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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Burtree Lane, Darlington, County Durham, DL3


Property Description

Key features

  • 3 reception rooms
  • kitchen & scullery
  • 6 bedrooms
  • bathroom
  • utility room with shower room
  • w.c.
  • gardens
  • garage
  • about 8.2 acres
  • EPC Rating = G

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Whessoe Cottage is a Victorian, brick built, detached family house offering well-proportioned accommodation over 2 floors. The property would benefit from updating but offers great potential to create a comfortable house with further scope for improvement and enlargement (subject to the necessary consents).


Whessoe Cottage occupies a good site in open countryside with southerly aspect on the northern outskirts of the town. The property is within easy daily travelling distance of the business and commercial centres of Durham, Tyneside and Teesside convenient for the regional and national road network being 2 miles from junction 58 of the A1M.

The east coast mainline is available from Darlington and air travel is available via Durham Tees Valley and Newcastle airports.

Darlington town centre 3 miles • Teesside 12 miles • Durham City 22 miles • Newcastle 37 miles


Standing in spacious grounds the house is accessed directly from Burtree Lane to a large area of hard standing.

A front entrance vestibule leads to a wide and spacious entrance hall with a fine return staircase leading to the first floor. There are two good reception rooms with bay windows to the front and a living room to the west. There is a kitchen and a secondary kitchen/scullery together with a range of stores, utility areas and cloakroom facilities. On the first floor there are 6 good bedrooms and a house bathroom with WC.

Outbuildings & Land
There are spacious mature gardens surrounding the house together with a good hard standing area and a brick built garage.
The land extends to 7 acres or thereabouts and comprises a useful block of permanent pasture together with an additional area of interesting amenity land on the north western boundary.

Acreage: 8.2 Acres

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
01 February 2016


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