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4 bedroom house for sale

The Settlement, Ockbrook, Derby

Offers in Region of £725,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Historic Grade II Listed property
  • Noted conservation area
  • Period character features
  • Light and spacious accommodation
  • Warm south westerly aspect
  • Far reaching views
  • Prime location
  • A truly charming home
  • Outbuildings/driveway/garage
  • Fast access to Derby, Nottingham and M1 motorway

Full description

HIGHFIELDS - A fine 4/5 bedroom period Grade II Listed Georgian home with driveway and garage having many character features with a delightful south westerly facing garden, outbuildings/garage and far reaching views. Very sought after location with fast access to Derby, Nottingham and M1 motorway. MUST BE SEEN TO BE APPRECIATED - VIEWING ESSENTIAL

General Information -

A superb opportunity to acquire a very charming Georgian residence situated within a secluded and picturesque setting within the heart of the very sought after village of Ockrbook.

We believe the property was built circa 1750 and is of attractive period appearance. It stands in a commanding position within The Settlement and is constructed of brick beneath a roof of tile with the front elevation having a double fronted appearance relieved by sash windows and stone sills. It is set back behind a pleasant foregarden and stone pathway leading to the entrance door.

The property offers light and spacious accommodation with much charm and character with original features comprising, period fireplaces, high ceilings, stone and wood floorings, sash windows, internal doors, deep skirting boards and architraves.

The property benefits from a delightful large south to south westerly facing garden laid to lawn with patio, ornamental pond and summerhouse. It also has private walled courtyard garden which offers several useful outbuildings/workshop. A driveway leads to a detached garage also.

The spacious accommodation offers four reception rooms, breakfast kitchen, utility, laundry room, four large double bedrooms (one of which, could be split into two to create a further bedroom, if desired), bathroom and shower room. There are also useful storage rooms within the property which are currently used as gyms.

Location -

Ockbrook is a convenient and much sought after village location situated some four miles east of Derby City centre and benefits from a reputable primary school, the noted Ockbrook Moravian Private School, village post office/general store, cricket and recreational grounds with children's play area and various village inns.

The nearby countryside offers delightful scenery and walks. Locko Park and Elvaston Castle are situated close by with pleasant scenery and walks.

The location offers fast access onto the A52 leading to the M1 motorway and is convenient for Derby, Nottingham, Leicester and East Midland's International Airport.

Accommodation -

On The Ground Floor -

Spacious Entrance Hall - 21'5" x 3'7" (6.53m x 1.09m) - Entrance door with window over, stone flooring, radiator, high ceiling, wall light and open archway opening into:

Inner Hallway - 30' x 9' into recess x 3'5" (9.14m x 2.74m into re - Feature split-level staircase with attractive balustrade, stone and oak flooring, deep skirting boards, architraves, high ceiling, radiator, dado rail, sash multi pane window, wall light, built in storage cupboard with shelving and character archway door leading to the lower level accommodation.

Cloakroom In White - 8'9" x 3'2" (2.67m x 0.97m) - Low level w.c., wash basin with storage cupboard under and internal character door.

Charming Lounge - 18'9" x 13'8" (5.72m x 4.17m) - Chimney breast incorporating feature fireplace with open grate fire, stone surround and hearth, deep skirting boards, architraves, coving to high ceiling with centre rose, dado rail, exposed wood flooring, two matching sash style windows with original shutters overlooking garden, two radiators and internal panel door.

Separate Dining Room - 14'2" x 12'9" (4.32m x 3.89m) - Chimney breast incorporating feature period fireplace with surround, fitted bespoke book-shelving to either side of chimney breast with base cupboard, deep skirting boards, architraves, high ceiling, picture and dado rails, two radiators, sash style window with original shutters overlooking garden and internal panel door.

Breakfast Kitchen - 14'8" x 14'2" (4.47m x 4.32m) - Twyford Belfast sink with chrome mixer tap incorporating base cupboard under with integrated Siemens dishwasher, granite worktop, fitted wall cupboard incorporating plate rack, bespoke Welsh dresser style unit comprising comprehensive storage with solid oak worktop, additional bespoke cupboard, chimney breast incorporating extractor hood and Mercury quality Range style cooker with five gas burning hobs and three electric fan assistant ovens, oak flooring, coving to high ceiling, deep skirting boards, architraves, two radiators, sash multi pane window, additional window and internal panel door.

Pantry - 7'1" x 4'7" (2.16m x 1.40m) - Oak flooring, fitted shelving, sash window and internal panel door.

Boot/Coat Room - 9'6" x 5'2" (2.90m x 1.57m) - Coat hangers, wood flooring and panel door giving access to the lower level accommodation.

Utility Room - 11'4" x 8'6" (3.45m x 2.59m) - Double porcelain sink unit with chrome mixer tap, base units with drawer and cupboard fronts, tile splash-backs, wall and base fitted units with granite worktops, concealed worktop lights, built in microwave, integrated fridge and freezer, tile flooring, radiator, additional built in storage cupboard and French doors opening onto private courtyard garden.

Lower Level Accommodation -

Lobby Area - With oak flooring, radiator, staircase leading to first floor and useful built in storage cupboard with oak door.

Sitting/Family Room - 18' x 13'5" (5.49m x 4.09m) - Exposed brick chimney breast incorporating multi-burner stove and raised stone hearth, wood flooring, spotlights and two revealed beams to ceiling, radiator, character sash multi pane window and latched oak door with black iron.

