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Little Acorns, 2 Council Houses, Alkmonton, Ashbourne, Derbyshire

Guide price £285,000 Sold


A delightful and well presented rural cottage, close to the popular market town of Ashbourne.

  • **Completely refurbished and modernised to a very high specification**
  • Entrance hallway
  • Open plan kitchen/dining/sitting room
  • Snug and a pantry
  • Three double bedrooms (one with an en suite shower room)
  • Family bathroom
  • Utility room/cloakroom
  • Plenty of off-road car parking
  • Beautiful gardens to the front and rear of the property
  • Far reaching countryside views



Situation
Little Acorns is situated within the small village of Alkmonton. This area of delightful countryside is located close to the edge of the Peak District National Park and the whole area presents
wonderful opportunities for outdoor leisure pursuits. There are hundreds of miles of footpaths, bridleways and cycle routes and Carsington Water has a well-regarded sailing club. The area is well
known for its historic estates and stately homes including Chatsworth, Tissington Hall, Sudbury Hall, Hardwick Hall and Kedleston Hall. Despite its attractive rural location, Alkmonton is within close
proximity to a number of transport links with the A50 linking to the M6 and M1 which are a short drive and provide fast connections to numerous regional centres including Birmingham, Nottingham, Derby and Leicester. East Midlands, Manchester and Birmingham International Airports and mainline rail services from Derby are also within easy reach.


The area is particularly well served with an excellent range of primary schools and secondary schools including Abbotsholme School, Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School, Denstone College,
Derby Grammar and Derby High Schools.


Description
Little Acorns is a charming semi-detached cottage with fantastic far reaching views and is believed to date from 1950’s and which the vendors have carried out a full programme of renovation works to since they purchased the property in 2013. The gardens are beautifully maintained, mainly laid to lawn with part wall and timber fencing. There is a paved seating area to the rear of the cottage with the patio wrapping around the cottage to the front and side elevation. There is ample off-street parking.


Accommodation
The main front door with a small stone canopied porch, opens into the reception hallway which has a tiled floor, leads into a light entrance hallway from which stairs rise to the first floor, and a
door leads through to the principle rooms, firstly the snug room off which is the large open plan kitchen which has a good range of handmade, bespoke base units with granite tops and oak veneer shelving units. There is a Rangemaster oven with extractor over, a Butlers sink, a Maytag dishwasher and a fully tiled floor with underfloor heating and countryside views. There is also a very
useful pantry in the kitchen.


Adjoining the kitchen is the dining room with bi-fold doors leading out to a large patio area and Velux windows overlooking the rear of the property, this room opens up into the light and spacious sitting room which has an Ecoboiler multifuel burner sitting on York stone.


Connected to the kitchen is the utility room which provides useful additional space with a range of base units with a sink, WC and plumbing for a washing machine.


On the first floor the master suite comprises a bedroom with an en suite shower room. The guest bedroom has bespoke built-in wardrobe space. There is one further bedroom and a family bathroom.


Externally, the gardens are situated at the rear of the house and have delightful views over open fields. Being predominately lawned, the gardens are South-East facing and are enclosed by an
attractive low stone walling and fencing. Directly outside the house there is an extensive paved dining terrace.

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