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Four Winds, Cotherstone, Barnard Castle

Guide price £450,000

Impressive detached bungalow
• Significantly extended detached bungalow • Generous and highly versatile accommodation • Idyllic setting on the village fringe • Adjoining field 1.6 Ha (4 Ac) • 2/3 Reception rooms. 3/4 Bedrooms (master with dressing room and en suite) • Attached double garage with electric door • Established gardens with south facing patios and decking • Highly sought after location

The Area

Cotherstone is a much favoured Teesdale village supporting a traditional range of amenities including post office/stores, two public houses, church, chapel and primary school. It has two village greens and comprises an interesting variety of houses and cottages to the north of which lies the confluence of the Rivers Balder and Tees. The nearby historic town of Barnard Castle provides a broader range of shopping, educational and recreational facilities and is often referred to as the gateway to Teesdale with many renowned beauty spots close at hand. Beyond can be found the delights of North Yorkshire, Weardale, the Lake District, Northumberland and the East Coast. For the commuter the A66, A67 and A1 (M) provide links with the major commercial centres of the North East. Darlington Mainline Railway Station and Durham Tees Valley International Airport offer further communications with the rest of the country.

The Property

Four Winds is a significantly extended detached bungalow occupying a choice position on the fringe of the village. The highly flexible accommodation has electric heating throughout along with double glazing and an attached double garage with electric door. It stands within established gardens having south facing patio and decking areas, beyond which is a field 1.6 Ha (4 Ac).

The arrangement of the accommodation is such that it will appeal in particular to older families or those with dependant relatives.

A double glazed doorway leads through to the entrance hallway having oak flooring and delft rack. The bay fronted sitting room has an electric feature fire with ornate carved wooden chimney piece having marble hearth and slips and a wide opening through to the family room which has direct access to the gardens. There are doorways off to either hand leading through to one bedroom wing and also to the beautifully appointed L shape dining kitchen which has a comprehensive range of oak fronted units, integrated appliances including double oven and grill, ceramic hob and dishwasher. There is tiled flooring throughout, windows to two sides and ample space for table and chairs. An opening leads back round to the living room which inter-connects with the entrance hallway. At the front is a dining room or fourth bedroom again with oak flooring. The master bedroom suite is accessed off an inner hallway and has an impressive double bedroom with large fitted dressing room and en suite bathroom with white suite. Through the bedroom is a large utility room and access to the double garage. On the western side of the property is a further hallway off which are two further bedrooms all with oak flooring and a shower room/WC with white suite.


Entrance Hall

7' 1" x 10' 10" (2.16m x 3.30m) plus 3' 5" x 6' 7" (1.04m x 2.01m)

Inner Hall

6' 4" x 7' 5" (1.93m x 2.26m) deepening to 12' 5" (3.78m)

Dressing Room

14' 4" x 8' 7" (4.37m x 2.62m)

Utility Room

17' 4" x 5' 11" (5.28m x 1.80m)

Sitting Room

14' 10" x 13' 4" (4.52m x 4.06m)

Family Room

11'0" x 14' 10" (3.35m x 4.52m)

Living Room

11' 5" x 15' (3.48m x 4.57m)

En Suite

9' 5" x 9' 4" (2.87m x 2.84m)

Shower Room

6'0" x 6' 9" (1.83m x 2.06m)

Dining Room / Bedroom Four

11' 6" x 12'0" (3.51m x 3.66m)

Master Bedroom Suite

17' 1" x 18' 5" (5.21m x 5.61m)

Bedroom Two

11' 8" x 10' (3.56m x 3.05m)

Bedroom Three

11' 5" x 10' 1" (3.48m x 3.07m)

Dining Kitchen

10' 6" x 24' 8" (3.20m x 7.52m) plus 12'0" x 8' 6" (3.66m x 2.59m)



From the centre of Barnard Castle proceed down the Bank and over County Bridge bearing round to the right. Proceed through Lartington and into Cotherstone and on reaching the Fox and Hounds public house turn to the right down towards the river. Follow the sweep of the road around to the right where Four Winds will be found shortly on the right hand side.


17' 11"(5.46m) maximum x 19' 7" (5.97m)


The property is set back behind a well screened front garden having established borders, decking and gravelled sections. A block paved driveway leads up to the garage with further useful parking bay. To the south side of the property is a broad patio area with further decking enjoying views out over the adjoining field. There is a large lawned area containing a variety of mature trees along with a green house and direct access to the field.

Adjoining the property is a field 1.6Ha (4 Ac) which creates a perfect backdrop and a useful piece of amenity land.