Murton Village, Seaham

County Durham, SR7 9RP




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" INDIVIDUAL STONE FARMHOUSE - LIVE THE DREAM "....Hunters are overwhelmed to present to the market this inspiring four bedroom detached residence which has been sympathetically transformed into one of the most spectacular Exclusive Homes we have had the pleasure to market in the region. The Old Village Farmhouse is situated on a prominent position overlooking the village green in one of the oldest parts of the village encompassing a mature stone walled forecourt garden, a larger than average detached garage set into beautiful rear gardens and an awe inspiring blend of contemporary and traditional internal finishes including a bespoke hand crafted kitchen with log burning stoves complimenting authentic internal panelled doors and lavish bathroom and en-suite fixtures. Murton Village is ideally situated for access onto the A19 which interconnects with all of the regions major conurbations including Sunderland and the historic City of Durham only 9.2 miles by car, the flamboyant seafront and beautiful beaches at Seaham together with the nearby Dalton Park Leisure/shopping complex in Murton. For further information please contact your local Hunters situated in the Castle Dene Shopping Centre, Peterlee on 01915863836 or email "NO CHAIN"


It is a pleasure to have the opportunity to visit such an individual restored stone built detached residence in which the vendors have carefully considered the traditional ambience of the building and enhanced both the interior and exterior living space, conscientiously blending new with old, combining an eye watering authentic character with a stunning contemporary edge. Aesthetically finished captivating herringbone flooring accompanied with an eye catching etched glass fanlight window above the bespoke front door welcomes you at the entrance. The charismatic hand crafted solid oak kitchen complete with granite work surfaces and Belfast sink compliment the chic Karndean flooring culminating at a sensational log burning stove, whilst, individual french doors open onto the exterior indian stone paving, ideal for al-fresco dining in the warm summer months.


Situated at the centre of this period double fronted stone farmhouse, the main entrance exudes an air of nostalgia with herringbone wooden effect Karndean flooring flowing throughout the area culminating at an eye catching newel posted spindle staircase twisting to the upper floor gallery landing enhanced with beautiful double glazed sash style windows positioned on the half landing offering an abundance of natural light over the area. Victorian style cast iron column radiators, traditional panelled doors with antiquated style locks and an etched glazed fanlight set above the hand crafted front door help to reflect the authentic ambience concurrent throughout the residence.


4.60m (15' 1") x 3.94m (12' 11") into recess

Occupying the entire gable end of the residence with the inclusion of the reading nook, the vendors were mindful to retain the awe-inspiring historic nostalgia of the farmhouse and retained the original black cast iron fireplace, now providing the focal point to the room complimented with period style panelled doors and sash windows with deep recesses offering wonderful views across the front grounds. Further attributes include a pleasant open plan aspect to the reading nook and a radiator.


3.30m (10' 10") x 2.82m (9' 3")

Flowing from the principle reception via an open aspect, the charming reading nook provides lovely views over the landscaped rear gardens through double glazed sash windows, a radiator and a quaint quirky original window opening at the side of the residence with its hand crafted stone lintels and deep recess.


7.70m (25' 3") x 3.81m (12' 6") into recess

In keeping with the traditional characteristics whilst adorning a contemporary twist, this eye watering reception kitchen provides bespoke hand crafted farmhouse style solid oak cabinets and larder units complete with high gloss granite work surfaces. A central island serves as a breakfasting bar / preparational area integrating a ceramic belfast sink with swan neck mixer tap fitments and useful underbench storage set to a backdrop of inlayed wooden effect Karndean flooring leading to a wonderful log burning stove nestled into an exposed brick chimney breast enhanced with a stunning Oak beam mantle. Accompaniments include double glazed sash windows offering welcoming views over the front grounds, double glazed french doors opening onto the recreational gardens to the rear superseded by an appealing indian stone paved patio and two victorian style cast iron column radiators.





2.26m (7' 5") x 2.11m (6' 11")

A delightful addition to the kitchen and serving as the rear entrance to the farmhouse, the charming utility area features a latched cottage door providing accessibility into the reception kitchen characterised with a continuation of the Karndean flooring and an Oak exterior door leading into the rear gardens. Additional attributes include a selection of cupboards and contrasting work surfaces integrating a further stainless steel sink and drainer unit complete with mixer tap fitments, a radiator, plumbing for an automatic washing machine and an elevated gas central heating boiler.


