Shincliffe Lane, Durham

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  • Ref: 10358
  • Type: Detached House
  • Availability: Sold
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Reception Rooms: 3
  • Tenure: Freehold

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A rather remarkable rendered brick property incorporating an abundance of heritage and charm located close to Shincliffe village on the outskirts of Durham city offering in excess of 2700 sq ft... Fabulous property, stunning original features...
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  • Ref: 10358
  • Type: Detached House
  • Availability: Sold
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Reception Rooms: 3
  • Tenure: Freehold

Property Summary

A rather remarkable rendered brick property incorporating an abundance of heritage and charm located close to Shincliffe village on the outskirts of Durham city offering in excess of 2700 sq ft... Fabulous property, stunning original features...

Property Features

  • Stunning private location
  • Extremely high specification throughout
  • Bespoke fitted kitchen with Aga
  • Upgraded and refurbished
  • Gated entrance
  • Close to Durham City
  • Many original period features
  • Brick Inglenook
  • Double garage
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Sherburn House Farm is a delightful rendered brick property incorporating an abundance of heritage and charm located on the outskirts of the magnificent city of Durham. A private road which is owned by the current vendors provides access to this small cluster of farm buildings which has been converted into private dwellings in keeping with the beautiful rural surroundings. This stunning country-style home enjoys an array of original features including traditional fireplaces, AGA oven, wood flooring, exposed timber beams and double glazed sash windows throughout which provides true style to the property.

Nearby Schools:
St Oswald's Church of England Aided Primary and Nursery School - Ofsted rated Outstanding
Shincliffe CofE (Controlled) Primary School Durham Sixth Form Centre- Ofsted rated Outstanding
Durham Sixth Form Centre - Ofsted rated Outstanding
St Leonard's Catholic School - Ofsted rated Good

The accommodation very briefly comprises to the ground floor of a reception hallway, drawing room, sitting room, rear reception hall/boot room, open plan breakfasting kitchen and dining room, cloaks WC. The first and second floor incorporates four bedrooms two with ensuite and a family bathroom. Externally, the grounds are mainly laid to the front elevation with an enclosed walled garden with mature shrubs and trees with a large lawned area. Sherburn House Farm is approximately two miles south-east of Durham City. The area is renowned for its country walks, one of the most popular being the Durham City and Houghall Discovery Trail which follows the route of the River Wear from Shincliffe through countryside to the city centre.Benefitting from good road links for commuting across the region, with the A181 linking the A1M north and south at Durham.


RECEPTION HALL Accessed via the grand solid wood painted black front door into the impressive reception hall with wonderful high ceilings and a beautiful solid oak staircase leading to the first floor, Stylish Mississippi striped wool carpet covering both reception floor and stairs, panelling with storage to side of staircase. There is a coats/ superb sized storage cupboard housing the boiler. Central light, spot lights, double radiator and a door off to the right into the drawing room whilst off to the left a door leading into the sitting room.

DRAWING ROOM 15' 9" x 14' 6" (4.825m x 4.444m) A period finish which compliments this fine peaceful drawing room complete with a large beautiful sash window overlooking the front garden, stunning tailor made fine quality opulent velvet pelmet teamed with matching drapes. Beautiful feature white marble fire surround, cast iron open fire inset and slate hearth, central light and two radiators.

SITTING ROOM 15' 5" x 14' 3" (4.700m x 4.366m) A more informal cosy sitting room/snug with an imposing brick inglenook with oak mantle complete with cast iron log effect gas burner, stunning oak wide plank flooring. and a sash window enjoying views over the private garden. High ceilings with central light, two radiators and a door leading to the:

STORAGE ROOM Excellent in size for coats and storage, the boiler is also housed in the storage room

REAR RECEPTION HALL & SEPARATE BOOT ROOM Once the original entrance to this magnificent dwelling dating back three hundred years. The current owner maintaining many original features whilst sympathetically restoring this beautiful home. An external solid wood door leads in from outside into the boot room complete with coir matting and a two superb feature windows to each side. Stunning LIMESTONE floor tiles continuing along the spacious rear reception hall with spotlights to ceiling.

KITCHEN/DINER 28' 6" x 13' 7" (8.698m x 4.162m) A magnificent bespoke design kitchen/dining room. The dining room currently accommodates a large table and six seats but could easily accommodate more, fireplace. The stunning over sized wine cooler with glass display cabinets to store bottles and glasses gives a certain statement to this beautiful room perfect for entertaining whilst the kitchen positioned perfectly to the rear allows interacting and socialising with guests. No expense has been spared when designing and installing this in keeping farmhouse style solid kitchen complete with cream wall and base units with pewter handles complemented with Black Storm GRANITE counter tops, an inglenook surround with oak mantle and spice cupboards housing the black AGA OVEN with granite splash back and complemented by a black American double sized fridge with drinks dispenser and pull out drawers to freezer with housed within superb stylish cabinet. There is a Belfast Sink and under unit lighting and LIMESTONE floor tiling and a superb pantry adding a perfect finish to this elegant and stylish kitchen.

