High West Road, Crook, DL15
Price: £425,000 | 5 3
- 4 Bed Detached Family Home
- Currently Utilised As A Holiday Let
- Rare To The Sales Market
- Standing Within Gated Grounds
- Seperate Self Contained Apartment
- Business Opportunity
PROPERTY DESCRIPTIONSitting within gated grounds and boasting an elevated position with stunning open views across the surrounding countryside is White View Lodge, a superb 4 Bedroom Detached Dormer Bungalow with separate self contained Apartment.
Currently utilised as a successful self catering holiday let, the main dwelling sleeping twelve guests and the apartment sleeping four.
The market town of Crook is situated a couple of miles north of the River Wear, about 9 miles south-west of the historic city of Durham and 5 miles north-west of Bishop Auckland, which is home to the spectacular open air night show Kynren - An Epic Tale of England.
The A690 road from Durham turns into the A689 leading up through Wolsingham and Stanhope into the upper reaches of Weardale (an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty). Located on the edge of Weardale, Crook is consequently sometimes referred to as the "Gateway to Weardale".
The centre of Crook features a variety of shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants. There are two prominent churches, the centrally located St Catherine's CE and Our Lady Immaculate and St Cuthbert's RC on Church Hill. On top of the hills to the east sits Crook Golf Club.
The main house briefly comprises: Reception Hallway with staircase rising to the first floor, fitted Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Inner Hallway, Utility Room, Dining Room/Games Room, spacious Lounge with log burning stove, Two Double Ground Floor Bedrooms and a Family Bathroom.
To the first floor there are Two Double Bedrooms.
Occupying an extremely generous plot the property sits within mature landscaped gardens. Entering through high wrought iron gates, a sweeping gravelled driveway provides off road parking for a large number of vehicles.
(The former double garage has recently been converted into a self contained apartment)
To the rear there is a private and enclosed South facing courtyard style garden.
The sense of space is apparent upon entering the hallway with its turning staircase rising to the first floor. A uPVC entrance door with side panels and windows, allows lots of natural light to flood the room. Cornice to ceiling, recessed lights, built in storage cupboard, central heating radiator and laminate flooring.
23’2 x 12’4 (7.06m x 3.76m)
The hub of the home providing ample space for family dining and entertaining. Fitted with an extensive range of contemporary high gloss base and wall units, complimentary work surfaces and tiled splash backs over inset stainless steel sink unit. A thoughtfully, carefully laid out kitchen providing ample space, well equipped kitchen providing ample space for family dining and entertaining. Integrated dishwasher, oven, hob and chimney style extractor hood.
Cornice, recessed ceiling lights, window to the front elevation with far reaching views across the countryside and access to the private courtyard, which provides ideal space for ‘al fresco’ dining.
8’2 x 7’7 (2.49m x 2.31m)
The utility room is also fitted with a range of base and wall units, complimentary work surfaces and tiled splash backs. Space and plumbing for automatic washing machine and wall mounted central heating boiler.
Dining Room/Games Room:
14’5 x 12’5 (4.39m x 3.78m)
The formal dining room is currently utilised as a games room. Cornice to ceiling, central heating radiator and double glazed French doors open to the front garden.
12’3 x 9’08 (3.73m x 2.95m)
A versatile room that could be utilised for a number of purposes.
20’12 x 16’2 (6.09m x 4.93m)
A lovely room of generous proportions with two Velux opening roof lights and patio doors opening to the rear courtyard garden, allowing lots of natural light to flood the room. Feature Inglenook fireplace with multi fuel stove and timber mantle, cornice to ceiling, recessed lights and two central heating radiators.
11’8 x 11’6 (3.56m 3.51m)
Fitted with a white suite comprising, shower bath with mains fed shower and glass screen, low level w/c and pedestal wash hand basin. Cornice to ceiling, wall mounted extractor fan, chrome heated towel rail and opaque double glazed window.
15’7 x 12’5 (4.85m x 3.75m)
A lovely dual aspect bedroom with double glazed windows to front and side elevation. Cornice to ceiling, recessed lights, central heating radiator and a range of fitted wardrobes.
Comprising, walk in shower enclosure, low level w/c and pedestal wash hand basin. Chrome heated towel rail and double glazed window.
13’3 x 12’8 (4.04m x 3.86m)
A second dual aspect double bedroom with double glazed windows to rear and side elevations. Cornice to ceiling, recessed lights, central heating radiator and fitted wardrobes.
First Floor Landing
Bedroom Three: 18’10 x 10’9 (5.74m x 3.28m)
Double glazed dormer window to the rear elevation, feature beamed ceiling and central heating radiator.
Bedroom Four: 18’6 x 10’9 (5.64m x 3.28m)
Two Velux double glazed opening roof lights, beamed ceiling, loft access hatch and eaves storage.
Fitted with a low level w/c and pedestal wash hand basin. Velux opening roof light, central heating radiator and laminate flooring.
Self Contained Apartment
The former double garage has been converted into a self contained apartment to sleep four guests.
The kitchen area is fitted with a range of base and wall units, complimentary work surface and tiled splash back over one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit and mixer tap. Free standing electric cooker with chimney style extractor hood and built in dishwasher.
Fitted with a pristine white suite comprising, double shower enclosure, low level w/c and pedestal wash hand basin. Wall mounted extractor fan, white heated towel rail and opaque double glazed window.
Property Reference BIA-GVM11U2S98