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3 bedroom house for sale

Main Road, Higham, Derbyshire, DE55 6EH

Sold by Us £365,000

Property Description

Key features

  • **VACANT POSSESION **Spacious detached stone built family home
  • Built in 1981 from reclaimed stone
  • Three DOUBLE bedrooms
  • Sitting room & dining room
  • Breakfast kitchen with conservatory porch off
  • Gardens to front and rear
  • Driveway with off road parking
  • No upward chain
  • Historic village location

Full description

An exceptionally well presented delightfully spacious detached stone built family home, ideally located at the centre of the historic village of Higham. Built in 1981 from reclaimed stone, sitting under a traditional slate roof, this delightful property offers three double bedrooms, family bathroom, sitting room, dining room and breakfast kitchen with conservatory porch off. There are gardens to front and rear and driveway with off road parking. The property has no upward chain. Higham is an historic village with a wealth of character period properties, situated within easy reach of the towns of Alfreton, Clay Cross and Chesterfield. Close to delightful open countryside with many fine walks with Shirland Golf Course nearby. The cities of Nottingham, Sheffield and Derby are within easy commuting distance and junction 28 of the M1 is within easy reach, (approx six miles)

Entering the property via a hardwood entrance door with double glazed and leaded decorative panel. The door opens to:


Having a staircase rising to the first floor accommodation, a side aspect UPVC double glazed window, wood effect laminate flooring and faux beams to the ceiling, a door opens to a useful understairs storage cupboard, and the hallway has a central heating radiator and telephone point. Panelled door leading to:-

SITTING ROOM 14'1 x 12'

With dual aspect UPVC double glazed windows, the front window overlooking the garden and the village, the room has light wood flooring following through from the hallway, coving to the ceiling and a feature fireplace with a polished marble surround and raised hearth, housing a living flame gas fire, the room is illuminated by wall lamp points and there is central heating radiator with thermostatic valve, television aerial point with satellite facility and telephone point.

From the Hallway a half glazed panelled door opens to:-


Having dual aspect UPVC double glazed windows and a rear aspect window looking through the conservatory porch to the garden beyond. The room has a polished light wood flooring and a good range of kitchen units in a hand painted finish with cupboards and drawers set beneath a polished granite worksurface with a tiled splashback, there are wall mounted storage cupboards open display shelves with under cabinet lighting. Set within the worksurface is an undermounted 1 1/2 bowl stainless sink with mixer tap and a De Dietrich for ring induction hob, over which is an extraction canopy which is vented to the outside, beneath the hob is a fan assisted electric oven. Concealed within one of the cupboards is the combination gas fired boiler which provides hot water and central heating to the property. The room has a central heating radiator, low energy down lights and ample space for a family dining table if required. From the kitchen a door opens to:-

DINING ROOM 12'10 X 11'1

Having rear aspect UPVC double glazed windows with an exposed central stone mullion, overlooking the gardens to the rear of the property, the room has polished light wood flooring, coving to the ceiling and a central heating radiator with thermostatic valve. From the kitchen a half glazed door with bevelled glass panels opens to:-


Being constructed in UPVC with double glazed panels set upon a rustic brick dwarf wall and having a polycarbonate roof. There are quarry tiles to the floor and a fitted rustic work surface beneath which is storage shelving and space and connection for an automatic washing machine. A panelled door opens to:-


Having a ceramic tiled floor, side aspect window with obscure glass and suite with close coupled W.C. and wall hung wash hand basin. There is a central heating radiator with thermostatic valve.

From the Reception hallway a staircase rises via a half landing, with a front aspect window, to the:-


With a side aspect double glazed window with views over the village, from the landing an access hatch opens to partially boarded loft space with a light. Panelled doors open to:_

BEDROOM ONE 14'2 x 11'10

With front aspect double glazed windows, light wood effect laminate flooring and a central heating radiator with thermostatic valve. There is a deep storage cupboard over the stairs and a good range of curtain fronted wardrobes providing hanging space and storage shelving and television aerial point.

BEDROOM TWO 11'10 x 11'10

With rear aspect double glazed windows overlooking the enclosed garden, the room has light wood effect laminate flooring, central heating radiator with thermostatic valve, fitted storage shelving and hanging rails, there is a television aerial point.

BEDROOM THREE 11'10 x 8'10

With dual aspect UPVC double glazed windows, light wood effect flooring and a central heating radiator with thermostatic valve.


A partially tiled room with ceramic tiled flooring, having rear aspect double glazed

windows with obscured glass, suite with panelled bath having mixer taps and hand held shower spray, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled W.C. There is a tiled shower cubicle with mixer shower and central heating radiator. The room is illuminated by halogen downlight spotlights.


To the front of the property is an area of garden with deep borders well stocked with a good variety of ornamental shrubs and flowering plants, a gated pathway gives access to the entrance door, to the rear of the property is a delightful enclosed garden with a central lawn and sculptured boarders stocked with a ornamental shrubs and flowering plants designed to give colour and interest throughout the year. To the top of the garden is an off road parking space for two vehicles accessed from a shared driveway to the side of the property. There is a timber garden shed 12' x 7'10 having power and lighting. There is space suitable for a garage subject to necessary consents.


All mains services are connected to the property.

The vendor informs us that the gas boiler and fire have been fully maintained and inspected.

COUNCIL TAX BAND (Correct at time of publication)


Total Floor Area (111m²)


Leaving Alfreton along the A61 towards Chesterfield passing through Shirland village, Where the A61 bends sharply to the right take the left turn signposted Belper along the B6013 where 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.

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
28 April 2016

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