Wallnook Cottage, Wallnook Lane, Durham, DH7

Wallnook Cottage, Wallnook Lane, Durham, DH7

£500,000 Offers in Excess of
  • Ref: 12345_COR-GFX125N9X5
  • Type: Detached
  • Availability: Under Offer
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
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Property Summary


Very rare to the market, we offer this 4 bedroom detached cottage set in a stunning semi rural setting on the fringe of Langley Park. Set in approximately 1/2 acre of grounds with 2 reception rooms, 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms this delightful property provides ample opportunity to add living space. Land to the side provide an area for a small pony. Excellent cycling & riding tracks are close by along with stunning countryside. Langley park has a thriving high street and Durham City is approximately 5 miles drive.

Full Details

Set with-in approximately 1/2 of grounds, Wallnook Cottage is a superb example of an extended cottage, offering that special location for families looking for a private property with possible equestrian facilities. Enter the grounds via Accoya wooden gates, be prepared to be greeted by this stunning property which dates back to to the early 1800's. 

A flexible layout provides bedrooms and bathrooms to both levels, perfect for multi generational living. 2 Spacious reception rooms are available, the lounge boasts an Inglenook style fire place, wooden mantel and recently installed wood burner whilst the dining room features a period cast fire which was originally an open coal fire. Heating is now via a gas combination boiler and double glazed windows provide a cosy feel throughout. 

Located to the rear of the property the family kitchen offers superb views across the gardens. French doors provide access to the rear. A separate utility room / boot room also provides access to the rear gardens.

To the 1st floor, 3 bedrooms (en-suite to master) and a family bathroom are available. 2 of the 3 bedrooms are ample double sized, fitted wardrobes and units are also installed to bedroom 1.

The gated driveway boasts a video entry system and leads to a double garage with twin electric doors. The garage measuring 23'4 x 20' could also provide potential to convert to additional living / kitchen space. An additional single garage is located to the side of the cottage along wit  a shed to the rear for additional storage.

Surrounded by tranquil countryside, superb cycling and horse riding tracks are close by along with walks along the River Browney for those perfect family days to enjoy this special location. 

Documents are available with history dating back to 1801, engravings into stone work above the entrance door also pay respect to previous occupants.

In all, this truly is a special property which will appeal to families of all ages looking for a stunning location and offering outdoor activities on your door step but being within easy access of Durham City.

Property briefly comprises

Entrance porch via an Accoya wood stable door, tile effect laminate floor, radiator, storage cupboard, video entry system and fuse board.

Living Room 14' x 13'6 (4.26m x 4.12m) Dual aspect windows, 2 x radiators, Inglenook style fireplace with wood burning stove and wood beams to ceiling.

Dining Room. 14' x 13'2 (4.26m x 4m) Double glazed window to front, cast fireplace, radiator and wood beam to ceiling.

Kitchen / Breakfast Room. 17'11 x 8'2 (5.46m x 2.49m) Double glazed window and French doors to rear, Beech wall and base units, freestanding oven, extractor and integral fridge and freezer, 1 1/2 bowl stainless steel sink and drainer and radiator.

Rear lobby / utility area. 8' x 7' (2.43m x 2.14m) Double glazed Upvc exit door to rear, Plumbing for washing machine, space for dishwasher / fridge, storage cupboard with Baxi combi-boiler, tiled flooring, radiator and worktops

Ground floor Bathroom. 7'6 x 5'3 (2.28m x 1.61m) Double glazed window to rear, mains shower over bath, glass shower screen, WC, hand wash basin, heated towel rail, part tiled walls and tiled flooring.

Ground floor Bedroom. 13'9 x 11'6 (4.20m x 3.51m) Double glazed French doors to rear and radiator.

Inner hallway with tiled flooring, radiator, door to garage, stairs to the 1st floor and additional alarm panel

1st floor Landing area with 3 Velux windows and radiator.

Bedroom 1 15'4 x 12'1(4.68m x 3.69m) 2 x velux windows with blinds to front, fitted wardrobes & drawers, tv point and radiator.

En-suite. WC, floating handbasin, walk-in shower cubicle with mains shower, tiled floor, heated towel rail and extractor fan.

Bedroom 2 14' x 10'4 (4.26m x 3.16m) Remote control Velux roof blinds and wall window with integral blinds, radiator and tv point

Bedroom 3. 8'11 x 8'4 (2.72m x 2.55m)  Velux roof window with remote control exterior shutter, radiator and Shelved alcove.

Family Bathroom. 8'10 x 5'6 (2.70m x 1.67m) Velux window to rear, electric shower over bath and glass shower screen, tiled floor, heated towel rail, extractor fan and part tiled walls


Large gravel driveway is accessed via Accoya wooden gates, with security lighting leads to larger than average integral double garage with 2 remote control roller doors. Utility area with Hot and Cold Water and built-in bench and storage shelving. Further single garage currently used as a workshop. Both garages have electrical sockets and lights.

Walled and fenced front garden with lawn and flower beds large rear Patio area with outside tap and security light leads to vegetable garden with raised beds and shed and a further grassed area which could be fenced off and used as a paddock for a small pony.

Property Reference COR-GFX125N9X5