Property Summary

Offers over £240,000

3 Bedrooms 2 Reception Rooms

Branch Details


01388 529579

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

Westerclose, Sidehead

• Semi-detached property in an elevated position • 3 Bedrooms • 2 Reception rooms • Retained character • Ample off road parking • Panoramic views • Pleasant Dale’s location

The Area
Westgate is a small dales village nestling in Upper Weardale which offers a traditional public house. The popular Slit Wood trail begins from the centre of the village and leads up past the waterfall and on to the surrounding open countryside of the area. The village of St Johns Chapel provides a larger Co-Operative shop together with two further village pubs and a primary school and is just 5 minutes drive. A regular bus service runs the length of the dale providing access to the comprehensive school and sixth form college which also offers full gym facilities and swimming pool. The area attracts many tourists meaning the village.

The Property
Westerclose is situated in an elevated position in the hamlet of Sidehead on the outskirts of Westgate. The property benefits from 3 good sized bedrooms and oil fired central heating.

The main entrance of the property leads into the reception hallway, which is laid with flag stones and half panelled walls, providing a characterful feel to the property. Directly ahead, lies one of the two reception rooms, which benefits from a feature ornate fireplace and also provides access to the first floor accomodation. There are views to the front overlooking the adjoining countryside and gardens to the rear. Returning to the hallway, a door to the left leads into the kitchen/dining room, which is fitted with a range of base units and includes integral appliances and ample space for dining furniture. An inglenook, providing a rustic farmhouse feel to the room, in keeping with the character. A door from the kitchen leads into the second reception room, which also enjoys views over the gardens and the neighbouring countryside, benefitting from a wood burning stove and flag stone flooring.

Stairs rise to the first floor from the first reception room. To the right hand side of the first floor landing, lies the master bedroom which is of excellent proportions and boasts an ornate feature fireplace, whilst benefitting from an additional shower room. Returning to the landing, to the left hand side lies the second bedroom, also of good proportions and benefitting from an ornate feature fireplace and ample space for freestanding furniture and a double bed. Directly ahead on the first floor landing, steps lead down into the study, providing access to the third bedroom and family bathroom, comprising panel enclosed bath with shower over, WC and wash hand basin.

Living Room
4.65m x 4.63m (15' 3" x 15' 2")
Dining Room
4.65m x 4.54m (15' 3" x 14' 11")
7.52m x 2.79m (24' 8" x 9' 2")
Bedroom One
4.86m x 4.91m (15' 11" x 16' 1")
Bedroom Two
4.65m x 3.46m (15' 3" x 11' 4")
Bedroom Three
5.50m x 2.82m (18' 1" x 9' 3")
To the front of the property, lies ample off road parking for numerous cars. Whilst to the rear, there is a south facing garden overlooking the surrounding countryside, providing a panoramic view. To the left of the property is a paddock extending to approximately 0.24Ha (0.6Ac)
(EPC) EEC next to EIR
This property is currently rated 'E'.
The property benefits from a shared water supply with the neighbouring property via a bore hole with electric pump. The septic tank is also shared with the neighbouring property.
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.

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