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4 bedroom detached bungalow for sale

Gatehouse Drive, Wirksworth, Derbyshire

Sold STC £550,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Four Bedroom Detached
  • One Bedroom Annexe
  • Close to Wirksworth Centre
  • Energy Efficient Design
  • Double Garage
  • Energy Rating C

Full description

Grant's of Derbyshire are delighted to offer this most individual, architect designed, four bedroom detached home with one bedroom annexe. This home is located just a few minutes walk from the centre of Wirksworth but occupies a most private location with a garden plot of approximately one quarter of an acre. This property has been developed by the current owners to provide an extremely energy efficient home using extensive insulation, triple glazed larch windows and doors, underfloor heating and a Mechanical Ventilation Heat Recovery Unit. There is a double garage with one bedroom annexe above and a large driveway for several vehicles.

Ground Floor - Entrance to the property is gained via the wrought iron gates at the edge of Gate House Drive. The private driveway leads down to the property where a pathway leads up to the part glazed door opening into the

Entrance Porch - 5'10 x 4'11 (1.78m x 1.50m) - With tiled flooring and space for outside coats and boots, there is a door which leads to the dining kitchen and another which opens into the

Ground Floor Cloakroom - 7'3 x 4'4 (2.21m x 1.32m) - With tiled flooring, triple glazed window to the side and a modern white suite consisting of a wall mounted corner basin and low flush WC, the water for which is harvested by the rainwater harvesting system.

Kitchen & Dining Area - 31'1 x 11'10 (9.47m x 3.61m) - A quite superb family space, well lit by the triple glazed windows to the front and rear elevations. We have tiled flooring warmed by the underfloor heating, inset low energy spotlights and a large opening which leads to the sitting room and conservatory. The kitchen has a range of matching oak wall and base units with tiled work surface over and inset stainless steel sink. There is a part glazed door which opens up to reveal the patio area and rear garden. There is a gas powered Raeburn oven with separate Miele electric oven and halogen hob. A concertina door opens to reveal the pantry area providing most useful storage space for foodstuffs and vacuum cleaner etc.

Sitting Room - 19'1 x 11'3 (5.82m x 3.43m) - Again, a well lit room with triple glazed window to the front elevation and bi fold door which leads to the conservatory. We have a wood burning stove, underfloor heating and an ash staircase which leads off to the first floor.

Conservatory - 28'10 x 8' Max (8.79m x 2.44m Max) - With tiled flooring, Ash doors, triple glazed windows, electrically operated blinds and motorised Velux windows, this is a well used room by the current vendors as it overlooks the garden. Bi fold doors open into the

Ground Floor Bedroom - 12'5 x 8'4 (3.78m x 2.54m) - With tiled flooring and opening which leads to the

Ensuite Shower Room - With wheelchair access and a white suite consisting of low flush WC, wash basin, heated towel rail, Bidet and floor level shower, obscured glass, triple glazed window to the rear.

First Floor - On arrival on the first floor landing we have a light tube providing additional natural light and four solid ash doors, the first of which opens into

Bedroom Two - 12'3 x 10'3 Max (3.73m x 3.12m Max) - With built in storage cupboards into the eaves and a Velux windows to the front and side elevations

Bedroom Three - 11'7 x 8'2 Max (3.53m x 2.49m Max) - With built in cupboards and Velux window to the side elevation

Bedroom Four - 12'5 x 6'2 Max (3.78m x 1.88m Max) - With window to the side elevation.

Outside - To the front of the property there is a tarmac driveway providing parking for several vehicles. To the side of the conservatory there is a paved area with glass balustrade overlooking the lower garden below which is laid to lawn and has a number of mature plants and trees. There are raised beds with many varieties of vegetable and fruit plants. A pathway leads down to the lower garden.

Double Garage & One Bedroom Annexe - The double garage has an electronic roller door and measures 22'1 x 18'2. To the rear of the garage there is space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble drier. The annexe has electric heating with an immersion heater for the hot water.. Externally, a steel staircase provides access to the first floor self contained annexe. A triple glazed, Larch door opens into

Lounge / Bedroom / Kitchenette - 24'9 x 13'2 Max (7.54m x 4.01m Max) - With french doors and juliet balcony to the rear, we have a self contained lounge, bedroom and kitchenette with built in cupboards, well lit by the Velux windows above.

Bathroom - 6'4 x 5'11 (1.93m x 1.80m) - With a modern white suite consisting of double ended bath with shower over, wash basin heated towel rail and low flush WC.

Energy Efficiency - The property has a high level of insulation throughout including the floors, acoustic insulation in the ceilings and ground floor partition walls. There is cavity wall insulation and all the windows are triple glazed. There is a mechanical ventilation heat reclaim unit and the gas central heating system is powered by an "A rated" Rayburn condensing boiler/cooker. There is underfloor heating throughout operated by thermostatic controls in each room. There is a separate immersion heater for summer use. Both water tanks are "Solar Ready". There is a rainwater harvesting system also.

Directional Notes - From our Wirksworth Office, proceed down St John Street turning right at Lloyd's Bank into The Causeway turning left onto Gatehouse Drive. Brantwood can be found on the left hand side.

Council Tax Information - We understand from Derbyshire District Council that this home falls within Council Tax Band E (Currently £1889 per annum).

Disclaimer: 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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