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2 bedroom cottage for sale

Makeney Terrace, Makeney, Belper, Derbyshire

Offers in Region of £225,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Requires improvements
  • Offers potential for the genuine buyer
  • Wealth of charm and character
  • Private position - cannot be seen from the road
  • Conservation area
  • Warm sunny aspect
  • Backing onto fields/countryside
  • Character features
  • Located between Duffield and Holbrook
  • Car parking

Full description

Charming Grade II Listed stone built cottage of style and character with pleasant garden occupying a private position within the sought after Conservation Area of Makeney, located between Duffield and Holbrook.

General Information -

An opportunity to acquire this Grade II Listed stone built cottage residence occupying a tranquil location within this sought after Conservation Area of Makeney which is located between the villages of Duffield and Holbrook.

The property is constructed of stone beneath a roof of slate and is believed to date back to the c.1790s. It stands in a private position thus cannot be seen from the road. The property is thought to have been built for use by employees of nearby mills in Milford as a result of the flourishing cotton spinning industry spearheaded by the Strutt family.

An internal inspection will reveal gas central heated living accommodation and briefly consists on the ground floor charming lounge, separate dining room and kitchen. The first floor leads to two/three bedrooms and bathroom.

The cottage enjoys a pleasant lawned garden with flower beds, established fruit trees and bushes. The garden backs onto fields/countryside. There is off-road car parking available by licence from the Strutt Estate at a cost of £100 per year per car.

Location -

The location for the property occupies a secluded private location within the village of Makeney and is noted for its Holly Bush Inn, Makeney Hall with its splendid grounds. The nearby villages of Milford, Holbrook and Duffield offer an excellent range of amenities to include noted primary schools and a varied selection of shops and a regular bus service.

Belper, a thriving town, is situated only two miles away and offers a more comprehensive range of amenities and leisure facilities. For those who enjoy leisure pursuits, Chevin Golf Course located in Duffield is highly regarded and some delightful walks can be found in the neighbouring hills. The property also lies within close proximity of Carsington Water and the famous market town of Ashbourne known as the Gateway to the Peak District.

Nearby transport links include the A6 and A38 which allow for swift onward travel both north and south to the main motorway network and other East Midlands centres.

Accommomdation -

On The Ground Floor -

Charming Lounge - 15'7" x 9'6" (4.75m x 2.90m) - With feature fireplace with surrounds, open grate fire and hearth, character quarry tile flooring, radiator, beams to ceiling, wall lights, internal character open archways, multi-paned window with aspect over garden and half glazed entrance door.

Inner Lobby - With under-stairs storage cupboard and matching character quarry tile flooring.

Separate Dining Room - 12'2" x 10'3" (3.71m x 3.12m) - With matching character quarry tile flooring, beams to ceiling, staircase leading to first floor, radiator, wall lights, multi-paned window with aspect over garden and additional window to side.

Kitchen - 15'7" x 6'8" (4.75m x 2.03m) - With double Belfast sink with period style mixer taps, base units with drawer and cupboard fronts, wall and base units with matching solid oak and granite worktops, Travertine limestone tile flooring, Fired Earth tiled splashbacks, wall mounted china display cabinets, concealed central heating boiler, plumbing for automatic washing machine, plumbing for dishwasher, Bosch induction electric hob with extractor hood over, Bosch electric fan assisted oven, two matching multi-paned windows with aspect over garden and stable door giving access to garden.

To The First Floor -

Landing - With exposed wood floors and access to roof space.

Bedroom One - 15'2" x 9'7" (4.62m x 2.92m) - With exposed wood floors, beams to ceiling, radiator, fitted wardrobes and multi-paned window with aspect over garden and fields.

Bedroom Two - 10'3" x 7' (3.12m x 2.13m) - With window (and access to bedroom three is through bedroom two).

Study/Potential Third Bedroom - 8'8" x 5'6" (2.64m x 1.68m) - With exposed wood floor, radiator, multi-paned window with aspect over garden and fields.

Bathroom - 7'6" x 6'2" (2.29m x 1.88m) - With bath, shower, wash basin, low level WC, tiled splashbacks, exposed wood floors, radiator and two multi-paned windows with views over garden and fields.

Outside & Gardens -

The property is approached by a pathway and is located at the end of a row of these charming cottages thus making this particular cottage private.

The garden is laid to lawn with flower beds, patio, outside lights, cold water tap and enclosed by attractive stone walls. The garden backs onto fields and enjoys a warm sunny aspect.

Car parking is available by licence from the Strutt Estate at a cost of £100 per year per car.

Council Tax -

Amber Valley - C

Directional Note -

The approach from Derby city centre is to head north along the A6 passing through Allestree and into Duffield. On the outskirts of Duffield proceed straight ahead at the first set of traffic lights before turning right into Makeney Road (next to church). Proceed up the hill, over the railway bridge and over the River Derwent and keep climbing up the hill proceeding along Duffield Bank and enjoying far reaching views on the left hand side. The road then takes you to Makeney and the road forms onto Makeney Road and Makeney Terrace will be located on the right hand side. The approach to Number 5 is to use the pathway to the left hand side of Number 8 Makeney Terrace which is located on the right hand side on entering Makeney Terrace. Proceed along the pathway to the end and Pemberley Cottage will be found.

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Added on Rightmove:
19 July 2016

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