A splendid, exceptionally spacious and immaculately presented, detached, stone built country property, parts of which are believed to date back to the 1700's. Set in an idyllic rural location enjoying stunning 360 degree views to all aspects, along with approximately six acres of garden and paddock, this superbly appointed and handsome property has been remodelled and substantially extended by the current owner and offers five bedrooms, three en-suite bathrooms, family bathroom, imposing reception hallway, spacious drawing room, reading room, study, large breakfast kitchen with conservatory off, dining room, bar and utility room. Set in superb gardens with a large elegant orangery style summerhouse, flagged terraces and an outdoor swimming pool. A gated driveway provides ample off road parking. Ashover Hay is a quiet hamlet surrounded by beautiful open countryside located on the outskirts of the village of Ashover within easy reach of the towns of Matlock, Alfreton and Chesterfield and within commuting distance of Sheffield, Nottingham and Derby. Nearby Ashover Village has excellent amenities including post office, butchers, local shop, doctors, pubs and a good primary school with an excellent reputation.
Entering the property via a grand arched hardwood door which opens to:
Reception hallway 28'6 x 19'4 (8.68m x 5.89m)
An impressive and elegant room having a broad, heavy oak staircase rising to the first floor accommodation, double glazed and leaded casement windows set within exposed stone mullions. Part of the room is open to the first floor landing over which is a lantern roof light window, flooding the room with natural light. There are natural stone flags to the floor, heavy exposed beams to the ceiling and exposed stonewalls with inset, illuminated display niches. A feature of the room is a broad, arched inglenook with a dog basket grate. The room is illuminated by low energy downlights and there is under floor heating. Set within the floor is a glass topped well. A broad, oak panelled door leads to:
Drawing room 37'4 x 20'2 max (11.37m x 6.14m)
Having double glazed and leaded widows to three aspects; the front windows enjoying superb reaching views over the driveway and the rolling open countryside; the side windows overlooking the gardens. The room has stone flags to the floor with under floor heating and a fine feature fireplace with a decorative stone surround housing a multi-fuel stove. The room is illuminated by low energy downlights and there are: Telephone point, television aerial point with satellite facility and table lamp circuits. From the drawing a broad opening leads to:
Reading room 9'10 x 8'2 (3m x 2.49m)
Having dual aspect double glazed and leaded windows enjoying superb views over the gardens. A half glazed entrance door opens onto the flagged terrace to the front of the property. The room has stone flags to the floor following through from the drawing room, and low energy downlights.
From the reception hallway an oak panelled door opens to:
Brekafast kitchen 17'5 x 13' (5.31m x 3.96m)
A spacious kitchen with an exceptionally good range of units with cupboards and drawers set beneath a polished granite work surface with a matching upstand and tiled splashback. There are wall mounted storage cupboards with under cabinet lighting, illuminated glass fronted display cabinets and a fitted wine rack. To the centre of the room is an island unit with cupboards and drawers set beneath a polished granite work surface with an over sailing top which creates a breakfast bar. Set with the island unit is a circular vegetable sink with flexible spray and a Neff 2-ring ceramic hob. Beneath the hob is a fan assisted electric oven. Set within a rustic brick chimneypiece is an oil fired Aga cooker with twin lidded hotplates and double ovens. Set within the work surface is an under mounted 1½ bowl sink with mixer tap having flexible vegetable spray and waste disposal unit. Integral appliances include a Bosch microwave oven and Bosch coffee maker, Liebherr fridge freezer with double door larder fridge and pull-out freezer drawers. There is an integral 12-place setting dishwasher. The room is illuminated by low energy downlight spotlights and there are natural stone flags to the floor with under floor heating. A glazed door opens to:
Conservatory 19'8 x 8' (5.99m x 2.44m)
Being constructed in timber with double glazed panels set upon a dwarf wall having a double apex glazed roof. A pair of glazed entrance doors open onto a large flag terrace to the side of the property. From the conservatory there are superb far reaching views over the open countryside and Ogston Reservoir. The room has natural stone flags to the floor, electrically operated roof ventilation windows, point for a wall mounted television and a borrowed light window opening to the kitchen. There are column style central heating radiators with thermostatic valves. An arched glazed door opens to:
Study 16'3 x 12'3 measured into the bay (4.95m x 3.73m)
Having front aspect double glazed and leaded casement windows set within exposed stone mullions overlooking the driveway. There are further side aspect windows overlooking the terrace and enjoying the fine far reaching views afforded by the property. The room has natural stone flags to the floor, with under floor heating, and a heavy exposed beams to the ceiling. There is a point for a wall mounted television, table lamp circuits and telephone point. The room is illuminated by low energy downlight spotlights. An oak panelled door opens back to the breakfast kitchen.
