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Halfwhite Cottage, Main Street, Kirk Ireton, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 3JP
3 Bedroomed Semi-Detached House

Key Features

  • Oil fired central heating
  • Entrance porch
  • Reception hallway
  • Feature sitting room with open fire
  • Vaulted cellar / dining room
  • Well appointed breakfast kitchen
  • Conservatory / dining room
  • Utility area
  • Spacious master bedroom
  • Bedroom two with cloakroom


This sale offers an excellent opportunity for the discerning purchaser to acquire this character three bedroomed semi-detached cottage located within a sought after village location.

The property is sold with the benefit of a former barn which comprises of a garage, workshop and attic / store room which could be used to create a home office or ancillary accommodation. Internally the property comprises of an entrance porch, reception hallway, feature sitting room, vaulted cellar / dining room, well appointed breakfast kitchen, conservatory / dining room and utility area. To the first floor is a well proportioned master bedroom, bedroom two with cloakroom, bedroom three and a particularly well appointed bathroom with jacuzzi bath and separate walk-in shower cubicle.

To the side of the property is a low maintenance paved patio garden area.


Kirk Ireton is an extremely picturesque and particularly sought after village which includes a very popular primary school, 11th Century church, a noted 17th Century village inn (The Barley Mow) and the village shop. Local leisure amenities include Carsington Water (within walking distance), approximately one and a half miles to the north-west with its boating and trout fishing facilities. The village is also within easy reach of the famous market town of Ashbourne (six miles), known as the Gateway to the Peak District National Park comprising Britain's oldest national park and provides some stunning and beautiful scenery. In addition, Wirksworth lies some three miles to the north, Matlock is eight miles away and the city of Derby, eleven miles to the south. There is fast access to A38, A52 and A50 which lead to nearby motorway networks and regional centres.


Wooden and double glazed entrance door provides access to:

ENTRANCE PORCH  -  1.51m x 0.57m (4'11" x 1'10")

Having sealed unit double glazed windows to front and side. Quarry tiled floor covering. Wooden panelled and glazed door provides access to:


Having staircase off to first floor with wooden handrail and attractive stair carpet runner. Feature wooden floor covering with original trap door access to the cellar. Please note there is a staircase leading off the sitting room into the cellar room. Pine latched and braced door leads into the breakfast kitchen. Panelled door provides access to the sitting room.

BREAKFAST KITCHEN  -  5.11m x 3.78m (16'9" x 12'5")

Having an extensive range of earthstone preparation surfaces featuring a central island unit with breakfast bar area and having an inset one and a half Franke sink unit with adjacent drainer, chromed mixer tap over and tiled splashback. Range of Farmhouse panelled and painted effect base drawers and cupboards beneath relieved by aluminium handles and soft closing fittings. Complementary range of wall mounted cupboards over with under lighting. Within the central island is a four ring ceramic Bosch electric hob and there is a pull up power point. Wall mounted Bosch double electric fan assisted oven / grill having warming drawer beneath. Two appliances spaces, one having plumbing suitable for a dishwasher and a second ideal for a wine cooler. Additionally there is a third appliance space suitable for a large fridge / freezer. Painted ceiling beams. Ceramic tiled floor covering. Feature central heating radiator. Telephone jack point. Electricity consumer unit. Wooden latched and braced door provides access to a most useful under stairs pantry cupboard with shelving and having appliance space suitable for a freezer. Ceramic tiled floor covering. Sealed unit double glazed window in upvc frame to front and sealed unit double glazed window in upvc frame with matching French doors to side, which overlook the conservatory / dining room and utility area respectively.

CONSERVATORY / DINING ROOM  -  2.08m x 1.59m extending to 3.03m (6'10" x 5'3" ex tending to 9'11")

Having ceramic tiled floor covering. Power and lighting. Range of sealed unit double glazed windows in upvc frames with matching French doors opening onto the patio garden. Double glazed upvc door leads into:

UTILITY AREA  -  2.20m x 1.23m (7'3" x 4'0")

Having a ceramic sink unit with mixer tap over and cupboard beneath. Two appliance spaces one having plumbing suitable for an automatic washing machine and a second appliance space above ideal for a tumble dryer. Electricity consumer unit. Ceramic tiled floor covering. Sealed unit double glazed windows in upvc frames with matching door to side overlooking and providing access to the patio garden.

