4 bedroom detached house for sale

Holly House

Offers in Region of £499,950

Property Description

Key features

  • STUNNING VICTORIAN FAMILY HOME
  • JUST UNDER 1 ACRE
  • PRIVATE LOCATION & STUNNING LANDSCAPED GARDENS
  • BESPOKE KITCHEN
  • HOME OFFICE AND STUDY
  • DOUBLE GARAGE & DRIVEWAY FOR SUBSTANTIAL PARKING
  • BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL FEATURES
  • SELF CONTAINED ANNEX OPPORTUNITY
  • HIGH SPECIFICATION
  • Viewing essential!

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

INTRODUCTION A magnificent Victorian home designed and built in approximately 1890 for the local Colliery Manager and offering almost 4,000 sq ft on a superb plot measuring just under 1 acre. The property retains many beautiful original features including staircase, covings and mouldings, beautiful sash windows, Victorian wardrobes, a superb cellar currently used for wine and storage whilst also benefitting from beautiful enhancements throughout including a superb orangery enjoying views across the stunning gardens, a bespoke kitchen, stunning refitted family bathroom with walk-in wet room, refitted ensuite to Master bedroom, log burner to drawing room and contemporary wall mounted fire to dining room. The property is tucked away and cannot be viewed from any main road and offers total privacy. This is without doubt a perfect family home and offers the opportunity for a self contained annex for an extended family.

Selected local schools include:
Hetton Primary School - Ofsted rating - Good
Hetton Lyons Primary School - Ofsted rating - Good

Hetton Secondary School - Ofsted rating - Good
Kepier Secondary School - Ofsted rating - Good
 

GROUND FLOOR  

RECEPTION HALL 26' 6" x 7' 2" (8.083m x 2.185m) Double Victorian panelled external doors with beautiful moulding surround accesses the small vestibule leading to the Victorian opaque panelled double interior doors accessing the breathtaking Reception Hall with magnificent high ceilings, a feeling of grandeur surrounds this elegant entrance. Retaining original features such as the superb Victorian bullnose design staircase and dado rails to walls and beautiful mouldings along with high skirtings. There are ceiling lights and wall lights creating a wonderful ambiance to this exquisite welcoming reception. 

DRAWING ROOM 18' 8" x 15' 2" (5.711m x 4.642m) The imposing bay with sash windows dominates this formal drawing room with beautiful views across the landscaped garden and accommodating a log burner making this a perfect cosy room for winter evenings. High ceilings, magnificent coving, high skirtings and central light. 

SECOND RECEPTION 18' 10" x 15' 4" (5.753m x 4.695m) Adjacent to the drawing room and features a brick fireplace, overlooking the rear gardens and access via French doors to the orangery.  

DINING ROOM 16' 2" x 15' 1" (4.934m x 4.608m) Located opposite the kitchen a superb dining room currently accommodating a table and eight seats but with the sheer scale of this magnificent room it could very easily accommodate a lot more making this superb for socialising and entertaining. There is a contemporary wall mounted fire too.  

 

ORANGERY 22' 1" x 16' 11" (6.74m x 5.17m) max Added by the current owner to create a wonderful haven enjoying views across the stunning landscaped gardens. From the main house the orangery can be accessed via two sets of French doors, one from the second reception and one from what is now used as the home office. Ceramic floor tiles, spot lights to the ceiling, Velux windows and a third set of French doors leads out onto the wonderful gardens. 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 15' 3" x 13' 9" (4.669m x 4.207m) Complete with high gloss taupe wall and base units, soft closers and chrome handles, pan drawers, granite work surfaces with up stands, central island with overhang for dining and complete with storage and pop up electric 3 gang socket. Appliances include two SAMSUNG ovens, one with plate warmer and separate SAMSUNG integrated microwave oven. There is a SAMSUNG fridge freezer, integrated BOSCH dishwasher, integrated BOSCH FRIDGE, a LEISURE five ring stainless steel gas burner, stainless steel chimney extractor, glass splash back behind hob, two inset ceramic sinks, mono-bloc Victorian style tap, up right radiator to wall, superb distressed style flooring, spot lights to ceiling and window. 

