Offers in excess of £550,000
A stunningly presented and enviably situated period home, this high quality four bedroom detached property is complete with a detached one bedroom cottage and home office; located in the quiet village of Scarcliffe surrounded by rolling Derbyshire countryside.
ACCOMMODATION SUMMARY Located in a peaceful position within the pretty Derbyshire village of Scarcliffe, Vale House enjoys stunning local views of the open countryside and all the recreational activities it has to offer. Close to the National Trust Properties of Hardwick Hall and Clumber Park, excellent schools, and all the amenities of the neighbouring towns; coupled with excellent transport links this home is perfect for families and commuters alike.
This beautifully presented and spacious property encompasses all aspects of modern contemporary living whilst retaining its original period features. Highlighted by its open plan strikingly spacious lounge, Victorian fireplaces and farmhouse kitchen with substantial utility room. There is the addition of a further reception area giving added versatility to the ground floor accommodation and four generously sized double bedrooms, one with ensuite, and a beautifully appointed large family bathroom. The home enjoys a secure and private driveway leading to a detached garage with workshop and home office above. The accommodation at Vale House is enormously adaptable, emphasised by the addition of a pretty detached stone built cottage in the grounds, fully self-contained offering ancillary accommodation to the main house or the possibility of a holiday let or business. This is an enviable home, which must be seen to fully appreciate its quality and elegant spacious living.
GROUND FLOOR Approaching the entrance of the property the quality of the build and attention to detail is evident. The wrought iron entrance gate opens onto a Victorian tiled pathway leading to the front door. The property boasts a pretty entrance hallway with a staircase rising to the first floor. A doorway to the right opens into a light and airy reception room, complete with an original cast iron open fireplace. To the left of the entrance hallway is the stunning open plan lounge and dining area, the focal point being an original Victorian fireplace housing a Clear View multi fuel stove and slate hearth. There is a seamless solid oak floor throughout, which, coupled with high Victorian ceilings and large sash windows really gives this room the air of space, light and openness. To the rear of the property is a beautifully appointed farmhouse kitchen with granite worktops, integrated appliances and range cooker. This is complete with a solid wood floor and leads to an impressively sized utility / laundry room and separate cloak room.
FIRST FLOOR This home benefits from two separate staircases, one of which can be accessed from the rear of the property giving access to a double bedroom with ensuite shower room. Private and secluded, this would provide the perfect retreat for family and friends to visit if desired. The main stairway rises from the entrance hallway giving access to a further three beautifully spacious double bedrooms and sumptuously appointed, impressively large family bathroom with separate shower, free standing bath and contemporary fixtures and fittings.
VALE COTTAGE Detached from the main property is this pretty stone built cottage. Fully self-contained it comprises of wooden floors, kitchen with lounge / dining area and staircase rising to the first floor where there is one bedroom and contemporary fitted bathroom.
OUTSIDE Vale House has its own secluded block paved driveway which is sizable enough for multiple vehicles. To the left of the driveway is the versatile Vale Cottage and single garage with workshop, office space and games room above. In addition, there are two pretty brick-built garden out buildings currently used as a garden store and for housing logs. There is a generous patio area perfect for al fresco dining in the summer months and a large rear garden which wraps around two sides of the property, a pretty area for recreation, BBQ's, socialising and relaxing.
LOCATION Scarcliffe is a pretty small village and civil parish in the Bolsover district of Derbyshire approximately ten minutes from Jn 29 of the M1. Surrounded by beautiful Derbyshire landscape the village has much to offer. The village is steeped in history and this couldn't be more perfectly illustrated than by the 12th century grade II listed Parish Church of St Leonards. There is a strong community feel, an excellent and highly regarded primary school, two local pubs and an array of fabulous countryside walks from the village itself. Slightly further afield there are many places to visit ranging from the historic National Trust Properties of Hardwick Hall and Clumber Park, English Heritage Boslover Castle, Chatsworth House, exploring the museum and visitor centre at Cresswell Craggs or simply visiting the local historic market towns. Transport links from here are excellent and the village itself is within easy reach of Chesterfield, Mansfield, Nottingham, Derby and Sheffield.
DIRECTIONS From Junction 29 of the M1 Heath Interchange take the A6175 signed Palterton. Continue onto Rylah Hill. Continue onto Main Street. After 0.9 miles turn left onto Rotherham road / B6417. Then turn right onto Main Street Scarcliffe. Continue past the village church where the property can be found on the left-hand side.
SERVICES Gas central heating, mains water and drainage.
TENURE This property is freehold.
LOCAL AUTHORITY Bolsover District Council
AGENTS NOTES All measurements are approximate and quoted in metric with imperial equivalents and for general guidance only and whilst every attempt has been made to ensure accuracy, they must not be relied on. The fixtures, fittings and appliances referred to have not been tested and therefore no guarantee can be given and that they are in working order. Internal photographs are reproduced for general information and it must not be inferred that any item shown is included with the property. For a free valuation, contact the numbers listed on the brochure.
- Detached period property / NO CHAIIN
- Separate one bedroom cottage
- 4 double bedrooms, 5 including cottage
- Garage with home office
- Large wrap around garden
- Enviable quiet village location
- Large open plan lounge
- Secluded driveway
- Stunning local countryside views
- M1 access / excellent transport links