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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Lower Road, Mackworth Village, Derbyshire

Sold STC £650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Very sought after Conservation village location
  • Gas central heating
  • Sealed unit double glazing
  • Very large built on entrance porch / conservatory / second sitting room
  • Entrance hall with feature staircase
  • Fitted guest cloakroom
  • Drawing room
  • Dining room
  • Bespoke breakfast kitchen with integrated appliances
  • Utility / laundry room

Full description

ECCLESBOURNE SCHOOL CATCHMENT - A very superior five bedroomed detached residence enjoying delightful open rural views to the front and rear

General Information -

An opportunity to acquire an individual detached five bedroomed residence occupying a delightful location in the very sought after and historic old village of Mackworth and enjoys open rural views to the front and rear.

The property is believed to have been built in the 1960's and was designed by the noted local architect of this era (Peter Woore) and was later thoughtfully and sympathetically extended. Internal inspection will reveal very versatile accommodation which must be seen to be full appreciated including a large enclosed entrance porch forming a second sitting room / conservatory; reception hall with feature staircase; fitted guest cloakroom; archway from the hall to a dining room; large drawing room with fireplace; bespoke fitted breakfast kitchen by Perrin & Rowe of Mayfair, London with integrated appliances; utility / laundry room. To the first floor is a large galleried landing; five well proportioned bedrooms, the principal of which has an en-suite bathroom and separate shower room. One bedroom is currently used as a studio with separate external staircase and this area could form a separate apartment if required.

A driveway provides access to an integral garage and the delightful very private garden setting, extending to approximately half an acre, again must be seen to be appreciated backing directly onto open countryside.

Location -

The old village of Mackworth, with its historic All Saints Church, is within a conservation area and interestingly mentioned in the Domesday Book. It is within the catchment area of the very sought after Ecclesbourne School at Duffield and also highly convenient for Derby City Centre, the centre of which is 2.5 miles to the east. Local recreational facilities including Markeaton Park, Kedleston Golf Club, the historic town of Ashbourne - known as the gateway to the Peak District National Park. Derby's outer ring road provides swift onward connection with the A38, A50 and M1 motorway and is also highly convenient for East Midlands International Airport.

Accommodation -

Twin upvc framed double glazed doors to:

Large Built On Enclosed Entrance Porch - 6.48m x 1.89m widening to 2.63m (21'3" x 6'2" wide - Featuring an attractive oak parquet flooring stained in the Jacobian style.

Reception Hall Area - With feature staircase to the first floor off in three flights with turned newel post and delicate turned balusters. Cuban manogany flooring. Attractive coved cornice and wall mouldings together with an arch to an INNER HALL AREA with:

Fitted Guest Cloakroom - Having white fittings including a corner wash basin with mosaic tiled splashback, low suite WC and two steps up to the hall finished in Cuban mahogany. Feature leaded stained glass window.

Wide archway from the entrance hall area to:

Dining Room - 4.85m x 3.48m (15'11" x 11'5") - A well proportioned room again having an attractive solid Cuban mahogany floor. Decorative and attractive coved cornice, ceiling rose and wall mouldings including an arched display alcove with fitted shelving and useful base cupboard beneath. Stained glass leaded double glazed window to the side and sliding double glazed patio door with matching side screen providing a delightful view over the large rear garden and open countryside beyond.

Drawing Room - 8.66m x 3.66m (28'5" x 12'0") - A through room with upvc framed double glazed windows to the front and rear again taking full advantage of the rural views to both elevations plus an additional double glazed window to the side. Polished Cuban mahogany flooring. Fireplace having an exposed brick interior, polished wood mantle, handmade brick hearth and Brailsford burning log effect gas fire. Coved cornice. Sky TV point.

Please Note: Attention is drawn to the ground floor polished mahogany doors with brass furniture.

Spacious Bespoke Fitted Breakfast Kitchen - 5.46m x 3.03m (17'11" x 9'11") - Designed by Perrin & Rowe of Mayfair, London comprising an excellent range of attractive matching units featuring very special detail including decorative hand carved fleur de lys and handmade ceramic handles. Full room width roll edged preparation surface with long return extending to a breakfast table area having a tiled surround, inset one and a half bowl porcelain sink with mixer tap, range of under cupboards, drawers including an integrated Bosch fridge and adjacent refrigerator. Further matching work surface with under cupboards including spice rack plus shelves, drawers, Diplomat electric fan assisted double oven including grill together with five plate gas hob, again by Diplomat with fitted canopy over incorporating a variable speed filter hood over with electric light. One further work surface. Excellent range of eye level cupboards with shelving, plate rack and concealed pelmet lighting illuminating the work surfaces beneath plus up lighting. Recessed ceiling lighting. Solid polished oak flooring. Coved cornice. Twin hardwood framed multi paned glazed doors with matching side screen to the enclosed entrance porch area which also forms a second sitting room enjoying a southerly apsect. Recessed gas fired central heating boiler by Potterton Kingfisher with Honeywel wall mounted programmer.

