7 bedroom detached house for saleBridge Street, Belper, Derbys
A rare opportunity to acquire an historic Strutt built property of high significance.The grade II listed residence has been tastefully renovated to create a generously proportioned five/six bedroomed family home boasting a wealth of original and period features. Situated centrally Belper in the heart of the conservation area having a generous walled garden with driveway for several vehicles. Viewing is essential.
Directions - Leave Belper town centre along the A6, North, Bridge Street, where the property sits on the right hand side of the road with vehicle access to the rear. Continue along to the Triangle, turn right onto Long Row and right again onto Cluster Road, where the the driveway is on the right, with access to the garden and the rear of the property.
Constructed of brick and stone, circa 1800s, with Victorian additions and being extended further in 1911, the three storey accommodation has been cleverly modernised to create a beautifully presented family home with versatile extensive five/ six bedroomed accommodation boasting a wealth of original and period features including the historic Banking Hall.
Entered by a side entrance door, the reception hallway has original Minton tiled floor with access to the cellar, a hardwood door opens into the impressive Banking Hall with oak panelling, stairs, fireplace, plaster coving, cornice and pillars and tall ceiling with glass lantern which floods the room with natural light, access onto Bridge St, managers office, kitchen and early WC. The welcoming family accommodation comprises pleasant sitting room with period fireplace, glazed book cases and twin windows over look the garden. The kitchen is fitted with original stone fireplace with Smeg Range cooker and shaker style units, breakfast room with French doors open onto the gardens, servants staircase and separate utility room. To the first floor are three generous bedrooms, two period bathrooms and home office accessed from the second staircase and two further attic bedrooms to the second floor.
Benefitting from original and character double glazed windows and doors, gas central heating and security alarm system.
The generous lawned gardens have drystone boundary walls, vegetable plot, mature fruit trees, sunny seating areas and a block paved driveway providing ample car parking and access from the rear.
Situated conveniently within the heart of Belpers conservation area, within walking distance of the town with its railway station, excellent schools, shopping, bars, restaurants and leisure facilities. Having good access to major road links to Derby and Nottingham via the A6, A38 and M1 whilst providing the gateway to the beautiful Peak District. Belper is renowned for its historic mills character and charm.
Reception Hallway - An original hardwood side door provides access. Having Minton tiled flooring, period radiator, beams and stairs lead off to the first floor. There is access to the generous cellar with three storage rooms.
Old Banking Hall - 32'5 X 28'5 (9.88m X 8.66m) - Having original oak staircase, oak panelling and fireplace, plaster cornice, coving, pillars, Victorian radiators and original safe. There is a managers office with barred window, radiator and parquet flooring. Kitchen with Belfast sink and separate WC.
Kitchen - 16'3 X 10'10 (4.95m X 3.30m) - Comprehensively appointed with a range of shaker style base cupboards, drawers, eye level units and glass display cabinets with solid wood block work surface over incorporating a double Belfast sink drainer with mixer tap. Integrated appliances include a Smeg Range cooker and dishwasher. There is an original fireplace, beams, pine dresser, radiator, porcelain tiled flooring, feature exposed stone wall and glazed dual aspect windows to the side and rear over looking the garden. Original pine door into :
Breakfast Room - Having a stone fireplace, useful under-stairs pantry, radiator, sash windows and double doors open onto the garden. A second servants staircase provides access to the first floor rooms.
Laundry - 11'5 X 7'9 (3.48m X 2.36m) - With brick flooring, extractor fan, stone wall, door to the rear and plumbing for washing machine and dryer.
Sitting Room - An elegant room having original panelled windows with original wooden shutters over looking the gardens, tall ceiling, built-in book cases radiator, exposed wooden floorboards and ornate fire surround with granite tiled hearth and slate inset.
Wc - With quarry tiled floor, original window and Belfast sink.
Half landing with window and cloaks cupboard.
First Floor Landing -
Luxury Bathroom - 11'2 X 10' (3.40m X 3.05m) - Appointed with a Victorian style period four piece suite comprising a cast iron rolled top bath with ball and claw feet and mixer taps, pedestal wash hand basin, low flush WC and shower enclosure with electric shower. There is complementary tiling, recessed cupboard, slate effect tiled flooring, radiator and sash window to the front elevation.
Bedroom - 16'8 X 14'1 (5.08m X 4.29m) - Having twin sash style windows to the front elevation, one being a door allowing access to the veranda, original coving and ceiling rose, glazed cupboard, radiator, TV aerial point and original fireplace with tiled hearth
Bedroom - 16'6 X 10'1 (5.03m X 3.07m) - Having a second access from the servants landing, BT point, sash window to the rear and laminate flooring.
Home Office - 15' x7'7 (4.57m x 2.31m) - Having radiator, oak effect flooring and double glazed window to the rear elevation overlooking the garden.
Bedroom - 17'2 X 12'9 (5.23m X 3.89m) - Currently being used has the master suite with adjacent bathroom. The elegant room has an original Derbyshire marble open fireplace with inset Victorian ruby red tiles and hearth, radiator and built-in stripped pine wardrobes and double glazed window to the rear elevation.
Bathroom Two - 7'4 X 7' (2.24m X 2.13m) - Appointed with a white three piece suite comprising panelled bath with thermostatic shower over, pedestal wash hand basin and low flush WC. There are stylish marble tiles, under-floor heating, double glazed window to the side elevation and a built-in airing cupboard housing the copper hot water cylinder.
Onto The Second Floor -
Landing - A walk-in cupboard provides useful linen storage space.
Bedroom - 16'6 X 16'5 max (5.03m X 5.00m max) - With access to the roof void, there are two skylight windows, radiator and period latch door.
Bedroom - 12'9 X 8'1 (3.89m X 2.46m) - With radiator and double glazed window to the side.
Bedroom - 13' X 12'8 (3.96m X 3.86m) - Having radiator double glazed window to the rear elevation enjoying views over Belper, an original cast iron fire surround and latch door.
Outside - A gated path from Bridge St allows access to the side entrance door.
Garden - Approached from Cluster Road a generous block paved driveway provides ample car parking and garage potential. The traditional walled gardens are laid to lawn with mature tree, shrubs and flowering plants to the borders. There is a productive vegetable plot, greenhouse, fruit trees, outside store and flagstone court yard, perfect for alfresco dining and entertaining.
Viewing - Via Boxall Brown & Jones of Belper.
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