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The Village, Castle Eden, Hartlepool, Durham

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Urban Base Executive, North East

Key features

  • 18th Century Coach House
  • Generous Sized Living Space
  • Four Double Bedrooms
  • Two Luxury Bathrooms
  • Detached 'Keep' One Bed Cottage

Property description

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A rare opportunity to acquire a stunning 18th century stone-built property, set within beautiful mature grounds next to the established Castle Eden golf course and Castle Eden Woods. The four-bedroom former coach house with detached cottage is surrounded by beautiful tranquil countryside and is built around an impressive central courtyard with York stone flags and box hedging. Surrounding the property is a 30ft high Grade II listed battlement wall with pink mortar, giving the property a unique feel. Inside, there are two outstanding reception rooms, a stunning reception hallway with marble floor as well as a bespoke breakfasting kitchen with mother-of-pearl granite worktops. A laundry room and cloakroom/wc complete this level. On the first floor there is a family bathroom and four spacious bedrooms with a mezzanine dressing area and luxury en-suite bathroom to the large main bedroom. The self-contained cottage (The Keep) is ideal for extended family or guests. It has an open plan sitting room with woodland views, bathroom and mezzanine bedroom. There is space for two cars in the garage and additional on-site parking, with mature gardens to rear.

Property ref: 121_782_4775235

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A stunning open reception hallway, with beautiful cream marble flooring, exposed timber beam work and recessed chimney breast with exposed stone and gas fire. The hallway has three windows making it light and airy. The main arch window offers a most impressive view over the courtyard and beautiful woodland area. From here, through a reclaimed brick archway there is a rear hallway which gives access to the utility room, downstairs WC and has a lovely solid oak stairwell which rises to first floor level. There is also an under stairs oak storage cupboard and access to the garage.

Formal Lounge

This is a truly striking room with two sets of French doors leading out onto the beautifully presented courtyard and Velux windows over the side elevation. This room enjoys a tremendous feeling of light and space and is again beautifully decorated and as a main focal point there is a recess exposed stone fireplace with log burner.

Drawing Room

An impressive room with two main windows and glazed external double door giving a superb view over the mature garden and well established woodland surrounding the property. There is also a further arched window providing views over the well presented courtyard. The dining room enjoys a continuation of the marble flooring and under floor heating. It is beautifully decorated and complemented by ceiling coving. There is a exposed brick fireplace with log burner.


A wonderful bright sunny room presented to the highest of standard with a range of bespoke hand made and painted wall and base units, with Mother of Pearl solid granite work surfaces. There is a work island in the centre of the kitchen. There is a one and half porcelain drainage sink with period style tap fitting, whilst integrated appliances include a concealed dishwasher, two fridges and a freezer and a brushed steel integrated microwave oven. The main focal point of the kitchen is a lovely 4 oven Aga incorporating an electric Aga cooker module. This room again has marble flooring with underfloor heating. There are exposed timbers to the ceiling and halogen down lights controlled via dimmer switches. A matching glazed dresser provides excellent storage. There are windows over three separate elevations giving a pleasant outlook over the courtyard and the mature trees and gardens. This room has space for a large table, perfect for family mealtimes. The double glaze...

Laundry Room

There are plumbing points for the use with automatic appliances such as a washing machine and freezer, there is also an oil fired boiler for generation of heat and domestic hot water. The laundry room has a glazed door which provides access to the lawned garden, there is also marble flooring, halogen down lighting and ceiling coving.


Equipped with a low level wc and pedestal wash hand basin with chrome finished taps. There is ceiling coving and a continuation of the marble flooring, and there is also an extractor fan.

Bedroom One

This is a simply stunning master bedroom suite with windows over three separate elevations giving views of woodland, a battlement wall, gardens and the golf course beyond. The seven windows allow a tremendous amount of light into the room. It is decorated using a neutral colour and complemented by exposed beams and woodwork. The room benefits from four double panelled radiators, it has a television and telephone point and a pine finished stairwell which rises to mezzanine space. The mezzanine space is used by our clients as a dressing area and has fitted wardrobes offering good storage.

Master En-Suite

Equipped with Old England sanitary ware which includes a beautiful table style wash basin with integrated monobloc tap, roll top bath with claw feet and monobloc tap/shower fitting and low level WC. There is period style panelling to the walls and halogen down lighting. There is also a double panelled radiator, wall lights and a lovely view from the window over the gardens.

Bedroom Two

This is a beautifully presented and very well proportioned room with three sash windows over two separate aspects all of which give pleasant views of the courtyard and woodland. There are three double panelled radiators within the room.

Bedroom Three

This is a most attractive room with double panelled radiator, exposed beam work and again a lovely view from its sash window.

Bedroom Four

The room again has exposed beam work and woodwork, there is a double panelled radiator as well as television and telephone points.


Benefiting from a white three piece suite very much in sympathy with the original architecture and it includes a most attractive Old England table style wash basin with integrated monobloc tap, low level WC and claw fitted roll top bath with monobloc tap/shower fitting. The room has period wall panelling, exposed beam work to the ceiling, there is an extractor fan and double panelled radiator. There is also a warm linen cupboard. The sash window gives a lovely picturesque view across the courtyard and to the mature woodland


From the very imposing front of the property there are wooden double gates which open onto the most impressive courtyard and terrace area. The courtyard has a central water feature and is surrounded by beautifully well stocked borders with colourful plants and shrubs. To the side of the courtyard there is a gravelled terrace which provides a stunning setting for summertime use and is perfect for entertaining and for barbeques. There is external lighting around the terrace which offers a simply stunning view across the adjacent garden area and the mature trees of the surrounding woodland. From the terrace ornate wrought iron gates then leads to the formal gardens with lovely lawned area which is perfect for family use which itself has hedging around the border, conifer trees, beech trees, palm trees dotted around and York stone patio area. This again gives a most attractive view of the surrounding area.


A gravelled driveway to the side of the property firstly providing good on site parking leads to two double wooden doors. These in turn lead to a large garage providing secure parking for at least two cars. The garage has lighting and power sockets also.


Detached from the main house and is a perfect complement to the main accommodation and is ideal for teenagers or for guests. It has a main open plan floor area including sitting room with double panelled radiator, television and telephone point and two sash windows giving views over the mature woodland. Log burner and its own oil heating system, this is currently used by the client as an office.


First floor there is a window over looking the woodland along with power and heating.


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The Village, Castle Eden, Hartlepool, Durham


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  • Horden Station2.1 miles
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Urban Base Executive, North East

61 Saddler Street Durham DH1 3NU

Urban Base Executive, North East

Urban BASE is an independent company with a regional portfolio of quality homes, marketed by professional experienced staff, with offices based in both Newcastle and Durham City. Our clients appreciate the highest quality service by 'going the extra mile' we treat every customer with the attention they deserve, striving to achieve complete satisfaction and leaving you with an unparalled confidence in our standards.

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