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5 Bed House - Detached

Southfield, Friars Close, Darley Abbey, Derby


Price:

£925,000Sold STC

ECCLESBOURNE SCHOOL CATCHMENT AREA - Set in mature sunny gardens of approx. 0.3 acre is this lovely traditional four/five bedroom family detached home. It is beautifully located off Church Lane at the head of an exclusive private drive within Darley Abbey Village.

Darley Abbey Village

Darley Abbey village is one mile north from Derby City centre and offers a general store, historic church, public houses and a regular bus service operates along Duffield Road (A6). The beautiful Darley Park, which borders Darley Abbey village offers a cafe, cricket ground, children's play area, canoe club and very pleasant walks along the banks of the River Derwent. It also has a nature reserve known as Nutwood.

Educational facilities are close at hand to include primary schools (Walter Evans in Darley Abbey and St Mary's Catholic School) and secondary education at St Benedicts and Woodlands in Allestree. This property is within the catchment area for Ecclesbourne Secondary School situated in Duffield. Transport links are nearby with fast access on to the A6, A38, A50 and A52 leading to the M1 motorway.

Derwent Valley Mills

This charming home is within a short walk to the vibrant Derwent Valley Mills including a fine dining restaurant and popular wine bars. The village is located on the banks of the attractive River Derwent with bridge and magnificent weir.

A further point of note is that Darley Abbey Village is located in one of the few World Heritage Sites.

The Old Vicarage School

This private school with a very good reputation is located within a short walk from this property.

The Accommodation

Ground Floor

Porch 4'6" x 4'1"

With arched half glazed panelled entrance door, radiator, coat hooks and internal panelled door with circular stained glass window with leaded finish opening into the entrance hall.

Entrance Hall 19'1" x 7'5" x 4'10"

With oak effect Karndean flooring, coving to ceiling, smoke alarm, burglar alarm control panel and split level staircase with attractive balustrade leading to the first floor.

Cloakroom 9'6" x 3'6"

With WC, wash basin with fitted storage cupboard beneath, matching oak effect Karndean flooring, radiator, double glazed bow window with deep window sill and aspect to the front and internal panelled door. ( There is plumbing for shower, a hot and cold supply pipes behind the plaster and a drain under the floor making the installation of a shower an easy task )

Lounge 19'7" x 14'11"

With chimney breast with charming fireplace with open grate fire and raised hearth, three radiators, two double glazed windows, double glazed French doors opening onto an Indian stone paved patio and private gardens and internal panelled door.

Bedroom Five 15'1" x 8'5"

With two radiators, coving to ceiling, two double glazed windows and internal panelled door.

Study 8'6" x 6'10"

With radiator, double glazed window and half glazed internal door.

Living Kitchen/Dining/Family Room 41'11" x 14'2" x 10'9" overall

Family Area

Having oak effect Karndean flooring with under-floor heating, spotlights to ceiling, coving to ceiling, four double glazed windows, double glazed French doors opening onto the Indian stone paved patio and garden and open space leading into the dining and kitchen area.

Dining Area

With matching oak effect Karndean flooring, radiator, spotlights to ceiling, double glazed window and open space leading into the family area and kitchen area.

Kitchen Area

With one and a half bowl inset sink unit with mixer tap, base units with drawer and cupboard fronts, wall and base fitted units with matching worktops, built-in four ring gas hob with extractor hood over, gas burning three-oven Aga, built-in combination microwave oven, built-in electric fan assisted oven with warming plate drawer, space for fridge/freezer and integrated dishwasher. Matching oak effect Karndean flooring, spotlights to ceiling, double glazed bay window with deep window sill and aspect to the front and open space leading into the dining and family area.

Walk-in Wine Cellar 6'9" x 6'2"

Laundry/Utility Room 8'2" x 6'11"

With tiled flooring, radiator, single stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, plumbing for automatic washing machine, wall cupboards providing storage, double glazed window and efficient gas fired boiler for domestic hot water and central heating.

Side Entrance

With half glazed front entrance door, radiator and tiled flooring.

Garden Toilet 5'2" x 2'7"

With WC, radiator and latched door.

Walk-in Pantry 8'0" x 4'0"

First Floor

Landing

With access to the roof space, storage cupboard and double glazed window with aspect to the front.

Bedroom One 15'0" into wardrobes x 11'10"

With fitted wardrobes, coving to ceiling, radiator, three double glazed windows and internal panelled door.

En-Suite 8'7" x 7'3"

With separate shower cubicle with shower, fitted wash basin with fitted storage cupboard beneath, low level WC, spotlights to ceiling, two radiators, double glazed window, useful airing cupboard providing good storage and also housing the high efficiency hot water cylinder and internal panelled door.

Bedroom Two 16'6" into bay x 15'4" into wardrobes

With fitted wardrobes, two radiators, double glazed window, bay window incorporating three double glazed windows and internal panelled door.

Bedroom Three 14'10" x 8'11"

With two radiators, two double glazed windows and internal panelled door.

Bedroom Four 10'4" x 9'3"

With radiator, double glazed window and internal panelled door.

Family Bathroom 8'6" x 7'5"

With bath with shower over and shower screen door, fitted wash basin with fitted storage cupboard beneath, low level WC, tiled splash-backs, radiator, additional heated towel rail, shaver point, double glazed window and internal panelled door.

Separate WC 4'11" x 4'3"

With wash basin, WC, radiator, skylight window and internal panelled door.

Gardens

A major asset to the sale of this particular property is its superb, south facing, private garden enjoying wide shaped lawns, a varied selection of shrubs, plants and trees and a large Indian stone paved patio providing a pleasant sitting out and entertaining space. Furthermore, there is a productive vegetable plot.

Driveway

A tarmac driveway provides car standing spaces for several cars.

Block Paved Area

A block paved area provides turning space and also provides further car standing spaces.

Brick Double Detached Garage 18'8" x 17'1"

With concrete floor, power, lighting, two double glazed windows and two electric up and over front doors.

Workshop With Side Trailer Store

Workshop 13'3" x 9'10"

With power and lighting, four windows and double opening front door.

Trailer Store Area 13'4" x 5'8"

With concrete floor, power, lighting and opening door.

Timber Shed 9'9" x 6'9"

With power and lighting, two windows and double opening front doors.

Council Tax Band - F