For Sale

The Dovecote, The Village, Off Cat And Fiddle Lane, Ilkeston, DE7 6GR

Offers around

£500,000

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Bedrooms

3 Bedrooms

Bathrooms

2 Bathrooms

Property type

Barn conversion - house

Key features

  • A delightful period and most charming three bedroomed barn conversion, offering a wealth of charm and character throughout in a delightful secluded tranquil setting
  • The accommodation extends to first floor living room with exposed Queen Ann trussed beams and open fire with brick fireplace with wood burning stove
  • A superbly appointed dining kitchen
  • Lower level utility room
  • Master bedroom with en-suite Two additional bedrooms
  • Period bathroom with cast iron roll top bath and shower
  • Delightful cottage style garden with stunning views over open fields
  • Single garage
  • Superb property
  • Well worthy of further inspection
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About the property

A delightful period and most charming three bedroomed barn conversion, offering a wealth of charm and character throughout in a delightful secluded tranquil setting.

General Information

A quite delightful charming three bedroomed semi detached barn conversion, enjoying an idyllic secluded location, adjacent to open fields and providing comfortable well considered centrally heated and double glazed accommodation. Within this small enclave of barns converted many years ago to a high standard and specification. The date stone shows 1837 and the property forms part of the Grange Farm Development within this secluded location off the popular Cat and Fiddle Lane within West Hallam.

The refurbished accommodation now extends to first floor living room with exposed trussed roof beams, vaulted ceiling and brick feature fireplace with wood burning stove. There is a well appointed fully fitted stylish modern dining kitchen with fully integrated appliances and granite work surfaces. To the lower floor off the spacious entrance hall access is gained to a good sized utility room with access being provided to the rear garden, principal bedroom with French doors and a delightful en-suite shower room, two additional double bedrooms and a period four piece bathroom suite with cast iron roll top bath.

Outside is a particularly attractive carefully considered landscaped garden of cottage style with patio areas ideal for al fresco dining, lawns and well stocked mature borders. There is a single garage and additional space as part of a garage block.

The sale provides a very genuine opportunity for a discerning purchaser to acquire this sumptuously appointed semi-detached cottage offering a wealth of charm and character throughout, with many exposed beamed ceilings, Douglas Fir Framed double glazing and Douglas Fir handcrafted fitted doors throughout. Viewing essential.

Please be advised there is a shared septic tank with other properties within the courtyard. We believe the septic tank complies with current regulations.

Location

West Hallam is a popular village with many local amenities close at hand including local post office, many pubs and swift access to Shipley Country Park. Access is also available to the A52 linking to Nottingham and Derby and Ilkeston.

Accommodation

On The Ground Floor

Entrance Hall

Handcrafted Douglas Fir entrance door leading to:

Spacious Reception Hall

5.23m x 3.07m (17'2' x 10'1')

Beautifully fitted with polished Parquet pitch pine flooring, Douglas Fir skirting boards and architraves, pitch pine beams and principal beam to ceiling, wooden staircase leading to the first floor landing with open spindles and balustrades, two radiators and steps leading to a lower hall area.

Master Bedroom

4.80m x 3.07m (15'9' x 10'1')

Radiator, TV and telephone points, high ceiling with original pitch pine beam work, polished Parquet pitch pine flooring, Douglas Fir skirting boards and architraves and wood unit double glazed French doors opening to the rear garden.

En-suite Three Piece Shower Room

3.10m x 0.97m (10'2' x 3'2')

Traditional style pedestal wash hand basin, low level w.c., tiled shower cubicle with power shower, polished Parquet pitch pine flooring, Douglas Fir skirting boards, architraves and false doorway with obscure glazed window to the front elevation, recess halogen down-lighters and extractor fan.

Bedroom Two

3.68m x 3.66m (12'1' x 12')

Radiator, TV and telephone points, exposed beams, wood unit double glazed window to the rear elevation and polished Parquet pitch pine flooring and Douglas Fir skirting boards and architraves.

Bedroom Three

4.09m x 2.64m (13'5' x 8'8')

Radiator, TV point, hand painted half height wood panelling to the walls, wooden dado rail, recessed halogen down-lighters, exposed beams and wood unit double glazed window to the rear elevation.

Four Piece Bathroom

3.66m x 2.06m (12' x 6'9')

Period style low level w.c., pedestal wash hand basin, feature roll top bath, corner shower cubicle with power shower, half height pine wooden panelling to the walls, exposed beams, wood unit obscure double glazed window to front elevation, halogen down-lighters and shaver point.

Utility/laundry Room

3.68m x 2.29m (12'1' x 7'6')

Range of craftstman built fittings including a solid Douglas Fir preparation service with tiled surround, Belfast deep ceramic sink with mixer tap, base cupboards, space and plumbing for the automatic washing machine, floor to ceiling storage cupboard with shelving housing the boiler servicing the gas fired central heating and providing domestic hot water, radiator, access to roof space, polished Parquet pitch pine flooring and side door giving access to the rear garden.

On The First Floor

Impressive Living Room

9.04m x 5.89m (29'8' x 19'4')

High vaulted ceiling, exposed beams and trusses, sitting and dining areas, polished pine floor, beech inglenook fireplace with clear view wood burning stove, oak beam, brick surround, two Velux windows to the rear elevation, wood unit double glazed window to the rear elevation, three radiators, two TV and one telephone points and archway leading to:

Dining Kitchen

3.07m x 2.84m (10'1' x 9'4')

Kitchen Area

Fitted with wall base and drawer units with granite work surface over, double ceramic Belfast style sink unit with swan neck mixer tap, tiled splash-backs, integrated dishwasher, fridge/freezer, microwave and electric oven with halogen four ring hob, exposed brick feature wall with beam and trusses, Velux window, double glazed window to the rear elevation, radiator, TV point, polished pine flooring and recess halogen down-lighters.

Outside & Gardens

There is a delightful private rear garden retained by old brick walling, which backs onto open fields and includes an extensive paved sun terrace on two levels with well stocked herbaceous borders and beds.

A gravelled pathway leads to the bottom end of the garden with blue slate bed and rockery.

Timber Shed

Included in the sale.

There is a gate to the side of the property leading to the shared access to the garage and parking areas.

Single Garage

(Right hand garage as seen on the photograph), with concrete flooring, power and light.

The property overlooks a courtyard area with gravelling, planted and potted plants.

To the front of the property it has its own paved frontage with access to a secure understairs storage area.

Council Tax Band

Erewash - Tax Band E.

Directional Note

From Derby city centre along Sir Frank Whittle Road, at the traffic island take the first left onto Mansfield Road (A608). Proceed up the hill through Hilltop past Oakwood. Taking a right hand turning into Lime Lane, proceed through Stanley Village and past the left hand turn for West Hallam. As the road starts to bend around to the right into Cat and Fiddle Lane, there is a gravelled tree-line driveway, proceed down this gravel driveway which will eventually open up into a communal parking area and the property will be located on the right hand side as indicated by our 'for sale' board.

Viewing

Strictly by appointment through Scargill Mann & Co - Derby office (DM/TS).

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