3 bedroom cottage for sale

Poplar Terrace, Shincliffe Village

Offers in Region of £790,000

Property Description

Key features

  • OVER 3000sqft
  • Magnificent specification throughout
  • Close to Durham City
  • Stunning kitchen/living
  • Three reception rooms

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Seldom does the opportunity arise to acquire what is arguably one of the best residential properties situated in this small sought after village location, offering superb sized accommodation in the centre of this conservation area, with the benefit of a number of on and off street parking facilities with detached single garage.

Red Lion Cottage is a property to ignite enormous interest, offering a rare opportunity for its owners to step into a luxury family home in contemporary style. Located in highly sought after Shincliffe Village, the beautiful DOUBLE FRONTED (currently) three bedroom home - two with en-suite facilities - has been constructed and fitted out to the highest quality with a host of desirable features. The property is large enough to be converted to a four bedroom property relatively easily. The property also benefits from an alarm.

The property benefits from stylish decor, fittings and lighting throughout, all completed to a very high standard. Shincliffe Village is one of the most popular locations on the edge of Durham, with easy access to the city's shops, restaurants and leisure facilities, as well as the A1 (M) and East Coast mainline rail links. The city offers good schools and Shincliffe Village falls within the catchment area of the many excellent schools, both state and private, available in Durham City. 


ENTRANCE VESTIBULE Beautiful Terracotta floor tile by Fire Earthed, bespoke cupboard in solid oak with glass panel doors for storage. 


(max) (17'3" x 16'7") 5.30m x 5.088m A cosy sumptuous feel to this elegant lounge with solid wood floor, bay window, inset fireplace with a beautiful oak beam, wood burner, built in bespoke oak cabinet, coving, spot lights to ceiling, 


(max) (20' x 12'5") 6.125m x 3.799 A particularly clever design in the second beautiful lounge/snug complete with solid wood floor, bay window, inset fireplace with beautiful oak beam, gas fire, stone hearth, bespoke solid oak handmade fitted cabinet along with a handmade desk to suit the current owners individual needs as a home office, truly stunning. Spot lights to the ceiling, oak panelling to some walls and double glass doors leading to the kitchen complete this elegant room. 


8.003m x 6.773m (26' x 22') A magnificent open plan kitchen/dining/living area, with beams to the ceiling which is the real hub of this family home. Extended by the current owners presented beautifully and attention to detail superb with limestone floor tiles, bespoke walnut kitchen with contrasting hand painted Centre Island with glass display units, marble work surfaces and pendant lights above as well as further spotlights to the ceiling. There is an eye level stainless steel oven, plate warming drawer, American style fridge/freezer, wine cooler, inset stainless steel sink, inglenook with gas RAYBURN special edition oven, induction hob and a breakfast bar. There is a stunning bespoke handmade display unit to accommodate dinnerware and glasses. A spacious dining area easily accommodates eight seats and overlooks the landscaped garden to the rear through the windows and French doors leading out. A lounge seating area to the far corner of the room with a second set of French doors makes you appreciate why the majority of the time is spent here when relaxing. 

UTILITY The elegance and exquisiteness of Red Lion Cottage continues with a solid oak staircase and handrail leading to the excellent sized utility with wood floor, handmade units and storage cupboard with black marble work surfaces, glass shelves to wall, integrated washing machine, integrated freezer and integrated tumble dryer. A half glazed stable design rear door leads out on to the rear garden. Spotlights to the ceiling. 

DOWNSTAIRS WC Amtico flooring, white WC and handasin, spotlights to the ceiling. Alarm panel. 

REAR HALL With under stair storage, cast iron radiator and a winding oak staircase leading to the first floor, a window overlooking the rear garden and a skylight allowing natural light to flood in, spotlights to the ceiling. 


MASTER SUITE 6.277m x 3.782m (20'6" x 12'4")

fabulous master bedroom complete with a walk in dressing room, handmade wardrobes with side glass shelving and incorporating double doors which lead to the good sized en-suite. Cream carpets, two radiators with radiator covers, two windows overlooking the village and spotlights to the ceiling. 

EN-SUITE 4.043 m x 2.718m (13'3" x 8'9")

With a double walk in shower, chrome shower fitting and chrome rainfall shower head, amtico flooring, bespoke vanity unit housing his and hers free standing white bowls with chrome taps, heated chrome towel rail, handmade oak shelves, feature wall panelling with shelving, low level contemporary WC and spotlights to ceiling. 

DRESSING ROOM 4.093m x 1.109m (11'9" x 3'8")

fantastic walk-in dressing room with ample hanging space, shelves and dressing area which includes a built-in dressing table. Spotlights to ceiling. 

BEDROOM TWO 3.629m x 2.640m (11'10" x 8'7")

the rear of the property, cream carpet, and beautifully decorated, coving, and central light, radiator with bespoke radiator cover, perfect for the growing family or guest room. 

FAMLY BATHROOM Elegant free standing contemporary white bath with mood lighting enhancing this beautiful room. Bespoke unit with free standing white oval sink with marble surface, floating white WC, tiled shelving, amtico flooring with borders, tiled walls, T-fall roof with chrome spotlights to ceiling and chrome heated towel rail. 

THIRD FLOOR A winding staircase continues to the third floor with skylight giving access to: 

BEDROOM THREE 6.646m x 4.808m (2'9" x 15'8")

excellent sized spacious space with T-Fall roof, skylights to windows, beams and solid wood floor. Complete with en-suite this room is versatile offering perfect space for the growing family. Spot track light system the ceiling. 

EN-SUITE Amtico flooring, shower cubicle, white built-in hand basin. 

EXTERNAL An extremely private garden with an abundance of trees, plants and shrubs which is not overlooked offering privacy perfect for entertaining or family alone. There is a beautiful patio area perfect for entertaining, a fish pond, a brick built log store and a gorgeous pergola. The property also benefits from a detached garage.


Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
12 February 2016

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Nearest station

  • Durham (1.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Elite Estates & Lettings, Durham

Willow House, Durham

0191 687 0871 Local call rate

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