75 Burton Road is situated of the edge of the highly regarded Derbyshire village of Repton. This historical village has a vibrant community with many pubs, restaurants, clubs and social activities and is home to one of Britain's oldest and finest public schools, founded in 1557 by Sir John Port. In addition, other notable schools in the area include Repton Prep, Denstone College, Derby Grammar School and Derby High School.
Road communication links in the area are excellent with Birmingham, Leicester, Derby and Nottingham all within commuting distance via the A50 and A38 trunk roads, as are the M1 and M6 motorways. Rail links and East Midlands Airport are also within easy reach. The area offers a wide range of sporting facilities including sailing clubs at Swarkestone, Foremark Reservoir and Staunton Harold Reservoir, and motor racing at Donington Park. The Peak District National Park, with superb walks is easily accessible from Repton.
No. 75 Burton Road is an extremely well-presented property which is believed to date from the 1930’s with later additions. The property occupies a generous plot, with the house being set back from the road and accessed via a sweeping tree-lined driveway off Burton Road, providing a high degree of privacy at the front and having views over countryside to the rear.
The property has been well maintained by the current owners, and much improved and extended over the years to create impressive family accommodation extending to about 4462 sq ft (gross internal) and having an integral triple garage of about 725 sq ft. The tree-lined driveway gives an exceptional first impression and the spacious accommodation includes four very well-presented reception rooms, five bedrooms, four bath/shower rooms, an excellent open-plan breakfast kitchen, all well-proportioned and sitting within a large but easily managed garden extending to about 0.87 acres in all.
An oak canopied porch with arched front door opens into an enclosed vestibule with windows on either side and a pair of glazed doors opening into a broad reception hallway with engineered oak flooring. Doors lead off to all principal ground floor rooms and a staircase rises to the first floor. The breakfast kitchen is open-plan and comprises bespoke Mark Wilkinson Shaker style units surmounted by black granite work surfaces, integrated appliances including a fridge/freezer (set within a recess), a dishwasher, microwave oven, and a Miele gas hob. A gas fired 3-oven Aga takes centre stage, being set within a tiled recess, with downlighters and a mantle above. An island provides further storage, with a curved end unit and circular wooden work surface. A contrasting sink unit with base cupboards sits beneath the front window. The flooring is oak effect Karndean. A south-facing curved bay with French doors leads out to the wide outdoor dining terrace. This area is spacious enough to be used as either a dining/breakfast area or seating area. Adjoining the kitchen is a room which is currently utilised as a gym but could be put to a range of uses including a home office, games room, family room, or might even be incorporated to create a huge open plan kitchen area. Also at this end of the house is a walk-in pantry, a utility room and external door.
There are four well-appointed reception rooms. The formal drawing room has oak flooring and a wonderful brick inglenook fireplace with a wood burning stove. A large bay window overlooks extensive lawned gardens on the western side of the house. The study and dining room are both of equal proportions and are linked by a central double-sided log burner, which heats both rooms. There is fitted shelving in the study and French doors in the dining room which open onto the terrace. A snug/family room has a contemporary wall mounted log effect electric fire and double doors which open into a delightful dual aspect garden room, having a tiled floor, a half-vaulted ceiling and large sliding door out to the gardens.
A second hallway leads through to a large integral triple garage with substantial shelving for storage, automated up and over doors and a personnel door to the side gardens. A WC completes the ground floor.
Stairs rise to the first floor, with a tall window providing an attractive feature and bringing in plenty of light. The master suite comprises a generous bedroom, which has a bay window providing a pleasant reading area. Adjoining is a fully fitted dressing room with shelves and hanging space and an en suite shower room. There is a large guest suite with wardrobes along one wall and an en suite shower room, three further double bedrooms, one with built-in wardrobes and two bathrooms with separate shower cubicles.
This is an exceptional house, the external façade of which belies the scope of accommodation on offer. Presented to the highest of standards, the property has lots of light and space, created by large windows and great connection between the accommodation and the gardens.
The property is set back from the road and is enclosed by an attractive selection of trees and herbaceous plants which provide a high degree of privacy at the front. A sweeping gravelled driveway flanked by lime trees leads up to an extensive paved driveway with parking space for several vehicles and to the garage. A pedestrian gate at the side of the garage provides access into the extensive gardens, which are fully enclosed and wrap around three sides of the house. Double timber gates provide vehicular access at the east side of the house, which has hard-standing for additional parking if required, or for accessing the rear gardens.
Adjoining the property at the rear is a large flagstone terrace which is south-facing and provides an ideal space for outdoor dining or for simply enjoying the gardens. Steps lead down to the extensive lawn which is enclosed by close boarded fencing and young laurel hedging. The garden continues round to the west to join the front and side lawn. There is external lighting, and an electric car-charging point on the external wall of the garage.
House For Sale75, Burton Road, Repton, Derby
Guide price £1,350,000 Sale Agreed
A wonderfully spacious and private family home in the most sought-after village of Repton
- Broad reception hallway
- Superb breakfast kitchen with Aga
- Formal drawing room with inglenook fireplace
- Dining room, family room, garden room & study
- Home gym/games room, utility room, pantry & WC
- Master suite with fitted dressing room and en suite
- Guest suite with fitted wardrobes and en suite
- Three further double bedrooms
- Two bathrooms with separate shower cubicles
- Triple garage, extensive parking, gardens & paved terrace