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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Chapel Row, Middleton-in-Teesdale

Offers in Region of £625,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Six Bedrooms
  • Accommodation Over Three Floors
  • Grade II Listed
  • Spacious Accommodation
  • Original Features
  • Contemporary Living
  • Original Character

Full description

Springfield House offers the discerning purchaser an unusual opportunity to purchase a Grade II Listed Chapel Conversion which combines original character with contemporary living to great effect, situated in a rural village in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The property, which dates back to the late 1800s, has been extensively refurbished by the current owners who have created a spacious and characterful six bedroom home, which successfully provides ample space for open plan entertaining/socialising on three floors, family accommodation and work life balance. Offering over 6500 square feet of accommodation, Springfield House retains many original features including stained glass windows throughout and an ornate ceiling with plaster work to the striking second floor open plan entertainment area. There is solid oak flooring throughout the main living areas within the property and the majority of rooms are fitted with both telephone and TV/satellite aerial points, Ethernet network throughout and wiring for a house music system.

Description

Springfield House offers the discerning purchaser an unusual opportunity to purchase a Grade II Listed Chapel Conversion which combines original character with contemporary living to great effect, situated in a rural village in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The property, which dates back to the late 1800s, has been extensively refurbished by the current owners who have created a spacious and characterful six bedroom home, which successfully provides ample space for open plan entertaining/socialising on three floors, family accommodation and work life balance.

Offering over 6500 square feet of accommodation, Springfield House retains many original features including stained glass windows throughout and an ornate ceiling with plaster work to the striking second floor open plan entertainment area. There is solid oak flooring throughout the main living areas within the property and the majority of rooms are fitted with both telephone and TV/satellite aerial points, Ethernet network throughout and wiring for a house music system.

Ground Floor Accommodation

Accessed via the impressive double wooden doors beneath an attractive stone portico, the main reception hall conveys the elegance of a bygone era with an imposing staircase and stained glass windows and provides access to the open plan living/dining/kitchen area, a double bedroom, sauna/shower room, downstairs WC, cloaks cupboard and a second internal staircase.

The open plan living/dining/kitchen area is a striking space with arched stained glass windows to either aspect allowing natural light to flood the space. The kitchen area is well equipped with an excellent range of contemporary wooden base units with granite worksurfaces over. A breakfast bar area, again with granite worksurface houses the electric hob with stainless steel hood over and provides additional storage. There are a range of integral applicances including two stainless steel ovens, combi-microwave, grill and dishwasher. A contemporary solid wood and metal open staircase leads to the first floor bedroom accommodation. A spacious utility room and pantry, accessed via an unusual, listed, curved door are located off the kitchen area. The utility room, again with arched stained glass window, has a good range of fitted units and houses the oil central heating boiler. In addition there is plumbing for an automatic washing machine and an external door provides access to the side of Springfield House. The walk-in pantry has ample fitted shelving. A study/playroom, again with listed curved door and arched stained glass window, is also accessed from the main living area.

The ground floor bedroom, accessed from the main reception hall, has arched stained glass windows to the side and front aspects, decorative internal round stained glass windows and provides access to the en-suite shower room and sauna.

First Floor Accommodation

The first floor landing, again with contemporary solid wood and metal open staircase leading to the second floor and with solid oak flooring, provides access to the master bedroom, three further double bedrooms and house bathroom.

All four bedrooms on this floor benefit from solid oak flooring, telephone and TV aerial and network points and glazed doors leading to internal Juliet balconies and glazed internal windows take advantage of the flow of natural light. Fitted wardrobes in each bedroom provide ample storage.

The master bedroom has the benefit of a large en-suite bathroom with both bath and shower cubicle, Travertine marble tiling to the walls and floor, under-floor heating and access to the dressing room, with a good range of fitted wardrobes, drawers and dressing table area with mirror.

The spacious house bathroom has both bath and shower cubicle, Travertine marble tiles to floor and part walls and under-floor heating.

Second Floor

Staircases at either end of Springfield House provide access to the stunning open plan entertainment/family area on the second floor. Eight arched stained glass windows to either side of the area again allow natural light to flow, with the added benefit of providing striking views across the rooftops to countryside beyond. The original ornate ceiling and plasterwork add period character to this multi-purpose space, which currently houses a games area, home cinema area, two additional seating areas with multi-fuel stoves set in limestone fire surrounds and bar area with fitted floor units, built-in dishwasher and fridge and granite worksurfaces.

Solid oak flooring runs throughout with glazed floor panels adding a contemporary twist and further enhancing the flow of natural light between the first and second floor accommodation. The second floor landing, with arched stain glass window and solid oak flooring also provides access to the fifth double bedroom, (with en-suite shower room),which is currently utilised as an office. This room, with five arched stained glass windows to the front and side aspects is flooded with natural light throughout the day. The spacious en-suite shower room has the benefit of under-floor heating, ceramic tiling to floor and part walls and arched stained glass window to the front.

The extensive boarded attic area (2000 sq ft) is accessed via bedroom five and has a ready made pully system installed to assist with utilising the space for storage.

Externally

To the front of the property there is a south facing lawned garden enclosed by a stone wall with ornamental iron railings and hedging. A gravelled path leads to stone entrance steps and to the side of Springfield House.

Tenure

The property is believed to be offered Freehold with Vacant Possession upon Completion.

Local Authority

Durham County Council Tel: 01833 690000

Council Tax

For Council Tax purposes the property is banded E.

Viewings

Strictly by appointment only via the Agents GSC Grays Tel: 01833 637000.

Services

Oil-fired central heating. Mains services include: electricity, water and sewerage. Alarm system fitted. Wiring to all key rooms for music, network, satellite and telephone.

Situation & Amenities

Barnard Castle 10 miles, Bishop Auckland 23 miles, Darlington 31 miles, Durham 35 miles, Penrith 36 miles, Newcastle 50 miles, Harrogate 60 miles, York 70 miles, A1 (M) 23 miles, Durham Tees Valley Airport 36 miles. All distances are approximate. Middleton-in-Teesdale is the main centre for Upper Teesdale in the North Pennines, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Much of the village has been designated a conservation area so the houses and shops retain much of their original character.

Primary school for the village and surrounding area at Middleton-in-Teesdale, state secondary school with sixth form, public school and prep school at Barnard Castle. Theatres at Darlington and Richmond. Horse racing at York, Sedgefield, Catterick, Ripon and Wetherby. Motor sport at Croft. Golf at Barnard Castle, Richmond, Darlington and Headlam. Teesdale and the Yorkshire Dales National Park providing picturesque landscape for outdoor activities.

Particulars

Particulars written June 2011. Photographs taken June 2011. Internal panoramic image taken Autumn 2009.

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GSC Grays, Barnard Castle

12 The Bank, Barnard Castle, DL12 8PQ

01833 319001 Local call rate

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