3 bedroom semi-detached house for saleThe Old Post Office, Waskerley, Consett, DH8
Offers in Region of £270,000
- 3 Bedrooms
- Entrance Porch
- Dining Room
- Sitting Room
- Utility Room
As its name suggests, The Old Post Office is a former post office situated in a delightful rural location with open countryside views and large gardens.
Dating back to 1852 and constructed by the Wear Valley Railway Company, the property originally served the small hamlet of Waskerley and it's residents until it became privately owned in the 1950's. Waskerley now consists of The Old Post Office, the adjoining property and the nearby farm.
The current owners extended the property in 1999 in order to provide a spacious family home yet still retain the original charm and character of the original house. The accommodation briefly comprises, on the ground floor: Entrance porch leading to the dining room which has a multi fuel stove, lounge with traditional cast fireplace, sitting room which leads to the conservatory. There is also a farmhouse style kitchen with useful utility room and a bathroom fitted with a white suite. To the first floor there are 3 bedrooms, a w.c. and a large landing which is suitable as an occassional bedroom.
Externally the property is accessed by a gated driveway and there are large gardens of approximately one-and-a-half acres with two stables, two patio areas, mature trees and fantastic views.
The property is situated adjacent to the popular Waskerley Way between Consett & Stanhope. It is also a few minutes drive from the A68 which offers access to the north and south.
Agents notes: The property has solid fuel central heating and double glazing. Electricity is supplied by a "Lister Petter" diesel generator backed up by a smaller generator, there is a septic tank for drainage and water is supplied from a natural spring.
|Ground Floor|| |
|Entrance Porch|| |
|Dining Room||16'2" x 9'5" (4.93m x 2.87m). Inglenook fireplace with multi-fuel stove, understairs cupboard, exposed beams, radiator, laminate flooring, French Doorss leading to patio area and gardens.|
|Sitting Room||14'2" x 10'4" (4.32m x 3.15m). Multifuel stove, double doors leading to:|
|Conservatory||12'9" x 9'3" (3.89m x 2.82m). Double glazed.|
|Lounge||16'2" x 11'5" (4.93m x 3.48m). Traditional cast iron fireplace with an open fire, laminate flooring, double radiator.|
|Kitchen||12'6" x 9'11" (3.8m x 3.02m). Farmhouse style kitchen with work surfaces, belfast sink, Rayburn stove providing heating and hot water, ceramic tiled floor and French Windows to patio area and gardens.|
|Kitchen|| View 2|
|Utility Room|| |
|Bathroom||14'4" x 6'7" (4.37m x 2m). Modern fitted suite including a corner bath, shower with cubicle, wash hand basin, wc, laminate flooring, extractor, radiator.|
|First Floor|| |
|Bedroom 1||16'2" x 10'5" (4.93m x 3.18m). Traditional cast iron fireplace and grate, beamed ceiling, fitted wardrobes, radiator.|
|Bedroom 2||14'1" x 9' (4.3m x 2.74m). single radiator.|
|Bedroom 3||10'1" x 7'11" (3.07m x 2.41m). |
|Bedroom 4/landing||16'2" x 9'7" (4.93m x 2.92m). Cast iron fireplace,, built in wardrobe, and radiator.|
|Separate WC|| Wash hand basin, wc, laminate flooring.|
|Gardens|| The property has a large garden of approximately one-and-a-half acres, which is mainly laid to lawn and has two patio areas. There is a gated driveway with parking for several vehicles and there are also outhouses including two stables and a workshop housing the generators.|
|Post Box|| .|
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