Leafgreen Lane, Littleover, Derby

Situated in the heart of Derby, this is a beautifully appointed Georgian style property standing within substantial grounds, which benefits from seven bedrooms, gas central heating and a wealth of period features.

  • Address: Leafgreen Lane, Littleover, Derby
  • Price: £899,950
  • Bedrooms: 7
  • Status: SSTC
  • Type: House - detached

Directions:

Leave Derby city centre along Burton Road and proceed over the traffic lights and through the shopping facilities at Littleover. Shortly after passing the shops, turn left onto Old Hall Road, which becomes The Hollow and eventually Blagreaves Lane. Continue along Blagreaves Lane and turn right onto Leafgreen Lane and follow the round around to the left hand side where electric gates open to reveal the property.

Situated in the heart of Derby, this is a beautifully appointed Georgian style property standing within substantial grounds, which benefits from seven bedrooms, gas central heating and a wealth of period features.

Boxall Brown and Jones are proud to offer for sale 'Yew Tree House' which must been seen to be fully appreciated. The current vendors have spent considerable time and effort in the presentation of this elegant family home which offers substantial, structurally extended accommodation which has undergone a recent modernisation scheme and includes a wealth of period features including tall ceilings, restored fireplaces and moulded coving complimented by ornate ceiling roses in many of the rooms.

In brief the beautifully proportioned accommodation briefly comprises: A spacious entrance hall with galleried staircase leading to the first floor and access to cellar. To the ground floor the house benefits from a large lounge, music room, drawing room, beautifully appointed kitchen with integrated appliances, rear utility room / second kitchen and ground floor cloakroom.

Ideal for family occupation and entertaining, two separate staircases lead to the first floor where there are a further seven double bedrooms, two with En-Suite, two family bathrooms and one other bedroom situated at the very top of the house in the attic.

Outside the substantial accommodation benefits from a large lawned garden which has a circular patio area, octagonal summer house, well stocked borders and mature trees. Electric gates open to a gravelled driveway where there is car standing for several vehicles, a detached double garage with electrically operated doors, power and light and a further tandem garage.

Leafgreen Lane has well been regarded as well of Derby's premier locations and the house is surrounded by other substantial properties hidden away along a leafy, tree lined lane.

The house is privately screened behind substantial trees which border the grounds making it particularly private and the property is within a short drive / bus journey of the vibrant city centre with its wealth of bars, restaurants and The Intu Shopping Centre.

The house benefits from a four camera security system.

Littleover is a pleasant village with a wealth of shops, pubs, restaurants and medical facilities. Apart from being within easy reach of the City centre, Littleover is on the edge of the beautiful Derbyshire countryside with breath-taking landscapes and countryside walks. Derbyshire is renowned for being a highly diverse county with a fascinating historical and cultural heritage and this beautiful region is home to some of the country's finest stately homes, enchanting market towns and picturesque villages.

Local shopping facilities are provided in both Littleover and Stenson, a short distance away and there are an abundance of local schools closeby. Private education is offered at Derby High School For Girls, Derby Boys Grammar School and both Repton and Foremark Schools which are only a short distance away.

The house has ease of access to the ring road which gives onward travel the A38, A52 and A50 which in turn lead to the M1 corridor.

Large, substantial family houses of this quality rarely come onto the open market within the city of Derby and Boxall Brown and Jones would recommend viewing at the earliest opportunity.

ACCOMMODATION:

Entering the property through entrance vestibule and front door into:

MAIN HALLWAY

With beautiful galleried staircase to the first floor and as the stairway turns, a delightful double glazed stained glass window, set within a decorative arch, overlooking the rear elevation. The hall has a radiator set within a decorative cover, wooden plate rack, moulded coving to ceiling, decorative archway and door leading to:

CELLAR

The cellar offers particularly useful storage with power and light.

LOUNGE

23'4" x 12'2" (7.11m x 3.71m)

(Maximum measurement)

The formal lounge, with has open plan access to the music room, is beautifully presented and has a feature log burning stove, set within a decorative stone surround, upon a stone hearth. The room has a radiator set within a decorative surround, moulded coving to ceiling and central ceiling rose.

