Chartered Surveyors | Estate Agents | Auctioneers | Residential Letting Agents

Offers over £850,000

40, St Mary's Gate, Cathedral Quarter, Derby, DE1 3JZ
6 Bedroomed Character Property

Key Features

  • Double fronted Georgian townhouse
  • Offering elegant, refined extensive accommodation
  • Five reception rooms
  • Six principal bedrooms all with luxury en-suite facilities
  • Nursery/dressing room
  • Delightful large cellarage area with laundry room and ample storage facilities
  • Delightful contemporary style townhouse garden offering privacy and seclusion
  • Planning Consent Available for a detached dwelling - Planning Ref: 19/00583/FUL
  • For further information please contact the agent



Enjoying what is becoming a highly fashionable location, within the city centre itself off the popular Iron Gate and being within the Cathedral Quarter this sumptuously appointed and delightful Georgian townhouse offering elegant and refined accommodation refurbished to exacting detail and quality with five well-proportioned reception rooms, a bespoke fitted kitchen, large cellarage and storage, six principal bedrooms all with luxury en-suite facilities, a nursery room/or additional dressing room. A splendid property, well worthy of further viewing.

Formerly 40 St Mary's Gate were the offices of Moody & Woolley Solicitors, has been painstakingly carefully and sumptuously refurbished to a very high standard by its current owner with the emphasis on retaining much of the original charm and character and the proportions offered by a Georgian elegant townhouse. The efforts of the current owner has not gone un-noticed and has benefited from a "Rennie Mackintosh Award for Renovation and Design in 2017".

With careful thought and consideration the property now provides a delightful bespoke family home in this unique part of Derby and offers wide reception hallway with stone flagged flooring, an elegant Georgian staircase with cast iron spindles and mahogany handrail. To the front of the property is the refurbished stone pillars with canopy porch and original solid pine door, there is an elegant dining room/library with fitted book-casing, a morning room with a magnificent feature fireplace with wood burning stove, a fun family/social room with fitted bar, a bespoke fitted kitchen by Icon with many integrated appliances and a feature fireplace incorporating a wood burning stove. There is a vast range of rooms to the cellar area including the old strongrooms belonging to the solicitors with safe doors fitted and also providing also extensive laundry facilities and storage.

To the first floor is a spacious elegant landing leading to a master suite which has the benefit of a delightful marble fireplace and ornate scenic/mural painted ceiling. There is an adjacent formal dressing room with quality fitted high gloss wardrobes and matching chest of drawers and dressing table and an individual private full en-suite large bathroom with five piece suite of a Georgian style. To this floor is a guest bedroom with luxury en-suite bathroom, a study and a most spectacular first floor drawing room of elegance and charm with an individual style befitting the period of the property with the benefit also of a feature fireplace with wood burning stove.

To the second floor, access is gained to provide yet further additional bedrooms being four in total, all enjoying luxury en-suite facilities and there is an additional room which could be used as a nursery or a secondary dressing room for one of the principal bedrooms to this floor.

Outside, the property has a most delightful contemporary style town garden offering a high degree of seclusion and privacy with flagstone patio and borders, ornamental pond and concealed area with gazebo, ideal for alfresco dining and taking full advantage of the sun. There is a gated entrance to the side of the property with large car park which forms part of the ownership of the property Please Note : The Car Park has recently been Granted Planning Consent for a Detached Dwelling offering contemporary style living accommodation. Planning Ref: 19/00583/FUL

The new modern contemporary house will offer delightful accommodation extending to living room adjacent to a living/dining kitchen, three bedrooms to the first floor the principal enjoying a dressing room and an en-suite shower room, two guest bedrooms and a family bathroom. The property will benefit from car parking and a garage.




With original stone refurbished pillars leading to:


With original stone flag flooring with decorative Dentine coving, original painted door to front, two school type radiators, , elegant Georgian staircase off with cast iron spindles and mahogany hand rail.

DINING ROOM/LIBRARY  -  6.65m x 4.82m (21'10" x 15'10")

Having full-working window shutters, magnificent decorative Adams style feature fireplace with tiled insert, Dentine coving, built in bookcases, radiators in decorative concealed covers.

FAMILY/SOCIAL ROOM  -  4.97m x 4.69m (16'4" x 15'5")

With wall mounted TV points, wooden stripped flooring, decorative coving, contemporary style radiator.

MORNING ROOM  -  6m x 4.97m (19'8" x 16'4")

Having magnificent Adams style marble fireplace with hearth incorporating wood burning stove, full working shutters, highly decorative and painted ornate coving, two school type radiators.


Fitted by Icon having twin Belfast sink units with chrome mixer tap over, granite work surfaces and up-stand, with a range of ample base and drawer units under with integrated dishwasher. There is a central island unit with granite work surfaces over and incorporate a hot water tap, ample drawer units and base cupboards and twin ovens in a matching housing unit. Adjacent to the central island are a full height range of tall cupboard providing ample storage space and integrated full height fridge and freezer. The feature painted Adams fireplace with a white wood burning stove on raised marble hearth, quality mahogany flooring, two school type radiators, window shutters and decorative coving, spotlighting. Adjacent is a laundry cupboard with original enamel sink with hot and cold water and shelving.


