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4 Bed House - Detached

Highfield Road, Off Kedleston Road, Derby


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Offers In Excess Of £500,000Sold STC

BEAUTIFUL PERIOD HOME - A most attractive Victorian double fronted four double bedroom detached period property offering characterful original features blended with modern day luxury. This stunning character home is situated in one of the most sought after positions off Kedleston Road, being located just a short walk to the beautiful Darley Park and Derby City Centre - NO CHAIN

The property has been presented to a most stylish theme throughout and compliments the wealth of period features. The accommodation has gas central heating with combination boiler and also original sash windows with efficient secondary glazed panels.

Beautiful Double Fronted Detached Period Home

Wealth of Character & Charm

Premier Location off Kedleston Road

Entrance Hallway, Lounge, Sitting Room & Dining Room

Spacious Well Appointed Dining Kitchen

Four Double Bedrooms & Contemporary Bathroom

Master Bedroom with Spacious En-Suite

Potential Plot for Garage (Subject to Planning)

Delightful Walled Courtyard Garden

Close to Beautiful Darley Park & Derby City Centre

In brief comprising: central entrance hallway with stairs to the first floor, lounge with cast iron multi fuel stove, sitting room/study also with multi fuel stove, beautifully appointed dining kitchen with fitted kitchen units and granite worktops, separate formal dining room and under stairs area with access to a cellar.

To the first floor, there is an attractive semi-galleried landing, utility/laundry cupboard, master bedroom with luxury en-suite, three further double bedrooms and well appointed contemporary bathroom with shower.

Externally the property is relieved from the pavement by an ornamental brick garden wall and slate chipped floor covering, side access leads to the delightful and highly private rear walled gardens with large patio and log store and greenhouse.

At the side of the property is a shared drive way leading to a small parcel of land which formally had planning permission for a detached garage. The land area is approximately 20ft x 10ft.

LOCATION

The property offers this highly sought after just a short walk from Derby City centre, affords easy access to a full range of services including comprehensive shopping facilities along the Cornmarket and the Derbion Shopping Centre.

For those who appreciate charming period architecture, Sadler Gate and Iron Gate are well worthy of a visit, boasting a varied selection of upmarket clothing outlets together with a selection of cafe bars and distinctive public houses. The vibrant Friar Gate Quarter is the place to be for those who enjoying relaxing and indulging in stylish restaurants.

An excellent range of leisure facilities are also within easy access including the leisure centre on Queen Street, the truly delightful Darley Park which borders the River Derwent and thus offers some spectacular scenery for keen walkers. Alternatively, Markeaton Park with its small golf course, cricket ground and tennis courts, is ideal for those with sporting interests.

Excellent educational facilities are close at hand with reputable primary and secondary schools including Derby High School and Derby Grammar School for Boys. Closer at hand, St Benedict's Catholic School and Woodlands Community School are both highly regarded.

There are excellent transport links nearby with Derby's inner ring road providing access to the A52 and A38 which link to the M1 motorway and A50 which in turn provides swift onward travel to other regional centres including Nottingham, Stoke, Burton upon Trent and East Midlands International Airport.

THE ACCOMMODATION

GROUND FLOOR

Entrance through a traditional wood panelled entrance doorway into the entrance hallway with double glazed window above with stencilled glass detail.

Entrance Hallway 14' x 5'10"

With staircase leading through to the first floor landing with open spindles and solid wooden handrail, solid oak stripped wood floor, ornate coving to ceiling, smoke alarm, wall mounted triple column white radiator and panelled doors giving access through to the lounge and sitting room and a glass panelled door giving access to the spacious dining kitchen.

Lounge 13'8" x 12'1" into recess

Having a beautiful feature fireplace with a bare brick recessed chimney breast housing a cast iron multi-fuel burner standing on a slate tiled hearth, solid oak wood floor, central heating radiator, wooden picture rail, ornate coving to ceiling, secondary glazed sash windows to the front elevation, two curved wall up-lighters and TV point.

Sitting Room/Study 13'5" x 12'1" into recess

Fitted with a beautiful feature fireplace housing a cast iron multi-fuel burner standing on a stone hearth with a bare brick recessed chimney breast, wooden picture rail, ornate coving to ceiling, wall mounted white column radiator, original oak built-in doctors' cabinet with built-in drawers and glazed doors and secondary glazed sash windows to the front elevation.

