5 bedroom manor house for sale

Holywood, Wolsingham

Offers in Region of £1,450,000

Property Description

Key features

  • PARTIALLY FURNISHED
  • OPULENT EXECUTIVE FAMILY HOME
  • 5 LUXURIOUS EN SUITE BEDROOMS 4 WITH A BALCONY
  • CINEMA ROOM AND SNOOKER ROOM
  • GARRETT PROVIDING ADDITIONAL ACCOMODATION
  • SWEEPING LAWNED LANDSCAPED GROUNDS
  • TRIPLE GARAGE WITH AMPLE DRIVE
  • EXTENDED DRIVE TO ACCOMMODATE A HELICOPTER
  • BREATHTAKING PANORAMIC VIEWS

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Wolsingham is a picturesque market town situated by the River Wear and is known as the gateway to the Dales. It is an area of outstanding natural beauty and there are a network of public footpaths ,making this an ideal location for those who enjoy the great outdoors and beautiful surroundings steeped in history .It hosts the famous and historic Wolsingham Agricultural Show every year on the first weekend in September .

The town has an excellent range of amenities including a bank, doctor and dental surgeries, chemist, Primary and Secondary schools and a college. It offers a myriad of sport and leisure facilities,convenience stores, grocers ,butchers, hair salons, and eateries.
The larger commercial centres are easily reached and include Durham, Newcastle International Airport and Bishop Auckland .

Summer Breeze was built with the specific intent of maximising the elevated position and view over the magnificent countryside. All the principal rooms take advantage of this .
The property is secluded within wrought iron gates along a vast drive to a main entrance with ample parking for several cars and a triple garage. Occupying the best position in the development, Summer Breeze is afforded breathtaking views for miles around whilst being sheltered by the Bishop Oak wooded area to the back of the property which was once owned by the Bishop of Durham in the 14th Century and is now protected by the Woodland Trust.

Externally the property is surrounded by gardens laid mainly to lawn, with a private courtyard to the rear and terraces to the south and west. There is also a triple garage.

The mere thought of coming home to `Summer Breeze` after a long days work , instantly refreshes the mind and leaves the stresses and strains of everyday life behind.

The Property
Internally, the property has been expertly designed to create a synergy between traditional and contemporary features. This is characterised by the opulent marble reception and hallway, the sweeping staircases, the bespoke Clive Christian kitchen, the leisure complex, cinema room and individually designed en suite bedrooms . This home has been thoroughly thought out to accommodate all the creature comforts a growing family could require and manages this with such style.

The property is substantial , providing all the elegance and comforts of of an executive home whilst providing ample space for entertaining on a grand scale and accommodating guests in generous suites. Summer Breeze comprises a Portico entrance opening into a vestibule cloakroom. The reception hallway, leads on to a W/C cloakroom, a drawing room, study, reception, sitting room, dining room, and kitchen/breakfast room. The swimming pool can be viewed from the kitchen area and it leads to a changing room with shower, sauna, solarium, W/C, and a gym.
A secluded inner courtyard with views of Bishop Oak is passed on the way to the utility room, W/C and laundry.
The cinema room and snooker room complete the incredible leisure facilities afforded by the property.
To the first floor there are five double bedrooms all with en suite facilities, four have balcony`s and three also having dressing rooms. Further accommodation is provided in the garret (watch tower).

 

ENTRANCE Grand Portico entrance leading into vestibule. Neutral decor with decorative tiled floor, alarm unit, white internal door leading to cloakroom and double doors opening in to the grand marble reception hallway. 

ENTRANCE HALLWAY 21' 8" x 18' 7" (6.6m x 5.66m) Impressive, bright and airy reception hallway extending through the entire downstairs with 2 grand sweeping staircases rising to the first floor with a galleried landing to the front and a twist and turn staircase rising to a further landing giving access to rooms at the back of the property.
White internal door leading into drawing room with further access to study as well as an alternative door leading out under the galleried landing. Stone pillars and curved marble steps present the sumptuous reception sitting room, marble steps leading down to entertaining dining room and access to the kitchen/breakfast/family room all at the front of the property. To the back of the property there are further doors to access the Cloakroom W/C, the snooker room and cinema room. Leading round to the right gives access to the laundry room and utility room as well as access to the garage. Turning left along the side hallway provides independent access to the kitchen/family room as well as doors opening into the leisure complex housing the swimming pool, changing room, sauna, gym and solarium and W/C.
 

CLOAKROOM W/C Two piece white suite comprising back to wall w/c in a solid wood vanity unit with granite shelving. white sink unit inset to granite surface. 

