4 bedroom detached house for sale

Morley Lane, Little Eaton, Derby

Sold STC £695,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Double glazed and gas centrally heated
  • Porch
  • Vestibule
  • Reception hall
  • Fine spacious split level drawing room
  • Dining room incorporating a second sitting room area
  • Bespoke fitted kitchen by Davenport's of Nottingham
  • Utility / rear hall / boot room
  • Boiler room

Full description

ECCLESBOURNE SCHOOL CATCHMENT - Individual four bedroomed detached residence of charm and character set in secluded grounds extending to 1.27 acres including outline planning consent to erect a single dwelling

General Information - - An opportunity to acquire an individual detached residence of much charm and character set in delightful secluded grounds extending to some 1.27 acres. Sold with the benefit of outline planning consent to erect a single detached dwelling within the grounds.

Warren House is believed to date from 1923 and has been thoughtfully extended and improved over the years. It is constructed of white painted rendered brickwork beneath a roof of tile with the elevations relieved by gables (one tiled hung) and an oriel bay window. All rooms taking advantage of the views over the grounds.

The double glazed gas centrally heated accommodation briefly includes a vestibule, hall, very large drawing room which is split level, dining room also incorporating a further sitting area. Bespoke fitted breakfast kitchen by Davenport's of Nottingham. Rear hall / utility room / boot room. Boiler room. Laundry room incorporating a gardeners WC. Principal bedroom with superb range of craftsman built fittings, family bathroom and separate shower room.

The property is approached by a long sweeping driveway culminating in car parking and access to the double garage. The garden and grounds really must be seen to be appreciated also including an excellent range of outbuildings.

Situation - - Little Eaton is a convenient and very sought after village situated approximately 5 miles north of Derby City Centre and offers a good range of local amenities including a Co-Op store, newsagent, butcher, chemist, public houses, historic church and regular bus services. It is well known for its village primary school and is within the noted Ecclesbourne School Secondary School catchment area.
Local recreational facilities are on St Peter's Park to include football, tennis courts, green bowls, children's playground and leisure pavilion. The property is also a short walk from the Drum Hill and bluebell woods providing some delightful scenery and walks.
There are excellent transport links with easy access to the A6, A38, A50, M1 Motorway and East Midlands International Airport.

Accommodation - - Steps up to pitched tiled canopy porch with solid oak entrance door to:

Vestibule - Polished teak flooring. Twin oak framed glazed doors to:

Reception Hall - With matching polished teak flooring. Delft China rail. Central heating radiator. Stairs to the first floor off in two flights with polished oak handrail and very useful cloaks / storage cupboard beneath.

Further oak framed glazed door from the hall to:

Very Large Drawing Room - 9.24m x 3.93m widening to 4.02m (30'4" x 12'11" wi - (overall measurements) must be seen to be appreciated, this room is split level having a polished hardwood flooring, two steps with adjacent hand crafted cupboards forming displays. Brick fireplace, raised heatherbrown quarry tiled hearth, recessed Clearview stove, further recess displays and charming bench seating on either side. Delft China rails. Hand crafted cupboard in a display recess with display shelving over. TV aerial point. The room has the benefit of a triple aspect providing a delightful aspect over the garden and grounds.

Dining Room - 6.14m x 4.16m (20'2" x 13'8") - Again this room has the benefit of a double aspect with twin double glazed sliding patio doors and matching side screens providing a delightful south westerly aspect. This well proportioned room also has the benefit of a sitting area with feature marble fireplace, Westmorland slate mantel, raised hearth, open fire grate and recessed book shelf. Coved cornice. TV aerial point.

Bespoke Breakfast Kitchen - 5.32m x 2.50m (17'5" x 8'2") - Fitted by Davenport's of Nottingham featuring solid Birdseye maple drawer and door fronts with maple edged tiled topped extensive work surface with Corian preparation feature, matching tiled surround, inset stainless steel sink unit by Franke, under cupboards, drawers and integrated Bosch dishwasher. Further maple edged tiled topped preparation surface with inset Corian detail plus inset stainless steel four plate electric hob by Atag with feature canopy oven incorporating an electric light, under cupboards and drawers. Adjacent lower level solid maple breakfast table with adjacent fixed bench seating incorporating a useful box cupboard. Tall cupboard housing a stainless steel finished Atag fan assisted electric microwave oven and Atag electric oven and grill. Gas fired Aga double oven enamelled in deep red also incorporating a back boiler for the domestic hot water. Extractor fan. Further adjacent tiled topped display shelving. Two matching double eye level cupboards with central display shelving and concealed pelmet lighting illuminating the preparation surface. Recessed ceiling lighting.

Inner Lobby Area - With door to LARGE LARDER having a tiled thrall, range of fitted shelving and electric light. Space for an upright fridge freezer and further useful under stairs storage area including an additional tiled thrall. Glazed and panelled door to:

Utility Room / Rear Hall / Boot Room - 2.71m x 2.14m plus 1.63m x 1.41m (8'11" x 7'0" plu - Red quarry tiled floor. Panelled leaded and double glazed door to the rear garden.

Boiler Room - Including a wall mounted Vaillant gas fired central heating boiler. This area also forms a useful drying room.

Laundry Room - 1.77m x 1.41m (5'10" x 4'8") - Red quarry tiled floor. Deep white glazed Belfast sink with tiled surround. Plumbing for a washing machine. Low suite WC.

