Bishop Auckland, County Durham DL13 1DD United KingdomSold
2 bed detached house for sale
Other Sold - Bishop Auckland County Durham
The Barn, Burtree, Cowshill
A traditional stone barn, which has been sympathetically converted into a lovely 2-bedroom cottage making good use of space. The cottage benefits from a log burning stove, good size paddock and garden with stables and private parking. It is in the pretty hamlet of Burtree Ford in the village of Cowshill that is served by a local bus service, pub and a shop and junior school in the next village of Wearhead. The property is surrounded by beautiful open countryside, which would make this an ideal holiday cottage. There are fishing rights on the river.
Living Room / Kitchen Diner 15’5” (4.71m x 4.10m) 13’5”
From the front patio area through a part double glazed door into the open plan living area which has Amtico flooring and has double glazed windows to the rear and side aspects. The living area benefits from a log burning stove and the kitchen area has modern kitchen base units with integral fridge, ceramic hob, electric oven and stainless steel sink with granite effect worktops and tiling to splash backs. There is room for a table and chairs and a modern spiral staircase leads up to the first floor.
First Floor Landing
Open apex ceiling with velux roof window and 3 beech effect doors leading off to:-
Shower Room 6’3” (1.93m x 1.59m) 5’2”
A modern suite comprising of built in washbasin and low level WC with tiled splash back and cupboard space to one wall and a corner shower unit with electric shower and extractor fan. Chrome electric towel rail grey tile floor and velux window to ceiling.
Bedroom 1 6’0” (1.83m x 2.15m) 7’0”
Having 3 small obscure glass double glazed windows and a velux window to the open apex ceiling, wood effect laminate flooring and an interlinking door with bedroom 2.
Bedroom 2 12’2” (3.73m x 2.91m) 9’6”
A double room with 3 small obscure glass double glazed windows a velux window to the open aspect ceiling and a door leading out to the rear of the property. This bedroom benefits from a good size storage cupboard, which has plumbing for a washing machine.
The cottage has a gravel drive from the rear which runs along the side leading to the front patio area and along to a good size paddock with a wooden stable block and river views. The paddock and garden areas are mainly grassed and bordered by dry stonewalls, there is also a small wooded area with mature conifer trees.
Mains water and drainage
BT and broadband available locally
We are advised by the vendor that the property is freehold.
The village of Cowshill is in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with access to many outdoor pursuits such as walking, cycling and fishing. In cowshill there is a pub that serves excellent food, a church, village hall, Play Park, riverside walks and local bus service.
The neighbouring village of Wearhead has a shop, a primary school and recreation area with a play park. The local area boasts a choice of schools both primary and secondary and is served by a local bus company. The property is just off the A689 where you can travel to all major towns and cities including Hexham, Carlisle, Newcastle, Durham and Darlington, all in around an hour. St Johns Chapel is approx 3 miles away and has a coop store a post office, a Town Hall with a gym and cinema and doctor’s surgery and ambulance station.
From the Alston office drive up the street turning left onto the Nenthead road. Continue on through Nenthead and over Killhope top and down into Weardale, drive through Lanehead. At the T junction turn right (still following the A689) and take the first right.
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