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Elmwood, White Tor Road, Starkholmes, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 5JF
2 Bedroomed Character Property

Key Features

  • Gas fired central heating
  • Sealed unit double glazing
  • Reception hallway
  • Sitting room enjoying stunning views and wood burning stove
  • Dining room having working fire
  • Farmhouse style dining/kitchen
  • Rear hallway leading to utility area
  • Bedroom one enjoying feature ensuite bathroom with roll topped bath
  • Bedroom two
  • Well appointed shower room


This particularly well presented characterful two bedroomed cottage enjoys idyllic back lane location with superb far reaching views which must be seen to be fully appreciated. The property is sold with the benefit of gas fired central heating and sealed unit double glazing internally briefly comprising of a reception hallway, sitting room which enjoys stunning views and has a wood burning stove, well proportioned dining room with working fire, farmhouse style dining/kitchen, rear hallway and utility area.

To the first floor is a well proportioned master bedroom with views and feature ensuite bathroom with roll topped bath, bedroom two and a well appointed shower room.

Outside to the rear of the property are pleasant garden areas with a lawn, patio/rear courtyard with flowering herbaceous borders and access to a well appointed summerhouse and a large decked patio area over the garage which takes full advantage of the superb must been seen far reaching views.


The property is conveniently located on the outskirts of Matlock which offers a good range of amenities including shops, schools and leisure facilities. The nearby A6 provides swift onward travel to the north and south. The nearby market town of Bakewell is approximately 7 miles to the north, Derby is approximately 15 miles to the south; Chesterfield is approximately 10 miles to the north and Sheffield approximately 20 miles to the north - all of these offering more comprehensive range of amenities. Junction 28 of the M1 motorway is approximately 12 miles away providing swift onwards travel to the north and south, other nearby regional centres along with East Midlands International Airport and the main motorway network.


Contemporary wood grain effect half glazed entrance door which provides access to:

L-SHAPED RECEPTION HALLWAY  -  4.06m x 2.54m EXTENDING TO 1.24m (13'4" x 8'4" EX TENDING TO 4'1")

Split-level entrance hallway leading to the rear hallway. Central heating radiator. Solar light tube. French style glazed doors providing access to:

SITTING ROOM  -  6.04m x 4.16m (19'10" x 13'8")

Having a feature fireplace with a cast iron surround and quarry tiled hearth housing a log burning stove. Polished light oak floor covering. Wall and centre light points. Satellite connection point. TV aerial point. Telephone jack point. Sealed unit double glazed window in UPVC frame to front enjoying far reaching views over the surrounding open countryside. A pair of patio doors open onto the gardens to the rear of the property.

From the hallway, an original batten door provides access to:

DINING ROOM  -  3.66m x 3.48m (12'0" x 11'5")

Having a feature fireplace with a decorative cash iron surround housing an open grate. Central heating radiator with radiator cover. Stone flags floor covering. Telephone jack point. Wall lamp points. Sealed unit double glazed window in UPVC frame to front enjoying far reaching views over the surrounding open countryside. A batten door with thumb latch provides access to:

FARMHOUSE STYLE DINING/KITCHEN  -  4.09m x 3.38m (13'5" x 11'1")

Sealed unit double glazed window in UPVC frame to front and a stable style entrance door opening to the front of the property. Having quarry tiled floor covering. A range of units with cupboards and drawers beneath. Granite effect work surface with a tiled splashback. Welsh dresser with glass fronted display. Open display shelves. To the centre of the room is a freestanding storage unit creating a breakfast bar and having open shelves and fitted drawers beneath. Set within a tiled recess is a duel fuel Rangemaster Classic 90 range style cooker with five gas hobs. Fan assisted double ovens and a grill. Set within the work surface is a one and half bowel stainless steel sink with mixer tap over. Beneath the work surface is a space and connection for a slimline dishwasher. The room has panelling to dado height. Central heating radiator with thermostatic valve. A batten door with thumb latch opens into a deep storage cupboard with shelving. A broad opening provides access to:

UTILITY AREA  -  2.59m x 1.9m (8'6" x 6'3")

Having a borrowed light window to rear hallway. Quarry tiled floor covering. Wall mounted storage cupboards and open storage shelves. Beneath a solid timber work surface there are further storage cupboards and space and connection for an automatic washing machine and space for a tumble dryer. Set within the work surface is an under mounted butler's style Belfast sink with mixer tap.

