Wirksworth Road, Cowers Lane, Belper
Guide price £1,300,000, for sale

Key features

  • Exciting Development Opportunity
  • Existing Spacious Detached Cottage
  • Permission for 6 Further Dwellings
  • Set in 0.79 Acres
  • Approval for Two x 4 Bed Detached
  • Approval for Two x 3 Bed Detached
  • Approval for Two x 3 Bed Semi's
  • EPC Rating D

Property Description

EXCITING DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY. A large 5 bedroom detached cottage with planning permission within its 0.79 acre grounds for 6 dwellings - two x 4 bedroom detached, two x 3 bedroom detached and two x 3 bedroom semi's.

John German are delighted to offer for sale a spacious and extended five bedroom detached cottage with huge development potential as the property has planning permission for 6 dwellings in its grounds. The grounds total 0.79 acres and the planning permission is for: two x 4 bedroom detached houses, two x 3 bedroom detached houses and two x 3 bedroom semi detached houses. The main house offers spacious accommodation including a large garden room, impressive sitting room and spacious bedrooms on the first floor.

Forge Cottage accommodation

Main uPVC door leads into the reception hall with quarry tiled floor, exposed beamed ceiling and doors off to the main rooms. An impressive sitting room has a multi fuel burner, exposed beamed ceiling and stable door leading into study again with a beamed ceiling. Separate dining room with solid oak floor, brick fireplace with multi fuel burning stove and raised hearth. Beamed ceiling. Guest cloakroom with a white suite and quarry tiled floor. Refitted kitchen with a range of base and wall mounted units with corian work surfaces over, twin Belfast inset sink, five ring gas hob, extractor fan over, double electric fan assisted oven, integrated dishwasher, space for a large American style fridge freezer, tiled floor and sliding door leading to a walk in pantry. The impressive garden room is a fantastic feature of this property, painted mahogany and partial stone construction. Tiled floor with electric under floor heating and double doors to the main garden.

First Floor

A large landing leads to the four well proportioned bedrooms and a refitted family bathroom with a white suite including bath and double width shower cubicle with mixer shower over, skylight and exposed beamed ceiling. Laundry room with gas fired central heating boiler that heats the bathroom, plumbing for washing machine and space for dryer. Off the fourth bedroom, a door leads to an additional landing giving access to an office and steps down into a ground floor bedroom or further reception room. This room opens onto the rear garden and has a further door leading to an en suite shower room.


To the front is a small garden. The main garden lies to the rear and has lawns and display borders with a large garden shed, greenhouse and detached garage. Gated access off to the side. Further extensive grounds that have the planning permission for the 6 dwellings (Planning Permission Ref: AVA/2017/1306).


The neighbouring property has a right of way leading to their property.


Leave Ashbourne in an easterly direction on the A517 towards Belper and continue for approximately 8.5 miles. After the village of Turnditch you will arrive at the crossroads known as Cowers Lane. Go across at the traffic lights and opposite The Railway Inn pub, turn right into the driveway for this property, as indicated by our for sale board.


All mains. Internet satellite connection.



Agents Notes

Amber Valley Borough Council. Full Planning Permission was granted on 16th October 2018. Ref: AVA/2017/1306. For more information visit Amber Valley website or contact John German office.

Council Tax Band

G (for Forge Cottage).

To view please contact John German Estate Agents in Ashbourne.

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