Lavender Cottage, Heighington


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A rare opportunity has arisen to acquire this most beautiful, well configured three bedroom cottage situated in a rural hamlet on the outskirts of the sought after Heighington Village.

The property is situated in an idyllic location commanding outstanding views from all aspects, with amazing country walks on the doorstep.

The property is built to a high specification with meticulous attention to detail and offers ample living and entertaining space both in and outdoors. The property boasts a welcoming and relaxed open plan kitchen/diner with an Electric Aga. The kitchen/diner opens up into the living room with a wood burning stove, offering country living at its best.

Externally the property has a recently installed resin driveway providing plenty of private parking, which leads to a detached garage/workshop complete with wood burning stove.

There is a large well maintained rear garden with a greenhouse/potting shed and newly planted cooking/eating apple trees and a cherry blossom.

Heighington Village offers a lovely community, with amenities including popular primary school, two popular pubs/restaurants, church, village shop, village hall and doctors surgery and lies within easy reach of Darlington, Newton Aycliffe and Bishop Auckland.

Entrance Porch

With welcoming composite door, upvc double glazed window to the side, storage for coats and boots/shoes, radiator and tiled flooring.

Entrance Hallway

A lovely spacious hallway with oak flooring, currently used as a study area, with radiator and staircase to the first floor. There are wood panelled under stair cupboards.

Kitchen/Diner Area

6.10m x 5.18m (20' x 17')

The kitchen is fitted with a superb range of cream units with solid oak work surfaces, with an Aga at the heart of it. The flooring has an attractive New York style tiling. There is a porcelain sink unit with mixer taps, additional cooker, space for dishwasher and a velux window in the dining section with ceiling spotlights.

Dining Area

There are upvc double glazed patio doors opening out into the rear garden area. There are three upvc windows in the kitchen/diner area with a lovely vertical anthracite radiator.


4.37m x 4.17m (14'04 x 13'08)

Open plan living space with a wood burning stove on a slate hearth. The view from this room is of outstanding open countryside.

The room has solid oak wood flooring with a radiator and upvc double glazed windows to the front and side elevation. TV point.

Rear Entrance with Cloakroom/Utility Room

4.98m x 1.42m (16'4 x 4'8)

Composite door to the rear and New York style tiling throughout. Space for coats/boots/shoes.

Fitted with pale blue units with spotted splash back tiles, stainless steel sink, spaces for washing machine and freezer. Radiator.

Ground Floor WC

With a low level w,c, and wash hand basin with storage drawer unit, radiator and tiled flooring.

Staircase/Upstairs Landing

With solid oak ceiling beam. Access to loft space, partly boarded out for extra storage. Radiator.

Master Bedroom

4.37m x 3.35m (14'04 x 11'00)

Three upvc double glazed windows on each room aspect offering amazing views over open fields. Radiator.


Fitted with a shower cubicle, low level w.c and wash hand basin with under sink storage, tiled flooring, heated towel rail, ceiling spotlights, extractor and obscure window to the side.

Bedroom Two

4.11m x 2.84m (13'06 x 9'04)

With upvc double glazed windows to the rear and radiator.

Bedroom Three

3.58m x 2.57m (11'09 x 8'05)

With upvc double glazed windows to the front and radiator.

Family Bathroom

2.90m x 1.60m (9'6 x 5'3)

A superb sanctuary spa style bathroom with an oval bath and mixer tap with shower head. Low level wc and wash basin, part tiled walls, tiled flooring, heated towel rail, ceiling spotlights and obscure window to the side.

Externally (Front)

The front of the property has an enclosed stone walled garden with picket fence/gate. There is a resin driveway leading to double wooden gates and further parking inside.

Externally (Rear)

The rear garden has been designed for easy maintenance and is laid mainly to lawn with a sea pebble patio area. There is also a greenhouse/potting shed, external double power socket, outside water tap and an oil tank is discreetly positioned behind the greenhouse.





6.25m x 3.45m (20'06 x 11'04)

Detached, with double access doors to the front from the driveway. Large side patio doors and two velux roof windows.

Internally the area is light and spacious with an open vaulted ceiling, a wood burning stove and built in shelving.

The workshop has upvc double glazed windows, several double power sockets and lights.


Additional Information

The property has the benefit of Solar Panels enjoying an annual income of £450 - £500.

The property is fully alarmed.

Council Tax

Band D

Marketed by Arrange viewing 01325 788959

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