Town Kelloe, Kelloe, Durham, DH6

£650,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Occupying a superb and private setting adjoining picturesque and open countryside, Kelloe Hall North is a Period mansion house of considerable charm and character.

Steeped in history it is a Grade II Listed property arranged on three floors. Understood to date back over 600 years, celebrated poet Sir Walter Scott has his name on the deeds, its walls have provided sanctuary to Catholic priests and a secret tunnel has led them to freedom and away from persecution. The hall was the birthplace of a Prince Bishop Richard De Kellaw of Durham and also the birthplace of the daughter of the Marquis of Londonderry. The ancient building was also the first county court house of Durham and many Period features have been retained. It provides ideal family sized modern accommodation which briefly comprises: entrance lobby, entrance hall with stone floor, lounge with views to rear and access to a double chamber cellar (currently used for storage), dining room with large fireplace and woodburning stove, kitchen with an attractive feature Aga, small utility room and a boot room. On the first floor there are two double bedrooms and bathroom/wc and on the second floor there are two further double bedrooms and a second bathroom/wc. It has the advantage of a double garage with additional parking on an extensive gravelled driveway and large private gardens extending to approximately three quarters of an acre.

Town Kelloe is a small rural hamlet of attractive properties being well situated for commuting purposes as it lies within close proximity to the A1 and A19 and has easy access to major north east commercial centres which include Durham City, Newcastle, Tyneside, Sunderland, Wearside, Darlington and Teesside.

All in all Kelloe Hall North offers a unique opportunity for a lucky purchaser and viewings are highly recommended to appreciate the size and quality of the accommodation on offer.

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