Hilton Moor Lane, Evenwood Gate, Bishop Auckland, DL14


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  • Bedrooms: 4
The construction of Hilton Lodge was started in 1908 for the manager of the North Bitchburn Fire Clay company, and was the first property in the area to have electricity, which came directly from the plant - there is still some of the original wiring evident in the garage. The house has numerous period features throughout its spacious and truly amazing layout, and offers a unique opportunity to buy what is surely one of the best houses currently on the market.

The property sits on plot measuirng a total of 1.47 acres or thereabouts, and includes two driveways, a lawned tennis court, formal gardens, flower garden, vegetable garden and potting shed, copse and garaging with carport and workshops.

The house itself is perfect for entertaining both internally and externally - with space available in every area. Our clients comissioned interior designers William Woods of Harrogate who have decorated the house to a very high standard which is evident thoughout and has been done in keeping with the history and grandeur of the property.

Briefly the accommodation comprises of formal entrance hallway with feature stained glass windows, The drawing room and living room both feature bay windows and face out onto the gardens. To the rear of the property there is a study, formal dining room, kitchen by Smallbone, utility, and Orangery by Amdega. On the first floor there are four double bedrooms which all feature fitted storage (Two of the rooms have the original wardrobes) and all feature original fireplaces. The master bedroom has an ensuite bathroom with walk in shower. The family bathroom and seperate Wc complete the layout.

The property is offered to the market with no onward chain, and is quite simply stunning.

Entrance Hall Featuring Original solid wood front door, stained glass windows, coving, alarm control system, two wall mounted double panel radiators, store cupboard under the stairs

Study15'5" x 12 (4.7m x 12). To Rear. Feature fireplace, telephone connection socket, wall mounted lights

Drawing Room15'5" x 13'5" (4.7m x 4.1m). To Front. Feature bay window, telephone connection socket, fireplace, two wall mounted radiators, servants bell.

Lounge15'11" x 15'1" (4.85m x 4.6m). To Front. Feature bay window, feature fireplace with shelving to alcove, spot lights to ceiling, two wall mounted radiators, television aerial connection point

Dining Room15'5" x 13'5" (4.7m x 4.1m). To rear. Feature fireplace, original wall mounted servants call chime, wall mounted radiator, ceiling rose, coving, television aerial connection point

Rear entrance lobby Solid wooden door, wall mounted radiator, coving, cloak cupboards, spotlights to ceiling.

Cloakroom8'2" x 3'9" (2.5m x 1.14m). To Rear. High level Wc, pedestal wash basin, wall mounted radiator

Rear entrance hallway Tiled floor, spot lights to ceiling, coving, coat rack

Utility Room11'6" x 6' (3.5m x 1.83m). To Rear. Floor mounted oil fire boiler, floor mounted units with worktops, stainless steel sink with taps and drainer, wall mounted fuse board, wall mounted thermostat

Kitchen14'8" x 14'8" (4.47m x 4.47m). South Facing. Custom built kitchen by Smallbone featuring a range of floor and wall mounted units with grantite worktops and tiled splash backs and central island. The appliances comprise of a traditional style electrical aga with added cooking module, integrated fridge freezer, dishwasher, waste bin unit, vegetable racks and sink. Wall mounted radiator.

Orangery23' x 10'6" (7m x 3.2m). South Facing. By Amdega, tiled floor thoughout, three wall mounted radiator, television aerial connection socket, blinds

Raised Terrace / Patio area South Views over the gardens to the rear, awning, external power supply, wall mounted heaters.

First floor landing Wall mounted radiator, coving, feature curved window

Master Bedroom15'5" x 14'9" (4.7m x 4.5m). To Front. Feature original fireplace, original wardrobes, two wall mounted radiators, television aerial connection socket, telephone connection socket

Bedroom two16'3" x 13'1" (4.95m x 3.99m). To Front. Feature original fireplace, fitted storage, television aerial connection socket, coving, wall mounted radiator

Bedroom three15'5" x 13'5" (4.7m x 4.1m). To Rear. Feature original fireplace, two wall mounted radiators, coving, spot lights to ceiling.

Bedroom four14'9" x 11'11" (4.5m x 3.63m). To Rear. Feature original fireplace, fitted original wardrobes, coving, wall mounted radiator

Ensuite Bathroom10'5" x 8'5" (3.18m x 2.57m). To Front. Fitted bathroom suite in white consisting of bath with mixer taps and shower head, pedestal wash basin and walk in tiled shower cubicle with mains fed shower, chrome towel heater, fitted storage, extractor fan

Wc Low level wc, tiled floor, wall mounted radiator, extractor

Family Bathroom To Rear. Fitted bathroom suite in white consisting of free standing, rolltop, claw foot bath with mixertap and shower head attachment, walk in shower with drench head and hand held shower fitment, pedestal wash basin, spot lights to ceiling.

Detached Garage The garage consists of a covered area to the front providing shelter for two or three cars, there are two work shops, both with power, light and water - one has an original fireplace, and original electrical wiring (Ornamental use only) In the main garage area there is space for two cars to be securely stored and there is an inspection pit.

Externally The property features two drive ways, the first is gravelled and leads from the South of the property and provides direct access to the front of the property, and in turn connects to the block paved driveways which lead from the main road to the gaarges. the property has south and east facing gardens which consist of a lawned Tennis court, ornamental lawn, flower garden and vegetable garden. The property also boasts a built potting shed, woodden summer house and variety of metal garden sheds for storage of large gardening equipment.

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J W Wood - Bishop Auckland

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