Lynesack, Butterknowle


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
The Cottage is a stone built single storey cottage located in a rural area with stunning countryside views to the rear. The property provides flexible accommodation with the potential for four bedrooms, if desired. Alternatively, there is ample space to have an at home office with three bedrooms. Externally, there are gardens to all four sides along with a driveway. EPC (EER) E 54.

Situation & Amenities

The property lies within a picturesque rural hamlet known as Lynesack, Butterknowle. The village of Butterknowle is located in the Gaunless Valley in scenic lower Teesdale and Barnard Castle and Bishop Auckland are easily reached and provide plentiful amenities. There are many beautiful places to visit including nearby Hamsterley Forest, the Wear Valley Railway and picturesque walking countryside are all easily accessed from the property. The village of Butterknowle itself has a primary school, village hall, doctors surgery and two public houses.


The Cottage is a pleasantly sized bungalow with accommodation briefly comprising: living room, dining kitchen, four bedrooms and a bathroom. To the exterior, there is an orchard, lawned front garden, rear hard standing garden, timber garden shed and a driveway providing parking for two cars.


Part glazed door to:

Living Room

4.47m x 4.98m

To the front elevation with double glazed window, radiator, laminate flooring, feature stone and bricked fireplace. Doors to:

Dining Kitchen

2.56m x 8.64m

Including a variety of fitted wall and base units with contrasting work surfaces over, sink with mixer tap and draining board, tiled splashbacks, double glazed windows to dual aspects, two doors opening to the rear garden, two radiators, two velux windows, space for dining table and chairs and tiled flooring. The kitchen includes the following integrated appliances: electric oven, electric hob, extractor hood, fridge freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.

Inner Hallway

With doors leading to:


Including a bath with shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, heated towel rail, partially tiled walls, tiled flooring, obscure glazed window to the rear aspect and obscure glazed velux window.

Bedroom Three

2.39m x 3.84m

To the front aspect with double glazed window and radiator.

Bedroom Four

2.02m x 2.96m

With double glazed window to the side aspect, radiator and laminate flooring.


There is a second hallway which gives access to the first and second bedrooms.

Bedroom Two

3.32m x 3.32m

To the front elevation with double glazed window and a radiator.

Master Bedroom

4.70m x 7.20m

An impressive master bedroom with a ceiling height double glazed window, two velux windows and double glazed patio doors opening to the exterior. This bedroom has exposed stone walls and laminate flooring.


The property sits on a good sized plot which enjoys grounds extending around all four sides of the property. To the front there is a lawned and planted garden. To one side there is an enclosed orchard garden. At the rear elevation there is a hard standing paved and tarmac low maintenance garden area. Also located at the rear of the property is a timber garden shed. The oil tank is located within the rear garden.


Mains electricity and water are connected. Oil fired central heating. Drainage is to a septic tank.


The property is offered freehold with vacant possession on completion.

Local Authority

Durham County Council Tel: 03000 26 00 00.

Council Tax

For Council Tax purposes the property is banded C.


Strictly by appointment via GSC Grays.


Particulars written and photographs taken July 2019.

Disclaimer Notice

GSC Grays gives notice that:

1. These particulars are a general guide only and do not form any part of any offer or contract.

2. All descriptions, including photographs, dimensions and other details are given in good faith but no warranty is provided. Statements made should not be relied upon as facts and anyone interested must satisfy themselves as to their accuracy by inspection or otherwise.

3. Neither GSC Grays nor the vendors accept responsibility for any error that these particulars may contain however caused.

4. Any plan is for guidance only and is not drawn to scale. All dimensions, shapes, and compass bearings are approximate and should not be relied upon without checking them first.

5. Nothing in these particulars shall be deemed to be a statement that the property is in good condition, repair or otherwise nor that any services or facilities are in good working order.

6. Please discuss with us any aspects that are important to you prior to travelling to the property.

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