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Askerton Drive, Peterlee £320,000

Sold STC
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  • Distinctive Residence - Prestigious Address
  • Spectacular Landscaped Westerly Gardens
  • Four Double Bedrooms / En-Suite
  • Wonderful Family Bathroom
  • Awe Inspiring Reception Kitchen
  • Larger Than Average Principle Reception
  • Double Glazed, Gas Heating & Two Garages
  • Adjoining Concealed Motorhome Standage
  • Eye Watering Gardens With Mature Pond
  • "No Onward Chain"

DISTINCTIVE RESIDENCE - EXCLUSIVE LOCATION... This stunning individual bungalow is situated on one of the largest plots within this most desirable cu-de-sac a short walk to the Idyllic Castle Eden Dene Nature Reserve, within proximity to the outstanding Shotton Hall Academy and the A19 which interconnects with all regional centres including Durham, Hartlepool and Sunderland. This spectacular residence offers a rare expansive living space with four double bedrooms, en-suite facilities, a luxurious reception kitchen and breathtaking westerly facing landscaped gardens incorporating a wonderful fish pond stocked with mature carp. For further information please contact Alexander and Bowtell Estates on 01915863836.

Askerton Drive
Peterlee SR8 1PW
County: County Durham
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: 00000701

Agents Notes

We are delighted to present to the market this stunning distinctive residence situated within a luxurious address on Oakerside Park, nestled on a predominantly west facing aspect to the rear with an elevated sundeck overlooking an eye watering mature fish pond set upon a tree lined backdrop. The larger than average accommodation includes four double bedrooms and an en-suite facility, beautiful family bathroom complete with a whirlpool bath, an awe inspiring 7.88 metre reception kitchen and an expansive principle reception room with doors providing accessibility onto the west facing recreational sun terrace. Furthermore, the property offers two garages with an abundance of vehicle parking on the front driveway together with the possibility of off street secure concealed standage for a motorhome or boat at the side of the residence. Areas of local interest include lovely walks through the Castle Eden Dene nature reserve which meander through beauty spots to the coast.

Entrance Porch

Situated at the front of the residence this spacious entrance offers double glazed windows and an exterior double glazed door with an additional door offering accessibility into the beautiful main hallway.


This most welcoming entrance lavishly finished with Barker and Stonehouse solid Oak flooring which flows into the principle reception room compliments the attractive neutral decorative theme throughout the residence. Accompaniments include recessed spotlighting, two useful linen cupboards and access into the cloakroom W/c.

Cloakroom W/c

Situated off the main hallway this delightful guest W/c features a white suite comprising of a low level W/c, a pedestal hand wash basin, radiator and a double glazed window to the front elevation


18' 6'' x 17' 11'' (5.63m x 5.45m)

The exemplary breathtakingly larger than average principle reception room nestled to the rear of the residence offers beautiful elevated views over the west facing landscaped rear gardens through double glazed patio doors almost to the extent of an entire wall. The lounge incorporates a continuation of the Barker and Stonehouse Oak flooring flowing from the hallway complimented with a contemporary natural stone fireplace inset with an attractive gas living flame basket fire. Furthermore, the reception offers two radiators and a superior decorative finish.

Reception Kitchen

25' 10'' x 21' 2'' (7.88m x 6.44m)

The awe inspiring reception kitchen, evolved from the amalgamation of the dining room and an additional extension, incorporates a bespoke Mowlem kitchen finished to perfection with a central illuminated preparation island complete with high gloss granite work surfaces, an integral display wine unit and an elevated glazed breakfasting bar. The kitchen area comprises of an extensive array of beautifully presented wall and floor cabinets finished in a Maple colour with contemporary Shaker style stainless steel handles, complete with high gloss granite work surfaces integrating a Franke stainless steel sink and complimenting mixer tap fitments.

