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Price £750,000

The Hill, 402, Duffield Road, Darley Abbey, Derby, DE22 1ES
5 Bedroomed Detached House

Key Features

  • Superior detached family home
  • Within a delightful mature location
  • Gas central heating and sealed unit double glazing
  • Porch with vestibule
  • Reception hall with feature panelled staircase
  • Full length drawing room with fascinating fireplace from Snelston Hall
  • Spacious dining room and separate family room
  • Dining kitchen with integrated appliances and utility room off
  • Study and cloakroom


The Hill comprises a most superior detached residence of style and character in this sought after location between Darley Abbey and Allestree.

The property forms a fine family home built in 1926 set in a delightful mature garden approached by a sweeping entrance via a twin entrance pillars with additional car standing space and double garage.

The property is of attractive double fronted appearance constructed of facing brick beneath a roof of tile with the front elevation relieved by a half-timbered gable, leaded double glazed windows including a double square bay and is set back behind a secluded foregarden with fine mature trees.

The property has been improved over many years and provides quality accommodation throughout offering entrance porch, fine elegant entrance hall with oak panel staircase, full-length drawing room with magnificent feature fireplace, separate dining room, well-appointed fully equipped fitted kitchen with an adjacent family/dining areas, separate family room, separate study, cloakroom and utility.

To the first floor, the principal bedroom enjoys an en-suite shower room, there is a guest bedroom with a quality en-suite shower room, two additional bedrooms and a refurbished bespoke family bathroom with five piece suites. To the second floor is a superb teenagers' bedroom with dressing room and contemporary style modern shower room and a useful box room.

Outside, there are mature manageable gardens and a double garage.

The sale provides a good opportunity, which requires superb traditionally styled detached residence in a most convenient location.


Darley Abbey is a convenient and sought after residential area situated approximately 1 mile north from Derby City centre and offers a general store, church, reputable public houses, café and a regular bus service operates along Duffield Road (A6). Darley Park, which borders Darley Abbey village offers a restaurant, cricket, canoe club, pleasant walks along the River Derwent and a nature reserve.

This property is within the catchment area for Ecclesbourne Secondary School situated in Duffield.



Sealed unit leaded double glazed sliding entrance door with matching side screen to :


Double glazed windows to the side. Panelled ceiling. Two power points. Feature original solid oak entrance door to :


Twin panelled doors to understairs cloaks cupboard having fitted coat hooks. Wide leaded glazed door to :


Very pleasant room with feature pitch pine panelled staircase to the first floor off in three flights having a further panelled surround and oak balustrade. Revealed beamed ceiling. Picture rail. Two wall light points. Original panelled doors to the ground floor accommodation. Feature wide double glazed cant bay window with French window to the garden.


Fittings including a pedestal wash basing having a ceramic tiled splashback, low suite WC. Leaf patterned sealed unit double glazed window in UPVC frame.

DRAWING ROOM  -  7.32m x 4.66m max (24'0" x 15'3" max)

(Measurement taken into charming double glazed cant bay with central French window maximum taken into the recess adjacent to the chimney breast). An elegant and charming room with feature period fireplace (originally from Snelston Hall) with unusual decorative mouldings, deep display mantel with raised shaped polished marble display hearth with feature dog grate incorporating living flame burning coal gas fire. Telephone jack point. TV aerial point. Three wall light points. Double panel central heating radiator. Leaded double glazed window to the front.

DINING ROOM  -  5.69m x 4.70m (18'8" x 15'5")

Again a delightful room with wide sealed unit double glazed cant bay window overlooking the rear garden. Coved cornice. Double panel central heating radiator. Three wall light points. Attention is drawn to the charming original corner cupboard which has been adapted to form a serving hatch to the breakfast room and kitchen area and features an inlaid panelled door.

STUDY  -  3.03m x 2.34m (9'11" x 7'8")

Telephone jack point. TV aerial point. The roll edged desk fitment is included with 8 drawer chest of drawers beneath. Range of adjustable shelving. Original built in storage cupboard with panelled doors and fitted shelving. Picture rail. Central heating radiator. Sealed unit leaded double glazed window.

