Detached house for sale in Pontop House, Dipton, County Durham DH9

Offers in region of £550,000
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Detached house for sale - 8 bedrooms 8 2 4
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Council tax band:
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Property features

  • 4 Reception Rooms
  • Period Features
  • Secluded garden
  • 1 Acre Paddock

Property description


Pontop House is a beautifully presented Eight-bedroom stone built property full of character with period features throughout.

The welcoming entrance hallway with oak flooring is bright and spacious, at either side there are reception rooms with sash bay windows overlooking the front garden, original oak wood flooring, ornate fireplaces with open fires and original oak doors. Continuing down the hallway there is a breakfast room with a tiled floor and double patio doors opening onto the patio and rear gardens, adjacent to this is a pantry and country style kitchen with a range of base and wall units with solid wood worktops, breakfast bar for casual dining, gas range, Belfast style sink and stone flooring. The kitchen leads down into an inner hall where there is a traditional style boot-room with original inglenook fire, fitted with base units, wooden worktops and plumbed for washing machine, large storage cupboard and rear door leading to paved patio. Completing the downstairs accommodation is the large Family room that overlooks the front garden with oak flooring, feature fireplace with open fire.

The main entrance staircase leads to a large landing with access to three of the bedrooms and family bathroom with a free-standing roll top style bath, walk-in shower, pedestal sink, WC and bidet. The generous master bedroom has front facing open views, bedroom two is a large double with walk-in wardrobe also with open views. Bedroom three has a large built in storage cupboard and overlooks the rear garden, this bedroom provides access to an internal door leading to the second floor with an open landing with two good size storage cupboards, two single bedrooms with Velux windows share a Jack and Jill style shower room. This is a perfect set up for older children or guests, bedroom three could be used as a second lounge or playroom.

The guest wing of the property is accessed from a second staircase at the side of the property, off the family room and the side entrance door. Accommodation includes three single bedrooms, two of which have original fireplaces and one with built in storage, there is also a shower room with double shower, WC and pedestal sink. A small hallway passes bedroom two and leads to the main landing and family bathroom.

Externally this property has so much to offer, a private gated driveway and parking area lead to the generous gardens with mature borders, pond and fenced area with chicken coop. The front of the property is accessed via a pedestrian gate and a small pathway with boxed hedge leads to the entrance with grass at either side. There is a gate that leads down to the side of the property which is mainly laid to lawn and surrounded by mature borders and trees. A raised patio off the breakfast room is the perfect spot for enjoying the wildlife from the neighbouring woodland. There is a detached outbuilding currently used as garage, this was originally a stable block and has potential for a workshop or stables. Directly opposite the property is a low maintenance 1 acre paddock with a track leading to a metal 5 bar gate, the paddock is secured and fenced this would be ideal for grazing, potential for stables to be erected subject to planning permission.

Dipton is a small village located in County Durham, within close proximity to an array of local amenities, transport links, and well-regarded schools, great for families.
Consett Town Centre is approximately 3 miles from Pontop House and offers many amenities including local schools, Academy, supermarkets, doctor surgery, cafes, restaurants/bars, sports facilities, as well as a bus station with great transport links. Newcastle, Gateshead and Durham are approximately 12 miles and Northumberland towns, Corbridge and Hexham are also a short drive away.

Entrance Hall

Living Room (5.44m x 4.65m)

Drawing Room (5.13m x 3.89m)

Dining Room (3.89m x 3.01m)

Pantry (1.11m x 0.38m)

Kitchen (5.48m x 2.70m)

Bootroom (3.82m x 3.00m)

Family Room (5.46m x 4.51m)

First Floor:

Master Bedroom (5.0m x 4.4m)

Bedroom 2 (4.80m x 3.74m)

Bathroom (5.00m x 3.01m)

Bedroom 3 (3.83m x 2.70m)

Bedroom 4 (4.90m x 2.34m)

Bedroom 5 (4.35m x 3.11m)

Shower Room

Bedroom 6 (3.00m x 2.17m)

Second Floor:


Bedroom 7 (6.71m x 2.02m)

Bedroom 8 (6.71m x 2.00m)

Shower Room (3.23m x 1.86m)

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