Snuggled into the understairs recess, the ground floor W/c features a flamboyant feature tiled wall complimented by a lovely elevated hand wash basin complete with waterfall style tap fitments a low level W/c and a radiator.


The staggering gallery landing set to the top of the twisting staircase from the entrance hall offers an enchanting character amplified with a spindled balustrade endorsed with the half landing sash windows overlooking the landscaped rear gardens and traditional doors contributing to the cottage ambience.


3.00m (9' 10") x 2.74m (9' 0")

The lavish family bathroom exudes an individualistic charm consolidating stunning contemporary finishes including a centrepiece free-standing bath inset with a recessed tap faucet complimenting the sleek and imaginary design resembling the appearance of wet room. A beautiful walk into glazed double shower enclosure finished with splendid wall and floor tiling complimenting the stylish wide oval vanity counter top hand wash basin. Further accompaniments include frosted double glazed sash windows and a radiator.


3.83m (12' 7") x 3.82m (12' 6")

Situated at the front of the residence the delightful master bedroom offers wonderful elevated views over the front grounds towards the central village green through double glazed sash windows which add to the traditional characteristics and charm. Additional attributes include a radiator, useful fitted wardrobes accompanied with a splendid en-suite facility and elevated electrical sockets accompanied with an areal point for an led television.


Neatly positioned off the master bedroom, the spectacular en-suite incorporates a contemporary edge with a white suite and beautiful ceramic tiling to the wall and floor areas finished with a polished steel beading. Accompaniments include a rectangular glazed shower enclosure complete with Bristan fitments and stainless steel trims, a low level W/c, pedestal hand wash basin and a radiator.


3.98m (13' 1") x 2.62m (8' 7")

Nestled at the rear of the residence this charming additional double bedroom offers wonderful elevated views across the rear gardens and the pitch roof detached garage through double glazed sash windows, elevated electrical sockets accompanied with an areal point for an led television and also includes a radiator.


4.95m (16' 3") x 2.57m (8' 5") into recess

The unusually larger than average beautifully presented third double bedroom furnishes a radiator together with exceptional views over the grounds towards the village green through double glazed sash windows which compliment the traditional character of the residence.


3.83m (12' 7") x 2.51m (8' 3") into recess

Located at the front of this stunning farmhouse, this fourth double bedroom is centrally situated at the front of the farmhouse between the master and third bedrooms and reverberates the pleasant elevated views through double glazed sash windows over the front grounds and central village green. Furthermore, the bedroom includes a radiator, a useful fitted double wardrobe and elevated electrical sockets accompanied with an areal point for an led television.


5.79m (19' 0") x 3.84m (12' 7")

Settled neatly into the rear gardens this larger than average pitched roof garage has been carefully blended into the surroundings with the use of complimentary older style masonry and slate tiling to the pitched roof area. The garage features a wealth of space for any hobbyist with the inclusions of an electrical supply and a remote controlled automatic roller door opening onto the spacious gravelled driveway.


To the front of the residence the carved name plaque bearing the "Village Farmhouse" integrated into the stone walling precedes the authentic style diamond brace wooden farm gate which opens into the spectacular property grounds. A sweeping gravelled drive suitable for multi-vehicular parking intersects the lawned gardens culminating at the front door, adjacent to the niche indian stone front patio and continues down the side of the farmhouse to the additional rear parking area and detached garage . The eye watering landscaped rear gardens have been thoughtfully designed with lawned gardens, bespoke masonry materials including traditional style bricks and indian stone paving complimenting the slate roofed detached garage, making it a wonderful area for entertaining guests or to simply relax in privacy during the warm summer months.



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Exterior Rear Garden Rear Garden Detached Garage Front Garden Front Garden / Driveway Front Patio Kitchen Kitchen Reception Kitchen Reception Kitchen Entrance Hallway Gallery Landing Family Bathroom Lounge Reading Nook Master Bedroom Master En-Suite Village Farmhouse Plaque

Contact Hunters Peterlee on
0191 586 3836

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