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3 bedroom detached bungalow for sale

Top Lane, Whatstandwell, Matlock, Derbyshire

Sold STC £299,950

Property Description

Key features

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  • Excellent potential to further extend, subject to planning permission
  • Oil fired central heating
  • Open storm porch
  • Spacious reception hallway
  • Living room with views
  • Fitted breakfast kitchen with pantry
  • Study with balcony and views
  • Ground floor bathroom and separate WC
  • First floor bedroom one with en-suite

Full description

VIDEO LINK -- - Detached three bedroomed chalet style property requiring modernisation throughout and enjoying an elevated position with superb far reaching views and well proportioned garden plot

General Information -

This sale offers an excellent opportunity for the discerning purchaser, family or developer to acquire this three bedroomed chalet style property enjoying a well proportioned hillside garden plot with superb views and having potential to further extend, subject to planning permission.

The property is sold with the benefit of no upward chain and has oil fired central heating internally briefly comprising of an open fronted storm porch which provides access to a spacious reception hallway, living room enjoying views, breakfast kitchen with walk-in pantry, study with balcony and views, bathroom and separate WC. To the first floor is bedroom one with en-suite, bedroom two and bedroom three, all enjoying far reaching views.

Outside the property has as driveway which provides ample off street parking and has a well proportioned hillside garden which could be landscaped to take advantage of the far reaching views. The garden also offers, as previously described, potential to further extend the main dwelling house.

Location -

The village of Whatstandwell is well located and has a primary school and village inn. The nearby village of Crich has a more extensive range of local amenities including a post office, village store, doctors surgery, hairdressers and village inn. The surrounding centres include Belper (six miles to the south), Matlock (eight miles to the north), Nottingham (sixteen miles to the east) and Derby (twelve miles to the south). Junction 26 of the M1 Motorway (thirteen mile) provides fast access to other nearby regional centres and the main motorway network.

The historic market town of Wirksworth is approximately three miles which has a wide range of facilities available locally including shops, schools and leisure facilities.

Carsington Water is approximately seven miles to the west with its leisure facilities and water sports and the Peak District National Park is within easy reach. The area is well-known for the excellent walks and many leisure facilities.

Accommodation -

Large open fronted storm porch area with opaque matching side screen window provides access to:

Reception Hallway - 7.86m x 1.98m (25'9" x 6'6") - Having two central heating radiators. Telephone jack point. Staircase off to first floor. Window to side with roof top views towards surrounding countryside. Concertina door provides access to a walk-in pantry / cloaks cupboard. Four doors and a doorway provide access to a living room, study, breakfast kitchen, bathroom and WC respectively.

Cloaks Cupboard - 1.47m x 0.89m (4'10" x 2'11") - Having lighting. Electricity consumer unit. Shelving.

Living Room - 7.22m x 4.68m (23'8" x 15'4") - Note the former measurement being a maximum measurement. Having a stone fireplace with raised marble hearth incorporating an open fire. Four central heating radiators. Coved cornice. Satellite TV connection. Two windows to rear enjoying superb must be seen far reaching views over surrounding countryside.

Study - 2.64m x 2.26m (8'8" x 7'5") - Having central heating radiator. Built-in cupboard. Glazed door with side screen windows to rear providing access to a balcony and again enjoying superb far reaching views over surrounding countryside.

Breakfast Kitchen - 3.66m x 3.69m (12'0" x 12'1") - Having a stainless steel sink unit with twin adjacent drainers, chromed mixer tap, tiled splashback plus a range of preparation surfaces with complementary base cupboards beneath. Appliance space suitable for an electric cooker, a second appliance space for a washing machine. Ample further appliance spaces for a fridge or freezer. Floor mounted Grant oil fired boiler which provides the domestic hot water and services the central heating system. High level opaque windows to front and two windows to side.

Walk-In Pantry - 2.13m x 0.81m (7'0" x 2'8") - Note the former measurement being a maximum measurement.

L-Shaped Bathroom - 2.39m x 0.97m extending to 1.78m (7'10" x 3'2" ex - Being part tiled and having a suite comprising a pedestal wash hand basin and bath with electric Triton shower over. Central heating radiator. Opaque window to side.

Guest Cloakroom - 1.65m x 0.89m (5'5" x 2'11") - Being part tiled and having a white low level WC with opaque window to front.

First Floor -

Semi-Galleried Landing - Having central heating radiator. Window to front. Built-in airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder with slatted shelving over. Traditional built-in linen cupboard with slatted shelving. Three doors provide access bedroom one, bedroom two and bedroom three respectively.

Bedroom One - 5.08m x 3.57m (16'8" x 11'9") - The measurements including the wardrobe area and en-suite. The bedroom area has a central heating radiator. Telephone jack point. High level window to front. Window to rear enjoying superb far reaching views over surrounding countryside. Panelled door provides access to:

En-Suite - Being part tiled and having a white suite comprising of a pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC and tiled shower cubicle with electric shower over. Electric shaver point. Spot light. Electric extractor fan. Chromed ladder styled heated towel rail. High level opaque window to front.

Bedroom Two - 3.28m x 3.00m (10'9" x 9'10") - Having central heating radiator. Window to rear enjoying superb far reaching views over surrounding countryside.

Bedroom Three - 3.28m x 1.98m (10'9" x 6'6") - Having central heating radiator. Window to rear enjoying superb far reaching views over surrounding countryside.

Outside -

Immediately to the front of the property is a tarmacadamed driveway which provides off street parking for two vehicles plus wrought iron gates with concrete area leading to the entrance door. There is also a foregarden area and stone walling to the front aspect. Furthermore there are steps leading to a side path providing access to the balcony area to the rear of the property which takes full advantage of the far reaching views, which can be accessed from the study.

To the rear of the property is a patio area which gives way to a well proportioned garden which offers excellent potential to further landscape in order to take advantage of the views towards surrounding countryside. Additionally it should be noted that there is excellent potential, due to the size of the garden plot, to further extend the property.

Accessed from the rear garden is a workshop, outside stores and undercroft.

Workshop - 4.10m x 3.71, (13'5" x 12'2") - Accessed from the side of the property. Note there is an undercroft area leading off the store room which is not included within the measurements.

Store Two - 4.01m x 2.14m (13'2" x 7'0") - Note the measurements are maximum measurements. This store is accessed from the rear patio.

Directional Note -

The approach from our Matlock Office is to proceed south along the A6, passing through Matlock Bath and in turn the traffic light junction at Cromford. Thereafter follow the A6 crossing over the River Derwent at Whatstandwell, immediately thereafter bear left as signposted for Whatstandwell into Main Road (B5035). Continue along this road proceeding through the village taking the second turning on the left into Shaws Hill, proceed along Shaws Hill which becomes Top Lane and eventually high croft is located on the left hand side, clearly denoted by our "for sale" board.

Viewing -

Strictly by appointment through Scargill Mann & Co - Matlock Office 01629 584591 (AT 30.08.2016)

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