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5 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

North Street, West Rainton, Tyne and Wear, DH4

Sold STC £279,950

Property Description

Key features

  • 4 Bedrooms with 5th Bedroom/Home Office
  • 2 Reception Rooms & Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Garage, Car Port, Driveway & Workshop
  • Panoramic Views to Open Countryside
  • 18th Century Semi Detached Cottage
  • Ideally Located for Access to A1(M), A690 & A19
  • Within High Standard School Catchment Area

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

This large family Cottage has been extended, improved and adapted to change with the times, both internally and externally, but retains beautiful original features. A deceptively large cottage with features including family lounge with bay window and open fire place, ground floor WC/cloakroom, living/dining room with beamed ceiling comprising of sitting area around another open fire as well as dining area, spacious kitchen with views overlooking the rear garden. The ground floor accommodation is completed by the conservatory/utility room. The first floor adds to the living space with four bedrooms, one of which has been transformed into a home office, deceptively spacious family bathroom complete with separate bath and shower cubicle and staircase leading to the fifth bedroom which has been converted from the original loft space and provides a characterful bedroom with light and airy Velux window to enjoy the panoramic views. Externally, the property simply cannot fail to impress. Block paved patio areas providing outdoor dining space which is ideal for entertaining, manicured lawns, seating areas, planted boarders, flower beds, garden pond with walk over bridge, gazebo to the centre as well as a landscaped rockery area, a vegetable plot and greenhouse. There is also access to the back of the property for vehicles, together with a garage, car port and a very useful workshop.
West Rainton has a lot to offer, with a wide range of local amenities including local shops, chemist, post office, playpark, St Marys Church, Community Centre, local primary school and children's nursery.
The Cottage will meet the needs of the most discriminating purchasers in terms of location which
is ideal for those who require good road access throughout the North East and provides excellent road network links to Durham City, Gateshead, Newcastle upon Tyne and Sunderland. It also lies within close proximity of Houghton le Spring Town Centre and Doxford International Business Park. Both Newcastle International and Durham Tees Valley airports are readily accessible.
Durham City, situated approximately 5 miles away with its delightful cobbled streets with the meandering River Wear which circles around the Castle and Cathedral providing superb city walks and local boating. The City also has a good range of local and regional retailers as well as a number of restaurants and bars. Not only is Durham well known for a world renowned University it also has high achieving private and state schools in and around the City. Early internal AND external viewing is unreservedly recommended and an absolute must!

Entrance Hall 
with double glazed entrance door, UPVC double glazed window and open spindle staircase leading to first floor

with low level wc, wash hand basin, two vanity units, tiled walls, inset spot lighting and extractor fan

4.75m x 4.79m
with feature central fire surround housing solid fuel open fire, glazed bay window overlooking front garden, radiator, wall and ceiling lighting

The front of the property comprises of lawned 'countryside style' garden with well planted borders and stone wall with wrought iron gate and footpath leading to the property. Externally, the rear of the property simply cannot fail to impress. There is a magnificent and spectacular outdoor space that is a gardener's dream. Block paved patio areas providing outdoor dining space which is ideal for entertaining, well maintained manicured lawns with seating areas, planted boarders, flower beds, garden pond with walk over bridge, gazebo to the centre as well as a landscaped rockery area, vegetable plot and with greenhouse. All of these features come together to make this garden the perfect place to enjoy those sunny summer days with family, friends and neighbours. There is also access to the back of the property for vehicles, together with a garage, car port and a very useful workshop.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 
5.73m x 3.57m
Quality fitted kitchen comprising of wall and base bespoke units with beautiful Corian Style worktop surfaces and tiled splash backs, one and half stainless steel sink and drainer unit with mixer tap, integrated appliances include double electric oven, gas hob, original range, fridge and dishwasher. The kitchen also has a central island, feature beamed ceiling with inset spot lighting contrasting original features with new fittings, chrome ladder radiator, standard radiator, UPVC double glazed window and door leading to Conservatory/Utility Room

Sitting Room/Dining Room 
5.95m x 3.62m
with central fire surround, radiator, ceiling beams and UPVC double glazed window overlooking the beautiful rear garden

Conservatory/Utility Room 
4.38m x 2.22m
Fully UPVC double glazed with radiator, tiled flooring, plumbed for automatic washing machine, worktop surfaces and double doors again leading to the rear garden

First Floor Landing 
with double glazed window and staircase leading to Attic Bedroom

Master Bedroom 
4.79m x 3.74m
with quality fitted wardrobes, UPVC double glazed window and fitted cupboard housing vanity wash basin

Bedroom 2 
4.23m x 2.71m
with enclosed corner shower cubicle, vanity wash basin, uPVC double glazed window and radiator

Bedroom 3 
4.79m x 2.52m
with fitted wardrobes and overhead storage compartments, radiator and UPVC double glazed window

Bedroom 4/Home office 
3.23m x 2.37m
with fitted cupboard, radiator and uPVC double glazed window

Bedroom 5 / Attic Room 
6.91m x 4.27m
with large double glazed Velux window providing panoramic views overlooking the rear garden and beyond, fitted wardrobes, eave storage cupboards, radiator, double glazed window and walk in storage room

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02 March 2016

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