Believed to have been built in the 1920s of natural stone beneath a blue slate roof, the house retains attractive original features to include fireplaces to each reception room and a Minton tiled hall. The property has been updated to a pleasing standard and provides well balanced three bedroomed accommodation, with conservatory extension together with colourful and good sized garden enjoying a delightful southerly aspect.
The property would well suit the growing family, professional or perhaps retiring couple who will appreciate the convenience of the location which affords ready access to the wide range of local shops, schools and amenities available within Two Dales and Darley Dale. Good road communications lead to the neighbouring townships of Matlock, Bakewell and Chesterfield whilst the delights of the Derbyshire Dales and Peak District countryside, together with Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall, are very close at hand. Accommodation
The rear entrance is on the roadside where a panelled UPVC double glazed door opens to an entrance hall, featuring white washed stonework to two walls, a hardwood plank floor and access off to a:
Cloak Room with low flush WC, small wash hand basin with tiled splash back plinth and built in cupoards beneath, tiled floor and extractor fan.
Utility Room – 2.18m x 3.05m (7’ 2” x 10’) again, accessed off the hall and providing a useful work and storage room with built in modern cupboards and drawers, work surfaces, stainless steel sink unit together with plumbing for an automatic washing machine. There is additional high level storage within the void above the hall and a built in store to one corner sites the gas fired central heating boiler and the foam lagged hot water cylinder which combine to provide central heating and hot water for the house. There is a continuation of the hardwood plank floor and a front facing window.
Breakfast Kitchen – 3.05m x 4.86m (10’ x 15’ 9”) maximum. An L shaped room, extensively fitted with modern cupboards and drawers finished with laminate facings. Wood block effect work surfaces are set around a 1½ bowl sink unit and a black ceramic hob with splash back and built in extractor hood above. There is an integral dishwasher, larder fridge and eye level double oven. Three windows draw good natural light and the room is finished with hardwood plank flooring continued from the hall and a contemporary vertical hung radiator.
Dining Room – 4.24m x 3.79m (13’ 9” x 12’ 4”) a well proportioned reception room enjoying views across the garden and towards the wooded slopes of Ladygrove. There is a pine boarded floor, picture rails, second window to the side and as a focal point to the room an elegant cast and tiled fireplace with black slate surround, tiled cheeks and hearth and housing an electric fire.
Front Hall an elegant central entrance from the front of the house out of the garden side with stairs leading off to the first floor and featuring the original decorative Minton tiled floor. With useful storage beneath the stairs and traditional panelled door opening to the:
Sitting Room – 4.24m x 3.78m (13’ 9” x 12’ 4”) with a painted slate fireplace, black hearth and living coal electric fire. A pair of fully double glazed doors open to the:
Conservatory positioned with an east and southerly aspect overlooking the gardens and with views beyond the neighbouring allotments and surrounds. There is direct access to the gardens, ceramic tiled floor and central heating radiator to help all year use.
From the hall stairs, with varnished mahogany handrail and turned oak newels, rise to a galleried landing off which there is access to the bedroom and bathroom accommodation.
Master Bedroom 1 – 3.78m x 4.24m (12’ 4” x 13’ 9”) maximum. The room enjoying improved views to the front and with the benefit of built in wardrobe and an:
En-Suite Shower Room fitted with a white suite to include low flush WC, vanity wash hand basin and walk in shower cubicle with mermaid board surround, folding glazed screen and electric shower. Ceiling mounted extractor light and chrome ladder radiator.
Bedroom 2 – 4.25m x 3.81m (13’ 9” x 12’ 5”) a good double bedroom with feature period fireplace and similar views across and beyond the gardens to the front.
Bedroom 3 – 3.08m x 3.08m (10’ 10” x 10’ 10”) a third double bedroom with window to the rear and again with a painted cast fireplace, picture rails and access to the roof void.
Family Bathroom fitted with a modern white suite to include a panelled bath with hinged glazed shower screen and electric shower above, full height tile surround which incorporates built in linen storage, wash hand basin and low flush WC fitted to a range of built in cabinets and vanity surface, chrome ladder radiator and electric shaver point. Outside
The house stands to a good sized garden plot with all round access and space to suit all needs. A full width forecourt garden is finished with attractive print paving with dwarf drystone walls raising well stocked borders, all of which set the house back from the roadside. To one side, a block paved driveway provides car standing for two or three cars.
From the head of the drive, gated access leads to the principal gardens which are found to the front of the house away from the roadside. There is a stone flagged patio adjacent to the property and shallow steps descend to a lawned garden, gently sloping with well stocked borders along three sides planted with a variety of specimen trees, shrubs and perennials including a productive apple, silver birch and flowering cherry amongst others. Fenced and hedged boundaries provide a degree of privacy without restricting views from the house.
Tenure – Freehold.
Services – All mains services are available to the property which benefits from gas fired central heating and UPVC double glazing. No test has been made on services or their distribution.
Council tax – Band E.
Fixtures & fittings – Only the fixtures and fittings mentioned in these sales particulars are included in the sale. Certain other items may be taken at valuation if required. No specific test has been made on any appliance either included or available by negotiation.
Directions – From Matlock Crown Square take the A6 north towards Darley Dale. On reaching Darley Dale turn right just passed the new Medical Centre into Chesterfield Road. After around 200m, turn right again into Warney Road which is one way. Garthowen can be found on the left hand side.
Viewing – Strictly by prior arrangement with the Matlock office .
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