Property Summary

Guide Price £280,000

4 Bedrooms 3 Reception Rooms

Branch Details


01388 529579

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

Wellgarth, Hamsterley

Large detached family home • Four bedrooms, master with en-suite facilities • Off road parking plus single garage • Pleasant rear gardens • Desirable village location • No onward chain

The Area
Hamsterley is a thriving and popular village lying to the east of the A68. It supports a public house and sports social club, primary school church, and village hall, and comprises an interesting variety of houses and cottages. Adjoining, is the renowned Hamsterley Forest which offers wonderful opportunities for recreational pursuits. The surrounding towns of Darlington, Barnard Castle and Bishop Auckland provide a further range of shopping, educational and recreational facilities. For the commuter the A68 and A1(M) provide links with the major commercial centres of the north east, while Darlington mainline railway station and Durham Tees Valley International Airport offer further communications to the rest of the country. Many of the region’s renowned beauty spots can be found within a short drive.

The Property
Wellgarth is a well proportioned, detached family home with versatile living accommodation situated in the heart of the popular village of Hamsterley. The property is in need of some modernisation however would ideally suit a variety of purchasers.

The main entrance is to the front of the property via a part glazed wooden door into the reception vestibule which is ideal for the removal and storage of boots and coats. The utility room is situated to the left hand side and features tiled flooring which continues into the downstairs cloakroom with low level WC and wash hand basin with natural light provided from an opaque window to the side.

Returning to the vestibule, steps rise to the kitchen which is situated to the front of the property and enjoys views over the front courtyard garden. The kitchen is fitted with a range of wooden wall mounted and base units topped with contrasting working surfaces which incorporate a double stainless steel sink and mixer tap. Tiled to splashback level, there is also ample space for a freestanding electric cooker.

A wooden door leads into the open plan living/dining room which is a light and airy room due to the dual aspect windows. The dining room is situated to the front with a large window, again overlooking the front courtyard garden. An archway leads into the living room which has a feature fireplace with marble hearth and wood surround with an electric point for a fire. Sliding doors lead into the large garden room with exposed stone walls and windows to all elevations flooding the room with natural light, with further aluminium sliding doors leading to the rear garden.

Returning to the living room a further door leads to the hallway with stairs rising to the first floor accommodation. The first floor landing has a window to the front aspect and provides access to all four bedrooms and the family bathroom.

The master bedroom is a large double and enjoys views overlooking the rear garden and countryside beyond. The master bedroom also benefits from en-suite bathroom which includes a low level WC, wash hand basin and panel enclosed bath, it is tiled to splashback areas and lit by an opaque window to front elevation.

The second bedroom is also a well proportioned double with a large window overlooking the front of the property. It also includes a useful storage cupboard as well double fitted wardrobes. The third bedroom is a further double situated to the rear and benefits from a range of fitted wardrobes, whilst the fourth bedroom is a small single which would be ideally suited to a nursery or study, for those who work from home.

The family bathroom is fitted with a white suite comprising of low level WC, wash hand basin and panelled enclosed bath with a mains fed shower over and is tiled throughout.

Living Room
3.84m x 4.63m (12' 7" x 15' 2")
Dining Room
2.72m x 3.84m (8' 11" x 12' 7")
Garden Room
2.72m x 6.86m (8' 11" x 22' 6")
2.72m x 2.87m (8' 11" x 9' 5")
Master Bedroom
5.80m x 5.20m (19' x 17' 1")
Master Ensuite
Bedroom Two
3.17m x 3.97m (10' 5" x 13')
Bedroom Three
2.76m x 3.90m (9' 1" x 12' 10")
Bedroom Four
2.21m x 2.75m (7' 3" x 9')
Family Bathroom
The property is accessed from the front which leads to an area of hard standing which leads to the side of the property and provides off road parking for several vehicles. This leads to the useful garage, which has a double wooden door access and also houses the oil central heating boiler. The garage also benefits from power and lighting.

The front garden is hedge enclosed with mature shrubs and trees which include apple and pear, raspberry, gooseberry, black and red currant bushes. It offers raised beds, while the floor is laid with reclaimed roofing stone.

To the rear there is a hedge and shrub enclosed garden which is mainly laid to lawn and benefits from a greenhouse.
(EPC) EEC next to EIR
This property is currently rated 'C'.
1. The property benefits from solar panels fitted, in which the feed in tariff is included within the sale.

From the A68 head westwards into Hamsterley, pass the central crossroads where the subject property will be found on the left hand side identified by a George F White for sale board.

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