*** VERY RARE OPPORTUNITY *** This five bedroom detached former mill house has come to the market for the first time in 45 years. Having been significantly extended and enhanced by the current owners, the property offers a prime position on one of the prettiest streets in the highly sought after south Derbyshire village of Coton-In-The Elms. Internally, the spacious accommodation has plenty to offer with three reception rooms, including lounge with a large walk-in Inglenook fire place, a stunning oak framed garden room, kitchen, dining room, utility room and downstairs WC. Upstairs you will find; five double bedrooms, two four-piece bathrooms and a large storage area in the attic space. Externally, the property enjoys a generous plot of approximately 0.4 of an acre with a large south-west facing garden, rural views to the rear, a double garage and ample outbuildings. Mains gas central heating and UPVC double glazing throughout.
About The Location
A quintessential pretty English rural village with a nearby brook and green which is home to a resident family of ducks! There is a 'Good' primary school and a pre-school, local church, community centre, 'Coton-In-Bloom' group, two good pub/restaurants, one being a 'Gastro' pub and excellent nearby forest walks in Coton Woods. The village is ideally located within easy reach of the A444, the A38 and the M42 offering rural living but convenient commuting.
External & Approach
The property enjoys a village centre location and has a tarmac driveway to the left hand side leading to the detached double garage and there is a stainless steel pedestrian gate leading you into the gardens. NOTE: The driveway is owned by Mill House, but the neighbouring property has shared use to access their parking spaces. Entrance to the property is from the driveway via a black composite door leading into the entrance hallway.
Once inside the property you will find a ceramic tiled floor and part-tiled walls with solid wood doors leading to the downstairs WC and the inner lobby.
With a low-level WC, a pedestal hand wash basin, a chrome heated towel ladder, chest height wooden panelling, high-level wooden storage cupboards and a privacy window to the front aspect.
Inner Lobby 2.89m x 2.35m (9'5" x 7'8")
With exposed wooden beams to the ceiling and a window to the front aspect, the spacious lobby has a handy under-stairs storage cupboard with shelving and a light, a high-level cupboard which houses two fuse boards, one radiator and there is a door through to the utility room.
Utility Room 2.17n x 2.35m (7'1"n x 7'8")
With a window to the side aspect and exposed beams to the ceiling, the utility room is fitted with wooden units, composite worktops and a stainless steel one-and-a-half sink, drainer and chrome mixer tap. There are spaces for a free-standing fridge-freezer and a laundry appliance. The utility room houses the 'Worcester' mains gas boiler which was fitted in 2009 and has been serviced regularly.
Dining Room 3.99m x 3.90m (13'1" x 12'9")
Perfect for entertaining and leading directly off from the kitchen, this is a large dining room with exposed beams to the ceiling and a fully working traditional fireplace. There is a window to the front aspect, a telephone point, one radiator and a door through to the snug room.
Kitchen 5.20m x 3.63m (17'0" x 11'10")
Having dark grey large ceramic tiles to the floor and exposed beams to the ceiling, the kitchen is fitted with a range of solid wood units with antique style handles and charcoal mottled composite worktops with stylish off-white tiles above. There is an integrated full size dishwasher, a space for a free-standing cooker and a built-in space for a large American-style fridge freezer - (We are informed that the owners plan to take the cooker and fridge-freezer with them). You will also find; two stainless steel sinks with chrome mixer taps, a large window over looking the side garden, ceiling down-lighters, low level warm air plinth heating, a TV aerial point, one radiator and a single door with full height windows leading out to the back garden.
Snug Room 3.30m x 3.90m (10'9" x 12'9")
A cosy snug room with a delightful fully working traditional cast-iron fireplace with beautiful tiled cheeks and a slate hearth. This is a bright and airy room with large UPVC sliding door and window looking out to the rear garden, exposed beams to the ceiling, a TV aerial point and one radiator.
