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Station Road, Melbourne, Derby

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Added on 12/08/2020
Howkins & Harrison Incorporating Andrew Johnson, Ashby-De-La-Zouch

Key features

  • Offered with no upward chain
  • Four bedrooms
  • Arts and crafts style detached house
  • Deceptive accommodation over two floors
  • Lower basement level
  • In need of upgrading
  • Edge of town centre location
  • Ample off street parking
  • Terraced gardens
  • Viewing highly recommended

Property description

Ideally placed on the fringe of this popular market town, a 1930's arts and crafts style detached family house with deceptive accommodation including basement. Briefly this four bedroom family home incorporates reception hall, sitting room, separate dining room, 'L' shaped living kitchen, conservatory, basement rooms together with private gardens, in and out driveway and further parking. The property is in need of general modernisation.

Location - Located in the much sought after town of Melbourne,(the name means 'mill on the brook' or 'a mill stream' a small attractive Georgian market town in a delightful part of South Derbyshire set in rolling countryside and is situated midway between the major city of Derby in the north and the bustling town of Ashby-de-la-Zouch in the south. The town contains a wide range of shops, pubs and restaurants and there are several good schools in the area. The property has good access to the A50, the M1 and M42 motorways, making it within easy reach of many Midland towns and cities.

Travel Distances
Ashby de la Zouch - 7.8 miles
Derby - 11.8 miles
East Midlands Airport - 4.1 miles
Birmingham Airport - 37.6 miles
M1 (Jct 23) - 5.4 miles

Accommdoation Details - Ground Floor - A traditional open entrance porch with quarry tiled threshold and original inset stained glazed entrance door leads to the inner porchway again with quarry tiled floor and further Upvc double glazed door to the reception hall. Off the reception hall is an enclosed WC and staircase rising to the first floor accommodation with polished hardwood handrails and arts and craft style carving. Enjoying a dual aspect with double glazed windows to the front elevation and French doors to the rear conservatory is a delightful drawing room with the original inset fire surround and quarry tiled hearth and fireside seating, decorative cornice and ceiling rose. To the front elevation there is a generous square bay fronted dining room also with original style cornice, ceiling rose and traditional 'Adam' style fire surround. The conservatory has a vaulted ceiling, quarry tiled flooring and elevated views over the rear garden and open farmland beyond. There is a generous 'L' shaped living kitchen which is fitted with a range of country style units, gas fired 'Aga' and enjoys a picture window to the rear elevation.

From the kitchen there is a side porch, fully tiled and plumbed for a washing machine, access to the basemen level below.

First Floor - From the staircase with hand carved ballustrade there is a generous landing featuring walk in floor to ceiling store. The principal double bedroom is located at the front elevation with built in sliding floor to ceiling wardrobes and Upvc doors to the Juliet balcony. The three remaining bedrooms enjoy front and rear views, two of which have traditional Victorian display fireplaces, whilst the third currently features a corner spa bath with dual aspect and views over the adjacent paddock. Finally there is a four piece family bathroom with fully tiled walls and a walk in twin shower.

Basement - Accessed from the internal staircase off the kitchen, stairs lead down to the basement, ideal for storage , storage below the principal reception rooms, boiler room with outdoor connections to the rear and an additional store room currently used as an unofficial snooker room.

Outside - The property is set back from the highway with mature borders and a block brick in and out driveway. Shared access is also available to the side elevation leading down to further space for development of additional double driveway and parking.

Gardens - Gardens to the side and rear elevations are currently terraced with a generous paved pa.tio leading down to shaped lawns with maturing shrub and specimen tree borders.

Agents Note - The access drive will be shared to the right hand elevation with a small bespoke development to the rear set below the prime residence.

Viewing Arrangements - Strictly by prior appointment via the agents Howkins and Harrison on .

Local Authority - South Derbyshire Council -

Council Tax - Band - F

Fixtures And Fittings - Only those items in the nature of fixtures and fittings mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale. Other items are specifically excluded. None of the appliances have been tested by the agents and they are not certified or warranted in any way.

Plan, Area & Description - The plan, area and description are believed to be correct in every way, but no claim will be entertained by the vendor or their agents in respect of any error, omissions or misdescriptions. The plan is for identification purposes only.

Floorplan - Howkins & Harrison prepare these plans for reference only. They are not to scale.

Additional Services - Do you have a house to sell? Howkins and Harrison offer a professional service to home owners throughout the Midlands region. Call us today for a Free Valuation and details of our services with no obligation whatsoever.

Important Information - Every care has been taken with the preparation of these Sales Particulars, but complete accuracy cannot be guaranteed. In all cases, buyers should verify matters for themselves. Where property alterations have been undertaken buyers should check that relevant permissions have been obtained. If there is any point, which is of particular importance let us know and we will verify it for you. These Particulars do not constitute a contract or part of a contract. All measurements are approximate. The Fixtures, Fittings, Services & Appliances have not been tested and therefore no guarantee can be given that they are in working order. Photographs are provided for general information and it cannot be inferred that any item shown is included in the sale. Plans are provided for general guidance and are not to scale.


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Station Road, Melbourne, Derby

NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode

  • Peartree Station5.3 miles
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Howkins & Harrison Incorporating Andrew Johnson, Ashby-De-La-Zouch

58 Market Street, Ashby-De-La-Zouch, LE65 1AN

Howkins & Harrison Incorporating Andrew Johnson, Ashby-De-La-Zouch
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Howkins & Harrison incorporating Andrew Johnson is a well-established, market leading, professional, independent residential sales and Chartered Surveyors, involved with the marketing of all types of property and professional advice.

Andrew Johnson & Company was established in 2008 by Andrew Johnson. Andrew has a wealth of knowledge within the property field both as an estate agent and Chartered surveyor, extending to over 30 years experience. The original business be

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