Offers Over £270,0004 Bedrooms 2 Reception Rooms
• 2 Spacious reception rooms
• 4 Bedrooms
• Garden with outbuildings and driveway
• Far reaching countryside views
• Desirable village location
Cotherstone is a sought after village within the heart of Teesdale supporting a traditional range of amenities. The village is surrounded by delightful open countryside with many walks and renowned beauty spots being close at hand and the village has an active community and is well supported with a village shop, school and two public houses.
Barnard Castle, an historic market town, is just 4 miles away and provides a range of shopping, educational and recreational facilities. Often referred to as the “Gateway to Teesdale” there are many renowned beauty spots close at hand as well as the attractions of the North Yorkshire Moors and Dales, the Lake District and Northumberland.
For the commuter the A66, A67 and A1 (M) provide links with the major commercial centres of the North East. Darlington Mainline Railway Station and Durham Tees Valley International Airport offer further communications with the rest of the country.
Heatherlea is a welcoming double fronted, stone built semi-detached cottage benefitting from mains gas central heating occupying a desirable plot with lovely countryside views.
The property is entered through the front door into the entrance vestibule with a part glazed door leading to the hallway with doors radiating to the downstairs living accommodation
The kitchen lies to the rear of the property and comprises cream wall and base mounted units with solid wood worktops and a cream tiled splash back behind the integrated Beko oven and 5 burner gas hob with extractor fan over and a white ceramic sink that enjoys a view to the garden, there are voids for a dishwasher and washing machine, with space for a freestanding fridge/freezer.
There is a rear passage which provides access to the garden off which is a ground floor WC and wash hand basin.
A door leads from the kitchen to the cosy living room that boasts stripped oak floor boards and a large bay window that enjoys views across the open countryside to the front of the property. There is a cream multi-fuel stove set within an inglenook fireplace with a stone hearth. The living room also features a picture rail. A further door opens into the hallway.
The secondary reception room can be utilised to be an additional sitting room, dining room, play room or even a home office in which to enjoy similar views through a large bay window to that of the living room and also has exposed floorboards and picture rail. There is a period open tiled fireplace.
Stairs rise to the first floor where the four bedrooms and bathroom can be found. There are 2 storage cupboards on the landing allowing additional storage.
The master bedroom is a large double room with wood panelling around the chimney breast and enjoys the scenic landscape views to the front of the property.
The second bedroom is another good sized double bedroom, enjoying a similar aspect to the master bedroom and also has picture railing and a cast iron fireplace with decorative tiles to either side and the hearth.
The third bedroom lies to the rear of the property and has an outlook to the garden and to fields behind the property. The fourth bedroom is a good sized single bedroom enjoying views to the front of the property. It is currently utilised as a dressing room.
The family bathroom has a white suite comprising a bath with shower over, WC and wash hand basin. The bathroom has partially tiled cream walls with a black tile border.
To the side of the property there is a driveway for off road parking for one car.
The West facing garden is laid to lawn with shrub and flower borders set within railway sleepers. A paved path leads across the lawn to three outbuildings.
The property is currently rated 'E'.
From the centre of Barnard Castle proceed down The Bank and over County Bridge bearing around to the right. Proceed through Lartington and into Cotherstone. Proceed through the village and where the road bears right take the left turn, continue up the road and the subject property is found to the right of the main road down a lane and is identified by a George F White ‘For Sale’ board.
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