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Keepers Lodge Aston Lane, Hope, Hope Valley, Derbyshire, S33 6SA

Offers over: £1,350,000
Set beautifully within approximately 2 acres, is this outstanding five bedroomed detached residence with stunning far-reaching panoramic views over Hope village and beyond. Built by the current owners in 2008 to a high standard, Keepers Lodge provides generously proportioned luxury accommodation over three floors.
  • * An Outstanding Five Bedroomed Detached Residence *
  • * Beautifully Situated within Approximately 2 Acres *
  • * Stunning Far-Reaching Panoramic Views *
  • * Impressive Dining Hall and Galleried Landing *
  • * Spacious Lounge with a Gritstone Fireplace *
  • * Four Double Bedrooms *
  • * Underfloor Heating Throughout *
  • * Two Stables and Enclosed Paddock *
  • * Fabulous South Facing Gardens *
  • * Large Sweeping Driveway with Off-Road Parking *
This magnificent family home has been thoughtfully designed with versatile living spaces including the centrepiece, which is the dining hall with an impressive galleried landing above. Also having the advantage of a superb lounge and dining kitchen, a master bedroom suite with a vaulted ceiling and three additional double bedrooms, two of which have en-suite shower rooms. On the lower ground floor level, one of the bedroom suites offers the potential to be used as a self-contained suite, ideal for a dependent relative or holiday letting.
Keepers Lodge is approached by a private tarmac road through farm and park land, which leads down to a sweeping driveway. The exterior of the property has been fabulously landscaped with south facing gardens, incorporating lawned areas and seating terraces. There is also the benefit of a steel tractor shed and a Hartley Botanic greenhouse with associated fruit cages.
The house overlooks the gently sloping grazing paddock which has a timber field shelter and mains water supply, all enclosed by a mains-operated electric fence. Adjacent to the paddock is a stone-built stable block consisting of two loose boxes and loft above, trailer parking area and a timber tack room/feed store.
Located within the surrounding area are some popular local walks and bridleways including Win Hill, Lose Hill and Mam Tor. Hope village is a thriving community with numerous shops and cafes and primary and secondary schooling. Other amenities can be accessed in nearby villages including Castleton, Bradwell, Bamford and Hathersage. Keepers Lodge is within easily commutable driving distance of Sheffield and Manchester and by rail from Hope Station. Manchester airport is only about 25 miles away.
Dining Hall
Tenure
Freehold
The property briefly comprises on the ground floor: Covered entrance, dining hall, lounge, dining kitchen, rear hall, WC and integral garage.
On the first floor: Galleried landing, master bedroom, master en-suite, bedroom 2, walk-in wardrobe, bedroom 3, family bathroom and storage cupboard.
Lower ground floor: Landing, bedroom 4, bedroom 4 en-suite, bedroom 5, bedroom 5 en-suite, storage cupboard, utility room, storage cupboard and workshop.
Ground Floor
Double heavy oak doors open to a:
Covered Entrance
Providing a grand entrance to this superb home and having exterior lighting and tiled flooring with inset obscured glass blocks. Double oak doors with double-glazed panels open to the dining hall.
Dining Hall
Dining Hall
5.8m x 4.2m (19'0" x 13'9")
A spacious dining hall, serving as the centrepiece of the home with an impressive galleried landing above and ample space for a full-size dining table. The room also has recessed lighting, Cat 8 point and underfloor heating. Two openings give access to the dining kitchen and a wide opening gives access to the lounge. A staircase also provides access to the first floor and lower ground floor.
Lounge
Lounge
5.8m x 5.1m (19'0" x 16'8")
A wonderful reception room with the focal point being the fireplace, which houses a log burning stove and has a local gritstone surround and hearth with lighting. Also having a partially vaulted ceiling, front, side and rear facing engineered hardwood double-glazed windows, flush light point, Cat 8 points and underfloor heating.
Dining Kitchen
Dining Kitchen
6.4m x 5.8m (20'11" x 19'0")
A well-proportioned dining kitchen with front and side facing engineered hardwood double-glazed windows, recessed lighting, flush light point, Cat 8 point and porcelain tiled flooring with underfloor heating. There’s a range of fitted base/wall and drawer units, incorporating two glazed display cabinets, matching granite work surfaces, upstands, under-counter lighting, an inset 1.5 bowl sink with a chrome mixer tap and an additional preparation sink with a boiling water tap. Appliances include an Aga with two hot plates, two ovens and recessed lighting above and an integrated Bosch dishwasher. There is also space/provision for a freestanding fridge/freezer. An oak door with glazed panels opens to the rear hall.
