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Cliff Farm Cottage, Smuse Lane, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 5EY
3 Bedroomed Cottage

Key Features

  • Character stone built detached cottage
  • Convenient location on the outskirts of Matlock
  • Countryside views
  • Gas fired central heating and sealed unit upvc double glazing
  • Sitting room and dining room both with feature fireplace and stove
  • Study and kitchen with walk-in pantry/utility room
  • Three bedrooms
  • Well-appointed bathroom
  • Driveway providing off-road parking
  • Well-proportioned rear garden with patio and vegetable garden areas

GENERAL INFORMATION


This sale offers an excellent opportunity for the discerning purchaser to acquire this character stone built three bedroom detached cottage occupying a convenient location on the outskirts of Matlock with views over surrounding countryside.


The property is sold with the benefit of gas fired central heating, sealed unit upvc double glazing and internally briefly comprises of a sitting room with exposed beams to ceiling and stone stove fireplace, dining room also with exposed beams to ceiling and feature stove fireplace, study and kitchen with walk-in pantry/utility cupboard. To the first floor are three bedrooms and a well appointed bathroom.


Outside, there is a low maintenance foregarden and adjacent is a driveway providing off-road parking for two vehicles. To the rear is a well-proportioned low maintenance garden with stone paved patio, gravelled vegetable garden, raised beds, greenhouse, timber garden sheds and outside store.


LOCATION


Cliff Farm Cottage is located between Matlock and Tansley, Matlock having an excellent range of local amenities and Tansley offering a primary school, a church and two public houses.


ACCOMMODATION


ON THE GROUND FLOOR


Panelled and double glazed upvc entrance door provides access to:


SITTING ROOM  -  3.92m x 3.55m (12'10" x 11'8")

Having a stone fireplace with cast iron multi-fuel stove, radiator, beams to ceiling, satellite TV connection, slate tile flooring, original glazed cupboard and to the adjacent recess original bible box/cupboard with sealed unit double glazed window and upvc frame to side. This room extends into:


REAR HALLWAY

With the continuation of the slate tile flooring, staircase off to first floor incorporating wooden hand rail, baluster and newel post with sealed unit double glazed window in upvc frame and sealed unit double glazed Velux roof light window and three pine latched doors leading to dining room, study and kitchen.


DINING ROOM  -  3.71m x 3.17m (12'2" x 10'5")

Having a particularly attractive stone fireplace with raised stone hearth featuring a cast iron wood burning stove, slate tile flooring, feature exposed ceiling beams, radiator, sealed unit double glazed windows and upvc frames to front, one of which incorporates an exposed timber lintel and enjoying far reaching views over surrounding countryside and built in pine cupboard housing the electricity consumer unit and has shelving.


STUDY  -  2.42m x 2.30m (7'11" x 7'7")

Having radiator, slate tile flooring, telephone point, beams to ceiling, fitted bookshelves and sealed unit double glazed window and upvc frame to side.


L-SHAPED KITCHEN  -  4.17m x 3.29m x 2.08m (13'8" x 10'10" x 6'10")

Having a wood block preparation surface with recess ceramic Belfast sink, chrome mixer tap over, tile splash-backs and shaker style base drawers and cupboards under relieved by soft-closing fittings and incorporating a corner carousel, complementary wall mounted cupboard over with under-lighting, breakfast bar area, Rangemaster cooker incorporating a five ring gas hob, two ovens and a grill with Rangemaster extractor canopy over, radiator, space for a large fridge/freezer, ceramic tile flooring, sealed unit double glazed roof-light window, sealed unit double glazed window to rear and farmhouse style wooden and glazed door to side providing access to the patio/garden and timber door provides access to:


PANTRY/UTILITY CUPBOARD  -  1.93m x 1.26m (6'4" x 4'2")

Having a range of pantry shelving and three appliance spaces, one having plumbing suitable for a washing machine, secondary plumbing for a dishwasher and a third suitable for a tumble dryer.


ON THE FIRST FLOOR


SEMI-GALLERIED LANDING

As previously described having a sealed unit double glazed Velux roof light window, exposed timber purlin and four wooden latched doors providing access to all bedrooms and bathroom.


BEDROOM ONE  -  3.89m x 3.19m (12'9" x 10'6")

Having a stone fireplace with raised stone hearth incorporating a feature display Range style fire (not working), radiator, exposed varnished pine floorboards, high ceiling with exposed painted timber purlins and sealed unit double glazed window to front with far reaching views over surrounding countryside.


BEDROOM TWO (L-SHAPED)  -  3.92m into recess x 3.52m (12'10" into recess x 11'7")

Ideal for fitted or free-standing bedroom furniture, radiator, trap-door access to roof space and sealed unit double glazed window and upvc frame to front enjoying far reaching views over surrounding countryside.


BEDROOM THREE  -  3.51m x 2m (11'6" x 6'7")

With radiator, trap-door access to roof space and sealed unit double glazed window to rear.


BATHROOM  -  2.58m x 2.54m (8'6" x 8'4")

Fully tiled white suite comprising, large wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap over, low level w.c., Jacuzzi bath with central chrome mixer tap and shower over, recess ceiling spotlights, ceramic tile flooring, heated chrome towel rail/radiator, built in linen cupboard housing a wall mounted Worcester gas fire combination boiler servicing the central heating system and providing domestic hot water and sealed unit double glazed opaque window in upvc frame to side.


OUTSIDE & GARDENS


There is a low maintenance foregarden with herbaceous stone edge borders, fronted by a drystone wall and having two timber gates with stone-flagged path providing access to the entrance door. Adjacent to the foregarden is a driveway providing ample off-road parking, which is part gravelled and part stone paved with cold water tap and having a five-bar gate leading to the rear garden.


To the rear of the property is a well-proportioned low maintenance garden, which incorporates a stone paved extensive patio with stone steps leading to a gravelled vegetable garden with raised timber sleeper planters and:


GREENHOUSE & TWO TIMBER GARDEN SHEDS


OUTSIDE STORE

With power.


COUNCIL TAX BAND

Derbyshire Dales District Council - Tax Band C.


DIRECTIONAL NOTE


The approach from our Matlock office is to proceed north on the A6, passing the Sainsburys superstore and upon reaching that junction turn right for Matlock. Proceed into Matlock crossing the Crown Square roundabout and again proceeding straight-ahead at the mini-roundabout junction - passing Matlock Town Football Club and Hawleys Park. Continue along this road leaving Matlock and after approximately ½ mile turn left into Smuse Lane where Cliff Farm Cottage is located on the right hand side clearly denoted by our 'for sale' board.


VIEWING


Strictly by appointment through Scargill Mann & Co - Matlock office (AT/SE).


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