The Grove is an impressive residence which is set in extensive and private landscaped gardens on the periphery of Dalton Piercy. The property occupies a substantial site of over 2 acres and boasts ample accommodation which retains many original features throughout. Including 6 bedrooms, 4 reception rooms, 3 bathrooms and a stunning kitchen/ family room.
The imposing front of The Grove is approached by a circular gravelled driveway, from which stone steps lead up to the original front door. Opening into the porch which leads on to the main hallway; boasting beautiful solid wooden flooring and a spindle staircase leading to the first floor. The hallway continues through to the rear and has windows and a door to the rear courtyard, a storage cupboard, access to the kitchen and ground floor cloakroom fitted with a modern suite. This hallway leads to the West wing and provides access to the workshop and stairs lead to the first floor.
Returning to the front of the property, to the right of the main hallway is the study which features an original marble and cast fireplace, solid oak book shelves and arched picture window overlooking the front of the property. Situated behind the study, and overlooking the rear courtyard is a light sitting room which has built in cupboards. To the left of the hall is the fabulous, and bright drawing room. This room runs the full length of the original main building and features two fireplaces, one of which is Carrara marble and dates back to the 18th Century, sunny seating area with French windows leading into a south west facing terrace (which runs the full length of the property), and arched window overlooking the front garden. Double doors from the rear end of the drawing room lead into the spacious dining room which has a picture window overlooking the landscaped gardens. The dining room leads into the stunning kitchen/family room which has been fitted with a bespoke range of quality base units having contrasting granite worktops incorporating a 1½ bowl sink unit, Brittania range cooker, Samsung American style fridge/freezer and integrated dishwasher. The family area of this room has a picture window overlooking the gardens which is fitted with one way privacy glass. There is also an external door leading onto the terrace. The kitchen leads into a useful utility area which is fitted with matching units and has a Belfast sink and plumbing for an automatic washing machine and tumble dryer (both included).
The stairs from the main hallway lead to a spacious landing which provides access to the master bedroom, bedrooms 2, 5 and 6 and a family bathroom. The master bedroom and bedroom 2 are exceptionally good sized rooms to the front of the property, whilst the remaining 2 rooms are good sized singles. The master bedroom has an en-suite bathroom fitted with a 4 piece suite comprising corner jacuzzi bath, wash basin, bidet and low level WC. It also has a walk in dressing room fitted with a range of wardrobes. Bedroom 2 has an original feature fire place and fitted wardrobes. The bathroom is fitted with a panelled bath, mains fed shower, washbasin and WC. A locked staircase leads from the landing into an extremely spacious loft area which could lend itself to a multitude of uses.
To the first floor of the west wing are bedrooms 3 and 4 and another family bathroom. Bedroom 3 overlooks the rear courtyard and has fitted wardrobes and exposed beams whilst bedroom 4 is a beautiful, sunny room with feature arched window overlooking the gardens. The bathroom is fitted with a 4 piece suite comprising panelled bath with shower over, wash basin, bidet and WC. EXTERNAL
The property is accessed to the front from the main road via a sweeping, circular gravelled driveway bordered by mature shrubs. An extensive garden leads off to the South West. This landscaped garden which is mainly laid to lawn has a wide variety of stunning mature shrubs, trees and flower beds and leads down to a meandering stream. A lane also leads to the North East of the main building and provides access to a courtyard parking area and side access to the property. LOCATION
Dalton Piercy is a small village with an interesting mix of properties, popular not only because of its layout but its proximity to the A19 for fast commuting to Teesside, Sunderland and Newcastle. Hartlepool and its Marina amenities are within a few minutes drive. Secondary Schooling is available both in Hartlepool and by private transport to schools on Teesside. Durham Tees Valley and Newcastle International Airports are within comfortable driving distance. SERVICES
Mains electricity and water are connected. Drainage via a Bio Disc system. Gas fired central heating to radiators also supplying the domestic hot water. CHARGES
Hartlepool Borough Council tax band G. VIEWINGS
Viewing is strictly by appointment. Arrangements can be made by contacting YoungsRPS, Sedgefield on 01740 617377. FREE MARKET APPRAISAL
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