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3 bedroom cottage house
Blanch Croft, Melbourne, Derby

Contact Ashley Adams at Melbourne, Derby branch for information

T: 01332 865 568

Ref: MEL201864

A beautifully presented double fronted three bedroom period cottage located in the very heart of Melbourne village with a wealth of characterful features which must be viewed to be fully appreciated. In brief the accommodation comprises:- Entrance hall, sitting room and dining room both with feature fireplaces, fitted kitchen, utility room, walk in pantry and ground floor cloaks/w.c. To the first floor are three well proportioned bedrooms and bathroom. Outside the property has side gated access to a well landscaped, low maintenance walled garden with stone paved patio, raised borders inset with mature shrubs, blue brick path & water feature. The property has a single garage a short distance from the cottage with vehicular access off Dunnicliffe Lane. Melbourne itself enjoys a high standard of amenities including the Sainsburys superstore, Post office, doctor's and dentist surgery and a wide range of quality public houses and restaurants whilst being well placed for the commuter with East Midlands airport, Parkway railway station and major link roads.

Key Features

  • Three bedrooms character cottage
  • Two reception rooms
  • Fitted kitchen & utility
  • Cloaks/w.c
  • Family bathroom
  • Private walled garden
  • Single garage



Full Details

Entrance Hallway
Having a front timber entrance door, double panelled radiator, inset spotlights to the ceiling, flag stone flooring. Door giving access to sitting room and further door giving access to:

Utility Room 5' 11" x 6' 6" ( 1.80m x 1.98m )
Having a beech-block work surface with under unit space and plumbing for washing machine and two further appliances. A double wall mounted unit with open end display shelving, ceramic tiled splashbacks and flag-stone flooring. Walk-in pantry:- being really authentic and having open shelving, inset wine rack and brick flooring.

Kitchen 10' x 6' 4" ( 3.05m x 1.93m )
Fitted with a range of bespoke units to both base and eye level, beech-block work surfaces and up-stands. Single drainer 1 and 1/4 bowl stainless steel sink unit with period style chrome mixer tap and water filter. Integrated Bosch dishwasher, Rayburn gas Range cooker (also provides gas fired central heating), ceramic tiled splashbacks, flag-stone flooring, window to the front elevation, separate electric emersion heater, central heating radiator and inset spotlights to the ceiling. Opening to:

Dining Room 13' 5" x 10' ( 4.09m x 3.05m )
Having a range of characterful features including the original cast iron period open grate fire with a stone hearth and decorative surround, double door fronted fitted cupboards to one chimney breast recess and open book shelving with inset lighting to the other chimney breast recess, double opening French doors to the rear elevation giving access to the garden, walls are finished with dado rail, inset spotlights to the ceiling, central heating radiator, original stripped waxed pine flooring and two wall light points.

Rear Lobby
Having a half glazed door to the rear elevation giving access to the garden, flag-stone flooring and stairs to the first floor.

Sitting Room 13' 8" x 13' 2" max into chimney breast recess ( 4.17m x 4.01m max into chimney breast recess )
Having an open grate cast iron period fireplace with a natural stone hearth, two central heating radiators, walls are finished with dado rail, five wall light points, two built-in cupboards to the chimney breast recesses, sealed herringbone brick flooring and sash window to the rear elevation giving aspect over the garden.

Ground Floor Cloakroom
Fitted with pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Double door fronted fitted storage cupboard, fitted safe, coat hanging hooks, extractor fan, shaver point, central heating radiator, inset spotlights to the ceiling, flag-stone flooring and opaque glazed sash window to the front elevation.

First Floor Landing
(Could be used as a study area)
Having window to the front elevation and door giving access to an airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder. Pull down ladder giving access to a partially boarded loft with lighting.

Master Bedroom 13' 7" x 13' 9" max into chimney breast recess ( 4.14m x 4.19m max into chimney breast recess )
A beautifully proportioned master bedroom with original waxed pine flooring, sash window to the rear elevation giving aspect over the garden, central heating radiator, two wall light points and original cast iron period open grate fireplace with stone hearth and surround. Panelled door giving access to: A walk-in closet with hanging rail, shelving and lighting.

Bedroom 2 13' 6" x 10' max into chimney breast recess ( 4.11m x 3.05m max into chimney breast recess )
Having sash window to rear the elevation giving aspect over the garden, central heating radiator, double door fronted fitted cupboard to the chimney breast recess, shelving to the opposite chimney breast recess, period cast iron open grate fireplace with stone heath and slate surround, two wall light points.

Bedroom 3 6' 7" x 11' 8" ( 2.01m x 3.56m )
Having window to the front elevation, central heating radiator, shelving and a fitted oak desk to the chimney breast recess and cast iron open grate ornamental fireplace.

Fitted with a three piece white suite comprising panelled bath with a flush fitted chrome mixer shower over and a glazed shower screen, pedestal wash hand basin with period style taps and low level WC. Walls are part panelled to dado height, ceramic tiled splashbacks, ceramic tiled flooring, inset spotlights to the ceiling, extractor fan, wall mounted chrome heated towel rail and window to the front elevation.

To the rear of the property is a beautifully presented walled garden with a lovely stone paved patio area flanked with blue bricks and gravel. There is a dwarf stone brick wall providing raised borders inset with a variety of mature trees and shrubs, circular water feature and a lead topped storage cupboard. The property was externally decorated in 2017 and has fragrant climbers to the outside of the property. A blue brick path around the side of the property gives access to the front of the property. Outside lighting, power socket and outside tap.

Single Garage
Having up and over door.

Please note that the marker reflects the centre of the postcode rather than the exact property location.

To view this property please contact Ashley Adams on

T: 01332 865 568

39 Market Place, Melbourne, DERBY, Derbyshire, DE73 8DS

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  • (1) MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS Intending purchasers will be asked to produce identification documentation at a later stage and we would ask for your co-operation in order that there will be no delay in agreeing the sale.
  • (2) These particulars do not constitute part or all of an offer or contract.
  • (3) The measurements indicated are supplied for guidance only and as such must be considered incorrect.
  • (4) Potential buyers are advised to recheck the measurements before committing to any expense.
  • (5) Ashley Adams has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures, fittings or services and it is the buyers interests to check the working condition of any appliances.
  • (6) Ashley Adams has not sought to verify the legal title of the property and the buyers must obtain verification from their solicitor.
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