Dents Villas Woodside, Bishop Auckland, DL14
Price: £239,995 | 3 1
- 3/4 Bedroom Period Residence
- Beautifully Appointed Throughout
- Landscaped Gardens
- Off Road Parking
- EARLY VIEWING HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
- Many Original Features
- 2 Reception Rooms
- Stunning Open Views
- RARE TO SALES MARKET
A rare opportunity has arisen to purchase an outstanding 3/4 Bedroom Period residence situated in a quiet semi rural location boasting extensive landscaped gardens with open views across the surrounding countryside.
The village of Woodside, Witton Park is situated 2 miles to the East of Bishop Auckland, offering a broad range of schools, shopping and recreational facilities.
The A68 and A1 (M) are within easy reach offering excellent transport links to neighbouring towns and major commercial centres of the North East.
Constructed in 1878 for the founder of Middlesbrough Steel Works, the property is presented to an exceptional standard throughout, being a credit to the current vendor who has recently overseen an extensive refurbishment programme, painstakingly restoring many of the original features.
Space is an important factor in this property with all of the rooms being generously proportioned in both floor area and ceiling height.
Warmed via Gas Central Heating (new boiler installed in 2017) and benefitting from uPVC Double Glazing (installed in 2017) the internal layout briefly comprises, Entrance Hallway with staircase rising to the first floor,
Lounge, separate Dining Room and Fitted Kitchen.
To the first floor there are Three Double Bedrooms and a pristine Family Bathroom.
A wrought iron spiral staircase rises to an Attic Conversion, which could be utilised as a Fourth Bedroom or for a number of purposes.
The grounds of the property feature rolling lawns, well stocked flower borders containing an abundance of mature plants, trees and shrubs. A stunning paved Sun Terrace provides an idyllic spot for ‘al fresco dining and entertaining.
A large brick built outhouse that was formerly a garage and could easily be reinstated if required, has a separate coal house and brick store. Gated access from the lane to allow off road parking facilities.
In our opinion properties of this calibre are rarely available to the market and therefore only an internal inspection will truly suffice to fully appreciate the accommodation on offer.
Upon entering the property through the original timber door, the sense of space soon becomes apparent. With cornice to ceiling, corbelled arch, staircase rising to the first floor, tiled flooring and central heating radiator.
Lounge: 15’9 x 13’6 plus bay (4.8m x 4.1m)
A fabulous room in which to sit and enjoy the wide open views across the garden and beyond.
Cornice and ceiling rose, picture rail, walk in bay with window seat and wood panelling, Edwardian fire surround with open coal fire place, concealed television aerial point and central heating radiator.
Dining Room: 15’9 plus bay x 14’7 (4.8m x 4.4m)
Another lovely room of generous proportions providing ample space for family dining and entertaining.
Windows to both the front and side elevation allow lots of natural light to flood the room. The focal point of the room is the working cast iron range with slate surround dating back to circa 1870’s. Chimney recess storage cupboard, central heating radiator and door to kitchen.
15’5 x 10’1 (4.7m x 3.1m)
A well equipped kitchen fitted with a range of base units, complimentary Butcher Block work surfaces and tiled splash backs over Belfast sink unit with chrome mixer tap. Free standing gas cooker point, space and plumbing for automatic washing machine. Under stair storage cupboard, central heating radiator, tiled flooring, two windows and external door opening to the front courtyard.
First Floor Landing
An elegant staircase of generous proportions and wide treads rises to the first floor landing which has been transformed into a pretty and practical seating area.
10’5 x 10’2 (3.2m x 3.1m)
Fitted with a white freestanding roll top bath which creates a stunning focal point in this beautifully appointed bathroom. Fully tiled quadrant shower enclosure with Bristan Regency Thermostatic Shower Unit, low level w/c and pedestal wash hand basin.
Built in storage cupboard housing central heating boiler, central heating radiator and opaque double glazed window.
Bedroom One: 15’11 x 10’11 (4.9m x 3.3m)
A light and spacious double bedroom with windows to both the rear and side elevation providing stunning open views. Picture rail, original cast iron fireplace with slate hearth and two central heating radiators.
11’9 x 10’9 (3.6m x 3.3m)
Window to the front elevation, picture rail, original open cast iron fireplace with stone hearth, central heating radiator and built in storage cupboard.
12’7 x 8’11 (3.8m x 2.7m)
A third double bedroom again situated to the rear of the house enjoying wide open views. Picture rail to wall and central heating radiator.
23’1 x 19’11 (7m x 6.1m)
A versatile room that could be utilised as a fourth bedroom or for a number of purposes. Two Velux windows, timber beams and three wall light points.
The grounds of the property are beautifully maintained and feature rolling lawns, well stocked flower borders containing an abundance of mature plants, trees and shrubs.
A raised sun terrace provides an idyllic spot for ‘al fresco dining and entertaining.
A large brick built outhouse, that was formerly a garage and could easily be reinstated if required, outside water tap, has a separate coal house and brick store which are both accessible from the enclosed front courtyard. Gated access from the lane to allow off road parking facilities.
Property Reference BIA-GNH10CDEM0