County Durham boasts a plethora of stunning properties, as affirmed by any prospective homeowner familiar with the area's allure.

Steeped in rich history, stunning landscapes, and vibrant communities. Spanning from the rugged coastline of the North Sea to the picturesque Pennines, this county offers a diverse range of attractions and amenities. According to data from Zoopla, the average house price in this region stands at £144,915, reflecting the desirability of its real estate market.

The Northern Echo meticulously combed through Land Registry records to unveil the most expensive property sold in the area over the past three years. Topping the list is Augusta, an exquisite modern mansion nestled in Durham, which exchanged hands for a substantial £2,100,000 on October 8, 2021.

Nestled within Ramside Park, Augusta occupies a privileged position at the corner of the estate, encompassing approximately half an acre of land. Accessible via remote-controlled gates, a lengthy driveway meanders through the property, culminating in a spacious block-paved area capable of accommodating eight to ten vehicles, alongside the garage facilities.

Get the latest news, sports, and entertainment delivered straight to your device, click here

Most read

Pictures of the house:

The Northern Echo: Augusta - Bradley hallThe Northern Echo: Augusta - Bradley hallThe Northern Echo: Augusta - Bradley hall

The ground floor of Augusta boasts an array of inviting spaces, including a formal lounge, a dedicated children's playroom, a well-appointed kitchen, an expansive dining area, a convenient walk-in larder, and a utility room, catering to both practical needs and leisurely pursuits.

With five generously sized bedrooms, Augusta offers ample accommodation, complemented by a stunning sunken terrace adorned with a seating area and encircled by sleek glazed bannister rails, providing a breathtaking spot for relaxation and entertainment.

Situated within walking distance of prestigious golf courses and in close proximity to the amenities of the Ramside complex, Augusta presents an idyllic blend of tranquillity and convenience. Moreover, its strategic location just two miles east of Durham affords residents a countryside ambience without sacrificing access to the vibrant offerings of city life.