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2 Bed Cottage - Detached

Hillcrest Cottage, Shottle Gate, Belper, Derbyshire


Offers Over £425,000Sold STC

LOOKING FOR A PROJECT ? – ECCLESBOURNE SCHOOL CATCHMENT AREA – A character detached property set on a large mature garden plot with countryside views.

The property does require modernisation however offers great potential to be renovated, extended or redeveloped (subject to planning permission).

Character Detached Property

Ecclesbourne School Catchment Area

Requiring Modernisation

Potential To Renovate, Extend or Redevelop

Countryside Views

Large Mature Garden Plot

Sought After Hamlet Location

No Chain Involved

A Rare Opportunity

Offers Massive Potential

An internal inspection will reveal central heated living accommodation and briefly consists of on the ground floor; entrance porch, lounge, living kitchen/dining room and conservatory. The first floor landing leads to double bedroom one with dressing room/study, double bedroom two and bathroom.

The property stands on a large mature garden plot with large driveway area providing car standing spaces for around ten vehicles and large car port with store.

The Location

Shottlegate is a small hamlet in the parish of Hazelwood with a noted village inn and is convenient for local villages including Turnditch, Idridgehay and Duffield plus towns providing an excellent range of amenities including Belper, Wirksworth and Ashbourne, the latter known as the Gateway to Dovedale and the famous Peak District National Park. The property itself is situated in catchment for the excellent Turnditch and Duffield Meadows primary schools, and additionally the noted Ecclesbourne secondary school. Local activities include Carsington Water with its fishing and sailing. Allport Heights is close by, a very well known horizon.

Ground Floor

Entrance Porch 7'8" x 3'11"

With entrance door, quarry tile flooring and two leaded windows.

Lounge 16'9" x 12'11"

With stone fireplace surrounds incorporating log burning stove with raised stone hearth, two radiators, two double glazed windows, beams to ceiling and double glazed patio door leading onto gardens.

Living Kitchen/Dining Room 21'10" x 12'6"

With Belfast sink with mixer tap, fitted base cupboards with solid oak worktops, built-in four ring gas hob, exposed brick chimney breast incorporating Rayburn stove that does the hot water and heating, stone flag floors, beams to ceiling, radiator, built-in electric fan assisted oven, two double glazed windows with views towards countryside, secondary double glazed window and internal glazed doors opening into the conservatory.

Conservatory 8'11" x 7'6"

With radiator, double glazed window and under-stairs storage cupboard with plumbing for automatic washing machine.


Walk-in pantry with fitted shelving.

First Floor


With double glazed window to side, countryside views, access to roof space and built-in storage cupboard.

Double Bedroom One 16'7" x 13'1"

With two double wardrobes, two beams to ceiling, radiator, two double glazed windows, delightful far reaching views across countryside and beyond and latched door.

Dressing Room/Study 10'0" x 9'5"

With radiator, secondary double glazed window, built-in cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and latched door.

Double Bedroom Two 11'4" x 9'5"

With radiator, double glazed window with delightful countryside views and latched door.

Bathroom 7'7" x 6'2"

With corner spa bath with mixer tap/shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, tiled splash-backs, tiled flooring, radiator, double glazed obscure window and latched door.

Large Car Port 27'6" x 12'2"

Store 17'10" x 11'8"

Large Driveway

The property benefits from a large driveway providing car standing spaces for approximately ten cars. (Motorhome/caravan space)

Summer House 8'1" x 7'8"

Garden Plot

The property benefits from and enjoys a large mature south to south westerly garden which is mainly laid to lawn with shrubs and trees. (A rough estimate would be in the region of a third of an acre.)