Cotherstone, Barnard Castle


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  • Bedrooms: 4
A four bedroom handsome family home, located in the highly desirable village of Cotherstone, overlooking the village green. The property boasts immaculately presented accommodation which has been refurbished by the current owners and is complemented by an enclosed lawned rear garden, ample off street parking, double garage and a large two storey outbuilding, creating huge potential, subject to the necessary consents. EPC (EER) D 58.

Situation & Amenities

Burnholme is ideally situated for easy access to the local towns of Barnard Castle, Darlington and Richmond, whilst the cities of Newcastle, Durham, York and Leeds are within easy reach. Main line train stations can be found at Darlington and Durham, with International Airports at Newcastle and Leeds Bradford. The A66 and A1 (M) are easily accessible bringing many areas within commuting distance. Cotherstone benefits from a village shop and post office, two public houses and a popular Primary School. State secondary school with sixth form, public school and prep school at Barnard Castle.

Accommodation - Ground Floor

The property is entered into the hallway via a solid wood door. The hallway gives access to the ground floor rooms and also has a staircase with central carpet and stair rods to the first floor. The living room is to the front elevation, with a large bay window flooding the room with natural light. There is coving to the ceiling, a picture rail and a gas coal effect fire with decorative inset and wooden surround. To the opposite side of the hall is the dining room, again with a beautiful bay window to the front aspect and a smaller window to the side aspect. This reception room also has a picture rail and a gas coal effect fire with decorative surround. Located behind the dining room is the final reception room, currently utilised as a snug, with an open fire, coving to the ceiling and double doors opening to the conservatory which creates additional living space overlooking the garden with numerous double glazed windows, double doors opening onto the garden and stone flagged flooring. The current owners have renewed the kitchen to an excellent standard comprising of a variety of fitted wall and base units with contrasting work surfaces, sink with mixer tap and carved draining area, gas-fired aga for cooking purposes only and the following integrated appliances: electric double oven, gas hob, dishwasher and fridge. There are two windows to dual aspects, tiled flooring, ceiling spotlights, under stairs storage cupboard and a door through to the utility room which continues the flow of the kitchen having matching fitted wall and base units, contrasting work surfaces, stainless steel sink with mixer tap and draining board, integrated freezer, double glazed window, tiled flooring, an opening through to the boiler room and a door to the ground floor WC. The downstairs cloak room/WC comprises of a pedestal wash hand basin, WC, fitted storage cupboard with contrasting work surface above, along with plumbing for a washing machine.

Accommodation - First Floor

The first floor landing is a bright space and has a return staircase along with a pleasantly sized window looking onto the enclosed garden and school field beyond. Doors lead off to the first floor accommodation, including a master bedroom suite with two double glazed sliding sash windows, walk in wardrobe and an en-suite shower room comprising of a shower cubicle, vanity unit incorporating a hand wash basin and WC. There are a further three double bedrooms, one of which has a variety of fitted wardrobes. Two of these bedrooms are placed at the rear of the property and the third is to the front. The house bathroom is recently fitted to include a pedestal wash hand basin, bath with shower over, WC, two double glazed windows to dual aspects and partially tiled flooring. There is a separate WC beside the bathroom with a further WC, vanity hand wash basin, heated towel rail and a double glazed window.


To the rear aspect there is a pleasantly sized lawned and planted garden bounded by a high wall, creating privacy. There is a paved patio beside the conservatory providing an ideal space for alfresco dining. A gate opens from the rear garden to the side of the property, giving access to the second block paved driveway. Accessed from the rear garden and also the second driveway is an outbuilding creating huge potential for conversion to residential property, subject to obtaining the necessary consents. The outbuilding is two storey and the ground floor front room (4.80m x 5.49m) has a single glazed window to the front aspect, vehicular up and over door and a personnel door opening through to a rear room. The space to the rear aspect (1.71m x 5.52m (total measurement)) has a stone staircase rising to the first floor and a kitchenette area. The first floor room has a vaulted beamed ceiling, two large windows to the front aspect and measures approximately 4.98m x 5.49m. Attached to the opposite side of the property is a garage with electric roller door, power supply and lighting. The garage measures approximately 3.20m x 5.05m and has a gate opening to the rear garden along with a second door opening to another garage/workshop which again benefits from power and light and measures approximately 3.09m x 5.18m.


Mains electricity, drainage, water and gas are connected. Gas-fired central heating.

Tenure, Local Authority & Council Tax

The property is believed to be offered freehold with vacant possession upon completion. Durham County Council. For Council Tax purposes, the property is banded G.

Wayleaves, Easements & Rights of Way

Burnholme is sold subject to and with the benefit of all existing rights including rights of way whether public or private, light, drainage, water and electricity supplies and all other rights, obligations, easements, quasi easements and all wayleaves or covenants whether disclosed or not.

Areas, Measurements & Other Information

All areas, measurements and other information have been taken from various records and are believed to be correct but any intending purchaser(s) should not rely on them as statements of fact and should satisfy themselves as to their



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