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4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

2 Middle Blackdene, St Johns Chapel, Co Durham


Property Description

Key features

  • Beautifully Appointed Country House
  • Sympathetically Restored
  • Idyllic Rural Location
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Detached Double Garage
  • EPC Rating E

Full description

A beautifully restored historic property dating back to the 13th Century, with extensive comfortable accommodation briefly comprising four bedrooms, four bathrooms, with generously proportioned and extensive reception rooms.

The property is approached via a ford in the River Wear and provides a beautiful, secluded country retreat of immense character and quality.

The property benefits from double glazing throughout and night storage heating. There are shutters on all downstairs windows.

2 Middle Blackdene could be converted back to the original two houses ideally lending themselves as holiday lets.

Ground Floor

Entrance Hall
5.15m x 2.40m (16' 11" x 7' 10")
With tiled floor, feature arrow window and exposed beams.

Reception Hall
7.51m x 5.04m (24' 8" x 16' 6")
An impressive double height room with exposed beams, flagged floor, feature fireplace, feature arrow window, double patio doors to walled patio, cast iron staircase up to bedroom one.

3.08m x 5.33m (10' 1" x 17' 6")
With partly exposed stone walls, a bespoke fitted kitchen with a good range of eye and base units, butler sink, slate tiled floor, exposed beams, cast iron range with fire, entrances to both front and rear.

Dining Room/Reception Room 2
6.13m x 4.34m (20' 1" x 14' 3")
Quarry tiled floor, exposed beams, open fire, stairs leading to bedroom two.

Sitting Room/Reception Room 3
5.00m x 4.46m (16' 5" x 14' 8")
With log burning stove, exposed beams.

Laundry Room
4.94m x 1.59m (16' 2" x 5' 3")
With plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer etc.

Shower Room
5.51m x 2.70m (18' 1" x 8' 10")
Three piece suite comprising shower cubicle, WC, wash hand basin, tiled floor and under floor heating.

From the Entrance Hall, climb the stairs to the landing to reach the Master Bedroom and Bedroom 4.

First Floor

Bedroom 1 (approached from Reception Hall)
4.93m x 4.38m (16' 2" x 14' 4")
Exposed beams, stone wall and fitted cupboards.

En Suite Bathroom
Bath, WC, wash hand basin, heated towel rail and extractor.

Bedroom 2 (approached from Dining Room)
Exposed beams, wooden floor and storage cupboards.

En Suite Shower Room
Shower, WC, wash hand basin, exposed wood floor and heated towel rail.

From the Entrance Hall, climb the stairs to the landing to reach the Master Bedroom and Bedroom 4.

Master Bedroom
5.17m x 4.53m (17' x 14' 10")
With dual aspect.

Bedroom 4
5.15m x 2.89m (16' 11" x 9' 6")
With dual aspect.

Family Bathroom
Four piece suite comprising bath, shower cubicle, WC, wash hand basin, tiled floor and heated towel rail.


To the rear of the property is a useful workshop/store with power and light.

Detached Barns
To the front of the property is a range of barns which provide useful storage areas and (subject to planning regulations) has potential for future development. The barns have water and electricity.

The property is surrounded by grounds on three sides. To the front is a small walled patio, driveway, grass area and parking for several vehicles.

To the side rear are further grass areas with shrubs and trees, and a formal rear garden with lawn and dry stone wall boundary.


Strictly by appointment through the selling agents Addisons.


Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
09 January 2015


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