Enjoying a sought after village location, an extended three bedroomed semi-detached home with truly delightful good sized gardens.
Standing within this popular rural village, a traditional semi-detached house which has seen substantial extension to provide well proportioned three bedroomed family accommodation. The house has remained in the same family ownership for close on 80 years and it is evident, both inside and out, the house has been much loved and well maintained through that time. Dating from the 1960s, the house is built of reconstituted stone beneath and tiled roof and with the more recent extensions, the accommodation offers two reception rooms plus a conservatory, three good sized bedrooms, a spacious bath and shower room together with an extended kitchen, utility room and front porch. There is off street parking and superb gardens which border open fields at the rear, all being well stocked and landscaped. A closer insection is strongly recommended to fully appreciate the benefits and potential on offer.
Littlemoor lies within the highly regarded Ashover parish, a rural community ideal for those appreciative of access to countryside, Ogston Reservoir being one of many local recreational attractions nearby. The local road network leads to the neighbouring centres of employmenet to include Chesterfield, Alfreton and Matlock whilst the cities of Sheffield, Derby and Nottingham all lie within daily commuting distance.
To the front of the property an attractive half glazed porch with UPVC double glazed door shelters the main entrance where a multi-paned glazed door opens to the entrance hallway. With wood block floor, stairs leading off to the first floor, window to the side and built in coat cupboard which houses the electric meter and fuse board. A door leads off to:
Sitting Room – 5.83m x 2.92m (19’ 1” x 9’ 6”) a good sized family room featuring mock beams and wall timbers together with display niches and hearth siting a living coal gas fired stove. There are further arched stone displays and UPVC bowed window to the front.
From the hall a door opens to a:
Breakfast Kitchen – 5.97m x 2.03m (19’ 6” x 6’ 7”) overall. Fitted with a range of modern cupboards and work surfaces which include a breakfast bar. The cupboards are complemented by pine display shelving and vertical boarding creating a cottage feel. Integral appliances include a four ring gas hob, low level electric oven with stainless steel splash back and extractor canopy above and refrigerator. A 1½ bowl sink unit is set to similar worktops and cupboards within an extension to the rear. A broad double glazed window gives a pleasant view across the gardens. Two doors lead from this area, one to the conservatory and one to the:
Utility Room – 2.42m x 1.83m (7’ 10” x 6’) with plumbing for an automatic washing machine, a range of low level built in cupboards and drawers plus work surfaces and sink unit. There are similar views across the garden to the rear and a wall mounted gas fired boiler which serves the central heating and hot water system.
Conservatory a useful addition to the house offering valuable extra space and being of UPVC construction above dwarf stoned walls. There is access to, and views across, the garden.
Dining Room – 3.07m x 3.06m (10’ 1” x 10’ 1”) accessed off the kitchen with a front facing window, inbuilt display shelving and a feature stone fireplace with corner plinths to each side.
From the hall, stairs rise to the first floor landing with door opening to an airing cupboard store housing the lagged hot water cylinder, fitted with an emersion heater.
Bedroom 1 – 4.4m x 2.8m (14’ 4” x 9’ 2”) the measurements including a range of full width wardrobing. There is also a deep display or dressing table set above the bulk head and a front aspect window allows excellent natural light and far reaching views to the front.
Bedroom 2 – 3.18m x 2.92m (10’ 4” x 9’ 6”) a second double bedroom with a good range of inbuilt wardrobing set around the bed position and an additional single store. The rear facing window looks across the delightful gardens and the fields beyond.
Bedroom 3 – 3.07m x 2.72m (10’ 1” x 8’ 9”) the shorter measurement not including the built in double wardrobe. Front aspect window.
Bath and Shower Room – 4.1m x 2.18m (13’ 4” x 7’ 2”) maximum. A spacious room fitted with a four piece suite to include a substantial corner bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low flush WC and walk in shower cubicle with glazed screen and dry board surround. Chrome ladder radiator, electric shaver point, vanity light above the hand basin and two obscure glazed windows.
From the landing there is access to a loft room via a drop down ladder and hatch. The room has been converted to provide useful dry storage or hobby space, currently fitted with display shelving and with the benefit of two Velux roof lights.
The property enjoys the benefit of truly delightful gardens where it is clear much time and care has been spent landscaping and planting over the years. The principal gardens are found at the rear where the plot widens and adjoins fields at the rear boundary. Gently tiered lawns are surrounded by a variety of flower and shrub borders, well stocked and planted to provide colour and interest throughout the seasons. Patios, pebbled display area and small fishpond are all sheltered within managed hedged boundaries to the side which provide a degree of privacy. Within the rear boundary there is an aluminium framed greenhouse and separate sectional garage offering useful storage and workshop potential, albeit without vehicular access.
To the front of the house, a block paved drive provides car parking for two vehicles with an adjacent level lawn. Paths lead through an ornamental gate to the side and rear.
TENURE – Freehold.
SERVICES – All mains services are available to the property which benefits from gas fired central heating and UPVC double glazing. No test has been made on services or their distribution.
FIXTURES & FITTINGS – Only the fixtures and fittings mentioned in these sales particulars are included in the sale. Certain other items may be taken at valuation if required. No specific test has been made on any appliance either included or available by negotiation.
DIRECTIONS – Leave Matlock on the A632 Chesterfield Road. Proceed through Kelstedge and after climbing up on to Spitewinter, turn right on to Birkin Lane then right again on to Long Lane. After around ½ a mile, turn right on to Bassettbarn Lane then left on to Alton Lane. Follow Alton Lane into the village and Lake View can be found on the right hand side just before reaching the T junction.
VIEWING – Strictly by prior arrangement with the Matlock office 01629 580228.