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6 bedroom for sale

Hopton, near Wirksworth


  6 bedrooms

  1 bathrooms

  2 receptions

Key Features

  • Grade II listed detached farmhouse
  • Additional land & stable available to rent subject to negotiation
  • Expansive gardens, orchard, kitchen garden, woodland and paddock / land
  • Overall plot approx 2.25 acres
  • Stone barn and garage with potential to convert (STPP)
  • Carport and off street parking
  • Views towards Carsington Water
  • EPC N/A. Council tax band G
  • Virtual 360 Tour Available


VIRTUAL 360 TOUR AVAILABLE – HIGHLY DESIRABLE LOCATION in hamlet of Hopton with origins tracing back to circa 1666 is this GRADE II LISTED, SIX-BEDROOM DETACHED FARMHOUSE, with CHARACTER AND CHARM throughout boasting many ORIGINAL FEATURES set on an overall PLOT OF APPROX. 2.25 ACRES. There is additional land opposite of around 1 acre with stable available for rent, subject to negotiation.

Nestled within the quaint hamlet of Hopton, Townend House is a timeless treasure, with its origins tracing back to circa 1666. Being Grade II listed, this six-bedroom detached farmhouse exudes character and charm throughout boasting many original features including exposed beams, original fireplaces, original windows, stone thrawls and much more. Occupying an enviable plot spanning approximately 2.25 acres including expansive gardens, an orchard, a kitchen garden/vegetable plot, woodland and a paddock/land which enjoys stunning, elevated views of the surrounding countryside and Carsington Water. The property is also sold with the benefit of a good size driveway to the side of the property, providing ample off-street parking, as well as a car port, stone barn and garage with potential to convert (subject to necessary permissions).

There is also additional land opposite of around 1 acre with stable available for rent, subject to negotiation.

The property has oil fired central heating and internally briefly comprises entrance hallway, utility room, guest cloakroom, dining kitchen, dining room, sitting room, larder/cool room and indoor workshop. To the first floor are four bedrooms and a family bathroom. To the second floor is a spacious attic room with two further bedrooms.

The charming and highly desirable hamlet of Hopton and Carsington is located on the edge of the Peak District National Park amidst picturesque countryside that features Carsington Water, offering opportunities for fishing and water sports. Within Carsington village there is a Primary School and The Miners Arms public house, while also benefiting from easy access to nearby towns such as Ashbourne, Matlock and Wirksworth. Additionally, the village is conveniently located within commuting distance of Derby City Centre.

Walking into the reception hallway that has a tiled floor, a window with secondary glazing and doors off to the utility room, dining kitchen and staircase to the first floor.

Moving into the utility room, it has a quarry tile floor, stone thrawls and shelving, oil fired boiler, ceramic Belfast sink with hot and cold taps, appliance space, plumbing for washing machines and other white goods and a window with secondary glazing. A door opens into the guest cloakroom having a continuation of the quarry tile floor, low level WC, sink with hot and cold taps and useful built in storage cupboard.

Walking into the dining kitchen, it has a marble tile floor, built in window seat, wooden preparation surfaces with drawers and cupboards beneath, stainless steel sink with adjacent drainers with hot and cold taps over and wall mounted cupboards over. There is also a working Clearview log burner.

The dining room has a solid oak floor, original stone fireplace with brick hearth and inset Clear view multifuel burner forming the focal point of the room. There are windows with secondary glazing and a wooden door to the front.

The sitting room enjoys a triple aspect, has deep window sills with secondary glazed windows, tile flooring and original open fireplace with stone hearth.

Off the dining kitchen is an inner hallway with stone floor and doors into a larder/cool room and a useful indoor workshop with stone thrawl and work bench, with door opening to side courtyard.

On the first floor landing, there is Japanese oak flooring, a useful store cupboard, a staircase to the second floor and doors off to the bedrooms and inner hallway, which in turn leads to the principal bedroom and family bathroom.

The principal bedroom has original wooden flooring and cast-iron range fireplace with stone hearth, a window seat with windows having secondary glazing to front with a beautiful outlook towards Carsington Water and the surrounding countryside.

The family bathroom has a pedestal wash hand basin with hot and cold taps over, bath with chrome mixer tap and electric towel rail.

Bedroom two has an original open fireplace with tile hearth and a window with secondary glazing.

Bedroom three has original wooden flooring, built in cupboards and shelving with sliding doors and a window with secondary glazing.

Bedroom four is dual aspect having windows to front and side with secondary glazing that enjoy the fine views towards Carsington Water, built-in shelving and an original open fireplace with adjacent former salt cupboard.

Moving onto the second floor, there is a large versatile attic space offering many possibilities or extra storage space, with doors off to two further bedrooms.

Bedroom five has an original fireplace with stone hearth, dual aspect windows to side and rear, with secondary glazing. There are also useful built-in wardrobes, shelves and cupboards with wash hand basin. The sixth bedroom also has built-in store cupboard and wash hand basin, being dual aspect with windows to side and front with secondary glazing enjoying stunning elevated views towards Carsington Water.

Tenure: Freehold (purchasers are advised to satisfy themselves as to the tenure via their legal representative).
Property construction: Standard
Restrictions: Grade II listed and in a conservation area.
Planning permission: Neighbouring planning permission refused.
Parking: Off street parking
Electricity supply: Mains
Water supply: Mains
Sewerage: Septic tank
Heating: Oil
Agents note: The property is currently on a septic tank drainage system, which requires updating, but our vendors have advised there is the possibility of connecting to mains drainage, more information available upon request.
(Purchasers are advised to satisfy themselves as to their suitability).
Broadband type: Superfast Fibre Broadband
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Mobile signal/coverage: See Ofcom link
Local Authority/Tax Band: Derbyshire Dales District Council / Tax Band G
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Our Ref: JGA/22032024
The property information provided by John German Estate Agents Ltd is based on enquiries made of the vendor and from information available in the public domain. If there is any point on which you require further clarification, please contact the office and we will be pleased to check the information for you, particularly if contemplating travelling some distance to view the property. Please note if your enquiry is of a legal or structural nature, we advise you to seek advice from a qualified professional in their relevant field.

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