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2 bedroom cottage for sale

Church Lane, Wolsingham, Bishop Auckland, County Durham

Guide Price £160,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

Charming stone built cottage • Two bedrooms, master with ensuite bathroom • Modern fitted kitchen • Walled courtyard garden to the rear • Set close to the centre of Wolsingham

The Area
The property is located near to the centre of Wolsingham which has a good range of every day facilities including doctors and dentist surgeries, chemist, independent grocers and other local businesses. The village is home to a primary school providing mixed education for 5 to 11 years of age, whilst Wolsingham School and Community College provides mixed schooling for 11 to 16 years of age. Both are within short walking distance of the property.

Wolsingham is found in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is known as the “Gateway to Weardale”. Surrounding countryside provides the setting for outdoor, leisure and country pursuits and stunning surrounding scenery is linked by a network of public footpaths, perfect for evening and weekend walks. Whilst retaining its rural aspect, access is easily available to the major regional business centres such as Darlington, Durham and Newcastle and from here links to all areas of the UK can be found by rail. Newcastle International Airport and Durham Tees Valley Airport are both within an hour by car and offer both domestic and international flights.

The Property
6 Church Lane is a charming stone built cottage set close to the centre of Wolsingham. Offering a wealth of character and original features throughout, the property would be ideally suited to a variety of purchasers.

The main entrance leads into the living room, which features solid oak flooring throughout. Wooden shutters to the windows add to the character of the room, whilst the focal point to is an electric flame effect fire with marble surround.

The inner hallway from the living room also provides access to the cellar space, which is currently utilised as a utility room and features flagged stone flooring. 

To the rear of the property is the kitchen which is fitted with a range of shaker style base and wall mounted storage units, topped with a solid walnut worktop which incorporate a one and a half bowl stainless steel sink with mixer tap and drainer unit. Integral appliances include an electric oven and a gas four ring hob with extractor over, whilst there are tiled splashbacks and the floor is laid with natural stone effect tiling.  

The sun room can be accessed from the kitchen via a fully glazed door, and is a light and airy space overlooking the rear courtyard garden. Featuring tiled flooring and exposed stone walling, the sun room is heated by a multi fuel stove set upon a slate hearth. 

Returning to the inner hallway, stairs rise to the first floor. The shower room is accessed from the half landing, and is fitted with a white suite comprising a low level WC, wash hand basin set upon a pedestal and quadrant shower cubicle with mains fed shower and jacuzzi jets. 

The master bedroom is situated to the left hand side of the first floor landing, and is a double of generous proportions and enjoys a front aspect view. Stairs rise to the master ensuite facilities which comprise of a low level WC, wash hand basin set upon a pedestal and panel enclosed bath. Light and airy courtesy of a velux skylight, the master ensuite is completed by wooden effect laminate flooring and a chrome heated towel rail.

The second bedroom is a small double and enjoys a dual aspect to the side and rear elevations, whilst the loft space is accessed from the first floor landing via a fold down ladder, and could be utilised for a number of uses. 

Property ref: 121_1601_4568065

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20 February 2018

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