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3 bedroom cottage for sale

Main Road, Lea, near Matlock, DE4

Sold STC £230,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Charming character cottage
  • Third of an acre of informal gardens and orchard area
  • Parking
  • Sitting room with feature fireplace and multi fuel stove
  • Well appointed dining kitchen
  • Contemporary shower room
  • Outdoor store
  • Sought after residential village location
  • Ready access to local amenities
  • Viewing highly recommended

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Being of natural stone beneath a tiled slate roof, stands this charming three bedroom character cottage, being well presented throughout and having gas fired central heating and double glazing. With the accommodation briefly comprising to the ground floor front entrance porch, spacious sitting room with feature gritstone fireplace incorporating a multi fuel stove, and opening into the comprehensively appointed dining kitchen, off which is a further front entrance porch with utility facilities. Off the first floor landing are three bedrooms and a contemporary shower room. Immediately to the front of the property are two block paved approaches with the addition of an outdoor store housing the gas fired central heating boiler, and adjacent is a car standing area and steps descending to approximately 1/3 of an acre of informal gardens to include orchard area.

Set within this enviable and sought after residential village location, enjoying a plethora of countryside aspects but still having ready access to a number of local amenities to include public houses and bus routes. Ideally suited to the downsizing couple, young professionals or perhaps those seeking an easily managed second home on the edge of the Peak District National Park. A viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate this sympathetically restored character cottage. The larger townships of Matlock, Chesterfield and Bakewell are also readily accessible with the Derbyshire Dales and Peak District countryside on the doorstep.


A part glazed front entrance door gives access into the front entrance porch with front aspect window, central heating radiator and door opening to the…

Sitting room - 5.86m x 4.22m (19' 3" x 13' 10") having a feature gritstone fireplace with heavy mantel and flagged hearth, incorporating a multi fuel stove, front and side aspect double glazed windows, exposed ceiling beams, two central heating radiators, telephone socket and opening into the…

Dining kitchen - 4.02m x 3.84m (13' 2" x 12' 7"), the measurements taking into account the stairway. Fitted with a comprehensive range of light wall and floor mounted units beneath moulded work surfaces, inset stainless steel sink unit and tiled splash backs. Having a built electric oven, four ring gas hob, extractor hood over and further free standing appliance space. With front aspect double glazed window, central heating radiator, unit under lighting and a part glazed door opens to an additional front entrance…

Utility lobby - with moulded work surface beneath which a kitchen unit, free standing appliance space, plumbing for an automatic washing machine, central heating radiator and front aspect window.

From the dining kitchen, stairs rise to the first floor landing with loft access hatch and doors off to principal rooms.

Bedroom 1 - 4.24m x 3.94m (13' 11" x 12' 11") maximum, being of double proportion and having two front aspect double glazed windows allowing for a woodland view, central heating radiator and floor to ceiling built-in wardrobes.

Shower room - fitted with a contemporary white suite comprising glazed cubicle housing the mains shower, low flush WC, floating wash hand basin, fully tiled walls and floor, front aspect double glazed window, ladder style heated towel rail, ceiling spot lighting and extractor fan.

Bedroom 2 - 3.78m x 2.32m (12' 5" x 7' 8") having a front aspect double glazed window providing a woodland view, central heating radiator, built-in storage and desk furniture, together with bulk head store.

Bedroom 3 - 3.56m x 3m (11' 8" x 9' 10") being of double proportions and having rear and side aspect double glazed windows and central heating radiator.


Immediately to the front of the property there are two block paved yards allowing access to the front porches. Also to the front is a useful outdoor store housing the Worcester Bosch gas fired central heating boiler, and having light and power.

Adjacent, and off lying, the principal gardens can be found together with an area of hard standing whereby steps descend to the most delightful and unexpected informal gardens with stream splitting the two areas, mainly laid to lawn and having a generous orchard area providing numerous fruits and extending to approximately 1/3 of an acre and being fully enclosed to give a good degree of privacy. A truly tranquil haven, unusual for a property of this nature, and ideal for the green-fingered enthusiast.

TENURE - Freehold.

SERVICES - All main services are available to the property which benefits from gas fired central heating and part double glazing. No test has been made on services or their distribution.


FIXTURES & FITTINGS - Only the fixtures and fittings mentioned in these sales particulars are included in the sale. Certain other items may be taken at valuation if required. No specific test has been made on any appliance either included or available by negotiation.

DIRECTIONS - From Matlock Crown Square, take the A6 south as signposted Derby, proceeding through Matlock Bath and into Cromford. At the traffic lights bear left into Mill Road and continue onto Lea Road, passing the train station and proceeding for approximately one mile before turning left, as the road continues as Lea Road, passing John Smedley's factory and continuing up the hill for around ¼ of a mile, as the road becomes Main Road. Passing Lea Green Activity Centre, continue for a further ½ a mile before the property can be found on the right hand side.

VIEWING - Strictly by prior arrangement with the Matlock office 01629 580228.

Ref: FTM8996

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
02 September 2016


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