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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Bakewell Road, Darley Dale, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4

Sold STC £399,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Period detached house
  • Former Coach House and garaging, with potential for other uses, subject to planning consent
  • Grounds of around one third of an acre provide extensive gardens
  • Elegant feature fireplaces
  • Two reception rooms
  • Downstairs WC
  • Four double bedrooms
  • Ample parking
  • Fine views
  • Viewing highly recommended

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Built of local gritstone and believed to date from the early 19th century, this traditional detached double fronted house provides well proportioned four bedroom accommodation, complemented by ancillary outbuildings and excellent sizeable gardens. The house has clearly been well maintained over the years and internally boasts elegant feature fireplaces, stripped panelled doors and sash windows.

Externally, there is a period stone built and stone roofed former Coach House with additional attached garage and storage. Gardens extend to around one third of an acre and which historically have been well tended and highly productive and now provide ample opportunity for the keen gardener.

The house sits alongside Bakewell Road, conveniently placed for road communication to the shops and other facilities in Matlock and Darley Dale, whilst the wider road network provides commuter links to nearby centres of employment to include Bakewell, Chesterfield and Alfreton with the cities of Sheffield, Derby and Nottingham all lying within daily commuting distance. The delights of the Derbyshire Dales and Peak District countryside are also close to hand, the house enjoying pleasant views across the Derwent Valley landscape.

ACCOMMODATION

Set within an attractive cutstone entrance, a panelled and part glazed door opens to a central hallway from where stairs lead off to the first floor and which extends towards the rear of the property where there is room for occasional furniture and coat hanging, together with a built-in full height pine fronted storage cupboard. Period stripped pine panelled doors lead off to the ground floor accommodation.

Dining room - 4.39m x 3.82m (14' 7" x 12' 6") enjoying good natural light with windows to two elevations, the front sash providing pleasing views across the road and towards the opposing flanks of the Derwent Valley. As a focal point to the room, a fire recess includes a quarry tiled hearth, substantial exposed stone lintel and gas point.

Sitting room - 6.07m x 3.8m (19' 11" x 12' 6") an excellent family room, well proportioned and including an open Jetmaster multi fuel fire set to a stone and pitched pine surround. There is an arched display recess, ceiling and wall light points, pine clad beam, sealed unit double glazed window overlooking the side garden, and a second sash window with views to the front.

Breakfast kitchen - 4.2m x 3.64m (13' 9" x 11' 11") again well proportioned with ample room for day to day dining and featuring a substantial fireplace with broad stone lintel to the chimney breast, flagged hearth and a solid fuel cast iron stove. There is a range of built-in cupboards and work surfaces, together with a 1? bowl sink unit and electric cooker point. There is scope to update the kitchen fittings, to suit the new owners requirements. There are secondary glazed sash windows to each side and an external door providing access from the side yard and driveway. A further pine panelled door leads off to the?

Utility room - 3.45m x 2.13m (11' 4" x 7') average, an excellent boot room and laundry, with ample space for additional appliances and currently with built-in low level cupboards, work surfaces, plumbing for an automatic washing machine and stainless steel sink unit. A wall mounted gas fired boiler provides central heating and domestic hot water. To one corner, a?

Cloakroom - with low flush WC, central heating and extractor fan.

From the hallway, stairs with pitch pine handrail to the balustrade, rise to a galleried landing again with ample room for seating or furniture and with similar deep pine panelled doors leading off to the bedroom and bathroom accommodation.

Bedroom 1 - 3.98m x 3.83m (13' 1" x 12' 7") with a feature fireplace including a period fire basket and decorative ironwork. The front facing sash window provides improved views across the meadows that surround the River Derwent and to the slopes rising above towards Bonsall Moor, Oker Hill and Masson in the south.

Bedroom 2 - 3.79m x 3.69m (12' 5" x 12' 2") with a corniced ceiling, similar far reaching views to the front and another decorative period cast iron fireplace.

Bedroom 3 - 3.85m x 2.29m (12' 8" x 7' 6") currently used as a study area, with side and rear facing windows allowing good natural light, the rear allowing views across the extensive garden and to the woodland above Hackney on the horizon. Roof void access and range of shelving.

Bedroom 4 - 4.2m x 3.64m (13' 9" x 11' 11") with side facing sash window and cast iron feature fireplace with high mantel and fitted granite hearth.

Bathroom - 3.97m x 2.13m (13' x 7') of generous proportion and fitted with a coloured suite to include pedestal wash hand basin, low flush WC and panelled bath having electric shower fitting above. There is complementary splash back tiling, rear aspect window, electric shaver point and a broad built-in linen store which sites the lagged hot water cylinder.

OUTSIDE

This elegant period house is matched by a sizeable plot, believed to extend to around one third of an acre, with the principal garden areas found gently raised at the rear and side. Over decades the land has been widely cultivated, providing productive gardening and presently includes lawns, vegetable patch, soft fruit bed and occasional fruit trees. There are also deep herbaceous borders planted with low growing shrubs, ornamental trees and perennials. A central evergreen screen provides shelter and privacy, to a paved patio area with pergola, draped with climbers, being well placed to take advantage of the south westerly aspect. All in all, the garden presents an excellent environment for family recreation and / or the keen gardener alike.

An attractive front garden is set behind a low stone wall, with pedestrian gate, and to the side vehicular access to a broad tarmac driveway, providing car standing and turning.

Two storey Coach House - 5.79m x 3.81m (19' x 12' 6") standing at the head of the drive, the ground floor having a front facing window and broad timber doors for ease of access with space for a small family car. External stone steps lead to the first floor, again providing ample opportunity for storage, workshop or hobby space. There is opportunity for a variety of alternative uses, subject to the necessary planning consents.

To the rear of the Coach House, garden store, fuel store and tool store. There is the additional benefit of an attached Garage - 4.97m x 4.06m (16' 4" x 13' 4") accessed at the rear of the coach house. Other merits include outside tap, stone trough collecting surface water for outdoor use, outside electricity and lighting.

TENURE - Freehold.

SERVICES - All mains services are available to the property which benefits from gas fired central heating. As an unusual feature, there is a generator previously installed as a backup to provide continuity in case of power failure. The generator has been rarely used. No test has been made on services or their distribution.

COUNCIL TAX - Band F

FIXTURES & FITTINGS - Only the fixtures and fittings mentioned in these sales particulars are included in the sale. Certain other items may be taken at valuation if required. No specific test has been made on any appliance either included or available by negotiation.

DIRECTIONS - From Matlock Crown Square, take Bakewell Road towards Darley Dale. After around one mile locate Whitworth Hospital on the right hand side and Craig-y-Don is found as the first property on the right hand side, immediately after the Hospital.

VIEWING - Strictly by prior arrangement with the Matlock office 01629 580228.

Ref: FTM9318


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
31 January 2018

Nearest stations

  • Matlock (1.2 mi)
  • Matlock Bath (2.2 mi)
  • Cromford (2.9 mi)
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Archway Estate Office Crown Square Matlock DE4 3AT

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Archway Estate Office Crown Square Matlock DE4 3AT

01629 358000 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Matlock (1.2 mi)
  • Matlock Bath (2.2 mi)
  • Cromford (2.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Fidler Taylor, Matlock

Archway Estate Office Crown Square Matlock DE4 3AT

01629 358000 Local call rate

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