Property Summary

Guide Price £115,000

  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Reception Room

Branch Details

Barnard Castle

01833 690390

14c, Harmire Enterprise Park, DL12 8BN

5 Royal Oak Cottages, Crawleyside

Stanhope, Bishop Auckland, County Durham

    Key Features

  • Access to open countryside
  • Astounding country views
  • Beautifully presented throughout
  • Charming stone built cottage
  • Enclosed garden and patio to front
  • One well proportioned double bedroom
  • Open plan rear garden

A charming stone built cottage with one well proportioned double bedroom. Enclosed garden and patio to front and open plan rear garden.

The Property
5 Royal Oak Cottages is a pleasant one bedroom cottage which is situated amongst open views and outstanding natural beauty. The property benefits from many retained original features and also has access to the countryside via the rear garden, making it ideal for those who enjoy picturesque walks and views. The property would be suited to a variety of purchasers and would be ideal for a first time buyer or holiday retreat.

The main entrance leads into a small vestibule where there is storage space for shoes and coats. Leading from here is the living room which is of generous proportions and features a window which overlooks the front garden. This generous room is heated by a multi fuel stove set within an impressive inglenook with wooden mantel over. The stove has a back boiler, heating the radiators throughout the property along with the hot water tank.

Leading from the living room is the well presented kitchen which comprises of wall and base mounted storage units along side further display cabinets, topped with wood effect working surfaces which incorporate a ceramic sink with mixer tap. There are also freestanding appliances. The half-glazed door leads to the rear of the property, and overlooks farm land and the spectacular countryside views.

The original stone stairs lead up to the staircase and onto the landing which is a versatile space, and could be utilised for a number of uses including a study, craft or sitting area. This space features a Velux window and a small feature window which overlooks open fields to the rear.

A step from the landing area leads up to the spacious master bedroom. This benefits from a built in double wardrobe, a built in shelved cupboard, a storage cupboard and a cupboard which houses the hot water tank. The window from thebedroom over looks the front garden along with the spectacular, surrounding country views.

Returning to the landing is the wet room. Fitted with a modern white suite which includes a low level WC, wash hand basin with vanity storage below and an electric shower with a hinged splash screen. The room is tiled with white brick effect tiles to the wall and slate effect tiles to the floor with drainage. The room has a rear-facing Velux window and is lit with wall lighting and recessed ceiling lights.

To the front of the property is a pleasant garden with a small patio area which enjoys the beautiful panoramic views over Weardale. The garden features flower beds providing some soft landscaping to the area. There is also a log store and coal bunker, which are situated to the left of the front door. The rear of the property overlooks open countryside. The rear garden area is open, leading directly onto the field with a small stream running through. The property also benefits from an external outbuilding.

1. The path leading down to the property is shared with the neighbouring properties.
2. The septic tank is shared with four neighbouring properties. Any maintenance or clearance costs are divided equally between all of the properties.
3. The property benefits from a solid fuel stove with back boiler, which heats the radiators throughout the cottage and the hot water tank (the hot water tank can also be heated independently using the electric emersion heater switch)
4. The property is available with freestanding appliances including washer/dryer and oven.
5. The coal shed for the property is currently held under adverse possession

Energy Performance Certificate
This property is currently rated ‘D’.

Travelling from Wolsingham head west on the A689 for approximately 6 miles, travel through the village of Frosterley and onto Stanhope passing the market place. On reaching the Grey Bull public house turn right taking the B6278 sign posted Consett and travel for approximately ½ a mile. After passing the first escape lane the road bends sharply to the left and the property is located approximately 20 yards on the left hand side past the bus stop on the right as identified by a George F White for sale board.