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4 bedroom house for sale

Kimblesworth Grange, Potterhouse Lane, Durham, DH1

Under Offer £595,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

Laureston House is a substantial stone built property with a number of original features and accommodation over two storeys. Individually designed with 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms, the property benefits from approximately 4 acres of formal gardens and paddocks. Lying approximately 2.5 miles west of Durham City and enjoying open countryside views to the rear and side, it provides a home of considerable charm and character.

Converted from former farm buildings, it now provides a spacious individual home of an interesting design and layout. Entered through an inner courtyard it briefly comprises: entrance hall, lounge and living room/sitting room, along with a superb kitchen/breakfast room with hand made oak doors to units. Also on the ground floor there is an inner hallway leading to the master bedroom which has a refurbished luxury shower room/wc, second bedroom and a refurbished family bathroom/wc. On the first floor there are two further double bedrooms, both with en suite bathrooms. There is ample parking at the property.

Kimblesworth Grange provides a most pleasant complex of similar conversions within this semi rural environment surrounded by open countryside. It provides an ideal location for those purchasers wishing to live in a country setting yet having easy access through a good road network and with excellent facilities nearby at the Arnison Retail Park, Durham City Centre and Chester-le-Street. For commuting purposes the A167 lies a short drive away and provides good access to both North and South.

Ground Floor

Entrance Hall White oak flooring, radiator.

Lounge22'2" x 14'10" (6.76m x 4.52m). Vaulted ceiling, exposed beams, two radiators, French door to rear garden, double doors to:

Living Room/Sitting Room19' x 16'6" (5.8m x 5.03m). Vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, two radiators.

Kitchen23'4" x 15' (7.11m x 4.57m). Comprehensive range of hand made floor and wall units, island unit with granite worktop, porcelain single drainer sink unit, vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, three arched windows, exposed stone work, concealed worktop lighting, built in under oven, four ring gas hob and extractor hood over, built in dishwasher and fridge, Karndean flooring, radiator along with two feature column radiators.

Utility Room9'9" x 6'6" (2.97m x 1.98m). Single drainer stainless steel sink unit with cupboards below and to side, Worcester LPG central heating boiler, tiled floor, plumbing for automatic washing machine.

Inner Hallway Two radiators.

Master Bedroom18'4" x 16'4" (5.59m x 4.98m). Vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, two radiators.

En Suite Shower Room Recently refurbished with double walk in shower, vanity hand basin and wash stand, wc, sparkling granite tiled floor and part tiled walls, feature chrome column radiator, recessed downlights, extractor fan.

Bedroom17'6" x 13' (5.33m x 3.96m). Radiator, exposed beam, access to loft which is boarded for storage and has a drop down ladder.

Bathroom9' x 9'6" (2.74m x 2.9m). Recently refitted with freestanding oval bath with mixer shower attachment, separate shower cubicle with electric shower, pedestal hand basin, wc, Travertine tiled floor and shower area, recessed downlights, feature chrome column radiator, built in cupboard, extractor fan.

First Floor


Bedroom15'3" x 9'10" (4.65m x 3m). Radiator, exposed beams, under eaves storage, velux window.

En Suite Bathroom9'10" x 6' (3m x 1.83m). Panelled bath with mixer shower attachment, pedestal hand basin, wc, velux window, radiator, part tiled walls, extractor fan, under eaves storage.

Bedroom13'10" (4.22m) x 11'9" (3.58m) x 9'8" (2.95m). Radiator, exposed beams, under eaves storage, velux window, loft access.

En Suite Bathroom7'3" x 6'2" (2.2m x 1.88m). Panelled bath with mixer shower attachment, pedestal hand basin, wc, velux window, radiator, part tiled walls, extractor fan.

Externally The property has an extensive formal garden area to the rear with lawned area and an abundance of mature plants, trees and shrubs. There is also a gravelled courtyard area, extensive drive and car parking. In addition there is a paddock area to the side. There is also the possibility of a further 2 acre paddock available for purchase by separate negotiation.

Council Tax Band Band G

Tenure Freehold

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Added on Rightmove:
24 April 2012


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