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The Old Vicarage Church Street, Youlgreave, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1WL

Price: £1,400,000
UNDER OFFER
Not often does this unique opportunity arise to buy a sympathetically restored and modernised Grade II listed property, centrally located in the beautiful village of Youlgreave with all the village amenities that any purchaser could require. This is only the second time since the 1700’s that this six-bedroomed house with the additional benefit of a one bedroomed holiday barn has come to the open market.
  • * A Rare Opportunity to buy a Grade II listed Old Vicarage *
  • * A Magnificent Six Bedroomed Family Home *
  • * Refurbished by the Current Owners *
  • * Situated in the Heart of a Sought-after Peak District Village *
  • * Set within over an acre of Gardens and Grounds *
  • * Benefit of a One Bedroomed Holiday Barn *
  • * South Facing Garden with Stunning Views *
  • * Wealth of Period Features *
  • * Contemporary Breakfast Kitchen with Aga and Modern Appliances *
  • * Cat 5 Cabling Throughout *
The Old Vicarage has been refurbished throughout by the current owners to create elegant and versatile extensive accommodation over three floors, whilst retaining a wealth of period features throughout.
This outstanding family home has the benefit of a large drawing room with triple sash windows leading out onto the south facing garden and a formal dining room with wood burning stove, great for entertaining. A large breakfast kitchen with an Aga as well as integrated Siemens appliances, a utility room and an additional sitting room/breakfast room. On the first and second floors, there are six generously sized double bedrooms and two family bathrooms as well as an en-suite to the master bedroom.
The exterior boasts the most stunning views with a substantial, well-maintained very private garden split into separate areas. A vegetable garden with raised beds has been separated from the main garden with a laurel hedge which creates privacy and beyond, a recently repaired Ha-Ha to the lower garden gives unrestricted views. The garden has the rare addition of an ornamental tufa mound which adds to the character and history of the The Old Vicarage.
The Old Vicarage has the benefit of a beautifully modernised detached one bedroomed holiday barn with the ability to create further separate accommodation above the garage to the main house.
Drawing Room
Situation
The Old Vicarage lies within the picturesque village of Youlgreave which is approximately 2.5 miles to the South of the market town of Bakewell.
The Old Vicarage has access to all the local amenities such as a Doctors Surgery, Primary School, Post Office, Village Shop with a tearoom, 3 pubs and a family bakery. The property also falls within the catchment area for a variety of reputable schools including Lady Manners Secondary School and St Anselm’s Preparatory School as well as being an easy journey to schools in Sheffield and Chesterfield.
The property is situated within a comfortable commute to Bakewell, Sheffield, Chesterfield (London is 1 hour 50 mins by train), Manchester, Nottingham and Derby. From the front door of the Old Vicarage you are on the doorstep of some beautiful local walks, such as Bradford Dale, Lathkill Dale, The Limestone Way and Robin Hood’s Stride.
Tenure
Freehold
The property briefly comprises on the ground floor: Entrance vestibule with cloakroom/WC, reception hall, drawing room, formal dining room, sitting room/breakfast room, inner hallway, breakfast kitchen, utility/second kitchen and garage.
On the first floor: Landing, master bedroom, master en-suite, bedroom 2, walk-in storage cupboard, inner landing, bedroom 3, bedroom 4, separate WC, family bathroom with WC and further storage room.
On the second floor: Landing, bedroom 5, bedroom 6 and family bathroom.
Basement level: Wine Cellar, cellar 1 and cellar 2.
Ground Floor
A heavy wooden door with glazed panels opens to the:
Entrance Vestibule
Having a front facing wooden glazed window, flush light point, central heating radiator and tiled flooring. Doors open to the cloakroom/WC and reception hall.
Cloakroom/WC
Having a wooden glazed obscured window, flush light point, extractor fan, central heating radiator and tiled flooring. There’s a suite in white, which comprises of a low-level WC and a wall mounted wash hand basin with traditional taps.
