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3 bedroom detached house for sale

24a Uppertown, Wolsingham, Bishop Auckland, County Durham

Sold STC £185,000

Property Description

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Detached family home
• 3 Bedrooms • 2 Reception rooms • Kitchen/diner • Integral single garage • Pleasant, lawned gardens • Sought after location • No onward chain



The Area
Wolsingham is often referred to as “The Gateway to Weardale” and is a traditional dales village on the edge of the North Pennines area of outstanding natural beauty. The village is well serviced by primary and secondary schools, sports centre, swimming pool, doctor and dental surgeries, local grocery shops and newsagent. There are also several public houses, cafes and an Italian restaurant. There is a regular bus service both up and down Weardale which provides connections at Durham, Bishop Auckland and Crook to the region’s larger business centres. The larger towns of Darlington, Durham, Newcastle, Hexham and Barnard Castle are all within 1 hour travelling by car meaning it is ideally situated for the commuter. There are mainline national rail links at Darlington, Durham and Newcastle. International airports can also be found at Durham Tees Valley and Newcastle which provide both domestic and international flights.

The Property
Ashcroft, 24a Uppertown is a spacious, detached family home situated within a sought after location in the pleasant village of Wolsingham. The property includes off road parking, garaging and pleasant gardens, however could benefit from some modernisation.

The main entrance to the property leads into an entrance vestibule with storage cupboard, ideal for the storage of coats and boots. The open plan, split level living/dining room is a light and airy room courtesy of large windows over the pleasant, front gardens, whilst the living room also features an impressive marble effect surround with cast iron inset and tiled hearth. The room is currently heated via a freestanding electric flame effect fire, however it could be possible to reinstate an open fire.

Returning to the dining area, the kitchen can be found which is fitted with a generous range of base and wall mounted storage units, topped with laminated worktops which incorporates a stainless steel sink with mixer tap and drainer unit. Integral appliances include 4 ring electric hob with extractor fan over, and eye level oven and grill. There is also space for a small dining table, as well as plumbing and power points for a washing machine. Access to the rear courtyard is from the kitchen, whilst the under stair cupboard accessed from here provides ideal storage space and houses the gas fired boiler.

Returning to the dining room, a return staircase leads to the first floor landing. The master and second bedrooms are both generous doubles situated to the front of the property, and feature fitted wardrobes. The third bedroom is a generous single and would ideally be suited to a home office or nursery.

The family bathroom is fitted with a coloured suite comprising low level WC, wash hand basin set within a vanity unit, bidet, raised corner bath and shower cubicle with mains fed shower.


Property ref: 121_1601_3788577


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27 April 2016

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