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Oxton Rakes Hall Farm Grange Lane, Barlow, Dronfield, Derbyshire, S18 7SE

Offers in the region of: £1,350,000
Blenheim Park Estates are delighted to market this exceptional four bedroomed character residence, offering exceptional equestrian facilities with approximately 14 acres of land including gardens, grounds and paddocks. Situated in the heart of Derbyshire, this fabulous property has been sympathetically refurbished to create spacious accommodation whilst retaining many original features.
  • * An Outstanding Four Bedroomed Character Residence *
  • * Approximately 14 Acres of Gardens, Grounds, Lakes and Paddocks *
  • * Two Bedroomed Detached Country Style Lodge *
  • * Extensive Equestrian Facilities *
  • * A Wealth of Character Features *
  • * Spacious Accommodation Throughout *
  • * Four Reception Rooms *
  • * Sumptuous Master Bedroom Suite with Balcony and En-suite *
  • * Far Reaching Views over the Property’s Gardens and Grounds *
  • * Must be Viewed to be Fully Appreciated *
Oxton Rakes Hall Farm has the benefit of four reception rooms, a fabulously appointed breakfast kitchen, four double bedrooms, family bathroom, excellent equestrian facilities and extensive gardens, grounds and paddocks totalling approximately 14 acres.
Situated close to excellent local amenities, including pubs/restaurants and within the catchment area for Barlow Primary School, Dronfield Henry Fanshawe School and St. Mary’s Catholic High School. The property is also located in close proximity to Holmesfield, Chesterfield, Sheffield and Dronfield.

The property briefly comprises on the ground floor: Entrance porch, entrance hall, breakfast kitchen, utility room, pantry, WC, boot room, dining/sitting room, office, study and a lounge.

On the first floor: Landing, master bedroom, balcony, master en-suite, bedroom 2, bedroom 3, bedroom 4 and the family shower room.

Outbuildings: Stable block 1, stable block 2 and Heron Lodge.

Heron Lodge briefly comprises on the ground floor: Living area, bedroom 1 and a bathroom.

On the first floor: Mezzanine bedroom.
Breakfast Kitchen
Ground Floor
Double UPVC doors with double glazed panels open to the:
Entrance Porch
Having a flush light point and tiled flooring.

A heavy timber door with a glazed side panel opens to the:
Entrance Hall
Entrance Hall
8.1m x 2.8m (26'6" x 9'2")
Having a front facing UPVC double glazed bay window, exposed timber beams, wall mounted light points, central heating radiator and tiled flooring with underfloor heating. Doors open to the dining/sitting room, WC and the breakfast kitchen.

A timber door opens to the:
Dining/Sitting Room
Dining Area
Dining Area
4.1m x 4.1m (13'5" x 13'5")
A beautiful room with a wealth of period features. Having ample space for a full sized dining table and having a rear facing UPVC double glazed window, exposed timber beams, wall mounted light points and a central heating radiator. The focal point of the room is the open fireplace with a cast iron surround and brick mantel/hearth.

A wide opening gives access to the:
Sitting Room
Sitting Room
4.1m x 4.0m (13'5" x 13'1")
Having a front facing timber glazed panel, exposed timber beams, central heating radiator and a TV/aerial point. The focal point of the room is the Robeys log burning stove with an ornate sandstone mantel, surround and hearth.

A timber door opens to the:
Office
Office
4.5m x 2.6m (14'9" x 8'6")
Having a front facing UPVC double glazed bay window, exposed timber beams, wall mounted light points, feature panelling, fitted shelving, central heating radiator and a telephone point.

A timber door opens to the:
Study
2.8m x 2.6m (9'2" x 8'6")
Having a rear facing UPVC double glazed window, coved ceiling, flush light point, central heating radiator and a telephone point. A UPVC door with a double glazed obscured panel opens to the side of the property.

From the dining/sitting room, double timber doors with glazed panels and matching side panels open to the lounge.
Lounge
Lounge
7.3m x 5.8m (23'11" x 19'0")
A light and spacious reception room, with exposed timber beams, a pendant light point, wall mounted light points, central heating radiators and a TV/aerial point. Access can also be gained to a loft space. The focal point of the room is the Robeys log burning stove with a timber mantel, stone surround and tiled hearth. Two sets of double UPVC doors with matching side panels open to the rear gardens.

From the entrance hall, a timber door opens to the:
WC
WC
Having a front facing UPVC double glazed obscured window, recessed lighting, central heating radiator and tiled flooring. There’s a suite in white, which comprises of a low-level WC and a wash hand basin with a chrome mixer tap, storage beneath and obscured glazed display cabinets to the side. Also having a range of fitted furniture incorporating long hanging and shelving.