From the rear hallway a quarter turn staircase rises to:


LANDING  -  3.58m x 2.39m (11'9" x 7'10")

A split-level landing with sealed unit double glazed window in UPVC frame to rear overlooking the garden. Batten doors with thumb latches provides access to:

BEDROOM ONE  -  4.62m x 3.58m (15'2" x 11'9")

Having exposed polished pine floor boards. Central heating radiator with thermostatic valve. TV aerial point. Centre light point. Telephone jack point. Two sealed unit and double glazed windows in UPVC frames to front enjoying the fine far reaching views. A batten door with thumb latch provides access to:

ENSUITE BATHROOM  -  2.41m x 1.93m (7'11" x 6'4")

Having a suite with freestanding roll topped bath. Victorian style side fill mixer taps with a hand held shower spray. Contemporary circular wash hand basin set upon Derbyshire fossil marble slab supported on a cast iron sewing machine base. Wash hand basin with an illuminated mirror over. Corner mounted dual flush close coupled WC. Halogen downlight spotlights. Extractor fan. Sealed unit double glazed window in UPVC frame to rear. Two Velux roof light windows.

BEDROOM TWO  -  3.71m x 3.68m (12'2" x 12'1")

Having central heating radiator with thermostatic valve. Trap door access to loft. Batten door providing access to a cupboard housing a GlowWorm combination gas fired boiler which provides hot water and services the central heating system. Double glazed sliding sash window in UPVC frame to front with views over Matlock Bath, High Tor and Heights of Abraham.

WELL APPOINTED SHOWER ROOM  -  2.9m x 1.9m (9'6" x 6'3")

Having suite with level entry shower cubicle with mixer shower overhead and hand held shower sprays. Wash hand basin set within a wash stand with a solid timber top and an illuminated mirror over. Close couple WC. Sealed unit double glazed opaque window in UPVC frame to rear.


Immediately to the front of the property is a forecourt enclosed by stonewalls with a flagged pathway giving access to the entrance door. To the side of the property is a good size off road parking space for several vehicles giving access to the garage, workshop and summerhouse.

To th rear of the property is a delightful terrace garden with flagged seating areas and borders stocked with ornamental shrubs and flowering plants. Stepped pathways meander through the garden to a raised seating area with a stone bench enjoying superb far reaching views over the property to the open countryside and wooded hill of the Derwent Valley. From the driveway stone steps rise to a decked roof terrace over the garage taking advantage of the far reaching views. Beyond the garage is a further area of garden laid to lawn with sculptured border stocked with ornamental shrubs. Outside lighting on PRI sensors and and outside water supply.

WORKSHOP  -  6.12m x 1.88m (20'1" x 6'2")

Having power and lighting. Window to the front.

GARAGE  -  6.07m x 3.4m (19'11" x 11'2")

Having traditionally hung vehicular access doors. Power and lighting. Window to side. There is currently a timber stud dividing wall creating a store room tot eh rear of the garage.

SUMMERHOUSE  -  2.90m x 1.66m (9'6" x 5'5")

Having power.


All mains services are connected to the property.


Derbyshire Dales - Band D.


The approach from our Matlock Office is to proceed north on the A6, passing the Sainsbury's super store and upon reaching the roundabout turn right for Matlock. Proceed into Matlock, crossing over the Crown Square roundabout into Causeway Lane. Thereafter, proceed over the mini roundabout junction, continuing along Matlock Green passing Hall Leys Park and Matlock Town Football Club, thereafter shortly before reaching the petrol station, turn right into Church Street. Continue along this road which becomes Starkholmes Road and after passing the White Lion Public House, turn left into White Tor Road. Follow this road where eventually the property is located on the right hand side clearly denoted by our 'For Sale' board.


Strictly by appointment through Scargill Mann & Co - Matlock Office 01629 584591 (AT 14.05.2019)

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