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3 bedroom detached bungalow for sale

38 Summer Lane, Wirksworth, DE4 4EB

Sold STC £329,950

Property Description

Key features

  • No chain
  • 3 bed detached bungalow
  • Presented to a serviceable standard
  • Scope to cosmetically improve
  • Characterful features retained
  • Conservatory
  • Gas fired central heating; Part UPVC double glazing
  • Larger than average plot
  • Ample vehicular hardstanding
  • Viewing highly recommended

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Being built of rendered elevations beneath a Rosemary clay tiled roof stands this charming three bedroomed detached bungalow with scope to refurbish throughout. Having been lovingly maintained during the current occupiers long tenure and offering spacious accommodation briefly comprising broad front entrance hallway, bays to the living room and dining room, breakfast kitchen, conservatory, three bedrooms, bathroom and separate WC. Having undergone extension over the years and with considerable potential to further extend the proportions within the large plot subject to the necessary planning consents. With gas fired central heating, part UPVC double glazing and managing to retain characterful features such as fireplaces, flooring and picture rails.

Set within a larger than average plot with generous frontage providing ample vehicular hard-standing and, to the rear, a largely level lawned garden being fully enclosed via hedged boundaries.

Sited within this highly sought after and convenient edge of town residential location having ready access to a number of local and mainstream amenities such as schooling, shops, public houses and restaurants. Wirksworth has undergone a complete transformation in recent years, now seen as an Arts and Crafts mecca having a number of festivals drawing large crowds throughout the year adding to its Bohemian style but retaining a market town feel. The property is ideally suited for the expanding family purchaser or perhaps those looking to downsize to easily managed accommodation.

A viewing is highly recommended at the earliest opportunity to fully appreciate the considerable potential on offer.


A sheltered open front entrance with glazed panelled doors having obscured glazing and similar side windows gives access into the broad entrance hallway having a feature quarry tiled floor, cloaks storage area, central heating radiator, telephone socket, picture rail and doors off to all principal rooms.

Living Room - 4.63m x 3.47m (15' 3" x 11' 5") taking into account the front bay. Having a feature tiled open fireplace with decorative wooden surround and mantel, front UPVC bay window with lead and stained glass detail, side aspect window, two central heating radiators and picture rail.

Dining Room - 4.26m x 4m (14' x 13' 2") taking into account the front bay. Having a feature tiled open fireplace with similar hearth, feature front bay window with stained glass and leaded detail, side aspect windows, recess storage cupboards, picture rail and door opening into the

Breakfast Kitchen - 4m x 2.47m (13' 2" x 8' 1") fitted with a comprehensive range of pine wall and floor mounted units beneath moulded roll top work surfaces, inset stainless steel sink and tile splash backs. Having provisions for a freestanding gas oven, plumbing for an automatic washing machine, wall mounted gas fired central heating boiler concealed within one of the units and further freestanding appliance space. With side aspect UPVC double glazed windows, night storage heater, tiled flooring, extractor fan, small breakfast area with door and side window opening to the

Conservatory - 4.12m x 2.84m (13' 6" x 9' 4") being of UPVC and dwarf wall construction with tiled floor, light, power and offering a variety of uses with glazed UPVC rear entrance French doors.

Off the entrance hallway, with loft access hatch, doors give access to the bedroom accommodation.

Bedroom 1 - 3.63m x 3.06m (11' 11" x 10' 1") being of double proportions and having a side aspect UPVC double glazed window together with central heating radiator and picture rail.

Bedroom 2 - 3.66m x 3.64m (12' 1" x 12') being of generous double proportion and having rear and side aspect double glazed windows, central heating radiator and picture rail.

Bedroom 3 - 2.74m x 2.73m (9' x 9') having a rear aspect UPVC double glazed window, central heating radiator and picture rail.

WC fitted with a low flush WC and extractor fan.

Bathroom fitted with a panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin, tiled splash backs, rear aspect Velux roof light, central heating radiator, storage cupboard and airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder.


The property sits within a larger than average plot which is best approached via the front with double wrought iron gates opening to a large expanse of hard-standing providing ample parking edged with gravelled, low maintenance borders and enclosed via hedged boundaries with pathways to either side of the property giving access to the rear. Being largely level in its nature and mainly laid to lawn with a seating area leading to the lawn, edged via raised and low level borders and being full enclosed via mature hedges allowing for a considerable degree of privacy and perhaps offering scope to extend the accommodation to which the plot warrants.

TENURE - Freehold.

SERVICES - All main services are available to the property which benefits from gas fired central heating and part UPVC 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 the village of Cromford. At the traffic light crossroads turn right into Market Place, proceeding up the hill to its brown, under the railway bridge and town Steeple Grange towards Wirksworth town centre. Proceed through the Market Place and continue to the mini-roundabout taking the last exit right onto Summer Lane. Proceed up Summer Lane for approximately 150m where the property can be found, set back, on the right hand side.

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

Ref: FTM9008

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
30 September 2016


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