This DECEPTIVELY large and unique property, with a total floor area of 150 m2, (1,614 ft2) is a well presented 3/4 bedroom end of terrace (terrace comprised of 3 houses only) 3 storey house, built circa 1820, situated on the charming Artists' Corner, midway between Matlock Bath and Matlock. This substantial stone built house has many charming and quirky features, with country kitchen/diner, separate dining room, large sitting room, 2 double bedrooms and 1 master bedroom, bathroom, utility room with w.c., and a fully enclosed private rear courtyard garden, it would make an ideal family home or second/holiday home. Viewing is strongly recommended to appreciate the size and uniqueness of this property, one of the largest situated on Artists' Corner.
Three/Four Bedroomed End Terraced PropertyAccommodation over three floorsCharacterful with Original features throughoutLarge spacious roomsResidents ParkingCourtyard GardenNO UPWARD CHAINViewing Highly Recommended
This charming and unique property on Artists' Corner, a picturesque historic beauty spot beloved by Victorian artists, has delightful and uninterrupted views to High Tor and the River Derwent. Situated directly across from a picnic and children's play area with access to the River Derwent which is a hub for canoeists who canoe down the river to the slalom course where many competitions are held throughout the year. The picnic area also has an entrance to a pothole which again is frequently used. Climbers can often be seen scaling High Tor, a lofty limestone crag towering over Matlock Bath which has a large grassed picnic area above with delightful walks to Matlock and down into Matlock Bath and access to the cable cars which journey up to The Heights of Abraham, another local beauty spot with caves and disused mines that can be explored. There are many public footpaths to the rear of the property accessed via steps up to St John's Road, which go to Matlock, Matlock Bath, Wirksworth and Bonsall and many more villages.
Matlock and Matlock Bath, situated on the edge of the Peak District, are former spa towns which were frequently visited from the early 1800s when the hydros were built for people seeking cures from the thermal spring waters. Both the Matlocks have retained their original charm and are still visited at all times of the year by people seeking thrills, gentle strolls through charming parks and river walks, and motor bike enthusiasts, with the most popular event being the annual Illuminations and cliff top firework displays, the illuminations held annually in Derwent Gardens, were first held in 1897 to honour Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee, small rowing boats are decorated with structures covered in coloured lights, the boats are rowed up and down the river.
3'6 x 2'4 (1.07m x 0.71m)
Entering the property via a uPVC half double glazed, frosted, door with patterned transom window above, into the entrance hallway with sandstone flagstones and a feature stone wall, radiator, power points and central ceiling light, wooden door with small recessed cupboard behind with shelving, double wooden doors with large recessed cupboard behind with shelving. The entrance hallway leads into the utility room, the kitchen and stairs to the first floor.
5'9 x 5'4 (1.75m x 1.63m)
Entered via a wooden door with patterned transom window above, with tiled floor, white w.c. And wash hand basin, space and plumbing for a washing machine or a shower cubicle, under stairs storage.
11'7 x 16' (3.53m x 4.88m)
Entering via an original pine door with transom window above, the large country style kitchen/diner has a ceramic red and yellow tiled floor, with fitted wood unit incorporating stainless steel sink and draining board with mixer tap over, tiled worktop and half tiled wall above, with double cupboard under, and a large side aspect 9 paned single glazed wooden sash window above, and also incorporating an open, side cupboard suitable for either dishwasher or tumble dryer, other units in the kitchen are free standing. The main feature of the kitchen is the fitted, red, gas fired, Waterford Stanley range set in a recess with stone surround and wood shelf above, used not just for cooking but also provides central heating to the whole house and hot water. Power points are situated around the kitchen, a central ceiling light, and a small cupboard houses the central heating pump. A half glazed wood door, with transom window and shelf above, leads to the fully enclosed courtyard garden and a second wooden door, with transom window above, to the side of the fitted sink unit leads into the shared passageway, to the side of the door is a small side aspect, 6 paned single glazed window with deep windowsill. The kitchen is large enough to seat 6 people comfortably. The gas meter is situated in the kitchen.
