868 Chesterfield Road,
Woodseats, Sheffield S8 0SH
0114 274 9730

Horseshoe Cottage, Dobbin Lane, Barlow, Dronfield - £1,450,000

Property Details

SK Estate Agents are delighted to offer the rare opportunity to acquire this stunning country residence situated in an idyllic setting in the North Derbyshire village of Barlow. Surrounded by the rolling hills of The Peak District National park, outstanding views surround this expansive plot.

Just a short distance from excellent local amenities and within school catchment of Barlow primary, this would be an ideal home for a large family. The property is also ideally situated nearby to the areas of Holmesfield, Chesterfield, Sheffield and Dronfield. Within easy reach of the picturesque areas of Chatsworth House, Bakewell and Hathersage for relaxing weekends.

A viewing is highly advised to appreciate the vast size of the property's interior and exterior and it briefly comprises on the ground floor: A grand entrance hall accessed through large timber panelled doors, an inner hallway, drawing room, sitting room, further hallway, downstairs WC, dining room, breakfasting kitchen, Amdega conservatory, utility room and study.

To the first floor is a stunning master bedroom, further study
ursery, master en-suite bath/shower room, sauna, four further bedrooms: a guest bedroom with en-suite, bedroom three with en-suite, bedroom four and bedroom five with a further family shower room.

Situated within an expansive plot of just over 3 1/3rd acres including a mature paddock with stables covering 1.5 acres. The outside of the property benefits from beautifully landscaped gardens surrounded by an array of mature foliage, flower beds and shrubs. The outside also features a tennis court, extensive driveway, sun terrace and a summer house which can potentially be converted into further accommodation/holiday home subject to planning consent.

Points of Interest

Barlow - 1.5 miles; Chesterfield - 5 miles (Mainline to London St Pancras from 1hr 50 mins); Sheffield - 9 miles; M1 Motorway (junction 29) - 11 miles; Bakewell - 12 miles; Derby - 29 miles; East Midlands Airport - 40 miles; Manchester International Airport - 42 miles; Doncaster Sheffield (Robin Hood Airport) - 52 miles; Chatsworth House - 10.9 miles; Hathersage - 7.3 miles; Castleton; 14.2 miles

Ground Floor

A welcoming entrance through front facing large double fronted doors opening into the generous entrance hall.

Entrance Hall

A lavish entrance hall with a high vaulted ceiling, boasting two side facing timber double glazed windows and a front facing timber double glazed window providing ample natural light. Featuring two pendant light points, wall mounted light points, attractive stone flagged flooring, exposed beams to ceiling, central heating radiator and a feature Juliette balcony.

Further benefiting from a built-in cloakroom with bi-fold doors providing space for shoe and coat storage. There is a rear facing timber framed door with glazed panels which opens out on to the rear sun terrace, a further door opens to the internal concrete staircase descending to the integral triple garage.

Master Bedroom (7.52m x 6.05m)

Access from the entrance hall into this stunning master suite featuring recessed spotlighting, wall mounted light points, four central heating radiators with decorative covers. There is a wide range of beautifully designed fitted hardwood furniture inclusive of long hanging drawers.

There is a further dressing area with vanity mirror, storage, sumptuous four poster bed and cabinet housing the remote controlled TV/CD. Benefiting further from rear facing timber glazed french doors opening on to the balcony and offering far-reaching views of the gardens.

Stairs with a quarter turn and recessed lighting lead to the study

Study (3.91m x 2.13m)

Having a rear facing timber double glazed window, recessed lighting, Amtico flooring, electric heater, telephone point and exposed hardwood skirting. There is further potential for the room to be used as a nursery.

Master Bathroom Suite (6.40m x 5.13m)

This stunning bathroom suite comprises: WC, bidet, his and hers wash basins, sunken Jacuzzi bath and quadrant shower cubicle with thermostatic shower above. Benefiting from two rear facing timber double glazed windows, recessed lighting, two central heating radiators, Amtico flooring, chrome heated towel rail, tiled splash-backs and a fitted storage cupboards.

Dressing Area

An extension on to the Master En-Suite is this useful dressing area having Amtico flooring, fitted linen cupboards and a door providing access to the sauna.


