Elite Estates & Lettings
Durham City Centre
£499,000 offers in excess of
Introducing to the market, The Bowers, a gorgeous modern townhouse in the heart of Durham City. This opulent five-bedroom home with a superb layout over four floors has been greatly enhanced by the current owners both internally and externally.
The sublime property is full of character and is immaculately presented throughout with moduleo oak flooring, dwelling mink carpets and plantation shutters to each room – creating an elegant, sophisticated and luxury aesthetic to the home.
Enter the property via a composite front door and step into the reception hall. This stylish space features the stairwell with white spindles and oak handrail, moduleo oak flooring which continues into the kitchen and WC. There is a spacious storage/coat and boot cupboard and a half-glazed door leads to the kitchen/diner.
The striking kitchen is divided into two sections, with the kitchen area to the front and the dining area to the rear enjoying the landscaped rear garden which is accessed via Bi-fold doors which benefit from remote-controlled blinds.
Complete with a range of white high gloss wall and base cabinets, complimented with quartz work surfaces and mirrored upstands, stainless steel double oven, integrated microwave, Siemens grey induction hob, AEG integrated washing machine, Zanussi integrated dishwasher and integrated fridge freezer.
Spotlights fitted within the ceiling provide a bright modern space to cook and dine.
The spacious dining area can easily accommodate seating for eight and so making this an ideal space for socialising and entertaining.
Also to be found on the ground floor is the WC. A full height brick effect tiling to the walls with a low level back to the wall WC with wall mounted flush, hand basin, radiator.
There is plenty of storage room to be found on the ground floor which is ideal for coats, boots and shoes.
Head up to the first floor and you will be greeted by two wonderful rooms, the lounge and the home office – or bedroom if you’d prefer.
The lounge is a spacious, cosy room with a feature over-sized bay window and a stylish hole in the wall gas fire operated by remote control.
Adjacent to the formal lounge is a perfect home office which could be utilised as bedroom five if desired
Up another level and you will find bedroom number one and two – both accompanied by ensuites.
Situated to the rear elevation you will enter the first bedroom which comes with an imposing bay window and complete with Hammond fitted sliding door and mirrored wardrobes finished in cream.
A door within the bedroom leads to a beautifully designed ensuite complete with porcelain tiles to the floor and walls. A double shower, floating hand basin, low-level WC and chrome heated towel rail make up the interior of this ensuite.
Located at the front of the property is bedroom number two. Similar to the first, this bedroom is complete with a range of Hammond fitted wardrobes and stylish drawers, two windows allowing an abundance of natural light to flood through and another stylish ensuite. The high-quality range of porcelain wall and floor tiles, double shower, floating sink, low-level WC, chrome heated towel rail and spotlights to ceiling make up this modern ensuite.
Finally, make your way up to the third floor where you will find the remaining two bedrooms and master bathroom.
Another spacious double room complete with fitted wardrobes, character T fall roof and two skylight windows is located at the rear of the property.
The final double room is a spacious area located to the front elevation which features a dormer window with a view of Durham Cathedral in the distance.
Perfectly located in between bedroom three and bedroom four is the master bathroom. Porcelain wall and floor tiles, made to measure wall to wall mirror with a vanity shelf, chrome heated towel rail, WC and hand basin and spotlights to ceiling are the key aspects of this gorgeous modern bathroom.
The property is fitted with CCTV and comes with an alarm system installed.
To the front of this home is a wrought iron gate which leads to the stone porcelain steps which gives access to the front terrace, whilst to the rear, there is a walled landscaped garden, split level design with mandarin porcelain stone paving, wooden sleepers, gravel borders and complete with external lighting and sockets.
A rear gate gives access to the driveway leading to the garage which includes light and power.
The West facing rear garden captures all day sun – perfect for those who like to spend time outdoors.
Location, location, location. Situated in the heart of Durham, walking distance to the train station and City Centre, with an array of shops, restaurants and bars makes this property perfect for those wanting to live in the vibrancy of big-city life.
There are also many excellent state and private schools within the catchment area for those with children.
The Bowers development in Durham received two accolades for its high specification and design. Just 19 homes on this executive development were firstly given an accolade for ‘Built environment’ from the County Durham Environment Partnership.
The partnership noted that the development was an outstanding contribution to the built environment of the City, exceeding statutory requirements and the design, scale, massing and materials used complemented its surroundings.
Its second award came from the City of Durham Trust. This architectural award was given for the schemes considerate design which is in keeping with the area. The trust said: “The scheme is an exemplary piece of place-making. It is a welcome halt to rampant student advance in the area.”