3 Bed Other  For Sale  The Folly Blind Lane  Hackney Matlock  Derbyshire  DE4  
For Sale
TENURE: Freehold

TPS Estates are delighted to market this unique stone built three double bedroomed cottage set in the sought after location, with fine views of the Derwent valley and towards Oker and Stanton.
This property, which was constructed in 2008 and incorporates a small period stone barn, stands in a good sized plot with parking and gardens. Built by a well know local builder H.A Briddon, this property offers spacious accommodation for the discerning purchaser.
Compromising of a Dining Hall, Sitting Room, Dining Kitchen, Utility Room, Cloakroom, Study, Master Bedroom with En suite, Two further double bedrooms, Family Bathroom and Hobby Room. There is a generous garden and two driveways with ample off road parking.

Three double bedroomed Stone built CottageFine views of the Derwent Valley ,Oker and StantonSpacious AccommodationMaster Bedroom with en suiteGardens to front and rearOff road parkingViewing Highly Recommended

General Area

Good road communications lead to the surrounding centres of employment including Matlock, Bakewell and Chesterfield. With the cities of Sheffield, Derby and Nottingham all lying within daily commuting distance. The delights of the Derbyshire Dales and Peak District countryside are all close to hand.


Upon entering the property a stone and tiled half glazed porch with twin central doors with tiled floor and central heating radiator shelters the front entrance. A cottage style half glazed door with matching side panels in turn opens to a

Central Dining Hall

4.63m x 3.55m (15'2" x 11'8")

This spacious dining hall with a single oak ceiling beam, wall lights, central heating radiator, ceiling light, carpeted flooring and a useful under stairs store. A half landing gallery overlooks the room and from where separate external access is gained from the rear driveway via a solid door with glazed insert. There is a door that also leads to the kitchen, A pair of character half glazed doors lead off to the

Sitting Room

3.95m x 5.46m (13'0" x 17'11")

This naturally light room has front aspect and side aspect windows and French doors leading to the garden with differing views of the Valley and gardens. There are a pair of substantial oak beams to the ceiling, oak picture rails, two central heating radiators, wall lights, carpeted flooring, ceiling light, electrical sockets and a TV Point .The focal point of the room is a solid fuel cast iron stove set above a raised brick hearth to the chimney breast.

Dining Kitchen

5.48m x 3.54m (18'0" x 11'7")

This dining kitchen has an array of hand painted wall and base pine cupboards, plate rack, oak block work surfaces which are set around a twin bowl pot sink and a gas fired Rayburn in cream with twin hot plates and ovens. There is an integral dishwasher, space for a larder style fridge freezer, twin beams to the ceiling, half height panelling to one wall, terracotta tiled floor, central heating radiator and front, side and rear aspect windows. Inset ceiling lights and a Delft rack and electrical sockets .This room allows for space for a dining table and four chairs.

A half glazed cottage door leads from the dining hall with a further door leading to the

Utility Room

3.66m x 2.77m (12'0" x 9'1")

Having a lofted ceiling to the single storey building which includes full height glazing to the front and door leading from the lower driveway. There is coat hanging, space and plumbing for an automatic washing machine, built-in work surfaces and cupboards plus a stainless steel sink unit. Velux roof window, extractor fan and a door which opens into the


Having a with low flush WC, a wall mounted corner wash hand basin and this room has the electric services and a gas fired boiler which serves the central heating and hot water system.

From the utility room an opening leads to the


3.26m x 2.95m (10'8" x 9'8")

Having a front aspect window ,inset ceiling lights, hardwood flooring, electrical sockets and central heating radiator this room is sited within the ground floor of the old barn.

First floor landing

From the dining hall a flight of carpeted oak stairs lead to the
First floor landing with carpeted flooring, wall lights and inset ceiling lights, central heating radiator, two velux roof windows this galleried landing allows for a lot of natural light and the solid light oak doors open to the three bedrooms and bathroom respectively .

Master bedroom

3.68m x 3.94m (12'1" x 12'11")

This delightful double bedroom has a front aspect window allowing views to Bonsall and Stanton Moors across the Valley with a second picture window looking across Two Dales to the west. With three wall light central heating radiator, carpeted flooring, electrical sockets, door leading to a walk-in wardrobe including a range of high level shelving and hanging rails.
Door from the bedroom opens into

En suite shower room

This partially tiled en suite shower room comprises of with a white "Heritage" suite including a low flush WC, vanity wash hand basin and corner shower cubicle with thermostatic shower, extractor fan, electric shaver point, chrome towel radiator, vanity lighting and Velux roof window

Family Bathroom

This partially tiled bathroom has a "Heritage" white suite including low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin and panelled bath with thermostatic shower above and glazed screen. Dual operation towel radiator, central heating radiator and ceramic tiled floor, half height panelling to one wall, electric shaver point, inset ceiling lights plus vanity lights above the wash hand basin. To one corner a built-in airing cupboard store which sites the substantial hot water heater.

Bedroom Two

4.61m x 2.65m (15'1" x 8'8")

This double bedroom has front aspect views, carpeted flooring, central heating radiator, three wall lights ,electrical sockets and access to the roof void.

Bedroom Three

2.69m x 3.55m (8'10" x 11'8")

This double bedroom has a side aspect window, carpeted flooring, central heating radiator, velux roof window, electrical sockets and two wall lights


The property stands well with a generous garden plot, having two driveways allowing for off road parking for up to four vehicles. The lower drive has a gravel finish and leads to the front entrance. The main drive with a tarmac finish leads to the rear of the house and leading through a five-bar gate to an area of car standing and turning at the far side of the house. The principal gardens slope gently away with an informal lawn with natural spring and historic trough at the centre. Deep borders are planted with a variety of perennials and vegetables. The front of the house is a patio area positioned to take full advantage of the sunny position and views across the Valley. There is also a further seating area to the side of the property taking in the views from this side of the property.

Hobby Room

3.26m x 2.95m (10'8" x 9'8")

This room is accessed via a flight of external stone steps which lead into the first floor of the old barn and ideally suited to home work, study or play.




From Matlock office , take the A6 north to Darley Dale turning right into Grove Lane just before St Elphins Park. Rise up the hill and after rounding the first bends the property can be found at the junction with Blind Lane on the left hand side.



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