8 Gritstone Road, Matlock, Derbyshire


Main Image
Floor plan
Main Image
Floor plan
  • Detached three or four bedroom bungalow
  • Favoured town location
  • Good sized garden
  • Views across adjacent fields
  • Ample car parking
  • Garage
  • Schooling close by
  • Viewing recommended


A detached three / four bedroom bungalow with good gardens and parking, all enjoying a favoured edge of town location.


Situated within a favoured residential cul-de-sac, on the outskirts of the town, this attractive detached brick built bungalow provides generously proportioned three or four bedroom accommodation and the versatility of bungalow living provides options for occupiers to adapt rooms to suit their needs. There is potential to create annexe type accommodation, ample room for families or the home worker and some potential to extend upwards and create additional rooms, subject to any necessary consents. The bungalow has the benefit of a good sized front garden, full width patio at the rear with eye level views towards adjacent adjoining fields which lead to Matlock Moor, ample car parking and garage.

The property is set well back from the main road yet conveniently placed for access in and around Matlock with the town centre facilities lying around one mile distance. Highfields Upper School is close by as are access to pleasant walks and the countryside of Lumsdale and Matlock Moor. Good road communications lead to the surrounding towns of Chesterfield, Bakewell and Alfreton whilst the cities of Sheffield, Derby and Nottingham all lie within daily commuting distance.


To the front of the house, a shaped corner porchway shelters the main entrance where a glazed door opens to a central reception hallway with ample space for occasional furniture and a useful reception and circulation space. Off the hall, doors lead off to:

Bedroom 1 – 3m x 3.62m (9’ 8” x 11’ 9”) a good double bedroom with a garden facing window.

Dining Room – 3.63m x 3.62m (11’ 9” x 11’ 9”) with corniced ceiling and centre rose and a single UPVC double glazed French door, with full height side windows, which lead and look across the rear patio and field beyond. A panelled and glazed door leads off to a:

Living Room – 3.81m x 2.68m (12’ 5” x 8’ 8”) a nice snug or sitting room created from the original garage. There is a corniced ceiling, front facing window and door opening to an:

Office – 2.68m x 1.8m (8’ 8” x 5’ 9”) the measurements including a range of built in full height storage.

Family Bathroom accessed off the reception hall and being fitted with a white suite to include low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin and panelled bath above which there is a folding shower screen and electric shower fitting. There is complementary ceramic tiling, two obscure glazed windows and towel radiator. Behind the bath there is a low level cupboard with tiled display plinths above.

Sitting Room – 5.45m x 4.25m (17’ 9” x 13’ 9”) with a bowed window allowing good natural light and views across the front garden. With a deep corniced ceiling, second small window to the side and as a focal point to the room, an elegant polished limestone fireplace with living coal gas fire.

Fitted Kitchen – 4.25m x 2.4m (13’ 9” x 7’ 9”) maximum. Fitted with an extensive range of oak fronted cupboards, drawers and work surfaces which incorporate a stainless steel sink unit. There is a four ring gas hob, eye level double oven and extractor fan, position for a freestanding fridge and breakfast bar facility. The kitchen looks across the rear patio and the farmland beyond.

An open doorway leads to a side lobby, with built in broom cupboard which also houses the electric fuse board which, in turn, opens to a:

Utility Area – 2.32m x 1.57m (7’ 6” x 5’ 2”) fitted with a range of wall and floor cupboards, work surfaces, stainless steel sink unit and with plumbing for an automatic washing machine. There is access to the roof void, windows to two walls and a UPVC double glazed door leading to the rear patio area.

Bedroom 2 – 3.52m x 2.11m (11’ 5” x 6’ 9”) a good single room with corniced ceiling and field views to the rear.

Shower Room with double width walk-in tiled shower cubicle, wash hand basin set to a tiled vanity surface with a broad mirror above and cabinet beneath and low flush WC. There is full height ceramic tiling to all walls, towel radiator and extractor fan.

Bedroom 3 – 3.83m x 3.3m (12’ 6” x 10’ 8”) a front facing double bedroom fitted with an extensive range of furniture including wardrobes, overhead stores, bedside cabinets with display shelving.


The property is set well back from the roadside and accessed via a paved driveway which provides car standing for several vehicles and access to an attached:

Single Garage with up-and-over door, electric, power and light. The garage extends to a workshop area with personnel access to the rear of the property. Adjoining the building is a further, half glazed, potting shed.

The principal gardens are at the front of the bungalow, hidden behind mature and maintained beech screens. A central lawn includes specimen trees and well stocked herbaceous borders to each side which provide colour and interest throughout the seasons. There is a deep border to the opposing side of the drive. There is a further area of low maintenance garden at the rear laid to a level stone paved patio with raised beds and which take advantage of a private location and views across the adjoining fields.

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 – From Matlock Crown Square take Causeway Lane before turning second left into Steep Turnpike. Rise to the top of the hill and at the T junction bear left into Chesterfield Road. Rise up the hill and continue beyond the Duke of Wellington public house and as the road levels, turn second left into Sandy Lane. Turn left again onto Gritstone Road and No. 8 can be found on the right hand side.

VIEWING – Strictly by prior arrangement with the Matlock office 01629 580228.

Ref: FTM9964
Download Brochure