Bank House Mappleton, Ashbourne DE6 2AB

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A superbly well presented, five bedroom detached rural residence situated in the heart of the much sought after village of Mappleton just 2 miles from the historic market town of Ashbourne.

Bank House, Mappleton

The property has been renovated to a high standard and provides versatile living with the opportunity to create a separate annex if required. The ‘hub’ of the house being the delightful open plan Living Dining Kitchen, although there are a further three reception rooms with the truly stunning accommodation extending to 2335 sq. ft in all.

Enhancing the property further is the attractive gardens which have been incredibly well tendered to both the front and rear with a high level of privacy to the rear.

Mappleton is a charming village situated just outside the Peak District national park, just 2 miles south of the Historic Market Town of Ashbourne and next to Okeover country park which is a stunning private country estate. The property is situated in the heart of the village which has a thriving village community and is well catered for with the Okeover Arms public house, church and sports ground within this truly lovely village.

The property has been renovated to a high standard throughout. The main reception room acts very much as the hub of the house and is a very sociable room being an open plan Living Dining Kitchen. The high quality fitted Kitchen with central island, Living Area with recently fitted wood-burning stove and Dining area overlooking the gardens to the front. The Family Room to the rear of the house provides a delightful further reception room which is currently used as a TV cinema room, although there is also the scope to convert to a separate annex if required. There are also two further versatile reception rooms used as a home office and sitting room with a particular feature being the exposed stone fireplace.

The accommodation benefits from fitted window shutter blinds throughout and air source hearing providing under floor heating to the ground floor and radiators to the first.

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Ground Floor:
The main access door to the property is to the southern side of the property via the Entrance Porch having tiled floor, low level storage with granite top, internal Oak access door to Living Dining Kitchen.

The Open Plan Living Dining Kitchen is a stunning open plan reception room which is very much the ’hub’ of the house. The Kitchen Area has a quality fitted kitchen with an extensive range of matching cream white wall drawer and base units including two warming drawers with solid granite work surface over and matching up turns. The units extend along two sides having built-in electric oven, next to a further compact oven/microwave. Integrated dishwasher and refrigerator, inset sink with granite drainer with matching central island containing the induction hob with remote control drop down extractor fan.

Adjacent to the Kitchen area on the southern front aspect is the formal Dining area with large double glazed window overlooking the front aspect. The matching tiles and underfloor heating continues throughout this open plan room, with the Living Area providing both a sociable space to watch TV and also to sit and enjoy the warmth from the recently fitted log burning stove set within the chimney recess. Bi fold doors open onto the rear garden which also flood the room with natural light. Internal oak access doors lead from the front through to the Study, and to the rear leading to the Utility Room.

The Study faces to the front elevation and is used as a home office and music room, it provides great versatility as a reception room and has a built-in understairs storage cupboard and internal oak access door through the Front Hall which has double glazed glass panelled door to front with adjacent double glazed windows, stairs to first floor level landing and internal oak access door through to Sitting Room.

Access from the Front Hall, the Sitting Room overlooks the attractive front garden and has a charming exposed stone fireplace on raised stone hearth.

To the rear of the property is the Utility Room accessed from the Living Dining Kitchen the utility room is fitted with base level units with granite work surface over, inset stainless steel sink and drainer, under counter plumbing for dishwasher, built-in cupboard housing hot water tank. Internal oak access door to Inner Lobby and Laundry Room having plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer space. Inner Lobby currently utilised as a wine cellar with internal oak access door to Ground floor WC and Family Room.

The Family Room had been designed to be separate to the main house, as a separate annex with the inner lobby and WC if required. However it makes a delightful further reception room and is currently used as a TV/cinema room with double doors to the rear opening onto the attractive private gardens.

First Floor:
The Landing is accessed via stairs rising from the Front Hall. The landing has split levels and allows internal access to Bedrooms 2, 4 and 5 with the landing leading to the South Passage with built-in cupboard and wardrobe with hanging, providing internal access to the Master Bedroom, Bedroom Three and the Family Bathroom.

The Master Bedroom is situated to the southern edge of the property with lovely vaulted ceiling and exposed timber ‘A’ frame with three double built-in wardrobes. Internal oak access door leads to the Ensuite Shower Room having three piece shower suite including double shower cubicle with shower over, vanity wash hand basin, low flush WC, heated towel rail, tiled floor and extractor fan.

Bedroom Two is situated at the Northern side of the property and also benefits from an Ensuite Shower Room with three piece shower suite including corner shower cubicle with shower over, low flush WC and vanity hand wash basin with cabinet storage beneath, tiled walls and floor.

Bedroom Four is situated to the overlooking the gardens and the hills beyond and has a built-in wardrobe. Conveniently situated adjacent to the Rear Shower Room positioned between Bedroom Four and Five comprising three piece shower suite including corner shower, low flush WC and vanity wash hand basin with cabinet beneath.

Bedroom Five is a single bedroom with a view to the rear aspect over the garden and the hills beyond.

Bedroom Three is double bedroom overlooking the front garden and access drive, it is accessed via internal Oak door from the south passage with double built-in wardrobes.

The Family Bathroom has a refitted white bathroom suite with fully tiled walls and floor comprising panelled bath with shower screen and rain shower head over, vanity wash hand basin with storage beneath, low flush WC.

The property is accessed through double wrought iron gates situated beside the stone wall which runs along the lane side. The gravelled driveway leads through to the front of the property where there is a large gravelled hardstanding area providing off road parking.

Adjacent to the driveway is the attractive front garden which is predominantly laid to lawn with attractive flower and shrub borders with a stone wall border.

A wide paved garden path leads around the front and the side of the property leading to the front Entrance Porch and Main side Porch. Adjacent to the main side porch is a timber log store.

The rear garden provides a high level of privacy. The paved path wraps around the immediate rear for the property and leads to the workshop at the rear of the garden. The attractive rear garden has been delightfully designed and tendered to with a central lawn with attractive flower and shrub borders. The former vegetable gardens are now an attractive planted area with box hedging border.

The brick Workshop positioned at the foot of the garden has a pedestrian access door, windows, power and lighting and provides useful storage and workshop space.

There is security lighting to both the front and rear gardens.

General Information:

Mains water, drainage and electricity. Air source heating providing underfloor heating to the ground floor, radiators to the first floor.

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.

Fixtures and Fittings:
Only those referred to in the brochure are included in the sale.

Local Authority and Council Tax Band:
Derbyshire Dales District Council - Council Tax Band – E

Strictly by appointment only through the sole selling agents Bagshaws. Please contact the Ashbourne Office on 01335 342201 or by email at

From Ashbourne - Proceed out of the town towards Mappleton and Callow Hall Wildhive on Mappleton Road. Continue past Callow Hall entrance and enter the village of Mappleton. Proceed through the village past the Okeover Arms public house and Church and the property will then be found on the righthand side clearly identified by the Bagshaws ‘for sale’ board.

Agents Note;
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.