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Langton Cottage, Squashly Bank, Roston, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 2EH
3 Bedroomed Detached House

Key Features

  • NO UPWARD CHAIN
  • Sealed unit double glazing
  • Oil fired central heating
  • Reception hallway
  • Guest cloakroom
  • Feature sitting room / garden room with exposed beamed ceiling overlooking garden
  • Snug / second sitting room
  • Dining room
  • Fitted kitchen
  • Three bedrooms

GENERAL INFORMATION


The sale offers an excellent opportunity for the discerning purchaser or family to acquire this particularly well positioned three bedroomed detached cottage enjoying a large garden plot extending to approximately 0.9 of an acre. It should be noted that there is planning permission live to further extend the property - Application No. 08/00318/FUL, the date of the valid application was 17.04.2008 with permission granted for two storey / single storey extensions - the vendor has built one of the extensions.


The property is sold with the benefit of no upward chain, sealed unit double glazing, oil fired central heating and internally briefly comprises of a reception hallway, guest cloakroom, feature sitting room / garden room with high ceiling and exposed timber beam and trusses, snug / second sitting room with open fire, dining room and fitted kitchen with granite surfaces. To the first floor are three bedrooms and a particularly well appointed shower room.


Outside the property is approached by a long gravelled driveway which provides ample off street parking / turning and potential to further extend the property (planning permission live). Undoubtedly a feature of the sale is the large garden plot which this property enjoys extending to approximately 0.9 of an acre. Furthermore, the property owns a section of land on the opposite side of the lane which currently occupies a concrete sectional garage requiring improvement.


LOCATION


Roston is a popular village with a range of amenities close by including Norbury C Of E Primary School and a local public houses (The Roston Inn). Roston provides ease of access to Ashbourne, Derby and Uttoxeter. Swift access is provided by the A515 to the A50 which links to the motorway networks of the M1 and M6.


ACCOMMODATION


Large sun canopy with wooden panelled and opaque glazed door provides access to:


RECEPTION HALLWAY

Having staircase off to first floor with two sealed unit double glazed windows in UPVC frames and having a useful under stairs storage cupboard. Engineered oak board floor covering. Central heating radiator. Recessed spotlights. Oak latched and braced door provides access to a guest cloakroom. Twin oak latched doors provide access to a most useful cloaks cupboard housing electricity consumer unit and the manifolds for underfloor heating. Full length sealed unit double glazed window. The hallway flows into a stunning sitting room / garden room which overlooks the garden. Three further glazed doors provide access to a snug / second sitting room, dining room and fitted kitchen respectively.


GUEST CLOAKROOM  -  1.96m x 0.99m (6'5" x 3'3")

Having a white suite comprising wash hand basin with tiled splash back and low level WC. Central heating radiator. Sealed unit double glazed window to front.


STUNNING SITTING ROOM / GARDEN ROOM  -  5.27m x 3.54m (17'3" x 11'7")

Having a continuation of the engineered oak board floor covering from the Reception Hallway and having underfloor heating (wet system). TV aerial / satellite connection point. Telephone jack point. High exposed ceiling with exposed A-frame oak trusses. Recessed spotlights. Feature sealed unit double glazed oak framed windows to front, side and rear with fitted blinds and matching French doors opening onto a patio overlooking the garden and having views over surrounding countryside.


SNUG / SECOND SITTING ROOM  -  4.22m x 4.10m (13'10" x 13'5")

Note the latter measurement being taken into the recess adjacent to the chimney breast which incorporates a stone fireplace with raised stone hearth incorporating a working open grate fire. Exposed ceiling beams. Central heating radiator. TV aerial connection point. Sealed unit double glazed bay window to side, further sealed unit double glazed window in UPVC frame and sealed unit double glazed bay window in UPVC frame to rear. Doorway also leads into the dining room.


DINING ROOM  -  4.04m x 3.39m (13'3" x 11'1")

Note the latter measurement being taken into the recess adjacent to the chimney breast. Exposed ceiling beams. Central heating radiator. Doorway leading into the snug / second sitting room. Window to side overlooking the driveway and sealed unit double glazed bay window to side.


