Whitecake House, Bankwell, Low Etherley, Bishop Auckland

£495,000 | Available

4 bedroom House For Sale
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Property Description
Stunning, stone built, four bedroomed detached dormer bungalow offered for sale with no onward chain in Bankwell, Low Etherley. Set within a generous plot of surrounding gardens and with countryside views for miles to the rear, a property of this calibre is very rare to the market. Built by the previous owner to a very high standard throughout including striking features and modern decor. Pleasantly positioned within this quiet semi rural village surrounded by open countryside, farmers fields and public walks. Situated within easy reach of local amenities such as the local Primary School, two nurseries, Methodist Church and village pub. Further amenities are available in Bishop Auckland, whilst the nearby retail park at Tindale provides access to a range of facilities including supermarkets, high street stores, retail shops, food outlets as well as the new cinema/bowling and shopping complex soon to open in summer 2024. The A68 is close by for commuters whilst there is also a regular bus service.

The property has gas central heating with underfloor heating system to the ground floor, double glazing throughout and comprises; entrance hallway, living room, kitchen, garden room, conservatory, utility room, study, cloakroom as well as a ground floor bedroom with ensuite. The first floor accommodates the large master bedroom with ensuite and dressing room, two further bedrooms and the family bathroom. Externally this property has plenty of off street parking to the front, garage with electric roller door as well as gardens stretching around the side to the rear of the property, mainly laid to lawn with established perimeter shrubbery as well as patio area for outdoor furniture.

Entrance Hallway

Welcoming main entrance hallway leading through to the ground floor accommodation as well as having the stunning Oak staircase ascending to the first floor.

Living Room (5.5m x 5.4m)

The main reception room is spacious and bright, fitted with a feature fireplace, dual aspect windows, ample space for furniture and underfloor heating.

Kitchen (5.5m x 3.6m)

Beautifully designed kitchen fitted with a high quality range of high gloss units, complementing Quartz worksurfaces, an island with gas hob as well as integrated appliances including a dishwasher, microwave, two electric ovens, full length fridge and pull out larder unit. Underfloor heating fitted as well as the stunning picture windows.

Garden Room (4.9m x 4.5m (max points))

A truly striking feature of this property is this stunning garden room, with exposed wooden panelled ceiling, spotlights, log burner and ample space for furniture. Windows surrounding overlooking the garden and views beyond.

Conservatory (4.3m x 2.2m)

A great addition providing additional space overlooking the garden with door leading to the patio.

Utility Room (2.7m x 2.8m)

The utility provides additional storage space fitted with units as well as having the plumbing for a washing machine and sink/drainer. Underfloor heating and window to the side.

Study (1.9m x 2.7m)

Spacious study fitted with underfloor heating and has ample space to be used as a home office or playroom.


Comprising a low level WC and wash hand basin.

Ground Floor Bedroom Four (5m x 3.6m)

The ground floor accessible bedroom is a generous double size with plenty of space for furniture, underfloor heating and private ensuite with walk in shower.


Fitted with underfloor heating, a walk in shower with glass surround, low level WC and wash hand basin.

Master Bedroom (5m x 5.5m (max points))

The master bedroom is located on the first floor, a spacious king size with private ensuite and dressing room.

Ensuite & Dressing Room

Ensuite comprising a walk in shower with glass surround, low level WC and wash hand basin. The dressing room is a great size with plenty of space for free standing wardrobes and furniture.

Bedroom Two (5.5m x 4m (max points))

A generous second bedroom on the first floor with dual aspect windows providing plenty of natural light.

Bedroom Three (3.3m x 3.9m)

The third bedroom is also located in the dormer with windows to the rear and side overlooking the views surrounding.

Family Bathroom (2.1m x 2.8m)

The family bathroom comprises a large corner bath, low level WC and wash hand basin.


Externally the property has a large driveway to the front providing off street parking and leading to the garage with electric roller door and electric car charging point inside. Surrounding the property to the side and stretching around to the rear are the gardens, mainly laid to lawn with well established perimeter shrubs and a large paved patio to the rear for outdoor furniture enjoying countryside views.

Material Information
  • Tenure: Freehold

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