Sold Subject to Contract
Cricket Cottage, Pig Lane, Beeley, Matlock, DE4 2NT
House - detached
- Gas fired central heating
- Feature exposed ceiling beams throughout
- Entrance hallway
- Dining room with feature stone fireplace
- Fitted kitchen
- Workshop / store
- Cloakroom area
- WC / shower room
- Sitting room
- Familiy room / snug
About the property
NO UPWARD CHAIN - Characterful well proportioned stone built cottage located within a highly sought after Peak District village. Externally accessed lean-to conservatory requiring modernisation. Lawned garden with flowering and herbaceous borders. Views over open countryside.
This sale offers a rare opportunity to acquire this detached stone built well proportioned enjoying lawned garden and driveway to rear - located within the sought after Peak District Village of Beeley.
The property is sold with the benefit of no upward chain, gas fired central heating and internally briefly comprises of an entrance hallway, dining room with feature fireplace, fitted kitchen, workshop / store room, cloakroom area and WC / shower room. Additionally to the ground floor is a sitting room with feature stone fireplace and a family room / snug, which enjoys views over adjoining countryside. To the first floor are four bedrooms and a bathroom.
Outside to the rear aspect of the property is a driveway which provides off street parking which could be further extended. Furthermore to the rear aspect is a lean-to externally accessed conservatory / garden room which requires modernisation. To the front aspect of the property is a lawned garden with spacious borders having views over adjoining countryside.
Located at the southern end of Chatsworth Park, Beeley was originally an Estate village inhabited by the employees of the Duke of Devonshire. The village is a sought after Peak District Village positioned at the foot of a moor of the same name - which boats panoramic views over the River Derwent, Lindop Wood and Stanton Moor. The village itself having a wealth of attractive houses built of mellow stone incorporates a village church (St Annes), primary school, cafe / bistro (Old Smithy Cafe) and boutique hotel (Devonshire Arms). The village has access to an excellent range of local walks via Beeley Moor of the Derwent Valley Heritage Trail which passes nearby. The nearby market towns of Bakewell and Matlock offer a wealth of local amenities, schools and leisure facilities.
Feature wooden entrance door provides access to:
Having two feature doors providing access to the dining room and sitting room respectively. Feature stone reveals. Herringbone tiled floor covering. Window to front which overlooks the garden.
3.77m x 3.73m (12'4" x 12'3")
Having a feature stone fireplace with real flame fitted gas fire. Exposed beamed ceiling. Central heating radiator. Window to front with exposed stone mullion. Telephone jack point. Two pine latched doors provide access to a walk-in pantry / cloaks area and fitted kitchen respectively.
4.60m x 3.29m (15'1" x 10'10")
Having extensive range of wooden edged ceramic tiled preparation surfaces with inset one and a half stainless steel sink unit with adjacent drainer. Oak panelled drawers and cupboards beneath with complementary wall mounted cupboards over. Inset four ring electric hob with filter canopy over and wall mounted electric oven. Integrated dishwasher. Appliance space with plumbing suitable for an automatic washing machine. Central heating radiator. Tiled floor covering. Exposed ceiling beam. Feature exposed stone wall / lintel. Two windows and a wooden and glazed door to rear overlook the driveway. Pine latched door provides access to:
Workshop / Store
3.69m x 3.31m (12'1" x 10'10")
Having a wall mounted gas fired Worcester condensing boiler which provides domestic hot water and services the central heating system. Electricity consumer unit. Power and lighting. Window to rear. Wooden door to side providing external access.
2.03m x 1.76m (6'8" x 5'9")
Having original stone sink. Tiled floor covering. Window to side with stone reveals. Latched door provides access to:
Wc / Shower Room
1.70m x 1.34m (5'7" x 4'5")
Being fully tiled and having a white suite comprising wash hand basin, low level WC and Mira shower over. Ceramic tiled floor covering. Electric extractor fan.
5.19mx 4.51m (17'0" x 14'10")
Having a feature stone fireplace with exposed grate and raised stone hearth. Two central heating radiators. Exposed ceiling beam. Mullioned window to front overlooking the garden. Window to side with stone reveals overlooking adjoining countryside. Staircase off to first floor. Pine panelled door provides access to:
Family Room / Snug
4.10m x 3.89m (13'5" x 12'9")
Having exposed ceiling beam. Feature stone fireplace with fitted real flame gas fire and raised stone hearth. Two central heating radiators. Window to side with an attractive view over adjoining countryside.
Having central heating radiator. Five doors provide access to the bedrooms and bathroom respectively.
4.51m x 4.33m (14'10" x 14'2")
Note the former measurement being taken into the recess adjacent to the chimney breast featuring a stone fireplace with original cast iron grate fire. Useful storage cupboard. Central heating radiator. TV aerial point. Trap door access to roof space. Mullioned window to front.
4.08m x 3.88m (13'5" x 12'9")
Having central heating radiator. Stone fire surround with original cast iron fireplace / open grate. Window to side with attractive view over adjoining countryside.
3.68m x 2.56m (12'1" x 8'5")
Having a stone fire surround. Central heating radiator. Mullioned window with exposed surrounds overlooking the garden.
2.56m x 1.91m (8'5" x 6'3")
Being fully tiled and having a white suite comprising vanity wash hand basin, low level WC and panelled cast iron bath with shower screen and Mira shower over. Central heating radiator with towel rail. Trap door access to roof space. Window to side with stone surround.
3.66m x 3.35m (12'0" x 11'0")
Having exposed ceiling beams. Central heating radiator. Dual aspect with window to side and rear. Furthermore there is a feature wooden latched and braced door which may be accessed from external stone steps.
Immediately to the front of the property is a well proportioned lawned garden incorporating flowering and herbaceous borders and ornamental pond. The garden is enclosed by a range of dry stone walling and having views over adjoining countryside. There is a wooden gate and stone path leading to the front entrance door.
To the rear of the property is a stone flagged driveway which provides off street parking and gives way to an ornamental garden with stone edged flowering and herbaceous borders, which could be utilised to create further parking if required. Cold water tap.
External Conservatory / Garden Room
3.94m x 2.80m (12'11" x 9'2")
Council Tax Band
Derbyshire Dales District Council - Tax Band F
The approach from our Matlock office is to proceed north along the A6, passing the Sainsbury's superstore and upon reaching the round about junction bear left, following the A6, as signposted for Bakewell. Follow this road for approximatley 5 miles passing through Darley Dale and upon reaching Rowsley turn right as signposted for Beeley into Chatsworth Road (B6012). Continue along this road for approximately 1 mile turning right as signposted for the village of Beeley into Devonshire Square, proceed along this road bearing to the left and then take the immediately left into Chapel Hill. Proceed along Chapel Hill which becomes School Lane and then shortly thereafter Pig Lane where the property is shortly located on the right hand side, clearly denoted by our "for sale" board.
Strictly by appointment through Scargill Mann & Co - Matlock Office 01629 584591 (AT/JO)
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