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Wheatsheaf House, 1, Main Road, Whatstandwell, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 5HE
4 Bedroomed House

Key Features

  • Wheatsheaf House: Reception hallway, Dining room, Sitting room, Fitted breakfast/kitchen, Utility room with access to vaulted cellar/store room, Ground floor bathroom, Four first floor bedroom
  • Wheatsheaf Cottage: Entrance hallway, Fitted kitchen, Feature sitting room, Ground floor shower room, First floor bedroom
  • Barley Cottage: Entrance Hallway, Living room, Fitted kitchen, Two first floor bedrooms, First floor bathroom
  • Off street parking area to front
  • Large drive-through carport/driveway leading to two garages
  • Extensive garden with patio areas and views over surrounding countryside

GENERAL INFORAMTION


This sale offers a rare opportunity for the discerning purchaser to acquire three stone character Grade II listed properties, the main dwelling house - Wheatsheaf House comprising to the ground floor of a reception hallway, dining room with feature fireplace, sitting room with feature fireplace and cast iron stove, fitted breakfast/kitchen, utility room with access to a vaulted cellar/store room and a ground floor bathroom. To the first floor are four bedrooms and a family bathroom.


Wheatsheaf Cottage which internally comprises to the ground floor of an entrance hallway, fitted kitchen, feature sitting/living room with stone fireplace and beamed ceiling, furthermore there is a shower room. To the first floor is a bedroom.


Barley Cottage which internally comprises to the ground floor of an entrance hallway, well proportioned living room with feature fireplace and cast iron stove, furthermore to the ground floor is a fitted breakfast kitchen. To the first floor are two bedrooms and a bathroom.


Outside to the front aspect is an area of off street parking and to the front of Wheatsheaf House a stone flagged foregarden area, furthermore to the front of Wheatsheaf Cottage is a patio/foregarden area. To the side of the property is a large drive-through carport with gates to front aspect leading to a block paved driveway which provides access to two garages to the rear. To the rear of the property is an extensive lawned garden with patio areas and views towards surrounding countryside.


LOCATION


The village of Whatstandwell is well located and has a primary school and village inn. The nearby village of Crich has a more extensive range of local amenities including a post office, village store, doctors surgery, hairdressers and village inn. The surrounding centres include Belper (six miles to the south), Matlock (eight miles to the north), Nottingham (sixteen miles to the east) and Derby (twelve miles to the south). Junction 26 of the M1 Motorway (thirteen mile) provides fast access to other nearby regional centres and the main motorway network.


ACCOMMODATION


Wooden panelled and glazed door provides access to:


RECEPTION HALLWAY  -  3.79m x 3.70m (12'5" x 12'2")

Having central heating radiator. Exposed ceiling beams. Bar with original hand pumps. Sash window to front with exposed stone reveals. Panelled and glazed door leads into the breakfast/kitchen. Panelled and glazed twin doors provide access to an inner lobby which leads to the sitting room and bathroom respectively. A further doorway leads into an inner lobby area having staircase off to first floor and pine panelled door which leads into a dining/second reception room.


DINING ROOM/SECOND RECEPTION ROOM  -  3.66m x 3.30m (12'0" x 10'10")

Having central heating radiator. Recessed bookshelf area. Exposed ceiling beam. Fireplace with pine fire surround, raised slate hearth and a cast iron open grate fire with decorative tile inserts. Sash window to front incorporating a window seat and working shutters.


BREAKFAST/KITCHEN  -  4.29m x 3.08m (14'1" x 10'1")

Having an extensive range of roll edged preparation surfaces incorporating a twin sink unit with adjacent drainer, tiled splashback and a range of light panelled base drawers and cupboards beneath. Complementary wall mounted cupboards over with glazed display cabinets and corner shelf. Rangemaster cooker which incorporates a five ring hob with warming plate, two ovens and a grill. Integrated fridge, freezer and dishwasher. Central heating radiator. Telephone jack point. Ceramic tiled floor covering. Four sealed unit double glazed windows, two of which having exposed stone mullion. Doorway leads into:


UTILITY ROOM  -  2.36m x 1.96m (7'9" x 6'5")

Having a roll edged preparation surface and having appliance space with plumbing for an automatic washing machine, a second with vent for tumble dryer and ample space for a freezer. Continuation of the ceramic tiled floor covering. Farmhouse wooden and glazed door to rear which opens onto a stone paved patio leading to the garden beyond. Wooden latched door which provides access to a vaulted cellar.


