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4 bedroom terraced house for sale

53 Front Street, Stanhope, Bishop Auckland, County Durham

Offers Over £185,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

Spacious period mid-terraced home, set over three floors
• Potential for commercial/retail use, subject to the necessary consents • Flexible accommodation • 3/4 Bedrooms • 1/2 Living Rooms • Kitchen / Dining Room • Utility Room • Downstairs WC • Family Bathroom • Rear garden and yard • Detached single garage • Central town location • No onward chain

Stanhope is a thriving community at the heart of Weardale, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with easy access to surrounding countryside. It boasts all necessary facilities, such as doctors and dental surgeries, primary school, churches, cafes and restaurants, petrol station, and a number of local businesses. The nearest secondary school is at Wolsingham Comprehensive and Sixth Form College, which is 6 miles away, and pupils may also attend at Barnard Castle or Alston. Newcastle, Durham and Darlington are commutable by car in under an hour and have connections to national rail network. Newcastle International Airport is also just 31 miles away.

The Property
Henderson House is situated in the heart of Stanhope’s Front Street. This period property, dating back to the 1830s, is extremely spacious with accommodation over 3 floors, and retains a number of period features such as feature fireplaces, coving and a first floor oriel window.

A period wooden front door leads to the entrance vestibule. Entrance to the living room is via the facing partially glazed wooden door. The living room is of generous proportions, with a gas fire with marble surround and white mantel, and benefits from views to the front of the property.

To the rear of the lounge, a small step via French doors leads to the good sized kitchen/dining room, fitted with a range of base and wall mounted units, a built-in under counter fridge, a stainless steel sink and drainer and space for a freestanding cooker. There is ample space for a dining table and chairs and a useful storage space under the stairs.

A partially glazed wooden door leads through to a useful utility, room, plumbed for washing machine. An external door gives access to the rear yard. The utility room leads to the downstairs WC, which has a wash hand basin and is fully tiled.

Stairs from the living room provide access to the first floor accommodation with a landing area.

Straight ahead at the top of the stairs is a fully tiled 3 piece family bathroom, fitted with a modern white suite consisting of a WC, bath with shower over and wash hand basin.

The master bedroom, or living room two, to the front of the property is an extremely generous proportioned room with a feature fire place, coving and a deep oriel window providing a seating area overlooking Stanhope market place and castle, with distant valley views.

Bedroomthree/four is a good sized single / small double bedroom with views to the rear garden.

A staircase from the first floor landing leads up to the second floor. Bedroom two is to the front of the property and is another generously sized double room with a feature fire place and coving.

Bedroom three, is a further double bedroom located to the rear of the property and benefits from a fitted storage cupboard, feature fire place and view over the rear garden.

Property ref: 121_1601_3858263

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(EPC) EEC next to EIR 

Bedroom Two 
4.87m x 4.30m (16’ x 14’1”)

Bedroom Three 
3.38m x 4.30m (11’1” x 14’1”)

To the rear of the property there is a yard area with shared steps leading up to a quiet gravelled garden, which is open plan with the neighbouring property. The garden area has planted raised beds and 2 stone built storage sheds. There is a corrugated steel garage to the rear of the garden, accessed via car from a lane from the Front Street, and pedestrian access via gate from the rear of the garden.

- The property has recently been fitted with a brand new combi boiler and full gas central heating, as well as new carpets and flooring.
- Possibility to revert back to retail use, subject to necessary planning consents.

From Wolsingham head westwards on the A689 through Frosterley and into Stanhope proceeding to the town centre. The property can be found on the right hand side next door to Barclays Bank.

Living Room 
4.73m x 4.30m (15’6” x 14’1” max)

Kitchen/Dining room 
4.32m x 3.37m (14’2” x 11’1”)

Utility Room 
2.37m x 1.81m (7’9” x 5’11”)

Bedroom One/ Living Room Two 
4.69m x 4.30m (15’5” x 14’1”)

Bedroom Three/Four 
4.33m x 2.65m (14’2” x 8’8”)

3.39m x 1.81m (11’1” x 5’11”)

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
25 August 2015


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