Manor House for sale

THE CASTLE, Castle Eden, DURHAM, Durham

Offers in Region of £2,990,000

Property Description

Key features

  • **MAGNIFICENT RESIDENTIAL OPPORTUNITY**
  • GRADE II LISTED CASTLE-STYLE BUILDING
  • 9 BEDROOMS, GRAND & ELEGANT ACCOMMODATION
  • EXTENSIVE REFURBISHMENT IN PROGRESS
  • SET WITHIN APPROX 14 ACRES OF MATURE GROUNDS
  • PRIVATE VIEWINGS ACCOMPANIED By URBAN BASE
  • CALL DURHAM CITY OFFICE TEL: UK.0845 6431186

Full description

VIEWING ESSENTIAL ** A RARE & SPLENDID OPPORTUNITY** An elegant Grade II Listed Building. "The Castle" very briefly comprises; Orangery, Grand Reception Hall, Drawing Room, Dining Room, Sitting Room, Games Room, Breakfast Kitchen, Cloakroom. Nine superior bedrooms comfortably accommodating up to eighteen at any one time, luxury bathroom suites. Externally there is approximately 14 acres of beautiful landscaped gardens and mature woodland, along with ample parking for up to eight vehicles. For futher information please call Jan Dale directly on 07881426277; URBAN BASE 0845 6431186.

Property ref: 121_782_3736519

The Accommodation 
The accommodation of this very special property is approached through a private courtyard leading to the stunning "palm house" orangery with double doors leading you into the generous sized hall with a magnificent sweeping main staircase and feature stone fire surround. The main reception rooms are approached from the reception hall in paladian style and include the elegant drawing room and sitting room inter-connected by double doors, a formal dining room, a fully equipped dining kitchen and utility room/games room. Stone steps descend to a vaulted cellar complex including wine cellars and bins, potential leisure area / games room, storage and workshops. The first floor landing leads to four bedrooms and four bathroom suites. An impressive cupola dome bathes both the first floor and second floor galleried landing with natural light. The second floor has five further bedrooms and three bathrooms, all of which are en-suite, there is also a study and charming possibl...

Interior Finish 
The Castle includes elegant fireplaces, cornicing, galleried landings with columns, long sash windows and mahogany wood doors. Beyond the landscaped gardens, the property has views over parkland and woodland boundaries. In all this is a home of great splendour to suit the most discerning of buyer. The property also has the benefit of oil central heating and is currently going through further extensive refurbishment to enhance the grandeur in place.

Directions 
From the A19, take the Castle Eden exit into the village. Continue for approximately half a mile. Take the left hand turning onto the B1281 and continue for 0.6 miles and take the last turning left between a pretty terrace of houses. At the end of the road are main gates giving access to the long carriage drive, which leads to the formal gate to The Castle on your right.

Viewing Arrangements 
Contact the Durham City Office on 0845 6431186.

Services 
Mains services include electricity and water. Drainage is to a private system. Oil fired central heating, with under-floor heating to many bathrooms. Open log fires to principle.

The Property 
The Castle, attributed to Sir John Soane, who was commissioned by the Burdon family is a symmetrical grade II* listed building of architectural and historic interest. This stunning country house, circa early 1700 stands in some 17.5 acres of parkland on a site with medieval origins. The superb Georgian three storey country house stands dominantly in front of the attached courtyard buildings recently converted into a select number of separate complementary houses of differing architectural styles.

A carriage drive with park railings to either side approaches the Castle and an electrically operated gateway opens into a gravelled parking area with landscaped lawned gardens beyond.

Location 
The Castle, Castle Eden stands in a stunning parkland setting.

Richmond and the Yorkshire Dales Countryside is about 20 miles south, and to the north is Newcastle City about 30 miles, and the Northumberland coast lies beyond.


Flights are available from Durham and Tees Valley Airport and Newcastle Airport, about 30 miles respectively.

Sport & Leisure 
Golf can be played at the Castle Eden course adjacent, alternatively the Wynyard Golf Course is only a ten minutes drive away.




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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
05 June 2015

Nearest station

  • Hartlepool (6.3 mi)
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61 Saddler Street Durham DH1 3NU

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Nearest station

  • Hartlepool (6.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Urban Base Executive, North East,

61 Saddler Street Durham DH1 3NU

0191 687 0422 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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