Property Summary


Guide Price £475,000

  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Reception Rooms

Branch Details


Barnard Castle

01833 690390

barnardcastleresidential@georgefwhite.co.uk

14c, Harmire Enterprise Park, DL12 8BN

Garden House, Garden House Lane

Cockfield, Bishop Auckland, Durham

    Key Features

  • 2 large reception rooms and conservatory
  • Beautifully presented south facing garden with outbuildings
  • Double garage and driveway
  • EPC (EER) E 41
  • Far reaching scenic countryside views
  • Impressive stone built 4 bedroom family home

A beautifully presented family home in a village location, boasting a large garden and enjoying scenic countryside views

Garden House was once home to locally renowned astronomer and surveyor of the Mason-Dixon Line, Jeremiah Dixon and his inventor brother George Dixon. In the brothers honour the property displays a blue plaque to commemorate them. The property boasts spacious family accommodation and a large garden with beautiful countryside views and benefits from oil central heating and uPVC double glazing throughout. From the front of the property the property is entered through a glazed door into a glazed entrance porch with tiled floor and a door opening to the entrance hallway. Doors radiate to the ground floor living accommodation whilst stairs rise to the first floor. The living room stretches the depth of the property having windows to three sides and enjoying views over the garden through a large square bay window. The room has a decorative stone fireplace with wooden mantle piece and a wood burning stove provides warmth through colder months of the year.   The dining room also benefits from a large square bay window with views down the centre of the garden, the room is of excellent proportions and comfortably accommodates large dining furniture. From the dining room a door opens to the kitchen that has a range of wall and base mounted units with marble effect worktops, an eye level integrated oven and a central island with electric cooking hob and stainless steel sink unit. A sliding door opens from the kitchen to the conservatory, perfect for sitting and enjoying the garden from in all weathers. The conservatory has a tiled floor and French doors opening to garden. The large utility/boot room can be accessed from the kitchen having a stainless steel sink, storage cupboards and under counter space for white goods. There is also space for a free standing fridge/freezer. A door from the utility room opens to the garage whilst another leads to a ground floor shower room. The shower room comprises a white suite with shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin, a tiled floor and marble effect panelling to the walls. A secondary door opens in to the entrance hallway meaning the ground floor WC can be accessed easily from both ends of the house. The entrance hallway benefits from a storage cupboard and also has a door revealing steps down to a cellar with an original brick vaulted ceiling. To the first floor the property boasts a large landing with airing cupboard housing the water tank. Some of the landing space has been utilised as a study. The master bedroom is in a central position to the first floor and boasts two windows with views over the garden and to the countryside beyond. The room is a large double bedroom and benefits from an en suite shower room comprising a shower, WC and his and hers wash hand basin set with in a vanity unit. Another door provides Jack and Jill access returning to the landing. The second bedroom is another spacious double bedroom having a dual aspect to the front and side of the property enjoying views over the orchard in the garden and beyond. The third bedroom is again a large double bedroom which benefits from fitted wardrobes to one wall whilst the fourth bedroom, another double room also has fitted wardrobes. The spacious family bathroom has a beautiful roll top bath and also comprises a double shower, WC and wash hand basin. The room has tiled flooring and marble effect panelling to the walls.

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