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Swiss Cottages, Chevin Road, Belper, Derbyshire

Sold STC £450,000

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Viewing is essential to appreciate this charming character cottage situated in an idyllic location surrounded by countryside and open views. The traditional accommodation offers extended four double bedrooms and well proportioned reception rooms and an impressive open plan kitchen diner, enjoying a wealth of original and period features. South facing well stocked cottage gardens and ample off road parking.

Directions - Leave Belper along the A6 North, Bridge Street, and take the left hand turn at the Triangle proceeding over the River Bridge onto the A517 Ashbourne Road. Take the left turn at the crossroads signposted Farnah Green and first left again onto Chevin Road. Proceed along where the property can be found on the left hand side of the road, clearly identified by our For Sale board.

Offered with vacant possession/ no chain. Steeped in history and enjoying immense character and charm, the deceptively spacious, yet versatile accommodation offers beautifully presented period features comprising entrance porch, reception hallway, sitting room with original open fireplace and oak panelling, dining room with French doors which open onto the garden and allow views over the Derwent Valley. An impressive open plan living dining kitchen with fitted units, opening into the dining space, rear porch and guest WC. To the first floor there is a galleried landing, four double bedrooms and luxury family bathroom.

Benefitting from UPVC double glazed windows and doors, gas central heating and solar panels ( generating low cost electricity supply).

Externally there is parking for two vehicles, and a well stocked south facing garden, which sits behind a dry stone boundary wall with lawns, vegetable plot and sunny patio area, perfect for alfresco dining and enjoying the stunning views over the Derwent Valley.

Renowned for its historic Mills, character and charm, Belper is a sought after market town of which the River Derwent flows. Awarded world heritage status for its part in the industrial revolution and its natural beauty, the town has excellent schools, shopping, bars, restaurants and leisure facilities. There is a busy railway station and easy access to major road links i.e the A6, A38 and M1 to Derby and Nottingham, whilst providing the gateway to the stunning Peak District.



Entrance Porch - A hardwood stable style entrance door allows access. There is an original quarry tiled floor, UPVC double glazed window to the side, built-in pine bench with storage and a range of coat hangings. An original half glazed door opens into :

Reception Hallway - Having original quarry tiled floor, coving, gas wall light and panelled stairs lead off to the first floor.

Under Stairs Pantry / Utility - With light, power, plumbing for washing machine shelving and useful storage.

Sitting Room - 13'3 X 13' (4.04m X 3.96m) - A welcoming room with dual aspect UPVC sash style double glazed windows to the front and side, television aerial point, original panelling, coving, built-in shelving, radiator, wall lighting and an original cubby hole with shelving.

Dining Room / Reception Room - 13'5 X 11'9 (4.09m X 3.58m) - Having a cast iron period open fireplace with Victorian insert tiling and pine surround, original pine crockery cupboard, quarry tiled flooring and UPVC double glazed French doors flood the room with natural light and open onto the garden. A half glazed stripped pine door opens into:

Impressive Living Dining Kitchen 36'9 X 13'2 11.20M X 4.01M Overall -

Kitchen Area - 13'2 X 13'2 (4.01m X 4.01m) - Appointed with a range of bespoke pine base cupboards, drawers, eye level units, plate rack and glass display cabinets with quartz work surface incorporating a Belfast sink with mixer tap and splash back tiling. Integrated appliances include gas range cooker and extractor hood sitting in an original stone fireplace, plumbing for washing machine and space for American style fridge freezer. There is original quarry tiled flooring, exposed beams and plate rack, original brickwork housing the copper kettle, shelving and pine mantel shelf. Open into :

Living Dining Area - 23'5 X 12'6 (7.14m X 3.81m) - With flagstone effect tiled floor with under floor heating, exposed feature beam, UPVC double glazed windows to the side and rear enjoying countryside views.

Rear Lobby - Matching flagstone effect flooring with underfloor heating, useful storage shelving, oak entrance door to the rear and original latch door into:

Guest Wc - Appointed with a WC, wall mounted wash hand basin, UPVC double glazed window, radiator and Italian ceramic tiled flooring.

Onto The First Floor -

Galleried Landng - Having an elegant pine staircase with period balustrade, UPVC double glazed window to the front elevation enjoying views, built-in wooden seat and radiator.

Bedroom Two - 13'1 X 13' (3.99m X 3.96m) - Having a built-in book case and study area with desk, oak effect flooring, period Victorian fireplace with tiled hearth and insert, upvc double glazed window to the front elevation and wall lighting.

Bedroom Three - 13' X 11'8 (3.96m X 3.56m) - With a period cast iron fireplace, oak effect flooring, UPVC double glazed sash window, wall lights, radiator and wooden built-in book case.

Bedroom Four - 13'5 X 12'9 (4.09m X 3.89m) - Having twin UPVC double glazed windows to the rear enjoying views across open countryside, period fireplace with tiled hearth, radiator, oak effect flooring, built-in shelving and a corner vanity wash hand bowl with useful storage beneath. A built-in pine linen cupboard houses the Combination boiler (serving the domestic hot water and central heating system) and provides useful linen storage. There is access to the part boarded roof void.

Extended Landing - Having a range of built-in shelving.

Bathroom - Appointed with a four piece period suite comprising double shower enclosure with thermostatic shower over, freestanding bath with mixer taps, low flush WC with built-in vanity wash hand bowl basin. There are inset spotlights, heated towel radiator, two Velux skylights and shaver point.

Master Bedroom - 13'9 X 12'5 max (4.19m X 3.78m max) - A naturally light room with Velux skylight window, a range of built-in wardrobes providing hanging and shelving facility, oak effect flooring, UPVC double glazed window to the side elevation fitted enjoying countryside views with bespoke shutters, having access to the part boarded roof void.

Outside - There is a tarmac driveway allowing car parking and hard standing area for two vehicles with garage potential (subject to planning permission).

Cottage Garden - The well stocked cottage garden is mainly laid to lawn with a mature apple tree and established shrubs and flowering plants with a productive vegetable patch and sunny paved seating area enjoying a high degree of privacy, perfect for alfresco dining. A flagstone path provides pedestrian access to the front porch with outside lighting.

Rear - There is a rear access through a wooden garden gate with outside light and tap.

Viewing - Via Boxall Brown & Jones of Belper.

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