A rare opportunity to purchase a detached residence set in an outstanding central village location. An exceptional property dating back to circa 1922 set within stunning, private, well planned & maintained gardens with a sweeping driveway to the front leading to 2 garages. There is also full planning permission for a two storey extension.
DESCRIPTION A rare opportunity to purchase a detached residence in Durham Road, Sedgefield. Set in an outstanding location yet within easy access of the village shops and amenities. Built circa 1922, predominantly a family home but in former years was a Roman Catholic Mass House and a Doctors Surgery. An exceptional residence set within lovely well planned & maintained gardens including a sweeping driveway to the front leading to 2 garages. There is also full planning permission to extend the property to add further reception rooms, bedrooms and bathrooms. Viewing is essential in order to fully appreciate this residence set on possibly one of the most sought after plots in Sedgefield.
The house is entered from the front into an entrance hall which has a feature tiled fire place and from which all ground floor rooms lead. All rooms have views overlooking the gardens. Situated to the front are the sitting room/playroom, study, cloakroom and storage room, to the side is the conservatory and to the rear the lounge, dining room, kitchen and utility room. The lounge has parquet flooring and a feature oak fireplace with tiled inset and hearth housing an open fire. Bi-fold doors lead through to the dining room which also has an oak fireplace with copper inset and an oak sprung floor (ideal for dancing!), and a serving hatch to the kitchen. The kitchen is fitted with wall and base units with tiled floor and splash backs. An Alpha/Aga provides for the central heating, hot water and cooking. From the kitchen there is access to the utility/laundry room which has plumbing for white goods, a single drainer sink unit and tiled floor. A door from here leads to a covered walkway giving access to brick storage sheds, WC (all with light and power) and to the front garden and garages.
To the first floor there are five extremely good sized double bedrooms, a study and a family bathroom. Bedrooms two and three both have fitted wash basins. The family bathroom is fitted with a three piece suite comprising bath, shower cubicle and wash basin and has built in storage cupboards, one with feature arched double doors. There is a separate WC. Once again all bedrooms have stunning views overlooking the gardens.
EXTERNAL The house is set within its own private grounds. To the front is a sweeping driveway between lawned gardens with mature shrubs and trees. The driveway gives access to two double garages one with double timber doors and one with an electric up and over door. To the rear is an extensive and lovely landscaped garden with lawn, rockery, ornamental pond, mature shrubs, trees and orchard plus flower beds & borders which provide wonderful colour throughout the year.
LOCATION The highly desirable village of Sedgefield lies approximately 12 miles south east of historical Durham City and is situated within close proximity to both the A1M and A19 both providing excellent transport links throughout the region. There are a vast range of local amenities within walking distance including 2 good primary schools and secondary school, local shops including supermarket , several excellent restaurants and public houses, library, doctors surgery, cricket, rugby and squash clubs.
SERVICES Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected. Oil fired central heating to radiators also supplying the domestic hot water.
CHARGES Durham County Council tax band F
VIEWINGS Viewing is strictly by appointment. Arrangements can be made by contacting YoungsRPS, Sedgefield on 01740 617377
FREE MARKET APPRAISAL We would be pleased to provide professional, unbiased advice on the current value and marketing of your existing home.
PLANNING PERMISSION There is currently planning permission to build a two storey extension to the side of the property to add an additional reception room and shower room to the ground floor and master bedroom with en suite to the first floor, a single story extension to the rear to extend the current lounge accommodation and to build two double garages with storage above.
Planning reference number DM/18/00407/FPA
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