The Old Sawmill, Shincliffe


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
DESCRIPTION We are proud to offer Meadow Cottage, a prestigious 2 bedroom single story property finished to an incredibly high standard, set within generously sized gardens and accessed via a private driveway through electric gates.

The garden is stunning, amongst the abundance of flowers is an area set for vegetable patches, greenhouse, a gorgeous summer house and an office.

The main front door leads into a reception vestibule which has solid oak flooring, this runs throughout the main reception rooms and bedrooms. The reception vestibule leads into the garden room via a solid oak door. With an abundance of natural light courtesy of the full length solid oak windows and fully glazed double door overlooking the gardens, this room features underfloor heating and a cast iron multi fuel stove set within an impressive brick inglenook with contrasting hearth and tiered chimney breast. The exposed brickwork within the garden room creates a traditional yet modern feel for this superb room.

Double glazed oak doors lead from the garden room to the hallway where to the left hand side lies the generously sized living room featuring high ceilings with Cathedral beams. There is a cast iron multi fuel stove set in a brick surround and hearth with wooden lintel creating a wonderful cosy feel. The room features a triple aspect of natural light from windows and door leading to the garden, with a window to the rear elevation benefitting from white wooden shutters to provide privacy.

Returning to the inner hallway, the kitchen is accessed via another set of glazed double solid oak doors. Refitted with a bespoke range of grey shaker style base and wall mounted units, topped with a combination of solid oak and Corian worktops, with a curved finish, this kitchen blends perfectly with the unique style of this cottage. The worktops and base units incorporate a porcelain Belfast sink with mixer tap, integrated under counter separate fridge and freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and microwave. There is a duel fuel cream AGA ServiceMaster with gas hob and four electric ovens with an AGA extractor fan above. The wall mounted storage units also benefit from base lighting whilst spotlights are recessed within the ceiling. To create natural light into the kitchen there are electric Velux windows, a solid oak, partially frosted glazed door which accesses the rear of the cottage and an oak framed window. Quarry tiled flooring finishes the kitchen in a traditional style.

Leading further along the hallway, beyond the kitchen, is the second bedroom. This is a good size double room with shuttered window to the rear and door to a stunning modern en-suite, this room can also be accessed from the hallway. The en-suite comprises of a modern white suite fitted by Ivan Simpson which includes low level wall hung WC with concealed cistern, wash basin set upon a vanity unit, wall hung high gloss storage cabinet and walk in shower cubicle with remote controlled shower. The en-suite is fully tiled and has under floor heating along with a contemporary style chrome heated towel rail, spotlights recessed in the ceiling and a velux window with remote control providing natural light.

At the end of the hallway is the master bedroom, which is a generous double room. It is light and airy with full length windows and doors overlooking the gardens. A window on the rear elevation benefits with white wooden shutters for additional privacy. Laid with the same flowing natural wooden oak floor the master bedroom benefits from en-suite facilities to the same high quality finish and design as the master bathroom styled by Ivan Simpson. This en-suite includes low level wall hung WC with concealed cistern, wash hand basin set upon a vanity unit and walk in shower cubicle with remote controlled shower. A contemporary heated towel rail, floor to ceiling tiles and underfloor heating give a luxurious finish.

EXTERNAL The property is accessed via a wrought iron gated driveway onto a double driveway which leads to a detached double garage which incorporates a useful workspace/ crat area. A meandering path leads through the stunning private gardens to the front of the cottage. These gardens have and eclectic mix of mature shrubs, trees and plants and, with a reeded pond providing a wild life paradise. For the avid gardener there is also a vegetable plot, greenhouse and potting shed. An attractive, summer house style, office is tucked away in a quiet peaceful area and a paved, sheltered patio provides the perfect area to relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery. Beyond the office there is a lane currently owned by the sellers and which may also be negotiated as part of the sale of the property.

LOCATION Shincliffe is located approximately 2 miles from the centre of historic Durham City with its breath taking Cathedral and Castle. Durham boasts excellent shopping and leisure facilities along with a superb range of schools and of course the highly ranked Durham University. Golf courses, racecourses and leisure centres are all within close proximity as are major links throughout the region via major road links, bus routes and Durham railway station.

CHARGES Durham County Council tax band E

SERVICES Mains electricity, water are connected. LPG Gas fired central heating to radiators also supplying the domestic hot water. Drainage via private enclosed package sewerage system.

FREE MARKET APPRAISAL We would be pleased to provide professional, unbiased advice on the current value and marketing of your existing home.

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Youngs RPS incorporating Stanton Mortimer

50 Front Street, Sedgefield, Co Durham

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