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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Parklands Drive, Castle Eden, DURHAM.

Sold STC £975,000

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Predating the Domesday book, Castle Eden is a small village well located being around a mile from the A19. This substantial detached home enjoys a tranquil setting in a small enclave of executive detached homes, with woodland backdrop.

Nestled in the Castle Eden Golf Course, on a plot of over an acre, this impressive home has undergone a comprehensive scheme of renovation by the current owners to include; replacement windows and external doors, oak internal doors, refurbishment of the kitchen to include 'Prada' granite work surfaces, a Total Control electric Aga and marble floor tiles, three separate Combi boilers (LPG powered) to allow zoned heating, solar panels (with government levy) and the addition of a garage to offer parking for two cars and ancillary storage.

This beautiful home comprises; a substantial master suite with dressing room and full en suite bathroom, three further en suite bedrooms, 35ft living room, 44ft kitchen with family and breakfasting areas, home cinema, leisure complex with swimming pool, sauna, plant room and ancillary facilities and games room, conservatory, utility and cloakrooms.

The property has mature gardens, orchards, various terraces, double garage and sweeping driveway.

Entrance Hallway ( 38'0" by 5'11" (11m 58cm x 1m 80cm))
Double glazed composite door opening into entrance hallway with solid wood flooring, radiator, side lights, doors off to principal living room, kitchen, utility room, cloakroom and master bedroom. Patio doors also lead out onto the rear terrace.

Principal Living Room ( 35'2" by 17'5" (10m 72cm x 5m 32cm))
Mahogany beamed principle reception room with wood burning Jotul fire on chimney breast with tiled hearth, wall lights, Cathedral window with doors out onto the patio overlooking gardens and golf course, and windows offering dual aspect.


Living Room Reverse angle


Kitchen/Breakfasting Room ( 44'0" by 18'5" (13m 42cm x 5m 62cm))
Fitted with a comprehensive range of wall and base units incorporating pull out larder, pan drawers, two cutlery drawers, spice rack and wine rack. 'Prada Gold' Granite is used to compliment the units for the worksurfaces, upstands, splash backs and island. The later having electric sockets and stainless steel sink complete with mono mixer tap with flexible spray.

Appliances include; Neff Microwave oven, Neff integrated dish washer, Neff Coffee Machine. A black Total Control Aga was fitted in 2014, the new model which is electrically operated with three ovens and the facility be remotely controlled to offer instant heat.





Dining Area
Informal dining area open to the kitchen with wall mounted television and radiator.

Family area ( )
Open from the kitchen with wall mounted television.


Utility Room ( 17'8" by 11'4" (5m 39cm x 3m 45cm))
The useful utility room has units with black granite work surface, tall cloaks cupboard, built in Neff fridge-freezer, a Neff integrated washing machine, space for tumble dryer. Recessed spot lights, windows to two aspects, hive heating controls and door out to the side log store.

Cloaks./W.C. ( 7'6" by 4'10" (2m 29cm x 1m 48cm))
The ground floor cloaks has porcelain tiled floor, chrome ladder radiator, part tiled walls, low level W.C., pedestal hand basin and window to side aspect.

Cinema Room ( 19'3" by 18'2" (5m 88cm x 5m 54cm))
Could be used as a formal dining room, with built-in sound system with walnut speakers, Projector, two windows to side aspect.

Rear Passage ( 22'3" by 6'7" (6m 78cm x 2m 0cm))
With cloakroom off, oak staircases lead up to the bedrooms and down to swimming pool suite and games room.

Cloakroom ( 6'4" by 2'7" (1m 94cm x 0m 80cm))
An additional cloakroom with chrome ladder radiator and tiled floor, basin and W.C.

Lesuire Suite ( 17'10" by 16'0" (5m 44cm x 4m 88cm))
With a Norpe Sauna, twin showers, hot tub, tiled flooring, recessed spotlighting, two windows and arch to swimming pool.

