St John's House Ashbourne

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A rare opportunity to acquire one of Ashbourne's Georgian gems. Offering the chance to restore this beautiful building to a house of stature being one of the most prominent in the town.

A rare opportunity to acquire one of Ashbourne’s Georgian gems.
In a town known for its Georgian architecture this property is a classic example. It offers a chance to restore this beautiful building to a house of stature being one of the most prominent in the town. For those wishing to create a townhouse home of grandeur this is a wonderful project. Additionally it benefits from a very substantial garden with rear access for vehicles off Shaw Croft carpark. The grounds could be designed to enhance the setting of the property and together form one of the grandest houses in Ashbourne.

For Sale by Private Treaty

Offers in excess of £600,000


Ground Floor

Entrance Hall (12' 0'' x 10' 9'' (3.65m x 3.27m))
Solid timber access door, window to front, cast iron fire surround, double doors to Reception Hallway, stone flooring.

Reception Hall
Previously used as the main reception desk for the offices, with a continuation of the stone flooring, radiator, door to rear Lobby

Rear Lobby
With steps descending to external access door to rear garden.

Meeting Room 1 (13' 10'' x 12' 8'' (4.21m x 3.86m))
Sash window to front elevation, built-in cupboard storage, granite fireplace, disguised bookshelf internal door to reception Hall, radiator.

Ground floor WC
Having low flush WC and pedestal wash hand basin.

Meeting Room 2 (22' 9'' x 13' 11'' (6.93m x 4.24m))
Lovely south facing room overlooking the rear garden with external balcony beyond the rear bay window, ornate ceiling rose and plaster covering, marble fireplace, wall lights, radiator.

Meeting Room 3 (14' 0'' x 13' 11'' (4.26m x 4.24m))
Secondary glazed window to front, radiator.

Meeting Room 4 (23' 1'' x 15' 8'' (7.03m x 4.77m))
Rear south facing room with bay window overlooking the rear garden, pitched pine fire surround, radiator, ornate ceiling rose and plaster coving.

Ground Floor West Wing

Inner Hall
Door to side providing external access to side passage, secondary stairs case leading to first floor, internal access door to Basement.

Kitchen (10' 4'' x 9' 9'' (3.15m x 2.97m))
Used as the staff room kitchen to service the offices with wall and base units with work surface over, fridge freezer space, tiled walls, sash window to front, radiator.

Staff Room (9' 10'' x 9' 2'' (2.99m x 2.79m))
Window to rear and radiator.

Accessed from the West Wing Inner Hall, stone steps lead down to the extensive basement area which occupies much of the area under main accommodation.

Basement Passage
Accessed from the stone steps with access to the cellar storage rooms

Cellar storage One (15' 11'' x 8' 11'' (4.85m x 2.72m) maximum measurements)

Boiler Room (15' 11'' x 12' 4'' (4.84m x 3.75m))
Central heating boiler arched window to rear.

Cellar Storage Two (10' 8'' x 9' 9'' (3.25m x 2.97m))

Rear Cellar Storage room (23' 11'' x 13' 6'' (7.28m x 4.11m) maximum measurements)
Door to rear providing external access to the garden, arched window to rear.

Cellar Room
Providing further storage and access to lower cellar.

Lower Cellar
Steps down from Cellar Room providing further storage with vaulted ceiling.

First Floor

Stunning Galleried Landing
Stair case with oak rail and spindles leads up from the ground floor reception hall leading to this stunning galleried landing providing access to first floor rooms and the west wing with the stairs continuing to rise to the second floor.

Office One (14' 5'' x 13' 10'' (4.39m x 4.21m))
Cast iron fireplace with granite surround, secondary glazed window, radiator.

Office Two (12' 0'' x 10' 10'' (3.65m x 3.30m))
Window to front, cast iron fireplace, radiator

Office Three (14' 9'' x 13' 10'' (4.49m x 4.21m))
Secondary glazed sash window to front, built-in cupboard with shelving, radiator

Upper Landing
Stepped up from the main galleried landing with access to Office four and WC.

First Floor WC
Having low flush WC and wash hand basin.

Rear Office Four (18' 5'' x 14' 0'' (5.61m x 4.26m))
Window to rear overlook the gardens, fireplace with decorative tiled inset and granite surround, radiator.

West Wing First Floor Passage
Access to secondary stairs leading from the ground floor, roof light, radiator.

West Wing WC
Window to rear, low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, radiator

West Wing Office Five (11' 0'' x 9' 9'' (3.35m x 2.97m))
Secondary glazed window to front, radiator, cupboard providing shelf storage.

West Wing Office Six (18' 0'' x 14' 5'' (5.48m x 4.39m))
Secondary glazed sash window to front, radiator, walk through to West Wing office seven.

West Wing Office Seven (16' 9'' x 10' 5'' (5.10m x 3.17m))
Access through office 6 having sash window to rear overlooking the garden, granite fireplace with cast iron fire, vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers.

Second Floor Landing
Accessed to all second floor rooms predominately used for storage.

Second Floor Room One (13' 2'' x 12' 10'' (4.01m x 3.91m))
Secondary glazed window to front and radiator.

Second Floor Room Two (12' 0'' x 10' 11'' (3.65m x 3.32m))
Internal door to room three, sash window, serving hatch to room 1, radiator.

Second Floor Three (14' 1'' x 13' 11'' (4.29m x 4.24m))
Secondary glazed sash window to front, cast iron fireplace, cupboard providing shelf storage, radiator.

Split Level second floor landing
Providing access to WC and Attic storage room .

Second Floor WC
Low flush WC and wash hand basin

Attic Room
Providing further storage space with lime ash floor and hot water tank.

The property fronts directly on to St John Street in the heart of the historic market town of Ashbourne. There is a pedestrian passage door with leads to the side of the property and provides further covered storage and access to the outbuildings.

With double vehicular access door from St John Street. Pedestrian access door to the side passage.

Situated at the rear of the garage and accessed from the side passage via pedestrian entrance door.

Rear Gardens
A surprisingly generous rear walled garden with patio seating area and steps down to the lower level lawned garden with mature flower and shrub borders.

Rear Car Park
Access is from the Shaw Croft car park through double timber gates. There is a large hardstanding area which was used as staff parking and provides off road parking for many vehicles.

Planning Consent to convert to a single dwelling
The property is and has been used as offices for a number of years however planning has been granted for change of use to convert the property back to a single dwelling house.

Further information on the planning consent can be found by searching on the Derbyshire Dales Planning portal using application reference number: 20/00448/FUL..

General Remarks

Tenure and Possession
The property is sold Freehold with vacant possession.

Mains water, drainage and electricity are connected. Gas fired central heating.

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

Local Authority
Derbyshire Dales district council.

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

The vendors will include an uplift clause for development over its use as a private dwelling house and will negotiate on this as appropriate.

Strictly by appointment through Bagshaws Ashbourne Office on 01335 342201,
or e-mail:

From Bagshaws Ashbourne office - Proceed towards the traffic lights and go straight ahead onto St John Street, as the road bears to the left keep to the right side remaining on St John Street. You will then find the property on the right hand side clearly identified by the Bagshaws for sale board. Parking for the property is to the rear off the Shaw Croft car park through couple gates onto the parking area.

Exempt as the property is listed.

Agents Notes
Bagshaws LLP have made every reasonable effort to ensure these details offer an accurate and fair description of the property but give notice that all measurements, distances and areas referred to are approximate and based on information available at the time of printing. These details are for guidance only and do not constitute part of the contract for sale. Bagshaws LLP and their employees are not authorised to give any warranties or representations in relation to the sale.