Property Summary

Guide Price £530,000

4 Bedrooms 2 Garages 2 Reception Rooms

Branch Details


01388 529579

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

Orchard House, 28, Holywood

Impressive and characterful semi-detached family home • Four double bedrooms with fitted storage; master with ensuite facilities • Two reception rooms plus generous kitchen/family room • Well proportioned accommodation throughout • Detached double garage with electric up and over door, and driveway providing ample parking • Pleasant, private gardens to rear with summerhouse and hot tub • No onward chain

The Area
Holywood is an exclusive development comprising the original Holywood Hall, of which Orchard House forms a part, surrounded by more recently constructed homes. The development is principally surrounded by open countryside, however is only ½ mile from the centre of Wolsingham which provides a traditional range of amenities. A further range of shopping, educational and recreational facilities can be found within the regional centres of Newcastle, Durham, Darlington and Teesside. For the commuter the A68 and A1(M) provide links to the major commercial centres of the North East. Durham and Darlington main line railway stations offer further communications with the rest of the country complemented by International Airports at Durham Tees Valley and Newcastle.

The Property
Orchard House, 28 Holywood is an impressive and characterful semi-detached family home situated on the outskirts of Wolsingham. Located within the exclusive, sought after development of Holywood, the property offers generously proportioned accommodation throughout as well as private, generous gardens and ample off road parking.

The main entrance is sheltered by an impressive stone pillared canopy, which in turn provides access to the reception vestibule and hallway. To the right hand side of the reception hallway lies the cloakroom which provides an ideal space for the storage of coats and boots. The ground floor WC is accessed from the cloakroom and is fitted with a white suite comprising of low level WC with concealed cistern and wash hand basin set upon a pedastal.

Returning to the reception hallway, the living room is accessed via a fully glazed door and is of generous proportions. Heated via a cast iron multi fuel stove with marble inset and heart with wooden mantel and surround, the room is light and airy courtesy of the dual aspect to the rear and side elevations, with full length windows and a door to the rear overlooking the garden. The central ceiling cornice and high ceilings contribute to the character of the property.

The dining room is situated adjacent to the living room and benefits from high ceilings with a central decorative cornice and rear aspect view overlooking the garden, as well as allowing for a superior dining suite.

The kitchen/diner is situated at the end of the reception hallway and is a spacious and versatile room flooded with natural light courtesy of the full length windows and doors overlooking the rear gardens. The kitchen is fitted with an extensive range of bespoke base units which are topped with marble effect granite worktops and incorporate a stainless steel sink with mixer tap and drainer unit. Integral appliances include a stainless steel gas five burner hob with contrasting splashback and extractor over, dishwasher and eye level double oven within a range of larder units.

There is also under counter space for a further freestanding appliances which currently houses a wine cooler, as well as space for an American style fridge freezer. The kitchen is completed by a central island with breakfast bar topped with a walnut effect worktop and provides further storage as well as an ideal space for informal dining. The dining area is finished with varnished wooden flooring, whilst the kitchen is completed with slate effect Amtico flooring.

The dining area provides ample space for a further superior dining suite, and is a versatile space which is well lit courtesy of the large full length windows and doors onto the patio area. There is also a further external door to the shared courtyard garden to the side, as well as a built in storage cupboard which contrasts the kitchen units.

The kitchen/diner is serviced by a useful utility room which comprises of a range of base units which are topped with contrasting worktops and incorporate a stainless steel sink with mixer tap and drainer unit. There is also space, power and plumbing points for freestanding appliances, as well as a ceiling hung drying rail.

Returning to the entrance hallway, an impressive return staircase provides access to the first floor landing which is light and airy courtesy of the arched window overlooking the pleasant courtyard garden to the side.

The master bedroom is a double of generous proportions and features fitted wardrobes and drawers. Light and airy courtesy of the dual aspect, the master bedroom benefits from ensuite facilities to include low level WC with concealed cistern, wash hand basin set upon a pedestal and double shower cubicle with mains fed shower. Heated via a wall mounted towel rail, the master ensuite features decorative tiled flooring and slate effect wall tiles. Spot lights recessed within the ceiling complete the master ensuite.

The second bedroom is also a double of generous proportions, and benefits from a range of fitted wardrobes as well as a dual aspect to the front and side elevations allowing the room to be flooded with natural light. The third and fourth bedrooms are also good sized doubles featuring fitted wardrobes and both enjoy rear aspects views overlooking the pleasant gardens.

The family bathroom is fitted with a white suite comprising of low level WC with concealed cistern, wash hand basin set upon a pedestal, shower cubicle with mains fed shower and bath with mixer tap. Spot lights are recessed within the ceiling, whilst decorative wooden panelling to the walls and wooden effect Amtico flooring complete the bathroom.

Living Room
5.19m x 5.48m (17' x 18')
Dining Room
3.71m x 4.14m (12' 2" x 13' 7")
7.47m x 6.56m (24' 6" x 21' 6")
Utility Room
3.63m x 1.72m (11' 11" x 5' 8")
1.92m x 2.13m (6' 4" x 7')
Master Bedroom
5.37m x 3.31m (17' 7" x 10' 10")
Master Ensuite
2.63m x 1.59m (8' 8" x 5' 3")
Bedroom Two
4.17m x 5.45m (13' 8" x 17' 11")
Bedroom Three
4.08m x 3.05m (13' 5" x 10')
Bedroom Four
3.48m x 4.25m (11' 5" x 13' 11")
5.01m x 1.96m (16' 5" x 6' 5")
To the front of the property there is a detached double garage with an electric up and over door, which is approached via the block paved driveway and provides ample off road parking. To the side of the property there is a courtyard garden which is shared and maintained by Orchard House and two neighbouring properties, whilst to the rear are the pleasant, private gardens. The rear garden is predominantly laid to lawn and incorporates a pleasant patio and seating areas, one of which includes a stone built BBQ and pizza oven; ideal for entertaining and alfresco dining. Two pleasant summerhouses are situated within the grounds of the property, one of which includes a hot tub and a decking area to the front which enjoys views overlooking the gardens and countryside beyond.
(EPC) EEC next to EIR
This property is currently rated ‘D’.
1. There is a courtyard garden to the side of the property which is shared and maintained by Orchard House and two neighbouring properties.

2. The private access road to the property is owned and maintained by all eight properties.
From Wolsingham Market Place, proceed on the B6296 through Uppertown towards Tow Law. Just before the Bay Horse Hotel, bear left along Holywood Lane, continue straight ahead through the pillars (private road) and follow the sweep of the road up and around to the right, and the subject property is on the right hand side.

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