On The First Floor -

Landing - Useful built-in shelved storage cupboard. Trap door access to the roof space which we have been advised is insulated and has the benefit of two electric lights.

Large Principal Bedroom - 4.96m x 4.61m (16'3" x 15'1") - The first measurement taken into a wide cant bay window. Fascinatingly this room was fitted by a specialist firm from London and is understood to be finished in Mahogany having a hand painted finish and incorporating much detail including a linen cupboard and store cupboard. Two large double wardrobes with double hanging, full hanging, shelving, hinged mirror and automatic lighting. Two matching hand crafted bedside tables, again glass topped, with drawers beneath. Decorative wall detail including a feature moulded cornice. TV aerial point.

Bedroom Two - 3.82m x 3.93m (12'6" x 12'11") - The latter measurement being a maximum. This room has the benefit of a double aspect. Built-in double wardrobe with hanging rail and storage shelf.

Bedroom Three - 3.18m x 1.82m (10'5" x 6'0") - (presently used as a first floor study). Built-in wardrobe with hanging rail and storage shelf.

Bedroom Four - 4.03m x 3.82m (13'3" x 12'6") - Comprising the GUEST BEDROOM with feature double glazed oriel bay window enjoying a south westerly aspect. Built-in double wardrobe with hanging rail and storage cupboard over. TV aerial point. Door to useful BOX ROOM / STORAGE ROOM with electric light.

Separate Shower Room - Having a Huppe shower with folding shower door, tiled walls and Mira Excel shower fitting. Feature vanity unit by "Cabinets By Design" finished in limed oak and including a polished marble surround to an oval wash basin having a mixer tap, under cupboards, drawers, central mirror over with display cabinet, shelving and electric shaver point plus concealed pelmet lighting. Low suite WC. Built-in eaves storage cupboard. Chromium heated towel rail.

Principal Family Bathroom - Having a white suite complemented by part ceramic wall tiling and including a tiled panelled cast iron enamelled bath, pedestal wash basin, separate bow fronted shower with sliding doors, tiled interior and Mira Excel shower fitting. Electric shaver point. Excellent floor to ceiling shelved linen storage cupboard including a high capacity insulated hot water cylinder including fitted immersion heater on Time Clock control plus a secondary 24hr "top-up" immersion heater.

Separate Low Suite Wc -

Please Note - -The property is fitted with a 24hr security alarm.

Outside -

The garden and grounds form a delightful complement to the property and really must be seen to be fully appreciated extending to 1.27 acres and includes to the rear garden paths, neath gently sweeping lawns having a backdrop of fine mature trees. There are natural stone steps up to part of the lawn and a raised paved sun terrace overlooking a pond with a waterfall and filtration area.

POTTING SHED with electric light, power, window and door.
Further DETACHED OUTBUILDING comprising a log shed and general garden store.
EXCELLENT ALUMINIUM FRAMED GREENHOUSE with staging and temperature controlled opening windows.
DETACHED TIMBER GARDEN SHED / GARDEN STORE ideally suitable as a workshop if required measuring overall 4.84m x 3.82m (15'11" x 12'6")
Three external cold water hose taps.

The front garden enjoys an exceptionally high degree of privacy again screened by fine mature trees and this area enjoying a south westerly aspect, the garden being terraced having extensive paved sun terraces, well stocked raised borders and beds containing the most interesting and varied selection of ornamental plants, shrubs and trees.
There is a lower level extensive lawn which was formerly a tennis court and could be adapted again if desired.

The property is approached via twin wrought iron entrance gates on stone pillar mounts giving way to a sweeping driveway bordered by dry stone walling and varied mature trees and shrubs culminating in a car parking and turning area and access to:

There is a second entrance to the property some 50 meters beyond the twin iron gates, located up steps to a single gate with further steps up to the house.

Detached Double Garage - 5.49m x 6.02m (18'0" x 19'9") - Having a concrete floor, electric light and power laid on, two side windows and two roller shutter entrance doors on remote controls.

There is a very large productive kitchen garden adjacent to the drive entrance bordered by dry stone walling, hedges and slightly terraced and this area has the benefit of outline planning consent to erect a single dwelling - full details upon request.

Please Note - - We would point out that outline planning consent has been obtained from Erewash Borough Council (Application Number ERE/0415/0019) approved September 2015.

Fixtures & Fittings - - All fitted carpets, curtains and light fittings are included in the sale.

Directional Note - - The approach from Derby is via Sir Frank Whittle Road (A61) with Derbyshire County Cricket Ground on the right hand side, straight ahead at the following three traffic islands, proceeding to the next traffic island being the junction with the Outer Ring Road, straight ahead following the signs for Little Eaton (B6179). Proceed through the village centre eventually turning right into Morley Lane and after a short distance turn left into a rising private tarmacadamed driveway where the drive entrance to Warren House will be located on the left hand side.

Viewing - - Strictly by appointment through Scargill Mann & Co - Derby Office 01332 207720 (SS May 2016)

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09 May 2016

Nearest stations

  • Duffield (1.6 mi)
  • Belper (3.8 mi)
  • Derby (3.9 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Duffield (1.6 mi)
  • Belper (3.8 mi)
  • Derby (3.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Scargill Mann & Co , Derby

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01332 448055 Local call rate

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