5 bedroom detached house for saleBullbridge Hill, Fritchley, Derbyshire
Sold STC £750,000
Full descriptionThe well proportioned five bedroomed period residence boasts a wealth of original features with immense character and charm. The mature gardens extend to approx 1.8 acres, enjoying stunning countryside views. Having a two storey two bedroomed cottage, three garages and outhouses. Situated conveniently in the popular village of Fritchley, close to excellent local amenities and major road links.
Directions - Leave Belper along Crich Lane. Proceed straight over the crossroads into Ridgeway. At the bottom of the hill turn left and at the junction with (A610) Ripley Road turn right. At the traffic lights turn left onto Bullbridge Hill and proceed up the hill. Immediately after the right hand junction with Allen Lane, turn right through the electronic gates into the grounds of South Field.
The well maintained character property enjoys many period features including original fireplaces, cornice and coving, Minton tiled flooring, elegant staircase and hardwood doors and sash windows. Offering spacious yet versatile accommodation comprising Reception hallway with Minton tiled flooring and period staircase, sitting room with traditional marble fireplace with hardwood conservatory off, dining room with dual aspect windows overlooking the grounds and views beyond, family room, guest WC, useful utility room with servants staircase and Farmhouse kitchen fitted with bespoke solid wooden units and gas Aga. To the first floor is a galleried landing, four good sized double bedrooms all enjoying stunning countryside views (master with ensuite shower facility), family bathroom and bedroom five with second staircase.
Benefitting from gas fired central heating fired by a newly installed Vailant boiler and some double glazed windows
The Cottage is a cleverly converted from the two storey red brick barn to provide ancillary accommodation comprising entrance hallway, guest WC, open plan living dining kitchen fitted with shaker style units, integrated appliances and bi-fold French doors opening onto the patio area. To the first floor is a cosy sitting room with log burning stove, two bedrooms and shower room.
Benefitting from gas central heating and double glazed windows and doors.
There are three garages and two further outhouses providing excellent storage.
The extensive mature gardens extend to approximately 1.8 acres, mainly laid to lawn with mature trees and hedge boundary. The tarmac driveway sweeps through the plot, providing ample car parking and hard standing. The grounds are well established with productive kitchen garden, formal rose garden, children's play area and sunny paved patio, perfect for alfresco dining and entertaining.
Reception Hallway - A hardwood original entrance door provides access. There is an original Minton tiled floor, moulded cornice, four panelled internal doors off, radiator and an elegant staircase climbs to the first floor.
Sitting Room - 14'1 X 14'1 MAX (4.29m X 4.29m MA X) - The focal point of the room being an attractive marble fireplace with raised hearth and cast iron insert incorporating an open dog grate. There is a character sash window to the front overlooking the patio and grounds, boxed central heating radiator, television aerial point and satellite connection, exposed floorboards, moulded cornice and a pine panelled half glazed door opens into :
Conservatory - 15'3 X 7'9 (4.65m X 2.36m) - Constructed with a brick built base with sealed unit double glazed windows and glazed roof incorporating French doors opening onto the flagstone patio. There is light and power, electric heating, ceramic tiled flooring covering and wooden panelled door providing access to:
Store - 9'2 X 7'11 (2.79m X 2.41m) - Having light, power, cold water tap and access to the rear courtyard.
Dining Room - 14'1 X 12' (4.29m X 3.66m) - A period open fire surround with raised marble hearth, original coving, cornice and ceiling rose, exposed pine floor boards, period sash window to the front overlooks the vegetable garden and far reaching countryside views.
Study / Family Room - 14'1 X 9'3 (4.29m X 2.82m) - Having radiator, coving, telephone point, built-in cupboard housing the electricity connection and sash window to the rear over looking the courtyard area.
Fitted Breakfast Kitchen - 14'1 X 15'3 (4.29m X 4.65m) - Appointed with a bespoke range of solid wood, painted base cupboards, drawers eye level units with dresser with granite work surface and up stand incorporating a twin Belfast ceramic sink and drainer. Integrated appliances include a two oven gas fired Aga set within a range-style chimney breast, two ring electric ceramic hob and electric fan assisted oven with grill. There is plumbing for dishwasher, space for an American style fridge/ freezer, radiator, Karndean flooring and a picture window in UPVC frame to the side enjoying superb far reaching countryside views. A wooden door provides access to the:
Utility Room - 14'10 X 8'2 (4.52m X 2.49m) - Having a stone range-style fireplace with adjacent built-in storage cupboards, stainless steel sink and cupboard beneath, wall mounted Worcester Bosch condensing boiler which provides the domestic hot water. Continuation of the Karndean floor covering. Sash window to the side and wooden braced and latched door to the rear providing access to the courtyard area. A panelled door with second staircase off to the first floor leads directly into bedroom four.
