1 Upper Mill Cottage, Alton, Chesterfield

Price: Guide Price £495,000


  • A delightful spacious cottage situated on the outskirts of the picturesque village of Alton
  • Tastefully renovated both internally and externally
  • Two storey extension and loft conversion
  • Private driveway and garden with views over the surrounding countryside.
  • For sale by private treaty
  • Guide price: £495,000

Full details

An exceptional opportunity to purchase a delightful spacious cottage situated on the outskirts of the picturesque village of Alton with delightful views of the surrounding countryside.


The property lies in the quiet rural locality of Alton and enjoys views over the surrounding countryside with a south facing garden, occupying a highly desirable rural position in this small, quiet and picturesque village, that benefits from the host of amenities on offer in the neighbouring village of Ashover, including a number of well-established public houses, Church and Ashover Primary School which was rated ‘outstanding’ in the last OFSTED report.

Alton is well located for accessing not just the offerings of the Peak District National Park, but also larger conurbations, being approximately 4.9 miles from Matlock Town centre, 4.2 miles from Chesterfield Town centre and 9.4 miles from Bakewell Town centre.


Since the property was last offered to the market some years ago, it has been tastefully renovated both internally and externally including a two storey extension and loft conversion which coupled with being located in such a picturesque private rural setting offers a prospective purchaser exclusive modern countryside living.

The property comprises a traditional semi-detached stone built cottage that offers spacious accommodation with and open plan kitchen, lounge and dining room therewith four bedrooms and a private driveway and garden with views over the surrounding countryside.


The property comprises a semi-detached cottage constructed from traditional sandstone of which atop the main structure is a pitched roof covered with single lap slate roof tiles and to the end of which is delightful verge detailing in the form of a dressed stone parapet and stone chimney stack. To the rear is a significant full height extension constructed in keeping therewith that looks over a landscaped rear garden and detached timber clad garage. Doors and windows are double glazed with uPVC casements set within dressed stone openings. Rainwater goods are uPVC also. Internally, accommodation is across three floors and has been completed to a modern finish which can be summarised as follows:

Ground Floor

Utility room

11' 3'' x 8' 6'' (3.43m x 2.59m)

Entrance to the rear of the property with sink and fitted cupboards.


4' 5'' x 3' 4'' (1.35m x 1.02m)

W/C and vanity unit with inset sink.


11' 8'' x 17' 5'' (3.55m x 5.30m)

Open plan kitchen / diner with fitted kitchen suite including ‘Rangemaster’ oven, integrated dishwasher, fridge/freezer, wine cooler and sink. The dining area looks over patio doors which open on to the rear garden. The room also extends to;


12' 0'' x 18' 1'' (3.65m x 5.51m)

Open plan from kitchen / diner and includes a feature fire place with log burning stove, recessed window and built in storage cupboard.

Sitting Room

10' 11'' x 11' 8'' (3.32m x 3.55m)

To the front of the property comprising a sitting room with feature fireplace and log burning stove, feature window and radiator under.

First Floor

Master Bedroom

11' 2'' x 15' 1'' (3.40m x 4.59m)

Large double bedroom accessed via a private hallway with two windows, radiator and fitted wardrobe.

Bedroom 2

10' 11'' x 11' 0'' (3.32m x 3.35m)

Double bedroom with feature window and radiator under.

Bedroom 3

8' 4'' x 11' 11'' (2.54m x 3.63m)

Small double bedroom with window and radiator.

Family Bathroom

5' 8'' x 7' 5'' (1.73m x 2.26m)

Fitted suite including bath with shower over, radiator, sink and W/C.

Second Floor

Bedroom 4

11' 5'' x 9' 8'' (3.48m x 2.94m)

Double bedroom with vaulted ceiling, feature rooflights and built in storage cupboards.


5' 4'' x 5' 8'' (1.62m x 1.73m)

Fitted suite including shower with low profile tray, sink, W/C and towel radiator.


The property benefits from a private landscaped garden area with views over the surrounding countryside, and includes a patio area and stone built storage building. In addition is a detached garage clad with timber.


To the side of the property is a block paved driveway leading to a gated parking area providing parking for two vehicles.


The property benefits from mains electricity, water and drainage. Heating and hot water is provided by way of an oil fired boiler.

EPC Rating - D

Tenure and Possession

The property is sold freehold with vacant possession on completion.

Rights of Way, Wayleaves and Easements

The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, wayleaves and easements that may exist whether or not they are defined in these particulars.

Fixtures and Fittings

Only those items referred to in the particulars are included in the sale.

Local Planning Authority

North East Derbyshire District Council

2013 Mill Lane


S42 6NG

Tel: 01246 231111

Council Tax

The property is registered with North East Derbyshire District Council as Council Tax Band B.


Strictly by appointment only through the sole agents Bakewell office on 01629 812777 or bakewell@bagshaws.com

Method of Sale

The land is offered by Private Treaty.

Vendors solicitors

Lovedays Solicitors

23 Dale Road



Tel: 01629 582308


Heading north on the A61 from Stretton toward Clay Cross, head in to Clay Cross through the first set of traffic lights. Approximately 400m thereafter when in the centre of the town at the crossroads take the left hand turning on to Holmgate Road and continue for approximately 1.25 miles going past Clay Cross Football Club on the right hand side before reaching a junction. Take the left hand turning on to Ashover Road before almost immediately turning right on to Press Lane. After approximately 500m at the bottom of Alton Hill the property is visible on the left hand side as indicated by our ‘For Sale’ board.

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