01629 760 899
 enquiries@sallybotham.co.uk
27 Bank Road, Matlock, DE4 3NF
London Office - 121 Park Lane, W1
 0207 318 7087

£575,000

Sold subject to contract

Main Road, Darley Bridge, Derbyshire, DE4 2JY
5 Bedroomed    Detached House

Key features:

  • https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=ZZ3yqZnERpZ
  • Superb Riverside Property with Fishing Rights
  • 2 Bed Self Contained Annexe ideal as Holiday Let
  • Further Cottage Available Separately
  • Restored Period Property with 3 Bedrooms
  • Master En Suite & Family Bathroom
  • Sitting Room & Stunning Contemporary Dining Kitchen
  • Annexe with Open Plan Living/Dining/Kitchen
  • Generous Parking
  • Desirable Village Location

An immaculately presented period property with a recently built self-contained two-bedroom annex. The main house, parts of which date back to the 1800’s, has been restored to an exceptionally high standard with accommodation offering three bedrooms, master en suite, sitting room, and spacious dining kitchen. The contemporary annexe has two double bedrooms, bathroom and a large open plan living dining kitchen. Enjoying a river side position with gardens leading down the water’s edge where there is decking and a launch area ideal for canoeing and fishing, overlooking an attractive stone bridge, which is a grade II listed scheduled ancient monument, and from where the area takes its name. There is parking for several vehicles, a private walled courtyard and decked seating area with river views. The annexe is currently run as a successful holiday let and there is an adjoining cottage, currently let, which is available to purchase by separate negotiation.

 

Darley Bridge is an attractive village set in the beautiful the Derwent Valley, surrounded by open countryside with many fine walks. There are excellent local amenities at nearby Darley Dale and the towns of Matlock (3 miles) and Bakewell (6.5 miles) are just a few minutes away. The village is within easy commuting distance of the cities if Sheffield, Nottingham and Derby and has 2 public houses, primary school, and a regular bus service to Matlock and Bakewell.

 

Entering the property via a half glazed panelled entrance door which opens to:

 

ENTRANCE PORCH 6’7 x 4’2 (2m x 1.27m)

With dual aspect windows, slate effect ceramic tiles to the floor, coat hanging space storage shelving and storage chests. A door open to:

RECEPTION HALLWAY 13’6 x 5’5 (4.11m x 1.65m)

Having a staircase rising to the first-floor accommodation, central heating radiator with thermostatic valve, exposed polished pine floorboards and coving to the ceiling. From the hallway a batten door with Suffolk thumb latch opens to:

 

SITTING ROOM 13’6 x 11 (4.11m x 3.35m)

With front aspect upvc double glazed cottage style windows with fitted shutters and a window seat, there is a further side aspect window overlooking the river bridge. The room has original exposed polished pine floorboards and a feature fire opening with a stone surround and raised hearth housing a Morso living flame gas stove. There is a column style central heating radiator with thermostatic valve and a television aerial point with satellite facility.

From the hallway a door opens to a stone staircase which descends to:

STORAGE CELLAR 13’1 x 10’ (3.99m x 3.05m)

Having stone flags to the floor, original stone thrawl and fitted storage shelving. The cellar houses the gas and electricity meters.

From the hallway a further batten door with Suffolk thumb latch opens to:

LIVING DINING KITCHEN 22’9 x 20’1 (6.93m x 6.12m)

An exceptionally spacious room with a contemporary extension with double glazed windows and French style doors opening onto a courtyard to the side of the property. The dining area of the room has polished exposed pine floorboards and a feature fireplace with a 1930’s style ‘Clan’ fireplace with open grate and side ovens. The room has a column style radiator with thermostatic valve.

The kitchen area of the room has stone flags to the floor with underfloor heating and a good range of contemporary kitchen units in a high gloss white finish with cupboards and drawers set beneath a polished Derbyshire fossil marble worksurface with a matching upstand, the worksurface returns to form a peninsula room divide and breakfast bar. Set within the worksurface is an undermounted one and a half bowl sink with mixer tap and a four-burner gas hob over which is a cooker hood. Integral appliances include fridge, freezer, twelve place setting dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer, double oven, and microwave. The kitchen area is illuminated by low energy downlight spotlights, feature plinth lights and a Velux conservation roof light lending extra light to the kitchen area. There is a column style central heating radiator with thermostatic valve and a study area with data point and telephone point. A batten door with thumb latch opens to:

GROUND FLOOR LAVATORY 3’9 x 3’ (1.14m x 0.91m)

Having a contemporary dual flush close coupled WC and wash hand basin with storage cupboard beneath. There is a fitted shelf, downlight spotlight and extractor fan.

From the kitchen a glazed door with obscured glass opens to:

 

INNER LOBBY 4’8 x 2’9 (1.42m x 0.83m)

Having a side aspect window and interconnecting door to the annex.

From the hallway a staircase with elegant turned spindles and newels rises to the:

FIRST FLOOR LANDING 14’6 x 2’7 (4.42m x 0.78m)

Having coving to the ceiling, central heating radiator with thermostatic valve and batten doors with thumb latches opening to:

BEDROOM ONE 13’6 x 11’3 (4.11m x 3.43m)

Having dual aspect upvc double glazed windows the side window having views over the river and bridge. The room has polished exposed pine floorboards, fitted picture rail and a good range of built-in wardrobes providing hanging space and storage shelving. A batten door opens to:

EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM 5’6 x 2’5 (1.67m x 0.73m)

Having a tiled shower cubicle with a Myra electric shower and concertina shower door, dual flush close coupled WC and wall hung wash hand basin with storage cupboard beneath. There is a mirror with shaver light over and extractor fan.

