Guide Price £225,000
- 2 Bedrooms
- 2 Bathrooms
- 1 Reception Room
Memento Cottage, Cotherstone
Barnard Castle, Durham
- Abundance of character
- Desirable village setting
- Enclosed Rear Garden
- Immaculately presented
- Two bath/shower rooms
- Two Bedroom Cottage
Memento Cottage is a well-proportioned, stone-built, mid-terraced property which benefits from gas central heating. No onward chain.
A part glazed wooden door leads into a traditional hallway which provides access to the living accommodation. The sitting room lies to the front of the property having a deep bay window with window seat which looks out over the forecourt garden. There is an open fire with period tiled hearth and slips along with a decorative surround and original coving lines the ceiling.
The open plan dining kitchen is positioned to the rear of the property A fantastic family or entertaining space, having stone flag flooring and white-washed, exposed stone walls. Interesting niche shelving add extra character and a vaulted ceiling to the kitchen area makes the space light and airy. The kitchen is fitted with wooden base and wall mounted storage units, Belfast sink and there is space for appliances. A window looks out to the rear of the property along with a door that leads into the rear garden.
The dining area has a multi-fuel stove set on a hearth with a stone surround and there is ample space for a family dining table and chairs. Off the dining area is a useful pantry/under stairs cupboard with shelving and space for a freestanding freezer or other appliance.
A cottage style door leads into the utility area which has additional working surfaces and shelving together with a drying bar, void and plumbing for a dishwasher and washing machine along with another Belfast sink. Beyond the utility area is a useful study area which has a built in desk and shelves and a window to the rear garden allowing natural light into the space. In turn the study area provides access to the newly-fitted, contemporary, wet room/WC.
Stairs from the hallway rise to the first floor where there are two bedrooms and an en suite bathroom. The master bedroom lies to the rear of the property enjoying delightful, rural views beyond the garden and is a good sized double room having exposed floor boards and window overlooking the rear garden. Steps from the bedroom lead down into the en suite bathroom/WC which is partially tiled having gloss, bevelled, brick-bond effect and fitted with a white suite including a bath with recently fitted shower over, hand wash basin and WC. There is a roof light and window looking out to the side of the property angled spotlights have been fitted to add an upgraded contemporary ambience to the room.
The second bedroom is another good-sized double room lying to the front of the property. It has exposed floor boards and an over stairs cupboard which provides access to the loft space which is fully floored and carpeted, excellent for storage or providing potential for conversion subject to obtaining the necessary consents.
To the front of the property is a traditional forecourt garden planted and gravelled, with a wrought iron gate. To the rear of the property is a natural stone patio area, raised beds bordered by box hedging and a path leading through the neat lawned area which is flanked by flower and shrub borders. At the foot of the garden is another sheltered patio and a useful stone built potting/tool shed.
It is understood that the property benefits from mains water, electricity and draining and that central heating is mains gas fired via a boiler installed in 2018.
Energy Performance Certificate
The property is currently Energy rated D.
Council Tax Band
The property is rated Council Tax Band C.
There is a pedestrian right of way across the neighbouring two cottages which provides the subject property with external access for dustbins and the emergency services.
There is a gate at the foot of the garden which opens onto a public footpath.
From the centre of Barnard Castle proceed down The Bank and over the County Bridge bearing around to the right. Proceed through Lartington into Cotherstone passing Hodgsons Timber Merchants on the right hand side. Proceed through the village past the Primary School where the subject property will then be found shortly on the right hand side.
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