Ford Road, Lanchester, Durham


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A rare opportunity to acquire this substantial detached family residence, built circa 1979 and occupying a considerable plot within the highly regarded village of Lanchester. This beautiful home demands an internal inspection in order to fully appreciate the size and quality of the accommodation on offer.

Walking through the front door into the spacious reception hall you can immediately feel the welcoming ambience this fabulous property exudes. Featuring an impressive staircase rising to the first floor and providing access to the ground floor living accommodation. The lounge enjoys a dual aspect and the focal point of the room is a feature fireplace. The elegant sitting room is also dual aspect and features an attractive fireplace. The formal dining room is perfect for entertaining as well as family celebrations and has glazed double doors opening to the rear garden and patio. The breakfasting kitchen is fitted with an excellent range of wall and base cabinets incorporating glass display units and feature lighting. This room is shown to accommodate a breakfasting/dining area with fireplace and plenty of room for a table and chairs. The breakfasting kitchen is supported by a utility room which connects to the garage and guest cloakroom/wc. A rear hallway provides access to the side of the property.

Walking upstairs you come to a spacious landing with doors providing access to the bedrooms and family bathroom. The master bedroom suite has the advantage of a dual aspect, a walk-in wardrobe with lighting and hanging facilities as well as an en suite bathroom. The bathroom is fitted with a double ended bath, double shower enclosure and twin vanity wash hand basins. Bedroom two would make a great guest suite, taking in views over the rear garden and offering built-in wardrobes and access to an en suite shower room.


You will find two further double bedrooms at first floor level, both with fitted wardrobes and one featuring a bay window, and also a family shower room with modern fittings and jet shower.

Orchard House is approached by a long private drive and boasts a generous front garden with lawn, planting and mature trees. The gardens are a true extension of this home, providing a delightful outlook and a great place to relax and entertain during the summer months. The rear garden is well tended, with a lawn area, raised sun terrace, additional patio, planting and steps leading up to a wonderful 'secret garden'. Parking is provided by an attached double garage and a block paved driveway which is accessed via remotely controlled electric timber gates. This generous area provides parking for multiple vehicles.


Agents Notes:

Fully Double Glazed

Gas Fired Central Heating Via Radiators - Worcester Combi Boiler

All Main Services

Council Tax Band: G

EER: D68


Lanchester village is situated in the northern part of County Durham and has a quaint centre with a range of shops, pub and restaurant facilities, public transport services, road links and schooling. From Lanchester you can commute with ease to the cities of Newcastle and Durham. Durham has a thriving centre and a train station connecting to Edinburgh, Newcastle, York and London. Newcastle and Teeside Airports connect to domestic, European and worldwide destinations.


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