3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Westfall, Wearhead, Bishop Auckland, County Durham

Guide Price £250,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

Impressive semi detached property • Spacious living accommodation throughout • Three double bedrooms • Two reception rooms • Modern kitchen and bathroom • Superb South facing lawned gardens • Garage/work shop, along with ample off road parking • Outstanding countryside views to all aspects

The Area
The picturesque village of Wearhead is situated in the heart of upper Weardale, which is an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is home to a primary school with a regular bus service linking the village with the rest of the dale. Hexham is one of the nearest towns which also benefits from a railway station and a good range of local amenities, Penrith is also an hours drive from Wearhead and is ideal for a perfect retreat to The Lake District.

A little further down the dale, the village of St John’s Chapel offers a basic range of amenities including a Doctor’s Surgery, Post Office, Co-op store and two traditional pubs. This village also has a primary school. Meanwhile, a more comprehensive range of amenities can be found in nearby Stanhope, or slightly further afield in Bishop Auckland or Barnard Castle, which offer a range of professional and leisure facilities. All of the major regional business centres can be easily accessed by road, and for those who commute further afield, there are main line railway stations available in Darlington and Durham, as well as international airports at Newcastle and Durham Tees Valley.

The Property
8 Westfall is a well proportioned three bedroom property which is situated amidst open views and outstanding natural beauty. The property benefits from large South facing lawned gardens, along with a range of mature trees and shrubbery borders, such as roses and clematis. Boasting a garage/workshop, this generous property also offers ample off road parking and is situated a short distance from the local primary school making it ideal for family living, however it would also be suitable for a variety of purchasers.

The main entrance leads into a small vestibule where there is storage space for shoes and coats. Leading from here is the reception hallway which benefits from a good sized storage cupboard and a door which allows access into the sitting room. This pleasant room features original beams to the ceiling and is light and airy courtesy of the duel aspect picture windows which are UPVC double glazed and benefit from being fitted with K Glass and offer outstanding, far reaching views over neighbouring countryside

To the right hand side of the reception hall lies the living/dining room, which is of generous proportion and features retained beams to the ceiling and an exposed stone feature wall. Benefiting from a double glazed window to the side over looking the properties pleasant courtyard and garden. There is an impressive solid fuel stove which powers the central heating system and provides the hot water supply.

Leading from the living/dining room is the well presented kitchen which is located to the rear of the property and comprises of wall and base mounted storage units along side further display cabinets, topped with marble effect working surfaces which incorporate a black resin sink with mixer tap and draining board. There is space for free standing appliances such as an electric four ring hob, a washing machine, tumble drier and a fridge freezer. This modern fitted kitchen benefits from a opaque double glazed window, along with a UPVC door allowing access to the side courtyard. There is also a useful pantry room which offers cool storage and offers electric points and further space for free standing appliances.

Leading back to the living/dining room stairs rise to the first floor landing which is a versatile space, and could be utilised for a number of uses including a study, craft or sitting area. There is a large double glazed window which faces the side overlooking farm land and the spectacular countryside views.

The master bedroom is a good sized double and is located to the front of the property, it is flooded with natural light courtesy of two large front facing windows which offer uninterrupted countryside views. This generous room benefits from a good range of built in wardrobes and drawers which offer ample storage space.

The second bedroom is also a good sized double which offers ample space for freestanding furniture and benefits from a double glazed window facing the side. The third bedroom is a small double which is well lit courtesy of duel aspect double glazed windows with open views to the front and side.

The family bathroom is tiled to splash back areas and is fitted with a modern white suite comprising of low level WC, wash hand basin set upon a pedestal, as well as an enclosed enamel bath with electric shower over and fitted shower screen. There is also a large storage cupboard which also houses the water tank.

Property ref: 121_1601_4627278


Sitting Room 
3.61m x 5.10m (11' 10" x 16' 9")

Living/Dining Room 
4.07m Max x 5.16m Max (13' 4" x 16' 11")

2.41m x 3.23m (7' 11" x 10' 7")

Master Bedroom 
5.08m x 3.46m (16' 8" x 11' 4")

Bedroom Two 
4.36m x 3.55m (14' 4" x 11' 8")

Bedroom Three 
4.53m x 1.92m (14' 10" x 6' 4")


The property is approached by a shared driveway off the main road which in turn leads to the front of the property and benefits from an area of hard standing providing ample off road parking, along with a good sized garage/workshop and coal house. The front of the property features a pleasant paved seating area enjoying the outstanding country views, bordered by a range of roses and clematis. To the rear of the property is a stunning south facing garden which is laid to lawn and is spread across four levels, benefiting from a range of mature shrubbery and trees, along with a green house boasting tomatoes and strawberries. There is also a further patio area with a private seating area overlooking the gardens and open countryside.

(EPC) EEC next to EIR 
This property is currently rated 'E'

1. The access road into the property is owned by the council and is shared with the neighbouring property.
2. There is a public footpath which runs through the front of the property allowing access into the neighbouring fields.
3. The property benefits from UPVC double glazed throughout.
4. The solid fuel stove is the main source of heating system, heating the water and radiators throughout the property.
5. The properties garden is open plan to an area of land which does not currently belong to the 8 Westfall. Please contact the office for full details.
6. There is Fibre Optic Broadband available in the area.

From Wolsingham, head westwards on the A689 for approximately 15 miles until reaching the village of Wearhead. Proceed over the bridge into the centre of the village and the subject property is located on the right hand side identified by a George F White for sale board.

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11 July 2018

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Nearest station

  • Haydon Bridge (15.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

George F.White, Wolsingham

8 Front Street, Wolsingham, DL13 3AA

01388 334704 Local call rate

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