Coronation Terrace, Fir Tree, Crook, DL15

£250,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
Built in 1911 for Mr Dunn, the Pit deputy manager, Garden House is a unique property. It has the spacious rooms, high ceilings and many traditional features that come with period homes, a garden that is an absolute credit to our client and a result of a labour of love over the decades of their occupation. It has lovely views for miles over the open fields to the rear of the property, off-street parking for several cars, and a detached garage which is currently arranged as a single with workshop area, however was designed to be easily changed to a double garage if required. The property is heated by solid fuel via an Aga and a Parkray fire, which in turn warm the radiators.Upon entry through the front of the house, there is an elegant hallway with stairs rising to the first floor and two reception rooms with feature bay windows to each side. The right-hand room is fitted out with storage and features an open fire. The other reception room has a dual aspect and is currently used as a sitting and dining room. The country style kitchen is at the back of the house and enjoys a pleasant vista from the window. The Aga takes pride of place, but the room also features a fitted pantry as well as kitchen units and a double bowl stainless steel sink. Moving on there is a rear entrance lobby / utility room with a fitted sink and plumbing for an automatic washing machine as well as an understairs store. completing the downstairs accommodation is a family bathroom which has a three-piece suite which comprises sink, bath and toilet and an airing cupboard housing a 45 Gallon hot water tank. The kitchen, utility room and bathroom all have a matching quarry tile floor.On the first floor there are three bedrooms - the master and second boast original fireplaces and all three have wonderful views over the garden. There is also a shower room /WC with a corner fitted cubicle with shower.The mature gardens to the front of the house include a variety of plants and trees - three of which have tree preservation orders on them. There are lawned areas, a small stream and areas set aside for the growing of fruit, apples and plums.The back of the house there is a yard which provides off-street parking and access to the garages. There are also two outhouses which are used for fuel storage. The house comes with the benefit of express right of way (dating from 1911) along Coronation Terrace and the two connecting lanes which lead to the adopted highway of Harperley Terrace.This house does require some modernising, however it offers space and character in abundance with a homely and country living feel to it, coupled together with gardens that just don't come available very often.Fir Tree is located on the A68 highway which provides connections throughout the region, meaning that buyers could commute to any of the major conurbations for work. Weardale is also on the doorstep, with its many walks and outdoor activities.

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