Etherley Lane, Bishop Auckland, DL14


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
It is with great pleasure that Rea Estates offer to the sales market this substantial 5 Bedroom Period Property, standing in a West facing position in the market town of Bishop Auckland, offering everyday professional, retail and recreational services.

For the commuter the A1(M) provides easy access to the major regional centres of Teeside, County Durham and North Yorkshire. East Coast mainline rail services are available from Darlington and from Newcastle

The surrounding rural area is ideal for outdoor enthusiasts and the property is well-placed for the Durham Dales and both the North York Moors and Yorkshire Dales National Parks.

The property contains a wealth of original period features maintaining a considerable amount of charm and appeal throughout.

Warmed via Gas Central Heating and benefitting from uPVC Double Glazing, the internal layout briefly comprises, Entrance Vestibule, Reception Hallway, Two well proportioned Reception Rooms, one of which has a concealed staircase leading to the Cellar, Rear Hallway, Ground Floor Cloakroom/Wc, Utility Room and Kitchen Diner.

To the first floor there is a spacious landing, Five Double Bedrooms and a Family Bathroom.

Occupying an extremely generous corner plot the property has an enclosed courtyard garden to the rear, a Garage with Hayloft above, double gates opening to a parking area and a timber framed workshop/ storage shed. To the front, a low maintenance forecourt.

In our opinion this beautiful property will make an exceptional family home for the discerning purchaser and therefore only an internal inspection will truly suffice to fully appreciate the standard of accommodation this house has to offer.

Entrance Vestibule

Timber glazed entrance door opening to vestibule with cornice to ceiling, original mosaic tiled flooring and glazed door with stained glass side panels opening to:

Reception Hallway

The sense of space becomes apparent on entering the hallway with cornice to ceiling, dado rail, corbelled arch, staircase rising to the first floor, central heating radiator and laminate flooring.

Lounge: 13'08 x 13'08 (4.17m x 4.17m)

A lovely room benefiting from having a large bay window to the front elevation, allowing lots of natural light to flood the room. Cornice, picture rail, timber fire surround housing a living flame gas fire, two wall light points, television aerial point, central heating radiator and laminate flooring.

Second Reception Room:

16'09 max x 12'01(5.11m x 3.68m)

A second room of generous proportions, the focal point of which is a wood burning stove with granite hearth set into chimney recess. Cornice to ceiling, dado rail, central heating radiator, door to rear hallway, concealed staircase to cellar and glazed door with side panels opening to the private rear courtyard.


The cellar is divided into two rooms that could be utilised for a number of purposes.

Rear Hallway

Double doors to storage cupboard, central heating radiator, tiled flooring, external door opening to the rear courtyard and doors to:

Utility Room: 7'09 x 6'02 (2.36m x 1.88m)

Fitted with a base and wall unit, one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, space and plumbing for automatic washing machine. Double glazed window to the side elevation and tiled flooring.


Comprising, back to wall w/c and wash hand basin. Recessed ceiling lights, white heated towel rail and tiled flooring.

Kitchen Diner: 14'01 x 13'04 max (4.29m x 4.06m)

The kitchen diner provides ample space for family dining and entertaining. Fitted with a range of base and wall units, complimentary work surfaces and tiled splash backs over one and a half bowl sink unit. Free standing gas cooker point, two double glazed windows and two central heating radiators.

First Floor Landing

Obscure double glazed window to the rear elevation, spindle balustrade, dado rail, wall light points, central heating radiator and built in storage cupboard with hanging rail.

Doors to:

Bedroom One: 14'11 x 11'05 (4.55m x 3.48m)

Fitted with a range of wardrobes, overhead storage cupboards and bedside drawers. Original fireplace, double glazed window to the side elevation and central heating radiator.

Bedroom Two: 14'08 x 13' 07 (4.47m x 4.14m)

A lovely room with lots of natural light utilised as a first floor lounge by the current vendors. Two double glazed windows, cornice to ceiling, feature working fireplace, central heating radiator and laminate flooring.

Bedroom Three: 14'04 x 14'0 (4.37m x 4.27m)

Double glazed window to the front elevation, picture rail, built in storage cupboard, central heating radiator and feature fireplace.

Bedroom Four: 11'01 x 8'09 (3.38m x 2.67m)

Double glazed window to the front elevation and central heating radiator.

Bedroom Five: 14'03 x 6'07 (4.34m x 2.01m)

Double glazed window to the rear, built in storage cupboard with hanging rail, central heating radiator and laminate flooring.

Family Bathroom

Part tiled bathroom fitted with a white suite comprising, panelled corner bath, low level w/c and wash hand basin inset to vanity unit. Separate shower enclosure with electric unit. Obscure double glazed window, cornice to ceiling and built in airing/storage cupboard.


To the rear of the property there is a paved courtyard with raised flower beds, providing ideal space for ‘al fresco' dining and entertaining. A garage and parking area to the side of the house allow ample off road parking facilities. Above the garage there is a hayloft. A timber framed shed could be utilised as a workshop or for added storage facilities.

To the front, an enclosed low maintenance forecourt.

Property Reference BIA-GZR1133AC0

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