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Merrybent, Darlington, County Durham DL2 £799,959

  • Denham Properties - Darlington

    69 Duke Street, Darlington

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Bedrooms: 6

A rare opportunity has arisen to acquire a highly individual, luxurious and unique residence situated in Merrybent on the outskirts of Darlington. Sunnyside which was built in 2008 is set in an enviable position. This charming residence offers outstanding, generous and flexible accommodation which is beautifully presented and retains an informal homely ambience throughout. With accommodation over three floors including six bedrooms, five bathrooms, five reception rooms and a separate studio providing additional accommodation. The property has high-quality fixtures and fittings throughout including sash windows with granite window sills, solid oak doors, architraves and skirting boards together with a Nuvo sound system, under floor heating throughout the ground floor, indoor and outdoor lighting system and Swarovski crystal fittings. Externally the gardens have been beautifully landscaped. To the front of the property the garden is mainly laid to lawn, with maturing borders. To the rear there is a paved terrace area adjacent to the house, an enclosed, walled lawned garden with well-stocked border planting and paths leading to a stone summerhouse with hot tub. Providing a lifestyle to be envied we would welcome viewings at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment.

General RemarksA fabulous luxurious detached house

High-Quality Fixtures & Fittings

Private Landscaped Gardens

Outbuildings

Oil central heating

Wood double glazed windows

Council Tax band H

LocationMerrybent is a small, highly desirable linear village situated a short drive away from the Market town of Darlington close to the Pennines, Yorkshire Dales, Cleveland Hills and the North York Moors. Darlington offers comprehensive shopping, recreational facilities and amenities. The property is within the catchment area for first class Schools including High Coniscliffe Primary and Junior School, Hummersknott Academy and Carmel Catholic School. The prestigious Barnard Castle School is close by providing private education. For the commuter the property is ideally situated for the A1 which provides excellent links to major commercial centres in the region. Darlington main line railway station offers regular services to Newcastle, Edinburgh, York and London. Durham Tees Valley, Newcastle and Leeds Bradford airports are all easily accessible.

Entrance HallwaySunnyside offers a most welcoming and grand entrance hallway offering an abundance of charm and character which will not fail to impress the discerning buyer. The stunning hallway benefits from a solid oak floor, oak panelling and a bespoke oak carved staircase leading to the first floor.

Drawing Room (5.59m x 5.38m (18'4" x 17'8"))The immaculately presented drawing room offers an abundance of natural light courtesy of the wood double glazed bay window overlooking the front garden. Beautifully decorated and benefiting from two oak display cabinets on either side of the feature fire place with a granite hearth.

Sitting Room (3.38m x 4.48m (11'1" x 14'8"))On the other side of the hall there is a less formal everyday sitting room which could also be used as a dining room if required.

Kitchen / Breakfast Room (8.57m max x 6.58m max (28'1" max x 21'7" max))The simply stunning kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with a comprehensive range of bespoke fitted units, including a substantial L shaped island with breakfast bar and preparatory sink, all with granite work surfaces together with an attractive ceramic tiled floor. The kitchen has a 1½ bowl sink and double drainer, electric range-style cooker, integrated Norcool corner fridge, microwave/oven, warming drawer, coffee machine and two wine coolers. French doors lead out onto the paved terrace which provides patio area ideal for outdoor entertaining.

Utility RoomA utility room with units housing the boiler, hot water tank and cupboard space for a washing machine a door way leads to a shower room.

Shower RoomA shower room fitted with a modern contemporary suite comprising of a shower cubicle with shower, a wash handbasin and low level WC.

Games Room (6.58m x 4.49m (21'7" x 14'9"))A large games room which has a range of bespoke fitted oak cabinets and solid oak flooring; further double doors lead into the conservatory.

Conservatory (5.03m x 4.55m (16'6" x 14'11"))The stunning conservatory offers fine panoramic views overlooking the rear garden and benefits from a limestone floor. French doors lead out to the terrace.

First Floor LandingA bespoke oak carved staircase lead up to the galleried landing on the first floor.

Master Bedroom (3.61m x 4.49m (11'10" x 14'9"))The master bedroom offers fine views overlooking the front garden. Beautifully decorated and benefiting from high quality fitted wardrobes and drawers and an adjoining en suite shower room.

En Suite Shower RoomThe en suite shower room is fitted with a modern and most contemporary suite comprising of a shower cubicle with shower, a wash hand basin and low level WC.

Bedroom Two (3.59m x 4.49m (11'9" x 14'9"))Overlooking the front garden a double bedroom beautifully decorated and benefiting from high quality fitted wardrobes and drawers and an adjoining en suite shower room.

En Suite Shower RoomThe en suite shower room is fitted with a modern and most contemporary suite comprising of a shower cubicle with shower, a wash hand basin and low level WC.

Bedroom Three (3.55m x 4.55m (11'8" x 14'11"))With fine views overlooking the rear garden and open countryside beyond a double bedroom which is beautifully presented and benefits from fitted wardrobes providing useful storage.

Bedroom Four (3.55m x 4.55m (11'8" x 14'11"))A further double bedroom which is impeccably presented and benefits from fitted wardrobes providing useful storage. This bedroom offers stunning views overlooking the rear garden.

BathroomThe luxurious bathroom is fitted with a modern suite comprising of a Jacuzzi bath, a shower cubicle with steam shower, a wash hand basin and WC.

Second FloorA bespoke oak carved staircase leads to the second floor and spacious landing which could be used as a reading room or study.

Bedroom Five (5.46m x 4.73m (17'11" x 15'6"))A double bedroom beautifully decorated benefiting from fitted wardrobes providing useful storage.

Bedroom Six (5.46m x 4.54m (17'11" x 14'11"))A further double bedroom which is impeccably presented.

Shower RoomA shower room fitted with a modern contemporary suite comprising of a shower cubicle with shower, a wash handbasin and low level WC.

Studio (5.46m x 6.04m (17'11" x 19'10"))The original double garage has been converted into a studio which is fitted with a range of kitchen units, single sink and drainer, ceramic hob and oven, space for a fridge freezer, plumbing for a washing machine and an aga wood-burning stove. A window offers fine views of the rear garden.

ExternallySunnyside is approached through electric double gates to a block paved driveway which curves through the front garden to a parking area at the front of the house. The drive continues to the side of the house to a further parking area beside the garage and through another set of electric gates to a substantial enclosed paved area offering additional parking and a detached storage building (approx 60' x 30') which has light and power.

The gardens have been beautifully landscaped to create various 'rooms'. To the front the garden is mainly laid to lawn, with maturing borders, Yorkshire stone boundary walls and reclaimed lamp posts from York City Centre. To the rear there is a paved terrace area adjacent to the house, an enclosed, walled lawned garden with well-stocked border planting and paths leading to a stone summerhouse with hot tub and beyond to an enclosed play area and orchard. Beside the drive there is also a pond with stone boundary wall and pond house. Nearby there is beautiful open parkland and river walks along the River Tees.

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Neighbourhood average sold house prices

Terraced
£241,000
Semi-detached
£230,500
Detached
£324,857

Based on 30 transactions covering the past 5 years. Prices are not adjusted for inflation. Data is supplied by the Land Registry.

  • Denham Properties - Darlington

    69 Duke Street, Darlington

    • Request details

      I would like to:
    • 01325 789808