Cottage in Belper

20 Long Row, Belper, Derbyshire DE56 1DR

Lot no: 89 Property type: Cottage Auction type: Unconditional with Fixed FeeWhere exchange occurs immediately on the fall of the gavel. The successful bidder will be legally obliged to exchange contracts, pay a 10% deposit (subject to a minimum of £5,000) together with the buyers fee of £1074 and complete within a set time period.

Guide Price* £140,000+plus fees Result Sold at Auction £166,000

Charming extended Grade II Listed period cottage in need of refurbishment/renovation.

Property Description

Situated along the sought after cobbled 'Show' street in the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site is an extended Grade II Listed two/three bedroomed, three storey end terraced stone cottage requiring a comprehensive scheme of upgrading and improvement. The sale represents an exciting and rewarding project with sale prices of around £300,000 achieved in recent years for similar cottages on the street. Constructed of course natural stone beneath a pitched tiled roof, the character accommodation in brief comprises lounge, open plan dining room/kitchen, rear hall, utility/wc. To the first floor landing there is a bedroom, a large bathroom with potential to split into a smaller bathroom and a third bedroom, staircase to the second floor landing leads to a further generous sized bedroom. To the front there is a pretty fore garden and additional piece of land included in the sale which provides potential for private off street parking. To the rear there is a good sized enclosed mature garden. The historic market town is situated within one of few world heritage sites and a well known attraction includes the iconic East Mill and the beautiful River Gardens. Belper itself has an excellent range of amenities, award winning High Street with independent shops, supermarkets, public houses, restaurants, recreational facilities and numerous primary and secondary schools. Belper is positioned along the A6 main arterial road which provides swift access onto the city of Derby and further tourist attractions including the Spa Town of Matlock and Chatsworth House. The sale provides a genuine opportunity for a discerning purchaser looking to acquire a very sensibly priced cottage situated within a highly desirable and yet convenient location.

Lounge 10' max x 12'4" max

Having wooden sash windows to the front and side elevations, electric fire with wood surround and tiled hearth, storage radiator, exposed beams and enclosed staircase to first floor.

Open Plan Dining Room/Kitchen 16'9" to doorway x 9'4" max

With two windows to the side aspect. The kitchen is unfitted.

Rear Hall

Having tiled flooring, storage radiator and external door to the side/rear gardens.

Utility Room/wc

Having a toilet, plumbing for washing machine, space fore dryer and window to rear aspect.

First Floor Landing

With large built in storage cupboard.

Bedroom 9'6" max x 9'10" max

Having a sash window to the front elevation, exposed beams and storage radiator.

Bathroom/Bedrooom Three 12’0 x 10’

With window to rear elevation. The bathroom is unfitted. A large room with potential to split into a bathroom and single bedroom.

Stairs to Second Floor Landing

Leading to -

Bedroom 15'1" (not inc stairs) x 8'10" (not inc stairs)

Featuring a range of fitted wardrobes/storage, storage radiator, sash window to front elevation and window to rear elevation offering superb views of the mill.


To the front of the property there is an enclosed garden with pathway. The rear garden features a lawn, rockery, decked seating area, vegetable patch and storage shed.



Conditions of Sale
The Conditions of Sale will be deposited at the offices of the auctioneers and vendors solicitors/licensed conveyancers prior to the auction and the purchaser shall be deemed to have knowledge of same whether inspected or not. Any questions relating to them must be raised prior to the auction. Prospective purchasers are advised to check with the auctioneers before the sale that the property is neither sold nor withdrawn.

The purchaser will also be deemed to have read and understood the auction conduct notes printed within the sale catalogue.

A 10% deposit is payable on the fall of the gavel, subject to a minimum of £5,000.

*Guide Prices and Reserve Prices
Each property sold is subject to a Reserve Price. The Reserve Price, which is agreed between the seller and the auctioneer just prior to the auction, will be within + or – 10% of the Guide Price. The Guide Price is issued solely as a guide so that a buyer can consider whether or not to pursue their interest. Both the Guide Price and the Reserve Price can be subject to change up to and including the day of the auction. For a full definition of the Guide Price and the Reserve Price click here.

Energy Performance Certificates
EPCs can be viewed in full in the lot information section at the top of this page or in the legal pack.

Prospective purchasers will need to register within the auction room before the sale commences. Two items of identity will be required together with an indication of how a contractual deposit will be paid. We do not take cash or cheque deposits. Remote bidding facilities are also available.

Auction Fees
The sale of each lot is subject to a buyer’s fee of £1,074 inc VAT (£895 + VAT) (unless otherwise stated in the important notices), payable on the fall of the hammer.

The purchase of this property may include associated fees not listed here. Any additional fees will be confirmed in the legal pack which can be downloaded from our website from the lot information section above. Or to find out more about any additional fees associated with this property please contact the auction office.