Reception Hall
Reception Hall
Providing an impressive welcome into this fabulous family home and having a wooden glazed window with a fitted shutter, pendant light point, central heating radiator, telephone point and original tiled flooring. Wooden doors open to the drawing room, formal dining room, sitting room/breakfast room and a wooden door with glazed panels opens to an inner hallway.
Within the doorway to the drawing room, there’s a secret cupboard with shelving to one side and a wooden door opens to the:
Drawing Room
Drawing Room
6.0m x 5.0m (19'8" x 16'4")
A room of grand proportions with a high ceiling and views over the gardens and surrounding countryside. Having two triple sash wooden glazed windows opening to the garden with fitted shutters, cornice to the ceiling, pendant light point with decorative ceiling rose, central heating radiators, telephone point, TV/aerial point and a Cat 5 point. The focal detail of the room is an ornate Georgian white marble fireplace and polished slate hearth with a wood burning stove set within.
Formal Dining Room
Formal Dining Room
5.0m x 4.8m (16'4" x 15'8")
Having a south facing wooden glazed double sash windows with fitted shutters, cornice to the ceiling, pendant light point, central heating radiator and a Cat 5 point. The focal point of the room is an ornate oak fireplace and granite hearth with a wood burning stove.
Sitting Room/Breakfast Room
Sitting Room/Breakfast Room
4.6m x 4.3m (15'1" x 14'1")
A versatile additional sitting room/breakfast room with a side facing wooden glazed sash window with fitted shutters, pendant light point, central heating radiator, TV/aerial point, Cat 5 point and oak flooring. Having the original cast iron open fire grate with a granite mantel and brick surround. To one side of the fireplace is a useful storage cupboard with shelving.
A wooden door opens to the inner hallway and a further wooden door opens to the Reception Hall.
Inner Hallway
Having a side facing wooden glazed sash window, pendant light point, telephone point, central heating radiator and tiled flooring. A wooden door with double glazed panels opens to the gardens.
From the inner hallway, a stone staircase with a wooden hand rail leads down to the basement level.
Basement Level
A versatile space offering additional storage.
Cellar 1
8.2m x 3.7m (26'10" x 12'1")
Having flush light points, power points and stone slab shelving. Openings give access to the Wine Cellar and Cellar 2.
Cellar 2
3.0m x 2.8m (9'10" x 9'2")
Having a barrel vaulted ceiling and a flush light point.
Wine Cellar
2.8m x 2.7m (9'2" x 8'10")
Wine cellar having a barrel vaulted ceiling, flush light point and part stone slab and part wooden shelving.
Ground Floor Continued
From the inner hallway, a wooden door opens to the:
Breakfast Kitchen
Breakfast Kitchen
5.2m x 4.2m (17'0" x 13'9")
A contemporary light and airy breakfast kitchen, with a side facing original wooden glazed window, pendant light points, telephone point and TV/aerial point. Also having tiled flooring with under floor heating. There is an ample range of fitted high gloss base/wall and drawer units with matching granite work surfaces, upstands and two inset 1.0 bowl Blanco sinks with a Blanco chrome mixer tap and Zip boiling tap.

One of the focal points is the recess with a gritstone surround housing the gas fired Aga with two hot plates and three ovens. Additional integrated appliances include a Siemens four ring induction hob, two Siemens fan assisted ovens, Siemens steam oven, Siemens coffee machine, Siemens dishwasher and a Caple wine cooler. There is a large central island which provides sociable seating for up to six people with a matching granite work surface and pop-up power point with cat 5 cabling. A recent addition to the property are the French wooden doors with double glazed panels which open to the south facing gardens.

A wooden door opens to the:
Utility Room/Second Kitchen
4.3m x 3.5m (14'1" x 11'5")
Having a side facing wooden glazed window and a front facing wooden glazed window, spotlighting, central heating radiator and tiled flooring. There’s a range of fitted base/wall and drawer units with matching work surfaces, a sink and having the provision for under counter appliances. A wooden door opens to the courtyard garden.

