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Part exchange considered £720,000

Sold subject to contract

The Old Post Office, 179, Alfreton Road, Little Eaton, Derby, DE21 5AA
4 Bedroomed Detached House

Key Features

  • Ecclesbourne School catchment
  • Conversion completed to a luxury family home, re-furbished and spacious accommodation
  • Gas central heating and double glazing
  • Large reception hall with ornate feature fireplace having multi-fuel stove, cloakroom and utility room
  • Family room
  • Large open plan living room
  • Luxury fitted kitchen with fully integrated appliances, a Range cooker and stylish units with adjacent dining area and access to balcony
  • Four bedrooms
  • Charming principal bathroom with Victorian style suite
  • Contemporary styled shower room


An iconic building, within the popular village of Little Eaton the former Post Office, which has been sympathetically improved and refurbished to the highest standard and specification making this a wonderful family home with extensive accommodation. Within the heart of this ever popular village being within the Ecclesbourne School catchment area and close to an abundant of local facilities.

Constructed of traditional stone with a pitched tiled roof the property offers centrally heated and double glazed extensive accommodation. A strongly recommended internal inspection will reveal large reception hallway with magnificent stone feature fireplace with mutli-fuel stove, a good sized family room, large living room with open plan staircase to the first floor off. Direct access is gained to the sumptuously appointed contemporary fitted kitchen with quality units, integrated appliances and granite work surfaces with an adjacent dining area and atrium light providing access to a balcony with decking and glazed panel surrounds. To the first floor are four well proportioned bedrooms, a luxury Victorian style bathroom with four piece suite and a separate contemporary style shower room.

The large lower basement area offers a variety of former cellars which could be used for office, gymnasium or storage and as well as a basement bedroom with luxury en-suite facilities. There is also a covered dining area ideal for alfresco dining.

Outside the property benefits from a carefully considered landscaped garden with large paved parking areas, electrically operated gate entrance leading to a double garage, lawns with well stocked flowering landscaped borders offering a variety of specimen plants and shrubs and a natural area leading down to the Bottle Brook.

The discerning purchaser is urged to seek an immediate inspection of the property to appreciate the quality and craftsmanship of the refurbishment carried out by a local developer. The property would ideally suit a large family requiring space, comfort and easy manageable accommodation but being within the hub of this vibrant village. Viewing can be strongly recommended. Vacant possession is available immediately.


Little Eaton is a vibrant village with a host of local amenities with cafés, farm shops, pharmacist and local doctors. There is also community facilities and recreational facilities at the Little Eaton Park and swift access to major roads of the A38 linking to the motorway networks of the M1, Nottingham and Derby. Little Eaton is also within the highly popular school catchment for Ecclesbourne School and has a popular local and infant and junior school in Little Eaton.



RECEPTION HALLWAY  -  4.1m x 3.95m (13'5" x 13'0")

With oak floor, magnificent brick feature fireplace with heavy stone lintel and brick hearth having multi-fuel stove. Traditional column central heating radiator, access to the utility room and shower room.

FAMILY ROOM  -  4.6m x 4.2m (15'1" x 13'9")

With central heating radiator.

LIVING ROOM  -  4.31m x 10m (14'2" x 32'10")

With open plan stairs to the first floor off having oak had rail and newel posts, bi-fold oak and glazed doors providing access to kitchen, oak and glazed bi-folding doors providing access to dining area within the kitchen, two central heating radiators.

SUMPTUOUSLY APPOINTED LIVING KITCHEN  -  9.79m x 5.19m (32'1" x 17'0")

With DINING AREA having wall mounted TV point, luxury ceramic tiled floor with under floor heating, decorative spot lighting, bi-fold doors providing access to a delightful decking balcony with glazed panelled surrounds.


Offering a well appointed range of bespoke solft-closing fitted units with ceramic double bowl inset sink unit and chromed mixer tap over, base cupboard beneath, a comprehensive range of base cupboards with granite work surfaces over with upstand and decorative tiled splashback. Samsung American styled fridge freezer included. Integrated CDA dishwasher. Cuisine Rangemaster cooker with concealed extractor hood above, complementary wall mounted cupboards. Magnificent central island providing breakfast bar facilities and a full range of drawers beneath. Decorative spot lights. Tiled floor with under floor heating and feature roof light above.

UTILITY ROOM  -  3.4m x 1.5m (11'2" x 4'11")

With ceramic tiled floor, ceramic sink unit with mixer taps over, work surfaces adjacent with upstand and decorative tiled surrounds. Plumbing for an automatic washing machine. Decorative spot lighting. Composite door to rear.


With composite door to outside. Tall storage cupboard. Laminated floor covering. School type radiator.

BEDROOM FIVE  -  3.3m x 9.6m (10'10" x 31'6")

With two traditional column central heating radiators, decorative spot lighting, extractor fan and laminated floor covering.


With heated towel radiator. Laminated floor covering. Quadrant shower with shower over, glazed side screen. Wash hand basin. Decorative spot lighting.


CELLAR ONE  -  4.14m x 4.36m (13'7" x 14'4")

With thrall and door to rear off.

CELLAR TWO  -  4.00m x 4.32m (13'1" x 14'2")

With two original thralls

CELLAR THREE  -  2.82m x 3.30m (9'3" x 10'10")

With hot and cold water, door to rear off.


With corner shower, WC, vanity wash hand basin having storage cupboard beneath, heated chrome towel radiators, spot lighting, extractor fan and shaver point.


Ideal for alfresco dining.

GARDEN STORE  -  4.73m x 4.89m (15'6" x 16'1")

With sensor lighting.


BEDROOM ONE  -  4.84m x 4.35m (15'11" x 14'3")

With school type radiator.


With highly decorative Victorian style floor tiles, free standing bath with mixer taps over, low level WC, wash hand basin, large double corner shower with chrome shower attachments and full tiled surrounds. Decorative metro tiling to main walls, school type chrome towel rail, decorative spot lighting, extractor fan and shaver point.

BEDROOM TWO  -  3.75m x 3.90m (12'4" x 12'10")

With traditional column central heating radiator.

BEDROOM THREE  -  3.9m x 4.1m (12'10" x 13'5")

With traditional column central heating radiator.

BEDROOM FOUR  -  4.3m x 3.6m (14'1" x 11'10")

With traditional column central heating radiator.


With vanity wash hand basin having storage cupboard beneath, work surfaces adjacent, low level WC, shower cubicle with waterfall shower over having full tiled surrounds and glazed front. Heated chrome towel rail, tiled floor, extractor fan, electric shaver point and decorative spot lighting.


Outside there is a secure bespoke gated entrance with an electric gate of timber and metal frames with access to a:

DOUBLE GARAGE  -  5.00m x 5.00m (16'5" x 16'5")

With electrically operated up and over door, power and lighting plus side composite personnel door.

There is ample block paved car standing area adjacent to the garage. Good sized lawned garden with well stocked flowering and herbaceous borders, access to the lower level basement for alfresco dining. Secondary access with gate having secure gated entrance ideal for storing caravan or boat and a good sized side garden laid mainly to lawn. There is a natural garden adjacent to the brook.



The rating authority for this property is Erewash Borough Council - Tax Band - awaiting a band.


From Derby proceed via Sir Frank Whittle Road and onwards north to the junction with the A38 and straight ahead to Little Eaton village. Pass the garden centre on the right hand side and proceed into Little Eaton village along Alfreton Road and eventually The Old Post Office is located on the left hand side identified by our 'for sale' board.


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

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