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2 Bed Cottage

Castle Orchard, Duffield, Belper, Derbyshire


£220,000Sold STC

COTTAGE WITH CAR PARKING - Very charming three storey stone-built cottage situated in this pleasant cul-de-sac close to the village amenities ideally suiting the first-time buyer, professional or investor.

The property has the benefit of gas central heating, double glazing an in brief comprises: porch, lounge with feature fireplace and oak kitchen with granite work tops, under stairs utility area and a lean to utility area The first floor landings leads to the master bedroom and a four piece bathroom suite. The second floor leads to double bedroom two.

Stone Mid Terraced Cottage

Requires Some Cosmetic Updating

Ideal First Time Buy or Investment

Gas Central Heating & Double Glazing

Entrance Porch, Lounge & Utility Areas

Oak Kitchen with Granite Worktops

Two Double Bedrooms & Four Piece Bathroom

Parking Space & Rear Raised Level Patio Style Garden

Rear Covered Courtyard & Brick Outbuilding

Countryside Views to Front

The cottage is located at the end of the cul-de-sac in a pleasant and private position. It is constructed of natural dressed stone beneath a Staffordshire blue tiled roof with the front elevation being of attractive appearance relieved by matching double glazed windows, stone lintels and sills and a pitched roof front porch with half glazed entrance door.

Outside there is a driveway with space for one car and a walled forecourt at the front of the property. There is a covered rear courtyard with access to a brick outbuilding/store. There are shared rear steps leading to a raised level patio area with timber framed shed.


The village of Duffield provides an excellent range of amenities including a varied selection of shops, banks, post office, library, historic St Alkmund's Church and a selection of good restaurants, medical facilities and schools including The Meadows, William Gilbert Primary Schools and the noted Ecclesbourne Secondary School.

There is a regular train service into Derby City centre, which lies some five miles to the south of the village, with Derby's outer ring road providing onward connections to principal trunk roads, the motorway network and other East and West Midlands centres.

Local recreational facilities within the village include squash, tennis, cricket, football, rugby and the noted Chevin Golf Course.

A further point to note is that the Derwent Valley in which the village of Duffield nestles, is one of the few world heritage sites and is surrounded by beautiful countryside.



Entrance through composite double glazed entrance door into:

Entrance Porch 4'11 x 3'8

Having hand made Italian tiled floor, UPVC double glazed window to the side elevation and wood panelled entrance door into:

Lounge 12'0 x 11'8 into recess

Having a feature fireplace with Living Flame coal effect gas fire, detailed pine wood surround, marble hearth and back plate. Bespoke built in shelving unit and meter cupboard housing the electric fuse box and electric meter, TV point, central heating radiator, hand made Italian tiled floor, recessed LED downlighters, wood unit double glazed window to the front elevation, open archway access leads through to a useful understairs storage area. A timber latched door leads through to an inner lobby.

Understairs Storage Area 4'8 x 3'2

Having built in shelving and power.

Inner Lobby

Having staircase with pine wood handrail which leads to the first floor landing and pine latched door giving access to:

Fitted Kitchen 10'8 x 9'7 max

Fitted with a range of solid Oak fronted base and drawer units with granite work surface over and undermounted Villeroy & Bosch ceramic sink with brushed stainless steel swan neck style mixer tap and built in draining grooves, granite splashback, hand made Italian tiled floor, recessed LED downlighters, central heating radiator, single glazed internal window into the utility/store area and UPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation. There is a timber latched door which gives access through to a 'L' shaped understairs storage utility area.

Understairs Utility Area 7'8 x 4'10

Having plumbing for automatic washing machine, power, light and hand made Italian ceramic tiled floor.

Lean To/Utility Storage Area 8'6 x 3'6

Fitted with angled polycarbonate roof, hand made Italian ceramic tiled floor, power, light and wood panelled entrance door giving access through to the rear garden.


Split Level Landing

Having recessed halogen downlighters, built in storage cupboard, further staircase leading up to the second floor.

Spacious Master Bedroom 12'2 x 12'0 into wardrobe depth

Having two built in double wardrobes built into the recess and cupboards above, Oak effect laminate flooring, central heating radiator and wood unit double glazed window to the front elevation.

Useful Storage Cupboard 3'6 x 3'0

Having built in shelving and lighting.

Four Piece Bathroom Suite 8'5 x 8'4

Fitted with a white four piece suite comprising; curved glass corner shower with double opening glazed doors and wall mounted chrome mains fed shower unit, ceramic tiled splashbacks, pine panelled bath with chrome mixer tap, ceramic wash hand basin built into a pine vanity cupboard below, low level WC with chrome push button flush, partial pine cladding to the walls, ceramic tiled floor, electric heated towel rail, central heating radiator, strip light with shaver point, recessed halogen downlighters and UPVC obscure glazed window to the rear elevation.


Double Bedroom Two 13'8 x 9'2

Having central heating radiator, wall mounted Worcester Bosch combination boiler and UPVC double glazed windows to the side and rear elevations.


Walled Forecourt

Walled forecourt garden with access to the front porch.

Landscaped Front Garden

A delightful front garden area that has landscaped with gravelled pathways and rockery style planting borders.

Parking Space

Located at the front of the property is block paved parking space for one car with gravelled pathway and stone raised level planting bed.

Enclosed Rear Courtyard

There is a covered courtyard to the rear with corrugated polycarbonate roof, outside security light, access to the brick built outbuilding and wrought iron gateway with access leading to shared steps leading to the raised level rear terraced garden.

Brick Built Outbuilding 6'1 x 5'10

Brick built outbuilding with door and single glazed window to the front elevation.

Raised Level Terraced Garden

The steps lead to pathway access to the rear raised level terraced garden which is paved and has a hardstanding area with a timber framed shed.