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3 Bed Cottage

Manor Cottage, Duffield Bank, Duffield


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Offers Around £550,000Sold STC

A double fronted stone cottage of charm and character occupying a delightful location with superb views over the countryside of the Derwent Valley and beyond.

Manor Cottage dates back to the 1750s and is approached by a leafy lane and stands in an elevated and prominent position nestled into Duffield Bank's hillside within Ecclesbourne School catchment area.

Charming Stone Cottage

Ecclesbourne School Catchment Area

Stunning Open Views

Gas Central and Double Glazing

Lounge, Dining Hall, Study

Kitchen/Dining Room, Cloakroom/Utility

Three Bedrooms

En-suite Bathroom, Family Bathroom

Pleasant Gardens with Views

Driveway For Two Cars

It has been carefully designed to a thoughtful layout ensuring that the majority of the rooms take full advantage of the fine views with its lovely south westerly-facing aspect.

The property is constructed of natural dressed coarsed stone beneath a pitched roof of Staffordshire blue tiles, the front elevation is of double fronted appearance relieved by matching twin gables, wood painted sealed unit double glazed windows, stone lintels and sills and a central pitched tiled roof storm canopy with half glazed front door.

An internal inspection will reveal gas central heating and sealed unit double glazing accommodation and consists: on the ground floor, entrance hall/separate dining room with ceiling beams, cloakroom/utility room, charming lounge with inset stone lintel incorporating log burner stove with stone hearth, study and kitchen/dining room including a Britannia dual fuel range cooker with extractor hood over. The first floor landing leads to the master bedroom with en-suite bathroom in white with shower, a further two bedrooms and a bathroom with shower.

Outside there is a pleasant and carefully designed gardens with superb views across the valley with shaped lawns, flowerbeds and sun patios.

A double width driveway provides two car standing spaces.

The Location

The village of Duffield provides a range of amenities including a varied selection of shops, fine restaurants, village inns and schools to include The Meadows and William Gilbert primary school together with the noted Ecclesbourne School. In addition there is a train service to Derby city centre which lies some five miles to the south of the village. Local recreational facilities within the village include squash, tennis and the Chevin golf course. The thriving market town of Belper lies approximately three miles north and provides a more comprehensive range of shops and leisure facilities. A further point of note is that the Derwent Valley is one of the few World Heritage Sites.

Ground Floor

Recessed Canopy Storm Porch

With half glazed entrance door opening into dining hall.

Dining Hall 12'5" x 10'7"

With wood flooring, beams to ceiling, featured wall papered wall, fitted wall lights, radiator.

Lounge 15'8" x 11'4"

With fireplace with inset stone lintel incorporating log burning stove and raised stone hearth, exposed beams to ceiling, radiator, fitted wall lights, two sealed unit double glazed windows, delightful views and oak internal latched door.

Study 10'4" x 6'6"

With radiator, three sealed unit double glazed windows, delightful views and internal oak latched door.

Kitchen/Dining Room 17'7" x 10'9"

With 1½ bowl sink unit with mixer tap, base units with drawer and cupboard fronts, wall and base fitted units with matching worktops, built-in Britannia range style cooker with extractor hood over, integrated dishwasher, integrated fridge, integrated freezer, built-in microwave, wood flooring, beams to ceiling, five sealed unit double glazed windows, delightful views, under-stairs storage cupboard, radiator and staircase leading to the first floor.

Utility/Cloakroom 6'9" x 5'2"

With low level WC, fitted wash basin, plumbing for automatic washing machine, wall mounted Worcester Greenstar boiler, beams to ceiling, quarry tiled flooring, radiator, sealed unit double glazed window and oak internal latched door.

First Floor Landing

With radiator, sealed unit double glazed window and double glazed Velux window.

Bedroom 1 14'7" x 11'7"

With fitted wardrobes with matching drawers and bedside cabinets, radiator, four sealed unit double glazed windows, delightful far reaching views and pine internal latched door.

En-suite 12'7" x 6'8"

In white with bath with shower over and shower screen door, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, fitted storage cupboard, radiator, extractor fan, tiled splash-backs, shaver point, two sealed unit double glazed obscure windows and internal pine latched door.

Bedroom 2 11'2" x 10'9"

With fitted wardrobes, matching dressing table and bedside cabinets, spotlights to ceiling, radiator, two sealed unit double glazed windows, delightful views and internal pine latched door.

Bedroom 3 10'8" x 8'9"

With fitted pine wardrobe, radiator, two sealed unit double glazed windows, delightful far reaching views and internal pine latched door.

Bathroom 9'2" into recess x 7'6" x 5'9"

With bath with shower above, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, tiled splash-backs, heated chrome towel rail/radiator, double glazed Velux window, shaver point and pine internal latched door.

Gardens

The cottage enjoys a pleasant cottage garden enjoying magnificent views across the village of Duffield and beyond with a warm south westerly aspect. The garden is laid to lawn with raised Indian stone paved patio providing a pleasant sitting out and entertaining space, raised beds and natural stone walling.

Storage Sheds

There are two timber storage sheds and a stone shed providing storage.

Driveway

A double width tarmac driveway provides car standing spaces for two cars.

Directions

The approach from Derby is via the A6 Duffield Road proceeding through Darley Abbey and Allestree into open countryside. On the outskirts of Duffield turn right into Makeney Road. Continue over the River Derwent bearing left after The Bridge Inn public house into Duffield Bank. Continue up the hill turning right into a drive marked Manor Quarry. Proceed up the drive and Manor Cottage is the second property on the left.