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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Main Road, Lea, Matlock, Derbyshire

Offers in Region of £375,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Believed to be dated 1780, built from "Crich" dressed stone and incorporating a stone slate tiled roof
  • Gas fired central heating
  • Entrance hallway
  • Sitting room
  • Fitted dining kitchen
  • Study
  • Bedroom one with en-suite
  • Two further bedrooms
  • Bathroom

Full description

Georgian stone built Grade II Listed three bedroomed detached cottage with views over open countryside occupying a sought after village location and with the benefit of a large garden / wild flower meadow (0.35 acre). NO UPWARD CHAIN.,

General Information -

This sale offers a rare opportunity for the discerning purchaser to acquire this well presented Georgian Grade II Listed stone built character three bedroomed detached cottage with views over open countryside and occupying a popular village location.

This sale offers a rare opportunity for the discerning purchaser to acquire this well presented Georgian Grade II Listed stone built character three bedroomed detached cottage with views over open countryside and occupying a popular village location

The property enjoys a wealth of outside space which comprises of an attractive foregarden, to the rear is a gravelled and paved patio area with views and two outside stores.

Additionally located opposite the property is a large garden / vegetable garden area which has the benefit of a workshop / summer house and a driveway providing ample off street parking for two / three vehicles. Furthermore to the bottom of the garden is a bridge leading over a The Lea Brook providing access to the wild flower meadow, a truly idyllic location.

The property is sold with the benefit of no upward chain, gas fired central heating and internally briefly comprises: entrance hallway, sitting room, fitted dining kitchen and under stairs study. To the first floor is bedroom one with en-suite, two further bedrooms and a bathroom.

Location -

Catmint Cottage occupies a highly convenient location with immediate facilities including a popular pub, church and chapel. Located within Lea is an "outstanding" primary school and in turn within the village of Holloway is a doctor's surgery, award winning butchers and general store / post office. It is well located for the commuter with access to Matlock, Chesterfield, Sheffield, Derby and Nottingham with easy access to the A38 / M1. Furthermore there is a railway station located at Cromford with connections to Ambergate and Derby Station.

The property is located within the Derbyshire Dales and also provides a gateway to the nearby located Peak District National Park.

Accommodation -

Ground Floor -

Wooden panelled and glazed feature entrance door provides access to:

Entrance Hallway - Having staircase off to first floor with pine handrail. Telephone jack point. Cupboard housing electricity consumer unit. Three wooden pine latched doors providing access to a study, dining kitchen and a sitting room respectively

Study - 4.23m x 1.77m (13'11" x 5'10") - Note the latter measurement being taken into the large recess beneath the staircase. Window to rear. Power and lighting.

Bespoke Handmade Fitted Dining Kitchen - 4.53m x 4.37m (14'10" x 14'4") - Having an extensive range of granite preparation surfaces incorporating a recessed ceramic Belfast sink unit with mixer tap over, matching granite splashback surrounds having a range of solid oak panelled and base drawers and cupboards beneath (cupboards relieved by soft closing fittings). Complementary range of wall mounted cupboards over incorporating two leaded display cabinets and having under lighting. Integrated fridge. There is a range style Leisure cooker (dual fuel) incorporating a five ring gas hob with two ovens and a grill beneath. Additionally there is a full length larder cupboard and a storage cupboard to chimney recess. Quarry tiled floor covering. Central heating radiator. Exposed ceiling beams. Sash window to front overlooking the foregarden and enjoying views towards surrounding countryside, in turn incorporating original working shutters and a window seat which also functions as a store cupboard. Additional window to rear with shutters. Solid wooden farmhouse style door to rear opens and provides access to the garden.

Sitting Room - 4.50m x 3.35m (14'9" x 11'0") - Incorporating a feature exposed stone wall and stone fireplace with raised stone hearth having a cast decorative iron back with fitted real flame gas fire. Central heating radiator. Exposed ceiling beams. TV aerial connection. Satellite TV connection. Sash window to front incorporating original working shutters and window seat overlooking the foregarden and enjoying views towards surrounding countryside.

