The Hermitage, County Durham
Offers over £340,000
A rare opportunity has arisen to the market to acquire this prestige luxury penthouse apartment which comprises one of the most spacious and impressive properties within the main mansion house of The Hermitage Estate. It occupies the prime location with elevated views over the estate and beyond. The property boasts fantastic design and stunning dÃ©cor throughout, presenting a great opportunity to own a home in the area.
The entrance hall leads to the magnificent main hall, conservatory and grounds whilst the property itself begins with a welcoming hallway, flowing through to the rooms of the accommodation. The living room is situated to the south elevation with a large bay window and raised seating area which has views overlooking the estate and provides envious amounts of natural light. A large well-presented dining kitchen includes a range of integral appliances and large velux window providing lots of additional natural light. Both double bedrooms boast an abundance of space and bedroom one has an en-suite bathroom. The second bedroom offers fitted storage space and is adjacent to the contemporary bathroom. The apartment has the benefit of a large garage within the adjacent grounds.
The Hermitage was constructed in the 19th Century, and the mansion has been converted into 15 apartments whilst retaining the priceless character of an historic building and many original features including Victorian conservatory roof, ornate cornice and door surrounds and magnificent communal entrance hall. Each apartment is unique and benefits from various features including fitted kitchens with built in appliances, gas central heating, en suite facilities, automated entrance gates with audio and video entry system to provide additional security and the shared benefit of the communal areas, indoor heated swimming pool, exercise area, tennis court and lake.
The Hermitage is located at the southern end of Chester le Street on the A167 which leads direct to the A1M interchange with easy access to Durham City, Gateshead, Newcastle upon Tyne and Sunderland and the principal airport at Newcastle upon Tyne.