Property Summary

Offers over £110,000

1 Bedroom 1 Reception Room

Branch Details


01388 529579

8 Front Street, Wolsingham, County Durham, DL13 3AA

5 Royal Oak Cottages, Crawleyside

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

The Area
Situated amidst open moorland and designated area of outstanding beauty. 5 Royal Oak Cottages is set within the small hamlet of Crawleyside which occupies an elevated position enjoying beautiful views over Upper Weardale. There is direct access to a host of fell side walks, cycle tracks and bridleways. Located close to the village of Stanhope with a range of day to day facilities including doctors and dental surgeries, primary school, petrol station, public houses and a number of other local businesses. A short bus ride away is Wolsingham comprehensive school and community college which also has extensive gym facilities.

The location is within an area which is popular amongst tourists. The nearby market town of Consett can be accessed in less than 20 minutes by car and offers a more comprehensive range of facilities including supermarkets, professional services etc. Newcastle, Durham and Darlington can be reached in under an hour by car, each having a main line railway station offering national links. Newcastle International Airport provides both domestic and international flights and is within 40 minutes by car.

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 proportion and features a window which over looks the well presented 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 exceptionally 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 the bedroom over looks the front garden along with the spectacular, surrounding country views.

Returning to the landing is the newly fitted 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.

Living Room
4.56m x 4.92m (15' x 16' 2")
2.40m x 4.84m (7' 10" x 15' 11")
4.52m x 4.73m (14' 10" x 15' 6")
Wet Room
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.

(EPC) EEC Only
This property is currently rated ‘D’.

1.The path leading down to the property is shared with the neighbouring properties.
2.The septic tank is shared with five 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, 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 such as a washer/dryer, oven, under counter fridge and a under stairs freezer.

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.

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