Guests Cloakroom - 7' X 7'9 (2.13m X 2.36m) - Having a white suite comprising large period style pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC, central heating radiator, spot lights, built-in cloaks cupboard and opaque sash window to the side.
On The First Floor -
Galleried Landing - Having a sash window to the front elevation commanding the views over the grounds and central heating radiator
Bedroom One - 14'1 X 14'1 MAX (4.29m X 4.29m MA X) - Having a range of built-in wardrobes with hanging rails and shelving facility, bedside cabinets and drawers, central heating radiator, television aerial connection and dual aspect sash window to the front and side elevations over looking the garden. A panelled door provides access to:
Ensuite - Appointed with a four piece suite comprising Jacquzzi bath with mixer shower taps, double shower enclosure with electric Triton shower, vanity wash hand basin and low flush WC. There is complementary tiling, inset spot lighting, heated towel radiator, extractor fan and window to the side elevation.
Bedroom Two - 14' X 12'1 MAX (4.27m X 3.68m MA X) - Having central heating radiator, dual aspect sash windows to the front and side elevations enjoying views over the Amber Valley countryside. Access is provided to the roof void.
Bedroom Three - 12'11 X 11'4 MAX (3.94m X 3.45m MA X) - Having central heating radiator, useful built-in storage cupboard with shelving, sash window to the side elevation enjoying stunning countryside views.
Bedroom Four - 15'1 X 10' MAX (4.60m X 3.05m MA X) - Having a second servants staircase with access to the utility room. There is a central heating radiator, built-in wardrobe with hanging rail and cupboard over, and sash window to the rear elevation.
Bedroom Five - 7'3 X 8'2 (2.21m X 2.49m) - Having a sealed unit double glazed port-hole style window to the side elevation, radiator and sealed unit double glazed window to the rear elevation.
Family Bathroom - Appointed with a three piece white suite comprising a large period style pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC and bath with period style overhead shower and complementary full tiling. Two boxed radiators, heated towel rail, ceramic tiled flooring, sealed unit double glazed opaque window to the side elevation and a built-in airing cupboard houses the hot water cylinder.
The Cottage - The beautifully converted annex accommodation has gas fired central heating and character double glazed windows and doors.
Entrance Hall - Having flagstone flooring, radiator and stairs lead off to the first floor.
Open Plan Living Dining Kitchen - 23' X 22'2 OVERALL measurements (7.01m X 6.76m OV -
Kitchen Area - 11'4 X 11'8 max (3.45m X 3.56m max) - Appointed with a range of cream shaker style base cupboards, drawers and eye level units with wood effect rolled top work surface over incorporating a porcelain sink drainer with mixer taps and splash back tiling. Integrated appliances include dish washer, fridge freezer and space for a gas range cooker. There is solid oak flooring, useful cloaks cupboard, inset lighting and open into
Guest Wc - Having low flush WC, wall mounted wash hand basin and plumbing for washing machine.
Living Area - 15'9 X 12'2 (4.80m X 3.71m) - Having solid oak flooring, inset spot lights, TV aerial point and hardwood Bi-fold doors open onto the patio.
First Floor Landing - Having built-in cupboard housing the Baxi combi boiler and providing excellent storage.
Sitting Room - 15'9 X 12'2 (4.80m X 3.71m) - Having dual aspect windows to the front and side elevations enjoying views, TV aerial point, telephone point, radiator and log burning stove.
Bedroom One - 10'10 X 10'1 (3.30m X 3.07m) - Having a central heating radiator, double glazed window to the front elevation
Potential Bedroom Two - 11'2 X 9'3 (3.40m X 2.82m) - Currently fitted with kitchen units, central heating radiator and double glazed window to the front.
Shower Room - Appointed with a white suite comprising shower enclosure with electric shower, pedestal wash hand basin and low flush WC. There is complementary tiling, radiator, extractor fan and Velux skylight window.
Garages - There are three individual brick built garages with light power and electric up and over doors.
Outside - The beautiful south facing grounds extend to approx 1.8 acre of mature gardens, mainly laid to lawn with mature trees and hedging, rose garden, established flower beds, kitchen garden with green house, garden pond, children's play areas and sunny flagstone patio perfect for alfresco dining. The tarmac driveway provides ample car parking and hard standing with external lighting, tap and power points.
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