The Old Post Office: A rare opportunity to buy a traditional country home in the picturesque Derbyshire Dales
6th October 2021
Enjoying a most idyllic position in delightful Derbyshire village of Boylestone is The Old Post Office, a beautifully presented detached country home benefitting from characterful extended interiors, four bedrooms plus two dressing rooms and bathrooms, and a generous half acre-garden plot with panoramic rural views.
The Old Post Office, New Road, Boylestone - Guide Price £750,000
Thought to date back to 1700s, The Old Post Office boasts a rich history within this peaceful community, having served as the village post office and shop until the mid 1980s. The property retains a wealth of character including original doors and traditional fireplaces and has been extended over time to create versatile accommodation ideal to suit a growing family also needing a work-from-home space. The interiors comprise briefly entrance hallway, reception hall, extended lounge with views over the rear garden, three further reception rooms, breakfast kitchen, utility and cloakroom to the ground floor, with four bedrooms plus walk in wardrobe/nursery to the first floor. The bedrooms are serviced by a master en suite bathroom and dressing room, as well as a family bathroom. Outside, a walled and gated entrance opens into the driveway where there is ample parking and a bespoke oak framed car port and garden store, and the secluded plot extends to a generous 0.45 acre formed by beautifully maintained gardens and a small grass paddock.
Detached Character Residence
Peaceful Setting with Panoramic Views
Generous Garden Plot of 0.45 Acre
Spacious Extended Lounge
Three Additional Reception Rooms
Breakfast Kitchen, Utility & Cloakroom
Entrance Hallway & Reception Hall
Four Bedrooms (Three Doubles)
Master En Suite & Dressing Room
Family Bathroom & Walk in Wardrobe/Nursery
Ample Parking & Gated Entrance
Oak Framed Car Port & Store
Secluded Gardens & Grass Paddock
Superfast Fibre Broadband
Oil Fired Central Heating
Hardwood Double Glazing
The idyllic village of Boylestone is a much sought after place to live, falling within the Derbyshire Dales. It lies within scenic countryside and has a village hall, church and and a collection of farms, character homes and rural residences. The village is renowned for its exceptional restaurant The Lighthouse, which offers fine dining and a Michelin recognised experience. Further afield, the village has easy access local amenities within Ashbourne, known as the gateway to the Peak District, where a bustling town centre offers excellent shopping and leisure facilities as well as access to the idyllic Peak District National Park. There are excellent fast rail links to London nearby and good access via the A515, A50 and A38 to nearby commercial centres. These and East Midlands Airport are all within a convenient 30 minute drive away.