- Charming cottage
- Two bedrooms
- Landscaped south facing rear garden and lawned garden to front
- One allocated parking space
- Ideally suited to a range of buyers
- Accessible yet rural location
St John's Chapel Primary School (1.5mi.)
Wearhead Primary School (3.4mi.)
Rookhope Primary School (3.5mi.)
A charming two bedroomed cottage, with a landscaped south facing rear garden, lawned garden to front and one allocated parking space
Holly Cottage is a well presented mid terraced cottage, set near to the River Wear which runs through the village. The property would ideally be suited to a variety of purchasers, including first time buyers and those looking for a holiday retreat. The main entrance is accessed via a partially glazed uPVC door, and leads into the entrance vestibule.
The living room lies to the front of the property and benefits from a large window overlooking the front garden and countryside beyond. A cast iron stove within an inglenook, with brick surround and tiled hearth is the focal point, whilst the room benefits from a telephone point and heating controls which are neatly displayed to the side of the chimney breast. To either side of the chimney breast are alcoves fitted with useful display cabinets with shelving.
The kitchen is located to the rear of the property, and features a range of shaker style base and wall mounted cream units with a void for a cooker with an integral extractor fan fitted over. There is plumbing for a washing machine if desired, as well as under stair space which has been utilised with space for a freestanding full height fridge/freezer and a fitted storage cupboard to match the kitchen units. A door from the kitchen leads to the rear garden.
To the first floor, the master bedroom lies to the front of the property and is a good sized double bedroom with fitted wardrobes either side of the chimney breast. A large window allows views to be enjoyed across the surrounding countryside.
The second bedroom lies to the rear of the property, having a pitched ceiling and low level window which add to the character of the property. A good sized single bedroom, this space could also be utilised as a nursery or home office.
The family bathroom is fitted with a white suite comprising of a panel enclosed bath with shower over, WC and wash hand basin set upon a pedestal. There is neutral marble effect shower panelling to the walls around the bath.
The garden to the front is open plan with a neighbouring property, and is laid to lawn with a traditional stone paved path to the front door. The oil tank and an outbuilding are situated at the bottom of the garden.
The rear garden has a Southerly aspect and is landscaped with a patio area accessed from the kitchen. Steps lead up to the rest of the garden with a gravelled space at the top of the garden which enjoys far reaching views across Weardale.
The property also benefits from an allocated parking space to the front of the property.
1. The property benefits from oil fired central heating.
2. The access to the property is owned by a neighbouring property. Maintenance of the access, parking area and boundary walls to the parking area is split equally between three of the four properties.
3. A separate area which could be adapted to create further parking is available by separate negotiation.
Energy Performance Certificate
The property is currently rated ‘E‘.
From Wolsingham head westwards on the A689 through Frosterley, Stanhope and Eastgate and on entering Westgate turn to the left just prior to the Hare and Hounds public house sign posted Brotherlee. Follow the road and cross the stone bridge over the river, the subject property can be found to the right and is identified by a George F White ‘For Sale’ board.
Westgate in Weardale is home to a small rural community. The village includes a popular, traditionally run public house together with a church and village hall, and a recently refurbished play park. Further facilities are found in St John’s Chapel which is approximately one mile away, as well as in the town of Stanhope (approximately 5 minutes by car), including a range of shops, Pharmacy and Health Centre.
Benefitting from a tranquil, relaxed, rural location with numerous outdoor pursuits readily on hand including the famous Slit Wood walk. The fantastic backdrop of the surrounding fells and moorland, together with the dynamic city attractions of Durham and the popular market town of Hexham being within a short travelling distance, the location is ideal for a variety of purchasers. International Airports at both Newcastle and Teesside offer both national and international travel and are both accessible within one hour’s drive. Mainline railway links are also available within a short travelling distance meaning that the village is ideally suited for commuting to the larger business centres of the region.
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