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5 bedroom detached house for sale

30 Morley Lane, Stanley Village, Derbyshire, DE7 6EZ

Offers in Region of £620,000

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A very individual five bedroomed three storey detached residence of much character dating from 1932 and set in some 3.16 acres including two paddocks and a field ideal for those with equestrian or hobby farming interests. Versatile gas centrally heated accommodation. Reception hall, fitted guests cloakroom, sitting room and dining room both with original fireplaces, large conservatory, fascinating former village meeting room off understood to have originally been relocated in 1932. Breakfast room opening onto superb bespoke fitted kitchen by Osborne's of Ilkeston including granite work surfaces, hand painted hand crafted units and four oven Aga range. Rear hall with utility cupboard off. Five bedrooms. One bathroom. Sweeping drive approach. Detached garage. Carpets included.


Pinfold Croft comprises the most interesting individual three storey detached residence of much character occupying a very pleasant village outskirts location set in some 3.16 acres.

The house requires some general upgrading and improvement in certain areas and hence the very realistic guide price which would otherwise have been within the £700,000 to £800,000 price range.

The property is of three-storey construction built of brick beneath a roof of tile with the front elevation relieved by two square bay windows and also relieved by stone sills. It enjoys a very secluded location approached from a quiet village lane view sweeping gently rising drive culminating in a car parking and turning area and access to the detached garage. The mature gardens are mainly lawned to the front screened by trees and shrubs and there is a very pleasant landscaped courtyard area to the rear. The total site area is 3.16 acres and includes two paddocks, a field and sure to appeal to those with equestrian or hobby farming interest also having the benefit of five box stable block.

Internal inspection will reveal very versatile accommodation having the benefit of gas central heating and including a reception hall, dining room and sitting room both with original fireplaces, large built on conservatory which provides access to a most interesting room which is understood to have been a former meeting room located in Stanley Common and when the house was built in 1932 the owners had the hall relocated to the garden. It has subsequently been joined to the main house by the conservatory and also certain renovation works have been carried out to it. There is a very spacious breakfast kitchen incorporating a separate breakfast room opening onto the bespoke fitted kitchen by Osborne's of Ilkeston. On the first floor there are three double bedrooms plus the family bathroom and a semi-galleries landing which would be suitable as a study if desired. On the second floor there are two further double bedrooms.

The village of Stanley is extremely sought after having the benefit of a local shop, primary school and village inn. There is a regular bus service to both Derby and Ilkeston and convenient access to the A52, M1 motorway and other east midland centres including Nottingham and East Midlands International Airport.



With bulkhead light fitting. Panelled and glazed door to:

Please note: Attention is drawn to the original internal doors with matching architraves and skirting boards (the majority of the internal doors are the original four panel design).

RECEPTION HALL 7'4" x 13'0" 2.24m x 3.96m

The latter measurement taken to the face of the under stairs storage cupboard door. Exposed solid oak floor boards. Picture rail. Central heating radiator. Telephone jack point. Original staircase to the first floor off with attractive polished wood balustrade adjacent useful shelved storage cupboard.


Having a white suite including a wash basin and low suite w.c. complemented by the original half wall tiling plus Minton tiled floor. Fitted coat hooks.

DINING ROOM 13'1" x 16'7" 3.99m x 5.05m

The latter measurement taken into a wide square bay window overlooking the front garden. Most interesting feature original fireplace having an oak surround incorporating a display mantel, small cupboards with leaded doors plus tiled interior, tiled hearth, fender and open fire grate. Coved cornice. Picture rail. Central heating radiator. TV aerial point.

SITTING ROOM 20'7" x 14'0" 6.27m x 4.27m

The first measurement taken into a wide square bay window incorporating a window seat with cupboard beneath. Original fireplace having a polished hardwood surround incorporating a display mantel, art deco styled interior, tiled hearth and open fire grate. Picture rail. Coved cornice. Two central heating radiators. TV aerial point. Double glazed and panelled door to:

CONSERVATORY 17'10" x 16'2" 5.44m x 4.93m

A very large room forming a most useful additional reception room with double glazed windows including French doors to both the front and rear, both providing a delightful aspect over the secluded front garden, the rear garden with paddocks and open farmland beyond. Feature wide plank exposed polished pine floor boards. Two central heating radiators enclosed to a period style having a fretwork front and forming displays over. Wide archway to:

GARDEN ROOM 23'4" x 17'4" 7.11m x 5.28m

A fascinating room comprising a period meeting room originally located in Stanley Common and believed to have been moved to the grounds when the house was built in 1932. It has cream painted panelled walls, matching panelled vaulted ceiling, attractive herringbone patterned polished hardwood block flooring. Three central heating radiator. Central fireplace with display mantel over incorporating cupboards plus hearth. Wall mounted Potterton gas fired central heating boiler supplying central heating to the garden room and conservatory only. Windows to the front, side and rear.

