Millers Cottage Mill Lane, Sudbury, Derbyshire, DE6 5GX

  • £675,000 Guide Price
  • Barn Conversion
  • 3 bedrooms

Enjoying an idyllic position within a exclusive private development with mill water views is Millers Cottage, an individual detached barn conversion offering generous proportioned interiors including three reception rooms, three double bedrooms and secluded, private outside space. Showcasing a wealth of character throughout, this beautifully presented country home offers versatile accommodation ideal for those needing ancillary accommodation or a ground floor bedroom, in addition to a dedicated work-from-home space.

The interiors comprise reception hall, dining room, stunning lounge with vaulted ceilings, breakfast kitchen, utility, boot room and shower room, with a further reception room offering ideal potential for use as a sitting room or fourth bedroom/annexe. The first floor landing leads off into three oversized double bedrooms with use of a family bathroom. Outside, thoughtfully designed gardens are set to the rear and side having various seating areas, lawns and borders ripe for cultivation. The generous gated driveway provides parking for numerous vehicles, access into the single garage and a staircase rising to a useful space over the garage ideal as a home office, gym or studio. Millers Cottage enjoys a private setting within the grounds of a former water mill, and beautiful mill water views can be appreciated from the barn s first floor.

Millers Cottage is set part way between the popular villages of Draycott in the Clay and Sudbury, in the exclusive development of Draycott Mill which is formed by individual conversions, character homes and picturesque mill waters. Nearby Draycott offers excellent amenities including a post office, pubs and a village hall, with Sudbury being home to a primary school, boutique shopping village and the National Trust owned Sudbury Hall Estate. Additional amenities can be found in Uttoxeter where there are shops, supermarkets, restaurants, a train station and Uttoxeter Racecourse, and the property lies within easy reach of the A50, A38 and M6 Toll. East Midlands and Manchester airports are also within an easy drive, and the property is ideally placed for commuting to the JCB headquarters and JCB Academy. The property lies within catchment for the Sudbury Primary School and there are a choice of middle and high schools including Windsor Park Middle, Thomas Alleynes High and Queen Elizabeths High in Ashbourne. Excellent independent schools can be found close by including Foremarke, Denstone and Repton.

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Sudbury is best known for its stately hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood, which attract flocks of visitors to the picturesque village every year. Sudbury Hall is a triumph of 17th-century craftsmanship, featuring stunning plasterwork, wood carvings and classical murals. Meanwhile the museum, based on the same site, boasts great interactive displays, archive films and the opportunity to experience growing up in different eras, whether as a chimney sweep or Victorian pupil to name but a few.The village itself is located in the lower Dove valley some 11 miles south of Ashbourne. It has a population of approximately 500 and a modern bypass, constructed in 1972, means it offers excellent transport links. read more

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