3 bedroom cottage for saleCornhill, Allestree, Derby
Sold STC £275,000
Found in the heart of old Allestree village is this delightful Grade II listed character cottage dating back to the 16th Century, formally the village bakery.
Directions - From Derby city centre follow the A6 north passing through Darley Abbey and continuing into Allestree turning left onto Park Lane which becomes Cornhill. The subject property will be found on the right shortly after the St Edmunds Close junction.
The attractive traditional facade of this charming cottage is complimented by modern day proportioned accommodation which includes; three generous sized bedrooms; spacious bathroom; three reception rooms and large kitchen. The charming, walled garden adjoins Allestree Park. There is also a detached garage. A special property and true rarity to the local market.
This special property is Grade II listed as it is considered of great importance by the Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest compiled by the Department of Culture, Media and Sport.
Allestree is found to the north of Derby city centre some 3 miles away easily connected via the A6 which also enjoys a regular public transport service. The suburb of Allestree is a thriving residential area held in local high regard with the type of conveniences and services that befit modern day requirements. There are numerous nurseries and primary schools along with the Woodlands secondary school and Sixth Form. The University of Derby is also on the doorstep of the area. Excellent shopping facilities can be found at both Blenheim Parade and more comprehensively at the Park Farm shopping centre. There are numerous parks within the area including Allestree Park with 18 hole golf course and fishing lake which adjoins the rear boundary of the walled garden, there are also Markeaton and Allestree Recreation Parks. Travel further afield is readily accessible via the A38 and A52 both leading to the M1 corridor bringing cities such as Leicester, Nottingham & Sheffield into close contact.
Accommodation - Entering the property through the front door into:
Dining Room/Reception Hallway - 16'3" x 11'4" (4.95m x 3.45m) - A cosy reception area or dining room with a log burning stove inset into a chimney breast with wooden surround which formally was used as an open fire, traditional beamed ceiling, panelled front window and central heating radiator.
Formal Lounge - 16'2" x 11'6" (4.93m x 3.51m) - With a conventional gas fire and surround, traditional beamed ceiling, main panelled front window with additional side windows, central heating radiator.
Breakfast Room - 14'2" x 8'11" (4.32m x 2.72m) - Traditional beamed ceiling, former fireplace now housing the gas central heating boiler, side panelled window, stairs to the first floor with latch and brace door and cupboard beneath, brick flooring, access to the rear garden and a very useful walkin shelved pantry, central heating radiator and leading into dining kitchen.
Dining Kitchen - 19'2" x 8'11" (5.84m x 2.72m) - Traditional beamed ceiling and feature exposed brick walls, the kitchen is fitted with a range of cupboards and worktop preparation surfaces, Belfast sink, integrated eye level electric oven, space for all other appliances along with dining table and chairs, panelled window, side access door, central heating radiator.
First Floor -
Attractive Passage Landing - Giving independent access to all first floor rooms with a useful amount of space, roof light, panelled window, attractive handrail and balustrade and exposed crook beam.
Bedroom One - 16'6" x 12'4" (5.03m x 3.76m) - Panelled window being the gable window to the front elevation, exposed feature roof crook, central heating radiator.
Bedroom Two - 13'8" x 11'8" (4.17m x 3.56m) - Wooden panelled flooring, rear side facing panelled window, and central heating radiator.
Bedroom Three - 13'8" x 11'8" (4.17m x 3.56m) - Of L-shaped layout but still providing a good sized bedroom with a feature fireplace, exposed roof crook, front side panelled window, central heating radiator.
Spacious Bathroom - 14'9" x 6'4" (4.50m x 1.93m) - Well fitted with a bath, separate shower enclosure, pedestal wash hand basin and low level wc. Side panelled window, airing cupboard, central heating radiator.
Outside - To the front of the property is a symmetrical garden with steps leading to the front door and slate chipped garden. Side access leads to the garage and kitchen door.
The delightful rear garden is walled and whilst modest in size, includes decking, gravelled areas and provides a blank canvas to personally landscape. The top of the courtyard adjoins Allestree Park and has a brick built former pig sty now a useful store shed.
Adjoining the main building is a STORE ROOM 6'11" x 6' and also access to an external cellar of similar size.
Access to Allestree Park is just a few yards away via the Cornhill entrance, giving access to the top of the park, woods and golf course.
Detached Garage - 12'7" x 7'4" (3.84m x 2.24m) - Brick built with recessed twin front doors.
Viewings - Strictly by appointment with Boxall Brown & Jones of Allestree.
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