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Chapel Lane, Barrow On Trent


Chapel Lane, Barrow On Trent

  • Ref: 11662
  • Type: Detached House
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 2
  • Tenure: Freehold

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Tel: 01530 353170


Property Features

  • Distinctive Home
  • Grade 2 Listed
  • Beautifully Appointed
  • 1416 Sq ft
  • Single Garage & Drive
  • 3/4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Reception rooms
  • Living Kitchen
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Landscaped Garden

Property Summary

LODGE COTTAGE is a distinctive grade 2 listed 3/4 bedroom detached single storey dwelling of LOCAL HISTORICAL IMPORTANCE, occupying a WONDERFUL CORNER POSITION in the centre of the village, with a BEAUTIFULLY APPOINTED versatile interior of 1416 Sq Ft and a delightful LANDSCAPED WALLED REAR GARDEN.

Full Details

Lodge Cottage is a distinctive grade 2 listed country home of local historical importance, occupying a wonderful corner position within the heart of the village, enjoying a beautifully appointed versatile interior of 1416 Sq Ft and a delightful south westerly facing walled garden. Originally built circa 1800 as the former lodge to Barrow Hall, which was demolished in 1862, the lodge shows quite distinctly the influence of Strawberry Hill Gothic architecture, by way of its arched windows, which forged a new direction in 18th century design and culture, taking inspiration from Gothic Cathedrals around Europe.

Under the guidance of the current owner the property has been significantly altered both inside and out, careful to protect the period integrity of the age, whilst embracing modern day family living. With a high specification throughout, the cottage enjoys a wealth of charm and character which you embrace as soon as you step inside, with a flexible interior you can adapt the rooms to suit your lifestyle whilst taking advantage of the outlook over the manicured rear garden and sun terrace. At the heart of the home is the dining kitchen, with granite work tops and shaker style units, the cosy lounge and log burner are perfect for quiet relaxation, whilst the large utility takes the weight off the kitchen. There are 3/4 bedrooms including the master bedroom overlooking the sun terrace, guests bedroom two, bedroom three used as a dining room and bedroom 4 as a study in the octagonal room at the front. There are 2 luxurious bathrooms, superbly equipped, including a roll top bath in the main bathroom.

The south westerly facing mature walled garden is an absolute delight, private and enclosed, with a large sun terrace, manicured lawns and established beds with the summer house and studio(available by negotiation) perfect additions to the garden, ideal for summer entertaining. Completing the outside is the discreetly positioned single garage, along with off road parking on the drive for two additional cars and a useful workshed.

Barrow Upon Trent is the quintessential English country village in South Derbyshire, lying on the banks of the River Trent, quiety tucked away off the A5132 just 1 mile from Swarkestone Bridge. A thriving historical village, mentioned in the Doomsday book, the village enjoys a range of excellent local facilities including Sale & Davy's C of E Primary School, Village Hall, St Wilfrids Church, regular bus service into Derby and The Brookside Pub, lying at the heart of the community. With great transport links, Barrow is perfectly positioned just 3 miles from Melbourne & 7 miles from Derby, the A50 is 2 miles distant linking in with the M1, M42 & A38 along with East Midlands airport 8 miles.

TENURE The property is Freehold

COUNCIL TAX The property is in Band D