Lounge 7.41m (max) x 4.75m (24'3" (max) x 15'7")
A substantial reception room which was once the engine room of the original mill. The current owners have added a large walk-in Inglenook fireplace fitted with a "Jotul 8" log burning stove and you will also find; a stone bench seat, two windows, wall lights, electric sockets and a gas supply line. The lounge also has exposed beams to the ceiling, two windows to the left hand aspect, a TV aerial point, one radiator and a large opening through to the garden room.
Garden Room 5.00m x 4.61m (16'4" x 15'1")
Added to the property in 2008, this is a stunning oak framed building with double glazing, an insulated solid roof, double doors to the garden and a single door leading towards the kitchen. You will also find a single glazed window to the lounge, two TV aerial points and numerous power supply sockets. The floor is fitted with large sandstone ceramic tiles with under-floor heating which is run off the main central heating system and has it's own independent heating and timing control panel.
Stairs & Landing To First Floor
With a ceiling mounted smoke detector, a handy storage cupboard, one radiator, a small window to the side aspect and two sets of stairs leading up to the second floor.
Bedroom One 5.45m (max) x 4.75m (17'10" (max) x 15'7")
A large principal bedroom with delightful exposed beams to the ceiling, two wall lights, dual aspect windows, a balanced flue wall-mounted gas heater, a telephone point and a TV aerial point. You will also find a small wall-mounted hand wash basin and a single shower cubicle.
Bedroom Two 5.20m x 3.63m (17'0" x 11'10")
Another very spacious double bedroom with dual aspect windows over looking the garden, exposed beams to the ceiling and one radiator.
Bedroom Three 3.43m x 2.95m (11'3" x 9'8")
A double bedroom with fitted units around the bed, a window over looking the garden and one radiator.
Bedroom Four 3.10m x 3.90m (10'2" x 12'9")
To the front of the property is another double bedroom with exposed beams to the ceiling, a window to the front aspect and one radiator.
Bathroom One 3.75m x 2.35m (12'3" x 7'8")
A bright and spacious modernised bathroom with fully tiled walls and a four-piece suite comprising; a panelled bath with chrome taps, a low-level WC, a pedestal hand wash basin with a chrome mixer tap and a large shower cubicle with easy-clean acrylic panelling and a wall-mounted chrome shower and riser. You will also find; a window to left hand aspect, a shaver point and a traditional style radiator.
Bathroom Two 4.61m x 2.35m (15'1" x 7'8")
Another large bathroom with a four-piece suite comprising; a panelled bath with chrome handles, chrome mixer tap and a wall-mounted shower & riser, a hand wash basin with chrome mixer tap set in a vanity unit, a low-level WC and a bidet. There is an opaque window to the left hand aspect, two wall lights, an extractor fan, a shaver point and triple fitted cupboards with ample storage and also housing the "Megaflow" hot water system.
Dressing Room 2.85m x 4.75m (9'4" x 15'7")
With an apex roof, exposed beams to the ceiling and a high level window, this open area is currently used as an ironing room, but could be used as a dressing room for bedroom five. There is a small access door leading to the central attic storage space.
Bedroom Five 2.60m x 4.75m (8'6" x 15'7")
Another double bedroom with a high-level window, a wall-mounted balanced flue gas heater and plenty of space for free-standing or fitted wardrobes.
Attic Storage Room
Accessed from a separate staircase up to the second floor, this is not classed as formal living space due to the restricted head-height and Building Regulations approval was not applied for. This space is insulated, has carpeted flooring, lights, power supply sockets, a roof light, exposed beams, eaves storage cupboards, a cupboard housing the water feeder tank and another door through to the central attic storage space.
Outside, Garage & Garden
The gardens are south-west facing and are principally divided into two main areas; one being the formal patio and lawned area beyond the garden room and secondly there is a larger area of land to the rear with open rural views. There are numerous outbuildings and a greenhouse. Interestingly, the granite block that was the base for the original steam engine of the mill has been retained. There is a detached double garage with an electric up & over metal door, a ceiling light and power supply sockets.
Local Authority & Council Tax Band
South Derbyshire District Council
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