OPEN PLAN ACCESS TO:

MUSIC ROOM

15'1" x 13'8" (4.60m x 4.17m)

This bright and airy room has double glazed French doors leading the garden, radiator set within an attractive cover, moulded coving to ceiling, central ceiling rose. Double door leading to:

DINING ROOM

16'7" x 12'3" (5.05m x 3.73m)

(Measurement taken to the centre of the bay window)

The dining room has a walk in double glazed bay window overlooking the gardens, feature stone fireplace with inset log burning stove set upon a stone hearth, radiator within a decorative surround, moulded coving, central ceiling rose and delightful views over the garden.

MAIN HALLWAY LEADS OFF TO:

DRAWING ROOM

16'3" x 16'2" (4.95m x 4.93m)

(Measurement taken to the centre of both bay windows)

The drawing room is located at the far end of the house and has two double glazed windows overlooking the rear garden making it particularly bright and airy. The room benefits from a feature fireplace with open hearth, set within a decorative wooden surround and there is wood panelling to walls, TV point, radiator with cover over, moulded coving to ceiling and central ceiling rose. Smoke alarm.

SITTING ROOM

9'9" x 11'3" (2.97m x 3.43m)

Used by the current vendors as a teenagers room, this versatile space has a double glazed window to the side elevation, decorative feature fireplace, radiator, moulded coving to ceiling and central ceiling rose. Smoke alarm.

DOUBLE DOORS OPEN FROM THE MUSIC ROOM TO:

DINING KITCHEN

23'5" x 17'3" (7.14m x 5.26m)

The large dining kitchen is the focal point of the property and has been beautifully appointed with a hand crafted Harvey Jones kitchen with benefits from granite work surfaces, wall and base cupboards and space for a freestanding three oven AGA, set within a decorative alcove. The kitchen has an under mounted Belfast style sink with swan neck tap and drainer and there is an integrated dishwasher, integrated microwave, useful kitchen drawers, glass display cabinet, mounting for wall mounted TV and a tall integrated fridge.

The kitchen benefits from a central island with granite work top and space for stools beneath, as well as well as cupboards and drawers. The room has a tiled floor with ample space for a large dining table which is further complemented by a double radiator, telephone point, inset ceiling spotlights, extractor fan, moulded coving to the ceiling and door to:

LOBBY AREA

With staircase leading to the first floor.

HALLWAY

With double glazed window overlooking the front elevation, door leading to the front, moulded coving to the ceiling and wall mounted boiler providing domestic hot water and central heating enclosed behind a cupboard.

GROUND FLOOR SHOWER ROOM

4'4" x 8'3" (1.32m x 2.51m)

With a modern WC, sink with tiled splash back and large glazed shower cubicle with shower, complimentary tiling, wall mounted mirror, tiled floor, inset ceiling spotlights, extractor fan and moulded coving.

SECOND KITCHEN / UTILITY ROOM

8'9" x 15'3" plus lobby area (2.67m x 4.65m plus lobby area)

The useful utility room also acts as a secondary kitchen with a range of work surfacing, preparation areas, wall and base cupboards and integrated second 'Bosch' oven and electric hob. The room has a tall freezer, space for a washing machine, space for tumble dryer, under mounted Belfast style sink with central mixer tap, tiled floor running through from the hallway, inset ceiling spotlights, extractor fan, fuse box and double glazed sash window overlooking the front elevation.

TO THE FIRST FLOOR:

FIRST FLOOR LANDING

With decorative archway, moulded coving to ceiling, radiator and smoke alarm. Staircase leading to attic bedroom.

MASTER BEDROOM

24'3"narrowing to10'4" x 23'2"narrowing to10'1" (7.39m to10'4" x 7.06m to10'1")

The principal bedroom must be seen to be fully appreciated and offers a luxurious space which benefits from two double glazed windows overlooking the gardens, decorative feature fireplace, fitted wardrobes, radiator beneath decorative cover, moulded coving to ceiling and smoke alarm. This bedroom is so spacious that there is ample room to have a sitting area and there is access to:

EN-SUITE

6'8" x 9'4" (2.03m x 2.84m)

With modern WC, wash hand basin with tiled splash back, oval bath with central mixer tap and double shower, window overlooking the garden and shower cubicle with tiled surround. The En-Suite has a heated towel rail, shaver point, tiled floor, inset ceiling spotlights and modern coving to ceiling. Extractor fan.