FAMILY ROOM  -  4.97m x 3.56m (16'4" x 11'8")

Incorporating both a sitting area and breakfast area the measurements plus an entrance lobby area which includes a range of fitted shelving, further display immediately in front of the serving hatch and adjacent floor-to-ceiling shelved storage cupboard with original panelled doors. Double panel central heating radiator. TV aerial point. The ceiling spotlight fittings are included. Leaded sealed unit double glazed windows to the front. The breakfast area opens onto:

PARTICULARLY WELL-FITTED BREAKFAST KITCHEN  -  5.10m x 3.07m (16'9" x 10'1")

The principal area of the kitchen having a patterned vinolay floor covering and excellent range of quality matching units featuring limed oak panelled drawer and door fronts and including an extensive tile topped oak edged preparation surface with matching tiled surround. Inset two and a half bowl white sink unit (mixer tap and waste disposal unit), range of undercupboards, drawers, carousel shelving, integrated Hotpoint Delux dishwasher together with inset Credaplan four plate ceramic hob (2 halogen) with feature limed oak canopy over incorporating a variable speed extractor. Matching preparation surface with tiled splashback, undercupboards and drawers.

Adjacent Hotpoint Nouvelle eye level fan assisted double oven with cupboard over and beneath. The Moulinex microwave oven is also included. Range of eye level cupboards, display shelving and two spice drawers. The wall cupboards have the benefit of concealed pelmet lighting illuminating the preparation surfaces beneath. The free-standing White-Westinghouse fridge freezer incorporating an ice and water dispenser is included. Recessed halogen low voltage ceiling lights. Telephone jack point. Double panel central heating radiator.

Additional Myson fan assisted skirting radiator. Walk-in larder with fitted adjustable shelving and fluorescent light fitting. Sealed unit double glazed sliding patio door with matching side screen to the rear garden. Multi paned glazed door to :


Door to the extensive garage facilities.


With tiled walls.

UTILITY/LAUNDRY ROOM  -  2.90m x 2.66m (9'6" x 8'9")

Range of matching units including an L' shaped roll edged preparation surface with ceramic tiled surround. Inset stainless steel sink unit (mixer tap), undercupboards and appliance space beneath including duct for a tumble dryer. Adjacent recess with hot and cold plumbing and waste for an automatic washing machine. Further base unit with undercupboards. Excellent range of eye level cupboards. Wall mounted Glow-worm Fuelsaver gas fired central heating boiler. Sealed unit double glazed rear door with adjacent side screen.



Incorporating sitting areas and having a balustrade in oak to match the staircase. Picture rail. The four picture light fittings are all included. Central heating radiator. Twin panelled doors to built in airing cupboard with lagged hot water cylinder, fitted immersion heater and slatted shelving. Original panelled doors to the first floor accommodation comprising:

PRINCIPAL BEDROOM  -  4.04m x 3.63m (13'3" x 11'11")


GUEST BEDROOM TWO  -  4.69m x 4.64m (15'5" x 15'3")


BEDROOM THREE  -  4.65m x 3.02m (15'3" x 9'11")

BEDROOM FOUR  -  4.20m x 3.05m (13'9" x 10'0")




ADJACENT DRESSING ROOM  -  3m x 1.94m (9'10" x 6'4")


With contemporary fittings offering wc, pedestal wash hand basin, walk-in shower.


Impressive sweeping Tarmacadam entrance driveway via twin brick pillars surmounted by lights and culminating in a general car parking and turning area immediately in front of the house leading to:

DOUBLE GARAGE  -  11.19m x 5.61 (36'9" x 18'5")

Having a concrete floor, lighting, two power points. Rear window. Useful loft storage area and wide up-and-over door on remote control.

External light sensitive security lighting.


All fitted carpets are included in the sale. A burglar alarm system is installed and included.


Derby City Council - Tax Band G


The approach from Derby is via King Street bearing left into Garden Street (part of the short one-way system) and at the Five Lamps traffic island proceed to the top of the hill (Duffield Road, A6). Straight ahead at the following traffic island opposite The Broadway Public House, past the right hand turn for Mile Ash Lane with the post office on the left and The Hill will eventually be located on the right hand side.


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