We are delighted to offer to the open market an exciting and rare opportunity to purchase a well presented, traditional three bedroom semi detached family home. Enjoying stunning open views to the rear due to the enviable elevated position overlooking Weardale. Read more
We are delighted to offer to the open market an exciting and rare opportunity to purchase a well presented, traditional three bedroom semi detached family home. Enjoying stunning open views to the rear due to the enviable elevated position overlooking Weardale.
The Property Sidehead Farm is a spacious, semi detached property offering flexible accommodation throughout. Originally constructed c.1877, the property is set in an elevated position on the outskirts of Westgate and enjoys panoramic views above it. The property has recently undergone a full programme of refurbishment, including a new boiler and radiators in 2022, and offers excellent family accommodation throughout.
The main entrance is to the front of the property and leads into the reception hall, where stairs rise to the first floor. To the right hand side lies the living room, which is a spacious and versatile room, with engineered oak flooring, and featuring a multi-fuel stove set within an inglenook. Enjoying a front aspect view, through piked windows, the sitting room also has a useful under stair cupboard.
Returning to the hall, the dining room is situated to the left hand side, featuring flagged stone flooring and beams to the ceiling which contribute to the character of the property. A log burning stove set within an impressive stone inglenook heats the room, alongside the oil fired central heating. The dining room also enjoys open views over Weardale to the front, via two piked windows. The pantry is accessed from the dining room and is a useful storage space which houses the oil fired boiler.
Adjacent to the dining room is the is the super insulated breakfasting kitchen, which is fitted with a range of bespoke wooden base and a fitted larder unit, the base units are topped with composite working surfaces which extend into a splashback upstand and incorporates a ceramic sink and drainer unit with mixer tap. Integral appliances include an under counter fridge, and dishwasher, whilst there is also an integrated electric cooker and induction hob . The kitchen floor is laid with engineered oak and enjoys a pleasant outlook to the side.
Leading from the kitchen is the boot room, with its stone flagged floor, making it ideal for the removal and storage of coats and boots, as well as an external access to the front of the property via a stable door. There is also a ground floor WC which is fitted with a low level WC, a wash hand basin set onto a bespoke wooden base unit with a composite countertop, this extends to house a washing machine and tumble dryer.
Returning to the reception vestibule, stairs rise to the first floor landing. To the right hand side lies the super insulated master bedroom, which is a well proportioned double. Enjoying open views, courtesy of the piked windows to the front elevation, the room is flooded with natural light. The second bedroom is a further double situated to the front elevation and includes a useful storage cupboard, whilst the third bedroom is also a good sized double with a vaulted ceiling, and could be utilised for a number of purposes. The modern, family bathroom is fitted with a white suite comprising of a low level WC, wash hand basin set upon a pedestal, freestanding sit-up bath and walk in shower cubicle. The shower area is tiled, while the floor is laid with an oak effect laminate.
Externally, Sidehead Farm is approached via a stone wall enclosed, private entrance to the side of the property, there is an area of hard standing providing off road parking as well as three useful outhouses. To the front of the property, there is a patio area, ideal for entertaining and enjoying stunning views overlooking the adjoining countryside. The garden is predominantly laid to lawn and is interspersed with a variety of flowering borders and shrubbery. There is also a separate, detached garage which is situated opposite the property on the other side of the lane.
Notes 1. The central heating system is oil fired 2. The property benefits from a septic tank drainage system and spring water supply which has a filtration system and UV treatment, and is collected and stored within a holding tank which is shared with a neighbouring property and is situated on third party land. It is understood that an Absence of Easement Policy is available for the right of access to the holding tank.
Tenure and possession Freehold with vacant possession
EPC Rating Sidehead Farm has been certified with an EPC Rating of D|55
Local Authority Durham County Council Banded D
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Located in the heart of Weardale, there are many beauty spots close to hand with traditional amenities being found within the villages stretching along the A689, including a broad range of facilities at Stanhope and Wolsingham including schooling for all ages, doctor and dental surgeries, art galleries, grocery shops and a range of other private businesses. The surrounding commercial centres of Bishop Auckland, Durham, Newcastle and Penrith provide comprehensive amenities and the location is perfectly placed for access throughout the North East and North West. For the commuter the M6, A68 and A1(M) provide links throughout the major conurbations of the north. Each of these commercial centres offer national mainline rail links and the area is complemented by International airports at Newcastle and Durham Tees Valley providing excellent domestic and international services.
This is a Freehold property.
Property at a glance
Newly renovated, spacious and well presented family home
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