5 bedroom end of terrace house for saleBrancepeth Terrace, Crook, DL15
- Stunning enclosed private gardens and woodland
- Three open fires & a wood stove for those cold winter's evenings
- Large family kitchen with Aga and pantry
- Village amenities all within walking distance
- Two baths, two showers & 4 WCs
- Large bay windows & high ceilings allowing loads of natural light
- Separate outbuildings - perfect for storage or utility usage
- Secluded location with beautiful rural views
- Original stripped solid wood flooring
- Spacious living room connected to family dining room with movable bi-fold wooden doors
A unique opportunity to acquire a stunning period home of great style, comfort and character. Standing in a delightful countryside location only seven miles from Durham City centre and all major access routes. The property is surrounded by a picturesque rural landscape and has an open aspect to the side overlooking the countryside. Built in the 1800s the house was originally the colliery manager’s home and is the largest in the terrace. Standing in it’s own extensive gardens on a sizeable plot extending to approximately one acre.
The property itself offers generous living accommodation with the benefit of gas central heating and full UPVC double glazed windows. Immaculate décor throughout, the accommodation is set over two floors offering five bedrooms, two bathrooms and a further WC. The ground floor consists of entrance, porch, hallway, lounge, dining room, living room, spacious kitchen/breakfast room, separate pantry, WC, office/study and rear entrance.
Externally to the rear of the property is an enclosed courtyard area having a spacious outhouse currently used as the laundry/utility room. A pleasant raised patio area is adjacent together with a larger than average garage complete with mechanic’s inspection pit. Next to the garage are adjoining outbuildings which include a potting shed and three storage units all of brick construction with pitched slate roof.
To the front of the property is a beautiful raised sun terrace with steps down to a spacious driveway having ample parking for several vehicles. This leads to double wooden gates and the front entrance of the property. To the side of the house are beautiful extensive gardens which are well stocked and enclosed by mature trees, rockery areas and lawns that lead up towards the outbuildings and rose garden. The lawn laid to the bottom of the site was originally a tennis court.
Additionally to the rear of the property is a piece of land, (previously excluded from the sale) which measures approximately one third of an acre. Currently open meadow land this should be attractive to those with equestrian interests or subject to planning permission as a building plot.
This is a highly individual property that can only be fully appreciated upon viewing.
Internally comprising of:
Entrance Porch via part paneled glazed entrance door, quarry tiled floor and stripped pine stable-door leading to
Inner Hallway with original stripped solid wood flooring, double radiator, coving to ceiling, stripped pine doors leading through to
Lounge (14’11” x 14’0”) original stripped solid wood flooring, attractive coving with ceiling rose and walk in UPVC bay window, open solid fuel fire with wood surround and stone hearth.
Living Room (15’3” x 14’1”) original stripped solid wood flooring, attractive coving with ceiling rose and walk in UPVC bay window overlooking front sun terrace, open solid fuel fire with wood/cast iron surround and stone hearth. Two central heating radiators. Glazed wooden bi-fold doors leading to
Dining Room (18’4” x 13’1”) original stripped solid wood flooring, attractive coving with ceiling rose and walk in UPVC bay window providing superb outlook over formal gardens to side. Feature inglenook housing multi fuel burning stove.
Office/Study (13’2” x 12’2”) original stripped solid wood flooring, original floor to ceiling storage shelving and cupboards, single panel radiator, UPVC window overlooking rear courtyard and open solid fuel fire with cast iron surround and stone hearth.
Kitchen (17’10” x 14’10”) fitted with a range of beech wall/base units having laminate working surfaces, one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, integrated electric oven and five ring gas hob with stainless steel extractor chimney over, integrated dishwasher, microwave and fridge, tiled splash backs, feature inglenook housing the gas Aga cooking range with tiled work surfaces, shelving and storage to sides, space for dining table and UPVC double glazed windows, one to front and one to side.
Pantry (14’9” x 4’10”) with fitted storage shelves, hanging space for cloaks and also houses the gas-fired boiler.
Ground Floor WC with low-level WC, wash hand basin, single panel radiator, tiled floor and UPVC window to side.
Stairs to First Floor Landing being accessed via the original solid wood return spindle staircase with large landing area having windows to rear and side.
First Floor WC having low-level WC and UPVC double glazed window to rear.
Master Bedroom (15’4” x 13’2”) original stripped solid wood flooring, walk in square UPVC double glazed bay window overlooking the formal gardens to side, fitted full length wardrobe, central heating radiator, picture rail, coving and feature cast iron fireplace.
Family Bathroom (13’5” x 11’2”) spacious bathroom suite fitted with a central bath with tiled surround, corner shower cubicle, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, storage cupboard housing the hot water tank and large UPVC window to side gardens.
Bathroom 2 fitted with a white suite comprising of corner bath with shower and screen over, low-level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, tiled splash backs, central heating radiator and UPVC window to front.
Bedroom 2 (15'4” x 14'0”) with single radiator, coving and UPVC double glazed window to front.
Bedroom 3 (14'6” x 11'9”) with double radiator, alcoves and storage units above, picture rail and UPVC double glazed window to front
Bedroom 4 (12'8” x 11'9”) with wash hand basin set to vanity unit, central heating radiator and UPVC double-glazed window to rear courtyard.
Bedroom 5 (14'9” x 9'5”) with double radiator, feature cast iron fireplace and UPVC window to rear gardens.
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