4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Barry Brae, High Startforth, Barnard Castle, Durham

Sold STC £260,000

Property Description

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

• Deceptively spacious characterful property • Dining kitchen, 2 reception rooms & conservatory • Four bedrooms • Private lawned gardens to rear with open views • Sought after village location

The Area
Startforth is on the fringe of the ever popular town of Barnard Castle and comprises an interesting variety of houses and cottages. It is situated only a mile from the town centre by a pleasant walk over the Tees, either over the County Bridge or by the Green Bridge, and also serviced by local transport. Startforth currently supports its own primary school. There is a broader range of shopping, educational and recreational facilities found
within the town centre itself.

Barnard Castle is often referred to as the “Gateway to Teesdale” with many renowned beauty spots close at hand. For the commuter, the A66, the A67 and the A1(M) provide links with the major commercial centres of the North East. Darlington Mainline Railway Station and Durham Tees Valley International Airport offer further communications with the rest of the country.

The Property
Barry Brae is a spacious late 17th century period property which offers accommodation over two floors. The property was extended 25 years ago to provide additional living accommodation. Barry Brae benefits from double glazing and gas central heating throughout as well as an enclosed garden to the rear of the property.

The property is approached by a shared driveway and is entered via a wood panelled door leading to a useful porch with exposed stone walls and flag floor. There are windows to two sides and a door leading to the inner hall.

The flag floor continues throughout to the inner hall with the wooden staircase leading to the first floor and doorways to the kitchen and dining room.

The spacious dining kitchen has been recently fitted with a good range of base and wall mounted storage units, Granite worktops and a Belfast sink. There is a range of integrated appliances including dishwasher, microwave and electric oven with hob and extractor over. A pantry cupboard provides space for a freestanding refrigerator/freezer. There is a feature stone fireplace with flag hearth and ample space for a dining table and chairs.

A double glazed UPVC doors leads from the kitchen to the conservatory which benefits from a solid wood floor, exposed stone walls, windows on all aspects and double doors leading to the garden.

The dining room provides a spacious formal dining area with beam and board ceiling, exposed floor boards, an open fire with a decorative surround, shelved alcove cupboards and windows on both sides allowing views to the front and rear of the property.

The living room, accessed from the dining room, is part of the extension of the property. This room has exposed beam and board ceiling, exposed stone fireplace housing a multi fuel stove, windows to the side and front of the property as well as sliding door which lead into the garden.

From the living room a wooden panel doors leads to the utility room, which has base and wall mounted storage units and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. If desired there is the potential to create a downstairs WC/shower room.

To the first floor there are four bedrooms, two bathrooms and a useful airing/storage cupboard.

The master bedroom is a large double room spanning the width of the property with windows to the front and rear and two fitted wardrobes/storage cupboards.

Both the second and third bedrooms are double bedrooms with the fourth bedroom being a good size single bedroom or ideal home office, playroom or hobby room.

The property benefits from both a shower room and a bathroom. The shower room comprises of a white suite with shower cubicle, WC, bidet and wash hand basin. The adjacent bathroom has been recently fitted with roll top claw foot bath, WC, wash hand basin and heated towel rail.

Property ref: 121_230_4188690

Measurements 

Entrance Porch 

Kitchen 
15' 1" x 12' 9" (4.61m x 3.89m)

Dining Room 
15' 5" x 15' 3" (4.69m x 4.65m)

Living Room 
22' 6" Max x 15' (6.85m x 4.57m)

Utility Room 
7' 3" x 6' 7" (2.21m x 2.01m)

Conservatory 
9' 11" max x 19' 6" (3.02m x 5.94m)

Master Bedroom One 
15' 1" x 13' (4.59m x 3.96m)

Bedroom Two 
12' 8" x 15' (3.85m x 4.56m)

Bedroom Three 
11' 9" x 10' (3.59m x 3.06m)

Bedroom Four 
9' 2" x 9' 4" (2.80m x 2.84m)

Bathroom 

Shower Room 

Externally 
The front of the property is approached by a shared private gravel driveway providing off street parking.

The rear garden is fully enclosed with flag stone patio area, an established lawn and shrub borders. There is a large newly installed garden shed. A flag stone path leads to the front of the property with a useful log storage cupboard to the side of the property.

Directions 
From the centre of Barnard Castle proceed down The Bank and over the County Bridge, bearing around to the left. Take the third turning on the right hand side. Follow the sweep of the road up the hill where the entrance lane to the subject property will then be found shortly on the right hand side, identified by a George F White ‘For Sale’ board. Walk down the lane where Barry Brae will be seen straight ahead.

Energy Performance Rating 
This property is currently rated ‘D‘

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
19 September 2016

Nearest station

  • Bishop Auckland (13.1 mi)
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14c Redwell Court, Barnard Castle, County Durham DL12 8BN

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Nearest station

  • Bishop Auckland (13.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

George F.White, Barnard Castle

14c Redwell Court, Barnard Castle, County Durham DL12 8BN

01833 535006 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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