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4 bedroom detached house for sale

MAGGIE WELLS COTTAGE, BISHOP MIDDLEHAM, Sedgefield District, DL17 9DZ

Under Offer £475,000

Property Description

Key features

  • SITUATED IN APPROX 1.5 ACRE
  • OUTBUILDING FOR CONVERSION
  • 3 RECEPTION ROOMS
  • 4 BEDROOMS WITH WARDROBES
  • EN-SUITE TO MASTER
  • VIEWING IMPERATIVE

Full description

A true hidden gem located off the A177 on the outskirts of Bishop Middleham lies this truly enchanting detached residence. This beautiful detached home is situated in approx 1.5 acres of land with the River Skerne running along the perimeter. The property has been extended to provide a vast amount of reception space, yet it still remains full of character and original features. Within the gardens is a separate building which has planning permission to convert into a further dwelling/annex. However, this is a versatile building could have variety of uses, subject to relevant planning.


OVERVIEW 
The property itself briefly comprises of entrance vestibule, lounge, sitting room/study, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room with courtesy door access to a double garage, plus ground floor cloaks. The first floor landing provides access to 4 bedrooms all with built in wardrobes plus the master benefiting from a lovely en-suite. Externally are extensive gardens, separate paddock area, old pump house, lawns with a variety of seating areas plus the river running at the foot of the garden.

LOCATION  
Maggie Wells Cottage is located between Sedgefield and Coxhoe just off the main A177. Nearby Sedgefield offers everyday facilities including high quality shops, convenience stores and medical centre. For schooling, there is a primary schools in Sedgefield, Coxhoe, Bishop Middleham together with a number of other primary schools in other nearby villages. For the commuter, there are good road connections to Durham City Centre, the A19 via Wynyard and the A1(M) which provides access north and south to Newcastle and Darlington. The rail stations in Durham and Darlington offer main line services to major UK cities north and south and Newcastle International Airport is also within easy reach. Approximate mileages: Sedgefield 2.0 miles | Bowburn 5.3 miles | Durham City Centre 9.4 miles | Bishop Auckland 12.5 miles | Darlington 15.8 miles | Durham Tees Valley Airport 14.5 miles | Newcastle City Centre 25.1 miles | Newcastle International Airport 31.3 miles.

ENTRANCE 
Via. a hardwood door with a glazed leaded top light into ENTRANCE VESTIBULE: two double glazed windows, radiator, laminate wood flooring, stairs access to first floor, French doors leading into:

LOUNGE/DINING ROOM  
14' 01'' x 26' 01''
5 x double glazed windows, two radiators, laminate wood flooring, cornice ceiling, feature timber fire surround housing a multi-fuel log burning stove (which also provides for the central heating system and domestic hot water supply), mounted onto a slate hearth, double french doors into:

DINING ROOM / OFFICE 
16' 02'' x 10' 08''
3 x double glazed windows, radiator, cornice ceiling, laminate wood flooring, open access into:

SITTING ROOM  
15' 04'' x 13' 09''
Double glazed window, radiator, cornice ceiling, delft rack, double French doors leading back into the lounge, feature timber fire surround housing a further multi fuel log burning stove housed on a brick hearth, door to an understairs storage cupboard, laminate wood flooring, door with glazed inset panes leading into the hallway.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM  
13' 07'' x 14' 11''
Fitted with a range of base and wall units finished in a cream laminate, solid Oak work surfaces, Belfast sink with mixer tap, built-in eye-level stainless steel oven, halogen hob and chimney extractor canopy, glazed tiling to the splash and work areas, two double glazed windows, radiators, ceramic tiling to the floor, provision has been made for a breakfast table and chairs, feature inglenook fire surround housing a cast iron stove, suspended ceiling with inset spot lights and Pvc panelling, door into:

UTILITY 
10' 04'' x 11' 09''
Fitted with base and larder unit matching that of the kitchen, contrasting heat resistant work surfaces, stainless steel sink with mixer tap, plumbing for an automatic washing machine, space for a freezer, laminate wood flooring, door with stained glass panes leading out to the rear elevation, courtesy door access into the double garage. Also from the utility is door access leading into:

CLOAKS  
Comprising of WC, hand wash basin set onto a unit with storage below, modern chrome ladder radiator, cornice ceiling, lovely glazed tiling to the lower half of the walls, double glazed window, laminate wood flooring.

DOUBLE GARAGE  
18' 03'' x 17' 06''
Up and over door, light and power.

FIRST FLOOR 
Half landing, two double glazed windows, full landing, loft access, radiator, original ceiling beam.

BEDROOM 3 
9' 01'' x 10' 03''
Double glazed window, double door built-in wardrobe hanging space and shelves.

FAMILY BATHROOM 
13' 00'' x 5' 05''
Comprising of a white four piee suite comprising of bath with tiled side panel with chrome taps and shower attachment, pedestal hand wash basin, WC, separately is a corner fully tiled shower enclosure with mains fed shower, lovely glazed tiling to the lower half of the walls, contrasting tiling to the floor, double glazed window, modern chrome ladder radiator, pvc panelling to the ceiling with inset spot lights.

BEDROOM 2 
14' 02'' x 13' 09''
Double glazed window, radiator, double door built-in storage cupboard housing the water tank, plus a range of built-in wardrobes with hanging space and shelves.

BEDROOM 4 
8' 11'' x 7' 06''
Two double glazed windows, radiator, double door built-in wardrobe.

MASTER BEDROOM  
12' 08'' x 13' 00''
Three double glazed windows, radiator, range of built-in wardrobes with hanging space and shelves, door into:

EN-SUITE 
8' 09'' x 5' 10''
Fitted with a modern white three piece suite comprising of a larger than average fully tiled shower enclosure with electric shower, pedestal hand wash basin, WC, lovely glazed tiling to the lower half of the walls, matching tiling to the floor, double glazed window, modern chrome ladder radiator.

EXTERNALLY 
The property is entered from the main road onto a private driveway leading to wrought iron gates onto a further gravelled driveway. Set within it's own grounds surrounded by woodland and trees and the River Skerne running through the bottom of the garden. Extensive lawns with street lamps, raised rockery gardens and access to the 'The Old Pump House', plus two timber sheds. To the rear is a wall enclosed gravelled courtyard with paved patio/seating areas & water feature. Outbuilding which has previously had planning to convert to a dwelling/annex.

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Added on Rightmove:
07 August 2018

Nearest station

  • Newton Aycliffe (6.7 mi)
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  • Newton Aycliffe (6.7 mi)
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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Dowen, Sedgefield

41 Front Street, Sedgefield, TS21 3AT

01740 496002 Local call rate

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