Property Summary

Guide Price £270,000

5 Bedrooms 3 Reception Rooms

Branch Details


01388 529579

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

Catref, Rookhope

Stone built detached executive style family home • Five double bedrooms, two with en-suite facilities • Open plan living and dining room, plus large breakfasting kitchen • Large garden, patio and storage area • Double garage and off road parking

The Area
Rookhope is set within the valley of Weardale and is home to a small rural community. The village includes a popular, traditionally run public house, primary school, and a small village store whilst further facilities are found close by in the town of Stanhope.

Benefitting from a tranquil, relaxed, rural location with numerous outdoor pursuits readily on hand and the fantastic backdrop of the surrounding moorland, together with the dynamic city attractions of Durham being within a short travelling distance, the location is ideal for a variety of purchasers. International Airports at both Newcastle and Durham Tees Valley 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 suitably located for travel to the larger business centres of the region.

The Property
Catref is a detached stone built executive style family home situated in the picturesque village of Rookhope. This spacious property provides well proportioned and flexible accommodation alongside large gardens, garaging and off road parking, and would ideally suit a variety of purchasers.

The main entrance into the property leads into the entrance hallway which provides access to all of the ground floor accommodation and is laid with wood flooring. To the left hand side is the sitting room which has a front aspect view and is currently utilised as a cinema room. This space however is flexible and could also be used for a variety of purposes, including an office for those who work from home.

Returning to the hallway the wood flooring continues into the open plan living room and dining room which are linked by wooden double doors. The living room is light and airy with a window to the front and UPVC double glazed French doors which lead to the spacious garden. There is a feature open fire with stone hearth providing a secondary source of heating to the room as well as a useful wooden built in entertainment unit. To the rear the dining room enjoys views overlooking the garden and patio area and has ample space for a family dining room suite.

To the rear the spacious breakfasting kitchen is lit via recessed spotlights to the ceiling and UPVC double glazed slide and sash windows, and also features stone effect tiled floor which benefits from under floor heating. The kitchen comprises of a range of solid wood wall and base mounted storage units which are topped with contrasting composite working surfaces which incorporate a stainless steel sink and drainer unit with mixer tap. The kitchen offers a variety of integrated appliances including an eye level oven, grill, electric hob with extractor fan above and dishwasher. A glazed UPVC double glazed door leads out to the patio area.

The stone effect tiled floor continues into the utility room. Fitted with wood effect base and wall units topped with contrasting working surfaces which incorporate sink and drainer with mixer tap, there is also under counter space for white goods. There is also a cloakroom which comprises low level WC, wash hand basin set upon a pedestal and heated towel rail. There is also a spacious storage cupboard which houses the oil fired boiler and access to both the rear garden and double garage.

Returning to the hallway stairs rise to the first floor accommodation. The master bedroom is to the rear of the property and is a double of generous proportions which is fitted with double built in wardrobes. The master bedroom is serviced via a fully tiled en-suite bathroom which comprises a freestanding roll top bath, shower cubicle with mains fed shower, low level WC and a wash hand basin set upon a vanity unit.

The second bedroom is also a good sized double which is situated to the front of the property and is fitted with built in wardrobes and is serviced by an en-suite shower room. The en-suite comprises of a shower enclosure with mains fed shower with jets, low level WC, wash hand basin and is partially tiled.

The remaining three bedrooms are all doubles, with bedrooms three and four being to the front while bedroom five is to the rear and would be ideal as a nursery or study. Bedrooms three and five also benefit from built in wardrobes.

The family bathroom is fitted with a three piece white suite comprising of low level WC, wash hand basin set upon a pedestal and panelled bath with shower over and fitted shower screen. Tiled to splash back level with a tiled floor, the family bathroom is heated via a chrome towel rail and has a UPVC double glazed opaque window the rear aspect.

Cinema room
3.27m x 4.56m (10' 9" x 15')
Living room
3.76m x 4.60m (12' 4" x 15' 1")
Dining room
3.00m x 4.56m (9' 10" x 15')
Breakfasting kitchen
5.83m x 4.54m (19' 2" x 14' 11")
Utility room
2.64m x 3.39m (8' 8" x 11' 1")
Master bedroom
3.40m x 5.17m (11' 2" x 17')
Bedroom two
3.82m x 4.25m (12' 6" x 13' 11")
Bedroom three
3.80m x 4.56m (12' 6" x 15')
Bedroom four
4.46m x 3.02m (14' 8" x 9' 11")
Bedroom five
3.17m x 3.94m (10' 5" x 12' 11")
To the front of the property is a gravelled driveway providing off road parking which leads to the integral double garage which has two up and over doors. To the right of the property there is a large wall and fence enclosed garden which is mainly laid to lawn with raised flower beds. To the rear there is a landscaped patio area also with raised flower beds and gravelled areas. The gravel continues to the left hand side where there is a utility area with two useful wood stores along with the oil tank and garden shed.

(EPC) EEC next to EIR
This property is currently EPC rated 'B'
1. In line with The Estate Agents Act 1979, we are required to inform any interested parties that the seller is an employee of George F White.
Travelling west on the A689 from Wolsingham, travel for approximately 8 miles until reaching the village of Eastgate. At the Cross Key’s public house, turn right sign posted Rookhope, travel for another 3 miles. On reaching the centre of the village, cross the bridge, and the property is the newly built property approximately 50 yards along the road on the left hand side.
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