Eastgate, Bishop Auckland

3 beds | Guide price £230,000


We are delighted to offer to the market this extensive Georgian cottage occupying a prominent position in the picturesque village of Eastgate commanding panoramic views for miles around. This property would be ideal for a holiday cottage as it is set in the heart of Weardale which is very popular with fell walkers, coast to coast cyclists and visitors to the area having many popular attractions nearby throughout the year.The property has been completely refurbished by the present owners to a high standard.

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DESCRIPTION Braeside house is a beautifully presented Stone built Georgian property set in the heart of Weardale having an abundance of character throughout and is presented over two and a half floors. Entrance through a UPVC double glazed door provides access to the lounge to the right and stairs straight ahead, the lounge has steps up to the kitchen to the rear and an opening into the snug to the left. The first floor landing gives access to all bedrooms to the front of the property, the bathroom to the rear and the stunning extension. This leads directly out onto the patio and rear garden commanding fabulous panoramic views over fields and rolling countryside. The property also benefits a courtyard to the side which is private - an absolute sun trap, a large attached garage, off street parking, an outside toilet, boiler room, sheds and a small room next to the extension that could easily accommodate a staircase to rise to the roof of the extension to create a sun terrace to fully appreciate the panoramic views.

ENTRANCE HALL UPVC double glazed entrance door opening into entrance hallway, staircase rising to the first floor landing and door opening into the lounge/diner

LOUNGE/DINER 16' 8" x 13' 3" (5.08m x 4.04m) A bright and airy room situated to the front of the property, there is a chimney breast which could be opened up to house a wood burner. All the walls have been freshly plastered and decorated in neutral colours with contrasting doors and wood work, central heating radiator and UPVC double glazed window. steps up to the kitchen and entrance to the snug

SNUG 16' 5" x 9' 6" (5m x 2.9m) A lovely cosy room benefiting a stone built fireplace housing an open fire, perfect for those chilly evenings, neutral décor, plain carpet, beams to the ceiling, cast iron oil central heating radiator and UPVC double glazed window. There is also a useful storage area under the stairs with a mid height built in cupboard and feature wall.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 12' 8" x 8' 6" (3.86m x 2.59m) Cooke and Lewis country style kitchen finished in white satin wood with contrasting work surfaces and breakfast bar, integrated fridge, electric oven, hob, extractor fan, inset Belfast style sink and drainer, tiled splash backs, panelled ceiling with spot lights, laminate flooring, Stable door leading to the courtyard.

LANDING Stairs rising to the first floor landing providing access to all bedrooms the extension and the family bathroom. Neutral décor, plain carpet and rope hand rails.

BEDROOM 16' 8" x 13' 1" (5.08m x 3.99m) Second double bedroom to the end of the landing to the left. Neutral décor, plain carpet, decorative beams to the ceilings, cast iron oil radiator and UPVC double glazed window. There is also a full length storage cupboard running behind the wall accessed from either end. This could easily be converted into a stairwell to provide access to the loft area to create an en-suite bathroom and dressing area subject to necessary building and planning consents.

BEDROOM 16' 9" x 13' 3" (5.11m x 4.04m) Spacious double bedroom, situated to the top right of the stairs, neutrally decorated, plain carpet, decorative beams to the ceiling, cast iron central heating radiator and UPVC double glazed window. Beautiful views over the wooded area opposite.

BEDROOM 3 13' 5" x 9' 9" (4.09m x 2.97m) Third double bedroom in the middle of the property to the front aspect. Neutral décor, plain carpet, oil filled central heating radiator and UPVC double glazed window.

GARDEN ROOM/BEDROOM 24' 11" x 7' 5" (7.59m x 2.26m) This room certainly has the 'Wow' factor. This exceptionally bright, spacious and tranquil room has two sets of large UPVC double glazed windows looking directly out onto the garden and countryside beyond, Decorated in pastel shades with wood flooring and art work lining the walls bringing the countryside alive. This room is perfect as a garden room, for use as a Gym with the relaxing view whilst on the treadmill or even as a fourth bedroom, an office or a combination of a few. This room has a flat roof which would make an amazing roof terrace to basque in the sun eyes closed enjoying the natural sounds of nature. There is a storage area directly next to this room which would easily accommodate a stair case to access the terrace subject t necessary building and planning consents.

BATHROOM 8' 10" x 8' 7" (2.69m x 2.62m) Fully tiled bathroom in marble effect porcelain boasting 'His & Hers' surface mounted basins, double ended bath with claw feet, corner shower unit, back to wall W/C, wall mounted chrome and cast iron heated towel rails and two frosted UPVC double glazed windows. Wiring installed for extractor fan if required

EXTERNALLY To the front of the property there is a raised garden set in dry stone wall laid mainly to lawn with mature plants and shrubs and a small pond, to the side is a gravelled area and a driveway which leads to an integral garage. This occupies the full depth of the property providing ample space for two cars if required or would make a spacious workshop for car or bike enthusiasts. There is water and electricity connected. To the other side of the property there is a gate that leads to an enclosed courtyard and provides access to the boiler room which is attached to the kitchen and an outside W/C. Steps lead up to the patio area, a storage shed and a free standing stone built shed at the rear of the garden.

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