We are delighted to offer this stunning, stone built, detached cottage which is located in the heart of this sought after village of Hognaston, close to Carsington Reservoir and within easy reach of the towns of Ashbourne and Wirksworth. This home has been extended and sensitively upgraded by the current owner to provide all of your modern comforts whilst retaining a wealth of character and original features. The accommodation comprises; sitting room, dining kitchen, two bedrooms, both having en ensuite shower/bathroom. Outside there are gardens to front and rear, the latter enjoying a south-westerly aspect. Viewing Highly Recommended, Virtual Tour Available.
Hognaston is set on the edge of the Peak District National Park, with delightful surrounding countryside, just 15 minutes walk from Carsington reservoir with its water sports, sailing club, fishing, walks, cycle paths and bridleways. Set back from the main roads Hognaston is quiet yet offers easy road access to Wirksworth (4 miles), Ashbourne (5 miles), Matlock (6 miles), City of Derby (12 miles) and being centrally based in the Midlands is an ideal base for commuting. The village boasts a local public house, The Red Lion, a traditional seventeenth century, family-run inn, village hall and St Bartholomew's, a historic, Norman-built parish church. It is a great place to live with a friendly, active community with weekly events such as boules, book club, yoga, garden club etc. For children there are excellent primary schools nearby, a village playground and the property is within the Queen Elizabeth Grammar School Catchment area.
The property is accessed via the pathway which leads through the front garden and ends up at the delightful solid oak front door which opens into the
A warm and inviting room with stone tiled flooring and windows to front and side aspects. There are exposed ceiling timbers, a solid oak post, matching wall lights, corner cupboard with display shelf, TV and satellite connections. There is an open fireplace with stone lintel and slate hearth which houses the multi-fuel stove, a pleasing focal point. There is also a built-in cabinet with display shelving and useful understairs storage. Steps and then an original latched door lead into the
Forming the extension which has been added on by the current owner, we have a ceramic tiled flooring and a modern range of wall, base and soft closing drawer units with solid oak worktop over and inset acrylic sink with mixer tap. Brushed chrome sockets and switches. Integrated appliances include; dishwasher, washer/dryer, fridge/freezer, double oven and grill, ceramic hob with extractor unit over. There are exposed ceiling timbers, over-door display shelving, under cupboard lighting and a bank of glazed panels with matching doors which overlook and open out onto the garden. There is ample space for a dining table and chairs here.
The staircase rises from the sitting room passing a feature recess in the side wall and arrives at the first floor where we enter
With a stripped and waxed pine flooring, this is a good size principal bedroom well lit by the two double glazed windows to the front aspect and the leaded, stone mullioned window to the side aspect. There are fitted wardrobes with hanging rail and shelf over. The ceiling hatch gives access to the loft which is boarded and has electric light. A latched door gives access to the
With stripped and waxed pine flooring, a feature former window opening with recessed shelving and a modern suite comprising of a low flush WC, pedestal sink and shower enclosure. The corner cupboard houses the hot water cylinder. Heated towel rail.
With a painted pine flooring, inset spotlights and a uPVC double glazed window to the rear aspect, overlooking the rear garden and offering quite superb far-reaching views. There is recessed shelving and a latched door that leads through to the
With a painted wooden flooring and a traditional three piece suite comprising of a a claw foot, double ended bath with hand-held shower attachments over, pedestal sink and low flush WC. There is a shaver point, shelving with recessed uplighters, a heated towel rail and an obscure glass uPVC double glazed window to the rear aspect.
To the front of the property there is a well stocked foregarden with a range of mature plants and trees. There is a timber log store and location for refuse bins. Consideration could be given here to creating off road parking (subject to planning) however the current owner has always been able to park right outside her home without issue. Immediately to the rear of the kitchen, steps with ornate balustrade lead up to the cottage garden which has a wealth of plants and trees within its borders. There is a paved seating area, ideal for warm weather dining and for enjoying this lovely, south-westerly aspect. External power socket and water tap. A side access door gives shared access down the side pathway and around to the front of the home.
From Wirksworth Market place drive up West End and after approximately 1 mile turn left onto the B5035 towards Carsington and Ashbourne. After 3 miles take a left turn into Stone Pit Lane as signposted for Hognaston. Proceed into the village of Hognaston and continue down the hill until you see The Red Lion public house on the left. Yew Tree Cottage will be found on the right hand side as identified by our For Sale board.
We are informed by Derbyshire Dales District Council that this home falls within Council Tax Band D which is currently £2042 per annum.