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2 bedroom cottage for sale

Main Street, Kniveton, Ashbourne, Derbyshire

Sold STC £199,995

Property Description

Key features

  • Exceptionally well modernised, tastefully decorated, well appointed accommodation throughout
  • Electric panelled central heating
  • Revealed ceiling beams
  • Sitting room with exposed fireplace and burning coal-effect electric cast iron stove
  • Superbly re-equipped kitchen with range of quality matching units with integrated appliances
  • Luxury ground floor bathroom
  • Two genuine double bedrooms
  • South facing garden to front
  • Separate area of land to the rear providing
    parking (2 cars) and additional garden space

Full description

Charming stone built double fronted mid terraced cottage currently providing substantial holiday let income, located in a popular sought after village

General Information -

A charming double fronted terraced cottage located in the sought after conservation village of Kniveton which is surrounded by delightful rolling Derbyshire countryside.

Haven Cottage is of some considerable age, our clients have advised us of the earliest records date back to 1742. It is built of random stone construction surmounted by a roof of Staffordshire blue tiles and the front is relieved by two dormer windows. It is set back from the road behind a stone wall incorporating a hand gate together with a south facing garden which is principally gravelled.

The property is currently being used as a luxury and very successful holiday home business with confirmed bookings for the year 2016, which may be continued if desired by the prospective purchasers. The contents of the property may be available by separate negotiation.

The accommodation has been sympathetically modernised to an exceptionally high standard and has recently had a complete new roof. Particular attention is drawn to the re-fitted kitchen and bathrooms which have been provided to a very high standard. Attractive internal detail includes revealed ceiling beams, exposed wide plank flooring to the first floor and the curve pole staircase. The property provides a sitting room with feature fireplace having coal effect stove, heavily exposed beamed ceiling. A quality fully fitted and integrated kitchen with many appliances. Ground floor bathroom. To the first floor are two genuine double bedrooms.

Outside is a well maintained private courtyard style south facing front garden enclosed by a random stone wall. There is also additional parcel of land to the rear of the property which provides parking for two vehicles and a timber garden shed.

The sale provides a very genuine opportunity for the discerning purchaser to acquire this outstanding charming cottage in an idyllic location.

Location -

Kniveton is a very pleasant village on the southern edge of the Peak District National Park with local facilities including a church, village hall, primary school and public house. The village is only 3 miles north-east of the attractive stylish market town of Ashbourne known as the gateway to Dovedale and the famous Peak District National Park.

The town offers a varied and excellent range of shops together with schools, banks, restaurants, post office and supermarket. Derby (13 miles) provides further facilities and the ring road affords quick and easy access to the motorway network.

The A50 dual carriageway is located approximately 8 miles south of Ashbourne and links Junction 24 of the M1 with the M6.

East Midlands International Airport lies approximately 22 miles away. Sailing and fishing are available at Carsington Water (3 miles) and the property benefits from an abundance of other leisure opportunities afforded by its location within the Peak District National Park.

Accommodation -


Charming Sitting Room - 4.65m x 3.65m (15'3" x 12'0") - Incorporating a DINING AREA) with fine fireplace having a white painted interior, white painted dressed stone kneelers and uprights, exposed brick soldier arch lintel together with raised flagstone hearth, electric cast iron burning coal-effect stove (2kw). (Additional original detail includes the staples within the chimney and original implement hanging bar).

Exposed beamed ceiling, red quarry tiled floor (beneath recently fitted carpet), two wall mounted electric panel convector radiators. TV aerial point, telephone jack point, recessed display adjacent to the chimney (assumed to the original salt area). Upvc double glazed windows to the front and rear of the room, part enclosed curved pole staircase to the first floor off with polished wooden balustrade to one side and very old two-plank door to the under stairs storage cupboard. Square arch with exposed timber lintel over to:

Particularly Well Fitted Kitchen - 2.34m x 2.00m (7'8" x 6'7") - Oak-effect vinyl floor covering and particularly attractive range of matching units finished in cream complemented by full room length solid polished beech preparation surface with ceramic tiled surrounds, feature Belfast-style stainless steel sink with mixer tap over together with under cupboard.

Additional under cupboard and drawers beneath the work surface and integrated appliances include automatic washer dryer and electric refrigerator together with built-in fan-assisted electric double oven incorporating a grill finished in stainless steel together with inset Zanussi four-plate ceramic hob with touch sensitive controls and stainless steel canopy over incorporating a variable speed filter hood over with electric light. Range of eye-level cupboards, electric panel radiator, exposed ceiling beams and two upvc framed double glazed windows.

Four-panel reclaimed pine door to:

Ground Floor Bathroom - Re-equipped to a very high standard having a white suite complemented by part ceramic wall tiling and including a panelled double ended bath with corner chromium-plated mixer tap and separate Triton T80 electric shower over with adjacent glass showerscreen. Pedestal wash basin also with mixer tap, low suite w.c., traditionally-styled central heating radiator/heated towel rail plus further chromium-plated heated towel rail, recess with illuminated mirror, automatic extractor fan, revealed ceiling beams and upvc double glazed window.

First Floor -

Landing - Exposed original wide plank floorboards, Most interesting curved panelled wall, trapdoor access to the roofspace, airing cupboard, recently re-fitted with slatted shelving and insulated hot water cylinder, fitted immersion heater, wall mounted programmer and the domestic hot water supply also has the benefit of a separate electric pump.

Bedroom One - 3.58m x 3.79m (11'9" x 12'5") - Again featuring the exposed original wide plank floorboards. Electric panel radiator, two upvc framed double glazed windows and stripped pine reclaimed four-panel door to the landing.

Further stripped pine four-panel door from the landing to:

Bedroom Two - 4.89m x 3.04m (16'1" x 10'0") - Two electric panel radiators. Upvc framed double glazed windows.

Please note:
1) Attention is drawn to the sophisticated computer controlled electric panel central heating system.
2) All the first floor windows provide a delightful aspect over part of the old village and countryside beyond.

Outside -

Very pleasant walled garden enjoying a southerly aspect with dry stone walling and this area has been gravelled for ease of maintenance and there is a handgate in the front boundary wall. External cold water hose tap.

The sale includes an additional area of land. This is approached by leaving the front door, turning left out of the handgate and walking along the footpath bearing immediately left into a drive. Continue up the drive which gently rises and immediately after a twin five-bar gate (located to the right, the land will be located on the right hand side which includes a shed and parking for two cars. This area could be further cultivated to provide a garden if desired.

Fixtures & Fittings -

All quality fitted carpets, blinds and light fittings are included in the sale. Additional items of furniture may be purchased separately if desired.

Directional Note -

Leave Ashbourne on the B5035 road to Wirksworth. Having entered the village of Kniveton (after approximately three miles), Haven Cottage will be located on the left hand side.

Viewing -

Strictly by appointment through Scargill Mann & Co - Ashbourne Office 01335 345460 (DM 07.09.2016)

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