Utility / Laundry Room - 2.27m x 2.36m (7'5" x 7'9") - Having a ceramic tiled floor. L-shaped roll edged preparation surface with ceramic tiled surround, inset stainless steel sink with mixer tap, under cupboards and appliance space beneath. Further matching work surface with plumbing beneath for an automatic washing machine. Fitted eye level cupboard and tall cupboard suitable for an ironing board / brooms. Door to the garage.

Lower Level Hall Area - With FUEL STORE Upvc double glazed side screen and door to the garden.

On The First Floor -

Very Spacious Galleried Landing - With balustrade to match the staircase. The landing provides a general sitting area and there is a upvc framed double glazed French window with matching side screen to a south facing BALCONY having a balustrade surround. Useful built-in shelved storage cupboard. Airing cupboard with insulated hot water cylinder, fitted immersion heater on time-clock control and slatted shelving. Deep hinged trap door with loft ladder providing access to the roof space which is part boarded for storage purposes and has the benefit of an electric light and power point.

Please Note - The first floor doors feature stained pine four panel doors.

Principal Bedroom - 5.24m x 3.69m (17'2" x 12'1") - This room has the benefit of a triple aspect with upvc double glazed windows to the sides and rear. Coved cornice.

Spacious En-Suite Bathroom - Having a white suite complemented by floor and wall tiling and including a panelled bath with shower screen and separate Mira shower. Pedestal wash basin with electric shaver point over together with an illuminated mirror fronted medicine cabinet. Bidet. Low suite WC. Coved cornice. Recessed ceiling lighting. Central heating radiator incorporated within a chromium plated heated towel rail.

Front Bedroom Two - 3.68m x 3.34m (12'1" x 10'11") - Coved cornice. Upvc framed double glazed window to the front and side. Door with mirror panel to large wardrobe / storage cupboard with hanging rails and fitted shelving.

Bedroom Three - 3.08m x 3.07m (10'1" x 10'1") - Coved cornice. Large built-in double wardrobe, both doors having mirror panels plus hanging rails and storage shelving.

Bedroom Four - 3.66m x 2.45m (12'0" x 8'0") - Again this room has the benefit of a double aspect with upvc double glazed windows to the east and south elevations. Coved cornice.

Family Shower Room - With white fittings complemented by ceramic floor and wall tiling and including a shower cubicle with glass shower screen, glass door and chromium plated shower fitting. Pedestal wash basin with arched mirror over and adjacent electric shaver point. Low suite WC. Central heating radiator incorporated within a chromium plated heated towel rail.

Multi paned glazed door in hardwood frame from the landing to:

Bedroom Five - An interesting room presently used as a studio and having the benefit of a double aspect with upvc framed windows to the side and rear. An additional feature comprising a French window to an external staircase. This light room features a coved cornice and gas fire on a raised handmade brick hearth. Built-in bookcases.

Please Note - Bedroom five plus bedroom four could form an excellent separate apartment area suitable for an au pair / housekeeper / teenager if desired.

Outside -

Integral Garage - 5.64m x 2.50m plus 3.15m x 2.19m (18'6" x 8'2" plu - Being L-shaped and having a concrete floor, fluorescent lighting, two power points, upvc framed double glazed window to the side and rear plus very wide up and over entrance door. The garage is approached via a taramcadamed driveway which widens in front of the house and provides extensive car parking.

A particular feature of the sale is the very large rear garden which really must be seen to be fully appreciated backing directly onto open pasture land. The garden features a very extensive paved sun terrace with well stocked herbaceous border and steps having mature rhododendrons to the side and this area giving way to a gently sloping lawn with ornamental pond to one side having the benefit of a pump and waterfall.

At the foot of the principal lawn there are three steps down to grassed paths, bordered by a very natural wild flower area screened by mature hedges and including the original farm orchard featuring a mature pear tree, apple trees, quince and cherry tree, mature walnut tree plus damson. Soft fruit garden. DETACHED TIMBER GARDEN SHED.

Fixtures & Fittings -

All fitted carpets are included. A burglar alarm system is installed and included.

Directional Note -

The approach from Derby city centre is via Friar Gate which becomes Ashbourne Road (A52), continuing straight ahead at Derby's outer ring road (Markeaton traffic island) and after passing the right hand turn for Markeaton Lane take the next turn on the right into Church Lane, continuing to Lower Road where All Saints House will be located on the right hand side.

Viewing -

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

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25 May 2016


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