'Exceptional' six-bedroom Chesterfield home boasts large drawing room, luxurious master bedroom suite and its own orchard - and its yours for £1.5m

A six-bedroom, detached property on the market near Chesterfield is described as an “exceptional family home of grand proportions”.

Monday, 5th July 2021, 4:49 pm
The property boasts more than 5,000 sq feet of accommodation.

Hart Lodge stands in “an impressive position on a private plot totalling about 1.5 acres”, off Matlock Road, Walton, according to its listing on property website Zoopla.

It says: “This magnificent six-bedroom property presents a unique opportunity to acquire an exceptional family home of grand proportions with beautiful countryside views.”

The accommodation, totalling more than 5,000 sq feet is set across three floors.

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The property is located just off the A632 Matlock Road on the southern edge of Walton.

Ground-floor highlights include the three main reception rooms, “which include an exceptionally spacious living kitchen with high quality appliances”, a large drawing room with a marble fireplace and a separate lounge.

Zoopla says: “The first floor contains a luxurious and extensive master bedroom suite spanning the length of the house and three further well-proportioned bedroom suites.

“The living space extends to the second floor, providing versatile spaces and incorporating a fifth bedroom, contemporary family bathroom and a dressing room with more than ample fitted storage and having the potential to be used as a sixth bedroom.”

A double garage is attached to the property from the sweeping driveway. Outside there is also a large garden, vegetable patch, rear terrace and orchard, while “timber gates open to a paddock with access to a woodland area and Birdholme Brook”.

A grand entrance hall with a side facing UPVC double glazed sash window, coved ceiling, recessed lighting, wall mounted light points, central heating radiators, deep skirtings and Porcelanosa tiled flooring. Oak doors open to the WC, study, living kitchen and two storage cupboards. Double oak doors also open to the drawing room and lounge.

The property is on the market with Blenheim Park Estates, for a price of £1.5 million.

A drawing room is of "large proportions", with side-facing upvc, double-glazed sash windows and a rear-facing bay window.
A versatile reception room, which could be used as a lounge or formal dining, the lounge has front-facing upvc, double-glazed sash windows, coved ceiling, central heating radiators, deep skirtings and Porcelanosa tiled flooring.
The "exceptionally spacious living kitchen" is among the highlights of the property, which is on the market for £1.5 million with Blenheim Park Estates.
Appliances in the kitchen are by Miele and include a five-ring induction hob with a limestone/glazed splashback and extractor hood over, two combination ovens with warming drawers beneath, coffee machine, microwave, dishwasher and a wine cooler. There is also an integrated Sub-Zero fridge/freezer.
The spacious breakfast kitchen features a central island with a matching limestone work surface, an integrated wooden butcher's block and an inset Kohler 1.5 bowl stainless steel sink with a chrome mixer tap. A raised, glazed work surface with a walnut block beneath extends to provide breakfast seating for three chairs.
There are a range of fitted base/wall and drawer units incorporating matching limestone work surfaces, upstands and under-counter lighting in the breakfast kitchen.
The dining/living area, linked to the breakfast kitchen via a wide opening, boasts a coved ceiling, pendant light point, wall-mounted light points, wall-mounted speakers, glazed shelf, central heating radiators, deep skirtings and Porcelanosa tiled flooring. Double UPVC doors with double glazed panels and panels above open to the rear of the property.
From the entrance hall, a grand staircase with ornate wrought iron balustrading and glazing over and oak hand rails rises to the galleried landing.
The first-floor landing is described as a "fantastic galleried landing", with a feature, front-facing upvc double-glazed sash window with an arched panel above and matching side panels.
The master bedroom is described as a "luxurious" suite, which spans the length of the house. There is a range of fitted furniture, incorporating short hanging, shelving and drawers with space for a television above, as well as an ensuite and walk-in wardrobe.
The principal bedroom, on the first floor, boasts rear-facing, upvc double-glazed sash windows, a coved ceiling, recessed lighting, wall-mounted light point, central heating radiators, telephone point and deep skirtings.
The master ensuite is described as a "sumptuous en-suite bathroom", with a suite in white, which comprises of a low-level WC, bidet and twin wash hand basins, alongside a bath and separate shower enclosure.
The master ensuite boasts a freestanding roll-top bath with a chrome mixer tap in front of the front-facing, upvc double-glazed sash windows.
Bedroom three, on the first floor, is described as a "fabulous bedroom suite", boasting a range of fitted furniture and an ensuite.
The ensuite for bedroom three has a suite in white, which comprises of a low-level WC and a pedestal wash hand basin with mirrored vanity mirror above. To one corner, there is a panelled bath.
Bedroom four, on the first floor, boasts a range of fitted furniture, incorporating short hanging and shelving, as well as double upvc doors opening to a balcony.
The ensuite for bedroom four boasts a white suite comprising a low-level WC and pedestal wash hand basin with a mirrored vanity unit above. To one corner, there is a separate shower enclosure.
Bedroom five, on the second-floor, boasts a rear-facing, upvc, double-glazed sash window, recessed lighting, wall mounted light point, central heating radiator and oak flooring.
A contemporary family bathroom, with a suite in white, comprising wall-mounted WC, wall-mounted vanity unit incorporating an inset wash hand basin, and freestanding roll-top slipper bath. To one corner, there is a large walk-in shower enclosure.
To one side of the second-floor bathroom, there is a dressing area with a front-facing, upvc, double-glazed, sash window.
Hart Lodge is set behind wrought iron railings and intercom-operated electric gates with exterior lighting to either side "provide a fantastic approach".
The gates of the property open to a sweeping block paved driveway providing ample parking at the front of the property.
Hart Lodge is set well back from Matlock Road within 1.5 acres.
To the front of the property is a large lawned area with a mature shrub border.
The property boasts a rear seating terrace, as well as a range of outbuildings, including a garden room, summerhouse and integral double garage,
To the rear, there is a large stone flagged seating terrace, which is enclosed by mature hedging and has exterior lighting, external power points, water taps, shrub borders, climbing frame with slide and garden room.
Zoopla describes Hart Lodge being for sale as "a unique opportunity to acquire an exceptional family home of grand proportions with beautiful countryside views".
An enclosed vegetable patch features raised planters, a greenhouse and water tap, while a stone-flagged path leads to an orchard, which has a selection of fruit trees and being mainly laid-to lawn and bordered to one side by ornamental hedging.
The property's 1.5 acre-plot includes a garden, orchard and paddock, with access to a woodland area and Birdholme Brook.
The property benefits from "far-reaching countryside views".