Cowshill, Bishop Auckland, County Durham


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 1
Charming, off-grid, one bedroomed stone built 18th Century detached cottage • First floor master bedroom with freestanding bath and open fire • Recently renovated throughout to a high standard • Set in approximately 2.2 Ha (5.44 Ac) • Restricted to holiday use only • Planning permission for the erection of a detached garage • Stunning location with panoramic views • No onward chain


Breakfasting Kitchen

3.91m x 6.11m (max) (12' 10" x 20' 1"(max))

Shower Room

Living Room

4.53m x 5.50m (14' 10" x 18' 1")

Master Bedroom

4.60m x 5.41m (15' 1" x 17' 9")



The property benefits from agricultural land extending to 2.2 Ha (5.44 Ac) which surrounds the property. There is also off road parking to the front of the property.

Energy Performance Certificate

Energy Performance Certificate

This property is currently rated 'E'.



1. The property benefits from a septic tank drainage system, as well as a spring water supply with treatment plant to include a pH neutraliser, particle and UV filter.

2. The property is heated via LPG gas central heating.

3. There is a right of way to the benefit of a neighbouring property for the water supply.

4. Electricity is supplied by a battery bank inverter system with the potential to add solar panels and wind turbines (subject to the necessary consents).

5. Please note that the property is restricted to holiday use only.

6. There is a public footpath that exists over the land belonging to the property.

7. The property is accessed by a single lane and wooden bridge. Maintenance of which is split between three properties, 1/3 of which is covered by Low Moss Cottage.

8. Access to the property is by a single track road which may be unsuitable for some vehicles.

9. The property benefits from wooden, double glazed sash windows throughout.



Travelling west on the A689 from Wolsingham travel for approximately 16 miles. On reaching Cowshill travel up the bank and take the left hand fork sign posted for Alston, travel for approximately 1 mile and before crossing the viaduct in Lanehead, bear left and proceed down the track and over the wooden bridge. Continue up the hill and bear left, following the road round and then turn right. The subject property is located straight ahead.

Important Notice

Important Notice

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George F White - Wolsingham

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