3 bedroom detached bungalow for saleCathedral View, Shadforth, Durham, County Durham
Sold STC £395,000
• A detached bungalow overlooking Durham Cathedral • Well presented accommodation throughout • Three double bedrooms • Two reception rooms plus conservatory • Double garage and off road parking • Total plot extending to 1.23 acres • Attached paddock extending to 0.83 Acres (0.33HA) • Open views towards Durham City
Shadforth meaning 'Shallow Ford’ lies four miles east of Durham City and nestles in the valley of Shadforth Beck . It is a quiet settlement with houses lining a long narrow green and the 19th-century church of St Cuthbert stands on rising ground on the opposite side of the beck. Shadforth is known as one of the ‘green villages’ of the North-East of England, having a registered village green and being designated a conservation area. The village itself also provides recreational facilities with its Shadforth Plough Inn, famous for its fantastic food and service. In addition to this there are a number of other state and private schools within close proximity, both within Durham City itself and on the outskirts.
Cathedral view is an excellent detached bungalow situated on the outskirts of Durham City, enjoying all of the benefits of country living with open views and greenery but within easy distance of the facilities which are held in Durham.
The main entrance is to the front of the property and is via a UPVC double glazed door. This leads into the entrance hall with access to both the living and sleeping accommodation. The living room is located to the front of the property and has a dual aspect view which allows views of the open countryside to be taken in. The room is heated by a multi fuel stove which is set into a stone inglenook with contrasting hearth which is flanked by a modern, oak railway sleeper. The floor is carpeted and is bounded by modern laminate flooring.
The dining room is situated to the rear of the property and is amply proportioned to accommodate a variety of dining room furniture, or could be utilised as a secondary sitting room as the accommodation is flexible. Leading from the dining room via UPVC double glazed French doors is the conservatory. Situated to take in the best of the views over three sides, Durham Cathedral can clearly be seen on a sunny day.
The kitchen is fitted with a good variety of wall and base mounted storage units which are topped with contrasting hardwood working surfaces and incorporate a one and a half sink and drainer unit with mixer tap. There is also a double range master electric oven with four ring hob and hot plate and extractor hood over. Adjacent to the kitchen there is also a large pantry cupboard, which is currently used as a home office.
Returning to the front entrance hall there is access to the three double bedrooms and family bathroom. The master bedroom is situated towards the rear of the property and enjoys a dual aspect outlook with open views over open countryside to the front. The bedroom is an excellent sized double again and has solid pine flooring.
Bedrooms two and three are both situated to the rear of the property and enjoy and open outlook and are good sized doubles with space for freestanding furniture and laminate flooring.
The bathroom is a central room and comprises of a white suite with low level WC, wash hand basin, bath with side panel and separate single shower cubicle with electric shower. The walls are majority tiled.
Property ref: 121_1601_3775948
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