East Haswicks, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL13
£220,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 2
This is an outstanding and much larger than average 2 Bedroom semi-detached stone-built cottage in superb condition. Used as both a holiday cottage and a second home, there is scope to buy as a 'going concern'.

The property is located in a conservation area on the outskirts of the village of Westgate within the Durham Dales. designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). This freehold property, full of character and original features benefits from reclaimed maple strip flooring to all rooms with the exception of the kitchen/dining room which has a natural stone flagged floor. It has a large lounge, a large kitchen/dining room and a fitted bathroom and shower, It has a loft ladder access to a full floored roof space with gable end windows giving natural light and has ample height to allow extension of additional bedrooms/bathrooms (subject to statutory approvals),  oil heating system with internet control,   high-quality feature fireplaces with multi-fuel stoves, all double-glazed sash windows,, rear porch extension, secured off-street parking, extensive south-facing gardens including a summerhouse with patio area, lawned area with open aspect to rural views, It also has a stone-built log store and tool storage building. It is in first-class decorative order throughout.

Living Room

15'11" x14'4" Feature fireplace in the traditional Weardale/Teesdale style having a 'Dunsley Highlander' multi-fuel stove on a raised York stone hearth, reclaimed solid Maple strip flooring, double glazed sliding sash window in the original style. Natural wood finished staircase.

Kitchen/Dining

15'11" x 14'8" Traditional layout with newly fitted kitchen. Feature fireplace with 'Hunter' multi-fuel stove. Worcester Bosch high-efficiency oil fired central heating/ hot water boiler, double glazed sliding sash window. Natural stone flag floor.

Porch

Constructed in natural stone, fully glazed and with pitched roof.  Clay tile floor

Bedroom 1

14' 4 x 13' 0" Reclaimed solid Maple strip flooring, Built-in linen cupboard, Double glazed sliding sash window. (All windows feature a unique mechanism that allow inward opening for cleaning the exterior glazing)

Bedroom 2

14' 7" x 10' 8" Reclaimed solid Maple strip flooring, double glazed sliding sash window. Breathtaking open views to open countryside, fields and woodland.

Bathroom and shower room

Fitted with high-quality sanitary fittings, 'Airwash' shower, Floor to ceiling modern tiling. Double glazed sliding sash window.      

Landing with pull down loft ladder

Fully boarded roof space which has gable windows and natural light. This is a load-bearing floor that could be easily converted to provide additional bedrooms/bathrooms. (Subject to Statutory approvals)

External

Garden with Summerhouse and patio area leading to well-stocked borders and lawn. Traditional stone log store and tool storage, double skin oil tank and bin storage, an external gate to road. The owner of the neighbouring property, number seven has a right of access for the bins, fuel deliveries etc.      

Local facilities

There are numerous amenities available locally, The Village pub is 200yards away. There is an active Village Hall and Community Centre. Nearby St John's Chapel has two pubs and a Co-op store.  The Market Town of Stanhope with a complete range of shops, takeaway food and a Railway Station is 10 minutes by car and there is a good local bus service.

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