From the reception hallway, leading through the inglenook, steps rise to:
With polished granite floor, feature exposed stone wall with display niche and oak panelled door opening to:
Lavatory 6'4 x 3'7 (1.93m x 1.01m)
Having polished granite flooring following through from the lobby and suite with high level flush W.C. And a wall hung was hand basin with fitted mirror over. The room is illuminated by low energy downlights and there is an extractor fan.
From the lobby an arched door opening leads to:
Dining room 21'6 x 17' (6.55m x 5.18m)
A spacious room having side aspect double glazed and leaded casement windows overlooking the terrace and the far reaching views beyond. The room has a timber cornice with concealed LED uplights. There is a feature exposed stone wall, under floor heating, table lamp circuits and a pair of glazed doors opening to:
Bar 19'11 x 8'1 (6.07m x 2.46m)
An oak panelled room with polished granite flooring, fitted upholstered oak panelled bench seating, fitted wine racks and bar with fitted shelving, drinks cooling fridge and inset wash hand basin. The room has air conditioning and is illuminated by low energy downlights spotlights. An oak panelled door opens to stone steps which return to the inglenook. A further oak panelled door opens to:
Utility/cloak room 7'10 x 6'10 (2.39m x 2.08m)
Having a double glazed and leaded casement window, polished granite flooring and a work surface with a contemporary marble wash hand basin with pillar tap. There is a further work surface with under mounted porcelain sink. Beneath the work surface there is space and connection for an automatic washing machine and further white goods. Within the room there is a high level flush W.C., low energy downlights and an extractor fan.
From the reception hallway a polished oak staircase, with heavy oak newel posts, oak spindles and polished handrail, rises to:
First floor landing 24'7 x 11'3 (7.49m x 3.43m)
A spacious galleried landing open to the reception hallway below and having a glazed lantern roof light window. The landing has polished oak flooring, two arched stone doorways; one of which leads to a flagged terrace and the gardens, from where there are superb views over the village of Ashover and surrounding open countryside. A door opens to a store room with a light. From the landing an oak panelled door, with panelled reveal and pediment top, opens to:
Master suite 25'8 x 20'8 max (7.82m x 6.3m)
A delightfully spacious room having dual aspect leaded windows taking advantage of the superb far reaching views. The room is open to the apex of the roof with exposed beams and three fine kingpost trusses and there is polished oak flooring with under floor heating. A feature of the room is a fine fireplace with a dressed stone surround housing a multi-fuel stove. The room is illuminated by concealed LED lighting and there is a wall mounted television point and table lamp circuits. The master bedroom has fitted oak wardrobes. An oak panelled door leads to:
En-suite bathroom 11'9 x 6'3 (3.58m x 1.9m)
Being fully tiled with polished travertine tiles to the walls and floor. There is a side aspect leaded window, exposed beams to the ceiling and suite with his 'n' hers circular marble wash bowls with pillar taps set upon a granite work surface with a storage cupboard beneath and illuminated mirror over. There is an inset bath with granite surround, fitted with spa jets, over which there is a mixer shower with over-head and hand held shower sprays. The room has a high level flush W.C. And chrome finished ladder style towel radiator.
From the master bedroom a glazed and leaded door opens to:
With a natural stone flagged floor, exposed stone walls, arched double glazed and leaded windows overlooking the gardens and bifold leaded windows overlooking the driveway and superb views over Ogston Reservoir.
From the first floor landing further doors open to:
Bedroom two 12'10 x 12'3 (3.91m x 3.73m)
With front aspect double glazed and leaded windows enjoying the superb views. The room has polished light oak flooring with under floor heating, built-in walk-in wardrobes with hanging rails and storage shelving, wall mounted television aerial point and table lamp circuits. An oak panelled door opens to:
With a circular marble wash bowl with pillar tap set upon polished granite work surface. There is a tiled shower cubicle with mixer shower having over-head and hand held shower sprays and a high level flush W.C. The room is illuminated by low energy downlights and there is a chrome finished ladder style towel radiator and there is an extractor fan.
