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Offers around £425,000

48-49, Greenhill, Wirksworth, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 4EN
4 Bedroomed Detached House

Key Features

  • Nestled amongst historic cottages in one of the most desirable areas in Wirksworth
  • Easy walking distance to Wirksworth centre
  • Gas fired central heating
  • Sitting room area enjoying dual aspect with grit fireplace and wood burning stove
  • Living room area leading off sitting room with limed oak floor boards
  • Fitted dining kitchen
  • Rear hallway
  • Utility / store room
  • Guest cloakroom
  • Four bedrooms


This highly desirable area of Wirksworth known as the "Puzzle Gardens" offers a rare opportunity to acquire a superbly presented and well proportioned four bedroomed characterful detached cottage with charming gardens / patio areas enjoying south-westerly views over Wirksworth towards surrounding countryside. The Puzzle Gardens enjoys a peaceful environment away from road noise yet only a short walk from the town centre.

The property is sold with the benefit of no upward chain, gas fired central heating and internally briefly comprises of a sitting room area having stone fireplace and wood burning stove enjoying a dual aspect with windows to front and a feature window to side with shutter. This room opens into a spacious split level living room area, which could accommodate a dining table if required, and features a convenient study area beneath the staircase rising to first floor. The staircase is flooded with natural light via two windows and a Velux roof light window. Additionally to the ground floor is a fitted dining kitchen, rear hallway, utility / store room and a guest cloakroom. To the first floor are four bedrooms - three of which are well proportioned double bedrooms, the fourth being a good sized single - and there is a particularly well appointed bathroom.

Outside the property has a gravelled path accessed via a handmade wrought iron gate - the path also leads to two neighbouring cottages. There is an immediate garden to the front of the property which enjoys stone set patio area, timber garden shed and a lawned garden with herbaceous borders: to the side of the property is an additional beautifully landscaped garden with lawned areas and paved patio - both gardens enjoy a south westerly aspect and have roof top views over Wirksworth and towards the surrounding countryside. Additionally there is a useful outside store which has power and a cold water tap.


Wirksworth is a popular town set in beautiful countryside with a wide range of facilities available locally including shops, schools and leisure facilities. Matlock town centre is approximately four miles to the north offering a good range of amenities and Derby city centre is approximately thirteen miles to the south offering a broader range of amenities.

Carsington Water is approximately four miles to the west with its leisure facilities and water sports. Bakewell is approximately ten miles to the north - a famous peak district town and all other facilities associated with the Peak National Park are all within easy reach. In addition, there are railway stations located at Matlock, Matlock Bath, Cromford and Whatstandwell, which in turn connect to Derby Station.


Wooden and glazed entrance door provides access to:

SITTING ROOM AREA  -  3.66m x 3.68m (12'0" x 12'1")

Note the latter measurement being taken into the recess adjacent to the chimney breast which features an original range style stone fireplace with raised stone hearth incorporating a cast Clearview wood burning stove. Exposed ceiling beams. Original stone flagged floor covering. Period styled central heating radiator. TV aerial connection. Recess with feature oak shelving. Window to front with attractive view over garden. Window to side with exposed stone sill and surround having wooden shutters. This room leads into:

SPLIT LEVEL DINING / LIVING ROOM AREA  -  3.57m x 4.43m (11'9" x 14'6")

Note the latter measurement being taken into the recess beneath the staircase which has access to a useful under stairs storage cupboard. A convenient study area has been created under the stairs. Staircase off to first floor which is flooded with light from a Velux window and having painted balusters and post with Limed oak handrail. Two feature central heating radiators. Exposed beamed ceiling. Limed oak floor board covering. Telephone jack point. Wooden media cupboard. Two windows to front. Wooden latched and braced door provides access to:

DINING KITCHEN  -  5.22m x 3.13m (17'2" x 10'3")

Having a range of wooden topped preparation surfaces with tiled splashback, inset ceramic one and a half sink unit with adjacent drainer, chromed mixer tap over and light panelled base drawer and cupboards beneath, relieved by soft closing fittings. Wall mounted handmade sycamore cupboard over. Four ring stainless steel Smeg gas hob with stainless steel Smeg extractor canopy over and stainless steel fronted Smeg electric fan assisted oven beneath. Integrated Fisher Paykel dishdrawer and appliance space for a large fridge / freezer. Useful two shelved storage in recess with feature French polish shelving. Exposed ceiling beams. Painted oak boarded floor covering. Window to side with roof top views. Two steps lead to:

