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2 bedroom flat for sale

Market Place, Bishop Auckland, DL14

Sold STC £115,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Two Bedroom Apartment
  • Central Location
  • Parking
  • Castle Views
  • Full Of Character
  • EPC Exempt

Full description

This property is an exciting opportunity for a variety of people looking for a home with character, fantastic living accommodation, in a central location and a versatile property that is full of charm! **

This delightful two bedroom apartment featuring views overlooking Auckland Castle and the Town Hall. The apartment is set in the beautiful Grade II Listed period property 'Kings Lodge' in a conservation area located in Bishop Auckland, market place, just a stroll away from the local market, shops and a multitude of bars and restaurants. Internally the accommodation offers stylish living space with a generous lounge/dining room featuring the buildings original beams making a tasteful mixture of old and new. A viewing is essential to appreciate the size of the property and to fully appreciate the views and extensive natural light the space offers. Ground Rental £70 PCM which covers the communal areas and building insurance.

Agents Notes

This property is exempt for a EPC

Entrance Hall 4' 3" x 8' 2" (1.3m x 2.5m )

The main entrance to Kings Lodge is a secure door to the rear of the building where access can be gained for apartments owners to the communal area. The apartment is located to the top floor of the building, leading from a wide, spacious staircases. The front door of the apartment leads inside to the hallway, featuring the original beams set in the slopped ceiling and solid oak flooring.
There is a cellar that can be accessed from the ground floor; it can be used for storage, the gas/electric meters for all of the apartments are located here.

Lounge / Dining Room 19' 4" x 17' 1" (5.9m x 5.2m )

Leading from the entrance hall is a generous lounge/dining room, a beautiful focal point are the original beams featured in the eves of the roof. To the centre of the room is a coal effect gas open grate fire with a feature brick floor to ceiling fire surround. The flooring throughout the room is solid oak, leading to the hallway which provides access to the bedrooms, kitchen and bathroom.

Windows are set within the slopped ceiling and there is also a dormer style Georgian window to the front of the property with views of the market place. A Storage cupboard fitted with the boiler and space for a washing machine. In the lounge are central heating radiator and TV and telephone points.

Kitchen 8' 6" x 6' 7" (2.6m x 2m )

Featuring a range of wall and base units, worktop space and storage with stylish display lighting. The floor is tiled, the walls are part tiled, featured is also a 4 ring gas hob, there is space for a fridge freezer. One outstanding feature about the kitchen is the box dormer style Georgian window featuring views of Auckland Castle and the roof tops of buildings surrounding Kings Lodge. Natural light cascades through the apartment making it feel open and airy.

Bathroom 7' 11" x 4' 7" (2.4m x 1.4m )

From the hallway is the family bathroom, with panel bath with fitted shower head, low level flush toilet and hand wash basin. There is a dormer style Georgian window, the walls are part tiled and the flooring is lino.

Master Bedroom 7' 7" x 15' 1" (2.3m x 4.6m )

With a roof window and a Georgian style window with fire escape access, the master bedroom has space for a double bed. There are two generous storage cupboards and the apartment maintains its character with the original beams.

Bedroom 8' 2" x 7' 11" (2.5m x 2.4m )

To the centre of the room is a box dormer style Georgian window, there is a storage cupboard, carpeted floor and a radiator.


Externally the property is impressive, stone built and grade II listed. There is a front door and Georgian style windows, an archway with private access gate, opened by individual remote controls. The archway leads to the rear courtyard which accommodates assigned parking facilities and patio areas to relax.


We endeavour to make our sales particulars accurate and reliable, however, they do not constitute or form part of an offer or any contract and none is to be relied upon as statements of representation or fact. Any services, systems and appliances listed in this specification have not been tested by us and no guarantee as to their operating ability or efficiency is given. All measurements have been taken as a guide to prospective buyers only, and are not precise. Please be advised that some of the particulars may be awaiting vendor approval. If you require clarification or further information on any points, please contact us, especially if you are traveling some distance to view. Fixtures and fittings other than those mentioned are to be agreed with the seller.


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Added on Rightmove:
10 September 2016


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