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£1,650,000
4 Bedroom house
  • 4 Bed Period residence with substantial timber glazed Garden Room
  • Linked Stone Barn delivering flexible living space plus 2 Bed Detached Bungalow
  • Show Jump Arena and separate All Weather Arena (fully boarded, mirrors and lighting), Horse Walker
  • c7,500 sqft Agricultural Building - American style stabling (14 boxes), ancillaries, workshop
  • Extensive paddocks, excellent vehicle distribution
  • Direct access to Bridleway for hacking out
  • M1 5 miles, A1 8 miles
  • Sheffield and South Yorkshire commutable
  • London Kings Cross service from Retford (approx 1 hour 30 mins)

Stunning Equestrian property, fine combination of equine facilities, period main house, substantial linked stone barn, secondary detached bungalow and land, in all approx 24.9 Acres

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DESCRIPTION
Firbeck Farm House represents a stunning combination of period Farm House of considerable character with impressive and generous linked two storey barn currently offering flexible living space, an array of equestrian facilities, secondary property of separate detached bungalow and land, in all extending to approximately 24.9 Acres (subject to measured site survey).

The principal residence delivers wonderful four bedroom family living space having been extended with a substantial glass and timber garden room, perfect for entertaining and providing magnificent views over domestic garden, some of the equestrian facilities and countryside beyond. The property features avenues of mature chestnut and walnut and other impressive specimen trees.

The stone barn linked to the main house is highly versatile, delivering flexible living space, also perfect for home office, gymnasium, studio, hobbies etc., ancillary to the enjoyment of the main house.

The equestrian facilities are immediately on hand, radiating around the main house with paddocks adjacent; these include two riding arenas, one of which is floodlit, horse walker and substantial agricultural building and stable complex subdivided into American style stabling, workshop and general storage. The paddock land extends westerly in a series of paddocks in gentle valley style topography and from which there is immediate access to byways for hacking out.

The detached bungalow has been the subject of recent renovation offering two bedrooms with an additional dressing/cot room/study. This has its own garden areas and lies adjacent to the main electric gates into the holding.

LOCATION
The property lies amidst gently undulating North Derbyshire countryside close to the border with South Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire.

The property lies just to the north of the A619 connecting Worksop in the east and Barlborough in the west. Just beyond Worksop is the A1 (approx. 8 miles) and the M1
junction 30 is available at Barlborough (approx. 5 miles). Commuting into Sheffield (approx. 17 miles) and the wider South Yorkshire conurbation is quite feasible

The area has excellent transport links in addition to the road network including cross country rail services out of Worksop and London Kings Cross available at Retford (approx. 12 miles). Normal service sub 1hr 30 mins. Air travel is conveniently located via Nottingham East Midlands international airport. The area delivers a fine range of leisure amenities including renowned golf courses, Rother Valley country park, the National Trust's Clumber Park etc. Educational facilities (both state and independent) are well catered for.

DIRECTIONS
Leave the M1 at Junction 30 eastbound on the A619. Proceed along passing by Whitwell Common, after passing Arrow Farm Shop, at the next pair of houses take the track immediately on the left hand side, proceed along to Firbeck Farm House.
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Viewing: The vendors keep a number of German Shepherds dogs which roam freely around the property and request that all viewings are strictly by appointment through the agent only.


ACCOMMODATION
PRINCIPAL DWELLING

RECEPTION HALL with oak panelled storage, stone flagged flooring, substantial minster stone style fireplace, brick recess, vaulted ceiling and stone archway.

LOBBY with feature Chinese doors.

CLOAKROOM wc with high level cistern, pedestal hand basin, part oak wainscot panelling, exposed stonework, stone flagged flooring.

GARDEN ROOM 32'9" x 16'0" to 21'10" (9.97m x 4.86m to 6.65m) a substantial reception room with magnificent views over domestic gardens, one of the arenas and countryside beyond. Stone braai set within one corner ideal for entertaining, stone flagged flooring, direct garden to the east and feature stone staircase descending to the courtyard at the rear. Feature glass topped stone well.

OPEN PLAN LIVING DINING KITCHEN 26'0" x 19'8" (7.91m x 5.98m) L-shaped, maximum dimensions quoted into oak bay window to front. Lovely sitting area with bookcase cabinet and beamed recessed chimney breast, flagstone flooring flowing into kitchen area which hosts comprehensive range of Ivory cream country bespoke cabinets, base cupboard surmounted by veined marble working surfaces, glazed dresser units, plate racking etc., double bowl French style sink unit with gold mixer and filter taps. Integrated appliances of oven, five burner LPG hob with concealed extractor over, refrigerator. Exposed beamed accents and connecting patio doors into garden room.

