Rock Home is located in an enviable elevated place on the banks of the River Trent, on the sting of the picturesque village of Newton Solney.
It is believed to have been constructed within the latter half of the 18th Century on the positioning of the unique Rock Tower, a doable remnant of the medieval corridor at Newton, which was utilized by the then house owners, the Everys, to reach in Newton Solney by boat for events and dancing.
Within the early 1870s Rock Home was rebuilt as a ‘standard mid-Victorian villa’.
The structure is such that the designer has taken benefit of the place of the solar, in that the morning room faces east, the drawing room faces south and the eating room to the west.
A two-storey canted bay overlooking the River Trent has engaging crenellations, which proceed alongside the flanking partitions on both aspect.
Behind this north-west going through crenellated façade is a considerable L-shaped brick residence with a south-west going through verandah, outbuildings and garaging, set amid great landscaped gardens and grounds, which lengthen to incorporate the river frontage and a part of the River Trent itself.
Rock Home is an enchanting property which has great excessive ceilings with extremely ornamental cornicing and tall bay home windows to the principal rooms.
A closely studded timber entrance door flanked by stone mullioned and leaded stained glass home windows opens right into a entrance vestibule with stone ground and oak panelling.
The oak panelling continues by way of to a big reception corridor with a number of archways and doorways main off to all principal rooms and a large staircase rising to the primary ground.
The morning room, as its title suggests, has a tall bay window to the entrance which brings within the morning solar.
There’s a great open fire with marble fireside and encompass and fitted cabinets with bookshelves on both aspect.
A powerful drawing room and equally spectacular eating room are located on the rear of the home, each having massive bay home windows with fabulous views over the River Trent and open fireplaces with marble surrounds.
Within the drawing room there are window seats throughout the bay from the place to benefit from the view.
A full top bay incorporates French doorways which open out onto the verandah.
The kitchen is L-shaped and has a great vary of fitted medium oak cabinets and drawers surmounted by granite work surfaces; home equipment embody 4 oven fuel Aga, electrical halogen hob and dishwasher.
A wall opening seems to be by way of to the backyard room which is accessed through a breakfast room off the kitchen.
The backyard room is a improbable characteristic of the home. This spectacular cantilevered room enjoys spectacular views over the River Trent.
This addition to the home was made in round 2007 and has a thermostat managed roof air flow system, Rain Guard rain sensors and travertine flooring with underfloor heating.
Additionally off the doorway corridor is a visitor cloakroom with separate WC and linen cabinet, a sitting room/research and a big laundry room.
A rear hallway with quarry tiled ground supplies entry to a spacious video games room, a walk-in pantry and a wooden retailer.
A door from the video games room results in an extra hall which has a wash room, boiler room and door into the storage.
This part of the lodging has flexibility for use in quite a lot of methods and could be appropriate for conversion to extra ancillary lodging if required and topic to the required consents.
An extra hallway has an exterior door main by way of to the storage and stairs to a superb self-contained condominium, which has a beneficiant open plan front room/kitchen with ample storage space and a central island unit with breakfast bar.
Built-in home equipment embody an AEG double oven, dishwasher and fridge freezer. This room has fabulous views over the River Trent.
There’s a massive double bed room with fire and built-in wardrobes, a recent type bathe room with distant managed bathe and Villeroy & Boch vainness sink, and a separate WC.
There may be entry off the doorway corridor to a considerable cellar which incorporates quite a lot of chambers, a few of which have vaulted brick ceiling and in depth wine racking offering wonderful wine cellarage.
An excellent large oak panelled staircase rises to the primary ground touchdown which has a stunning stained glass skylight.
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The in depth main bedroom includes a twin side bed room, which seems to be out over the entrance and aspect gardens, a dressing room which has fitted wardrobes alongside the size of the room and a recent type en suite toilet which has a separate bathe cubicle.
There’s a pretty visitor bed room which has a bay window with views over the River Trent to the rear, French cherry wooden fitted wardrobes, an en suite toilet and small dressing room.
There are three additional properly proportioned bedrooms, a household toilet and a field room which might be helpful as a linen room or additional dressing room.
The property is accessed through non-public driveway off Church Lane which results in a gated, large gravelled forecourt with in depth automotive standing area, a brick constructed three-bay automotive port with tongue and groove clad ceiling and a coal retailer.
A gravelled pathway leads across the entrance backyard which has a large garden, and thru wooded areas which have a wide array of mature shrubs and specimen timber together with blue cedar, candy chestnut, holly, poplars and a marvellous show of rhododendrons.
Newton Solney is a small village in South Derbyshire, about two miles from the East Staffordshire border.
The inhabitants of the civil parish in 2011, in accordance with the census, was 659.
There may be an toddler college, a church, a village corridor, a leisure area, two pubs and a lodge. There’s a second college throughout the parish boundary.
There are a number of village actions that are organised by elected committees – the leisure area, the rifle membership, horticultural part, bowling, badminton and tennis golf equipment, Tuesday membership, and artwork membership in addition to a department of the Ladies’s Institute.
Newton Solney can hint its historical past again to the 10th Century.
On the south western aspect of the home there’s a advantageous Victorian verandah with stone steps main right down to a sunken eating terrace. The trail continues round to the entrance of the property to an elevated seating terrace.
On the decrease floor degree a gravelled path results in steps right down to the river’s edge.
The boundary of the property extends to the midline of the river.
On the north-eastern aspect of the home there may be an enclosed brick paved yard with brick outbuildings together with a log retailer, software shed and double timber gates opening out to the entrance of the property.
Rock Home is on the market by way of brokers Fisher German and provides are invited of round £1,850,000.