DRAWING ROOM Exceptionally spacious room boasting an impressive stone fireplace housing a coal effect living flame fire. Crystal wall and ceiling lights creating a beautiful ambiance, luxurious carpeting, tasteful decor with a combination of neutral walls with a designer wall covering to one feature wall. Natural light flooding through the dual aspect floor to ceiling windows to the back and double French doors to the front. Spindle balustrade with steps down to marble floored games area with doors leading to the study and a separate opening back to the reception hallway 

STUDY 24' 8" x 15' 9" (7.52m x 4.8m) Private room isolated from the general through traffic of the property making this an ideal room for working from home. Plenty of light flooding through from the triple aspect windows providing stunning yet relaxing views helping you to concentrate on your work. Neutrally decorated in pastel shades complimented with an elegant carpet with a delicate pattern. 

SITTING ROOM 18' 3" x 21' 5" (5.56m x 6.53m) Through stone pillars you enter this stunningly designed elegant room. It is neutrally decorated with a tasteful wall covering to one wall, ornate decorative ceiling and beautiful light fitting. Beautiful solid marble fireplace housing a living flame gas fire. With hardwood, double glazed French doors with arch stained glass windows above, the room is bathed in natural sunlight. French doors opening out on to a south facing terrace make this the perfect room for entertaining family and friends to enjoy Al Fresco dining on the terrace in the summer months. This ambient room enjoys stunning views of the vast countryside in which the house is situated in. 

DINING ROOM 18' 3" x 22' 9" (5.56m x 6.93m) Galleried marble entrance leading down to the dining room. Situated between the kitchen and the reception sitting room, this room is perfect for hosting dinner parties. Neutrally decorated in relaxing pastel shades complimented by dark wood flooring Hardwood double glazed French doors with arch stained glass windows above also encourage natural sunlight to flood the room creating a warm glow combined with the Crystal ceiling and wall lights which create a rainbow of colour adding character to the room. There is a stunning feature fireplace. with a herringbone brick inset and marble hearth and fire surround. The French doors open onto the south facing terrace, with uninterrupted views of the rolling countryside. 

BILLIARD ROOM 13' 1" x 22' 3" (3.99m x 6.78m) Gentleman`s room situated to the north side of the property to avoid the glare of the sun during daylight hours specifically designed for Billiards or Snooker benefiting from the multi-bulb light fixture specifically designed for illuminating a billiard table. 

CINEMA 15' 3" x 10' 10" (4.65m x 3.3m) An authentic space with tiered seating areas, big screen, overhead projector and ambient lighting providing a mini cinema experience 

LAUNDRY ROOM 7' 10" x 10' 10" (2.39m x 3.3m) A large bright room situated across from utility room, having fitted wardrobes to hang the laundered clothing. Neutral decor with wooden flooring and tall windows providing a pleasant outlook. 

TRIPLE INTEGRAL GARAGE 34' 2" x 18' 7" (10.41m x 5.66m) Sufficient parking for at least 3 cars as well as providing storage for gardening equipment. Access to the courtyard.
 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM/FAMILY ROOM 32' 6" x 26' 10" (9.91m x 8.18m) A kitchen is the heart of any home, an area where the whole family congregate to enjoy a simple cup of coffee, share meals together or chatting over a glass of wine whilst preparing a meal. This magnificent space has undoubtedly been designed with family in mind. Artistically designed providing kitchen, breakfast room and a lounge area. The kitchen hosts an extensive range of bespoke Clive Christian wooden units and granite work tops. With under mounted twin sinks, an induction hob, two ovens set in a stone arched alcove, an integrated dishwasher, microwave and American style fridge/freezer. The kitchen also has gorgeous views of the country, and French doors onto the south facing terrace. The breakfast room is an attractive feature adjacent to the kitchen, an elevated enclosure comprising grand pillars with glass mid height partitions, decorative light fitting and unique ceiling. There is ample space for a large dining table and chairs. Adjacent is a relaxing lounge area which overlooks the swimming bath as well as the spectacular views of the open countryside. 

LEISURE COMPLEX Complete with Swimming Pool, Sauna, Gym, solarium, locker room with shower facilities and a cloakroom. Perfect for unwinding after a stressful day
 

SWIMMING POOL 43' 7" x 23' 6" (13.28m x 7.16m) Full height room housing the 10 Metre swimming pool. Exceptionally bright being lined with many sizeable windows encouraging the sun light. There is ample space for sun loungers to relax by the pool. Recessed spot lights to the ceiling which follows a Roman architectural design.
 

GYM 15' 9" x 10' 8" (4.8m x 3.25m) Ample space for weights and exercise machines. Neutral décor with spot lights to ceiling and laminate flooring, tall windows overlooking the courtyard and entrance to swimming bath. 

SOLARIUM A small room with space for a sun bed. Neutrally decorated with wooden flooring. 

CHANGING ROOM Changing area, with a wet room, lockers for putting dry clothes and access to sauna. 

