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4 bedroom terraced house for sale

Station Road, Witton le Wear, Bishop Auckland, County Durham

Sold STC £160,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

• Spacious accommodation in ideal commuter location • FOR SALE BY PUBLIC AUCTION • 3/4 Bedrooms • Courtyard garden to rear • Sought after village location • Ideally situated for the commuter • Fantastic views over Wear Valley and Witton Castle • Additional income from PV panels • No onward chain

The Area
Witton Le Wear is a sought after village occupying an elevated position on the north bank of the River Wear. It supports two public houses and has an interesting variety of houses and cottages and a delightful nature reserve situated just on the eastern fringe, together with fantastic angling opportunities available within the locality. There is an excellent primary school within the village, with secondary educational facilities available in nearby Wolsingham, Barnard Castle and Bishop Auckland.

The village strikes an ideal balance between the desirable life-style situation, benefiting from a tranquil, relaxed, semi-rural location with numerous outdoor pursuits readily on hand, and the fantastic backdrop of the surrounding fells and moorland, together with the accessible location meaning that the dynamic city attractions of both Durham and Newcastle are within a short travelling distance.

Witton Le Wear is set just back from the A68, this combined with International Airports at both Newcastle and Durham Tees Valley, both offering national and international travel, with both being accessible within one hour’s drive, together with mainline railway links available within the locality, means that the village is perfectly suited for the commuter.

Those seeking the ideal balance between trappings of modern life and the peaceful pace of the Dales will find Witton Le Wear an ideal location to enjoy.

The Property
12-13 Station Road is an attractive stone built terrace property set within the heart of the charming village of Witton Le Wear. The rear aspect of the property takes in stunning, far reaching views over the Wear Valley and of Witton Castle.

On entering the cottage a vestibule entranced passageway leads ahead to the main accommodation, whilst to the right hand is the fourth bedroom or second reception room, having beamed ceiling, views to the front aspect, and being floored in a light coloured laminate. To the end of the passageway is a useful downstairs shower room, comprising a mains fed cubicle enclosed shower, WC and wash hand basin.

Bearing right the open plan kitchen, dining area and main reception room are located. The kitchen is fitted with a range of cream fronted base and wall mounted storage units housing a range of integral appliances to include fridge, freezer, oven and microwave. The units are topped in a wood effect working surface with a bottle green ceramic tiled splash back, set within the working surface is a four burner gas hob with an extractor fan over. Beneath the working surface is also space, power points and plumbing for washing machine/dryer and dishwasher. An open plan space then flows, firstly with space for a dining table and chairs and having a glazed door out on to the garden, whilst to the right hand lies the living area—a light airy space with exposed beams and built in storage and shelving. The open plan living spaces are all floored in a solid oak flooring.

There is an under stairs cupboard providing additional storage and housing the alarm for the property.

Stairs rise to the first floor, the landing is fitted with a large over stairs storage cupboard. The master bedroom is a good size double with built in storage including double wardrobe and dressing table, steps lead down in to an ensuite bathroom which is appointed with a panel enclosed bath with shower over, WC and wash hand basin, a cupboard to the eaves houses the hot water tank whilst the room is lit by a manually operated skylight window.

There are a further two double bedrooms of excellent proportions, the first of which is fitted with double opening fixed wardrobes and a built in PC workstation, there is additional built in storage to the alcove recesses, the room is floored in a light coloured wood effect laminate and takes in fantastic views over the valley to the rear of the property. The second is similar in style, but over looks the front aspect.

The family bathroom is fitted with a panel enclosed bath with shower over, pedestal wash hand basin together with WC with cistern recessed within fitted storage cupboards, the room is lit by a electrically operated sky light window.

Property ref: 121_1601_3386194

1. The gas supply for the cooker is from Calor cylinders.

2. The central heating system to the property is oil fired.

3. The property was fitted with 12 photo voltaic panels in November 2011 with a total output of 3KW, the feed in tariff in 2011 was 0.42p per unit, so the owner of the property can expect an approximate income of £1200 per annum.

4. The property is fitted with a sensor activated burglar alarm.

5. The property is double glazed throughout with UPVC framed windows and rear door , the front door is a solid wooden door as are the doors to either end of the external corridor.

Traveling from Wolsingham, take the A689 until reaching the roundabout at Harperley, take the third exit on to the A68, travel through Fir Tree, upon reaching Witton Le Wear, turn left into the main village. Bear left taking High Green, then upon reaching the staggered cross road, travel straight ahead, the property is located on the right hand side after approximately 250 metres as identified by a George F White for sale board.

Living Room 
4.29m x 3.84m (14' 1" x 12' 7")

5.78m x 3.37m (19' x 11' 1")

Bedroom Four/Study 
4.36m x 3.31m (14' 4" x 10' 10")

Downstairs WC/Shower Room 
1.66m x 2.33m (5' 5" x 7' 8")

Master Bedroom 
4.37m x 4.03m (14' 4" x 13' 3")

Master En-Suite 

Bedroom Two 
4.22m x 3.37m (13' 10" x 11' 1")

Bedroom Three 
4.37m x 4.14m (14' 4" x 13' 7")

Family Bathroom 
1.77m x 3.41m (5' 10" x 11' 2")

To the rear of the property is an attractive walled cottage courtyard garden interspersed with mature plants and shrubbery, an ideal low maintenance outdoor space with plenty of space for seating. A trellis panel conceals the oil storage tank.

To the side of the property is a passageway leading from the courtyard to the street at the front, this is fitted with locking doors to both ends, and is ideal for keeping refuse bins, and also has adequate space for additional storage, the electricity and photo voltaic panel metres are also located in this passageway.

This property is for sale by the modern method of auction also known as a “conditional auction”. This process is similar to a normal property purchase but on acceptance of an offer the purchaser will pay a non refundable reservation fee to secure the property. The buyer then has 28 days to exchange contracts and a further 28 days to complete the purchase. Please note this property is subject to an undisclosed reserve price. Terms and conditions apply to the modern method of auction, which is operated by George F White in partnership with The Great North Property Auction. Please see the auction section on our website or visit

(EPC) EEC next to EIR 
This property is currently rated 'D'.

To arrange a viewing or for further information please call 01388 529579 or email


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13 January 2016

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