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2 bedroom cottage for sale

Hill Square, Darley Abbey, Derby

Sold STC £185,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Period Cottage
  • Feature Living/Dining Room
  • Sympathetically Refurbished
  • Modern Kitchen
  • Delightful Courtyard Setting
  • Two Bedrooms
  • Desirable Conservation Village
  • Luxury Bathroom
  • Immediate Vacant Possession
  • Small Rear Yard

Full description

A DELIGHTFUL, PERIOD COTTAGE RESIDENCE, combining character features with contemporary, modern open-plan internal design, situated in the highly sought-after Darley Abbey Conservation Village. Available with IMMEDIATE VACANT POSSESSION, and requiring internal inspection to be fully appreciated, the appealing accommodation has the benefit of gas central heating, and under-floor heating, and briefly comprises:-

GROUND FLOOR, delightful open-plan Living/Dining Room with feature period fireplace and opening to the modern fitted Kitchen, and luxury Bathroom/Wet Room. FIRST FLOOR, a landing affords access to Two Bedrooms. OUTSIDE, small rear Yard.

The Property - A rare opportunity to acquire a delightfully appointed, period cottage of undoubted charm and character, which has been the subject of an extensive scheme of refurbishment to retain the character of the cottage, yet incorporating a contemporary modern open-plan design to the ground floor. The property comprises a feature open-plan living/dining room with spiral staircase to the first floor and which opens to the kitchen with a range of quality fitments and integrated appliances, and luxury bathroom/wet room with white suite and under-floor heating to the ground floor, and to the first floor a landing affords access to two bedrooms. Outside the property has the benefit of a small rear yard.

It should be noted that the cottage is larger internally, than many of its neighbouring similar properties.

Location - The property is situated in the heart of the sought-after Darley Abbey Conservation Village, in an exclusive courtyard setting surrounded by cottages of similar character and age, within minutes walking distance of Darley Park and the River for picturesque walks. Darley Abbey is a highly regarded residential location being part of the Derwent Valley World Heritage Site, with many excellent local amenities to include Walter Evans Primary School, Ecclesbourne Secondary School in Duffield, local recreational facilities to include the nearby Derby Rugby Club, Darley Cricket Club, and rowing and canoeing on the River, a local historic public house, restaurant, church, and Village store. Within minutes driving distance is Derby City centre and a further range of amenities.

Directions - When leaving Derby City by vehicle proceed north on the Duffield Road, A6, continuing straight ahead at the mini roundabout at The Broadway public house, before turning right into Darley Abbey Village onto Mileash Lane, proceed down the hill passing the local shop on the right-hand side, before turning right into Old Lane, proceed to the bottom of the lane and at the bend in the road turn right into Darley Street passing the historic Abbey public house on the right-hand side, and Hill Square is set back on the right-hand side.

Viewings - Strictly by prior appointment with the Sole Agents, Gadsby Nichols, on 01332 296396. REF: R12519

Accommodation - Having the benefit of gas central heating, the detailed accommodation comprises:-

Ground Floor -

Open-Plan Living/Dining Kitchen - 8.38m x 3.38m max 2.34m min (27'6" x 11'1" max 7'8 - Comprising:-

Charming Living Dining Area - Having feature period, exposed brick chimney breast incorporating stone surround and attractive gas stove on a raised brick hearth, feature oak flooring, fitted storage cupboards, two central heating radiators, two wall light points, TV point, telephone point (broadband), feature wrought-iron spiral staircase to the first floor, hidden surround-sound system cabling, attractive part-panelled ceiling, multi-pane glazed front door and window overlooking the pleasant courtyard, large fitted mirror, five ceiling downlighters, and opening to the:-

Delightful Kitchen Area - Having attractive cream fitments comprising two single base units, one double wall unit, two single wall units, integrated electric induction hob with stainless steel canopy over incorporating extractor hood and light, integrated Neff stainless steel electric oven, integrated fridge, integrated freezer, integrated dishwasher, and washing machine, sold wood work surface areas with tiled splashbacks and under-mounted stainless steel sink unit, oak flooring, double glazed door and windows to the rear, and attractive panelled ceiling with downlighters.

Luxury Bathroom/Wet Room - Having modern white suite of wash hand basin in vanity unit with cupboards under, panelled bath with power shower over, corner low-level WC, tiled floor with under-floor heating and floor drain for use as a wet room, heated mirror, wall cupboard, tiled walls, panelled ceiling, four ceiling downlighters, UPVC double glazed window, extractor fan, double glazed rooflight, and heated chrome towel rail.

First Floor -

Landing - Having loft access.

Bedroom One - 3.71m x 3.33m max (12'2" x 10'11" max) - Having built-in double wardrobe housing the wall-mounted gas central heating boiler for domestic hot water and central heating, further double wardrobe and cupboards incorporating the airing cupboard with hot water cylinder, dressing shelf, multi-pane glazed window to the front overlooking the courtyard, TV point, four ceiling downlighters, panelled ceiling with spotlights, and central heating radiator.

L-Shaped Bedroom Two - 3.05m x 2.54m max (10'0" x 8'4" max) - Having built-in wardrobe, central heating radiator, multi-pane glazed windows, access to eaves providing roof storage space, and panelled ceiling.

Outside -

Communal Areas - The property is set within a communal courtyard, where residents have pots and plants, and sit our to enjoy the Darley Abbey community and lifestyle.

Small Rear Yard - Having rear access.

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 falls within council tax band B, 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.

Financial Services - Based on Iron Gate within close proximity to our Offices, Orridge & Dunn are independent mortgage advisers, who can find the most appropriate mortgage for your individual circumstances. Offering a free, no obligation, initial meeting to discuss your requirements, along with a highly competitive charging structure, Orridge & Dunn provide a friendly, unbiased and professional service, making them our chosen partner for independent mortgage advice. As well as appropriate buildings and contents insurance, Orridge & Dunn are able to arrange life, critical illness and income insurance from across the whole market, as required.

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09 August 2018

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