A unique opportunity to acquire a detached, stone built, former mineral mill conversion. Ideally located in a tranquil backwater location, surrounded by delightful open countryside, standing in approximately two acres of gardens and woodlands with a useful workshop and former mill pond. This substantial stone built property is currently undergoing conversion to a four bedroom family home, with some completion works required. Situated in the beautiful Peak District National Park within easy reach the towns of Bakewell and Matlock. The accommodation offers four double bedrooms, master en-suite, family bathroom, spacious and charaterful open plan sitting/dining room, large breakfast kitchen and conservatory. The property is believed to date to circa 1604 and is built in local stone with dressed coins, window surrounds and capped gable ridges. Stanton-in-Peak is a picturesque village nestling on a hillside with unrivalled views over superb Derbyshire countryside. Situated between the towns of Bakewell and Matlock the village offers a peaceful haven with a good local primary School, Church and pub. The village is within catch of the Highly regarded Lady Manners School and within commuting distance of the cities of Sheffield, Nottingham and Derby.
Entering the property via a wood grain effect upvc double glazed stable style entrance door which opens to:
Breakfast kitchen 16'3 x 15'5 (4.95m x 4.7m)
A delightfully spacious room with front aspect wood grain effect upvc double glazed windows enjoying superb far reaching views over the open countryside that surrounds the property. There is a further rear aspect window overlooking the gardens, woodland and mill pond. The room has a high ceiling with exposed roof purlins. The kitchen is fitted with a good range of bespoke units in a hand painted and oak finish with cupboards, drawers and basket drawers set beneath a polished granite work surface. There is a central island unit with a solid hardwood top, with cupboards and drawers beneath, having an inset electric hob awaiting fitting. There is a porcelain sink unit set beneath a solid timer work surface with storage cupboards, drawers and a wine rack beneath. Set within an oak chimneypiece is a 4-oven lpg gas fired Aga cooker with twin lidded hotplates and an electric ceramic hob with 2-rings. There is ample space for a breakfast table fridge freezer etc. The room is illuminated by LED down light spotlights and there is a television aerial point and column style central heating radiator. A door opening leads to:
Sitting/dining room 30'8 x 19'6 (9.34m x 5.94m)
A delightfully spacious room open to the apex of the roof with exposed roof trusses and purlins. The room has three front aspect windows with exposed stone surround and deep stone windowsills enjoying the views over the open countryside. There is a further gable end window, rear aspect window overlooking the mill pond and Velux roof lights flooding the room with natural light. There is a feature borrowed light window set within a stone arch, which is believed to be where the former mill wheel was situated. The room has a fine feature fireplace in dressed natural stone with a raised hearth with an multi fuel Aga Severn Stove. There is American light oak flooring, central heating radiators with thermostatic valves and a television aerial point with satellite facility. A upvc wood grain effect entrance door opens onto the rear of the property and a further stable style upvc door leads to:
Conservatory 16'1 x 14' (4.9m x 4.27m)
Being constructed in upvc with double glazed panels having tinted glass and an apex glazed roof. There are patio doors opening onto the rear of the property. The conservatory has ceramic tiles to the floor and a light/fan unit.
From the sitting room a bespoke oak staircase with turn spindles, polish oak handrail descends to:
Lower ground floor hallway 19'6 x 6'4 (5.94m x 1.93m)
Having entrance doors set within an exposed stone arch opening onto the front of the property. Beneath the staircase there is space and connection for an automatic washing machine. The hallway has a central heating radiator and doors opening to:
Bedroom one 16'4 x 15'2 (4.98m x 4.62m)
With a front aspect wood grain effect upvc double glazed window and central heating radiator. To the corner of the room is a fitted suite with pedestal wash hand basin, dual flush close coupled W.C. And shower cubicle with over head hand held and body jets. It is intended walls should be erected to create an en-suite
From the reception hallway a door opening leads to:
Inner hall 9'2 x 6'5 (2.79m x 1.95m)
With a half glazed entrance door opening to the former mill wheel well and further doorways leading to:
Bedroom two 14'10 x 10'5 (4.52m x 3.17m)
Having upvc wood grain effect double glazed windows, set within exposed stone surrounds, overlooking the front of the property. The room has a heavy original beam to the ceiling and a central heating radiator.
Bedroom three 12'3 x 7'10 (3.73m x 2.39m)
With rear aspect upvc wood grain effect double glazed windows set within exposed stone surrounds looking to the former wheel well. The room has a central heating radiator.
Family bathroom 12' x 6'6 (3.66m x 1.98m)
Currently awaiting completion with an oval standalone bath, requiring fitting, with a column tap and a Travertine wash hand basin with a stone plinth.
Bedroom four 13'8 x 11' (4.16m x 3.35m)
With a side aspect upvc double glazed window overlooking the former mill wheel well. The room has a central heating radiator.
The property is approached via a private driveway; to the side of which is a large area of woodlands with a timber garden shed and a large detached workshop approximately 40' x 20' (12.19m x 6.09m) having power and lighting and a two post vehicle lift. From the driveway a gate leads to a good size hard standing area to the front of the property providing ample parking. Beyond the parking area is a lawn interspersed with mature ornamental trees. To the side of the parking space is the runoff from the mill pond creating a delightful feature. Immediately to the front of the property there is a raised flagged seating area enjoying the delightful views. To the corner of the flagged area is a small boiler cupboard housing the oil fired central heating boiler which provides hot water and central heating to the property. Driveways run up either side of the property leading to the rear where there is ample further vehicular hard standing, two prefabricated single garages and a large area of garden which backs onto the woodland and the open fields that surround the property. To the top of the garden is a raised decked seating area with a summerhouse in need of repair. To the bottom of the garden is the former mill pond which supports a good variety of wildlife.
Services and general information
Mains electricity is connected to the property and the workshop. Heating and hot water are supplied by an oil fired boiler. Cooking facility is provided by a liquid propane Aga cooker. Water is on a private spring supply and drainage to a septic tank.
Leaving Bakewell along the A6 towards Matlock, Shortly after passing Haddon Hall turn right along the B5056 towards Ashbourne and Youlgreave, take the left turn over the river towards Ashbourne, after passing the left turn for Stanton-in-Peak take the next left turn into a private drive which leads to Birds Stone works and on to the property.
All measurements in these details are approximate. None of the fixed appliances or services have been tested and no warranty can be given to their condition. The deeds have not been inspected by the writers of these details. These particulars are produced in good faith with the approval of the vendor but they should not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact and they do not constitute any part of an offer or contract.