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Apartment 7 Rock House, Derby Road, Cromford Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4

Sold STC £179,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Elegant Ground Floor Apartment within a historic G
  • Two Bedrooms
  • Immaculately presented
  • Original Character and Fine Features
  • Allocated Parking

Full description

TPS are proud to market this elegant ground floor apartment set in an historic Grade II listed building dating from the early 19th century which was formerly the home of Sir Richard Arkwright. (founder of the English sewing Cotton Company). This delightfully spacious and well presented apartment offers two bedrooms, large sitting room, dining room, breakfast kitchen and family bathroom. The property enjoys delightful views over the shared formal gardens which surround the property and there is allocated parking and visitor parking .NO UPWARD CHAIN


Situated within Rock House, enjoys a superb setting within extensive communal gardens in a quiet and very private location .
This spacious apartment retains much of its traditional elegant character and style and includes the rare benefit of a private access through an atrium style entrance.

The accommodation takes advantage of the southerly aspect with fine views across the gardens and the Derwent Valley landscape beyond.

The apartment provides an excellent opportunity for a professional or retiring couple seeking a truly distinctive home.

The property is well located within easy reach of local amenities within Cromford which include a newsagents, hairdressers, church and hotel. Matlock is approximately three miles to the north and Wirksworth approximately two miles to the south, both of these towns offering a wide variety of amenities including shops, schools and leisure facilities. The nearby A6 provides swift onward travel to both the north and south. Cromford railway station provides fast access to Derby station.
The village of Cromford, a World Heritage Site, is one of the best preserved factory communities of the early Industrial Revolution. Developed originally by Sir Richard Arkwright, Cromford remains as a monument to the father of the factory system. When Arkwright went to Cromford in 1771 and established what became the world's first successful water-powered cotton spinning mill, it was a scattered community of lead mining families. Much of the village has been made an Outstanding Conservation Area and many of the buildings have been listed.


The entrance offers the most prestigious advantage of having the benefit of an independent access from the front of the building together with a further doorway from the communal hallway. From the front door panelled doors are sheltered beneath an open stone porch way with imposing supporting pillars and which open to a

Reception Hallway

15'9 x 10'11 (4.80m x 3.33m)

This spacious and elegant hallway has a high ceiling, exposed beams and feature arches. A central heating radiator with thermostatic valve and telephone point. Six Georgian panelled wooden doors open to:-

Sitting Room

17'10 x 13'11 (5.44m x 4.24m)

Having a two original rear aspect sash windows enjoying outstanding views over the formal gardens and to the wooded hills beyond. The room comprises of a high ceiling with a heavy central beam, decorative frieze and picture rail .A fine feature fireplace with columns and carved capitals supporting the high mantle shelf with a tiled insert and hearth housing a gas fire. ,with deep skirting boards, central heating radiators with thermostatic valve and television aerial point with Sky facility, electrical sockets, ceiling lights.

Dining Room

17'11 x 12'6 measured into recesses (5.46m x 3.81m

There is a side aspect original sash window, central heating radiators with thermostatic valves and a telephone point and electrical sockets and ceiling lights.
This room is believed to be the former kitchens to the house which is dominated by a fine fireplace which once, housed a cooking range, to either side of which are niches believed to be the original bread ovens.
Within the central opening is a brick fire surround with an open grate and across the chimney piece is a high bracketed mantle.

Breakfast Kitchen

12'2 x 7'11 (3.71m x 2.41m)

Having original sliding sash windows enjoying the superb views over the formal gardens and grounds that surround the property. The kitchen is fitted with an array of wall mounted cupboards with under cabinet lighting and open display shelving, drawers and cupboards set beneath a roll edge work surface with a tiled splash back. Set within the work surface is a stainless sink, an electric cooker with four ceramic hobs, double oven and grill. Beneath the work surface there is space and connection for an automatic washing machine, (currently with a Hotpoint washer/dryer installed). Space for a fridge freezer, the gas fired boiler (housed within a wall mounted cupboard which provides hot water and central heating to the property.

Bedroom One

16'5 x 8'9 (5.00m x 2.67m)

With side aspect sash windows, central heating radiator with thermostatic valve, electrical sockets, ceiling light and a range of built in wardrobes and cupboards providing ample hanging and storage space.

Bedroom Two

12'4 x 8 (3.76m x 0.20m)

Having a side aspect original sash window ,the bedroom has a range of built in bedroom furniture with wardrobes providing hanging space, over bed storage cupboards, matching bedside cabinets and dressing unit with knee hole space and storage drawers .Ceiling Light ,electrical sockets and a central heating radiator with thermostatic valve.

Family Bathroom

A spacious family bathroom with a rear original opaque sash window, fitted within the window is an extractor fan. This partially tiled bathroom comprises of a panelled bath with Triton T80 electric shower over, pedestal wash hand basin with illuminated mirror and shaver point and close coupled WC, a central heating radiator and a cupboard housing the hot water cylinder beneath which is an airing cupboard with slated shelving.


The property is approached via a sweeping driveway which opens out to a parking area with allocated parking bays. The property is surrounded by formal gardens with lawns lined with fine mature trees and shrubs.


The property is subject to a long lease until 31 March 2163. There is an annual maintenance charge of 531.17 and the current annual contribution for insurance is 283.62.


From our office follow the A6 towards Matlock Bath, keep following the road until you get to the crossroads at Cromford. At the crossroads take your first left onto Mill Road. Take your first right onto a private driveway, following the driveway around takes you to the parking for Rock House. Number 7 will be located.

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