Old Blacksmith, Front Street, Witton Gilbert, DH7

Old Blacksmith, Front Street, Witton Gilbert, DH7

£315,000  
  • Ref: 12345_COR-GCE12Z6SSC
  • Type: Detached
  • Availability: Under Offer
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
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Property Features

  • Unique Grade 2 Listed Residence
  • Fully Renovated & Extended
  • Stunning Vaulted Ceilings
  • Master Bedroom With Roll Top Bath
  • Southerly facing Rear Garden
  • Well Regarded Village
  • Excellent access To Durham City

Property Summary

Original Dwelling Grade 2 Listed. Hugely Extended, Sympathetically Modernised Throughout, A MOST BEAUTIFUL PROPERTY. Could include furniture by negotiation



Old Blacksmith is a beautiful and distinctive stone-built Grade 2 listed property located within 5 miles of Durham City. The site was occupied by a blacksmith from 1832 with many original features still retained. A sympathetic refurbishment and dramatic extension has been carried out to create this truly beautiful dwelling.

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Original Dwelling Grade 2 Listed. Hugely Extended, Sympathetically Modernised Throughout, A MOST BEAUTIFUL PROPERTY. Could include furniture by negotiation

Old Blacksmith is a beautiful and distinctive stone-built Grade 2 listed property located within 5 miles of Durham City. The site appears to have originated was occupied by a blacksmith in from 1832,today it continues to hosts an abundance of original and quirky features throughout, whilst attentive in preserving these characters during the transformation. A sympathetic refurbishment and dramatic extension has been carried out to create this truly beautiful dwelling. 

The original stone facade hides a tardis. Enter through the stable door into a stunning vaulted ceiling hallway which boasts oak banisters with glass balustrade and leads through to the magnificent family kitchen area, 3 lower level bedrooms and family bathroom.

The rear stone extension which has been passed through Heritage to be within keeping of the original building. Again vaulted ceilings grace this area, Westerly facing French doors allow a flow of natural light whilst a Southerly aspect window from the kitchen again provides an abundance of natural light. Consisting of lower level units and incorporating ceramic hob, separate hotplate, oven, fridge and freezer. A Utility room is located from the hallway providing space for laundry and dish washing facilities.

3 beautifully decorated bedrooms are to the ground floor along with a family bathroom with 'P' shaped bath with twin headed shower and screen.

To the 1st floor, an opulent master bedroom suite with freestanding roll top bath located to a corner of the room. This stunning room is complimented by en suite WC facilities along with a twin hand basin's. A walk in wardrobe area is also available within the bedroom. 

Hand crafted hardwood windows are installed throughout, heating is via a new gas central heating system with combination boiler and the property benefits from a new electrical rewire. The whole dwelling is new throughout and ready to be made a home.

Externally a driveway leads to the rear of the property, where an enclosed spacious Southerly facing rear garden is available. Views over the rear garden flow over local countryside. 

Witton Gilbert is a well regarded village located westerly of Durham City. Excellent commuting links are at hand, the village also boasts a village store and 2 village pubs. Rolling countryside is close by which offers excellent walking and cycling tracks which leads throughout Co Durham.

We have keys, please call 0191 3894966 to arrange your viewing of this unique family home.




Property comprises

Stable door leading to vaulted hallway, radiator, range of lighting, laminate flooring and Oak banisters and glass balustrade to stairwell.

Open plan living / kitchen. 20'2 x 13'8 (6.16m x 4.16m) Hardwood French doors and windows to side, window to rear, vaulted ceiling, lower level kitchen units with copper coloured handles, ceramic hob, hot plate,oven, extractor fan, fridge, freezer, 1 1/2 bowl sink and drainer with copper coloured mixer tap, breakfast bar and laminate flooring.

Utility room 6'1 x 4'4 (1.86m x 1.32m). Logic wall mounted combination boiler, plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher / tumble dryer.

Bedroom 2. 13' x 12'10 (3.95m x 3.92m) Double glazed hardwood window to rear, built in dressing table, radiator and storage area

Bedroom 3. 11' x 8'10 (3.34m x 2.70m) Double glazed hardwood window to front and radiator.

Bedroom 4. 8'10 x 8'2 (2.68m x 2.50m) Hardwood double glazed window to front and radiator.

1st floor landing with vaulted ceiling, window to side leading to master bedroom.

Master bedroom 15'2 x 13' (4.63m x 3.97m) 2 x hard wood windows to rear, radiator, ROLL TOP BATH and walk in wardrobe.

En-suite with W/C and vanity unit with twin hand basin's.

Externally a driveway to the side leads to a rear parking area. A good sized Southerly rear garden is available along with a path to side.


Property Reference COR-GCE12Z6SSC