Find the home you love…

For Sale

Floor plans EPC View on map

3 Bed Cottage - Detached

Briar Cottage, Quarndon Village, Derbyshire


Offers Around £525,000

Very charming, three bedroom, detached cottage with garage occupying a delightful position in this extremely sought after residential village location.

Briar Cottage is believed to be of some considerable age and later extended to create a charming home and is constructed of cream rendered brick beneath a roof of Staffordshire blue tiles with the front elevation revealed by character sealed unit double glazed windows. It enjoys a slightly elevated position, set back from the road behind a foregarden including two block paved driveways providing car standing spaces for three/four cars, one of which leads to a detached garage.

Charming Detached Cottage

Ecclesbourne School Catchment Area

Lounge, Dining Room, Breakfast Room

Fitted Kitchen, Utility/Cloakroom

Three Bedrooms

Fitted En-suite and Bathroom

Pleasant Enclosed Gardens

Two Block Paved Driveways

Detached Garage

Potential To Extend ( Subject to Planning )

The property has been improved and thoughtfully extended over recent years with accommodation featuring character features such as revealed ceiling beams and brick fireplaces.

An internal inspection will reveal gas central heating and double glazed windows. It briefly consists of on the ground floor, entrance hall with stairs leading to the first floor, spacious lounge, dining room, breakfast room, fitted kitchen, utility/cloakroom and rear porch. The first floor landing leads to three bedrooms, master bedroom with dressing room with en-suite and fitted bathroom. Immediately to the rear and to the right hand side of the cottage there are delightful manageable gardens which have been well kept, enjoying shaped lawns, well stocked flower beds and paved patio area ideal for sitting out and entertaining.

The property also offers potential to extend to the left hand side of the property over the garage, for example a fourth bedroom with en-suite (subject to planning permission) see vendor for further details.

The Location

The property is situated in the heart of the very sought after village of Quarndon, some three miles north of the Derby City centre and has a thriving local cricket club, situated on The Common, and the ever popular Joiners Arms public house situated on Church Road. It has the benefit of a highly regarded primary school ( The Curzon Church of England ) and is in the catchment area for the noted Ecclesbourne School in Duffield. Golf courses at Allestree, Duffield and Kedleston.

The Accommodation

Ground Floor

Entrance Hall

Front door, two double glazed multi-pane windows, radiator and staircase to the first floor with hand rail.

Kitchen 19'2" x 5'11"

Belfast sink with period-style Rangemaster mixer tap, base units with drawer/cupboard fronts and solid oak work tops, complementary wall mounted cupboards, dual-fuel Rangemaster cooker with extractor hood over, integrated dishwasher and fridge/freezer, Limestone tiled flooring, beams and spotlights to ceiling, double glazed multi-pane window to the side, period-style radiator, concealed worktop lights, sealed unit double glazed multi-pane window to the rear and internal latch door.

Breakfast Room 12'8" x 9'9"

Feature exposed brick fireplace with solid oak mantle, inset stone lintel, raised brick hearth and log burning stove, beams to ceiling, period-style radiator, sash multi-pane period-style window and open square archway leading into the kitchen.

Dining Room 18'7" x 12'5"

Feature exposed brick fireplace with solid oak mantle, raised quarry tiled hearth and inset living flame gas fire, beams to ceiling, period-style radiator, multi-pane double glazed window, book shelving alcove and internal latch door.

Lounge 20'6" x 15'9"

Exposed brick fireplace with solid oak mantle, raised quarry tiled hearth and inset living flame gas fire, solid oak flooring, two period-style radiators, coving to ceiling, fitted wall lights, fitted book shelving, three matching multi-pane double glazed windows and multi-pane French doors opening onto the paved patio.

Utility Room/Cloakroom 7'9" x 5'1"

Low level w.c., fitted wash basin with chrome fittings, plumbing for a washing machine, space for tumble dryer, fitted wall and base cupboard, concealed Worcester combination boiler, matching Limestone tiled flooring, radiator, double glazed Velux window, spotlights to ceiling and internal pine door.

Rear Porch

Limestone tiled flooring, coat hangers, double glazed Velux window and door giving access to the garden.

First Floor


Radiator, picture rail and built-in storage cupboard.

Master Bedroom 15'8" x 14'5"

Radiator, storage into eaves, three skylight windows, double glazed multi-pane dormer window and latch internal door.

Dressing Room 7'4" x 7'0"

Fitted pine wardrobe, picture rail, access to roof space and latch door.

En-Suite 6'11" x 3'8"

Shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, low level w.c., tiled splash-backs, heated chrome towel rail and internal latch door.

Bedroom Two 12'8" x 9'7"

Radiator, picture rail, UPVC double glazed window to the side, sealed unit double glazed multi-pane window to the side and latch internal door.

Bedroom Three 12'10" x 6'0"

Radiator, two multi-pane double glazed windows and internal latch door.

Bathroom 12'7" x 5'0"

Roll-edge bath with chrome mixer tap/shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin, low level w.c., shower cubicle, fully tiled walls, Limestone tiled flooring, heated chrome towel rail, two matching multi-pane double glazed windows and internal latch door.


Front Garden

The property is set back from the attractive Burley Lane, behind a lawned foregarden with well stocked flower beds, shrubs and trees.

Side Garden

The enclosed side garden is laid to lawn with flower beds and fencing with brick pillars.

Rear Garden

There is a manageable, enclosed rear garden which is laid to lawn with paved patio, offering a pleasant sitting out space.


This property has two block paved driveways which provide car standing space for three/four cars.

Detached Garage 16'9" x 9'7"

Concrete flooring, side window, power, light and double opening front doors.