W/C White Suite comprising under mounted wash hand basin and back to wall W/C with granite surfaces. Tiled splash back and flooring, frosted window 

SAUNA Purpose built solid pine sauna room providing sufficient space for 3 - 4 people. 

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Galleried landing providing access to all bedrooms and the Garret 

MASTER BEDROOM 22' 9" x 20' 10" (6.93m x 6.35m) An exceptionally spacious yet comfortable room flooded with light provided by 3 arched windows above French doors designed to combine maximum privacy with stunning views. The doors open out on to a large private balcony to appreciate the stunning views. From an ornate centre ceiling rose, mirroring the pattern in the arched windows hangs a chandelier that matches the opulent room decor. To the back of the room is double door leading to a private dressing room with the luxurious en suite to the front of the room 

MASTER EN-SUITE Fully fitted luxurious en suite facilities boasting beautiful bespoke wooden units, providing ample cupboard space surrounding a marble counter top providing 'His` and 'Hers` under mounted wash hand basins and back to wall W/C. An arch leads through to a separate area where there is a steam shower unit and a raised bathing area complete with sunken bath set in marble against a mirrored back ground and solid wood units. 

DRESSING ROOM 7' 5" x 13' 8" (2.26m x 4.17m) To the back of the bedroom there is a separate dressing room. 

BEDROOM 16' 7" x 15' 0" (5.05m x 4.57m) Double bedroom situated to the front of the property, French doors leading out to balcony giving beautiful panoramic views.Neutrally decorated with plain carpet. Door leading to En-Suite facilities 

EN-SUITE Fully fitted bathroom boasting a pristine white suite with gold tone taps comprising raised sunken bath, shower cubicle, vanity sink unit and back to wall low level W/C. Neutral decor with plain carpet, recessed spot lights and dual aspect frosted double glazed windows. 

BEDROOM 14' 6" x 12' 2" (4.42m x 3.71m) Fully fitted double bedroom situated to the rear of the property with French doors opening out onto a balcony with a pleasant view of the woodland. Neutrally decorated with plain carpet. Door to En-Suite facilities 

EN-SUITE Four piece white suite comprising double ended bath set in marble with gold tone mixer tap, vanity sink unit, low level back to wall W/C and a separate shower enclosure. Fully tiled walls with neutral carpet and frosted double glazed window. 

VIOLET SUITE 13' 1" x 13' 5" (3.99m x 4.09m) Fully fitted violet bedroom suite situated to the rear of the property with French doors opening out onto the balcony also enjoying the view of the woodland. Arch leading into dressing area and a further door leading into the En-Suite facilities. 

EN-SUITE Pristine white suite with gold tone mixer taps comprising double ended bath set in marble, vanity sink unit, low level back to wall W/C and separate shower cubicle. Fully tiled walls and cream carpet. Frosted double glazed window. 

WHITE SUITE 24' 9" x 19' 10" (7.54m x 6.05m) Extensively fitted double bedroom situated to the west side of the property with floor to ceiling windows overlooking the swimming bath and a smaller window to the southerly aspect. neutrally decorated with plain carpet, door to En-Suite facilities and access to a further room which could be used as a dressing area or a young persons study room. 

EN-SUITE Four piece white suite with gold tone mixer taps and flush comprising vanity sink unit set in marble with panelled cupboards, low level back to wall W/C double ended bath set in marble and enclosed within a panelled unit and a separate shower unit. Crisp white decor with tiled splash back to the vanity unit. Plain carpet and frosted double glazed window. 

GARRET A quirky yet cosy annex providing extra Accommodation over two floors. 

GARRET ENTRANCE LOBBY Entrance lobby with built in storage units, internal doors opening into sitting room/study and inner hall way. 

SITTING ROOM Bright fresh room with high windows to a North Easterly aspect encouraging natural daylight and providing a view of the woodland. Neutral decor with light oak laminate flooring. 

INNER HALLWAY Neutrally decorated with light oak laminate flooring with twist and turn white spindle staircase rising to the second floor, small under stair storage cupboard and internal door into bedroom 

BEDROOM A small room ideal for a small child or baby`s nursery. Neutrally decorated with light oak laminate flooring and a window with a view over the courtyard. 

LANDING A small room ideal for a small child or baby`s nursery. Neutrally decorated with light oak laminate flooring and a window with a view over the courtyard. 

ATTIC ROOM A versatile space which would be ideal for a variety of uses maybe to set up a Scalextric or train set, a play room in general, a music room or even a nursery. neutrally decorated with plain carpet 

EXTERNALLY Summer breeze is surrounded by lawned gardens with an additional private courtyard and terraces. An integrated triple garage and a long sweeping drive providing ample parking for several cars as well as the capability to land a Helicopter. The property is afforded magnificent panoramic views for miles around and is sheltered by Bishop Oak woods 


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