Fern Cottage, Thornley, Durham


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Buyers looking for that elusive wow factor will certainly have their expectations met by Fern Cottage, a semi detached, four-bedroom bungalow at Thornley that is the perfect party house.

Walking into the lounge with its high vaulted ceiling, beams, wooden floor, exposed brickwork is instantly impressive, giving an immediate sense of the space and character that runs throughout the property. The spectacle continues into the kitchen, a room that is completely charming and utterly in keeping with its rural setting.

The house reflects its rural location with the feel of a barn conversion with its mix of stone and brickwork that adds to its character.

The front porch opens into a hallway and utility room. To the right is good size, glamorous double bedroom with walk-in wet room which, due to being separate from the other bedroom accommodation, is ideal for guests or an older teenager.

Moving through to the lounge, this is an excellent space with large windows to one side and glazed doors leading into the sun lounge. Curved sections of feature wall add interest to the shape.

The kitchen is fitted with country-style cream units with oak worktops, a large Belfast sink and a stainless steel cooker set in an inglenook. It also leads into the sun lounge.


As well as being a place to sit and relax in front of the wood-burning stove, this is also an ideal entertaining space. It opens to the garden and a large deck that s like an outdoor room with sitting areas and a hot tub making it perfect for parties.

The three remaining double bedrooms are at the back of the house. The master bedroom has an en suite wet room and there is a fabulous, luxury family bathroom with contemporary fittings.

Fern Cottage stands on an excellent plot in Thornley, a village that lies five miles east of Durham city in the Sedgefield constituency. The house is approached via a private drive with extensive parking. The gardens are open and easily maintained with potential for planting up. The setting is beautiful with far-reaching and uninterrupted field views. There is also extensive hard standing area that could be utilised for an array of usages along with 25 ft x 28 ft Garage/workshop.

Agents Notes:

* Fully Double Glazed

* Mains gas under floor heating.

* Septic tank drainage

* Mains electric.

* Council Tax Band:



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