Ropery Lane, Chester Le Street, Co Durham, DH3

£574,950

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A very rare chance to acquire a substantial and spacious traditional style double fronted detached house situated within generous and attractive grounds including large mature gardens and double garage. This attractive and imposing residence is believed to have been constructed in the 1930's for one of Chester le Street's notable businessmen and enjoys far reaching views towards Lumley Castle. The spacious accommodation is ideal for family buyers and briefly includes entrance porch and impressive oak panelled entrance hall. To either side of the entrance hall there are two spacious reception rooms with bay windows. There is also a large double glazed conservatory, a fitted kitchen/breakfast room with oak effect units and a large utility room. From the kitchen there is a large rear lobby and refitted cloakroom/wc. To the first floor there are three spacious double bedrooms together with a family bathroom and wc. The main bedroom includes a12ft refitted en-suite Shower room/wc. From the large landing, a staircase leads to the extensive 25ft attic bedroom which in turn leads to a further attic storage room, which could be adapted to create additional bedroom space and create a second en suite bathroom. This second floor attic conversion therefore offers excellent scope for further development if required. Externally there is a large mature garden to front and an inner courtyard to rear with remote controlled double gates leading to the double garage which has a remote control up and over door. The property includes gas fired central heating via radiators and replacement uPVC double glazing with reproduction feature stained glass.

Scarboro House occupies a large mature plot and being situated just off Ropery Lane it lies within walking distance of the towns many shops, schools and amenities. Chester-le-Street is an excellent commuter base with good road links to Durham City, Gateshead, Newcastle upon Tyne and Sunderland. The town's railway station, also within walking distance is situated on the main east coast line linking London and Edinburgh.

Ground Floor

Entrance Porch uPVC double glazed front door.

Entrance Hall12'5" x 10'5" (3.78m x 3.18m). At front. Oak panelling to walls, telephone point, wall light, cupboard under stairs, radiator.

Lounge17'1" x 12'11" (5.2m x 3.94m). At front. Bay window, open fire in marble fireplace with part polished cast iron inset, wall lights, coving, ceiling rose, tv point, two double radiators.

Conservatory17'8" x 13'1" (5.38m x 3.99m). Front to rear. Spacious Victorian style Amdega Conservatory including wall lights, tiled floor, tv point, ceiling fan, two radiators, double glazed french doors to front gardens and rear courtyard.

Dining Room19'10" x 12'11" (6.05m x 3.94m). At front. Bay window, open fire in mahogany fireplace with cast iron grate and tiled insets, coving, two radiators.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room12'5" x 11'4" (3.78m x 3.45m). At rear. Oak fronted base and wall units, granite worktops, illuminated display cabinets, cooking range with five ring gas hob and extractor hood in canopy, white ceramic sink unit and drainer with mixer tap, stone floor, recessed downlighters, double radiator.

Utility Room13'9" x 8'7" (4.2m x 2.62m). At rear. Stone flooring, walk in pantry, radiator.

Rear Lobby Door to Garage

Rear Hall9'7" x 7'11" (2.92m x 2.41m). Stone flooring, radiator.

Cloakroom/wc7'11" x 2'11" (2.41m x 0.9m). Refitted with white suite comprising wash basin in vanity unit, low level wc, tiled floor.

First Floor

Landing12'5" x 10'5" (3.78m x 3.18m). Staircase to Second Floor, radiator.

Bedroom 120'7" x 13' (6.27m x 3.96m). At front. Bay window, fitted wardrobes, double radiator.

En Suite12'3" x 4'4" (3.73m x 1.32m). Refitted with large walk in shower enclosure including mains overhead shower, jets and hand held shower attachment, white suite comprising low level wc with concealed cistern, wash basin in vanity unit, tiled walls, extractor fan, mirror with light and shaver point, pvc cladding to ceiling, recessed downlighters, vertical designer radiator.

Bedroom 214'4" x 12'11" (4.37m x 3.94m). At front. Bay window, radiator.

Bedroom 312'11" x 11'1" (3.94m x 3.38m). At rear. Fitted bedroom furniture, radiator.

Bathroom8'11" x 8'9" (2.72m x 2.67m). At rear. White suite comprising oval bath, wash basin in vanity unit, shower cubicle with mains shower, built in cupboard, double radiator.

Separate WC Low level wc, part tiled walls.

Second Floor

Bedroom 425'9" x 22'4" (7.85m x 6.8m). Front to rear. Four large double glazed velux windows to front, dormer and skylights to rear, fitted storage units, hatch to loft.

Attic Room16'11" x 12'11" (5.16m x 3.94m). Hatch to loft, eaves storage with light. This additional space extractor hood in canopy, be adapted to provide additional bedroom or bathroom space.

Double Garage19'2" x 15'10" (5.84m x 4.83m). Remote controlled up and over door, power and light, Hatch to loft with storage in roof space, stainless steel sink unit and drainer with mixer tap, plumbing for washing machine, free standing gas boiler.

Courtyard This enclosed courtyard to rear has remote controlled gates and provides access to the Double Garage and additional parking.

Gardens There are extensive formal gardens including large lawns with garden pond and fountain, mature surrounding trees, raised paved patios with steps down to the lawn.

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