Brickyard, DE7

This pretty 3 bedroom cottage overlooking the open countryside is set on a quiet private road, comprising off street parking and a lovely south facing rear garden


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Property details

This larger than average terraced cottage overlooks open countryside and is set on a quiet private road. With a pretty garden and parking space, 3 bedrooms and 2 reception rooms, this is a delightful first family home, or ideal for someone looking to downsize.

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Kitchen
  • Hallway and utility area
  • Dining room
  • Living room
  • Bathroom
  • Countryside views
  • Cottage garden with a shed and workshop
  • Parking 
  • Just a few minutes walk from the village park, shops and highly regarded primary school rated Good by Ofsted

The property has been sympathetically renovated with wooden doubled-glazed windows, a log-burning stove in the dining room, bi-fold patio doors to the garden, fireplace in the master bedroom and original cottage latch doors throughout. The property also benefits from an efficient condensing boiler which was replaced just 2 years ago. 

The property is entered via an oak, glazed door which leads into a light and airy hallway with slate floor and coat/boot cupboard. Through the small utility with space for washing machine into the kitchen which is fitted with a range of base and wall cupboards with space under the stairs for a fridgefreezer and pantry-style cupboard. The cooker is electric fan with a gas hob.

The dining room is cosy and benefits from a log-burner, and also has space for an office area - ideal for those who work from home. The living room overlooks the pretty garden via bi-fold doors onto the patio area. The high ceiling and rooflight give this room an airy and sunny aspect - the garden being south facing.

The bathroom is fitted with a powerful shower over the bath, heated towel rail and a white period-style suite.

First floor

Accessed via stairs from the kitchen through a latch cottage door, the attractive double bedroom overlooks the garden and has period features of stripped wood floors and a pretty fireplace. The second bedroom looks over the open countryside to the rear of the property. It is recently recarpetted and houses the boiler in a cupboard which also offers useful storage space over the stairs. The third bedroom steps down from the second and again enjoys beautiful countryside views. It is airy with a high ceiling and yet cosy and inviting - again with new carpet.


The patio area is surrounded by roses, shrubs and a pear tree, with ample space for garden furniture to enjoy the sun trap on a summers day. The patio leads onto an area of lawn with a playhouse which is ideal for small children. To the back of the garden is a shed, woodstore and workshop with a gate to a jitty giving access back on to the private lane.

The cottage benefits from a drive with space for one car - further parking is available on the lane.

This is a quiet and friendly row of houses which is set back from the main Belper Road which provides good road links to Derby and Nottingham, and the new train station at Ilkeston. Stanley Common is a popular village with good facilities including village shop and Oakfield Farm shop and riding stables just minutes away on foot. The school community is small, caring and rated Good by Ofsted.



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From the horse's mouth

This lovely family home enjoys wonderful views of the countryside and sits on a quiet, private road but just minutes from excellent road links to both Derby and Nottingham.

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