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Merrybent, Darlington
Guide Price £750,000

An imposing architect designed family home set in extensive, professionally landscaped gardens and grounds. The impressive exterior is finished in locally sourced dressed stone with mullioned windows. The stone architecture extends to the summer house with hot tub, self contained party room and outbuildings.

Commanding an enviable private plot with open views to the rear the
property is situated within the highly regarded and sought after residential area of Merrybent. This individually designed family home has been appointed to the highest of standards and provides opulent living on an impressive scale offering plentiful accommodation totalling over 4,000 sq.ft. Our clients have created a stunning home perfect for modern day family living together with entertaining on a grand scale. The internal accommodation is laid out over three floors and is entered via an impressive reception hall which leads to the principal reception rooms including a drawing room with oak fitted furniture, formal dining room, games room featuring hand crafted fitted cabinetry and oak flooring,
bespoke garden room with stone tiled flooring and direct access to the
terracing and gardens. One of the many highlights of this lovely family
home is the expansive dining kitchen with bespoke fitted furniture, granite work surfaces, Falcon Range, Miele integrated appliances and large central island. The impressive oak staircase leads to a large galleried landing off which is the master bedroom with en suite, guest bedroom with en suite, further double bedroom and family bathroom.

To the second floor are two further double bedrooms and shower room. All bedrooms feature bespoke fitted furniture.

Exterior

The landscaped gardens and grounds are a particular feature and enjoy a south westerly aspect to the rear to allow the afternoon sun to stream onto the extensive terraces and landscaped gardens while overlooking the surrounding open countryside. The electronic gated and block paved driveway leads through sweeping lawns and well-stocked gardens to a parking and turning area for numerous vehicles. The principal gardens lie to the rear of the property and have been beautifully planted and are meticulously maintained. The gardens and
grounds are fully enclosed with a network of paved pathways framed by ornamental arches, stone walling and decorative wrought iron railings. The grounds are further enhanced by the provision of a large steel framed agricultural building with concrete floor and roller doors set within a dedicated hard standing yard area.

Location

Merrybent is a small, highly desirable village situated on the edge of the market town of Darlington and close to the Pennines, Yorkshire Dales, Cleveland Hills and the North York Moors. The property is within the catchment area for excellent schools including High Coniscliffe Primary and Junior School, Hummersknott Academy and Carmel
Catholic School. The prestigious Barnard Castle School is close by providing private education. For the commuter the property is ideally situated for the A1 (M), providing good transport links to major commercial centres in the region. Darlington's main line railway station offers regular services to Newcastle, Edinburgh, York and London.
Durham Tees Valley, Newcastle and Leeds Bradford airports are all easily accessible. Darlington is an historic market town with a well-established weekly outdoor market and an indoor market located underneath the town clock on Prebend Row. Also located on Prebend Row is the Cornmill Shopping centre which is the main retail area
of Darlington. The market square is one of the biggest in the country.
The town enjoys comprehensive shopping, recreational facilities and amenities and has created a strong
focus on independent shopping, and offers a more varied shopping experience than in many other UK towns and cities. Grange Road has a number of "designer" stores, Duke Street houses art galleries and restaurants and between the two is Skinnergate, which enjoys a wide variety of original stores.


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