BEDROOM TWO 10’6 x 8’9 (3.2m x 2.67m)

Again, with dual aspect cottage style windows enjoying views over the courtyard garden and the river. The room has polished exposed pine floorboards, central heating radiator with thermostatic valve and built-in mirror fronted wardrobe with hanging space and storage shelving.

BEDROOM THREE 10’5 x 8’2 (3.17m x 2.49m)

Having a double-glazed window, built-in mirror fronted wardrobe and a built-in captain’s bed. The room has a central heating radiator with thermostatic valve.

FAMILY BATHROOM 10’6 x 10’4 (3.2m x 3.15m)

A spacious bathroom with a side aspect window with obscured glass, ceramic tiled floor and suite with panelled bath with mixer taps and handheld shower spray, pedestal wash hand basin and low-level flush WC. The room has a feature cast iron fireplace, an original exposed beam to the ceiling and a column style central heating radiator with thermostatic valve. A batten door opens to an airing cupboard having slatted linen storage shelving and housing the Baxi combination gas fired boiler which provides central heating and hot water to the property. 

 

ANNEX

 

OPEN PLAN LIVING DINING KITCHEN 21’5 x 15’9 (6.53m x 4.8m)

Having floor length rear aspect windows and a pair of French style doors opening onto the rear of the property and enjoying views over the river. The room has stone flags to the floor with underfloor heating and a stable style entrance door opening onto the side of the property. The kitchen area of the room is fitted with a range of contemporary units with cupboards and drawers set beneath a timber effect worksurface with a matching upstand. There are wall mounted storage cupboards. Set within the worksurface is a one and a half bowl sink with mixer tap and a four-ring induction hob over which is a cooker hood. Beneath the hob is a double oven and grill. There is an integral fridge. A pair of doors open to a utility cupboard with space and connection for an automatic washing machine and space for a fridge freezer. A further pair of doors open to a boiler cupboard housing the combination gas fired boiler which provides hot water and central heating to the annex. The room has a living flame gas stove, point for a wall mounted television and an architectural feature vertical radiator. There are low energy downlights and a data point.

A contemporary oak panelled door opens to the lobby to the main house and a further doors open to:

CLOAKROOM 6’9 x 2’7 (2.05m x 0.78m)

Having a side aspect double glazed window, stone flags to the floor and suite with dual flush close coupled WC and contemporary wash hand basin with tiled splash back and fitted mirror over. A door opens to a useful storage cupboard.

From the hallway a quarter turn staircase rises to:

FIRST FLOOR LANDING 5’1 x 4’10 (1.55m x 1.47m)

Having a side aspect window with obscured glass and contemporary oak panelled doors opening to:

BEDROOM ONE 12’5 x 10’7 (3.78m x 3.22m)

Having a rear aspect double glazed window enjoying delightful views over the garden and river and the open countryside that surrounds the area. The room has polished exposed pine floorboards, low energy downlights, central heating radiator with thermostatic valve and television aerial point. A door opens to a useful storage cupboard with hanging rail and shelving.

BEDROOM TWO 10’5 x 10’5 (3.17m x 3.17m)

With dual aspect windows with views over the river and river bridge. The room has polished exposed pine floorboards, central heating radiator with thermostatic valve and point for a wall mounted TV. There is a built-in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving.

BATHROOM 7’5 x 4’11 (2.26m x 1.49m)

Having a side aspect window with obscured glass, natural slate tiles to the floor and ceramic tiles to the walls, suite with panelled bath with mixer shower over and glass shower screen, concealed cistern dual flush WC and pedestal wash hand basin, there is a chrome finish ladder style towel radiator and downlight spotlights. The room has an extractor fan and a pair of bathroom cabinets

OUTSIDE

The property is approached via a driveway which provides off-road parking for up to 6 vehicles. To the side of the entrance porch is a covered log store and from the driveway a door open to a walled courtyard with log store and bike shed, where the doors open from the dining kitchen. From the drive steps lead to a flagged terrace overlooking the river. Steps descend to an area of river side garden with a lawn interspersed with trees. To the bottom of the garden is a landing jetty along the river edge. To the rear of the property is a raised decked terrace providing a seating area.

SERVICES AND GENERAL INFORMATION

Services all mains services are connected to the property. The property has fishing rights to the centre of the river. The vendor informs us the property has never flooded in the property and the holiday let grosses approx. £26k per year.

COUNCIL TAX BAND (Correct at time of publication) ‘C’

TENURE

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DIRECTIONS

Leaving Matlock along the A6 towards Bakewell, upon reaching Darley Dale turn left along the B5057 sign posted Wensley, after crossing the river the property can be found on the right-hand side.

Disclaimer

All measurements in these details are approximate.  None of the fixed appliances or services have been tested and no warranty can be given to their condition. The deeds have not been inspected by the writers of these details. These particulars are produced in good faith with the approval of the vendor but they should not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact and they do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. 

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