Bracken Cottage and Yew Tree Cottage, Shincliffe, Durham

£685,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A truly exceptional residence having been significantly improved and extended by the current owners, with no expense spared in finishing this beautiful home, providing the unique and rarely available opportunity to purchase a charming main house and a detached cottage/annexe. The cottage is perfect for independent living for grandparents or teenagers and would also be ideal as an office for those running a business from home, all within a plot approaching 1.5 acres.

The main house has a floor plan comprising of an entrance porch and hallway with cloakroom/WC, a sitting room/snug with wood burning stove, an open plan kitchen and dining room with AGA, separate utility room and formal living room also having a wood burning stove and French doors opening on to the terrace. To the first floor, the beautiful master bedroom has an en-suite bathroom and balcony overlooking the grounds. There are two further bedrooms, both having further en-suite bathrooms.

Yew Tree Cottage comprises of an impressive open plan kitchen and living area with appliances with French doors opening to the gardens, ground floor WC and first floor bedroom and en-suite bathroom. Also enjoying access to a balcony adjoining the gardens. Externally there is ample parking for several cars, a large garage and enclosed paddock.

Bank Foot is set on the edge of one of County Durham's most sought after villages. It offers the perfect blend of typical village facilities with the conveniences of being a few minutes from Durham or the A1. Shincliffe is steeped in history and has a fine reputation for its community that includes a choice of country public houses and a very successful primary school. The university city of Durham is well connected by road links and also the main line rail network with direct routes across the country.

BRACKEN COTTAGE

Entrance Porch

Entered via an english oak, glazed porch.

Cloakroom/WC

White contemporary suite comprising of a pedestal hand wash basin with splash back tiling, WC, radiator and wall mounted gas central heating boiler.

Dining Room

4.88m x 4.11m (16'0 x 13'6 )

A further superb reception room with a feature fireplace housing a wood burning stove, double glazed windows to the front and side, wood laminate flooring, coving and radiator.

Inner Hallway

Utility Room

With a range of floor units and work surface incorporating a one and a half bowl sink and drainer unit, an electric hob, plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. Having a double glazed window to the rear.

Open Plan Kitchen and Dining Room

4.85m x 3.56m (15'10 x 11'8 )

Fitted with a comprehensive range of units having solid wooden worktops incorporating a stainless steel sink unit with tiled splash-backs, an integrated fridge and freezer and a superb double oven AGA with extractor over. Further features include a double glazed window to the front, wood laminate flooring, coving and radiator. Double doors lead through to the formal living room.

Formal Living Room

6.63m x 4.47m (21'9 x 14'8 )

An impressive reception room with French doors opening on to the patio area, further double glazed windows to the side and rear, oak flooring, feature lighting, two radiators and a fireplace housing a wood burning stove. With a staircase leading to the master bedroom suite.

FIRST FLOOR

Landing

With two double glazed Velux windows to the rear.

Master Bedroom

6.58m x 4.47m maximum (21'7 x 14'7 maximum)

A beautiful master bedroom suite with French doors opening on to a balcony which has views over the grounds, double glazed velux window to the front and rear, a further double glazed window to the side and a built in wardrobe.

En-suite Bathroom

Comprising of a contemporary suite with panelled bath with mains fed shower over, pedestal wash basin and WC. Having fully tiled walls, wood laminate flooring, radiator, extractor and velux window.

Bedroom Two

4.20m x 3.51m (13'9 x 11'6 )

Double bedroom with a double glazed window to the front, fitted wardrobes, wood laminate flooring and radiator.

En-suite Bathroom

Comprising of a panelled bath, pedestal wash basin and WC. Having tiled splashbacks, radiator and double glazed window to the side.

Bedroom Three

3.80m x 3.50m (12'5 x 11'5 )

Double bedroom with a double glazed window to the front, fitted wardrobe, wood laminate flooring and radiator.

En-suite Bathroom

Comprising of a panelled bath with mixer shower, pedestal wash basin and WC. With a velux window.

YEW TREE COTTAGE

GROUND FLOOR

Open Plan Living Area and Kitchen

5.92m x 4.11m (19'5 x 13'6 )

A fantastic open plan living space which has French doors opening to the front and further double glazed windows to the front and side.

The kitchen is newly fitted with a comprehensive range of wall and floor units having contrasting worktops with two stainless steel sink and drainer units with mixer taps, a built in stainless steel oven and hob, washing machine and fridge freezer. Having wood laminate flooring, recessed spotlighting, radiator and staircase leading to the first floor.

Cloakroom/WC

Comprising of a low level WC, hand wash basin, wood laminate flooring, radiator and double glazed opaque window.

FIRST FLOOR

Bedroom

4.75m x 4.62m (15'7 x 15'2 )

Large bedroom with further living space having two double glazed velux windows, a radiator, recessed spotlighting and door to the balcony.

Bathroom

Newly fitted with a panelled bath having hand held mixer shower, pedestal wash basin and WC. Having tiled splashbacks, an extractor fan, heated towel rail and double glazed velux window.

BALCONY

A lovely decked balcony overlooking the south facing paddock.

GARAGE

5.31m x 2.82m (17'5 x 9'3 )

With double opening doors, a double glazed window to the side and wall mounted gas central heating boiler.

EXTERNAL

The property has ample parking for several vehicles and a lovely terrace across the front of Bracken Cottage which is perfect for entertaining and a gate to a grass paddock which extends the total plot to approximately 1.5 acres.

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