1 Rotherwood Villas also known as Slayleigh, Dale Road South, Darley Dale, Matlock DE4 2EU

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A lovely traditional stone built semi-detached house situated in the popular village of Darley Dale, comprising three double bedrooms, multiple bathrooms, three reception rooms and a hobby room/fourth bedroom, together with a private driveway, double garage, car port and gardens, all with views overlooking the village and countryside beyond.

Rotherwood Villas is situated in the popular village of Darley Dale, which lies just outside the Peak District National Park. The property has a setting with views over the village and countryside. Whilst its setting is semi-rural, the property is in very easy reach of nearby towns and cities and has excellent transport links. The village offers basic amenities including a primary school, public houses, village shops, Fish and Chip shop, Co-op, fuel station and a Church. A more comprehensive range of facilities including supermarkets and high street shops can be found in the nearby market towns of Matlock (2 miles) and Bakewell (6.5 miles), together with the cities of Sheffield (21.5 miles) and Derby (20 miles) away. The Peak District National Park provides the opportunity to enjoy fantastic walks, scenery and numerous outdoor activities close by.

The sale of the property offers an opportunity to acquire a traditional stone built semi-detached house situated in the popular village of Darley Dale. The property is ideally located for easy access into the village and equally to the countryside of the Peak District National Park. The property had many traditional features, having three double bedrooms, one with an ensuite shower room, three reception rooms and a lower ground floor hobby room or fourth bedroom. The property is situated on a sizable plot overlooking the countryside to the rear, together with gardens with off road parking, car port and double garage.

We understand the property was built in the early 1900’s and has been owned by the current owner for 8 years. The current owners have extended and fully modernised the property throughout their ownership and now offers a spacious family home.

From the centre of Matlock, head north along the A6 towards Bakewell. Follow the road and continue past the Whitworth Hospital and then past the Audley St Elphin’s Park on the right. Just after the left hand turning for Normanhurst Park the property will be found on the left-hand side.


Entrance Porch and Hallway
A spacious entrance porch with windows to the sides, tiled flooring and a door into the Hallway. With doors leading to the reception rooms and stairs leading to the first floor.

Sitting Room
Having dual aspect with a sash window to the front and patio doors to the rear opening into the garden room, feature fireplace with a brick surround and a stone mantel piece housing an electric stove, a radiator and television point and double doors into the Garden Room.

Dining Room
With dual aspect windows with a sash window to the front and a window to the side, a radiator, feature fire place housing an electric stove, built in storage cupboard, feature brick wall, with doors into the Kitchen and Sitting Room.

Breakfast Kitchen
With triple aspect windows to the sides and rear, a door into the garden room and a door leading into the Dining Room. There is a recently fitted kitchen with wall and floor units, 1 ½ sink unit with drainer, a gas and electric cooker range and a secondary gas hob with extractor fan over, tiled walls, plumbing for a dish washer, under counter space for a fridge and a radiator, radiator and tiled flooring. There is also access to a understairs storage cupboard.

Garden Room
A lovely room with a large window to the rear with far reaching views, with double doors from the Sitting Room and a door from the Kitchen. The external door leads out onto the rear balcony.

Stairs rising to the first floor:

Master Bedroom
A double bedroom with a window to the front, two radiators, a television point, built in wardrobe, feature fireplace and a door into the Ensuite.

Ensuite Shower Room
With a WC, shower cubicle, wash hand basin, towel radiator and extractor fan.

Bedroom 2
A double bedroom with a window to the front elevation, a radiator, a television point, built in wardrobe and feature fireplace.

Bedroom 3
A small double bedroom with a window to the side, a radiator, fireplace and built-in storage.

Family Bathroom
With a window, WC, shower cubicle, bath, vanity wash hand basin, towel radiator, extractor fan, fully tiled walls and flooring.

Externally accessed lower ground floor:

Store Room
With an external entrance door, and a door into:

Utility and Bathroom
A spacious room with a window to the side, a bath with shower over, wash hand basin, WC and radiator, tiled flooring, fitted wall and floor kitchen units with plumbing for a washing machine and tumble drier. The gas fired combi boiler is located on the wall.

Hobby Room/Bedroom
A large room currently used as a fourth bedroom but could be used as a hobby room/office with a window to the rear, a radiator, television point and built-in storage.

With a door from the Garden Room, a large space for outside entertaining with views over the countryside, with Astro turf flooring and modern style hand rail and steps down into the rear garden.

With a driveway leading off the road, laid to tarmac and brick paving, providing parking for several vehicles. The gardens extend to the front and rear of the house.

The rear garden offers a good sized garden with block paved and graveled areas, with a raised seating area, planted borders with flowers, shrubs and bushes, a large pond and water feature. In addition, there is a garden shed and a workshop with a storage area. The boundary hedges and fence provide privacy but with far reaching rural views.

A double garage with an electric up and over door with concrete flooring and power and lighting.

Car Port
A timber framed car port positioned to the front of the garage, open to the front, part side walls and backing into the garage. The is amply height for the storage of a caravan or camper van.

Main’s water, electric, gas and sewage are all connected. The property benefits from a gas fired central heating system.

Tenure & Possession
The property will be sold freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

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

Fixtures and Fittings
Only those referred to in these particulars are included in the sale.

Local Authority
Derbyshire Dales District Council, Matlock, DE4 3NN

Council Tax Band


Strictly by appointment through the selling agents Bagshaws at the Bakewell Office on 01629 812777.