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6 bedroom detached for sale

Riber Road, Lea

£995,000 (Guide Price)

  6 bedrooms

  4 bathrooms

  4 receptions

Key Features

  • 6 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms
  • Including 2 Bedroom Annex
  • Total GIFA 3040 sq.ft
  • Superb Idyllic Location
  • Historic Setting
  • Country Walks on Doorstep
  • Rare Opportunity
  • EPC Ratings D and C


VIRTUAL 360 TOUR AVAILABLE – A delightful period stone house with superb LARGE CONTEMPORARY ANNEX having HISTORIC CONNECTIONS in an area of OUTSTANDING RURAL COUNTRYSIDE between the villages of Dethick, Lea and Holloway.

A rare opportunity to acquire a property in this attractive rural location offering breathtaking views over panoramic countryside with access to lovely walks on the doorstep and part of a thriving and very active community with village shop, post office, butcher, doctors’ surgery, village hall and churches.

The area has historic importance, Florence Nightingale spent her childhood in Lea and her family home, Lea Hurst, lies within this beautiful village. The excellent local primary school was built by Florence Nightingale’s father in the 19th Century and Lea Gardens are open to the public, famed for its rhododendrons and azaleas together with its welcoming tea rooms.

The property is concealed within its superb gardens and enjoys south and west aspects with a superb terrace affording glorious open views over the adjoining countryside.

The main house offers three reception rooms, conservatory, kitchen and breakfast room, four principal bedrooms, two bath/shower rooms and a study/bedroom five whilst the old barn has been rebuilt in a contemporary style with two bedrooms and two bath/shower rooms over two storeys offering superb two-level additional accommodation in its own right, being suitable for an extended family or frequent family visitors with possible Airbnb potential.

The drive drops down to a turning circle surrounded by attractive mature gardens hosting a gazebo with wildlife pond, summerhouse and Hartley’s greenhouse with a rich variety of planting and access to a detached double garage. The south-west facing terrace provides a perfect al fresco entertaining area and sunset spot in addition to a hot tub under the verandah which links the main house and annex.

The vendor currently rents the 7 acre field that adjoins the property and it is understood that this may well be available on similar terms to a prospective purchaser if desired.

To view this historic rural property please contact John German Ashbourne office.

Tenure: Freehold (purchasers are advised to satisfy themselves as to the tenure via their legal representative).
Services: Mains water, electricity and gas are believed to be connected to the property. Drainage is to a septic tank with soakaways. Please note a natural spring rises in the garden and feeds water to a third party further down the valley. Purchasers are advised to satisfy themselves as to their suitability.
Useful Websites:
Our Ref: JGA/28092021
Local Authority/Tax Band: Amber Valley Borough Council / Tax Band G

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