Rear Hall
Having a side facing engineered hardwood double-glazed window, recessed lighting and tiled flooring with underfloor heating. Access can be gained to a loft space. An oak door opens to the WC and an oak door with a glazed panel also opens to the integral garage. An oak door with a double-glazed panel opens to the rear of the property.
WC
Having a sunlight tunnel, extractor fan, flush light point and tiled flooring with underfloor heating. There’s a suite in white, which comprises of a Cersanit low-level WC and a corner pedestal hand basin with a chrome mixer tap.
Integral Garage
5.0m x 4.5m (16'4" x 14'9")
Having a fully insulated Silvelox up-and-over door with a personal entrance door, a side facing engineered hardwood double-glazed window, strip lighting, power sockets and oak laminate flooring with underfloor heating. Also housing the Worcester boiler and to one corner there is a storage cupboard, which houses the downstairs underfloor heating valves.
From the dining hall, a staircase with an oak hand rail, glazed balustrading and stair carpet rods rises to the:
First Floor
Galleried Landing
Galleried Landing
An outstanding galleried landing with space and potential to be used as a study, library or seating area. Having a vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, two Velux roof windows, feature chandelier and glazed balustrading with an oak hand rail. Also having a front facing engineered hardwood double-glazed window, wall mounted uplights, Cat 8 point and underfloor heating. A ceiling access hatch opens to storage space. Oak doors open to the master bedroom, bedroom 2, bedroom 3, family bathroom and storage cupboard.
Master Bedroom
Master Bedroom
6.2m x 4.8m (20'4" x 15'8")
A superb master bedroom suite with a vaulted ceiling and enjoying the surrounding views over Hope village. Having front, side and rear facing engineered hardwood double-glazed windows, flush light point, Cat 8 point and underfloor heating. There’s a freestanding mirrored wardrobe included in the sale incorporating short/long hanging and shelving. An oak door with a glazed panel opens to the master en-suite.
Master En-Suite
Master En-Suite
Being fully tiled with extractor fan, recessed lighting, mirrored cabinet, illuminated vanity mirror, chrome heated towel rail, shaver point and underfloor heating. There’s a suite in white, which comprises of a low-level WC and a pedestal hand basin with a chrome mixer tap. Also, to one side there’s a wet room style shower with a fitted shower.
From the galleried landing, an oak door opens to:
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 2
4.4m x 3.9m (14'5" x 12'9")
Another good-sized double bedroom, with a vaulted ceiling, side and rear facing engineered hardwood double-glazed windows, wall mounted light points, Cat 8 point and underfloor heating. Double oak doors open to a walk-in wardrobe.
Walk-in Wardrobe
With a flush light point, long hanging, shelving and housing the Cat 8 equipment.
Bedroom 3
2.8m x 2.6m (9'2" x 8'6")
Currently being used as a study but being ideal for a third bedroom. Having a front facing engineered hardwood double-glazed window, flush light point, Cat 8 point and underfloor heating.
Storage Cupboard
Having a flush light point and housing the hot water cylinder and first floor underfloor heating valves.
Family Bathroom
Family Bathroom
With two partially tiled walls and two fully tiled walls, a rear facing engineered hardwood double-glazed window, access hatch, extractor fan, recessed lighting, illuminated vanity mirror, chrome heated towel rail and a shaver point. There’s a suite in white, which comprises of a Cersanit low-level WC and a pedestal hand basin with a chrome mixer tap. Also having a freestanding Phoenix bath with a chrome mixer tap. To one corner, there’s a separate shower enclosure with a glazed screen and a fitted tower shower panel incorporating a shower head, body jets and an additional hand shower facility.
Ground Floor Continued
From the dining hall, a staircase with an oak hand rail and stair carpet rods leads down to the:
Lower Ground Floor
Landing
Having a flush light point and oak doors opening to bedroom 4 and to the utility room.
Bedroom 4
Bedroom 4
6.1m x 5.6m (20'0" x 18'4")
A generous bedroom, well suited for a self-contained suite for a dependent relative or holiday letting. Having a front facing engineered hardwood double-glazed window and a side facing UPVC double-glazed window. Also having recessed lighting, Cat 8 point and underfloor heating. To one corner, there’s a range of fitted base/wall and drawer units with LED lighting beneath, an oak work surface, upstands, under-counter light point and an inset sink with a chrome mixer tap. Appliances include a Schott Ceran two-ring induction hob and an under-counter Logik fridge. An oak door opens to the bedroom 4 en-suite.