Beautifully Appointed Dining Kitchen 17'4" reducing to 16'5" x 13'1"

Kitchen Area

Fitted with a range of panel fronted base and drawer units with pewter handles, roll edge granite work surface over with a stainless steel under-mounted sink with built-in draining grooves into the granite work top. Attractive glazed ceramic tiled splash-backs, Smeg stainless steel range cooker with six ring hob and electric oven with stainless steel splash-back and Smeg stainless steel extractor canopy over, integrated Bosch slimline dishwasher, wall mounted contrasting white shelving with pull-out drawer units, slate tiled floor with underfloor heating and a secondary glazed sash window to the rear elevation.

Dining Area

Having a slate tiled floor, tall wall mounted white column radiator, feature wood unit double glazed tall window and glass panelled door giving access to the rear garden. Doorway access leading through to an under-stairs storage area and panelled door giving access through to the dining room.

Under-Stairs Storage Cupboard

Having built-in shelving, coat hooks, lighting, alarm key pad and the under-floor heating control, access to cellar.

Dining Room 13'7" x 12' into cupboard depth

Fitted with a beautiful feature cast iron open fireplace with tiled inserts and slate hearth, traditional style floor to ceiling cupboards built into the recess with one cupboard housing the wall mounted Worcester combination boiler, solid oak stripped wood flooring, dark blue finish wall mounted column radiator and secondary glazed sash window to the rear elevation.

Cellar 13'11" x 6' maximum reducing to 3'1"

Housing the wall mounted electric meter, fuse box and light.

FIRST FLOOR

Beautiful Semi-Galleried Landing 18' x 9'4" reducing to 6'2"

Having a white wall mounted column radiator, wooden picture rail, secondary glazed sash window to the front elevation, access to the loft, feature moulded archway, double opening timber doors giving access to a laundry room and traditional wood panelled doors giving access to all four bedrooms and bathroom.

Laundry Room 3'5" x 2'9"

Fitted with built-in pine shelving, plumbing for the automatic washing machine and wall mounted electric fuse box.

Master Bedroom 13'2" x 11'1"

Having a wall mounted white column radiator, wooden picture rail, secondary glazed sash window to the rear elevation and folding door giving access to a spacious en-suite shower room.

En-Suite Shower Room 9'1" x 5'6"

Fitted with a three-piece suite comprising a low level WC with chrome push button flush, large ceramic wash hand basin with traditional style hot and cold taps and walk-in wet room shower with stainless steel drainage, ceramic tiled floor with underfloor heating, travertine tiling to the walls, chrome wall mounted mains fed shower with exposed shower valve and rain shower head above. Monochrome ladder style heated towel rail, recessed halogen down-lighters, extractor fan and secondary glazed sash window to the rear elevation.

Double Bedroom Two 13'6" x 11'9"

Having a feature Hopton Wood Stone fireplace with cast iron inserts, wall mounted white column radiator, wooden picture rail and secondary glazed sash window to the front elevation.

Double Bedroom Three 12'1" into recess x 10'6"

Fitted with a feature Hopton Wood Stone fireplace with cast iron inserts, wall mounted white column radiator, built-in shelving into the recess and secondary glazed sash window to the front elevation.

Double Bedroom Four 11'11" x 9'6"

Having a wall mounted white column radiator, telephone point and secondary glazed sash window to the rear elevation.

Contemporary Bathroom 8'10" x 6'9"

Fitted with a Laufen white three-piece suite comprising a curved panelled bath with chrome recessed mixer tap, chrome recessed shower controls with shower attachment and shower screen, pedestal wash hand basin with chrome monobloc mixer tap, low level WC with chrome push button flush, porcelain tiled floor, porcelain tiling to walls, monochrome ladder style heated towel rail, Ecofan extractor unit, recessed halogen down-lighters, coving to ceiling and wood unit double glazed sash window to the side elevation.

OUTSIDE

Frontage

To the front of the property there is a walled low maintenance fore garden, checked quarry tiled pathway leading to the front door with purple slate beds and pathway access with timber gate to the right hand side of the property leading to a pathway area with a timber framed shed (included in the sale) and further gated access leading to the rear garden, double outdoor power socket. Outside cold water tap.

To The Side Of The Property

To the side of the property is a shared driveway with gated access which only three residents have use of, which leads to an additional portion of land measuring approximately 20’ deep x 10’ wide which is ideal for the construction of a detached garage or car port – please note that planning has previously been passed for this but has now lapsed so would be subject to the necessary planning consent being granted.

Rear Garden

To the rear of the property there is a paved outdoor garden area with raised level planting beds with brick retaining wall, a brick built outbuilding and a timber framed greenhouse. Outside wall mounted industrial lighting, outside LED security light and cold water tap.

Brick Outbuilding 4'8" x 2'11"

Currently used as a log/garden store

Greenhouse 7'6" x 3'11"

Timber framed greenhouse with angled polycarbonate roof, glazed windows and single pedestrian access door.