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1 bedroom detached bungalow for sale

Old Quarry Wood, Chevin Road, Milford, Belper, Derbyshire DE56 0QH

Sold STC £200,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Stone built detached dwelling set in an old private quarry extending to just under 5 acres
  • Tranquil setting approached via a long driveway
  • Potential redevelopment to a large dwelling (stpc)
  • Unique and rare opportunity offering huge potential
  • EPC Rating: F

Full description

For sale by auction on Wednesday 7th December 2016
At The Pedigree Suite, iPro Stadium, Derby, DE24 8XL
Commencing at 11:30 am

A unique and rare opportunity to acquire a charming stone built detached dwelling enjoying a tranquil setting in an old quarry offering a high degree of privacy extending to just under 5 acres.

The property is approached via a long driveway which in turn leads to the detached dwelling along with an old timber framed scout hut. Constructed of stone beneath a pitched tiled roof and in brief comprises sun room, fitted kitchen, lounge, lobby, bedroom and bathroom. We feel there is certain potential for a prospective buyer to develop the site under permitted rights or further planning applications to provide a large family dwelling enjoying one of the finest positions locally.

The historic and picturesque village of Milford boasts local primary school, numerous public houses/restaurants, some delightful countryside walks and the tree lined river Derwent. It is also situated within one of the few world heritage sites and conveniently positioned for the popular village of Duffield and the market town of Belper both positioned along the A6. Milford village is located approximately 6 miles north of the City of Derby has an excellent range of amenities and superb road network connections providing swift access onto further regional business centres.

The sale provides a genuine opportunity for a discerning purchaser looking to acquire a charming stone built detached dwellingoccupying an idyllic private setting offering a huge amount of potential yet in a convenient location. Excellent investment opportunity.

Entrance Lobby

Entered by door to front, radiator and internal door leading through to the lounge.

Lounge 14’5” into chimney recess x 13’9”

With window and cast iron multi burner.

Kitchen 7’7” x 7’9” reducing to 5’1”

The fitted kitchen comprises a range of wall mounted cupboards with base units, drawers, preparation surface, stainless steel sink and drainer, cooker point and plumbing for washing machine, central heating radiator and recessed space.

Sun Room

Located to the rear of the property.

Bedroom 11’11” x 8’4”

With window to rear.

Inner Lobby

Bathroom 8’5” x 5’1”

With window to front. Fitted with a three piece suite comprising a panelled bath with shower, low level wc, pedestal wash hand basin, complementary tiling to the walls and radiator.


The location is known as Hopping Hole Wood and the property itself sits in 4.95 acres which is mostly mature woodland and offers a high degree of privacy. From the Chevin Road there is a stone built retaining wall with driveway and timber gates, overgrown and in turn leads to the property along with old timber framed scout hut. Prospective buyers are encouraged to either extend the existing property under the permitted developments rights or seek further planning approval for more a sizable scheme of improvements (subject to local planning permission).


Proceeding out of Derby from the Five Lamps area heading north along the A6 passing through the suburbs of Darley Abbey and Allestree. Continue through the village of Duffield and on entering Milford by the Strutt Arms public house restaurant, take your immediate turning left onto Chevin Road, passing the primary school on the right hand side and the property will be situated on the left hand side as clearly denoted by our auction for sale board.


1 December 12:30 - 12:45
3 December 09:00 - 09:15
5 December 15:30 - 15:45

Viewing Details

By arrangement with the auctioneer 01332 242880 or can be booked online at

Conditions of Sale

The Conditions of Sale will be deposited at the offices of the auctioneers and vendors solicitors/licensed conveyancers seven days prior to sale and the purchaser shall be deemed to have knowledge of same whether inspected or not. Any questions relating to them must be raised prior to the auction day. Prospective purchasers are advised to check with the auctioneers before the sale that the property is neither sold nor withdrawn.


Prospective purchasers will need to register within the auction room before the sale commences. Two items of identity will be required together with an indication of how a contractual deposit will be paid. We do not take cash deposits.

The sale of each lot is subject to a buyers fee of £750 (inc VAT) payable on exchange of contracts.

*Guide Prices and Reserve Prices

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Energy Performance Certificates

EPCs can be viewed in full on our website on the sales details page or in the legal pack.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
25 October 2016

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