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The Curatage, 54 Front Street, Stanhope, County Durham

Guide Price £435,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Character and Charm
  • Grade II Listed
  • Terraced Rear Garden
  • Parking and Garage

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Accommodation in Brief
Entrance Porch | Entrance Hall | Breakfast Kitchen | Dining Room | Conservatory | Drawing Room | Study | Downstairs WC | Cellar | Master Bedroom with En-suite | Guest Bedroom with En-suite | Three Further Double Bedrooms | Family Bathroom

Gardens | Garage

The Property
The Curatage is a well-presented Grade II Listed townhouse offering spacious and versatile accommodation throughout. The property contains a variety of traditional features, with some more contemporary additions, as well as a terraced garden to the rear.
The main entrance porch leads through to the central entrance hall with access to all ground floor accommodation. The breakfast kitchen comprises a gas fired Aga, range of base and eye level units, integrated dishwasher and fridge freezer with water and ice dispenser. The kitchen enjoys views to the front, as well as a door through to the side passage and dining room. The dining room offers a wood burning stove and window with shutters and window seat overlooking the garden. Double doors from the dining room lead through to the conservatory, which is flooded with natural light and has double doors out onto the garden. The drawing room provides a more formal sitting area with views to the garden, window shutters and wood burning stove. The study has been cleverly designed with floor to ceiling book shelving, as well as a desk area and views to the front. The ground floor also has a WC and access to the cellar.
Stairs from the main hall lead to the first floor landing and first floor accommodation. The master bedroom enjoys views over the garden from a window seat, has fitted wardrobes and benefits from an en-suite wet room. The guest bedroom looks to the front of the property and has an en-suite WC. Three further double bedrooms are located off the landing, two of which have fitted wardrobes. The main bathroom is fitted with a Jacuzzi bath, shower cubicle, wash hand basin, WC and linen cupboard.
Externally
To the front of the property is an enclosed courtyard with exceptionally crafted double gates and a pedestrian gate. The courtyard offers parking and access to the garage.

To the rear of the property is a delightful terraced garden offering a variety of areas to enjoy the surrounds. Immediately to the rear of the property is a patio area, ideal for entertaining. Stone steps and paths wind their way through the gardens making the most of the various rockeries, shrubs and trees. To the lower level of the garden is a lawned area which has a fantastic outlook to the gardens and house above.

Local Information
Stanhope is a bustling market town in the heart of the Durham Dales, situated on the River Wear and surrounded by moorland of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The surrounding rural area is ideal for outdoor enthusiasts and tourists alike with stunning surrounding scenery for moorland, fellside and riverside walks. The ford at Stanhope is a popular attraction where walkers can cross the River Wear using huge stepping stones and Stanhope is located on the popular C2C Cycle Route. The town is also the terminus of the Weardale Railway, a heritage railway which runs from Bishop Auckland. Other tourist attractions include the 18th Century Stanhope Castle in the centre of the town, a heated open air swimming pool, the famous fossil tree which is approximately 320 million years old and the Durham Dales Centre which hosts craft shops and an award-winning tea room. The popular annual Stanhope Agricultural Show on the second weekend in September was first held in 1834. Also nearby is Derwent Reservoir for those interested in sailing and fishing.
Stanhope provides a good range of day-to-day facilities including doctors and dental surgeries, local supermarket, Post Office, art gallery and other local businesses. For schooling Stanhope offers a primary school; secondary schooling is available at Wolsingham School & Community College which is nearby. There are various private schools within the area. Nearby Consett and Bishop Auckland provide further professional, retail and recreational services. While Durham and Newcastle city centres, which are also within easy reach, provide comprehensive cultural, educational and shopping facilities.

For the commuter, Stanhope while being rural, is conveniently located for access to the major regional centres of Durham and Newcastle, and from here links to all areas of the UK can be found by rail. Newcastle International Airport and Durham Tees Valley Airport are both within easy reach.

Approximate mileages
Wolsingham 5.7 miles | Bishop Auckland 16.4 miles | Durham City Centre 20.7 miles | Newcastle City Centre 26.8 miles | Newcastle International Airport 30.8 miles


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Added on Rightmove:
03 April 2017

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