5 bed character property to buy in DL16

Church Street, Byers Green, ., County Durham, DL16 7NL

£720,000

Alternatively call 0191 3832133 or email durham@pattinson.co.uk

  • Stunning One Acre Plot
  • Comprehensively Upgraded and Extended
  • Large Detached Garage for 4 Cars
  • Vast Country Views
  • EPC Rating = D
  • SPA Bath with Integrated TV
  • 6 Reception Rooms

5 bed character property to buy in DL16

*** STUNNING CHARACTER PROPERTY SITTING ON A ONE ACRE PLOT ***

This substantial stone-built detached character property oozes charm and is steeped in history. Situated on the outskirts of Byers Green Village, this stunning house is surrounded by large beautiful south facing private gardens and benefits from spectacular views over open countryside. The much-loved gardens and natural stonewalling of this property are often remarked upon by passing ramblers and villagers alike.

Byers Green Village has been around since before medieval times and is located between the towns of Spennymoor and Bishop Auckland, Southern County Durham. The village boasts historically famous names such as Thomas Wright, Harold Orton and Sir Percy Cradock (source: Wikipedia). Not only does the village provide access to Byers Green Primary School, a Methodist church and a parish church as well as other local amenities and transport links, it also grants the opportunity to explore the many surrounding country walks, such as the Auckland County Walking System.

Sitting proudly on a one acre plot, the house has been thoughtfully and comprehensively upgraded and extended. Boasting 6 reception rooms on the ground floor (2 sitting rooms, dining room, snug/study, open plan kitchen with breakfast room and conservatory) along with a large entrance hall (connecting the front door with the porch/side entrance), plenty of storage space (including a boot room), utility and WC. To the first floor are 5 bedrooms (4 doubles, 1 single), office/dressing room, family bathroom with spa bath and integrated TV, and separate shower room. The house also offers access to a vast, block paved drive leading to a large 4 car garage, providing ample parking for several vehicles. Feature garden to the side of the house just before the garage as well as the main, South facing, large, spacious and beautiful garden to the rear.

AN OPPORTUNITY NOT TO BE MISSED!!!

Call our Durham City branch today on 0191 383 2133 to arrange your viewing. Virtual tour available upon request.

Summary

  • Property Type: Character Property
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Receptions: 6
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Central Heating: Gas
  • Parking: Double Garage
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Front Exterior

Escape to the country with this beautiful stone-built, character property on the outskirts of Byers Green Village. Featuring stunning gardens and vast country views, prepare yourself for discovering what this beautiful house has to offer.

Entrance Hall

Enter the front door into a long, carpeted hallway providing access to 2 sitting rooms, dining room and stairs with a stained solid oak banister. Follow the hallway around to the right at the far end to reach the access points for the study/snug, WC, cloakroom, kitchen and porch. There are 3 radiators throughout the hallway and a double glazed window with stained solid wood sill at the opposite end of the hall.

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Living Room

4.90m x 4.30m (16'0" x 14'1")

Bright and spacious main living room situated to the front of the property, neutrally decorated with wall mounted gas fire, original cast iron fire surround and large bow double glazed window with stained solid wood sill to the front elevation offering views of the neighbouring countryside. Radiator located to the immediate left of the door to the hall.

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Sitting Room

4.50m x 4.30m (14'9" x 14'1")

The sitting room is another spacious reception room situated to the front of the property, with a gas fire, feature surround and French doors to the side elevation leading into the garden. Bow double glazed window with stained solid wood sill to the front elevation enjoying countryside views. There is a radiator off to the right of the french doors.

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Dining Room

4.60m x 4.60m (15'1" x 15'1")

Offers space for a large formal dining table and chairs, additional free standing furniture, with a double glazed window with stained solid wood sill to the side elevation as well as French doors opening onto the rear patio making this a lovely room to entertain all year round. There is a radiator located to the immediate right of the door to the hall.

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Study/Snug

3.51m x 3.00m (11'6" x 9'10")

Offering the perfect quiet getaway, the snug is carpeted throughout and is the ideal spot to simply relax and read a book. In addition to the mains heated radiator located to the left, there is an electric fire within an elegant marble fire surround to the opposite wall. With a large double glazed window with stained solid wood sill to the left, overlooking the side garden.

Ground Floor WC

(Image on virtual tour) tiled throughout with frosted double glazed window opposite, providing access to WC and wash basin with vintage style mixer tap, radiator located to the immediate left.

Porch

(Image on virtual tour) Tiled flooring throughout, side access point leads to the large block paved drive and large 4 car garage. Also offers access to a walk in cloakroom.

