5 bedroom detached house for saleWhorlton, Barnard Castle, County Durham
- Unique Property
- Five Bedrooms
- Gardens, Driveway & Garage
- In Need of Modernisation
- Popular Village Location
- No Onward Chain
- EPC (EER) F 33
Hunters Lodge presents a unique opportunity to purchase an unusual and individually designed five bedroom detached property which is set in this very popular and sought after village. The property provides spacious accommodation set within mature grounds including a detached garage and driveway. NO ONWARD CHAIN. The property has an EPC rating (EER) of F 33.
Situation & Amenities - Situated above the River Tees within the delightful village of Whorlton is Hunters Lodge. Whorlton benefits from an extensive village green, a delightful public house, close proximity to the immediate countryside and the market town of Barnard Castle which is approximately 4 miles away. The historic town of Barnard Castle offers a wide range of amenities including national and local retailers, sports centre, state and private educational opportunities at both primary, secondary and sixth form level, a traditional weekly market, monthly farmers market and the renowned Bowes Museum. Darlington and Bishop Auckland are both within close proximity, while the cities of Newcastle, Durham, York and Leeds are also accessible. Educational opportunities (both comprehensive and private), can be found in Barnard Castle, Richmond and Darlington. Numerous golf courses can be found in the area, with courses near Barnard Castle, Bishop Auckland, Darlington and Durham. For horse racing enthusiasts, there are racecourses at Newcastle, Sedgefield, York and Hexham. Motorsport at Croft. Durham County Cricket Club hosts both international and national matches. Local theatres include Richmond, Darlington and Durham. For the commuter the A67, A66 and A1 (M) provide links with the major commercial areas of the North East. Many of the regions beauty spots are within driving distance including North Yorkshire, the Lake District, Northumberland and the East Coast. There are main line train stations at Darlington and Durham, with International Airports to be found at Newcastle and Leeds/Bradford.
Description - Hunters Lodge presents a unique opportunity to purchase an unusual and individually designed five bedroom detached property which is set in this ever popular and sought after village. The property provides spacious accommodation comprising: hallway, living room, dining room, kitchen, utility, side entrance porch/boiler room, downstairs WC, master bedroom with en-suite and dressing area, four bedrooms and family bathroom. Mature gardens sit to the front and sides of the property and lead down to the banks of a stream. A driveway provides off street parking and leads to a detached garage with workshop area to the rear.
Accommodation - Door leading to:
Hallway - A spacious entrance hallway with staircase rising to first floor, window to side, internal windows to living room, exposed brick wall and doors leading to:
Living Room - 8.38m x 5.66m (27'6" x 18'7") - A large character living room with windows to front and side aspects, sliding patio doors leading to terrace overlooking garden, feature brick arch, internal windows, brick open fireplace and glazed double doors leading to:
Dining Room - 3.68m x 3.03m (12'1" x 9'11") - With window to front overlooking garden beyond and door leading to the kitchen.
Kitchen - 3.68m x 3.60m (12'1" x 11'10") - With windows to side, range of fitted base and wall units, sink unit, central island providing additional storage, double electric cooker and ceramic hob, space for dishwasher, tiles to splash backs, tiles to floor and doors leading to the utility, living room and hallway
Utility - 3.68m x 2.19m (12'1" x 7'2") - With window to side, range of fitted base and wall units, plumbing for washing machine and door leading to boiler room.
Side Entrance Porch/Boiler Room - Housing the boiler and with door to exterior.
Downstairs Wc - Accessed off the hallway with window to rear, pedestal wash basin, WC and door giving access to storage cupboard.
Cloakroom - Accessed off the hallway is a cloakroom.
First Floor Landing - With window to rear and doors leading to:
Master Bedroom - 4.57m x 4.48m (15'0" x 14'8") - A master bedroom with window to side and steps down to attractive possible dressing area with window to front and side. Door leading to:
En-Suite - With window to side, bath with hand held shower over, WC and pedestal wash basin.
Bedroom Two - 4.57m x 3.35m (15'0" x 11'0") - A double bedroom with access to storage cupboard and two windows to front overlooking garden.
Bedroom Three - 4.55m x 4.00m (14'11" x 13'1") - A further double bedroom with window to front overlooking garden.
Bedroom Four - 4.16m x 3.20m (13'8" x 10'6") - A further double bedroom with two windows to rear.
Bedroom Five - 3.30m x 2.59m (10'10" x 8'6") - With window to side.
House Bathroom - With windows to side and rear aspects, bath, shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin and bidet.
Separate Wc - Including a window to side and WC.
Externally - Photograph showing the rear of the property below.
Cellar - Accessed from the side garden.
Gardens - The property enjoys grounds including sweeping lawns lowering down towards the stream, planted areas and mature trees.
Garage - 5.19m x 5.39m (17'0" x 17'8") - Detached garage with workshop area to the rear. The garage has power, light and an up and over door.
Driveway - The property has a privately owned drive which is accessed via a shared right of way from the village green. The privately owned drive leads to a parking area in front of the garage.
Services - Mains electricity, water and drainage. Oil fired central heating.
Tenure - The property is believed to be offered freehold with vacant possession on completion.
Local Authority - Durham County Council Tel: 03000 26 00 00.
Council Tax - For Council Tax purposes the property is banded G.
Viewings - Strictly by appointment with GSC Grays Barnard Castle. Tel: 01833 637000.
Particulars - Particulars written and photographs taken June 2015.
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