2 Bed Detached House  For Sale  Rock Cottage 128 Dale Road  Matlock  Derbyshire  DE4  
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TPS Estates have this unique opportunity to offer for sale this 'gem of a property' .The property itself is a two bedroomed detached cottage set in a large plot with a further building in the grounds. With views over the Derwent valley towards High Tor, Riber Castle and located in a quiet tucked away position this property would suit as an ideal retreat, FTB ,as a second home or as a holiday let. Viewing is recommended to appreciate the potential this property has to offer.

Delightful hidden gem of DerbyshireTwo bedroomed detached cottageCabin which would provide extra accommodation/studio or ancillary residence-subject to planning permissionsSet in an enclosed good sized plotIdeal second home/Holiday let or FTBViewing recommended to appreciate this property and what it has to offer.

General Information

The cottage is sold with the benefit of gas fired central heating, and internally briefly comprises of; sitting room with feature fireplace and a dining kitchen. To the first floor is bedroom one enjoying views, bedroom two and a bathroom .A useful outbuilding suitable for a utility room or workshop with power and light.
The cabin is located within the grounds and is accessed via a pathway, in need of some further work, internally the accommodation comprises of an open plan living room, bathroom and bedroom and a loft room accessed via a ladder.

Outside the property enjoys an elevated position which is not overlooked having views of the wooded hillsides that surround the property, lawned garden to the front, timber garden shed, and a hillside garden area to the rear and side with potential to further landscape.

General Area

The property is situated on the edge of the Peak District National Park between the historic village of Matlock Bath and Matlock. Matlock Bath is a vibrant village and community and has the benefit of a primary school. Matlock Bath was extensively visited during Victorian times due to the waters rich mineral content fed from underground springs. During this time the area gained the name "Little Switzerland" due to the steep sided Derwent Valley with wooded hills, rocky crags, pretty houses and the River Derwent. There are an excellent range of local amenities with shops, schools and leisure facilities located in the nearby town of Matlock.

Matlock is a picturesque spa town in the heart of Derbyshire close to the Peak District National Park, surrounded by beautiful open countryside. The town has a wealth of historic buildings as well as excellent local amenities and good primary and secondary schools. Situated on the A6 trunk road, there is easy access to Manchester, Derby and Nottingham and the nearby towns of Chesterfield, Wirksworth and Bakewell.


The property is entered via a solid oak door with glazed insert opening into the

Sitting Room

4.65m x 4.15m(at the widest point) (15'3" x 13'7"

With a front aspect window with deep sill and a side aspect window again with a deep sill, tiled floor, revealed ceiling beams, central heating radiator, useful under stairs area, TV point and electrical sockets .A feature of this room is the log burner housed within the chimney breast set on a tiled hearth and stairs rise to the first floor
Latch door opens to the

Dining Kitchen

4.15 m x 1.99m (13'7" mx 6'6")

Having a rear aspect and side aspect windows and a rear aspect glazed door, with a painted exposed stone wall, this partially tiled kitchen has tiled flooring, inset ceiling lights, a standalone electric cooker, inset Belfast sink within the wood work surface with mixer tap, an integrated fridge,a range of pine wall and base units with drawers and display shelving with under cupboard lighting. The combi boiler is housed within one of the wall mounted cupboards which provide domestic hot water and heating to the property. There is a useful under stairs cupboard which provides space for a freezer. There is also space for a table and chairs within the Dining Kitchen.
From The Sitting Room carpeted stairs rise to a small landing with ceiling light, central heating radiator and loft access, doors to the two bedrooms and bathroom respectively.

Bedroom One

4.25m x 3.38m (13'11" x 11'1")

With a front aspect window with views of the garden and the wooded hills towards Riber Castle, this double bedroom has a central heating radiator, carpeted flooring, and ceiling light and electrical sockets.

Bedroom Two

3.05m x 1.90m (10'0" x 6'3")

Having a rear aspect window with views of the hillside and woods beyond, this room has carpeted flooring, ceiling light, electrical sockets and central heating radiator.


3.30m x 1.75m (at the widest point) (10'10" x 5'9"

Having a side aspect deep silled window and a rear aspect window with opaque glass, this room has comprises of the low level W.C with floorboards, then opening into the main bathroom with vinyl flooring, an airing cupboard with slatted shelving, a shaped bath with mixer tap and a contemporary styled sink set onto a pine cupboard with doors and a wall mounted chrome ladder style radiator.

Utility /Workshop

2.43m x 2.23m (8'0" x 7'4")

Being accessed from the front of the property, having a door and glazed front aspect window, this useful room currently houses the fridge freezer with power and light.

The Cabin

Accessed via a pathway this elevated building is approached via steps to a glazed front door, opening into an

Open Plan Living Area

3.36m x 3.81m (11'0" x 12'6")

With front aspect and side aspect windows, floorboards, ceiling light and electrical sockets, a door opens into the


2.29m x 2.15m (7'6" x 7'1")

With a side aspect window, panelled walls and ceiling light.
A further door from the Open plan Living area opens into the


1.48m x 2.15m (4'10" x 7'1")

Having a side aspect window, this partially completed bathroom with W,C and shower tray

Loft Room

2.13m x 1.80m (limited head height) (7'0" x 5'11"

Accessed via a set of permanent ladders, useful storage room.


The property is located within a good sized plot and is accessed via a path which runs parallel to a neighbouring property grounds , pedestrian access via a wooden gate and a further path leads to the cottage and another path leads to the cabin
The front garden is laid to lawn, with an array of shrubs ,bushes and established trees enclosing the garden ,a path rises to a further garden area with large wooden shed ,summer house and greenhouse .A public footpath is allowed access through the garden ,but this is rarely used .

Directions & Services

The property is best approached by leaving our Matlock office on to the main A6 towards Matlock Bath. Proceed under the bridge passing the Boat House Inn on the right hand side and turn right into an access road. The road leads up to the cottage, pedestrian access via small wooden gate at the side of Harvey Dale Cottage leads up pathway to the property.or if you park on st johns road past the griting bin and on the right hand side there are three steps proceed up the steps continue along the pathway to the property
All main services are connected to the property.



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