Detached house for sale in Dorset Drive, Moira DE12

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Property features

  • Offered with no upward chain and excellent views over adjacent countryside and national forest
  • A traditional three bedroom detached family house
  • Ample opportunity for further extension and improvement (subject to appropriate consents and approvals)
  • Open-plan lounge/dining room, breakfast/kitchen, utility room and ground floor WC
  • Master bedroom with built-in wardrobes and en-suite shower room/WC
  • Two further bedrooms and family bathroom/WC
  • Attached double tandem garage, off-street parking and landscaped rear gardens
  • Within easy reach of the A42/M1 motorway networks for commuting

Property description

Offered with no upward chain and excellent views over adjacent countryside and the national forest. A traditional, three bedroom detached family house with ample opportunity for further extension and improvement (subject to appropriate consents and approvals). The property, with double glazing and modern gas fired central heating, briefly comprises: Entrance porch, inner hall, open-plan lounge/dining room, breakfast/kitchen with built-in appliances, utility room, ground floor separate WC. On the first floor: Master bedroom with built-in wardrobes and en-suite shower room/WC, two further bedrooms and family bathroom/WC. Outside: Attached double tandem garage, off-street parking and landscaped rear gardens overlooking adjacent farmland.
Directional note
From our offices, proceed west down Market Street to mini roundabout combination, taking the second available exit straight on onto Kilwardby Street sign-posted to Moira. Continue up the hill and over the zebra crossing out of Ashby-de-la-Zouch through the hamlet of Shellbrook with National Forest plantations on the right hand side. Upon entering Moira village, take the first turning right into Dorset Drive, where the property is located on the right hand side.
With an opaque panelled UPVC double glazed entrance door to the entrance hall.
Entrance hall
With matching full length opaque UPVC double glazed windows, coved cornice, radiator, telephone point and a built-in double door cloakroom cupboard. Further panel glazed door to the inner hallway.
Ground floor WC
Fitted with a two-piece suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, half tiled splash-backs, extractor fan and a radiator.
Inner hallway
With a staircase to first floor accommodation and an opaque panel glazed door to the open-plan lounge/dining room.
Open-plan lounge/dining room 6.6m (21'8) max. X 4.24m (13'11) max.
Enjoying a dual aspect, the focal point of which is the brick fireplace with tiled hearth, over mantle and display shelves having a living flame gas fire. Coved cornice, TV aerial point and two radiators. UPVC double glazed windows to the front elevation and double glazed patio doors onto the rear patio and gardens, enjoying elevated views over adjacent farmland.
Dining area image

kitchen/breakfast room 3.8m (12'6) x 2.92m (9'7)
Fully fitted with a range of oak effect timber fronted country style units set below extensive work-tops having base cupboards and drawers below including an integrated Zanussi dishwasher, integrated fridge and under-counter Sharp microwave oven. Inset one and a half bowl colour co-ordinated sink unit with mixer tap over, tiled splash-backs and fully tiled walls. Inset four-ring Electrolux gas hob with concealed cooker hood over and matching eye level fan-assisted double oven/grill. A range of eye level wall cabinets including leaded glass display cabinets and corner display shelving. TV aerial point, radiator and UPVC double glazed window overlooking elevated views over gardens and farmland towards the National Forest.
Utility room 1.7m (5'7) x 1.42m (4'8)
With work-tops having an inset circular bowl sink unit, under counter storage cupboards, space and plumbing an automatic washing machine, additional cloakroom storage space below stairs, fully tiled walls and a connecting door to double tandem garage.

From the inner hallway, a staircase rises to the first floor landing.
First floor


master bedroom 4.24m (13'11) x 3.1m (10'2) plus wardrobes
With a range of built-in floor to ceiling sliding door wardrobes, coved cornice, radiator and a UPVC double glazed window to the front elevation.

A door to the en-suite shower room/WC.
En-suite shower room/WC
Fitted with a three-piece white suite including a glazed entry, fully tiled mains fed shower cubicle. Vanity wash hand basin with cupboard below, low level WC and half tiled splash-backs. Radiator and a bulk head airing cupboard housing the modern Ideal condensing gas fired central heating boiler. Opaque UPVC double glazed window to the front elevation.
Bedroom two 3.23m (10'7) x 2.99m (9'10)
With built-in floor to ceiling double door wardrobes, radiator and a UPVC double glazed window with excellent views over gardens and farmland.
Bedroom three 3.67m (12'0) x 2.3m (7'7)
An excellent third bedroom with a coved cornice, radiator and two UPVC double glazed windows overlooking gardens and farmland.
Family bathroom/WC
Fitted with a three-piece suite, having a panelled bath, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, half tiled splash-backs, radiator and an opaque UPVC double glazed window to the side elevation.

attached double tandem garage 8.9m (29'2) x 2.7m (8'10) max.
With wooden entrance doors, light, power supplies, personnel door and windows to the rear gardens.
Gardens and grounds
The property is approached over a block brick driveway with matching pathways divided from the roadside with shaped lawns and a substantial central heather bed having rose borders. Gated access is available to the side elevation, which in turn leads to the rear gardens.

The rear gardens are a particular feature of this property, enjoying elevated views over the adjacent farmland towards the National Forest with associated public footpaths and access routes. Briefly, the gardens have a generous paved patio with raised rockery beds and borders having floral shrubs, space and hard-standing for a garden shed, greenhouse and shaped lawns with mature shrubs and trees. The low lying rear hedge line invites the view beyond.
Image of the rear elevation

additional image of gardens and grounds

additional image of gardens and grounds

general information

drawings/sketches/floor plans
For general guidance only and is not to scale.
The property has the benefit of mains gas, electricity, water and drainage. Gas fired central heating.
The property is to be sold Freehold.
Local authority
South Derbyshire District Council. Council Tax Band: C
Telephone the sole selling agents, Andrew Johnson & Company, on who will be pleased to arrange a viewing.
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All dimensions are approximate.
Fixtures & fittings
The mention of any fixtures and fittings, and/or appliances does not imply that they are in full efficient working order.
Internal photographs
Photographs are reproduced for general information and it cannot be inferred that any item shown is included in this sale.

Property info

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Nearby transport

  • Burton-on-Trent (6.8 miles)
  • Willington (7.7 miles)
  • Polesworth (9.3 miles)
  • East Midlands Airport (9.6 miles)
  • Birmingham International Airport (22.6 miles)
  • Coventry Airport (26.1 miles)
  • Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal (76.7 miles)
  • Woodside Birkenhead Ferry Terminal (76.7 miles)
  • Liverpool Isle of Man & Dublin Terminal (76.8 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Moira Primary School (0.3 miles)
  • Blackfordby St Margaret's Church of England (Aided) Primary School (0.9 miles)
  • Ashby Hill Top Primary School (1.2 miles)
  • Ashby School (2.0 miles)
  • Stephenson College (5.9 miles)
  • Burton and South Derbyshire College (6.2 miles)
  • Lewis Charlton Learning Centre (1.7 miles)
  • Ivanhoe College Ashby-De-La-Zouch (1.8 miles)
  • Manor House School (1.9 miles)
Note: Distance is shown as a straight line measurement

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