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Property details

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • 2 reception rooms

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A substantial apartment offering two bedroom, two reception room accommodation over the first and second floors of this semi detached stone building. The property is noteworthy as being the former home of Vera Brittain, author of 'Testament of Youth' and there is a blue plaque denoting this on the gatepost at the entrance to the property. Park Road is a highly sought after residential area within easy reach of the town centre, The Pavilion Gardens and The Opera House. The property itself offers an opportunity to create further accommodation from the spacious loft area located off the landing on the second floor. Externally, there are communal gardens and space for parking. The property is offered for sale with no chain.


From our Buxton office turn right and bear left at the roundabout. Follow the road around to the left into Manchester Road and turn left into Park Road. At the junction turn right to continue along Park Road and follow the road around for a short while where Melrose, 151 Park Road can be found on the right at the next junction. Our For Sale board has been erected for identification.

Ground Floor - Communal Entrance Porch

Private Entrance Hall

Decorative tiled floor, frosted glazed entrance door, leaded windows and staircase to first floor with decorative spindled handrail.

First Floor - Landing

Sash window, single radiator and night storage heater. Ceiling coving, picture rail and dado rail. Staircase to second floor with decorative spindled handrail.

Lounge (20'6" x 15'11" (6.25m x 4.85m))

Into bay and recess. Featuring a stone fireplace and hearth with open grate, square bay to front with secondary glazed sash windows overlooking the garden at the front. Glazed french windows to a side balcony with decorative railings. Ceiling coving, picture rail and double radiator.

Sitting Room (15'11" x 15'11" (4.85m x 4.85m))

Into recess. Featuring a decorative fireplace incorporating mantel and mirror and with tiled inset. Ceiling coving, picture rail and double radiator. Double glazed french windows to a balcony at the front with decorative railings.

Second Floor - Landing

Double glazed Velux window and small doorway leading to loft area.

Dining Kitchen (20'11" x 14'10" (6.38m x 4.52m))

Into recess. With base cupboards, work surface and a stainless steel double drainer sink unit. Decorative fireplace with tiled inset. Double radiator and two double glazed Velux windows.

Bedroom One (15'7" x 12'6" (4.75m x 3.81m))

Into recess. Featuring a decorative cast iron fireplace. Single radiator and double glazed Velux window.

Inner Landing

Alpha boiler.

Bedroom Two (12'8" x 11'4" > 9'4" (3.86m x 3.45m >2.84m))

Single radiator and window.


Fitted with a white suite comprising panel bath, pedestal wash basin and low level wc. Single radiator and double glazed Velux window.

Loft Area (32'9" > 14'7" x 23'2" > 16'2" (9.98m >4.45m x 7.06m >4.93m))

An l-shaped loft space with potential to create further accommodation subject to any necessary consents. With double glazed Velux window.


The property stands back from Park Road and is approached through stone gateposts by a driveway which leads to the rear of the building and there is space for off road parking. There are mature communal gardens with a lawn and a selection of shrubs, plants and trees. There is also a garage at the rear of the building which is shared with Flat 1.

Important Notice
Jon Mellor & Company, their solicitors and joint agents give notice that:
1. They are not authorised to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property either here or elsewhere, either on their own behalf or on behalf of their client or otherwise. They assume no responsibility for any statement that may be made in these particulars. These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representation of fact.
2. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning building regulation or other consents and Jon Mellor & Company have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.

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Map & Nearby

Local Amenities

  • Buxton 0.4 miles
  • Dove Holes 3 miles
  • St Thomas More Catholic Voluntary Academy 0.4 miles
  • St Anne's Catholic Voluntary Academy 0.5 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Buxton 0.4 miles
  • Dove Holes 3 miles
  • St Thomas More Catholic Voluntary Academy 0.4 miles
  • St Anne's Catholic Voluntary Academy 0.5 miles

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Average estimated value for a flat in SK17:

  • £173,150
  • Price increase

  • £15,885
  • (10.101%)
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2nd Aug 2019 £279,950 First listed

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