Offers Over £390,0004 Bedrooms 3 Reception Rooms
• Characterful 4 bedroom property • 3 Reception rooms • Kitchen with pantry • Garden with outbuildings • Off-street parking for at least 2 cars
Cotherstone is a sought after village within the heart of Teesdale supporting a traditional range of amenities. The village is surrounded by delightful open countryside with many walks and renowned beauty spots being close at hand and the village has an active community and is well supported with a village shop, school and two public houses.
Barnard Castle, an historic market town, is just 4 miles away and provides a range of shopping, educational and recreational facilities. Often referred to as the “Gateway to Teesdale” there are many renowned beauty spots close at hand as well as the attractions of the North Yorkshire Moors and Dales, the Lake District and Northumberland.
For the commuter the A66, A67 and A1 (M) provide links with the major commercial centres of the North East. Darlington Mainline Railway Station and Durham Tees Valley International Airport offer further communications with the rest of the country.
Westrill is a property full of character, once three properties it has been altered and combined to create a welcoming and comfortable family home with original features running throughout the property such as wooden beams and other quirky attributes. The property is entered through a solid wood door into an entrance hallway with a flag stone floor, doors leading to living accommodation and a wide staircase rising to the first floor.
To the right of the staircase there is a step down into the dining room that boasts a large bay window overlooking the garden and also a gas fire.
A door beside the staircase opens to a downstairs shower room with a white suite comprising of a shower, WC and wash hand basin. The walls are fully tiled with travertine and flag stones continue into the room from the hallway. There is a storage cupboard in the room too.
A further door leads into the living room which has windows with views to the garden and to the rear of the property. There is a flag stone hearth with a multi-fuel stove.
From the living room another door opens into a snug currently utilised as a study with an exposed stone wall. The room enjoys views of the garden and the rear of the property.
Another door leads into the kitchen with a terracotta tile floor and a mosaic brick bond effect travertine splash back. A focal point of the room is the dual fuel Lacanche professional standard range style cooker boasting five burners including a wok station. The kitchen has base and wall mounted units with solid wood and granite work surfaces and has a Belfast sink. There is space in the room for free standing appliances. A door opens to reveal a traditional pantry providing more storage space for the room. From the kitchen a partially glazed door leads to the garden, with another door revealing a second staircase to the first floor.
The first floor of the property boasts four large bedrooms and a bathroom all with stripped floorboards and exposed wooden beams.
From the main staircase a step up and through the door to the right takes you to one of the four bedrooms. The large double room enjoys views over the village. The room also benefits from fitted storage cupboards and has a wash hand basin.
The main bathroom is found to the left of the staircase and has a white suite comprising of a bath, WC and wash hand basin sat on a period cast iron bracket. The room has white washed floorboards and wood panelling on the walls.
A second bedroom currently used as an office space, lies next to the bathroom. The room enjoys views of the garden through a large window. The room also benefits from fitted storage cupboards and there is also a door linking to the next bedroom
From the landing the remaining door opens into the aforementioned connecting double bedroom which has views to the rear of the property and also has a wash hand basin. Fitted storage cupboards house the central heating boiler, ideal for linen storage.
From this bedroom a door leads to a small landing with stairs down to the kitchen. A further door from the landing opens into the fourth bedroom which boasts a working cast iron fireplace and has views to the rear of the property.
5.02m x 3.38m (16' 6" x 11' 1")
4.40m x 4.73m (14' 5" x 15' 6")
4.40m x 2.65m (14' 5" x 8' 8")
4.41m x 4.59m (14' 6" x 15' 1")
4.48m x 3.31m (14' 8" x 10' 10")
3.47m x 3.52m (11' 5" x 11' 7")
4.43m x 3.09m (14' 6" x 10' 2")
4.48m x 3.79m (14' 8" x 12' 5")
The property benefits from numerous outbuildings including a potting shed with an electricity supply and a utility room also with an electric supply and plumbing, it currently houses a freestanding washing machine and tumble dryer. There is also an outside WC and a further storage shed.
The walled garden is enclosed, spacious and south facing. A paved path runs along the length of the garden with additional gravel and cobbles to a patio area perfect for a outdoor dining. From the path there are steps up to a large lawn with shrub and flower borders. A gravel path runs along the borders and to a gravelled parking area that would comfortably accommodate two cars. There are a number of fruit trees and a vegetable patch.
The property is currently rated ‘D’.
From the centre of Barnard Castle proceed down The Bank and over County Bridge bearing around to the right. Proceed through Lartington and into Cotherstone heading towards the far end of the village the property is at the far end of the village green identified by a George F White ‘For Sale’ board.