3 bedroom detached house for saleThe Lendings, Startforth, Barnard Castle, County Durham
Under Offer £285,000
- Detached House
- Three Bedrooms
- Double Garage
- Large Gardens
- Paddock area
- Gas Fired Central Heating
- EPC Rating (EER) D 58
Full descriptionBundanoon is a deceptively spacious detached three bedroomed dorma bungalow built approximately fifty years ago and situated in a prominent and elevated position offering views towards the River Tees, Barnard Castle and immediately surrounding countryside beyond. The property is well placed to offer ease of access to local schools and shops. The accommodation is in need of some cosmetic updating and briefly comprises; entrance hall, living dining room, kitchen with day room / breakfast room, shower room, conservatory, steps to utility room, cellar and doors leading to the garden externally. The property is complimented externally with a walls front garden with access drive to the double garage and further access leading to the side and rear of the property, rose garden to the front and lawned garden leading to paddock area. Please note the property has an EPC rating (EER) of D 58.
Situation And Amenities - Barnard Castle 0.5 miles (on foot via a pleasant riverside walk and foot bridge), Durham 25 miles, Darlington 17 miles, Bishop Auckland 15 miles, A1(M) 17 miles, Durham Tees Valley Airport 27 miles. Please note all distances are approximate. Situated in an enviable and elevated position, close to the centre of the historic market town of Barnard Castle.
Darlington and Bishop Auckland are both within close proximity, while the cities of Newcastle, Durham, York and Leeds are also easily accessible. The property lies within easy reach of the A66 and A1(M) bringing many areas within commuting distance. Educational opportunities (both comprehensive and private), can be found in Barnard Castle, Richmond and Darlington.
Description - Bundanoon is a deceptively spacious detached three bedroomed dormer bungalow requiring some updating throughout. It is situated in a prominent and elevated position offering views towards (but not always visible) the River Tees, Barnard Castle and immediately surrounding countryside beyond. The site is generous and is attached to a paddock area lying to the north side.
The property is well placed to offer ease of access to local schools and shops.
Accommodation - Part glazed UPVC door leading to;
Entrance Hall - Having staircase leading to first floor and access to under stairs cupboard. Doors leading off to all ground floor accommodation.
Wet Room - To the rear elevation with obscure double glazed window, WC, hand basin and shower.
Living Room / Dining Room - An 'L' shaped space, with bay window to the front, picture window and additional window within the dining area to the rear aspect overlooking the gardens, coal effect gas fire.
Kitchen - With fitted wall and base units with working surfaces over incorporating stainless steel sink unit, integral double oven and separate gas hob. Adjoining the kitchen is a day room or breakfasting area with aspect overlooking rear garden.
Conservatory - With double glazed units any polycarbonate sheet roofing, double doors leading to the front and steps leading to basement area.
Basement Level - Stairs from the conservatory lead to a two- room basement comprising:
Utility Area, 5.03m x 2.75m (16'6'' x 9') with sink unit and separate W.C, door through to:
Cellar, 6.12m x 1.75m (20'1" x 9'), having door to the rear garden
First Floor - Landing with access to loft space.
Bedroom One - With aspect to the east and with further Velux window north The bedroom has fitted robes and additional cupboards built into the eaves space.
Bedroom Two - With windows to the west and north elevations incorporating pedestal wash hand basin and access to walk-in eves storage space.
Bedroom Three - A dormer room to the front aspect.
Bathroom - With four piece suite comprising panel bath, WC, pedestal wash hand basin and fitted electric shower over bath. Velux window to the rear elevation.
Drive And Gardens - To the front of the property there is a driveway giving access to the garage and car standing area. There is a separate driveway leading to the side and rear of the property.
The property is set behind a dwarf - stone walled garden with rose beds and giving access to the front door and conservatory doors. The paths give access to the rear garden from both sides. There is a rear garden with mature planted shrubs, trees and lawned area, with views to the river and with pathway leading to the lower level area.
Paddock - The lower level area incorporates an area of grazing land, the boundaries of which can be clarified from Land Registry title plan, a copy of which is available from the office.
Double Garage - To the front there is ample space for car parking and access to the attached garage with remote operated roller shutter door and concrete flooring.
Services - Mains electricity, mains gas and mains drainage. Gas fired central heating system.
Tenure - The property is believed to be freehold with vacant possession upon completion.
Note - The approach road is privately owned and the length fronting the property does not form part of the freehold of the property. There is an organised maintenance fund established to which the residents contribute on an annual basis for the full length of the access road.
Local Authority - Durham County Council. Tel: 03000 26 00 00.
Council Tax - For Council Tax purposes the property is banded F.
Viewings - Strictly by appointment only via the agents GSC Grays. Tel: 01833 637000.
Particulars - The particulars were written and photographs taken in September 2016.
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