East Haswicks, Westgate, County Durham, DL13


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
HouseSimple is thrilled to present this outstanding and much larger than average 19th Century 2 Bedroom semi-detached stone built cottage in superb condition. It is located in a conservation area on the outskirts of the village of Westgate within the Durham Dales. designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). This freehold property, full of character and original features benefits from reclaimed maple strip flooring to all rooms with the exception of the kitchen/dining room which has a natural stone flagged floor. It has a large lounge, a large kitchen/dining room and has a recently refitted bathroom and shower, It has loft ladder acces to a full floored roof space with gable end windows giving natural light and has ample height to allow extension of additional bedrooms/bathrooms (subject to statutory approvals), brand new oil heating system with internet control, new electrical distribution board with a larger than average number of power points, high quality feature fireplaces with top quality multi fuel stoves, all double-glazed sash windows,, rear porch extension, secured off street parking, extensive south facing gardens including a useful kitchen vegetable plot, summerhouse with patio area, lawned area with open aspect to rural views, It also has a stone built log store and tool storage building. It is in first class decorative order throughout.

Living Room

15'11" x14'4" Feature fireplace in the traditional Weardale/Teesdale style having a 'Dunsley Highlander' multi fuel stove on a raised York stone hearth, reclaimed solid Maple strip flooring, double glazed sliding sash window in the original style. Natural wood finished staircase.


15'11" x 14'8" Traditional layout fittings with sold Oak doors, fireclay 'Belfast' sink, solid Beech worktop. Feature fireplace with 'Hunter' multi fuel stove. Worcester Bosch high efficiency oil fired central heating/ hot water boiler, double glazed sliding sash window. Natural stone flag floor.


Constructed in natural stone, fully glazed and with pitched roof.  Clay tile floor

Bedroom 1

14' 4 x 13' 0" Reclaimed solid Maple strip flooring, Built in linen cupboard, Double glazed sliding sash window. (All windows are of very high quality, fully weathersealed and feature a unique mechanism which allow inward opening for cleaning the exterior glazing)

Bedroom 2

14' 7" x 10' 8" Reclaimed solid Maple strip flooring, double glazed sliding sash window. Breathtaking open views to open countryside, fields and woodland.

Bathroom and shower room     

Recently refitting with high quality sanitary fittings, 'Airwash' shower, Floor to ceiling modern tiling. Double glazed sliding sash window.      

Landing with pull down loft ladder

Fully boarded roof space which has gable windows and natural light. This is a load bearing floor which could be easily converted to provide additional bedrooms/bathroom. (Subject to Statutory approvals)


Useful kitchen garden and vegetable plot. Fairly new Summerhouse with patio area leading to well stocked borders, fruit trees and lawn  Traditional stone log store and tool storage, Double skin oil tank and bin storage, external gate to road. The owner of the adjacent property, number seven has a key to this gate and has a right of access for bins, fuel deliveries etc.      

Local facilities      

There are numerous amenities available locally, The Village pub is 200yards away. There is an active Village Hall and Community Centre. Nearby St John's Chapel has two pubs, a Co-op store, a Post Office and Newsagent. There is a Friday cinema club and a Museum. The Market Town of Stanhope with a complete range of shops, takeaway food and a Railway Station is 10 minutes by car and there is a good local bus service.

Marketed by Arrange viewing 01787 312401


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