Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Spectacular Showhome Is a Joy Throughout

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Spectacular Showhome Is a Joy Throughout

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Househunters are running out of time to secure a home on Yuill Homes' Priorswood development in Fir Tree - with only the showhome remaining for sale.

After only three months of being on the market, the five-bedroom, detached property is the only home remaining for sale on the exclusive rural development of just 13, four and five bedroom detached homes.

The unusual three-storey home really does offer the best of both worlds.

It's in a beautiful rural setting with rolling countryside on your doorstep, yet only one mile from all the amenities of Crook town centre in County Durham and just 13 miles from the city of Durham.

The luxurious Chartwell showhome has been dressed by Yuill's award-winning interior designer Jill Curry, who drew her inspiration from a classic English house.

It has an arched entrance welcoming visitors to a generous hallway with light maple flooring, setting the tone of the rest of the home which has a cream theme with hints of orange and chocolate, emphasising the bright, spacious feel.

A large contemporary lounge provides the perfect place to entertain or relax with friends.

Traditionally the fireplace is the focal point of the room, but also catching the eye is a textured cream sofa covered in Andrew Martin almond Vanille, silk Yamuna curtain fabric from Malabar and a large mirror.

The adjoining dining room is entered through large double doors.

One feature of this home is the must-be-seen garden room, which is accessed through the kitchen or dining room.

The househunter will imagine they are relaxing away from the rest of the house with a book or glass of wine in hand. The French doors open on to the garden adding to the tranquil nature of the home.

The kitchen has light maple units contrasted with copper stone work tops, which will entice those who normally shy away from cooking and thrill would-be chefs. …

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