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7 bedroom detached for sale

Coton-in-the-Elms, Swadlincote


  7 bedrooms

  3 bathrooms

  3 receptions

Key Features

  • Period Former Farmhouse with Modern Additions
  • No Upward Chain
  • Wonderful Rural Setting & Views
  • Adjacent National Forest
  • Set in 1¾ Acres
  • Additional Land Available
  • Range of Former Outbuildings
  • EPC Rating F


* VIDEO VIEWING AVAILABLE * A FINE THREE STOREY PERIOD FORMER FARMHOUSE set in a WONDERFUL RURAL LOCATION adjacent to The National Forest and sitting within attractive gardens together with a RANGE OF BRICK OUTBUILDINGS and approx. 1¾ ACRES. Further land up to 2 acres may be available by separate negotiation in addition.

The reception hall has a very attractive black and white tiled floor together with a handsome period staircase off with balustrade and galleried landing above.

There is a pleasant drawing room with attractive carved marble fire surround with cast iron inset and open grate, moulded cornice to ceiling, window to the front and bay window to the side to enjoy the views.

Across the hall is an elegant dining room with moulded cornice to the ceiling and doors to both the kitchen and an adjacent sitting room having carved stone fireplace with inset oil fired stove. A window overlooks the front and PVCu double glazed French doors open into a spacious double glazed conservatory having tiled floor and two pairs of French doors giving access to the garden from which to enjoy the wonderful views.

To the rear is a farmhouse style breakfast kitchen having a range of bespoke oak base and wall units surmounted by granite worktops with inset Franke sink, chrome mixer tap, granite upstands and tiled splash backs. Inset Neff halogen hob and matching eye level double oven and grill whilst there is a brick chimney breast with recess housing the oil-fired Aga together with further integrated fridge, dishwasher and kick space heater, with an attractive decorative Karndean flooring.

Off the kitchen a side passage gives access to an excellent pantry together with a half cellar for storage.

To the rear is a hall with door to side and door to the garage together with a cloakroom WC, boiler room and large utility/office fitted with base units, work surfaces, inset sink and mixer tap, appliance space with plumbing for an automatic washing machine.

To the first floor is a landing with attractive balustrade and door giving access to the attic stairs. The dual aspect principal bedroom has a modern tiled en suite facility having shower with glazed screen, integrated WC and wash hand basin, tiled flooring and window to front. It is also fitted with a Saniflo system.

There are a further three bedrooms and a spacious period inspired bathroom having slipper bath on ball and claw feet with WC, pedestal wash hand basin and tiled surrounds together with a tiled shower in a glazed enclosure. Karndean flooring, airing cupboard and a chrome heated towel rail.

To the second floor are a range of attic rooms, probably the old servants quarters, comprising a landing with balustrade and window to rear, bathroom with corner bath, bidet, WC, pedestal wash hand basin and cupboards, three double bedrooms with original fireplaces and a further nursery or box room. There is no heating to any of the attic rooms.

The approach to the property is via a remotely controlled electric gate to a gravelled drive sweeping both to the front and continuing to the rear with a large parking/turning space and access to the large double garage having twin electric up and over doors.

The property sits within lovely gardens having extensive lawns with hedge to the boundaries and well tended borders. Adjacent is a range of dilapidated brick outbuildings capable of further conversion, subject to obtaining planning permission and building regulations together with a large yard having former Dutch barn and farm building.

The property is surrounded by farmland to both sides and rear with The National Forest beyond and a useful grass paddock to the side has separate access from the road with gate leading to the rear yard and buildings. Additional land may be purchased by negotiation up to 2 acres is desired.

To view this fine period farmhouse surrounded by countryside please contact John German Burton office.

Note: The contents of the pre-recorded video of this property were accurate (or believed to be accurate) at the time it was made but there may have been changes since.

Tenure: Freehold (purchasers are advised to satisfy themselves as to the tenure via their legal representative).
Services: Mains electricity and water. Drainage is to a private septic tank. Oil fired central heating. Purchasers are advised to satisfy themselves as to their suitability.
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Our Ref: JGA/13072020
Local Authority/Tax Band: South Derbyshire District Council / Band G

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