LAUNDRY ROOM 17' 7" x 6' 2" (5.37m x 1.88m) An immense 17 ft laundry room continuing the theme from the kitchen with high gloss units, stainless steel sink with mixer tap, American style fridge freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer, superb floor to ceiling storage cupboards, distressed flooring. Window. 

OFFICE 14' 4" x 7' 6" (4.391m x 2.31m) Perfect home office which does not impose on the family home and a door with side glass window leads to: 

OFFICE TWO 12' 0" x 11' 4" (3.67m x 3.46m) Separate from the outer office makes this a fantastic space for any family business from home. 

BOOT ROOM Accessed via the rear door into the boot room. 

REAR RECEPTION From the boot room leading into the rear reception hall. 

CLOAKS CUPBOARD & SEPARATE WC A superb cloaks cupboard perfect for coats and extra storage also comprises of hand basin and a door leading to the separate WC. 

CELLAR 22' 8" x 0' 0" (6.92m x 0m) Located just off the rear reception, steps lead down to the good sized cellar currently used for storage and wine and measuring just under 23 ft long! 

FIRST FLOOR  

LANDING Accessed from the ground floor via the stunning Victorian twist and turn staircase onto the extremely spacious landing, a beautiful stain glass window features at the top of the first flight of stairs allowing an abundance of natural light to flood through. Access to boarded loft with ladder. 

MASTER SUITE/ANNEX 21' 6" x 12' 3" (6.570m x 3.752m) Superb versatile accommodation lending its self to the Master suite but could very easily be adapted to produce a superb annex for an extended family. Currently there is a superb bedroom and separate walk-in dressing room separate from the almost 19ft bedroom, from the walk-in dressing room access is gained into the ensuite. 

WALK-IN DRESING ROOM Large enough to convert to a bedroom if one decided to utilise this Master suite as an annex for extended family. 

ENSUITE Superbly proportioned comprising WC, hand basin and separate built in shower 

BEDROOM TWO 18' 11" x 15' 2" (5.766m x 4.625m) Fabulous bay with sash windows overlooking the landscaped gardens, original Victorian built in wardrobes, neutrally decorated, fabulous high ceilings and door leading to: 

ENSUITE Beautifully updated to create a stunning ensuite complete with bath, separate shower, sink within vanity storage unit, low level back to wall WC, tiles to wall and floor, wall mounted light up LED vanity mirror and spot lights to ceiling. 

BEDROOM THREE 15' 1" x 13' 10" (4.61m x 4.22m) Overlooking the wonderful landscaped gardens, stunning bay with sash windows, Victorian fitted wardrobes. 

BEDROOM FOUR 18' 8" x 15' 4" (5.7m x 4.68m) Superb in size original Victorian fitted wardrobe, 

MASTER BATHROOM Beautifully designed bathroom with a separate walk-in wet room. Over sized double ended sunken jacuzzi bath, hand basin within vanity storage unit, low level WC, chrome heated towel rail, wall mounted light up LED vanity mirror, ceramic floor tiles to walls and floor, opaque glass paneled door, spot lights to ceiling and access to the walk-in wet room complete over sized chrome rainwater shower head and chrome heated towel rail. 

EXTERNAL To the front stunning gardens complete with established trees and an array of plants, bushes and flowers. There are two greenhouses along side vegetable areas and perfect family space for socialising ad entertaining. The garden attracts many varieties of wildlife and birds whilst to the rear of the property a substantial driveway for many vehicles leading to a double garage with remote controlled garage door. 

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
14 June 2018

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  • Chester-le-Street (5.5 mi)
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  • Chester-le-Street (5.5 mi)
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