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6 bedroom detached house
Derby Road, Swarkestone, Derby

Contact Ashley Adams at Melbourne, Derby branch for information

T: 01332 865 568

Ref: MEL201411

A substantial extensively refurbished, five bedroom detached farmhouse, with river frontage, mooring and fishing rights with an attached two storey cottage. Set in a stunning location overlooking the ancient Swarkestone causeway, the River Trent & countryside beyond and therefore being ideal for prospective purchasers looking for a luxury family home with additional annexe/attached cottage. Within a very short walk are excellent river and countryside walks, Swarkstone sailing club and of course, fishing rights. To complete the holiday atmosphere is a wonderful pub/restaurant opposite. Swarkestone itself is a short distance of Derby City Centre, Repton, Melbourne, Burton Upon Trent, has excellent road network access to the M1 motorway, M42, East Midlands International Airport Parkway railway station and is located within Chellaston School catchment area.

Key Features

  • Substantial detached period home
  • Five bedrooms
  • Additional attached annexe/cottage
  • extensive grounds with river frontage
  • Mooring and fishing rights
  • Ample off road parking
  • No chain.



Full Details

Entrance Hall 14' 11" x 5' 11" ( 4.55m x 1.80m )
Traditional timber panelled entrance door with feature stained glass and leaded fan light over, feature period style radiator, decorative ceramic tiled flooring, heating control and staircase leading to the first floor landing.

Sitting Room 18' 7" x 13' 11" ( 5.66m x 4.24m )
Feature cast iron open grate fireplace with stone hearth, two period radiators, TV point, deep skirting boards, coving to the ceiling with centre rose, double glazed sash windows to the front elevation and glazed panelled French doors with double glazed panel window above opening onto the side garden.

Dining Room 14' 6" x 13' 6" ( 4.42m x 4.11m )
Feature recess fireplace with stone surround and hearth housing a multi-fuel stove style burner, TV point, feature period radiator, coving to the ceiling with centre rose, double glazed sash window to the front elevation and open archway leading to:

Breakfast Kitchen 19' 9" x 14' 4" ( 6.02m x 4.37m )
Fitted with a range of matching base and drawer units with granite work surface over, composite 1 and 1/2 bowl Franke sink and drainer unit with stainless steel mixer tap, built-in granite shelving to the window sills, feature central dining island with cupboards, drawer units, power point and granite work surface over, porcelain tiled flooring, Rangemaster dual fuel cooker into decorative tiled chimney breast, lighting above and bare brick wall, feature timber beam to the ceiling, integrated low level fridge, separate freezer and dishwasher, two double glazed windows to the rear elevation, timber door giving access to the rear courtyard and door leading to:

Utility Room 8' 9" x 9' 7" ( 2.67m x 2.92m )
Maple effect built-in cupboards with roll edged laminated work surface over, stainless steel sink and drainer unit with monobloc mixer tap, tiled splashbacks, space for washing machine, double glazed window to the rear elevation, radiator, porcelain tiled flooring and latched door leading to:

Storage Room 4' 8" x 3' 1" ( 1.42m x 0.94m )
With porcelain tiled flooring, lighting and electrical fuse boards.

Ground Floor Shower Room 6' 4" x 4' 4" ( 1.93m x 1.32m )
Pedestal wash hand basin with monobloc mixer tap, low level WC, curved glass corner shower cubicle with mains fed shower, part tiled walls with attractive slate effect tiled boarder, extractor fan, ceramic tiled flooring and chrome heated towel rail.

First Floor Landing

Master Bedroom
Feature cast iron open fireplace with ornate surround, radiator, double glazed sash window to the front elevation and two double glazed sash windows to the side elevations.

En-Suite To Master Bedroom 7' 3" x 5' ( 2.21m x 1.52m )
Having three piece white suite comprising:-
Low level w.c., pedestal wash hand basin, curved glass corner tiled shower cubicle with mains fed shower, ceramic tiled flooring and chrome heated towel rail/radiator and extractor fan.

Bedroom 2 14' 10" x 13' 5" ( 4.52m x 4.09m )
Feature cast iron open fireplace and stone hearth, radiator and double glazed sash window to the front elevation.

Bedroom 3 14' 2" x 13' 7" ( 4.32m x 4.14m )
Feature exposed brick chimney breast with cast iron open fireplace, stone hearth and ornate surround, radiator and double glazed sash window to the rear elevation.

Store 6' 1" x 5' 8" ( 1.85m x 1.73m )
With power and radiator.

Family Bathroom 14' 1" x 10' 4" ( 4.29m x 3.15m )
Period style low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, walk-in tiled shower cubicle with glass screen and traditional wall mounted shower unit, period roll top ball & claw foot bath with feature exposed pipework with Victorian style shower mixer attachment, feature cast iron open fireplace with stone hearth, period style radiator, shaver point and obscure wood unit double glazed window to the rear elevation.

Second Floor Landing

Bedroom 4 13' 6" x 11' 11" ( 4.11m x 3.63m )
Feature exposed brick chimney breast, double glazed window to the side elevation, radiator and raised level door leading to the loft space.

Bedroom 5 13' 8" x 10' 2" ( 4.17m x 3.10m )
Radiator, double glazed window to the rear elevation and raised level door leading to the loft space.

Shower Room 7' 4" x 5' 8" ( 2.24m x 1.73m )
Pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, curved glass corner tiled shower cubicle with mains fed shower, part tiled walls with attractive glass tiled border, ceramic tiled flooring, heated chrome towel radiator and Velux window to the rear elevation.

The property is approached by a shared access driveway off Derby Road which leads to a private courtyard at the rear. There is a second vehicular access point to the rear To the side of the property is a lawn and patio area with steps leading from the sitting room. Wrought iron gates lead to a further area laid to lawn, which gives access to the riverbank and offers stunning views of the River Trent, causeway & open countryside beyond. The courtyard at the rear of the property gives access to useful brick built store and to the five holiday lets.

Boiler Room 8' 2" x 5' 9" ( 2.49m x 1.75m )
Wall mounted central heating boiler and pressurised hot water cylinder.

Adjoining Cottage/annexe

Living Area 13' 10" x 15' 9" ( 4.22m x 4.80m )

Kitchen Area 14' 3" x 11' 7" ( 4.34m x 3.53m )

Galleried Bedroom 12' 10" x 12' 7" ( 3.91m x 3.84m )

En-Suite Shower Room

High Speed Internet
The entire house has been fitted with cat5 cabling, this is all collected in the storage room off the utility room. There is a point in very room, which allows for high speed network throughout the house for internet, multimedia gaming, file share etc. It also allows to be linked to security cameras etc. For further information please contact the selling agents.

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

While every reasonable effort is made to ensure the accuracy of descriptions and content, we should make you aware of the following guidance or limitations.

  • (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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