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3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Poplar Row, Darley Abbey, Derby

Sold STC £375,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Very Charming and Special Cottage of Character
  • Noted Conservation Area - World Heritage Site
  • Located Next to the Beautiful Darley Park
  • Warm Sunny Aspect - Views over Darley Park and Beyond
  • Many Character Features
  • Private Position - None Through Road/Cul-de-Sac
  • Within the Heart of Darley Abbey Old Village
  • Convenient and Very Sought After Location
  • Light and Spacious Accommodation
  • Ecclesbourne School Catchment.

Full description

NEXT TO DARLEY PARK - Charming three double bedroom Grade II listed cottage with delightful garden and car parking occupying a quite superb position in the noted conservation area within the heart of the village next to Darley Park.

The cottage is of period appearance and constructed of brick beneath a tiled roof with the front elevation having an attractive appearance revealed by matching character multi-paned windows and stone lintels and sills. It enjoys many character features such as beams to ceiling, period fireplaces, wood floors, stripped doors and many more. The property also enjoys views over Darley Park and beyond together with a warm sunny aspect.

Darley Abbey village is 1 mile north from Derby City centre and offers a general store, historic church, public houses (The Broadway and The Abbey) and a regular bus service operates along Duffield Road (A6). The beautiful Darley Park, which borders Darley Abbey village offers a cafe, fine dining at the restaurant, Darley's, cricket ground, children's play area, canoe club and very pleasant walks along the banks of the River Derwent. It also has a nature reserve known as Nutwood.

Educational facilities are close at hand to include primary schools (Walter Evans in Darley Abbey and St Mary's Catholic School) and secondary education at St Benedicts and Woodlands in Allestree. This property is within the catchment area for Ecclesbourne Secondary School situated in Duffield.

Transport links are nearby with fast access on to the A6, A38, A50 and A52 leading to the M1 motorway. The location is also convenient for Pride Park, Derby University, Royal Derby Hospital, Rolls-Royce and Toyota.

A further point of note is that Darley Abbey village is located in one of the few world heritage sites.

Charming Lounge - 5.74m x 4.95m (18'10" x 16'3") - With featured stone fireplace incorporating gas burning stove and raised stone hearth, high ceilings, wood skirting boards and architraves, solid wood flooring, PVCu double glazed French doors opening onto private enclosed garden, character multi-pane window with aspect over front garden, radiator, fitted wall lights and internal multi-pane glazed French internal doors.

Dining Room - 3.94m x 3.94m (12'11" x 12'11") - With chimney breast with fitted floor to ceiling stripped pine cupboard providing storage, wood skirting boards and architraves, high ceilings, revealed ceiling beams, oak flooring, panelled entrance door, multi-pane character window with aspect over front garden, radiator, staircase leading to the first floor and glazed door opening into kitchen.

Breakfast Kitchen - 3.96m x 3.28m (13' x 10'9") - Handcrafted in pine with Belfast sink with period mixer tap, base units with drawer and cupboard fronts, tiled splash-backs, wall and base fitted units with matching solid oak worktops and additional granite drainer top, terracotta tiled flooring, high ceilings, revealed ceiling beams, two radiators, electric cooker point with stainless steel extractor hood over, concealed space for fridge/freezer, concealed space for washing machine, concealed boiler, character multi-pane window to rear, half glazed door opening onto private enclosed rear garden and useful under-stairs storage cupboard with attractive pine double opening doors with stained glass with leaded finish.

Please Note - Planning Permission Granted to Extend the Kitchen. It passed in May 2017 for 3 years. Derby City Council - DER/03/16/00377 and DER/11/14/01559 see Vendor for further details.

First Floor Landing - With wood skirting boards and architraves, spotlights to ceiling, radiator, pine hand rail and character multi-pane window with aspect over private rear garden.

Master Double Bedroom - 4.95m x 4.29m (16'3" x 14'1") - With wood skirting boards and architraves, high ceilings, spotlights to ceiling, radiator, solid oak wood flooring, views towards Darley Park, character multi-pane window with aspect to front, character multi-pane window with aspect over rear garden, built-in double storage cupboard with shelving and internal stripped latched door.

En-Suite - 2.92m x 1.52m (9'7" x 5') - In white with featured double shower cubicle with chrome fittings including shower, fitted wash basin with chrome fittings and fitted storage cupboards beneath, low level WC, heated chrome towel rail/radiator, fitted wall mounted mirror medicine cabinet, spotlights to ceiling, extractor fan, wood flooring and internal stripped latched door.

Double Bedroom 2 - 3.96m x 3.94m (13' x 12'11") - With chimney breast with cast iron period display fireplace and tiled hearth, wood skirting boards and architraves, high ceilings, revealed ceiling beams, radiator, built-in storage cupboard with stripped door, character multi-pane window with views towards Darley Park and internal stripped latched door.

Spacious Bathroom - 3.78m x 2.13m (12'5" x 7') - With corner bath with mixer tap/shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, wood skirting boards and architraves, high ceilings, spotlights to ceiling, extractor hood, radiator, character multi-pane obscured window and stripped internal latched door.

Second Floor -

Double Bedroom 3 - 4.06m x 4.04m (13'4" x 13'3") - With chimney breast incorporating charming period display fireplace with exposed brickwork and quarry tiled hearth, wood skirting boards and architraves, high ceilings, spotlights to ceiling, radiator, views towards Darley Park, character multi-pane window and stripped internal latched door.

Walk-In Wardrobe/Potential En-Suite 2 - 3.35m x 0.91m (11' x 3') - With stripped latched door.

Outside - To the front of the property is a charming walled garden which is laid to lawn with flower beds, raised seating area and patio area.

To the rear of the property there is a private enclosed walled garden and has been designed for low maintenance with attractive paving, oriental pond with waterfall, brick retaining wall and rear access gate.

Immediately in front of the kitchen window there is a further garden area. This area also has the benefit of planning permission passed to extend the kitchen - see vendor for further details.

Being of a major asset to this particular property is its two car parking spaces in front of the property.

Directions - Leaving Derby City centre along Duffield Road (A6), enter Darley Abbey village by turning right onto Mile Ash Lane. Proceed down the hill passing the shop on the right hand side. Take your right hand turning into Old Lane, after the bend in the road take a sharp right into Darley Street (one way) passing the historic The Abbey public house on the right hand side. Poplar Row ( Cul-de-Sac ) is located straight ahead occupying a private position.


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18 September 2017

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