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Foliot Cottage, Whitworth Park, Spennymoor, DL16

£399,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Located within an historic country estate and deer park
  • Charming surroundings overlooking picturesque parkland
  • Recently undergone superb restoration
  • Deceptively spacious with excellent room dimensions throughout.
  • Two reception rooms bespoke fitted breakfasting kitchen, cloaks/wc
  • Four double bedrooms, en suite & family bathroom
  • Gravelled driveway courtyard for off street parking

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Foliot Cottage represents an extremely rare opportunity to own a property within an historic country estate and deer park, with all the attributes of rural living yet in a convenient location. Close to Durham City, the cottage is on the Whitworth Hall estate, the grade II listed manor being famous as the ancestral home of the Shafto family, including Bonnie Bobby Shafto. The cottage benefits from charming surroundings overlooking picturesque parkland without the restrictions of a listing and the maintenance costs sometimes associated with historic buildings. It has recently undergone a superb restoration, which has introduced luxury modern living yet retained the character features that are so desirable. The elaborate stone carving and the stone steps and gatepost by the front door are in keeping with the period of the hall, which was rebuilt in the mid-1800s. One aspect the cottage shares with the manor house is its room proportions, which provide a surprisingly spacious interior ensuring its an excellent family home. A gravel drive and parking area lead to the front of the property. The entrance, with feature stained glass window and WC, opens into a 21ft-long dining room. Beyond is the principal reception room, a lounge with an attractive fireplace and French doors leading out to the pretty, cottage garden with estate fencing. The light kitchen is a superb renovation success story and now offers a beautiful, bespoke space with painted timber units, granite worktops, a Belfast sink and a slate floor. Upstairs there are four excellent double bedrooms and a superb family bathroom complete with free-standing roll-top bath, corner shower unit and contemporary tiling. The master bedroom comes with new, luxury en suite facilities including a double shower. High quality fixtures and fittings have been used throughout the property, including oak doors, timber sliding sash double glazed windows with deep cills and period-style school and column radiators. Presented in neutral style, the hard work is complete and the property now offers a blank canvas in which to make a lovely home. Foliot Cottage is just six miles from Durham with all its city amenities and road and rail transport links. Now a hotel, Whitworth Hall is on the doorstep and the 73-acre parkland, which includes an ornamental lake with waterfowl and coarse fishing, a woodland walk and an outdoor children's play area, is open to the public.

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Added on Rightmove:
27 January 2016

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  • Bishop Auckland (3.8 mi)
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0191 687 0432 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Bishop Auckland (3.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Fine & Country Durham and Tees Valley , North East

The Wynd, Wynyard, Stockton on Tees, TS22 5QQ

0191 687 0432 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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