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The Old Barn, Main Street, Kirk Ireton, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 3LD
2 Bedroomed Semi-Detached House

Key Features

  • Convenient for Wirksworth, Ashbourne and Derby
  • Host of original charm and character throughout
  • Centrally heated and double glazed
  • Entrance lobby
  • Superb lounge with wood burning stove
  • Well equipped dining kitchen
  • Two genuine double bedrooms
  • Modern bathroom
  • Parking for two vehicles
  • Raised garden, being mainly lawned


A most delightful and charming period semi-detached stone built cottage enjoying an idyllic location in the highly favoured village of Kirk Ireton, which boasts enviable local facilities.

The property, which has been well maintained to a high standard and specification by its current occupier, provides charming double glazed and centrally heated accommodation. There is a wealth of original charm and character including many exposed beamed ceilings.

An internal inspection will reveal an entrance lobby, superb full width living room with original stone feature fireplace having Morso wood burning stove, superb dining kitchen with hand painted fitted units with adjacent dining area and stairs to the first floor off. To the first floor the master bedroom enjoys wooden floors and beamed ceiling, there is a guest bedroom and a well appointed fitted bathroom.

Outside there is a delightful raised lawn with borders and patio area enjoying fine views over the village and surrounding countryside. There is a timber garden shed and two allocated car parking spaces.


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 community /village shop. 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 and enjoying an extensive range of amenities. In addition, Wirksworth lies some three miles to the north boasting an excellent range of local amenities and leisure centre; Matlock is eight miles away and the city of Derby is eleven miles to the south. There is fast access to A38, A52 and A50 which lead to nearby motorway networks and regional centres.



With staircase to first floor off. Useful under stairs storage cupboard housing the electric boiler providing domestic hot water and servicing the central heating system (please be advised this is a standard wet system). Tiled floor. Built-in meter storage cupboard with tiles over. Stable door to front with leaded lighting.

LOUNGE  -  4.75m x 5.05m (15'7" x 16'7")

With stone feature fireplace with slate hearth incorporating Morso wood burning stove. Beamed ceiling. Decorative coving. Central heating radiator. French door providing access to the garden.

DINING KITCHEN  -  3.20m x 5.06m (10'6" x 16'7")

With central heating radiator. Picture window. Heavily beamed ceiling. The kitchen area offering twin bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps over, base cupboard beneath. Range of base cupboards and drawers with wooden work surfaces over and tiled surrounds. Complementary tall cupboard and wall mounted cupboards. Electric hob with extractor hood above and built-in oven in matching housing unit. Plumbing for an automatic washing machine. Plumbing for a dishwasher. Velux window to rear.



With built-in storage cupboard / wardrobes with hanging and shelving. Beamed ceiling. Velux roof light. Built-in airing cupboard with lagged hot water cylinder and immersion heater.

BEDROOM ONE  -  3.20m x 5.09m (10'6" x 16'8")

With wooden strip floor. Central heating radiator. Velux roof light. Beamed ceiling.

BEDROOM TWO  -  3.40m x 2.60m (11'2" x 8'6")

With central heating radiator. French door with Juliette balcony.


With low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and panelled bath with shower over. Heated chromed towel rail. Wooden stripped floor. Wall light points. High level storage cupboards. Beamed ceiling.


There is allocated parking for two vehicles. There is a raised garden with lawns and well stocked borders with patio area and timber garden shed.


Derbyshire Dales - C


From the offices of Scargill Mann & Co in Wirksworth proceed down St John's Street crossing over the mini-roundabout onto Derby Road. Continue along this road out of Wirksworth for approximately 3 miles, through open countryside and before reaching the village of Idridgehay turning right as signposted for Kirk Ireton (Wood Lane). Follow this road into Kirk Ireton (which becomes Hob Lane) and then at the staggered crossroads proceed straight over, the property is immediately situated on the right hand side, as denoted by our "for sale" board.


Strictly by appointment through Scargill Mann & Co - Wirksworth Office 01629 823489 (DM 04.09.2018)

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