Windlestone Park, Rushyford


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
Tanglewood is a superb and substantial single storey home set in a generous plot on an historic estate in the heart of County Durham.

The unique five-bedroom property extends to more than 2,800sq ft within grounds of of an acre, approached via a private road with gated entrance. It stands within a hamlet on Windlestone Park, part of the estate that was the birthplace and childhood home of former Prime Minister Sir Anthony Eden.

Immaculately and tastefully presented throughout, the house combines classic design features with contemporary elements within an extremely versatile layout and has rooms of excellent proportions to meet a variety of needs.

The living accommodation currently forms the central part of the modern property with bedrooms and bathrooms focused on two zones. A large sun lounge with solid limestone flooring sits at one end of the property with French doors and picture windows overlooking the garden.

There are two further reception rooms a 23ft lounge with living flame LPG fire and a smaller snug or study. The dining kitchen extends to the full width of the property and has direct access into the practical utility room.

The kitchen has an extensive range of painted timber units with solid marble worktops, a Belfast stove and inglenook for the stove cooker.

Beyond here are two double bedrooms sharing a bathroom, affording privacy for guests or older children. Alternatively, it could offer opportunities for a bed and breakfast or home-based business.

The other three bedrooms, including the master, lie off a central hallway with slate floor. Each one comes with built-in storage and cabinetry; the master has a large walk-in dressing room with the luxury of extensive shoe storage. They share a stunning half-tiled bathroom with a built-in vanity unit and free standing, claw foot bath.


The property has extensive external facilities including a large gravelled parking area, outbuildings with insulated cavity walls and a three bay car port. The private, walled gardens comprise extensive lawns, established shrubs and topiary, an orchard and a summerhouse.

Agents Notes:

- Council Tax Band: F

- EER: G

- Freehold

- UPVC Double Glazed Throughout

- Oil Fired Central Heating - LPG

- Septic Tank Sewerage System

- Underground LPG tank for cooking and additional heating

- Newly installed Waste Water Treatment Plant


Windlestone Park lies off the A689 between Bishop Auckland and Newton Aycliffe, with easy access to both towns amenities, as well as the A167 and A1(M) regional routes.


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