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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Millbank, 6 The Green, Findern Village, Derby, Derbyshire DE65 6AA

Guide Price* £250,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Three double bedroomed Edwardian detached property
  • Roughly level rectangular plot extending to just under quarter on an acre
  • Literally yards from a pleasant open village green
  • Potential for extension or redevelopment (stpc)
  • EPC Rating: F

Full description

This property remains available and open to offers following the auction on Thursday 26th July 2018.
Please contact the auctioneers on 01332 242880 for further details.

Located in the heart of Findern village literally yards from the open green, is a charming three double bedroomed Edwardian detached property situated on a broadly rectangular south west facing plot extending to approximately just under a quarter of an acre offering potential for extension or redevelopment subject to the usual planning consents.

Constructed of traditional brick beneath a pitched tiled roof, the property has a particularly attractive double fronted appearance with original sash windows and requires a comprehensive scheme of improvements throughout. Internally the character accommodation consists of dining room, inner lobby, sitting room, breakfast kitchen, large built on enclosed porch. To the first floor landing there are three well proportioned double bedrooms and a family bathroom. Outside there is gated access with ample parking, tandem garage and an adjoining large greenhouse located to the rear of the property. To the side and rear of the property there are mature gardens enjoying a certain degree of privacy.

The charming village of Findern lies just off the A38 and boasts local primary school, numerous village shops, is located in the John Porch School catchment area and is also within easy reach of the new Mercia Marina which overlooks the neighbouring village of Willington. There is also the nearby Toyota, A50 trunk road which provides easy access onto Stoke and further regional business centres.

Built-On Pitch Tiled Porch

With hardwood entrance door and oblong glazed fan light over.

Dining Room 12' x 13'1" (3.65m x 3.98m)

Feature fireplace having a polished oak surround incorporating a display mantel, raised hearth and composite marble interior. The Fireflame deluxe electric illuminated burning coal effect fire is included in the sale. TV aerial point. Coved cornice. Radiator. Original sash window. Four panel pine door leading through to –

Inner Lobby

Useful understairs storage / cloaks cupboard with hanging rail and electric light.

Sitting Room 13' x 13' (3.97m x 3.97m)

Moulded pine dado rail. Coved cornice. TV aerial point. Radiator. Original sash window. Enclosed staircase to the first floor off.

Please Note

The fireplaces in both the reception rooms are hand crafted and were based upon an Adam style fireplace.

Breakfast Kitchen 13'10" x 9'11" (4.21m x 3.03m)

Stainless steel double drainer sink unit with under cupboards and drawers, adjacent roll edged granite effect preparation surface with appliance spaces beneath and tiled splash back. Base cupboard. Sliding doors. Eye level cabinet over with glass sliding doors. Additional eye level cupboard. Tall cupboard with fitted shelving. Radiator. Hot and cold plumbing and waste for an automatic washing machine. The free standing Canon gas oven with four plate gas hob and grill over is included together with the Hoover washer / dryer and Hoover refrigerator. Gas cooker point. Electric cooker control point. Electric extractor fan. Fluorescent light fitting. Fireplace again hand crafted to an Adam style with polished wood surround incorporating a display mantel, raised hearth and wall mounted Baxi Brazilia gas convector heater. The room has the benefit of a double aspect with windows to the side and rear. Panelled and reeded glazed door to –

Large Built-On Enclosed Porch 9'7" x 5'2" (2.91m x 1.57m)

Having a Terrazzo tiled floor. Wall mounted gas and electric meters including the trip switch panel. Windows to the side and rear. Multi paned glazed door to the garden. Further panelled and reeded glazed door to the inner hall.

First Floor -

Bedroom One (Front) 12' x 13’1" (3.65m x 4.00m)

Charming original cast iron fireplace with display mantel and open fire grate. Radiator. Coved cornice. Original sash window overlooking the green.

Bedroom Two (Front) 13'1" x 13'1" narrowing to 9'11" (3.98m x 3.99m narrowing to 3.03m)

Again having a charming original cast iron fireplace with decorative mouldings to match bedroom one including display mantel and open fire grate. Radiator. Coved cornice. Useful built-in wardrobe with hanging rail and storage shelf together with trap door access to the roof space. Original sash window again providing a delightful aspect over the old village green and church beyond.

