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Pear Tree Farm, Lea Bridge, Matlock, Derbyshire

Asking price £1,250,000


A superb guest house complex and adjoining former farmhouse in need of refurbishment. Standing in circa 7.91 acres and taking in the most stunning rural setting.

  • The property presents a great opportunity to purchase a well established guest house business
  • The guest house accommodation includes 9 bedrooms in total all with en suite facilities
  • A principal breakfast dining room, sitting room and kitchen
  • There is also a three storey former farmhouse in need of refurbishment
  • Log cabin accommodation
  • Planning for manager’s cottage
  • Paddock, delightful mature gardens and grounds
  • In all about 7.91 acres (3.20 hectares)
  • Desirable edge of village location
  • Stunning rural views, amidst lovely countryside on the southern tip of the Peak District National Park



Situation
Pear Tree Farm nestles amidst some lovely countryside on the southern tip of the Peak District National Park. Lea Bridge offers a village shop, butchers, doctors and public house whilst an excellent range of amenities are just a few minutes away in Matlock. Considered to be one of Derbyshire’s finest market towns, Matlock has some splendid Georgian buildings and a range of high quality independent shops. Despite its attractive rural location, Lea Bridge is within close proximity to a number of transport links with the A38 and A50 connecting to the M6 and M1. Rail services are available at Matlock, Cromford and Derby, providing services to London St Pancras. There are many tourist attractions within easy reach including Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall and Alton Towers. Local opportunities for outdoor pursuits are almost unlimited with wonderful cycling and watersports on nearby lakes including Carsington Water. The area is particularly well serviced by an excellent range of well renowned schools within easy commuting distance including Repton, Abbotts Bromley, Foremarke Hall, Denstone College, Derby Grammar and Abbottsholme.


Description
Pear Tree Farm Guest House was constructed in 2003 using Birchover Stone. With many attractive architectural features including stone mullioned windows and quoins. Adjoining the guest house is the former farmhouse, with accommodation over three storey's extending to about 2920 sq.ft and requiring renovation. The properties sit in a wonderful rural position providing fantastic views over the surrounding countryside and Lea Brook weaving through the grounds. The property presents a great opportunity to purchase a well established guest house business extending to approximately 4,485 sq.ft, former farmhouse and with about 7.91 acres including gardens, paddock and two cabins.


Accommodation


Guest House
From the driveway, the timber front door leads into the main reception hallway. Doors lead to the principal breakfast dining room which seats over 20 guests with a large window and views to the south. Off the breakfast dining room is the sitting room with a limestone surround fireplace and log burner with views to the south and the west overlooking the valley. The kitchen area offers a range of fully fitted commercial units with an electric Rangemaster, 5 ring induction hob, large grill, double sinks, dishwasher, 2 fridges and a freezer, stainless steel shelving and worktops . A utility room adjoins the kitchen with two doors leading to the rear of the property and includes a 4 ring gas cooker, stainless steel worktops, second dishwasher, washer/dryer and extra fridge/freezer in the cold room chiller. There are nine bedrooms in total all with en-suite facilities arranged over three levels, including two bedrooms on the ground floor with disabled access, there is also a large store room.


Farmhouse
Adjoining the Guest House is the former Farmhouse which offers an excellent opportunity to refurbish. Set over three storeys and offering about 2920 sq.ft of accommodation, with the ground floor comprising a dining kitchen, utility room/pantry and a spacious sitting room. Stairs give access down to the lower ground floor, with secondary kitchen and utility/shower room. At first floor level there are four bedrooms and the family bathroom and stairs rise to the two spacious attic rooms.


Outbuildings and land
Pear Tree Farm is approached via a driveway leading to the guest house and farmhouse, with parking for a number of vehicles. In addition there are two wooden cabins set within the grounds and footings for a managers residence. The immediate gardens are a charming feature with lawns to the side of the properties, a graveled area, raised beds and an orchard. In all extending to circa 7.91 acres.

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