Hill Top, Eggleston, County Durham


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
Gorse Cottage is a unique property placed on an excellent sized plot with a large garage and stunning far reaching views. The property offers huge potential, including extension, all subject to obtaining the necessary consents. The property currently enjoys two ground floor bedrooms, kitchen, living room, bathroom, conservatory and two spacious attic rooms. Offered to the market with no onward chain. EPC (EER) E 51.

Situation & Amenities

Middleton-in-Teesdale 4 miles, Barnard Castle 6 miles, Bishop Auckland 17 miles, Darlington 18 miles, Durham 30 miles. Please note all distances are approximate. Situated on the outskirts of the desirable village of Eggleston, the property enjoys a rural setting, whilst remaining easily accessible to the historic market town of Barnard Castle and its many local shops, amenities and schools. The village of Eggleston has two public houses; The Three Tuns Inn and The Moorcock Inn along with a mobile post office.


Gorse Cottage is placed on a pleasantly sized elevated plot and has accommodation briefly comprising: entrance vestibule, kitchen, living room, conservatory, bathroom, inner hallway, two bedrooms and two spacious attic rooms. Externally, there is a sloped garden, driveway and large garage.


Door to:

Entrance Vestibule

With oak flooring, double glazed window and doors to the bathroom and kitchen.


4.58m x 4.08m (15'0 x 13'5 )

Including a variety of gloss fitted wall and base units, contrasting work surfaces, double sink with mixer tap, double glazed window to the rear elevation, oak flooring and the following integrated appliances: fridge freezer, electric hob, extractor hood, electric oven and dishwasher. There are doors to the living room and conservatory. An archway opens through to the inner hallway.

Living Room

4.90m x 5.68m (max) (16'1 x 18'8 ( max))

With large double glazed bay window to the front elevation boasting far reaching views towards Mickleton and beyond. This room has oak flooring, fitted book shelving and a multi-fuel stove.


4.28m x 1.78m (14'1 x 5'10 )

With double glazed windows, door opening to the exterior, tiled flooring and a door to the log store.


Including a bath, WC, vanity hand wash basin, showering area, obscure double glazed window and heated towel rail.

Inner Hallway

With oak flooring, open tread staircase to attic and doors leading off to the two ground floor bedrooms.

Bedroom One

3.52m x 3.18m (11'7 x 10'5 )

With double glazed window providing far reaching countryside views to the front elevation.

Bedroom Two

3.91m x 2.57m (12'10 x 8'5 )

To the rear aspect with double glazed window giving countryside views. Fitted wardrobe.


5.96m x 5.19m (19'7 x 17'0 )

With two velux windows, multi-fuel stove and three eaves storage cupboards. A small doorway opens through to a large storage space (8.70m x 2.53m) with velux window and the water tanks.



7.37m x 8.44 (24'2 x 27'8 )

A large detached garage with up and over door, power supply and lighting. There is eaves storage above and an inspection pit. The garage provides huge potential given its existing large footprint.


The property is accessed via its own private tarmac drive creating ample parking.


The property sits on an excellent sized sloping plot which is currently overgrown but enjoys breath taking views.


Air source heating. Septic tank drainage. Mains electricity. Mains water. Photovoltaic solar panels located on the garage roof.


The property is believed to be offered Freehold with Vacant Possession upon Completion.

Local Authority

Durham County Council Tel: 03000 26 00 00.

Council Tax

For Council Tax purposes the property is banded E.


Strictly by appointment only via contact GSC Grays, Tel 01833 637000.


Particulars written and photographs taken July 2019.

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