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2 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

The Grove, Fir Tree, Crook, County Durham

Sold STC £79,950

Property Description

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• End terrace property with planning permission to extend • 2 Bedrooms • Ideal commuters route • Investment opportunity • Large garden • In need of modernisation • No forward chain

The Area
The property is situated within the centre of the village of Fir Tree and remains close to the excellent north-south bound route of the A68, ideal for the commuter.

Fir Tree is home to two public houses and a number of residential properties, however a more comprehensive range of facilities can be found in nearby Crook, which offers small supermarket, primary school education, and other private businesses together with a range of legal services.

These regional business centres are home to mainline railway stations and international airports can be found at Durham Tees Valley and Newcastle International both offering domestic and international flights. A short drive takes you to Weardale within 5 minutes; an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There is sailing and angling available within 30 minutes drive at Derwentside Reservoir, cycling at Hamsterley Forrest and the property occupies perfect situation for those wishing to pursue outdoor rural sporting activities.

The Property
3 The Grove is an end of terrace property which offers potential for future development and would be suited to a variety of purchasers. Planning permission is in place to extend the property into a spacious family home.

The main entrance is to the front and leads into the sitting room, it is heated by an open fire which is set within a tiled surround and hearth with a grey tiled mantle. There is also a useful built in double storage cupboard. The room is flooded with natural light from the large window which looks onto the garden.

To the rear of the property lies the kitchen which features a range of base units topped with working surfaces and a stainless steel sink unit. The kitchen benefits from a pantry which provides ample storage and also a rear entry door.

Returning to the living room, stairs rise to the first floor landing. The master bedroom benefits from a rear aspect view overlooking the garden and has a feature fireplace with cream metal surround and mantle. The second bedroom is a spacious double and houses a shower cubicle with electric shower.

Property ref: 121_1601_4161958

Living Room 
3.71m x 4.63m (12' 2" x 15' 2")

2.78m x 3.57m (9' 1" x 11' 9")

Bedroom One 
3.70m x 4.64m (12' 2" x 15' 3")

Bedroom Two 
2.79m x 2.69m (9' 2" x 8' 10")

To the rear of the property is a quaint yard with a coal shed and outside WC. There is a large L shaped garden that surrounds the property, which is mainly laid to lawn with mature trees and bushes framing the garden.

Full details for the planning permission for this development can be accessed through the Durham County Council planning portal using reference number DM/16/00993/FPA

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

The property is sold with the benefit of planning permission to extend the current dwelling. Should any perspective buyer pursue changing the planning permission in order to erect a separate dwelling apposed to an extension a clawback would be become payable.

From Wolsingham travel west on the A689 for approximately 4 miles before reaching Harperley round about. Take the third exit (turn right) onto the A68 signposted for Darlington. Before reaching the petrol station, just passed the turning onto the A689 the property can be found on the left hand side identified by a George F White for sale board.


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09 June 2016


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