Frithfield House Summerley Lower Road, Derbyshire, Apperknowle

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  • Stunning Country House
  • Village Setting With Rural Views
  • Tastefully Decorated Throughout
  • Master Suite & Balcony
  • Several Outbuildings Ideal For Conversion
  • NO ONWARD CHAIN

A superb and rare opportunity has arisen to purchase this outstanding 1930's four-bedroom country house which is set within half an acre of beautiful gardens with far reaching rural views. Situated in the popular village of Apperknowle, Frithfield House is ideally located being a short commute to Sheffield, Chesterfield and the Motorway network whilst being within the catchment area for several schools of high repute in the nearby town of Dronfield with its comprehensive range of amenities. The property has been tastefully presented throughout and offers two large receptions rooms, breakfast kitchen and conservatory, utility room, study and store room to the ground floor. Superb galleried landing with picture window leads to the first floor accommodation comprising of a large master bedroom featuring a balcony providing panoramic views of the local countryside, ensuite shower room, three further double bedrooms and a family bathroom. A large outbuilding consists of two double garages and an impressive workshop with room for up to four vehicles which offers potential to convert to an annex or home work space subject to the necessary planning consents.



Entrance Vestibule (9'5 x 9'4)
A welcoming entrance to the property having a part glazed Upvc entrance door, side window and central heating radiator.

Inner Hallway
With central heating radiator, access point to the loft space above. A walk in cupboard houses the gas fired combination boiler and utilities whilst providing useful storage.

WC
Cloakroom WC comprising of a WC and vanity wash hand basin, tiled walls and an obscure glazed window.

Study/Store Room (8'9 x 4'9)
A flexible room benefitting from laminate flooring, central heating radiator, Upvc double glazed window with fitted blinds and fitted desks and shelving to the walls.

Utility Room (7'6 x 8'8)
Having a range of fitted wall and base units with work surface over and inset double sink and drainer unit. Tiled floor, central heating radiator, plumbing for a washing machine, Upvc double glazed window and part glazed Upvc entrance door.

Lounge (27' x 15')
A most impressive principal reception room, the focal point of which is the bay window enjoying superb views of the gardens to the rear aspect and far reaching views. A large stone fireplace and hearth features a log burning stove inset. Upvc double glazed windows and French doors, two central heating radiators, recessed wall with TV aerial point.

Dining Room (12'9 x 13'4)
A further excellent sized reception room which benefits from impressive views to the rear elevation. Feature fireplace with Oak mantlepiece and stone hearth with log burning stove, Upvc double glazed window and central heating radiator.

Breakfast Kitchen (13'3 x 12')
A spacious kitchen featuring a comprehensive range of fitted wall and base units with cream slab doors and chrome handles. Work surface over and tiled splashback. Integrated appliances include a dishwasher, microwave, fridge and freezer. An excellent AGA range cooker with double oven is complemented by an electric companion twin oven and four burner gas hob. Tiled floor, LED spotlights to the ceiling, Upvc double glazed window to the front aspect and sliding patio doors lead through to the conservatory ensuring ample natural lighting.

Conservatory (12'3 x 12'6)
Providing the perfect place to watch the sun setting. Upvc double glazed throughout with fitted blinds, electric underfloor heating with laminate flooring and double patio doors.

First Floor Landing
Having a staircase rising from the lobby below with a half landing and super picture window flooding the house with natural light and providing another glimpse of the impressive views.

Master Bedroom (15'3 x 14'3)
A large master bedroom with dual aspect windows and Upvc double glazed sliding patio doors opening onto the balcony with wrought iron railings enjoying views of the gardens and rural views beyond.
Ensuite Shower Room
Having been recently refurbished with a contemporary styling and featuring a suite comprising of a WC and vanity wash hand basin in white gloss, large corner shower enclosure with a thermostatically controlled shower unit over and rain shower head, vertical central heating radiator and an obscure glazed window with fitted blinds.

Bedroom Two (13'5 x 12'1)
A large double bedroom with dual aspect Upvc double glazed windows, central heating radiator and tasteful décor.

Bedroom Three (12'5 x 9'5)
A further good sized double bedroom with a Upvc double glazed window to the rear aspect, central heating radiator and traditional style fireplace.

Bedroom Four (8'9 x 8'8)
Comfortably able to accommodate a double bed if required whilst also offering the ideal layout as a dressing room or nursery being adjacent to the master bedroom. Neutral décor, central heating radiator and Upvc double glazed window.

Family Bathroom
A spacious family bathroom featuring a suite in white comprising of a WC, wash hand basin, oversized bath with brass furniture, corner shower enclosure with a thermostatically controlled shower unit, tiled walls, central heating radiator and an obscure glazed window.

External Areas
Frithfield House is set well back from the Summerley Lower Road which itself is a quiet, rural lane. A driveway leads in providing adequate parking for residents and guests and leads to the rear of the property with electric wrought iron gates provide security. A courtyard is split by large timber and iron gates opening up to a most impressive paved patio area enjoying elevated views of the extensive grounds and rural views beyond. The boundary extends to a large vegetable garden with timber pergola walkway and paved paths.

Garage & Workshop
Totalling approximately 1,600sqft of space split over three sizeable rooms, two of which have double garage roller doors with the third larger room featuring double stable doors, windows to the side and front elevation with a workshop to the rear.

Greenhouse (14'5 x 17'3) – Brick built with timber frame power and lighting.

Store (18'6 x 10'2) – Brick built detached store with power and lighting with potential to convert to home office or workspace.