Galgate, Barnard Castle
£275,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
An opportunity to purchase an attractive, stone built town house, situated along the highly sought after road of Galgate within Barnard Castle. This superb home offers spacious accommodation throughout including two reception rooms, a dining kitchen and utility to the ground floor, four bedrooms and a bathroom to the first floor as well as a substantial attic room which could be utilised as a fifth bedroom (subject to necessary consents). Dulwich House has retained a number of character features including, high ceilings, cornicing details, bay and sash windows, period staircases, tiles and doors. Externally, the property is approached through stone pillars with walled and wrought iron fenced boundaries and a substantial flower bed to the front of this handsome home. To the rear there are private walled gardens with hardstanding seating areas and lawns, as well as a detached garage. Available with no onward chain, this home would benefit from modernisation throughout.

Situation & Amenities

Bishop Auckland 15 miles, Darlington 16 miles, Durham 25 miles, Newcastle upon Tyne 42 miles, A1(M) 15 miles. Tees Valley Airport 22 miles. Please note all distances are approximate.

The market town of Barnard Castle offers a wide variety of amenities including independent and national shops, supermarkets, cafes and eateries. There are also a number of independent gift shops, butchers and bakers in the locality, as well as attractions including The Bowes Museum and The Castle. There are a number of nurseries, primary and secondary schools available within Barnard Castle and the surrounding areas. Darlington and Bishop Auckland are both within close proximity, while the cities of Newcastle, Durham, York and Leeds also easily accessible. The property lies within easy reach of the A66 and A1(M) bringing many areas within easy commuting distance.

Description

An opportunity to purchase an attractive, stone built town house, situated along the highly sought after road of Galgate within Barnard Castle. This superb home offers spacious accommodation throughout including two reception rooms, a dining kitchen and utility to the ground floor, four bedrooms and a bathroom to the first floor as well as a substantial attic room which could be utilised as a fifth bedroom (subject to necessary consents). Dulwich House has retained a number of character features including, high ceilings, cornicing details, bay and sash windows, period staircases, tiles and doors. Externally, the property is approached through stone pillars with walled and wrought iron fenced boundaries and a substantial flower bed to the front of this handsome home. To the rear there are private walled gardens with hardstanding seating areas and lawns, as well as a detached garage. Available with no onward chain, this home would benefit from modernisation throughout.

Accommodation

Steps lead up to a partially glazed front door into the entrance porch.

Entrance Porch

With a partially glazed period door leading into the entrance hallway, period floor tiles, dado rail and cornicing detail.

Entrance Hallway

With doors leading to the living accommodation. A period staircase to the first floor, cornicing details, alcove and a radiator.

Sitting Room

A bay window overlooking the front gardens and towards Galgate with sash windows, cornicing detail, fireplace with tiled hearth and surround, alcove and a radiator.

Dining Room

A window overlooking the rear gardens, gas fireplace (currently disconnected), cornicing detail and a radiator.

Breakfast Kitchen

A range of wall and base units with wood effect frontage and granite effect worksurfaces, a four ring gas hob and a fitted fan oven, stainless steel sink with mixer tap and drainer, tiled splashbacks, space for a dining table, three windows to the side, door leading to an understairs storage cupboard, fitted storage cupboard and a radiator. Door leading into the utility room.

Utility Room

A window to the rear and side, door leading to the rear gardens and a ground floor low level WC.

First and Secondary Landing

The first landing has doors leading to bedroom three and the house bathroom, sash window with original glass to the side and a door to the airing cupboard. A roof light and stairs leading to the secondary landing. Secondary landing with doors leading to bedrooms one, two and four. Door leading to the second floor and an under stairs storage cupboard.

Bedroom One

A double bedroom with a window overlooking the rear gardens, cornicing detail, alcove shelving and a radiator.

Bedroom Two

A double bedroom with windows to the front and cornicing detail.

Bedroom Three

A double bedroom with a window to the rear and a radiator.

Bedroom Four

A single bedroom with a window to the front and a radiator.

House Bathroom

A white suite comprising a panelled bath with shower above, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, two frosted glazed windows to the side and a radiator.

Second Floor

A staircase leads up to the second floor with a period spindle staircase, sky light and a door leading into the attic room/potential bedroom five.

Attic Room

A sash window to the front with windows either side overlooking Galgate, exposed timber floorboards and eaves storage. This room has the potential to be utilised as a fifth bedroom (subject to relevant consents).

Externally

The property is approached via stone steps and traditional stone pillars with stone wall and wrought iron boundaries. There is a front garden which is currently a substantial flower bed. To the rear of the property there is a hardstanding patio area and lawned gardens with a paved pathway leading up to steps to an additional raised seating area and access to the garage and rear lane. The main garden also has a substantial flower bed with stone walled boundaries. Garage with an up and over door and pedestrian access into the garden. There is a timber gate leading out to the rear lane which is accessed via Montalbo Road.

Tenure

The property is believed to be offered freehold with vacant possession on completion.

Local Authority and Council Tax

Durham County Council Tel: 03000 26 00 00.

For Council Tax purposes the property is banded D.

Particulars

Particulars written in February 2022.

Photographs taken in February 2022.

Services and Other Information

Mains electricity, gas and drainage, and water are connected. Gas fired central heating. The majority of the windows are double glazed.

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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