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The Towers, 5, Avenue Road, Duffield, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 4DW
6 Bedroomed Detached House

Key Features

  • Ecclesbourne School catchment
  • Beautifully presented
  • Character features
  • South facing rear garden
  • Pleasant views of the Chevin and beyond
  • Convenient for William Gilbert Primary School
  • Close to Duffield Village amenities
  • Walks in the Chevin and golf course
  • Regular bus services
  • Easy access to Derby and Belper centres

GENERAL INFORMATION


The Towers comprises a highly appealing Victorian detached residence of attractive traditional style and appearance dating from circa 1890 and is a truly superb family home.


The property stands in an elevated and prominent position with views towards the Chevin and beyond. It is set back from the pavement edge behind a high retaining natural stone coarse wall incorporating a foregarden and blocked paved driveway providing car standing spaces.


It is constructed of brick beneath a pitched tiled roof with the front elevation having a very impressive and attractive appearance and is relieved by matching gables and Tudor style decor, feature side turret, ground floor bay window and matching sash style UPVC double glazed windows.


The property has undergone a major modernisation program and upgrading and now offers light and spacious high efficiency accommodation.


The property enjoys a contemporary style interior together with the charm of a Victorian home.


An internal inspection will reveal on the ground floor, vestibule, entrance hall, cloakroom, open plan lounge/dining room, open plan kitchen/dining/family room and utility.


The first floor landing leads to the master double bedroom incorporating feature turret, dressing roomursery and en-suite bathroom, double bedroom two with second en-suite, double bedroom three and four piece family bathroom.


The second floor landing leads to double bedrooms four, five and six, study and shower room.


There is a south facing enclosed garden to the rear, laid to lawn with paved patio and further blocked paved driveway providing car standing space leading to a brick built garage.


LOCATION


The village of Duffield provides an excellent range of amenities including a varied selection of shops, banks, post office, library, veterinary surgery, historic St Alkmund's Church and a selection of good restaurants, medical facilities and schools including The Meadows, William Gilbert Primary Schools and the noted Ecclesbourne Secondary School.


There is a regular train service into Derby City centre, which lies some 5 miles to the south of the village with Derbys outer ring road providing onward connections to principal trunk roads, the motorway network and other East and West Midlands centres.


Local recreational facilities within the village include squash, tennis, cricket, football, rugby and the noted Chevin Golf course.


A further point to note is that the Derwent Valley, in which the village of Duffield nestles, is one of the few world heritage sites and is surrounded by beautiful countryside.


The famous market town of Ashbourne, known as the gateway to Dovedale and The Peak District National Park lie approximately 10 miles to the west.


ACCOMMODATION


ON THE GROUND FLOOR


VESTIBULE  -  7'9" x 5'6" (2.36m x 1.68m)

Panelled entrance door, Minton tile flooring, deep skirting boards, architraves, coving to high ceiling, two matching UPVC double glazed windows, radiator and half glazed door opening into:


SPACIOUS ENTRANCE HALL  -  30'2" x 7'8" (9.19m x 2.34m)

Original herringbone wood block flooring, deep skirting boards, architraves, coving to high ceiling, open period archway, two radiators, staircase leading to first floor with attractive balustrade and built in understairs storage cupboard.


INNER LOBBY  -  7'1" x 4'3" (2.16m x 1.30m)

Radiator.


CLOAKROOM IN WHITE  -  7'2" x 3'9" (2.18m x 1.14m)

Low level w.c., wash basin with storage cupboard under, radiator, spotlights to ceiling, sash style UPVC double glazed window and internal panel door.


SUPERB OPEN PLAN LIVING LOUNGE/DINING ROOM INCORPORATING FEATURE TURRET  -  29' into bay x 19'7" x 16'4" (8.84m into bay x 5.9

Central chimney breast incorporating dual aspect log burner stove, deep skirting boards, architraves, high ceiling, sash style double glazed bay window with views towards the Chevin, three radiators, sash style UPVC double glazed windows to side, open period archway leading into turret incorporating five sash style double glazed windows with views also towards the Chevin, wood flooring and internal double opening glazed doors.


SPACIOUS KITCHEN/DINING/FAMILY ROOM  -  29'8" x 13' overall (9.04m x 3.96m overall)

1½ inset sink unit with chrome mixer tap, base units with drawer and cupboard fronts, wall and base fitted units with attractive matching worktops, matching central breakfast island with curved edge and storage cupboard (Smeg Range style stainless steel cooker and Samsung American style fridge/freezer both negotiable on sale), stainless steel extractor hood, wood flooring, two radiators, deep skirting boards, architraves, spotlights to high ceiling, sash style UPVC double glazed window to rear, feature UPVC double glazed bi-folding doors opening onto paved patio, integrated dishwasher, concealed worktop lights and glazed internal door.


UTILITY ROOM  -  13'5" x 6'3" (4.09m x 1.91m)

Inset stainless steel single sink unit with mixer tap, wall and base fitted units, matching worktops, plumbing for automatic washing machine, space for tumble dryer, sash style UPVC double glazed window, half glazed door giving access to the rear garden, wood flooring and built in storage cupboard housing the Vaillant combination boiler.


