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Old Eldon, Shildon, County Durham

Offers In Region Of £320,000

Property Features

  • 5 Bedroom Detached House
  • 3 Reception room
  • Small Rural Hamlet
  • Full Modernisation Required
  • Front & Rear Gardens
  • Detached Garage & Parking
Offered to the market is a large 5-bedroom detached former farmhouse once part of the Eldon Estate. The property is in need of updating and modernisation but would make a beautiful family home with off road parking, detached garage and gardens.

The property is located in the small hamlet of Old Eldon located centrally between the towns of Shildon, Bishop Auckland and Newton Aycliffe which all provide shopping, leisure and schooling facilities. The property also offers easy commuting to the larger town of Darlington (approximately 23 min 10 miles) and Durham City (approximately 22 min 11 miles). Shildon railway station is located approximately 1.5 miles from the property with main line links north and south from Darlington Bank Top Station. Major road links north and south are accessed via the A689 leading to the A1, A167 and A688. Air Travel is available via Newcastle International Airport and Teesside Airport.



Entrance Hallway
UPVC double glazed entrance door, dado rail, picture rail, 2 central heating radiators, stairs to 1st floor with small under stairs storage cupboard.

Reception Room 1 (front elevation)
6.4m x 4.2m
Large reception room, open fireplace with timber surround and alcoves to either side, coving to ceiling, window, central heating radiator and 2nd entrance door leading back to hallway.

Reception Room 2 (front elevation)
5.24m x 4.14m
With solid wood flooring, open fireplace with tiled surround and two display units to either side, central heating radiator, dado rail, picture rail and window.

Boiler Room
3.7m x 1.53m
Oil central heating boiler.

5m x 2.9m
UPVC double glazed window to the side elevation, stone flagged flooring, power and lighting.

Internal Hallway
7.6m x 1.2m
Leading of entrance hallway, laminate flooring, Half wood panelled walls and central heating radiator.

Storage Room (rear elevation)
3.6m x 1.78m
Window and shelving to wall.

Reception Room 3 (rear elevation)
4.6m x 3.6m
Laminate flooring, log burning stove with timber surround, central heating radiator, dado rail and window.

Rear Porch
Clay tiled flooring, rear entrance door.

5.2m x 4.5m
Fitted with a range of wall and base units with contrasting work surfaces over, built-in electric hob, stainless steel sink drainer unit, ceramic tiled flooring and part tiled walls, central heating radiators, space and plumbing for washing machine, two windows to front elevation and rear elevations.

Ground Floor Cloak Room
2.9m x 2.7m
Fitted with a white WC, pedestal wash hand basin, laminate flooring, central heating radiator, part tiled walls and opaque window.


Half Landing
Large arched window, dado rail and central heating radiator.

Dado and picture rails.

Bedroom 1 (rear elevation)
4.8m x 4.9m
Two central heating radiators and window.

Bedroom 2 (front elevation)
4.7m x 4.4m
Bay window and two central heating radiators.

Bedroom 3 (front central elevation)
4.3m x 3.3m
Bay window and central heating radiator.

Bedroom 4 (front elevation)
4.6m x 4.45m
Bay window, two central heating radiators and built-in storage cupboard.

Small Lobby

3.4m x 3.6m
Modern white suite comprising panelled bath with electric shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, part tiles and part shower board panelled walls, central heating radiator, dressing area with large mirror above, opaque window and cupboard housing hot and cold water storage tanks.

Dressing Room
2.54m 1.9m
Shelving and wood flooring leading to:

Bedroom 5 (rear elevation)
5.04m x 3.8m
Window, picture rail, small loft access hatch and central heating radiator.



Timber entrance door and stairs to first floor.


Ground Floor WC
1.04m x 1.16m
WC, wash hand basin and central heating radiator.

3.13m x 3.5m
Fitted with a traditional range of wall and base units, contrasting work surfaces over, space for free standing electric cooker, space and plumbing for washing machine, tiled splashbacks, laminate flooring, under stairs storage and timber single glazed window.


Small landing area.

Room 1
4.39m x 2.6m
Window to rear, central heating radiator, loft access hatch and panelled bath.

4.9m x 4.3m
Spacious room with timber stained ceiling and beams, loft access hatch, large built-in storage cupboards and shelving central heating radiators and windows to front and rear elevation.


Front Garden
Stone walled garden with two access gates, laid mainly to lawn with mature trees.

Rear Courtyard Garden
Graveled parking area for several vehicles leading to garage. Paved patio area leading to:

Side Garden
Lawn, mature trees, and oil storage tank.

Detached brick-built garage with sky light.

We are verbally informed by the vendor that the property is freehold.

Mains electricity, main water, mains drainage and oil central heating.

Council Tax Band F

Strictly by appointment through the selling agent only.

Energy Performance

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