4 bedroom detached house for sale

Bell's Folly, Potters Bank, Durham City

Offers in Region of £765,000

Property Description

Key features

  • SOMETHING VERY SPECIAL
  • **PRICED TO SELL**
  • DETACHED PROPERTY WITH EXQUISITE INTERIOR STYLING
  • EXTENDED & ENHANCED TO MAGNIFCENT PROPORTION
  • FOUR STUNNING RECEPTION ROOMS
  • INCLUDING ORANGERY WITH 4M APEX SKY-LIGHTS
  • MAGNIFICENT MOWLEM KITCHEN
  • FOUR GENEROUS SIZED DOUBLE BEDROOMS
  • FOUR LUXURY EN-SUITE BATHROOMS
  • LANDSCAPED GARDEN WITH VERY PRIVATE TERRACE

Full description

A BEAUTIFUL CITY HOME. Bell's Folly has to be one of Durham's finest residential locations. Viewing of this magnificent detached property comes unreservedly recommended to fully appreciate the exquisite accommodation on offer. Benefitting from an unequivocal level of attention to detailing, enhanced by a timeless and elegant interior styling. Very rarely do such magnificent homes come to the Durham property market for sale, and this property is one not to be missed. Accompanied viewings are welcomed and can be arranged by contacting our Saddler Street office. Out of hours and weekend viewings are available - please call to discuss your requirements.

Property ref: 121_782_4095068

"Melrose" 
General Information
Benefitting from gas central heating, and double glazing throughout. The specification includes under-floor heating to many rooms, Victorian-style radiators, brushed steel sockets and switches, and an exemplary high level of interior décor throughout.

Viewing Arrangements
Contact Jan Dale at URBAN BASE for an accompanied viewing.

Reception Hall 
2.78m x 5.98m (9' 1" x 19' 7")
A grand stone portico leads to a part-glazed natural wood entrance door inviting you in to this equally grand and beautiful home. The spacious hall benefits from natural light from a sky-light window on the first floor, Victorian style, hand-painted, radiator, polished tiling to floor along with decorative coving. Return staircase to first floor with polished wood hand-rail. Under-stairs storage cupboard.

Drawing Room 
7.44m x 4.22m (24' 5" x 13' 10") at maximum points
The stylish Drawing room benefits from glazed French doors leading out to the terraced area, a feature stone fire surround with living flame gas fire insert on black granite hearth, decorative coving and recessed spotlighting.

Office 
3.84m x 3.55m (12' 7" x 11' 8")
An extensive range of bespoke hand-painted built-in cabinets and shelving to one wall, window to front aspect, contemporary radiator, recessed spot lighting to ceiling and wood flooring.

Cloaks / WC 
Comprising of vanity unit with modern wash basin, and wall hung WC. Fully tiled to floor, with part tiling to walls, recessed spot lighting and decorative coving.

Breakfasting Kitchen 
5.70m x 3.70m (18' 8" x 12' 2")
Comprising of an extensive range of Mowlem kitchen units in contrasting natural wood and hand painted wall and base units. Featuring a glazed cabinet and display unit. Central island with a "must-have" champagne cooler sink, along with boiling water tap, and recessed power point facility. Polished tiling to floor, sensor wall lighting. Glazed doors leading out to garden. Open plan in to;

Orangery 
6.02m x 3.03m (19' 9" x 9' 11") x 4.43m high
This beautiful addition to the original building offers a most private room with south facing aspect. Enjoying views of the landscaped garden and terrace, with glazed doors leading directly out. Polished over-sized floor tiling, three sky-light feature windows to apex, recessed spot lighting to ceiling, Victorian style radiator and decorative coving.

Living Room 
4.53m x 4.67m (14' 10" x 15' 4") unusual shape, measured at maximum points.
Feature stone fire with steel fire surround and plinth, housing a living flame gas fire. Decorative lighting and coving. Windows to garden with plantation shutters.

Chef's Kitchen & Utility 
3.15m x 4.45m (10' 4" x 14' 7")
Comprising of a range of natural wood and hand-painted units with contrasting granite work surfaces with recessed Franke stainless steel sink. Integrated appliance include a "chef's delight" Wolf double width stainless steel oven, Miele induction hob with Wolf extractor canopy, Fisher & Paykel dual dish-washers, large fridge, separate freezer with drawers below along with an enclosed Miele laundry area. Window to front aspect and door to rear garden. Wall mounted door entry phone system.

Master Bedroom 
5.67m x 4.37m (18' 7" x 14' 4")
This magnificent suite is of generous proportion and enjoys natural light from triple windows to the south aspect. There is a feature radiator, along with a second radiator within decorative cover, recessed spot lighting and decorative coving. Wall-lighting over bed.

Dressing Room 
Comprising of an extensive range of rails and shelving, drawers and dressing table area. Window to front aspect with plantation shutters, recessed spot lighting and Victoria style hand-painted radiator.

Bedroom Two 
3.20m x 4.10m (10' 6" x 13' 5") Situated to the rear aspect enjoying a window fitted with plantation shutters. Fitted robes to one wall. Hand painted Victorian-style radiator. Opaque glazed door provides access through to;

Bedroom Three 
4.23m x 3.92m (13' 11" x 12' 10")
Situated to the front aspect with recessed spot lighting, contemporary radiator and decorative coving. Dressing area with plantation shutters to window, and wood flooring. Double opaque glazed doors provide access through to;

Laundry Cupboard 

Bedroom Four 
8.37m x 4.93m (27' 6" x 16' 2") This amazing conversion of the loft offers a magnificent and unexpected delightful space providing a superb master-guest suite to the second floor, complete with four over-sized sky-light windows, two hand-painted Victorian-style radiators, recessed spot lighting, storage areas, and integrated fridge. There is a video-door entry phone system to wall.


En-Suite 
2.61m x 3.59m (8' 7" x 11' 9")
Comprising of a free-standing bath with water-fall tap, and recessed shelving to tiled wall, two large sky-light windows. Over sized polished tiling to floor, double walk-in shower cubicle with rain-forest shower head and second hand-held shower fitting, double width vanity unit with large wash basin.

Opaque glazed doors lead through to a large dressing room with a range of rails and shelving.

Garden 
The landscaped south-facing garden offers an area of lawn, mature trees ensuring a good degree of privacy, along with established shrubs to two terraced areas.

Basement Room 
Feature steps lead down to basement offering a generous sized storage area, along with a second garden storage area to the side of the property.

Garage 
There is a good sized drive providing parking for up to four cars. The detached garage benefits from storage area to roof.

(EPC) EEC Only 

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
21 March 2016

Nearest station

  • Durham (1.0 mi)
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Urban Base Executive, North East,

61 Saddler Street Durham DH1 3NU

0191 687 0422 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Durham (1.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Urban Base Executive, North East,

61 Saddler Street Durham DH1 3NU

0191 687 0422 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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