01629 760 899
27 Bank Road, Matlock, DE4 3NF
London Office - 121 Park Lane, W1
 0207 318 7087


The Cliff, Tansley, Derbyshire, DE4 5FY
2 Bedroomed    House

Key features:

  • A Stone-Built Period Cottage
  • Approx One Third Of An Acre Of Gardens
  • Located On The Outskirts Of The Popular Village Of Tansley
  • Two Bedrooms
  • Family Bathroom
  • Sitting Room & Dining Kitchen
  • Conservatory Porch
  • Utility Space To The Rear
  • Detached Garage

A delightful stone-built period cottage, standing in approximately one third of an acre of gardens, ideally located on the outskirts of the popular village of Tansley, within easy reach of Matlock, where there are excellent local amenities.  This charming property offers two bedrooms, family bathroom, sitting room and dining kitchen.  There is a conservatory porch to the front of the property and a further conservatory porch with a veranda link to a utility space to the rear.  The property has a detached garage.

Tansley Village nestles in the beautiful hills of the Derwent Valley on the outskirts of Matlock surrounded by picturesque open countryside, with pleasant walks and superb views. There is a good primary school, village centre and local pubs. The village has excellent access to the nearby towns of Matlock, Wirksworth and Alfreton and is within commuting distance of Derby, Nottingham and the M1 Motorway.

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

CONSERVATORY PORCH 8’6” X 4’7” (2.59m x 1.40m)

Being constructed in timber with glazed panels and polycarbonate roof and having ceramic tiles to the floor.  A stable-style entrance door with glazed panel opens to:

DINING KITCHEN 11’6” X 10’0” (3.50m x 3.05m)

Having front aspect woodgrain-effect uPVC double glazed windows enjoying views over the garden to the wooded hills and open countryside that surround the area.  The kitchen is fitted with a good range of units in a light oak finish with cupboards and drawers set beneath a roll-edged worksurface with a tiled splashback.  There are wall-mounted storage cupboards with under-cabinet lighting and open display shelves.  Set within the worksurface is a one-and-a-half bowl sink with mixer tap.  Fitted within the kitchen is a Canon electric cooker with a five-ring ceramic hob, double oven and grill.  The cooker is available by separate negotiation.  Beneath the worksurface there is space and connection for an automatic washing machine, under-worksurface fridge and freezer.  There is space in the kitchen for a family dining table.  The room has a central heating radiator, built-in display niche with open shelving and a telephone point.  A door opening leads to:

SITTING ROOM 13’9” X 10’8” (4.19m x 3.25m)

Having front aspect woodgrain-effect uPVC double glazed windows, set within exposed stone mullions and having a deep stone windowsill.  There is a further side aspect window, flooding the room with natural light.  The room has partial panelling to dado height and feature exposed stone walls.  There are exposed beams to the ceiling and a fire opening with a heavy dressed stone lintel and raised hearth housing a log burning stove.  The room is illuminated by wall lamp points and there is a display niche with fitted shelving, television aerial point with satellite facility, central heating radiator and telephone point.  A staircase rises to the upper floor accommodation.  A hardwood batten-style entrance door opens to:

CONSERVATORY PORCH 7’9” X 5’7” (2.36m x 1.70m)

Being constructed in timber with a floor-length glazed panel and a polycarbonate roof.  The room has quarry tiles to the floor and pleasant views over the forecourt garden to the village beyond.

From the sitting room a staircase rises to a half landing, with a rear aspect window with views over the garden, from where steps rise to a batten door with thumb latch leading to:

BEDROOM ONE 11’3” X 11’1” (3.43m x 3.38m)

Having dual aspect woodgrain-effect uPVC double glazed windows with superb far-reaching views over the surrounding countryside and the garden.  The room has a central heating radiator and a door opening to a useful storage cupboard over the head of the stairs with fitted shelving and hanging space.

From the half landing, steps rise to a first floor landing, where batten doors with thumb latches open to:

BEDROOM TWO 11’8” X 6’4” (3.56m x 1.93m)

Having front aspect double glazed windows set within exposed stone mullions and a fitted window seat, having delightful views over the village and surrounding open countryside.  The room has fitted open display shelving, central heating radiator and a range of built-in wardrobes providing hanging space and storage shelving.  Concealed within a cupboard is the gas-fired boiler, which provides hot water and central heating to the property.

FAMILY BATHROOM 8’8” X 4’5” (2.64m x 1.35m)

Open to the apex of the roof with exposed beams and Velux rooflight windows.  The room is partially tiled and has a suite with a corner bath with Triton electric shower over and concertina shower screen, semi-countertop wash hand basin with storage cupboards beneath and a concealed cistern WC.  There are built-in storage cupboards and open display shelves.  The room has a central heating radiator.


The property is approached via a shared driveway/public right of way, which gives access to the garage.  From the driveway there is a five-bar gate access to the gardens.  From the garage a stepped pathway comprising 60 stone steps descends through the gardens to the property.  The gardens consist of a good-sized area of undulating grass terraces, interspersed with mature ornamental trees and having borders stocked with a good variety of cottage-style plants.  Within the garden there is a timber garden shed.  Immediately to the rear of the property is a veranda protecting the entrance door, from where a further door opens to a useful Utility Space 8’4” X 4’8” (2.54m x 1.42m) being constructed in timber with a polycarbonate roof and having ceramic tiles to the floor.  A pathway leads around the side of the property to an area of patio-style garden to the front of the property, enjoying an elevated position.  A gateway leads to a pathway across the neighbouring property to a set of steps that lead to Nottingham Road.

GARAGE 18’10” X 8’3” (5.74m x 2.51m)

A detached single garage, having an up-and-over vehicular access door and a rear personnel door.


All mains services are connected to the property.

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


Leaving Matlock along the A615 towards Alfreton, upon approaching Tansley immediately after passing the 30 miles per hour signs, take the driveway on the right (the drive is steep and narrow, we would advise possibly walking up the lane on foot for the initial first viewing) follow the drive up the hill and park in front of the right hand garage.


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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