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3 bedroom detached house for sale


Under Offer £399,995

Property Description

Key features

  • Stunning Views
  • Individual Detached
  • Desirable Location
  • Tastefully Appointed
  • Internal Insp. Required
  • Three Bedrooms
  • Studio
  • Garage

Full description

A delightfully appointed, superior three bedroomed detached residence commanding stunning, elevated far-reaching views in a desirable location off Rigga Lane, on the fringe of the sought-after Village of Duffield. Requiring internal inspection, the highly versatile interior, having the benefit of gas central heating, UPVC double glazing and security alarm, the accommodation briefly comprises: -
GROUND FLOOR, enclosed Entrance Porch, Reception Hall, pleasant Lounge with balcony, Dining Room, excellent Breakfast Kitchen, Inner Hall, Two Double Bedrooms, and luxury Bathroom. FIRST FLOOR, Double Guest Bedroom Three. LOWER GROUND FLOOR, having separate external access, provides a most useful and spacious Studio/Office/Playroom. OUTSIDE, attached Single Garage, Workshop, Wash Room, together with ample parking and terraced gardens with wide balcony.

The Property

We suspect the property was originally constructed in the 1960's, and has seen an extensive scheme of refurbishment within more recent years, to offer a delightfully appointed superior Home, which can only be appreciated by internal inspection.
A rare opportunity for the discerning purchaser to acquire a highly adaptable, delightfully presented and individual detached Home in a highly desirable location.

Accommodation In Brief

The property offers highly adaptable and versatile accommodation with Bedrooms at both ground and first floor levels, together with the lower ground floor room, with a separate external access, which could be incorporated into the main residence or indeed, utilised as a Studio/Playroom/Gymnasium or potential dependent relative accommodation, subject to requirement and obtaining the usual Planning and Building Regulation Approvals.
The property is accessed via an enclosed Entrance Porch, which leads to a Reception Hall, which in turn affords access to a delightful Lounge. A particular feature of the Lounge is the double French doors opening to a wide balcony, which provides stunning views over the surrounding Countryside. There is a separate Dining Room and Two Double Bedrooms, and luxury Bathroom also at ground floor level.
To the first floor, is a large Double Guest Bedroom with access to useful eaves storage, and again enjoys stunning views over the surrounding Countryside. Externally, the property has gardens to the front, side and rear with the side gardens being terraced, having three patios to enjoy afternoon and evening al fresco dining, being approximately west-facing, and to take advantage of the delightful valley views. The property also benefits from an attached Garage, Workshop and useful Wash Room and WC, together with ample parking spaces for up to six cars.


The property enjoys a secluded setting at The Outwoods, off Rigga Lane, being in an elevated position to take advantage of stunning views back towards Duffield, the Valley, the River and Countryside beyond.
Rigga Lane is considered one of Derby's premier residential locations, on the fringe of the sought-after Village of Duffield, which is well known for its excellent amenities, to include Primary Schools, Ecclesbourne Secondary School catchment area, day-to-day Shopping, and excellent Bus services to Derby to the south, and Belper to the north. Duffield also benefits from its own Railway Station, and Leisure facilities to include Chevin Golf Club, and Duffield Lawn Tennis and Squash Club.
Duffield is situated approximately six miles north of Derby City Centre, and approximately two miles south of Belper, within easy driving distance of the A38, which affords easy access to throughout the region.

Directions To The Property

The property is best approached by leaving Derby north on the A6 Duffield Road, proceeding through Darley Abbey and Allestree, and on entering Duffield turn right at the Chapel into Makeney Road signposted for Little Eaton and Holbrook, then after crossing the River turn right onto Eaton Bank for Little Eaton before turning left into Rigga Lane. Proceed along Rigga Lane for approximately four-hundred yards, before turning left for The Outwoods, and the subject property is the second property on the left-hand side.


Strictly by prior appointment with the Sole Agents, Gadsby Orridge, on 01332 296396.


Having the benefit of UPVC double glazing, gas central heating and security alarm, the detailed accommodation comprises of the following: -

Ground Floor

Covered Loggia

Providing covered access to the main residence, external Wash Room and Garage.

Canopy Entrance Porch

Having tiled floor, and UPVC leaded light double glazed entrance door and side panels, leading to the: -

Reception Hall

Having central heating radiator, telephone point, plate rack, coving to the ceiling, built-in airing cupboard, walk-in store/cloaks cupboard, multi-pane glazed doors leading to the Inner Hall and: -

Delightful Lounge

5.13m(16'10'') x 4.22m(13'10'') max.

Having Oak block flooring, feature stone fireplace and chimney breast with fitted 'living flame' coal gas fire, together with wide tiled hearth and tiled display niches, deep cornice to the ceiling, TV point, two central heating radiators, three wall light points, UPVC double glazed double French doors and large picture windows leading to the Balcony, and archway leading to the Dining Room.

Delightful Lounge

Additional photograph.

External Balcony

9.14m(30'0'') x 3.53m(11'7'') max.

Enjoying an elevated position with low stone walling and wrought-iron railings over, having external light, and affording stunning panoramic views over the Valley, to Countryside beyond, and with a further gate leading to a paved walkway.