Please note: We are advised by our clients that the walls have been insulated and this room has been re-roofed.

BREAKFAST ROOM 13'11" x 8'11" 4.24m x 2.72m

Polished travertine limestone flooring. Fitted display/bookcase with base cupboard. Additional built in cupboard. Central heating radiator. Picture rail. Double glazed window. The breakfast room opens onto:-

BESPOKE FITTED BREAKFAST KITCHEN 17'10" x 11'11" 5.44m x 3.63m

By Osborne's of Ilkeston fitted to a very high standard featuring hand crafted, hand painted units complemented by porcelain door knobs and including an extensive polished granite preparation surface to three walls with matching up-stand. Inset one and a half bowl porcelain sink unit with mixer tap over, range of under cupboards, drawers, integrated dishwasher and inset Neff two plate ceramic hob, wide central chimney breast with over mantel forming a display on moulded corbels and incorporating a four oven Aga gas fired and enamelled in deep green.

Eye level Neff fan assisted electric oven. Fitted broom cupboard with fitted shelving. Adjacent tall cupboard incorporating an integrated fridge freezer. Raised polished solid oak preparation area also forming a breakfast table with additional under cupboard and drawer. Coved cornice. Recessed ceiling lighting. Polished travertine limestone flooring.


With built-in utility cupboard including plumbing for an automatic washing machine and wall mounted Glow-worm Fuelsaver gas fired central heating boiler. Rear door having an oblong glazed fan light over to the garden.



With the staircase continuing in two flights to the second floor off with matching balustrade. Coved cornice. Picture rail. Central heating radiator. Double glazed window. The landing also forms a potential study area if desired.

FRONT BEDROOM ONE 18'0" x 14'4" 5.49m x 4.37m

Feature fireplace having a cream painted surround incorporating a display mantel, tiled interior, tiled hearth and open fire grate. Picture rail. Coved cornice. Central heating radiator. This room has the benefit of a double aspect with windows to the side and front.

FRONT BEDROOM TWO 14'0" x 13'11" 4.27m x 4.24m

Wash basin with display shelf over. Fitted double wardrobe/storage cupboard with hanging rail and shelf. Central heating radiator. Picture rail. Coved cornice.

REAR BEDROOM THREE 13'11" x 11'11" 4.24m x 3.63m

Polished oak flooring. Original tiled fireplace with raised tiled hearth. Central heating radiator. Picture rail. Coved cornice.


Half panelled and hand painted panelling and featuring a white suite including a matching panelled bath with hand grips, pedestal wash basin, separate shower with Galaxy Aqua 3000 electric shower fitting, tiled walls and glass shower door. Airing cupboard with insulated hot water cylinder, fitted immersion heater and slatted shelving.


With original half wall tiling.



With balustrade to match the staircase and would again form a study area if desired. Secondary glazed window providing a particularly fine rural view.

BEDROOM FOUR 11'7" x 13'7" 3.53m x 4.14m

The latter measurement taken into a dormer window. Central heating radiator. Trap door access to the roof space. The window provides a fine view over the old village and surrounding countryside.

BEDROOM FIVE 18'2" x 11'2" 5.54m x 3.40m

The latter measurement narrowing towards the dormer window. Central heating radiator. Door to LOFT AREA forming a box room with window.


The property is approached via a long sweeping gravelled and tarmacadamed driveway culminating in a car parking and turning area and access to:

DETACHED SPAN ROOFED GARAGE 15'6" x 23'4" 4.72m x 7.11m

Of timber construction and requiring general renovation.

Very pleasant grounds to the front and rear, mainly lawned to the front and enjoying a high degree of privacy; to the rear there is a thoughtfully landscaped courtyard garden area part paved for alfresco dining, well stocked shrubbery borders and beds, central feature with box hedging and two mature Acers and this area bordered by a natural stone wall.

The property is sure to appeal to those equestrian or hobby farming interests as it is set in some 3.16 acres and includes a small paddock area immediately to the rear of the garden, large field surrounded by farmland.


Having a gravelled forecourt and post and rail surround and including five stables, one larger and suitable as a foaling box.

Please note: There is a public footpath across part of the field - further details upon request.


All fitted carpets are to be included.


The approach from Derby is via Sir Frank Whittle Way and at the traffic island take the first exit on the left onto Mansfield Road (A608). Continue along Mansfield Road passing through Oakwood and Breadsall Hilltop and immediately before the left hand turn for Breadsall Village turn right into Lime Lane. Continue along Lime Lane which eventually becomes Derby Road continuing to the centre of the village turning left into Morley Lane where Pinfold Croft will be located on the right hand side.


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