Guide Price £200,000
- 2 Bedrooms
- 1 Bathroom
- 2 Reception Rooms
Lilac Cottage, Cotherstone
Barnard Castle, Durham
- Charming traditional cottage
- EPC (EER) E 42
- Gardens to both front and rear
- Off street parking space to front
- Potential for third ground floor bedroom subject to alteration and obtaining the necessary consents
- Three reception rooms
- Two Double Bedrooms
Lilac Cottage is a charming period property which has two good size bedrooms and extensive ground floor living space.
Lilac Cottage is a charming period property which has two good size bedrooms and extensive ground floor living space. The property could also offer annexed accommodation, subject to consents and is situated in the popular village of Cotherstone and boasts off road parking and a pleasant gardens to both the front and rear.
The door is to the front of the property opens into a well proportioned living room which has a multi fuel stove set with a fireplace having a timber surround as its focal point. The floor is laid with a wood effect laminate and a door conceals stairs which rise to the first floor, under which there is a large storage cupboard. A door opens into the kitchen / dining room which lies to the rear of the property.
The kitchen is fitted with a traditional range of wall and base units which are arranged in an L shape and set under a solid wood work top which houses a ceramic sink and drainer unit and has tiled splash backs behind. There is space for an under counter fridge and an eye-level integral oven.
The dining area of the kitchen is a quaint room having steps up to the rear door which leads in to a porch and the access which is principally used by the current vendors. A boarded over fireplace sits to the far end of the dining room and a pulley system operates a Victoria drying rack which is hoisted above the feature fireplace.
Two stone steps lead up to the adjoining rooms which were historically adjoining byers and outbuildings which have been altered to provide further living space. The first room is a spacious room with two shuttered windows looking out to the rear lane. Off this room is an inner hall which provides access to a small room currently used as a workshop having a mezzanine storage space, a ground floor WC and a laundry room to the far end which has a door out to the rear lane, has a plumbed Belfast sink and additional plumbing for a washing machine and tumble drier.
To the first floor, the master bedroom, a large double, lies to the front of the property boasting an ornamental Victorian fireplace. The second bedroom has space for a double bed and a T-fall roof and a small cottage style window looks out to the rear lane.
The family bathroom has stripped, original floor boards and comprises a white suite tiled with natural stone and having a full length bath having a glass shower screen and shower over, a wash hand basin set on a pedestal and a low level WC. A fitted cupboard housing the gas combi boiler is also located here. Another small cottage style window looks out to the rear lane.
To the front of the property is a garden predominantly laid to lawn which mature shrub borders. The vendors currently park their car at the foot of the front garden though this could be enclosed if required.
To the rear of the property is a hedge-enclosed, planted garden and a wisteria climbs part of the wall of the cottage.
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 where Lilac Cottage can be found identified by a glazed front door on the left hand side next door to The Red Lion public house. The main entrance to the property is via the porch on the lane behind the property.