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A rare opportunity to acquire a superb stone built detached cottage which is steeped with history. Rocklea Cottage used to be the village post office and has a wealth of immense character and charm.
One will truly fall in love with this home as the ambience it posses is a wonderful credit to the current owners.
Spacious accommodation throughout comprising Entrance Hall, Sitting Room, Conservatory, Dining Room, Dining Kitchen, Inner hall, Cloakroom, Utility, Boot/Boiler Room and Master Bedroom with En-suite and three further bedrooms and family Bathroom. Upvc double glazing throughout.
The garden is a true delight abutting open fields with various entertaining areas enabling one to relax in this picturesque setting.
This home is ideal for commuters wishing to get away from it all, it is certain to be an attraction to both families and professionals alike. Located in the Peak District with beautiful walks and countryside on your door step, one must view this property to appreciate all it has to offer.

Entrance Hall - This charming hall provides a wonderful reception to this beautiful cottage. Oak open recess inset shelf from the former post office. Wood effect flooring. Radiator. Exposed beams. Turned staircase leading out to the first floor accommodation.

Sitting Room - 20'17 x 11'21 (6.53m x 3.89m) - A delightful reception room, where one can appreciate the calibre and ilk of this home. Oak open recess inset shelf from the former post office. Feature fireplace with stone arched mantle, stone hearth and cast iron wood burning stove. We are informed that their is an period oak wall mounted corner cupboard which has been in the property for many years. Two radiators with feature lattice covers. Window to the front. Window to the rear. Under stairs storage cupboard. Door leading to the conservatory.

Conservatory - 10'11 x 9'9 (3.33m x 2.97m) - French door to the side. Radiator with shelf. Exposed stone wall. Tiled floor.

Dining Room - 11'4 x 10'4 (3.45m x 3.15m) - Radiator. Window to the front. Exposed beams.

Dining Kitchen - 15'5 x 16'8 (4.70m x 5.08m) - This kitchen will become the hub of the home, it is very spacious and a true delight. Fitted with an extensive range of wall and base storage units with inset plate rack, shelf and draws. Feature radiator with oak shelf. One and half bowl single drainer sink unit. Part ceramic tiled walls. Tiled effect flooring. Inset 4 ring ceramic hob. Plumbing for dishwasher. Integrated fridge. Exposed beams. Granite window sills to the rear and side window. Two velux skylights. French doors to the side.

Inner Hall - Radiator. Window to the rear.

Cloakroom - 8'4 x 4'7 (2.54m x 1.40m) - Fitted with a white suite comprising hi-flush w.c., and inset wash hand basin set in a granite work top with storage area under. Cast iron feature radiator. Quarry tiled floor. Door to the rear. Part wood panelled walls.

Utility / Second Kitchen - 12'64 x 8'28 (5.28m x 3.15m) - In its past this room was the former dairy or cow shed, currently used as a utility or second kitchen. Base units with inset stainless steel single drainer sink unit. Integrated Neff double electric oven. Part ceramic tiled walls. Tiled floor. Plumbing for washing machine. Two windows to the front.

Boiler / Boot Room - 9'34 x 8'95 (3.61m x 4.85m) - This room was the former hay store in years gone by. Radiator. Flagstone flooring. Door to the front. Space for a fridge/freezer. German biomass pellet boiler which serves the central heating and hot water. The vendor has informed us that the system qualifies for the Government RHI scheme, for the next six years the owner receives £600 per quarter and this will be passed onto the new buyer.

Landing - Spacious landing setting off the first floor accommodation. Window to the rear with countryside views. Cast iron feature radiator. Two loft hatches, one loft is boarded with a light and ladder.

Master Bedroom - 11'75 x 12'03 (5.26m x 3.73m) - Window to the front. Two velux skylights to the rear. Radiator. Exposed beams.

Ensuite - 6'66 x 12'20 max (3.51m x 4.17m max) - Fitted with a white suite comprising low level w.c., and pedestal wash hand basin. Shower cubicle with Mira sport max shower. Exposed beams. Velux skylight to the rear. Feature stone alcove. Wood laminate floor. Heated towel rail.

Bedroom Two - 14'21 x 12'65 (4.80m x 5.31m) - This is a superb twin bedroom with window to the front overlooking open fields. Radiator. This spacious room is also used as a study currently and is fitted with a desk and a range of cupboards, bookcases, display cupboards and shelving, well appointed for a home office.

Bedroom Three - 12'76 x 8'58 (5.59m x 3.91m) - Window to the rear. Radiator.

Bedroom Four / Dressing Room - 12'58 x 11'57 (5.13m x 4.80m) - Currently used as dressing room, this room lends it self to many uses and could be a superb nursery for example. Radiator. Window to the front. This room gives access to the master suite.

Family Bathroom - 7'66 x 6'91 (3.81m x 4.14m) - A charming bathroom fitted with a white suite comprising low level w.c., pedestal wash hand basin. Freestanding claw foot rolled top bath with mixer taps and shower attachment. Part wood panelled walls. Wood laminate floor. Feature radiator. Window to the rear with a granite window sill.

Garage - 9'30 x 15'83 max (3.51m x 6.68m max) - Electric up and over door. Light and power.

Outside - Parking space to the front. Outside tap. Stone walled front garden with established flower beds and climbers. The side garden is bordered by a copper beech hedge with a flagged patio area, raised flower beds and a selection of fruit trees, pear, plum and apple. The patio area extends to the rear of the property with further raised flower beds, this gives access to a gated enclosed garden with sandstone entertaining terrace. Gravelled garden with inset stepping stones, pergola with log store, Garden shed, flower and shrub beds. Pedestrian gate to the front. The garden on one side, abuts a quaint chapel which is only used very occasionally, we are led to believe about once a month.

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Please Note - The agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures, fittings or services and cannot verify they are in working order or fit for their purpose, neither has the agent checked the legal documents to verify the freehold/leasehold status of the property. The buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor or Surveyor.

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