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4 bed property for sale

Rockside Steps, Matlock, Derbyshire DE4

  • Sold subject to contract

£280,000

Property details

  • 4 bedrooms

Features

  • Elegant & Spacious, Substantial Stone-Built Period Home
  • Four Bedrooms, Family Bathroom
  • Good-Sized Dining Kitchen & Utility Room
  • Spacious Sitting Room
  • Gardens To Front & Rear
  • Range Of Storage Outbuildings To The Rear
  • Located In An Elevated Position
  • Commanding, Far-Reaching Views Over The Town & Open Countryside
  • Believed To Have Been Built For Medical Staff At Neighbouring Hydro

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Description

A substantial stone-built period family home, ideally located in an elevated position with commanding, far-reaching views over the town and surrounding open countryside. This elegant and spacious property, believed to have been built for the medical staff at the neighbouring hydro, offers four bedrooms, family bathroom, good-sized dining kitchen, sitting room and utility room. There are gardens to front and rear, and a range of stone outbuildings.



Matlock is a picturesque spa town in the heart of Derbyshire close to the Peak District National Park, surrounded by beautiful open countryside. The town has a wealth of historic buildings as well as excellent local amenities and good primary and secondary schools. At the centre of the town is Hall Leys Park with sports facilities, children's play area, formal gardens and a riverside walk. Situated on the A6 trunk road, there is easy access to Manchester, Derby and Nottingham and the nearby towns of Chesterfield (9 miles), Wirksworth (4.5miles) and Bakewell (8 miles). There is a branch line train station with a regular service to Derby and Nottingham.





Entering the property via a half-glazed panelled entrance door, with an overdoor light, which opens to:

Reception hallway 21'2" X 8'5" (6.45m x 2.56m) maximum measurements

Having quarry tiles to the entrance with an inset matwell and original stone flag flooring to the hallway. There is elegant original coving to the ceiling and a decorative corbelled original staircase with turned newels and swept handrail rises to the first floor accommodation.There is a half-glazed entrance door opening onto the rear of the property, central heating radiator and telephone point.Original panelled doors open to:

Sitting room 12'4" X 11'8" (3.76m x 3.56m)

With front aspect sliding sash windows taking advantage of the commanding far-reaching views over the town towards Riber Castle. The room has polished exposed pine floorboards, original moulded cornice to the ceiling and a feature fire place with a polished wood surround and stone hearth with a cast iron insert housing an open the side of the chimney breast is an arched open display niche with a cupboard housing the electric meter beneath.The room has a central heating radiator with thermostatic valve and a television aerial point with satellite facility.



Dining kitchen 20'6" X 11'10" (6.25m x 3.60m)

With a front aspect sliding sash window with views over the town and the open countryside of the Derwent Valley and a further rear aspect sliding sash window overlooking the enclosed rear yard. The kitchen area of the room has original stone flags to the floor and a good range of recently fitted shaker-style kitchen units with cupboards and drawers beneath a walnut timber worksurface with an undermounted Belfast-style sink with mixer tap.There are fitted open display shelves.Set within the chimney piece is a recently fitted range oven with a five-burner hob, double oven and grill, over which is a cooker hood.The cooker is available via separate negotiation.The dining area of the room has original cornice to the ceiling, exposed pine floorboards and a fine feature fireplace with a marble surround and cast iron and tiled insert housing an open the side of the chimney breast are original pot cupboards and a niche with open display shelf.The room has central heating radiators with thermostatic valves, wall and centre light points.

Utility room 9'11" X 7'4" (3.02m x 2.23m)

With a rear aspect window, original stone flags to the floor following through from the hallway, central heating radiator with thermostatic valve and a worksurface with storage cupboards beneath and space and connection for an automatic washing machine. Sited within the room is the combination gas-fired boiler, which provides hot water and central heating to the property.There is a lazy Kate clothes airer and ample space for further white goods.

From the hallway, a three-quarter turn staircase rises to:

First floor landing 12'3" X 7'7" (3.73m x 2.31m) maximum measurements

With a rear aspect sliding sash window, access hatch opening to a boarded loft space with a retractable ladder and a light. Original pine panelled doors open to:

Bedroom one 11'0" X 10'1" (3.35m x 3.07m)

With front aspect sliding sash windows with superb far-reaching views over the town, taking in Riber Castle, High Tor and The Heights of Abraham, with Black Rocks in the distance. The room has polished exposed original pine floorboards and a central heating radiator with thermostatic valve.

Bedroom two 11'1" X 9'10" (3.38m x 3.00m)

Having a front aspect sliding sash window with similar views to bedroom one. The room has a central heating radiator with thermostatic valve.



Bedroom three 12'4" X 8'10" (3.76m x 2.69m)

With a rear aspect sliding sash window overlooking the enclosed rear yard and the garden beyond. The room has a central heating radiator with thermostatic valve.

Bedroom four 7'8" X 7'7" (2.33m x 2.31m)

Having a front aspect sliding sash window enjoying the superb views over the town and surrounding open countryside. The room has a central heating radiator with thermostatic valve.This room would make an ideal dressing room or work from home space/study if not required as a bedroom.

Family bathroom 9'1" X 8'11" (2.77m x 2.72m)

With a rear aspect sliding sash window, broad original polished pine floorboards and a feature fireplace with a cast iron surround, suite with panelled enamelled bath having Victorian-style mixer taps with shower over, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled WC. There is a shaver point and a central heating radiator with thermostatic valve.

Outside

To the front of the property is an area of garden, mainly laid to lawn, taking advantage of the southerly aspect and the superb far-reaching views. To the rear of the property is an enclosed yard with stone outbuildings including:

Open-fronted store 8'11" X 7'3" (2.72m x 2.21m)

Being a former wash-house with a fire opening with a dressed stone surround.

Solid fuel store 7'7" X 4'2" (2.31m x 1.27m)

With original coal chute.

Former privy 4'11" X 4'5" (1.50m x 1.35m)

Creating storage.

Timber garden shed approx. 10'0" X 3'5" (3.05m x 1.04m)

Having power and lighting.

From the rear yard, steps rise to an area of garden laid in terraces with a flagged seating area with borders stocked with fruit trees, currants, etc. There is an aluminium greenhouse 6' X 6' (1.83m x 1.83m).A stepped pathway rises to a further area of garden laid to lawn from where there are superb views over the property to the town and beyond.



Services and general information

All mains services are connected to the property.

Council tax band (Correct at time of publication) 'D'

directions

Leaving Matlock Crown Square via Bank Road, follow the road up the hill as the road bend sharply to the right turn left and park where convenient. On foot take the stepped pathway opposite the fish and chip shop (Rockside Steps) the property can be found on at the far end of the row of detached properties off to the left.

Disclaimer

All measurements in these details are approximate. None of the fixed appliances or services have been tested and no warranty can be given to their condition. The deeds have not been inspected by the writers of these details. These particulars are produced in good faith with the approval of the vendor but they should not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact and they do not constitute any part of an offer or contract.

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Local Amenities

  • Matlock 0.6 miles
  • Matlock Bath 1.6 miles
  • All Saints CofE Infant School 0.3 miles
  • St Joseph's Catholic Voluntary Academy 0.4 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Matlock 0.6 miles
  • Matlock Bath 1.6 miles
  • All Saints CofE Infant School 0.3 miles
  • St Joseph's Catholic Voluntary Academy 0.4 miles

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10th May 2019 £280,000 First listed

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