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6 bedroom detached for sale

Ash Lane, Etwall


  6 bedrooms

  3 bathrooms

  4 receptions

Key Features

  • Considerable Charm & Character
  • Superior Contemporary Kitchen
  • Multiple Reception Rooms
  • Large Walled Courtyard
  • Extensive Range of Useful Outbuildings
  • Landscaped Gardens of 3.6 Acres
  • Good Access A38 & A50
  • EPC Rating E


A SUBSTANTIAL period former farmhouse of considerable charm and character set in an ENVIABLE RURAL LOCATION in 3.6 ACRES of gardens and grounds together with an EXCELLENT RANGE OF OUTBUILDINGS offering considerable further potential.

Ash Farm is located between Etwall and Sutton on the Hill in the Golden Triangle surrounded by attractive rural landscape yet accessible to Derby and the wider Midlands centres.

The house is full of character with lovely exposed beams and timbers complemented by tiled floors and fireplaces whilst the adjoining outbuildings provides domestic rooms, an office and gym.

Facing west over the grounds the property is entered via an entrance vestibule leading to a reception hall with tiled floor and beamed ceiling off which is a modern contemporary style fitted shower room.

The centre of the house is occupied by a large superbly remodelled contemporary farmhouse family living kitchen with dining area, the kitchen part of which has electric under floor heating beneath a lovely oak floor whilst the remainder is tiled. Equipped with a range of top-quality bespoke base and wall units and a super large island surmounted by marble effect Decktron working surfaces and a large oak breakfast bar together with feature LED lighting. There is an inset Franke one and a half bowl white Corian sink with Quooker instant hot water tap and combination mixer also a superb range of Neff appliances including a large induction hob with rise and fall extractor and a bank of Neff ‘hide and slide’ ovens plus additional steamer and combination oven microwave. To the side is a Fisher and Paykel plumbed-in American style fridge freezer, a dishwasher and the whole is complemented by a range of lovely exposed beams and timbers.

Adjacent to the kitchen is a very spacious sitting and dining area with tiled floor and a feature recess housing a multi fuel log burner.

From the dining living area, access is provided directly into a substantial double-glazed rear conservatory/garden room with tiled flooring which currently overlooks the rear courtyard area.

Leading off the garden room/conservatory is a range of useful rooms comprising a fitted utility room with tiled floor, inset sink, fitted cupboards and oil-fired boiler. Adjacent to this are two further boot rooms plus an office with stunning views and a gym.

In the centre of the house is a beautiful family room with a large inglenook style fireplace, beamed ceiling and open hearth with original salt cupboard to the side and a principal staircase leading off to the upper floor with attractive balustrading.

There is a second sitting room with wood burning stove set on a circular stone hearth exhibiting a beamed ceiling with French doors opening to the south west facing garden area.

To the front is an additional dining room or library, with a lovely beamed ceiling, aspect over the courtyard and side gardens together with a period fireplace and oak flooring.

Finally, there is a separate spacious study or play room, with fitted cupboard under stairs and an additional secondary staircase leading to the first floor.

The first floor has the main landing area with beamed ceilings together with a lobby having a range of fitted useful storage cupboards.

The guest or master bedroom is equipped with an en-suite bathroom with twin wash hand basins, w.c, panelled bath and corner shower enclosure. The master bedroom is adjacent to the family bathroom which is equipped with a panelled bath, high performance shower cubicle, wash hand basin, bidet, low level w.c and a secret staircase leading up to the attic.

There are five further generous sized bedrooms in addition to the master.

To the second floor there is a range of linked attic rooms which could be exploited with further potential for additional bedrooms if required and the main house itself comprises approximately 5490 sq.ft of very flexible and attractive living accommodation.

Set to the rear of the stable block and with a separate rear driveway access is a substantial range of outbuildings comprising garaging with triple automatic up and over doors, side storage and useful workshop area including a w.c. This building offers considerable further potential and is currently the subject of a planning application to convert into a separate dwelling, details of which are available from the agents.

In addition, the large barn currently exploited as garaging and a workshop offers further potential, and the vendors have submitted a planning application for conversion of this to a separate dwelling, which could be developed without a detrimental impact on the main house.

The property is set off Ash Lane down a side lane with a sweeping split driveway having electrically operated gates leading down to a large enclosed walled courtyard offering ample parking space. The landscaped well stocked gardens offer extensive lawns with borders, a large paved terrace to the west of the front of the house together with a useful log store, ornamental water feature and stone trough. There are generous areas of main lawns beyond which lies a useful paddock with small orchard area, generous area of mature woodland with lovely walks and two ponds together with a separate field access. In all the grounds extend to some 3.68 acres or thereabouts.

The property is best approached leaving the A50 onto the A516 towards Etwall and Derby. After a short distance on the Etwall bypass, turn left into Ash Lane signposted for Sutton on the Hill. Proceed along Ash Lane into the open countryside and after a short distance turn right into a private lane and there on the left you will find the gates to Ash Farm.

To view this substantial property in a rural location please contact John German Burton office 01283 512244.

Agents Note: The vendors of this property are related to a member of John German staff.
Tenure: Freehold (purchasers are advised to satisfy themselves as to the tenure via their legal representative).
Services: Mains water and electricity believed to be connected to the property. Oil fired central heating. Drainage is to a shared treatment plant. Broadband services are available. Purchasers are advised to satisfy themselves as to their suitability.
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Our Ref: JGA/29012020
Local Authority/Tax Band: South Derbyshire District Council

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