Having a wall mounted light point, timber slat seating and electric hot stone heater adding a touch of luxury to the master suite bathroom.
Further access to:

Bedroom Three (5.13m x 4.90m)

A well-presented double bedroom made bright and airy through the rear facing timber door with glazed panels which also provide access to the balcony and offer impressive views. Benefiting from carpeted flooring, central heating radiator, wall mounted light points and fitted wardrobes finished in dark hardwood.

Bedroom Three En-Suite Bathroom (3.00m x 1.91m)

A well designed three piece suite comprising: low level WC, panelled bath with mixer traps, hand shower and thermostatic rain shower over, Villeroy and Boch inset wash hand basin with traditional style taps, fitted storage below and vanity mirror over. Further benefiting from Amtico flooring.

First Floor Landing

Accessed via the grand staircase, this large carpeted landing provides access to four bedrooms and a family shower room, having a front facing timber framed double glazed window, decorative ceiling coving, spotlights and access to the attic space via hatch.

Bedroom Four (5.31m x 2.84m)

A spacious double bedroom with two rear facing timber double glazed windows, having recessed and wall mounted light points, two central heating radiators and a range of fitted furniture including: long hanging shelving, CD/DVD storage and enclosed television area with a TV aerial point.

Bedroom Five (3.02m x 1.75m)

A well-presented fifth bedroom having a front facing timber framed double glazed window, central heating radiator and ceiling light point.

Family Shower Room

A beautifully presented family shower room offer a white suite comprising: a low level WC, fully tiled shower enclosure with an Axor Hansgrohe shower, wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap and shelving below. Featuring a front facing timber double glazed obscured window, recessed lighting, Amtico flooring, chrome heated towel rail and hand painted wainscot panelling.

Guest Bedroom (5.79m x 3.05m)

A light and spacious guest suite having front and rear facing dual aspect timber framed double glazed windows, recessed lighting and three central heating radiators. Featuring fitted wardrobes incorporating long/short hanging and shelving.

Leading off the bedroom is a delightful sitting room with a side facing timber double glazed window, recessed lighting, decorative ceiling coving and TV aerial point. A rear facing double timber door with glazed panels opens out to the balcony.

Guest Bedroom En-Suite Bathroom (2.44m x 1.78m)

A well-presented bathroom suite comprising: a low level WC, bidet, panelled bath with mixer tap and hand shower and a pedestal wash basin with mixer tap. Boasting Amtico flooring, central heating radiator and tiling to the splash-back.

Inner Hallway

A further good sized hallway having multi-aspect front and side facing timber double glazed windows. Featuring wall mounted and pendant light points, a central heating radiator and an inset multi fuel burner with sandstone surround and hearth.

From the inner hallway there are attractive timber framed double doors which open into the:

Drawing Room (7.01m x 6.43m)

A stunning formal drawing room made bright and airy through double curved and glazed timber doors providing substantial views across the property grounds and the rolling hills of The Peak District. Two steps lead down into this delightful seating area benefiting from Junkers hard wood flooring, wall mounted light points, recessed lighting, two inset feature floor lights, decorative ceiling mouldings, coving and two central heating radiators with decorative covers.

Double internal timber framed doors lead into the sitting room.

Sitting Room (5.66m x 5.00m)

Featuring a timber double glazed bay window with deep sill which provides views over the sun terrace and the gardens. Having wall mounted light points, two central heating radiators, TV aerial points and feature exposed beam ceiling. The focal point of the room is a large natural sandstone open fireplace with sandstone mantle and hearth.

From the sitting room, double timber doors with glazed panels open to the Amdega conservatory and double internal timber framed doors lead into the hallway.


A further hallway benefiting from traditional hardwood wainscot panelling, carved timber coving, wall mounted light points, pendant lights and a central heating radiator. A further grand staircase rises to the first floor landing.
There is further access to a downstairs WC beneath the stairs.

Downstairs WC

A useful wood panelled downstairs WC having a front facing timber double glazed obscured window, pendant light point, Amtico flooring, WC, vanity sink unit, central heating radiator and carved timber coving to the ceiling.

Dining Room (5.00m x 3.02m)

A further beautifully presented reception room featuring rear facing timber framed french doors with glazed panels creating a bright and airy feel to the room and access to the conservatory. Further benefiting from a pendant light point, central heating radiator, decorative coving to the ceiling, dado rails and space for a large family dining table.

