Property Summary

Guide Price £425,000

  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 4 Reception Rooms

Branch Details

Barnard Castle

01833 690390

14c, Harmire Enterprise Park, DL12 8BN

Derwent Hill Cottage, East Law

Consett, County Durham

    Key Features

  • A spacious and well presented, stone built family home
  • Ample off road parking for approximately four vehicles
  • Flexible living accommodation
  • Four Reception rooms
  • Ideal commuter location
  • Three Bedrooms, two with en-suite facilities
  • Well established enclosed garden to rear

A spacious and well presented, stone built family home, offering three bedrooms, two with en-suite facilities and four reception rooms. Extensive and private enclosed garden and grounds to rear. Perfect commuter location.

The Property
Derwent Hill Cottage is a spacious and well presented family home, situated in a pleasant village location which would be ideally positioned for the commuter. Originally constructed in approximately 1850, the property has been extended to provide flexible living accommodation throughout which would be ideally suited to family living.

The main entrance is to the side of the property, and leads into the reception hall. Featuring wooden effect laminate flooring, there is a useful under stair cupboard, as well as a further cupboard housing the gas combination boiler. A staircase from here leads to the first floor accommodation.

To the left hand side lies the drawing room, which is a light and airy space courtesy of the dual aspect to the front and side elevations. The focal point to the room is a multi fuel stove housed within a solid slate fireplace and unusual and striking feature.

The dining room is positioned to the rear of the drawing room, and is a flexible reception room which could be utilised for a number of purposes. Featuring a combination of wooden effect laminate and carpeted flooring, as well as a wall mounted electric fireplace, a secondary staircase rises to the first floor accommodation, there is also access from here via the sun room to the kitchen.

The sun room is a pleasant seating area, and benefits from wooden effect laminate flooring and a TV point.

A garden room provides additional entertaining space and is accessed from the sun room. This room benefits from a multi fuel stove, housed within a stone inglenook. This room enjoys a pleasant outlook onto the well established rear gardens and has several fitted cupboards and a desk area also making the perfect space for a home office or a variety of other uses.

The kitchen predominantly overlooks the garden to two elevations, and is fitted with a range of Solid oak base and wall mounted storage units. Topped with granite worktops which incorporate a Porcelain butlers sink. Integral appliances include a gas fired AGA, under counter freezer, and a four ring electric hob. The kitchen features stone flagged flooring. The kitchen is complemented by a scullery, which also has a range of base and wall mounted storage cabinets, a stainless steel sink, and an electric oven, as well as space for a freestanding American style fridge/freezer.

Leading from the kitchen is a glazed walkway which is not only practical being finished in flag stone flooring but also a pleasant room from which to enjoy the gardens and morning sunshine. There is access to the gated driveway and gardens, as well as the downstairs WC. A further doorway also links the kitchen, via the porch to the reception hall.

To the first floor landing a picture window overlooks the gardens. Directly ahead lies the master bedroom which is a well proportioned double room. Featuring stripped wooden flooring, there is a useful fitted storage cupboard, as well as en-suite facilities. The en-suite comprises of low level WC, wash hand basin set upon a pedestal and shower cubicle with mains fed shower. The walls have been finished with a contemporary limestone tile whilst a natural stone effect shower cladding completes the shower cubicle.

The second bedroom is situated to the front elevation and is another generous double room. This room benefits from a range of fitted wardrobes, as well as a triple aspect view, making it a light and airy space. It is serviced by en-suite WC and wash hand basin.

The third bedroom is a good sized double, which benefits from a range of fitted wardrobes, and is positioned to the front elevation.

The family bathroom completes the first floor accommodation, and is has a traditional-style, white suite comprising low level WC, wash hand basin set upon a pedestal, freestanding roll top bath and double shower cubicle with electric shower. Featuring a useful airing cupboard, the floor is laid with pine wood flooring.

Enclosed and completely private to the rear of the property lies the well maintained and established gardens. The central lawn, is bordered by mature trees and hedgerow, and planted with a variety of flowering borders. There is an paved area with gated access which could be utilised for secure off road parking for approximately four vehicles, as well as two summerhouses, one of which benefits from a multi-fuel stove and provides the perfect entertaining space. There is also a log cabin which has been constructed from reclaimed telegraph poles, the perfect play house for children, or cosy retreat.

There are further sheds for storage, a log store and a timber shed with space, power and plumbing for a washing machine and other freestanding appliances.

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

There are wind turbines visible from the property.
Some of the trees within the grounds of the property are subject to Tree Preservation Orders.

Travelling from Swallwell roundabout near Newcastle, turn south on the A694 continue straight along the same road for approximately 10 miles through Rowlands Gill Ebchester. The property is located on the left hand side as you approach East Law. Turn left onto a lane and the entrance to the drive to the rear of the property will be located immediately on the left after turning in.

Drawing Room - 4.59m x 5.04m (15’0” x 16’5”)
Dining Room - 3.38m x 5.05m (11’0” x 16’6”)
Sun Room - 3.71m x 2.71m (12’1” x 8’8”)
Sitting Room - 5.43m x 4.41m (17’8” x 14’4”)
Kitchen - 4.91m x 3.72m (16’1” x 12’2”)
Scullery - 3.22m x 3.17m (10’5” x 10’4”)
Master Bedroom - 3.81m x 3.84m (12’5” x 12’5”)
En-Suite - 1.00m x 2.89m (3’2” x 9’4”)
Bedroom Two - 4.55m x 4.59m (14’9” x 15’0”)
Bedroom Three - 3.49m x 3.09m (11’4” x 10’1”)
Bathroom - 1.58m x 3.30m (5’1” x 10’8”)