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5 bedroom link detached house for sale

Connaught Road, Off Trowels Lane, Derby

Sold STC £399,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Close to The Royal Derby Hospital and the City centre
  • Superb Edwardian family home
  • Structurally detached
  • Wealth of charm and character
  • Substantial room proportions
  • Five double bedrooms
  • Driveway
  • Two garages
  • Workshop
  • Generous rear garden

Full description

VIEWING A MUST! - Edwardian five bedroom family home and offers substantial room proportions and a wealth of character and charm with many period features. The property has a generous garden and driveway with turning area leading to two garages and a work shop. EPC Rating E. VIEWING ESSENTIAL

General Information -

An opportunity to acquire this most attractive Edwardian five bedroom family home, which has been tastefully decorated and much improved.

The property is structurally detached and offers substantial room proportions that have to be viewed to be fully appreciated.

The accommodation offers five well proportioned bedrooms, a wealth of charm and character throughout and has the benefit of a recently upgraded gas central heating system.

The accommodation in brief comprises, on the ground floor, entrance vestibule, impressive entrance hall, cellar, beautiful lounge, spacious dining kitchen, separate utility, cloakroom, rear sitting room, on the first floor landing, four bedrooms, master bedroom with en-suite shower room and well appointed period style family bathroom, the second floor landing leads to a further double bedroom.

Outside, to the front of the property there is a neat and well maintained foregarden planted with bay trees and back hedge with pathway leading to the entrance door with brick retaining wall boundary.

To the side of the property is a blocked paved driveway with parking for several cars to the front and double opening gates leading to the continuation of the driveway, which runs through to the bottom end of the garden with turning space area leading to two garages and workshop.

The beautiful mature rear landscaped garden offers a good degree of privacy, with paved seating area, pathways and well stocked planting borders.

An internal inspection is strongly recommended in order to fully appreciate the wealth of charm and character offered by this superb home set within this popular and convenient location.

Location -

The property's location is just off Uttoxeter New Road and close to the Royal Derby Hospital and within easy access of Derby City centre via several regular bus services.

Derby City centre offers a full range of amenities including the impressive intu shopping centre, the Cathedral Quarter with many boutiques, bars and restaurants along with Sadler Gate and Friar Gate. The location is also convenient for Kingsway Retail Park and local amenities at Littleover and Mickleover.

The property is well placed for local private schools with Derby High School, Derby Grammar School for Boys and Repton School all within easy access.

Excellent transport links are close by with easy access onto the A38, A50 and A52, which provide onward travel to the main motorway network and other regional centres.

Accommodation -

On The Ground Floor -

Entrance Vestibule - Beautiful wood panel entrance door, feature stone surround with arch window over, Minton tile flooring and internal door leading into:

Entrance Hall - 30' x 6'11" (9.14m x 2.11m) - Period door with stained glass inserts with leaded effect and matching side panels and windows over, ornate coving to ceiling, restored original stripped floorboards, staircase leading to the first floor and period style radiators.

Two Chamber Cellar - With power, lighting and wine racks.

Lounge - 17'2" into bay x 14'8" (5.23m into bay x 4.47m) - Feature recess fireplace with marble surround housing a recently installed multi-fuel stove style burner and glazed tiled hearth, restored original stripped floorboards, period style radiator, picture rail, coving to ceiling with centre rose, windows inset into the bay with plantation shutters, TV and telephone points and double opening doors leading into:

Spacious Dining Kitchen - 19'4" x 13'8" (5.89m x 4.17m) - Timber frame bespoke hand made kitchen with base units and wall mounted cupboards, solid wood block work surface, ceramic double Belfast sink with traditional style mixer tap, recess housing a dual fuel Range cooker with tiled splash-back area, extractor hood over, restored original stripped floorboards, central dining island, one double glazed and one single door double glazed windows and door giving access to the side and driveway, glazed window over looking the entrance hall, feature bell system, period style radiator and wall panel door leading into:

Utility Room - Quarry tile flooring, plumbing for automatic washing machine, space for tumble dryer and internal door giving access to:

Cloakroom - Quarry tile flooring, low level w.c., recently installed wall mounted Logic central heating boiler and single glazed obscure window to the side elevation.

