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9.26 acres, Priestwood Farm, Kedleston, Derbyshire
For Sale - Guide Price £2,250,000

  • House - three reception rooms & breakfast kitchen
  • Boot room and guest cloakroom
  • Master bedroom with en suite
  • 5 bedrooms
  • study/6th bedroom & family bathroom
  • Integral first floor one bedroom self contained flat
  • Attached outbuildings including garage & utility room
  • Four bay car port
  • Priestwood Mill - two bedroom detached cottage
  • Brick built stable block

A rarely available country residence in Kedleston with stunning views, boasting a fantastic range of outbuildings and equestrian facilities, all set within circa 9.26 acres



Priestwood Farm sits within a most attractive rural position in the heart of open countryside and enjoys far reaching views. The property is located on the edge of the highly desirable village of Kedleston and so benefits from being within the Ecclesbourne School catchment area. The nearby villages of Duffield, Kirk Langley and Quarndon offer a range of services, with a far wider range available in Derby which is around 6.5 miles away.
The area has excellent commuter links with good access to a number of conurbations and major roads. The A52 provides links to the A38 and A50 trunk roads, leading to the M1 and M6 motorways. Mainline train links are available at Derby and East Midlands Parkway. East Midlands Airport lies approximately 20 miles to the south.

Priestwood Farm is situated about 10 miles from Ashbourne, on the edge of the Peak District National Park. The area offers wonderful landscapes and a range of outdoor pursuits, to include; walking, cycling, climbing and horse riding. The well known National Trust property, Kedleston Hall is within close walking distance and Carsington Water is about 10 miles away and offers water sports activities and fishing. A range of schools lie within easy reach including a primary school in Quarndon, Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School in Ashbourne. There are a number of independent secondary schools, notably Derby Grammar School, Derby High School and Repton School.

Priestwood Farm represents a rare opportunity to acquire a superb family home with a range of outbuildings in a truly remarkable location. A former farmhouse constructed of red brick and dating predominantly from the early 1800's, the property offers comfortably proportioned accommodation of great character over two floors. The property is well laid out for multi generational living with a one bedroom flat accessed internally and a two bedroom detached cottage.

A superb stable range offers eight boxes of varying sizes, a feed store/rug room, and secure tack room. There is a stone built four bay carport with room above which offers further potential (STPP).
The house stands proudly in beautiful mature grounds and gardens of about 1.60 acres. The property is surrounded by a further 9.26 acres (approx.) of agricultural and grazing land.

Priestwood Farm offers versatile accommodation possessing a wealth of character, charm and period features, all set over two floors together with a wine cellar, extending to about 4,507 sq. ft (GIA). A large entrance hall also doubles up as a boot room, with bespoke storage for coats and shoes, housing for the boiler, Belfast sink and plumbing for a washing machine. There is also a timber stable door leading straight through to the rear gardens. Continuing on from here is the delightful farm house style breakfast kitchen which has a range of shaker style floor and wall cabinets, and a large walk in pantry with shelving. Integrated appliances include; an electric oven, an oil-fired AGA and dishwasher. A window overlooks the front courtyard and offers a perfect view towards the stable block. Steps down flow through into the breakfast area which benefits from fitted pew style seating. Tiled flooring continues throughout the majority of the ground floor.

In the heart of the home is the dining hall, which displays some fine features including exposed ceiling timbers, built in dressers and a handcrafted stone chimney breast with wood burning stove. Traditional timber latched doors lead to the cellar, shower room, snug and drawing room.

The dual aspect, south east facing snug enjoys views over the formal gardens and an inglenook fireplace with inset open grate fire and marble surround. The drawing room also benefits from an open grate fire with marble surround, and is a most impressive space, offering magnificent countryside views from custom made window seating.

Steps lead from the dining room down to the vaulted cellar which has two chambers and has retained its brick thralls. The panelled staircase leads up from the dining room. Accessed from the first floor landing are six bedrooms, one of which currently being used as a study and the family bathroom. The main bedroom looks out over the gardens and has a well appointed en suite bathroom and fitted wardrobes. Bedroom 5 provides internal access to the self contained flat.

The flat is currently used as ancillary accommodation however, it does have the potential to make a wonderful master suite. It has a wealth of character and charm and is made up of a spacious bedroom with fitted wardrobes, a four piece bathroom, generous sitting room and kitchen diner with integrated oven. The flat also has it's own access via an external staircase.

