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Oak Cottage, Moor Lane, Darley Dale, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4

Sold STC £610,000

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This beautiful stone detached period property is believed to date back to the 16th century, originally built as a workman's cottage and gentrified in the mid 18th century and converted into a gentleman's residence. In more recent years, the property has been sympathetically extended to form a spacious family home and occupies an enviable plot surrounded by landscaped gardens. There is also a delightful one bedroom detached barn conversion/cottage in the grounds.

Location - Convenient location in the Derbyshire Dales near Matlock, Bakewell market town and Peak District National Park within an excellent school catchment. Within convenient commutable distance for major commercial centres. Regular bus services to Matlock and Bakewell. Rail services at Matlock.

The Accommodation Comprises - Formal living room, dining room, dining kitchen, downstairs w.c., pantry and large utility area. At first floor level there are four double bedrooms, family bathroom, wet room and shower room. Outside: generous gardens, double garage and one bed self-contained cottage.

A painted timber half glazed front door with stone portico above and 1756 date stone opens to the

Formal Living Room - Which has painted timber Georgian paned sash windows to the front and side aspect. There is a large Georgian era open fireplace with a carved stone mantel, stone inset and tiled hearth with a cast iron open grate with chimney canopy. To the side of the chimney breast is the old salt cupboard and also a small feature window facing to the rear. There is a built in illuminated china cabinet together with a storage cupboard. Two radiators, wall lights and beams to the ceiling. TV point. A door leads through to the

Formal Dining Room - Which has Georgian paned painted sash windows to the front and side aspects and a further Georgian era fireplace with carved stone mantel, stone inset and tiled hearth with a decorative brass hearth guard. Beamed ceiling, inset spotlights, exposed stone wall and radiator. A door leads through to

Side Entrance Hallway - Which has stairs to the first floor. There is a timber half glazed stable door giving access to the garden, ceramic tiled floor and radiator. A further door leads through to the dining kitchen and a corridor leads down to the utility area.

Dining Kitchen - Features a comprehensive range of fitted wall, base and larder units with a granite worktop and inset one and a half bowl stainless steel sink with mixer tap and waste disposal unit. Tiled splashback and large four oven gas fired Aga with extractor hood above. There is a Georgian paned painted sash window to the side aspect and a half glazed stable door giving access to the rear patio area. Beamed ceiling and spotlights. Under stairs storage cupboard.

Utility Area Corridor - This has a side facing Georgian paned timber sash window and radiator. Tiled floor.

Large Downstairs Wc - With a hand wash basin in a built in vanity unit with drawers and cupboard. There is vinyl flooring and half tiled walls. Central ceiling light and radiator.

A further door from the corridor leads down to the pantry and cloaks area, which has a large range of fitted cupboards, shelving and hanging space. Strip lighting. Further door to

Large Utility/Laundry Room - Which has a further range of fitted cupboards. There is a Georgian paned window to the side aspect and a half glazed timber stable door giving access to the garden. Single drainer stainless steel sink set in a granite effect worktop, plumbing for an automatic washing machine and space for a tumble dryer. Strip lighting and wall mounted condensing boiler which was fitted in 2016.

From the hallway a polished wooden staircase with turned spindles leads to the

First Floor Landing - Which has a loft access hatch and a Georgian window to the side aspect.

Master Bedroom - Which has front, side and rear windows with Georgian panes having lovely views over the surrounding countryside. There is a door out onto the rear garden and patio area. Two radiators, central ceiling light, wall light and timber panelled ceiling.

Bedroom Two - With side facing mullioned Georgian paned window, radiator and two wall light points.

Bedroom Three - Front facing Georgian window and a side aspect period window with stone mullions, which is believed to date back to Tudor times. There is a beamed ceiling, loft access hatch, two radiators and an alcove with shelving.

Bedroom Four - Which has a front facing Georgian window and further side Georgian window with lovely views. There is built in mirror glass wardrobes and shelving and hanging space and an impressive marble Victorian era fireplace with a cast iron grate and tiled inset. Beamed ceiling, two radiators, TV and satellite points.

Family Bathroom - Having a bath with painted timber panel and mixer tap/shower hose attachment, wash basin in a vanity cupboard and w.c. Obscure glass Georgian paned timber sash window to the side aspect. Vinyl floor covering, half tiled to dado rail, column radiator with a heated chrome towel rail attached, shaver point and extractor fan.

Separate Wet Room - Which has a tiled floor, water proof boarding to the walls, extractor fan and two ceiling lights. There is a raindance shower head and also a hand held hose attachment shower, chrome ladder style towel rail and glass shelves.

Lobby Area - With door off to

Large Shower Room - With rear facing obscure Georgian paned window and a large walk in shower with glass partition and power shower. There is a pedestal hand wash basin with traditional taps and glass shelf, mirror and light above and w.c. Water proof boarding to the walls and part tiled to dado rail. Built in cupboards and dressing table with mirror and light above. Radiator, ceiling light and vinyl flooring.

Outside - The property sits in large landscaped gardens with lawns, mature trees and shrubs and several fruit trees. There is a walled patio area with a feature stone raised flower bed, a natural stream and an ornamental pond. Large timber 'man' shed with power, light and water. Greenhouse and stone outhouse. Security lighting and outside tap. Ample parking on the sweeping driveway. The garden enjoys lovely views of the surrounding countryside.

Double Garage - With timber sliding doors, power and light.

Within the curtilage of the grounds there is a one bedroom barn conversion cottage, which is called 'Damson Tree Cottage'.

Damson Tree Cottage - A stone built barn conversion, detached cottage. A timber half glazed stable door leads into

Lobby - With stairs to the first floor bedroom.

Bathroom - With glass shower cubicle with Triton shower unit, hand wash basin and w.c. The room is fully tiled with a timber obscure glass double glazed window, vinyl flooring, chrome heated towel rail and wall light/shaver point.

Kitchen - With wall and base units and incorporating a glazed china cabinet, tiled splashback and laminate work top. Stainless steel sink with drainer and mixer tap. Timber double glazed window. A cupboard houses the hot water cylinder with immersion heater. Recessed spotlights, vinyl floor covering and Dimplex wall mounted electric storage radiator. The Zanussi cooker with extractor hood above, fridge and washing machine are included in the sale.

Sitting Room - Which has a feature reclaimed wood handrail and post, timber double glazed window to the side aspect and timber stable door with glass panel. Feature stone fireplace with stone hearth housing the cast iron electric log burning effect fire. Alcove shelving, two wall lights and recess ceiling spotlights. Dimplex night storage radiator.

Small Landing - An enclosed staircase leads from the entrance lobby to a small landing with a timber double glazed side facing window.

Double Bedroom - Which has a roof window and timber double glazed window to the side. Exposed beams, recessed spotlights, built in cupboards and alcove with mirrored back. Two wall lights and Dimplex electric night storage radiator.

Outside - There is a private patio/sitting out area with external lighting. A private parking space and refuse bin storage area. Lovely views of the surrounding countryside.

Valuer - Judy Hudson/mw

Viewing - Strictly by appointment through the Matlock office.

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