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3 bedroom cottage for sale

Fern Cottage Well Street, Brassington, Derbyshire DE4 4HJ

Sold STC £299,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Dining room
  • Kitchen
  • Large walk-in pantry
  • Sitting room
  • Staircase to first floor level, large galleried landing
  • Three Bedrooms
  • Staircase to second floor level
  • Attic room one door off to Attic room two
  • Private and elevated rear enclosed garden, stone outbuilding for storage/workshop purposes

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

This period, stone built, double fronted property which benefits from oil fired central heating occupies an enviable location close the centre of the popular and sought after village of Brassington.

The full extent of the accommodation can only be properly appreciated by a full internal inspection as it extends over three floors and briefly comprises sitting room, open plan dining room with kitchen to the rear and large pantry. At first floor level there are three very good sized bedrooms with large family bath/shower room and at second floor two big attic rooms which have dormer windows enjoying extensive countryside views. Outside there is a paved forecourt and a good sized private enclosed rear garden.

The property offers tremendous potential and scope for improvement, alteration and upgrading to the purchasers taste and represents an ideal opportunity for those seeking a good sized family home.

A half glazed stable style front door leads to

Dining Room 16 x 1010 [4.88m x 3.3m] with window to the front, inbuilt corner cupboard with fitted shelves above, double panel and single panel central heating radiators. Double opening glazed doors to sitting room and wide square beamed opening to

Kitchen 10 x 810 [3.05m x 2.69m] and 63 x 52 [1.9m x 1.57m] having ceramic tiled floor and being fitted with a range of inbuilt units providing base cupboards, drawer bank and wall cupboards, work surfaces with appliance space beneath having plumbing for automatic washing machine, inset single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. There is also provision for a dishwasher. A tiled range recess housing the Rayburn Nouvelle oil fired range which provides domestic hot water and central heating. To the side of the range recess is an inbuilt double opening cupboard with fitted shelves. There is a further tiled recess with fitted work surface and fitted electric oven with four burner electric hob above. Door to staircase to first floor level, door to the exterior rear and a door off to

Large Walk-in Pantry 88 x 55 {2.64m x 1.65m] having ample fitted shelves and also housing the electricity meters and fusebox.

Sitting Room 149 x 127 [4.49m x 3.83m] having two windows to the front, single panel central heating radiator and heavily beamed ceiling. One wall is finished in closely boarded pine and there is a feature wide stone fireplace with marble shelf and ornament niches, quarry tiled hearth, open grate with back boiler and copper chimney canopy. Spacious under stairs storage cupboard.

Staircase to first floor level having large galleried landing with single panel central heating radiator and inbuilt double opening cupboard with fitted coat pegs. A door and staircase lead off to second floor level.

Bedroom One 151 x 1010 [4.6m x 3.3m] with single panel central heating radiator inbuilt shelved cupboard and window to the front.

Bedroom Two (front) 134 x 11 [4.06m x 3.35m] having window to the front, single panel central heating radiator.

Bedroom Three (rear) 111 x 102 [3.38m x 3.09m] having single panel central heating radiator and window overlooking the rear garden. Large inbuilt double opening cylinder and airing cupboard housing the insulated copper hot water cylinder with fitted immersion heater and having fitted slatted shelves.
Bathroom being of spacious proportions having fitments in white comprising panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin and low flush wc. The room has fully tiled walls and there is a tiled and glazed shower cubicle with electric shower control. There is a flanking inbuilt linen cupboard and single panel central heating radiator. Dimplex Downflow electric heater.

Staircase off to second floor level

Attic Room One 17 x 136 [5.18m x 4.11m] (partially restricted head height) with small pane glazed dormer window to the front enjoying superb views over the adjoining rooftops to the delightful rolling countryside beyond. Single panel central heating radiator.

Door off to

Attic Room Two 175 x 113 [5.31m x 3.43m] again having single panel central heating radiator and small pane gable dormer window to the front with similar striking and far reaching countryside views.

The cottage occupies a prominent position close to the centre of the village and stands behind a paved forecourt garden protected from the road by wrought iron railings with wrought iron pedestrian gate.

To the rear there is a most pleasant and private elevated garden enclosed with natural stone wall and featuring wide concrete patio terrace, gravelled area, lawn, rockery, beds, borders, evergreens etc. The rear garden can be access via a separate side pedestrian gate and towards the top there is a small stone general or garden store. In addition there is a separate stone outbuilding used for storage and workshop purposes and which also houses the central heating oil storage tank.

Immediately adjacent to the back door which is accessed via steps down from the patio terrace there is a timber porch which shelters the rear door and off which is a small fuel store which has an external access filling facility.

It is understood that all mains water, electricity and drainage are connected.

Other than those fixtures and fittings specifically referred to in these sales particulars no other fixtures and fittings are included in the sale. No specific tests have been carried out on any of the fixtures and fittings at the property.

The property is understood to be held freehold but interested parties should note that this information has not been checked and that they should seek verification from their own solicitor.

For Council Tax purposes the property is in band E.


Strictly by prior appointment with the sole agents Messrs Fidler-Taylor & Co on 01335 346246.

From Ashbourne town centre leave in a north easterly direction along the B5035 Ashbourne to Wirksworth road. Proceed through the village of Kniveton and continue past the turning for Carsington Water. Take the next turn to the left signposted Brassington and proceed into the village. Continue past the village school and then follow the road round to the right passing the Miners Arms and continuing past the Church on the left. Fern Cottage will be found further along on the lefthand side of the road.

Ref: FTA1969

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