Lumsdale House at Upper Lumsdale, near Matlock is on the market for £1,350,000.

Live like a millionaire in this charming 18th century house near Matlock with a cottage and Joseph Paxton designed garden - on the market for £1,350,000

Characterful and charming Lumsdale House is regarded as one of Derbyshire’s hidden gems, set in beautiful landscaped gardens with ornamental ponds.

By Gay Bolton
Friday, 31st December 2021, 4:53 pm

The detached four-bedroom property in Upper Lumsdale, Matlock, is on the market for £1,350,000 and is currently used as a holiday let.

Its extensive accommodation includes a two bedroom cottage within the grounds.

Originally built in the 18th century by a mill owner, the main house includes a large orangery, a breakfasting kitchen, dining room, drawing room, lounge, study, utility room and cloakroom on the ground floor. Upstairs accommodation includes a master suite with a sitting room area, bedroom, dressing room, walk-in wardrobe and a luxurious bathroom suite. The guest bedroom has an ensuite and there is a family bathroom on the first floor.

The main garden was originally conceived by Joseph Paxton and has been improved and maintained by the present occupants. The property has sweeping lawns, mature trees, shrubs and two ornamental ponds. There are numerous outbuildings including a stone built store with lean-to glasshouse, log stores and a potting shed.

The gardeners cottage is stone built and would make an ideal home for a dependent relative or holiday accommodation. It has its own driveway, electric boiler and a garden.

Accommodation in the cottage includes a dining living kitchen with stone flagged floor and a multifuel stove, a sleeping area which is divided by the staircase and could be converted into two separate bedrooms, and a shower room.

The property website Zoopla says that Lumsdale House sits in the heart of the Lumsdale Valley, a national heritage listed conservation area, full of history, beauty and charm

Lumsdale House is being marketed by Bagshaws Residential – Bakewell. For further details, call 01629 347692.

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