Property Details

Recently Sold
Kitchen/Diner
Kitchen/Diner
Family Room
Hallway
Living Room
Master Bedroom
En-Suite
Walk-Way
Bedroom
Decked patio
Exterior
Rear Garden
Ordnance Survey Map
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    Hind's House, Nunnery Lane, DL3
    £650,000
    5 bedroom detached house for sale
    Welcome to Hind's House, a truly stunning Grade II listed building in the heart of Darlington's West End.

    Originally a barn forming part of Hillclose Farm, this gorgeous family home has been converted to the highest and most exacting standards with a quality of finish not often seen.

    This remarkable house achieves a series of rare balances - the traditional with the modern, the town with the country, the original with the contemporary. Make no mistake, this home has been lovingly and sympathetically converted to seamlessly combine all these.

    Accessed via a secluded bridleway, the pillared entrance opens to an extensive gravel driveway, garage and parking for several cars.

    Immediately, you’ll know that this is no ordinary property.

    Driveway lighting adds the sense that no expense has been spared in this quality conversion.

    Enter through the hardwood front door and you are in the impressive entrance hall which links the original barn with the newer part of the home. The spiral staircase, galleried walkway and exposed brickwork dominate the space and quite simply take your breath away.

    As you move from room to beautiful room, the theme of the modern and the original flow effortlessly. Perhaps it's the combination of the exposed brick and oak combined with the shadow gap or maybe the handmade window frames coupled with the modern and stylish kitchen.

    We feel it's the balance of the house and the gardens where the house really comes into its own. It doesn't matter whether you're entertaining family or friends or enjoying some 'me' time, you'll love the peace and tranquillity. The current owners have achieved that rare feat of making the outdoor space into another ‘room’ of the house and the way that it flows effortlessly from the kitchen is remarkable. Large enough for those summer parties and ideal for pets or simply for the children to burn off some energy.

    Naturally, we could try and describe the clean simplicity of the rooms, the clever way that the full height of the barn is revealed, the architectural flow or the elliptical arch which gives the property its Grade II listing.

    However, It will be on one of those balmy evenings, standing on your lawn, looking at this exquisite home, you'll know that town centre living doesn't really get much better than this.

    The owners love: The tranquillity of the garden and the birdsong, the light, space and simplicity, the countryside feel whilst being in the centre of town.

    We love: The flow of the house and the imaginative use of the light and space. How the kitchen seamlessly flows into the garden which is an outstanding entertaining space.

    SOLD OCTOBER 2018

    Features

    • Beautiful family home
    • Country Living in the Town
    • Exceptional quality of finish
    • Grade II Listed
    • Offering a high degree of privacy
    • Secluded location
    • Central location
    • Garage
    • Generous proportions
    • Gorgeous Gardens
    • Log Burner
    • Original Period Features
    Entrance hall
    Double height windows overlooking the rear garden
    Karndean flooring
    Exposed brick wall
    Spiral staircase
    Double glazed door to front of property
    Gallery walkway
    Cloakroom
    WC and wash hand basin
    Double glazed window to front of property
    Heated towel rail
    Karndean flooring
    Study
    w: 3.57m x l: 1.92m
    Double glazed window to front of property
    Radiator
    Large built-in storage cupboard
    Telephone point
    Alarm controls
    Lounge
    w: 5.87m x l: 4.97m
    Double glazed window to front, rear and side of property
    Double glazed oak framed french doors to patio
    Log burner
    Wall radiator
    Family Room
    w: 4.47m x l: 4.32m
    Double glazed window to front of property
    Carpet flooring
    TV point
    Spot lights
    Kitchen/diner
    w: 6.26m x l: 5.26m
    Fitted kitchen with Higloss wall and base units
    Double glazed window to side of property
    Doors to garden, utility room and garage
    Granite work surfaces
    Part tiled
    Induction hob
    Cooker hood
    Aga
    Electric fan assisted oven and grill
    Integrated fridges
    Integrated dishwasher
    Island
    Slate flooring
    Utility
    w: 3.57m x l: 2.31m
    Wall and base units
    Sink
    Plumbing for washing machine
    Central heating boiler
    Radiator
    integrated freezer
    Slate flooring
    Landing
    Exposed brick
    Gallery walk way
    Radiator
    Airing cupboard
    Master bedroom
    w: 4.82m x l: 3.51m
    Double glazed hayloft door to the rear of the property
    Juliette balcony looking south over the garden
    Walk-in wardrobe
    Radiator
    TV point
    Carpet flooring
    Full height ceiling with oak-clad beam
    En-suite
    Double glazed windows
    Bath and mixer taps
    Shower cubicle
    Part tiled
    Wash hand basin and WC
    Extractor fan
    Centre hinged ceiling windows
    Towel rail
    Rubber flooring
    Bedroom 2
    w: 3.53m x l: 3.43m
    Double glazed window to side of property
    Radiator
    Carpet flooring
    Uplights
    Centre hinged ceiling windows
    Loft access
    Ensuite with shower and WC
    En-suite
    Shower cubicle
    WC
    Wash hand basin
    Bedroom 3
    w: 4.49m x l: 3.43m
    Double glazed windows to rear and side of property
    Built in wardrobes
    Radiator
    Uplights
    Carpet flooring
    Bedroom 4
    w: 2.15m x l: 1.85m
    Double glazed window to front of property
    Bunk beds
    Bedroom 5
    w: 4.38m x l: 3.56m
    Double glazed window to side of property
    Built in wardrobes
    Radiators
    Uplights
    Carpet flooring
    Bathroom
    Double ended bath
    Walk-in shower with mains-fed Mira shower
    WC and wash hand basin
    Double glazed window overlooking the driveway
    Rubber flooring
    Towel radiator
    Shaver point
    Extractor fan
    Spot lights
    Garage
    Double doors to front
    Door to kitchen
    Door to garden
    Internal door to workshop
    Rear Garden
    Secluded sun trap decking area with raised oak bed planting
    Gravelled area which leads directly to the south facing rear patio and lawn
    Walled garden
    Rose and honeysuckle pergola to a larch timber shed with living roof, which is fully insulated and has power and lighting
    Directions
    Directions as many satnavs fail on Nunnery Lane:
    From Carmel Road North turn onto Nunnery Lane and drive to the end, a T junction with Wilton Drive
    Look diagonally across to your left and you will see a hedge lined tarmac bridleway
    Drive down the bridleway for 200m and you will see 2 brick pillars on your left
    Property is through these with the front door of the house around gravel drive to the left
    Reference: RS0150

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