A handsome stone built period property with home office, workshop, land and stables. Planning permission for a single dwelling (Durham County Council Application Number DM/15/00181/FPA).
The Poplars dates back to late 1700's. The house is both well designed and proportioned.
The accommodation is approached through a spacious reception hall with shaped cornicing to the ceiling and dado rail, an open spindle and baluster staircase gives access to the first floor accommodation.
The drawing room has an attractive fireplace with granite inset and hearth and open fire, part panelled walls, and sash windows to the front and side of the house enjoying views across the gardens.
The sitting room has fitted storage and shelving into the alcoves, a pine fireplace with granite hearth and wood burning stove. A large formal dining room has an impressive fireplace with marble inset and hearth, double doors give access into the Amdega Conservatory, enjoying views across the enclosed gardens and also connecting the breakfast room.
The kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with an excellent range of oak wall and floor units with ample granite work surfaces and Fired earth tiled surrounds, four oven gas fired AGA , slate tiled floor and a pleasant breakfast area. Leading off from the kitchen is a pantry/cellar storage area. A utility/kitchen prep room has a cloaks leading off and then gives access to a well-appointed office with access into the an adjoining boot room beyond.
To the first floor a half landing has a feature arched window which enjoys views across the rear gardens. The master bedroom is at the front of the house and enjoys views to the front and side of the house there is an excellent range of fitted wardrobes, a large en suite bathroom has a walk in shower, inset vanity wash hand basin and low level wc. There are three further well-proportioned bedrooms one of which has a range of fitted wardrobes. The main house bathroom is fitted with a white suite comprising free standing bath with chrome shower mixer attachment, separate walk in shower enclosure with mains fed shower, pedestal; wash hand basin and low level wc.
The property sits back from the road with a walled lawned garden and a side gate gives access into the rear garden. To the rear is a beautifully landscaped private rear garden which is enclosed by high stone walling. There is a stone flagged patio which is ideal for entertaining. A pond, and a private drive which leads from the front of the house gives access via electrically operated timber gates to a gravelled hardstanding parking area.
The large garage has ample parking for several vehicles and has an adjoining workshop. A separate stone built stable block with hay loft which could also be used as storage facilities.
Beyond the stable block there is a paddock about 3.98 acres which has two separate vehicular access points. A detached stone field barn has planning permission to convert and extend to a separate residential dwelling via a separate access from the paddock.
Partial double glazing and Everest secondary glazing, gas fired central heating, mains water and electricity, drainage.
Planning Permission for a single dwelling Further information on request or the Durham County Council website. Planning Application Number (DM/15/00181/FPA)
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A house that really has it all, home office, land, stables and a development opportunity!.Melissa Lines