Grants of Derbyshire are delighted to offer For Sale this charming 18th century stone-built semi-detached property. This cottage is situated just a few minutes walk from the centre of the historic and sought after village of Cromford. It has the benefit of off street parking, a rarity in this location, as well as a large garage. The accommodation itself briefly comprises entrance porch, sitting room, dining room/snug, study, kitchen, two double bedrooms and a bathroom. It has a very pleasant outside space and enjoys excellent and far reaching views. The home benefits from gas central heating and dark wood-effect uPVC double glazing throughout. No upward chain. Viewing recommended.
The property is approached via a gated pathway and steps leading up to the painted, part-glazed hardwood entrance door which opens into the
With dual aspect double glazed windows and a quarry tiled floor. A hardwood glazed stable door opens into the
This is a good sized reception room with plenty of character from the exposed ceiling timbers to the original exposed stone wall. The remaining walls have wood panelling to dado height and the focal point is the feature fireplace with gas fire, oak lintel and marble inset & hearth. There are windows to the front and rear aspects and the room is lit by wall lights as well as the ceiling lights. To the side are French doors providing access to a decked area outside and offering excellent views over the rooftops and to the countryside beyond.
There is a built-in storage cupboard with shelving and an addition cupboard beneath the staircase which leads up to the first floor.
To the side is a step up and a ledge and brace door opening to the
This second reception room also has exposed ceiling beams and it has wooden floorboards. An original gritstone fireplace with exposed stone lintels houses the Clear View wood-burning stove on a raised stone hearth. There are two deep sill windows to the front aspect and the room is lit by wall lights.
A batten style ledged & braced door opens to the
This room has wood panelling to dado height, a feature bricked arch wall alcove, and a built-in storage cupboard. A handmade distressed pine Welsh dresser-style unit sits on top of an area of work surface, with drawers and open shelving.
Two steps lead up through an open archway to the
The kitchen, with quarry tiled flooring, is fitted with a range of painted wooden units, set beneath a granite effect worktop with tiled splashback and complementary wall units with under-lighting. The wooden units comprise cupboards, drawers, spice rack, wine rack and open shelving. There is an inset porcelain Belfast sink and drainer, with swan neck mixer tap and a dual fuel Rangemaster double oven, grill and five ring gas hob set within a rustic brick surround with timber lintel concealing the extractor fan. The character of the room is enhanced by the central exposed oak ceiling beam. There is a window to the side aspect and the room is lit by recessed ceiling downlights. A Velux roof light allows more natural light into the room.
A stable style door opens to the exterior.
The staircase leading up from the sitting room reaches the
There is wood panelling to dado height, a built-in cupboard with shelving and recessed ceiling downlights. The window to the rear aspect allows a pleasant outlook over the rooftops to the hillsides beyond.
Timber ledge and brace doors open to the two bedrooms and the bathroom.
This bedroom enjoys excellent views of the surrounding countryside towards Riber Castle by way of the dual aspect, deep-silled windows. The room has a built-in over stairs storage cupboard with drawers, shelving and hanging rail, a further full height cupboard with shelving.
This room has an oak beamed ceiling, another front aspect window with rural views and a built-in storage cupboard which houses the Worcester combination boiler. There is an access hatch to the attic space which is partially boarded.
The bathroom is fitted with a three piece suite comprising low flush WC, wash hand basin set within a vanity unit and a wood panelled bath with tiled splash back and hand held shower attachment. There is an obscured glass window to the rear aspect, a ladder style heated towel rail and a mirrored bathroom cabinet.
The cottage enjoys the benefit of a large flagged sun terrace over the top of the garage/workshop, which is enclosed by wrought iron railings and provides delightful views over the village rooftops towards the hills beyond. The terrace has a wood store, and there is a further raised decked area which can be accessed from the sitting room French doors. From the decking a gravelled, stepped pathway with raised border to one side leads to the rear entrance door and on to a timber garden shed with power and lighting. There is a small front garden, enclosed by dry stone walling and privet hedging with a gated pathway to the side giving access to the front entrance door. Steps lead down from the front to the driveway parking area which can accommodate at least two vehicles.
With hard wood vehicular access doors and a side aspect double glazed window, this is a large garage/workshop with power and lighting.
We are informed by Derbyshire Dales District Council that this home falls within Council Tax Band C which is currently £1889 per annum.
The approach from our Wirksworth Office in the Market Place is to continue towards Cromford via Harrison Drive, Continue up Steeple Grange passing under the bridge with the High Peak Trail and travel down Cromford Hill where the property is located on the right hand side, clearly denoted by our For Sale board.