FITTED KITCHEN  -  4.73m x 2.72m (15'6" x 8'11")

Having an extensive range of granite preparation surfaces featuring a corner inset twin stainless steel sink unit with adjacent drainer, chromed mixer tap over, tiled splashback having a range of panelled wooden base drawers and cupboards beneath. Complementary wall mounted cupboards over with LED under lighting. Inset four ring induction Smeg hob with stainless steel filter canopy over. Wall mounted CDA electric fan assisted oven and CDA multi-function / microwave oven over. Integrated fridge and freezer. Integrated slimline dishwasher. Integrated washing machine. Furthermore, there is a wooden block breakfast bar area. Central heating radiator. Ceramic tiled floor covering. Recessed LED spotlights. Sealed unit double glazed window in UPVC frame to front and a panelled and opaque glazed stable style door to side which overlook the driveway.


FIRST FLOOR


LANDING

Having trap door access to roof space providing access to a boarded storage area with light. Four shaker style oak veneered doors provide access to the bedrooms and shower room respectively.


BEDROOM ONE  -  4.19m x 4.16m (13'9" x 13'8")

Having feature high ceiling with exposed beams and purlins. A range of fitted wardrobes with hanging rails and shelves. Cental heating radiator. TV aerial point. Sealed unit double glazed window to side and rear.


BEDROOM TWO  -  4.05m x 3.40m (13'3" x 11'2")

Having exposed redbrick chimney breast. Feature high ceiling with exposed beams and purlins. Exposed pine varnished floorboards. Central heating radiator. Telephone jack point. Sealed unit double glazed window to side and sealed unit double glazed window to front.


BEDROOM THREE  -  2.93m x 2.40m (9'7" x 7'10")

Note the former measurement partially taken into the rear eave. Having central heating radiator. Recessed spotlights. Built-in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelves. Sealed unit double glazed window to side and sealed unit double glazed Velux window with fitted blind to rear.


L-SHAPED SHOWER ROOM  -  2.73m x 1.64m EXTENDING TO 2.75m (8'11" x 5'5" EX TENDING TO 9'0")

Being fully tiled and having a white suite comprising vanity wash hand basin with chromed mixer tap and an extensive range of drawers and cupboards beneath. Low level WC and walk-in wet room style shower cubicle with glass shower screen and electric Mira shower. Chromed ladder style heated towel rail. Additionally, there is a built-in airing cupboard which houses the hot water cylinder and immersion heater. Contemporary style central heating radiator. Recessed LED spotlights and electric extractor fan. Sealed unit double glazed Velux roof light window with fitted blind to front and a sealed unit double glazed window to side overlooking the garden and having views over surrounding countryside.


OUTSIDE


The property is approached by a long gravelled driveway which provides ample off street parking / turning or storage. Note that there is excellent potential to further extend the property to the front aspect with planning permission live. Leading off the sitting room / garden room is a stone paved patio area which gives way to an extensive garden plot incorporating flowering herbaceous borders and an orchard area with fruit trees comprising of apple, pear, plum and damson. Summer house. Cold water tap.


Opposite the property is an area of ancillary land which has a second driveway area and a concrete sectional double garage. Accessed off the driveway is a leanto field store which also houses the floor mounted oil fired boiler which provides domestic hot water and services the central heating system.


GARAGE  -  8.30m x 6.06m (27'3" x 19'11")

With two up and over doors to front.


SERVICES


The property has oil fired central heating with a concealed oil tank. Septic tank. Mains water.


COUNCIL TAX BAND


Derbyshire Dales - Band E.


DIRECTIONAL NOTE


  -  8.30m x 6.06m (27'3" x 19'11")

From our office in Ashbourne, proceed straight out of Ashbourne along the A515 for approximately 3 miles. Take the right turn signposted Roston & Norbury onto Cockshead Lane. Proceed along Cockshead Lane for approximately 1 mile, take the first left turn which is signposted for Roston. Proceed along this road for approximately half a mile, taking the first right hand turn onto Squashley Bank, proceed along this road where the property will be located on the left hand side.


VIEWING


Strictly by appointment through Scargill Mann & Co - Ashbourne Office 01335 345460 (AT 21.05.2019)


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