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3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Starkholmes Road, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4

Sold STC £219,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Semi-detached cottage
  • Extended and modernised in recent years
  • Scope to cosmetically upgrade
  • Superb views over the Derwent Valley
  • Gas-fired central heating and upvc double glazing
  • Manageable plot
  • Off-street parking and carport
  • Viewing recommended at the earliest opportunity
  • No chain
  • Deceptively spacious

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Being built in the early C19th and believed to originally function as a Blacksmiths premises stands this three bedroomed, semi-detached cottage which has been extended and modernised in recent years but still with scope to cosmetically improve. Most recently having undergone refurbishment to the ground floor and, with a re-roofed rear pitch, the accommodation briefly comprises to the ground floor, entrance porch, entrance lobby, bathroom, generous utility room, dining kitchen fitted with modern units and living room. Off the first floor landing are three well-proportioned double bedrooms with potential to cosmetically update. Having gas fired central heating, UPVC double glazing and standing in a manageable plot with off-street parking, car port and taking advantage of the most superb views over the Derwent Valley.

Sited within this popular and sought after residential location, standing on the edge of Matlock's town centre and having ready access to a number of local amenities such as public houses, schooling and alike together with bus links further afield and Matlock's town centre which boasts a Costa Coffee, M & S Food Hall and Sainsbury's Supermarket. Ideally suited to the young professionals, family purchaser, speculator or perhaps those looking to downsize to more easily managed accommodation. A viewing at the earliest opportunity is highly recommended to fully appreciate the deceptively spacious accommodation on offer within this quite charming characterful home.


A part glazed UPVC front entrance door gives access into a front entrance porch being of dwarf wall and glazed UPVC construction with tiled floor and part glazed wooden panelled door opening into the entrance lobby with doors to principal rooms.

Bathroom fitted with a three piece suite to comprise panelled bath, low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, Mermaid splash back boarding, central heating radiator, front aspect UPVC double glazed window with obscured glass and extractor fan.

Utility Room - 3.12m x 2.19m (10' 3" x 7' 2") fitted with a comprehensive range of modern wall and floor mounted units beneath moulded work surfaces, inset stainless steel sink and tiled splash backs. Having plumbing for an automatic washing machine, wall mounted gas fired central heating boiler, central heating radiator and part glazed UPVC side entrance door with similar side window.

From the entrance lobby a door opens into the

Dining Kitchen - 3.64m x 3.20m (11' 11" x 10' 6") fitted with a comprehensive range of modern wall and floor mounted units beneath moulded work surfaces, inset stainless steel sink and tiled splash backs. Having provisions for a free standing gas oven and further free standing appliance space. With two front aspect UPVC double glazed windows making best of the delightful views over towards Matlock Bath and Wirksworth, telephone socket, central heating radiator, spot down lighters, extractor fan, pantry store cupboard and door opening into the

Living Room - 5.16m x 3.08m (16' 11" x 10' 2") taking into account the stairs. Having a feature natural stone fireplace incorporating a Living Flame gas fire with tiled hearth, front aspect UPVC double glazed window making best of the delightful views, two central heating radiators, telephone socket and return stairs rising to the first floor landing with rear aspect window and doors to principal rooms.

Bedroom 1 - 3.99m x 3.11m (13' 1" x 10' 3") being of comfortable double proportions with central heating radiator and having front aspect UPVC double glazed windows taking in the most spectacular views over Matlock Bath and towards Wirksworth.

Bedroom 2 - 3.71m x 2.53m (12' 2" x 8' 4") again offering double proportions and taking in superb views over the valley via a front aspect UPVC double glazed window and having a central heating radiator and linen storage cupboard.

Bedroom 3 - 4.32m x 3.10m (14' 2" x 10' 2") offering generous double proportions and having front aspect UPVC double glazed window making best of the views, central heating radiator and loft access hatch.


The property can be accessed via either personnel or vehicular wrought iron gates with generous forecourt parking area to the side leading to a car port and having a timber storage shed and outside tap. Immediately to the front is a small enclosed seating area taking in the quite superb views over the valley towards Matlock Bath and the surrounding countryside.

TENURE - Freehold.

SERVICES - All main services are available to the property which benefits from gas fired central heating and 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 Causeway Lane leading to Matlock Green. At the petrol station turn right into Church Street proceeding up the hill as it merges with Starkholmes Road. Continue for approximately half a mile where the property can be found on the left hand side identified by the Agent's For Sale Board.

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

Note: Historically the property has suffered with water ingress via roof damage but this has now been rectified being completely re-roofed to the rear elevation but with cosmetic attention still required to the first floor rooms.

Ref: FTM9035

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
21 October 2016

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