14'1 x 13'5 (4.29m x 4.09m)
Large, formal dining room, entered from the kitchen via double, wood and lead paned glazed doors, with original wood flooring. The main feature of this dining room is the fireplace with a reproduction plaster and marble fireplace with stone hearth with a genuine, freestanding, Art Nouveau black cast iron gas fire (not connected and not in use, for decoration only). Two front aspect uPVC double glazed windows, with security locks, both with wooden sills, one having double doors under forming a cupboard which houses the electricity meter. The dining room has numerous power points, 3 x telephone sockets and central ceiling light and 1 radiator. The dining room can also be used as a ground floor sitting room.
Stairs, with original wood banister, from the hallway lead up to a small landing with a small side aspect single glazed window looking onto the courtyard's rear feature stone wall, with power sockets, central ceiling light and radiator, the interior side wall, adjoining the neighbouring property, has a high single glazed 6 paned interior window, providing light to the landing, with shelves under. The stairs half turn onto the first floor landing, with a deep inset display shelf. The landing gives access to bedroom three, the bathroom, sitting room and stairs to the second floor. Stairs and landing fully carpeted.
11'10 x 6' (3.61m x 1.83m)
Accessed down a small corridor, through an original pine door with transom window above, the bathroom has a white suite comprising w.c., wash hand basin with hot and cold taps, a large cast iron bath with hot and cold taps, and over bath electric power shower and shower door, the bath panel and walls above the bath are of tongue and groove. Overhead central ceiling light and radiator and a large side aspect single glazed sash window. A large cupboard houses the hot water tank with emersion heater.
8'9 x 7'10 (2.67m x 2.39m)
Double bedroom with an original pine door with transom window above, a side aspect single glazed window and deep window sill, power sockets and central ceiling light, fully carpeted.
18' x 14' (5.49m x 4.27m)
Entered from the landing through an original pine door, this exceptionally large sitting room has a feature fireplace inset with a black cast iron coal effect gas fire, with ceramic tiled hearth and a Victorian oak fire surround with an oval central mirror and 2 shelves, to each side of the fireplace are front facing uPVC double glazed, tilt and open inwards windows, with security locks, and wooden windows sills. Two ceiling lights, numerous power sockets, telephone point and t.v. Aerial socket, fully carpeted. The exterior side wall has inset wooden shelving. This charming sitting room could be used as a main bedroom.
The stairs continue up to the second floor onto a small landing which is set slightly under the pitch of the rear roof, with a wood beam across the ceiling and a Velux skylight window looking out to the rear of the property. A half turn leads to the second floor landing with an inset double door linen cupboard, central ceiling light and loft access, stairs and landings fully carpeted.
12' x 10'3 plus under eaves storage cupboard (3.66
A large double bedroom entered via an original pine door with transom window above, a side aspect uPVC double glazed window with wooden window sill, numerous power points, central ceiling light, radiator, fully carpeted and a generous under eaves storage cupboard with double doors.
18' x 14' (5.49m x 4.27m)
An exceptionally large master bedroom, entered via an original pine door, with 2 front facing uPVC double glazed, with safety glass, windows, which tilt and open inwards, with security locks, with large wooden sills, radiator, numerous power points, telephone socket, central ceiling light and single side wall light, fully carpeted, and a feature reproduction ornate marble effect plaster fireplace.
To the rear of the property is a fully enclosed courtyard garden, accessed via the kitchen, with a gate to the shared access passageway which is entered via a door at the front side of the property. The courtyard is very quirky with a feature granite stone wall and is an ideal space for growing plants in pots and large enough for outside seating and eating
There is no parking outside the property due to it being situated on the main road, however, the main DDDC car park directly across the road has a dedicated section for residents of Artists' Corner, allocated spaces cost, currently, £92 per year.
Council tax band C. Gas central heating. Water meter fitted.
Some items of furniture, curtains and light fittings can be purchased, via separate negotiation, however some light fittings and curtains are excluded from the sale.
The approach from our Matlock Office is to proceed south along the A6 passing under the railway bridge. The property will be located on the right hand side clearly denoted by our For Sale board.