Garaging, Stabling & Paddocks
Attached to the west elevation of the farmhouse are a range of outbuildings to include a utility rooms, store and two single garages with up and over doors. The stone built, four bay car port sits behind a second gate to the west of the drive. An external staircase with stone granary steps lead up to a large room above, half of which is currently used as a gym and the other half storage. This area would make a fantastic home office (STPP), benefitting from spectacular far reaching views.

Opposite the house is a superb L-shaped brick built stable range set within a concrete yard with cross tying area, boasting eight substantial boxes, a workshop and a secure tack room as well as an internal feed store/rug room. Water and electricity are connected. Next to the stable range is a brick built heated kennel with it's own run. To the rear, a timber stable block sits on hard standing offering two more stables, this is available by separate negotiation.

The 40m x 25m menage is surfaced with sand and rubber crumb and benefits from a hydraulic floodlight system. It is ideally situated being surrounded by mature hedgerow. The current owners have created a grass jumping lane surrounding the arena.

Priestwood Farm is well connected for hacking with local bridleways easily accessed nearby.

Grounds extend to circa 9.26 acres in all, to include paddock grazing with established hedgerows. There are automatic water troughs to most fields.

Further land may be available by separate negotiation.

Priestwood Mill
A characterful two bedroom detached cottage with accommodation extending to approximately 1,019 sq ft. (GIA) in brief comprising; to the ground floor; kitchen with integrated oven and dishwasher, pantry/utility cupboard, dining room, sitting room with wood burning stove and guest WC. To the first floor there are two good sized bedrooms and a family bathroom. Priestwood Mill also benefits from it's own courtyard space, which could be extended depending on the new owner's needs.

Gardens & Grounds
Priestwood Farm is approached via a sweeping driveway, flanked by it's own paddocks, passing a pond and leading to an attractive gated courtyard, which provides ample parking for several cars, centred around an ornamental pear tree.

The property has delightful wrap around formal gardens which are mostly laid to lawn, with herbaceous borders, mature trees and established hedgerow. Various seating areas benefit from stunning vistas and there is a timber summer house with BBQ entertaining area. To the rear of the farmhouse is a productive vegetable garden with raised beds and an orchard with apple, plum and pear trees.

Fixtures and Fittings
Fitted carpets are included within the sale. All other fixtures, fittings and furniture such as curtains, blinds, light fittings, freestanding timber stable block garden ornaments and statuary are excluded from the sale. Some may be available by separate negotiation.

The property is connected to mains electricity and water. Heating is via an oil fired system. Drainage is to a private system. The property is also complimented by solar panels, further details are available on request.

We understand that the current broadband download speed at the property is around 10 Mbps, however please note that results will vary depending on the time a speed test is carried out.

None of the services, appliances, heating installations, broadband, plumbing or electrical systems have been tested by the selling agents.

The property is to be sold freehold with vacant possession.

Local Authority
Amber Valley Borough Council

Council tax band Priestwood Farm: H
Council tax band Priestwood Mill: A

Priestwood Farm is subject to covenants. Further details are available on request.

The property is subject to a grazing licence and BPS entitlements are being claimed by the grazier, further details are available upon request.

Public Rights of Way, Wayleaves and Easements

The property is sold subject to all rights of way, wayleaves and easements whether or not they are defined in this brochure.

A footpath runs from the end of the driveway through the paddock to the north of the house (denoted in orange dashed line on sales plan).

Plans and Boundaries
The plans within these particulars are based on Ordnance Survey data and provided for reference only. They are believed to be correct but accuracy is not guaranteed. The purchaser shall be deemed to have full knowledge of all boundaries and the extent of ownership. Neither the vendor nor the vendor's agents will be responsible for defining the boundaries or the ownership thereof.

By strict appointment through Fisher German LLP.


Postcode – DE22 5JP   


Take the A52 (Ashbourne Road) westbound towards Kirk Langley. Turn right once you enter the village of Kirk Langley onto Flagshaw Lane, then take the next right onto Lodge Lane. Follow the road round to the left and then you will find the turning to Priestwood Farm on the left hand side, opposite the public bridleway.

Acreage: 9.26 Acres


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