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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Pine Craig, Long Hill, Darley Dale Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4

Sold STC £399,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Three bedroomed Detached Property
  • 'A hidden gem'
  • Idyllic rural setting
  • Close to local amenities
  • Garage & Driveway parking
  • Garden Room enjoying the delightful gardens
  • Viewing Highly Recommended

Full description

The unique opportunity to acquire a comfortable, characterful cottage in stunning surroundings. Thought to be a 1920s head nurseryman's cottage, Pine Craig nestles in its own extensive grounds of over half an acre, affording privacy and providing a haven for wild birds (nuthatches, a bullfinch pair and a woodpecker are regular visitors). There are wraparound views.

Accommodation - You will be surprised how spacious this property is. Flexible accommodation includes: a light but cosy lounge with multi-fuel stove; a garden room with a total wow-factor; a stylish farmhouse kitchen; a downstairs cloakroom; a master bedroom with en-suite; a large room currently used as a study. Upstairs there is another bedroom and a family bathroom. A garage adjoins the house. The cottage is warmed by gas central heating, with underfloor heating in the kitchen and en-suite. It benefits from double glazing.

General Area - Pine Craig is 'a hidden gem ' and has a rural feel but is very handy for facilities. Two Dales is a ten-minute walk away. The property is close to Matlock, Bakewell, Buxton, Chesterfield and Sheffield as well as the MI. A five-minute drive will take you to Chatsworth and Haddon Hall. Darley Hillside is a prestigious location.

There is no upward chain.

Entrance - A front door opens into the lounge.

Lounge - 5.76m x 3.63m (18'11" x 11'11") - Exposed old-brick fireplace with impressive stone lintel housing a multi-fuel stove fire, double radiator, window to the front aspect and stairs rising to the first floor. A trap door provides access down to a small cellar. TV and telephone

Garden Room - 4.60m x 4.56m (15'1" x 15'0") - Tiled flooring, double radiator and external doors both to the front and rear.

Kitchen - 5.58m x 3.63m (18'4" x 11'11") - Fitted with a range of wooden wall and base units with granite work surfaces, incorporating a sink/ drainer with mixer tap, integrated Bosch dishwasher, integrated Bosch freezer, electric cooker with gas hob, stainless steel canopy with extractor fan, display cabinets, Italian-tiled flooring which is partially heated, tiled splash backs, under cupboard lighting, recessed spot lights and two windows to the rear aspect. Exposed beams and old bricks used to tie in with the lounge.

Downstairs Cloakroom - Low flush WC, wash hand basin (in white), tiled flooring, electric heater and a window to the rear aspect. The central heating boiler is located here.

Cloaks Area - Situated between kitchen and lounge. Wooden hooks for coats.

Master Bedroom - 3.63m x 3.63m (11'11" x 11'11") - Double radiator and a window to the rear aspect.

En Suite - Shower cubicle with an electric shower, concealed cistern WC, wash hand basin, (in white) chrome heated towel rail, heated tiled flooring, down lights, window to the rear aspect and a sky light window.

Bedroom Two - 3.64m x 3.64m (11'11" x 11'11") - (currently used as a study)
Exposed brick fireplace with feature open fire, single radiator and a window to the front aspect.

Landing - Storage cupboard with hanging rail and Velux-style window.

Bedroom Three - 3.59m x 3.26m (11'9" x 10'8") - Two built-in storage cupboards, single radiator, two Velux-style windows and access into eaves storage space.

Bathroom - 4.16m x 1.53m (13'8" x 5'0") - Bath with shower over, low flush WC, wash hand basin, bidet, recessed spot lights, tiled flooring, radiator, Velux-style window, access into eaves storage space and a spacious airing cupboard housing the hot water tank and shelving.

Externally - The location and grounds of this property are quite breath-taking. The plot which is set on a hillside is approximately 1/2 an acre including its own woodland. The south-facing garden is fully stocked with a beautiful choice of plants and shrubs and provides interest all year round. At the rear of the property is an additional low-maintenance garden which has a rock face wall, wildlife pond and patio. In total there are three sheds, of which one has power supply, as well as a coal bunker. Stone steps ascend to the main lawn and the woodland. There is a driveway to the front providing off road parking for at least two cars and access into the garage which has a remote controlled up-and-over door, lighting and overhead storage.

Directions - Directions from Bakewell, take A6 to Matlock.
Enter Darley Dale. Drive for some time, passing on the right (in order) Darley Dale Garage, Alcoa Forgings and a large housing estate .
Look out for a sign on the left pointing right to Churchtown. (You are not going that way: it is simply something to look out for.) Straight after this sign, take the first left by My Storage, up Whitworth Road.
Turn right onto Moor Lane. (There is a sign for Darley Hillside Methodist Church.)
Carry on up here. Go past the Methodist Church. Keep veering right, as road flattens out.
Look out on the left for two 30mph signs at an acute turn. Turn up here.
Pine Craig is the white cottage immediately on the right-hand side of Long Hill.
If you have got to a parking area on the right, opposite the entrance to a wood, you have gone slightly too far. Turn round here and go back.

Directions from Matlock, take Bakewell Road.

Once you pass DFS on the left and garage on the right
Turn right at junction with pharmacy on corner (before you get to pedestrian crossing and Whitworth Hall), signposted to Chesterfield.
Go past care home and medical centre on left.
Take second left: Park Lane (signposted Darley Hillside).
This leads up to Hallmoor Road. Keep going, and youll pass a parking area & utilities hut on the left.
This leads to Long Hill (veer right).
The house is first you see on Long Hill: white bungalow on right-hand side.

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