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7 bedroom detached house for sale

Town Street, Duffield, Belper

Sold STC £925,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Three Storey Detached Grade II Listed Residence
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Breakfast Kitchen with Aga
  • Seven Bedrooms
  • Two Shower Rooms and Family Bathroom
  • Cellar and Out Buildings
  • Garaging and Well Maintained Private Extensive Walled Garden
  • Lovely Countryside Views
  • Ecclesbourne School Catchment
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Full description

A stunning three storey detached Grade II Listed Georgian residence situated in the highly desirable village of Duffield and the Ecclesbourne School Catchment Area, abutting open fields with beautiful countryside views. The home has the advantage of gas fired central heating and has a wealth of character and charm, retaining many original features. The accommodation briefly comprises; Reception Hallway, Family Room/Study with feature fireplace, Dining Room, Drawing Room with feature fireplace, Breakfast Kitchen, Inner Lobby and Utility Room with WC. On the first floor, Galleried Landing, three double Bedrooms, one with a Dressing Room, Shower Room and Family Bathroom. On the second floor, Galleried Landing, Bedroom 5 with Dressing Room, three further Bedrooms and Shower Room. Cellars, Out Buildings and Garaging and beautifully maintained extensive gardens. A substantial town house with room by room character and parkland style setting providing a country manor feel, believed to date back to 1794. An early internal inspection is highly recommended to appreciate the size (approx 3000 sq ft) and quality on offer.

Ground Floor - The home can be entered via a secure original wooden door to the front elevation with original fan light design over and original "pull" bell, leading into:

Reception Hallway - 6.55m x 4.67m maximum (21'6" x 15'4" maximum) - An impressive Reception Hallway having a feature return staircase to the first floor Galleried Landing, original cornice to ceiling, original stripped and varnished wooden flooring, period archway and fitted picture railing, there is a double radiator and original doors leading through to:

Dining Room - 6.40m into bay x 4.70m (21' into bay x 15'5") - An elegant reception room currently used for formal dining however would be suitable for a variety of alternative uses. The room also has the advantage of a feature fireplace with period style surround and marble insert and hearth, there is original cornice to ceiling and matching ceiling rose, fitted picture rail, two radiators, stripped and varnished wooden flooring, beautiful bay sash window with original shutters to the side elevation with open countryside views and a further original sash window with shutters to the front aspect.

Drawing Room - 6.48m x 5.49m (21'3" x 18') - This spacious Drawing Room provides a superb feature to the home and has the advantage of a feature fireplace incorporating a cast iron multi-fuel stove set in a period style surround with marble insert and matching hearth. There are two double radiators, solid wooden flooring, television plug point, picture railing, beading to ceiling, original sash window to side with shutters and beautiful aspect and feature glazed doors with side panel to rear leading out into the gardens with stunning countryside views.

Family Room/Study - 4.52m x 3.61m (14'10" x 11'10") - A spacious and versatile reception room currently used as a Family Room/Music Room but suitable for a variety of alternative uses. The room has the advantage of a feature fireplace incorporating a coal effect Living Flame gas fire set in an exposed brick inset with period style surround and tiled hearth, original stripped and varnished wooden flooring, cornice to ceiling, fitted picture rail, built-in storage cupboards into the chimney recess with display shelving over, double radiator, telephone plug point and a sash window to the front elevation with original shutters and storage cupboards below.

Breakfast Kitchen - 5.61m x 4.14m (18'5" x 13'7") - This quality Breakfast Kitchen provides an ideal layout for modern family living with space for both dining and soft seating, fitted with a range of in-frame base, eye-level and drawer units with cornice trims, glazed display cabinets and fitted shelving. There is a polished granite work surface incorporating a twin bowl ceramic sink unit with swan neck period style chrome mixer tap and granite splash back. The appliances include an Aga with double oven and hotplates, further built-in combination microwave oven, integrated fridge freezer and dishwasher, Jerusalem limestone flooring, feature part vaulted ceiling with skylights, recessed ceiling spotlights and decorative coving to ceiling, double radiator, original window to the rear elevation and timber glazed stable door leading out into the gardens.