With radiator, door to the rear off and access to the basement and cellarage area.



LAUNDRY ROOM  -  5.12m x 4.75m (16'10" x 15'7")

Twin bowl stainless steel sink unit with double drainer adjacent, plumbing for automatic washing machine, tumble dryer, tiled flooring, extractor fan.

CELLAR ROOM ONE  -  4.9m x 2.55m (16'1" x 8'4")

Vaulted ceiling, school type radiator.

CELLAR ROOM TWO  -  5.6m x 2.8m (18'4" x 9'2")

Glazed tiled walls, radiator.

CELLAR ROOM THREE  -  4.2m x 2.6m (13'9" x 8'6")

Shelving and part-tiled walls.

CELLAR ROOM FOUR  -  4.56m x 2.95m (15'0" x 9'8")

Double radiator, shelving. Extractor fan, air conditioning unit.

CELLAR ROOM FIVE  -  4.94m x 2.1m (16'2" x 6'11")

Original wine cellar with thrawls.

CELLAR ROOM SIX  -  4.62m x 4m (15'2" x 13'1")

Boiler servicing the central heating system and providing domestic hot water, immersion heater.

CELLAR ROOM SEVEN  -  3.4m x 2.4m (11'2" x 7'10")


BEDROOM ONE  -  4.96m x 4.89m (16'3" x 16'1")

Wooden stripped flooring, two school type radiators, decorative painted ceiling, moulded cornice ceiling, fossil marble fireplace with tiled insert, window shutters.

ADJACENT DRESSING ROOM  -  3m x 2.99m (9'10" x 9'10")

With full-height built in wardrobes with high gloss finish, matching dressing table and drawers, school type radiator, window shutters.


Comprising, free-standing slipper bath with chrome mixer tap over, walk-in shower with glazed screen and tiled surrounds, twin wash hand basin, high level w.c, tiled flooring in checker style pattern, Adams style painted fireplace with tiled insert, moulded cornice ceiling, window shutters, school type radiator, heated chrome towel rail.

BEDROOM TWO  -  4.93m x 4.86m (16'2" x 15'11")

Two school type radiators, marble fossil feature fireplace with decorative cast iron insert, decorative coving, window shutters


Comprising, free-standing bath with mixer shower tap over, separate shower cubicle, high level w.c, wash hand basin, fossil slate feature fireplace with cast iron insert and hearth, wooden stripped flooring, contemporary school type radiator, decorative coving.

DRAWING ROOM  -  6.74m x 4.98m (22'1" x 16'4")

Two school type radiators, window shutters, decorative painted wooden flooring, magnificent Adams style feature fireplace with wood burning stove and raised hearth, original decorative coving.

STUDY  -  5.3m x 2.42m (17'5" x 7'11")

Fossil slate feature fireplace with cast iron insert, wooden stripped flooring, school radiator, window shutter.



Deep two-room storage cupboard and secondary staircase leading to:

BEDROOM THREE  -  4.94m x 4.89m (16'2" x 16'1")

Two radiators, wooden feature fireplace with tiled insert, window shutter.


Comprising free-standing bath with shower and mixer tap over, vanity wash hand basin, walk-in cubicle with chrome shower over and tiled surrounds, w.c, radiator, decorative coving.

BEDROOM FOUR  -  4.7m x 4.6m (15'5" x 15'1")

Moulded cornice ceiling, wooden stripped flooring, two school type radiators, door to:


Comprising: vanity wash hand basin, storage cupboard under, low level w.c, shower cubicle with tiled surrounds, tiled flooring, storage cupboard, school type radiator with heated chrome towel rail over.

NURSERY/DRESSING ROOM TO BEDROOM FOUR  -  4.77m x 2.23m (15'8" x 7'4")

Decorative coving, feature fireplace, school type radiator, wooden stripped flooring and window shutter.

BEDROOM FIVE  -  6.3m x 4.89m (20'8" x 16'1")

Contemporary radiator.


Having slipper bath with chrome mixer shower tap over, low level w.c., vanity wash hand basin, cubicle with shower over and tiled surrounds, radiator, tiled flooring, extractor fan.

BEDROOM SIX  -  4.98m x 3.74m (16'4" x 12'3")

Contemporary radiator, feature fireplace with Georgian insert.


With wooden stripped flooring, cubicle with glazed screen, tiled surround, shower over, free-standing slipper style bath with mixer shower tap over, low level w.c, wash hand basin, cast iron legs, school type radiator with chrome towel rail over, wooden feature fireplace with tiled insert.


Outside is the most delightful contemporary style town garden with flagstone patios, feature ornamental pond, concealed area with gazebo ideal for alfresco dining and part-walled garden. Gate to rear with direct access to the car park.


Derby City Council - Band FThe Bemrose Primary and The Bemrose Secondary School catchments.


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

You may download, store and use the material for your own personal use and research. You may not republish, retransmit, redistribute or otherwise make the material available to any party or make the same available on any website, online service or bulletin board of your own or of any other party or make the same available in hard copy or in any other media without the website owner's express prior written consent. The website owner's copyright must remain on all reproductions of material taken from this website.

EPC Graph