Grant's of Derbyshire are delighted to offer For Sale, this bright and contemporary, two bedroom "Lissett Savannah" park lodge, set within the Merebrook Living park home site in Whatstandwell, Derbyshire. This award-winning, gated development is set within a UNESCO World Heritage Site and has a very friendly community. This home has undergone an extensive programme of refurbishment throughout including; new bath and shower rooms, refurbished kitchen and new carpet and flooring throughout. This home benefits from gas central heating (new combi boiler fitted 3 months ago with several new radiators) and quality uPVC double glazing throughout. The property briefly comprises; entrance hallway, a spacious and bright open plan living area, dining area/snug, kitchen, two double bedrooms, one with a dressing area and en-suite shower room, a family bathroom and a well-appointed study area. This home occupies a sought after location within Merebrook Park as its elevated position provides the most spectacular countryside views & has numerous outdoor seating areas which enjoy a high level of privacy. There is also allocated parking for at least two vehicles. No stamp duty payable. No solicitor's fees. Viewing Highly Recommended. No Upward Chain. Virtual Tour Available.
Hidden away in mature woodland, Merebrook occupies a secluded riverside location deep in the Derwent Valley. This exclusive development is surrounded by the natural beauty of the Derbyshire Dales and is the ideal base for exploring the region's many leisure attractions. The Peak District National Park boasts some of the most dramatic landscapes in Britain and is particularly popular for outdoor pursuits such a walking and fishing. The region is also famous for its unspoilt picturesque villages and historic stately homes. Residents of Merebrook can take advantage of exclusive fishing rights and river access along the beautiful river Derwent which borders the estate. Merebrook enjoys good road and rail links and is well served by local shops and other amenities.
The property is accessed via Alsop Lane where steps lead up to the front decked area and to the uPVC part glazed front entrance door which leads directly into the:
With a wood-effect vinyl flooring and a built-in cupboard providing storage for hats, coats and shoes. A door leads into the
Currently set out as a lounge/snug seating area with wall mounted TV connections. There is ample space here for a dining table and chairs too. The uPVC double glazed french doors lead out to the front decked patio
A lovely bright room with a rear aspect uPVC double glazed window overlooking the beautiful rear bank, filled with flowering plants and shrubs and with two double glazed velux windows. Recently refurbished and having an extensive range of wall, base and drawer units with a contrasting work top over and inset stainless steel sink with mixer tap. There's a feature centre island also with white base units & a wine rack beneath also incorporating a brand new inset four ring gas burner hob with extractor above. Integrated appliances include an electric fan assisted oven with grill (new), dishwasher and washing machine. There's also space for a tall free-standing fridge/freezer. A matching wall cupboard houses the recently installed combination boiler. An opening leads into the:
A welcoming room with a vaulted ceiling, two rear aspect and one front aspect uPVC double glazed windows and a double glazed velux window. Also with side aspect uPVC double glazed french doors with uPVC double glazed windows to each side, which open onto another private decked area, ideal for relaxing and entertaining. This room also has a stylish cream log burner-style electric fire with a solid oak wooden surround. Wall mounted TV connections.
With loft door access to the roof space and three panelled doors which provide access to Bedroom 1, Bedroom 2 and the Family Bathroom. An opening to the left leads into the:
With a rear aspect uPVC double glazed window overlooking the beautiful flowering bank and fitted with an 'L' shaped desk with base cupboards and drawers and a large fitted double door cupboard, ideal for home working or crafts.
With a tile-effect vinyl flooring and recently refitted with a modern white suite comprising; panelled bath with thermostatic shower fitting over, a concealed cistern WC and a vanity wash basin with storage cupboard beneath and mixer tap over. There is a front aspect uPVC double glazed window with obscured glass, an electric toothbrush charger and a chrome heated towel rail.
Stylishly decorated, this is a spacious double bedroom with a rear aspect uPVC double glazed window. A panelled door leads into the:
The ideal space for clothing and shoes, with hanging rails, shelving and six drawers. A door from here leads into the:
With a tile-effect vinyl flooring and recently refitted with a stylish three piece suite comprising of a vanity style wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap and storage cupboard below, a dual flush WC and a corner shower cubicle with mains shower over. This room also has a wall mounted chrome heated towel rail, an electric toothbrush charger and an obscure glass uPVC double glazed window to the side aspect.
Another double bedroom with two small side aspect uPVC double glazed windows and one front aspect uPVC double glazed window providing the most spectacular countryside views to wake up to in the morning.
The property has a range of lovely outdoor areas, all of which offer a high level of privacy and can be utilised for relaxing and entertaining. Firstly, there's a good sized decked patio to the side of the property which provides easy access to and from the living area via the uPVC double glazed french doors. There's a further decked area by the front entrance door, ideal for relaxing and taking in the beautiful countryside views. To the rear of the property, a gravelled area offers a private seating area and access to the metal framed shed. A gravelled pathway leads to the front of the property where there's a spacious paved patio area with two privacy screens making this the ideal area for a garden table and chairs to enjoy the open countryside views further. From here, steps lead to the decking again, where uPVC double glazed french doors open to and from the Dining Area and the decking continues back round to the front of the property. To the rear of the property there is also a large bank, planted with woodland flowers and shrubs to create a beautiful wild area without the need for constant gardening. In front of the property there is a spacious tarmac driveway providing off-street parking for two vehicles.
Please note, to live at Merebrook Park, you must be 45 years of age or older. This is to meet the needs and expectations of retired or semi-retired residents who wish to live a peaceful and quiet lifestyle. Viewings are strictly by appointment only but we also have a virtual tour of this home which you can take full advantage of prior to a physical viewing.
The annual service charge is currently £3,310 per annum. This includes the ongoing maintenance of the communal areas of the park, servicing of security gate and CCTV systems. The current charge is already covered from the 1st of January 2023 to the 31st of December 2023 and is included in the sale of the home.
We are informed by Amber Valley Borough Council that this home falls within Council Tax Band A which is currently £1369 per annum before any eligible discounts).
The approach from our Wirksworth office is to head along Harrison Drive towards Cromford. At the traffic light junction in the village of Cromford take a right turn and continue along the A6 until you see the Merebrook Park entrance shortly before the bridge over the River Derwent in the village of Whatstandwell. The park has secure gated access and CCTV which can be monitored remotely. On entering the park proceed straight ahead where Number 1 Alsop Lane will be found third on the right hand side in an elevated position, as identified by our For Sale sign.
This park homes enjoys a more than adequate internet service as supplied by W3Z, a local company with a good reputation and excellent customer service. The current vendors are including this service within the sale of the home, fully paid up until February 2026