Chantry House is a very fine Grade II listed period house which dates back to 1725, located in the popular Derbyshire village of Melbourne. The house was enlarged and refaced in the 19th century with further alterations in the 20th century. Constructed of red brick under a tiled roof, the property now forms a striking, handsome family house.

Classic Georgian proportions mean that the stone flagged reception hall gives access to the downstairs reception rooms which include the drawing room, dining room and sitting room, all of which have good high ceilings and open fireplaces.

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Upstairs are four bedrooms, two of which are en-suite and there is also a family bathroom (bedroom two is currently used as a dressing room for the master suite). One the second floor are two rooms, one of which is currently used as a story and the other of which is currently a store room.

Outside the land comes to around half-an-acre and the partly walled gardens are surrounded by a variety of mature trees.

Chantry House is situated in the Derbyshire village of Melbourne just nine miles south of Derby. Access to Birmingham and the M6 is good and the village has an excellent range of amenities.

The guide price is £1.5m. For further information please contact 0121 362 7878 or visit http://search.knightfrank.com.  

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