Property Summary

Starting Bid £145,000

3 Bedrooms 1 Reception Room

Branch Details

Barnard Castle

01833 690390

14c Redwell Court, Harmire, Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL12 8BN

Woodbine Cottage, Whorlton

• For sale by Auction
• Detached stone built cottage
• Spacious kitchen and living room
• 3 Bedrooms
• Requires modernisation
• Idyllic sought after village location

This property will be offered for sale at the Emirates Riverside Cricket Ground, Chester Le Street on Thursday November 22nd. Registration at 6:30pm with auction start at 7pm. If you have any questions or would like to arrange a viewing please call a member of the team on 0191 2390802.

The Area
Whorlton is a highly regarded and unspoilt village with a large central green surrounded by a variety of period houses and cottages, it enjoys an elevated position above the River Tees with many walks being close at hand.

The village supports a public house and a church, with a wider range of shopping, educational and recreational facilities being found within the historic market town of Barnard Castle which lies 4 miles away.

Barnard Castle is often referred to as ‘The Gateway to Teesdale’ being surrounded by many renowned beauty spots, beyond which can be found the delights of North Yorkshire, the Lake District, Northumberland and the East Coast.

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.

The Property
Woodbine Cottage is a quaint detached barn conversion set in the idyllic village of Whorlton with views over the village green and village Church. The property has oil fired central heating.

A wooden door leads into a practical and useful entrance porch where there is tiled flooring, two windows to either side and a part glazed door that leads into the kitchen.

The kitchen is fitted with wooden base and wall mounted storage units having a one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with tiled splash backs and void and plumbing for under counter white goods. There is a Rangemaster double oven and two windows that over look the front and rear. Stairs lead up to the first floor landing and a door leads into the living room.

The generously proportioned living room has a open fireplace and grate set into a decorative marble surround, wood panelling to the walls and exposed beams to the ceiling which creates a period feel to the property. Windows to three sides of this room allow light to pour in making it feel light and airy.

To the first floor there are three bedrooms and a family bathroom. The master bedroom is a good sized double room having two windows overlooking the village green.

The second bedroom is a further good sized double room having a window overlooking the front of the property and a useful fitted storage cupboard. The third single bedroom is positioned to the front of the property having a window overlooking the village green and further useful fitted storage cupboards to two walls.

The family bathroom is partially tiled and fitted with a white suite including a bath with shower over, hand wash basin set into a vanity unit together with WC.

Auction Information
This property is for sale by the modern method of auction. This process is similar to a normal property purchase but on acceptance of an offer the purchaser will pay a non refundable reservation fee to secure the property. We do not require the purchaser to exchange contracts immediately, however from the date the Draft Contract is received by the buyer’s solicitor, the buyer is given 56 days in which to complete the transaction, with the aim being to exchange contracts within the first 28 days. Please note this property is subject to an undisclosed reserve price. Terms and conditions apply to the modern method of auction, which is operated by George F White in partnership with The Great North Property Auction. Please see the auction section on our website or visit

Bedroom One
3.86m x 3.37m (12' 8" x 11' 1")
Bedroom Two
2.90m x 3.03m (9' 6" x 9' 11")
Bedroom Three
2.21m x 2.87m (7' 3" x 9' 5")
3.76m x 4.35m (12' 4" x 14' 3")
Living Room
3.85m x 6.75m (12' 8" x 22' 2")
Family Bathroom
The property is set on the village green, over which is a delightful outlook. To the front of the property is an open gravelled forecourt garden area. A path leads around to the side of the property to the rear where a driveway provides access to the property behind and there is a hard standing area which provides off street parking.
The property is currently rated ‘G‘.
From the centre of Barnard Castle proceed along Newgate, following the road past the Bowes Museum for approximately 4 miles taking you into Whorlton.

At the T-junction turn right and follow the road with the village green on your left. Turn left at the end of the green where the subject property can be identified on the right by a George F White ‘For Sale’ board.
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