Swimming Pool ( 34'9" by 19'4" (10m 58cm x 5m 90cm))
Pool room with 8.8m x 4m swimming pool, floor tiled in non slip tiles, changing facilities, arch to rest area.

Rest Area
Decked and tiled lounge areas with cloakroom off with W.C. and hand basin.

Plant room ( 9'8" by 5'5" (2m 94cm x 1m 65cm))
Housing combi boiler and mechanics for swimming pool (recently serviced)

Games room ( 28'10" by 17'1" (8m 80cm x 5m 20cm))
Substantial games room with three windows, five wall lights, two ceiling lights, loft access.


Conservatory ( 19'6" by 18'1" (5m 95cm x 5m 50cm))
Tiled in non slip floor tiles, with patio doors to the side overlooking gardens with the golf course beyond, wall lights, radiator.

Previously used as a home gym, this room has potential for various uses.

Conservatory Reverse Angle

Inner Hallway ( 10'7" by 6'11" (3m 22cm x 2m 10cm)max)
L shaped hallway with doors off to bedrooms, loft access, storage cupboard housing the third combi boiler. Linen cupboard and storage cupboards.

Windows over looking gardens.

Master Bedroom ( 33'9" by 17'1" (10m 28cm x 5m 20cm))
Accessed via stairs from the main hallway or rear hallway, this substantial master bedroom with picture windows and four patio doors out onto balcony with panoramic views.

Master Bedroom
Lounge area to master bedroom

Dressing Room
With a plentiful range of wardrobes, drawers and storage, recessed spot lighting, radiator.

Master En-Suite ( 12'4" by 12'1" (3m 76cm x 3m 68cm))
Fitted with a luxurious suite comprising double ended bath, shower in curved enclose unit, twin 'jacuzzi' hand basins in mahogany vanity and W.C.

There are twin mirrors above basins, feature chrome towel radiator, bronzed floor tiles, tiled walls, extractor and window to the side.



Bedroom 2 ( 15'10" by 12'9" (4m 82cm x 3m 89cm))
Double bedroom with patio doors and full height windows overlooking rear garden, laminate flooring, radiators and door leading into en-suite.

Entrance cupboard housing a combi boiler and solar panel controls.

Two sets of doors out onto the terrace


Bedroom 2 En-Suite ( 7'9" by 5'4" (2m 36cm x 1m 62cm))
With suite comprising shower in double width cubicle, low level W.C. and hand basin; tiled walls and floor, extractor, chrome ladder radiator.

Bedroom 3 ( 15'4" by 10'8" (4m 67cm x 3m 26cm))
Double bedroom overlooking the side aspect with three double built-in wardrobes and door to ensuite.

Patio doors onto the terrace

En suite to Bedroom 3
With suite comprising shower in double width cubicle, low level W.C. and hand basin; tiled walls and floor, extractor, chrome ladder radiator.

Bedroom 4 ( 19'5" by 11'4" (5m 92cm x 3m 46cm))
Double bedroom with window looking towards fruit trees, laminate flooring, door to en suite

En suite to bedroom 4
With suite comprising shower in double width cubicle, low level W.C. and hand basin; tiled walls and floor, extractor, chrome ladder radiator.

Private, landscaped, enclosed by fencing, the gardens offer formal lawns, a west facing arbour with lobelia, fruit trees, pendulum patio, south facing main patio, terraces and mature trees and planting.

A log store is on a small patio off the utility with outside tap and gate to the front.

Patterned concrete path around the property.

The LPG is recessed and concealed, there is external and security lighting.





Patio Area



Garaging ( 22'8" by 19'8" (6m 92cm x 6m 0cm))
The garage has double electrically operated 'Henderson' door, storage cupboard, door to garden, eves, having lighting and electric points.

Tarmac driveway, with turning point, outside lighting. Steps down to the front door.

Please note that any services, heating systems or appliances have not been tested and no warranty can be given or implied as to their working order. Jill Moore Select Properties recommend these are professionally tested. This document should be treated as general guidance only. The contents do not constitute a contract, part of a contract or a warranty.


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