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6 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Sycamore House, High Street, Bonsall, Matlock,DE4

Offers in Excess of £425,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II Listed property dating back to 17th Century
  • Stone built with a wealth of period features
  • Set in an elevated postion benefitting from far reaching views of surrounding countryside
  • Mature gardens
  • Good road communications
  • Rear courtyard
  • Off road parking
  • Part secondary glazing
  • Gas fired central heating

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Standing at the head of the village in an elevated position is this charactful home which dates back to the early 17th Century. Built of limestone beneath slate and stone roofs and boasting a wealth of architectural features such as Hopton Wood and marble fireplaces, moulded plasterwork and exposed beams. Steeped in history and formerly occupied by the Twigg family who it is believed significantly altered the property during the Georgian era. Offering a variety of uses in the past such as Guest House, Bed & Breakfast and of course a family home.

Set within this elevated position and benefiting from far reaching views of the surrounding countryside and looking down towards the village. Being presented to a pleasing standard throughout but with scope to improve and create a substantial modern family home. Having the benefit of part secondary glazing, gas fired central heating, mature gardens and off-road parking which is at a premium within the village.

With the delights of the Derbyshire Dales and Peak District countryside on the door step and sitting on the edge of the historic Arkwright village of Cromford which offers amenities including schooling, public houses, restaurants and shops.

ACCOMMODATION

A part glazed side entrance door gives access into the...

Reception hallway - with stairs rising to the first floor, central heating radiator, telephone socket and under stair storage cupboard.

Lounge - 14'7 x 12'2 (4.44m x 3.71m) with feature open grate fireplace with tiled hearth and Hopton wood and marble surround and mantle. There is a front aspect sash window with secondary glazing, exposed pine floorboards, central heating radiator, coving and television aerial point.

Drawing room - 4.93m x 4.41m (16' 2" x 14' 6") having a decorative open grate cast iron fireplace set upon tiled hearth with painted slate surround and mantle. Two front aspect sash windows with secondary glazing allowing a good degree of natural light, central heating radiator and recessed storage providing shelving facilities.

Dining kitchen - 6.48m x 4.42m (21' 3" x 14' 6") a quite delightful family kitchen which is easily able to accommodate a substantial dining suite. With sash windows to both the side and rear elevations allowing a good degree of natural light, double Belfast sink unit with storage cupboards beneath and wooden work surfaces with tiled splash backs, provisions for a gas range style cooker and further appliance space. There is a feature multi fuel stove set upon quarry tiled hearth and gritstone surround, two central heating radiators and tiled floor.

Dining room - 4.37m x 3.54m (14' 4" x 11' 7") being part of the original house and boasting character features such as original ceiling beams. Having front and rear aspect windows with secondary glazing and two central heating radiators.

From the reception hallway a door opens into an inner hall with part glazed side entrance door, airing cupboard housing the gas fired central heating boiler with linen storage above and a....

Shower room - fitted with a mains shower, low flush WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Being fully tiled to both the walls and floor, ladder radiator, extractor fan and down lighters.

Stairs rise to the first floor and a step down into the large...

Utility/pantry area - 3.85m x 2.42m (12' 8" x 8') having a feature fireplace with exposed gritstone surround and lintel and housing an original cast iron open grate fireplace. There is a front aspect window, Belfast sink, central heating radiator, plumbing for an automatic washing machine and further appliance space. With tiled floor, under stair storage and utility meters.

Study/Bedroom 6 - 3.83m x 2.38m (12' 7" x 7' 10") having a feature gritstone fireplace and front aspect window with secondary glazing giving views of the surrounding countryside. There is a central heating radiator, built-in cupboard providing hanging facilities and coving

From the reception hallway stairs rise to the first floor landing with two central heating radiators, storage area and rear aspect velux roof light.

Bedroom 1 - 4.53m x 3.66m (14' 10" x 12' 1") being of double proportion and having a feature cast iron fireplace set upon tiled hearth with Hopton wood surround and mantle. With a front aspect sash window with secondary glazing providing views of the surrounding countryside, central heating radiator, television aerial point and loft access hatch.

Bathroom - fitted with a white suite comprising panelled bath with shower over and glazed shower screen, low flush WC and wash hand basin with drawer/cupboard storage beneath. Having tiled splash backs, side aspect window with secondary glazing, central heating radiator and stripped pine boarded floor.

Bedroom 2 - 4.76m x 3.53m (15' 7" x 11' 7") being of double proportion and benefiting from two sash windows with secondary glazing giving both views and generous natural light. There is a central heating radiator and loft access hatch.

Bedroom 3 - 3.8m (maximum) x 3.63m (12' 6" x 11' 11") being of double proportion and having a feature gritstone fireplace with cast iron grate, front aspect window with secondary glazing, central heating radiator, loft access hatch and exposed wooden floor.

Ensuite shower room - comprising shower cubicle housing the Triton electric shower, low flush WC and pedestal wash hand basin. With tiled splash backs, extractor fan, central heating radiator and shaving point light unit.

Bathroom - fitted with a white suite typical of the property¿s age, comprising free standing roll top bath ball and claw feet with mixer shower taps over, low flush WC and pedestal wash hand basin. There is a side aspect window with secondary glazing, central heating radiator and stripped pine boarded floor.

Bedroom 4 - 3.4m x 3.38m (11' 2" x 11' 1") maximum, being of double proportion and having a rear aspect sash window with secondary glazing, central heating radiator, cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and loft access hatch.

Bedroom 5 - 4.42m x 3.86m (14' 6" x 12' 8") maximum, again being of double proportion and boasting a cast iron open grate fireplace with Hopton wood and marble surround and mantle. There is a rear aspect sash window with secondary glazing, central heating radiator and television aerial point.

OUTSIDE

To the immediate front and side of the property are mature gardens with well stocked borders, lawned area and two gravelled seating areas. Being elevated from the roadside and having fine views down the village and surrounding countryside.

There is a rear courtyard which is fully enclosed via stone walling and southerly aspect creating a delightful sun trap. With two outdoor stores and personnel entrance gate.

Directly opposite the property is an area of gravel providing car standing for at least two vehicles and a delightful cottage style garden again stocked with mature shrubs and planting. There is a further lawned area and large gravelled seating area.

TENURE - Freehold

SERVICES - All mains services are available to the property which enjoys the benefit of part secondary glazing and gas-fired central heating. No tests have been made on services or their distribution.

FIXTURES & FITTINGS - Only the fixtures and fittings mentioned in these sales particulars are included in the sale. Certain other items may be taken at valuation if required. No specific test has been made on any appliance either included or available by negotiation.

DIRECTIONS - From Matlock Crown Square leave on the A6 towards Matlock Bath continuing through into Cromford. Turn right at the traffic lights and then second right into Water Lane and continue for approximately 1½ miles before turning right again onto the Clatterway as sign posted Bonsall. Follow the road all the way through the village, bearing left by the Market Cross; continue up the hill where the property can be found at the head facing back down towards the village.

VIEWING - Strictly by prior arrangement with the Matlock office 01629 580228.

Ref: FTM 7303


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