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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Lime Avenue, Ripley, Derbyshire


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A stunning period five double bedroomed family home offering versatile, generously proportioned and stylishly appointed accommodation, situated in a quiet cul-de-sac close to the town centre. Viewing is essential.


Leave Belper along Far Laund and travel through the village of Heage, upon reaching Ripley turn right onto Cromford Road and proceed up the hill. Turn right again under the Town Hall bridge to the market place. Take the right hand turn onto Shirley Road continue and turn left at the bottom. Take a right hand turn onto Lime Avenue, where No 18 can be found at the bottom of the avenue clearly identified by our 'For Sale' board.

The beautifully renovated and tastefully styled character property offers generously proportioned five double bedroomed accommodation comprising reception hallway with Minton tiled floor, guest wc, pleasant sitting room and dining room with French doors leading out to the gardens, fitted home office and a superb bespoke living dining kitchen opening into an extensive conservatory perfect for family living and entertaining. On the first floor there are four double bedrooms, luxury family bathroom and separate shower room. On the second floor is an extensive 25' master suite with contemporary bathroom and fitted bedroom furniture.

The accommodation is beautifully appointed with quality fittings and enjoys a wealth of period features and immense character and charm.

Benefitting from gas central heating fired by two condensing boilers, character sash style double glazing and a security system.

To the front of the property there is ample car parking and hard standing. The secure fully enclosed rear garden as extensive patio area, established trees and shrubs and workshop.

Conveniently located within walking distance of the bustling town with its excellent schools, shopping and weekly market, leisure facilities and excellent road links to A6, A38 and M1, Whilst providing the gateway to the beautiful Peak District.


Open Porch leads into :

Entrance Hall

A wooden entrance door half glazed with feature leaded lights provides access. There is a Milton tiled floor, striped pine doors, dado rail, original cornice and coving. Stripped pine stairs lead off to the first floor.

Guest W.C.

Having a low flush w.c, wall mounted wash hand basin, tiled floor, splash back tiling, extractor fan and the Worcester Bosch wall mounted boiler serves the domestic hot water and central heating system.

Home Office

11'2 X 11'10 (3.40m X 3.61m)

Comprehensively fitted with a range of birch office furniture incorporating; computer desk and useful cupboards with hanging and shelving providing excellent storage. There are twin sash windows to the front, radiator, telephone point and shelving.

Dining Room

12'0 X 17'5 (3.66m X 5.31m)

Having an original cornice and deep skirting boards, period fire surround housing a cast iron feature fire, two radiators, telephone point, Sky connection and French doors lead out to the garden.

Opening Into

Sitting Room

17'0 X 10'4 (5.18m X 3.15m)

Having a sash window to the front, French doors lead out to the rear garden, vertical slimline radiator and a T.V aerial point.


12'10 X 12'3 (3.91m X 3.73m)

Appointed with a range of bespoke hand made base cupboards, housing a Belfast sink with granite work surfaces, drainer with mixer taps. There are built-in larder units, island and wood block work surfaces. There is an original stripped pine built-in cupboard with drawers, decorative tongue and groove panelling, York flagstone flooring and an electric oven and hob. The focal point of the room is a feature fireplace housing a multi-fuel cast iron stove with quarry tiled hearth with insert tiling and a raised oak mantel shelf. There is space for an American style fridge freezer, plumbing for a dishwasher, washing machine and a vent for a tumble dryer. Opening into:


16'9 X 12'10 (5.11m X 3.91m)

A spacious quality hardwood double glazed conservatory provides perfect family space, constructed with a brick base, hardwood windows and French doors leading out the the patio. There is a glass roof, York flagstone flooring, two period radiators, T.V aerial point, telephone point and a range of bespoke hand made base units with plumbing for an automatic washing machine and vent for tumble dryer.

On The First Floor

Galleried Landing

Having windows to the front and side, period radiators and stairs lead off to the second floor.

Bedroom Two

10'0 X 11'9 (3.05m X 3.58m)

Having a radiator and twin double glazed sash windows to the rear elevation.

Bedroom Three

12'0 X 11'10 MAX (3.66m X 3.61m MA X)

With a radiator, stripped pine door and double glazed sash window to the rear elevation.

Bedroom Four

11'10 X 11'2 (3.61m X 3.40m)

Having a radiator, T.V aerial point and a double glazed sash window to the front.

Shower Room

Having a steam cabinet shower with body jets and lighting. There is a radiator, granite floor tiles, inset spot lights, extractor fan and complimentary full tiling to the walls.

Bedroom Five

9'4 X 9'0 (2.84m X 2.74m)

Having a radiator, telephone point and a double glazed sash window to the rear elevation.

Luxury Family Bathroom

9'4 X 7'7 MAX (2.84m X 2.31m MA X)

Appointed with a quality three piece suite comprising a 'P' shaped bath with glazed screen with thermostatic shower over, low flush WC and vanity wash hand basin with useful storage cupboard beneath and granite top. There is a dual fuel heated towel radiator, ceramic tiled floor with under floor heating, . There are inset spot lights, extractor fan and a double glazed twin sash window to the front elevation with opaque glass.

On The Second Floor


Having a useful built-in store housing a hot water cylinder, second Worcester Bosch boiler and proving useful storage.

Impressive Master Suite

27'0 X 24'8 MAX (8.23m X 7.52m MA X)

Comprehensively appointed with a range of high gloss fitted wardrobes, drawers, bedside cabinets and cupboards. There are two period radiators, solid walnut wooden flooring, inset speakers and a surround sound system. There is further under eaves storage, Velux window and a feature bulls eye window to the side elevation.

Bathroom Area

11'6 X 6'10 (3.51m X 2.08m)

Appointed with a double ended bath with central bath filling waterfall taps, two Velux windows, ceramic tiled floor with underfloor heating and a feature bulls eye window to the front elevation.


The driveway to the front provides ample car parking and hard standing, There is an open porch and outside light. A path to the side of the house leads to the rear fully enclosed garden. The good sized garden is mainly laid to lawn with established trees, shrubs and flowering plants. There is an extensive paved patio area with outside lighting, tap and power points, perfect for alfresco dining and entertaining. There is a workshop providing excellent storage with light and power.


By appointment through Boxall Brown & Jones of Belper.

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