Property Summary

Guide Price £280,000

  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Reception Rooms

Branch Details

Barnard Castle

01833 690390

14c, Harmire Enterprise Park, DL12 8BN

Sidehead Farm, Sidehead

Westgate, Bishop Auckland, Durham

    Key Features

  • A semi detached family home
  • Detached double garage and a further detached workshop
  • Elevated position enjoying panoramic views
  • In need of some remedial works
  • No onward chain
  • Pleasant lawned gardens
  • Three bedrooms
  • Two reception rooms

A three bedroomed semi detached family home enjoying superb panoramic views and benefiting from a detached double garage and workshop. In need of some remedial works.

The Property
Sidehead Farm is a spacious, semi detached property offering flexible accommodation throughout. Originally constructed c.1877, the property is set in an elevated position on the outskirts of Westgate and enjoys panoramic views.

The main entrance is to the front of the property, and leads into the reception vestibule. To the right hand side lies the sitting room, which is a spacious and versatile room featuring a multi-fuel stove set within an inglenook. Enjoying a front aspect view, the sitting room also has a useful under stair cupboard.

Returning to the reception vestibule, the living room is situated to the left hand side, featuring flagged stone flooring and beams to the ceiling which contribute to the character of the property. A further multi-fuel stove set within an impressive stone inglenook heats the room, alongside the oil fired central heating, whilst the pantry is accessed from here and is a useful storage space which houses the oil fired boiler.

Sitting Room - 4.23m x 4.67m (13' 11" x 15' 4")
Living Room - 4.84m x 4.76m (15' 11" x 15' 7")
Kitchen - 5.16m x 3.69m (16' 11" x 12' 1")
Master Bedroom - 4.30m x 4.69m (14' 1" x 15' 5")
Bedroom Two - 3.59m x 4.58m (11' 9" x 15')
Bedroom Three - 3.67m x 5.18m (12' x 17')
Family Bathroom - 1.53m x 4.73m (5' x 15' 6")

To the side of the property, there is an area of hard standing providing off road parking as well as three useful outhouses. There is a further gated driveway which leads to a detached double garage, as well as a further detached stone built workshop over the road from the property. To the front of the property there is a patio area, ideal for entertaining and enjoying stunning views overlooking the adjoining countryside. The garden is predominantly laid to lawn, and is interspersed with a variety of flowering borders and shrubbery.

From Wolsingham, continue on the A689 for approximately 12 miles until reaching Westgate. Continue through Westgate before proceeding into Daddry Shield. Before the bridge, turn right sign posted for Sidehead. Continue towards Sidehead and turn right at the crossroads passing East Blackdene. The subject property is located on the right hand side identified by a George F White for sale board.

Energy Performance Certificate
This property is currently rated ‘E’.

The central heating system is oil fired.
The property benefits from a septic tank drainage system and spring water supply which has a filtration system and UV treatment, and is collected and stored within a holding tank which is shared with a neighbouring property and is situated on third party land. It is understood that an Absence of Easement Policy is available for the right of access to the holding tank.
The neighbouring land owner has a right of access over the driveway leading to the garage.
4. It is understood that the property is sold subject to a Wayleave for an electricity pole and wires which cross the property. The Wayleave Agreement commenced in 2018 with a term of 20 years.

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Adjacent to the living room is the breakfasting kitchen, which is fitted with a range of base units topped with solid wood worktops which incorporate a double Porcelain Belfast sink with mixer tap and drainer which extends into the worktop. Integral appliances include an under counter fridge and dishwasher, whilst there is also space for a freestanding electric cooker with extractor over. The kitchen is completed with a tiled floor, while the walls are tiled to splashback level.

Leading from the kitchen is the boot room, which provides space for the storage and removal of coats and boots, as well as external access to the front of the property. There is also a ground floor WC which provides space, power and plumbing for a washing machine.

Returning to the reception vestibule, stairs rise to the first floor landing. To the right hand side lies the master bedroom, which is a well proportioned double. Enjoying front aspect views courtesy of the arched windows to the front elevation, the room is flooded with natural light.

The second bedroom is a further double situated to the front elevation and includes a useful storage cupboard, whilst the third bedroom is a further double with a vaulted ceiling, and could be utilised for a number of purposes.

The family bathroom is fitted with a white suite comprising of a low level WC, wash hand basin set upon a pedestal and a ‘P’ shaped panel enclosed bath with mains fed shower over. Heated by a chrome towel rail, the floor is laid with wooden effect laminate.