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Cromford Court, Derby Road, Matlock Bath DE4 3PY

Lot no: 116 Available for £2,200,000

Guide Price £2,200,000+ plus fees

Unconditional with Fixed FeeOn the fall of the hammer, the successful bidder will be legally bound to purchase the property. The successful bidder must immediately exchange contracts and pay a 10% deposit (subject to a minimum of £5,000), along with a non-refundable Buyer’s Fee. The Buyer’s Fee is £1500, and completion must take place within 30 days, unless the Special Conditions of Sale state otherwise.

Thursday 30th May 2024

Key Features
  • Grade II Listed Mansion with Detached Three Storey Annexe
  • Set within private Gardens/Woodland
  • Comprising Main House, Three Storey Annexe and Garages
  • Also includes lounge conference areas, disused swimming pool and tennis court
  • Centrally located in the Peak District and popular with Tourists
  • Lapsed planning permission for Hotel and Young Persons Care Home
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Available for £2,200,000

Country House

Property Description:

The magnificent property comprises of a Detached Grade II listed Mansion situated in an approx. 34 acres (but cant be confirmed) of garden/woodland, with the property set over lower ground, ground, and two upper floors.

There is also a separate building known as the West Wing, which is 3 storeys in height and has a 4 car garage.

The property has approx. 38 car parking spaces.

We have been advised that the property has been previously rented out via Air BnB generating a gross income of £400,000 p.a. prior to Covid 19.

The property could potentially be utilised for multiple uses, but not limited to, a holiday let business, multiple flats, hotel or primary dwelling (subject to the required consents).

The property has lapsed planning permission for a Hotel (C1) comprising 28 guest bedrooms, 2 staff rooms, 3 holiday apartments, 2 dinning rooms, fitness centre and communal/conference areas.

Offered for sale with immediate vacant possession.

Main House -
Lower Ground Floor – Storage Rooms
Ground Floor – Seven Reception Rooms, Kitchen/Dining Area
First Floor – 13 Bedrooms (some including En-Suites), Family Bathroom
Second Floor – 12 Rooms
West Wing -
3 x Three Bedroom Flats
1 x Studio Apartment
External -

Externally the property extends to approximately 34 acres of which areas are wooded with mature deciduous trees and undergrowth together with lawns near the house. Parking is provided by way of 2 dedicated car parking areas.

Planning -

Application reference 09/00455/ FUL: Full consent for, change of use of premises from missionary training unit and bible school to residential home for children with learning difficulties and adult carers (use Class C2). Granted with conditions 23 July 2009. Application reference 08/00201/FUL: Full consent for, change of use and conversion of premises to hotel (use Class C1), granted with conditions 7 May 2008. Full details of the planning permission are available on the Derbyshire Dales District Council website.

Additional Information:

Construction Material: Sandstone or Limestone. Services: TBC. Heating: Boiler, mains gas. Coverage: Broadband - Standard and Superfast is available in this location. Mobile signal - Three show as high in this area, and EE, Vodafone, and O2 show as medium. Satellite and Cable - BT and Sky show as available in this area.


Prospective buyers are advised to make all necessary independent enquiries prior to placing their bid as this will be binding.


Please note a 6 week completion is available.


Freehold. Vacant possession upon completion.

Auction Details

The sale of this property will take place on the stated date by way of Auction Event and is being sold as Unconditional with Fixed Fee.

Binding contracts of sale will be exchanged at the point of sale.

All sales are subject to SDL Property Auctions Buyers Terms. Properties located in Scotland will be subject to applicable Scottish law.

Auction Deposit and Fees

The following deposits and non- refundable auctioneers fee apply:

• 10% deposit (subject to a minimum of £5,000)

• Buyers Fee of £1,500 inc. VAT

The Buyers Fee does not contribute to the purchase price, however it will be taken into account when calculating the Stamp Duty Land Tax for the property (known as Land and Buildings Transaction Tax for properties located in Scotland), because it forms part of the chargeable consideration for the property.

There may be additional fees listed in the Special Conditions of Sale, which will be available to view within the Legal Pack. You must read the Legal Pack carefully before bidding.

Additional Information

For full details about all auction methods and sale types please refer to the Auction Conduct Guide which can be viewed on the SDL Property Auctions home page.

This guide includes details on the auction registration process, your payment obligations and how to view the Legal Pack (and any applicable Home Report for residential Scottish properties).

Guide Price & Reserve Price

Each property sold is subject to a Reserve Price. The Reserve Price will be within + or - 10% of the Guide Price. The Guide Price is issued solely as a guide so that a buyer can consider whether or not to pursue their interest. A full definition can be found within the Buyers Terms.