Inner Lobby - Having a useful built-in larger unit with storage cupboard over, continued limestone tiled flooring, single radiator and doorway leading through to:

Rear Porch - A useful porch area with ceramic Belfast sink unit, continued Jerusalem limestone flooring, double glazed Velux window and double glazed side entrance door with matching side panel.

Utility Room - 2.72m x 2.03m (8'11" x 6'8") - This useful Utility Area has a range of built-in units providing ample storage and has plumbing for an automatic washing machine and space for tumble dryer. There is also a cloaks area with two-piece suite comprising a period style pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC, Jerusalem limestone flooring and sash window to the rear elevation.

First Floor -

Galleried Landing - On the first floor Galleried Landing there is a continued period return staircase to the second floor Galleried Landing, original cornice to ceiling, sash window to the rear aspect, double radiator and doors leading through to:

Bedroom 1 - 5.49m x 4.57m (18' x 15') - A beautifully appointed Master Bedroom having the advantage of a fitted suite comprising a range of wardrobes with hanging rails and drawer units below and bedside cabinets with display shelving, vanity wash hand basin with storage cupboard below, original cornice to ceiling, fitted picture rail, charming feature fireplace with cast iron original inset with cast iron and tile surround with original wooden surround and tiled hearth, original exposed varnished floorboards, two radiators, sash window to the side elevation with window seat and further window to rear, both providing beautiful outlook across open countryside.

Bedroom 2 - 5.49m x 4.72m (18' x 15'6") - Bedroom 2 also has the advantage of an original fireplace incorporating a cast iron and tiled inset with original surround and tiled hearth, built-in storage cupboards into the chimney recess, cornice to ceiling, fitted picture rail, stripped and varnished floorboards, double radiator and sash windows with secondary glazing and original shutters to both the front and side elevation with pleasant outlook.

Shower Room - An impressive and re-fitted Shower Room fitted with a generous walk-in shower area with period style shower and curved glass screen, pedestal wash hand basin and full height complementary tiled walls and matching tiled flooring with electric under-floor heating, there is cornice to ceiling, recessed ceiling spotlights, shaver point and a sash window to the front elevation and Jack and Jill door leading through to Bedroom 2.

Bedroom 3 - 4.57m x 3.63m (15' x 11'11") - Bedroom 3 also has the advantage of an original feature fireplace with cast iron and tiled inset, wooden surround and tiled hearth, cornice to ceiling, fitted picture rail, stripped and varnished floorboards, radiator, secondary glazed sash window to the front aspect with original shutters and door leading through to:

Dressing Room - 2.77m x 2.69m (9'1" x 8'10") - A well proportioned room currently used as a Study and Dressing Room area but would also allow for an En-Suite. There is a pedestal wash hand basin, stripped and varnished original flooring, recessed ceiling spotlights and a sash window to the rear elevation with pleasant outlook.

Family Bathroom - A particularly spacious and well appointed Family Bathroom, firstly having a lobby area with tiled floor with access to a separate WC with wall mounted wash hand basin, continued tiled flooring with electric under-floor heating, radiator and window to rear. Tiled steps lead down into an impressive bathroom with three-piece suite comprising a free standing bath with period style floor mounted mixer taps and shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin and fitted bidet, half height wood panelled walls with fitted dado over, period style heated towel rail and radiator, vaulted ceiling with exposed purlins, range of fitted built-in storage cupboards, window to side and a further sash window with secondary glazing to the rear with beautiful views over open countryside.

Second Floor -

Galleried Landing - On the second floor Galleried Landing there is access to the loft space providing fantastic storage, radiator, range of built-in storage cupboards, window to rear and doors leading through to:

Bedroom 4 - 5.66m x 4.85m (18'7" x 15'11") - This spacious Bedroom provides a versatile space ideal for use as a Games Room, there is original stripped and varnished floorboards, double radiator and sash windows to the front and side elevation with pleasant outlook.

