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£575,000 Guide Price

South Street, Durham

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    Situated on South Street what has to be the most prestigious street in Durham and extremely rare to the market this superb 4/5 bedroom town house with outstanding Cathedral and Castle views. Gated access to garage with extra parking, private rear court yard... Early viewing essential.

    Quick Summary

    • Ref: 10367
    • Type: Town House
    • Availability: Sold
    • Bedrooms: 5
    • Bathrooms: 3
    • Reception Rooms: 3
    • Tenure: Freehold
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    Situated on South Street what has to be the most prestigious street in Durham and extremely rare to the market this superb 4/5 bedroom town house with outstanding Cathedral and Castle views. Gated access to garage with extra parking, private rear court yard... Early viewing essential.

    Property Features

    • Stunning City Centre location
    • Sought after South Street
    • Good specification throughout
    • 4 BEDS - 3 BATHS
    • Beautiful kitchen/dining room
    • Bespoke built in furniture
    • Amtico flooring

    Full Details

    INTRODUCTION One may describe this property as quirky given the extremely versatile layout with character beyond imagination. A magnificent home deceptively deceiving from the outside with many surprises on the inside...Exceptionally spacious and with different levels offers something for everyone whether a professional couple or growing family. The current owners fell in love with the property, not difficult to see why over thirty years ago and have loved life in Durham City enjoying captivating Cathedral and Castle views every single day. The property benefits from a garage along with extra parking which is an added bonus to the City centre home

    South Street is an affluent residential street in Durham, England, on the banks of the River Wear. It overlooks the Durham Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and Durham Castle. It is best known for its terraced houses, many of which are Grade II listed buildings built in Tudor Revival style and architecture of the modern era.

    The street is situated in a conservation area and runs 0.5 km from Pimlico near Durham School to the Church of St Margaret of Antioch and Framwellgate Bridge. It is in easy walking distance of Durham city centre.

    Dunelm Court was built in 1979 on the site of former Durham County Council buildings that had been Durham Johnston School.

    RECEPTION HALL Extremely spacious, welcoming and full of character with two floor to ceiling windows peering out onto the pretty cobbles of South Street. There is a superb built in stylish Georgian style glass paneled coats cupboard complimented by a matching console table. Anthracite wall mounted radiator spot lights to ceiling and double glass paneled doors lead to:

    INNER HALL Leading to:

    FORMAL LOUNGE 19' 4" x 16' 8" (5.901m x 5.099m) Designed to capture the magnificent views of Durham Cathedral and Castle. There is a bay window and a second window allowing an abundance of natural light. Central lights and wall lights and coving.

    DINING ROOM 13' 5" x 10' 3" (4.102m x 3.142m) A superb sized formal dining room currently accommodating a table and eight seats, central light and window overlooking South Street, perfect form formal socialising and entertaining. Stairs leading down to:

    KITCHEN/DINER 19' 2" x 16' 8" (5.867m x 5.094m) Beautifully crafted maple kitchen with a range of wall and base units complimented with white Granite Transformation work surfaces. There is a black FRANKE one and a half bowl kitchen sink with mono-bloc chrome tap with water filter. Stainless steel oven with eye level microwave above with second oven, semi-integrated dishwasher. The beautiful bay is strategically positioned to allow one to benefit from the stunning views of the Cathedral and Castle once again. AMTICO flooring, 2 ceiling lights, spotlights, coving and radiator.

    MASTER BEDROOM 14' 5" x 12' 3" (4.418m x 3.759m) Enjoying views over South Street, a superb sized bay window, plus second window, beautifully crafted built in wardrobes, two ceiling lights, radiator and coving. A delightful extremely spacious Master bedroom.

    BEDROOM TWO 12' 0" x 10' 4" (3.669m x 3.161m) Situated on the top floor, bedroom two is a superb large double complete with built in wardrobes, a bay window overlooking South Street, central light, coving and radiator. As this bedroom is situated next to another bedroom which the current owners are using as a second study, as well as being next to one of the shower rooms...we think this would make an ideal haven for a growing teenager.

    BEDROOM THREE 16' 8" (max) x 13' 0" (5.088m x 3.966m) Currently the main home office with superb bespoke built in furniture and fabulous storage. Two large Velux windows with views of the Cathedral and Castle. Spot lights to ceiling and T-Fall roof adding extra character to this wonderful room.

    BEDROOM FOUR/FAMILY ROOM 11' 5" x 5' 10" (3.499m x 1.790m) Located on the bottom floor this versatile room currently used as TV/family room with a bay window complete with door leading out on to the private rear court yard. Beautiful imposing floor to ceiling inset hand made book case, central light, coving and two radiators.

    BEDROOM FIVE/STUDY 11' 5" x 5' 10" (3.499m x 1.790m) A single room on the top floor currently utilised as a second study with views over South Street.

    MASTER BATHROOM 10' 2" x 7' 4" (3.103m x 2.249m) An impressive and generous in size Master bathroom complete with over sized sunken Jacuzzi bath, alcove with spot lights inset within, full height tiling, bespoke built in furniture housing a floating WC and shelving/storage vanity unit with counter top his and her sink. Vanity mirror with light, glass shelf, spot lights to ceiling, heated chrome towel rail and stunning AMTICO flooring.

    SHOWER ROOM ONE Double shower with glass doors, white and grey marble effect cladding to shower walls with ceramic tiling to remainder of walls. White vanity unit/storage with white hand basin with grey counter top shelving and chrome tap. Grey AMTICO flooring, chrome heated towel rail and spot lights to ceiling.

    SHOWER ROOM TWO Situated on a lower floor complete with corner shower cubicle, chrome shower, bespoke built in vanity unit/storage with white hand basin and chrome tap, stunning black Everest granite counter top with black Everest granite flooring, tiles to walls, spot lights to ceiling and chrome heated towel rail.

    LAUNDRY ROOM Situated on the lower ground floor, plumbing for appliances, traditional old Vintage Victorian Clothes ceiling dryer, stainless steel sink, radiator and external door leading to private courtyard.

    EXTERNAL Front elevation directly on to South Street whilst to the rear a superb private court yard perfect for relaxing and alfresco dining. Gated entry to garage and extra parking.


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