Grant's of Derbyshire are delighted to offer For Sale this spacious detached family home standing in large grounds on the edge of the sought after village of Middleton-by-Wirksworth. The accommodation itself briefly comprises four double bedrooms, one on the ground floor, two bathrooms, large living room, dining kitchen, utility room, study, entrance lobby and superb garden room. It has double glazing throughout and the benefit of gas central heating as well as solar panels. The property occupies a plot size of around 2.4 acres with ample off-road parking, detached garages, stunning gardens, orchard and wooded area. Viewing Highly Recommended. No Upward Chain.
Middleton-by-Wirksworth is a historic village with a thriving community, with two local public houses and a sought after primary school. Located around 1.5 miles from the centre of Wirksworth and less than 5 miles from Matlock. It is approximately 15 miles from Derby to the South or Chesterfield to the North and within 26 miles you can be in Sheffield or Nottingham city centres. The village itself hosts many social events including live music nights, quizzes and the popular open gardens weekend. There is an abundance of walks from the doorstep, with the High Peak trail nearby linking you to the glorious Peak District countryside.
To the front of the home is a glazed door opening into the
A light and useful space with a window to the side aspect as well as a large window looking over the driveway to the beautiful foregarden. There are tiles to the floor and the room is lit by inset ceiling lights. There is an internal window to the dining area and adjacent to this is a sliding door providing access to the
The kitchen area is fitted with a range of wall and base units with wooden work surfaces and tiled splashbacks. The sink unit is beneath the window to the side aspect and there are under counter appliance spaces for a fridge and a dishwasher. The freestanding cooker has a fitted extractor hood over. Ample space is available for a table and chairs. To the rear of the room is a part glazed door leading to the inner hallway. There is a window to the front aspect and next to this is a half glazed door opening to the
Fitted with a sink unit and work surface. Beneath this is space and plumbing for a washing machine. Ample space is also available within the room for a large freestanding fridge freezer. There are windows to all three aspects and a glazed door providing access to the exterior.
This is a generously sized hallway with doors opening to the living room, shower room and fourth bedroom. The staircase leads up to the first floor and beneath this is a useful storage area.
This part tiled room is fitted with a three piece suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin low flush WC and a large walk-in cubicle with thermostatic shower. There is an obscured glass window to the side aspect next to which is a built-in cupboard housing the central heating boiler.
This is a most spacious living room which incorporates a good sized dining area with a window to the side elevation. The focal point of the lounge area is the wood burning stove on the tiled hearth. As well as the large window to the rear there are part glazed folding doors providing access to the
An excellent addition to the home as it provides a useable extra reception room but also allows the most perfect spot in which to sit and enjoy the outlook onto the rear garden. Double doors to the rear, as well as a single door to the side, open onto the patio area.
Accessed from the lounge area of the living room is this home office which has a large window to the side elevation.
This double bedroom is accessed from the inner hallway and being at the front of the property it has a pleasant outlook onto the foregarden.
The staircase leading up from the hallway reaches this spacious landing area from where doors open to the three bedrooms and the bathroom. An additional door opens to a most useful storage cupboard in the eaves. There is also access to the attic space which is part boarded.
Such a spacious bedroom with the most fantastic view of the garden from the large rear window. There is an additional window to the side allowing even more natural light into the room. Double doors open to a built-in storage cupboard within the room and there is a good amount of further storage in the eaves
This double bedroom is at the front of the property with a pleasant outlook over the foregarden.
Also a double bedroom with a window to the front aspect.
A part tiled bathroom fitted with a white three piece suite which comprises low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin and a panelled bath with Triton electric shower over. There is an obscured glass window to the side aspect.
The external areas at Ratchwood are simply stunning. Adjacent to the long sweeping driveway to the front is a beautiful foregarden with lawn, trees and well stocked borders. The drive continues along the side of the home and leads to a parking area where there is a large detached garage/workshop with both power and light. Immediately to the rear of the property, accessed from the garden room, is a paved patio area - ideal for outdoor dining or just to sit and enjoy the outlook and the peace and quiet. The remainder of the plot incorporates different areas including a wildflower meadow, a good sized vegetable garden and an orchard with a variety of fruit trees. There is also a wooded area meaning that the current vendors are completely self sufficient when it comes to supplies for the log burning stove. Trees feature heavily in the garden as a whole with the likes of copper beech, silver birch, lime, rowan, maple, walnut...It needs to be seen to be fully appreciated.
We are informed by Derbyshire Dales District Council that this home falls within Council Tax Band D which is currently £2108.61 per annum.
From our office in Wirksworth Market Place, take the B5036 towards Cromford turning left along the B5023 by the Lime Kiln public house. Follow the road up towards the village of Middleton by Wirksworth. Having passed under the bridge, Ratchwood is the second property on the right hand side.