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Russets is a most versatile home offering some 3,307 sq. ft of adaptable accommodation. A great family home and, due to the annexe, big enough to accommodate two families. The home boasts a large sitting room which is open plan to the dining area, adjacent to which is the Timber pool room which also doubles up as a gym. There is a lovely main kitchen with a utility room off and a further five en suites bedrooms to the main dwelling. There is the annexe which offers an open plan lounge/kitchen/diner and a double bedroom which is, again, ensuite.

Externally, the home has plenty of parking on offer with driveways to both side and a double garage. The home sits on a plot of approximately 0.35 acres of landscaped grounds with views to the side. 


The home has a welcoming reception hall which runs the length of the property and features downlighters and a large linen cupboard. There is a cloakroom which has WC, and a wash hand basin housed in a vanity unit. The main reception room to Russets is the open plan Lounge and Dining Room. This runs the full width of the home and is therefore dual aspect, with an archway separating the two areas. This is a light and spacious room and has large sliding patio doors giving access into the pool room. The pool room is a fully insulated timber cabin with vaulted ceiling and truss beams which houses a swimming pool measuring 30’ x 12’ and a constant depth of 4’6”. The room is large enough to also house gym equipment. The pool is heated and has supplementary heating supplied by solar panelling and is, therefore, low cost to run. The room has double French doors leading to the side gardens. 

Accessed off the main hallway, the kitchen features a tiled central island unit with storage cupboards. There is a range of modern units incorporating glass display cabinets and all work surfaces are tiled, with a one and a half bowl sink unit integrated. There is space for a range cooker and extractor fan and adjacent is a good-sized utility room with further storage and provision for washing machine, tumble drier and dishwasher points. 

All six bedrooms feature an ensuite facility and there are three bedrooms to the ground floor and two further bedrooms to the first floor – The master bedroom has fitted wardrobes and the ensuite is a full bathroom with jacuzzi style bath. 

Accessed from the main hallway is the annexe accommodation which could easily be used alongside the main home as further reception space. There is a lovely spacious room combining a living room with the open plan kitchen area. The kitchen has a range of storage units and there are tiled work surfaces which incorporate a dining table. There is an integrated oven and electric hob with extractor over. The lounge area benefits from lots of natural light with patio door giving access to the rear gardens. Adjacent to this room is bedroom one with fitted wardrobes and leading on to the ensuite which has walk in shower, wc, wash hand basin and large linen store. The annexe is listed as a separate dwelling for council tax purposes and has a zero rating for dependent relatives.


The home has a lovely overall plot which measures in the region of 0.35 acres. There is parking in front of the double garage which has electric up and over door. The garage houses some of the heating system along with a hot water cylinder. To the right-hand side is further parking accessed through a 5-bar gate. The front gardens are pleasantly landscaped with a central pathway leading to the front entrance door. The rear gardens face South and make a real sun trap with a patio area immediately accessed to the rear of the home from the kitchen door. There is room for a large shed and green house to the rear and the gardens wrap around the home. There is an ornamental waterfall leading into a pond and flower borders are contained within Railway Sleeper edging. The gardens continue to the side of the home linking up to the parking area and are laid to lawn with further patio and bench seating. There is an allotment area and this side of the gardens benefit from views over countryside. 


The home is located upon a cul de sac within the village of Longford in Derbyshire situated around 5 miles from Ashbourne and 8 miles to the west of Derby City centre. Within the village there is the Longford C of E primary school and, for secondary education, the home feeds into Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Ashbourne. The Village features St Chads church which is situated adjacent to Longford Hall. This property has good commuting with access onto the A38, A515 and A50 road network. Locally there are several good village pubs, the closest being the Ostrich and the popular Horseshoes Pub is just down the road. There are plenty of excellent walking and countryside leisure pursuits close by along with a Golf Course in nearby Brailsford. For further amenities, the market Town of Ashbourne is close at hand. 


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