Moor Cottage Farmhouse, Oakerthorpe Road, Wirksworth, Derbyshire, DE4 4GW | Property for sale | Savills
204.20 sq m(2,198 sq ft)
Guide price £1,200,000

Moor Cottage FarmhouseOakerthorpe Road, Wirksworth, Derbyshire, DE4 4GW

    Key features

    • Attractive late Georgian 4 bedroom cottage
    • Detached annexe
    • Over 2500sq ft of total accommodation
    • Sought after village location
    • Set within an exclusive development of 3 houses
    • Pasture/equestrian land available by separate negotiation

    Highly attractive Grade II listed farmhouse set within an exclusive development of three houses

    About this property

    • Moor Cottage Farmhouse has been refurbished to an excellent standard and is situated within a development of 3 similar dwellings, positioned to the end of a private shared drive and enjoys delightful country views to the south and west aspects. Arranged over two storeys, the total accommodation exceeds 2500sq ft, comprising four reception rooms and a kitchen diner to the ground floor and four bedrooms at first floor level, one with an en suite.

      Entry to the north elevation allows access directly into the attractive kitchen diner, fitted with a bespoke handmade light grey kitchen with granite work surfaces and an original quarry tiled floor. Appliances within the kitchen include an integrated dishwasher, Belfast sink, two undercounter fridges and a La Cornue French style range cooker with a five burner gas hob, two ovens and extractor above. There is a pleasant breakfast/dining area within the kitchen. By utilising the original stone lintels from the kitchen cold store this has been transformed into a wonderful fixed seating area. Directly off the kitchen diner there is a WC, also allowing access to the boiler cupboard. Following on from the kitchen, the half-height panelled entrance hall allows access to the extent of the ground floor living accommodation, comprising; A bright, formal dining room enjoying views to the south west elevation and features half height timber panelling, attractive Farrow and Ball wallpaper and a focal point marble fireplace with inset open fire. A charming snug, displays an original cast iron enamelled decorative York range and benefits a dual aspect view over the gardens. Adjacent to the snug is a pleasant reception room, currently used as a library which also enjoys a dual aspect view with a built in display cabinet, built-in cupboard and a period Arthur Martin log burner.

      The main sitting room occupies the southeast corner of the property, a delightful reception room with a central feature fireplace, decorative cornicing and a glazed door to the front elevation, leading out to a covered veranda seating area.

      Stairs ascend from the entrance hall to a first floor landing, lending access to the four bedrooms and three bathrooms at this level.

      The principal bedroom with vaulted ceiling and exposed beams is positioned to the front of the property, featuring a walk-in wardrobe, cast iron feature fireplace and a large four piece en suite bathroom, fitted with a low level WC, wall mounted wash hand basin, a large walk-in shower enclosure and a Villeroy and Boch freestanding bath.

      Adjacent to the principal bedroom is an impressive, dual aspect double bedroom displaying the original A-frame beams of the house and a once enclosed high level gable window.

      Steps lead up to a well-appointed, contemporary family bathroom holding an impressive cast iron freestanding bath, a pedestal wash hand basin, high flush WC, heated towel rail and a large, open shower area.

      There is a third double bedroom to the front of the property, whilst bedroom four could potentially be a guest suite, comprising a generous double bedroom with far reaching views and the neighbouring three piece shower room.

      The property benefits from a brick built vaulted cellar that spans the original footprint of the property. Access is gained by a set of spiral stone stairs exiting from the inner hall adjacent to the main sitting room. The area is dry and has a small window to the East elevation, original stone lintels with electricity, a perfect place to house a utility room and measures approximately 2m x 3.5m.

      A long limestone drive leads to the side and rear of the property, providing ample off street parking. The principal gardens to the property sit to the front elevation which are predominantly laid to lawn with the veranda seating area off the sitting room and a gentile tufa stone garden pavilion which dates back to the original construction of the property and makes for a character BBQ structure.

      Once a dairy for the farm, the charming cottage provides multiple options for use, as home office, dependant relative or guest accommodation. The original features have all been retained, including the external railed staircase, beams, fireplace opening and oak mantle. There is a beautiful walled orchard that the property sits proudly within opening up superb views of the Derbyshire countryside. With the vast array of potential further uses and possible extension (subject to the relevant planning permissions) this little cottage is a true gem.

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    I love the exciting opportunities this property can offer

    Luke BillsonProperty agent

    Local information

    • Bolehill is a delightful hamlet close to the popular market town of Wirksworth which offers a wealth of amenities including cafes, restaurants, public houses, a leisure centre, convenience stores, two primary schools and a secondary school. Matlock town centre is approximately five miles to the north offering a wide selection of shops including large supermarkets, local florists, butchers and grocers. Furthermore Derby city centre is only 15 miles south of the property. Carsington Water is four miles to the west, offering sports and leisure facilities.
    • The A6 is 2.2 miles from the property which links into the A610 and on to the A38, the main arterial route to Derby and the M1. Whatstandwell train station is situated 3 miles to the east of the property, offering rail links to London in 126 minutes.

    Additional information

    • Derbyshire Dales
    • Band D
    • EPC Exempt
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: D