LAUNDRY ROOM A feeling of nostalgia in this superb laundry room complete with original tiled floor.

WC White low level WC with textured wall covering and LIMESTONE tiles to floor, whilst externally to the WC there is a characterful refreshment area with oak counter and a beautiful round stone counter top sink with freestanding chrome waterfall tap and recessed spot lights.


LANDING Window with plush green pelmet and drapes and doors leading to Master suite and bedroom two and oak staircase to second floor.

MASTER SUITE 16' 4" x 14' 9" (4.983m x 4.506m) Simply breathtaking...the current owner has combined what was a fifth bedroom to create this magnificent Master suite complete with an unexpected walk-in dressing room and stunning bathroom. Positioned to the front of the property the bedroom enjoys garden views from the sash window. Stunning silver soft velvet pelmet complimented with matching fine quality drapes, walnut effect built-in wardrobes, High ceilings with nickel chandelier and an arch way to stairs with recessed guide lights leading to the:

DRESSING ROOM 11' 4" x 8' 6" (3.466m x 2.611m) Combining an unexpected and fabulous contemporary twist to this 18th Century Farmhouse with floor to ceiling mirrored wardrobes and sliding doors, ceramic floor tiling and an alcove accommodating a dressing table and shelving for accessories with a fabulous Hollywood Mirror adding a touch of glamour this quirky but rather stunning dressing room.

MASTER SUITE BATHROOM 14' 5" x 11' 0" max (4.397m x 3.360m) Absolutely stunning, just off the dressing room this full sized bathroom complete with large double ended sunken Jacuzzi bath with central tap and shower head, wall mounted recessed TV, walnut effect vanity to include two superb his and hers sinks with chrome central tap to each, two wall mounted vanity mirror with touch light. A double sized enclosed walk-in wet room with tiled seat, chrome rainwater style shower head, recessed thermostatic shower controls, wall mounted floating WC with recessed flush. Beautiful fully tiled ceramic walls and floor, oozing character with T fall roof, sash window and shutters.

BEDROOM TWO 16' 2" x 15' 4" (4.950m x 4.685m) What was once the Master bedroom prior to the current owner designing a Master suite, now makes an extremely spacious and grand second bedroom and with an ensuite makes this the perfect guest bedroom. Boldly decorated with feature wall and a captivating navy coloured wool carpet along with floor to ceiling bespoke fitted wardrobes in a walnut effect finish, chandelier, stunning velvet pelmet to sash window complimented with velvet drapes. Door leads to:

ENSUITE An excellent sized ensuite complete with a superb Offset Quadrant Shower with effective frameless glass shower enclosure, over sized rainwater shower. A white high gloss vanity/storage unit housing the WC and hand basin with chrome central waterfall tap. Full tied high polished marble wall and floors tiles, spot lights to ceiling, sash window with beautiful window shutters. Wall mounted vanity mirror with touch button light.

SECOND FLOOR Reconfigured by the current owner to create two bedrooms and a bathroom.

BEDROOM THREE 13' 0" x 10' 1" (3.978m x 3.083m) A delightful double situated on the second floor compete with original beams, fireplace, window overlooking the garden with Roman blind and a Velux skylight allowing an abundance of natural light to flood in. Wood floors and Apex roof adding character to this already charming room.

BEDROOM FOUR 16' 1" x 10' 4" (4.915m x 3.150m) Another superb sized double room complete with window, fireplace, wood floor, Apex roof. Currently used as a home office.

BATHROOM A crisp white finish to this second floor bathroom compete with free standing roll top bath with claw feet, ceramic floor tiles, Victorian style WC and white hand basin. Velux window and original beams.


GARDEN A garden that would most definitely be best described as an English Country Garden with central water feature, with borders, plants and trees, private and not over looked. A wonderful stone patio feature borders the front of the property with ideal space for socialising and alfresco entertaining. External lights, external tap and external sockets.

GARAGE Electric gated entrance encloses this magnificent home, a detached garage with power and light with three long panelled windows to one elevation, staircase leads to:

MEZZANINE A super space above the garage which could make a fantastic conversion.

EPC Rating E - Council tax band F

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