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4 Bed House - Detached

Shutters, Kings Croft, Allestree, Derby


Offers Around £495,000Sold STC

A particularly appealing and extremely attractive, individual, double-fronted, traditional detached property, built to a most handsome colonial style around 1936 and is situated in a very sought after well established residential area close to Old Allestree Village and near Allestree Park with its golf course and lake.

The house is set well back from the road behind a screen of Rhododendron bushes and a sweeping driveway leading to a two-car garage.

Highly Appealing Detached Property

Double Fronted Traditional Design

Potential To Extend

Gas Central Heating and Double Glazing

Lounge, Dining Room, Breakfast Kitchen

Four Bedrooms, Family Bathroom

Good Sized Private Garden

Sweeping Driveway, Two Car Garage

Character Features

Close To Old Allestree Village & Park

The property is constructed to an attractive design with mellowed facing brickwork to all elevations, beneath a slate roof and deep sash-style double glazed windows with shutters to the front.

The accommodation is elegantly proportioned and offers, on the ground floor, entrance hall with staircase to first floor, cloakroom, duel-aspect lounge, dining room and breakfast kitchen. The first floor landing leads to four bedrooms and family bathroom.

To the rear is a mature garden, laid to lawn with flagged terrace/patio and timber shed.

There is potential to extend the property to the rear, for example, a single or double storey extension, subject to planning permission.

The Location

The location close to Allestree Old Village, which is a popular residential area, is situated approximately four miles from the City centre and provides an excellent range of local amenities including the noted Park Farm shopping centre, excellent schools at all levels and regular bus services.

Recreational facilities include Woodlands Tennis Club, Allestree Park which has a golf course and fishing lake, Markeaton Park also having a boating and fishing lake and Kedleston golf course.

The property is within walking distance of the Park Lane Surgery and other local shops, petrol station and the bus stop is situated approximately 50 yards away. A regular bus service also operates along Duffield Road (A6). There is easy access on to the A6, A38, A50, A52 leading to the M1 motorway.

The Accommodation

Ground Floor

Charming Entrance Hall

Two skirting radiators and staircase leading to the first floor with understairs storage cupboard.


Wash basin, w.c and radiator.

Lounge 20'6" x 12'6"

Adam-style fireplace with gas fire and marble hearth, three radiators, coving to ceiling with centre rose, double glazed sash-style window with aspect to front, character window to the side and double glazed French doors opening onto the rear garden.

Dining Room 12'6" x 10'6"

Two skirting board radiators and double glazed sash-style window with aspect to front.

Spacious Breakfast Kitchen 26'6" x 8'6"

Fitted with a range of base cupboards, work surfaces, sink unit, two radiators, Range-style cooker (included in the sale), two double glazed windows and two single windows, radiator and additional built-in storage cupboard. A Welsh dresser could be left if desired.

Walk-in Utility Store

Plumbing for an automatic washing machine.

First Floor


Radiator, built-in cupboard and airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder.

Bedroom One 20'0" x 12'9"

Fitted with wardrobes and cupboards, vanity unit with inset bowl, shower cubicle, two radiators, coving to ceiling with centre rose and double glazed sash-style windows to the front and rear.

Bedroom Two 12'6" x 7'10"

Radiator and double glazed sash-style window.

Bedroom Three 12'7" x 11'9"

Radiator and double glazed sash-style window.

Bedroom Four 9'9" x 7'4"

Radiator and double glazed sash-style window.


Bath with mixer tap/shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin, low level w.c., tiled splash-backs, towel rail/radiator and two double glazed obscured windows.



The property stands back from Kings Croft, behind high bushes, which provides a high degree of privacy. To the rear there a pleasant garden which is laid to lawn with flower beds, trees, shrubs, flagged patio area and timber shed.


A Tarmacadam driveway provides car parking for several cars.

Two Car Garage 29'0" x 8'6"

Power, light rear access door and up and over front door.