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Malvern House, 2 Park Terrace, Barnard Castle, County Durham

Sold STC £299,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

• Charming period property
• Abundance of original features
• 2 Reception rooms and large kitchen dining area
• 5 Bedrooms, box room and 2 bathrooms
• Town centre location

The Area
Park Terrace is situated off Newgate less than a quarter of a mile from the centre of this historic market town. Barnard Castle supports a traditional range of amenities being dominated by the castle ruins and river Tees with delightful open countryside surrounding. It supports state and private schools, both which are co-educational.

For the commuter the A66, A67 and 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.

Many of the attractions of the region are within a short drive, beyond which can be found the delights of North Yorkshire, the Lake District, Northumberland, the Scottish Borders and the East Coast.

The Property
2 Park Terrace is a charming period property boasting high ceilings, original coving, picture and dado railing throughout most of the property. The property has double glazing and mains gas central heating.

The main entrance opens into an entrance vestibule and on to the inner hallway with ornate original coving and doors radiating to the downstairs living accommodation and stairs rising to the first floor.

The spacious living room lies to the front of the property with a large panelled bay window allowing natural light to flood the room. There is an impressive, large fireplace with a decorative brass open grate fire and wooden surround.

The second large square reception room has a large window to the rear courtyard and a tiled fireplace set within a timber surround.

The kitchen lies to the rear of the house with a flagstone floor and an inglenook fireplace lined with brick and a terracotta tile hearth with a large multi-fuel stove. There is an informal dining/living space in front of the fireplace, creating a wonderful open plan contemporary lifestyle living kitchen. Complementing the kitchen is a Rayburn stove together with wooden base units and an exposed stone wall behind them. The sink has an outlook over the enclosed rear courtyard.

A door from the kitchen opens to the utility area which also has a flagstone floor, a Belfast sink and space for further white goods. There is a workshop space and a stable door leading to the rear yard and a door to the passage behind the property. The room also benefits from Velux windows.

Returning to the hall there is also a useful under stairs storage cupboard and a downstairs WC with wash hand basin next to the kitchen.

To the first floor there are three bedrooms and two bathrooms with a smaller room utilised as a laundry room with shelving and space for a washing machine and drier.

The main bedroom is a splendid, spacious double room lying to the front of the property and boasts two large windows. The second bedroom is another good sized double room with a view to the rear of the property. The third bedroom is a single room with a large window also enjoying views over Park Terrace.

The spacious family bathroom has a white suite comprising a freestanding roll top bath, separate shower, WC, bidet and wash hand basin with tiled splash back. The room also has a large window allowing lots of natural light into the room.

A shower room lies next to the bathroom and includes a shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin.

To the second floor there are two good sized double bedrooms set within the eaves, one with a Velux roof window and the other with a dormer window facing East and looking over Park Terrace and beyond to open countryside.

There is also a box room lying to the front of the property with a Velux roof window which could be converted to a bathroom subject to alterations and the necessary consents.

With some cosmetic updating this impressive and attractive property with it’s ornamental features could suit a number of potential buyers.

Property ref: 121_230_4613209


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