4 bedroom detached house for saleMarlpit Lane, Denstone, Staffordshire
- Set back from the road in an elevated position
- Spacious lounge
- Inner hallway
- Living kitchen
- Spacious utility room
- Separate w.c
- First floor landing
- Four bedrooms
- Two en-suites
Charming detached period cottage enjoying a fine elevated position within this sought after semi-rural village.
General Information -
A marvellous opportunity to acquire this truly characterful period cottage enjoying a sought after semi-rural location within the popular village of Denstone. The property would suit the discerning purchaser seeking charming living accommodation boasting an array of original features throughout. The property is constructed of stone and brick beneath a pitched roof of Staffordshire Blue clay tiles. Extended approximately thirty five years ago, the residence now provides spacious living accommodation occupying a fine elevated position.
The property is set back from the road behind an attractive stone retaining wall and raised shaped lawn with feature well and seat, together with an adjacent driveway providing ample off-street parking and access to the integral double garage. A true feature of the sale is the delightful landscaped rear garden with well stocked borders and feature patio area.
Internally, the oil fired centrally heated and double glazed accommodation comprises lounge with exposed beamed ceiling and feature fireplace, inner hallway leading to a good size conservatory, spacious living kitchen with oak units, large utility room and ground floor WC. To the first floor, a passage landing leads to four good size bedrooms (two with en suite facilities) and a further shower room.
Denstone is a much sought after village location approximately five miles north of Uttoxeter. Local amenities include a reputable primary school and general store with post office. Its location affords easy access to both Uttoxeter and Ashbourne, which combine to offer a more comprehensive range of amenities. Denstone is also well known for its impressive college and further private education can be found at Smallwood Manor and Foremark Preparatory Schools, together with Abbotsholme and St Anne's in Abbots Bromley and Derby High School and Derby Grammar School in Littleover. The property is located a short drive from the Weaver Hills which, along with surrounding countryside, offer some delightful scenery and country walks.
The property is also within easy reach of excellent nearby transport links including the A52 and A50, which combine to offer swift onward travel to the A38, Derby, Stoke, the main motorway network and East Midlands International Airport.
On The Ground Floor -
Ledged panelled entrance door providing access to:
Spacious Lounge - 7.10m x 3.82m (23'4" x 12'6") - Please note the former measurement is taken into the recess adjacent to the feature fireplace comprising exposed stone chimney breast with display alcove, raised slate hearth and open fire grate, double panel central heating radiator, impressive exposed beamed ceiling, two UPVC double glazed windows to front, UPVC double glazed window to side, latch door to:
Inner Hallway - Door to useful understairs storage cupboard, single panel central heating radiator, staircase to first floor with polished wooden balustrade, panelled and multi-paned door to:
Conservatory - 4.30m x 3.39m (14'1" x 11'1") - Of brick base and UPVC frame construction, offering attractive views over the pleasant rear garden and having tiled floor covering incorporating underfloor heating, television aerial point, ceiling mounted fan, UPVC double glazed French doors providing access to the rear garden.
Living Kitchen - 5m x 3.62m (16'5" x 11'11") - Featuring a range of wood edged preparation surfaces including breakfast bar with tiled surrounds, twin bowl inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, range of quality fitted base units with oak drawer and cupboard fronts, appliance space suitable for a dishwasher, complementary range of wall mounted oak cupboards including two attractive leaded china display cabinets, inset four plate Neff ceramic hob with matching integrated oven and grill, double panel central heating radiator, single panel central heating, feature exposed stone wall, recessed ceiling lighting, picture rail, wood grain effect UPVC double glazed windows to side and rear offering pleasant views over the rear garden, door to inner hallway.
Spacious Utility Room - 3.68m x 2.01m (12'1" x 6'7") - Panelled and glazed door from the inner hallway, Belfast sink with fitted base cupboard and adjacent work surface, appliance space suitable for a large fridge freezer, automatic washing machine and tumble dryer, single panel central heating radiator, telephone jack point, exposed beamed ceiling, fitted coat hooks, windows to front and side, panelled and multi-paned stable doors to front and rear, latch door to:
Separate W.C - Low flush w.c and window to rear.
To The First Floor -
Passage Landing - Single panel central heating radiator, latch door to built in wardrobe, built in airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder, UPVC double glazed window to side, latch door to:
Master Bedroom - 4.29m x 3.95m (14'1" x 13'0") - Wall mounted electric radiator, telephone jack point, two wood grain effect UPVC double glazed windows to front, latch door to:
En Suite Shower Room - Part wood panelled walls, white suite comprising low flush WC, bidet, pedestal wash hand basin and fully tiled shower cubicle with integrated shower, single panel central heating radiator, electric heater, wood grain effect UPVC double glazed window to side.
Bedroom Two - 3.83m x 3.65m narrowing to 2.27m (12'7" x 12'0" na - Built in wardrobes providing hanging space, UPVC double glazed window to front, latch door to landing, further latch door to:
En Suite Bathroom - Part tiled walls, suite comprising low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin and panelled bath, single panel central heating radiator, UPVC double glazed windows to front and side.
Bedroom Three - 3.34m x 2.55m (10'11" x 8'4") - Single panel central heating radiator, television aerial point, UPVC double glazed window to rear, latch door.
Bedroom Four - 3.61m narrowing to 2.62m x 2.60m (11'10" narrowing - Single panel central heating radiator, telephone jack point, UPVC double glazed window to rear, latch door.
Shower Room - Part wood panelled walls, white suite comprising low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin and fully tiled shower cubicle with integrated Mira shower, recessed ceiling lighting, single panel central heating radiator, electric heater, UPVC double glazed window to side, latch door.
Outside & Gardens -
The property occupies a pleasant elevated position off Marlpit Lane. It is set back from the road behind a front garden comprising an attractive stone retaining wall, herbaceous/rockery borders containing a selection of flowering plants, shrubs and small trees. The centrepiece is a well kept shaped lawn with an impressive stone well incorporating a feature stone seat from which pleasant open views can be enjoyed. A wrought iron hand gate gives access to a small courtyard area with feature raised herbaceous borders containing a further selection of flowering plants and shrubs.
Access to the property can be gained via a driveway which provides ample off-street parking and access to the INTEGRAL DOUBLE GARAGE 5.32m x 5.23m (17'5" x 17'2") with power and lighting, concrete floor, up and over door, oil fired boiler providing central heating and domestic hot water, oil storage tank, window to rear, twin ledged and braced panelled doors to the rear of the property.
To the rear is a delightful landscaped garden comprising patio seating area, ideal for those who enjoy outdoor entertaining and al fresco dining, steps leading up to a pathway which intersects a well kept, mainly lawned garden incorporating a feature ornamental pond and an array of well stocked herbaceous borders containing a further selection of specimen plants and shrubs. The garden also includes a vegetable plot to one side with a pathway giving access to the front of the property via a wrought iron gate. At the end of the garden is an aluminium frame greenhouse, timber garden shed and impressive summer house (all to be included in the sale).
Directional Note -
From the roundabout on the A50, take the B5030 (signposted Rocester and Ashbourne), continuing towards Rocester. Just after the JCB factory on the left hand side, turn left onto the B5031 (signposted Denstone and Alton). At the T-junction in Denstone, turn left onto the B5032 and continue along before taking the second turning on the left into Marlpit Lane to find the property on the right hand side, identified by our 'For Sale' board.
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