Property Summary

Offers Over £299,000

5 Bedrooms 1 Garage 3 Reception Rooms

Branch Details


01388 529579

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

Four Elms, 20, East End

Large family home • Five bedrooms, master with en-suite facilities • Three reception rooms • Paddock extending to approximately 0.99Ha (2.46Ac) • Pleasant courtyard garden to rear • Integral garage • Central village location • No onward chain

The Area
Four Elms is located close to the centre of the popular commuter market town of Wolsingham. Wolsingham has a good range of everyday facilities including doctors and dentist surgeries, chemist, independent grocers and other local businesses. The village is home to a primary school, providing mixed education for ages 5 – 11 years. Wolsingham School and Community College provides mixed schooling for ages 11 – 18, and has an excellent range of sports and fitness facilities, both are within a short walking distance of the property. In addition to this, an exceptional range of public schools are available in the nearby towns of Barnard Castle, Darlington, Durham and Newcastle.

The Property
Four Elms was originally four cottages dating from around 1800, which were subsequently converted to a large family home. The main entrance leads into a separate porch which is finished in a grey slate tiled floor providing a practical area for the removal and storage of coats and boots. An inner fully glazed door leads into the dining room which comfortably accommodates a superior dining suite and features exposed white washed beams, whilst a large sliding patio door provides access to the rear courtyard garden.

The living room is of excellent proportions, and also features exposed beams as well as an inglenook with timber lintel housing a multi-fuel burning stove as its focal point. The living room enjoys a front aspect view overlooking the centre of the village whilst double glazed doors open into the garden room. This room has a vaulted ceiling with spotlighting and is light and airy courtesy of the fully glazed patio doors leading to the rear courtyard garden. The large breakfasting kitchen is accessed from the dining room and is laid with a ceramic tiled floor, as well as a range of base and wall mounted fitted storage units together with a blend of tiled and stainless steel splash backs. There is also a freestanding range style cooker with five burner hob and double oven with an extractor fan over, as well as space for a dishwasher and under counter fridge. There is also ample space for a dining table, providing a secondary informal dining area. To the rear lies a utility/laundry room, which includes a sink and drainer unit as well as plumbing and space for appliances. There is also a ground floor WC, alongside external access to the rear courtyard garden. Internal access to the garage can also be granted from here.

Returning to the dining room, stairs rise to the first floor where the master bedroom is situated on the right hand side. Benefitting from en-suite facilities which include a shower cubicle with mains fed shower, low level WC and wash hand basin, the master bedroom is a double of generous proportions and also features fitted wardrobes. Three further double bedrooms lie to the front of the property with windows overlooking the central village location, whilst the fifth bedroom is a single and would be ideally suited to a study or nursery.

The family bathroom is fitted with a modern white suite comprising of low level WC, his and hers contemporary wall mounted wash hand basins, double ended bath and walk in, wet room style shower. Heated via a large matte towel rail, the bathroom is completed by ceramic tiled flooring, mosaic tiling to the walls and spot lights to the ceiling.

Dining Room
4.78m x 5.14m (15' 8" x 16' 10")
Living Room
4.81m x 5.14m (15' 9" x 16' 10")
Kitchen/Breakfast Room
4.81m x 5.15m (15' 9" x 16' 11")
Garden Room
5.20m x 3.26m (17' 1" x 10' 8")
Downstairs WC
Master Bedroom
4.90m x 3.90m (16' 1" x 12' 10")
Master Ensuite
Bedroom Two
3.82m x 4.27m (12' 6" x 14' 0")
Bedroom Three
3.82m x 3.07m (12' 6" x 10' 1")
Bedroom Four
4.96m x 5.19m (16' 3" x 17' 0")
Bedroom Five
3.82m x 2.04m (12' 6" x 6' 8")
4.94m x 5.18m (16' 2" x 17' )
To the rear is an enclosed walled courtyard garden of generous proportions which provides a pleasant, south facing area ideal for entertaining. The additional land is situated approximately half a mile away from the property and extends to approximately 0.99Ha (2.46Ac).
This property is currently rated ‘D’.
From the centre of Wolsingham, travel east on the A689 heading out of the village towards Crook, the property is located approximately after 50 yards on the right hand side identified by a George F White for sale board.

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