Stone steps rise to a hallway with a front facing wooden glazed window and a pendant light point. A wooden door opens to the garage.
Garage
5.0m x 4.4m (16'4" x 14'5")
Having twin wooden entrance doors, side facing wooden glazed panels, flush light point, power and housing the Vaillant boiler and hot water cylinder with an additional immersion heater as a backup.
From the reception hall, a staircase with a wooden hand rail and balustrading rises to the:
First Floor
First Floor Landing
Landing
Having a side facing wooden glazed window, pendant light points and a central heating radiator. Wooden doors open to the master bedroom, bedroom 2, walk-in storage cupboard and inner landing.
Master Bedroom
Master Bedroom
5.1m x 4.3m (16'8" x 14'1")
An exceptionally spacious master bedroom suite with south facing wooden glazed sash windows, pendant light point, central heating radiator, TV/aerial point and a Cat 5 point.
Master En-Suite
Master En-Suite
Having a south facing wooden glazed sash window, pendant light point, dual fuel chrome heated towel rail and timber effect flooring. There’s a suite in white, which comprises of a low-level WC and a wash hand basin with a chrome mixer tap and storage beneath. Also having a separate shower enclosure with a fitted rain head shower and a glazed screen/door.
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 2
5.0m x 4.1m (16'4" x 13'5")
Another well-proportioned double bedroom, with south facing wooden glazed sash windows, pendant light point, central heating radiator, telephone point, TV/aerial point and a Cat 5 point. The focal point of the room is the original cast iron open fire grate. To one corner, there’s a useful storage cupboard with fitted shelving.
Walk-in Storage Cupboard
Having a pendant light point and short hanging.
From the landing, a wooden door opens to the:
Inner Landing
Having pendant light points and a central heating radiator. Wooden doors open to bedroom 3, bedroom 4 and the family bathroom and separate WC.
Bedroom 3
Bedroom 3
5.8m x 4.3m (19'0" x 14'1")
Having a south facing wooden glazed sash window, pendant light points, central heating radiator, TV/aerial point and a Cat 5 point. Also having a useful storage cupboard with shelving and an additional alcove with long hanging. Access can be gained to a loft hatch.
Bedroom 4
4.3m x 4.0m (14'1" x 13'1")
Currently being used as a study but could be used as a fourth double bedroom. Having a side facing wooden glazed sash window and a front facing wooden glazed window, pendant light point, central heating radiator, aerial point/telephone/broadband point and Cat 5 points. There’s also an original cast iron open fire grate with a timber mantel and stone surround. Access can be gained to a loft hatch with a large timber floor loft storage area above this room.

A wooden door opens to a substantial storage room above the garage.
Storage Room
6.1m x 5.0m (20'0" x 16'4")
Offering a huge amount of potential, planning has been granted for ancillary accommodation. Having a side facing glazed obscured window and a wooden door (originally a hay loft hatch)
From the inner landing, a wooden door opens to a:
WC
WC
Having a side facing wooden glazed window, pendant light point, dual fuel chrome heated towel rail and timber effect flooring. There’s a suite in white, which comprises of a low-level WC and a wash hand basin with a chrome mixer tap and storage beneath. Access can be gained to a loft hatch.
Family Bathroom
Family Bathroom
Having side facing wooden glazed sash windows, recessed lighting, extractor fan, partially tiled walls, dual fuel chrome heated towel rail, central heating radiator, shaver point and tiled flooring. There’s a suite in white, which comprises of a low-level WC, pedestal wash hand basin with a chrome mixer tap and an illuminated vanity mirror above and a freestanding Phoenix bath with a chrome mixer tap and an additional hand shower facility. To one corner, there’s a separate walk-in shower enclosure with a fitted shower and a glazed screen. Access can also be gained to a loft hatch.
From the first floor landing, a staircase with a wooden hand rail rises to the:
Second Floor
Landing
Having a side facing wooden glazed window, pendant light points and a central heating radiator. Wooden doors open to bedroom 5, bedroom 6 and the second family bathroom.
