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Wakelyn Old Hall, 33, Main Street, Wakelyn Old Hall, Hilton, Derbyshire DE65

Guide price £595,000


A unique Grade II* Listed, 16th Century period property full of character and interesting features located in the heart of Hilton.

  • Reception hall, sitting room, dining room, kitchen
  • Utility room, snug, study, cloakroom
  • Master bedroom, 3 further first floor bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Dressing room, cellar
  • 2 further bedrooms / attic storerooms
  • Mature gardens
  • Approximate floor area 3,495 sq. ft

Situation
Wakelyn Old Hall is situated within the village of Hilton with easy access to a great range of village amenities. A wider range of facilities and services can be found in nearby Derby and Ashbourne with easy access to the cities of Birmingham,
Leicester and Nottingham.
The area is extremely well served with major roads including the A50, M42, M1 and A38. East Midlands Airport is only 17 miles away and Birmingham Airport 40 miles away. There are direct rail services to London available from Derby and East Midlands Parkway.
The area offers an excellent range of schooling including Derby High School, Derby Grammar, Repton School, Denstone College, Foremark Hall
Preparatory School and Abbotsholme School.
Places of interest in the locality include Tutbury Castle, Calke Abbey, Ashby Castle and Kedleston Hall.


Description
Wakelyn Old Hall dates back from the late 16th Century built for the Wakelyn family with later additions in the 18th and 19th Century and a restoration in the mid-20th Century. The property is of mellow red brick construction with extensive timber framing and pargetting. There is an abundance of attractive architectural features with distinct character changes both internally and
externally as the integrity of the three periods have been maintained. The gardens make a lovely setting for the house.


Accommodation
The principal entrance to Wakelyn Old Hall opens into the reception hall. The hall has a beamed ceiling. To the far end of the hall is the kitchen which has a cream Rangemaster oven with a
range of base and wall units incorporating a butler's sink and a large island situated in the centre of the kitchen. Off the kitchen is
a utility room fitted with wall mounted units and a butler's sink.
The dining and sitting rooms both have beamed ceilings and wide inglenook fireplaces with windows overlooking the gardens to the front of the house. A door through the sitting room leads to the study, cloakroom, boot room and second staircase. A single chamber cellar completes the ground floor.
On the first floor there are four bedrooms, all of which have attractive period features and lovely views over the front and rear of the house. There are two family bathrooms and a dressing room completing the first floor. On the second floor are two attic rooms currently used for storage.
The area offers an excellent range of schooling including Derby Grammar, Repton School, Denstone College, Foremark Hall Preparatory School and Abbotsholme School. Places of interest in the locality include Tutbury Castle, Calke Abbey, Ashby Castle and Kedleston Hall.


Outside space
The delightful, mature gardens extend away to the north and south of the house with well-kept lawns and shrubbery borders dividing different sections of the gardens. Nearer the house, there is a seating terrace. There is a gravelled driveway with parking to the front and side of the house. Access to the rear garden is from the side of the property.

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