2 bedroom semi-detached house for saleDuffield
- Attractive Stone Built Gate House
- Highly Sought After Location
- Two/Three Bedrooms
- Lounge Diner
- Breakfast Kitchen
- Established Gardens
- Beautiful Views
- Ecclesbourne School Catchment Area
- Double Width Driveway
- EPC Band E
This attractive stone built 2/3 bedroom semi-detached cottage enjoys an elevated position on Eaton Bank within the highly desirable village of Duffield and noted Ecclesbourne School Catchment Area. The home provides a wealth of character and charm with many features throughout together with gas central heating and double glazing. The Gate House is believed to date back to the 1860’s and has been featured in The National Magazine, 25 Beautiful Homes and Derbyshire Life. The accommodation comprises; beautiful Lounge Diner with feature fireplace, fitted Breakfast Kitchen, Study/Bedroom 3 and ground floor Family Bathroom. On the first floor there are two further Bedrooms and beautiful views across Duffield. Outside, mature landscaped gardens and off road parking. An early internal inspection is highly recommended. Council Tax Band D.
Ground Floor - The property can be entered via a secure wooden double glazed door to the side elevation, leading into:
Lounge Diner - 5.38m x 3.61m (17'8" x 11'10") - This spacious reception room provides a versatile area, suitable for both seating and dining and has the advantage of a feature fireplace incorporating a coal effect Living Flame gas fire set in an Adams style surround with marble insert and hearth. There is decorative coving to ceiling, solid oak flooring, double radiator, television plug point, PVCu double glazed window to the side elevation and a further PVCu double glazed bay window with stone mullion to the front aspect, both offering beautiful views across Duffield towards St Alkmunds church and open countryside beyond. From the Lounge Diner there is a door providing access to the Study/Bedroom 3, open plan to the Lobby and a useful under-stairs storage cupboard.
Lobby - 3.61m x 1.32m (11'10" x 4'4") - Having continued solid oak flooring, dog-leg staircase to the first floor landing, door leading through to the Bathroom and a timber glazed door leading through to:
Breakfast Kitchen - 3.61m x 3.23m (11'10" x 10'7") - This beautifully appointed Breakfast Kitchen provides a great area, set within a stone and PVCu double glazed Conservatory with polycarbonate roof. There is a range of base, eye-level and drawer units with wood block work surface over incorporating a twin ceramic sink unit with mixer taps and tiled splashback. Appliances include a stainless steel gas cooker with four ring hob, oven and grill. There is space for a fridge freezer and plumbing available for an automatic washing machine, tiled flooring, double radiator and PVCu double glazed French doors to the side aspect leading out into the gardens. All enjoying a beautiful outlook across the mature grounds.
Study/Bedroom 3 - 3.81m x 2.13m (12'6" x 7') - A further versatile room currently used as a study area but would be suitable for both an occasional bedroom or formal dining. There is half height tongue and groove wood panelled walls, telephone plug point, central heating radiator, access into a loft space and PVCu double glazed windows with stone mullions to both the front and side aspect, both offering beautiful views towards St Alkmunds church and open countryside beyond. From the Study/Bedroom 3 there is also a PVCu double glazed door to the side aspect leading out to a charming balcony providing a pleasant seating area with views across the mature grounds.
Family Bathroom - Fitted with a three-piece suite comprising a tongue and groove panel sided bath with a fitted Triton electric shower over and curtain rail, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC with complementary tiled splashback. There is a double radiator and a PVCu double glazed obscure glass window to the side aspect.
First Floor -
Landing - On the first floor landing there is access to the loft, panelled door to Bedroom 2 and a timber glazed door to Bedroom 1.
Bedroom 1 - 3.71m x 3.33m (12'2" x 10'11") - A well proportioned and well presented Master Bedroom having wood effect laminate flooring, double radiator and a PVCu double glazed window with stone mullion to the front aspect with views towards open countryside.
Bedroom 2 - 3.35m x 2.77m (11' x 9'1") - A spacious second bedroom having a double radiator and PVCu double glazed window with stone mullion to the rear aspect with views across the established gardens.
Outside - To the front of the home there is a small well maintained garden with a variety of plants and shrubs and access beneath an attractive stone arch leading to the side entrance door with fitted outdoor lighting. To the rear of the home there is a delightful garden providing a superb feature to The Gate House, firstly having stone steps leading from the Breakfast Kitchen down to a patio area providing an ideal space for seating and outdoor dining, a stepped pathway providing access into the gardens with a lawn section which continues to side with well stocked shaped borders incorporating a variety of plants, shrubs and specimen trees, continued pathway to the side of the home giving access to a useful built-in store area and cold water tap. Otherwise the gardens continue to a further lawn area with well maintained shaped borders. To the rear of the garden there is a stepped pathway giving access to a spacious timber garden shed providing useful storage and gated access to a double width driveway providing off-road parking for two vehicles side by side.
Directional Notes - From our Duffield office proceed south along town Street, turning left onto Makeney Road and right after the bridge onto Eaton Bank. Continue along Eaton Bank, taking the first left hand turn signposted for Springwood House onto Squirrel Walk and the property can be found on the right hand side.
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