LIBRARY 16'3" x 13'1" (4.94m x 3.98m) measured into oak bay window to front elevation, recessed chimney breast with log burner, radiator.

FRONT ENTRANCE HALL with staircase ascending to galleried landing over, radiator.

LAUNDRY ROOM/UTILITY ROOM 13'3" x 9'3" (4.03m x 2.83m) complementing bespoke Ivory cream units to wall and floor with base cupboards surmounted by solid oak working surfaces, Belfast sink unit, plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher, garden access, stone flooring, exposed beams.

FIRST FLOOR GALLERIED LANDING spindled balustrade around stairwell, exposed floor boarding.

BEDROOM ONE 13'2" x 11'10" (4.01m x 3.60m) with double doors to small balcony overlooking rear grounds, arena and rolling countryside beyond. Exposed floor boarding, radiator, off to

EN SUITE BATHROOM panelled bath with overhead deluge rainfall shower, wc with high level cistern, wall hung basin, exposed floor boarding, towel warmer.

BEDROOM TWO 13'10" x 13'1" (4.23m x 3.98m) with elegant fireplace surround, tiled basket grate and granite hearth, exposed floor boarding, radiator.

BEDROOM THREE 13'2" x 11'5" (4.01m x 3.49m) radiator.

INNER LANDING steps down to

HOUSE BATHROOM with roll top bath having Victorian style bath/shower mixer, low suite wc, pedestal hand basin, marble splashback, cupboard, exposed floor boarding, radiator and towel warmer.

Secondary staircase to
UPPER LANDING railed balustrade, exposed floor boarding, radiator.

BEDROOM FOUR 21'0" x 15'0" to 9'7" (6.40m x 4.56m to 2.92m) vaulted ceiling with reducing head height, of character, exposed beams and trusses, eaves access and off to

DRESSING ROOM 15'10" x 10'1" (4.82m x 3.07m) vaulted ceiling with reducing head height, eaves storage, exposed roof purlins, exposed floor boarding.

STONE BARN
Linked to the main house via
REFECTORY 29'2" x 13'10" (8.89m x 4.23m) open vaulted ceiling with exposed roof trusses, exposed stonework to one wall, garden access to either side. Useful attic storage space over adjacent tack room.

TACK ROOM 10'3" x 9'10" (3.12m x 2.99m) with yard access, base cupboards, sink unit, plumbing for washing machine and SEPARATE WC.

OPEN PLAN GROUND FLOOR ROOM 41'2" x 15'4" (12.53m x 4.68m) with central staircase to flyover galleried landing, large, glazed walling with two glazed arches with French doors giving access to rear courtyard garden and yard access to the other side. Highly versatile for home office, business, gymnasium, annex etc.

FIRST FLOOR two areas of 16'3" x 12'9" (4.95m x 3.89m) and 16'3" x 14'6" (4.95m x 4.42m), interconnected by galleried landing over central void.

OUTSIDE
The domestic gardens are in a wonderful wraparound style, laid to lawn interspersed with mature trees to the front enclosed with mature
holly hedging and featuring extensive stone paved paths and patios.

The lawned grounds sweep around the side of the property to the rear which hosts an extensive courtyard and substantial stone stairway ascending to the garden room. Stocked shrubbery and additional lawn adjoining the stone barn creating a wonderful courtyard, perfect for alfresco entertaining. To the west side of the house is a large, sheltered orchard surrounded by high hedges.

DETACHED BUNGALOW within the curtilage and adjoining the main electric gates.

OPEN ENTRANCE PORCH

ENTRANCE HALL radiators.

LOUNGE 14'0" x 11'2" (4.27m x 3.41m) views over large south facing garden, radiators.

DINING ROOM 11'2" x 10'2" (3.41m x 3.10m) views over garden, radiator.

KITCHEN 13'0" to 15'0" x 10'10" (3.95m to 4.59m x 3.30m) recently fitted with range of contemporary grey shaker style units, work surfaces, sink unit, picture window, radiator.

BEDROOM ONE 12'7" x 10'8" (3.83m x 3.24m) view over garden, radiator.

BEDROOM TWO 10'9" x 9'5" (3.27m x 2.88m) radiator.

DRESSING/COT ROOM/STUDY 6'5" x 5'10" (1.96m x 1.77m) radiator.

BATHROOM modern white suite of panelled bath with shower over, pedestal hand basin, low suite wc, cylinder, half tiled to complement, radiator.

