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5 Bed House

Firs Cottage, Hazelwood, Belper, Derbyshire


Price:

£699,950

This beautiful, five double bedroom stone-built Grade II Listed residence occupies a superb semi-rural location with fine southerly views abutting open countryside, situated within the Ecclesbourne School catchment area.

The building is believed to date from 1870 and was tastefully converted in 1995 to retain a wealth of character and charm with exposed timber purlins, dressed stonework and beamed ceilings. Whilst retaining many features, the property also has the advantage of oil-fired central heating and quality sealed unit double glazed sash style windows.

Stone-Built Grade ll Listed Residence with a Wealth of Character & Charm

Delightful Semi-Rural Location

Five Double Bedrooms Plus Box Room

Three Reception Rooms, Generous Breakfast Kitchen with Pantry & Utility

Three Bathrooms/Shower Rooms

Extensive Driveway

Double Garage/Workshop with Mezzanine Floor

Beautiful Southerly-Facing Gardens Abutting Open Countryside

Ecclesbourne School Catchment Area

No Chain

The versatile accommodation comprises entrance hall, lower reception hallway with fine period staircase, ground floor shower room, sitting room with feature fireplace, formal dining room, study and a well proportioned fitted breakfast kitchen with pantry and utility room. The first floor landing leads to five double bedrooms plus a useful box room, a shower room with four-piece suite, family bathroom and washroom.

A generous driveway provides ample off-road parking and a double garage/workshop with mezzanine floor offers fantastic scope (subject to obtaining the necessary planning consent).

Well proportioned southerly-facing gardens provide a superb feature to the home which are principally laid to lawn with mature borders, seating areas and beautiful views of abutting open countryside.

The Location

The property is located on the outskirts of the highly sought-after hamlet of Hazelwood which is ideally located approximately 2 miles from the village of Duffield with a variety of shops and amenities, together with popular schooling including William Gilbert Endowed Primary School, The Meadows and the noted Ecclesbourne Secondary School.

Accommodation

Ground Floor

The property can be entered via a secure double glazed door to the front elevation leading into:

Entrance Hall 11'7" x 7'3"

A welcoming entrance hall with many features including a vaulted ceiling with exposed purlin and an original steam-driven cast iron wheel, exposed stone feature wall, single radiator, double glazed window to the front elevation and access to the study and double garage with steps leading down into a further reception hallway.

Reception Hallway 12'7" x 10'4"

With feature hardwood staircase to the first floor landing, double radiator, decorative coving to ceiling, double glazed door to the rear elevation with exposed stone surround and doors leading through to:

Ground Floor Shower Room 6'5" x 5'6"

Fitted with a three-piece suite comprising a corner vanity wash hand unit with storage cupboard below, shower cubicle with Triton electric shower and glass folding screen, complementary tiled splash-back, low level WC, fitted extractor fan, single radiator and vinyl tiled flooring.

Fitted Breakfast Kitchen 16'6" x 15'1"

A spacious and well appointed breakfast kitchen having a matching range of base, eye level and drawer units with cornice trims and corner display shelving, roll top worksurface incorporating a stainless steel one and a half bowl sink unit with swan neck mixer tap over and complementary tiled splash-back, appliances include a freestanding cooker with four ring electric hob, oven and grill with extractor hood over, space for a fridge/freezer and plumbing available for a dishwasher, feature exposed beams to ceiling with recessed ceiling spotlights, double radiator, ceramic tiled flooring, double glazed sash window to the rear elevation with exposed stone surround and pleasant outlook, steps giving access to a useful pantry with stone thrall and fitted shelving, door to the utility room and door to the living room.

Living Room 22'3" x 13'6"

A light and airy living room with dual aspect double glazed sash windows to both side elevations with views over the gardens and countryside beyond, a feature fireplace incorporating an electric stove with stone effect surround and matching hearth, decorative coving to ceiling, two radiators, television point and feature exposed stone around the windows.

Utility Room 9'0" x 8'3"

Fitted with a matching range of base and eye level units with roll top worksurface over incorporating a stainless steel single bowl sink unit with chrome mixer tap over, plumbing and space available for an automatic washing machine and tumble dryer, floor mounted oil-fired boiler, ceramic tiled flooring, double glazed sash window with exposed stone surround to the front elevation overlooking the garden and a double glazed door to the side leading out into the gardens.