SITTING ROOM  -  4.84m x 5.30m (15'11" x 17'5")

Note the measurements include the staircase off to the cellar room, incorporating a pine handrail, baluster and newel post with pine steps leading off. Feature pine fireplace with raised marble hearth, cast iron surround and open working grate. Exposed ceiling beams. Two central heating radiators. Telephone jack point. TV aerial / FreeSat connection. Two opaque glazed windows to rear. Two working sash windows to front.

FEATURE VAULTED CELLAR ROOM  -  3.20m x 3.12m extending to 4.25m (10'6" x 10'3" ex tending to 13'11")

Note this room has previously been used as a dining room and is currently a gym room. Not included in the measurements is a recess storage area. Power and lighting.



Having central heating radiator. Two sealed unit double glazed roof light windows. Built-in cupboard. Four panelled doors provide access to the bedrooms and bathroom respectively.

BEDROOM ONE  -  5.42m x 2.86m (17'9" x 9'5")

Having central heating radiator. Picture rail. Built-in wardrobe with panelled doors and adjacent matching cupboard housing the floor mounted Worcester oil fired boiler which provides the domestic hot water and services the central heating system. Sealed unit double glazed window to front enjoying roof top views towards Alport Heights.

BEDROOM TWO  -  3.76m x 2.60m (12'4" x 8'6")

Having central heating radiator. Picture rail. Sealed unit double glazed window to front with roof top views towards surrounding countryside. Panelled door provides access to:

CLOAKROOM  -  1.55m x 0.89m (5'1" x 2'11")

Being part tiled and having a white suite comprising corner wash hand basin with chromed mixer tap and low level WC. Wooden latched door provides access to a medicine cupboard. Velux sealed unit double glazed roof light window.

BEDROOM THREE  -  2.74m x 2.39m (9'0" x 7'10")

Having central heating radiator. Built-in open fronted wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf above. Book shelves. Telephone jack point. Sealed unit double glazed window in upvc frame to side.

WELL APPOINTED BATHROOM  -  3.92m x 1.49m (12'10" x 4'11")

Being fully tiled and having a white suite comprising large vanity wash hand basin with chromed waterfall mixer tap, cupboards and drawers beneath and mirror over. Jacuzzi bath with chrome waterfall mixer tap and pencil hand held shower. Low level WC. Large walk-in shower cubicle with dual chrome jet. Built-in cupboards. Sealed unit double glazed Velux roof light window.


Immediately to the side of the property is a slate paved patio garden with water feature and is enclosed by a range of stone walling. Furthermore enclosed within the garden is the oil cylinder. External power point. Furthermore opposite the property is a former barn which accommodates a garage, workshop and room above which could be further converted to create a home office or ancillary accommodation - subject to any necessary planning permission / building regulation approval.

GARAGE  -  4.80m x 2.70m (15'9" x 8'10")

Having power and lighting. Cold water tap. Door provides access to:

WORKSHOP / STORE ROOM  -  4.83m x 2.05m (15'10" x 6'9")

Having power and lighting. Electricity consumer unit. Window to front.

ATTIC ROOM  -  5.19m x 4.75m (17'0" x 15'7")

With power and lighting. Newly laid floor and floor joists. Access is gained via steps to the side with handrail.


The approach from our Wirksworth Office is to proceed down St John Street crossing over the mini roundabout junction. Proceed along Derby Road leaving Wirksworth travelling into open countryside for approximately 2 miles. Turn right as signposted for Kirk Ireton into Wood Lane. Continue along this road until reaching the village of Kirk Ireton passing the church and thereafter past the school and thereafter turn left into Ireton Court where the property is located shortly thereafter on the right hand side, clearly denoted by our "for sale" board.


Strictly by appointment through Scargill Mann - Wirksworth Office 01629 823489 (AT 15.02.2018)

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