Violet Cottage, 26 Bridge Street, Tutbury, Staffordshire, DE13 9LZ

  • SSTC
  • £235,000 Guide Price
  • Terraced Property
  • 2 bedrooms

Set on a secluded lane in the desirable village of Tutbury is this charming Victorian home, benefitting from generous and versatile living accommodation, two double bedrooms plus attic and an established garden plot with a rural aspect to both the front and rear. Having been extended and modernised over time, this immaculately presented terraced home showcases traditional features including sash windows and original fireplaces, alongside a modern kitchen, refitted bathroom and a new boiler.

The interiors comprise briefly reception hall, sitting room, open plan dining kitchen, conservatory and cloakroom to the ground floor, with two double bedrooms and a refitted bathroom to the first floor. A drop down ladder also gives access to an attic studio which, with building regulation approval, would be an ideal third bedroom. Outside, generous gardens are set to the rear where an outbuilding offers potential for development, and to the front there is parking for two vehicles. The property benefits from double glazing, mains gas central heating and a pleasant open to both the front and rear.

Famed for its medieval castle, Tutbury is well served by a character High Street home to boutique shops, historic pubs and stunning Georgian and Victorian properties. Within walking distance from the property are a range of amenities facilities including cafes, beauticians and hairdressers, a doctors surgery, pharmacy, dentists, opticians and village hall, which hosts a range of groups and meetings. The traditional village hosts village fetes around four times and year and historical interests can be fuelled at the village museum and Tutbury Castle, a location famed for the imprisonment of Mary Queen of Scots in 1568. The Richard Wakefield Primary School in the village feeds into DeFerrers Academy in Stretton. The market town of Burton on Trent is nearby and provides excellent shopping and leisure facilities including a cinema and supermarkets, the village is well placed for links to the A50 and A38 and convenient rail links are easily accessible from Tutbury & Hatton railway station which is within an easy walk from the property.

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Tutbury's skyline is dominated by the imposing ruin of its medieval castle, situated on a hill overlooking the pretty village. Apart from the 12th century chapel, the ruins date from the 14th and 15th centuries when the castle was rebuilt. It is most famous for being the site where Mary, Queen of Scots was imprisoned in the 16th century.One of the largest villages in the area with some 3,000 inhabitants, Tutbury unsurprisingly offers good shopping, excellent pubs and other useful amenities including a GP surgery and the Tutbury and Hatton railway station on the Crewe to Derby line. The Dog & Partridge offers an upscale bar with dining and four other traditional country pubs are dotted about the village alongside one of the newest... read more

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