1 bedroom cottage for sale20 High Town, Westgate, Bishop Auckland, County Durham
Sold STC £39,950
* THIS PROPERTY IS FOR SALE BY THE MODERN METHOD OF AUCTION ON THURSDAY 3RD NOVEMBER AT THE RAMSIDE HALL HOTEL, DURHAM, DH1 1TD REGISTRATION IS AT 6:30PM, AUCTION COMMENCES 7:00PM. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT THE AUCTION TEAM ON 0191 2390802 *
Traditional character cottage set within idyllic dales location
• FOR SALE BY PUBLIC AUCTION • 1 Bedroom with loft conversion • Scope for modernisation • Pleasant Dales location • No onward chain • Riverside Garden • EPC Rating G
Westgate is a very pleasant traditional dales village with a public house and easy access to a number of picturesque walks, cycle rides, and bridle ways. It benefits from a bus service both up and down Weardale providing access to the larger villages of St Johns Chapel and Stanhope. These villages provide doctors and dental surgeries and a number of public houses and shops together with other local businesses.
For a more comprehensive range of facilities the local market towns of Barnard Castle, Hexham and Bishop Auckland can all be accessed within approximately 30 minutes drive. These too offer a full range of professional services and more in terms of leisure.
For the commuter, the region’s business centres of Darlington, Durham and Newcastle are all within one hour. These cities offer main line railway stations with links nationwide and Durham Tees Valley and Newcastle International Airports offer both domestic and international flights.
Woodbine Cottage is set within the picturesque village of Westgate in a peaceful location situated near the river. The cottage is located on a popular scenic walk up the Middlehope Burn passing waterfalls and lead mining heritage through the ancient Slitt Wood to the open moors. The property would ideally be suited to a holiday let or second home.
The main entrance leads straight into the living area which is a light and airy space due to the large window which over looks the front patio. The room is heated by a multi fuel stove with a stone inglenook and stone tiled hearth whilst the living room also has a useful storage cupboard.
From here the kitchen lies under the stairs and homes a Belfast sink with mixer tap set within a small unit. A small window allows natural light and the kitchen also has shelves to the wall.
Returning to the living room wooden stairs rise to the first floor. The wooden floor continues into the bedroom which with its large window allows natural light into the room. There is a useful under stair cupboard and a further cupboard which houses the hot water tank.
Returning to the landing the family bathroom is fitted with low level WC, sink set upon a pedestal and panelled bath. There are shelves to the wall along with an opaque window. From the landing stairs rise to the attic room with wood flooring and beams to the ceiling, with the roof boarded out. The room is lit by a sky light and further window.
Property ref: 121_1601_4144734
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