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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Downhill Lane, West Boldon, NE36

Sold STC £750,000

Property Description

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Highcross is set back from Downhill Lane in West Boldon and is one of a small number of luxury houses within this prestigious area. The property has a very discrete entrance with electric gates leading to a tarmac drive, opening to a large courtyard with parking for many cars. The property has the benefit of a detached six car garage with electrically operated doors and excellent storage.

The property is believed to originally date back to the 19th Century and was formally outbuildings and garaging for a larger house nearby. It was adapted in the 20th Century and was purchased by the current owners in 1985.

The property has great style and character with exposed brick and stonework as well as lovely rendering surrounding the beautiful windows. The architectural design of the house is very impressive and has been further improved by the current owner in recent years.

The gardens are delightful, extending to circa 0.594 acres with tall mature trees giving great screening and privacy. The sloping lawned gardens at the rear are ideal for families and there are two super terraces and patios surrounding the house, as well as very well stocked flower and shrub borders.

This is an imposing house with a discrete entrance and convenient accessibility to all the amenities in West Boldon as well as road links connecting to Sunderland, Durham and to the north, Newcastle and Tyneside.

The property has style and character. The reception hall leads on to a beautiful kitchen/breakfast room with cream painted cabinets, cooking range and lovely window views. The main dining/sitting room is one large room with two floor levels, the sitting area having a large bay window and superb fireplace with solid fuel fire. To the ground floor there are two double bedrooms, both with fitted wardrobes and storage space and have access to the family bathroom/wc with separate shower.

To the first floor there is a large master bedroom suite with an en-suite/wc and a dressing room as well as access onto the first floor terrace and balcony with great privacy and lovely views.

The house benefits from gas radiator central heating and a security alarm system.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
01 September 2010

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