Guide Price £200,0002 Bedrooms 1 Reception Room
Moor Lane Cottage
• Characterful stone built cottage • Modern kitchen with electric under floor heating • 2 Bedrooms and useful attic room • Private rear garden with outhouse and timber home office • Idyllic village location
Newsham is an ideally situated village lying just to the south of the A66, being well placed for Barnard Castle, Richmond and Darlington. The village boasts a large village green and a village hall. There are many scenic local walks to be enjoyed around the village including the Pennine Way. It lies 9 miles from Scotch Corner which provides links with the major commercial centres of the North-East via the A1(M) and A66. Darlington Main Line Railway Station and Durham Tees Valley Airport offer further communications with the rest of the country.
The front door opens into an entrance vestibule with stairs rising to the first floor and a door opening to the living accommodation.
The living room boasts a multi-fuel stove sat within a stone fireplace and hearth with a solid oak mantle creating a focal point within the room. A large window to the front of the property allows light to flood the room. The room also boasts coving and original skirting.
A door from the living room opens into the dining kitchen down two steps. The kitchen benefits from electric underfloor heating and a slate tiled floor. The room comprises of cream shaker style wall and base mounted units with an integrated electric oven, hob with extractor fan over, dishwasher, refrigerator, freezer and a white ceramic sink with a stone effect tiled splash back. There is a brick feature archway into part of the kitchen. The dining space lies within a gin gang style garden room extension and enjoys an outlook of the garden through a bay window and a stable door also provides access to the garden.
To the first floor there are two bedrooms and the family bathroom.
The good size master bedroom lies to the front of the property and benefits from fitted wardrobes to one side of the room which also houses the hot water tank with immersion. The room has deep skirting boards, picture rail and an exposed beam.
The second bedroom lies to the rear of the house and is currently utilised as office space however would comfortably fit a single bed. The room enjoys views of the garden and fields beyond.
The family bathroom lies to the top of the staircase with a white suite neatly arranged to maximise the use of the space and comprises a whirlpool bath with power shower over, WC and wash hand basin set within a vanity unit. The room has a marble effect tiled floor with natural stone effect partially tiled walls completed with a pebble style mosaic border.
The landing leads to stairs rising to the attic space which has electric heating, Velux windows and has exposed beams. The room enjoys views from the two Velux windows and has storage space within the eaves.
4.33m x 4.34m (14' 2" x 14' 3")
1.77m x 5.26m (5' 10" x 17' 3")
3.50m x 3.35m (11' 6" x 11')
1.82m x 2.97m (6' x 9' 9")
3.46m x 5.14m (11' 4" x 16' 10")
To the front of the property there is a handmade mahogany porch with trellis to one side over which a mature wisteria is growing. There is a gate providing access to the side of the property leading to the rear garden.
To the side of the property there is a wood store and space for storage. An outhouse is used currently as a utility space with electric points and plumbing for laundry appliances.
The rear garden enjoys a predominately south easterly aspect and has a patio area next to the property with a lawned garden area in front of it stocked with shrub and flowers in the borders and a flagstone path leading through a pergola to a fenced decked area with an insulated timber outbuilding with double glazing and electric points perfect for use as a home study or gym.
The property is currently rated ‘E’.
Travelling westbound on the A66 take the left exit at the Smallways junction and follow the road around into Newsham. At the cross roads turn left where the property is found 100 yards on the left identified by a George F White ‘For Sale’ board.
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