From the entrance hall, an oak door opens to the:
Breakfast Kitchen
Breakfast Kitchen
6.0m x 5.5m (19'8" x 18'0")
With a front facing UPVC double glazed bay window and rear and side facing UPVC double glazed windows. Having recessed lighting, central heating radiators, tiled flooring with under floor heating and having the provision for a wall-mounted television with a TV/aerial point. There’s a range of fitted base/wall and drawer units with matching granite work surfaces, upstands, under counter lighting and an inset Blanco 1.5 bowl sink with a chrome mixer tap. The work surface extends to provide breakfast seating for two chairs. Appliances are all by Siemens and include a five-ring induction hob, extractor fan, two fan assisted ovens, integrated microwave/grill, integrated full height fridge/freezer, integrated dishwasher and a CDA wine cooler.
Utility Room
Having a front facing UPVC double glazed window, recessed lighting, tiled flooring with under floor heating and housing the British Gas boiler. There’s a range of fitted base/wall units with matching granite work surfaces, upstands and an inset Blanco 1.0 bowl sink with a chrome mixer tap. Also having space/plumbing for an automatic washing machine and a tumble dryer.
Pantry
Having a side facing UPVC double glazed obscured window, recessed lighting, fitted shelving and tiled flooring.
Boot Room
Having a rear facing UPVC double glazed window, flush light point, tiled flooring with under floor heating and to one wall, there’s a range of fitted furniture incorporating long hanging. A UPVC timber effect stable style door with a double glazed obscured panel opens to the side of the property.

From the entrance hall, a staircase with timber balustrading, hand rail and a useful under stairs storage cupboard rises to the:
First Floor
Landing
Landing
Having front and side facing UPVC double glazed windows, exposed timber beams, pendant light point, flush light point, a wall mounted light point and a central heating radiator. Also having useful storage cupboards with long hanging. Doors open to the master bedroom, bedroom 2, bedroom 3 and the family shower room.
Master Bedroom
Master Bedroom
4.2m x 3.4m (13'9" x 11'1")
A spacious master bedroom, with a rear facing UPVC double glazed window, pendant light point, wall mounted light point, central heating radiator and a TV/aerial point. To one wall, there’s a range of fitted furniture with long hanging. Access can also be gained to a loft space.

A UPVC door with a double glazed panel opens to the:
Balcony
A superb balcony with wonderful views over the property’s gardens, grounds and paddocks. Having wrought iron railings and space for a bistro style table and seating.
Master En-Suite
Master En-Suite
Being fully tiled with underfloor heating and having front, side and rear facing UPVC double glazed obscured windows, recessed lighting, extractor fan, fitted storage, chrome heated towel rail and an inset television. There’s a suite in white, which comprises of a low-level WC and a Duravit wash hand basin with a chrome mixer tap and storage beneath. Also having a Duravit panelled bath with a chrome mixer tap and an additional hand shower facility.
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 2
4.2m x 4.2m (13'9" x 13'9")
Another good sized double bedroom, with a rear facing UPVC double glazed window, wall mounted light point and a central heating radiator.
Bedroom 3
Bedroom 3
4.2m x 3.6m (13'9" x 11'9")
Having a rear facing UPVC double glazed window, exposed timber beam, pendant light point, central heating radiator and a TV/aerial point. There’s a range of fitted furniture incorporating long hanging and shelving. Access can also be gained to a loft space.

