Middleton Farm Cottage, Collycroft, Clifton, Ashbourne

Price: Offers in the Region Of £425,000


  • Charming Character Cottage
  • Stunning location with far reaching views
  • Grounds extend to 0.30 acres (0.11Ha)
  • Excellent scope to further enhance the property
  • Versatile with possibility of dependent relative accommodation subject to consent
  • Convenient location, 2 miles from Ashbourne Town Centre
  • Excellent access to local link roads
  • Viewing is essential to appreciate this property
  • Viewing strictly by appointment through the Ashbourne office of sole agents Bagshaws
  • Contact 01335 342 201 email ashbourne@bagshaws.com to arrange a viewing

Full details

This charming extended character cottage occupies a stunning location enjoying beautiful far reaching countryside views across the rolling hills of the Derbyshire Dales and Peak District National Park.


The accommodation offers great charm and versatility to perhaps provide dependant relative accommodation subject to consent.

Excellent scope to further enhance the property as it would benefit from some sympathetic upgrading.

The grounds extend to 0.30 acres (0.11Ha) in all offering a high level of privacy and a truly delightful place to enjoy these stunning views.

Conveniently located just 2 miles from the town centre of the historic market town of Ashbourne with excellent access to local link roads.

Viewing is essential to appreciate the location, potential and size of the grounds.


Ground Floor

Principle Entrance Hall

Access door to front, tiled floor, hanging storage space, under stair storage cupboard. Internal access door to Breakfast Kitchen and Lounge.


17' 4'' x 13' 7'' (5.28m x 4.14m)

Feature wood burning stove with exposed brick inset and timber mantle,

multi-pane window to rear and front, radiator, TV point, internal door access to staircase leading to first floor.

Breakfast Kitchen

16' 5'' x 11' 9'' (5.00m x 3.58m)

Multi–pane timber framed windows to front and rear enjoying views beyond the garden to the stunning surrounding countryside and rolling hills. Wall and Base units with work surface over and worktop overhang providing a breakfast bar eating area. Integrated hob and double oven, one and half bowl sink and drainer, tiled splash backs.

Internal access door to:

Utility Room

10' 7'' x 8' 0'' (3.22m x 2.44m)

Window to front, base mounted oil fired boiler, Belfast sink, plumbing for washing machine, wall and base storage units, built-in further appliance space. Internal access door through to:

Secondary Entrance Hall

Providing scope to be the access for independent accommodation, the hall provides internal access to ground floor bedroom, separate shower room, sitting room and formal dining room with stairs leading to first floor study room. Tiled floor, timber framed windows ,vaulted ceiling with roof light, radiator.

Ground Floor Shower Room

Low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, heated towel rail, separate shower cubicle with shower over, tiled floor.

Ground Floor Bedroom Three

10' 4'' x 9' 1'' (3.15m x 2.77m)

Vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, internal high level window, external high level window, radiator.

Sitting Room

12' 11'' x 11' 4'' (3.93m x 3.45m)

Double glazed full height window to side and higher level double glazed window to same aspect, exposed timbers and ‘A’ frame with open arch to:

Formal Dining Room

13' 3'' x 11' 1'' (4.04m x 3.38m)

Double glazed door to rear enjoying stunning views beyond the gardens of the surrounding rolling countryside and access to raised paved patio seating area, open internal window (not glazed) to sitting room with exposed timber lintel and window sill. Oak floor.

First Floor


Providing access to two bedrooms and bathroom, radiator and multi-pane window to front enjoying stunning views.

Bedroom One

17' 5'' x 12' 11'' (5.30m x 3.93m)

Multi-pane window to rear, multi-pane window to front enjoying beautiful views beyond the gardens to neighbouring farmland, radiator.

Bedroom Two

8' 3'' x 8' 8'' (2.51m x 2.64m)

Multi-pane window to rear.


11' 9'' x 6' 5'' (3.58m x 1.95m)

Three piece bathroom suite comprising; panelled bath, low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, radiator, loft access multi-pane window to front enjoying views across the garden to surrounding countryside.

First Floor Study

Accessed from the secondary hall via a dog leg staircase and not linked to the other first floor accommodation, Velux roof light window access to roof storage space.


The property is accessed from the A515 along the former main access road now just providing access to this property and the neighbouring property and surrounding fields.

There is a timber five bar vehicular access gate which opens to provide access to the property and ample hard standing for a number of vehicles. The grounds to the property are all to the Northern side as the property buts up to its boundary and the neighbouring property grounds of Collycroft House to the rear.

There is a range of outbuildings positioned centrally within the forecourt these buildings are joined to each other but detached from the main residence. They comprise of; Workshop 5.35m x 2.38m with glazed stable door, pedestrian access power and lighting. Tool Shed with separate pedestrian door access. Garden Store with timber pedestrian access door.

The grounds extend to approximately a quarter of an acre and from this elevated position the views enjoyed are some of the best in the area across the rolling countryside with the peak of Thorpe cloud in the distance.

The gardens are predominantly laid to lawn with mature flower tree and shrub borders. There is a raised patio seating area to the immediate rear. Two garden sheds provide further storage. A post and rail fence separates the formal garden from the neighbouring land.

General Remarks

Tenure and Possession

The property is sold Freehold with vacant possession.


Mains Water and Electricity. Private Drainage. Oil Fired Central heating.

Fixtures & Fittings

Only those fixtures and fittings referred to in the sale particulars are included in the purchase price.

Local Authority and Council Tax Band

Derbyshire Dales District Council. Tax band C.

Right of Way, Wayleaves and Easements

The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, easements and wayleaves whether or not defined in these particulars.


Strictly by appointment through the Ashbourne Office of the sole agents on 01335 342201, or e-mail: ashbourne@bagshaws.com.


From Ashbourne - Proceed towards Uttoxeter on the A515. Proceed up the Collycroft Hill, past Fairways Garden Centre and continue up the hill. A the top of the Hill keep in the right hand lane and take the right turn at the brow of the hill. Follow the lane round and take the second driveway on the left at the end of the lane you should then see the five bar gate which you access through to the courtyard. The property is clearly identified by the Bagshaws ‘For Sale’ board.


EPC Rating F

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Middleton Farm Cottage, Collycroft, Clifton, Ashbourne

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