Grant's of Derbyshire are delighted to offer For Sale this picture perfect double fronted stone cottage located in a quiet location, which is also one of the most desirable areas of Wirksworth. Extremely well presented, full of character and with many original features, the accommodation briefly comprises living room with multi-fuel burner, kitchen, two bedrooms and bathroom. The property benefits from gas central heating and double glazing throughout. To the front is a beautiful and well cared for, mature cottage garden and the views over the rooftops to the countryside beyond from this elevated position are simply stunning. Viewing highly recommended. No Upward Chain. Virtual Tour Available.
This beautiful home is nestled amongst historic cottages of Wirksworth and is just a short walk from all the facilities that this market town has to offer, including schools, shops, cafes and restaurants, pubs, medical facilities, library and a boutique cinema. Set in the Derbyshire Dales with its lovely country walks and cycle rides, and the Derwent Valley World Heritage Site and Peak District National Park just a short drive away. Other local sites of interest include the market towns of Ashbourne and Bakewell and stately homes such as Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall and Kedleston Hall. Carsington Water is also just a short drive away. Wirksworth has many events and festivals throughout the year, including the famous Arts Festival, and if you want to get away from the crowds just walk up the hill to Stoney Wood and the StarDisc, a 21st century stone circle.
Stone steps lead up to the part glazed (with stained glass) entrance door which opens to the
A good sized and very welcoming reception room which is full of character. The focal point is the substantial stone fireplace with reclaimed timber mantel and raised tiled hearth which houses the multi-fuel burner. There are exposed beams to the ceiling, smoked oak boards to the floor and oak skirting and architraves. The room offers plenty of space for both sitting and relaxing as well as a dining area if you choose. The two windows to the front and the glazed panel in the door provide a simply stunning outlook. A part glazed door to the rear of the room leads to the
This kitchen, with stone tiled flooring, is fitted with a range of wall and base units and wooden work surfaces with complementary tiled splashbacks. There is a gorgeous Aga City 60 electric range cooker, with extractor hood over. Beneath the window to the side aspect is the Belfast sink with swan neck mixer tap with white ceramic handles. Space and plumbing are available for a dishwasher and a washing machine and there are under counter spaces for a fridge and a freezer. There is also space for a dining table. A part glazed door to the side opens to the exterior and from the opposite side stairs lead up to the first floor.
A charming space with the original wide oak boards to the floor and original brass light switches. Ledge and brace doors open to the two bedrooms and the bathroom. A door opens to a cupboard which houses the Worcester Bosch combination boiler and provides useful storage, and adjacent to this is an additional cupboard providing further storage and hanging space. There is access to the well insulated attic from the landing.
A delightful and spacious double bedroom with a window to the front aspect looking out over the garden and rooftops, including Wirksworth's Anglo Saxon Church, to the countryside beyond. There are deep, slate window sills from which to enjoy the views.
This room enjoys outstanding views from the window to the front and would make a superb study if a second bedroom was not needed.
With a continuation of the wide oak floorboards from the landing, this elegant bathroom is fitted with a white suite comprising low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin with a complementary tiled splash back, there is a large walk in thermostatic shower surrounded by contemporary white tiles. There is an obscured glass window to the side aspect with a deep sill made from travertine stone.
To the front of the property is a simply beautiful cottage garden with the paved seating areas allowing you to sit and enjoy one of the best views in Wirksworth. The garden offers privacy and is well stocked with a variety of small trees and shrubs. There is also a good sized timber shed. Additional external space is accessed from the kitchen. There is access to a useful storage area and stone steps lead up to a gate accessing the upper part of Bowling Green Lane.
If walking from our office on the Market Place proceed left along the row of shops into Dale End followed by a left turn into The Dale. Continue up The Dale and just after the converted chapel is an alleyway which is Bowling Green Lane. Walk up here for approximately 30 metres until reaching a wrought iron gate on the right hand side. This accesses the pathway which leads up to the property. The postcode is DE4 4EF.
Parking is available nearby and a permit-only car park is within a short walk.
We are informed by Derbyshire Dales District Council that this home falls within Council Tax Band B which is currently £1653 per annum.