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Linnet Cottage, 22, Wetton, Wetton, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 2AF
2 Bedroomed Semi-Detached House

Key Features

  • Central heating (Calor gas)
  • Ideal second home / holiday cottage
  • Entrance lobby area leading into a feature dining room
  • Sitting room with wood burning stove and dual aspect
  • Fitted kitchen
  • Two well proportioned double bedrooms
  • Bathroom
  • Well proportioned and private lawned garden
  • Low maintenance garden to rear
  • Stone insulated outbuilding / utility room


This sale offers an excellent opportunity for the discerning purchaser, or person seeking a second home / holiday cottage, to acquire this characterful stone built two double bedroomed semi-detached Grade II listed cottage located within a Peak District National Park village.

The property is sold with the benefit of no upward chain, central heating and internally enjoys a wealth of character and charm. The accommodation briefly comprises of an entrance lobby area which leads directly into the dining room having a feature fireplace, sitting room with feature fireplace having wood burning stove and dual aspect to the front and rear. To the ground floor there is also a fitted kitchen. To the first floor is a feature landing with exposed timber framing, two double bedrooms and a bathroom.

Outside to the front of the property is a driveway providing ample off street parking which gives way to a private well proportioned lawned garden with timber garden shed. To the rear of the property is a low maintenance gravelled garden area which provides access to a well appointed stone outbuilding, which has been converted into an insulated utility room. Additionally there is a further stone outbuilding which houses the LPG gas cylinders and there is a timber garden shed.


The village of Wetton is very sought after situated in the heart of the Peak District with its village inn (Royal Oak) and 14th century church and is approximately 2 miles from the village of Alstonefield, again with its noted village inn (The George). Local centres from Wetton include the famous market town of Ashbourne, some 7 miles to the south, the City of Derby approximately 13 miles to the east of Ashbourne, Stoke on Trent 16 miles away, Sheffield 24 miles away and Buxton some 14 miles distant. The A50 dual carriageway which provides access to the M1 in the east and East Midland International Airport and the M6 in the west is located approximately 8 miles south of Ashbourne.


Feature wooden entrance door provides access to:


Wooden latched door with staircase off to first floor, a second wooden latched door leads into the sitting room and in turn the entrance lobby provides access to:

DINING ROOM  -  4.61m x 3.04m (15'1" x 10'0")

Note the measurements include the staircase off to first floor. Central heating radiator. Exposed painted beamed ceiling. Feature fireplace with stone lintel, raised stone hearth incorporating a cast gas real flame stove. Wall mounted cupboard with pine panelled door providing access to electricity fuses and electricity meter. Wooden window to front overlooking the foregarden. Wooden latched door to the kitchen.

SITTING ROOM  -  4.60m x 3.10m (15'1" x 10'2")

Having a stone fireplace with raised stone hearth incorporating a cast Stovax wood burning stove. Two central heating radiators. Telephone jack point. TV aerial connection. Feature exposed ceiling beams and part panelled wall. Wooden window to front overlooking the foregarden and three mullioned arched windows to rear overlooking the rear garden and countryside.

KITCHEN  -  4.56m x 1.28m (15'0" x 4'2")

Having a roll edged preparation surface incorporating inset stainless steel sink unit with adjacent drainer, chromed mixer tap, tiled splashback and light panelled base drawers and cupboards beneath. Complementary wall mounted cupboard over with corner sheld. Inset four ring electric hob with Stoves electric fan assisted oven / grill beneath. Appliance space for a fridge. Central heating radiator. Wall mounted Potterton gas fired boiler (Calor gas) which provides domestic hot water and services the central heating system. Exposed ceiling beams. Electric extractor fan. Panelled door provides access to a useful under stairs storage cupboard. Two stone mullioned and arched windows, with further window to rear which overlooks the rear garden area.



Having wooden handrail, balusters and post. Trap door access to roof space. Central heating radiator. Feature exposed timber framing. Three wooden latched doors providing access to bedroom one, bedroom two and the bathroom respectively.

BEDROOM ONE  -  4.89m x 2.79m (16'1" x 9'2")

Having feature exposed timber framing. Two central heating radiators. Window to front overlooking the foregarden.

BEDROOM TWO  -  3.79m extending to 4.97m x 2.58m (12'5" ex tending to 16'4" x 8'6")

Note the former measurements extends into a most useful recess ideal for free standing or fitted wardrobe (note all bedroom furniture can be included in the sale, subject to separate negotiation). Central heating radiator. Window to front overlooking the foregarden.

BATHROOM  -  2.86m x 2.13m (9'5" x 7'0")

Having a white suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC and panelled bath with chromed mixer tap / hand held shower and tiled splashback. Central heating radiator. Built-in airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder with slatted shelving and header tank over. Window to side.


The property is approached via a timber gate which leads into a gravelled driveway area providing ample off street parking with path leading to the entrance door and adjacent well proportioned and private lawned garden incorporating stocked flowering and herbaceous borders. Furthermore to the side of the property is a timber garden shed and a useful gravelled bin store area.

Steps and a path lead to the rear of the property where there is a well proportioned gravelled courtyard garden which is enclosed by dry stone walling, backing onto open countryside and provides access to a utility room and store room.

UTILITY ROOM  -  3.79m x 1.62m (12'5" x 5'4")

Having a roll edged preparation surface incorporating an inset stainless steel sink unit with adjacent drainer, chromed mixer tap, tiled splashback and with drawer and cupboards beneath plus a full length larder storage cupboard. Appliance space for plumbing for an automatic washing machine, second for a fridge and freezer. Ample space for a tumble dryer if required. Quarry tiled floor covering. Power and lighting. Trap door access to roof space. Two windows.

STONE OUTSIDE STORE  -  1.59m x 2.47m (5'3" x 8'1")

Housing the Calor gas bottles / connections and creating a useful wood store.


Staffordshire Moorlands - D


Take the A515 Buxton Road out of Ashbourne leaving via the market place. Continue for approx 5 miles. After a set of sharp bends turn off left signed Alstonefield and Milldale. After crossing the river keep straight on up the hill into Alstonefield. Turn left in Alstonefield and follow the signs for Wetton. Proceed into the village and upon reaching the triangle bear to the right, proceeding up the hill where eventually Linnet Cottage is located on the right hand side, clearly denoted by our "for sale" board.


Strictly by appointment through Scargill Mann & Co - Ashbourne Office 01335 345460 (AT 22.06.2018)

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