Farmhouse for sale in Holbrook, Belper DE56

Guide price £450,000 (£9/sq. ft)
10 10 48,438 sq. ft*
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Property features

  • Private garden
  • Off street parking
  • Rural/secluded

Property description

Due to the interest shown Best and Final offers are invited for Highfields Farm, Holbrook. Offers are to be received at the office of John G. Hills & Partners by 12 noon on Friday 27th July 2018. Please contact the office for further details and offer forms.

Highly attractive stone built grade II listed farmhouse and buildings in village setting with panoramic views over open countryside. The property benefits from full planning consent for refurbishment & conversion to four residential properties, including one new build.

The Property

The property consists of a large Grade II Listed farmhouse, built by the Strutt family in the 17th Century. The structure is of coursed dressed stone, with several similar adjoining outbuildings. Across an open courtyard lies a further group of Grade II Listed 18th century traditional stone farmbuildings. The remainder of the site is made up of open landscape and other dilapidated buildings scheduled to be demolished to make way for the new build element of the development. The total area of the site extends to approximately 4,500 m2. There is a further adjoining paddock that is potentially available for purchase, by separate negotiation.


Planning and Listed Buildings consent has been granted for the refurbishment and conversion of the existing farmhouse and buildings, and demolition of other buildings as part of a project to construct four dwellings in total, including one new build property. The development also includes the conversion of an adjoining property, which is to be retained by the estate. The full details of the planning consents can be viewed on the Amber Valley planning website, application numbers ava/2017/0709 and ava/2017/0710.

Location & Directions

The property is located at the centre of the village of Holbrook, 3 miles to the south east of Belper. From the A38 take the exit for Coxbench & Denby, follow the B6179 Derby Road south for 0.5 miles, turn right on to Alfreton Road, then after 0.2 miles turn right on to Port Way. Follow the road for 1 mile as the road becomes Church Street and then Town Street running through the centre of the village. The property is on your right, postcode DE56 0UJ.

General Remarks & Stipulations Viewing

Strictly by prior appointment through the agents, John G Hills & Partners or Andrew Taylor mrics


The freehold interest in the property is offered for sale with vacant possession on completion.

Method of Sale

The property is offered for sale by private treaty; however, the Agents reserve the right to conclude negotiations by any other means at their discretion.


We understand that the property is connected to mains electricity, mains water, and mains sewerage, and mains gas is also available in the village. However, we cannot warrant that any of these current supplies is sufficient for the new development, and potential purchasers must make their own enquiries.

Covenants, Easements, Rights of Way, & Wayleaves

The property will be sold subject to all existing covenants, easements, rights of way, and wayleaves whether specifically mentioned in these particulars or not.

Council Tax

Council tax is payable to Amber Valley District Council, but the property does not currently have a registered council tax band.


Existing responsibility for the maintenance of boundaries will pass to the purchaser on completion. The responsibility for the maintenance of any new boundaries created by the sale will be agreed as part of the legal transfer.

Property info

Nearby transport

  • Duffield (1.5 miles)
  • Belper (1.9 miles)
  • Ambergate (4.2 miles)
  • East Midlands Airport (12.9 miles)
  • Robin Hood Airport (37.7 miles)
  • Birmingham International Airport (39.8 miles)
  • Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal (69.6 miles)
  • Liverpool Isle of Man & Dublin Terminal (69.7 miles)
  • Woodside Birkenhead Ferry Terminal (69.9 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Holbrook Church of England Primary School (0.2 miles)
  • Horsley CofE (Controlled) Primary School (0.8 miles)
  • Milford Primary School (1.1 miles)
  • Repton School (11.8 miles)
  • Take 1 Learning Centre (12.3 miles)
  • Unity Academy (12.5 miles)
  • Holbrook School for Autism (0.2 miles)
  • Belper School and Sixth Form Centre (1.6 miles)
  • The Ecclesbourne School (1.8 miles)
Note: Distance is shown as a straight line measurement

Local info for Amber Valley

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