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5 bedroom detached house for sale
Holywood, Wolsingham, Co Durham
Tall Trees is a substantial and detached property which was designed by the vendor. The property is both welcoming and yet private and provides ample space entertaining space.
The décor and specification of the internal finish have been carefully selected to ensure the feeling of comfort and stylish surroundings.
The property has a wealth of free flowing internal accommodation and there is an excellent bathroom to bedroom ratio on the first floor.
The approach to Tall Trees from the Holywood development brings you past the front of the property to the west where wooden gates flanked by stone piers provide access to the private courtyard and parking area.
A stone portico with oak double doors lead in to the impressive reception hall with doors to all the reception rooms leading from the hallway.
The principal reception rooms have southerly aspect and outlooks and all have fine and striking features. There is a striking marble fireplace in the drawing room, the dining room has a solid oak floor and the family room a stone surround to the fireplace with an interesting provenance.
The breakfasting kitchen provides a wow factor on entry and the utility room is conveniently close. With solid oak fitted units and granite surfaces set off against the more modern central island, American style fridge freezer and stainless steel range with gas hob. French doors lead out to the patio and front garden beyond.
Stairs lead to first floor with a magnificent full height window on the half landing overlooking the courtyard to the rear.
There are 4 bedrooms and 4 en suite bathrooms on the first floor including the master bedroom suite.
The master suite is situated on the south west side of the property. The vaulted beamed ceiling compliments the more modern finish in the en suite bathroom with a double ended sunken bath; double shower cubicle and twin basins. There is a large dressing room with built in, solid oak wardrobes, dressing table and French doors leading to a private south facing balcony which overlooks the lawned garden and superb view.
At second floor there is the ideal teenager's bedroom or playroom. A good sized room, this offers views across the valley and beyond.
A large triple garage is housed on the north side of the courtyard with remote operated doors, power and lighting. At first floor is an ideal annexe or home office with dormer windows, kitchenette and shower room.
Accessed internally via the reception hallway is a leisure suite which incorporates a 35" (14m) long heated swimming pool with changing and showering facilities. The pool house has excellent views to the south and there are large patio doors which can be opened to the courtyard providing an indoor/outdoor feel. The plant room houses the regularly serviced pool equipment
Tall Trees is situated on the outskirts of the pretty market town of Wolsingham, the gateway to Weardale. Sitting in an elevated position, the property has views of rolling countryside across the Wear valley to the south. The property was built in 2003 as part of the exclusive development of houses at Holywood, it blends traditional architectural features with modern comforts and a great deal has been made of the stunning view.
Tall Trees benefits from a garden which was landscaped when the property was built and is now beginning to develop into a mature yet manageable space.
The property is bordered on three sides by manicured lawns with planted borders and a large patio area with far reaching views on the south side. To the north is an enclosed courtyard providing excellent levels of privacy which is suitable for entertaining or as additional parking.
There is additional guest parking outside the courtyard and within the property boundary.