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Worksop Road, Chesterfield

  • Ref: 10245
  • Type: Detached House
  • Bedrooms: 6
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Reception Rooms: 2
  • Tenure: Freehold
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  • 0.6 ACRE PLOT

Property Summary

***ANNEXE*** Restored former school, built on a 0.6-acre plot. The school, originally built at the turn of the century as an infant and junior school for the local area, has now been lovingly and creatively restored. Offering a great family space with the bonus of a good sized detached annexe.

Full Details

Former school, 4/5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, built on a 0.6 acre plot.
The building was built in 1904 as the local school has been transformed and creatively renovated with additions of an oversized double garage, annexe and extension to accommodate modern open plan and multi generational living.
Externally the building is in the architectural fashion of its' time - internally every aspect is geared to modern open plan and technology.
Original and new are seamlessly combined inside and out.
Super efficient heating throughout the building is provided by an underfloor heating system which is extremely cost effective. The entire property is lit by LED downlighting with the addition of a superb feature light in the family room.

LOCATION The property is located on the A619 equidistant between J29A and J30 of the M1 motorway. Ample shops, takeaways and public amenities are close by. For fans of the outdoors the TransPennine trail, Poolsbrook country park and Rother Valley country park are all easily reached.

ENTRANCE HALL Accessed via the single front door, it has plentiful coat hanging and shoe storage.

FAMILY ROOM 17' 5" x 20' 10" (5.32m x 6.36m) Within the original building with a full height ceiling boasting exposed beams and purlings. The spectacular handmade brick archway provides the "wow factor" within this space which is truly a fantastic area for the entire family to relax together.

STUDY 9' 7" x 9' 7" (2.93m x 2.93m) Located off the family room through a glass sliding pocket door. This generous room could be used as a 5th bedroom if required, has a UPVC window to the front and built in sliding wardrobe style doors to accommodate a variety of storage options, along with a built-in desktop to the full width of the room.

DINING HALL (INNER HALLWAY) Situated to the side of the stairs and facing the kitchen to provide an open plan entertaining area, currently housing a dining table and chairs.

CINEMA ROOM 15' 10" x 21' 6" (4.84m x 6.56m) This room is a secondary reception room and has been pre-wired in readiness for a full cinema set-up. It has bi-fold doors that lead out to the rear patio and garden.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 12' 9" x 23' 9" (3.9m x 7.24m) The kitchen enjoys far reaching views to the rear of the property. One end is currently used as a snug but could alternatively be used as a breakfast or dining area.

The units are in a duck egg blue high gloss finish with Swarovski crystal style handles, complemented by worktops of Blanco Stellar white Silestone. The entire kitchen is fitted with high-end appliances, including 2 Siemens ovens, warming drawer, 5 ring induction hob fitted into a uniquely shaped island with an overhead extractor, a Bosch dishwasher, a Liebherr fridge freezer with zone controlled areas along with a dual temperature wine cooler.

A boiling/cold water filtered tap is fitted so there is no need to even buy a kettle! A pair of ceiling speakers adds to the entertainment possibilities in this space.

GALLERIED LANDING This is currently used as a library/reading nook, but could be used as an additional study area away from the entertaining and living areas within the building.

BEDROOM 1 19' 9" x 13' 7" (6.04m x 4.16m) Being located in the roof span creates a contemporary space. This bedroom has exposed purlings and beams, a gable end window and 2 velux style windows with views over the garden and country side beyond. Visitors are wowed by this bedroom, often describing it as being like a boutique hotel room!

ENSUITE A full sized bathroom as your ensuite! Tiled and fitted with a full-size bath, double length glass screened rain shower, wall hung wash hand basin, built-in storage and a WC. Other touches include LED lighting, mirror and a chrome ladder style towel warmer, along with a ceiling speaker to help with soaking away your daily stresses whilst gazing at the stars!

BEDROOM 2 9' 8" x 15' 4" (2.96m x 4.69m) Also located within the roof span, this bedroom has a brick feature wall exposed from part of the archway, beams and purlings and a full height viewing window which overlooks the family room below. There is a velux style window to the front with a radiator below.

BEDROOM 3 12' 9" x 10' 3" (3.9m x 3.14m) This room has a UPVC window to the front of the building and access to the jack and jill bathroom via a glass sliding pocket door.

BEDROOM 4 9' 7" x 11' 5" (2.93m x 3.48m) This room has a UPVC window to the front of the building and access to the jack and jill bathroom via a glass sliding pocket door.

JACK AND JILL BATHROOM This room is fully tiled, with a white close couples concealed WC, an oversized white wash hand basin with a waterfall tap.

WC: A huge convenience! This luxurious fully tiled room has a white close coupled concealed WC, an oversized white wash hand basin with a waterfall tap sitting on dark wood storage furniture. There is also a full room width fitted mirror.

UNDER STAIRS COMMS ROOM This little room is the nerve centre of the house with all of the cabling for CCTV, alarm system, and CAT 5e.

PLANT ROOM Housing the oversized hot water cylinder, boiler, electrics and controls. It has a wall cupboard and also serves as a useful space to hide away tools and domestic aids!

UTILITY ROOM With a UPVC window to the front, this room is where the laundry chute terminates. With a small worktop over the space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer, along with a fitted cupboard to house your cleaning products.

ENTRANCE (REAR HALLWAY) This is the original school entrance with a double arched doorway allowing access to a square hallway, off which are the plant room and utility room. A further glass sliding pocket door leads into the wide hallway and the rest of the main building.

EXTERNAL Entering the grounds of the property through a large electric gate, the beauty of the landscape unfolds. There is a huge granite and Indian stone patio to the rear, with both ground and raised planters, with the remainder of the land laid to lawn. The entire perimeter is fully secure with stock fencing, much of this shielding a mature hedgerow that is abundant with wildlife.

With more parking than you would ever need - up to 20 vehicles! Modern outside lighting magically illuminates the front of the house at night and PIR triggered security lighting protects both ends of the property. Additionally, a pair of Bose outdoor speakers are fitted to the rear for entertaining on those balmy summer nights.

STORE 10' 9" x 12' 4" (3.3m x 3.76m) This brick built external store is a great asset to secure your lawnmower, tools, garden furniture or the kids' outdoor toys. It has power and light.

ANNEXE 39' 11" x 19' 11" (12.192m x 6.096m) This detached annexe building has been built to a full housing specification and it would not take much (only PP) to convert it to a 2 bedroom dwelling if so desired.

Currently, the ground floor is made up of 2 distinct areas: A small fitted kitchen area with sink, a fully tiled shower room with wash hand basin and WC. The building has its own combi boiler and central heating system (radiators).

There is a staircase leading to the first floor which is one huge space running the length of the building. The current vendor was going to use this room as an office but it could equally be utilised as a home gym, games room, or split into 2 rooms. Fitted with Velux windows and a huge picture window to take advantage of the rear vista from the upstairs space.

The other half of this building is a double garage with up and over electric doors and has power and lighting.

This building could be used for storage, house a relative, or provide a workspace at home to negate the need to travel to work.

SUMMARY Rarely does a property combining great historic restored features with all mod cons and great outside space that could also accommodate a multi-generational family come to the market in this area.

This house has everything you could wish for - and more. It has been finished to an impeccable standard with the current owners sparing no expense to make this a truly wonderful home that they will be sad to leave. A viewing is essential to appreciate everything that this property has to offer.