Bedroom 5 - 4.57m x 3.78m (15' x 12'5") - Having useful built-in storage cupboards into the chimney recess, stripped and varnished original flooring, radiator, sash window to the front elevation and doorway leading through to:

Dressing Room - 2.77m x 2.69m (9'1" x 8'10") - A well proportioned Dressing Room with built in storage cupboard, stripped and varnished floorboards, radiator and sash window to the rear aspect.

Bedroom 6 - 4.75m x 3.71m (15'7" x 12'2") - Bedroom 6 has the advantage of a feature original fireplace incorporating a cast iron grate and stone hearth, there is original stripped and varnished wooden flooring, radiator and a secondary glazed sash window to the side aspect with beautiful countryside views.

Bedroom 7 - 2.72m x 2.46m (8'11" x 8'1") - Having recessed ceiling spotlights, radiator, built-in storage cupboard and sash window to the front elevation.

Shower Room - 2.90m x 1.80m (9'6" x 5'11") - Fitted with a three-piece suite comprising shower cubicle with fitted power shower and sliding glass screen, wash hand basin and low level WC with complementary tiled splashback, mosaic tiled flooring, recessed ceiling spotlights, fitted extractor fan, radiator and window to the rear aspect.

Cellars - From the Entrance Hallway there is access leading down to the Cellar which is separated into three areas, firstly having:

Cellar 1 - 6.10m x 2.57m (20' x 8'5") - With power and lighting laid on and providing superb storage and access to:

Cellar 2 - 4.42m x 3.51m (14'6" x 11'6") -

Cellar 3 - 2.54m x 2.46m (8'4" x 8'1") - All providing excellent storage.

Outside -

Outbuildings - To the side of the home there is a delightful courtyard area which can be accessed from the rear porch or alternatively from impressive double doors through the original brick and exposed stone wall to the front of the home. The courtyard has a block paved area and flagstone patio, fitted outdoor lighting and access to a range of outbuildings.

Garaging - To the side of the home there are two Garage areas, believed to be previous Coach houses, firstly having:

First Bay - 4.27m x 4.19m (14' x 13'9") - With double doors to front, power and lighting laid on, flagstone flooring and window to the rear elevation.

Bay 2 - 4.60m x 3.25m (15'1" x 10'8") - With double doors, flagstone floor and original cast iron fireplace.
To the rear of the Garage there are stone paved steps with wrought iron railings leading to two useful rooms, firstly having:

Room 1 - 4.80m x 3.25m (15'9" x 10'8") - With wooden flooring, window to side and access to:

Room 2 - 4.60m x 3.25m (15'1" x 10'8") - A further useful space having wooden flooring and side entrance door, power and light laid on and providing fantastic potential for a variety of alternative uses.

Store Rooms And Gymnasium - Behind the Garaging there is a useful wood store and outside WC. The courtyard also provides access to a superb Outbuilding, firstly having a Store Room 141 max x 88 and having a charming original feature fireplace with cast iron grate and stone thrall with power and light laid on. There is a second Store Room which is 94 x 84 and access to a spacious room over which is 26 x 85 having exposed brick work, vaulted ceiling with exposed truss, original feature fireplace and two windows to the rear elevation. This room is currently used as a Gym but would also provide a great space for alternative uses including a Studio or Home Office.

Gardens - To the front of the property there is a double width driveway providing off-road parking and access to the Garaging with gated access to side leading into the courtyard area. Otherwise to the front of the home there is an attractive fore garden with flagstone pathway and steps to the front entrance door, beautifully maintained lawned gardens with well stocked borders incorporating a variety of plants and shrubs with an attractive wrought iron railing border. To the rear of the home there is a stunning generous garden providing a superb feature to the property. There is a shaped lawn area with rolling borders incorporating a variety of plants, shrubs and specimen trees, pathway continuing to a paved patio ideal for outdoor dining and entertaining and a feature brick and pitched tiled roof outhouse to the rear of the garden.
There are two extensive natural stone flagged patios, placed to maximise outdoor living, and the private walled garden with surrounding external lighting. All enjoying superb views and a degree of privacy abutting open countryside.






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