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Property for sale

Queens Road, Shotley Bridge, County Durham £795,000

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Bedrooms: 5

A rare opportunity to purchase an outstanding five bedroom luxury country style home, imposingly set on a landscaped garden plot extending to approximately one acre.

Ground Floor

Entrance hall:

2.37m x 5.72m Spacious galleried reception area with sandstone tiled floor. Understairs cupboard, further storage cupboard with cloak hanging. Stairs to first floor. Doors to;-

Sitting room:

6.91m x 4.39m A bright cosy reception room with windows to three elevations, the main feature of this room is the large inglenook fireplace with multi-fuel stove inset onto a tiled hearth. A French door allows access onto the decked area at the side of the house. A short passage leads into:-

Dining room:

5.84m x 4.73m + (1.04m x 2.24m) Further double set of French doors, windows to three elevations. A feature fireplace with 2001 dated brick, open grate. Door back to the entrance hall and on into:-


4.4m x 3.0m (2.38m x 2.38m) (2.53m x 3.01m) This centrally positioned kitchen breakfast room is the heart of the ground floor of the house, generously fitted with a range of floor and wall mounted solid oak kitchen cabinets, extensive coordinating work surfaces inset with one and a half bowl sink unit. Tiled floor, oak housing for an American style fridge/freezer. Range style gas cooker with four rings, griddle plate and halogen hob area, two ovens and grill. Breakfast bar opening into a breakfasting area with further set of windows overlooking the rear garden. The kitchen has three sets of double leaded windows. Door through to:-

Laundry room:

2.59m x 3.01m High gloss green and wood fitments with one and a half bowl sink, plumbing for a washing machine, vented for a tumble dryer, space for a further fridge/freezer. Cloak hanging and stable style half glazed door to rear garden.

Large shower room:

Wash-hand basin, low level wc with hidden cistern and raised spacious curved corner shower cubicle.

Boiler room:

Housing high pressure system boiler which supplies central heating (underfloor downstairs and to radiators on the first floor).

Living room:

4.92m x 4.87m (2.36m x 3.11m) (L-shaped) with a study end, double aspect windows, brick built fireplace with gas fired real-flame stove on tiled hearth. Double French doors opening into:-

Garden room:

3.75m x 4.62m A comfortable sunroom with a tiled roof for year round use. Four sets of windows provide lovely views across the gardens. A set of double French doors opening onto the rear patio area. Tiled floor.

First Floor

Galleried landing:

Very deep store cupboard with double hanging space and shelving over. The landing has a pleasant sitting area beside the gallery open down to the entrance hall.

Master bedroom:

5.81m x 4.75m The impressive vaulted ceiling with king post truss provides great character to this fabulous master suite. With windows to the front. Spacious en-suite facilities:-

En-suite bathroom:

2.52m x 3.49m Luxuriously appointed with two twin wash-hand basins set into a granite top with vanity unit under, low level wc, roll top bath (white on chrome clawed feet) and spacious shower cubicle. Tiled floor and fully tiled walls.

Bedroom 2:

4.74m x 3.49m With windows to two sides. Reproduction radiator, under eave storage.

Bedroom 3:

3.29m x 3.48m Another double room with windows overlooking the rear garden. Door to a deep storage cupboard and further cupboard under the eaves. Exposed beams.

Bedroom 4:

3.3m x 3.48m Another double room, again with a good store cupboard and window to the rear garden. Exposed beam.

Bedroom 5:

4.33m x 3.47m A double room with window to the rear. Exposed beams.

Family bathroom:

4.32m x 2.16m A spacious room with corner bath panelled with tiling, built-in shelving unit, attractive tiled walls, window to the front. Raised area with wash-hand basin set into vanity unit with drawers and cupboards. Cupboard over, lighting and large mirror. Low level wc and 'Showerlux' shower cubicle.



The site extends to approximately 1 acre. A wide drive sweeps via the imposing entrance gates hung from the high brick wall bordering the front of the plot, up to a generous parking area paved with hand made bricks with decorative mosaic insert. There a very spacious area of level lawn, and a further lawn to the other side of the drive. A rockery style deep herbaceous border planted with shrubs borders the gentle wide steps rising to the main entrance door and a wide patio area. To the rear of the house is a further lawn and a small area of woodland with Birch trees. The extensive raised decking primarily outside the dining room wrapping around the side of the house provides a further relaxing area to enjoy the garden from.

Heritage Garage Block:

With cedar tiled roof, comprising one double and one single garage, a log store and workshop.

Neighbourhood average sold house prices


Based on 19 transactions covering the past 5 years. Prices are not adjusted for inflation. Data is supplied by the Land Registry.

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