Cadger Bank, Lanchester, Durham, DH7

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
A superb Grade II listed family home set in large, secluded gardens with a large three bedroom cottage ideal for those who need a granny annexe or a holiday let.

A typical Georgian period property, "Prospect House" is one of the finest houses within the village of Lanchester, with a central location within the conservation area, private security gated entrance and constructed in attractive stone beneath a traditional sandstone clad roof. The property is accessed off a tree lined drive offers charm and character, retaining many original period features including, high ceilings, sash windows with shutters, panelled doors and set to a traditional Georgian layout. The house is available with Prospect Cottage, an adjacent and spacious three-bedroom cottage. The cottage would appeal to buyers with a need for a granny annexe or as an investment being a former holiday let.

Prospect house offers accommodation which briefly comprises:-

On the ground floor, an entrance hall, an open plan lounge /sitting room, an orangery looking out onto the side garden, a formal dining room, kitchen breakfast room, rear lobby, boot room/WC and cloakroom.

On the first floor, there are four double bedrooms, one with a dressing room and en-suite bath/shower room and separate family bath/shower room.

The property has gas central heating throughout and was the subject of a refurbishment programme to the main roof, electrics and plumbing in 2010. The front and side elevations were re-pointed in 2020.

Prospect Cottage comprises of a kitchen dining area, lounge with attractive fireplace, dining room with feature fireplace, sitting room and shower room. On the first floor there are three double bedrooms and a tiled bathroom.

The house lies in a conservation area, with the rural North Penines, (an area of outstanding natural beauty) close by. It is access via a tree lined drive and gravelled driveway with dry stone walls and security gates leading to the gardens with formal lawned areas, mature trees, patio areas and a large detached garage with first floor which has been fitted out in the loft area and which could potentially be utilised as a home office, playroom, work room, gym or music room.

Prospect House is situated within only a few minutes' walk of the centre of Lanchester, which is a conservation area and boasts a variety of shops, food outlets and general everyday facilities. Lanchester for many years has proved to be an extremely popular location for a wide variety of residents within an excellent school catchment area. Located close to historic Durham with excellent links by main line rail and motorway to the South and London. The city of Newcastle lies nearby some 14 miles to the North.

Agent notes:


EPC Rating exempt

Council Tax Band G

Mains Electricity, water (metered) and sewerage.

Fibre broadband available to the postcode, no cable available, mobile phone coverage by O2, EE & Three.

Official flood risk - Rivers & seas - very low, surface water - low.

There is a right of way over part of the driveway to access Prospect Cottage.

Marketed by 01207 438026

J W Wood - Consett

16 Middle Street, Consett

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