicles. This is accessed from the lane by a five bar timber gate. There is a lawned foregarden area and a pathway leading around to the substantial rear/side garden. The home occupies a plot size of approximately a quarter of an acre and is fully enclosed by timber fencing and hedging.
Planning permission for a two storey extension to create an additional bedroom and reception room. Further details available on request.
We are informed by Amber Valley Borough Council that this home falls within Council Tax Band F which is currently £3014 per annum.
The approach from our Wirksworth office in the Market Place is to proceed down St John Street in the direction of Derby, crossing over the mini roundabout junction onto Derby Road (B5023). Continue along this road for approximately 2.5 miles before turning right onto Wood Lane as signposted for Kirk Ireton. Proceed into the village of Kirk Ireton, taking the first turning on the left into Nether Lane. This becomes Broad Way and Rakestones Farm will be found on the left hand side after approximately 300m.