Durham Road, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL14


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
Ballaskyr, which shares its name with an area on the Isle of Mann's famous TT course, is an imposing and spacious family home, located a short distance from the market place in Bishop Auckland. Offering well laid out and generous room sizes, this truly impressive residence, enjoying a lovely outlook from an elevated position on one of Bishop Auckland's prime residential addresses, is a superb family home.

Originally constructed for the Ferens family, the property retains many Arts and Crafts features such as period fireplaces, stained glass windows, deep coving to ceilings, brass door knobs and finger plates, yet is beautifully appointed with the most modern high quality fitted kitchen and bathrooms.

Immaculately presented with superbly proportioned rooms boasting high ceilings and a tremendous feeling of space, the property has lots of space for entertaining and three of the five double bedrooms have en suite facilities of the highest quality.

Warmed by gas central heating and having partial double glazing, this superb family home is offered with no onward chain.

Rarely do residences of this calibre come to the market and a viewing appointment is unreservedly recommended to appreciate the secluded location, size and quality of accommodation afforded by this exemplary property.

Entrance Hall Mosaic ceramic tiled floor and coved ceiling

Cloak room To Side. Fitted with modern white suite comprising of wall mounted hand wash basin and low level wc. Window with leaded lights, tiled floor, uplighter and wall mounted radiator

Entrance Hall With feature turning staircase leading to the first floor and store beneath, mosiac tiled floor, deep coving to ceiling, picture rail and wall mounted radiator

Lounge23'1" x 17'1" (7.04m x 5.2m). To Front. Impressively sized and airy room with two bay windows, both with stained glass - one of which provides access to the sun room. Multi fuel stove in tiled fireplace, deep coving to ceiling, picture rail and wall mounted radiator, telephone connection socket, television aerial connection socket.

Sun Lounge16'9" x 8'1" (5.1m x 2.46m). Tiled floor, Feature floor to ceiling windows proving views over the town, wall mounted radiator

Breakfast room13'7" x 1'1" Max (4.14m x 0.33m Max). To side. under floor heating beneath solid wooden flooring, recessed ceiling lights

Dining Room15'7" into Bay x 13 (4.75m into Bay x 13). To Side. Wooden floors throughout, feature fireplace with tiled inset, wooden mantle. Feature bay window, wall mounted radiator, Telephone connection socket, picture rail

Reception Hallway Laminate floor, deep coving to ceiling and double doors leading to garden

Home office / study13'7" x 13' Max (4.14m x 3.96m Max). To Side. Wall mounted panel for servants bells, store cupboard under stairs, television aerial connection socket, mosiac tiled floor

Utility Room10'2" x7' (3.1m x2.13m). To Side. Tile floor throughout, fitted units, black laminate worktops with tiled splash backs, stainless steel sink with mixer tap and drainer, wall mounted boiler, plumbing for washing machine, wooden door to garden.

Kitchen19'6" Max x 12'7" (5.94m Max x 3.84m). To Side. High specification fitted kitchen comprising of a range of floor and wall mounted units with dark marble worktops, Integrated appliances including dishwasher, fridge, freezer, two ceramic sinks, range style cooker. The room is warmed by underfloor heating beneath the solid oak flooring and has recessed ceiling lighting. The room also has a useful, shelved pantry.

First floor landing Beautiful arched window with stained glass depicting a peacock, picture rails, deep coving to celing, carved corbels, two loft hatches, further window and airing cupboard

Master Bedroom17'2" x 12'6" Max (5.23m x 3.8m Max). to Front and side. Dual aspect bedroom, feature fireplace, wall mounted radiator, dressing area, spot lights.

En suite To Side. Tiled floor throughout, part tiled walls, wall mounted radiator, mains fed shower in curved double cubicle, low level wc and sink in vanity unit, wall mounted extractor.

Bedroom 214'5" (4.4m) plus bay x 12'11" (3.94m). To Side. Feature fireplace with tiled inset and hearth, wall mounted radiator, bay window with views over the town, access to balcony, Stained glass to window, coving and picture rail.

Ensuite Bathroom To Side. Tiled floor throughout, fitted bathroom suite comprising of bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, low level wc and pedestal wash basin, tiled walls, fitted shelving

Bedroom 315'5" x 12'4" Max (4.7m x 3.76m Max). To Side. Wall mounted radiator, recessed spot lights to ceiling,

En suite shower room To Rear. Tiled floor throuhgout and fitted suite comprising of shower cubicle with mains fed shower, low level wc and pedestal sink

Bedroom 413'5" x 10'2" (4.1m x 3.1m). To Side. Wall mounted radiator, coving

Family bathroom To Side. Laminate flooring, fitted suite comprising of bath, low level wc and pedestal sink, shower cubicle and wall mounted towel heater

Bedroom 512'3" x 10'1" Max (3.73m x 3.07m Max). To Rear. Wall mounted radiator, coving

External Gravelled driveway and turning head, mature lawned gardens and gravelled areas to rear. There is a tree preservation order on the property, meaning some of the trees are protected.

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