Daddry Shield, DL13 1NJ
ABOUT THE PROPERTY
Unique to the market a beautiful 3 bedroom former cornmill which has been sympathetically converted in to a well proportioned family home. Located in Daddry Shield a small rural village in Upper Weardale within the ‘North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’. A viewing is essential to appreciate the accommodation and surrounding open countryside.
The property is situated in the rural village of Daddry Shield on the south side of the Wear Valley and benefits from beautiful open countryside within walking distance in all directions.
The nearby village of St Johns Chapel offers a variety of facilities such as a Lakes & Dales Co-operative convenience store, cafe, post office and two public houses. Weardale also offers many public footpaths and cycle ways as well as award winning historic museums. The larger towns and cities such as the Durham, Bishop Auckland and Newcastle are located less than approx. 40 miles from the property as is Penrith and the gateway to the Lake District. Carlisle in Cumbria is also approximately 43 miles via the A689 a beautiful drive through the heart of the North Pennines.
This property must be viewed to appreciate the accommodation and location and is full of charm and character benefiting from central heating, full double glazing, parking for several vehicles, garden/small paddock and briefly comprises:
GROUND FLOOR: Underfloor heating throughout-
Kitchen/Diner Main timber entrance door leading to a spacious open plan farmhouse kitchen/dining space located in the centre of the property. Fitted with hand made wall and base units and matching free standing work unit. The room is full of character with some exposed stone walls, vaulted ceiling with exposed timber beams and Indian stone flagged flooring.
Rear Entrance Lobby useful rear cloaks area with door leading out to patio terrace.
Lounge Large reception room with inglenook fireplace multi-fuel stove inset, beautiful arched windows allowing floods of light, Indian stone flagged flooring, double height ceiling with exposed beams, stone and rough plastered walls. A beautiful pine and pitch pine staircase leads to a mezzanine floor (Bedroom 3 or alternatively could be used as a study, home office or studio).
Shower Room fully tiled room with large quadrant shower, w/c, wash hand basin and heated towel rail.
Dining Room Second spacious reception room with ample space for entertaining, beautiful arched window, exposed stone and timber ceiling beams, multi-fuel stove inset in stone inglenook fire place with timber mantle. Open pine staircase leading to 1st floor.
FIRST FLOOR: From dining room:-
Landing Leading to:
Bedroom One Double room with window seat, central heating radiator and fitted natural pine wardrobes.
Bedroom Two Second double room with central heating radiator and via a loft ladder to a floored roof area.
Family Bathroom Fitted with a white suite comprising panelled bath with mixer tap shower, pedestal Sottini wash hand basin, w/c and heated towel rail.
MEZZANINE FLOOR: From Lounge:-
Bedroom Three Ample space for a double bed and free standing wardrobes this unique space could be used in many different ways such as a study, home office or studio. With bathroom facilities located in both living areas of the property the two parts of the house can be serviced independently with the kitchen as the central hub.
Parking Area Large parking area with space for up to six cars.
Paddock/Large Garden located directly opposite the property laid mainly to grass over looking Daddryshield Burn.
Stone Outbuilding (5.26m x 2.23m (17’3 x 7’3) ) Large outbuilding which has many potential uses such as a home office space or self contained studio.
IN THE LOCAL AREA
St. Johns Chapel is a small rural village situated in Upper Weardale, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and offers amenities such as a Post Office, The Chatterbox Cafe, Tweet: @_chatterboxCafe , two Public Houses, The Blue Bell and The Golden Lion, Lakes & Dales Co-operative convenience store and a primary school (www.stjohnsps.co.uk) which received a good OFSTED Report in 2014. The beautiful surrounding Weardale countryside offers many walks and cycle routes www.explorenorthpennines.org.uk/weardalesps.co.uk #AddisonsProperties
- Daddry Shield DL13
- OIRO £ 299,000