Grant's of Derbyshire are delighted to offer For Sale, this well presented Grade II listed character cottage boasting a wealth of original features and being ideally located close of the centre to the historic and popular village of Cromford. The accommodation is set over three floors and briefly comprises; three double bedrooms one of which is currently used as a second sitting room, a dining kitchen, sitting room, utility area and family bathroom. There is a lovely rear garden with a patio area and raised beds with lots of flowering plants and shrubs. On-road parking is available just a short walk from the property.
The village of Cromford is steeped in industrial history and was an important site in the Industrial Revolution and is well known through its connection with Sir Richard Arkwright who established a water powered cotton spinning mill here in 1771. Situated between the towns of Matlock and Wirksworth, this is a most popular destination for tourists including those who wish to explore Cromford Canal and The High Peak Trail. Carsington Water is approximately six miles away with its noted leisure facilities and water sports. Cromford railway station provides fast access to Derby station.
The property is accessed from the pavement side which leads directly to the front entrance door and into the
A characterful room with a front aspect cottage style casement window with exposed stone mullions and window seat, red and cream original quarry tiled flooring with chequer board pattern and original beams to the ceiling. There are exposed timber lintels over the doors and a lovely feature fireplace with exposed side supports and a heavy corbel lintel housing a multi-fuel stove.
Stairs from this room lead to the first floor landing and a batten door with Suffolk thumb latch opens into the
A useful area with natural coloured tiled flooring and matching white wall, base and drawer units with a wood effect work top over. There's space and plumbing for an automatic washing machine and plenty of space for coat and shoe storage too. A further batten door with Suffolk latch opens into the Kitchen/Diner & a Georgian style panelled door leads into the
A good sized room with natural coloured tiled flooring and a three piece suite comprising panelled bath with Victorian style mixer taps and hand held shower spray, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback and low level flush WC. To the side of the bath there is a display niche with rustic exposed stone sides and a heavy timber lintel and there's some fitted shelving next to the sink. Also sited within the bathroom is the gas fired Worcester combination boiler.
A bright room with a rear aspect window and panelled door which overlook and provide access to the private enclosed garden. There's also a velux roof light which floods the room with natural light and natural coloured tiled flooring. This room is fitted with a range of matching wood effect wall, base and drawer units with a granite effect work top over, a one and a half bowl stainless steel sink with mixer tap over and there's appliance space for a free-standing oven and free-standing fridge-freezer (currently in situ). This room also offers ample space for a family sized dining table and chairs.
Stairs from the Sitting Room lead to the first floor landing where a batten door with toggle opens to a useful under stairs storage cupboard and original doors with Suffolk thumb latches open to Bedroom 1 and Bedroom 2.
A good sized double bedroom with a front aspect cottage style casement window set within stone mullions and original exposed beams to the ceiling.
Another double bedroom with a rear aspect window with quaint window seat which overlooks the lovely rear garden and roof top views beyond.
A ¼ turn staircase rises from the first floor landing to the second floor and into
A characterful room built into the apex of the roof, currently used as a second sitting room/study but could be utilised as a third double bedroom. Having a low level front aspect cottage style casement window with quaint window seat, exposed roof purlins and a exposed brick chimneybreast with an original arched opening, stone hearth and electric log burner style fire.
To the rear of the property there is a delightful, fully enclosed garden with raised beds stocked with flowering plants and ornamental shrubs. There's a flagstone patio area with fine views over the village and beautiful countryside beyond. To the bottom of the garden there is an original stone built privy, now used as a garden store. The property has an outside water supply and outside lighting too. Please note, the nearest parking is on Tor View Rise, where there is on-road, first come, first served parking.
We are informed by Derbyshire Dales District Council that this home falls within Council Tax Band B which is currently £1543 per annum.
The approach from our Wirksworth Office at the Market Place is to continue towards Cromford via Harrison Drive, Continue up Steeple Grange passing under the bridge with the High Peak Trail and travel down Cromford Hill where the property is located on the left hand side, clearly denoted by our For Sale board. There is availability for parking opposite on Tor View Rise.