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2 bedroom terraced house for sale

Blanch Croft, Melbourne

Guide Price £209,995

Property Description

Key features

  • Two Bedroomed / Three-Storey Cottage
  • Grade II Listed Character Beamed Home
  • Bespoke Fitted Kitchen
  • Lounge with Inglenook Fireplace
  • Modern Bathroom
  • Cottage Rear Garden
  • Handy for the Town Centre
  • Garden Summerhouse/ External Office

Full description

A unique opportunity to own a remarkably cosy period two bedroomed, three-storey cottage. This property is belived to date back to 1795 and is situated a few minutes walk from the desirable centre of historic Melbourne. This beamed home benefits from a rear garden, a lounge with inglenook fireplace with multi fuel cast iron stove, and a modern bathroom. A look inside the comfortable Grade II listed home reveals: a traditional kitchen with integrated dishwasher and fridge, a lounge with quarry tiled fireplace; on the first floor: a bathroom and bedroom two, and, on the second floor: master bedroom enjoying commanding views over the rear garden and the town. We anticipate a great deal of interest in this mid-terraced cottage and viewing is strongly recommended!!

The Location - MELBOURNE (the name means 'mill on the brook' or 'a mill stream') is a small attractive Georgian market town in a delightful part of South Derbyshire set in rolling countryside and is situated midway between the major city of Derby in the north and the bustling town of Ashby-de-la-Zouch in the south. The town contains a wide range of shops, pubs and restaurants and there are several good schools in the area. The property has good access to the A50, the M1 and M42 motorways, making it within easy reach of many Midland towns and cities.

Accommodation In Detail - Draft -

Traditional Fitted Kitchen - 11'11''x 5'11'' - A bespoke Moben fitted shaker-style kitchen, fully tiled with a range of base and drawer units incorporating a solid beech block worktop and matching wall cupboards. An inset Belfast enamel sink with a chrome mixer tap, inset four-ring gas burner, stainless steel extractor hood with a matching splashback. Fully integrated appliances including stainless Neff oven, double drawer style dishwasher, fridge and drawer style freezer. A central heating radiator, inset spotlights plus under cupboard counter lighting. A deluxe beech effect floor and a timber glazed window.

Lounge - 11'11''x 11'2'' - The focal point of this cosy lounge is the feature brick exposed inglenook fireplace with a Dovre freestanding multi-fuel cast iron stove, currently converted to gas coal effect. A ceiling beam, central heating radiator, TV/satellite point and wall lights which are dimmer controlled. A large window providing a light and airy feel to the room which overlooks the rear garden and a matching door. Ample space for a table and chairs, stairs rising to the first floor accommodation.

First Floor Accommodation -

Landing - With traditional stripped pine doors to bedroom two, bathroom and master bedroom.

Bedroom Two - 11'3''x 8'3'' - (Currently used as an office) A feature window overlooking Melbourne, central heating radiator, beam to the ceiling. Pine panelled double doors opening onto vanity area/work bench with space under and also pine panelled wardrobe area with fitted hanging rail.

Bathroom - A three piece suite comprising: a cast-iron panelled bath with mains fed shower, low flush toilet and a vanity wash basin with pine cupboard below providing useful storage space. Solid oak worktops with matching base cupboards and contrasting ceramic splashbacks. Heated towel radiator, a pine storage cupboard with shelving and a further full height airing cupboard housing the Vaillant gas central heating boiler. Space and plumbing for a washing machine with an opaque window to the front elevation.

Second Floor Accommodation - Stairs rising to the second floor accommodation, leading directly to the:

Master Bedroom - 13'10''x 11'4'' - A double central heating radiator, open spindle balustrade and a window overlooking the rear garden and town views. Two beams to the ceiling, a wall light and space for a storage cupboards.

Outside -

Rear Garden - A beautifully landscaped rear garden with a variety of shrubs. Two decorative paved patio areas and a shared paved pathway leading to the:-

Summerhouse/External Office - Currently used as an office, this spacious room is fitted with wall and base cupboards and matching drawer units. An integrated fridge and freezer, windows looking onto the rear garden and vinyl flooring. A great addition to this perfect character cottage.

Council Tax Band - The council tax band is B.

How To Get There. - From our NEWTON FALLOWELL office in the heart of MELBOURNE: Turn left into Market Place and continue into Derby Road. Take the first turning on the left into Blanch Croft. Follow the road to the top where the property can be found on the left hand. POSTCODE for SATNAVS: DE73 8GG.

Please Note:- - SERVICES: All mains are connected. The services, systems and appliances listed in this specification have not been tested by Newton Fallowell and no guarantee as to their operating ability or their efficiency can be given. TENURE: Freehold - with vacant possession on completion. Newton Fallowell recommends that purchasers satisfy themselves as to the tenure of this property and we recommend they consult a legal representative such as a solicitor appointed in their purchase. MEASUREMENTS: Please note that room sizes are quoted in metres to the nearest tenth of a metre measured from wall to wall. The imperial equivalent is included as an approximate guide for applicants not fully conversant with the metric system. Room measurements are included as a guide to room sizes and are not intended to be used when ordering carpets or flooring. VIEWING: By strict appointment through the selling agent.


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02 April 2016

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