Bedroom 5
Bedroom 5
5.2m x 4.1m (17'0" x 13'5")
Having south facing and side facing wooden glazed sash windows, pendant light point, central heating radiator, TV/aerial point and a Cat 5 point.
Bedroom 6
4.1m x 3.0m (13'5" x 9'10")
Having a south facing wooden glazed sash window, pendant light point, central heating radiator, TV/aerial point and a Cat 5 point.
Family Bathroom
Family Bathroom
A large family bathroom with a south facing wooden glazed sash window, flush light point, central heating radiator and tiled flooring. There’s a suite in white, which comprises of a low-level WC and a pedestal wash hand basin with a chrome mixer tap and tiled splash back. Also having a freestanding bath with a chrome mixer tap and an additional hand shower facility. To one corner, there’s a separate walk-in shower enclosure with a fitted Grohe shower and a glazed screen. Access can be gained to a loft hatch.
Services
We understand that the property is connected to mains gas, drainage and electricity. Mains water is provided by Youlgreave Water Company, a private water company owned and run by the village and is a non-profit making company. Details can be found via the link below http://www.youlgrave.org.uk/youlgrave-waterworks-ltd/
Old Vicarage Barn
Old Vicarage Barn
A one bedroomed holiday barn which sleeps 2 is situated adjacent to the entrance and Church Street and is separated from the main house and gardens. The barn is approximately 477 sq.ft and comprises of an open plan kitchen and sitting room, downstairs bathroom, and a mezzanine bedroom. To the side of the barn is a stone flagged seating terrace.
Exterior and Gardens
Exterior and Gardens
The Old Vicarage is set behind impressive high stone walls, allowing privacy and security. Double wooden gates open to a gravelled/stone flagged driveway with a raised stone shrub border, exterior lighting and providing parking for several vehicles. Access can be gained to the Old Vicarage Barn and to the garage.
Exterior and Gardens
From the driveway, an opening in a stone wall provides access to the right side of the property. Having a courtyard garden with a lawned area, mature trees, shrub borders, exterior lighting and stone steps leading down to the utility room entrance door. A wooden pedestrian door set within the stone wall also opens to Church Street. A tarmacadam path with stone steps leads down to the main entrance door. The path continues down the side of the property and a wooden door set within a stone wall opens to the south facing garden.
Exterior and Gardens
From the driveway on the left side of the property, a wooden door set within a high stone wall opens to the south facing garden. A gravelled path, flanked by lawned areas with mature trees, shrub borders and having a water tap leads to the inner hallway and breakfast kitchen. The path then opens into a large gravelled seating terrace with ample space for various seating areas and having a wooden pergola.
Exterior and Gardens
This is a substantial, well maintained garden with the lovely views allowing you to see for miles, which gives you an overwhelming sense of space when you realise you are in the centre of a village. The gardens being mainly laid to lawn with mature trees and an impressive ornamental tufa mound with planted shrubs. The gardens are fully enclosed by mature hedging and stone walling and high stone walling from the courtyard at the front of the house giving complete privacy.
Exterior and Gardens
To the left side of the garden, a stone flagged path with metal arches leads to an opening in the yew hedge. Stone steps lead down to a further garden being mainly laid to lawn with mature trees/shrubs, fruit trees and a beech hedge maintaining your privacy. There is a stone flagged seating terrace in the centre with a wooden pergola over.
Exterior and Gardens
To the bottom of the main garden, an opening in the laurel hedge gives access to timber steps with gravel insets, which leads down to a large vegetable garden with raised timber beds. Surrounding the vegetable garden is a garden being mainly laid to lawn with a mature shrub border and mature trees. A ha-ha wall to the foot of the garden provides an uninterrupted view of the surrounding countryside.
Viewing's
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Directions
From Bakewell, take the A6 towards Matlock. After approximately 2 miles turn right onto the B5056. Stay on this road (do not turn off) until you reach the village of Youlgreave. Proceed past the church on the left whereupon the property is situated on the left hand side, opposite the village shop and before the village post office and shop.
Note
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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