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3 bedroom detached house for sale

West End, Witton le Wear, Bishop Auckland, County Durham

Sold STC £340,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

Well presented family home set within an elevated position • Three double bedrooms, master with en-suite facilities • Two reception rooms plus study • Double garage plus ample off road parking • Pleasant lawned gardens and raised patio to the rear with spectacular countryside views

The Area
Witton Le Wear is a sought after village occupying an elevated position on the north bank of the River Wear. It supports two public houses and has an interesting variety of houses and cottages and a delightful nature reserve situated just on the eastern fringe. For the commuter the A68 and (A1) M provide links with the major commercial centre’s of the North East. Darlington mainline railway station and Durham Tees Valley international airport offer further communication to the rest of the country. Many of the region’s renowned beach spots are within a short drive, beyond which can be found the delights of North Yorkshire, the Lake District, Northumberland and the East Coast. The neighbouring market towns of Darlington, Bishop Auckland and Crook provide a range of shopping, education and recreational facilities, with Newcastle, Durham, Sunderland and Middleborough offering cultural and additional entertainment facilities.

The Property
Westend Farm is a well presented family home set within an elevated position enjoying stunning panoramic views. Ideally suited to family living, the property benefits from well proportioned, flexible accommodation throughout, as well as pleasant gardens, a double garage and ample off road parking, and would therefore be ideally suited to a variety of purchasers.

The main entrance is the located to the front of the property, and leads into the reception vestibule which also provides internal access to the double garage. An inner door leads into the kitchen, which is fitted with a range of shaker style Farmhouse base, wall mounted and storage units, topped with solid wood worktops which incorporate a Porcelain one and a half bowl sink with mixer tap and drainer unit. Integral appliances include an electric Belling range oven with five ring hob and double oven with matching extractor over, wine cooler, dishwasher and full height fridge freezer. The kitchen is light and airy courtesy of the dual aspect and spotlighting recessed within the ceiling, whilst the floor is laid with wooden effect ceramic tiles.

The dining room is accessed from the kitchen, and benefits from French doors leading out onto the raised patio area which enjoys superb views overlooking the pleasant gardens and countryside beyond. An impressive inglenook houses a multi-fuel stove which is also connected to a back boiler, providing a secondary heat source for the property, whilst beams to the ceiling contribute to the character of the property.

The study is accessed from the dining room and is located to the front of the property, providing an ideal office space for those who work from home. The utility room provides ample space for freestanding appliances and a useful storage cupboard, whilst the ground floor cloakroom is accessed from here and is fitted with a low level WC and wash hand basin.

An inner hallway leading from the dining room provides access to the living room. The hallway features useful storage cupboards and mosaic tiled effect flooring and provides external access to the rear via a fully glazed door. An archway from the hallway leads into the living room, which is flooded with natural light courtesy of the bay window to the rear and enjoys panoramic views. The living room is well proportioned and is heated by a multi-fuel stove set within a stone inglenook with wooden mantel.

Returning to the dining room, stairs rise to the first floor landing. To the right hand side lies the master bedroom which is a double of generous proportions and enjoys a rear aspect view. The master bedroom is serviced by en-suite facilities which include a low level WC, wash hand basin set upon a vanity unit and corner shower cubicle with mains fed shower. Featuring tiled flooring, the en-suite benefits from a useful storage cupboard.

The second and third bedrooms are further doubles, both featuring high ceilings and enjoying rear aspect views.

The family bathroom is fitted with a white suite comprising of low level WC, wash hand basin set upon a vanity unit, freestanding roll top bath and corner shower cubicle with mains fed shower. Featuring tiled flooring and spotlights recessed within the ceiling, the bathroom is heated by a chrome wall mounted towel rail.

Property ref: 121_1601_4635582


4.54m x 3.09m (14' 11" x 10' 2")

Dining Room 
4.47m x 5.20m (14' 8" x 17' 1")

Living Room 
4.54m x 4.30m (14' 11" x 14' 1")

2.02m x 3.02m (6' 8" x 9' 11")

Utility Room 

Ground Floor WC 

Master Bedroom 
4.54m x 3.23m (14' 11" x 10' 7")

Master En-Suite 

Bedroom Two 
4.51m x 2.46m (14' 10" x 8' 1")

Bedroom Three 
3.45m x 2.76m (11' 4" x 9' 1")


Loft Space Above Kitchen 
4.54m x 3.09m (14' 11" x 10' 2")

To the front of the property there is an off road parking space, as well as a gated driveway leading to a double garage with further parking space. The garage also provides access to a useful loft space which extends over the kitchen. To the rear of the property there are pleasant lawned gardens, which enjoy panoramic views overlooking the adjoining countryside. Bordered by mature hedgerow, the garden incorporates a range of mature shrubbery, trees and flowering borders. There is also a summerhouse with a decked veranda, providing a perfect space for entertaining. There is also a pleasant raised patio area which absorbs the stunning views.

(EPC) EEC next to EIR 
This property is currently rated ‘E’.

1. The property benefits from an oil fired central heating system.

Travelling from Fir Tree, on the A68, travel south for approximately 2 miles and the property is located on the right hand side as identified by a George F White for sale board.

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26 July 2018


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