Bedroom Three 13'10" x 9'11" (4.21m x 3.03m)

A further well proportioned double bedroom with radiator. Coved cornice. Telephone jack point. TV aerial point. This room also enjoys a double aspect with original sash windows to the side and rear.


With ceramic tiled walls and having a white suite including a panelled enamelled cast iron bath with separate Triton electric shower over, recessed pedestal wash basin with bevel edged mirror over. Low suite WC and radiator. Original sash windows to the side and rear.

Please Note

Interestingly the property has in the past been used as a village shop and part thereof could be re-utilised subject to any necessary planning approvals.

Outside & Gardens

The property is approached via twin wrought iron entrance gates giving way to a tarmacadam driveway which leads to a general car parking area and access to:

Very Large Span Roofed Detached Garage / Workshop measuring internally 25'5" x 10'4" (measuring internally 7.74m x 3.15m)

With concrete floor incorporating an inspection pit plus fluorescent lighting and power laid on. Useful loft storage area. The workbench with vice is included in the sale together with general shelving. The garage also has the benefit of windows to the side and rear and roof lights plus twin timber entrance doors and a side personal door.

Built-On Brick And Tiled Outbuildings

Comprising former fuel store now a useful general garden store with fitted shelving and electric light, also having a fascinating Rimlock.

Adjacent Separate Gardener's Wc

Large Greenhouse

On two levels enjoying a southerly aspect with the rear wall in brick measuring overall 31'6" x 9'10" (9.60m x 2.10m) plus an entrance lobby area also used for utility purposes. Fitted shelving, staging, water butts. The upper level part of the greenhouse has additional staging, bed and mature grape vine.

To the rear of the garage there is a further room with external access, painted concrete floor and forms an additional workshop / general garden store with power and light laid on.

There is a substantial garden to the rear enjoying a southerly aspect incorporating a mature orchard and a variety of fruit trees including pears, apples and plum trees.

The DOVECOTE is also included.

External hand pump connected to a spring well is no longer in working.

Directional Note

The approach from Derby is by proceeding southwards via the A38 dual carriageway towards Burton upon Trent. Take the slip road as sign posted for Mickleover, Littleover and Findern. Take the exit as signposted for Findern. Continue into the village centre and Millbank will be located on the right hand side and as mentioned above the house overlooks the village green.


Viewing Details

By arrangement with the auctioneer 01332 242880 or can be booked online

Conditions of Sale

The Conditions of Sale (also known as the legal pack) will be deposited at the offices of the auctioneers and vendors solicitors/licensed conveyancers prior to the auction and the purchaser shall be deemed to have knowledge of same whether inspected or not. They will also be available to download from our website. Any questions relating to them must be raised prior to the auction. Prospective purchasers are advised to check with the auctioneers before the sale that the property is neither sold nor withdrawn.

The purchaser will also be deemed to have read and understood the auction conduct notes printed within the sale catalogue.

*Guide Prices and Reserve Prices

Each property sold is subject to a Reserve Price. The Reserve Price, which is agreed between the seller and the auctioneer just prior to the auction, will be within + or - 10% of the Guide Price. The Guide Price is issued solely as a guide so that a buyer can consider whether or not to pursue their interest. Both the Guide Price and the Reserve Price can be subject to change up to and including the day of the auction. For a full definition of the Guide Price and the Reserve Price click here.

Energy Performance Certificates

EPCs can be viewed in full in the legal pack or from the lot information section of our website.

Unconditional Auction Method

Contracts are exchanged on the fall of the hammer and a 10% deposit will be taken from the highest bidder. This deposit will contribute towards the purchase price.

Prospective purchasers will need to register within the auction room before the sale commences. Two items of identity will be required together with an indication of how a contractual deposit will be paid. We do not take cash or cheque deposits. Remote bidding facilities are also available.

Auction Fees

The sale of this lot is subject to a buyer’s administation fee of £1074 including VAT (unless otherwise stated in the important notices), payable on the fall of the hammer.

The purchase of this property may include associated fees not listed here. Any additional fees will be confirmed in the legal pack which can be downloaded from our website from the lot information section, or to find out more about any additional fees associated with this property please contact the auction office.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
29 June 2018

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