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4 bedroom character property for sale

Greta Bridge, Barnard Castle, County Durham

Offers in Region of £395,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II Listed
  • Four/Five Bedrooms
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Byre & Outbuilding
  • Front & Rear Gardens
  • Gravelled Driveway
  • EPC (EER) E 42

Full description

Rokeby House is a four/five bedroom Grade II Listed family home which is conveniently located to access Barnard Castle and Richmond. The property boasts excellent sized gardens along with a stone built outbuilding, two storey byre and generous internal accommodation. EPC rating (EER) E 42.

Situation & Amenities - Barnard Castle 3.5 miles, Richmond 11 miles, Darlington 18 miles, Northallerton 27 miles, Durham 39 miles, Newcastle 52 miles, A1(M) 9 miles. Please note that all distances are approximate. Nearby Barnard Castle has many facilities, with both recognised and local retailers, Post Office and a number of primary and secondary schools, including Barnard Castle and Teesdale. 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.

Description - Rokeby House is a four/five bedroom Grade II Listed characterful family property which enjoys a convenient location in Greta Bridge. The property was previously two dwellings: the estate office and the police house and still retains flexibility of use with its two staircases. The property has accommodation briefly comprising: entrance porch, hallway, sitting room, two utility rooms, office, dining room, kitchen, living room, rear entrance hall, shower room, first floor landing, double bedroom with en-suite, two further double bedrooms, one single bedroom, laundry room/bedroom five and a house bathroom. Externally there are front and rear gardens, driveway, stone built outbuilding and a two storey stone built byre.

Accommodation - Door leading to the entrance porch.

Entrance Porch - With tiled flooring and door leading to the hallway.

Hallway - Including a radiator, stairs rising to the first floor and doors leading off to the ground floor accommodation.

Sitting Room - 4.41m x 4.72m (14'6" x 15'6") - A formal room including windows to dual aspects, multi fuel stove, radiator and fitted book shelving with storage below.

Hallway/Cloak Area - Give access to the two former cells and providing storage.

Cell One/Utility Room Two - With fitted units, sink with mixer tap and drainer, access to boiler, space and plumbing for washing machine, obscure glazed window to the entrance porch, cell window, original cell door, radiator and tiled flooring.

Cell Two/Office - 2.91m x 1.90m (9'7" x 6'3") - Offering an obscure glazed window to the side elevation, cell window, original cell door, radiator and tiled flooring.

Rear Porch - Accessed from the main hallway with door opening to the rear garden.

Dining Room - 4.57m x 4.59m (15'0" x 15'1") - A good sized room with window to the front elevation, fitted wall and base units with granite effect work surface over, radiator, three oven electric dual control AGA and an opening leading to the kitchen.

Kitchen - 1.82m x 3.51m (6'0" x 11'6") - To the rear of the property with a variety of fitted wall and base units, contoured work surface, tiled splashbacks, stainless steel sink with mixer tap and drainer, integral electric oven, integral electric hob, integral dishwasher, space for fridge, vinyl flooring and window overlooking the rear garden.

Living Room - 4.56m x 5.13m (15'0" x 16'10") - Including a bay window to the front elevation, beamed ceiling, access to understairs cupboard, open fire, radiator and door to second staircase with external door.

Rear Entrance Hall - With vinyl flooring, door to exterior, door to the first utility room and door to the downstairs shower room.

Downstairs Shower Room - Including a shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, obscure glazed window to the rear elevation, radiator and vinyl flooring.

Utility Room One - 1.82m x 3.17m (6'0" x 10'5") - With fitted base units, contoured work surface, sink with mixer tap and drainer, space and plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble drier, space for upright fridge/freezer, radiator, window to the rear elevation and vinyl flooring.

First Floor Landing - With doors leading off to the first floor accommodation.

Store Room - Providing useful storage with window.

Bedroom One - 4.41m x 5.04m (14'6" x 16'6") - With window to the front elevation, feature fireplace and radiator. Door to laundry room and second staircase.

Bedroom Two - 4.52m x 3.81m (14'10" x 12'6") - To the front elevation with window, radiator and a door leads to the en-suite.

En-Suite - Including a shower cubicle, WC, pedestal wash hand basin, access to storage cupboard, window to the side elevation, radiator and vinyl flooring.

Bedroom Three - 3.35m x 4.39m (11'0" x 14'5") - To the front elevation with window and radiator.

Bedroom Four - 3.41m x 1.96m (11'2" x 6'5") - With window to the front elevation and radiator.

Bathroom - Offering a bath, hand wash basin unit, WC, radiator, access to two storage cupboards and vinyl flooring.

Laundry Room/Bedroom Five - 2.07m x 6.13m (6'9" x 20'1") - A useful room with two windows to the rear elevation and a radiator.

Externally -

Gardens - There is a lawned garden to the front, bounded by a stone wall with cottage borders. To the rear is an extensive garden with lawn, open views, cottage borders, Amdega octagonal Summerhouse and patio area.

Driveway - To the side of the property is a gravelled driveway providing off street parking for several vehicles.

Byre - A two storey stone built byre located at the rear of the property with external security light and electricity supply. Creates potential for a holiday cottage or annex, subject to obtaining the necessary consents and planning permission.

Outbuilding - To the rear of the property is a stone built outbuilding which is split into two rooms and a coal house.

Services - Mains electricity and water. Oil fired central heating. Drainage is to a septic tank.

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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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
29 September 2016


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