£450,000 Sold Subject to Contract

Church Lane, Selston

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Key Features

  • Superb Detached Cottage
  • Charming characterful property
  • Four bedrooms, three bathrooms
  • Set In 0.223 Of An Acre
  • Lovely well tended gardens
  • Entrance Hall, Lounge
  • Dining Room, Garden Room
  • Kitchen, breakfast room, utility
  • Cloakroom/WC, Bathroom
  • En-Suite Shower Room
A delightful, charming and spacious 4 bedroom detached family cottage, with origins of 1335, set in its own private grounds of 0.223 of an acre. The characterful accommodation has been tastefully modernised, comprises - hall, lounge, dining room, garden room, fitted kitchen, utility, cloaks/WC and extended breakfast room. Four bedrooms, re-fitted en-suite shower room to master bedroom, re-fitted family bathroom
Driveway leads to the single garage, potting shed, greenhouse, superb landscaped gardens.

Entrance Hallway

Panelled entrance door, stairs rise to first floor landing with attractive rope hand rail, wall light point and thumb and latch cottage style doors open to...

Agents Remarks

Appearing in history books as far back as 1335, local legends tells that this charming cottage was originally built in the grounds of St Helens Church (thus one of the first properties within the village) as the storage barn for the taxes or 'tithes' of the local parish. This truly splendid property is a rare treat to find which has recently been tastefully extended and upgraded to enjoy contemporary living standards yet retaining all the charm and appeal of the 1335 origin including beams and exposed stone work. The marketing agents can only stress an internal viewing is essential in order to fully appreciate the accommodation on offer. Occupying a lovely back water location set back from Church Lane this characterful property benefits from not only wonderful tastefully accommodation also splendid landscaped gardens that create a lovely homely haven. Situated within easy access of the M1 motorway junctions 27 and 28 and the A38. Commuting nationally is not a problem with the nearby train stations at Alfreton, Kirby-In- Ashfield and Sutton Parkway close by.

Lounge (5.72m x 4.39m)

With a multi fuel burner inset to the original stone feature fire surround with raised stone flag hearth, beamed ceiling, attractive bespoke hardwood double glazed windows with two double panelled radiator below, complementary hardwood French doors provide access to the rear courtyard and wonderful rear garden.

Lobby Area

With double glazed window, under stairs storage area, glazed door opens to......

Family Dining Room (5.66m x 3.14m)

Recessed open fire place, heavily beamed ceiling with original beam, hardwood double glazed windows to both front and rear of the property both with single panelled radiators, cottage style thumb and latch door returns to reception hall, six wall light points, partial exposed stone wall, telephone point, cottage style thumb and latch door opens to......

Garden Room (6.00m x 3.25m)

With three double glazed hardwood floor to ceiling doors, double panelled radiators below, three glazed doors flood the room with natural daylight all enjoying this delightful setting over the rear landscaped gardens and telephone point.

Family Breakfast Room (3.34m x 3.30m)

With Indian stone flag floor, hardwood double glazed French doors open to the rear courtyard with complementary double glazed windows, double panelled radiator, low voltage spotlighting to ceiling, open plan to......

Kitchen (3.75m x 2.38m)

With a Belfast sink unit inset to the hardwood work surface incorporating drainer, mixer taps, comprehensive range of country cream units, integrated dishwasher, space for dual fuel cooking range, three speed extractor fan over, limestone effect complementary tiling, beams to ceiling with spotlighting, a cupboard contains the Vaillant wall mounted gas fired combination boiler operating central heating and instant hot water system, double panelled radiator and Indian stone floor.

Utility Room (1.79m x 1.47m maximum)

With plumbing for washing machine, range of complementary fitted wall and base units, Indian stone flag floor, beams to ceiling, low voltage spotlighting and thumb and latch door opens to......

Cloakroom WC

Containing a white suite comprising low flush WC, vanity wash hand basin, radiator, Indian stone floor, hardwood double glazed windows and beams to ceiling.

On The First Floor

Landing with feature exposed beams, two hardwood double glazed windows, radiator and cottage style thumb and latch doors open to......

Bedroom 1 (4.46m x 4.39m)

With partial exposed beam, hardwood double glazed window, cast iron decorative fire surround, cast iron radiator and solid french oak floor.

Ensuite Shower Room

Containing a Villeroy & Boch white suite containing a 1.4m long double width shower cubicle with a shower lux glass shower enclosure, gravity fed shower attachment to the Raindance head, extractor fan, wall hung attractive wash hand basin with mixer tap, close coupled WC, pelmet spotlighting, limestone effect porcelain tiling to wall, heated Acova contemporary towel rail, access to roof space, extractor fan, hardwood double glazed window, under floor heating to the porcelain tiled floor.

Bedroom 2 (3.28m x 3.35m)

With hardwood double glazed French doors open to the Juliet balcony enjoying the lovely view over the rear garden. Double panelled radiator.

Bedroom 3 (2.94m x 2.35m)

Increasing to 4.66 m. With double panelled radiator, exposed beam, hardwood double glazed windows, exposed stone feature wall with recess shelving with lights and over stairs storage cupboard.

Bedroom 4 (2.94m x 2.35m)

Increasing to 3.21 m. With exposed beam to ceiling, exposed stone wall with ornamental niche, hardwood double glazed window and radiator.

Family Bathroom (2.73m x 2.36m)

Containing a Villeroy and Bosch attractive recently installed suite comprising oak effect panelled contemporary bath tub with mixer tap, oak effect pelmet lighting incorporating mirror and medicine cabinet, wall hung wash hand basin with mixer tap, 1.2 m long shower cubicle with a shower lux corner shower enclosure, thermostatically controlled shower, additional oak effect pelmet lighting, extractor fan, ceramic tiled floor, ceramic tiled walls, an Avoca heated towel rail and double glazed window with obscure glass.

Externally To The Front

The property has the benefit of a lovely private driveway location with five bar timber gate opening to the gravelled driveway with front garden with dry stone wall, outside carriage light point and security lighting, driveway leads to......

Detached Garage (6.02m x 3.37m)

With double opening wooden doors, fluorescent lighting to ceiling, power and single glazed window. Greenhouse and potting shed to the rear of the garage.

Externally To The Rear

A most attractive block paved patio area providing a lovely entertaining area with totally landscaped and mainly laid lawn garden with well stocked all season shrubs and flower borders, two mature weeping willow trees and mature larch tree, outside cold water taps, patio decking area and outside electrics. The lovely rear garden provides an impressive sanctuary which must be viewed in order to be fully appreciated.


By appointment through Richard Savidge Surveyor's office on 01773 831111, pressing option 2 for residential sales.


The post code for the satiitle navigation user is NG16 6FB continue along the B600 from Alfreton into Selston taking the left hand turn onto Church Lane. There is a private driveway which will be noticed on the left hand side, proceed down the private driveway and the property will be noticed on the left hand side.

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