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Price £1,400,000

Red Cottage, 31, Keats Avenue, Littleover, Derby, DE23 4EE
5 Bedroomed Detached House

Key Features

  • Littleover Secondary School catchment
  • Stunning detached family home with quality fixtures and fittings throughout
  • Gas central heating and double glazing
  • Enclosed porch with reception Dining Hallway
  • Full length living room with bi-folding doors
  • Large Family room with adjacent large Study
  • Potential for conversion into an independent relatives' accommodation
  • Quality fitted breakfast kitchen with integrated appliances
  • Separate guest cloakroom and utility room
  • Principal bedroom with walk-in wardrobes and luxury en-suite bathroom


Occupying arguably one of Derby's more fashionable and popular locations within the suburban area known as Littleover, this traditionally styled stunning five bedroom detached residence enjoying well-appointed accommodation with the benefit of full gas central heating and double glazing. A property well worthy of further inspection.

The property has been meticulously and sumptuously appointed to a very high standard by its current occupier and now provides a delightful family home.

Offering the benefits of an enclosed porch leading to a wide reception dining hallway with magnificent stone feature fireplace and wood burning stove and bi-folding doors providing access to a delightful garden, a formal full-length living room with feature fireplace, wall mounted TV's and bi-folding doors, a useful family room with an adjacent large study which has plans prepared for conversion into an independent relative suite or a teenage suite including living kitchen, bedroom and en-suite facilities. The property is further enhanced by a luxuriously appointed fully fitted kitchen with integrated appliances and adjacent family area, useful utility room and guest cloakroom.

To the first floor off a passaged landing the principal bedroom enjoys the benefit of a balcony providing delightful views over the south facing garden, a walk-in wardrobe/dressing room and a luxuriously appointed five piece bathroom suite with TV. There are three additional bedrooms ideal for children, two with fitted wardrobes but all including en-suite bathroom/shower room. There is a good sized family bathroom and a fifth bedroom.

Outside, the property benefits from a gated entrance which provides ample additional parking and direct access to a double garage. To the rear is a most delightful south facing garden being carefully considered and landscaped offering maturity with a large patio ideal for Alfresco dining, a sunken pond, wild garden area and flowering borders.

The sale provides a very genuine opportunity for a discerning purchaser to acquire this sumptuously appointed detached family home in an outstanding and favoured location and therefore a viewing is strongly recommended.


Keats Avenue occupies a favoured position within the village of Littleover, which affords a wealth of local facilities including popular schools such as Littleover Secondary School the Derby Grammar School for boys and Derby High School. It is also within easy reach of The Royal Derby Hospital and employment opportunities at Toyota, Rolls-Royce and swift access to the A50 and A38 major roads linking to the motorway networks of the M1 and M6.




With original arched oak door and radiator.

MAGNIFICENT RECEPTION DINING HALLWAY  -  8.65m x 4.8m (28'5" x 15'9")

Having stone feature fireplace and stone and marble hearth incorporating wood burning stove, oak block flooring, two radiators, bi-fold doors providing access to the rear garden.


Comprising low level w.c., wash hand basin, tiled flooring, radiator.

FAMILY BREAKFAST KITCHEN  -  10.2m x 5.14m (33'6" x 16'10")



Being comprehensively equipped with a high range of quality fitted units with central island offering 1½ bowl inset sink units with mixer tap over and base cupboard under, a comprehensive range of base cupboards within the central island offering storage facilities and drawer units, additional base cupboards with work surfaces over incorporating integrated dishwasher, halogen hob with extractor hood over and built in twin ovens, tall fridge and freezer and integrated tall pantry storage cupboard, ceramic tile flooring with underfloor heating.


With TV point, radiators and bi-folding doors providing access to a rear garden with lantern lighting and decorative spotlighting.

UTILITY ROOM  -  4m x 2m (13'1" x 6'7")

Inset sink unit with mixer tap over and base cupboard under, work surfaces over, tall broom cupboard, radiator, plumbing for automatic washing machine, store cupboard with boiler providing domestic hot water and servicing the central heating system.

FULL-LENGTH SITTING ROOM  -  6.89m x 6.34m (22'7" x 20'10")

Stone Adams style feature fireplace with wood burning stove and stone hearth, wall mounted TV point, oak block flooring, bi-fold doors providing access to rear garden.

FAMILY ROOM  -  8.9m x 4.6m (29'2" x 15'1")

Three radiators, bi-folding doors providing, TV point, oak block flooring.

ADJACENT STUDY  -  4.62m x 3.26m (15'2" x 10'8")



Plans have been drawn for a conversion of this area into an independent relatives' accommodation.



With built in storage cupboards, radiator and doors to:

PRINCIPAL BEDROOM  -  4.81m x 4.1m (15'9" x 13'5")

Two radiators, patio door providing access to a delightful balcony.


Hanging rails and shelving.


Four piece suite comprising, panel bath with TV over, vanity wash hand basin with storage cupboard under, walk-in enclosure with glazed screen and shower over, low level w.c., two heated chrome towel rails, tiled flooring and tiling to main walls, extractor fan and spotlighting.

BEDROOM TWO  -  3.98m x 3.3m (13'1" x 10'10")



Comprising low level w.c., pedestal wash hand basin, shower cubicle with tiled surrounds, heated chrome towel rail, tiled flooring, decorative spotlighting, extractor fan.

BEDROOM THREE  -  4.52m x 4.23m (14'10" x 13'11")

Radiator, built in wardrobe.

BEDROOM FOUR  -  4.64m x 4m (15'3" x 13'1")

Radiator, built in wardrobe.


Comprising low level w.c., wash hand basin, shower cubicle with tiled surrounds, heated chrome towel rail, tiled flooring, decorative spotlighting, extractor fan.

BEDROOM FIVE  -  4.67m x 4m (15'4" x 13'1")

Radiator, built in wardrobes.


Panel bath with tiled surrounds and shower over, low level w.c., pedestal wash hand basin, heated chrome towel rail, tile flooring, spotlighting, extractor fan.


Comprising, low level w.c., pedestal wash hand basin, panel bath with mixer shower tap over, tiled flooring.


There is a most delightful garden with extensive patio areas ideal for alfresco dining, lower level sunken ornamental pond with flowering beds and borders surrounds, lawned areas and mature borders and a wild flower garden to the rear.


Included in the sale.

Access to the front of the property is via a gated entrance providing ample car standing leading to the:

DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE  -  5.5m x 5.2m (18'1" x 17'1")

With electrically operated roller shutter door, full power and lighting.


Derby City Council - Band G.


From Derby proceed via the main Burton Road travelling through Littleover Shopping centre to the traffic island by the Derby High School. Then take the turning right into Chain Lane and second left into Keats Avenue. The property is situated on the left hand side.


Strictly by appointment through Scargill Mann & Co - Derby office (DM/SE).

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