Guide Price £325,0004 Bedrooms 3 Reception Rooms
West Redlands, 147, Woodhouse Lane
An individual traditional and spacious semi detached family home ▪ Four double bedrooms ▪ Flexible living accommodation ▪ Three reception rooms, plus conservatory ▪ Double glazed throughout and benefits from gas central heating ▪ Double garage, along with ample off road parking ▪ Superb lawned gardens, with a range of mature trees and shrubbery ▪ Outdoor store room and potting shed ▪ Ideal commuter location ▪ No onward chain
The property has excellent access both east and west on the A689 and is under ten minutes drive away from junction 60 of the A1M, the major north south trunk road. Durham and Darlington are both accessible in less than half an hour by car and have more in the way of recreational pursuits and professional services. Sedgefield and its renowned racecourse is just a 15 minute drive.
In addition to it being ideally placed for commercial facilities the rural areas of the North Pennines, Yorkshire Dales and North Yorkshire Moors are all within a few hours travel, providing a wide range of outdoor leisure and rural pursuits. Bishop Auckland is ideally situated for the commuter. The town itself has a traditional high street with a range of shopping, professional services and private businesses and also provides schooling for all ages. There is an out of town complex providing twenty-four hour supermarket shopping and fast food.
Originally built in 1925, 147 Woodhouse Lane is situated close to the heart of Bishop Auckland and is a stunning semi detached property boasting four double bedrooms, three reception rooms, off road parking and pleasant gardens surrounded by rose bushes and mature trees. The accommodation is of generous proportions and would be ideally suited to family living, however would be suitable for a variety of purchasers.
The main entrance to the front of the property is via hardwood double glazed doors which in turn lead into a vestibule. A extra wide single hardwood door from the vestibule leads into the entrance hallway, which features oak panelling to the walls, a feature fireplace with an electric fitted fire and a round window looking into the conservatory.
Three semi glazed oak doors lead in turn to the lounge, dining room and breakfast room. The lounge is a light and airy space courtesy of the hardwood large bay window to the front elevation. Generous in proportions, the lounge benefits from oak beams to the ceiling and an electric fireplace complete with marble inset and wooden hearth.
The dining room is flooded with natural light courtesy of the full length hardwood double glazed windows facing the rear aspect, along with patio doors leading to the patio area. This well lit room features oak beams to the ceiling and a fire place with marble inset and wooden surround.
To the rear of the hallway lies the pleasant breakfast room which is accessed via a hardwood half glazed patterned door. The breakfast room benefits from a gas coal effect feature fireplace set into a small inglenook with stone inset and wooden surround. Oak bi-fold glazed doors allow access to the pleasant conservatory which offers views over the attractive gardens. It is of dwarf wall construction and benefits from hardwood double glazed windows with hardwood double glazed sides and roof, along with hardwood French doors leading into the garden. There is an air conditioning system which allows cold and hot air to circulate the room.
The breakfasting kitchen is fitted with an excellent range of wall and base mounted storage units, topped with marble working surfaces which incorporate a porcelain sink with mixer tap. Integral appliances include a fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave and an eye level double oven and grill, along with a four ring electric hob. This room also benefits from a oak corner bench seating area, along with dual aspect hardwood windows and tiled flooring throughout.
From the kitchen an oak semi glazed door leads to rear entrance vestibule which in turn leads into the useful utility room which is a good size and offers base mounted storage units, topped with contrasting worktops and incorporates a stainless steel sink and mixer tap, there is also ample space for free standing appliances such as a washing machine and tumble drier. Returning to the rear vestibule, a hardwood door allows access to the ground floor WC which benefits from a wash hand basin set upon a pedestal. There is a hardwood double glazed door allowing access from the rear of the property.
Returning to the entrance hallway a handsome oak return staircase rises to the first floor accommodation. The spacious landing leads to the master bedroom which is located to the front of the property and benefits from a range of wardrobes, built in storage cupboards and dressing table. This generous room features a large hardwood double glazed window facing the front aspect and overlooks the private garden.
The second bedroom is also located to the front of the property and is a double. The room benefits from built in wardrobes, storage cupboards and dressing table, along with a hardwood double glazed window to the front elevation, leaving the room light and airy throughout.
The third bedroom is also a well proportioned double bedroom which is located to the rear of the property and includes further built in wardrobes, storage cupboards and dressing table. This room enjoys views to the side aspect via a hardwood double glazed suspended bay window.
The fourth bedroom is a further double benefitting from built in wardrobes, storage cupboards and dressing table. A hardwood double glazed window faces the rear elevation.
The family bathroom is fitted with a white suite comprising of low level WC with privacy wall and wash hand basin set upon a vanity unit. There is also a panel enclosed bath with an electric shower over, a glass shower screen and splash back tile surround. Two hardwood double glazed windows face the side aspect.
4.31m x 4.72m (14' 2" x 15' 6")
5.13m x 4.42m Max (16' 10" x 14' 6")
5.03m x 3.01m (16' 6" x 9' 11")
6.33m x 3.41m (20' 9" x 11' 2")
3.73m x 4.17m (12' 3" x 13' 8")
4.25m x 4.06m (13' 11" x 13' 4")
4.32m x 3.99m (14' 2" x 13' 1")
2.98m x 3.43m (9' 9" x 11' 3")
2.56m x 3.02m (8' 5" x 9' 11")
The property is approached by a shared driveway off the main road which in turn leads to the front of the property and benefits from an area of hard standing providing ample off road parking. To the front, the property offers pleasant enclosed gardens which surround the property with herbaceous borders, flowering shrubs and a range of mature trees. To the side there is a double garage, potting shed and a useful store room, along with a pleasant paved area which incorporates a pagoda surrounded by roses. The rear of the property is fence and hedge enclosed and features a paved pathway to the centre of the pleasant and private lawned gardens, which boasts a range of mature trees and a further pagoda surrounded by wisteria and pink and white roses. To the right hand side there is also a paved area which provides a superb seating area and an ideal area for entertaining.
(EPC) EEC next to EIR
This property is currently rated a “E”
1. The property shares the entrance to the driveway with a neighbouring property.
2. The property has a covenant which restricts any building works from taking place beyond the existing rear building line.
From the A68 at Toft Hill, follow the A68 South through Toft Hill, passing Toft Hill Primary School on your right hand side and then take the next left onto Church Street, the B6282. Continue on the B6282 for approximately 2 miles. Upon entering Etherley Moor, go directly over the roundabout and continue onto Etherley Lane the B6282. Upon reaching Woodhouse Lane the property is on the left and is identified by a George F White for sale board.
From Auckland Castle in the market place travel onto North Bongate, at the round about take the second exit straight over onto High Bongate, at the round about take the second exit straight over then bare left onto West Road follow the course of the road onto Etherley Lane, Upon reaching the B6282 turn left. Follow the B6282 onto Woodhouse Lane the property is on the left and is identified by a George F White for sale board.
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