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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Station Road, Witton Le Wear, Bishop Auckland, Durham, DL14 0AN

Offers in Region of £360,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Substantial detached family house
  • Large rear garden with lawn and fruit trees
  • Drive for several cars plus double garage
  • Three spacious reception rooms
  • Five bedrooms, en-suite to master

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Located in the highly regarded village of Witton Le Wear we are delighted to offer for sale a substantial detached house situated on a superb and surprisingly large site. Dating back to 1794 as an ancillary building to what was understood to be the renowned private school with a reputation to match that of Eaton, the property had been divided into three cottages before being returned to a large single dwelling.

The flexible living accommodation includes an entrance porch which leads into a good size dining room, which is the middle room of three reception rooms across the front of the property. There is a formal lounge to the right of the dining room and a living room to the left, all of which are a generous size. To the rear of the living room is a hall which provides access to the kitchen which is fitted with several appliances. There is a small utility room with a cloakroom/wc and a rear entrance lobby.

There are two staircases leading to the first floor accommodation. There is a master bedroom suite with wardrobes and an en-suite bathroom. Three of the other four bedrooms have fitted wardrobes while the fifth room has been used as a study and has bookshelves. There is a bathroom and also a shower room.

The property stands on an impressive and surprisingly large site. There is a garden at the front with a drive on both sides that meet at the rear of the property to form a continuous entry and exit. In addition to this is a parking area and a double garage with electrically operated doors. There are lawned gardens stocked with shrubs and several fruit trees including eating and cooking apples, pear and damson.

Entrance porch 
An spacious and useful entrance area leading into the Dining room.

Bedroom 3 
3.0m x 3.65m
Enjoying a double aspect and with a range of fitted wardobes, radiator and double radiator.

Bedroom 4 
2.0m x 3.79m
Again with a range of wardrobes and double radiator.

Bedroom 5 
2.73m x 3.29m
This room has been used as a study and has shelving along the length of one wall. There is a large oriel window overlooking the rear garden and a double radiator.

En-suite bathroom 
Fitted with a suite comprising a jacuzzi bath with shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, wc, tiled walls and double radiator.

The property stands on a superb site with a front garden and drives to both sides which then meet at the rear to form an easy entry and exit. In addition to this there is a large parking area plus a double garage which has electrically operated doors. The gardens are impressive with various lawns and an excellent stock of shrubs and fruit trees including various apple varieties, pear and damson. from the top of the garden here is a view of Witton Castle and an excellent degree of privacy. Perspective outline Planning permission for 1 bed bungalow proving the double garages are demolished.


We would like to draw your attention to Note 1. It is understood that a pedestrian and vehicular right of access exists for the owners of No 27 over the left hand side of the driveway to their rear gate. No 31 has a pedestrian right of access to their steps to the left of their property and the coal house built in to the same. Note 2. The land and orchard to the rear of the garage will be sold subject to an existing overage entitling previous vendors or their successors in title to 50% of the enhanced value due to planning permission being obtained for a change of use payable on implementation or sale over a term of 25 years which commenced in December 2011. The overage does not apply to the renovation or disposal of the existing dwelling or it's outbuildings.

5.13m x 5.85m
A spacious reception room with a picture window with patio doors overlooking the patio and rear garden. There is a fireplace with an open fire, two double radiators, an open staircase leading to the first floor.

Living room 
5.17m x 5.63m
Another excellent room with a superb fireplace with a stove, two double radiators and double doors leading into the Dining room..

Dining room 
3.31m x 5.0m
This room has access from both the reception rooms, the porch and also from the rear. There is room for a good size dining table and there is a double radiator.

3.34m x 3.66m
Fitted with a range of base and wall units with worksurfaces including a 11/2 bowl single drainer sink unit, ceramic hob, split level double oven, dishwasher, fridge and freezer. There is a mock beamed ceiling, laminate floor and double radiator.

Utility room 
Fitted with base units with a sink unit over. There is plumbing for a washing machine and has a tiled floor and walls.

Fitted with a suite comprising wc and wash hand basin and with a tiled floor and walls.

Rear entrance hall 
With a radiator, understair cupboard. leads out to a rear porch which in turn leads out to the drive.

First floor landing 
The landing provides access to all of the first floor rooms and has large built in cupboard/wardrobes

Master bedroom 
3.35m x 4.8m
A spacious bedroom with a double aspect and a range of fitted wardrobes. Double radiator.

Bedroom 2 
3.05m x 4.54m
With fitted wardobes incorporating a dresser unit, double radiator.

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10 October 2016

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