Rear Sitting/Dining Room - 21'1" x 16'8" max into bay (6.43m x 5.08m max into - Feature open fireplace, cast iron surround, slate tiled hearth, wood surround, restored original stripped floorboards, period style radiator, picture rail, ornate coving to ceiling with centre rose, double glazed window to the side into the alcove, double glazed double French doors opening onto rear garden with window above and sash windows into the bay.

On The First Floor -

Landing - Double glazed skylight, access to loft space and staircase leading to the second floor.

Master Double Bedroom - 16'8" into bay x 15'7" (5.08m into bay x 4.75m) - Feature cast iron fireplace with glazed tiled hearth, restored original stripped floorboards, sash windows into the bay overlooking rear garden, picture rail, ornate coving to ceiling with centre rose, period style radiator and door leading to:

En-Suite Shower Room In White - 14'4" x 4'10" (4.37m x 1.47m) - Two stone wash hand basin with marble top and antique timber frame stand below, low level w.c., double width walk-in shower cubicle with rain shower, partial tiling to the walls, ceramic tile flooring, period style towel rail, double glazed window to the rear elevation.

Double Bedroom Two - 17'4" into bay x 13'8" (5.28m into bay x 4.17m) - Feature cast iron fireplace with glazed tiled hearth, restored original stripped floorboards, coving to ceiling with centre rose, period style radiator and single glazed sash windows with plantation shutters into bay.

Double Bedroom Three - 13'7" x 10'7" (4.14m x 3.23m) - Period style radiator, restored original stripped floorboards, coving to ceiling with centre rose and single glazed window to side elevation.

Double Bedroom Four - 17'2" x 6'11" (5.23m x 2.11m) - Restored original stripped floorboards, period style radiator and single glazed window to the front elevation.

Four Piece Period Bathroom Bathroom In White - 13'10" x 8'1" max (4.22m x 2.46m max) - A feature roll top bath with clawed feet and Victorian style shower mixer attachment, low level w.c., feature marble wash hand basin with monobloc mixer tap standing on a dark wooden stand with white marble shelf, corner shower cubicle, obscure single glazed window to side elevation, partial painted wood panelling to the wall, painted wooden floorboards, period style radiator and airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder.

On The Second Floor -

Landing -

Double Bedroom Five - 16' into dormer window x 13'2" (4.88m into dormer - Window to the side elevation, restored original stripped floorboards and traditional style radiator.

Outside & Gardens -

To the front of the property is an attractive garden with wall boundary, feature bushes, bay trees, box hedge hedgerow and single width pathway leading to the entrance door.

There is a blocked paved driveway to the side of the property for several cars leading to timber gated access, which then leads to the continuation of the driveway providing off-road parking with turning space at the rear of the garden, this then leads to:

One Building Comprising: -

Brick Built Garage One - 19'3" x 12'10" (5.87m x 3.91m) - Double opening doors.

Brick Built Garage Two - 19'2" x 10'1" (5.84m x 3.07m) - Up and over door.

Adjoining Brick Built Shed -

Adjoining Workshop - 14'9" x 12'3" (4.50m x 3.73m) - Single personnel access door and two single glazed windows to the front elevation.

Green House - Included in the sale.

To the rear of the property there is a delightful mature landscaped garden planted with an array of plants, trees, shrubs, lawned area with silver birch trees, gravelled beds, raised level timber beds and a paved seating area ideal for alfresco dining.

Please Note - From the front to the rear of the property the plot is over 150ft.

Directional Note -

Leaving Derby City Centre along Uttoxeter New Road take a right hand turning into Trowels Lane then taking a left onto Connaught Road and the property is located on the left hand side as indicated by our 'for sale' board.

Viewing -

Strictly by appointment through Scargill Mann & Co - Derby office (JC/SE).

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20 October 2016


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