We are delighted to offer For Sale, this charming, stone-built cottage which is located in a small hamlet of homes in this village of Starkholmes, a short distance from the centre of Matlock. This home enjoys a quiet, elevated position with superb far-reaching views towards Matlock and the surrounding hills and countryside. The property benefits from gas central heating and the accommodation comprises; entrance porch, lounge and dining kitchen. On the first floor there is a double bedroom with a larger than average bathroom. The loft has been converted to an extremely useful room. Outside there is an enclosed courtyard to the front, ideal for enjoying those views. Parking is available in the area to the front of the home. Viewing highly recommended, virtual tour available. No upward chain.
Starkholmes is a village just under 1.5 miles from the centre of Matlock and is within the easy reach of the neighbouring villages of Cromford, Wirksworth and Riber, home of the historic Riber Castle. There is an active community in Starkholmes with a Grade II Listed Church, Two Public Houses and sought after Primary and Secondary Schools. Train stations at nearby Cromford & Matlock provide easy access to Derby, Nottingham, Chesterfield and Sheffield. This home is located off the right hand side of the road as you travel towards Matlock and therefore enjoys quite superb views across the countryside and towards Abraham Heights at Matlock Bath.
The property is accessed via the wrought iron gate which leads through the courtyard to a multi-paned door opening into the
With a ceramic tiled floor and a leaded uPVC double glazed window to the side aspect, this is the ideal place to throw off the muddy boots and shoes. There are hooks for coats and hats etc. A multi-paned door leads into the
A warm and inviting room, well lit by the uPVC double glazed window to the front aspect. There is a polished pine staircase which leads up to the first floor. There is a stone-built fire surround with wooden lintel and plinth offering space and stand for a TV. There is a coal-effect electric fire and matching wall lights. A leaded, feature stained glass door leads into the
With a ceramic tiled floor and exposed ceiling timbers, here we have a matching range of wall, base and soft-closing drawer units with granite work surface over, tiled splashbacks, inset 1.5 bowl stainless steel sink and space and plumbing for a washing machine. There is ample space for a dining table and chairs here too. Obscure glass uPVC double glazed window to the rear aspect.
On arrival at the first floor landing, the first cottage door on the left leads into
A good sized double bedroom with a bank of fitted wardrobes and cupboards. The overstairs cupboard provides additional storage and this is where the gas combination boiler is located. There is a uPVC double glazed window to the front aspect providing superb, far-reaching views towards Matlock and Matlock Bath including The Heights of Abraham.
A larger than expected room here for this purpose and probably was a second bedroom in the past. Here we have a four piece suite comprising of a panelled bath, corner shower cubicle, pedestal sink and a low flush WC. There is an obscure glass uPVC double glazed window to the rear aspect.
From the first floor landing, a narrow (but sturdy!) pine staircase leads up to the
This is a good space having a number of potential uses. There is a bank of pine fitted cupboards and drawers and a large Velux window to the front aspect providing those aforementioned views.
To the front of the property there is a most pleasant, low maintenance courtyard garden enclosed by a stone wall with wrought iron gate. This is a lovely spot to sit and enjoy those views. Across the path there is a communal parking area where a parking place exists for the occupiers of this home in agreement with other residents and users.
From the centre of Matlock, take the A615 south towards Tansley. Turn right before the fuel station onto Church Street. Follow this road for approximately one mile until you pass High Tor Rd on your right and then take the next left hand turn. Continue up the steep hill and before the road snakes round to the right, take the left hand turn between the houses and park in the gravelled area on the left hand side. The property is identified by our For Sale sign. The postcode is DE4 5JB.
We are informed by Derbyshire Dales District Council that this home falls within Council Tax Band C which is currently £1889 per annum.