First Floor -

Landing - Having a large trap door access to roof space with drop down aluminium ladder providing access to a part boarded and insulated storage area with light. Exposed ceiling beam. Central heating radiator. Window to rear which overlooks the garden and incorporates shutters. Built-in wardrobes with double hanging and cupboards over. There is a linen cupboard which houses the Worcester combination boiler providing domestic hot water and servicing the central heating system. Four wooden pine latched doors provide access to the bedrooms and bathroom respectively.

Bedroom One - 4.67m x 3.43m (15'4" x 11'3") - Note the measurements include the En-suite. Having central heating radiator. Built-in storage cupboard with shelving and TV aerial connection above (Satellite connection if required). Coved cornice. Exposed ceiling beam. Sash window to front incorporating original working shutters and enjoying views over surrounding countryside. Pine wooden latched door provides access to:

En-Suite - Having a white period styled suite comprising wash hand basin with chromed taps, low level WC and panelled shower bath with tiled surround having a chromed period style mixer tap with shower. Period styled chromed heated towel rail / radiator. Coved cornice. Electric shaver point. Opaque window to rear with working shutters. Mirrored medicine cabinet with over lighting.

Bedroom Two - 3.17m x 3.13m (10'5" x 10'3") - Having central heating radiator. TV aerial connection (Satellite connection if required). Built-in cupboard with shelving and hanging rail. Telephone jack point. Exposed ceiling beam. Sash window to front enjoying views over surrounding countryside

L-Shaped Bedroom Three - 3.11m x 2.18m extending to 3.06m (10'2" x 7'2" ex - Having central heating radiator. Telephone jack point. TV aerial connection (Satellite connection if required). Built-in wardrobe with hanging rail and cupboard over. Sash window to front with views over surrounding countryside.

Bathroom - 2.27m x 1.43m (7'5" x 4'8") - Being fully tiled and having a period styled white suite comprising wash hand basin with chromed taps, WC with feature high level cistern and panelled bath with chrome taps and chromed dual period style overhead shower. Central heating radiator. Opaque glazed window to rear with panelled shutter.

Outside -

Immediately to the front of the property is a particularly attractive garden area incorporating flowering and herbaceous borders and stone path providing access to the front entrance door bordered by dry stone wall and wrought iron gate to front.

To the rear of the property is a low maintenance gravelled and paved patio area with views towards surrounding countryside enclosed by a range of fencing and stone walling. There are two outside stores having power and lighting which can be accessed from the side and rear of the property.

Undoubtedly a feature of the sale is an extensive walled garden located opposite the property, with original wrought iron gate, incorporating mature trees, seating areas / arbour and a large timber workshop / summer house with veranda to the rear enjoying far reaching views over surrounding countryside. Additionally there is a bridge which crosses over The Lea Brook, which incorporates natural waterfalls and leads to the wild flower meadow, a truly tranquil location to enjoy the local wildlife and surrounding countryside (garden and meadow measuring approximately 0.35 acres)

Directional Note -

The approach from our Matlock office is to proceed south along the A6, continuing through Matlock Bath and upon reaching the traffic light junction at Cromford proceed straight ahead taking the turning on the left into Mill Road. Continue along Mill Road crossing over the bridge / river Derwent where the road becomes Lea Road. Proceed along Lea Road and upon reaching Lea Bridge bear left continuing past Smedley's Mill. Continue along this road for approximately 1 mile until eventually reaching Lea, the property is located approximately 1/2 a mile on the right hand side towards the edge of the village, clearly denoted by our "for sale" boards on either side of the road.

Viewing -

Strictly by appointment through Scargill Mann & Co - Matlock Office 01629 584591 (AT 03.11.2016)

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04 November 2016


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