VAULTED CELLAR/STORE ROOM  -  4.01m x 3.18m (13'2" x 10'5")

With electricity meter and fuse board. Door to front.


INNER LOBBY WHICH LEADS TO THE SITTING ROOM AND BATHROOM

Having a built-in linen cupboard. A panelled door provides access to the bathroom and a panelled and glazed door providing access to the sitting room.


L-SHAPED SITTING ROOM  -  3.72m x 5.06m (12'2" x 16'7")

Note the former measurement being the maximum measurement. Having a range style stone fireplace with granite hearth incorporating a cast iron multi fuel stove. Exposed ceiling beams. Recessed bookshelf. TV aerial connection. Two central heating radiators. Sash window to front.


L-SHAPED BATHROOM  -  3.00m x 3.03m EXTENDING TO 3.06m (9'10" x 9'11" EX TENDING TO 10'0")

Being part tiled and having a suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath with glass shower screen and shower, low level WC and bidet. Central heating radiator. Electric extractor fan. Sealed unit double glazed window to side and opaque glazed window to rear.


FIRST FLOOR


LANDING

Having five wooden braced doors which provide access to the bedrooms and bathroom respectively.


BEDROOM ONE  -  5.10m x 3.77m (16'9" x 12'4")

Having central heating radiator. Sash window to front. Sealed unit double glazed window to rear.


BEDROOM TWO  -  3.69m x 3.22m (12'1" x 10'7")

Having central heating radiator. TV aerial point. Over stairs built-in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelves. TV aerial connection. Sash window to front.


BEDROOM THREE  -  3.65m x 2.79m (12'0" x 9'2")

Having a feature stone fireplace. Central heating radiator. TV aerial connection. Trap door access to roof space. Sash window to front.


BEDROOM FOUR  -  3.47m x 2.60m (11'5" x 8'6")

Having central heating radiator. Exposed purlins. Built-in wardrobe with hanging rails, shelves and cupboard over. Two sealed unit double glazed windows to side with exposed stone mullion. Sealed unit double glazed window to rear.


BATHROOM  -  1.52m x 2.43m (5'0" x 8'0")

Having a white suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback, low level WC and bath with glass shower screen, tiled surround and shower over. Chromed ladder style heated towel rail. Electric extractor fan. Recessed spotlights.


WHEATSHEAF COTTAGE


Farmhouse wooden and glazed door provides access to:


ENTRANCE HALLWAY

Having half tiled wall. Ceramic tiled floor covering. Step and door leading to a shower room and a doorway leads into:


FITTED KITCHEN  -  2.94m x 2.03m (9'8" x 6'8")

Having a range of roll edged preparation surfaces incorporating an inset one and a half stainless steel sink unit with adjacent drainer, chromed mixer tap over and tiled splashback with light panelled base drawers and cupboards beneath. Complementary wall mounted cupboards over. Electric cooker with four ring hob and two ovens beneath. Two appliance spaces, one having plumbing suitable for an automatic washing machine and a second with power for a fridge. Two windows to rear. Doorway provides access to:


L-SHAPED SITTING ROOM  -  3.69m x 4.07m (12'1" x 13'4")

Having a range style stone fireplace with raised stone hearth incorporating a Morso cast iron multi fuel stove. Cupboard to adjacent chimney recess. Telephone jack point. TV aerial connection. Exposed ceiling beams. Original wooden braced door to front. Two sash windows to front with exposed stone mullion and surround. Wooden latched and braced door with staircase off to first floor.


L-SHAPED SHOWER ROOM  -  1.89m x 2.30m (6'2" x 7'7")

Note the latter measurement being a maximum measurement. Being part tiled and having a white suite comprising wash hand basin, low level WC and tiled shower cubicle with electric Triton shower over. Electric Dimplex heater. Ceramic tiled floor covering. Electric extractor fan. Opaque window to rear with stone reveal.


FIRST FLOOR


BEDROOM  -  3.69m x 4.12m (12'1" x 13'6")

Note the measurements include the stairwell. Having high ceiling with exposed purlins. Feature stone fireplace. Two sash windows to front with exposed stone mullion and surrounds.


BARLEY COTTAGE


Wooden and glazed door provides access to:


ENTRANCE HALLWAY AREA

Which leads into the dining/kitchen and has a doorway leading into the sitting room. Electric underfloor heating.


