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Dalbury Lees, Ashbourne








1,350 sq ft

125 sq m

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Key features

  • Charming period cottage
  • Character features
  • Desirable hamlet location
  • Rural views
  • Easy access to nearby towns
  • Spacious plot
  • Wonderful gardens with orchard
  • EPC rating E


Believed to be built around 1780, Top Cottage is a charming three-bedroom detached cottage, positioned on an idyllic plot, which exudes character; boasting exposed beams, and a stunning inglenook fireplace with multi-fuel burner.

Set in the desirable hamlet of Osleston, between Longford and Dalbury Lees, the property enjoys pleasant rural views with local pubs closeby and delightful rural walks. Osleston is within the golden triangle of Ashbourne, offering convenient access to nearby towns like Ashbourne, Derby, and Burton.

The property enjoys a beautifully presented garden, detached double garage and orchard. Internally briefly comprises entrance storm porch, dining hallway, study, sitting room, dining kitchen, utility room and guest cloakroom. To the first floor is a master bedroom with ensuite, two further bedrooms and a family bathroom.

Entering via the wooden door into the storm porch, it has a stone flooring and wooden door into the dining hallway, which has a continuation of the stone floor, double glazed window to front, useful under stair storage cupboard, doors off to study, kitchen and the sitting room.
The study has a double glazed window in wooden frame to front.
Moving into the dining kitchen, it has preparation surfaces with inset 1 ½ composite sink with adjacent drainer and mixer tap over with splashback surround. Having a range of cupboards and drawers beneath with an integrated double electric fan assisted oven and grill, four ring electric Bosch hob over with extractor fan, dishwasher washing machine and tumble dryer. Complimentary wall mounted cupboards over, serving hatch, double glazed windows in wooden frames to rear and electric storage heater.
The utility room has double thick granite preparation surfaces with inset ceramic Belfast sink with adjacent drainers and chrome mixer tap over. Appliance space and plumbing for washing machine, fridge, freezer and built in cupboards and drawers, electric storage heaters and sealed unit double glazed windows in UPVC frames to side and UPVC door to rear. There is a wooden door into the:
Guest cloakroom, with low level WC and sealed unit double glazed opaque window in UPVC frame to side.
The spacious sitting room has double glazed windows in wooden frames to front, side and French doors to side. There is a stunning brick-built inglenook style fireplace with multifuel burner, which also serves the hot water.

On the first floor landing, there is a useful airing cupboard with radiator and towel shelving, doors off to the bedrooms and bathroom.
Moving into the master bedroom, there are double glazed wooden windows to rear enjoying sweeping open field views, electric radiator and wooden latch door into the:
Ensuite, having wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap over with vanity base cupboard and drawers beneath, low level WC and shower with electric shower over, sealed unit double glazed window in UPVC frame to side.
The second bedroom has double glazed windows in wooden frames to front and side, electric storage heater and useful built in wardrobes.
Bedroom three has double glazed windows in wooden frames to front and side, loft hatch access and electric storage heater.
The bathroom has a wash hand basin with marble top and mixer tap over with vanity cupboards and drawer beneath, low level WC, roll top bath with mixer tap and hand held shower head, separate shower cubicle with electric shower over and double glazed windows in wooden frames to rear. Electric storage heaters, electric extractor fan and cupboard housing hot water tank.

Outside, the property enjoys a spacious plot, comprising patio seating area, which gives way to laid lawn with mature trees and herbaceous borders. The property benefits from a large driveway, proving ample off street parking for multiple vehicles and a detached double garage, which has an up and over door, power, lighting and water, with internal wooden door and steps into a useful attic storage space. Undoubtedly one of the main selling features of the property is the secret/hidden orchard area at the foot of the garden to the rear of the double garage, with mature fruit trees and space for vegetable plot.

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Tenure: Freehold (purchasers are advised to satisfy themselves as to the tenure via their legal representative).
Services: Shared septic tank, electric storage heaters and multi-fuel stove.
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Our Ref: JGA03102023
Local Authority/Tax Band: South Derbyshire District Council / Tax Band E 



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John German, Ashbourne

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Ever since John German opened for business back in 1840, thousands of homeowners have trusted us to help sell or let their properties. Such a task isn't taken lightly, we make it a priority to ensure each and every one of our customers gets all the support they need throughout the whole moving process.

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