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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Wearhead, Bishop Auckland, DL13 1PT

Offers in Region of £339,950

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This four bedroomed detached property is located in Wearhead, a village situated at the top of Weardale. It is well known as an area of outstanding beauty. Surrounding the property is approx. seven acres of grazing land, further to this there are miles of farmers fields and woodlands which provide idyllic countryside views of Weardale.

In brief this property comprises of a cosy lounge, with multi fuel burner and original wooden beams, a spacious dining area with an open plan effect arch, perfect for entertaining guests, there is also a modern kitchen with a seating area, a large utility area and a conservatory which extends the full length of the house giving clear, undisrupted views over Weardale.
The first floor accommodates the four double bedrooms as well as the family bathroom. Externally this property has a pond and a decked area as well as six/seven acres of hay meadow which currently have sheep grazing on it.

Wearhead has a selection of local amenities, including its local Primary School, Methodist Church, children's playground and services to facilitate hikers, fisherman and cyclists. The neighbouring villages and towns provides access to further amenities such as local shops, greengrocers, farm shops and both cafés and pubs. It also has a public transport system which runs through to further afield towns and villages accommodating supermarkets, secondary schools and high street stores. Burnhope Reservoir is just above the village of Wearhead and provides not only an excellent spot for walking, but is also used as a trout fishery. With this reservoir being slightly smaller than the other main reservoirs, the walk around it is only about two and a half miles long.

9.70m (31' 10") x 2.69m (8' 10")
The conservatory stretches the full length of the property, and can be used as a further reception room, providing panoramic countryside views.

4.6m (15' 1") x 3.7m (12' 2")
The master bedroom is a spacious king sized bedroom, with ample space for a king sized bed and further furniture, fitted with built in wardrobes providing additional storage space. Two windows over look the fields and allow for lots of natural light.

4.65m (15' 3") x 3.99m (13' 1") (max)
Another king sized bedroom, neutrally decorated with ample space for a double bed and other key pieces of bedroom furniture. Window providing plenty of natural light.

3.4m (11' 2") x 4.5m (14' 9")
The third bedroom is another spacious double bedroom with an original feature fireplace and window to the front elevation.

Gardens surrounding the property with an open lawned garden to the front as well as side, to the rear of the property there is a decked seating area with pond and water feature.

There are approx six to seven acres of land surrounding this property, in the form as both grazing land and hay meadows.

4.19m (13' 9") x 3.10m (10' 2")
The fourth double bedroom is another great sized room, with ample space for a double bed and further pieces of furniture. Window to the front elevation.

3.20m (10' 6") x 2.79m (9' 2")
The modern family bathroom consists of a panelled bath, low level WC, wash basin and corner shower cubicle. Modern tiled décor with space for a storage unit. Opaque window to the rear elevation.

High Whitestones is located approx. 1.5miles from the village Wearhead, which is in between Cowshill and Ireshopeburn. To find the property, head south on the A689 towards Bents Lane, going past Wearhead Methodist Church and towards Ireshopeburn, then turn left towards Carway Bank, now follow the road round and turn right to go over the River Wear, follow the road to the end and then turn right, now on private roads take the next available left which should have a small sign post "High and Middle Whitestones". Follow the track up to the first plot of three houses and you should be able to identify a small lane to the right hand side, continue up the lane until you reach High Whitestones.

5.11m (16' 9") x 4.60m (15' 1")
This great sized living area is the main reception room, with a large window, an inset multi fuel burner and original feature stone wall. Window to the front elevation allowing fantastic views of the surrounding countryside.

4.6m (15' 1") x 4.1m (13' 5")
The open plan aspect of the living/dining area is ideal for entertaining guests, this space can be used as a formal dining room with a large table and chairs or alternatively it could be used as a secondary family room. Patio doors lead out to both the pond and decked area.

4.4m (14' 5") x 4.8m (15' 9")
The kitchen has been fitted with modern white wall and base units, with a contrasting wooden work surface, integrated appliances such as a dishwasher, range oven with over head extractor fan and microwave, there is also space available for a fridge and freezer. Benefiting from a large breakfast bar, flag stone flooring, recessed spot lighting and windows to the rear and side elevation.

5.00m (16' 5") x 3.71m (12' 2")
This spacious utility room has ample space for storage, being larger than most, it could have a multitude of purposes.

Accessed via the utility cloakroom fitted with a WC and wash hand basin.

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