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2 bedroom cottage for sale

Convent Gardens, Wolsingham, Bishop Auckland, County Durham

Offers Over £175,000

Property Description

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• Spacious stone built cottage • 2 Double bedrooms • Beautiful hand crafted kitchen • Reserved parking space • Additional Cellar Area • Situated close to the centre of Wolsingham • No onward chain

The Area
Wolsingham has a good range of every day facilities including doctors and dentist surgeries, chemist, independent grocers and other local businesses. The village is home to a primary school providing mixed education for 5 to 11 years of age, whilst Wolsingham School and Community College provides mixed schooling for 11 to 18 years of age. Both are within short walking distance of the property.

Wolsingham is found in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is known as the “Gateway to Weardale”. Surrounding countryside provides the setting for outdoor, leisure and country pursuits and stunning surrounding scenery is linked by a network of public footpaths, perfect for evening and weekend walks. Whilst retaining its rural aspect access is easily available to the major regional business centres such as Darlington, Durham and Newcastle and from here links to all areas of the UK can be found by rail. Newcastle International Airport and Durham Tees Valley Airport are both within an hour by car and offer both domestic and international flights.

The Property
10 Convent Gardens is a stone built two bedroom cottage located close to the centre of Wolsingham and is also adjacent to the Demesne Mill Park, a pleasant riverside park.

A wooden entrance door leads into a vestibule with stairs rising to the first floor straight ahead, with the kitchen to the right hand side and the living room to the left.

The sitting room has a gas stove set within a brick inglenook with impressive wooden lintel and tiled hearth. Beneath the sash window is a wooden window seat whilst adjacent French doors allow for further natural light and open onto the quaint patio area and private communal garden.

The beautiful hand crafted kitchen has an array of base and wall units providing ample storage. The elegant blue wooden units are topped with contrasting white working surfaces and incorporate a chrome sink with drainer unit and mixer tap. There are integral appliances which include a fridge, electric oven and four burner gas hob. The walls are tiled to splash back level, with hand crafted tiles, whilst the tiles to the floor are also handcrafted. The ceiling and units are lit with spotlights, whilst the window to the front elevation allows the room to be flooded with natural light.

To the right of the kitchen lies the utility room which comprises of a base unit with integral sink and mixer tap with a tiled splash back. There are a set of wall shelves providing additional storage and space for additional white goods.
To the left of the kitchen is a downstairs cloakroom comprising of a low level WC and wash basin. The storage cupboard within this area also leads down into a cellar which is boarded.

To the first floor are two double bedrooms. The master has dual aspect sash windows and decorative wooden beams to the ceiling. The second bedroom is also a good sized double again with the added character of the wooden beams to the ceiling and two sash windows giving both rooms a light and airy feel.

The bathroom is also situated to the first floor and is fitted with a modern white suite. The suite includes a low level WC, and wash hand basin, both of which are set within a vanity unit with mirror and spotlights to he basin. There is also a panel enclosed bath and separate shower cubicle whilst the walls are tiled floor to ceiling. There are recessed spotlights to the ceiling and the added feature of a wood beam.

Property ref: 121_1601_1604506

Downstairs WC 
0.82m x 1.68m (2' 8" x 5' 6")

Master Bedroom 
16' 7" x 12' 2" (5.05m x 3.71m)

Bedroom Two 
11' 7" x 14' 8" (3.54m x 4.48m)

Family Bathroom 
8' 10" x 8' 4" (2.69m x 2.54m)

To the rear of the property there is a wall enclosed patio area which leads into the communal garden. There is also a reserved parking space for one car.

This property is currently EPC rated ‘E’.

1. A service charge is payable to Kingston Property Services which covers the cost of the maintenance of the communal and the allocated parking bay.

2. The property is located within close proximity to Waskerley Beck and is therefore in a high risk flood zone, however the property has not previously flooded.

Travelling from the centre of Wolsingham, travel north on the B6292, continue onto Angate Street and the property is situated on the left hand side immediately before the bridge.

For the benefit of those with satellite navigation, the post code of the property is DL13 3DB.


Living Room 
15' x 16' 6" (4.57m x 5.02m)

10' 10" x 15' 7" (3.29m x 4.74m)

Utility Room 
14' 2" x 4' 11" (4.32m x 1.50m)

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Added on Rightmove:
20 February 2016

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