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Old Elvet, Durham

1 Bed Apartment / Studio



We welcome to the market this stunning apartment within 52 Old Elvet, who’s origins can be traced back to the Medieval Times. It is without a doubt one of the best addresses in Durham. The building dates back to the mid 1700’s, originally a family home, this three storey Grade II Listed townhouse shot to prominence when it was bought by the Durham County Club and was used as an exclusive Gentleman’s club. In its day the club welcomed Royalty, aristocrats, local businessmen and MP’s.

It closed its doors in 2016 and now has been converted into 12 beautiful luxury apartments with the benefit of modern style and sophistication alongside historical character and grand period features. The ethos of this development is ‘Luxury Living with an eye to the future but a strong nod to the past’. No expense has been spared in the furnishings and the decor, you will find luxury brands incorporated throughout – such as NEF kitchen appliances.

On entering Old Elvet you will be greeted by a spacious hall. with a broad sweeping staircase leading to the upper floors, there is also a secondary service staircase which demonstrates the size and scale of this building.

Apartment –
To the left of the entrance hall lies The Barrington
and, again, this one-bedroom property offers a
charming combination of period features and
contemporary styling.
With a bathroom to the right – decorated in
calming shades of stone and slate – a spacious
bedroom overlooking the lane to the side of the
building and a sizeable living room/kitchen, this
gracious apartment offers plenty of scope in terms
of décor.

The apartments come fully furnished, with tiled bathrooms and integrated kitchen appliances.

A broad, peaceful street on the bank of the river,
it is just a five-minute walk across Elvet bridge to
the historic city centre, where shops and cafés
line cobbled lanes in the shadow of the famous
Close, too, is the Prince Bishops shopping centre,
while across the river is Walkergate – a purpose
built complex of bars and restaurants which is also
home to the Gala Theatre and Cinema.
And while sunny days can be spent walking –
or rowing – by the river or exploring Durham’s
numerous parks and gardens, the city’s castle,
museums and leisure centre provide plenty to
do all year round.
Within easy access of the A19, the A1 and
Durham Railway Station, 52 Old Elvet is the
perfect base from which to commute to
nearby Newcastle or head south to
North Yorkshire and beyond.


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