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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Greta Bridge, Barnard Castle, County Durham

Under Offer £360,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II Listed
  • Characterful Property
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Stunning Gardens
  • Countryside Views
  • 1 Acre Paddock
  • Workshop & Driveway
  • EPC (EER) F 32

Full description

Set within beautiful grounds which boast stunning countryside views, this Grade II Listed property offers a dining kitchen, sitting room and utility to the ground floor and a master bedroom with en-suite, three further bedrooms and a house bathroom to the first floor. Externally the property enjoys stunning gardens, workshop/garage, driveway and a paddock which totals approximately 1 acre. The property has an EPC rating (EER) of F 32.

Situation - Greta Bridge straddles the A66 lying to the South East of Barnard Castle. The towns of Darlington and Bishop Auckland are both within close proximity, while the cities of Newcastle, Durham, York and Leeds also easily accessible. There are main line train stations at Darlington and Durham, with International Airports to be found at Newcastle and Leeds/Bradford.

Amenities - Located within picturesque Teesdale, with the Yorkshire Dales National Park also easily accessible. There are a number of nurseries, primary and secondary schools in Barnard Castle including Barnard Castle School and Teesdale School. Barnard Castle is a market town with a large range of retail shops, a Post Office, a Doctors Surgery, eating places and sporting facilities including a Golf course and Leisure Centre. The property adjoins the A66 whilst the A1(M) is within easy reach bringing many areas within commuting distance.

Description - Greenbrough House lies within a hamlet and is set within beautiful grounds benefitting from stunning countryside views. The Grade II Listed property has accommodation briefly comprising: dining kitchen, sitting room, utility, first floor landing, master bedroom with en-suite, three further bedrooms, house bathroom and cellar. Externally there is a workshop/garage, driveway, stunning grounds and a paddock which totals approximately 1 acre.

Accommodation - Original wooden door leading to:

Dining Kitchen - 4.36m x 4.27m (14'4" x 14'0") - A characterful room which has a sliding sash window with wooden shutters to the front elevation, further window to the side elevation, four oven AGA set in exposed chimney breast, wooden beamed ceiling, exposed wooden flooring, radiator, fitted oak wall and base units, granite work surface, integral dishwasher, integral fridge, belfast sink, stone stairs rising to first floor and lowering to the cellar. Doors leading to the sitting room and utility.

Kitchen Area - 2.15m x 2.61m (7'1" x 8'7") - Photograph showing the kitchen area below.

Sitting Room - 7.89m x 3.32m (25'11" x 10'11") - A well presented reception room which extends from the front of the property to the rear and boasts a multi fuel stove set on a stone hearth and surround which creates a focal point, four radiators, coving to ceiling, secondary glazed Everest bay window to the rear elevation looking onto the orchard and sliding sash window with wooden shutters to the front elevation overlooking the meticulously maintained garden.

Utility/Boot Room - 2.99m x 2.09m (9'10" x 6'10") - Offering fitted base units, contoured work surface, space for upright fridge/freezer, tiled flooring, radiator, two windows to dual aspects and stable door to exterior.

First Floor Landing - With access to attic space and doors leading to:

Bedroom One - 3.59m x 3.24m (11'9" x 10'8") - The master bedroom which benefits from en-suite facilities. With sliding sash window with wooden shutters to the front elevation providing elevated countryside views, fitted wardrobe with sliding mirrored doors, radiator and door to the en-suite.

En-Suite - Including a shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, radiator, tiled flooring with underfloor heating and part tiled walls.

Bedroom Two - 4.79m x 2.73m (15'9" x 8'11") - Offering a beautiful secondary glazed Everest bay window to the rear elevation, fitted wardrobe with sliding door and radiator.

Bedroom Three - 3.72m x 3.30m (12'2" x 10'10") - To the front elevation with sliding sash window with wooden shutters, fitted wardrobe with sliding door and radiator.

Bedroom Four - 2.97m x 2.03m (9'9" x 6'8") - Currently used as a study with window to the rear elevation and radiator.

Bathroom - Including a jacuzzi bath with hand held shower over, hand wash basin with vanity unit below, WC, window to the side elevation, radiator, part tiled walls and tiled flooring with underfloor heating.

Cellar Room One - The cellar can be accessed from the dining kitchen and the exterior of the property. The first room includes space and plumbing for two washing machines and provides access to the boiler.

Cellar Room Two - Suitable for storage.

Externally -

Gardens - The extensive and established gardens lie to the east, south and west of the property providing lawned areas, patios, mature trees, shrubbery providing all year round colour, an orchard, vegetable garden and fruit cage.

Driveway - The property is approached via a wrought iron gated entrance which leads into a gravelled driveway.

Workshop/Garage - 7.30m x 5.41m (23'11" x 17'9") - A timber constructed workshop with double opening doors, electricity supply and lighting.

Paddock - Totals approximately 1 acre (0.40 hectares) and has hedged and fenced boundaries, water supply, two field shelters and access to a dog kennel with run.

Services - Mains water and electricity. Drainage is to a septic tank. Oil fired central heating.

Directions - From GSC Grays office in Barnard Castle proceed up the bank and turn right at the market cross round-a-bout to proceed along Newgate. Follow the road for approximately 1 mile heading out of town. Turn right and continue on this road proceeding through a set of traffic lights and over Abbey bridge. Remain on the road for approximately 1 mile after Abbey bridge and then head East on the A66. Remain on the A66 for approximately 2 miles. Take the first left hand turn (approximately 0.9 miles) after Thorpe Farm Centre. The subject property is identified with a GSC Grays 'for sale' board which is attached to the fence of the paddock. Turn left onto the roman road after leaving the A66. Greenbrough House is reached after approximately 0.2 miles of travelling along the roman road.

Local Authority - Durham County Council Tel: 03000 26 00 00.

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

Council Tax - For Council Tax purposes the property is banded F.

Viewings - Strictly by appointment with GSC Grays Barnard Castle. Tel: 01833 637000.

Particulars - Particulars written and photographs taken June 2015.

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