SIDE PORCH with personal door to GARAGE 16'10" x 8'4" (5.14m x 2.54m).

WC & STORE

OUTSIDE
The gardens are again in a wraparound style, generously proportioned, laid to lawn with a variety of inset trees and shrubs, block paved pathway around the bungalow and to driveway.
The bungalow has a newly installed air source heat pump.

AGENTS NOTE: A Certificate of Lawful Use is in place permitting occupation of the bungalow by persons in connection with the equestrian related uses on the adjoining land.

LAND, YARD AND EQUESTRIAN FACILITIES Firbeck Farm House is nicely ring fenced with great connectivity between property buildings by mature hedging, equestrian facilities and land in all extending to approx. 24.9 Acres (subject to measured site survey).

Approached from the lane an electric gated driveway passes the bungalow sweeping to an extensive parking court and concrete yard bordered on one side by the stone barn and main house and to the other by the substantial

AGRICULTURAL BUILDING AND STABLE COMPLEX 90'0" x 80'0" (27.2m x 24.1m) Overall dimensions, approximately half is concrete floored and subdivided with American style stables in all including 14 stables (mats available by separate negotiation) and water laid on. Front and rear access, power. The remaining half delivers general purpose storage, again with front and rear access. One stable is currently used as a store room with shelving. Another stable is used as a utility box with floodlighting, overhead infrared heater and electric hot shower hose with boom arm.

ADDITIONAL LEAN TO WORKSHOP/GENERAL STORE 30'0" x 13'5" (9.12m x 4.10m) light, power.

SHOW JUMP ARENA approx. 65m x 45m with waxed sand and fibre surface.

ALL WEATHER ARENA approx. 50m x 25m fully boarded, mirrors and lighting. Andrews Bowen waxed sand and fibre surface.

HORSE WALKER Monarch, partitioned for five horses with rubber brick flooring and lighting.

GENERAL AMENITY AREAS with excellent vehicle distribution around main buildings and inter-connectivity with paddocks. Horsebox parking with electric hook up.

PADDOCKS are arranged in two roughly equal areas. Approximately 12 acres is around the house and equestrian facilities, and 12 acres lies to the west in a gentle valley, accessed via a hard cored track, over which the neighbouring Firbeck Farm has right of access. All paddocks are separated with wooden post and mains energised Fieldguard electric fencing and have water laid on.

A public bridleway crosses the paddocks at approximately its narrowest point, this is stock proof fenced and delivers immediate access for hacking out at the
Midpoint.

GENERAL REMARKS & STIPULATIONS
Tenure and Possession: The Property is freehold and vacant possession will be given upon completion.
Easements, Wayleaves & Rights of Way: The property is sold subject to, and with the benefit of, all rights of way whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and electricity and all other rights and obligations, easements, quasi easements, quasi rights, licences, privileges and restrictive covenants and all existing and proposed wayleaves for electricity, drainage, water and other pipes whether referred to in these particulars or not. Part of the access track from the A619 is shared, a public bridleway crosses the land (approx. its narrowest point) and is well fenced.
Local Authority: Bolsover District Council, The Arc, High Street, Clowne, S43 4JY.
Council Tax: We are advised by Bolsover District Council that Firbeck Farm House is in Band E and The Bungalow at Firbeck Farm House is in Band D.
Services: Please note we have not tested the services or any of the equipment or appliances in this property, accordingly we strongly advise prospective buyers to commission their own survey or service reports before finalizing their offer to purchase. Drainage is to private system.
Subsidies & Grants: We understand the land is registered on the Rural Land Register (RLR) and Basic Payment Scheme (BPS). Entitlements are held and claimed by the vendors. These may be available by separate negotiation.
Sporting & Fishing Rights: The sporting and fishing rights are in hand and included within the sale, in so far as there are owned.
Floorplans: The floorplans within these particulars are for identification purposes only, they are representational and are not to scale. Accuracy and proportions should be checked by prospective purchasers at the property.
Hours of Business: Monday to Friday 9am - 5.30pm, Saturday 9am - 1pm.
Further information: Contact Jeremy M Baguley MRICS on 01777 712944 or jeremy.baguley@brown-co.com.
Free Valuation: We would be happy to provide you with a free market appraisal of your own property should you wish to sell. Further information can be obtained from Brown & Co, Retford - 01777 709112.
Agents Note: In accordance with the most recent Anti Money Laundering Legislation, buyers will be required to provide proof of identity and address to the selling agent once an offer has been submitted and accepted (subject to contract) prior to solicitors being instructed.
These particulars were prepared in July 2022.

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