REAR HALLWAY  -  2.14m x 1.04m (7'0" x 3'5")

Having feature central heating radiator. Minton tiled floor covering. Period styled central heating radiator. Wooden glazed door to rear. Wooden door provides access to:

UTILITY / STORE ROOM  -  2.47m x 1.34m (8'1" x 4'5")

Having continuation of the Minton tiled floor covering. Appliance space with plumbing suitable for an automatic washing machine with ideal space over for a tumble dryer. Wall mounted gas fired Worcester boiler which provides domestic hot water and services the central heating system. Feature wooden cloaks hanging rail with shelf over. Window to side with roof top views. Wooden door provides access to:

CLOAKROOM  -  2.49m x 0.93m (8'2" x 3'1")

Note the latter measurement is a maximum measurement taken into a most useful built-in storage cupboard with shelving. White suite comprising wash hand basin with tiled splashback and low level WC. Continuation of the Minton tiled floor covering.



Having window to front and sealed unit double glazed Velux roof light window which floods the stairwell with natural light. Central heating radiator. Book shelves. Five wooden braced and latched doors provide access to the bedrooms and bathroom respectively.

L-SHAPED BEDROOM ONE  -  3.69m x 2.73m extending to 3.87m (12'1" x 8'11" ex tending to 12'8")

Being an attractive room with dual aspect having window to front and side with fitted shutters, overlooking the gardens and enjoying far reaching roof top views over Wirksworth towards surrounding countryside, which must be seen to be fully appreciated. The westerly facing window has a window seat. Original wide wooden floorboards which have been restored and a waxoiled finish. Ample space for fitted or free standing bedroom furniture.

BEDROOM TWO  -  3.39m x 2.62m (11'1" x 8'7")

Having central heating radiator. Trap door access to roof space. Window to front with stone reveals overlooking the foregarden and having roof top views towards surrounding countryside.

BEDROOM THREE  -  3.47m x 2.95m (11'5" x 9'8")

Having central heating radiator. Ample space for fitted or free standing bedroom furniture. Three sealed unit double glazed Velux roof light windows with fitted blinds.

BEDROOM FOUR  -  3.29m x 1.66m (10'10" x 5'5")

Having period style central heating radiator. Telephone jack point. Window to side.

PARTICULARLY WELL APPOINTED BATHROOM  -  3.63m x 2.30m (11'11" x 7'7")

Note the former measurement being a maximum measurement taken into the full depth of the room width fitted wardrobes with hanging rails and shelves over. The bathroom has a white bathroom suite comprising of a large pedestal wash hand basin with chromed mixer tap and Shaker style wall panelling back and low level WC. Panelled bath with glass shower screen having chromed mixer tap / pencil hand held shower and overhead shower. The Limestone tiles are sourced from Mandarin Stone. Period styled central heating radiator. Electric extractor fan. Amtico vinyl oak effect floor covering. Window to side.


The property is approached via a handmade wrought iron gate with gravelled path, which extends to the side of the property and having wooden gate leading to a stone set patio area which leads to the front entrance door and incorporates herbaceous borders, wood store and timber garden shed. Furthermore steps lead off this area to a landscaped lawned garden with well stocked flowering and herbaceous borders and a second gravelled patio area, partly enclosed by stone walling, and enjoying superb roof top views over Wirksworth and surrounding countryside.

WOOD STORE and TIMBER GARDEN SHED 1.31m x 1.41m (4'4" x 4'8") with window to side and which has a high level area which is ideal for storing a barbecue, accessed off the upper garden area.

Stone sets lead to a second beautifully landscaped garden having a paved patio area which enjoys south-westerly views over Wirksworth and surrounding countryside. Painted wooden picket fence to side and within this garden area there are patio areas and well stocked flowering and herbaceous borders.

OUTSIDE STORE 1.08m x 0.93m 3'7" x 3'1" having power, lighting and cold water tap.


Parking for the cottage is situated in parking bays on a quiet lane close to the property. A pedestrian path leads up to the cottage.


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From our Wirksworth Office proceed through Wirksworth, passing the market place and opposite The Red Lion Hotel bear left immediately into Dale End. Proceed along Dale End bearing immediately as the road folks to the left, which is The Dale. The property is then approached via the footpath on the right hand side, located immediately before the parking bays. Continue along this path bearing to the left, where the property is immediately located clearly denoted by our "for sale" board.


Strictly by appointment through Scargill Mann & Co - Wirksworth Office 01629 823489 (AT 19.07.2018)

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