L-SHAPED SITTING ROOM  -  4.73m x 4.07m (15'6" x 13'4")

Note the former measurement being taken into the recess adjacent to the chimney breast. Having a feature stone fireplace with quarry tiled hearth and Tiger cast iron wood burning stove. The latter measurement being a maximum measurement. Central heating radiator. Cupboard housing electricity meter and electricity consumer unit. Recessed bookshelf. TV aerial connection. Electric underfloor heating. Sash window to side which incorporates a window seat. Sash window to front.


FITTED DINING/KITCHEN  -  3.94m x 3.74m (12'11" x 12'3")

Having an extensive range of roll edged preparation surfaces incorporating an inset stainless steel sink unit with adjacent drainer, chromed mixer tap over, tiled splashback and shaker style panelled base drawers and cupboards beneath. Complementary wall mounted cupboards over. Inset four ring electric hob with integrated extractor canopy over and electric fan assisted oven beneath. Appliance space with plumbing suitable for a dishwasher and two appliance spaces suitable for a fridge or freezer. Built-in cupboard which houses the Heatrae Sadia electric boiler which provides domestic hot water and services the central heating system. Ceramic tiled floor covering. Electric underfloor heating. Staircase off to first floor with under stairs cupboard. Two windows to rear.


FIRST FLOOR


LANDING

Having exposed purlin. Sealed unit double glazed window to side. Three braced and latched pine doors provide access to the bedrooms and bathroom respectively.


L-SHAPED BEDROOM ONE  -  4.65m x 2.40m EXTENDING TO 3.02m (15'3" x 7'10" EX TENDING TO 9'11")

Note the former measurement being taken into the full depth of the built-in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelves. Central heating radiator. Exposed purlin. Trap door access to roof space. Sash window to side.


BEDROOM TWO  -  3.94m x 2.85m (12'11" x 9'4")

Having central heating radiator. Over stairs cupboard and wardrobe with hanging rail. Sealed unit double glazed window to side and rear.


BATHROOM  -  2.11m x 1.51m (6'11" x 4'11")

Having a white suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC and bath with tiled surround, glass show screen and shower over. Chromed ladder style heated towel rail. Electric extractor fan.


OUTSIDE


Immediately to the front of the property is a driveway area providing off street parking and a gated stone drive-through carport which leads to a further area of driveway providing access to two garages. In turn to the front aspect are stone steps leading to a stone flagged forecourt which provides access to the front entrance door to Wheatsheaf House. Wheatsheaf Cottage and Barley Cottage have independent access via the front aspect.


Immediately to the rear of the property is a stone flagged patio area which can be accessed from Wheatsheaf House and Wheatsheaf Cottage respectively with stone steps leading to an extensive lawned garden incorporating an extensive range of flowering herbaceous borders. Within the garden is a greenhouse and former vegetable garden area and a stone paved patio which enjoys views towards surrounding countryside. Cold water tap. The garden is enclosed by a range of stone walling. To the side of the property leading from the front is a large drive-through stone carport with wooden gates which leads to a block paved driveway leading to two garages.


CARPORT  -  4.86m x 3.69m APPROX (15'11" x 12'1" APPRO X)

Having twin timber doors to front.


GARAGE ONE  -  6.49m x 4.53m (21'4" x 14'10")

Having power and lighting. Access to a useful storage area within loft. Twin wooden and galvanised doors to front.


GARAGE TWO

At the time of preparing the details, no access obtained.


To the rear of Barley Cottage is a patio blocked paved patio area.


To the front of Wheatsheaf Cottage is a paved foregarden area with a flowering herbaceous border enclosed by stone walling and having a timber gate to side with stone path which also leads to a useful paved bin store area with access to a stone fuel store and outside WC.


MAINS SERVICES


All main services and oil central heating.


COUNCIL TAX BAND


Amber Valley Wheatsheaf House - Band EWheatsheaf Cottage - Band A


DIRECTIONAL NOTE


The approach from our Matlock Office is to proceed south along the A6 passing through Matlock Bath and thereafter the traffic light junction at Cromford, follow the A6 crossing over the River Derwent and thereafter bearing left as signposted to Whatstandwell into Main Road. Continue to climb the hill crossing over the canal bridge where shortly thereafter the properties are located on the left hand side clearly denoted by our For Sale board.


VIEWING


Strictly by appointment through Scargill Mann & Co - Matlock Office 01629 584591 (AT 04.07.2019)


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