Harthopeburn Cottage/ St Johns Chapel County Durham DL13 1QE UK

Guide Price £159,950

Property Details

Harthopeburn Cottage/ St Johns Chapel County Durham DL13 1QE UK

Guide Price £159,950

Harthopeburn Cottage, St Johns Chapel, Weardale, Co Durham

Cottage - St Johns Chapel County Durham


Property overview

Harthopeburn Cottage, St Johns Chapel, Weardale

A Delightful and Good-Sized Grade II Listed Two Bedroom Cottage with side courtyard and private parking.  The Property enjoys an idyllic location away from the main road, on the outskirts of the village.  The house is constructed of solid-stone under a slate roof.

There is also a separate piece of ground adjacent to the house, which is included in the sale.  The ground is mainly level and is large enough to provide Private Parking and/or to provide a Garden and/or Vegetable Patch.

Ground Floor 

Porch 6’6” (2m x 0.8m) 2’7”

Having space for coats and shoes


Entrance Hall 7’5” (2.27m x 0.93m) 3’0”

Having lino floor, electric meter box, stairs to first floor and doors leading to Living Room & Dining Room.


Living Room 16’3” (4.97m x 4.31m) 14’1”awp

A Good-sized Room featuring exposed beams, a multi-fuel stove and dado rail.  The stove has a back boiler, which heats the water and provides central heating throughout.  Window to front aspect with secondary glazing, BT & TV points. Through door into:


Boot Room/Laundry Room 9’4” (2.86m x 1.88m) 6’1”

Having a large UPVC double glazed window to the rear, having tumble dryer which is vented externally and space for fridge freezer.  Hanging room for coats and boots & steps lead up to the side courtyard.

From the Entrance Hall:

Dining Room 10’11” (3.34m x 3m) 9’10”

With lino floor & window to front aspect with secondary glazing, ample space for a dining table and dresser and through to open-plan Kitchen.


Kitchen 5’0” (1.54m x 1.70m) 5’6”awp

With lino floor & fitted with a range of white wall & floor units including a built-in electric oven, ceramic hob with extractor over which is vented externally, fridge & freezer and a washing machine.  Two windows to rear with views over field.  1½ sink unit with brass mixer tap. 


From the Entrance Hall:

Stairs lead up to:

First Floor Landing 5’6” (1.70m x 3.46m) 11’4” awp

The landing leads to all rooms and there is access to the loft from which is fully insulated.


Bedroom 1 16’3” (4.97m x 3.17m) 10’4”

Large Double Bedroom with cast iron feature fireplace.  There is a large airing cupboard housing hot & cold-water tanks.  Window to front aspect with unspoilt views over the Harthope Burn.   There is also a large walk-in cupboard, where it may be possible to create a staircase to the loft.


Bedroom 2 10’4” (3.16m x 3.08m) 10’1”

A further Good-sized Double Bedroom with window to front aspect.


Bathroom 7’4” (2.26m x 2.23m) 7’7”

An antique bathroom suite comprising an original & restored cast iron Roll top Bath with claw feet and electric shower over,   period sink with cupboard under & a low level WC.  As an interesting note, the bathroom suite came from Thomas Sopwith’s house in Allenheads, Allenhead Hall. External extractor fan.



There is a small patio area to the front of the property which is bordered by a stonewall.

Courtyard To the side accessed by a gate to the front. Bordered by high stonewalls, with shrubs, area for refuse bins, log store and/or a coalbunker. 


Land – (57x 49’2”x 58’) with stream frontage and space for parking, and further garden area.  The ground is bordered by a stonewall, fencing and trees.



Mains Water

Mains Electricity

Private Drainage via a shared Septic Tank.

Telephone & Broadband subject to BT Regulations with high speed fibre optic cable into St Johns Chapel.


Energy efficiency rating




We are advised that the Tenure is Freehold. 

Additional Information 

Heating and hot water.

Hot water and central heating is via a tank in the large bedroom, heated by an electric element and the multi-fuel stove.

As an addition all rooms have modern, electronically controlled, wall mounted electric radiators with thermostats.


In summary, an exceptional property which has just come onto the market and should be viewed to be fully appreciated.


Local Information

The village of St Johns Chapel is in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with access to many outdoor pursuits such as walking, cycling and fishing. The area and village have a number of amenities including three pubs, serving meals and local ales, a Co-operative store a Post Office and cafes, Doctors surgery a Church and Town Hall that has a fortnightly cinema and gym. There are choices of schools both primary and secondary and a local bus company serves the area. The property is on the A689 where you can travel to all major towns and cities including Hexham, Carlisle, Newcastle, Durham and Darlington, all in around an hour. Stanhope Town is approx 10 miles away and has a larger array of shops, a bank a petrol station and a monthly farmers market.


Directions DL13 1QE

From the Pennine Ways office in Alston proceed up the hill and turn left onto the A689. Continue along the A689 for approx 13 miles and as you enter the village of St Johns Chapel. Turn right just before the Market Square follow the road up and over the bridge and the property can be found right hand side with a Pennine Ways for Sale Sign displayed on the front.


From the A1 proceed along the A68 towards the North Pennines until you reach the A689 signposted “Weardale North Pennines” join this road and travel west through various villages for aprox 18 miles until you enter the village of St Johns Chapel. Turn left just after the Market Square follow the road up and over the bridge and the property can be found right hand side with a Pennine Ways for Sale Sign displayed on the front.


VIEWINGS are strictly by prior appointment with the sole agent,

PENNINE WAYS LTD.  To arrange an appointment, please call

Haltwhistle 01434 322277 or Alston 01434 381808.


To view more of our properties for sale or to let, please check our website www.pennine-ways.co.uk

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We will be pleased to provide unbiased and professional advice without obligation on the marketing & current value of your present home.  Just contact one of our offices to request a valuation.


Pennine Ways Ltd for themselves and for the vendors or lessors of this property whose agents they are give notice that (1) the particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intending purchasers or lessees and do not constitute part of an offer or contract, (2) all descriptions, dimensions, references to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation, and other details are given without responsibility and any intending purchasers or tenants should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them, (3) no person in the employment of Pennine Ways Ltd has any authority to make or give any representation or whatever in relation to this property.  May we also courteously advise that whilst every care is taken to ensure the accuracy of the measurements in these details, please do not incur any expense until you have verified the sizes to your own satisfaction.



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