Brookfield Grove Dukes Drive, Ashford-In-The-Water, Bakewell DE45 1QQ

For Sale


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A traditional stone-built bungalow situated on the edge of the sought-after village of Ashford in the Water, comprising a spacious three-bedroom bungalow in need of modernisation with far reaching views, together with gardens, a detached stone-built hobby room, detached garage, and grassland all set within approx. 1.5 acres, excellent for those with equestrian or agricultural interests. For Sale by Auction at 3pm 20th September 2021 at The Agricultural Business Centre, Bakewell.

Brookfield Grove is situated in a semi-rural location near to the sought-after village of Ashford in the Water, with views overlooking the surrounding open countryside. The village offers a range of basic amenities including a church, public houses, village shop and tea rooms. A more comprehensive range of facilities including supermarkets, schools and high street shops can be found in the nearby market towns of Bakewell, Chesterfield and the city of Sheffield. There is a good road network within easy reach, including the A620 and the A6 providing access to the surrounding towns of Bakewell (1.5 miles), Buxton (10 miles), Chesterfield (14 Miles) and the city of Sheffield (16 mile). There are many nearby local walks, bridleways, trails and beauty spots including Chatsworth House across the Peak District National Park, excellent for those who enjoy the outdoors.

From Bakewell town centre, head North along the A6 towards Buxton. Continue out of the town past Aldi supermarket and out of the town. When approaching Ashford in the Water and before the turning on the right to Ashford in the Water village, the property will be found on the left-hand side indicated by our for sale board.

We understand the bungalow was built in 1922 and the current family have owned the property for around 40 years. Therefore, the property has not been offered on the market for sale before and similar opportunities are few and far between.

The sale of Brookfield Grove offers an outstanding opportunity to acquire a traditional country property in a stunning semi-rural setting. The property is ideal for equestrian buyers and smallholders alike, being set in 1.5 acres together with a range of outbuildings and landscaped gardens. The bungalow comprises three bedrooms one with an en suites, two reception rooms, with original features but would benefit from full modernisation.

There is ample space to extend if required and enjoys breath taking views over the valley and the open countryside beyond.


Entrance Hallway (8' 11'' x 6' 4'' (2.73m x 1.92m))
With an entrance door, a large bay window and doors into the two reception rooms and Kitchen.

Sitting Room (19' 2'' x 16' 10'' (5.84m x 5.12m))
A spacious room having dual aspect bay windows overlooking the garden with far reaching views, a fireplace with an open fire, radiator and open into:

Sun Room (11' 9'' x 4' 7'' (3.59m x 1.40m))
With a large window to the side, a radiator and external door out into the garden.

Dining Room (16' 4'' x 11' 2'' (4.99m x 3.41m))
With twin windows to the front and a radiator. A spacious room with ample room for a large dining table.

Breakfast Kitchen (14' 1'' x 11' 8'' (4.28m x 3.56m))
With triple aspect windows to the front, side and rear overlooking the gardens, a fitted kitchen comprising wall and floor units with a stainless-steel sink and drainer and spaces for appliances. There is room for a dining table.

Inner Hallway (16' 0'' x 15' 8'' (4.88m x 4.78m))
There is an inner hallway leading to the bedrooms and bathroom.

Master Bedroom (11' 11'' x 11' 9'' (3.64m x 3.58m))
A large double bedroom with a window to the rear, built-in in wardrobes, radiator and a door into:

Ensuite Shower Room (7' 3'' x 3' 1'' (2.2m x 0.94m))
With a window to the side, wash hand basin, WC and shower unit with an electric shower.

Bedroom Two (12' 8'' x 8' 5'' (3.87m x 2.56m))
A double bedroom with dual aspect windows to the side and rear and a radiator.

Bedroom Three (9' 7'' x 7' 11'' (2.92m x 2.42m))
A single bedroom with a window to the side elevation overlooking the garden and a radiator.

Family Bathroom (11' 9'' x 8' 4'' (3.58m x 2.54m))
With a window to the side, a bath with shower over, wash hand basin, WC, part tiled walls and a radiator.

External Utility Room
Externally access by the entrance door, with a sink and drainer, plumbing for a washing machine and tumble drier and window to the side. The gas fired combi boiler is located on the wall.

Annex Room (9' 1'' x 11' 9'' (2.78m x 3.59m))
A detached stone-built building with a large room with window to front and entrance door, formerly being used as a further room to the house, with electric and lighting. There is an attached store/tack room which could be incorporate. The building could be renovated to make a home office, bedroom or hobby room.


There are formal lawns to the front and sides of the bungalow with mature trees and planting areas. The front garden has a pond with hedging to the road side.

The entrance to the block paved driveway is off Dukes Drive which provides access to the garage and parking for multiple vehicles.

Detached Garage and Workshop (19' 11'' x 19' 4'' (6.08m x 5.89m))
A steel framed with timber cladding and a tiled roof, internally as one space with concrete flooring, electric and lighting. The building has good roof height for parking of tractors or similar. There are twin doors to the front.

Redundant Field Shelter
A timber framed building positioned in the orchard in need of replacement.

The land is down to permanent pasture with all being suitable for grazing of all livestock and some for mowing. The land is split into one main field and a sparse orchard with post and rail fencing to the rear of the bungalow. The orchard is positioned to the rear of the bungalow with a mixture of mature trees.

Mains water, electricity and gas are connected, with private drainage. The central heating is via a gas combi boiler located in the Utility.

Timber Rights
These rights are believed to be included as far as they exist.

Fixtures and Fittings
Only those referred to in these particulars are included in the sale.

Tenure and Possession
The property will be sold freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

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

Local Authority
Derbyshire Dales District Council, Matlock

Planning Authority
Peak District National Park Authority, Bakewell.

Council Tax Band
Band C

EPC Rating

Strictly by appointment through the selling agents Bagshaws Bakewell Office.

Method of Sale
The property is offered by Public Auction at 3.00pm, Monday 20th September 2021 at The Agricultural Business Centre, Bakewell, DE45 1AH.

Deposits and completion
The successful purchaser will be required to pay a deposit of 10% of the sale price upon the fall of the hammer. Please note that proof of identification must also be provided to comply with the Money Laundering Regulations 2017. The signing of the Contract of Sale and 10% deposit is legally binding on both parties and completion will occur within 28 days thereafter, unless stated otherwise at the auction. The sale of each lot is subject to a buyer's fee of £400 + VAT (£480 inc. VAT) payable on the fall of the hammer. Please contact the auctioneers for further details.

Conditions of Sale
The Conditions of Sale will be deposited at the office of the Auctioneers seven days prior to the sale and will not be read at the sale. The Auctioneers and Solicitors will be in the sale room fifteen minutes prior to the commencement of the auction to deal with any matter arising from either the conditions of Sale, the Sales Particulars or relating to the auction generally. At the appointed time the sale will commence and thereafter no further queries will be dealt with and the purchaser will be deemed to have full knowledge of the Conditions of Sale and to have satisfied himself fully upon all matters contained or referred to therein, whether or not the purchaser has read them. “The Guide Price is issued as an indication of the auctioneer’s opinion of the likely selling price of the property. Each property offered is subject to a Reserve Price which is agreed between the seller and the auctioneer just prior to the auction and which would ordinarily be within 10% (+/-) of the Guide Price. Both the Guide Price and the Reserve Price can be subject to change up to and including the day of the auction

Money Laundering Regulations 2017
Due to recent changes in legislation, all buyers must provide relevant documentation in order to provide proof of their identity and place of residence. The documentation collected will not be disclosed to any other party.