Property Summary

Guide Price £175,000

3 Bedrooms 2 Reception Rooms

Branch Details


01388 529579

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

Mill View House, 11, Hylton Terrace

Stone built end of terrace family home • Three double bedrooms • Well presented throughout • Spacious and well stocked gardens • Detached garage and off road parking

The Area
Rookhope is set within the valley of Weardale and is home to a small rural community. The village includes a popular, traditionally run public house, primary school, and a small village store whilst further facilities are found close by in the town of Stanhope.

Benefitting from a tranquil, relaxed, rural location with numerous outdoor pursuits readily on hand and the fantastic backdrop of the surrounding moorland, together with the dynamic city attractions of Durham being within a short travelling distance, the location is ideal for a variety of purchasers. International Airports at both Newcastle and Durham Tees Valley offer both national and international travel and are both accessible within one hour’s drive. Mainline railway links are also available within a short travelling distance meaning that the village is suitably located for travel to the larger business centres of the region.

The Property
Mill View House, 11 Hylton Terrace is a three bedroomed end of terrace stone built family home which offers well-proportioned accommodation throughout. The property is heated via a dual central heating source with both an oil boiler and a back boiler which is attached to the multi fuel stove, and also offers UPVC double glazing throughout. Externally the property offers off road parking to the side, spacious gardens and also a detached stone built garage married with stunning open views across Weardale, making this an ideal home for a variety of purchasers.

The entrance to the property is to the front and is via a wooden composite double glazed stable door which leads into a useful vestibule area which offers ample space for the removal and storage of cloaks and boots, whilst stairs to the first floor accommodation are straight ahead. The vestibule extends into the dining kitchen, with the dining area straight ahead, which has ample space for a family dining set a side view window and also has an under stair storage cupboard. The kitchen area is fitted with traditional style base and wall mounted storage units which are topped with solid oak working surfaces and incorporate a Belfast sink unit with mixer tap. There is a traditional cream aga as well as a freestanding electric oven and hob for more conventional cooking. Integral appliances include a slim line dishwasher, fridge and freezer. The floor is tiled as are the walls to splash back level, whilst the kitchen units extend into the under stair space in the dining area. There is a second window to the front elevation.

Accessed from the dining kitchen is the spacious living room, which features wooden flooring and a large feature wooden inglenook with inset multi fuel stove set on a stone hearth. To the rear there is a UPVC window which has open views over rugged Weardale. Leading from the living room there is a rear porch with tiled flooring which is used by the current owners as a sun room as it has space for a small sofa and enjoys panoramic views.

Stairs from the entrance vestibule lead to the first floor landing which has a large airing cupboard providing storage space. There are three double bedrooms and a family bathroom. The master bedroom is situated to the side elevation and overlooks a small portion of the properties garden. The second bedroom is also facing the side while the third bedroom, a small double has a rear facing low window which enjoys far reaching views.

The first floor accommodation is completed by the family bathroom, which is fitted with a white suite which includes a low level WC, wash hand basin and panel sided bath with fitted shower screen and electric shower over. The bathroom is tiled to the floor and splash back areas and light is offered via an opaque window to the front.

Sun Room
1.56m x 2.14m (5' 1" x 7')
Living Room
4.67m x 4.66m (15' 4" x 15' 3")
Dining Kitchen
6.56m x 4.58m (21' 6" x 15')
Master Bedroom
4.65m x 2.75m (15' 3" x 9')
Bedroom Two
4.60m x 2.16m (15' 1" x 7' 1")
Bedroom Three
3.14m x 2.41m (10' 4" x 7' 11")
2.97m x 2.25m (9' 9" x 7' 5")
Front and side garden
Main access is to the front of the property and is via a pedestrian gate, bounded by a low fence and offers a small seating area. To the side is a gravelled area providing off road parking for several vehicles which leads to the detached single stone built double garage which has an electric door and is currently topped with a wooden door. The garage is an ideal space for a workshop as it offers fixed worktops and storage within the eaves, however could also be suitable for conversion to a separate annexe subject to all necessary consents.
Rear garden
To the back of the property over a small service lane is the properties expansive garden. The garden is tiered with high and low level patio areas interspersed with planted borders, gravelled pathways and mature shrubbery. It is laden with fruit trees including espalier pear, apple and plum, vegetable patches and a soft fruit cage containing raspberry, gooseberry, blackberry, tayberry and red, white and black currants. Steps lead down to an area of hard standing which houses a useful rhino greenhouse which is fitted with safety glass and leads to a low fence boundary which has a pedestrian gate access directly onto the lane below. Leading to the side, the garden extends and expands into a separate wall and fence enclosed lawned garden to the side of the garage.
(EPC) EEC above EIR
This property is currently EPC Rated ‘E’
The property is sold with the benefit of off road parking to the side, however the land to the West which runs alongside the property is common land which has a right of access for residents and is not under the ownership of Mill View House.
Travelling from Stanhope, travel westwards on the A689 for approximately two miles until reaching the village of Eastgate. At the Cross Keys public house turn right signposted for Rookhope, and travel for approximately four miles. Travel into the village and before reaching the public house, at the sharp left hand bend, turn right onto the track and follow the track up the hill. Bear right at the first opportunity onto the lane to the rear of the properties and Mill View House is the second property on the right hand side as identified by a George F White for sale board.

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