Reception Kitchen Continued

Consideration has been taken with regards to integral appliances which include a premium Miele Coffee machine, a luxury american fridge freezer with an integrated chilled water / ice machine and an eye watering brushed steel finished gas Falcon range cooker with multiple ovens and five hobs set below an illuminated feature stainless steel extractor canopy. Additional accompaniments include recessed spotlighting, two radiators, a double glazed window set to the side of the residence and both double glazed windows and double glazed patio doors providing accessibility onto the enchanting larger than average rear, west facing, sundeck with views over the beautiful fish pond and gardens.

Utility Area

Nestled off the kitchen, the utility room features plumbing for an automatic washing machine, laminated flooring and two internal doors offer accessibility into the garages, one of which has been converted into a recreational gym.

Master Suite

18' 10'' x 12' 8'' (5.75m x 3.86m)max measurements

Located at the rear of the residence with double glazed windows overlooking the westerly facing enclosed gardens, this exceptional master bedroom incorporates a wonderful dressing area, a partitioned en-suite facility and a radiator.


Deceptively spacious the en-suite facility to the master suite comprises of a larger than average steel trimmed glazed corner shower enclosure, low level W/c and a pedestal hand wash basin. Additional attributes include a double glazed frosted window to the rear elevation, a radiator and an extractor fan.

Second Bedroom

13' 3'' x 10' 5'' (4.03m x 3.18m)

This beautiful second double bedroom offers wonderful views over the front grounds through double glazed windows and features a radiator.

Third Bedroom

15' 2'' x 8' 8'' (4.63m x 2.64m)

A delightful third double bedroom which incorporates a double glazed window to the side elevation and a radiator.

Fourth Bedroom

15' 2'' x 8' 6'' (4.63m x 2.60m)

Currently facilitated as a study, this fourth double bedroom provides ample space and features a double glazed window to the side elevation together with a radiator.

Family Bathroom

8' 11'' x 7' 11'' (2.73m x 2.42m)

Beautifully presented, this sumptuous four piece family bathroom features a white suite comprising of a whirlpool bath complete with mixer tap fitments, a lovely corner shower enclosure finished in stainless steel edging complimenting the contemporary stainless steel heated towel radiator, a low level W/c and pedestal hand wash basin. Accompaniments include stunning wall and floor tiling, a double glazed etched window to the front elevation and a useful linen cupboard housing the gas central heating boiler.

Rear Elevated Sun Deck

Accessed via the double glazed patio doors from the principle reception and the reception kitchen, this remarkable elevated decked sun terrace with it's newel posted spindle balustrade emphasises the distinctive nature of the residence providing an exceptional area for entertaining guests, family gatherings or simply relaxing with stunning views over the private landscaped rear grounds and most attractive carp fishpond.

Landscaped Rear Gardens

Adjacent to the sundeck terrace, an additional attractive paved patio has been integrated into the elevated external recreational area offering lovely views over the landscaped rear west facing gardens, finished to perfection with upright tree trunks lashed with a rope balustrade creating a spectacular finish which we have rarely seen. Furthermore, a rustic stairwell cascades to the lower portions of the garden which has been carefully designed to incorporate a sizable lawn edged with contemporary fawna with an arched trelliced entrance opening onto the confounding mature fish pond preceded with a further decked patio. Surprisingly, last but not least, set to a secluded area of land out of sight at the opposite end of the residence the vendors have created an elevated allotment area ideal for budding gardeners to grow their on vegetables in the privacy of their own home.

Front Grounds

At the front of the residence there is a splendid drive which intersects the mature lawned grounds, suitable for the off street parking of numerous family vehicles and with little modification and the simple removal of a small wall to the side of the garages, there is a larger than average unseen area, currently graveled, which would make an ideal space for the secluded and private standage for a motorhome or leisure boat.

Two Garages

The two garages can be accessed from the utility room adjacent to the reception kitchen and offer up and over doors opening onto the front driveway for the secure parking of family vehicles. One of the garages has been professionally converted into a gym with proportions of 3.74m x 2.78m and features double glazed windows overlooking the front forecourt together with a laminated floor. The converted garage could be easily re-adapted into a garage as the garage door has been retained and the simplistic removal of a partitioned wall will reveal the garage opening.

Askerton Drive
Peterlee SR8 1PW
County: County Durham
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: 00000701
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