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2 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Robin Hood, Whatstandwell

Sold STC £275,000

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A rare opportunity to acquire a stunning character cottage, originally part of an old saw mill which has been SYMPATHETICALLY RENOVATED to a high standard throughout, with two double bedrooms both with ensuites. Situated along a private driveway in the most tranquil WOODLAND SETTING overlooking the historic Cromford canal. Benefitting from four OFF ROAD PARKING spaces and delightful SOUTH FACING COTTAGE GARDENS, Viewing is essential.

Directions - Leave Belper along the A6 North, proceed through Ambergate and onto Whatstandwell. Upon reaching the family tree restaurant turn right and proceed up the hill. Immediately after the canal bridge turn left signposted Robin Hood and Lea. Proceed through the woodland to a clearing where The Cottage can be found on the left hand side down a private driveway. Clearly identified by our distinctive For Sale board.

A charming character stone cottage with original sash style window and decorative entrance porches. The split level accommodation comprises to lower ground level, entrance porch. Large dining kitchen, inner hall, giving access to utility room and downstairs WC, stairs lead to first floor, spacious lounge with feature bay window overlooking the front garden and Cromford canal beyond, separate snug with feature stone fireplace and stove, with double aspect windows, two double bedrooms both with ensuites.

The cottage has a wealth of history dating back to the late 1800's, originally a productive sawmill with later additions in the 1900's. The original cast iron water pipe which fed the saw mill still remains. The property has been lovingly restored by the current vendors to provide a quality family home in a most picturesque setting, whilst retaining many original features.

Situated along a private driveway in a tranquil woodland setting. Upon reaching the cottage a tarmac drive provides parking for two vehicles, wooden entrance gate leads into the beautiful south facing garden, with established shrubs and trees. A pathway winds through the lawned garden to a decorative arbour and entrance door to upper level, taking full advantage of the beautiful views to the cromford canal in a picturesque. The driveway continues to the lower level where a tarmac drive provides parking for a further two vehicles. The walled garden is mainly laid to lawn. Steps lead to a raised stone paved patio area, perfect for alfresco dining and enjoying countryside views.

Whatstandwell is a pretty village sitting on the outskirts of the Peak District, having a busy railway station, family restaurant and excellent road links to Derby, Nottingham and Matlock and Belper via A6, A38 and M1.

Benefitting from oil fired heating and private drainage. The cottage has individually thermostatic Honeywell controlled heating system.

Accommodation Comprises. -

Entrance Porch - Decorative wooden porch canopy with weather vain, Wooden entrance stable door with glass inset to lower ground floor.

Dining Kitchen - 23'0 X 8'9 (7.01m X 2.67m) - Beautifully appointed with a range of wooden cream shaker style drawers and cupboards, with cashmere gold granite worktops with grooved drainer, belfast sink with mixer tap, integrated appliances include induction hob, electric oven, extractor hood, dishwasher and fridge freezer, complimentary splashback tiling. Travertine stone tiling with underfloor heating. Feature sash window to the front elevation, two wooden windows to side elevation. Inset spotlights, television and telephone points.

Inner Lobby - Wooden door, continuation of travertine stone tiling with underfloor heating, under stairs storage cupboard. Stairs to the first floor.

Utility - Wooden door provides access, continuation of travertine stone tiling with underfloor heating, plumbing for washing machine and dryer, extractor fan, heating control. Inset spot lights, double wall mounted cupboard with shaker style cream doors.

Downstairs Wc - Wooden door, complimentary travertine stone wall and floor tiling. White WC, chrome heated towel radiator, fitted sink with chrome tap with under storage cupboard, wall mounted mirror.

To The First Floor -

Lounge - 14'1 X 12'8 (4.29m X 3.86m) - Feature sash bay window to the front elevation with wooden shutters, enjoying views over the garden and Cromford canal beyond, A further two wooden fixed panel windows to both side elevations allows the room to flood with natural light, Engineered oak flooring benefitting from underfloor heating, solid wooden entrance door with decorative porch, provides access to the garden. Loft access, telephone and television point, thermostatic room control and built in wooden cupboard.

Snug - 12'5 X 13'9 (3.78m X 4.19m) - Wooden door, continuation of the engineered oak floor with underfloor heating, feature stone fireplace with black granite hearth and Morse wood burning stove. Wooden sash windows to both side elevations overlooking the garden and open countryside. Thermostatic room control, telephone and television point, Honeywell heating system control,

Bedroom Two - 8'3 X 11'2 (2.51m X 3.40m) - A wooden door provides access to a pleasant double room, with wooden sash window to the front elevation views, overlooking open countryside, radiator, continuation of engineered oak flooring, double wooden doors open to.

Ensuite - Complimentary full floor and wall travertine stone tiling, fitted with white low level WC, wash hand basin with cupboard under, shower enclosure with tray, glass screen and wall mounted electric shower, aperture storage, white towel radiator, mirror, shaver point, light.

Master Bedroom - 11'9 X 10'6 PLUS WARDROBE RECESS (3.58m X 3.20m PL - Steps lead to - wooden door provides access to a large master bedroom with built in his and hers oak wardrobes, engineered oak floor, wooden sash window to side elevation, radiator, wooden doors lead into.

Ensuite - 13'2 X 4'0 (4.01m X 1.22m) - Complimentary full wall and floor travertine stone tiling, with under floor heating, walk in shower with glass doors and wall mounted power shower, fitted sink unit with storage cupboard underneath, Low level WC. Two wall mounted heated towel rails, wooden window to side elevation, shaver point, integral linen and storage shelving,

Outside - The cottage takes advantage of two separate garden areas to the lower and upper levels. To the upper level the cottage benefits from a tarmac driveway with parking for two vehicles, a wooden entrance gate leads into the beautiful south facing garden, with established shrubs and trees. A pathway leads through the lawned garden taking full advantage of the views to the Cromford canal and countryside beyond. To the lower level there is a further tarmac driveway providing parking for two vehicles. The walled garden is mainly laid to lawn with stone steps leading to a raised stone patio area, perfect for alfresco dining and enjoying countryside views.

A particular feature of the Cottage is its tranquil woodland setting, across the driveway is a cascading stream with footbridge over leading to a woodland pathway, which gently descends to the historic Cromford canal providing access to several walking trails along the Derwent Valley and beyond.

Viewing is essential to appreciate the accommodation and setting the cottage has to offer.

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