A SIX-bedroom detached house in Darlington that sits on two acres of grounds has just gone on the market for almost £2million.

According to Zoopla, the Lindens house occupies a particularly private position off Carmel Road South and boasts established gardens and grounds extending to over two acres in total.

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Arguably one of the finest homes in Darlington, the property has been extensively refurbished and sympathetically extended by the current owners, whilst still retaining a wealth of original features throughout.

The Northern Echo: The house on Carmel Road South in Darlington is up for sale for £1,950,000 Picture: ZooplaThe house on Carmel Road South in Darlington is up for sale for £1,950,000 Picture: Zoopla

It offers stylish accommodation extending to over 5,500 square feet arranged over three floors, in addition to a separate one bed annexe and detached garaging.

The front door to the house reveals an impressive reception hall with herringbone parquet flooring, oak panelled walls and a feature fireplace with wood burning stove.

Directly off the hall is a bright triple aspect sitting room with feature fireplace housing a traditional wood burning stove, adjoining garden room with vaulted ceiling and doors out to a large rear sun terrace.

The Northern Echo: The house on Carmel Road South in Darlington is up for sale for £1,950,000 Picture: ZooplaThe house on Carmel Road South in Darlington is up for sale for £1,950,000 Picture: Zoopla

There is also a formal dining room with garden views and feature fireplace with gas fire.

A rear hall provides access to the stunning dining kitchen with bespoke solid wood cabinetry by Anthony Nixon Furniture.

A large custom central island unit creates a focal point with granite and oak work surfaces, high end integrated appliances including Fisher & Paykel, Gaggenau, Miele and aga range cooker with marble splash back.

The Northern Echo: The house on Carmel Road South in Darlington is up for sale for £1,950,000 Picture: ZooplaThe house on Carmel Road South in Darlington is up for sale for £1,950,000 Picture: Zoopla

Off the kitchen is a cosy family room, again with direct access out to the rear gardens.

Completing the ground floor accommodation, the majority of which benefits from under floor heating, is a utility room, boot room, shower room and guest w/c off the reception hall.

The first floor landing with half height oak panelled walls leads to a stunning dual aspect principal bedroom with under floor heating, distant views and a full wall of fitted wardrobes cleverly concealing the en suite shower room.

The Northern Echo: The house on Carmel Road South in Darlington is up for sale for £1,950,000 Picture: ZooplaThe house on Carmel Road South in Darlington is up for sale for £1,950,000 Picture: Zoopla

There are three further bedrooms on this floor, two with their own en suites, and a luxurious house bathroom with flush fitted TV, under floor heating and bespoke cabinetry.

Stairs rise from the first floor landing to an excellent top floor, currently utilised as a teenager’s apartment with its own sitting area, walk through dressing room and separate bedroom with en suite shower room. 

A detached two storey annexe sits next to the main house and offers a fully fitted kitchen and living room, with a bedroom and en suite shower room upstairs.

The Northern Echo: The house on Carmel Road South in Darlington is up for sale for £1,950,000 Picture: ZooplaThe house on Carmel Road South in Darlington is up for sale for £1,950,000 Picture: Zoopla

The majority of the extensive landscaped gardens are laid to lawn with a south-west facing terrace spanning the full width of the rear of the property with a stunning water feature by David Harber.

There is a children’s play area complete with rubber safety flooring and a separate sheltered courtyard garden off the kitchen offers an ideal al fresco dining area with a water wall feature, again by David Harber.

The house is on the market with a guide price of £1,950,000.

The Northern Echo: The play area at the bottom of the garden Picture: ZooplaThe play area at the bottom of the garden Picture: Zoopla

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