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4 bedroom end of terrace house for sale

5 And 6 Post Office Cottages, Lea Bridge, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4

Sold STC £259,950

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A wonderful opportunity to acquire, an early 1800's Grade II Listed, four bedroomed stone built cottage, which possesses a wealth of character and charm nestling within this highly desirable village, which along with Holloway has a good range of local amenities along with ease of access to Matlock, Belper, Alfreton, Derby, Nottingham and the motorway network. Offering a gas fired central heating system, the property is equally ideal for a family, early retired or professional couple and comprises living room, dining kitchen, study, landing, four bedrooms and bathroom over the first and second floors. Useful outhouse/store, private sitting out area to the front.

The Accommodation Comprises -

Living Room - 4.68m x 3.79m (15'4" x 12'5") - A lovely period front door, two central heating radiators, beams to the ceiling, mullioned stone windows, shelved alcove to one side of the chimney breast which has an attractive original stone fireplace and incorporates a Villager log burning stove. There is also wood block flooring and shelved store cupboard, within which is housed the electric consumer unit.

Dining Kitchen - 4.88m x 3.67m (16'0" x 12'0") - With a stone fireplace with exposed brick work above the lintel. Again the fireplace incorporates a log burner stove. The kitchen having a range of traditional hand painted units with oak working surface, Belfast style Villeroy and Boch pot sink, mullioned window to the front. A period front door, beam to the ceiling. Tiling to the floor. Electric cooker point. Radiator. An integrated Smeg dishwasher and fridge, both having matching fascia to the units and space within the base cupboards together with plumbing for a washing machine. Useful understairs store cupboard.

Study - 3.23m x 2.62m (10'7" x 8'7") - With fitted units and working surface. Radiator. Stone flagged floor. Window to the rear. Useful storage area below which could be ideal for a freezer etc.

First Floor Landing - Radiator. Window to the front and most useful storage cupboards.

Bedroom Three - 4.68m x 2.67m (15'4" x 8'9") - Being a nicely proportioned room located at the rear of the cottage, having two windows and a radiator with a view over to John Smedley's bridge.

Bathroom - Having been refurbished during recent years with a white suite comprising of a double ended bath, glass shower screen with Triton electric shower above, together with tiled surround which extends across the low level WC. Pedestal wash basin, tiled splashback. Radiator. Vinyl flooring. Mullioned window to the front. Exposed beam.

Bedroom Two - 4.71m x 3.79m (15'5" x 12'5") - Mullioned window to the front, additional smaller window to the side. Two radiators. Painted beam to the ceiling.

Second Floor Landing - Radiator. Window to the rear.

Bedroom Four - 3.74m x 2.27m (12'3" x 7'5") - Which could alternatively be ideally utilised as a study or dressing room with mullioned window to the front. Radiator.

Master Bedroom - 4.68m x 3.79m (15'4" x 12'5") - With mullioned window and additional smaller window with radiator. Painted exposed purlins.

Outside - A most useful outhouse/store where the owner has kept a tumble dryer and freezer, although it does have plumbing. Additional smaller store which would be perfect for bikes etc.

Note - The cottages are located in a World Heritage site and conservation area, at the far end of the row of these period cottages, is an area of gravelled car parking area, which to the left of the gate is owned by numbers 5 and 6 where there is space easily for two if not three vehicles.

Valuer - Tim Heaton/ae

Viewing - Strictly by appointment through our Matlock office

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