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Ford Road, Lanchester, Durham, DH7








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Key features

  • Charm and Character
  • Superb Family Home
  • Private Gated Driveway
  • Mature Gardens
  • Large Garage
  • 3 Bedroom Cottage Available with Separate Negotiation


A superb Grade II listed family home set in large secluded gardens within the traditional commuter village of Lanchester.

A typical Georgian period property, "Prospect House" is one of the finest houses within the village of Lanchester, with a central location, private security gated entrance and constructed in attractive stone beneath a traditional sandstone clad roof. The property is accessed off a tree lined drive offers charm and character, retaining many original period features including, high ceilings, sash windows with shutters, panelled doors and set to a traditional Georgian layout. The house is available with by separate negotiation, with Prospect Cottage, an adjacent and spacious three bedroom cottage. The cottage would appeal to buyers with a need for a granny annexe or as an investment being a former holiday let.

Prospect house offers accommodation which briefly comprises:-
On the ground floor, an entrance hall, an open plan lounge /sitting room, an orangery looking out onto the side garden, a formal dining room, kitchen breakfast room, rear lobby, boot room/WC and cloakroom.
On the first floor, there are four double bedrooms, one with a dressing room and en-suite bath/shower room and separate family bath/shower room.
The property has gas central heating throughout and was the subject of a relatively recent refurbishment programme to the main roof and utilities.
The house lies in a conservation area, with the rural North Penines, (an area of outstanding natural beauty) close by. It is access via a tree lined drive and gravelled driveway with dry stone walls and security gates leading to the gardens with formal lawned areas, , mature trees, patio areas and a large detached garage with first floor which has been fitted out in the loft area and which could potentially be utilised as a home office, playroom, work room or music room.
Prospect House is situated within only a few minutes’ walk of the centre of Lanchester, which is a conservation area and boasts a variety of shops, food outlets and general everyday facilities. Lanchester for many years has proved to be an extremely popular location for a wide variety of residents within an excellent school catchment area. Located close to historic Durham with excellent links by main line rail and motorway to the South and London. The city of Newcastle lies nearby some 14 miles to the North.

EPC Rating exempt
Council Tax Band G


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Band: G

Ford Road, Lanchester, Durham, DH7


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J W Wood, Consett

16 Middle Street, Consett, DH8 5QJ

JW Wood has been serving County Durham since 1910, as an independent firm of estate agents and surveyors. We offer comprehensive services on all property matterse to people who are looking for a home in an area covered by our six branches which are located at key locations throughout the North East.

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