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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Kings Croft, Allestree

Sold STC £850,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Imposing Detached Residence
  • Four/Five Bedrooms
  • Highly Sought After Location
  • Beautiful Grounds
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Fitted Kitchen and Utility
  • En-Suite and Family Bathroom
  • Potential Annexe/Home Office
  • Extensive Driveway and Double Garage
  • EPC Band

Full description

This imposing four/five bedroom detached residence occupies a fine position reached via a private road off Kings Croft within a sought after part of Allestree. Built in 1931 and having a wealth of character and charm and set in approximately 0.75 of an acre with beautiful landscaped grounds. The home has the advantage of gas fired central heating and secondary glazing where stated. The accommodation comprises; Entrance Porch, Entrance Hall, Drawing Room with feature fireplace, Dining/second Sitting Room with feature fireplace, Snug, fitted Breakfast Kitchen, Boot Room, Utility Room and two separate WC’s, first floor galleried landing, Master Bedroom with En-Suite Wet Room, three further Bedrooms, Family Bathroom and separate WC. There is a superb room above the garage suitable for use as an annexe, home office or fifth bedroom with feature glazed gable and balcony, extensive driveway, double Garage, garden store and beautifully maintained gardens. An early internal inspection is highly recommended.

Ground Floor - The home can be entered via a secure hardwood door to the front elevation with original leaded light top panel leading into:

Entrance Porch - With hardwood multi-panelled glazed door leading through to:

Entrance Hall - The home has a welcoming Entrance Hall, having a wealth of character and charm with many original features including the original panelled doors, fitted picture rail, feature return staircase to the first floor galleried landing with turned balustrade and handrail, there is a telephone plug point, central heating radiator, fitted wall lights, a glazed door provides access to a useful cloaks/storage room.

Guest Cloakroom - Fitted with a two-piece suite comprising a wall mounted wash hand basin with complementary tiled splashback and a low level WC, useful storage cupboard below the return staircase, central heating radiator, original Granwood tiled flooring and a secondary glazed window to the front elevation.

Drawing Room - 6.43m x 6.07m maximum (21'1" x 19'11" maximum) - A particularly impressive reception room having a feature fireplace incorporating a coal effect Living Flame gas fire set in a period style mahogany surround with marble insert and matching hearth, there is decorative coving to ceiling and matching ceiling rose, four central heating radiators, fitted wall lights, television plug point, two inset warm air vents and a superb feature to the home is surely the full height aluminium framed double glazed sliding doors to each side aspect leading out into the gardens ideal for entertaining.

Formal Dining Room/Sitting Room - 6.38m maximum x 4.06m (20'11" maximum x 13'4") - A further impressive reception room providing a versatile space suitable for a variety of uses, and having the advantage of a feature fireplace incorporating a gas fire set in an attractive carved wooden surround with detailed brick insert and wooden hearth, built in shelving into chimney recess, fitted plate rail, exposed beams to ceiling, three central heating radiators together with low level warm air vents, secondary glazed sash window to the side elevation, secondary glazed sash window to both the front and rear elevation offering beautiful views across the grounds, two multi-panelled timber secondary glazed doors to each side elevation leading out into the gardens and superb views across the grounds through a feature hardwood double glazed picture window to the rear elevation.

Snug - 3.30m plus bay x 2.16m (10'10" plus bay x 7'1") - A charming reception room suitable for a variety of uses including a Snug or Home Office, having a feature wall mounted gas fireplace with two original built-in storage cupboards into the chimney recess, two single central heating radiators, television aerial point, decorative coving to ceiling and a feature secondary glazed sash bay window to the rear aspect providing superb views across the grounds.

Breakfast Kitchen - 5.69m x 3.81m reducing to 2.59m (18'8" x 12'6" red - The spacious Breakfast Kitchen has a range of base, eye-level and drawer units with work surface over incorporating a twin bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps, single draining board and tiled splashback, there is a further range of original storage cupboards and drawer units providing ample storage with fitted shelving. A superb feature to the Kitchen is surely the beautiful Aga with double oven and twin hot plates, there is a refrigerator and dishwasher, recessed ceiling spotlights, double central heating radiator, secondary glazed sash window to the front elevation, telephone and television plug points and a further secondary glazed window to the rear elevation overlooking the grounds and door leading through to:

Boot Room - The Boot Room provides a secondary entrance to the home and a useful space for hanging and storage, there is ceramic tiled flooring, a secure arched multi-panelled glazed wooden door to the front elevation, double central heating radiator, further hardwood glazed door leading through into the Breakfast Kitchen, oak dog-leg staircase leading to the accommodation above the garage and archway leading through to:

Utility Room - 3.66m x 2.03m (12' x 6'8") - The Utility Room has the advantage of a range of fitted base and eye-level units with roll top work surface over incorporating a single bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps, single draining board and tiled splashback. There is an American style fridge freezer with water dispenser and ice machine, an automatic washing machine and separate tumble dryer, recessed ceiling spotlights, access to the loft space above the Utility Room, double central heating radiator, wooden double glazed door to the rear elevation with matching side and top panel, personal door to the double garage and door leading through to:

Separate Wc - Fitted with a quality two-piece suite comprising wall mounted wash hand basin and low level WC with complementary tiled splashback, continued ceramic tiled flooring, central heating radiator, recessed ceiling spotlight, fitted extractor fan and a double glazed window to the side elevation.

