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2 bedroom house for sale

North Street, Cromford, MATLOCK, Derbyshire, DE4 3RG

Sold by Us £259,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Delightful & Characterful Semi-Detached Home
  • Grade II Listed & Stone Built
  • Exceptional Garden Backing onto Open Fields
  • Two Bedrooms
  • Family Shower Room
  • Two Reception Rooms LOG BURNER
  • Dining Kitchen & Pantry
  • Believed to date back to 1832 with Original Features
  • Pleasant Views

Full description

A delightful and characterful Grade II listed, semi-detached stone built property, located in historic North Street, close to the centre of the popular village of Cromford. This historic property believed to date back to 1832 is understood to be the former headmasters house to the village school. The other half of the semi was once occupied by a school Mistress and is now used as offices. The accommodation offers two bedrooms, family bathroom, sitting room, dining room and breakfast kitchen. There are extensive gardens to the rear of the property enjoying a tranquil and private position. Cromford is a small village with a lot of historical interest being the site of the first successful water powered cotton mill in the country. The village grew up around the mill the majority of the houses being built by the mill owner Richard Arkwright (founder of the English sewing Cotton Company). Today the village is part of the Valley Mills World Heritage Site and offers good local amenities with easy access to the nearby towns of Wirksworth, Matlock and Belper and is within commuting distance of Derby and Nottingham and having easy access to the M1 Motorway via the A38 trunk road.

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

ENTRANCE VESTIBULE 10'8 x 5'3 (3.25m x 1.16m)

Having a side aspect window, original stone flags to the floor, central heating radiator with thermostatic valve and a half glazed panelled door leading to:

SITTING ROOM 13'5 x 13'4 (4.09m x 4.06m)

Having a front aspect original cast iron Yorkshire style window and a further side aspect sliding sash window. The room has original built-in pot cupboards and a feature fireplace with a polished timber surround with stone insert housing a gas fired stove. The room has a telephone point and central heating radiator. An original panelled door leads to:

DINING ROOM 10' x 9'4 (3.05m x 2.84m)

With rear aspect sliding sash windows overlooking the rear yard and gardens. The room has a feature fireplace with a cast iron range with an open grate and side ovens. Set within an exposed stone surround. There are original built-in cupboards, central heating radiator and a feature exposed timbered wall of broad original pine planking and original blacksmith made ironwork. Set within the wall are two doors which open to the staircase and a useful under stairs storage cupboard with fitted shelving and a light. From the dining room a further door leads to:

REAR ENTRANCE LOBBY 13'11 x 3'10 (4.24m x 1.17m)

With a half glazed stable style entrance door opening to a side yard and a further half glazed entrance door opening onto the rear of the property and the gardens. The rear entrance lobby has original stone flags to the floor, coat hanging space and a panelled door opening to:

PANTRY 3'11 x 3'4 (1.19m x 1.02m)

Having fitted shelving and housing the Glow Worm micron gas fired boiler which provides hot water and central heating to the property.

From the rear entrance hallway a door opening and borrowed light window leads to:

BREAKFAST KITCHEN 13'1 x 8'8 (3.99m x 2.64m)

With dual aspect windows; the rear window set within exposed stone mullions. The room has exposed beams to the ceiling and original stone flags to the floor. There is a range of storage cupboards and drawers set beneath a work surface with an inset stainless sink and mixer tap. Beneath the work surface there is space and connection for an automatic washing machine. There is ample space within the kitchen for free standing cupboards and a dining table if required. There is space and connection for a gas cooker. To the rear wall of the kitchen is a wall mounted Baxi Brazilia gas heater.

From the dining room an original batten door opens to a three quarter turn staircase which rises to:

FIRST FLOOR LANDING 9'6 x 5'3 (2.9m x 1.6m)

Having a central heating radiator and panelled door opening to:

BEDROOM ONE 13'5 x 12'8 (4.09m x 3.86m)

With a front aspect original cast iron Yorkshire style window enjoying views over the school to the wooded hills and open countryside that surrounds the village. The room has an original feature fire opening with an exposed stone surround and original open grate. To the side of the chimneybreast are built-in cupboards and the room has a good range of built-in wardrobes in a pine finish with cupboards and drawers providing hanging space and storage shelving.

FAMILY SHOWER ROOM 9'5 x 7'8 (2.87m x 2.33m)

With a rear aspect casement window overlooking the gardens and the village to the open countryside beyond. The room has polished exposed pine floorboards and suite with quadrant shower cubicle with mixer shower, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled W.C. There is an access hatch to a boarded loft space, central heating radiator and an airing cupboard having slatted linen storage shelving and housing the hot water cylinder which is fitted with an immersion heater.

BEDROOM TWO 13'3 x 12'5 (4.04m x 3.78m)

Having dual aspect windows; the front sliding sash windows overlooks the school and the rear casement window overlooking the garden. The room has a feature fireplace with exposed stone surrounds housing an open grate. There are a range storage cupboards providing hanging space and storage shelving. The room has a central heating radiator.


The property is approached via a shared flagged pathway to the end of North Street. Lying to the front of the property is a good size area of garden laid to lawn with borders with mature ornamental shrubs and a fine mature yew tree. A flagged and stepped pathway gives access to the entrance door. A flagged pathway runs down the side of the property to a side yard where a further entrance door opens to the rear lobby. To the rear of the property is a good sized enclosed garden creating a delightfully private space with a large central lawn interspersed with pear trees and an area of garden ideal for vegetables etc. Within the garden is a timber garden shed and timber summerhouse. The garden backs onto open fields and there are pleasant views of the wooded hills that surrounds the village and views towards Black Rocks.


All mains services are connected to the property.

COUNCIL TAX BAND (Correct at time of publication)



Leaving Matlock along the A6 towards Derby passing through Matlock Bath, upon reaching the traffic lights at Cromford turn right into the village taking the left turn into North Street. The property can be found at the end of the street next to the school.


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.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
17 February 2016


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