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3 Bed House - Detached

Over Burrows House, Burrows Lane, Brailsford, Derbyshire


£950,000Sold STC

A most characterful detached residence enjoying private gardens of 0.5 acre garden with delightful countryside views located in a highly convenient location between Derby and Ashbourne.

This sale offers a rare opportunity for the discerning purchaser to acquire this detached country residence which enjoys a tremendous amount of character and charm throughout, in particular the large exposed oak ceiling beams, solid oak doors and Crittall leaded light windows.

Characterful Detached Home

Countryside Views

Excellent Potential To Extend

Three Reception Rooms

Kitchen, Utility Room, Laundry

Three Double Bedrooms, Two Bathrooms

0.5 Acre Private Gardens - Charming Oak Frame Canopied Walk-Way

Large Stone Flagged Driveway

Brick Double Garage, Brick Workshop & Brick Garden Store

Council Tax Band F

The property is sold with benefit of oil fired central heating and internally briefly comprises of a reception hallway with solid oak staircase leading to a semi-galleried landing, a particularly well proportioned split level sitting room with feature fireplace enjoying a triple aspect overlooking the garden and surrounding countryside, dining room, library room /second reception room, fitted kitchen, guest cloakroom and store room / potential study.

To the first floor is a principal bedroom having a walk-in wardrobe and enjoys a particularly well appointed en-suite bathroom having free standing cast iron slipper bath and wet room styled walk-in shower cubicle. Additionally there is bedroom two with walk-in wardrobe, well proportioned bedroom three and a feature bathroom with cast iron roll top bath.

Undoubtedly a feature of the sale is the canopied oak framed walk-way which provides immediate access to the laundry room and utility room - also providing a walk-way to the garaging and garden store / workshop beyond. Viewing is truly recommended in order to fully appreciate the landscaped gardens with far reaching views having patio areas, garden rooms, water feature and well stocked flowering and herbaceous borders. The property is approached via an electrically operated wrought iron gate which lead to an extensive stone flagged driveway which provides ample off street parking / turning and access to the garaging.

The Location

Over Burrows House enjoys a highly convenient rural location positioned approximately 7 miles from the City of Derby and the market town of Ashbourne - known as the gateway to the Peak District National Park. This property is particularly well placed for commuting with access to the A38 / M1, Derby Railway Station and East Midlands Airport. Bailsford village has the benefit of a recently constructed new junior school, a thriving local community and shopping facilities plus a Medical Practice, Driving Range and 18 hole Golf Course.


The approach from Derby is via the A52 following the signposts for Ashbourne. Upon leaving the Markeaton Island follow the A52 leaving the suburb of Derby passing through the village of Kirk Langley. Thereafter before reaching the village of Brailsford take the turning on the left hand side into Burrows Lane as signposted for Dalbury Lees. Continue along this road bearing to the left at the grass triangle following Burrows Lane. Thereafter upon reaching the second grassed triangle turn right and the gated entrance to Over Burrows House is immediately located on the left hand side.


Large storm canopied entrance with feature solid oak studded entrance door, with two adjacent leaded glazed windows, provides access to:

Entrance Hall 14'5" x 13'8"

Having a solid oak staircase leading to the first floor with matching handrail, balusters and post providing access to a semi-galleried landing. Exposed ceiling beams and trusses. Stone flagged floor covering. Telephone jack point. Central heating radiator. Intercom phone access with electric gate control. Leaded window to rear overlooking the garden. Two leaded glazed doors provide access to the sitting room and dining room respectively. A wooden latched pine door provides access to a most useful under stairs storage cupboard with stone flagged floor.

Guest Cloakroom 6'11" x 4'10"

Having half wall oak panelling incorporating a period style white suite with taps and fitments being gold plated, comprising large pedestal wash hand basin and WC with high level cistern. Gold plated heated towel rail. Electric extractor fan. Continuation of the terracotta tiled floor covering.

Charming Sitting Room with Triple Aspect 36'9" x 12'4" extending to 15'6"

A particularly attractive room full of character and charm incorporating a feature stone fireplace with large oak mantel with raised stone hearth with a cast iron multi-fuel stove. TV aerial connection. An extensive range of oak ceiling beams. Part pitched pine floor covering. Central heating radiator. Four further decoratively oak enclosed central heating radiators. Exposed beams and two charming bay windows.

Dining Room 16'7" x 13'3"

Having central heating radiator. Terracotta tiled floor covering. Feature large oak ceiling beams. French doors overlooking the garden.

Library 21'4" x 16'11"

Decoratively boxed central heating radiator. TV aerial connection. Solid oak fitted book shelves. Solid oak board floor covering. Extensive range of oak ceiling beams. Window to side and bay window.

