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3 Bed House - Detached

Fields Farm Cottage, Ford Lane, Allestree, Derby


Offers In Excess Of £350,000

ECCLESBOURNE SCHOOL CATCHMENT AREA - FIELDS FARM COTTAGE is an extended three bedroom family home constructed circa 1960 and stands set back behind a generous frontage and benefits a previous planning application passed for a single storey extension to the kitchen which would create a larger utility room, study, and downstairs toilet. The property occupies a very sought after mature residential location on Ford Lane located a short walk away from the delightful Allestree Park, Lake, golf course and nature reserve.

The accommodation has the benefit of gas central heating, upvc double glazing and in brief comprises: entrance hallway and cloaks cupboard, dual aspect lounge with french windows opening onto the rear garden patio, dining room connected via an open plan archway to the lounge, dining kitchen and separate utility room.

Extended Detached Family Home

Previous Planning Application Approved for Extension

Exciting Potential

Entrance Hallway, Lounge & Dining Room

Dining Kitchen & Utility Room

Three Well Proportioned Bedrooms

Contemporary Four Piece Bathroom

Generous Frontage & Enclosed Rear Garden

Large Resin Stone Finish Driveway & Single Detached Garage

Ecclesbourne School Catchment Area

The first floor landing leads to three well proportioned bedrooms and a spacious contemporary four piece family bathroom with a bath and a separate shower.

Outside, the property benefits from a large frontage with a recently laid resin and stone finisg driveway providing extensive off road parking leading to a single detached garage. There is also a further gravelled parking area to the front of the hedgerow boundary to the front. There is a private enclosed rear garden which benefits from not being overlooked, comprising a lawn, patio and mature shrubbery, and backs onto a woodland area.


Allestree is a very popular residential suburb of Derby, approximately 3 miles from the city centre and provides an excellent range of local amenities including the noted Park Farm shopping centre, excellent local schools and regular bus services. Local recreational facilities include Woodlands Tennis Club, Allestree Park and Markeaton Park together with Kedleston Golf Course.

This property also falls with the catchment area for the noted Ecclesbourne School in Duffield.

Excellent transport links are close by and fast access onto the A6, A38, A50 linking to the M1 motorway. The location is convenient for Rolls Royce, Derby University, Royal Derby Hospital and Toyota.



Entrance through solid Oak wood panelled entrance door into:

Entrance Hallway

Having staircase leading through to the first floor landing, smoke alarm, central heating radiator, single glazed leaded windows to either side of the doorway, pine panelled doors give access through to a useful cloakroom and dining kitchen.


Fitted with wall mounted electrical fuse box, built in shelving and hanging rail.

Lounge 16'2 x 9'11

Having feature brick fireplace with recessed coal effect Living Flame gas fire with green slate hearth, wooden mantel and TV stand. There is a central heating radiator, TV point, coving to ceiling, UPVC double glazed leaded window to the front elevation, UPVC double glazed leaded French doors giving access through to the rear garden and archway access leading through to:

Dining Room 15'5 x 6'11

Having central heating radiator, UPVC double glazed leaded French doors giving access through to the rear garden and access through to a useful understairs storage cupboard.

Dining Kitchen 23'10 x 11'5 max reducing to 7'0

Kitchen Area

The kitchen is fitted with a range of matching wall, base and drawer units with roll edge laminated wood grain effect work surface over, Franke acrylic sink drainer unit with mixer tap, appliance space for a gas cooker with four ring gas hob, gas oven, low level appliance space with plumbing for automatic washing machine, tiled effect floor, two central heating radiators, UPVC double glazed leaded window to the front and rear elevation , UPVC double glazed leaded doorway to the rear elevation with matching side panel window and coving to ceiling. A side doorway gives access through to the side of the property and a latch door gives access through to:

Utility Room 8'7 x 3'2

Fitted with built in shelf, low level appliance space with plumbing for automatic washing machine, gas meter and obscure glass window to the rear elevation.



Having loft access with retractable ladder, smoke alarm, panelled doors giving access through to all three bedrooms and bathroom.

Master Bedroom 16'3 x 10'0

Having central heating radiator, TV point, UPVC double glazed leaded window to the front and rear elevations, two leaded windows to the side elevation and coving to ceiling.

Bedroom Two 15'8 x 7'0

Having central heating radiator, coving to ceiling and UPVC double glazed leaded window to the rear elevation.

Bedroom Three

Contemporary Bathroom 11'10 max x 6'10

Fitted with a white four piece suite comprising a concealed cistern, low level WC with push button flush, ceramic bowl wash hand basin standing on a wood grain finish vanity cupboard below, tiled in bath with chrome mixer tap with contemporary chrome shower attachment, double width shower enclosure with wall mounted mains fed Mira shower unit with shower attachment and rain shower head above, porcelain tiled splash backs, three built in tiled shelving units, porcelain tiled floor, gunmetal grey finish heated towel rail, wall mounted LED backlit mirror, shaver point, recessed LED down lighters and UPVC obscure glazed leaded effect window to the rear elevation.


Frontage & Driveway

The property stands with a generous frontage with a resin stone finish driveway providing off road car standing for multiple vehicles, further gravelled parking area to the front of the hedgerow boundary and generous lawned section of garden to the front with drystone walled raised level planting beds, pathway access and bin storage area to the left hand side and a continuation of the resin stone finish driveway to the right hand side which leads to:

Detached Brick Built Garage 20'6 x 9'5

Having up and over door, power and light, security light, single glazed window to the side elevation and side personal access door.

Enclosed Rear Garden

The rear garden, which has the benefit of being private and not overlooked, has a paved outdoor seating area laid to lawn, planting borders and a fence panelled boundary.