The Green


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  • Double Fronted Period Cottage
  • 3/4 Bedrooms
  • Idyllic Location
  • Countless Period Features
  • Secure Parking
  • Beautiful Gardens

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We are delighted to offer For Sale this stunning double fronted period cottage, situated on "The Green" in the picturesque village of High Coniscliffe. This gorgeous property has a beautiful outlook o...

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  • The Green
  • Darlington
  • DL2 2LJ

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We are delighted to offer For Sale this stunning double fronted period cottage, situated on "The Green" in the picturesque village of High Coniscliffe. This gorgeous property has a beautiful outlook over the village green and St Edwins Church. It offers excellent, good sized accommodation whilst still retaining many original features and character.

This period property briefly comprises of: Entrance Hallway, Drawing Room, Dining Room, Snug/Office/Bedroom Four and a Kitchen. To the First Floor: Landing, Three Double Bedrooms and a Family Bathroom. Externally the property has a mature, tidy Front Garden and Substantial Private Rear walled Garden housing a large Stone Outbuilding with an array of potential uses i.e. large garage/ gym/conversion to holiday cottage/granny cottage or workshop etc. Heavy duty electronic gates to the rear keep privacy. Large flag-stoned patio and lawns. The house is heated by Oil Central Heating and benefits from a recent Damp Proof Course with a guarantee. It offers excellent scope for extension to the rear and planning has been previously obtained for this but would need to be re-applied for. The current owner has replaced the windows to the front of property in July 2020 as follows - 2 Front Bedroom Windows, 2 Front Bay Windows and the Lounge Side Window.

The village of High Coniscliffe is situated on the A67 and is approximately 4 miles west of Darlington, which has an excellent range of amenities. The village itself is steeped in history and offers any buyer a fantastic place to reside, with luxury living. The Raby Hunt, is located only four miles away, is a Michelin Star restaurant and has been featured on Masterchef. This comes highly recommended as do several other gastro-pubs in the local area including the very popular The Spotted Dog & The Fox Hole to name a few. The village is home to the beautiful St Edwins Church and also contains a very well-respected primary school, with an Ofsted rating of "Outstanding". High Coniscliffe has an excellent community spirit, with the village hall hosting various parties throughout the year. The Church and village committee have helped to create a beautiful place to live and really have made High Coniscliffe a place which will appeal to all types of buyers. The village also boasts a local fishing and tennis club.

For those who enjoy the outdoor life and country walks, High Coniscliffe enjoys a vast array of beautiful local walks and is close to the River Tees, where a range of local wildlife can also be readily spotted. The nearby Walworth Castle offers a great family day out and there are a number of farm shops, ice cream parlours and fruit picking, located just a few miles away.

For commuting purposes, the village sits on the A67. The nearby A68, A167 and A1(M) are located close by, with excellent commuting links to Durham, Newcastle and Middlesbrough. The close town of Darlington boasts a beautiful historic train station on the East Coast Main line, for those needing to commute further afield.

Entrance Hallway–Entrance door, ceramic tiled floor, ornate coving to the ceiling with centre rose and a dado rail.

Drawing Room - 4.34m x 4.67m (14'3" x 15'4") –Sash windows to the side and rear overlooking the rear gardens. Feature stone Inglenook fireplace with multi-fuel cast iron stove and tiled hearth Exposed beams, wall lights and an original built in cupboard.

Dining Room - 4.52m x 4.57m (14'10" x 15') - Secondary glazed bay window to the front aspect and window to the side aspect with original working shutters. A fantastic feature stone fireplace and stone harth with ornate display arch to either side. Ornate coving to the ceiling and two wall light points.

Snug/Office/Bedroom 4 - 5.41m x 2.49m (17'9" x 8'2") - Secondary glazed bay window with views overlooking the Village Green. An original period fire surround and open grate, display shelving to the alcoves, ornate coving to the ceiling and wall lights.

Kitchen - 3.25m x 3.18m (10'8" x 10'5") – Fitted with a range of white floor, drawer and wall units with tiled work surfaces. Integrated textured sink with mixer tap, electric cooking point, built in fridge and plumbing for an automatic washing machine. Feature Sliding sash Yorkshire window overlooking the rear garden, panelled ceiling, ceramic tiled floor and rear door leading to the rear garden.

First Floor -

Landing – Access to the attic, original meat hooks and coving to the ceiling.

Bedroom 1 - 4.22m x 4.72m (13'10" x 15'6") – Double bedroom with built in wardrobe and overhead storage. Secondary glazed sash window overlooking the Green.

Bedroom 2 - 3.56m x 4.72m (11'8" x 15'6") – Double bedroom with built in wardrobe and overhead storage. Double glazed sash window.

Bedroom 3 - 3.56m x 3.71m (11'8" x 12'2") - Double bedroom with original cast iron fire surround, fitted wardrobe and overhead storage. Dressing unit with shelving, and a secondary glazed sash window.

Family Bathroom – White bathroom suite comprising of a panelled bath with tiled surround, shower cubicle, W.C, bidet an a vanity unit with handbasin and a fitted mirror with glass display shelving. Extractor fan, radiator cabinet and a secondary glazed window.

Front Garden- Enclosed garden with wrought iron railings and, hedges and a range of shrubs and planters.

Rear Garden- Stunning mature rear gardens which can be accessed via private gates and offers parking for several cars. Beautifully maintained by the current owners, the garden has lovely flagged patio and lawned areas. The garden has been allowed to establish over a number of years and enjoys an abundance of full borders, plants and shrubs. This garden is perfect for entertaining and despite it’s size is easy to maintain.

Outbuilding- 7.72m x 4.54m (25'4" x 14'9") – Detached Stone outbuilding which could be utilised for various things such as large garage, workshop, home Office or even a conversion to holiday cottage (subject to permissions) Sliding timber doors, lights and power.

It is our belief that this characterful and stunning cottage will appeal to a range of buyers and must be viewed to truly appreciate it’s beauty and the versatility it offers. To book a viewing please call Elvet Estates on 0191 375 7000.

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