Property Summary

Offers over £260,000

3 Bedrooms 1 Reception Room

Branch Details


01388 529579

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

Fell View Cottage, Fell View

Detached, stone built property set in an elevated position 3 Bedrooms Large kitchen/diner Superb panoramic views Pleasant lawned gardens Ample off road parking Ideal investment opportunity Currently run as a successful holiday let No onward chain

The Area
The property is situated within the pleasant hamlet of Sparty Lea, situated five miles outside of Allendale in a wonderful rural setting commanding spectacular views over the surrounding countryside. The surrounding centres of Hexham, Newcastle and Carlisle provide a broader range of shopping, educational and recreational facilities. For the commuter the A69, A1(M) and M1 provide links with the major commercial centres of the North. East and West Coast railway lines along with international airports at Newcastle, Edinburgh and Liverpool provide further communications both nationally and internationally. Many of the regions renowned beauty spots are close at hand and beyond which can be found the delights of North Yorkshire, The Lake District and the East and West Coasts.

The Property
Fell View Cottage is an attractive stone built property situated in an elevated position, enjoying panoramic views overlooking the adjoining countryside. Set within the pleasant village of Sparty Lea and built by the current owners approximately 10 years ago, the property is currently run as a well established and reputable 4* holiday cottage, therefore would be ideally suited to a variety of purchasers either as a going concern or private family home.

The main entrance to the property leads into the entrance porch and provides an ideal space for the removal and storage of coats and boots. The reception hall is accessed in turn from the porch and features Indian stone flagged flooring which continues into the kitchen. The kitchen is situated to the left hand side and is fitted with a generous range of cream shaker style base and wall mounted storage units, topped with granite worktops which incorporates a porcelain Belfast sink with mixer tap. Integral appliances include full height fridge freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer, black electric range master double oven with 5 burner hob and matching extractor fan above. Beams to the ceiling and the exposed stone feature wall both contribute to the classic, country style of the property, whilst the spot lights inset provide a contemporary contrast. The walls are tiled to splash back level, whilst there is ample space for a large dining table. A downstairs WC/cloakroom is accessed from the kitchen and features a bespoke, patterned Heritage suite with low level WC and wall hung wash hand basin.

Returning to the reception hall, the living room can be found to the right hand side and enjoys a dual aspect to the front and side elevations. Heated by a 14kw Hunter Herald cast iron multi fuel stove which provides a focal point to the room inset within stone inglenook with stone surround and hearth, the stove also runs the central heating system and provides hot water to the property. Beams to the ceiling continue into the living room, whilst the impressive proportions of the room provide a spacious feel to the room.

Stairs rise to the first floor landing from the reception hall. The master bedroom is situated to the left hand side, and benefits from views to the front and side elevation. The room is a double of generous proportions, and also features a useful shelved storage cupboard. The second bedroom is also a double of generous proportions and features a useful storage cupboard, whilst the third bedroom is a good sized single and houses the water tank.

The family bathroom is fitted with a white suite comprising low level WC, wash hand basin set upon a pedestal, panel enclosed bath, bidet and quadrant shower cubicle with electric shower over. The bathroom is heated by a chrome heated towel rail, features natural stone effect wall to floor tiles and spot lights to the ceiling.

Living Room
4.98m x 4.94m (16' 4" x 16' 2")
4.98m x 5.07m (16' 4" x 16' 8")
Bedroom One
2.91m x 5.07m (9' 7" x 16' 8")
Bedroom Two
4.98m x 2.42m (16' 4" x 7' 11")
Bedroom Three
3.95m x 2.47m (13' x 8' 1")
1.92m x 2.99m (6' 4" x 9' 10")
To the front of the property is a gravelled, gated parking area for numerous cars, whilst to the side pleasant, lawned gardens planted with a variety of shrubs and flowers. There is also a large, timber built storage shed with separate log store and coal bunker, whilst there are also two pleasant seating areas at the top of the garden which enjoy superb views over the adjoining countryside and provide an ideal space for entertaining.
(EPC) EEC next to EIR
This property is currently rated 'D'.
The heating system to the property is powered by the multi-fuel stove in the living room. This also provides the hot water to the property. There is also an electric immersion heater as a back up to the solid fuel system.
From Weardale travel through Stanhope and Cowshill and bear right onto the B6295 towards Allenheads. Proceed for approximately 5 miles through the village of Allenheads and before reaching Sparty Lea, turn left at Fell View and proceed down the hill. The property is situated on the left hand side.

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