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1 High Farm Rise, Durham, DH3 4JE



We are privileged to be involved in the marketing of this exclusive home. Located within a private development comprising of only four unique homes. The design is simple, understated and offers sleek and spacious accommodation. Viewings are by strict appointment with the agent, and are available at your convenience. Call us direct on 07881426277 or 0845 6431186.


Property ID: 27863442
Price: £1,500,000
Property Type: Detached House
Bedrooms: 8
Bathrooms: 5
Receptions: 4
Gardens: 1
Parking Spaces: 4
Garages: 2









Room Details

Welcome to "Maynesforth House" High Farm Rise


We are privileged to be involved in the marketing of this exceptional home offering a level of design and exacting specification rarely achieved.

Located within an exclusive development of only four unique and individually designed executive homes.

The 8 bedroom design is simple, understated and extremely well thought out.

Enjoying the benefits of intelligent 'state of the art' renewable technology designed to minimise energy consumption. For example:

Rain Water Harvesting; minimising the use of precious mains water.

Mechanical Ventilation and Heat Recovery System: ensures constant air flow and cleverly extracts heat from bathrooms to warm incoming cool air.

Biomass Stove: A contemporary designed boiler that uses small wood pellets to heat hot water for showers and the under floor heating

Under floor heating to ground floor. This is well known to be an efficient heating method, as it uses lower temperature water, making it more cost effective than a traditional radiator system.

Substantial insulated construction that minimises heat loss.

Specially patented eco glass that maximises solar gain and minimises heat loss.

Solar panels which generate hot water and photovoltaic electricity

In addition to this, the house boasts; a full house security system, stylish external lighting, TV distribution network, data cabling, 'smart' lighting system.

Viewings are by strict appointment with the agent.

The Accommodation

The Ground Floor accommodates an impressive Entrance Hall with an amazing glass atrium window creating an architectural detail to the front elevation which faces in to the private Courtyard, allowing an abundance of natural light to flood in. Internally an impressive 44' of open-plan Living space, with a stylish and bespoke integrated Kitchen / Dining Room, Orangery, Utility area, and Cloakroom. There are Eight bedrooms, all are of double proportion and designed to include an En-suite or space for robes.

Please note that the room measurements provided are for guidance purposes only.

Entrance Hall

13' 3" x 12' 5" (4.04m x 3.78m)
A most impressive entrance with a full height solid wood front door with detailed chrome ironmongery fittings leading you in to the impressive Main Hall. Enjoying an abundance of natural light from the stunning 25' high atrium entrance, with floor to ceiling glazed side panels to main entrance. A beautiful dual return feature wood staircase, with timeless, neutral decor throughout. Under-stairs cloaks cupboards to two sides. Wood block effect flooring and decorative wall lights.

Living & Dining Area

33'9" x 16'2" (10.29m x 4.93m)
A sleek open plan living area offers a level of design rarely seen, creating a versatile living space designed to suit your interior needs. Currently utilised as a formal Dining area, and relaxing Family room. Wood block effect flooring. Triple windows to two elevations. Recessed spot lights and decorative lighting.

Open access through to;

Bespoke Kitchen

44'6" x 23'4" (13.56m x 7.11m) (inc Family Room Area)
A bespoke two-tone, walnut and white high gloss kitchen with matching polished white Silestone work surface, including a breakfast bar area. Stainless steel Franke sink unit with mixer tap and additional "Quooker" hot water tap. Integrated six ring gas cooking range with extractor canopy, dual ovens with plate warmer, combination microwave, dishwasher, fridge and freezer. An ideal entertaining space.

Dining area with glazed tri-fold doors leading out to the timber decked Terrace. Feature slate wall housing a stunning Biomass stove fire.


19' 9" x 14' 7" (6.02m x 4.45m)
Tri-fold doors lead from the main living area in to this additional Orangery, enjoying stunning views of the landscaped gardens and a panoramic vista. Glazed French doors lead directly out to the terrace. Wood block effect flooring. Stunning feature wall, and TV point.

Inner Hall

25' 8" x 4' 8" (7.82m x 1.42m)
A spacious link corridor with natural light from three full height glazed side windows, combined with three additional windows. Decorative lighting and wood block effect flooring. Internal access through to Garage and Utility areas.

Utility & Boot Room

5.50m x 2.21m (18' 1" x 7' 3")
With a range of base units, stainless steel sink unit and drainer. Plumbing for washing machine. Floor tiling with mosaic strip borders.


7' 7" x 5' 4" (2.31m x 1.63m)
A white contemporary Villeroy & Boch wash basin and wall hung WC. Tiled flooring. Recessed spot lights. Window with opaque glazing.