Store Room / Potential Office 6'3" x 6'9"

Terracotta tiled floor covering. Power and lighting. Central heating radiator.

Kitchen 13'1" x 9'0"

Range of roll edged preparation surfaces incorporating an inset stainless steel sink unit with adjacent drainer and chromed mixer tap over with tiled splashback and oak panelled base drawers and cupboards beneath. Complementary wall mounted cupboards. Inset Miele four ring Induction hob with Miele electric fan assisted oven beneath. Integrated Miele dishwasher, washing machine and fridge / freezer. Kickplate heater. Oak ceiling beams. Recessed spot lights. Quarry tiled floor covering. Windows to side and rear. Solid oak panelled door to side which provides access to the canopied walkway leading to the garaging / workshop and immediately leading to the boiler / laundry room and utility respectively.

Plant / Laundry Room 4'10" x 5'11"

Having a floor mounted oil fired boiler ( replace July 2021 see vendor for details ) which provides the domestic hot water and services the central heating system. Slatted shelf with drying rack over. Quarry tiled floor covering. Power and lighting.

Utility Room 9'7" x 6'3"

Having power and lighting. Quarry tiled floor covering. Ample appliance space for fridge / freezer. Cold water stopcock. Windows to side.

First Floor Landing

Two central heating radiators. Window to front overlooking the gated driveway.

Double Bedroom One 13'4" x 15'6"

Having central heating radiator. Two solid oak panelled doors provide access to an en-suite bathroom and walk-in wardrobe respectively. Two windows with view over the garden and surrounding countryside.

Walk-in Wardrobe 8'10" x 9'4"

Fitted Neville Johnson wardrobes which comprise of hanging rails and shelves.

En-Suite Bathroom 9'4" x 10'1"

Having half wall oak panelling incorporating a white period styled suite with gold plated fitments featuring a large pedestal wash hand basin, WC with high level cistern, free standing cast iron slipper bath positioned on a solid slate plinth with mixer tap and hand held shower. Furthermore there is a feature walk-in wet room styled shower with dual jet shower finished in Spanish stone with a non-slip sparrow pecking finished floor covering. Period style cast iron central heating radiator. Recessed wall cupboard. Spot lights. Electric shaver point. Extractor fan. Gold plated heated towel rail. Oak board floor covering. Window to rear which overlook the garden incorporating half opaque oak shutters. Trap door access to roof space with drop down aluminium ladder to a part boarded storage area with light.

Double Bedroom Two 15'3" x 13'7"

Bay window to side which overlooks the garden and commands attractive far reaching views. Further window to front aspect over looking the gated driveway with exposed oak lintel. Three central heating radiators.

Walk-in Wardrobe 11'4" x 6'4"

Range of hanging rails and drawers. Lighting. Mirrored door which leads into an attic store area.

Double Bedroom Three 16'0" x 15'11"

Central heating radiator. Windows to front aspect overlooking the gated driveway and surrounding countryside. TV aerial connection. Bedside light control. Note this bedroom benefits from a range of mirrored wardrobes fitted to the landing having a range of shelving and hanging.

Family Bathroom 9'9" x 6'6"

Having half wall oak panelling and featuring a period styled suite incorporating gold plated fitments. The bathroom comprises of a pedestal wash hand basin, WC with high level cistern and free standing roll top cast iron bath positioned on a solid slate plinth, with central mixer tap and hand held shower incorporating a shower curtain with overhead shower. Gold plated heated towel rail. Oak board floor covering. Recessed spot lights. Electric extractor fan. Period styled cast iron central heating radiator. Windows to rear incorporating half opaque oak shutters overlooking the garden.

Private Gardens

Private sunny gardens offer beautiful landscaped and designed creating various garden rooms. There are a range of well stocked flowering and herbaceous borders and a private sunken stone flagged patio area. Granite set circular patio with four stone benches and water feature. The garden is enclosed by a range of established hedging, brick walling and timber fencing having stunning views over the adjoining countryside. The oil tank is sited in an enclosed outbuilding with an adjacent COAL STORE 1.69m x 1.36m (5'7" x 4'6") and LOG OAK FRAME STORE

Large Stone Flagged Driveway

The property is approached via electrically operated wrought iron gates which provide access to a large stone flagged driveway.

Workshop 27'6" x 6'1"

Garden Store 13'5" x 7'10"

Double Garage 17'7" x 19'6"

Twin electrically operated sectional Hormann garage doors finished in oak. The garage also has a Clock Tower on the roof with a gold leaf weather vane. From the double garage there is access to a most useful fully boarded store / attic area.

Charming Oak Frame Canopied Walk-Way