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Price £795,000

Sold subject to contract

Rock Cottage, Church Lane, Newton Solney, Burton Upon Trent, Staffordshire, DE15 0SR
4 Bedroomed Detached House

Key Features

  • Stunning plot measuring 2 acres
  • Breathtaking views over River Trent
  • Hall, guest w.c, boot room and cupboard
  • Sitting room, snug and dining room
  • Superb kitchen with utility off
  • Four bedrooms, bathroom and shower room
  • Former coach house/ large garage
  • Extensive driveway
  • Stunning gardens with separate paddock and stabling



A truly unique opportunity to acquire substantial detached cottage occupying approximately 2 acres boasting breathtaking views over the neighbouring River Trent and open fields beyond. Retaining an abundance of character throughout, the property comprises entrance hall, boot room with cupboard off, inner hallway, spacious sitting room, formal dining room, study/ snug, open plan dining kitchen, utility room and ground floor cloakroom. First floor landing leads to four spacious bedrooms, superbly appointed bathroom and separate shower room.

The gardens are a true delight and must be seen to be fully appreciated. They comprise former Victorian kitchen gardens. Beyond this there are three small paddocks which amount to approximately 1 acre which drop down to the rivers edge over which the property has fishing rights. There is a selection of out-buildings including timber and brick stabling. The property occupies a stunning private plot adjacent to St Mary's Church. To the front of the property is an attractive cobbled driveway/ car-standing which gives access to the former coach house which is now substantial garaging with workshop off. These buildings lend themselves to further development/ conversion to annex accommodation to the main house.


Newton Solney is a picturesque South Derbyshire village nestling close to the River Trent and River Dove within beautiful open countryside. It offers easy access to both Derby and Burton upon Trent. Within commuting distance of the main motorway network, East Midlands Airport and larger regional centres.



With matching side light and fan lights provides access to:


With two central heating radiators. Part slate flooring. Staircase to first floor with painted wooden balustrade. Two multi-pane windows to front. Oak panelled door to:


With further cupboard off and twin panelled ledged and braced door to rear garden.

SITTING ROOM  -  8.51m x 3.76m (27'11" x 12'4")

Please note the latter measurement is taken into the recess adjacent to the chimney breast with feature wooden surround having slate hearth and brick interior with solid fuel stove. TV aerial supply. Multi-pane window to three elevations, stunning views over the garden and to the side over the River Trent and fields beyond through sealed unit double glazed sliding patio doors.

DINING ROOM  -  5.13m x 3.36m (16'10" x 11'0")

With central heating radiator. Herringbone pattern wood flooring. Picture rail. Multi-pane window to front and rear elevation, the latter again offering fabulous views.

STUDY  -  5.01m x 2.68m (16'5" x 8'10")

With central heating radiator. Tiled floor covering. Multi-pane window to front and rear.

BREAKFAST KITCHEN  -  5.18m x 4.96m plus 2.86m x 2.11m (17'0" x 16'3" pl

A simply stunning room courtesy of the extended breakfast area with fitted oak seating built into a large sealed unit double glazed bay window offering delightful views over the River Trent and fields beyond. The kitchen comprises an extensive range of granite and solid wooden worktops with inset twin sink unit having mixer tap, bespoke fitted base units with cupboard and drawer fronts, complementary range of wall mounted cupboards. Twin plate Rayburn with double oven (this is mains gas supplied and heats the central heating system). Further inset four plate gas hob with extractor hood over, adjacent microwave and fan assisted electric double oven. Integrated dishwasher. Feature high ceilings with exposed truss work and beams. Farmhouse style tiled floor covering. Exposed brick chimney breast with attractive wooden lintel. Recessed ceiling spot lighting. Sealed unit double glazed Velux window. Multi-pane window to rear offering views over the garden. Access onto the garden via sealed unit double glazed French doors. Oak panelled door to:


With wood block worktop having tiled surround, Belfast sink with mixer tap and cupboards beneath. Appliance spaces suitable for fridge/ freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer. Central heating radiator. Slate tiled floor. Sealed unit double glazed window to side. Single glazed door to rear. Oak panelled door to:


With slate flooring and multi-pane window to side.



With central heating radiator. Multi-pane window to rear. Panelled door to:

BEDROOM ONE  -  4.22m x 3.7m (13'10" x 12'2")

With central heating radiator. Multi-pane windows to rear and side, the latter again offering stunning river views.

BEDROOM TWO  -  3.89m x 3.73m (12'9" x 12'3")

With central heating radiator. Useful fitted wardrobes. Further cupboard and drawers. Multi-pane window to front.

BEDROOM THREE  -  5.06m x 4.53m (16'7" x 14'10")

With central heating radiator. TV aerial point. Exposed truss. Stripped wooden floorboards. Multi-pane window to front. Twin panelled doors to:

BEDROOM FOUR  -  5.07m x 3.41m (16'8" x 11'2")

With central heating radiator. Feature exposed beams. Storage space to eaves. Two multi-pane windows and sealed unit double glazed Velux window to rear.

FAMILY BATHROOM  -  3.35m x 2.74m (11'0" x 9'0")

Stylish and contemporary with a Villeroy and Boch vanity basin with granite top beneath and useful drawers, low flush w.c and attractive free-standing bath with shower attachment. Chromium towel radiator. Useful range of fitted cupboards. Attractive tiled floor. Multi-pane window to front and single glazed window to side.

SHOWER ROOM  -  2.37m x 2.18m (7'9" x 7'2")

Partly tiled with a suite comprising low flush w.c., pedestal wash hand basin and shower cubicle with integrated shower. Central heating radiator. Multi-pane window to rear.


The property occupies a fabulous location at the end of Church Lane positioned next to the village Church. It is accessed via a gravelled driveway and gate which leads to a cobbled courtyard providing off road parking for several vehicles and giving access to the large attached former coach house/ garage.

FORMER COACH HOUSE/ GARAGE  -  10.17m x 4.95m (33'4" x 16'3")

This is accessed via a number of sliding panelled and glazed doors and features attractive cobbled floor. It lends itself to being converted into an annex ideal for an independent relative/ holiday let subject to necessary planning consent. Further door leads to:

WORKSHOP  -  5.03m x 4.83m (16'6" x 15'10")

With power and lighting. Original Range. Two multi-pane windows to rear.

To the rear of the property lie the main gardens. They offer a high degree of privacy with breathtaking views over the River Trent and fields beyond. The entire plot measures approximately 2 acres, half of which a beautiful formal former kitchen gardens to neighbouring Rock House. The centrepiece is an extensive lawn bounded by mixed hedging and mature trees. Features include mature fruit trees, neat box hedging, patio ideal for outdoor dining, greenhouse and vegetable plots. Beyond this is the paddock measuring approximately 1 acre again with views down towards the River Trent and beyond. The paddock is currently sectioned into 3 portions by timber fencing, they benefit from a large brick stable block and further timber stable block. Access to the paddock can be reached via a gate on Trent Lane.


The approach from our Burton office is to proceed south along Lichfield Street, turn left over St Peters Bridge and the River Trent, turn left again at the traffic island onto Stapenhill Road, proceed straight ahead at the next junction onto Newton Road, upon entering Newton Solney village turn left onto Church Lane, Rock Cottage is located to the left hand side of the Church at the bottom of the lane.


Strictly by appointment through Scargill Mann & Co - Burton office (BA September 2016).

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