Dining Room

3.86m(12'8'') x 2.44m(8'0'')

Having UPVC leaded light double glazed window to the side, UPVC double glazed picture window to the rear enjoying delightful views, central heating radiator, deep cornice to the ceiling, three wall light points, and multi-pane glazed door leading to the: -

Breakfast Kitchen

5.11m(16'9'') x 2.39m(7'10'') plus recess

We understand that the Kitchen was refitted in approximately 2009 with a range of modern fitments to include three double base units, one single base unit, drawers, one double wall unit, five single wall units, display shelving, one-and-a-half bowl single drainer sink unit, Miele integrated Dishwasher, ample work surface area with tiled splashback and matching Breakfast Bar, tiled floor, wide UPVC leaded light double glazed bow window to the front, electric cooker point, coving to the ceiling, and multi-pane glazed door leading to the side Entrance Porch.

Breakfast Kitchen

Additional photograph.

Side Entrance Porch

Being enclosed and having UPVC leaded light double glazed door to outside, Heather-Brown tiled floor, and: -

Boiler Room

Built-in Boiler Room to the side Entrance Porch housing the Gloworm and Fuel-Saver gas central heating boiler for domestic hot water and central heating, together with fitted shelving.

Inner Hall

Having attractive staircase leading to the first floor with turn spindles, coving to the ceiling, walk-in Store, and central heating radiator.

Master Bedroom One

5.44m(17'10'') x 3.18m(10'5'')

Having UPVC double glazed window enjoying stunning views, range of quality fitments incorporating three built-in double wardrobes with matching dressing table, drawers and base cupboard, further bedside drawers, UPVC double glazed window to the side, two central heating radiators, and cornice to the ceiling.

Bedroom Two

4.27m(14'0'') x 3.61m(11'10'')

Typical of the adaptability of the property, this room is currently utilised as a second Sitting Room having UPVC double glazed window to the side to the Balcony, and UPVC double glazed window to the rear both enjoying delightful rural views, two central heating radiators, TV point, cornice to the ceiling, and two wall light points.

Luxury Bathroom

3.15m(10'4'') x 2.72m(8'11'') max into recess

Having modern white suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin, low-level WC, panelled bath with shower mixer taps, separate and recessed shower cubicle with shower unit, half-tiled walls, six recessed ceiling spotlights, extractor fan, UPVC double glazed window, two central heating radiators, recessed mirror over the bath, and wall light point.

First Floor


Providing access to: -

Guest Bedroom Three

5.11m(16'9'') x 3.45m(11'4'') max.

A main feature of this room is the wide UPVC double glazed dormer window enjoying stunning views over the Valley to Countryside beyond, and having one double and one single built-in wardrobes, central heating radiator, and access to: -

Eaves Storage Space

Useful, boarded eaves storage space.

Lower Ground Floor


8.43m(27'8'') x 3.45m(11'4'') max. 6'5 min.

Having its own separate external access and being ideal for a Studio/Office/Gym/Playroom or indeed having potential to be incorporated into the main residence, or as dependent relative accommodation subject to the obtaining the usual Planning and Building Regulation Approvals being obtained.
At the moment, this most useful room comprises beamed ceiling, arched UPVC double glazed entrance door, UPVC multi-pane double glazed windows to the front and side enjoying delightful views, exposed stonework to both end walls with display recesses and tiled Hi-Fi plinth, and three wall light points.


Property Approach

The property is approached to the rear from the Lane to The Outwoods, leading to the large, wide tarmacadam driveway for up to six car standing spaces, leading to the covered Loggia, which provides useful covered access to the main residence and Wash Room and Garage. There is also external power points, water tap and lighting.


5.64m(18'6'') x 2.64m(8'8'')

These measurements are plus the Workshop area, having twin doors to the front, and Utility area to the rear.


2.01m(6'7'') x 1.96m(6'5'')

Having electric power and light, and central heating radiator, situated directly off the Garage.

Wash Room

Attached Wash Room, having low-level WC, wash hand basin, tiled floor, and central heating radiator.

Side Gardens

Terraced gardens with three separate patio areas to ensure delightful westerly views, together with well-stocked shrub and flower borders.


A large balcony situated off the Lounge.

Lower Level

To the front of the Studio at lower level, is a wide paved patio area with stone borders, and access to a useful deep, covered Store.

Rear Garden

Having covered Store accessed from the lower level, and shrub and flower borders.

Additional Information


The property is freehold with vacant possession on completion.

Fixtures And Fittings

The fitted carpets, curtains and light fittings are excluded from the sale, but may be purchased by separate negotiation with the Vendors.

Ground Floor Plan

First Floor Plan

Lower Ground Floor Plan

3d Plans

Do You Need A Survey?

Gadsby Orridge Professional Services
If you are not buying one of our properties, but need a survey, please contact our survey offices for further advice. We offer a full range of Homebuyer Surveys to cover all house types. The Survey Department can be contacted on 01332 296396.

Financial Services

Pardner Clark are independent Mortgage Advisors, situated within our Derby Office, can also assist you in finding the most suitable mortgage for your purchase. At Gadsby Orridge, we believe that out Clients deserve the best possible mortgage deal, and as a result, Pardner Clark, being independent Mortgage Advisors, are able to offer a FREE, no obligation appointment to discuss your needs. We will arrange for someone to contact you. Pardner Clark provide a 'Premier Mortgage Service' and genuinely listen to your needs and concerns before recommending a solution. They are able to recommend mortgages, life assurance, redundancy cover, and buildings and contents insurance. If you want the best level of customer service, we are confident that you will not find better.

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19 April 2011

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