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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Frankland Lane, Durham City, DH1

Under Offer £795,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Substantial Detached Residence
  • Idyllic Setting One Mile From City Centre
  • Approximately 6 Acres of Land
  • Superb Cathedral Views
  • 3 Reception Rooms, 5 Bedrooms
  • Garaging and Outbuildings

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

No onward chain. Occupying a superb idylic setting only 1 mile from the city centre, Frankland Farmhouse is an individual detached residence occupying a total site of approximately 6 acres.

With superb Cathedral views to the front, it is also surrounded by picturesque open countryside offering a feeling of living in the country with the city literally 'on the doorstep'.

The house itself provides spacious accommodation with entrance hall, three reception rooms, conservatory and large kitchen/breakfast room. There are five bedrooms on the first floor, with the master having a walk in wardrobe and en suite bathroom, two further bedrooms are connected by a 'jack and jill' shower room and there is an additional bathroom. The gardens are an absolute delight with formal undulating lawned areas, ornamental pond and an abundance of mature plants, trees and shrubs. There is a wooded copse and paddock area where a great variety of wildlife and birdlife are attracted. Outbuildings include an attached garage and stable block, along with an additional purpose built detached garage block with facility for 6 vehicles.

All in all, a superior individual property of a type and nature rarely found in the Durham City housing market.

Ground Floor 

Entrance Porch 

Jack and Jill Shower Room 
Shower cubicle with mains fed shower, vanity hand basin with cupboard below, wc, fully tiled walls, extractor fan, heated towel rail.

Study Area/Bedroom 6 
2.9m x 2.13m
Radiator, moulded cornice.

Bedroom 4 
4.04m x 3.96m
Built in wardrobes, radiator.

Bedroom 5 
3.2m x 2.36m

Panelled bath with mains fed shower, pedestal hand basin, wc, part tiled walls, tiled floor, radiator, airing cupboard, recessed downlights, extractor fan.

7.57m x 5.38m
Attached garage with light, power, remote control roller shutter door.

Stable Block 
9.55m x 5.4m
With light, power, water. Potential for conversion. Three loose boxes. Additional workshop.

Garage Block 
17.96m x 5.77m
There is an additional purpose built garage block providing parking for 6 vehicles, each with remote control roller shutter doors, light and power.

The property occupies a total site area of approximately 6 acres with formal lawned areas, patio vegetable garden, a wooded copse and paddock area.

Agents Note 
The property has oil fired central heating with some backup electric night storage heaters and double glazing. Drainage is via a private septic tank. Alarm system fitted to house and outbuildings.


Master Bedroom 
5.03m x 3.96m
Radiator, night storage heater, moulded cornice, ceiling rose, walk in wardrobe.

En Suite Bathroom 
Coloured suite comprising panelled bath with mains fed shower over, vanity hand basin with cupboard below, wc, bidet, fully tiled walls, radiator.

Bedroom 2 
3.96m x 3.96m
Radiator, night storage heater, moulded cornice, ceiling rose.

Bedroom 3 
4.11m x 4.19m
Radiator, night storage heater, moulded cornice, ceiling rose.

Entrance Hall 
11.1m x 1.4m
Radiator, built in cupboards, night storage heater.

Wc, hand basin, radiator, part tiled walls, tiled floor.

8.53m x 5.0m
Marble fireplace, two radiators, bay window and window seat, two ceiling roses, moulded cornice.

Dining Room 
4.83m x 4.65m
Radiator, moulded cornice, ceiling rose.

Sitting Room/Family Room 
4.01m x 3.71m
Inglenook fireplace, radiator, French doors to:

4.37m x 3.96m
Tiled floor.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 
6.71m x 7.54m
Floor and wall units, single drainer one and a half bowl sink unit, split level oven, LPG gas hob and extractor hood over, tiled splashbacks, tiled floor, two radiators, recessed downlights, built in dishwasher.

Walk in Pantry 
3.58m x 1.4m
Shelving, tiled floor.

Utility Room 
4.19m x 2.69m
Single drainer sink unit with cupboards below, built in cupboards, tiled floor, radiator, night storage radiator.

First Floor 

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
12 May 2015


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