House Bathroom

11' 4" x 8' 8" (3.45m x 2.64m)
Fully tiled with beautiful travertine tiles. A stylish white suite comprising over-sized Villeroy & Boch bath, Villeroy & Boch wash basin and wall hung WC. Tiled walk-in Hansgrohe shower with rain forest head. Window with natural glazing. Recessed spot lighting. Under-floor electric heating and heated towel rail.

Master Bedroom

16' 2" x 14' 6" (4.93m x 4.42m)
A "Room with a View" - never was the saying more true! With glazed sliding doors to the south elevation enjoying a glass balcony with uninterrupted views across open countryside as far as the eye can see. Wood block effect flooring, two ceiling lights and dual ensuites and dressing rooms.

Dual Luxury En-Suite & Dressing Areas

Dual En-suite Wet Rooms. Both of generous size and with stylish Hansgrohe shower fittings with rain forest shower heads, Villeroy & Boch wash basin and wall hung WC. Under-floor electric heating and heated towel rails.

Bedroom Two

12' 3" x 10' 3" (3.73m x 3.12m)
Located to the north-east elevation with a window over-looking the front court courtyard. A double sized room enjoys neutral decor, and wood block effect flooring. Storage cupboard. BT and data points.

Bedroom Three with Roof Terrace

14' 8" x 10' 3" (4.47m x 3.12m)
Currently used as a rather magnificent Home Office with sliding glazed doors leading out to an amazing south facing roof terrace with timber decked flooring and contemporary glass panels. Enjoying space for sun loungers and chairs to appreciate the views of the open Countryside and beyond.

The room has BT and Network data points, with wood effect block flooring.

Access through to a Library / Dressing room offering versatile accommodation and a variety of uses.

Bedroom Four

12' 3" x 10' 10" (3.73m x 3.30m)
Located to the front elevation with window to front courtyard. A double sized room enjoying neutral decor, and wood block effect flooring. Storage cupboard, and one ceiling light.

Inner Hall - Guest Annex

21' 4" (6.50m) Long.
Linking the main house to the West Wing a private door leads through to an Inner Hall adding an ambience of seclusion to create a superb Guest Annex. Wood block effect flooring with decorative lighting at skirting level and recessed spot lighting.

Bedroom Five / Guest Lounge

16' 5" x 13' 4" (5.00m x 4.06m)
Located to the rear elevation and enjoying an over-sized triangular window providing amazing and uninterrupted views to the south. A magnificent pitched ceiling creates a room with enormous character. Built in robes. Wood block effect flooring.


A very stylish tiled Shower-room comprising Hansgrohe shower with rain forest head, Villeroy & Boch wash basin and wall hung WC. Recessed spot lighting. Electric underfloor heating.

Bedroom Six

17' 5" x 9' 4" (5.31m x 2.84m)
A second double bedroom to the Annex, or a large Dressing Room. Wood block effect flooring. Recessed spot lighting. Built-in robes and additional storage to eaves area.


With glazed balcony to landing, and wood block effect flooring.

Bedroom Seven

20' 8" x 12' 3" (6.30m x 3.73m)
With dominant roof pitch, and three Velux style windows. Wood block effect flooring. Built-in robes, and storage space to eaves. Recessed alcove lighting.

Bedroom Eight / Snug

20' 8" x 12' 3" (6.30m x 3.73m)
Currently used as Guest Lounge with three Velux sky-light windows. TV point and storage space to eaves. Wood block effect flooring. Decorative spot lighting. Wall mounted TV points.

En-Suite Bathroom

A superb shower-room. Fully tiled with Hansgrohe walk-in double shower area, Villeroy & Boch wash basin and wall hung WC. Sky-light window. Electric under-floor heating.



6.96m x 6.95m (22' 10" x 22' 10")
Double garage with dual "Hormann" remote controlled garage doors, two side windows, power and lighting. Access door to Inner Hall and Utility. Door to rear garden. Housing the Rain Water Manager control system.


A front courtyard which delights upon arrival with a natural gravel driveway and spiral topiary shrubs framed by box hedging. This complements the bespoke tanalised, contemporary designed fence and access gate. Additional parking space for car to side of property, plus three spaces to the front.

Enjoying a good degree of privacy to the rear and side of the property with a south facing decked terrace area, leading from kitchen and orangery with feature stone walls accentuated at night with L.E.D lighting and steps leading onto the sweeping lawn area and wild flower meadow. To the side of the property there is a BBQ area. To the west there is a further secluded, landscaped garden enjoying five feature flower beds, decked entertaining area, pond with feature stone walls and stunning uninterrupted views across open countryside towards Durham Cathedral. There are steps leading down to the Orchard, which is a gardener's paradise with different varieties of apple, damson and plum trees, producing an abundance of fruit every year. Here, potential buyers will also find winding, gravel pathways that meander through the orchard to a wildlife pond. One can 'pause for thought' on the feature blue bench, to take in the peaceful ambiance that provides a rather unique setting.

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