Summerfields Off Coton Road, Catton, Derbyshire, DE12 8LW

  • £1,650,000 Guide Price
  • Detached Property
  • 7 bedrooms

Nestled within a charming estate of around five acres is Summerfields, a fine period home with elegantly restored and beautifully presented interiors, seven superb double bedrooms and established south facing grounds including equestrian facilities and English style gardens. Summerfields is thought to date back to the 1600 s, an era from which only a handful of rural properties remain in this locality, and is a unique opportunity to acquire a property of this calibre without the restrictions of a protected Listed status. Approached via a sweeping gravel drive and private gated entrance, this detached country residence has been sympathetically refurbished throughout to include a handmade kitchen, luxury bathroom suites and bespoke designed hardwood windows. Alongside thoughtfully renovated fittings, Summerfields retains traditional features including inglenook fireplace, character doors and exposed beams and truly is one of the area s most impressive homes.

The extensive interiors are arranged over three floors plus a lower ground floor cellar, offering much flexibility and space both inside and out. To the ground floor, a central reception hall featuring stunning flagstone flooring leads off into three generously proportioned reception rooms plus a study, with a stunning farmhouse dining kitchen featuring Welsh slate worksurfaces and a range of thoughtfully designed storage. Furthermore, there are attractive and functional rooms including a laundry with WC and boot room/utility, with a lower ground floor cellar having original brick thralls offering additional storage space. From the first floor part-galleried landing, doors open into four double bedrooms, three of which
benefit from en suites, one having Jack and Jill access out to the landing. The second floor comprises three further double bedrooms and a shower room, and the ample bedroom space offers potential for ancillary accommodation or for a variety of uses such as a cinema room, games room or studio.

Outside, Summerfields enjoys a tranquil and secluded position amidst scenic Derbyshire countryside. The established English style grounds amount to 4.8 acres and comprise south facing lawns, a sweeping driveway with ample parking and a double garage, a kitchen garden and orchards. within area of woodland is rare example of a four hole Privy located discreetly behind yew hedging. Superb equestrian facilities include 2.5 acres of paddock land, a manège, a small stable block and a larger stables with a tack room and workshop, all of which benefit from separate gated access, and the setting offers opportunity to enjoy idyllic countryside walks directly from the front door. Summerfields is serviced by hardwood double glazed windows, oil and electric heating, and solar panels which are included in the sale.

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