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3 Bed Cottage

The Old Wheel House, Lower Hartshay, Derbyshire


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Offers Around £349,950Sold STC

A truly superb opportunity to acquire a beautifully presented three bedroom semi-detached historic cottage of style and character occupying a very pleasant tranquil hamlet village location convenient for the open countryside, Derby, Belper, A38 and M1 motorway.

The property is of period appearance dating back several 100 years and is constructed of brick beneath a pitched tiled roof with the front elevation having an attractive double fronted appearance revealed by matching UPVC double glazed windows including circular window and arch window together with stone lintels.

Beautiful Cottage of Style & Character

Non-Through Road Village

Tranquil & Peaceful Location

Easy Access Derby, Belper, A38 and M1

Gas Central Heating & Double Glazing

Lounge, Garden Room, Study

Living Kitchen/Dining Room, Utility/Cloakroom

Three Bedrooms, En-suite & Bathroom

Private Manageable Gardens

Close To Open Countryside

The cottage stands on a corner position and is set back from the pavement edge behind a small foregarden. It has an entrance hall to the front and side of the property, one of which has a feature stable door.

An internal inspection will reveal tastefully decorated and well maintained gas central heating living accommodation and in brief comprises, on the ground floor, entrance hall, cloakroom, charming lounge, garden/family room, kitchen/dining room, spacious laundry/utility and side entrance. The first floor landing leads to a feature study area with exposed wheel, beams and truss to ceiling, three bedrooms, master with en-suite and bathroom.

To the rear of the property is a manageable private walled garden, which has been paved with slate chippings for low maintenance. Outside power, lighting and water feature. In addition, there is a useful outside store with power and lighting.

Easy on street car parking, as Lower Hartshay is a non-through road village.

The Location

The hamlet of Lower Hartshay benefits from bus services and George Inn. It is a sought after location owing to its pleasant position nestling within open countryside, thus offering attractive walks.

Heage and neighbouring Nether Heage combine to offer a good range of local amenities including Post Office, school, church, public houses and restored and noted windmill.

The famous old market town of Ashbourne, known as the gateway to Dovedale and the Peak District National Park is situated some 14 miles to the west. The City of Derby is approximately 9 miles to the south.

There is easy access onto the A38 leading to the M1 motorway (Junction 26 and 28). It is also convenient for access to Chesterfield, Nottingham and Sheffield.

Entrance Hall 8'11" x 5'8"

Entrance door with black iron, inset window and leaded finish, revealed beams to ceiling, wall lights, oak flooring, burglar alarm control panel and fitted cupboard housing the electric consumer unit.

Cloakroom 6'11" x 4'7"

Low level w.c., circular wash basin with base cupboard under, oak flooring, wall lights, revealed beams to ceiling, heated chrome towel rail/radiator, limestone Travertine tile splash-backs and internal door with black iron.

Charming Lounge 14'0" x 11'6"

Chimney breast with feature stone fireplace incorporating gas burning stove and raised stone hearth, feature circular inset stone wheel, oak flooring, radiator, wall lights, revealed beam to ceiling, two UPVC double glazed windows with private aspect to front, bespoke floor to ceiling display cabinet with base cupboards either side of chimney breast, sky point and internal door with black iron.

Garden Room 14'4" x 8'0"

Oak flooring, spotlights to ceiling, two Velux windows with fitted blinds, two UPVC double glazed windows and French doors onto private rear garden, two radiators and open square archway leading into:

Living Kitchen/Dining Room 19'1" x 12'5"

Belfast style sink with period style chrome mixer tap, base units with drawer and cupboard fronts, attractive limestone Travertine tile splash-backs, wall and base fitted units with worktops, central breakfast island with storage cupboards under, built in stainless steel five ring gas burning hob with extractor hood over and electric fan assisted oven, integrated dishwasher, fridge and freezer, oak flooring, revealed beams and spotlights to high ceiling, exposed brickwork, feature display cast iron Victorian style fireplace, radiator, staircase leading to first floor with attractive balustrade, feature arched UPVC double glazed window with open aspect to front, UPVC double glazed window with aspect to side and internal door with black iron.

