4 bedroom house for saleHigh Street, Norton, Stockton-on-tees
- A Unique Three Bedroom Character Residence
- Additional Stylish Coach House Annex
- Attractive South-West Courtyard Gardens
- Exceptional Fixtures and Fittings Throughout
- Imaginatively Designed & Meticulously Maintained
- Nestled Behind the High Street in Norton
- Fully Integrated Oak Kitchen with Rangemaster & Granite Work Surfaces
- Dual Aspect Wood Burner Opening up the Living Area
An enviable residence with an additional Grade II listed converted Coach House annex holding an iconic and often admired frontage onto Norton's tree-lined historic High Street, this three/four bedroom must see property provides sumptuous and masterfully designed living accommodation with a wealth of charm and host of significant upgrades briefly comprising of: Entrance Vestibule with reclaimed and restored parquet flooring flowing throughout the ground floor and leading through to the spacious Dining Room with an open-plan element from a centrepiece open-back inglenook fireplace housing an atmospheric dual aspect multi-fuel stove looking through to the family Living Room with west-facing French doors flowing further to a traditionally landscaped evening sun terrace with bespoke built-in garden seat. Embracing and adding to the character of the property, a tastefully remodelled Breakfast Kitchen provides varied hand crafted solid oak units with fully integrated and concealed appliances, Rangemaster cooker and granite work surfaces with the further feature of a delightful bespoke window seat offering a sociable and bright family dining space. To the first floor are three well-appointed Bedrooms with fitted storage to two and an indulgently styled and fitted main suite adjacent to the classically styled Family Bathroom with a period white suite. Externally, traditionally walled south and west facing courtyard gardens offer a minimalist sun-spoilt secure haven and are perfect for no-fuss family enjoyment and entertaining with the emphasis on leisure rather than maintenance. Sharing the gardens is the secondary accommodation, a sympathetically converted Grade II listed Coach house, offering further open-plan one bedroom living accommodation of identical exacting standards to that of the main dwelling with the accommodation briefly comprising of; 28'10" Open-plan Living Area and Kitchen with further handcrafted solid oak units, oak strip floor with under-floor heating and beautifully framed coach doors to the front, contemporary and sleek Shower Room with high quality fittings, bespoke mastered ironmongery with a feature spiral staircase and wine-store balustrade; designed to filter a rainbow of light from the upper level skylights down through the open apex roof space with exposed characterful beams and onto the lower level contemporary space below whilst providing a snug mezzanine double bedroom with ample fitted storage. With no expense spared to any aspect of these treasured properties, viewing is absolutely essential in order to truly appreciate the combined location, quality and lifestyle available having been meticulously maintained and adored by the current owner and ideally positioned, offering balance, with the renowned Village Green, Duck Pond and array of highly acclaimed shops, restaurants and schools all on the doorstep combined with directly accessible commuter links. With further modern and beneficial features to include; hardwood double glazed sash windows, Worcester combination boiler (installed in 2014) to Victorian styled radiators, video security entry system, off-road parking, and dipped and stripped internal doors to mention but a few of the many significant features found within. Book your viewing today to avoid disappointment.
With a front aspect coloured and leaded hardwood double glazed sash window and fitted with a sympathetic classic white suite comprising of a deep freestanding bath with mixer attachment over, pedestal wash hand basin and a low level WC with a high-level cistern. Ladder radiator, ornate cornicing and tiered built-in shelving with rustic mantles.
With concealed shared access from the High Street and a video entry system. Inner gate leading through to traditional walled courtyard gardens providing right-angled south and west facing low maintenance outdoor spaces; ideal for optimum day-long sunlight and enjoyment with cleverly built-in seating areas offering a contemporary overtone with minimalist evergreen shrubbery, block paved seating areas and a lower barbeque and sun terrace creating an ideal secure haven for year-round family entertaining.
Open-Plan Kitchen & Living Area
8.78m x 3.49m
With front aspect glazed hardwood coach doors and rear and side aspect hardwood windows sitting on rustic stone lintels. Providing a generous open living space with fitted storage, oak strip floor, TV and telephone points and a high pitch open roof space with exposed Apex beams. Open plan to incorporate a handcrafted range of solid oak wall and base level units with granite work surfaces over and inset Belfast sink. Concealed wall-mounted Worcester combination boiler and fitted alcove with plumbing to house an American style fridge/freezer. Recess down lights, exposed beams, wall mounted video entry handset, under floor heating and chrome sockets and switches. Handcrafted cast-iron spiral staircase to the mezzanine level and ground floor access to:
Side aspect hardwood window and stylishly fitted with a contemporary suite comprising of a double walk-in shower with a mains fed system and flush inset chrome controls, low level WC and vanity unit with inset space-saver wash hand basin all set against fully tiled walls with watertight pebbled floor and a chrome ladder radiator.
3.5m x 2.87m
With an imaginatively designed bespoke cast iron balustrade designed to house a significant wine collection and reflect a rainbow of colour to the lower level. Fitted double bed frame into the eves with a range of fitted storage and workstation with a side aspect double glazed skylight and feature rear aspect double glazed porthole window. Exposed beams, recess down lights and oak strip flooring.
4.39m x 3.84m
Front aspect hardwood double glazed French doors and adjacent full height hardwood double glazed windows allowing for an abundance of natural light and seamlessly opening out to the traditional walled west-facing sun terrace. Further mirrored aspect of the open-plan fireplace with inset multi-fuel stove creating an enviable separate reception room. Victorian style radiator, polished parquet flooring, coving and TV point.
5.03m x 2.75m
Accessed from a dipped and stripped internal door with front and side aspect hardwood double glazed sash windows with a delightful built-in window seat and cottage-style hardwood stable door with decorative glass insert leading out to the side south-facing cobbled courtyard garden. Fitted with a beautiful range of handcrafted solid oak wall and base level units with granite work surfaces over and a built-in bespoke alcove housing the five ring, triple oven Rangemaster cooker with concealed extractor unit above. Inset Belfast sink with a traditionally-styled mixer tap. Concealed fully integrated appliances to include fridge, freezer and automatic washing machine. Chrome sockets and switches, recess ceiling spotlights and cosmetic ceiling beams.
Front aspect solid wood entrance door, Victorian style radiator, polished parquet flooring, built-in cloaks storage cupboard with a dipped and stripped wooden door, wall-mounted video entry handset and internal leaded light window through to the Kitchen. Internal solid wood door to:
4.04m x 4.43m
Front aspect hardwood double glazed sash windows, polished parquet flooring, Victorian style radiator and first sight of an atmospheric dual aspect multi-fuel stove inset within an open-plan inglenook fireplace with stone hearth and rustic floating mantle looking through to the Living Room. Stairs to first floor with a traditional spindle balustrade and handrail and authentic exposed beam. Dipped and stripped internal door to:
First Floor Landing
Split level with a rear aspect hardwood double glazed leaded light and ceiling loft hatch access with a pull-down ladder leading to a boarded storage space with light. Dipped and stripped wooden internal doors to all rooms:
4.46m at widest point x 4.02m - Front aspect hardwood double glazed sash window, original cast iron fireplace with bespoke built-in alcove wardrobe, ornate cornicing, Victorian style radiator, TV point and a luxury thread carpet which must be felt!
3.97m at widest point x 2.79m at widest point - Dual aspect, front and side hardwood double glazed sash windows, coving, radiator and chrome sockets and switches.
2.96m x 1.65m
Front aspect hardwood double glazed sash window and fully fitted with a modern range of wardrobes and over-bed storage with polished parquet flooring and Victorian-style radiator.
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