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Main Street, Birchover, MATLOCK, Derbyshire, DE4 2BN

Sold by Us £259,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Immaculately Presented, Deceptively Spacious, Semi-Detached Cottage
  • Family Bathroom
  • Dining Kitchen
  • Sitting Room & Study
  • Stone Built Garden Store & Outside Lavatory
  • Driveway Providing Off Road Parking
  • ***********Planning consent has been granted for Conversion of the outbuilding to a utility room with extension to create a dining room.************

Full description

An immaculately presented, delightful, stone built, semi-detached cottage, ideally located at the centre of the popular village of Birchover in the heart of the Peak District National Park. This deceptively spacious, cottage style property offers two double bedrooms, family bathroom, sitting room, study and dining kitchen. A driveway provides off road parking and there are gardens to front and rear. To the rear of the property is an outbuilding currently creating a store shed and outside lavatory. Planning consent has been granted for conversion of the outbuilding to a utility room with an extension to create a dining room. Birchover is an attractive village nestling in the Derbyshire hills surrounded by delightful open countryside. The village retains its traditional village character with two public houses and fine views and walks. There is easy access to the nearby towns of Matlock (5.6 miles) and Bakewell (5miles), the village lies within the catchment of the highly regarded Lady Manners School and is within commuting distance of Derby, Nottingham, Sheffield and Manchester.

Entering the property via a wood grain effect entrance door, having double glazed and leaded decorative panels. The door opens to:

ENTRANCE PORCH 5'1 x 3'9 (1.55m x 1.14m)

Having side aspect UPVC double glazed windows, light wood effect laminate flooring and fitted seat with storage lockers beneath. From the porch a UPVC double glazed entrance door opens to:

SITTING ROOM 13'9 x 13' (4.19m x 3.96m)

Having dual aspect UPVC double glazed windows; the front window overlooking the driveway and garden and with views over the village to the open fields beyond. The room has a feature fireplace with a satin marble surround and a recently installed remote controlled, living flame log effect gas fire. The room has a column style central heating radiator with thermostatic valve and a television aerial point. An oak panelled doors open to:

STUDY 12'2 x 5'3 (3.71m x 1.6m)

With a front aspect double glazed window with decorative leaded top light. The study has light wood effect laminate flooring and central heating radiator with thermostatic valve. Sited within the room is the Worcester combination gas fired boiler which provides hot water and central heating to the property. This would make a ground floor single bedroom if required.

DINING KITCHEN 13'3 x 11'8 (4.04m x 3.56m)

With rear aspect double glazed windows overlooking the yard and gardens and with views to the wooded hills beyond. A half glazed entrance door opens onto the rear of the property. The kitchen is fitted with a range of units in a light wood effect finish with cupboards and drawers set beneath a granite effect work surface with a tiled splashback. There are wall mounted storage cupboards. Set within the work surface is a stainless sink with mixer tap and a 4-burner gas hob over which is a cooker hood. Beneath the hob is a fan assisted electric oven. Beneath the work surface there is space and connection for an automatic washing machine and space for an under work surface fridge. The appliances currently installed are available if required. There is ample within the room for a family dining table and the room has a central heating radiator with thermostatic valve. A door opens to a useful under stairs storage cupboard with fitted shelving and a light.

From the dining kitchen a door opens to a staircase which rises to:


Having a central heating radiator and doors opening to:

BEDROOM ONE 13' x 10'11 (3.96m x 3.32m)

With dual aspect UPVC double glazed windows having far reaching views over the village to the open countryside beyond. The room has a central heating radiator with thermostatic valve, television aerial point and built-in wardrobes providing hanging space and storage shelving.

FAMILY BATHROOM 12'5 x 5' (3.78m x 1.52m)

Having front aspect UPVC double glazed window with obscured glass. The room is partially tiled and has a suite with shower bath having a mixer shower over and glass shower screen, pedestal wash hand basin and dual flush close coupled W.C. There is a chrome finished ladder style towel radiator and an extractor fan.

BEDROOM TWO 13'2 x 11'11 max (4.01m x 3.63m)

With a rear aspect UPVC double glazed picture window overlooking the gardens and the wooded hills beyond. The room has a central heating radiator, television aerial point and a range of built-in wardrobes providing hanging space and storage shelving.

There is a further built-in storage cupboard over the head of the stairs.


The property is approached via double gates which open to a flagged driveway providing off road parking. To either side of the driveway are borders stocked with a good variety of flowering plants and ornamental shrubs. A pathway runs down the side of the property to an enclosed rear yard with a door opening:

OUTBUILDING 5'9 x 5'4 (1.75m x 1.63m)

A stone outbuilding having power, lighting, water supply and a high level flush W.C.

GARDEN STORE 6'9 x 4'4 (2.05m x 1.32m)

From the yard steps rise to an area of garden mainly laid to lawn enclosed by natural stone walls and having a timber garden shed.


Driveway providing off road parking.


All mains services are connected to the property.

COUNCIL TAX BAND (Correct at time of publication) 'D'

Total Floor Area 914.93ft<sup>2 </sup>(85m²)


Leaving Bakewell along the A6 towards Matlock, after passing Haddon Hall turn right along the B5056 towards Ashbourne, turn left over the river bridge continuing along the B5056. Take the second left turn signposted Birchover, follow the road up into the village where the property can be found on the left hand side identified by our for sale board.


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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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
12 October 2016

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