Burnside Cottage, The Row, Nenthead
Spacious two bedroom stone cottage built in the 1750s benefitting from two reception rooms which would give the option of a third bedroom. The cottage sites in a quiet location in the centre of the village on a no through lane and has original features such as beamed ceilings and open fires. Pretty walled garden over the lane at the front with stone shed and parking on the lane outside. The cottage is large enough for a family home or would make a perfect holiday cottage.
Wood part glazed door to front, tiled floor, under stairs cupboard and doors to:
Snug 10’07” (3.55m x 2.59m) 8’05”
Reception room or third bedroom having large UPVC double glazed window to front aspect, exposed beamed ceiling, open fireplace with stone surround and hearth, shelving to alcove. Night store heater and electric meter cupboard.
Living Room 12’04” (3.77m x 3.64m) 11’11”
UPVC double glazed window to front aspect, exposed beamed ceiling and staircase to first floor with wood balustrade and space for coats and boots. Open feature fire set on a stone hearth and surround and steps up to open plan dining and kitchen.
Kitchen/Dining 9’07” (2.93m x 2.94m) 9’07”
Having a range of wall and floor units with laminate worktops and stainless steel sink and drainer with part tiling to walls. Built in oven hob and extractor, space for under counter fridge, window to side and space for dining table and bench. Exposed stone wall and beams, tiled floor, night store heater and door through to:
Bathroom 7’02” (2.18m x 2.06m) 6’08”
Having steps down from the kitchen, three piece suite comprising, bath with mixer tap, low level WC, wash hand basin and space for washing machine. Tiled floor, window to rear aspect with obscure glass and hot water tank.
First Floor Landing
With UPVC double glazed window to front aspect, wood panel ceiling and original Victorian doors to bedrooms.
Bedroom 1 9’04” (2.86m x 3.92m) 12’10”
Double room with exposed pained stone chimney breast, pained pine clad ceiling, wall mounted electric heater and UPVC double glazed window to front aspect.
Bedroom 2 8’11” (2.73m x 4.10m) 13’05”
Double room having Victorian cast iron fireplace, UPVC double glazed window to front aspect, wall mounted electric heater and storage cupboard with steps up to:
Boarded out with lighting, could be used
as children’s den and offers a good
amount of storage.
To the front of the property over the lane is a nice sized walled garden with stone shed and coal bunker with a pleasant view of the fields and trees.
Mains water and drainage
Heating via electric night store heaters
Telephone and broadband available.
Energy efficiency rating
We are advised by the vendor that the property is Alston Leashold, more information regarding this local 1000 year lease can be obtained from our office.
Set in the North Pennines, and only a 5 minute drive from Alston, which claims to be the highest market town in England being at 1000ft above sea level and an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. With its cobbled main street, distinctive market cross and ancient stone buildings it is a beautiful place to live, work and visit.
Nenthead has a great community shop and Post Office where you can buy daily supplies including freshly delivered milk in glass bottles! A village hall, children’s park and primary school and a pub which serves good food.
Alston town offers full amenities, including an array of shops, schools for ages 5 to 16 years, doctor’s surgery, petrol stations, pubs, eateries and post office. Tourist’s attractions include the South Tyne Railway, Lead Mining Museums, art and craft galleries the Pennine Way runs through the town as does the C to C cycle route.
The road links are good being in the centre of the north and you can be in most major town and cities to the East and West in around an hour. Newcastle Airport and main line train stations can also be reached in around an hour drive.
From our office travel up the cobbled street and turn left at the top signposted for Nenthead. As you enter the village of Nenthead travel down the bank and right at the playing field and the school, pass the houses on your right and take the next right and drive up the bank, pass the houses and you will see the gated driveway and sign at the road end. Pass through the gate and down the short track to the house.
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