Standing semi-detached with the benefit of gardens to both front and rear plus private off-street parking, this stone-built house provides quite spacious three bedroom accommodation which incorporates a light and stylish attic conversion. Quality modern improvements enhance the internal period character, including feature fireplaces, modern stoves and a spiral staircase leading to the loft conversion. There are three good bedrooms, two reception rooms, the balanced accommodation being complemented externally by good sized gardens which are well stocked and attractively landscaped. The property is well suited as a family home or for the professional couple who will appreciate the merits of the house and also the sought after location.
Situated within the Lumsdale Conservation Area, with direct access to countryside walks and noted for its historic mills served by Bentley Brook, which falls towards Matlock Green, and ultimately into the river Derwent which runs through the town. The town centre facilities lie around one mile away whilst closer to hand are respected primary and secondary schools. Good road communications lead to the neighbouring centres of employment to include Chesterfield, Alfreton and Bakewell, whilst the cities of Sheffield, Derby and Nottingham all lie within daily commuting distance. The wider recreational delights of the Peak District and Derbyshire Dales countryside are all close at hand.
A panelled and part glazed stable style door leads to an attractive stone and slate porch where there is coat hanging, wall mounted electric heater and ceramic tiled floor. A stripped pine door opens to the …
Sitting Room – 4.55m x 3.70m (14’11” x 12’2”) a comfortable room with a delightful outlook through a front facing large window across the well stocked gardens at the front. As a focal point to the room, a substantial cut stone fireplace with raised hearth is inset with a cast iron multi-fuel stove. To one side of the chimney breast there is a built-in low level cupboard with display shelving above and to the other side, a small window allowing additional natural light. As with the remainder of the house, the room is tastefully finished and includes a lattice work radiator cover.
An oak panelled door leads through a stair lobby with multi-coloured mosaic tiled floor and similar oak door opening to the …
Dining Room 4.55m x 4.32m maximum (14’11” x 14’2”) a well proportioned additional living space, open plan to the kitchen and including a built-in box settee with lift top for useful storage, two windows to the side and a pair of slim glazed French doors opening to a rear patio. The chimney breast houses and conceals the Vaillant combi boiler and includes a living flame gas-fired stove set to a modern cut stone hearth and oak lintel. There is useful storage beneath the stairs and a broad opening to the …
Fitted Breakfast Kitchen – 2.96m x 2.86m (9’9” x 9’5”) incorporating a range of painted cupboards and drawers plus woodblock effect work surfaces which incorporate a modern enamel 1½ bowl sink unit. Integral appliances include refrigerator, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. There is a circular woodblock breakfast bar, window to the rear and part glazed external door opening to the rear patio.
From the Lobby, stairs rise to the First Floor Galleried Landing off which there is a second stairwell leading to the loft conversion and useful storage above the bulkhead. Window to the side and oak panelled doors open to the bedrooms and bathroom.
Bedroom 1 – 4.55m x 3.70m (14’11” x 12’2”) a good sized double bedroom with pleasant views across the gardens to the front and towards the tree lined slopes around the Lumsdale Conservation Area. There is an additional window to the side and as a focal point to the room, a period fireplace which includes a slate surround and mantel, ornate cast fire with tiled cheeks and hearth.
Bathroom – fitted with a white suite to include panelled bath with thermostatic mixer shower above, low flush WC set to a fitted cabinet and plinth and a wash hand basin similarly fitted with cabinets beneath and vanity surface above. White towel radiator, complimentary ceramic tiling and obscure glazed window to the side.
Bedroom 2 – 2.90m x 2.55m (9’6” x 8’4”) a rear facing double bedroom.
An enclosed lobby off the landing houses a contemporary spiral staircase with wooden treads and iron spindles, leading to the …
Attic Bedroom 3 – 4.70m x 4.30m (15’5” x 14’2”) imaginatively converted to provide a particularly spacious room with restricted head height towards the eaves and within which there is a good range of built-in storage. Excellent natural light is enjoyed through five Velux roof lights and there is the addition of a contemporary Victorian style radiator.
Complimenting the house is a delightful and functional outside space which includes gardens to both front and rear plus car parking.
To the front of the house and adjacent to the road, is an area of side by side parking for two vehicles. From here a pedestrian gate opens to the principal gardens where a level lawn and greenhouse are surrounded by herbaceous borders, well stocked with a variety of mature planting to provide colour and interest through the seasons and also to provide a good degree of privacy. A separate pathway, shared with the adjoining house, also provides pedestrian access from the roadside and incorporates a bin and log store area.
Further vehicular access to the rear serves this and the neighbouring houses from the end of the row. There is a rear garden with Timber Shed and two raised beds, whilst adjacent to the house is a private patio well placed to enjoy the morning and evening sun.
Tenure – Freehold.
Services – All mains services are available to the property which benefits from gas fired central heating and part wooden / part uPVC double glazing. No test has been made on services or their distribution.
Council tax – Band C.
Fixtures & fittings – Only the fixtures and fittings mentioned in these sales particulars are included in the sale. Certain other items may be taken at valuation if required. No specific test has been made on any appliance either included or available by negotiation.
Directions – From Matlock Crown Square, take Causeway Lane before turning left at the mini roundabout into Steep Turnpike. Rise up the hill and at the following t-junction keep left into Chesterfield Road. Rise up the hill and at the top turn right into Asker Lane. Follow Asker Lane as far as possible and on joining Lumsdale Road turn left and No. 6 Lumsdale Terrace can be found on the left hand side after approximately 200 metres. Alternatively, after rising up Chesterfield Road continue on until reaching the turn for Highfields School. Follow the road until it narrows and where No. 6 can be found on the right hand side opposite the lane which leads to the ponds.
Viewing – Strictly by prior arrangement with the Matlock office .
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