Property Summary

Guide Price £315,000

3 Bedrooms 3 Reception Rooms

Branch Details


01388 529579

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

Kirks Cottage, Allenheads

Detached stone built family home • Three Bedrooms, One en-suite • 3 Reception rooms plus study • Many period features throughout • Generous lawned gardens • Elevated position • Panoramic views

The Area
The property is situated within the pleasant village of Allenheads, situated six 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 region’s 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
Kirks Cottage is a charming stone built property filled with an abundance of charm and character whilst set within an elevated position enjoying panoramic views over the adjoining countryside. Originally constructed as three cottages, the property offers generously proportioned accommodation throughout which would be ideally suited to a variety of purchasers.

The main entrance to the property is accessed via a fully glazed sliding patio door which leads into the dining room which features flagged stone flooring and exposed stone walls. A useful under stair cupboard and beams to the ceiling complete the room. To the right hand side, the sitting room can be found. Heated via a multi fuel stove set within an impressive stone inglenook with stone hearth, the sitting room also features beams and enjoys a dual aspect to the front and rear elevations. The study is accessed from here and would be ideally suited to those who work from home.

Returning to the dining room, the living room is located at the other side of the property. Generously proportioned and bright and airy courtesy of the dual aspect, the living room is also being heated via a multi fuel stove within a stone inglenook with matching hearth.

The kitchen is accessed from the dining room and is fitted with a cream range of Shaker style base and wall mounted storage units with contrasting work surfaces which incorporates a Porcelain one and a half sink with drainer unit. Integral appliances concealed within the base units include under counter fridge and dishwasher, whilst an inglenook with tiled inset houses an electric range cooker. There is also space and plumbing for a washing machine. The kitchen provides access to the utility room which features a useful storage cupboard and houses the oil fired boiler. External access to the rear can be granted from this point.

The family bathroom is accessed from the utility room and is fitted with a white suite comprising low level WC with concealed cistern and wash hand basin set upon a vanity unit with storage beneath, panel enclosed corner bath with shower attachment and separate mains fed shower. The family bathroom is fully tiled and features a chrome heated towel rail.

Returning to the dining room, stairs rise to the first floor landing which is lit via the UPVC windows below. To the far right hand side is the master bedroom which is of generous proportions and features vaulted ceilings with beams, whilst stripped wooden flooring contributes to the character of the property. To the other side of the first floor landing lies the second bedroom which is also of generous proportions and benefits from ensuite facilities to include low level WC, wash hand basin set upon a pedestal and corner shower cubicle with electric shower. The ensuite features a chrome heated towel rail and is tiled to splashback level. The third bedroom is a single bedroom situated to the front of the property and also features stripped wooden flooring, vaulted ceilings with beams and an exposed stone wall.

Living Room
4.57m x 4.86m (15' x 15'11")
Dining Room
4.59m x 4.91m (15'1" x 16'1")
Sitting Room
4.52m x 4.80m (14' 10" x 15' 9")
2.29m x 5.05m (7'6" x 16'7")
2.27m x 2.11m (7'5" x 6'11")
Bedroom One
4.57m x 4.90m (15' x 16'1")
Bedroom Two
4.66m x 4.88m (15'3" x 16")
Bedroom Three
2.80m x 2.42m (9'2" x 7'11")
To the front of the property lies the gardens which are predominantly laid to lawn and includes a patio area, ideally suited to entertaining and enjoying the panoramic views. The garden is stocked with a variety of flowering borders and mature shrubbery and also features a pleasant beck which runs through a part of the garden. There is a breeze block base in place for the erection of a greenhouse as well as a timber built storage shed. To the rear of the property is a gravelled area which houses kennels.
(EPC) EEC next to EIR
This property is currently rated 'F'.
1. The property benefits from oil fired central heating and private septic tank drainage system.

2. The property benefits from a right of access over the track to the property which is owned and maintained by a neighbouring Estate.

3. The parking bay to the front of the property is rented from a neighbouring Estate for £100 per annum.
From Weardale travel through Stanhope and Cowshill and bear right onto the B6295 towards Allenheads. Proceed for approximately 2 miles and before reaching Allenheads, turn right onto the track signposted for Kirks Cottages as identified by a George F White for sale board. Proceed over the Cattle grid and continue up the track and the property is situated on the left hand side.
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