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3 bedroom bungalow for sale

Riddings Lane, Curbar, Hope Valley, Derbyshire

Sold STC £495,000

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Tenure: Freehold


A charming Grade II listed detached Toll House retaining immense charm and character, incorporating a separate annexe and standing in delightful formal gardens. This beautifully appointed, striking, mellow stone single storey property which was originally the Old Turn Pike House between the villages of Froggatt and Curbar, has many original features including mullioned windows. The cottage incorporates central heating and the accommodation includes   a sitting room with stove, dining area leading through to a beautiful conservatory with views over the gardens, a fitted kitchen with appliances and stove, three bedrooms, a mezzanine study and bathroom/WC. Externally there is a separate annexe, previously used as self contained accommodation, further outbuildings and a substantial double garage. Their are delightful formal gardens with generous expanses of lawns together with established beds and borders. Standing on the crossroads between Froggatt and Curbar, this lovely cottage is easily accessible to Sheffield and has good local amenities in Calver and Baslow.
An option to purchase 4 acres of paddock, woodland and quarry is available subject to negotiation.

Grade II Listed Detached Toll House
Separate Annexe
Three Bedrooms
Three Reception Rooms
Double Garage
4 acres

. A panelled and etched glazed entrance door to an entrance hall.

Entrance Hall Double banked radiator, further single radiator and doors to all main rooms.

Sitting Room A charming sitting room with a return frontage secondary double glazed small pane window with radiator beneath, stone fireplace set with a multi-fuel cast iron stove with stone mantle, dado rail, revealed roof timbers and further double banked radiator. Two openings through to dining area.

Dining Area Further double radiator, dado, pitched ceiling with revealed roof timbers, dividing wall with stone display plinth and opening to superb conservatory.

Conservatory Sealed unit double glazed windows, solid roof, double banked radiator, natural stone sill, quarry tiled flooring, double opening double glazed doors leading out to and overlooking the garden and land.

Kitchen Attractively fitted kitchen with a comprehensive range of contemporary units in a pastel shade incorporating a stainless steel sink, full range of base units, Corian work surfaces, wall units, glazed china cabinets, integrated fridge and dishwasher with matching fascia, multi-fuel stove set onto a raised brick hearth within a brick surround and polished mantle. Quarry tiled flooring running throughout the room, beamed ceiling with downlighters, small pane window, high level secondary double glazed window, stable type door giving access to the garden. Matching door leading to a pantry with a range of shelving and downlighter. Worcester combination gas fired central heating boiler.

Bedroom One A stone mullion oriel secondary double glazed window, two further secondary double glazed windows, one with a bench seat beneath. Two radiators, tall sliding door mirror fronted wardrobes with matching bedside cabinet and shelving, double built-in wardrobe.

Bedroom Two Full range of contemporary built-in furniture including wardrobes, fixed bed head board and drawer pack. Secondary double glazed mullioned window with display sill and double banked radiator. Access to the roof space.

Bedroom Three Secondary double glazed window enjoying an aspect over the garden and land, double banked radiator beneath, further secondary double glazed window, built-in wardrobes and shelving. Cast iron spiral staircase leading to a mezzanine study.

Mezzanine Study Built-in shelving, window offering natural light, pitched ceiling and eaves storage areas.

Bathroom/WC White suite comprising: panelled bath with mixer tap, shower head and rail, vanity wash basin with double door cupboard beneath and low flush WC. Matching wall cupboard, downlights, tiled floor covering, etched secondary double glazed window and chrome column radiator/towel rail.

The Cottage Stable type door to a lobby.

Lobby Window, radiator and opening to:

Bedroom Double opening windows, double banked radiator and wardrobe.

En-suite Bathroom/WC White suite comprising: panelled bath, wash hand basin and low flush WC. Downlighters, extractor fan and panelled ceiling.

Kitchen Fitted with a stainless steel sink, base units, work surfaces, wall units, shelving, vinyl flooring, four ring gas hob and extractor. Door to rear store room.

Store Room Fuel and log store.

. Central heating and plumbing system to the cottage requires upgrading.

. Alternative access from the rear of the cottage leading out to the garden.

Detached Building A substantial building utilised as a utility room and workshop, sink, plumbing for washing machine, work benches and work surfaces, eaves storage cupboard. This building could be used for a multitude of purposes.

Double Side-by-Side Garage Two automatically operated up and over doors, separate alarm system, service door, light and power.

Exterior and Gardens The property is approached by a pedestrian gate leading to the front entrance door or alternatively a ranch style gate from the road gives access to a parking area immediately in front of the garage which has security lighting and a path giving access to the conservatory. To the south of the property, there is a formal garden which is mainly laid to lawn and stocked with a range of mature trees, bushes and shrubs incorporating fruit trees in the orchard area. Patio and seating areas, wood store and summer house.The formal garden flows into an adjacent PADDOCK suitable for the keeping and grazing of livestock with its own seperate road access. There are also pretty woodland walks to the quarry with road access.

Note All measurements are approximate. None of the services, fittings or appliances (if any), heating installations, plumbing or electrical systems have been tested and no warranty is given as to their working ability.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
12 May 2015

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