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Lanchester, Durham

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    A charming character property with ***EQUESTRIAN FACILITIES*** three double bedrooms, period features throughout, Grade II Listed, includes STABLE BOCK, MENAGE & GRAZING LAND extending to 0.78Ha (just under 2 Acres), rural yet accessible location, ideal commuter position, BEAUTIFULLY REFURBISHED.

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    • Ref: 10649
    • Type: Mews
    • Availability: For Sale
    • Bedrooms: 3
    • Bathrooms: 2
    • Reception Rooms: 1
    • Tenure: Freehold
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    A charming character property with ***EQUESTRIAN FACILITIES*** three double bedrooms, period features throughout, Grade II Listed, includes STABLE BOCK, MENAGE & GRAZING LAND extending to 0.78Ha (just under 2 Acres), rural yet accessible location, ideal commuter position, BEAUTIFULLY REFURBISHED.

    Property Features

    • Grade II Listed
    • Stable block and menage
    • Double garage
    • Workshop
    • Three double bedrooms
    • Two bathrooms

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    INTRODUCTION One cannot fail to be impressed by this this stunning EQUESTRIAN PROPERTY, BEAUTIFULLY REFURBISHED by the current owner to create an exquisite and elegant home throughout. The attention to detail simply second to none must be viewed to be truly appreciated and this stunning home is located in the most perfect idyllic and tranquil spot. From the moment you approach Sheraton House it feels as if you really are leaving the rest of the World behind

    FROM EACH WINDOW A SUPERB VIEW OF THE ARENA AND STABLE BLOCK JUST METERS AWAY FROM SHERATON HOUSE ITSELF, JUST IMAGINE...and abundance of natural wildlife such as deer being frequent visitors to this idyllic setting.

    Sheraton House occupies a rural setting within walking distance of Lanchester village with a range of shops, restaurants and many more local amenities. Neighbourhood amenities can be found within Lanchester, Durham and Consett with a broader range of facilities located in the regional centres of the North East. For the commuter for the A68 and A1 (M) provide links throughout the region and the east coast mainline railway station and Newcastle international airport offer further communications with the rest of the country. Many of the region's attractions are within a short drive beyond which can be found the delights of North Yorkshire, The Lake District, Northumberland, Scottish Borders and the East Coast.

    Sheraton House is situated within the grounds of Newfield Hall, formerly Greenwell Ford, and was once home to William Greenwell, an influential archaeologist, and his sister Dora Greenwell, a recognised poet. The property was originally built in 1780, and provided a quintessential family residence which was later developed in the 1970s to provide four unique, character properties.

    The property is approached via a private, attractive tree-lined driveway, and is located at the heart of the former Hall being the central component. The extensive, well maintained gardens for the property are situated to the front of the property, which also incorporates private parking for numerous vehicles.

    The main entrance leads into the foyer, which provides space for the removal and storage of coats and boots. The foyer in turn leads into the stunning dining kitchen, with a range of brand new shaker style wall and base cabinets with contrasting butcher block work surfaces, stainless steel sink and drainer, eye level double oven, induction hob, stylish extractor fan, American style fridge-freezer, integrated dishwasher, LED spot lights to ceiling as well as a contemporary style central light. The kitchen is also complete with a multi-fuel stove housed within an impressive brick inglenook fireplace with log store to complement this beautifully designed room There is ceramic floor tiling and a sophisticated window seat beneath the stunning sash window overlooking the breathtaking views over the front garden, stables and arena. From the kitchen accessing the main reception which also leads to a functional laundry room and storage with plumbing for appliances and access to the rear of the property. The formal lounge is situated to the front elevation, boasting two superb sash windows once again overlooking the garden and stables and arena. A stunning inglenook houses a second multi-fuel burner with slate inset and hearth, fabulous high ceilings giving a feeling of tremendous space in this elegant and stylish lounge.

    There is a downstairs WC, newly fitted with a low level WC and wash hand basin mounted to the wall, with tiled flooring.

    A rather grand staircase which measures an astonishing 4'8" in width leads to the first floor landing. The master bedroom is situated to the front of the property overlooking the equestrian facilities and gardens with stunning sash windows and restored shutters.The second bedroom also being a spacious double benefits from ensuite shower room comprising of shower and hand basin housed within a storage/vanity unit. Bedroom three is also a spacious double once again with restored shutters.

    The landing features two spacious storage cupboards, one being utilised as a wardrobe. There is also a further room once used as a study area too.

    The family bathroom has been beautifully refitted and comprises of a stylish bath with shower over, hand basin housed within a stylish storage/vanity unit, low level WC, chrome heated towel rail, made to measure wall to wall mirror, spot lights to ceiling, bespoke recessed shelving with lighting.

    External Grounds

    There is a long, spacious gravelled driveway with ample parking space for several vehicles to the front of the house, with well-stocked gardens and bordered by trees and with wooden gates to the entrance, log store.

    All-weather Menage / Arena approximately 1600sqm, with a French drainage system and floodlights.

    Adjoining the arena is a stable-block with a foaling stable and two smaller stables, with an outdoor tap and a gravelled area. There is also a tack room that has an inspection pit and has electric and water. There may be potential to convert the outbuildings into an annexe, subject to the necessary local authority planning and building consents.

    Garage There is a large wooden garage with double doors next to the tack room and stables, with a further small lawned area to the side

    To the opposite end a superb chilling/relaxing area with Summer house perfect for peaceful Summer evenings.

    Land / Paddock There is a gated field, which extends to over two acres, situated across the private lane from the stables and tack room (approximately 25 yards from the front gates to the driveway).



    LOUNGE 17' 2" x 16' 6" (5.247m x 5.035m)

    KITCHEN/DINER 17' 2" x 15' 11" (5.245m x 4.863m)

    WC 9' 1" x 3' 6" (2.782m x 1.073m)

    BEDROOM ONE 17' 2" x 14' 11" (5.253m x 4.547m)

    BEDROOM TWO 17' 3" x 10' 0" (5.272m x 3.056m)

    ENSUITE 6' 0" x 3' 0" (1.854m x 0.925m)

    BEDROOM THREE 13' 5" x 8' 7" (4.111m x 2.617m)

    BATHROOM 9' 5" x 4' 9" (2.890m x 1.449m)

    MAIN RECEPTION HALL 22' 3" x 8' 11" (6.795m x 2.734m max)


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