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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Front Street, Staindrop, Darlington, County Durham

Offers in Excess of £950,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Sitting room, Breakfast kitchen, Dining room, Drawing room, Morning room, Games room, Utility room Cloakroom, Wine cellar, Cellars, Sitting room/Study
  • Master bedroom suite with a shower room, bathroom and dressing room, 5 further bedrooms (4 with en-suites)
  • Landscaped wall garden, Parking area
  • 3 Bedroom Cottage | 1 Bedroom Cottage

Full description

Staindrop House is a beautifully presented family home with spacious and well thought out accommodation that is believed to date back to the early 18th century. It has been lovingly and sympathetically renovated to an exceptionally high standard whilst retaining many character features. Leading off the entrance hall is the sitting room to one side, and the breakfast kitchen to the other, this impressive room features a good range of floor and wall units, a centre island, a butlers sink, wooden and granite work surfaces and integrated appliances, there is a bright dining area with a bay window to the front of the property. A dining room with stripped wooden floorboards is accessed off the breakfast kitchen, this in turn leads through double doors to the stunning morning room which has aspects along two sides incorporating double doors out to the garden as well as a roof lantern, making it a particularly bright room. Adjacent is the drawing room which features an angled bay window and carved stone fireplace. The ground floor also boasts a fabulous games room with double doors out to a raised terrace, a generous utility room/boot room, cloakroom and cellars including a wine cellar.

The immaculate attention to detail continues on the first floor where there is a further sitting room/study and a superb master bedroom suite which includes a bedroom, a luxury bathroom and separate modern shower room as well as a dressing room. There is an additional ensuite bedroom on the first floor and four further bedrooms on the second of which three feature en-suite shower rooms.

Staindrop House is located in the heart of the desirable village of Staindrop and fronts the main street. It is an extremely popular village and benefits from a good selection of local amenities including a post office, newsagents, general store, restaurant/tea room, public house and schools both primary and secondary as well as a church and a chapel. To the north of the village is the impressive Raby Castle and parkland providing a wealth of beautiful walks right on the doorstep. The bustling market town of Barnard Castle is approximately 5.5 miles and provides a more extensive range of amenities as well as Barnard Castle School, the renowned preparatory & senior school. Main line train stations can be found at Darlington approximately 15 miles and Durham, approximately 19 miles, offering frequent fast services to London Kings Cross and International Airports at Durham Tees Valley, Newcastle and Leeds Bradford. For the commuter the A67, A66 and A1 (M) provide links with the major commercial areas of the North East and many of the regions beauty spots are within driving distance including North Yorkshire, the Lake District, Northumberland and the East Coast.

Staindrop House is located on Front Street, double electric gates lead to the rear of the property to a generous gravelled parking area. There is a block paved terrace that runs the length of the property and outside the two cottages; steps lead up to the main rear entrance as well as giving access to the raised terrace outside the games room. Beyond this is the spectacular walled landscaped gardens providing a peaceful and private oasis with mature trees, shrubs and planted beds as well as paved pathways, a pergola, a large level lawn and wonderful outside entertaining areas. The whole garden can be made secure, ideal for children or animals.

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Added on Rightmove:
29 June 2016

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