Located on Holme Lane on the outskirts of Bakewell, Holme Hall features period features and beautiful gardens that epitomize the traditional historic English estate.
It was one of the most viewed homes in the country on real estate website Rightmove in May and has seven bedrooms, five bathrooms, a spacious kitchen and living area.
The property is for sale by Caudwell and Co in Matlock and the brochure states: “The house is entered through a pair of stone gateposts onto a tree lined driveway which leads to another gate and a gravel driveway bordered by large, Flat lawns flank the side of the house.
“The house has been kept in excellent condition by our client and retains many beautiful original features including oak paneling, stone mullion windows, limestone and original oak floors, beamed ceilings and exposed beams on the upper floor and many other period features.”
The house offers 10,000 square meters of accommodation including a grand oak paneled main hall, a magnificent early 17th century stair tower and an expansive kitchen area with an original massive kitchen fireplace. The ground floor comprises a large lounge paneled in oak with an open fireplace Fossil marble. There is a bay window to the front and windows with built in seating overlooking the side garden and driveway. The inner hall leads to the paneled dining room with a bay window and door to the front lobby and front door.
The kitchen/breakfast room is a large spacious room with seating and dining areas and a window overlooking a patio and front garden.
There is a range of built in appliances and a massive stone fireplace with a sloping arch and niches in it which contains a range of Miele ovens, gas hob, griddle and teppanyaki plate. Off the kitchen is a large scullery.
There is also a laundry room and access to the wine cellars. A games room overlooks the side garden. On the first floor is a long, wide landing/gallery which gives access to two large paneled double bedrooms at the front of the house. The second floor includes a home cinema room and a door to the raised terrace – this was formerly a chapel. The master bedroom suite overlooks the garden with an open plan seating area and a door leading to a small dressing room and then to a large dressing room with fitted wardrobes.
The wing side of the second floor features another large double bedroom and dressing room with fine cruck beams.
At the rear of the house is an area for luggage storage and another room currently used as a gym but was the ‘smoke room’ for meat with its own smokehouse. The manicured gardens have been faithfully restored to their original layout, facilitated by very detailed sketches and plans – including tree paintings – and a poem about the estate containing various references to certain flowers in the garden from the early 18th century, held in the Bagshawe Collection in Derbyshire Archives are included.
For details call the agent on 01629 810018 or view Rightmove’s listing here.