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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Birches Road, Allestree, Derby

Sold STC £359,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Superior Character Detached
  • Open-Plan Living Dining Kitchen
  • Superb Extended Interior
  • Three Bedrooms
  • Sought-After Location
  • Modern Bathroom
  • Internal Inspection Required
  • Single Garage
  • Conservatory
  • Mature Rear Garden

Full description

A SUPERBLY APPOINTED AND EXTENDED, THREE-BEDROOMED DETACHED residence enjoying a highly sought-after, mature residential location in the popular suburb of Allestree, well served by highly regarded primary and secondary schools. Requiring internal inspection to be fully appreciated, the property is considered to be one of the most pleasing examples of its type in the area, and having the benefit of gas central heating and UPVC double glazing, the accommodation briefly comprises: -

GROUND FLOOR, wide Entrance Hall, Cloaks/WC, front formal Lounge, superb open-plan Living Dining area opening to the Kitchen with quality fitments and integrated appliances, and large Conservatory to the rear, with further versatile room for office/utility. FIRST FLOOR, landing affording access to Three well-proportioned Bedrooms, and refitted modern Family Bathroom. OUTSIDE, attached Single Garage, ample parking to the front, and generous mature rear garden. EPC D, 2018/2019 COUNCIL TAX BAND E.

The Property - An attractive, traditional pre-War bay-windowed, detached property which in more recent years has been the subject of extensive, but sympathetic, structural extension to the rear, together with an extensive refurbishment programme undertaken within recent years, and as a result is considered to be one of the most pleasing examples of its type in the area, with internal inspection being highly recommended. The accommodation is approached via the impressive, wide reception hall, with modern cloaks/WC, formal lounge to the front, open-plan living dining area opening to the kitchen, with range of quality fitments and integrated appliances, together with large Conservatory, and further versatile room for office or utility. To the first floor, a landing affords access to two double bedrooms, good-sized single bedroom three, and recently refitted modern family bathroom. Outside there is an attached single garage, ample parking spaces to the front, and side gated access to the mature generous rear garden.

Location - The property enjoys a highly sought-after, mature residential location close to Allestree Lane, and is within walking distance of highly regarded schooling to include, Woodlands secondary school, Portway and Lawn primary schools. There is a regular bus service from Allestree Lane to the city centre, and the property is also within easy access of the local Markeaton and Darley Parks. Allestree is well served by a range of day-to-day shopping at the Park Farm shopping centre, together with doctors and dentist surgeries, library, and leisure facilities. Ease of access is afforded to Derby's ring road systems, the A38 and A52, and onwards to the M1 motorway for commuting further afield.

Directions - The property is situated approximately 2.5-miles from Derby city centre and, by vehicle, is best approached by proceeding north on the Kedleston Road towards Allestree, and after passing the University of Derby on the right-hand side and Markeaton Park on the left-hand side, take the second right turn into Allestree Lane. Proceed along Allestree Lane before taking the sixth left turn into Hollies Road, and second right into Birches Road to find the property on the right-hand side.

Viewings - Strictly by prior appointment with the Sole Agents, Gadsby Nichols. REF: R12855

Accommodation - Having the benefit of gas central heating and UPVC double glazing, the detailed accommodation comprises: -

Ground Floor -

Reception Hall - Being an impressive wide entrance to the property, having UPVC double glazed front door with UPVC leaded-light double glazed side panels, laminate flooring, central heating radiator, and stairs to the first floor.

Cloaks/Wc - Having modern white suite of low-level WC, and pedestal wash hand basin, together with two ceiling downlighters, and gas-fired combination boiler providing domestic hot water and central heating, and which we understand was installed in 2016.

Front Formal Lounge - 4.75m x 3.66m max into bay (15'7" x 12'0" max into - Having wide UPVC double glazed bay window to the front, attractive pine Adam-style fire surround with fitted electric pebble-effect fire, ceiling coving, two central heating radiators, and TV point.

Extended Living Dining Area - 4.98m x 3.58m (16'4" x 11'9") - Having Karndean-style tile-effect flooring, ceiling coving, two modern vertical central heating radiators, three ceiling downlighters, UPVC double glazed double French doors and side windows leading to the rear to the conservatory, together with wide opening to the kitchen affording modern, contemporary living.

Kitchen Area - 4.70m x 3.51m max 2.36m min (15'5" x 11'6" max 7'9 - Having been refitted with Shaker-style Cornforth-White quality fitments comprising; two curved corner base units, two double corner base units, two sets of drawers, one double base unit, four single base units, one double corner wall unit, two single wall units, two single wall units with glazed doors for display purposes, and one curved corner single wall unit, together with integrated appliances to include; Neff electric induction hob with splashback and Neff stainless steel and glass canopy over incorporating extractor hood and light, Neff electric double oven, Neff microwave, wine cooler, Bosch dishwasher, fridge, and freezer, with one-and-a-half bowl stainless steel sink unit with single drainer, ample natural-wood work surface areas, central heating Kickspace heater, Karndean tile-effect flooring, UPVC double glazed window to the rear, useful walk-in freezer/pantry store, twelve LED ceiling downlighters, and UPVC double glazed door to outside.

Conservatory - 4.88m x 3.53m (16'0" x 11'7") - Having brick base with UPVC double glazed windows over, enjoying views over the garden, UPVC double glazed double French doors to outside, tiled floor, and UPVC double glazed door to the: -

Useful Office/Utility - 3.28m x 2.16m (10'9" x 7'1") - A versatile room offering a range of uses, such as office and/or utility, having plumbing for automatic washing machine, venting for tumble dryer, and central heating radiator.

First Floor -

Landing - Having UPVC double glazed window.

Front Bedroom One - 4.75m x 3.61m max into bay (15'7" x 11'10" max int - Having wide UPVC double glazed bay window to the front, and central heating radiator.

Rear Bedroom Two - 3.89m x 2.95m plus (12'9" x 9'8" plus) - These measurements are 'plus the wardrobe recess'.
Having full-width quality fitments comprising, four double wardrobes, and six drawers, together with UPVC double glazed window to the rear, and central heating radiator.

Rear Bedroom Three - 2.95m x 2.39m (9'8" x 7'10") - Having central heating radiator, UPVC double glazed window, and access to the insulated loft space.

Family Bathroom - 2.39m x 2.36m (7'10" x 7'9") - Having been refitted in 2017 with modern white suite of, low-level WC, wide wash hand basin in vanity unit with cupboards under, and P-shaped bath with twin shower heads over and glazed shower screen to the side, together with part-tiled walls, ceramic tiled floor, central heating radiator, UPVC double glazed window, four LED ceiling downlighters, and ceiling extractor fan.

Outside -

Front Garden - Having driveway affording ample car standing space, and leading to the: -

Attached Single Garage - Having up-and-over door to the front.

Side Access - Double gates and wide pathway leading to the: -

Rear Garden - Pleasant mature rear garden, having paved patio, lawn, shrub and flower borders, further paved patio and play area, and garden shed, together with external water tap, and security lighting. The rear garden is screened by fencing and mature hedging affording a high degree of privacy.

Additional Information -

Tenure - The property is freehold with vacant possession on completion.

Council Tax - From enquiries of the VOA Website, we understand that the property currently falls within council tax band E (2018/2019), with Derby City Council. However, we would recommend any prospective purchasers make their own enquiries with the local authority.

Do You Need A Survey? - If you are not buying one of our properties, but need a survey or valuation, please contact our offices for further information and advice on 01332 296396. We offer a range of surveys and valuations to cover all house types.

Ref: R12855 -


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