Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

A Perfect Spot

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

A Perfect Spot

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IT was the open views of this week's Dream Home that first caught the eye of its owners. A panorama that takes in acres of lovely gardens and stretches across to miles of the Cleveland Hills is very hard to beat.

Add to that a spacious and luxurious house and you've quite probably got the recipe for a perfect Dream Home.

"It was the open aspect," smiles the owner, revealing what first attracted the family to the four-bedroom property set in 1.75 acres of grounds.

"The house is on Brass Castle Lane, it looks onto the Cleveland Hills with views that are all open."

Sunnycross House has been their home for the past eight years and since moving in, they've refurbished and redecorated right through creating a bespoke home full of space and light.

"We think parts of the house were originally built in 1709 and then we think it was extended in the 1940s -quite a big extension," explains the owner.

"We have done a lot of work to it, we've changed everything."

The result of their hard work is a bespoke home that lends itself to all occasions. The entrance hall offers a promise of what's to come in the rest of the house with its fitted display cabinets and fitted oak desk unit. There's a door to the music room with its oak strip flooring -which in turn is open plan to the 17ft living room.

The bay window in here overlooks the rear of the property and there's a feature fireplace with open cast iron grate as well as a side aspect sash window. The breakfast room has recess LED mood lighting and is open plan to the orangery which has patio doors to the garden and an arch into the kitchen. On into the dining room where there's a contemporary remote controlled living flame gas fire -and trifold doors to the breakfast area. The 15ft kitchen has a bespoke range of units, an inset Aga and an island unit with granite worktop. There's an integrated microwave, dishwasher and drinks cooler too.

A door leads into the side lobby and further on there's a laundry room and cloakroom. …

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