Woodhouse Lane, Durham, DL14


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
It is with great pleasure that Rea Estates offer to the sales market this traditional and spacious 4 Bedroom Semi Detached Family Home situated within a much sought after residential area.

Woodhouse Lane is close to the heart of Bishop Auckland, which is home to the spectacular open air night show ‘Kynren – An Epic Tale of England' and is within walking distance of local schools, shopping and recreational facilities. For commuters the A689 and A688 are nearby, leading to the A1 (M) for travel both North and South.

An extensive public transport system via both bus and rail provides regular access to neighbouring towns and villages. For those wishing to explore the open countryside, Hamsterley Forest, The Durham Dales and The Weardale Valley, which is an Area of Outstanding Beauty, are also within easy reach.

The property retains a wealth of original features which work in harmony with a range of contemporary fixtures and fittings. Space being an important factor in this property with all of the rooms being generously proportioned in both floor area and ceiling height, the layout briefly comprises; Reception Hallway with staircase rising to the first floor, Cloakroom/Wc, Lounge with French doors opening to the Conservatory, separate Dining Room, Breakfasting Kitchen and Utility Room.

To the first floor there is a Family Bathroom and 3 Double Bedrooms, the Master of which has En-Suite facilities.

A staircase rises to the second floor loft conversion providing a Fourth Double Bedroom.

Externally the property has enclosed gardens both front and rear. A Summerhouse provides a versatile room that could be utilised for a number of purposes.

A Garage and lengthy driveway provide off road parking for numerous vehicles.

In our opinion this beautiful property, which is offered for sale with no onward chain, would make an exceptional family home for the discerning purchaser and therefore only an internal inspection will truly suffice to fully appreciate the accommodation on offer.

Reception Hallway

The sense of space becomes apparent on entering the hallway with its sweeping staircase and traditional wood panelling, rising to the first floor. Cornice to ceiling, central heating radiator and Karndean flooring.


Fitted with a low level w/c and wash hand basin inset to vanity unit. Obscure double glazed window to the side elevation and Karndean flooring.

Lounge: 14'10 x 12'10 max (4.52m x 3.91m)

A lovely room situated to the rear of the house. Cornice and ceiling rose, dado rail, two wall light points, feature fire surround housing a gas fire, central heating radiator and French doors opening to the conservatory.


14'09 x 11'04 (4.50m x 3.45m)

A welcome addition to the property providing open views across the rear garden and beyond. Of dwarf wall construction with uPVC double glazing and bespoke glass roof. Tiled flooring with under floor heating.

Dining Room: 14'06 x 10'05 (4.42m x 3.18m)

The dining room provides ample space for family dining and entertaining and benefits from two double glazed windows, allowing lots of natural light to flood the room. A timber fire surround with cast iron insert and tiled hearth, creates a stunning focal point. Cornice to ceiling, two wall light points and two central heating radiators.

Breakfasting Kitchen:

14'09 x 10'11 max (4.50m x 3.33m)

Fitted with an extensive range of solid oak base, drawer and wall units, complimentary work surfaces and tiled splash backs. Inset one and a half bowl sink unit with central mixer tap. Integrated double electric oven, 5 ring gas hob and extractor hood.

Cornice to ceiling, double glazed window overlooking the rear garden, central heating radiator and Karndean flooring. Doors to rear hall and side entrance hall.

Side Entrance Hall

Walk in storage cupboard and uPVC glazed entrance door.

Rear Hall

Glazed door to rear garden and door to:

Utility Room:

10'06 x 9'04 (3.20m x 2.84m)

Larger than average utility room fitted with a range of base and wall units, laminated work surfaces and tiled splash backs. Porcelain sink unit, space and plumbing for washing machine and American fridge freezer. Double glazed window and external door to the side elevation, pedestrian door to garage.

First Floor Landing

Obscure double glazed window to the side elevation, cornice to ceiling, central heating radiator and staircase rising to the second floor.

Master Bedroom: 14'11 x 12'11 (4.55m x 3.94m)

A dual aspect room of generous proportions and lots of natural light with double glazed window to the front elevation and two to the rear. Central heating radiator and built in storage cupboard with shelving.


Fitted with a quadrant shower enclosure, wash hand basin inset to vanity unit and low level w/c. Recessed ceiling lights, chrome towel radiator and obscure double glazed window.

Bedroom Two:

14'07 x 10'05 (4.45m x 3.18m)

A second double bedroom providing ample space for a range of free standing bedroom furniture. Two double glazed windows, central heating radiator and built in storage cupboard with shelving.

Bedroom Three:

16'03 inc robe x 7'10 (4.95m x 2.39m)

Double bedroom to the rear elevation boasting far reaching open views across the surrounding countryside. Central heating radiator, built in drawer unit and sliding doors opening to walk in wardrobe with shelves and hanging rail.

Family Bathroom:

7'08 x 6'07 (2.34m x 2.01m)

Fully tiled bathroom fitted with a Villeroy and Boch white suite comprising; panelled bath, low level w/c, wall mounted wash hand basin with vanity unit and quadrant shower enclosure. Recessed ceiling lights, wall mounted extractor fan, chrome towel radiator and obscure double glazed window.

Second Floor Landing

Velux window to the rear elevation and built in storage units. Door to:

Bedroom Four:

21'01 x 8'02 (6.40m x 2.49m)

A versatile room that could be utilised for a number of purposes. Two Velux windows, small double glazed window to the front elevation and recessed ceiling lights.

Summerhouse: 15'11 x 12'07 (4.85m x 3.84m)

Timber summerhouse with power and lighting which can be used comfortably throughout each season.


Occupying an extremely generous plot the house sits within landscaped gardens, which are laid to lawn with well stocked flower borders containing an array of plants, trees and shrubs. Paved patio areas provide an ideal spot for ‘al fresco' dining.

A lengthy driveway, leading to an attached garage, provides off road parking for numerous vehicles.

Property Reference BIA-GCF12Z7F8G

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