4 bedroom character property for saleMarwood, Barnard Castle, County Durham
Under Offer £475,000
- Four Bedroom House
- Two Bedroom Cottage
- Well Presented
- Land Available Separately (if required)
- EPC (EER) F 35
New Broomielaw and The Bothy are both attractive Grade II Listed stone built properties offering superb accommodation. New Broomielaw has four double bedrooms and family bathroom, three reception rooms and breakfast kitchen. The Bothy has two double bedrooms, bathroom and an open plan lounge/kitchen and is currently trading as a holiday cottage, but with change of use could for example offer annex accommodation to the main house or a substantial home office suite. There is a walled front garden and a generous rear garden with hard standing for several cars. EPC F 35.
Situation & Amenities - New Broomielaw sits on the crossroads to Stainton Village and Kinninvie with an elevated position above Barnard Castle and enjoying superb views across open countryside to the south east and west, and adjoining open countryside to the north of the house. The property is well placed to serve the local area as a private residence, but also as a holiday destination it provides a gateway to explore the immediate and wider areas of the Pennine Dales. 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 and monthly farmers market. 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.
Accommodation - New Broomielaw - The farmhouse offers well presented and generous accommodation having been altered, improved and extended to provide a substantial and comfortable family house. The entrance hall, with original mosaic tiled floor, leads to the south facing sitting room with attractive double mantel fireplace and stripped and varnished flooring. The adjoining dining room features a cast iron solid fuel burner within stone surround and hearth, stripped floorboards and window to the front elevation. To the side and rear of the house is the kitchen and breakfast room. The kitchen has a well specified range of high gloss wall and base units with solid beech work surfaces incorporating a Franke one-and-a-half bowl sink unit and SMEG range cooker with hood over. The adjoining breakfast room has a window to the side and cast iron solid fuel burner. The rear door leads into the lobby with adjoining pantry and extends out to the hallway which provides additional cupboard space, utility area and separate shower room. A return staircase with delightful arched window leads to the first floor accommodation. There are four double bedrooms, three of which face to the front of the property and two having a range of fitted wardrobes and cupboards. The bathroom has a modern fitted four piece suite with a quadrant shower run from the mains valve.
The Bothy - This delightful Grade II Listed accommodation sold with the main house provides two ground floor double bedrooms with modern contemporary style bathroom, and staircase leading to the open plan lounge/kitchen to the first floor level. The open timber trusses and exposed stone wall add to the character of this self-contained living area which has aspects to the south and east side. The Bothy is a successful holiday cottage providing a useful secondary income and will be handed over as a going concern with all furnishings and any future bookings at the point of sale, unless this is not required. It could equally be used for example for annex accommodation to the main house or home office space (subject to obtaining the necessary consents, having been converted with a planning restriction for use as a holiday cottage).
Externally - Gardens - Total Plot Size Approximately 0.37 Acres. The house has a delightful south facing front garden, walled to two sides, with gateway leading to the front door. There is a separate access from Dent Gate Lane leading to the rear of the house and The Bothy. There is ample parking for several cars and extensive rear gardens.
Approximately 3.2 Acres Of Land - AVAILABLE BY SEPARATE NEGOTIATION.
There is a grassed paddock located to the rear of the property which totals approximately 3.2 acres and is available by separate negotiation, if required, to the purchaser of New Broomielaw.
Services - Mains water and electricity. Drainage is to septic tank. Oil fired central heating. Double and secondary glazing.
Tenure, Local Authority & Council Tax - The property is believed to be offered freehold with vacant possession on completion. Durham County Council Tel: 03000 260000. For Council Tax purposes the property is banded F.
Viewings - Strictly by appointment only via the Agents, GSC Grays
Tel: 01833 637000.
Wayleaves, Easements & Rights Of Way - New Broomielaw is sold subject to and with the benefits of all existing rights including rights of way, whether public or private, light, drainage, water and electricity supplies and all other rights, obligations, easements quasi easements and all wayleaves and covenants whether disclosed or not.
Directions - From GSC Grays office in Barnard Castle, head through town, turning left into Harmire Road (B6278) sign posted Middleton in Teesdale. Having passed GSK and the golf course, take the first right (sign posted Copley/Stainton) and proceed up the hill for just under 1 mile. At the crossroads head straight across, then more or less immediately turn through the second gate on your right to park. If using a Sat Nav, please note that the postcode (DL12 8RA) will take you about 200 meters west of New Broomielaw.
Additional Services - Valuations & Surveys - If you are looking to purchase a property, GSC Grays are able to offer a full range of valuation and survey reports in accordance with the guidelines of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). We offer a full range of products within the RICS Home Surveys family, i.e. The Homebuyer Report (HBR) and Building Survey. Please contact our Valuation & Survey Team on 01677 422400 for further information.
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