Summer Cottage Stanton Lees, Matlock DE4 2LQ
Summer Cottage is an attractive two bedroom double fronted stone-built cottage dating from 1756. It features delightful accommodation with a wealth of period features and stunning views. The cottage occupies an attractive elevated position within the hamlet of Stanton Lees, nestled in the lee of Stanton Moor.
The property lies on a quiet unnamed lane and provides flexible accommodation with scope to create a further bedroom if desired.
The property features a large landscaped garden and off-road parking for two cars.
Summer Cottage lies within the hamlet of Stanton Lees located on the western flank of the Derwent Valley, nestled underneath Stanton Moor. This quiet settlement is within easy reach of the market town of Bakewell (7.9 miles) and Matlock (4.3 miles), both having an excellent range of facilities.
Stanton Lees is within the catchment areas for Stanton in Peak C of E Primary School (rated ‘Outstanding’ by OFSTED) and the highly regarded Lady Manners Secondary School in Bakewell.
Matlock railway station links to Derby from where London St Pancras is less than 1½ hour away.
There are a range of outdoor pursuits in the immediate area, including walking, climbing, cycling and fishing amongst others.
With quarry tiled flooring, the entrance hall affords access to the two principal ground floor rooms.
The Lounge is a wonderful space, having a range of period features including a substantial stone fireplace accommodating a Clearview woodburning stove that is flanked by two salt cupboards. The Lounge includes an oak beamed ceiling and a delightful window seat, a lovely position from which to appreciate the view! The floor is finished with engineered oak, and the room also features French doors providing external access to the patio area and grounds.
The ground floor Shower Room that is a generous size and currently includes a Mira shower, sink and WC.
The Kitchen Diner is a good size, with timber wall and floor units and provision for white goods. Retaining character through exposed beams and benefitting from a front aspect double glazed window which takes advantage of views over the hamlet and beyond, over the Derwent valley to the south.
The central oak staircase is generous, and leads to the first-floor rooms.
A substantial double bedroom, with wooden flooring and a double-glazed front aspect, south facing window, making the most of the impressive views on offer. The bedroom has a built in wardrobe.
Another substantial double bedroom, again benefiting from a south facing double glazed window and a built in wardrobe.
The Family Bathroom is a generous size with low flush w/c, vanity sink with storage under, bath and half height tiling, a double glazed window faces the rear aspect and overlooks the generous gardens.
Externally the property has a large south facing garden that in itself commands far reaching views of the area. The garden features extensive lawns together a number of mature specimen trees. There is also a concrete pad, ideal for locating a garden shed or similar.
The Cottage has generous off-road parking for two vehicles, patio area and substantial log store.
Heading from Bakewell on the A6 towards Rowsley. Upon entering Rowsley, turn right onto School Lane. Remain on this road, passing the recreation ground and continue up the hill, and take the left hand turn at the crossroads, signposted “Stanton Lees”. Remain on this road, entering the hamlet of Stanton Lees and pass a number of residential properties on the left. Once having past these properties remain on the road for c. 200 yards and take the next right onto an unnamed lane (often referred to as Middle Lane) opposite a five-bar gate (coincidental with a small red post box). Summer Cottage is the fourth property on the right.
Peak District National Park Authority
T| 01629 816200
Derbyshire Dales District Council
Town Hall, Bank Road
T| 01629 761100
The property has mains electricity, water and drainage. It currently benefits from electric storage heaters and the property has been rewired in recent times. There is Fibre broadband to the village.
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 the particulars are included in the sale.
Method of Sale
The property is offered for sale by private treaty.
Strictly by appointment through the selling agents Bagshaws at the Bakewell Office on 01629 812777.
The property is owned by an employee (or an associate of an employee) of Bagshaws or associated company.
Money Laundering Regulations
Due to recent changes in legislation, all buyers must provide relevant documentation in order to provide proof of their identity and place of residence.