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5 Bed House - Semi-Detached

Highfield Road, Derby


Price:

Offers Around £475,000Sold STC

MAGNIFICENT VICTORIAN HOME - Five double bedroom late Victorian semi-detached property of style and character located between Kedleston Road and Duffield Road with easy access to Darley Park, Markeaton Park and Derby City centre - VIEWING HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

We believe that the property dates back to 1897 and is constructed of brick beneath a pitched slate roof incorporating an attractive Tudor style pitched roof with impressive large box bay ground floor window, sash period windows, stone lintels and sills.

Magnificent 1897 Built Period Residence

Many Character Features

Two Reception Rooms

Living Kitchen/Dining Room

Utility Room, Rear Porch/Boot Room, Cloakroom

Five Double Bedrooms

Spacious En-Suite, Family Bathroom

Private Walled Garden

Short Walk To Darley Park

No Chain Involved

The property is set back from the pavement edge behind an attractive fore garden with wrought iron railings and hand gate. There is a well established west facing private enclosed walled garden.

The Location

The property's sought after location is a short walk from the City centre affords easy access to a full range of services including comprehensive shopping facilities along the Corn Market and Intu shopping centre. For those who appreciate charming period architecture Saddler Gate and Iron Gate are well worthy of a visit boasting a varied selection of up-market clothing outlets together with a selection of cafe bars and public houses. Friar Gate is the place to be for those who enjoy relaxing and indulging in stylish restaurants and bars. The delightful Darley Park, which borders the River Derwent, thus offering spectacular scenery and walks. Alternatively, Markeaton Park with its golf course, cricket ground and tennis courts is ideal for those with sporting interests. Fast transport links to the A6, A38, A50, A52 linking to the M1 motorway.

Ground Floor

Vestibule 3'10" x 3'8"

With panelled entrance door with window over, deep skirting boards and architraves, high ceiling, coving to ceiling, Minton tile flooring, inset doormat and half glazed internal door with stained glass opening into spacious hallway.

Spacious Entrance Hall 25'0" x 5'10"

With matching Minton tile flooring, deep skirting boards and architraves, high ceiling, coving to ceiling, picture rail, radiator, staircase leading to the first floor with attractive balustrade, door giving access to the cellar and internal half glazed door with stained glass and leaded finish.

Three Chamber Cellar

Chamber One 13'5" x 9'10"

Chamber Two 13'5" x 6'11"

Chamber Three 19'6" x 4'0"

Inner Lobby

With panelled door giving access to a useful built-in storage cupboard/pantry with fitted shelving.

Cloakroom 5'9" x 3'9"

With low level WC with polished wood seat, fitted wash basin, deep skirting boards and architraves, high ceiling, extractor fan, fitted mirror with wall lights and internal panelled door.

Sitting Room 17'4" into bay x 13'6"

With central chimney breast incorporating character fireplace with surrounds with inset Living Flame gas fire and raised hearth, fitted tall book shelving units to either side of the chimney breast, deep skirting boards and architraves, high ceiling, coving to ceiling with centre rose, picture rail, very useful internal bi-folding doors giving access to the separate dining room, radiator, attractive square bay incorporating five period style sash windows with aspect to front and internal panelled door.

Separate Dining Room 15'1" x 11'5"

With central chimney breast incorporating characterful fireplace with cast iron surrounds with inset Living Flame gas fire and raised granite hearth, deep skirting boards and architraves, high ceiling, coving to ceiling, picture rail, very useful internal doors giving access to the lounge, radiator, charming old corner drinks cabinet included in the sale, French glazed doors opening onto the private walled garden, fitted wall lights and internal panelled door.

Living Kitchen/Dining Room 15'10" x 12'1"

With 1½ bowl porcelain sink unit with mixer tap, base units with drawer and cupboard fronts, wall and base fitted units with attractive blue pearl granite worktops, built-in four ring stainless steel gas hob with extractor hood over, built-in double stainless steel electric fan assisted oven, space for fridge/freezer and integrated dishwasher. Deep skirting boards and architraves, high ceiling, coving to ceiling, spotlights to ceiling, radiator, wall mounted Worcester Greenstar 30ri Compact boiler (installed 2020 - see vendor for further details), sealed unit double glazed window to side, sash period style window to side, two built-in wine racks and internal panelled door.

