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Price £610,000

Sold subject to contract

20, Castle Hill, Duffield, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 4EA
4 Bedroomed Semi-Detached House

Key Features

  • Ecclesbourne School catchment area
  • No upward chain
  • Character home ideal for large family
  • Entrance hall and useful cellarage
  • Ground floor wet room and utility
  • Sitting room and separate dining room
  • Superb open plan living kitchen
  • Four first floor bedrooms and bathrooms
  • Stunning well established rear garden
  • Driveway and garage


A most impressive four bedroom extended period residence occupying a highly sought after location on Castle Hill. The property retains much original charm and character throughout and provides spacious well proportioned rooms which would ideally suit a large family.

The property benefits from entrance hall with feature tiled floor, useful cellarage, ground floor wet room, utility room, impressive sitting room with feature fireplace, formal dining room again with feature fireplace, fabulous open plan living kitchen with lounge area, dining area off, fitted kitchen, first floor landing leads to four good sized bedrooms and bathroom.

The property is positioned towards the top of Castle Hill and commands an elevated spot with impressive easterly views back over Duffield and towards Duffield Bank, set back behind a small foregarden with adjacent driveway providing access to single garage.

The garden is a true feature and comprises various seating areas including an extensive stone patio off the living kitchen, pathway which leads past two ornamental ponds with feature bridge, timber framed greenhouse, pergola which covers an outdoor chess board and features an impressive wisteria, grapevine, extensive decked area next to the most impressive brick built outdoor pizza oven and barbecue. To the foot of the garden is an extensive lawn with large shed and aforementioned views.


Duffield is a thriving village approximately five miles north of Derby city centre and has an excellent range of amenities, including Ecclesbourne Secondary School, two reputable primary schools, an abundance of shops, ale houses and restaurants, a regular bus service to both Belper and Derby, a squash and tennis club, golf course, train station and impressive walks in the surrounding open countryside.



Panel and glazed entrance door with fan light over which provides access to:


With attractive tile floor covering, staircase to first floor with polished wooden balustrade, coved cornice and dado rail, stripped panel door to useful tanked cellarage, further stripped panel door to:


With fitted shelving and nooks as well as quarry tiled floor.

SITTING ROOM  -  4.98m x 3.94m (16'4" x 12'11")

Please note the former measurement was taken into the full depth of the original cant bay window to front with beautiful sash windows. The latter is taken into the recess adjacent to the chimney breast with feature decorative fire surround, raised tiled hearth with cast iron interior incorporating decorative tiled slips, central heating radiator, stripped wooden floorboards, coved cornice, picture rail and ceiling rose, further sash window to side elevation.

DINING ROOM  -  4m x 3.98m (13'1" x 13'1")

Please note the former measurement is taken into the recess adjacent to the chimney breast with most impressive decorative carved oak fire surround, glazed tiled hearth, open cast iron fire grate with decorative tiled slips, central heating radiator, stripped wooden floorboards, coved cornice, ceiling rose and dado rail, sash window to front.



DINING KITCHEN  -  5.71m x 3.04m (18'9" x 10'0")

With a good sized dining area, having central heating radiator, tiled floor covering, recessed ceiling spotlighting, under floor heating.


With quartz work tops, tiled surrounds, inset 1¼ sink unit with mixer tap, gloss finish base units with cupboard and drawer fronts, complementary range of wall mounted cupboards, 5 plate gas hob with extractor hood over, two built-in ovens, as well as microwave and dishwasher, appliance space suitable for American style fridge freezer, recessed ceiling spotlighting.


With Belfast sink, mixer tap, cupboard beneath and appliance space adjacent, window to side, door to garden, further door to:


With integrated shower, low flush WC and wash hand basin, chrome towel radiator, window to side.

LOUNGE  -  5.66m x 2.85m (18'7" x 9'4")

A beautiful light and airy room courtesy of three sealed unit double glazed Velux windows incorporated into the pitched roof, UPVC double glazed French door and matching window to rear elevation, Barbas solid fuel effect gas stove, central heating radiator, tiled floor covering, recessed ceiling spotlighting, underfloor heating.



With continuation of polished wooden balustrade, dado rail, recessed ceiling spotlighting, door to:

BEDROOM ONE  -  3.97m x 3.96m (13'0" x 13'0")

The former measurement taken into the recess adjacent to the chimney breast which includes a good range of fitted wardrobes, central heating radiator, access to loft space with fold away ladder, vanity unit with wash hand basin, having tiled surrounds and cupboards beneath, jacuzzi/spa shower cubicle, sash window to front elevation.

BEDROOM TWO  -  4.4m x 3.99m (14'5" x 13'1")

The former measurement taken into the recess adjacent to the chimney breast, central heating radiator, wood effect floor covering, sash window to front.

BEDROOM THREE  -  3.7m x 3.05m (12'2" x 10'0")

Central heating radiator, built-in wardrobes, vanity unit with wash hand basin and cupboard beneath.

BEDROOM FOUR  -  4.83m x 2.1m (15'10" x 6'11")

With central heating radiator, built-in wardrobes, vanity unit with cupboard beneath, recessed ceiling spotlighting, sealed unit double glazed Velux window and sash window to rear.

FAMILY BATHROOM  -  3.19m x 1.68m (10'6" x 5'6")

Partly tiled with a white suite comprising low flush WC, panel bath with shower attachment and vanity unit with sink, chrome towel radiator, airing cupboard, recessed spotlighting, extractor fan, sash window to side.


The property occupies a prominent position on Castle Hill set on an elevated part behind screening hedging which incorporates a foregarden and adjacent driveway, providing off road parking and access to a garage.

The rear garden is a true delight, extremely well established with many notable features. These include an extensive stone patio immediately accessed off the living kitchen, surrounded by raised stone edged generously planted borders with a minerette apple orchard, steps lead up to a further pathway which passes by a large flower bed which lies adjacent to two ornamental ponds with feature timber bridge separating them, accessing a further pleasant seating area adjacent to an attractive boundary wall. Opposite this is a hardwood greenhouse.

The pathway continues beneath a brick and timber pergola with feature outdoor chess board and an impressive well established wisteria and grapevine. Two further steps lead to an extensive decked area which lies next to a most impressive brick built pizza oven and outdoor barbecue facility with marble work surface, space for gas canisters and outdoor fridge. This creates a fabulous outdoor entertaining space for family and friends. The final section of garden is a large lawned expanse bounded by timber fencing boasting impressive easterly views towards Duffield Bank as well as a large timber shed. The garden must be seen to be fully appreciated.


Amber Valley - Tax Band F.


Approach from our Derby office is to proceed north out of town on the A6 Duffield Road, pass through Allestree, pass through the centre of Duffield village before turning left onto Castle Hill. Continue up the hill and Number 20 will eventually be located on the right hand side as denoted by the 'for sale board'.


Strictly by appointment through Scargill Mann & Co - Derby office (BA/TS).

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