The Towers, Witton Le Wear, Bishop Auckland


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  • Bedrooms: 3
1 The Towers is a rare opportunity to own a share of history wrapped up in a glamorous ground floor apartment. With far reaching views across the Durham Dales, it is one of six apartments converted from a Grade II listed 16th century building. Accessed via stone gate posts and a private drive, the three-bedroom / study property is safe and secure making it ideal for an array of purchasers or perhaps a holiday home. The sweeping drive leads to a large, gravelled car park surrounded by established gardens and trees, and the communal garden at the rear backs onto open countryside. Number 1 also has its own sunny courtyard garden with a summerhouse at the back. The building is accessed through a 16th century doorway with heavy arched door and an intercom system, leading into a communal reception hallway with lovely stone fireplace and arched window on the staircase. The character features continue inside the apartment with plaster moulding and timber sash windows and original shutters in the lounge and dining room, at the front of the property. This main reception space is very elegant and light with a feature fireplace, shelved alcove and neutral decor. Elsewhere this is a modern and comfortable apartment with gas central heating. Central to the layout is a large, contemporary kitchen comprising cream units with black worktops and space for daily dining. The master bedroom which has a large feature window, shares a contemporary family bathroom featuring a roll top bath. The property also benefits from a modern shower room situated alongside bedroom 3/study. As a leasehold property, it carries a monthly community charge which covers ground and gardens maintenance, window cleaning, Grade ll property insurance, reception and communal cleaning.


The property is entered via a private gated entrance which leads to a sweeping pebbled driveway extending to a large car park giving ample space for a number of vehicles. The enclosed courtyard to the rear is private and belongs to the property . There is a delightful rear garden, meadow land and pleasant bbq area which is communal. These back onto open countryside views.

*Gas fired central heating via radiators.


*Council Tax band D.

*Monthly community charge to cover all ground and garden maintenance, window cleaning, Grade ll property insurance, reception and communal cleaning.


Witton le Wear is a popular village and 1 The Towers offers the opportunity to be part of this welcoming community, as well as being ideal for commuting to the region s main centres,

The property lies approximately 15 miles to the south west of the historic City of Durham and is set in a picturesque rural village which boasts a fabulous village green. Witton Castle Country Park is situated over the River Wear from the village, and consists of a majestic 15th-century castle and grounds. The village also boasts two pubs and there as well as there being plenty of beautiful places to visit nearby. Hamsterley Forest, the tranquil Low Barns nature reserve, the Wear Valley Railway and picturesque walking countryside are all easily accessed. For the commuter the A68 provides roads links to the region s main centres also making the rest of the North East easily accessible.


Via Fine and Country Durham

Tel ; 0191 384 2277

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