Bedroom 4 En-Suite
Bedroom 4 En-Suite
With a dressing area, incorporating recessed lighting, long hanging, shelving and underfloor heating. An opening with a step up gives access to the en-suite. The en-suite is fully tiled and has an extractor fan, recessed lighting, illuminated vanity mirror and a chrome heated towel rail. There’s a suite in white, which comprises of a low-level WC and a pedestal hand basin with a chrome mixer tap. To one corner, there is a wet room style shower with a fitted shower.
Utility Room
Utility Room
5.6m x 3.3m (18'4" x 10'9")
A large utility room, with recessed lighting, extractor fan and tiled flooring with underfloor heating. There’s a range of fitted base and wall units with matching work surfaces and an inset 1.0 bowl sink with a Leisure chrome mixer tap. There is also space/provision beneath the work surface for a washing machine and tumble dryer. To one corner of the room, an oak door opens to a storage cupboard with a recessed light point, fitted shelving and tiled flooring. Oak doors also open to bedroom 5 and the workshop. An oak entrance door with an obscured double-glazed panel opens to an external stairwell with a light point and stone steps rising to the front of the property.
Bedroom 5
Bedroom 5
5.1m x 4.6m (16'8" x 15'1")
Currently being used as a gymnasium but also being ideal for an additional double bedroom suite. With front and rear facing UPVC double-glazed windows, recessed lighting, Cat 8 point and underfloor heating. Also having a useful storage cupboard with a light point. An oak door opens to the bedroom 5 en-suite.
Bedroom 5 En-Suite
Bedroom 5 En-Suite
Being fully tiled and having an extractor fan, recessed lighting, illuminated vanity mirror, chrome heated towel rail and underfloor heating. There’s a suite in white, which comprises of a low-level WC and a vanity unit, incorporating a hand basin with a chrome mixer tap and storage beneath. To one side of the en-suite, there’s a wet room style shower with a fitted shower.
Workshop
4.8m x 4.7m (15'8" x 15'5")
A versatile room, currently used as a home workshop but suitable for a hobbies room or home cinema. Having a side facing UPVC double-glazed window, flush light points, Cat 8 point and tiled flooring with underfloor heating.
Exterior and Gardens
Exterior and Gardens
From Aston Lane, a private road leads through farm and park land to provide access to Keepers Lodge. A sweeping gravelled driveway bordered by mature trees and shrubs, leads down the side of the property and wraps around to the front and other side.
Exterior and Gardens
Behind the property, there’s a gravelled area with a Hartley Botanic greenhouse and fruit cages. There is also an area laid mainly to lawn with mature trees, shrubs and a stone flagged seating terrace.
Exterior and Gardens
To the front, the driveway continues and has several parking areas. Two separate gates open to a fully enclosed paddock with mature trees, timber field shelter and a water tap. From the driveway, stone steps flanked by well-stocked planted borders rise to a gravelled seating terrace with exterior lighting and steps lead down to a further sunken terrace. Stone steps provide access to the lower ground floor. The driveway leads off to an alternative access track, which wraps back around to the private road.
Exterior and Gardens
To the right side of the property, there’s a garden mainly laid to lawn with a selection of mature trees and shrubs. At the top of the garden, there’s a timber pergola with a decked terrace and an external power point. Nestled within the trees is a tractor store with exterior lighting and power. Access can be gained to the private road, stable block and tack room/feed store.
Stable Block
Stable Block
Stable 1 - 11’4 x 11’2 (3.5m x 3.4m)
Stable 2 - 11’2 x 10’10 (3.4m x 3.3m)
Consisting of two stables with an imposing clock tower, hardwood double-glazed windows, internal and external lighting, external power point, water tap and open loft storage above.
Tack Room/Feed Store
5.3m x 2.8m (17'4" x 9'2")
Having a glazed roof light, internal and external lights and power points.
Exterior and Gardens
To the rear, there are well-stocked borders, water taps, external power points. Access can be gained to the rear hall and integral garage. A gravelled path with a water tap leads along the rear and around to the side and front. Stone steps also rise to the top of the driveway.
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Note
Whilst we aim to make these particulars as accurate as possible, please be aware that they have been composed for guidance purposes only. Therefore, the details within should not be relied on as being factually accurate and do not form part of an offer or contract. All measurements are approximate. None of the services, fittings or appliances (if any), heating installations, plumbing or electrical systems have been tested and therefore no warranty can be given as to their working ability. All photography is for illustration purposes only.
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