Breakfast Kitchen (5.36m x 5.13m)

A stunning breakfasting kitchen by Clive Christian. Featuring an extensive range of traditional cream fitted wall and base units with complimentary granite worktops incorporating enamel one and a half bowl sink, drainer and swan-neck mixer tap. This beautifully presented room boasts a vanity cream fitted unit, plate racks and glazed wall cabinets. To the centre of the room is a large breakfast island with a hardwood work surface, space for seating and fitted units which comprise: a wine rack, drawers and open shelving.

Front facing timber double glazed windows, two sets of timber framed glazed doors providing access to the conservatory, recessed lighting, two pendant light points offer a bright and airy feel to the kitchen.
Further benefiting from Amtico flooring and two central heating radiators with decorative covers.

Appliances include: a freestanding Falcon range cooker with five ring gas hob, grill, ovens and warming drawers, Neff microwave oven, integrated De Dietrich dishwasher and an integrated Liebherr full height fridge/freezer.

Utility Room

A useful storage area having a front facing timber glazed entrance door and matching window, central light point, fitted wall and base units with worktops incorporating stainless steel sink with chrome taps and having space and plumbing for an automatic washing machine and tumble dryer.

Ground Floor Study

A useful ground floor office made bright through side facing timber double glazed windows, having recessed and wall light points, central heating radiator, Junkers flooring, TV aerial point. Benefiting further from fitted furniture, decorative timber wainscot panelling and glazed timber double doors opening to the patio area.

Conservatory (7.87m x 3.18m)

This Amdega Conservatory is ideal for entertaining and a space for relaxation. Surrounded by timber framed double glazed windows to the rear provides splendid views across the beautiful and well maintained gardens, there are further french doors opening out on to the sun terrace.

The delightful sun room features recessed lighting, tiled flooring, wall mounted electric heaters and ample space for dining and living room furniture.

Exterior and Gardens

Horseshoe Cottage is conveniently placed on the quiet Dobbin Lane and can be accessed via a gravelled driveway to the front and a secure gated entrance to the rear with remote control gate and sensors built in to the driveway.

To the front is a well maintained fore garden with planted borders, dry stone wall, useful coal/wood store and a paved/concrete pathway surrounding the property. Attractive natural stone steps lead down to the double fronted entrance doors.

As you open the Amdega conservatory french doors, you are greeted by the beautifully maintained and expansive gardens at the rear. There are views across to the large rear gravelled driveway with a central water feature, this provides ample space for multiple vehicles. The exterior further benefits from a tennis court, paddock at the rear, summer house, stables and evergreen woodland to the side and rear.

The spacious stone flagged sun terrace provides space for outdoor seating and entertainment throughout the summer months to the backdrop of superb views across the property grounds and The Peak District National Park. There are natural stone steps leading down to a well maintained and quaint private garden laid to lawn with a timber framed pergola, hedged borders and an array of flowering plants and shrubs.

The main garden is mainly laid to lawn and has a large established garden pond with a stepped water feature, stone bridge and ornamental planting. Stone steps lead down to a superb tennis court with an all-weather surface, fully enclosed by high metal fencing.

To the end of the garden is a coppice of carefully planted cedars, a post and rail fence with timber gate which provides access to a large grazing paddock, fully enclosed with fencing/hedging and dry stone wall. The paddock also has the benefit of a large stable.

Triple Integral Garage (7.29m 6.07m)

A large triple garage providing space for multiple vehicles having fluorescent lighting, three up and over electric remote doors and further light and power. Having further ample storage above and to the sides of the parking spaces.

There is a separate storage/control room and wine cellar housing the CCTV security system with light and power. Additionally housing the consumer unit.

Summer House (7.24m x 4.04m)

A versatile annex at the rear of the property with excellent potential to be used as a holiday let subject to planning consent. The house comes fully equipped with a lounge/diner, workshop/garage and a shower room.

To one side is a sitting room having timber slats to the walls and ceiling, recessed lighting, ceiling light points and three wall mounted electric heaters. There are double doors with matching side panels opening out onto an attractive decked seating terrace.

Access through to:

Summer House Shower Room (2.26m x 1.98m)

Having ceiling light point, tiled splash-backs, chrome heated towel rail and a white suite comprising: low level WC, wash hand basin and shower cubicle with a Mira Zest electric shower and glazed screen.

A further interior entrance door leads to the:

Summer House Workshop/Garage (10.57m x 7.72m)

A good sized storage area offering potential for further accommodation. The space is currently used as a workshop/garage and benefits from a water tap, light, power and a timber garage door.