Eyam, Hope Valley
- 5 Bedrooms
- 2 Bathrooms
- 2 Reception Rooms
5 bedroom detached house for sale
- Reference Number 5_100041014816
- Agent ELR Hathersage
- Agent Number 01433 651888
Offers in the region of £1,425,000
About this property
An 18th century five bedroomed detached family home located on the edge of Eyam. The property has 3 superb holiday cottages and magnificent grounds, including around 12 acres of pastureland and some 5½ acres of woodland.
Top Riley occupies a wonderful position within the Peak National Park with easy access to Sheffield and Manchester. In a hidden setting this old dairy farm is located on the fringes of the village of Eyam. This historic community has thriving shops, pubs, tea rooms and still retains its post office. There are many local events and clubs, which includes a regular pop up cinema. Annual village highlights include the carnival, well dressings and a half marathon.
The secluded and elevated position of Top Riley provides spectacular views of Curbar, Froggatt and Baslow edges. From the grounds you can admire distant views of Chatsworth house and estate.
Top Riley is an exceptional home and is surrounded by around an acre of delightful gardens featuring lawns with deep floral borders. East and west facing stone flagged terraces are ideal for enjoying the morning and evening sun.
East of the main house are 3 self-contained holiday cottages built to an exceptionally high standard in 2008. Income from the holiday rentals approaches £50k p/a. This offers a rare lifestyle opportunity for those wishing to continue with this successful business.
Additional outbuildings include a separate office and laundry facility. A Dutch barn provides expansive storage which also features an insulated workshop. The top field contains a stone-built barn, with mezzanine and wood burning stove.
DESCRIPTION A storm porch opens to the front door with delightful arch leading to the reception hall. A spacious sitting room with dining area lies at the heart of the property with two stone-built fireplaces and Clearview stove. This lovely reception room has travertine tiled flooring, attractive window seats and a triple aspect allowing superb natural light. A door provides access to a home office with extensive fitted storage and a stable door opening to the East Terrace fronting the property. From the dining area a door leads to the boot room with access to the cellar and boiler room, a further door opens to a covered Dutch barn.
Moving through the reception hall leads to an inner hallway which opens onto the farmhouse kitchen. This incorporates a range of units including stainless steel sink and drainer, with space for a standalone oven, dishwasher and under counter fridge. There is a delightful front facing view across the grounds towards Baslow edge.
The double aspect of the adjoining reception room has an original fireplace with Clearview stove, charming window seat and a delightful original arched window. A door provides access to a rear entrance hall, with a cloakroom and access to the west terrace and garden. The adjoining utility room has a stainless-steel sink and drainer, plumbing for a washing machine and venting for a tumble dryer. There is ample floor space for additional white goods. This room includes a large larder with cold shelves. A door provides access to the East Terrace at the front of the house. A stable door leads to a double aspect downstairs bedroom. This versatile room is ideal for a granny annexe or self-contained accommodation.
The first floor provides long reaching views towards Curbar and Frogatt edges. The master bedroom features a delightful cruck beam, fitted wardrobes and magnificent views across the grounds towards Baslow edge. There are three further double bedrooms on this floor all with west facing aspects lovely countryside views and fitted wardrobes. Two family bathrooms serve these bedrooms including a recently fitted shower room with a white suite, heated towel rail and modern storage units with inset sink. The family bathroom features a large bath, with an electric shower, low flush WC and wall mounted wash basin. There are lovely west facing views across neighbouring fields.
GARDENS, GROUNDS & OUTBUILDINGS Rising from the village, Riley Lane provides access for only 3 properties ensuring a picturesque and peaceful approach to the house. Delightful gardens and grounds surround the property on all sides. Extensive parking is provided for the main home which will accommodate several vehicles. Separate car parking is allocated for the holiday cottages.
The front of the property faces south east ensuring sun in the morning. The secluded west facing terrace means it receives plenty of afternoon and evening sun. The grounds include level lawns, large stone flagged terraces, a wildflower meadow, and deep floral borders with a rockery. A mixed woodland at the southern edge of the property extends to around 5½ acres
Around 12 acres of grazing land lies to the north of the property with vehicular access from the main farmhouse. There are stunning views across the valley towards White Edge, Baslow Edge and Hay Wood. The land is ideal for grazing or equestrian pursuits and includes a stone-built barn with a mezzanine level and a log burner. This is situated on the northwest boundary.
A timber built Dutch barn adjoins the main property which is ideal for storing vehicles or farm machinery. Within the barn is an insulated timber-built workshop with electricity.
A separate building houses an office and laundry room, which is currently used to service the holiday cottages. To the rear of this versatile building is an enclosed chicken run with pond.
Clementine & Clarice - One Bedroomed Cottages. The entrance doors to both cottages reveal spacious open plan living. Each property features travertine flooring which gives a real sense of character and charm. A wood burner inset into a Derbyshire stone fireplace creates a feature to the rooms. The kitchen areas have a range of shaker style units, including integrated dishwasher, fridge, freezer, oven, with four burner hobs. Downstairs there is also a bathroom with toilet and handbasin. From the dining living area French windows lead to an outside private seating area looking onto rolling fields and woodlands. Upstairs the delightful generous sized bedrooms with high beamed ceilings have king-size beds. The large bathrooms incorporate a white suite with low flush WC, pedestal wash basin, shower enclosure and chrome heated towel rail. The bedroom windows perfectly frame the impressive views of the surrounding countryside.
Clara - Two Bedroomed Cottage. The open plan layout of this spacious cottage gives it a bright and airy feel. The floor to ceiling French doors ensures plenty of natural light and give access to a lawned seating and barbeque area. Limestone flooring is used throughout the kitchen, dining and living area. A wood burner inset into a Derbyshire stone fireplace creates a wonderful centrepiece to the room. The kitchen area has a range of shaker style units, including integrated dishwasher, fridge, freezer, oven, with four burner hobs. A door provides access to a ground floor double bedroom with en-suite shower with sink and WC. Upstairs there is a large bedroom with a super king size bed under a beamed high ceiling. The en-suite bathroom has a rolled top free standing bath, separate shower, hand basin, WC and heated towel rail.
The new owners of Top Riley may choose to continue with the established and successful holiday cottage business. Alternatively, the fully self-contained accommodation may be ideal for a multi-generational family or visiting friends.
Main Rd, Hathersage Hope Valley S32 1BB