ON THE FIRST FLOOR


LANDING

With attractive balustrade, radiator, UPVC double glazed window and staircase leading to second floor.


MASTER DOUBLE BEDROOM INCORPORATING FEATURE TURRET  -  19' x 16'4" x 13'7" (5.79m x 4.98m x 4.14m)

Chimney breast with log burner stove, deep skirting boards, architraves, high ceiling, period archway opening into turret with five sash UPVC double glazed windows with views towards the Chevin, two radiators, deep skirting boards, architraves, high ceiling, sash style UPVC double glazed window with aspect to front and large walk-in double wardrobe with panel door.


DRESSING ROOM/NURSERY  -  14'8" x 9'5" (4.47m x 2.87m)

Deep skirting boards, architraves, high ceiling, fitted display shelving, radiator, three matching sash style UPVC double glazed windows with views towards the Chevin and internal panel door.


FOUR PIECE EN-SUITE BATHROOM IN WHITE  -  9'8" x 6'7" (2.95m x 2.01m)

Bath, wash basin, low level w.c., separate shower cubicle, tile splash-backs and flooring, heated chrome towel rail/radiator, spotlights to high ceiling, sash style UPVC double glazed obscure window and internal panel door.


DOUBLE BEDROOM TWO  -  15'8" x 12'9" (4.78m x 3.89m)

Deep skirting boards, architraves, high ceiling, radiator, feature bay window incorporating bay seat and three sash UPVC double glazed windows with aspect over rear garden and internal panel door.


THREE PIECE EN-SUITE IN WHITE  -  7'7" x 3'8" (2.31m x 1.12m)

Separate shower cubicle, wash basin with storage cupboard under, low level w.c., spotlights to ceiling, heated chrome towel rail/radiator, sash style UPVC double glazed window and internal panel door.


DOUBLE BEDROOM THREE  -  12'9" x 12'9" (3.89m x 3.89m)

Deep skirting boards, architraves, high ceiling, radiator, sash style UPVC double glazed window with aspect over rear garden and internal panel door.


FOUR PIECE BATHROOM IN WHITE  -  10'7" x 8'6" (3.23m x 2.59m)

Bath, wash basin with storage cupboard under, low level w.c., separate shower cubicle, tile flooring, radiator, spotlights to ceiling, extractor fan, two sash style UPVC double glazed obscure windows and internal panel door.


ON THE SECOND FLOOR


LANDING

With attractive balustrade, radiator, two double glazed Velux windows and smoke alarm.


DOUBLE BEDROOM FOUR  -  16'6" x 13'10" (5.03m x 4.22m)

Radiator, sash style UPVC double glazed window with views toward the Chevin and internal door.


DOUBLE BEDROOM FIVE  -  16'5" x 13'9" (5.00m x 4.19m)

Radiator, sash style UPVC double glazed window with views towards the Chevin and internal panel door.


DOUBLE BEDROOM SIX  -  15'7" x 11'4" (4.75m x 3.45m)

(Currently used as a gym). With wood flooring, spotlights to ceiling, radiator, fitted mirror, dormer style window with sash UPVC double glazed window with aspect to rear and internal panel door.


STUDY  -  13' x 11'6" (3.96m x 3.51m)

Wood flooring, radiator, spotlights to ceiling, dormer style window with sash UPVC double glazed window with aspect to rear and internal panel door.


THREE PIECE SHOWER ROOM IN WHITE  -  7'8" x 7'4" (2.34m x 2.24m)

Separate shower cubicle, wash basin with storage cupboard under, low level w.c., tile flooring, spotlights to ceiling, extractor fan, heated chrome towel rail/radiator, UPVC double glazed obscure window to side and internal panel door.


OUTSIDE & GARDENS


The property stands in a slightly elevated and prominent position with views towards the Chevin and beyond to front. It is set back from the pavement edge behind a high stone retaining wall with blocked paved driveway providing standing spaces for two cars and also has planning permission passed to erect a double garage to the front of the property (see vendor for further details).


Further to the front, there is an enclosed storage area with power and plastic shed.


To the rear of the property there is a south facing enclosed garden which is laid to lawn with paved patio, pizza oven, raised flowerbeds and double doors open onto a further blocked paved driveway leading to:


SINGLE BRICK GARAGE  -  20' x 9' (6.10m x 2.74m)

Concrete flooring, power, lighting, boarded roof space for storage and up and over front door.


To the side of the property is an access gate and area ideal for storing wheelie bins and log store.


DIRECTIONAL NOTE


The approach from Derby is from the A6 proceeding northwards via Duffield Road through Allestree and open countryside. Proceed through Duffield village centre. On the outskirts turn left into Avenue Road and The Towers will be located on the left hand side.


VIEWING


Strictly by appointment through Scargill Mann & Co - Derby office (JW/SE).


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