Galgate, Barnard Castle
- Superb Character Property
- Sought After, Central Location
- Well Presented Family Home
- Low Maintenance Gardens
- Spacious and Flexible Accommodation
- Five Bedrooms
- Garage and Parking
- Period Features Throughout
Situation & Amenities - Bishop Auckland 15 miles, Darlington 16 miles, Durham 25 miles, Newcastle upon Tyne 42 miles, A1(M) 15 miles. Please note all distances are approximate. Situated in the historic market town of Barnard Castle, this property provides easy access to the amenities within the town and its surrounding area. 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 - A handsome, Grade II Listed, period property situated along the highly regarded and sought after road of Galgate, in the heart of the popular market town of Barnard Castle. This stone built town house has spacious living accommodation throughout and makes an ideal family home. Set over three floors, the property offers an abundance of character including; sash and bay windows, cornicing and picture rail detailing, ceiling roses, period tiled floors, stained glass doors and a traditional spindle staircase. The property has been renovated by the current owners and combines the period features with modern decor, including a superb dining kitchen with a snug living area and a formal sitting room. There are five bedrooms situated within the basement and first floor as well as an office space, ideal for those working from home. Externally, the property has low maintenance gardens both front and rear, with the south facing main garden offering superb, al fresco entertaining spaces, with feature lighting and an undercover hot tub area. There is also a substantial garage, with additional office space and a driveway for parking two vehicles.
Accommodation - Solid wood period front door leading into the entrance porch with period tiled flooring and a stained glass door which leads into the entrance hallway. Cornicing.
Entrance Hallway - With a period spindle staircase leading to the first floor, doors leading to the dining kitchen and the sitting room. Cornining detail. From here there is a door to the basement. Karndean flooring.
Sitting Room - With a bay sash window to the front. Karndean flooring, cornicing detail, picture rail, ceiling rose and a partially glazed door. Radiator.
Dining Kitchen - Fitted with a good range of wall and base units with white gloss to the base and black gloss to the walls. Granite effect work surfaces. Integrated appliances including a dishwasher. Space for a Rangemaster cooker with a splashback and Rangemaster extractor fan, space for an American style fridge freezer, one and a half stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and drainer. Breakfast bar with feature lighting above. Window to the side and patio doors to the side lead out to the courtyard garden. Door leading to the utility, an opening into a snug room and a door into a walk-in cloaks cupboard. Wood effect flooring and feature lighting to the kickboards. Radiator.
Utility - Plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer, frosted glazed window to the rear, extractor fan. The Baxi combi boiler is located here. Tiled flooring, door leading into a ground floor WC and two radiators. There is also a door which leads out into the rear courtyard garden. Loft access.
Ground Floor Wc - Comprising low level WC, vanity wash hand basin, frosted glazed window to the rear, spotlighting, extractor fan, tiled flooring.
Snug - With a window to the rear overlooking the garden, cornicing detail, ceiling rose and wood effect flooring. Radiator.
Lower Ground Hallway - With wood effect flooring and doors leading into bedroom five and home office.
Bedroom Five - A double bedroom with spotlighting. A frosted glazed window to the front, storage cupboards. Radiator and cupboard housing the electrics.
Office - Wood effect flooring, window to the rear. Radiator.
First Floor - A spindle staircase to the first floor with a half landing and feature lighting to the skirting with stairs leading off to the master bedroom and the house bathroom. An additional staircase leads to bedrooms two, three and four. Period style roof light and cornicing detail. Radiator and two loft hatches,
Master Bedroom - A double bedroom with a window to the side, doors leading into a walk-in wardrobe, spotlighting and an en-suite shower room. Radiator.
En-Suite Shower Room - With a step-in double shower unit, extractor fan and spotlighting.
House Bathroom - With a white suite comprising a curved bath, vanity wash hand basin with storage below, a step-up into a wet room style shower with tiled flooring and walls, rain water shower head, low level WC, extractor fan and spotlighting. Tiled walls and flooring. Shaver point, extractor fan, wall mounted heated towel rail. Radiator.
Bedroom Two - A double bedroom with a bay window to the front, fitted wardrobe, cornicing detail and picture rail. Radiator.
Bedroom Three - A double bedroom with a window overlooking the rear gardens. Storage cupboards with period style wooden frontage. Radiator.
Bedroom Four - A single bedroom with a sash window to the front. Radiator.
Externally - The property is approached through stone pillars with a wrought iron gate, steps and a path lead up to the front door. The garden has a hedged boundary with raised and lower paved patio areas.
To the rear of the property there is a substantial paved patio garden with various seating and entertaining areas. There are brick wall and timber boundaries with glass panelling dividing the courtyard. A purpose built under cover area which currently houses a hot tub. There is feature lighting throughout the garden, perfect for al fresco dining on an evening. There is pedestrian access to the stone built garage and to the side via a timber gate. In front of the garage there is parking for two vehicles. The garage and parking are accessed via a lane from Victoria Road.
Garage - The garage is separated into two areas, with an electric up and over door, light and power connected and eaves storage above. There is an office space to the rear of the garage with light and power and a pedestrian access door to the rear garden. Two windows to the side.
Services And Other Information -
Local Authority And Council Tax Band - Durham County Council Tel: .
The property is banded E
Particulars & Photographs - The particulars were written and the photographs taken in September 2021.
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