Pantry 4'1" x 3'10"

Serve in an ancillary capacity to the kitchen with fitted shelving providing excellent storage.

Formal Dining Room 15'6" x 13'1"

A spacious and versatile reception room used for formal dining, however, the room would also suit an additional sitting room or even ground floor additional bedroom with exposed beams to ceiling and recessed ceiling spotlights, fitted wall lights, double radiator and a double glazed sash window to the rear elevation with a pleasant outlook towards open countryside.

Study 11'3" x 8'10"

This useful study provides a great room for use as either a home office or children’s playroom with a double radiator and a double glazed sash window with exposed stone surround to the front elevation.

First Floor

Landing

On the first floor landing is a feature vaulted ceiling with a triangular double glazed window to the rear elevation, exposed wooden purlins, radiator and doors leading through to:

Bedroom One 13'1" x 13'0"

A well proportioned double bedroom having an exposed timber purlin, decorative coving to ceiling, double radiator and a double glazed sash window with exposed stone surround and beautiful far-reaching countryside views.

Bedroom Two 12'10" x 11'1"

With exposed wooden purlin and decorative coving to ceiling, double radiator, built-in over-stairs cupboard with fitted hanging rail providing ample hanging space and storage and a double glazed sash window with exposed stone surround and countryside views.

Bedroom Three 12'11" x 10'3"

With exposed timber purlin, decorative coving to ceiling, double radiator and a double glazed sash window to the rear elevation with exposed stone surround and countryside views.

Bedroom Four 10'11" x 10'4"

With exposed timber purlin, decorative coving to ceiling, double radiator and a double glazed sash window with exposed stone surround to the side elevation overlooking the garden and beautiful open countryside beyond.

Bedroom Five 13'7" x 10'2"

A further well proportioned double bedroom having two built-in double wardrobes with hanging rail and storage over, double radiator, feature full-height double glazed window with exposed stone surround to the rear elevation and a double glazed sliding sash window with exposed stone surround to the side aspect with views across beautiful open countryside.

Shower Room 8'3" x 7'4"

A spacious shower room fitted with a four-piece suite comprising a double walk-in shower area with fitted power shower and curved glass screen, vanity wash handbasin with storage cupboard, shelving below and mixer tap over, low level WC and bidet, complementary tiled splash-back, fitted extractor fan, recessed ceiling spotlights, double radiator and ceramic tiled flooring.

Family Bathroom 8'11" x 7'5"

Fitted with a two-piece suite comprising a freestanding roll top bath with claw feet and feature period style taps, pedestal wash handbasin, half-height complementary ceramic tiling to the walls, airing cupboard housing the hot water tank with slatted drying shelves, decorative coving to ceiling, heated towel rail, double radiator and a double glazed sash window to the front elevation with beautiful countryside views.

Cloakroom 4'4" x 3'10"

Fitted with a two-piece suite comprising a low level WC and corner wall mounted wash handbasin with complementary tiling splash-back, fitted extractor fan and vinyl tiled flooring.

Useful Walk-In Box Room 10'9" x 7'11"

This useful walk-in box room has a range of fitted shelving providing useful storage with lighting. There is also access to the loft space and fantastic potential should the discerning buyer wish to convert the double garage, as access could be provided through this area (subject to obtaining the necessary planning consent).

Outside

The property is approached via a driveway leading from Nether Lane giving access to a five bar gate opening onto a private tarmac driveway which provides ample off road parking and turning with access via large timber arched twin gates to the garage/workshop.

To the front of the property is a gravelled area with steps leading up to a principally lawned garden with a variety of plants and shrubs with a range of specimen trees. Charming seating areas including a paved and gravelled sun terrace, all enjoying a southerly aspect and beautiful countryside views abutting open countryside with a border of mature hedges. There is a concealed oil tank fitted, fitted outside lighting, cold water tap and a timber garden shed to the rear of the plot.

To the rear of the property is a charming cobbled and flagstone paved courtyard ideal for use as a seating area enjoying countryside views.

Garage/Workshop 18'11" x 17'1"

This superb garage/workshop area provides fantastic potential for conversion (subject to obtaining the necessary planning consent). There is currently power and light laid on and a staircase provides access to a useful loft/mezzanine floor providing additional storage with fitted lighting.

Council Tax Band F - Amber Valley