Archery Rise, Nevilles Cross, Durham, DH1

£495,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
6 Archery Rise is a fantastically light and generously proportioned 3-4 bedroom family home within walking distance of Durham City centre. It occupies an elevated position with panoramic views from the living room, which will treat you to stunning sunrises and sunsets. It has recently been fitted with a tasteful and timeless new kitchen, as well as a contemporary bathroom suite. The long front garden has a drive with space for four cars, in addition to a double garage. The outdoor spaces have been created to provide year-round enjoyment: the front garden is an absolute delight in spring with a carpet of snowdrops, leading to the front terrace, which is surprisingly private and a real sun-trap most of the day.

It is in the catchment area for St Margaret's Primary School, which is within Archery Rise and also Durham Johnson Comprehensive, both of whom have been rated as 'outstanding' by Ofsted. It is also very close to the highly regarded Durham School.

Briefly, the house comprises of: ground floor entrance hall, three bedrooms and refurbished bathroom/wc, along with a useful utility room which offers access to the rear garden. On the first floor there is a spacious open plan lounge/dining room with views to the front, along with a fourth bedroom/study, well fitted kitchen/breakfast room and cloakroom/wc. It has the added advantage of a double garage with additional parking on the drive for four cars and there are mature garden areas to the front and rear.

Archery Rise is a unique location within Durham City, with individual, well-spaced detached houses. There are beautiful walks direct from the house leading along the river bank, past the World Heritage Site, which is Durham Cathedral and Castle, leading into the City centre. Archery Rise is also well placed for access to the major road network or Durham train station with direct trains to London and Edinburgh and cross country destinations.

Subject to the usual planning conditions, the house offers scope for extension, in particular over the garage, for which there are concept architectural drawings.

Ground Floor

Entrance Hall16'10" x 7'6" (5.13m x 2.29m). Radiator.

Inner Hall Two radiators, cupboard with Bosch gas fired central heating boiler.

Bedroom 112'4" x 13'1" (3.76m x 3.99m). Radiator.

Bedroom 211'4" x 10'3" (3.45m x 3.12m). Radiator.

Bedroom 314'3" x 10'3" (4.34m x 3.12m). Radiator.

Bathroom9'8" x 8'4" (2.95m x 2.54m). Clearwater freestanding bath, Villeroy & Boch free flowing wash basin, Stone Earth solid oak furniture and Vessini Opaz wc, walk in shower with Hans Grohe shower fittings, recessed downlights with dimmer, tiled floor with under floor heating, dual fuel radiator.

Utility Room7'9" x 6'9" (2.36m x 2.06m). Wall cupboard, worktops with cupboards below, built in freezer, plumbing for automatic washing machine, radiator and electric heated towel rail.

First Floor

Open Plan Lounge/Dining Room28'3" x 21'6" x 16'10" (8.6m x 6.55m x 5.13m). Feature open fire, tiled hearth, three radiators, open plan staircase.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room13'3" x 10'6" (4.04m x 3.2m). Comprehensive range of floor and wall units, single drainer stainless steel one and a half bowl sink unit, under counter Smeg fridge and fridge freezer, built in under oven, gas hob, filter hood, built in dishwasher, tiled splashbacks, worktop lighting, radiator, recessed downlights with dimmer.

Bedroom 4/Study9'6" x 10'4" (2.9m x 3.15m). Radiator.

Cloaks/Wc Vessini Opaz wc, Villeroy & Boch wash hand basin, recessed downlights, heated towel rail.

Lobby Radiator, built in cupboard.

Garage17'6" x 14'9" (5.33m x 4.5m). Double garage with light, power, cold water supply, remote control door. Additional parking on the drive for 4 cars.

Gardens Mature gardens to the front and rear with lawn, borders, plants and shrubs. The front garden has a south facing patio terrace. The rear garden has cold water supply and a rear access gate.

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