We are delighted to offer for sale this three bedroom detached cottage which is located in the popular village of Middleton-By-Wirksworth. This home, whilst requiring a programme of refurbishment, enjoys an elevated position on a good sized plot with superb, far-reaching views and offers huge potential for development. The property benefits from gas central heating and the accommodation comprises; sun room, dining kitchen, sitting room, three bedrooms, a utility room and a family bathroom. Outside there are a number of seating areas to enjoy those views and an extensive garden, presented over three levels. Off street parking. Viewing Highly Recommended. Virtual Tour available. No Upward Chain.
The cottage is located in the pretty Derbyshire Dales village of Middleton-By-Wirksworth and is just on the borders of the Peak District National Park. From the village there are many fine country walks including the High Peak Trail. There are excellent road networks to the Peaks, Matlock, Buxton, Bakewell, Derby and Belper as well as good access to the A6, A38 and M1. The village itself is served by a sought after primary school, church, two public houses and many community-led activities. There are many tourist attractions nearby such as Black Rocks, Carsington Water, Cromford Canal and the historic Cromford Mills. The town of Wirksworth is less than a 5 minute drive away and offers a variety of shops and full range of amenities. Hillside is located just off the centre of the village enjoying a peaceful location with quite superb, far-reaching views.
From the roadside, steps lead up to the front patio and garden where a part glazed, multi-paned door opens into the
Built on a stone base with glazed wooden panels, this room is an ideal spot to sit and enjoy the garden and views over the surrounding countryside. Doors lead directly to the sitting room and
With a wood laminate flooring, exposed ceiling timbers and recently refitted with a matching range of wall, base and drawer units with tiled splashbacks and an inset Belfast sink. There is an electric cooker with stainless steel extractor hood over and ample space for a family-sized dining table and chairs. The staircase leads off to the first floor passing the original stone fireplace. There are windows to the front aspect and a door that leads through to the
This is a spacious and bright reception room having windows and doors to front and side aspects. There is an open fireplace, TV point and part glazed door that leads back through to the sun room.
On arrival at the first floor landing, we find access to the loft via hatch with a pull down ladder. Starting at the far right of the home, a door leads through to
With a double glazed window to the front aspect offering views down the valley, back towards the town of Wirksworth. Louvre doors open to reveal a good sized recessed cupboard.
With a double glazed window to the front aspect and evidence of an original window with stone sill and lintel to the side. There is a built-in cupboard/wardrobe.
A good sized principal bedroom having two double glazed windows to the front aspect providing those aforementioned views. A door opens to reveal a walk-in cupboard (1.9 x 0.7m) with hanging rail and built in shelving and shoe compartments. Consideration here could be given to converting this area to an ensuite facility (subject to survey of services). Along the landing we eventually arrive at the
With a base unit with stainless steel sink inset along with space and plumbing for a washing machine. There are fully glazed uPVC doors to the side aspect which open out onto the side garden. A door opens to reveal the
Half tiled with a traditional coloured suite comprising; corner bath, pedestal sink and low flush WC. There is an obscure glass window to the front aspect.
At road level there is off street parking for one vehicle. Steps lead up to the foregarden and patio area which is an ideal spot to sit and enjoy those views. Stone steps lead up to another, quite level, lawned area which is enclosed by dry stone walling and a range of mature trees and plants. The garden continues around the side of the utility room with further stone steps that lead up to another section of garden, extending to about 0.17 acres in total. The garden enjoys an elevated position with a high level of privacy.
From our Wirksworth office, the property is best approached by leaving the Market Place in Wirksworth town centre towards Cromford, turning left after the fire station by the Lime Kiln public house. Continue up the hill, pass the cross roads and turn left after about 300 yards into Hillside and continue up the hill where the property can be found on the left hand side as identified by our For Sale sign.
We are informed by Derbyshire Dales District Council that this home falls within Council Tax Band D which is currently £2125 per annum.