Sold Subject to Contract
24 Woodland Road, Derby, DE22 1GF
House - detached
- Retaining many original features
- Requiring modernisation - potential to be a fabulous family home
- One fifth of an acre south facing plot
- Recess storm porch leading to spacious entrance hall
- Guest cloakroom and useful cellar
- Dining room to front and rear sitting room
- Breakfast kitchen with pantry and utility off
- Four bedrooms, potential shower room/study and bathroom to first floor
- Two bedrooms to second floor with large walk-in attic room
- Private rear garden
About the property
Requiring Modernisation - Large six bedroom three storey early Edwardian detached residence occupying a superb cul-de-sac location on Woodland Road sitting in the fabulous south facing one fifth of an acre plot - potential to extend (subject to planning)
This is a rare and exciting opportunity to acquire an early Edwardian three storey detached residence, occupying a fabulous south facing private plot on the highly desirable Woodland Road, which is a cul-de-sac. The property sits back behind a well established foregarden with two separate driveways one leading to a detached single garage. To the rear of the property is a beautiful private partially walled garden which must be seen to be fully appreciated.
Internally the property retains much original character throughout whilst requiring modernisation, some of the original features include Minton tiled flooring, coved cornice, picture rails, original cast iron fireplaces and sash windows. The accommodation comprises, recess storm porch, spacious entrance hall, useful cellar, guest cloakroom, dining room to front with feature cant bay window, rear sitting room with french doors to garden, breakfast kitchen with large walk-in pantry and separate utility off. The first floor leads to four bedrooms, bathroom and a former shower room/potential study. The second floor leads to a walk-in attic room and two further bedrooms.
The property's location is in the west end of Derby giving easy access to both Darley and Markeaton Park. The city centre is within walking distance as well as the Cathedral Quarter incorporating Iron Gate, Saddler Gate and Friar Gate. There is a range of facilities on Kedleston Road including a café, barbers and small shops. Markeaton Primary School is very close by as well as excellent transport links including the A38 and A52.
On The Ground Floor
Recess Storm Porch
Minton tiled flooring and half-tiled walls, panel and multi-pane entrance door with glazed fanlight over provides access to:
Spacious Entrance Hall
Radiator, part wood panelled walls, feature fireplace with glazed tiled surround, hearth and open fire grate, feature archway and original staircase to first floor, coved cornice, picture rail, leaded window to front and side elevations, trap door access leading to:
Comprising low flush w.c., pedestal wash hand basin, tiled surrounds, two glazed windows to side.
5.07m into bay x 4.77m (16'8" into bay x 15'8")
Original cant bay window to front incorporating sash window, feature fireplace with decorative polished wooden surround, matching display mantle, tiled hearth and interior with gas fire, two radiators, coved cornice and picture rail, further to window to side elevation.
5.52m x 4.25m (18'1" x 13'11")
Light and airy room courtesy of the french doors with fanlight over and sash windows to either side, offering fabulous views over the beautiful private well-established garden, feature corner fireplace with painted wooden surround, matching display mantle, raised tiled hearth and interior with gas fire, three radiators, coved cornice, picture rail.
4.82m x 3.38m (15'10" x 11'1")
With granite effect preparation surfaces, oak effect breakfast bar, inset 1¼ stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, range of fitted base cupboard and drawers, complementary range of wall mounted cupboards, space suitable for a large gas range cooker, integrated dishwasher, period style radiator, recessed ceiling spotlighting, feature tiled flooring, sash windows to side elevation, panel door to utility and further panel door to:
Useful Large Walk-in Pantry
With original stone thrall and fitted shelving, quarry tiled flooring, space for fridge/freezer and window to rear elevation.
4.33m x 2.1m (14'2" x 6'11")
Belfast sink with adjacent draining board, further range of appliance spaces, wall mounted gas fired boiler, Minton tiled flooring, serving hatch to dining room, window and door to side.
On The First Floor
Continuation of feature balustrade and staircase to second floor, original floor to ceiling built in cupboards/cornice and picture rail.
4.28m x 4.28m (14'1" x 14'1")
Feature corner fireplace incorporating decorative wooden surround, glazed hearth interior with cast iron open fire grate, radiator, coved cornice, picture rail, sash window to rear elevation offering views over the garden.
4.17m x 4.04m (13'8" x 13'3")
Again with feature fireplace incorporating decorative surround and glazed tiled hearth and interior with cast iron open fire grate, radiator, coved cornice, sash window to front elevation.
4.15m x 3.16m (13'7" x 10'4")
Again with feature corner fireplace incorporating decorative surround and mantle, tiled hearth and interior with cast iron open fire grate, radiator, picture rail, sash window to rear elevation offering views over the garden.
3.5m x 3.16m (11'6" x 10'4")
Again with feature corner fireplace incorporating decorative surround, tiled hearth and interior with cast iron open fire grate, radiator, sash window to front and leaded window to side.
Former Shower Room/potential Study
3.83m x 1.21m (12'7" x 4'0")
Two glazed windows to side.
2.84m x 2.1m (9'4" x 6'11")
White suite comprising, low flush w.c., vanity unit with inset wash hand basin, bath, towel radiator, glazed window to side elevation.
On The Second Floor
Feature Split-level Landing
Continuation of feature balustrade with window to rear and panel door to:
Walk-in Attic Room
4.12m x 1.9m (13'6" x 6'3")
With large storage facility with window to rear elevation.
4.9m into recess x 4.26m (16'1" into recess x 14'0")
Feature cast iron fireplace with decorative hearth and open fire grate, radiator, useful fitted wardrobes, leaded window to front.
5.42m x 2.84m (17'9" x 9'4")
Radiator, sealed unit double glazed velux window to side and window to rear.
Outside & Gardens
A true feature of this sale is the fabulous large south facing plot which the property stands measuring approximately one fifth of an acre, located at the top of this highly desirable road which is a cul-de-sac in the west end of Derby city centre. To the front of the property is a brick wall and neat hedging incorporating a garden. The property benefits from two separate driveways, one of which leads to:
Detached Pitch Roof Garage
Access to the rear of the property can be gained via gates to either side of the property. Access from the sitting room is a raised stone terrace, making the most of the views over the stunning private garden. This is an ideal spot for outdoor dining. Steps lead down to a large shaped lawn which is bounded by a combination of timber fencing and attractive walling. There is an abundance of herbaceous/flowerbeds containing a truly varied selection of flowering plants, shrubs and trees. To the side of the property is a:
Timber Shed & Brick Pillared Gazebo
Potential To Extend
Due to the size of the plot, we do feel there is potential to extend to the side subject to any necessary planning consents.
Council Tax Band
Derby City - F.
Proceed out of town heading north along the A6 bearing left onto Kedleston Road eventually turning right into Broadway, right again into Sherwin Street and right into Cedar Street which becomes Woodland Road and the property is located at the top of the road.
Strictly by appointment through Scargill Mann & Co - Derby office (BA/SE).
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