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2 bedroom cottage for sale

Eaton Bank, Duffield, Belper, Derbyshire


Property Description

Key features

  • Ecclesbourne School catchment area
  • Ideal for the single person or professionals
  • Cul-de-sac location
  • Nestling into the hillside of the very sought after Eaton Bank
  • Far reaching views
  • Delightful walks in nearby Bluebell Woods
  • Character features
  • Conservation area
  • Attractive and tranquil setting
  • Gas central heating

Full description

A charming stone built terrace cottage of style and character, with garden and car parking. Occupying this cul-de-sac location nestling into the hillside of the very sought after Eaton Bank. Ideal for the single person or professional. Character features and delightful walks in nearby Bluebell Woods. No Chain. EPC Rating C.

General Information -

A superb opportunity to acquire a very charming, stone built cottage of style and character, situated along one of Duffield's most premier locations ideally suiting the professional or single persons.

Eaton Bank is a pleasant leafy and tranquil setting located close to walks in the beautiful Bluebell Woods and countryside.

The cottage is set back from Eaton Bank along a small cul-de-sac of similar types of properties and ages.

We believe the property was built around the 1860's and is constructed of stone beneath a roof of slate with the front elevation having an attractive appearance revealed by period wooden sash windows, stone lintels and sills and entrance door. The property is set back from pavement edge behind a foregarden which is laid to lawn with flowerbeds and attractive stone wall.

An internal inspection will reveal gas centrally heated living accommodation and briefly comprises, charming lounge with feature fireplace and attractive gas stove wood burner style fire, fitted kitchen/diner, useful understairs storage/pantry with shelving, first floor landing, double bedroom one with period display fireplace, small bedroom two/study with two useful built-in storage cupboards and a fitted bathroom with electric shower.

To the rear of the property, there is a garden laid to lawn with flowerbeds and patio. There is also a very useful outside utility/laundry room with power, lighting and plumbing for automatic washing machine. Car parking is available within the cul-de-sac.

Location -

The village of Duffield provides an excellent range of amenities including a varied selection of shops and schools, including The Meadows, William Gilbert Primary School and the noted Ecclesbourne Secondary School.

There is a regular train service into Derby city centre which lies some five miles to the south of the village, with Derby outer ring road providing onward connections to principle trunk roads, the motorway network and other East and West midland centres.

Local recreational facilities within village include squash, tennis, cricket, football, rugby and the noted Chevin Golf Course. For those who enjoy the outdoor pursuits the nearby countryside provides some delightful scenery and walks along the banks of the River Derwent and Bluebell Woods.

The thriving market town of Belper is situated three miles north of the village and provides a more comprehensive range of shops and leisure facilities.

A further point to note is that the Derwent Valley in which the village of Duffield nestles is one of the few world heritage sites.

Accommodation -

On The Ground Floor -

Charming Lounge - 12'1" x 11'4" (3.68m x 3.45m) - Chimney breast with feature fireplace incorporating an attractive gas stove wood burner style fire, skirting boards, beams to high ceiling, exposed stonework, fitted wall lights, central heating radiator, useful understairs storage cupboard with latched door having black iron, exposed timber lintels, entrance door, wooden sash window with aspect to front, large inset doormat, aspect over foregarden and towards the Derwent Valley and internal stripped door.

Inner Lobby - Staircase leading to the first floor with polished handrail, shelved storage above and skirting board.

Kitchen/Diner - 11'6" x 7'8" (3.51m x 2.34m) - 11/2 stainless steel sink unit with period style mixer tap, base units with drawer and cupboard fronts, part stone tiling, wall and base fitted units with matching worktops, gas cooker (negotiable on sale) with extractor hood over, tiled flooring, skirting boards, revealed beams to high ceiling, character window with black iron and deep window sill with aspect over garden, exposed stonework, plumbing for washing machine, central heating radiator and feature stable door giving access to the garden.

Understairs Storage/Pantry - Fitted shelving and stripped door.

On The First Floor -

Landing - Smoke alarm, revealed beam, polished handrail and skirting boards.

Bedroom One - 12' x 11'4" (3.66m x 3.45m) - Chimney breast with feature display pine fireplace with cast iron surround, skirting boards, central heating radiator, feature wallpapered wall, stripped internal door and wooden sash window with pleasant far reaching views across the Derwent Valley and beyond. Roof space is accessed through this bedroom with loft ladder, combination boiler and offers potential for storage and a loft conversion (subject to planning permission).

Bedroom Two - 7'9" x 5'7" (2.36m x 1.70m) - (Could also be used as a study). Skirting boards, central heating radiator, two useful built-in storage cupboards with pine fronted doors having black iron, character window with deep window sill having black iron with aspect across garden and neighbouring gardens and internal character door.

Fitted Bathroom In White - 5'4" x 5'4" (1.63m x 1.63m) - Bath with chrome fittings and electric shower over, fitted wash basin, low level w.c., attractive tiled splashbacks with matching tiled flooring, wall mounted fitted medicine cabinet, bi-folding internal door, heated chrome towel rail/radiator and character window to the rear with tiled window sill and aspect over rear garden and neighbouring gardens.

Outside & Gardens -

To the front of the property there is a lawned garden with attractive stone retaining wall with flowerbeds, pathway leading to the entrance door and front gate. The foregarden also provides a pleasant sitting out area with outside light.

To the rear of the property, there is a lawned garden with flowerbeds, cold water tap, outside light, towards the top of the garden is an attractive patio area providing a pleasant sitting out area, with a warm sunny aspect and a pleasant outlook. In front of the cottages there is off-road car parking.

Useful Outside Brick & Tiled Store/Utility - Plumbing for automatic washing machine, power, lighting, vent for tumble dryer, provides storage and latched door.

Fixtures & Fittings -

Fitted carpets, curtains and poles, blinds and some light fittings included in the sale at a successful sale price. (Available by separate negotiation is the cooker, fridge/freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer).

Directional Note -

Leave Derby along Duffield Road (A6), proceed through Darley Abbey and Allestree entering Duffield via Derby Road. Take the right hand turning into Makeney Road and proceed over two bridges, turn right onto Eaton Bank (Bridge Inn public house), continue up the hill and at the bend in the road take a sharp left into cul-de-sac, where the property can be found.

Viewing -

Strictly by appointment through Scargill Mann & Co - Derby office (JW/SC).

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25 November 2016

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