Pear Tree Cottage, Hamsterley

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
An impeccably presented, Grade II listed stone built barn conversion, recently extended to an exceptional standard, providing modern-style living in the traditional setting of Hamsterley village.


Wolsingham 6 miles, Bishop Auckland 7 miles, Barnard Castle 12 miles, Durham 19 miles, Darlington 19 miles, Newcastle 32 miles. The property is situated within the attractive rural village of Hamsterley, which sits in open countryside between scenic Weardale and Teesdale. The village is ideally situated for access to the rural market towns of Wolsingham, Bishop Auckland and Barnard Castle, offering a variety of national and independent shops, eateries and tourist attractions, whilst the cities of Newcastle and Durham are within easy reach offering a further array of activities. Main line train stations can be found at Darlington and Durham, with International Airports at Teesside, Newcastle and Leeds Bradford. The A1 (M) and A68 are easily accessible bringing many areas within commuting distance. Hamsterley is well established, friendly rural community with primary school, popular public house and active Village Hall association. Hamsterley Forest is approximately a mile from the site and offers many limes of walks, bridleways and cycling tracks ideal for those who enjoy outdoor activities.

The Property

Pear Tree Cottage has been lovingly restored, renovated and extended to the highest of standards, creating an idyllic family home totalling in excess of 2,300 sq ft. Alluring features include traditional beams, in the kitchen, complementing the flagstone flooring, the multiple wood-burning stoves and chimney breast, charming external stone steps to the first floor, the gorgeous stone wall in one of the bedrooms, and of course, the beautifully designed modern bathroom.


The private walled garden is found at the rear of the property and provides a gorgeous sun-trap due to it being south-facing, as well as access to the front of the property provided via the gravelled drive.


Private, off-street parking is available on the gravelled drive adjacent to the property.

Tenure, Local Authority & Council Tax

The property is offered freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Durham County Council Tel: 03000 26 00 00.

For Council Tax purposes the property is banded F.


Mains electricity, water and drainage. Oil heating.

Wayleaves, Easements & Rights of Way

Pear Tree Cottage is sold subject to and with the benefit of all existing rights including rights of way whether public or private, light, drainage, water and electricity supplies and all other rights, obligations, easements, quasi easements and all wayleaves or covenants whether disclosed or not.

Areas, Measurements & Other Information

All areas, measurements and other information have been taken from various records and are believed to be correct, but any intending purchaser(s) should not rely on them as statements of fact and should satisfy themselves as to their accuracy.


Strictly by appointment via GSC Grays.

01833 908027

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