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Kitchen

4.40m x 3.30m (14'5" x 10'9")

Light and spacious, the recently fitted kitchen accommodates for a range of contemporary wall, floor and draw units with masses of worktop space. There is a porcelain sink/drainer with vintage style mixer tap, which is located by the double glazed window overlooking a side garden, recessed lighting and a complimentary Travertine marble floor. The kitchen also benefits from an integrated electric Bosch oven, ceramic hob, overhead extractor hood together with spaces for an under counter fridge and dishwasher. Open plan leading to the breakfast room.

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Breakfast Room

5.60m x 4.30m (18'4" x 14'1")

Open plan room leading on from the kitchen, offering dual aspect with views over the gardens, together with half-glazed double doors leading on to the conservatory, and a door providing access to the utility room. This bright spacious room can host a six-seat breakfasting table together with various other furnishings. The open plan kitchen & breakfast room can be the ideal hub for entertaining family and friends for all occasions.

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Utility Room

1.55m x 4.46m (5'1" x 14'7")

Fully tiled to the floor and walls, the utility offers access to base cabinets as well as a pantry style cupboard, work surfaces, stainless steel sink/drainer with double taps and also accommodates for the boiler, washer, dryer and fridge/freezer.

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Conservatory

5.41m x 4.90m (17'8" x 16'0")

Impressively large conservatory overlooking the private rear gardens with views beyond to the distant valley hillside. With a ceramic tiled floor, multiple electrical sockets, ceiling fan & light, opening bevel highlighted top windows and double patio doors leading out onto a natural sandstone patio.

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First Floor Landing

Take the carpeted stairs to the first floor and feel the smooth finish of the solid oak banister under your hand as you ascend. Pass the radiator and double glazed arched window (with stained solid wood window sill) with views of the rear garden and beyond close to the top, the immediate landing space provides access to bedrooms 1, 2 and 3 and shower room, take the corridor to the left to access bedrooms 4 and 5, and the family bathroom. As we move along the corridor, there are 2 radiators, first to the right, then to the left under a double glazed window with a stained solid oak sill.

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Master Bedroom

5.90m x 4.40m (19'4" x 14'5")

This carpeted and neutrally decorated room boasts masses of floor space, enough to accommodate a king-size bed and a host of additional bedroom furniture. The east-facing double glazed window with stained solid wood sill offers views which are simply breathtaking.

Second Bedroom

4.60m x 4.60m (15'1" x 15'1")

(Image on virtual tour) Carpeted throughout, 2 large double glazed windows (1 opposite and another to the far right) with stained solid wood sills offering views of the neighbouring fields and rear garden, radiator located under far right hand window. Spacious to the extent where the room can easily accommodate for a double bed and still have space for a small seating area.

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Third Bedroom

4.30m x 2.80m (14'1" x 9'2")

Carpeted throughout, large double glazed window with stained solid wood sill looking out onto the countryside beyond. Currently accommodating for a single bed, the room can also easily accommodate for a double bed.

Fourth Bedroom

4.60m x 3.60m (15'1" x 11'9")

(Image on virtual tour) Carpeted throughout and neutrally decorated, double glazed window with stained solid wood sill and radiator opposite.

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Fifth Bedroom

4.50m x 2.21m (14'9" x 7'3")

This double bedroom is currently partitioned into two adjoining separate rooms, each having a large window and radiator. One room is currently used as a sewing/craft room, with a large fitted cutting table. Access the door opposite to the adjoining room which is currently utilised as the home office. The partition wall can easily be removed to create a larger fifth bedroom if required.

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Office/Dressing Room

4.50m x 2.20m (14'9" x 7'2")

Fifth bedroom continued

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Family Bathroom

4.09m x 1.80m (13'5" x 5'10")

Recently re-fitted, the bathroom is fully tiled throughout with the main feature being a spar bath with a wall mounted mixer tap and recessed television with waterproof remote control. The bathroom has two heated ladder towel rails, one being electric powered and the other being connected to the heating system, The double walk-in wall to wall shower cubicle benefiting from 2 showers, 1 being electrical while the other is a rainfall shower fed by the heating system. There is also a WC and a pedestal wash basin. The bathroom is completed with recessed LED lighting, chrome fittings and a double opening recessed window.

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Shower Room

3.30m x 1.60m (10'9" x 5'2")

Tiled throughout to the floor and walls, providing access to WC, wash basin enclosed in a stained solid wood fixture with cabinet and shower cubicle with electric shower, double glazed window opposite and towel radiator to the immediate right.

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Garage

8.61m x 13.00m (28'2" x 42'7")

Built by the current owners to accommodate 4 cars and a lawn tractor in addition to ample working surfaces. They are fitted with electric remote opening doors, numerous power points together with extra eves storage and are accessed via the extensive driveway.

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Rear Exterior

The South-facing, vast garden to the rear enjoys the kiss of the Sun all hours of the day. Complemented by a Mediterranean style courtyard immediately to the rear of the house and the panoramic views of the neighbouring and distant, County Durham countryside.

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