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Rose Cottage, Homesford, Whatstandwell, Derbyshire, DE4 5HJ

Withdrawn from Market £295,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Standing in Approx 0.4 Acres, Detached Stone Built Property
  • Would Benefit From Some Upgrading
  • Wet Room/Shower Room & Bathroom
  • Spacious Sitting Room
  • Dining Room
  • Kitchen
  • Ample Off Road Parking & Garaging
  • Outskirts of Whatstandwell

Full description

A substantial detached, stone built property, standing in approximately 0.4 acres of garden and grounds with ample off road parking. This spacious property would benefit from upgrading and refurbishment and offers three double bedrooms, family bathroom, spacious sitting room and dining kitchen. Conveniently situated in the picturesque Derwent Valley between the towns of Matlock Bath and Belper, the property is surrounded by beautiful open countryside with many fine walks and easy access to the High Peak Trail. There are excellent amenities in the nearby villages of Crich and Cromford. At nearby Whatstandwell is a branch line train station with a regular service to Derby and Nottingham.

Entering the property via a half glazed panelled entrance door which opens to:

RECEPTION HALLWAY 8'6 x 6'7 (2.59m x 2m)

Having polished parquet block flooring, central heating radiator and polished a hardwood panelled door opens to CLOAK CUPBOARD with coat hanging space.Further doors open to:

GROUND FLOOR WET ROOM/SHOWER ROOM 5'4 x 4'11 (1.63m x 1.50m)

With a side aspect window with obscured glass secondary glazing. The room is fully tiled with a ceramic tiled floor and has a suite with wash hand basin with mirrored niche over, concealed cistern W.C. and wet room shower with Redring electric shower unit.There is a central heating radiator and an extractor fan.

From the hallway a pair of glazed double doors open to:

DINING ROOM 11'7 x 11'2 (3.53m x 3.4m)

Having casement windows with secondary glazing overlooking the gardens and the wooded hills that surround the property. The room has wood effect laminate flooring and a feature exposed rustic brick wall with a broad opening to the kitchen.There is a central heating radiator and centre light points. A broad opening leads to:

KITCHEN 14'5 x 5'3 (4.39m x 1.6m)

Having a side aspect window with obscured glass and fitted secondary glazing. The kitchen is fitted with a range of units with cupboards and drawers set beneath a work surface with a tiled splashback.There are wall mounted storage cupboards and illuminated display cabinets.Set within the work surface is a 1½ bowl sink with mixer tap and a 4-burner LPG hob over which is an extractor canopy which is vented to the outside.Fitted within the kitchen is an eye-level oven and grill and there is space for a fridge freezer.Beneath the work surface there is space and connection for an automatic washing machine.The room has a telephone point.

From the reception hallway a polished hardwood door opens to:

INNER HALLWAY 7'11 x 5'11 (2.41m x 1.8m)

Having a staircase rising to the first floor accommodation with a window on the turn of the stairs. There is a useful under stairs storage space and a central heating radiator.An arched opening leads to:

SITTING ROOM 19'8 x 11'11 (5.99m x 3.63m)

Having casement windows to three aspects with fitted secondary glazing. There are English oak skirting boards and a heavy exposed oak beam to the ceiling and a feature fireplace with a 'crazy paved' marble clad chimneybreast with rustic brick insert housing an LPG living flame gas fire.To the side of the chimneybreast is a television plinth with an aerial point with satellite facility.The room is illuminated by wall lamp points and there are central heating radiators.

From the hallway a three quarter turn staircase rises to:

FIRST FLOOR LANDING 7'11 x 6'1 (2.41m x 1.85m)

Having an access hatch opening to a partially boarded loft space. From the landing panelled doors open to:

BEDROOM ONE 12'4 x 11'4 (3.76m x 3.45m)

With side aspect casement windows with secondary glazing overlooking the gardens and the wooded hills. A pair of glazed doors open to a balcony terrace to the side of the property.The room has a central heating radiator and television aerial point.

FAMILY BATHROOM 9'7 x 7'11 (2.92m x 2.41m)

Having side aspect casement windows with obscured glass. The bathroom is partially completed with an inset panelled bath with waterfall tap, semi-countertop wash hand basin set within a work surface with storage cupboard and concealed cistern W.C.There is a central heating radiator.

BEDROOM TWO 11'11 x 11'3 (3.63m x 3.43m)

Having dual aspect casement windows with fitted secondary glazing enjoying views over the gardens to the open countryside and wooded hills that surround the area. The room has light wood effect laminate flooring, central heating radiator and television aerial point.

BEDROOM THREE 9' x 8' (2.74m x 2.44m)

With side aspect casement windows with fitted secondary glazing. The room haslight wood effect laminate flooring, central heating radiator and television aerial point.


The property is approached via a shared access lane from the A6 from where a gateway opens to an off road parking space for several vehicles. Within the parking area is a detached prefabricated single garage with an up and over vehicular access door.From the parking area steps lead to a yard area lying to the side of the property from where a door opens to a boiler house housing the oil fired boiler which provides hot water and central heating to the property.To the front of the property is a broad pathway leading to an access gate to the A6 and leading to an open porch with a former entrance door which is now closed off.Lying to the side of the property is a good size area of garden, mainly laid to lawn interspersed with trees and having a rockery border beyond which is a good size area of ground with a lorry body storage unit which is available if required.There is gated access to the lane making the ground ideal for hard standing for vehicles for potential for further development subject to necessary consent.


Ample off road parking and garage.


Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected to the property. Heating and hot water are provided by an oil fired boiler.

COUNCIL TAX BAND (Correct at time of publication)


Total Floor Area 1087.15ft<sup>2 </sup>(101m²)


Leaving Matlock along the A6 towards Belper, passing through Matlock Bath and Cromford. Shortly after passing the Homesford Cottage Inn the property can be found on the right hand side.


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:
27 January 2016


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