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3 Bed Detached House  Under-Offer  Little House  Alderwasley Belper  Derbyshire  DE56  - £475,000

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TPS Estates are proud to market this unique Little House" which is a well presented stone built, detached cottage tucked away in the hamlet of Alderwasley surrounded by rolling hillsides with breath taking panoramic views.

A Three double bedroomed Detached 'Hidden Gem 'Exclusive rural settingFar reaching ViewsDetached Garage/WorkshopPotential ancillary accommodation/holiday letParking for up to Four VehiclesBreakfast KitchenDining RoomStudy AreaDownstairs Shower Room

This hidden gem must be seen to be appreciated ,set in this exclusive setting with only a few neighbouring properties and accessed via a private road .Ideal as a second home, someone downsizing or as a holiday let as well as a family home, the property lends itself to all suitable purchasers looking for that rural lifestyle.


The accommodation comprises of an Entrance porch, Dining Room, Study area, Sun Room/Utility, Breakfast Kitchen, down stairs Shower Room Three double bedrooms, Family Bathroom .With a wealth of original features throughout as well as up to date modern fittings and fixtures .A feature of this property is the separate double garage with mezzanine floor above offering a number of potential uses such as a holiday let or ancillary accommodation subject to necessary approvals with off road parking for up to four vehicles.


The property is accessed via a wooden garden gate, through the garden and leading to the


10'3 x 4'10 (3.12m x 1.47m)

Having a tiled flooring with exposed stone wall, this useful entrance room has sliding doors opening out to the pathway which leads to the rear yard .An glazed oak panelled door opens in to the

Dining Room

14'5 x 11'4 (4.39m x 3.45m)

Having oak flooring with an opening with revealed ceiling beam leading into the

Study Area

12'11 x 5'7 (3.94m x 1.70m)

With a continuation of the oak flooring, with a rear aspect window overlooking the garden and countryside beyond, this room is used as a home office, with electrical sockets and a brick built fireplace with an open fire inset.
A sliding door leads from The Dining Room into

Sun Room/Utility

20'6 x 4'10 (6.25m x 1.47m)

This naturally light room is currently useful as a Utility area with space and plumbing for a washing machine and space for an under counter fridge or freezer and a room to enjoy the sunny aspect sitting area which is glazed to all sides and sliding doors which lead to the outside. An original door opens into the

Breakfast Kitchen

13'6 x 12' (4.11m x 3.66m)

This well-appointed Breakfast kitchen has extensive range of granite preparation surfaces with tiled splash backs, incorporating a double Belfast sink unit with adjacent drainer and mixer tap over. With and array of oak fronted base drawers and cupboards beneath and a further range of complementary wall mounted cupboards over with under cupboard lighting.
There is a feature stone fireplace with tiled surround and Inset "Esse" Range with extractor canopy hood over. Further integrated appliances include a dishwasher and fridge, electrical sockets, ceiling lights, exposed beams and a rear aspect double glazed window.
The kitchen also has space for a table and chairs.

Inner Hallway

A part glazed, solid oak door leads to the hallway with stairs rising off to the first floor, with a useful storage cupboard with hooks for coats and doors leading to the sitting room and shower room respectively.

Shower room

8'2 x 5'10 (2.49m x 1.78m)

Having a tile effect cushion flooring, this room is partially tiled with a corner shower cubicle with glazed door, close coupled WC a vanity unit inset with a wash hand basin, ceiling light and a side aspect double glazed window with opaque glass.

Sitting Room

17'11 x 15'8 (5.46m x 4.78m)

This delightful room with far reaching views of the countryside surrounding the property has front and side aspect double glazed windows and sliding patio doors leading to the front garden and patio area. With the focal point of the room being the stone fireplace and hearth with a wood burning stove set within .TV point, electrical sockets, wall lights and central heating radiator and a useful under stairs cupboard providing storage

First Floor

This spacious landing has doors leading to the three bedrooms and bathroom respectively

Master Bedroom

15'5 x 11'5 (4.70m x 3.48m)

This double bedroom has far reaching views of the countryside and hills beyond with oak fronted built in wardrobes ,electrical sockets, ceiling light, central heating radiator ,corner wash hand basin and carpeted flooring, Front aspect part glazed oak doors reveal a wrought iron "Juliette Balcony" which provides views of the garden

Bedroom Two

14'1 x 12'8 (4.29m x 3.86m)

This double bedroom has a rear aspect double glazed window with carpeted flooring, ceiling light, electrical sockets and central heating radiator.

Bedroom Three

15'5 x 11'4 (4.70m x 3.45m)

This double bedroom has a rear aspect double glazed window with carpeted flooring, ceiling light, electrical sockets and central heating radiator.

Family Bathroom

10'8 x 5'6 (3.25m x 1.68m)

This fully tiled modern luxurious bathroom comprises of a white suite consisting of close-coupled WC, pedestal mounted wash hand basin, corner shower cubicle with large chrome shower head, stand-alone roll top bath with hand held shower spray attachment over. A wall mounted heated towel rail, side aspect double glazed window with opaque glass and inset spotlights.


To the rear of the property there is a pathway which leads down into a yard area where the current owners store logs and there is a most useful stone outbuilding (14'7 x 7'8) which has power and light and offers a number of potential uses.
The pathway along the side of the cottage continuing to the rear where a patio area enjoys the views of the garden. .Steps lead up to the garden laid mainly to lawn which has a pathway through the centre leading to the double garage / annexe. There are raised borders enclosed by sleepers and a variety of mature shrubs and trees .A further seating area takes in the views of the garden and the countryside surrounding the property.
. Steps lead up to the

Double Garage/Workshop /Annexe

This building has unique potential for ancillary accommodation or holiday let subject to the necessary planning permissions .Currently used as a Garage/Workshop on the ground floor there are two oak fronted up and over garage doors which lead into this garage with a covered vehicle inspection pit. There is a mezzanine level which has sliding doors which leading out to a decked platform enjoying far reaching views of the countryside and the hills that surround the property. There is power and light to the garage, a cloakroom with WC and wash hand basin. To the front and side there is a carport and parking for up to four vehicles.

Services & Council Tax Information - We are informed by the vendor that the property is on mains electricity and water. There is a septic tank and oil tank which supplies the central heating. We understand from Amber Valley Borough Council that this property falls within council tax band F which is currently £2162 per annum.


From Wirksworth Market place, proceed down Coldwell St past the Red Lion Pub and continue along this road, through Wash Green and the Railway Station and to the top of the hill taking a right hand turn to Alderwasley. Continue along this road for some time and after passing The Bear Public House on the left hand side take the next left turn onto Windmill Lane. After a short distance take a right hand turn onto Little Hayes and follow the track down turning left just before you reach the gate take a left hand turn and continue along the track until you see a large double garage. Park in front of the garage.


These are for general guidance only. You are responsible to confirm accuracy by inspection.
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