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4 bedroom cottage for sale

Uttoxeter Road, Foston, Derby

Guide Price £490,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 17th Century Character Cottage
  • Fireplaces and beams throughout
  • Four Reception Rooms
  • Bespoke Breakfast Kitchen
  • Utility room & Bathroom to Ground Floor
  • Four Bedrooms & Bathroom to First Floor
  • Total Plot measuring and Acre
  • Driveway leading to Double Garage

Full description

Old Chapel House is a wonderful example of a period cottage boasting an array of original features throughout which makes a great family home. The cottage actually has an attached chapel dating from 1812 currently used for garaging and storage which could be converted to more accommodation if needed. There are features through the cottage such as quarry tiled flooring, beams to many rooms, period fireplaces and log burners, original brace and latch doors and a viewing is essential to appreciate all on offer.

Accommodation - Old Chapel House is believed to date back to the 17th Century and benefits from four reception areas many with some unique aspects and original period character with the option of adding more if the Former Chapel was converted into reception space. The Entrance Hall is laid with quarry tiled flooring and has brace and latch doors leading off to all rooms. The Lounge is dual aspect with a feature fireplace. There is a delightful snug area with a cast iron log burner set into a recessed fireplace and doors leading out to the rear gardens. The dining room again has beams and an open fire with doors to both the kitchen and final reception area being the conservatory. This room makes the most of views over the gardens. The Breakfast kitchen has room for a table and feature yet another log burner and there is a utility room and the rear gardens are accessed via a stable door into a lean to and then to the outside. There is also a well- appointed bathroom accessed off the hallway.

To the first floor there is a landing area with access to the principle bathroom. The master bedroom is a great size and is formed from the old chapel and has exposed beams and plenty of fitted wardrobes. There are three further bedrooms again with some feature fireplaces and all of a good size and with plenty of light flooding in.

Outside - Old Chapel House is nestled within a plot of 1/2 and acre and has off road parking and standing for cars and caravans which leading to a double garage and there is access into the Chapel currently used as further garaging. The gardens to the rear are landscaped and provide a variety of seating areas including a flagstone laid patio off the kitchen area, a summerhouse area and formal lawned gardens. These all benefit from a south facing aspect. There is also a well used vegetable garden and a variety of sheds and greenhouses within the gardens which offer a great degree of privacy and you can see the ruins of Tutbury castle over the fields to the rear

Location - Foston is a hamlet in the Foston and Scropton civil parish of South Derbyshire and is located about 12 miles (19 km) west of Derby City Centre. Further Facilities can be found in the nearby areas of Tutbury and Hatton. The property offers excellent commuting facilities with the village being located off the A50 road giving ease of access to Burton on Trent and leading to both Stoke and Uttoxeter and with M1 also being within close proximity. Nearby schooling is located within Hatton for Primary Schools and Etwall for the John Port Secondary School and the area offers great access into the Peak District with all its charms and walks. Tutbury Castle is nearby and can be seen from the rear gardens and Sudbury Hall is close by also.

Services To The Property - All mains services are connected

Local Authority - South Derbyshire District Council

Viewing Arrangements - Strictly via the vendors agents Fine & Country

Website - For more information visit

Opening Hours - Monday to Friday 9.00 am - 5.30 pm
Saturday 9.00 am - 4.30 pm
Sunday 11.00 am - 3.00 pm

Agents Notes - All measurements are approximate and quoted in metric with imperial equivalents and for general guidance only and whilst every attempt has been made to ensure accuracy, they must not be relied on. The fixtures, fittings and appliances referred to have not been tested and therefore no guarantee can be given and that they are in working order. Internal photographs are reproduced for general information and it must not be inferred that any item shown is included with the property. For a free valuation, contact the numbers listed on the brochure.

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Added on Rightmove:
04 January 2017

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