Utility Room 6'11" x 6'0"

With single sink unit with mixer tap, wall and base units matching the units in the kitchen, worktop, plumbing for automatic washing machine, space for tumble dryer, sealed unit double glazed window overlooking the rear garden and internal panelled door.

Rear Porch/Boot Room

With coat hangers, two sealed unit double glazed windows, half glazed door giving access to the private walled garden and internal panelled door giving access to the living kitchen/dining room.

First Floor

Passageway Landing

With deep skirting boards and architraves, high ceiling, coving to ceiling, picture rail, continuation of the staircase with balustrade leading to the second floor, access to roof space and period archway.

Master Double Bedroom 17'10" x 14'4"

With two double wardrobes with corner dressing table, central chimney breast incorporating charming period display slate fireplace with pattern tiles and tiled hearth, deep skirting boards and architraves, high ceiling, coving to ceiling, picture rail, radiator, three matching period style sash windows with aspect to front and internal panelled door.

Spacious En-Suite 11'10" x 4'11"

With double shower enclosure with shower, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, heated chrome towel rail/radiator, additional radiator, deep skirting boards and architraves, high ceiling, coving to ceiling, spotlights to ceiling, fitted mirror with glass shelf and two matching wall lights, sealed unit double glazed obscure window, extractor fan, fitted storage cupboard and internal panelled door.

Double Bedroom Two 12'0" x 9'10"

With deep skirting boards and architraves, high ceiling, coving to ceiling, picture rail, radiator, sealed unit double glazed sash period style window to rear and internal panelled door.

Double Bedroom Three 12'2" x 7'10"

With deep skirting boards and architraves, high ceiling, coving to ceiling, picture rail, radiator, fitted glass display cabinet with glass shelving, sash period style window to rear and internal half glazed panelled door.

Family Bathroom 11'7" x 8'6"

In white with bath with chrome fittings, fitted wash basin with chrome fittings and storage cupboard beneath, floating fitted WC, separate double shower cubicle with chrome fittings including shower, fully tiled walls, radiator, chrome electric towel rail, fitted mirror with light and glass shelf, shaver point, additional heated chrome towel rail/radiator, high ceiling, spotlights to ceiling, built-in storage cupboard, built-in airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder, two period style sash windows and internal panelled door.

Second Floor

Landing

With a split level staircase with attractive balustrade, deep skirting boards and architraves, high ceiling, access to the roof space and rear double glazed Velux style window.

Walk-in Cupboard 6'0" x 4'0"

Double Bedroom Four 15'1" x 11'9"

With fitted wardrobes and fitted base cupboard, fitted shelving, radiator, air conditioning unit, deep skirting boards and architraves, high ceiling, double glazed window with far reaching views across Derby and beyond and internal door.

Double Bedroom Five 14'4" x 14'0"

With fitted double wardrobe and dressing table with base cupboards beneath, deep skirting boards and architraves, high ceiling, fitted shelving, fitted corner desk, exposed wood floors, chimney breast, radiator, double glazed window with pleasant aspect to front over charming specimen tree and internal panelled door.

Gardens and Grounds

Front Garden

The property is set back from the pavement edge behind a low maintenance fore garden with brick retaining wall with stone top and matching wrought iron railings and hand gate. There is a stone pathway leading to the panelled entrance door and gravel beds with a neatly kept circular privet bush.

Rear Garden

Being of a major asset of sale to this particular property is its private west facing walled garden. The charming garden is made up into three areas. The first area from the rear porch and the French doors in the dining room is a block paved area with a varied selection of shrubs and plants and in turn the block paving leads to the side access gate and space for storing wheelie bins. The second area enjoys a shaped lawn garden again with a varied selection of shrubs and plants and ornamental pond with featured waterfall including a Yorkshire stone sculpture. The third area is a raised patio area providing a pleasant sitting out and entertaining space with pergola above.

At the bottom of the garden is a space for a timber shed and rear access gate.