An exceptionally well presented, detached, cottage style property, occupying an elevated position with superb far reaching views over the open countryside and wooded hills of the Derwent Valley. The property enjoys extensive gardens, taking advantage of a southerly aspect. The accommodation offers three double bedrooms, family bathroom, delightful family room and sitting room with double sided log burning stove, dining kitchen, utility and ground floor shower room. There is off road parking to the side of the property. Darley Dale is located on the A6 between Matlock and Bakewell on the edge of the Peak District National Park. There are excellent local shops including mini super market, fish bar, Chemist etc and highly regarded primary schools. Ideally situated for the delightful open countryside, fine views and pleasant walks and within commuting distance of Sheffield, Nottingham and Derby. There is a branch line railway station at nearby Matlock with a regular service to Nottingham and Derby.
Entering the property via a wood grain effect UPVC entrance door, with double glazed panel, which opens to:
Dining kitchen 17'3 x 11'1 (5.26m x 3.38m) Having UPVC double glazed casement windows overlooking the gardens and enjoying the superb far reaching views. The room has a further side aspect window with obscured glass, flooding the room with natural light. There are polished limestone tiles to the floor and a good range of kitchen units in an oak finish with cupboards and drawers set beneath a granite effect work surface with a tiled splashback. There is a dresser style unit with storage cupboards and spice drawers. Concealed within a cupboard is the Worcester combination gas fired boiler which provides hot water and central heating to the property. Integral appliances include fridge and 12-place setting dishwasher. Fitted within the kitchen is a Stoves range style cooker having 7-gas burners, double ovens and warmer drawer, over which is an extractor canopy which is vented to the outside. Set within the work surface is a 1 bowl stainless sink with mixer tap. The room has a central heating radiator and electric panel heater. There is a centre light point over the dining table and downlight spotlights. An oak batten door with thumb latch opens to:
Hallway 9' x 2'10 widening to 3'7 (2.74m x 0.86m widening to 1.09m) With a front aspect window overlooking the gardens and the views beyond. The hallway has a central heating radiator, coat hanging space and polished limestone tiles following through from the dining kitchen. A batten door with thumb latch opens to:
Utility room 5'8 x 4'5 (1.73m x 1.34m) With a useful under stairs storage space, space and connection for an automatic washing machine and space for further white goods. There is a central heating radiator with thermostatic valve. An oak batten door with thumb latch opens to:
Ground floor shower room 7'6 x 3'7 (2.28m x 1.09m) Being partially tiled with limestone tiles to the floor. Suite with double width shower cubicle with mixer shower, pedestal wash hand basin and dual flush close coupled W.C. There is a shaver point, extractor fan and dual fuel chrome finished towel radiator.
From the hallway a further batten door with thumb latch opens to:
Family room 12'1 x 10'11 (3.68m x 3.32m) Having polished oak flooring, front aspect window taking advantage of the fine views and an oak entrance door opening onto the terrace and gardens. The room has a fine feature fire opening with a dressed stone surround and raised hearth with a double sided multi-fuel stove. To the side of the chimneybreast is a built-in storage cupboard with a television aerial point. The room is illuminated by wall and centre light points. A broad opening leads to:
Sitting room 12'3 x 11'9 (3.73m x 3.58m) Having French style patio doors opening onto the terrace and gardens and enjoying the views. There is polished oak flooring, following through from the sitting room and a fine feature fireplace with a dressed stone surround, sharing the multi-fuel stove. The room is illuminated by wall and centre light points and there is a television aerial point with satellite facility.
From the hallway a staircase rises to:
First floor landing 22' x 2'7 (6.7m x 0.78m) Having a central heating radiator and oak batten doors with thumb latches opening to:
Bedroom one 12'6 x 11'8 (3.81m x 3.56m) Having a pair of front aspect sliding sash UPVC double glazed windows with views over the gardens and the surrounding properties to the open countryside beyond. The room has polished exposed pine floorboards and central heating radiator with thermostatic valve.
Bedroom two 10'10 x 9' (3.3m x 2.74m) Again with a front aspect UPVC double glazed window having similar views to bedroom one. The room has a central heating radiator with thermostatic valve and a loft access hatch.
Family bathroom 9'2 x 8'11 max (2.79m x 2.72m) Having a front aspect double glazed window, panelling to dado height and suite with standalone roll top bath, set upon ball and claw feet, with Victorian style mixer taps and hand held shower spray. There is a wash hand basin set within an oak wash stand having a mirror fronted bathroom cabinet over. There is a close coupled W.C. And central heating radiator with chrome towel rail. The room is illuminated by low energy downlights and there is a useful storage cupboard over the head of the stairs.
Bedroom three 13'2 x 11' (4.01m x 3.35m) With front aspect double glazed casement windows overlooking the gardens and the views beyond. The room has a central heating radiator with thermostatic valve, television aerial point and over-bed reading lights. Outside
To the side of the property is an off-road parking space from where steps descend to a gravelled terrace, running the length of the property. There are borders stocked with flowering plants and lavenders. Steps descend to an area of terraced gardens, again with borders well stocked with a good variety of flowing plants. Leading from the terrace is a stone built, former privy 4'11 x 3'3 (1.49m x 0.99m) having power and being ideal as a solid fuel store. From the terraces the garden continues with a large area of lawn, interspersed with ornamental trees and borders stocked with shrubs and flowering plants. Within the garden there is an ornamental pond with soft planting to the edges and a filtration system. Within the garden there are two timber gardens sheds, including a potting shed 12'4 x 11'10 (3.76m x 3.6m) and double storage shed 15' x 8' (4.57m x 2.44m) and an aluminium greenhouse 10' x 7' (3.05m x 2.13m) with a power supply. Parking
Off road parking. Services and general information
All mains services are connected to the property. The property is fitted with photovoltaic solar panels, under contract until 2036 which will cover the cost of the annual utilities until this date.
Council tax band (Correct at time of publication) 'E' Directions
Leaving Matlock along the A6 towards Bakewell, after passing the Grouse public house turn right into Whitworth Road, follow the road up the hill and around the left hand bend, turning right into Foggs Hill, at the end of the road turn right into Bent Lane, after approximately 80 yards take the lane/drive in the right hand side which leads to the property.
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