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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Rockside Steps, Matlock, Derbyshire

Sold STC £249,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Many original features throughout
  • Gas fired central heating
  • Feature hallway with stone flagged floor
  • Sitting room with feature fireplace and view
  • Dining kitchen enjoying view
  • Well proportioned utility room
  • Four bedrooms
  • Feature well proportioned bathroom
  • Boarded attic providing useful storage area
  • Range of outside stores

Full description

NO UPWARD CHAIN - Character stone built detached four bedroomed Victorian property enjoying magnificent must be seen views over Matlock and surrounding countryside. Range of outside stores. Terraced garden to rear with views. Lawned foregarden enjoying stunning views. - The house is located up 60 steps from Wellington Street but is also accessed from Cavendish Road to the rear

General Information -

This sale offers an excellent opportunity for the discerning purchaser looking to acquire this late Victorian stone built detached property which enjoys many original features and magnificent must be seen views over Matlock and surrounding countryside.

The property is sold with the benefit of gas fired central heating, no upward chain and internally briefly comprises: feature stone flagged reception hallway, sitting room with feature fireplace and views, dining kitchen with views to front and a well proportioned utility room. To the first floor is a semi-galleried landing which leads to four well proportioned bedrooms and a particularly well proportioned bathroom.

Outside to the rear of the property is a terraced garden with views. To the front of the property is a lawned garden which takes full advantage of the magnificent views.

Location -

Matlock town centre offers a good range of amenities including shops, schools and leisure facilities. The nearby A6 provides swift onward travel to the north and south. The nearby market town of Bakewell is approx. 7 miles to the north. Derby is approx. 15 miles to the south, Chesterfield is approx. 10 miles to the north-east and Sheffield is approx. 20 miles to the north all of these offer a more comprehensive range of amenities and are within commuting distance. Junction 28 of the M1 Motorway is approx. 12 miles providing swift onward travel to the north and south, other nearby regional centres and the main motorway network.

Accommodation -

Wooden panelled and glazed entrance door with fan light over provides access to:

Entrance Hallway - Having stone flagged floor covering. Staircase off to first floor with pine hand rail, balusters and newel post. Central heating radiator. Wooden panelled and glazed door to rear providing access to the outside stores and garden beyond. Three pine panelled doors providing access to the sitting room, dining room and kitchen respectively. Fourth pine latch door provides access to a well proportioned utility room.

Sitting Room - 3.74m x 3.56m (12'3" x 11'8") - Having a feature pine fire surround with stone hearth incorporating a cast iron fireplace with working fire. Original pine panelled cupboard to adjacent chimney recess. Satellite TV connection. Central heating radiator. Moulded cornice. Sash windows to front which overlook the foregarden and enjoy a stunning far reaching view over Matlock and towards Riber Castle, which must be seen to be fully appreciated.

L-Shaped Dining Kitchen - 6.22m x 2.74m (20'5" x 9'0") - Having a wooden preparation surface with recessed ceramic Belfast sink having mixer tap over and cupboard beneath. Three appliance spaces, one having gas cooker supply set within a Range style chimney and two further appliance spaces one with plumbing suitable for an automatic washing machine and a second ideal for a fridge / freezer. The kitchen having stone flagged floor covering. The dining area having a particularly attractive marble fire surround with stone hearth incorporating a cast iron fireplace with decorative original tiled inserts. Original pine panelled cupboards to adjacent chimney recess. Central heating radiator. Exposed pine floor boards. Sash window to front which overlook the foregarden and enjoy a stunning far reaching view over Matlock and towards Riber Castle.

Well Proportioned Utility Room - 3.00m x 2.24m (9'10" x 7'4") - Having roll edged preparation surfaces with drawers and cupboards beneath. Two appliance spaces one having plumbing suitable for an automatic washing machine and second ideal for a tumble dryer. Stone flagged floor covering. Daisy Maid airer. Central heating radiator. Wall mounted Worcester combination boiler which provides domestic hot water and services the central heating system. Window to rear.

First Floor -

Semi-Galleried Landing - Having a continuation of the handrail, balusters and post. Large trap door access to roof space having drop down wooden ladder providing access to a full boarded storage area with power and lighting. Five pine panelled doors provide access to the bedrooms and bathroom respectively.

Bedroom One - 3.77m x 2.72m (12'4" x 8'11") - Having central heating radiator. Sash window to rear looking towards the garden.

Bedroom Two - 3.37m x 3.00m (11'1" x 9'10") - Having central heating radiator. Sash window to front enjoying a stunning far reaching view over Matlock and surrounding countryside towards Riber Castle and Black Rocks, which must be seen to be truly appreciated.

Bedroom Three - 3.36m x 3.09m (11'0" x 10'2") - Having attractive exposed original pine floor boards. Central heating radiator. Sash window to front enjoying a stunning far reaching view over Matlock and surrounding countryside towards Riber Castle and Black Rocks.

Bedroom Four - 2.31m x 2.35m (7'7" x 7'9") - Having central heating radiator. Sash window to front enjoying a stunning far reaching view over Matlock and surrounding countryside towards Riber Castle and Black Rocks.

Well Proportioned Bathroom - 2.71m x 2.76m (8'11" x 9'1") - Having an original fire surround with stone hearth and cast iron fireplace. Central heating radiator. Original pine floor boards. The bathroom is part tiled and has a white suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC and panelled cast iron bath with chromed mixer tap / shower. Sash window to rear looking towards the garden.

Outside & Gardens -

Immediately to the rear of the property is a courtyard area which provides access to a timber shed and two enclosed stores together with an open store. Leading out the courtyard are stone steps which provide access to a terraced garden having orchard area with two apple trees, cherry tree, plum tree and an aluminium framed greenhouse. In turn a path and steps provide access to an additional garden area which has spectacular views and would be an ideal location for a summer house.

Directional Note -

The approach from our Matlock office is to proceed north along the A6, passing the Sainsburys superstore and upon reaching the round about junction turn right for Matlock. Proceed into Matlock and upon reaching the Crown Square round about turn left into Bank Road. Continue to climb Bank Road which eventually bears to the right which becomes Wellington Street. Proceed along Wellington Street taking the second turning on the left into Cavendish Road. Proceed along Cavendish Road passing Cavendish Apartment and thereafter the Rockside Steps will be located on the left hand side clearly denoted by our "for sale" board.

Viewing -

Strictly by appointment through Scargill Mann & Co - Matlock Office 01629 584591 (AT 23.04.2015)

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