2 bedroom house for saleWater Lane, Cromford, MATLOCK, Derbyshire, DE4 3QH
Sold by Us £165,000
- SUPERBLY PRESENTED DERBYSHIRE COTTAGE
- Characterful & Grade II Listed
- RETAINS A WEALTH OF ORIGINAL FEATURES
- Set Over Three Floors
- Two Bedrooms
- Family Bathroom
- Spacious Living Room
- Fitted Kitchen
- Delightful Terrace Gardens to the Rear
- VILLAGE LOCATION
A superbly presented, characterful, Grade II listed, traditionally Derbyshire cottage, retaining a wealth of original features including beamed ceiling and original fire openings. The accommodation is set over three floors and offers two bedrooms, family bathroom, spacious living room and fitted kitchen. There are delightful terrace gardens to the rear of the property. Cromford is a small village with a lot of historical interest being the site of the first successful water powered cotton mill in the country. The village grew up around the mill the majority of the houses being built by the mill owner Richard Arkwright (founder of the English sewing Cotton Company). Today the village is part of the Valley Mills World Heritage Site and offers good local amenities with easy access to the nearby towns of Wirksworth, Matlock and Belper and is within commuting distance of Derby and Nottingham and having easy access to the M1 Motorway via the A38 trunk road. There is a branch line train station with a regular service to Derby and Nottingham.
Entering the property via a half glazed panelled entrance door which opens to:
LIVING ROOM 14'4 x 13'9 (4.37m x 4.19m)
Having a pair of front aspect casement windows set within exposed stone mullions and having secondary glazing and fitted shutters. A half glazed stable style door opens onto the rear of the property. The room has original beams to the ceiling with a heavy central beam, feature fireplace with dressed stone surround and a heavy grit stone lintel and a raised hearth housing a living flame gas fired stove. The room has ceramic tiles to the floor, two column central heating radiators and television aerial point. To the side of the chimneybreast is a built-in settle with storage lockers beneath. A batten door with thumb latch opens to a useful under stairs storage space and there is a built-in cupboard with fitted shelving. The room is illuminated by wall lamp points and there is a telephone point. A batten door with thumb latch leads to:
KITCHEN 6'7 x 6'5 (2m x 1.95m)
Having a side aspect UPVC double glazed window, ceramic tiles to the floor following through from the living room and a range of shaker style base cupboards set beneath a granite effect work surface with a matching upstand and tiled splash back. Set within the work surface is a stainless sink with mixer tap and a Stoves 4-burner gas hob over which is a cooker hood. Beneath the hob is a Zanussi fan assisted electric oven. The room has a central heating radiator, halogen downlight spotlights and space for a fridge freezer. There is an integral automatic washing machine. Sited within the kitchen is the Baxi combination gas fired boiler which provides hot water and central heating to the property. The fridge freezer currently installed is available if required.
From the living room a further batten door with thumb latch opens to a staircase which rises to:
FIRST FLOOR LANDING 14'4 x 5'9 (4.37m x 1.75m)
Having a rear aspect UPVC double glazed window overlooking the gardens. The landing has broad original polished pine floorboards, central heating radiator with thermostatic valve and a rustic batten door with thumb latch opening to:
FIRST FLOOR BEDROOM 9'1 x 7'11 max (2.77m x 2.41m)
Having a pair of front aspect casement windows set within exposed stone mullions and having fitted secondary glazing. The room has original exposed pine floorboards, exposed beams to the ceiling and a central heating radiator.
SHOWER ROOM 7'9 x 5' (2.36m x 1.52m)
Having a rear aspect UPVC double glazed window with obscured glass, broad original floorboards and suite with tiled shower cubicle with mixer shower, pedestal wash hand basin with a shaver light over and high level flush W.C. The room has a column central heating radiator.
From the first floor landing a batten door with thumb latch opens to a staircase which rises to:
SECOND FLOOR BEDROOM 14'8 x 13' (4.47m x 3.96m)
With front aspect casement windows with a deep windowsill forming a seat from where there are pleasant views over the wooded hills and former mill pond. The room has broad original polished pine floor boards, central heating radiator with thermostatic valve, original feature bedroom fireplace and a range of built-in wardrobes providing hanging space and storage shelving. There are wall and centre light points and a built-in cupboard over the head of the stairs.
To the rear of the property is a terraced garden with stone steps rising to flags seating areas ideal for displaying pot plants. From the upper terrace there are delightful views over the rooftops and the village to the open countryside and wooded hills that surround the area. The property has outside lighting and an outside water supply.
SERVICES AND GENERAL INFORMATION
All mains services are connected to the property.
COUNCIL TAX BAND (Correct at time of publication)
Leaving Matlock along the A6 towards Derby, passing through Matlock Bath, at the traffic lights turn right into Cromford village, taking the second right turn into Water Lane where the property can be found on the right hand side after the village pond and water mill.
All measurements in these details are approximate. None of the fixed appliances or services have been tested and no warranty can be given to their condition. The deeds have not been inspected by the writers of these details. These particulars are produced in good faith with the approval of the vendor but they should not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact and they do not constitute any part of an offer or contract.
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