Goldfinch Barn, Sidehead, Westgate

Chain Free £380,000

Goldfinch Barn, Sidehead, Westgate

£380,000 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

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Property Details

CHAIN FREE - This really is a rare to the market opportunity to purchase a SEMI DETACHED COUNTRY COTTAGE in a RURAL SETTING with OUTSTANDING COUNTRYSIDE VIEWS. This property benefits from QUIRKY FEATURES throughout, exposed stone work, shelving, beamed ceilings and exposed floorboards. The property has been thoughtfully designed and every room has utilised the space to the best of its ability. Goldfinch Barn is located in Sidehead which is a small area located in UPPER WEARDALE an AREA OF OUTSTANDING NATURAL BEAUTY. There are local amenities available in St Johns Chapel which is only a short drive but more amenities can be found in Hexham, Alston or Bishop Auckland.

The property in brief comprises of Rear Porch, THREE RECEPTION ROOMS plus dining kitchen, THREE BEDROOMS and family bathroom, TWO LOFT STORAGE areas and EN SUITE. There is ample storage throughout and externally the property has the added benefit of GARDENS to three sides, including off road parking and two outbuildings with exceptional views.

This property may be semi detached but you would never know once you're inside - you really must view this outstanding home to appreciate the versatile and spacious accommodation that there is on offer.


  • Country Cottage
  • Versatile Accomodation
  • EPC Grade E
  • Gardens, Off Road Parking and Garaging
  • Exceptional Views
  • Rural Location
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Oil Central Heating

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Ground Floor

Porch/Boot Room

Accessed via a wooden door which leads into a useful and spacious porch area with ample space for cloaks hanging, handy boot storage and power for additional appliances if required.

Inner Hallway

Stairs rise to the first floor, under stair storage area, exposed floorboards and central heating radiator.


Another welcoming room with two wooden windows, wooden patio doors, exposed floorboards and beamed ceiling with two central heating radiators. This rooms focal point is the impressive multi fuel stove set on a stone hearth with wooden mantle over.

Mixed: 4.45m x 5.13m (14'07" x 16'10")
Metric: 4.45m x 5.13m
Imperial: 14'07" x 16'10"

Dining Kitchen

An exceptional family dining kitchen a welcoming and spacious room for everyone to enjoy. Fitted with solid wood cream base and wall units with wood effect laminate work surfaces over, central island with breakfast bar seating, integrated dishwasher and ceramic sink unit. Ample space and plumbing for further free standing appliances as required.

Exposed floorboards and beamed ceilings help retain the cottage feel to this lovely room. Ample space for a family dining table and chairs with wooden sash window and two central heating radiators.

Mixed: 4.47m x 4.34m plus 2.49m x 2.03m (14'08" x 14'03"
Metric: 4.47m x 4.34m plus 2.49m x 2.03m
Imperial: 14'08" x 14'03" plus 8'02" x 6'08"


Steps lead from the kitchen into the snug having obscured wooden window, exposed floorboards, shelving and central heating radiator.

An opening leads into a cloakroom which houses the oil boiler and a WC beyond with a wooden door to the rear.

Mixed: 3.05m x 2.84m (10'00" x 9'04")
Metric: 3.05m x 2.84m
Imperial: 10'00" x 9'04"


Wooden windows to two sides, exposed stone work, wooden floorboards and a wooden door to the decked seating area. This room benefits from far reaching countryside views and enjoys the outdoors from the comfort and warmth of your own home.

Mixed: 3.40m x 4.39m (11'02" x 14'05")
Metric: 3.40m x 4.39m
Imperial: 11'02" x 14'05"

First Floor


Stairs rise from the inner hallway, wooden window, useful storage cupboards, exposed floorboards and central heating radiator.

Bedroom One

Located to the front elevation of the property having a wooden window, central heating radiator and exposed floorboards. Useful wardrobes and stairs to a en suite.

Mixed: 3.48m x 4.57m (11'05" x 15'00")
Metric: 3.48m x 4.57m
Imperial: 11'05" x 15'00"

Bedroom Two

Located to the front elevation of the property having wooden window, exposed stone wall, central heating radiator and built in wardrobes. Stairs lead to the loft storage area.

Mixed: 4.17m x 2.72m (13'08" x 8'11")
Metric: 4.17m x 2.72m
Imperial: 13'08" x 8'11"

Bedroom Three

Located to the front elevation of the property having wooden window, central heating radiator and built in wardrobe.

Mixed: 2.74m x 3.43m (9'00" x 11'03")
Metric: 2.74m x 3.43m
Imperial: 9'00" x 11'03"


A lovely creative bathroom fitted with a three piece suite comprising bath with built in storage around it central taps, WC and wash hand basin again with fitted storage around it. Wooden window, central heating radiator, exposed floorboards and half wood panelling to the walls.

Second Floor

Bedroom One En Suite

Having free standing bath with central taps, wash hand basin built into a vanity storage unit and WC. Roof light and wooden flooring. Eave storage at both sides.

Loft Storage Room

Stairs rise from the landing and provide access to an additional loft storage area with a roof light.

Mixed: 4.72m x 4.06m (15'06" x 13'04")
Metric: 4.72m x 4.06m
Imperial: 15'06" x 13'04"

Loft Storage Room off Bedroom Two

Having roof light with ample space for storage. Can be utilised however you feel necessary.

Mixed: 4.47m x 4.70m (14'08" x 15'05")
Metric: 4.47m x 4.70m
Imperial: 14'08" x 15'05"


To the rear of the property is a gravelled forecourt which allows off road parking for three vehicles, stone steps lead to the front of the property. To the front of the property is a decked seating area having outstanding countryside views, with an area of grassland and mature shrubs and trees beyond.

Agents Note

The multi fuel stove was installed by the current owners however there is no valid HETAS certificate in place.

Agents Note

There is an easement to allow a right of access to the septic tank and well for maintenance purposes only.

Agents Note

There are currently two separate titles for this property one is the dwelling and part of the land and the other is for another piece of land. You can obtain more information from the office.


Drainage is via a septic tank which is located on the land of the neighbouring property. This septic tank only services these two dwellings.

Mains electricity and oil central heating, however there are two Calor gas bottles located under the floor in the conservatory these have been used to service the gas hob on the cooker. Water is via a natural spring well water supply, again services the two dwellings and is located on the neighbouring property.

Energy Performance Certificate

To view the full energy performance certificate for this property please use the link below:

Grade E

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