Overdale Lode Lane, Alstonefield, Ashbourne DE6 2FZ
The formal grounds extend to 1.34 acres in all and incorporate a bowls lawn and former tennis lawn along with a number of outbuildings.
The property was formerly used as a bed and breakfast and offers three storey accommodation. The large Drawing Room on the ground floor is a particular feature to the property as is the solid oak balustrade within the hallway. There are many charming character features throughout.
The access door is situated on the front, South facing elevation of the property and opens up to the main entrance hall which has a solid oak balustrade and matching with the stairs rising to the first floor landing. The signature room to the whole accommodation is the impressive Drawing Room (7.37m x 5.95m) which is flooded with light from the dual aspect windows. It is currently used a dual purposes Living and Dining Room and further benefits from a feature multi fuel cast iron stove with decorative solid oak mantle.
The Sitting Room provides a further reception area and also benefits from a multifuel cast iron stove with attractive exposed stone mantle. Situated to the rear of the property is the Breakfast Kitchen with feature AGA enjoying an outlook across the gardens with access to the utility and rear porch with storage cupboards providing the practicalities for everyday rural living.
First and Second Floor
The delightful staircase with solid oak balustrade leads to the split level landing area which has a stunning inset stain glass feature window. The property was formerly run as a Bed and Breakfast, both Bedrooms One and Two benefit from En-suite bath and shower room respectively. From the landing is a passage leading to a further bedroom, shower room and wash room and also provides access to the staircase leading to the second floor.
The second floor landing provides access to three further double bedrooms, bathroom and separate WC with a fire escape access door leading from the landing via an external fire escape staircase.
A particular note should be drawn to the outlook from each and every bedroom, the views are truly stunning as the property is surrounded by beautiful rolling Peak District countryside.
Outside the property has a range of outbuildings and formal gardens extending to 1.34 acres in all. The property benefits from dual access from both Lode Lane, being the main access but with a secondary access off Gipsy Lane to the rear of the property. There are a good range of outbuildings which are predominantly used for storage and workshop space. To the immediate rear is a detached stone barn used as garaging with vehicular access door, also within the block is a male and female toilet block with the central heating boiler located under this building with trapdoor access. There are two further stone buildings situated on the North boundary having power and lighting connected which provide further storage with one of the buildings believed to have been a former ‘gardeners cottage’ and could perhaps be converted for residential use subject to obtaining the necessary consent.
The lawned level gardens have been well cared for with one lawn having been used as a bowls lawn and the other as a lawned tennis court. To the South of the garden is an ornamental pond and to the East is a former vegetable plot. The gardens provide an excellent level of privacy with a high level wall to the North and enjoying delightful views across the rolling Peak District countryside to the South.
Main Water and Electricity are connected. Oil fired central heating. Private drainage.
Tenure and Possession:
The property is sold Freehold with vacant possession.
Rights 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.
Fixtures and 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 , Town Hall, Bank Road, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3NN. Tel: 01629 761100. Council Tax Band – G
Strictly by appointment through the Ashbourne Office of Bagshaw's as sole agents on 01335 342201 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
From Ashbourne - Leave the town on the A515 towards Buxton, after about 6 miles take the left turn signposted Alstonefield and Milldale proceed on this road through the valley and over the bridge and ascend towards Alstonefield village, the property will be found on the right hand side just before the village signpost clearly identified by the Bagshaws ‘For Sale’ board.
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