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Bishops Gate, DH1 4JU



A unique opportunity to acquire an exceptional eight bedroom detached city mansion house privately nestled in one of the most beautiful residential areas in Durham City. Bishops Gate is a small, leafy, enclave of only eight bespoke detached dwellings. Number Four is the largest south facing garden plot and offers luxury and space rarely found in the city. Stone pillars lead you in to the courtyard presenting a grand Georgian style property with a magnificent stone portico to the front entrance, there is also parking for four vehicles and a triple garage with automated doors.

The Main House: Upon entering this magnificent property the grand porch welcomes you in to a spacious reception hall with an imposing staircase to behold leading you to the first floor and spacious landing area with decorative lighting.

The main drawing room is situated to the rear aspect and benefits from French doors to the garden terrace. The open plan kitchen and dining room leads through to an orangery with vistas over the lawn and access to dual terraces, one being undercover. The kitchen comprises of an extensive array of wall and base units with quartz work surfaces and breakfast bar, integrated dish washer, cooking range and freestanding American fridge/freezer. There are a further two reception rooms to this floor offering versatility to lifestyle needs. Access leads through to a utility, with wall and base units, sink unit, space and plumbing for washing machine and drier. Second door to front access and door to rear terrace. Cloakroom with wash basin and wc, as well as separate cloaks and storage.

To the first floor are five double sized bedrooms, three stylish en-suites and a house bathroom with free standing bath, double shower and vanity unit with wash basin. One of the bedrooms enjoys french doors overlooking the south facing rear gardens. A private staircase leads to the second floor and the principle bedroom suite, providing a very private space with luxury en-suite and separate dressing room.

The East Wing: The east wing provides further accommodation and private access. To the ground floor the accommodation is currently utilised as a gym with French doors opening to the garden terrace, a beautifully tiled bathroom with walk-in shower, wash basin and wc. Utility room with wall and base units and sink unit. Access to the garage block. To the first floor are two generous sized rooms.

Externally the rear gardens are south facing with mature trees and borders, an area of lawn along with two private terraces, one with a sun-portico for alfresco dining.

This beautiful city property is simply breath-taking and of an unprecedented design and scale, rarely on offer in the city.

Private viewings are available via Jan Dale, and come highly recommended at the earliest opportunity.

Services: Mains gas, drains and electric.


Property ID: 27524309
Price: £1,500,000
Property Type: Detached House
Bedrooms: 8
Bathrooms: 6
Receptions: 3
Gardens: 1
Parking Spaces: 4
Garages: 3


City Mansion House

Eight Double Bedrooms

Six Stylish Bathrooms

Boasting an Open Plan Kitchen/Dining/Orangery

Discreet Location

South Facing Landscaped Garden

Triple Garage & Block Paved Drive for 4 / 5 Cars




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Durham City,
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