Property Summary

Guide Price £745,000

  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 4 Reception Rooms

Branch Details

Barnard Castle

0333 920 2220

14c, Harmire Enterprise Park, DL12 8BN

The Old Methodist Chapel

Great Lumley, Chester le Street, Durham

The Old Methodist Chapel is a stunning period property which originates from the early 1800s, completely renovated and refurbished in recent years by the current owners. The property has many period features and has been enhanced with a light and modern interior. It offers flexible and well thought out accommodation set over three floors, to suit a wide range of buyers.

Stunning timber arched doors give access into a light and airy entrance vestibule with slate floor and double doors leading into a reception hall. A large sweeping staircase gives access to the first floor, there is a large stained double height glass
feature window and built in storage cupboard. The drawing room is a well proportioned room with windows to the front elevation which enjoy stunning views, there is shaped cornicing to the ceiling, a feature hand carved fireplace with inset
gas stove, brick insert and tiled hearth. An open plan dining room leads off with shaped cornicing to the ceiling, ceiling rose and moulding, wood flooring and access into the kitchen. A further sitting room with a modern contemporary electric fire is an ideal informal reception room.
There is a snug leading off the drawing room which would be ideal as a home office or playroom. An inner hall with eye catching wine storage area leads to a superb games/cinema room. This large impressive room has a vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, full size snooker table with central lighting over, windows to the front elevation and French doors opening into the gardens, ideal for entertaining. There is also a bar area, a wood burning stove and slate tiled floor. A door leads to a home gym which could also be used as an office as there is a door leading into the garden.

The kitchen is fitted with an excellent range of painted wooden wall and floor units with granite work surfaces and inset one and a half bowl sink with mixer tap, Quooker hot water tap. A range of integrated appliances include induction hob and
extractor, electric oven, dishwasher and wine cooler, plumbing and space for an American style fridge/freezer, stone tiled floor and windows overlooking the rear garden. There is a rear hall which leads to the cellar and the attached garage and gardens.

To the first floor is a large spacious galleried landing with shaped cornicing and ornate ceiling rose and columns. The master bedroom suite is a most impressive suite with a contemporary open plan shower room with large walk in shower, copper sink, low level WC ceramic tiled floor, a walk in dressing room is well fitted with hanging and storage space and a linen cupboard.
The guest bedroom suite has an excellent range of fitted wardrobes providing ample hanging and storage space, and an en-suite shower room fitted with a modern white suite.
The family bathroom is an impressive room with free standing roll top bath, walk in shower, period style wash hand basin, low level w.c. and bidet. A stunning stained glass window gives good natural light and there is a door to a further double
bedroom. There is a two person sauna and round Jacuzzi bath which is located in the tower section, adjacent to the landing. To the second floor a staircase gives access to two double bedrooms, a shower room and a walk in wardrobe.

The property is approached by remote controlled wrought iron double gates. A large gravel drive leads to the front and side of the property and provides off road parking for several vehicles. There is a double integral garage with lighting, power and internal door. The property is set in mature and established gardens with a formal
lawn to the front with water feature and enjoying superb far reaching views. To the rear is a private sun terrace with mature hedging and trees and a timber decked area ideal for entertaining.