Derwent Reservoir, Bamford, Hope Valley
- 4 Bedrooms
- 3 Bathrooms
- 2 Reception Rooms
4 bedroom detached house SSTC
- Reference Number 5_100041014468
- Agent ELR Hathersage
- Agent Number 01433 651888
Offers in the region of £900,000
About this property
A delightful 18th Century four bedroomed gritstone farmhouse, originally part of the Duke of Devonshires estate, occupying a tranquil, rural location nestling on the banks of the Derwent reservoir and set within spectacular south facing gardens with views across the water. This stunning family home offers a truly unique lifestyle opportunity and benefits from a large stone built detached barn, ideal for a variety of uses, and a separate workshop with planning permission for holiday accommodation.
DESCRIPTION A delightful 18th Century four bedroomed gritstone farmhouse, originally part of the Duke of Devonshire's estate, occupying a tranquil, rural location overlooking the Derwent reservoir and set within spectacular south facing gardens with stunning views. This stunning family home offers a truly unique lifestyle opportunity and benefits from a large stone built detached barn, ideal for a variety of uses, plus a separate stone workshop with planning permission for holiday accommodation. Inobtrusive solar panels on the barn provide electricity, backed by an automated generator system.
An entrance porch leads to the spacious reception room with stone flagged flooring and French windows which open to the garden offering uninterrupted views towards Derwent reservoir. This open plan room features beams to the ceiling and also provides access to the dining kitchen and sitting room. The kitchen has a range of Shaker style units with solid oak worktops incorporating built in fridge and dishwasher. A sink and drainer is set beneath a front facing window with fantastic views across the grounds towards Derwent Dam. The centre piece of the kitchen is the Rayburn and there is space for a family sized table and chairs. Adjoining the kitchen is a utility room featuring further units, space and plumbing for a washing machine, shelved pantry and stainless-steel sink and drainer. A stable door leads to the garden and a further door opens to a travertine tiled wet room with low flush WC and wash hand basin.
Accessed off the main reception room is a delightful double aspect sitting room with beams to the ceiling and stone-built fireplace with wood burning stove. Stairs rise to the first-floor landing with rear facing window and solid oak doors to all rooms. Bedroom one is a delightful front facing double bedroom with uninterrupted views across the grounds towards Derwent reservoir. Bedrooms two and three are also doubles with the same magnificent view and there is a further double bedroom with a delightful view over the orchard. Bedroom one and two are served by the spacious family bathroom with roll top bath, low flush WC, Victorian style wash basin and shower enclosure. Bedroom three and four are served by a further second bathroom comprising of bath with shower over, pedestal wash basin and low flush WC.
DETACHED STONE BUILT BARN This magnificent historic barn features stone flagged flooring within the central area and full height exposed beams and trusses. Steps lead to a staged mezzanine area ideal for a variety of uses. The barn benefits from electricity.
UPPER SHIPPON The adjoining upper shippon features two former stables with stone flagged flooring. An original stone external staircase adjoining the barn leads to a first floor requiring full refurbishment.
LOWER SHIPPON Adjoining the main barn is currently used for storage with separate stalls and stable door. The adjoining room is used as a workshop and houses the generator.
STONE BUILT DETACHED WORKSHOP WITH PLANNING PERMISSION This stone built workshop benefits from planning permission for two bedroomed/two bathroomed holiday accommodation and is currently used for storage. Conversion work has commenced and electricity, gas and water is laid to the building. The garage provides covered parking area with first floor level accessed via original stone external staircase. To the rear of the workshop is an external WC, woodstore and former piggery. Planning ref NP/HPK/1211/1290.
GROUNDS The property is approached by an attractive private driveway with mature beech hedging to either side which leads to the main farmhouse, outbuildings and further extensive parking areas. The magnificent garden is immediately to the front of the property and is attractively walled with well stocked borders, large lawned area and spectacular views of the reservoir with a back drop of mature woodland. The south face orientation provides sun virtually all day long and a patio area fronting the property is the ideal place to dine out during the summer months. The property is beautifully framed by its gardens including a range of shrubbery, small trees and a natural pond with a waterfall fed by a spring from the hillside. The garden has truly spectacular views across the reservoir to Derwent Dam and the surrounding valley. To the rear of the property is a further area of land with small orchard and further gardens surround the rear of the barn and workshop.
Main Rd, Hathersage Hope Valley S32 1BB