A timber door opens to:
Bedroom 4
4.2m x 2.6m (13'9" x 8'6")
Having front and side facing UPVC double glazed windows, recessed lighting and a central heating radiator. Access can be gained to a loft space.
Family Shower Room
Family Shower Room
Being fully tiled with underfloor heating and having a front facing UPVC double glazed obscured window, recessed lighting, extractor fan, storage cupboard to the eaves and a chrome heated towel rail. There’s a suite in white, which comprises of a wall mounted WC and a wall mounted wash hand basin with a chrome mixer tap. To one corner, there’s a separate walk-in shower enclosure with a fitted rain head shower, additional hand shower facility, glazed screen and feature lighting.
Exterior and Gardens
Exterior and Gardens
Oxton Rakes Hall Farm is approached by a long driveway, which leads to where the property is located, with two other properties. To the front of the property, there’s a tarmacked driveway providing parking for several vehicles and access can be gained to the main entrance door.
Exterior and Gardens
Access can be gained to both sides of the property. To one side, there’s a path, which gives access to the rear and access can be gained to the study. Steps rise to a raised vegetable patch with mature trees and three raised planters.
To the other side of the property, access can be gained to the rear garden and to the boot room. A timber gate opens to a driveway, which leads down to the stable block 1, Heron Lodge, stable block 2, paddocks and a lake.
Stable Block 1
Stable Block 1
Consisting of four good sized stables, a tack room, feed room and a useful covered open storage area.
Stable 1
3.5m x 3.4m (11'5" x 11'1")
Having a window to one side and lighting.
Stable 2
4.6m x 3.3m (15'1" x 10'9")
Having a window to one side, lighting and a door opening to a hay store.
Feed Room
3.6 x 1.8m (11'9" x 5'10")
With lighting, shelving and a door opening to the tack room.
Stable 3
4.5m x 4.0m (14'9" x 13'1")
Having a window to one side and lighting.
Stable 4
3.5m x 2.9m (11'5" x 9'6")
Having lighting and doors opening to the front and side.
Tack Room
Having lighting, cloaks hanging and shelving.

From the driveway, a timber gate gives access to steps leading down to a lake which is bound by mature trees.

To the bottom of the driveway, access can be gained to:
Heron Lodge
Heron Lodge
A wonderful country style lodge comprising of: a living area, bathroom and two bedrooms. Previously being used as a holiday rental, but could be used for a variety of uses including an annexe for a dependant relative/teenager.
Living Area
Living Area
6.1m x 4.4m (20'0" x 14'5")
Having front and side facing timber glazed windows, exposed timber beams, pendant light points, wall mounted light points and timber flooring. To one corner, there’s a kitchen area with an oak work surface and a 1.0 bowl stainless steel sink with a chrome mixer tap. Appliances include a Hotpoint cooker with a four-ring hob, oven and grill, Whirlpool fridge and having the space/plumbing for an automatic washing machine and a tumble dryer. The focal point of the room is the stone chimney breast with a log burning stove.

An opening gives access to:
Bedroom 1
Bedroom 1
4.4m x 2.9m (14'5" x 9'6")
Having front and rear facing timber glazed windows, wall mounted light point and timber flooring.
Bathroom
Bathroom
Having a front facing timber glazed obscured window, flush light point, shaver point and a heatstore heater. There’s a suite in white, which comprises of a high-level WC and a pedestal wash hand basin with traditional taps. To one corner, there’s a Whirlpool bath with a chrome mixer tap and an additional hand shower facility.

From the living area, a timber staircase with hand rails rises to the:
Bedroom 2 Mezzanine
4.4m x 2.3m (14'5" x 7'6")
Having a side facing timber glazed window, pendant light point and timber flooring.
Decking
9.0m x 1.9m (29'6" x 6'2")
A timber decked seating area overlooking the lake with space for garden seating/furniture.
Exterior and Gardens Continued
Exterior and Gardens Continued
The driveway gives access to a large yard and stable block 2.
Stable 1
3.5m x 3.1m (11'5" x 10'2")
With lighting, power and a door opening to the yard.
Stable 2
3.8m x 3.1m (12'5" x 10'2")
With lighting, power and a door opening to the yard.
Trailer Port
4.6m x 2.9m (15'1" x 9'6")
With lighting.
Tractor Port
4.6m x 2.9m (15'1" x 9'6")
With lighting.
Open Barn
3.5m x 3.1m (11'5" x 10'2")
A covered barn for open storage, with light and power.
Storage/Workshop
3.5m x 3.1m (11'5" x 10'2")
Having light and power and providing useful storage.
Exterior and Gardens
From the stable block 2 parking area, a track leads up to paddocks 1 and 2. In front of stable block 2 is a large yard with parking for several vehicles. The yard also gives access via a timber gate and a pedestrian gate to paddocks 3,4,5 and 6.
Immediately to the rear of the property, there’s a garden being mainly laid to lawn with mature trees/shrubs, planted borders and several stone flagged seating terraces. One of the seating terraces gives access to steps leading down to the equestrian facilities and a useful store. In the middle of the garden, there’s a millstone table with two stone benches. Access can also be gained to the lounge.
Exterior and Gardens
Paddock 5 has the benefit of a cross-country riding course and paddock 6 has a good-sized grass ménage. The grounds also have the benefit of a woodland area and a picturesque natural lake, creating a haven for wildlife and providing an idyllic backdrop to this outstanding family home.
Viewings
Viewings are strictly by appointment with one of our sales consultants
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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