Property Summary

Offers Over £299,950

5 Bedrooms 1 Garage 2 Reception Rooms

Branch Details


01388 529579

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

Gate Lodge, 1, Gateways

Spacious detached family home • Five Bedrooms, master with ensuite facilities • Modern open plan kitchen/family room with bi-fold doors to rear • Single integral garage • Pleasant South facing gardens to rear • Ample off road parking to front • Sought after location

The Area
The property is located near to the centre of Wolsingham which has a good range of every day 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 5 to 11 years of age, whilst Wolsingham School and Community College provides mixed schooling for 11 to 18 years of age. Both are within short walking distance of the property.

Wolsingham is found in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is known as the “Gateway to Weardale”. Surrounding countryside provides the setting for outdoor, leisure and country pursuits and stunning surrounding scenery is linked by a network of public footpaths, perfect for evening and weekend walks. Whilst retaining its rural aspect, access is easily available to the major regional business centres such as Darlington, Durham and Newcastle and from here links to all areas of the UK can be found by rail. Newcastle International Airport and Durham Tees Valley Airport are both within an hour by car and offer both domestic and international flights.

The Property
Gate Lodge, 1 Gateways is a spacious detached family home situated within a sought after cul-de-sac in the desirable location of Wolsingham. The property offers pleasant gardens, ample off road parking and versatile accommodation throughout and would therefore be ideally suited to a variety of purchasers.

The main entrance leads into the reception hallway which features solid wood flooring. To the left hand side lies the living room which is of generous proportions. Heated via a gas flame effect fire recessed within the chimney breast, the living room benefits from a front aspect view.

Situated to the rear of the property is the spacious kitchen/family room, which is a light and airy space due to the bi-fold doors, Velux skylights and spot lights recessed within the ceiling. The garden is an extension to the property’s accommodation courtesy of the bi-fold doors to the rear. The kitchen is fitted with a modern range of base, larder and wall mounted storage units which are topped with granite worktops and incorporate a Rangemaster double Belfast sink with mixer tap, integral drainer and ‘Insinkerator’ food disposal system. Integral appliances include dishwasher, two electric eye level ovens and a gas five burner hob with extractor over. There is ample space for a freestanding American style fridge freezer which is framed by further storage units. The kitchen area is completed by a central island which includes further storage and a wine cooler, and provides an ideal area for informal dining. The family room is open plan to the kitchen, and enjoys views overlooking the pleasant south facing garden to the rear and open countryside beyond. Heated via a cast iron multi fuel stove, the room is completed with tiled flooring.

The cloaksroom is situated adjacent to the kitchen and provides an ideal space for the storage of coats and boots, as well as a recently fitted low level WC with concealed cistern and wash hand basin set upon a vanity unit with mirrored effect tiled splashback. There is a separate utility room which includes a range of wall mounted storage units and under counter space for freestanding washing machine and tumble dryer. There is also external access to the side from here.

Returning to the reception hallway, stairs rise to the first floor landing which also provides access to the loft via drop down ladders and is currently used as a playroom. The master bedroom is a good sized double situated to the front of the property and benefits from fitted wardrobes, bedside cabinets and over head storage. The master bedroom enjoys front aspect views, and is serviced by ensuite facilities, which includes a low level WC, wash hand basin set upon a pedastal and double shower cubicle with mains fed shower. The master ensuite is fully tiled and includes a chrome heated towel rail.

The second bedroom is a good sized double situated to the rear of the property and benefits from fitted storage shelves, whilst the third bedroom is also good sized double situated to the front of the property. The fourth bedroom is also double enjoying views to rear of the property and features fitted shelving, whilst the fifth bedroom is a single situated to the front of the property and includes a fitted wardrobe, and would ideally be suited to a nursery or office for those who work from home.

The family bathroom is fitted with a white suite comprising low level WC, wash hand basin set upon a pedastal and panel enclosed bath. Lit via spotlights recessed within the ceiling, the bathroom features fully tiled walls whilst the floor is laid with wooden effect laminate.

Living Room
4.77m x 3.37m (15' 8" x 11' 1")
3.45m x 5.32m (11' 4" x 17' 5")
Family Room
2.28m x 7.29m (7' 6" x 23' 11")
Utility Room
Ground Floor WC
Master Bedroom
3.54m x 2.96m (11' 7" x 9' 9")
Master Ensuite
Bedroom Two
3.68m x 2.77m (12' 1" x 9' 1")
Bedroom Three
3.65m x 2.56m (12' x 8' 5")
Bedroom Four
2.70m x 2.64m (8' 10" x 8' 8")
Bedroom Five
2.57m x 2.75m (8' 5" x 9')
4.35m x 2.75m (14' 3" x 9')
To the front of the property is a block paved driveway providing ample off road parking, as well as access to the single integral garage. To the rear of the property is the pleasant South facing garden which is predominantly laid to lawn, and incorporates a wide variety of mature shrubbery and flowering borders. Bordered by mature hedgerow, there is also a pleasant pagoda and decked area incorporated within the garden which provides an ideal area for entertaining.
(EPC) EEC next to EIR
Travelling from the centre of Wolsingham head east on A689 towards Crook. Travel out of the Market Place following the road over the humpback bridge and take the second left hand turn on to Lydgate Lane. Proceed on Lydgate Lane, passing the turning into Lydgate Avenue. Turn left into Gateways and the property is the first on the left hand side.
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