First Floor -

Galleried Landing - On the first floor there is a superb galleried landing with a feature secondary glazed sash window to the front aspect and further secondary glazed sash window on the half landing, picture rail, airing cupboard housing the hot water tank with slatted drying shelves, fitted wall lights, and original panelled doors provide access to the bedrooms.
Access can be gained via loft hatch and wooden ladder to the:-

Loft Room (Playroom) - A spacious and useful room with two windows and built-in storage cupboards. This room provides excellent potential to create a further bedroom etc.

Master Bedroom - 6.05m x 3.63m (19'10" x 11'11") - The superb Master Bedroom provides a light and airy space with secondary glazed sash windows to both the front, side and rear elevation with beautiful views across the grounds. There is a fitted vanity wash hand basin with storage cupboard below, decorative coving and ceiling beading, fitted picture rail, three central heating radiators, telephone plug point and door leading through to:

En-Suite Wet Room - 2.31m x 1.83m (7'7" x 6') - This well appointed En-Suite Wet Room has been re-fitted with a generous shower enclosure with fitted power shower and glass screen and wet room style tiled flooring, there is a pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC and bidet, recessed ceiling spotlights, tiled flooring with under-floor heating, heated towel rail, fitted wall lights, feature secondary glazed sash window to the side aspect and a further secondary glazed sash window to the front elevation with beautiful outlook.

Bedroom 2 - 5.13m x 3.66m (16'10" x 12') - Bedroom two also offers a light and airy space with two secondary glazed sash windows to the front elevation and a further secondary glazed sash window to rear overlooking the beautiful well maintained grounds. The room also has the advantage of a vanity wash hand basin with drawer unit and counter top, fitted bedroom suite incorporating a triple wardrobe with hanging rails and useful storage cupboards over, there are three central heating radiators and access to the loft space.

Bedroom 3 - 4.06m x 3.33m (13'4" x 10'11") - This well appointed bedroom also has the advantage of a fitted bedroom suite comprising a range of wardrobes with hanging rails and built-in storage cupboards over, vanity wash hand basin with base cupboards and further drawer units, there is a fitted picture rail, matching headboard and bedside cabinet, two central heating radiators and a secondary glazed sash window to both the side and rear elevation with beautiful views across the grounds.

Bedroom 4 - 3.33m maximum x 2.16m (10'11" maximum x 7'1") - There are two built-in storage cupboards into the chimney recess with hanging rails and fitted shelving, further fitted suite with overhead storage cupboards, glazed display cabinets and drawer units, central heating radiator and a secondary glazed sash window to the front elevation with beautiful outlook.

Family Bathroom - 2.39m x 1.65m (7'10" x 5'5") - Fitted with a two-piece suite comprising tile sided bath with a fitted power shower over and glass screen, pedestal wash hand basin and complementary ceramic tiled splashback, recessed ceiling spotlights, heated towel rail, fitted shaver point, central heating radiator and a secondary glazed sash window to the front elevation with pleasant outlook.

Separate Wc - Fitted with a low level WC, digital programmer for the under-floor heating in the En-Suite Wet Room, central heating radiator and a picture window to the front elevation.

Double Garage - 5.64m x 5.03m (18'6" x 16'6") - Having an electrically operated remote control up and over double garage door, there is power and light laid on, a chest freezer included within the sale, a range of storage cupboards, consumer unit and doorway leading through to:

Garden Store - 4.34m x 1.73m (14'3" x 5'8") - This useful storeroom provides an ideal area with access into the gardens and having the wall mounted Glow-Worm boiler, further power and light laid on, fitted shelving and a secure glazed door leading out into the gardens.

Potential Annexe - The potential annexe can be reached via a separate oak staircase from the Boot Room leading to a landing area with double glazed Velux window and oak door leading through into:

Annexe - 5.11m x 6.48m l-shaped (16'9" x 21'3" l-shaped) - This superb room offers a great space for a variety of uses including a potential annexe or for those working from home that require a home office. The room has been cleverly designed having a feature glazed apex with glazed French doors leading out onto a timber balcony with stunning views across the well maintained grounds. There is a particularly well designed and fitted study area comprising a range of oak base units with fitted display shelving, continued desk with further drawer units with matching oak panelling, two double glazed Velux windows to the front aspect and further Velux window to rear, five double central heating radiators, further built-in storage cupboard into the recess, recessed ceiling spotlights, television and telephone plug points and storage into the eaves space.

Outside - The home can be approached via a shared tarmac driveway which leads and opens to a further tarmac area with ample off-road parking, turning and access to the garaging. To the front of the home there are beautifully maintained grounds which are principally laid to lawn with well stocked mature borders incorporating a variety of plants, shrubs and a range of specimen trees, useful timber bin store, fitted outside lighting, access to the front entrance door with attractive original storm porch and continued tarmac pathway to the side of the home giving access to rear. To the rear of the home there is a stunning formal garden, firstly having a tarmac and paved patio ideal for outdoor dining and entertaining with a shaped pathway leading into the well maintained lawn gardens with well stocked established borders incorporating a variety of plants, shrubs, specimen trees and mature hedges, fitted outside lighting, timber garden shed, aluminium framed greenhouse and continued lawn gardens with well stocked borders opening to a vegetable area and useful garden store, all enjoying a high degree of privacy enclosed behind further specimen trees and well maintained established hedges.

Directional Notes - From our Duffield office proceed along the A6 towards Derby out of Duffield towards Allestree. On entering Allestree, continue along Duffield Road past the petrol station which eventually leads to the roundabout. Take the fourth exit at the roundabout onto Kings Croft and continue to the top of Kings Croft, eventually taking a left hand turn up a private road signposted for Merrieworth.

Please Note - Please note there will be a restrictive covenant on the grounds of Merrieworth for any future development of residential properties within the grounds within a 25 year term and for 50% of the uplift in value.


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