Spacious Laundry/Utility 9'8" x 8'11"

Single stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, wall and base cupboards with worktops, wall mounted Baxi combination boiler, feature limestone tile flooring with electric underfloor heating, radiator, useful wall mounted drop-hinged table, plumbing for automatic washing machine, space for tall fridge/freezer, UPVC double glazed arched window with aspect over garden with exposed stone sill, revealed beam and spotlights to ceiling and internal door with black iron.

Side Entrance Hall 6'5" x 4'7"

Feature stable door with leaded finish, radiator, limestone, tile flooring, storage cupboard incorporating seat with coat hangers and internal door with black iron.

First Floor Landing 10'0" x 5'4"

Attractive balustrade, exposed beams and truss to ceiling, radiator, two UPVC double glazed windows with far reaching views across the countryside and beyond, exposed stone lintels and sills.

Feature Study 14'6" x 11'6"

With exposed historic wheel, revealed beams and truss to ceiling, radiator, exposed brickwork, feature circular UPVC double glazed window with leaded finish and private aspect to front, UPVC double glazed window to side and wooden fitted ladder giving access to:

Mezzanine/Storage Area

Exposed beams and truss to ceiling, double glazed Velux window with fitted blind and cupboard door giving access to further storage area.

Bedroom One 15'8" x 12'9" x 10'5"

Two double wardrobes, high ceiling, radiator, UPVC double glazed window with pleasant aspect to side, attractive balustrade, character metal framed window with pleasant aspect over countryside, exposed timbers and internal door with black iron.

En-Suite In White 7'4" x 3'6"

Double shower cubicle, wash basin with storage cupboard under, low level w.c., fully tiled walls and flooring, heated chrome towel rail/radiator, extractor fan, mirror, wall light, spotlights to ceiling and internal door with black iron.

Bedroom Two 11'1" into recess x 7'6"

Radiator, UPVC double glazed window, aspect towards open fields and countryside and internal door with black iron.

Bedroom Three 8'5" x 6'5"

Double wardrobe with sliding doors, spotlights to ceiling, exposed timber, radiator, UPVC double glazed window with pleasant aspect to front and internal door with black iron.

Bathroom 7'8" x 6'3"

Bath with electric shower over with screen door, wash basin with storage cupboard under, low level w.c., attractive fully tiled walls, matching tile flooring, spotlights to ceiling, fitted mirror medicine cabinet, wall light, heated chrome towel rail/radiator, UPVC double glazed obscure window and internal door with black iron.

Gardens

To the front of the property there is a small garden with stone retaining wall and pathway providing storage space for wheelie bins. Easy on street car parking.

There is a private low maintenance garden to the rear of the property measuring approximately 18' x 15' which is enclosed by a wall boundary. It enjoys a high degree of privacy with a sunny aspect and is paved with slate chipping borders with feature stonework. Outside lights, cold water tap, power and water feature.

Store 6'5" x 2'9"

Providing good storage for a cycle/motorbike with power, lighting, fitted shelving and secure door.

Directions

From Derby proceed along the A38 heading north, take the A610 signposted Matlock and Ambergate. At the roundabout turn left onto Ripley Road (A610). Eventually take your left hand turning signposted Lower Hartshay into Main Road (non-through road) and the Old Wheel House will be located on the right hand side opposite the George Inn, identified by our 'for sale' board.

From Matlock proceed south along the A6 passing through Matlock Bath, Cromford and Whatstandwell. Continue along the A6 reaching Ambergate and thereafter turn left opposite the Hurt Arms public house into Ripley Road (A610). Continue along this road for approximately 11/2 miles and upon reaching the traffic light junction with the Excavator public house on the right hand side proceed through the lights taking the next turning on the right signposted Lower Hartshay into Main Road (non-through road) and the Old Wheel House will be located on the right hand side opposite the George Inn, identified by our 'for sale' board.