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4 bedroom detached for sale

Topshill Lane, Kirk Ireton, Ashbourne

£800,000 (Guide Price)

  4 bedrooms

  2 bathrooms

  3 receptions

Key Features

  • Enchanting Country Home
  • Far Reaching Valley Views
  • Detached Holiday Cottage
  • Approx. 7 acres of Land
  • Large Sitting/Dining Room
  • Breakfast Kitchen, Utility, Cloakroom
  • 4 Bedrooms, En Suite, Family Bathroom
  • Stable Building. EPC Rating D


An enchanting family home in a wonderful country location with FAR REACHING VALLEY VIEWS with a DETACHED HOLIDAY COTTAGE and approx. 7 ACRES OF LAND.

Topshill Barn is a most attractive Grade II listed stone building which occupies a wonderful position with stunning views across the Ecclesbourne Valley to Wirksworth. It is situated in open country on the north side of the sought after village of Kirk Ireton, which is well known for its active community, including church, traditional pub, village shop and ‘outstanding’ primary school (per Ofsted).

Carsington Water is within a mile or so and the market town of Ashbourne about 6 miles, Derby about 13 miles where fast intercity trains (about 1½ hours) are available and the M1 is about 18 miles (J28 via Ripley at A38 12 miles).

The holiday cottage and land provide added attractions ensuring this property will surely appeal to a wide range of buyers requirements and viewing is strongly recommended.

From Ashbourne take the A517 towards Belper for just over 3 miles. At the sharp bend fork left where signposted Kirk Ireton and continue to the staggered cross roads, going straight across following signs to Carsington. Take the next right and then fork left, followed by a right and proceed into the village and down Main Street. At the bottom of Main Street bear left onto the Wirksworth Road, pass the church and continue to the cross roads where Topshill Lane is on your left, and the Barn will be on your right.

The ground floor rooms are mainly covered by quarry tiled floor and many of the rooms feature exposed ceiling beams.

Reception Hall with a pine staircase with useful cupboard and open ceiling to the landing above. Sitting Room/Dining Room is split by pillars to provide convenient dining and sitting areas, with a tall stone fireplace with deep hearth. Garden Room with an exposed stone wall, wide window enjoying marvellous views, a French window opening onto the timber decking and rear garden. The Breakfast Kitchen has a range of fitted units having drawers and cupboards, sink, range cooker, space for dishwasher and fridge/freezer, matching wall units, and built in cupboard with pine door.
Utility with a floor mounted oil fired boiler, plumbing for washing machine, Belfast sink and fitted shelving.
Cloakroom with w.c, basin and built in cupboard.

The first floor has mainly exposed wood plank flooring and there are many exposed beams.

Gallery Landing
A generous space with room for furniture.

Master Bedroom Suite with a small lobby having a built in cupboard leading to Bedroom One featuring a ‘King Post;’ trussed beam, a walk in wardrobe and a French window onto the external staircase. En Suite Bathroom with a cast iron tub bath, close coupled w.c, pedestal wash basin, built in cupboard and roof light.

From the landing a corridor with wardrobes and storage cupboard leads to Three Further Bedrooms and the Family Bathroom with a panelled bath, pedestal basin, close coupled w.c, separate shower cubicle, roof light, ceramic tiled floor and part tiled walls.

Within the main structure of the Barn, there is a Store Room One attached to a lean-to Store Room Two.

At the front of the house is an enclosed gravel courtyard providing plenty of parking and turning space. To the rear the garden enjoys the lovely views and an open feel as it abuts its own land which falls away from the boundary. Topshill Cottage (Holiday Cottage)This is a detached stone built cottage situated at the back entrance to the property so its conveniently independent from the main house. This is successfully Let by the owner and enjoys high occupancy rates and return visitors. The cottage provides a large Living Room with log burning stove, vaulted ceiling, equipped Kitchen, good sized Double Bedroom and Bathroom with shower over bath. Further information can be viewed on and enter Topshill in the property search. The cottage enjoys a small garden with a wonderful view and a sheltered gravelled courtyard. Parking is available via the back drive.

Stable Yard
From the back entrance is a gravelled yard and Timber Framed Building which provides a garage/store and stable (currently under repair).

The Land
There is a separate road access off Topshill Lane to the land which is estimated at about 7 acres (see map). The land includes a shelter belt of mainly hardwood trees affording shelter to grazing animals and providing an attractive landscape feature.

Promap/Ordnance Survey Extract
For Identification purposes only – not to scale.

Freehold (Purchasers are recommended to satisfy themselves as to tenure via their legal representative).

Mains water and electricity are believed to be connected to the property. Private drainage. Oil tank. Purchasers are advised to satisfy themselves as to their suitability.

Local Authority
Derbyshire Dales District Council

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