Study - 13'3" x 6'8" (4.04m x 2.03m) - Oak flooring, spotlights to ceiling, radiator, character multi pane window and latched oak door with black iron.

Gym/Store - 13'2" x 6'9" (4.01m x 2.06m) - Wood skirting boards, architraves, radiator, arched ceiling, window and latched oak door with black iron.

Second Gym/Store - 12'9" x 5'7" (3.89m x 1.70m) - Radiator, arched ceiling, window and built in storage cupboard with latched oak door with black iron.

Laundry Room - 10'4" x 4'5" (3.15m x 1.35m) - Sink with hot and cold tap, plumbing for automatic washing machine, space for tumble dryer, radiator, two Baxi combination boilers, character window and latched oak internal door with black iron.

On The First Floor -

Landing - 30'6" x 8'9" x 3'5" (9.30m x 2.67m x 1.04m) - Split-level staircase with attractive balustrade leading to second floor, deep skirting boards, architraves, high ceiling, dado rail, radiator and two sash multi pane window to side with views across Ockbrook fields.

Master Double Bedroom - 19'3" x 14'7" (5.87m x 4.45m) - Chimney breast with feature period fireplace, surround, pattern tiles and hearth, deep skirting boards, architraves, coving to high ceiling, dado rail, exposed wood flooring, two radiators, two matching sash period windows with views over garden and internal panel door.

Double Bedroom Two - 14'8" x 13'9" (4.47m x 4.19m) - Chimney breast with feature period fireplace, tile surround and hearth, deep skirting boards, architraves, high ceiling, picture rail, exposed wood flooring, radiator, built in double storage cupboard with shelving, sash multi pane window and internal panel door.

Large Four Piece Bathroom In White - 14'4" x 11'10" (4.37m x 3.61m) - Roll edge top bath with chrome mixer tap, twin floating wash basins, double shower cubicle, attractive tile splash-backs, wood flooring, deep skirting boards, architraves, high ceiling, radiator, chimney breast, two matching built in floor-to-ceiling cupboards either side of the chimney breast, additional bespoke floor-to-ceiling storage cupboard, radiator, sash period window with view over garden and beyond and internal panel door.

Separate W.C. - 9'5" x 4'9" (2.87m x 1.45m) - Pedestal wash hand basin, w.c., with pull-down chain, tile splash-backs, beams to high ceiling, heated chrome towel rail/radiator, two character windows and internal panel door.

On The Second Floor -

Landing - With attractive balustrade and character sash window.

Large Double Bedroom Three - 33'4" x 14'8" overall (10.16m x 4.47m overall) - (This room could easily be converted into two to create a fifth bedroom, if desired. Currently, this room is used as a double bedroom with studio). With two chimney breasts both incorporating feature display period fireplaces, deep skirting boards, architraves, high ceiling, two radiator, exposed wood flooring, three matching sash style windows with pleasant views over garden, double glazed Velux ceiling window and internal panel door.

Double Bedroom Four - 17'9" x 14'8" (5.41m x 4.47m) - Chimney breast with feature display period fireplace, exposed wood flooring, deep skirting boards, architraves, revealed beam to high ceiling, radiator, sash character window, skylight window, storage cupboard, built in cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and internal panel door.

Shower Room In White - 8'7" x 5' (2.62m x 1.52m) - Walk-in shower, wash basin with storage cupboard under, low level w.c., tile splash-backs, tile flooring, shaver point, heated chrome towel rail/radiator, sash multi pane window spotlights to high ceiling and internal panel door.

Outside & Gardens -

This charming property benefits from a superb large garden which offers privacy and a warm south to south westerly aspect. The gardens are well maintained with shaped lawns, flowerbeds, trees, shrubbery, gravel pathways and patio incorporating ornamental pond.

Summerhouse - With power and lighting and included in the sale.

To the front of the property and set back from the pathway is a walled garden with decorative privet pattern complemented by stone pathway leading to the entrance door.

There is a private walled courtyard garden, which is designed for low maintenance offering privacy and a sunny aspect. It enjoys Indian stone paved patio and a good level of outbuildings.

Coal Store - 5'5" x 4'7" (1.65m x 1.40m) -

Wood Store - 9'3" x 4'8" (2.82m x 1.42m) -

Workshop - 14'9" x 11'8" (4.50m x 3.56m) - With power and lighting.

Bike Store - 7'4" x 6'9" (2.24m x 2.06m) -

Additional Store - 5'5" x 3'9" (1.65m x 1.14m) -

Greenhouse - 9'5" x 6'2" (2.87m x 1.88m) -

A gravelled driveway provides car standing space leading to:

Timber Detached Garage - 17'9" x 10' (5.41m x 3.05m) - With concrete flooring, power, lighting and double opening front doors.

Directional Note -

The approach from Derby is via the A52 dual carriageway to Nottingham. Take the left hand turn into the slip road signposted Ockbrook/Borrowash, left at the 'T' junction to Victoria Avenue and proceed into Ockbrook village. After passing the cricket ground on the left hand side take your first turning left into Bakehouse Lane, follow the road around and at the bend in the road, bear right into The Settlement (Ockbrook Moravian Private School), proceed up the hill and Highfields will be located set back from the road on the right hand side.

Viewing -

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

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Added on Rightmove:
21 December 2016


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