6 bedroom character property for saleGalgate, Barnard Castle, County Durham
Offers Over £300,000
- Grade II Listed
- Six Bedrooms
- Three Reception Rooms
- En-suite Bedrooms
- B&B Potential
- Garage & Driveway
- Historic Market Town
- EPC (EER) E 47
An elegant Grade II Listed stone built property which was built by John Watson who also built the Bowes Museum. The property is situated in a popular location within the historic market town of Barnard Castle and offers three reception rooms, kitchen, utility, downstairs bathroom, six bedrooms over two floors (four of which have their own WC and shower), office and cellar with sauna. Externally there is a rear garden, front garden and a garage. EPC rating (EER) of E 47.
B&B History - 98 Galgate has been successfully ran as a B&B by the current owners for numerous years. Should a prospective purchaser be interested in the business side of the property, the vendors are willing to negotiate a sale to include furnishings of the B&B rooms. The four first floor bedrooms were used as B&B rooms, all of which have their own shower and WC.
Situation - Bishop Auckland 15 miles, Darlington 17 miles, Durham 25 miles, Newcastle upon Tyne 42 miles, A1 (M) 17 miles, Durham Tees Valley Airport 27 miles. Please note all distances are approximate. Centrally situated in the historic market town of Barnard Castle, this property provides easy access to the amenities within the town and its surrounding area. 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. The property lies within easy reach of the A66 and A1 (M) bringing many areas within commuting distance.
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 Leisure Centre.
Accomodation - Door leading to:
Entrance Porch - With a part glazed door leading to the hallway.
Hallway - Retaining a wealth of character, with a decorative archway, radiator, stairs leading to first floor and doors leading off to ground floor accommodation.
Lounge - 4.23m x 4.26m (13'11" x 14'0") - To the front elevation offering a secondary glazed bay window, open fire with decorative inlay and wooden surround, original built in bookcase and cupboards to each side of the chimney breast and radiator.
Dining Room - 4.23m x 3.65m (13'11" x 12'0") - To the rear elevation offering a secondary glazed window, decorative fire surround and radiator.
Inner Hallway - Including a secondary glazed window to the side elevation and doors leading to the cellar, storage cupboard and living room.
Sitting Room - 3.80m x 3.37m (12'6" x 11'1") - Including secondary glazed window to the side elevation, original built in wooden cupboards, radiator and a door leading to the kitchen.
Kitchen - 4.54m x 2.57m (14'11" x 8'5") - To the rear of the property offering double glazed window, floor tiles, fitted wooden wall and base units including a larder cupboard and carousel units, contoured work surface, tiled splashbacks, stainless steel sink with mixer tap and drainer, integral gas hob, integral electric cooker, integral extractor hood, integral plate warmer and door leading to the utility room.
Utility Room - 2.87m x 1.96m (9'5" x 6'5") - Offering secondary glazed window, lino flooring, fitted wall and base units, space for washing machine, space for dryer, space for fridge/freezer, door leading to the rear garden and door to the downstairs bathroom.
Downstairs Bathroom - Including obscure secondary window to the side elevation, non slip lino flooring, bath with shower over, WC, hand basin and tiled walls.
Half Landing - With stairs leading to first floor, door to bedroom one and door to the shower room used by the occupier of bedroom four.
Shower Room - Offering a shower cubicle, radiator and non slip lino flooring.
Bedroom One - 2.44m x 3.23m (8'0" x 10'7") - Offering a double glazed window to the side elevation, radiator, TV aerial point, access to the airing cupboard storing the water tank, access to the loft and a door leading to the en-suite.
En-Suite - Including obscured double glazed window to the side elevation, shower cubicle, WC, vanity hand wash basin, lino flooring, tiled walls and radiator.
First Floor Landing - With doors leading to:
Bedroom Two - 3.46m x 3.6m (11'4" x 11'10") - To the rear elevation offering double glazed window, radiator, TV aerial point and fitted units which incorporate a sink. Door leads off to the en-suite.
En-Suite - With non slip lino flooring, shower cubicle, partially tiled wales and WC.
Bedroom Three - 4.23m x 3.64m (13'11" x 11'11") - To the front elevation offering secondary glazed window, radiator, TV aerial point, fitted wardrobes, fitted sink and a door leading to the en-suite.
En-Suite - Including non slip lino flooring, shower cubicle, partially tiled walls and WC.
Bedroom Four - 3.04m x 2.11m (10'0" x 6'11") - Including secondary glazed window to the front elevation, radiator, TV aerial point and fitted cupboards with sink.
Wc - Including non slip lino flooring and wc. This is the WC for the occupier of bedroom four.
Second Floor Landing - With access to the attic via fitted loft ladders, access to storage cupboard and doors leading to the second floor accommodation. The attic houses the large water tank.
Bedroom Five - 4.20m x 3.65m (13'9" x 12'0") - Offering a double glazed window to the rear elevation, built in wooden wardrobes and radiator.
Bedroom Six - 4.25m x 3.46m (13'11" x 11'4") - Offering a double glazed window to the front elevation, TV aerial point and radiator.
Office - 3.06m x 2.12m (10'0" x 6'11") - To the front elevation with a velux window and radiator.
Wc - Including a WC, vanity hand wash basin, cupboard and fully tiled walls.
Cellar - With pine cladding to the walls, fitted table, shower cubicle and sauna. There is a door which accesses a storage room.
Rear Garden - The rear garden offers private lawned, planted and paved areas with space for seating and access to a garden shed.
Front Garden - 98 Galgate is set back from the main street of Galgate behind a paved and gravelled garden which includes walled boundaries and is currently rich in stunning colours of seasonal flowers.
Garage - A detached garage which is accessed from the side of the property. The garage has an up and over door along with an electricity supply.
Services - Mains electricity, water, drainage and gas. Gas 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 E.
Viewings - Strictly by appointment with GSC Grays Barnard Castle. Tel: 01833 637000.
Particulars - Particulars written and photographs taken September 2016.
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