South view Cottage, Hamsterley, Bishop Auckland
£120,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 1
A superb and deceptively spacious one bedroom cottage situated in the centre of the sought after village of Hamsterley. The property offers an abundance of characterful features throughout including exposed beams, timber floorboards, exposed stone walls a cast iron feature fireplace and an open fire to name a few. The property offers a good size living room, dining kitchen and bathroom to the ground floor with a spacious double bedroom to the first, as well as the added benefit of the potential to extend (subject to necessary consents). Externally, South View Cottages has a private rear tiered garden with lawn and seating areas. This charming cottage is currently run as a successful Air BnB holiday home, with good levels of occupancy throughout the year.

Situation & Amenities

Wolsingham 6 miles, Bishop Auckland 7 miles, Barnard Castle 12 miles, Durham 19 miles, Darlington 19 miles, Newcastle 32 miles. The property is situated within the attractive rural village of Hamsterley, which sits in open countryside between scenic Weardale and Teesdale, with an abundance of footpaths and brideways on the doorstep. The village is ideally situated for access to the rural market towns of Wolsingham, Bishop Auckland and Barnard Castle, offering a variety of national and independent shops, eateries and tourist attractions including, The Bowes Museum, Castles, Kinren at Bishop Auckland, whilst the cities of Newcastle and Durham are within easy reach offering a further array of activities. Main line train stations can be found at Darlington and Durham, with International Airports at Newcastle and Leeds Bradford. The A1 (M) and A68 are easily accessible bringing many areas within commuting distance. Hamsterley is a well established, friendly rural community with primary school, popular public house and active Village Hall association. Hamsterley Forest is approximately a mile from the site and offers 2,000 hectares of walks, bridleways and cycling tracks ideal for those who enjoy outdoor activities. Further scenic tourist attractions in the area include High Force in Teesdale as well as the North Pennines AONB sitting on the doorstep.

Description

A superb and deceptively spacious one bedroom cottage situated in the centre of the sought after village of Hamsterley. The property offers an abundance of characterful features throughout including exposed beams, timber floorboards, exposed stone walls a cast iron feature fireplace and an open fire to name a few. The property offers a good size living room, dining kitchen and bathroom to the ground floor with a spacious double bedroom to the first, as well as the added benefit of the potential to extend (subject to necessary consents). Externally, South View Cottages has a private rear tiered garden with lawn and seating areas. This charming cottage is currently run as a successful Air BnB holiday home, with good levels of occupancy throughout the year.

Accommodation

A solid front door leads into the entrance porch.

Entrance Porch

With windows to the side and front, as well as a partially glazed door leading into the entrance hall.

Entrance Hall

Exposed stone wall, partially glazed door leading into the living room, wooden flooring and a staircase to the first floor.

Living Room

An exposed stone wall, open fireplace with tiled hearth and surround, a window overlooking the front with an exposed timber window sill, beams to the ceiling, wood effect flooring, door leading through to inner hallway.

Inner Hallway

With alcove for book shelving, wood effect flooring, leading into the kitchen and a door to the bathroom.

Dining Kitchen

A range of base units with a ceramic double sink, A window overlooking the rear gardens, space for freestanding furniture and plumbing for a washing machine and cooker, partially tiled walls, exposed beams, space for a dining table, wood effect flooring and a partially glazed door leading out to the rear gardens.

Bathroom

A white suite comprising a panelled bath with shower above, low level WC and a pedestal wash hand basin with a tiled splashback, partially tiled walls, tiled flooring and a frosted glazed window to the rear and a contemporary heated towel rail.

First Floor Landing

Panelled walls and a window to the rear, exposed timber flooring and a character door leading into the main bedroom.

Main Bedroom

A spacious double bedroom with a characterful cast iron feature fireplace with a tiled hearth, exposed timber flooring, window to the front, two useful storage cupboards, loft access and electric heater.

Externally

To the rear of the property there is a tiered garden with stone walled and fenced boundaries. The lower tier has a gate which provides access for bins through the neighbouring garden. The second and top tier are mainly laid to lawn and provide ideal spaces for seating areas. There is also an external tap.

Tenure

The property is believed to be offered freehold with vacant possession on completion.

Local Authority and Council Tax

Durham County Council Tel: 03000 26 00 00.

For Council Tax purposes the property is banded A.

Particulars

Particulars written in February 2022.

Photographs taken in February 2022.

Services and Other Information

Mains electric, water and drainage are connected. Electric heating.

Disclaimer Notice

GSC Grays gives notice that:

1. These particulars are a general guide only and do not form any part of any offer or contract.

2. All descriptions, including photographs, dimensions and other details are given in good faith but no warranty is provided. Statements made should not be relied upon as facts and anyone interested must satisfy themselves as to their accuracy by inspection or otherwise.

3. Neither GSC Grays nor the vendors accept responsibility for any error that these particulars may contain however caused.

4. Any plan is for guidance only and is not drawn to scale. All dimensions, shapes, and compass bearings are approximate and should not be relied upon without checking them first.

5. Nothing in these particulars shall be deemed to be a statement that the property is in good condition, repair or otherwise nor that any services or facilities are in good working order.

6. Please discuss with us any aspects that are important to you prior to travelling to the property.

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