Offers Over £255,0004 Bedrooms 1 Garage 2 Reception Rooms
• Detached spacious dormer bungalow • Immaculately present and maintained property • 4 Bedrooms and 2 spacious reception rooms • Enclosed landscaped front garden • Garage and driveway
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.
Windmill Cottage is a detached dormer bungalow within a sought after village location. The property offers characterful, family accommodation with interesting features throughout.
The property is entered through a partially glazed wooden door into the entrance hall with a tiled floor which has doors radiating off to the living accommodation and stairs rising to the first floor. There are storage cupboards built in below the staircase.
To the right of the entrance is a good sized dining room with a window looking out onto the front garden and village setting. The room benefits from spotlights and an exposed beam runs the length of the room.
The tiled floor from the entrance hall continues into the kitchen which lies to the rear of the property and is fitted with a range of which lies to the rear of the property and is fitted with a range of base and wall mounted units and has space for a double oven, fridge, dishwasher and washing machine. There is a tiled splash back and a window looking out to the rear courtyard, the kitchen also has a door leading to the garage. There is also room for a dining table and chairs within the room.
The good sized garage has a door leading to the rear and also has a gas supply which currently used for a dryer. There is an electricity supply runs to the gates of the property which would provide ease of connection for someone wishing to install electric gates.
Next to the kitchen is a downstairs shower room accessed from the entrance hall with a white suite comprising of a shower, WC and hand wash basin. There is a frosted window to the rear. This shower room would service the dining room should it be used as a fifth ground floor bedroom.
To the right of the entrance hall is a spacious living room. The room spans the depth of the property and French doors lead to the rear yard with windows looking out to the front garden. There is an alcove fireplace with timber lintel and exposed wooden beams.
The staircase leads up to a galleried landing which is currently used as a study area and benefits from a Velux window. All of the rooms on first floor have stripped exposed floorboards and have authentic wooden cottage style doors.
The main bedroom is a good sized double bedroom with views from the dormer window to the front of the property and also benefitting from a Velux window to the rear and an open ceiling following the pitch of the roof, it has original features including a fireplace and wooden beams together with storage within the eaves.
The second bedroom is also a good sized double bedroom spanning the depth of the property. The third bedroom lies next to it and is also a double. Across the landing is the fourth bedroom which is a single bedroom with a Velux window. All Velux windows are fitted with solar powered remote control blackout blinds.
The family bathroom has a white suite comprising of a free standing bath WC and wash hand basin with a frosted window to the rear.
3.00m x 4.22m (9' 10" x 13' 10")
2.77m x 4.20m (9' 1" x 13' 9")
6.70m x 3.28m (22' x 10' 9")
Groundfloor shower room
5.87m x 3.26m (19' 3" x 10' 8")
5.20m x 3.60m (17' 1" x 11' 10")
2.65m x 3.57m (8' 8" x 11' 9")
2.15m x 3.57m (7' 1" x 11' 9")
5.40m x 3.68m (17' 9" x 12' 1")
To the front of the property is a hard landscaped garden that is entered through a wooden arch and has flower and shrub borders complete with a water feature. A path leads down the side of the property providing access to the rear yard. To the rear is a surprisingly spacious and private courtyard which is concrete and gravelled and enclosed by high fencing and hedging. The large integral garage comfortably houses a large car or 4x4 and benefits from an electric garage door.
The property is currently rated ‘C’.
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. Proceed into the village where Windmill Cottage can be seen on the right hand side, identified by a George F White ‘For Sale’ board.