3 bedroom detached house for sale

Westgate, Bishop Auckland, Co Durham

Offers in Region of £340,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Large Stonebuilt Detached Property
  • 4 Bedrooms, 2 Reception Rooms
  • Surrounding Garden & Detached Garage
  • Elevated Position with Stunning Views
  • MUST BE VIEWED
  • EPC Rating D (58) - Council Tax Band F

Full description

ABOUT THE PROPERTY

a spacious 4 bedroom detached property with detached double garage and spacious south facing surrounding garden providing spectacular panoramic views over the rolling hills of upper Weardale and the North Pennines. A viewing is essential to appreciate the accommodation and elevated rural location.

The property is situated off the lane at Scutterhill Bank high on the north side of the Wear Valley with beautiful panoramic views south over Westgate, surrounding villages and the rolling hills of the North Pennines beyond. The village of St Johns Chapel offers a variety of facilities such as a Lakes & Dales Co-operative convenience store, cafe, post office and two public houses. Weardale also offers many public footpaths and cycle ways as well as award winning historic museums. The larger towns and cities such as the Durham, Bishop Auckland and Newcastle are located less than approx. 40 miles from the property as is Penrith and the gateway to the Lake District. Carlisle in Cumbria is also approximately 43 miles via the A689 as beautiful drive through the heart of the North Pennines. This property must be viewed to appreciate the acclamation and location.

The property benefits from oil central heating, with some under floor heating to ground and first floor. The property has also recently been fitted with new modern double glazing.

The present owner has also made enquiries with the local planning authority regarding a possible building plot on the site of a former house and a letter is available for inspection by purchasers.

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GROUND FLOOR

From kitchen entrance door: KITCHEN fitted with an range of wall and base units solid wood work surfaces over, Belfast style sink inset with mixer tap, ample space for kitchen table, oil fired Stanley range in inglenook for heating and domestic hot water, built-in double electric oven, stone flagged flooring with under floor heating, dual aspect windows to side and rear elevations, exposed beams to ceiling and external door. INNER HALL stone flagged flooring with under floor heating and main B.T. phone point. Doors leading to all ground floor rooms. REAR ENTRANCE PORCH entrance door and stone flagged flooring. CLOAKROOM comprising w/c, wash hand basin, half pine wood panelled walls, opaque window to rear elevation and extractor fan to wall. UTILITY ROOM small utility room with plumbing for washing machine and vent for tumble dryer. WORKSHOP converted integral garage, spacious room currently utilised as a workshop, fitted with a range of wall and base units contrasting work surfaces over, lino flooring (no under floor heating), strip light to ceiling and external door to the west elevation. DINING ROOM spacious room providing ample space for family dining, solid wood flooring with under floor heating, windows to front and side elevation with panoramic views South, staircase to 1st floor, exposed beams to ceiling, under stairs cupboard housing central heating pump, external door to front elevation, door to living room and door to internal hallway. SITTING ROOM extremely spacious reception room with two windows to the front elevation with panoramic views South over the North Pennines, solid wood flooring with under floor heating, exposed beams to ceiling, feature stone fireplace, small external door to front elevation, door leading to dining room and door to inner hall.

FIRST FLOOR

LANDING solid wood flooring with under floor heating, walk-in storage cupboard and access to loft space with fold down ladder. FAMILY BATHROOM fitted with a white suite comprising, spa bath with mixer tap shower, wash hand basin and w/c, separate fully tiled shower cubical with a mains fed power shower, half pine panelled walls, window to side elevation and ceramic tiled floor with under floor heating. MASTER BEDROOM spacious double bedroom with dual aspect windows to the front and side elevations, panoramic views to the south and west. Solid wood flooring with under floor heating, space for free standing wardrobes and door leading to: EN-SUITE BATHROOM fitted with a Jacuzzi corner bath with shower mixer tap, pedestal wash hand basin and w/c, fully ceramic tiled walls, separate shower cubical with electric shower, extractor fan to wall and spot lights to ceiling. BEDROOM 2 spacious double bedroom with window to front elevation, second window extending to floor with panoramic views south over the Wear Valley below, exposed beams to ceiling and solid wood flooring with under floor heating. BEDROOM 3 double bedroom with double glazed window to front elevation, exposed beams to ceiling and solid wood flooring with under floor heating. BEDROOM 4 single bedroom with dual aspect windows, space for wardrobes, small dressing area and solid wood flooring with under floor heating.

External

OUTSIDE STORE housing oil tank. SURROUNDING GARDENS to the front elevation is a large lawned area. STONE FLAGGED PATIO to the West side and rear of the property are large stone flagged patio areas.

GARAGE (7.15m x 5.26m (23’5 x 17’3)) Large stone detached garage/workshop with power and lighting, walk-in storage space and storage to roof space.

IN THE LOCAL AREA

St. Johns Chapel is a small rural village situated in Upper Weardale, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and offers amenities such as a Post Office, The Chatterbox Cafe, Tweet: @_chatterboxCafe , two Public Houses, The Blue Bell and The Golden Lion, Lakes & Dales Co-operative convenience store and a primary school (www.stjohnsps.co.uk) which received a good OFSTED Report in 2014. The beautiful surrounding Weardale countryside offers many walks and cycle routes www.explorenorthpennines.org.uk/weardalesps.co.uk




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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
16 June 2016

Nearest station

  • Riding Mill (15.7 mi)
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Nearest station

  • Riding Mill (15.7 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Addisons Chartered Surveyors, Crook

5 South Street, Crook, DL15 8NE

01388 334717 Local call rate

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