BEDROOM TWO

12'3" x 14'2" (3.73m x 4.32m)

With decorative feature fireplace and hearth, moulded coving to ceiling, central ceiling rose, smoke alarm, radiator and double glazed window overlooking the gardens.

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM

6'7" x 5'3" (2.01m x 1.60m)

With a low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and shower cubicle with glazed sliding screen. A double glazed window overlooking the garden, moulded coving, inset ceiling spotlights, heated towel rail, tiled floor with complimentary tiled wall.

BEDROOM THREE

14'2" x 13'3" (4.32m x 4.04m)

With two double glazed windows overlooking the gardens, radiator, decorative feature fireplace with hearth, moulded coving to ceiling, central ceiling rose and smoke alarm.

FAMILY BATHROOM

11'4" x 10'0" (3.45m x 3.05m)

The principal bathroom has a modern WC, pedestal wash hand basin and modern freestanding bath with central mixer tap. The room benefits further from a wet room style shower, with tiled floor and glazed screen, there is a radiator, frosted double glazed window, heated towel rail, moulded coving to ceiling, inset ceiling spotlights and electric shaver point.

A STAIRCASE LEADS FROM THE LANDING TO:

ATTIC BEDROOM FOUR

15'6" x 12'2" (4.72m x 3.71m)

(Maximum measurement)

Approached via a private staircase, with Velux style window and inset ceiling spotlight, the room has two Velux style windows and a glazed dormer window overlooking the garden, making it particularly bright and airy. There is ample under eaves storage space and radiator.

A SECOND STAIRCASE LEADS FROM THE HALLWAY AT THE FAR RIGHT HAND SIDE OF THE HOUSE

With a double glazed window overlooking the rear elevation.

GALLARIED LANDING

With inset ceiling spotlights, modern coving, airing cupboard with hot water tank and radiator.

BEDROOM FIVE

8'7" x 12'7" (2.62m x 3.84m)

With double glazed window overlooking the gardens, radiator, moulded coving to ceiling, central ceiling rose and smoke alarm.

BEDROOM SIX

11'5" x 11'8" (3.48m x 3.56m)

(Maximum measurement)

With two double glazed windows overlooking the gardens, radiator, moulded coving to ceiling, access to loft, smoke alarm and radiator.

BEDROOM SEVEN

9'0" x 15'4" (2.74m x 4.67m)

With double glazed window overlooking the gardens, radiator, moulded coving to ceiling, central ceiling rose and smoke alarm.

FAMILY BATHROOM

11'4" x 12'4" (3.45m x 3.76m)

With a modern WC with shelf over, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back, freestanding bath with central mixer tap, large shower cubicle with glazed screen and shower. This bathroom has tiled floor, Velux style window, moulded coving to ceiling, inset ceiling spotlights, heated towel rail and extractor fan.

Outside:

Leafgreen Lane has long been regard as one of Derbys premier locations and the Leafy Road leads around the corner to Yew Tree House.

Approached through electric double gates, prospective purchasers will get the first view of this magnificent property which is clearly visible as you proceed forward on the drive.

The substantial garden is laid mainly to lawn with a range of magnificent trees which tower over the house and make it particularly private. The large lawn has a circular patio area, ideal for entertaining and is complimented by a octagonal summer house with pitched tiled roof.

The front of the house has well planted flower beds with three sets of separate steps leading to a paved area which runs the full length of the property.

DOUBLE GARAGE

19'6" x 24'0" (5.94m x 7.32m)

With two electrically operated up and over doors, power, light, two double glazed windows and rear personal door.

TANDEM GARAGE

30'0" x 9'0" (9.14m x 2.74m)

With up and over door, power and light.

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