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Stanhope, Weardale

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Added on 09/06/2021
GSC Grays, Barnard Castle
1,816 sq. ft.
(169 sq. m.)

Key features

  • Five Bedrooms
  • Two Reception Rooms
  • Sun Room
  • Large Garage
  • Gated Driveway
  • Front & Rear Gardens
  • EPC (EER) E 51

Property description

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An immaculately presented five bedroomed detached family home boasting stunning Weardale views along with meticulously maintained gardens, large double garage and an excellent sized driveway. EPC
(EER) E 51.

Situation & Amenities - Greenfoot is located 1 mile to the west, and within easy walking distance, of the historic market town of Stanhope often referred to as the Capital' of Weardale. Stanhope is situated on the River Wear in County Durham and is surrounded by moorland in the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) the second largest of the current 40 AONB's in England and Wales. Features of interest include the 18th century castle, one of the only two heated open-air swimming pools in the North East, a river ford with a step stone bridge for pedestrians and the Durham Dales Centre which incorporates a tearoom, tourist information, craft shops, conference facilities and business units. Stanhope has a variety of shops, hotels, pubs, B & B's, doctor's surgery and community hospital. It is also home to Stanhope Barrington C of E Primary school ranked by OFSTED as outstanding, whilst there is a daily bus service to Barnard Castle School. There is also a bus service that goes through Stanhope to Barnard Castle school. Stanhope Agricultural Show founded in 1834 is held annually on the second weekend in September. Stanhope is also the current terminus of the Weardale Railway, a heritage railway. Finally, Stanhope is 6 miles from Wolsingham (10 minutes), 13 miles from Middleton in Teesdale (20 minutes), 17 miles from Bishop Auckland (30minutes), 18 miles from Barnard Castle (30 minutes), 20 miles from Durham City (35 minutes), 28 miles from Darlington (45minutes) and 33 miles from Newcastle upon Tyne (45 minutes) - please note all mileages and timings are approximate.

Description - The accommodation of Greenfoot is well presented and well proportioned making it a superb family home which has been
recently redecorated throughout in a neutral finish making it perfect for a Buyer to move straight in. The residence enjoys
an impressive and private plot boasting a wrap-around garden, a large driveway and ample rear parking.

Accommodation - Ground Floor - A solid wood rear door leads into a large double garage which opens into the rear hallway of the house. The hallway has
tiled flooring and doors leading off to the breakfast kitchen, ground floor bedroom and utility room. The breakfast kitchen
is newly refurbished to include cream painted fitted wall and base units with contrasting work surfaces, porcelain sink with
mixer tap and draining board, window, tiled flooring, space for a breakfast table and chairs along with the following integrated
appliances: dishwasher, electric oven, electric induction hob, extractor hood and fridge freezer. A fully glazed door gives access into a central hallway with staircase to the first floor and fully glazed doors accessing the living room and dining room. Further doors provides access to the cloakroom and to the sun room. The dining room sits to the front of the property and enjoys a window providing far reaching countryside views. The living room is a multi-aspect room with windows to dual aspects and sliding patio doors to the sun room. A focal point of the living room is a Dimplex multi-fuel stove set on a tiled hearth with wooden surround. The sun room overlooks the meticulously maintained front garden and the countryside beyond and has a door to the exterior and tiled flooring. Adjacent to the central hallway is a cloakroom with WC, hand wash basin, understairs storage space and obscure window. A utility room accessed from the rear hallway is fitted with base units, stainless steel sink with draining board, wall mounted shelving, central heating boiler and provides plumbing for a washing machine. The final component of the ground floor accommodation is a double bedroom with an en-suite shower room.

First Floor - At first floor level there are four double bedrooms; the first bedroom is a spacious room with window providing extensive
views over the front garden towards open countryside. There is a door accessing a large walk in eaves storage cupboard.
Bedroom two, again to the front elevation has a window giving beautiful views. Bedroom three to the rear aspect and
bedroom four to the front aspect are similar in size. Bedroom four is currently used as a study and again gives beautiful views.
Finally, the house bathroom is equipped with a bath including a shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, tiled flooring, partially tiled walls and a window to the side aspect with far reaching views down the valley.

Externally -

Gardens - Greenfoot sits on a good-sized plot which extends around all four sides of the property and incorporates sweeping lawns
to both front and rear, well maintained planted borders, two timber garden sheds, mature hedge boundaries with additional
fencing creating high levels of privacy and a number of patio areas to enjoy the sun at different times of the day. Greenfoot
is south facing.

Driveway - Greenfoot is accessed from the adopted highway via its own private gated tarmac driveway which leads along the side of
the house and opens into a good sized parking area providing ample off street parking for a number of vehicles.

Garage - A spacious double garage with windows to dual aspects, attic storage, double timber vehicular doors opening onto the
driveway, door to the exterior of the property and door to the rear hallway of the house. The garage enjoys the benefit
of power and light.

Services - Mains electricity, drainage and water. Oil fired central heating. Newly installed replacement oil tank.

Council Tax - The property is to be offered Freehold with Vacant Possession upon Completion. Durham County Council Tel: 03000
26 00 00. For Council Tax purposes the property is banded E.

Areas, Measurements & Other Information - All areas, measurements and other information have been taken from various records and are believed to be correct but
the intending Buyer should not rely on them as statements of fact and should satisfy themselves as to their accuracy.

Wayleaves, Easements & Rights Of Way - Greenfoot is sold subject to and with the benefit of all existing rights including rights of way whether public or private, light,
drainage, water and electricity supplies and all other rights, obligations, easements, quasi easements and all wayleaves or
covenants whether disclosed or not.

Viewings - Strictly by appointment via GSC Grays.

Disclaimer Notice - GSC Grays gives notice that:
1. These particulars are a general guide only and do not form any part of any offer or contract.
2. All descriptions, including photographs, dimensions and other details are given in good faith but no warranty is provided. Statements made should not be relied upon as facts and anyone interested must satisfy themselves as to their accuracy by inspection or otherwise.
3. Neither GSC Grays nor the vendors accept responsibility for any error that these particulars may contain however caused.
4. Any plan is for guidance only and is not drawn to scale. All dimensions, shapes, and compass bearings are approximate and should not be relied upon without checking them first.
5. Nothing in these particulars shall be deemed to be a statement that the property is in good condition, repair or otherwise nor that any services or facilities are in good working order.
6. Please discuss with us any aspects that are important to you prior to travelling to the property.


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