Wesley Terrace, Barnard Castle
£499,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
A stunning, stone built property situated within a highly sought after location overlooking The Demesnes. This Grade II Listed property has spacious living accommodation throughout, with two reception rooms, breakfast kitchen with AGA, ground floor bathroom and boot room, as well as four double bedrooms and a shower room to the first floor. Chapel House offers an array of characterful features throughout, including sash windows with traditional wooden shutters, window seats, cornicing and ceiling rose details, period style spindle staircase with half landing, period style wooden and tiled floorings, as well as an attractive sandstone exterior. The main low maintenance garden is situated to the front of the property with high stone walled boundaries and a wrought iron gate to access the low maintenance and private, stone paved seating area. The garden is well stocked with a good variety of mature plants and box ball hedging lining the pathway leading up to the front door. This handsome home is ideal for those looking for a central location within this sought after market town and good access to both amenities and countryside walks alike.

Situation and Amenities

Darlington town centre 16 miles, Durham 25 miles, Newcastle upon Tyne 42 miles, Leeds 70 miles, (please note all distances are approximate).

Overlooking the Demesnes, the property is situated in the heart of the popular and historic market town of Barnard Castle. With a good range of amenities including a wide variety of independent and national retailers, several public houses, restaurants and supermarkets. Barnard Castle also offers various schooling options at nursery, primary and secondary levels, including Barnard Castle School. There are also a superb range of recreational activities, with walks, bridleways and cycling routes and the well renowned Bowes Museum also on the doorstep. The property is ideally located with great access links to both the A1 (M) and A66 for commuting across the region and a mainline railway at Darlington and Durham, with International Airports to be found at Newcastle and Leeds/Bradford. The property lies within easy reach of the A66 and A1(M) bringing many areas within commuting distance.

Accommodation

A solid front door leads into the entrance porch.

Entrance Porch

With a partially glazed door leading into the entrance hallway, dado rail, cornicing detail and tiled flooring.

Entrance Hallway

With period style doors leading to the ground floor living accommodation, cornicing detail, dado rail, door leading to the cellar/understairs storage cupboard and period spindle staircase leading up to the first floor.

Sitting Room

Offering a dual aspect with sash windows and period shutters overlooking the gardens and Demesnes. A gas feature, cast iron fireplace with stone surround and hearth, ceiling rose and cornicing detail.

Dining Room

A sash window overlooking the garden, with period shutters, ceiling rose, cornicing detail, exposed timber flooring and two alcoves.

Dining Kitchen

A good range of wall and base units with wood effect frontage and solid wood worksurfaces, gas fired Aga, separate two ring gas hob and double Bosch oven, space for a fridge/freezer, 1 1/2 stainless steel sink, with mixer tap and drainer and tiled splashbacks. A dual aspect with windows to the rear and side, storage cupboard, dado rail, tiled flooring and space for a dining table.

Ground Floor Bathroom

A white suite comprising a panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin and a low level WC, partially tiled walls and a door leading to a laundry cupboard which has plumbing for a washing machine.

Boot Room

A useful space with a good range of storage cupboards, a door leading out to the rear and wood effect flooring.

First Floor Landing

There is a half landing with stairs leading to bedroom three and continues up to the main, spacious landing with a roof light, cornicing detail and dado rail. The main landing has doors leading to three further bedrooms and the shower room.

Master Bedroom

A substantial double bedroom, offering a dual aspect with sash windows looking over the Demesnes and the main garden, window seats and cornicing detail.

Bedroom Two

A double bedroom with a sash window overlooking the garden, cornicing detail and fitted book shelves.

Bedroom Three

A double bedroom with a dual aspect, sash windows to the side and rear, good range of fitted wardrobes and storage, dado rail and exposed beams.

Bedroom Four

A double bedroom with sash windows to the side and rear and a laundry cupboard.

House Shower Room

With a step-in shower, bidet, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, tiled walls, extractor fan, heated towel rail and a frosted glazed window to the rear.

Externally

To the front of the property there is an attractive stone walled garden with stone paving and well stocked flower beds and borders housing a variety of mature shrubs and planting. The garden is accessed through a wrought iron gate with box ball hedging lining the pathway leading up to stone steps and the front door. There is ample space for seating areas to enjoy Al fresco dining. There is also an external water tap. To the rear of the property, there is an area for bin storage or additional seating, if desired.

Agents Note

We understand there is a right of access across the gravelled driveway to the rear which separates the bin storage space and Chapel House, however, this area is not within the title of the property.

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 E.

Particulars

Particulars written in May 2022.

Photographs taken in May 2022.

Services and Other Information

Mains electricity, gas and drainage, and water are connected. Gas fired central heating.

01833 908027

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