Property Summary

Guide Price £125,000

  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Reception Room

Branch Details

Barnard Castle

01833 690390

14c, Harmire Enterprise Park, DL12 8BN

Whitfield Brow

Frosterley, Bishop Auckland, County Durham

    Key Features

  • Extensive lawned gardens to the front
  • In need of some modernisation
  • Panoramic countryside views
  • Situated in an elevated position overlooking a popular local beauty spot
  • Two bedroom terraced cottage
  • Two off road parking spaces to the rear

For Sale by Public Auction. A two bedroom terraced cottage, situated in an elevated position overlooking a popular local beauty spot. In need of some modernisation.

The Property
Originally one of a row of lead miner’s cottages, 3 Whitfield Brow is a mid terraced cottage set within an elevated position overlooking an extremely popular local beauty spot. Enjoying superb countryside views, the property benefits from extensive lawned gardens and would benefit from some modernisation.

The main entrance is to the rear of the property, and leads into the porch which could be utilised as a utility/boot room. The kitchen is accessed from here and is fitted with a range of base and wall mounted storage units which are topped with contrasting worktops and incorporate a stainless steel sink. Featuring tiled flooring, there is ample space for freestanding appliances, while the Rayburn is situated in this room and provides hot water to the property.

The living room is located to the front of the property, and benefits from superb countryside views courtesy of the picture window. Featuring tiled flooring, the room is heated by an open grate fire. There is also a door leading to the extensive gardens from here.

Stairs from the living room rise to the first floor landing. The master bedroom is located to the front elevation, and is a double of generous proportions, while the second bedroom is a good sized single located to the rear.

The family bathroom completes the accommodation and is fitted with a suite comprising of a low level WC, wash hand basin set upon pedestal and panel enclosed bath with electric shower over.

Living Room - 3.89m x 4.36m (9’3” x 14’3”)
Kitchen - 2.83m 5.24m (9’3” x 17’1”)
Master Bedroom - 3.65m x 4.27m (11’9” x 14’)
Bedroom Two - 2.59m x 3.12m (8’5” x 10’2”)
Bathroom - 2.47m x 1.41m (8’1” x 4’6”)

To the rear of the property, there are two off road parking spaces. Steps which are shared with 4 Whitfield Brow lead down to the rear, gated courtyard which benefits from a useful outhouse. To the front elevation, there are extensive lawned gardens which incorporate a wooden summerhouse and a further useful outhouse. The garden is predominantly laid to lawn, and is well stocked with a variety of shrubbery and planted borders. There is also a pond which attracts an array of wildlife.

Energy Performance Certificate
The property is currently rated ‘E’.
From Wolsingham head westwards towards the far end of Frosterley turning left towards Hill End. Continue through Hill End itself and down the hill on the far side across Bollihope Burn turning immediately left up the single track and proceeding along the rear of the row of cottages. Number 3 is located on the left hand side.

1. The property does not have a central heating system. Hot water is provided by the Rayburn in the kitchen.
2. The property benefits from mains electricity and water.
3. Drainage is to a septic tank which is used by all properties in the street. The septic tank is maintained by Northumbrian Water.
4. The property is sold as seen.
5. The tarmacked element of the driveway is adopted and maintained by Durham County Council. The gravelled area which runs along the rear of the properties is unadopted and maintenance costs of this are split equally between all of the properties in the street.
6. The steps to the rear of the property leading from the parking area are shared with number 4.

This property is for sale by the Modern Method of Auction which is not to be confused with traditional auction. The Modern Method of Auction is a flexible buyer friendly method of purchase. We do not require the buyer to exchange contracts immediately; however, from the date the draft contract for sale is received by the Buyer's solicitor, the buyer has 56 days in which to complete the transaction; whilst using every endeavour to exchange contracts within the first 28 days. Allowing the additional time to exchange contracts means interested parties can proceed with traditional residential finance. Upon close of a successful auction, or if the vendor accepts an offer during the auction, the buyer will be required to make payment of a non-refundable Reservation Fee of 4.2% of the final agreed sale price including VAT - this is subject to a minimum of £6,000.00 including VAT - which reserves the property from sale by securing the transaction and takes the property off the market. The Reservation Fee is paid in addition to the final negotiated selling price. A non-refundable Buyer Information Pack fee of £200.00 including VAT towards the preparation cost of the pack, if the Buyer Information Pack has been produced and provided by iamsold. The Documents in the pack can then be used by your solicitor during the conveyancing stage of the purchase. It is recommended that you view the Buyer Information Pack before agreeing to your purchase. Fees paid to the Auctioneer may be considered as part of the chargeable consideration for the property and be included in the calculation for stamp duty liability. Further clarification for this must be sought from your legal representative. The buyer will be required to sign a Reservation Agreement to confirm acceptance of the terms prior to solicitors being instructed. A sample copy of the Reservation Agreement and all terms and conditions can be found in the Buyer Information Pack, which can be downloaded from the auction section of our website, or requested from our Auction Department. Please note this property is subject to an undisclosed reserve price which is generally no more than 10% in excess of the starting bid, both the starting bid and reserve price can be subject to change. Terms and conditions apply to the Modern Method of Auction, which is operated by the Great North Property Auction powered by iamsold.

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