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3 bedroom cottage for sale

The Common, Quarndon, Derby

Offers in Region of £499,950

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Park Nook Cottage is a truly charming detached cottage nestling in a countryside setting in this premier residential position. Formally part of the Kedleston Estate and dating back to the turn of the 20th Century, this is rare opportunity to acquire a very special property set within a larger than average plot..

Directions - The property is best approached by leaving Derby City Centre via Kedleston Road, heading north passing the University of Derby and continuing through Allestree, arriving in Quarndon passing the Joiners Arms Public House, taking the next left turning onto The Common, follow this lane passing the Cricket Club and continue along for a short distance where the property will be found on the left hand side immediately prior to Inn Lane.

The cottage is of traditional construction with a red facing brick and a pitched slate roof with front and side gable ends. The property was extended to the rear some thirty years ago and more recently had the benefit of a quality conservatory with a pitched glazed roof. The mature extensive grounds surround the cottage to all four sides with the majority of the garden being a natural Woodland area to the northern side of the plot. There is a detached garage, carport, driveway and brick store.

Internally the characterful accommodation incorporates gas central heating via a modern combination boiler, strategic UPVC double glazed windows, and briefly comprises: Large reception hall with a study area and stairs leading to the first floor, a lounge with a gas fire leads to the conservatory, there is a separate dining room leading onto a modern fitted kitchen with integrated appliances and modern re-fitted shower room. To the first floor there is the master bedroom with fitted wardrobes and en-suite WC, also enjoying pleasant front and side aspects with far reaching views and two additional bedrooms.

Located at the far end of The Common the property enjoys an enviable countryside setting with delightful views, yet also offers ease of access to the impressive range of amenities within Allestree along with those in nearby Duffield, just down Cumberhills, including the Ecclesbourne School and 6th Form. Derby City Centre is just a few miles away, easily connected to Quarndon via Kedleston Road. It should also be noted that the spectacular Kedleston Hall and Estate, Kedleston Country House and Golf Club are all within close proximity.

Large Reception Hallway - Accessed through a UPVC front door into a spacious reception hallway with space for a study etc, two side windows, stairs leading off to the first floor with attractive balustrade and handrail, useful cupboard beneath, plate rail and two central heating radiators.

Lounge - 12'11" x 12'11" (3.94m x 3.94m) - A cosy room with a beamed ceiling and plate rail, coal and flame gas fire with brick surround and tiled hearth, TV aerial point, UPVC double glazed window and central heating radiator, also giving access into:

Quality Conservatory - 10' x 9' (3.05m x 2.74m) - Of brick base construction with a quarry tiled sill and UPVC double glazed windows and door to the garden along with a glazed pitched roof with inset spotlights and central heating radiator.

Dining Room - 13' x 8'11" (3.96m x 2.72m) - Adjoining the kitchen with a beamed ceiling, plate rail, UPVC double glazed window and central heating radiator.

Modern Fitted Kitchen - 12'5" x 9'1" (3.78m x 2.77m) - The kitchen is very well fitted with a range of wall and base units with matching cupboard and drawer fronts in cream and complimentary wood effect laminate worktop and tiled splashback, inset stainless steel sink and drainer, integrated fridge, freezer and washing machine along with an electric eye level oven and gas hob, tile effect vinyl floor covering, under counter lighting, space for a bistro table and chairs, side UPVC double glazed window and rear window and door giving access to the garden.

Quality Re-Fitted Shower Room - 8'10" x 6'8" (2.69m x 2.03m) - Fitted with a wide shower tray with glazed screen and mains chrome shower, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC, tiled walls, rear panelled glazed window, tile effect vinyl floor covering, central heating radiator and built-in cupboard housing the Gloworm combination boiler providing domestic hot water and central heating.

First Floor -

Landing - With access to the loft space, also with a continuation of the attractive balustrade and hand rail from the hallway.

Master Bedroom - 12'11" x 12'11" (3.94m x 3.94m) - Front and side UPVC double glazed windows both enjoying countryside aspects, the side of which enjoying far reaching distant views toward Derby City and beyond. Built-in wardrobes, exposed roof detail, telephone point and central heating radiator.

En-Suite Wc - Fitted with a low level WC and wash hand basin with side window.

Bedroom Two - 13' maximum x 8'11" (3.96m maximum x 2.72m) - UPVC double glazed window overlooking the rear garden, wardrobe recess and central heating radiator.

Bedroom Three - 7'10" x 7'9" (2.39m x 2.36m) - L-shaped layout with two side panelled windows and central heating radiator.

Outside - The mature grounds surround the cottage to all four sides, each are particularly well stocked with a variety of plants and shrubs and offer various seating areas, the main natural woodland area is well stocked with mature trees and shrubs which enjoys a nature trail pathway, certain to appeal to young families. Within this larger than average plot there is also an ample sized driveway providing off-road parking leading to a detached brick built garage with adjoining car port, there is also a brick built store and external security lighting.

Viewings - Strictly by appointment through Boxall Brown & Jones of Allestree.

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