Market Place, Bishop Auckland


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
FOR SALE VIA ONLINE AUCTION. Starting Bid £90,000. Terms and Conditions Apply.

A charming first floor APARTMENT with an abundance of retained ORIGINAL FEATURES which is located in an outstanding Grade ll listed building within Bishop Auckland's Market Place it is within close proximity to Auckland Castle and the new Welcome Tower. Accessed from a PRIVATE security gated entrance which allows OFF ROAD PARKING for one vehicle.

In brief the living accommodation comprises of Entrance hall, LOUNGE/DINER, fully fitted KITCHEN with breakfast bar seating, TWO BEDROOMS and bathroom. Kings Lodge has the added benefit of being within the TOWN CENTRE, which has a range of amenities including local shops, supermarkets, cafés, restaurants and public houses. There is also access to a substantial transport system allowing for access to not only the neighbouring towns and villages but to further afield places such as Darlington, Durham, and Newcastle.

Ground Floor

Communal Entrance

Accessed from the front of the building or the communal car park to the rear, stairs rise to the first floor and entrance of Flat 6.

First Floor

Entrance Hall

A wooden door leads into the entrance of the flat having wood effect laminate flooring, central heating radiator and doors to the rest of the living accommodation.


Fitted with a bespoke range of white high gloss base and wall mounted storage units, wood effect laminate work surfaces over and teal brick effect tiled splash backs. Integrated appliances include electric oven, induction hob and stainless steel extractor over, refrigerator and freezer, with space and plumbing for washing machine. A stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and wooden double glazed window above enjoying views over the private enclosed courtyard. There is a breakfast bar seating area if required. The central heating boiler can be found in this room.


5.92m x 3.53m (19'05 x 11'07 )

A glazed wooden door leads in to the lounge diner, having wood effect laminate flooring, two wooden double glazed windows with box storage seating below. A lovely focal point to the room is the wooden surround sat on granite hearth with ample space for a free standing electric fire. The current vendors use this space solely as a living room however there would be ample room for a dining table if required.

Inner Hallway

Allows access to a linen storage cupboard and the remainder of the property.

Bedroom Two

3.53m x 2.77m (11'07 x 9'01 )

Spacious and airy having wooden double glazed window, central heating radiator and fitted double wardrobe.

Bedroom One

3.18m x 4.62m (10'05 x 15'02 )

Bright and spacious having wooden double glazed window, central heating radiator, four door fitted wardrobes and access to an additional storage cupboard.

Family Bathroom

The family bathroom benefits form a four piece white suite comprising low level WC, wash hand basin, bidet and bath with shower over. This room has partially tiled walls in white with black decorative inner, wood effect flooring, chrome heated towel rail and ample room for additional bathroom storage.


There is a communal courtyard which can be used by all within the complex. There is a designated parking space for this property.

Maintenance Charges

It is understood from the current vendor that each property in the development (10 in total) contribute to the maintenance charges and make up the management committee. The sellers has stated that the maintenance charge is currently £90 per month and includes the building insurance, maintenance of the communal areas, court yard, external decoration and the management fee. Please seek further clarification of this from your legal representative.


The properties were converted in 1992, in which the 999 year lease started. Each property within the complex have a 10% share in the freehold. We advise that you seek further clarification from your solicitor.

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