Bedroom three 12'6 x 12'2 (3.81m x 3.71m)
Having dual aspect leaded casement windows, polished light oak flooring with under floor heating and a range of built-in wardrobes providing hanging space and storage shelving with matching bedside cabinets and headboard. The room is illuminated by low energy downlight spotlights and there are exposed roof purlins and a television aerial point.
Bedroom four 14'3 x 9' (4.34m x 2.74m)
With side aspect casement windows overlooking the terrace. The room has polished light oak flooring with under floor heating, wall mounted television aerial point and built-in wardrobes.
Family bathroom 8'9 x 8'9 (2.67m x 2.67m)
A fully tiled room with polished travertine tiles to the wall and floor, side aspect casement windows and suite with stand alone slipper shaped bath set upon stylized ball and claw feet. There is a pedestal wash hand basin with fitted illuminated mirror over, high level flush W.C. And quadrant shower cubicle with mixer shower having over-head and hand held shower sprays. The room has a chrome finished ladder style towel radiator and low energy downlight spotlights.
From the landing, leading through a stone arched opening, steps rise to:
Bedroom five 24'4 x 13'7 (7.41m x 4.14m)
Having side aspect double glazed and leaded casement windows with a glazed entrance door opening onto the gardens and a further pair of glazed doors leading to a raised flagged terrace with stunning views. The room has polished light oak flooring with under floor heating, low energy downlight spotlights and table lamp circuits. A door opens to:
Dressing room 7' x 5'5 (2.13m x 1.65m)
Having open fronted wardrobes with hanging space and shelving and an oak panelled door leading to:
En-suite shower room 5'4 x 5'2 (1.63m x 1.57m)
Being fully tiled with travertine tiles to the walls and floor. There is a side aspect window. Suite with quadrant shower cubicle having over-head and hand held shower sprays, Heritage semi-countertop wash hand basin with fitted mirror over and storage cupboards beneath. There is a high level flush W.C. And an extractor fan.
The property is approached via a driveway with two pairs of electrically operated gates. The driveway terminates in a large turning area with parking space for several vehicles. Steps rise to the entrance door and a flagged terrace across the front of the property. Leading from the terrace and lying to the side of the property is a good size area of garden mainly laid to lawn interspersed with mature oak trees with a tree house having a bridge access. Running through the garden is an ornamental mill leat water feature. Within an enclosed section of the garden is an outdoor swimming pool, to the end of which is a pool house 9'11 x 9'11 (3.02m x 3.02m) with a servery counter with a polished marble top having storage cupboards beneath a drinks fridge.
The gardens continue around the rear of the property where there is:
Summerhouse 26' x 15'5 (7.92m x 4.7m)
A fine, timber constructed, orangery style building with double glazed panels set upon a dwarf wall and having a glazed lantern roof light window and natural stone flags to the floor. The summer house is ideal for entertaining with a kitchen area with cupboards and drawers set beneath a polished marble work surface with an inset sink and 2-ring hob, beneath which is an electric oven. A pair of broad doors open onto the front of the summerhouse with a stepped and flagged terrace leading to a large area of level lawn, ideal for playing croquet etc. From where there are stunning 180º panoramic views over the rolling Derbyshire countryside. From the summerhouse terrace, a stepped pathway descends through raised beds to a large flagged terrace, lying to the far side of the property where the doors open from the conservatory and from where there are superb views. The property has outside lighting on pir sensors and outside water supplies.
Off road parking for several vehicles.
Mains water and electricity are all connected. Drainage is into a private system. The central heating is provided via air source heat pumps with an oil fired backup system. All lighting is LED.
Leaving Matlock Crown Square along the A615 towards Alfreton. After passing through Tansley Village take the B6014 signed posted to Clay Cross and Tibshelf. After passing the left turn sign posted Milltown, Ashover and Ashover Hay continue along the B6014 climbing the hill taking the driveway just before the left turn into The Hay
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.