Gill Lane, Startforth, Barnard Castle
£285,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3
A three bedroom, detached property, occupying an elevated position with superb views towards The Castle, St Mary's Church, The River and Barnard Castle Town. The property has been well maintained by the current owner and offers the new purchaser flexible living accommodation with a generous sized living room, dining area, kitchen and bedroom three/ study to the ground floor and WC. To the first floor there are two double bedrooms and a house bathroom. Externally, the property enjoys a generously sized plot with well maintained gardens both front and rear, along with a variety of elevated patio and gravelled seating areas to enjoy the views. Finally, the property offers off road parking for several vehicles and a garage. Offered to the market with no onward chain, some modernisation required.

Situation & Amenities

Barnard Castle town centre 0.7 miles, Richmond 16 miles, Bishop Auckland 16 miles, Darlington 17 miles, Durham 26 miles (please note all distances are approximate).The property is located in the sought after village of Startforth, west of the historic and popular market town of Barnard Castle. 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. 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

A three bedroom, detached property, occupying an elevated position with superb views towards The Castle, St Mary's Church, The River and Barnard Castle Town. The property has been well maintained by the current owner and offers the new purchaser flexible living accommodation with a generous sized living room, dining area, kitchen and bedroom three/ study to the ground floor and WC. To the first floor there are two double bedrooms and a house bathroom. Externally, the property enjoys a generously sized plot with well maintained gardens both front and rear, along with a variety of elevated patio and gravelled seating areas to enjoy the views. Finally, the property offers off road parking for several vehicles and a garage. Offered to the market with no onward chain, some modernisation required.

Accommodation

A partially glazed front door leads into the entrance hallway.

Entrance Hallway

With doors leading off to the living room, dining area, kitchen and bedroom three/study, stairs leading to the first floor, cornicing detail, dado rail and radiator.

Kitchen

A good range of wall and base units with white frontage and granite effect worksurfaces, 1 1/2 sink unit with mixer tap and drainer, a four ring ceramic hob and fan oven with stainless steel extractor hood above, space for a washing machine and space for a dishwasher, breakfast bar area, tiled splashbacks, serving hatch, two windows to the side overlooking the rear gardens with a view of the Castle, a partially glazed door leading into the rear porch, wood effect flooring, cornicing detail and radiator.

Living Room

With dual aspect over the front and rear gardens, gas effect fire with a granite hearth and stone surround, archway leading through into the dining room, cornicing detail and a radiator.

Dining Room

With a window overlooking the rear garden and views towards The Castle, serving hatch, cornicing detail and radiator.

Bedroom Three/Study

A double bedroom with dual aspect windows to the front and side, cornicing detail and radiator.

Rear Porch

With partially glazed door leading out to the rear gardens, a useful storage cupboard, door leading to the ground floor WC and a frosted glazed window to the rear.

WC

With a low level WC, frosted glazed window to the rear and wall mounted electric heater.

First Floor Landing

With doors leading to bedrooms one and two, house bathroom and useful storage cupboard housing the combi-boiler and loft access.

Bedroom One

A double bedroom with a window to the side, two walk-in cupboards into the eaves providing a good amount of storage and radiator.

Bedroom Two

A double bedroom with a window to the side showcasing superb views over and towards Barnard Castle, The Castle and the river. A good range of fitted wardrobes and storage into the eaves and a radiator.

House Bathroom

Three piece suite comprising a panelled bath with shower above, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, tiled walls, frosted glazed window to the rear and a radiator.

Externally

The property is approached through wrought iron gates and walled boundaries with a paved pathway and steps leading up to the front door. A paved path leads around the perimeter of the property. There is a hardstanding driveway with wrought iron gates providing off-street parking for three vehicles leading up to the garage. The front and side gardens are mainly laid to lawn with flower beds housing a variety of mature shrubs and planting. There is access to the rear garden through a timber fence and gate. A generously sized garden which is mainly laid to lawn with various patio and paved seating spaces, as well as a lowered hardstanding area. There is a raised gravelled seating area which enables further enjoyment of the views towards Barnard Castle, The Castle and the river. There are timber fenced boundaries, a variety of mature shrubs and planting within flower beds and a gate leading around to the driveway.

Garage

A detached garage with an up and over door, frosted glazed window to the side, light and power connected.

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.

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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