5 bedroom town house for sale

Front Street, Stanhope

Offers in Region of £435,000

Property Description

Key features

  • GRADE II LISTED CHARMING PROPERTY
  • MANY ORIGINAL FEATURES
  • 5 DOUBLE BEDROOMS
  • 2 BATHROOMS
  • 2 CLOAKROOMS
  • EXTENSIVE GARDENS AND COURTYARD
  • BESPOKE CONSERVATORY
  • GARAGE AND OFF STREET PARKING
  • CELLAR
  • CENTRAL HEATING

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION The Curatage gained its name as this was once where the Curates lived whilst assisting the Parish Priest and was built in the late 18 Century.It was once part of the adjoining house to the West side which were divided in the late 1950's. Front Street was historically Church Row and known as 'Millionaires Row' as it was and still is a highly desirable location to live. Stanhope is a busy market town and offers every amenity that you could wish for within only a few minutes walk and is only a few miles from the neighbouring villages of Frosterley and Wolsingham.

The Curatage briefly comprises; entrance porch, reception hallway, Cloakroom W/C, kitchen/breakfast room, dining room, drawing room, study, conservatory, cellar, five double bedrooms, one with an en-suite wet room, one with an en-suite cloakroom, family bathroom, garage, secure off street parking and courtyard to the front and extensive terraced gardens to the rear. 

ENTRANCE PORCH Timber door opening into entrance vestibule with Georgian glazed door leading to reception hallway 

RECEPTION HALL 10' 9" x 8' 4" (3.28m x 2.54m) Bright and airy reception area providing access to the cloakroom, kitchen, dining room, drawing room, cellar and a further corridor leading to the west side giving access to the study and the staircase. Neutral décor with plain carpet and central heating radiator 

CLOAKROOM White suite comprising low level W/C and pedestal wash hand basin.  

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 13' 6" x 12' 0" (4.14m x 3.68m) Extensively fitted modern John Lewis kitchen providing an array of eye level and base units in a light sycamore effect with heat resistant acrylic worktops and sink, integrated dishwasher, free standing gas fired Aga and American style fridge freezer plumbed for water and ice. Tiled splash backs, tiled floor, neutral décor and recessed spot lighting to the ceiling, door leading to a side passage giving access to the garage and door opening into the dining room. 

DINING ROOM 21' 1" x 9' 8" (6.44m x 2.97m) A generous size room, perfect for entertaining family and friends, situated to the rear of the property with a pleasant outlook over the garden. Boasting an impressive feature fire surround housing a wood burning stove, extensive Georgian sash windows inviting the natural sunlight in with original shutters and a window seat. Solid wood floor, tasteful décor and decorative light fitting. Georgian glazed doors leading out to the hallway and into the conservatory. 

CONSERVATORY 19' 10" x 14' 8" (6.05m x 4.47m) An exceptionally bright, beautifully and ambient space to sit and appreciate the truly tranquil surroundings outside, a welcome addition to the dining room to retreat to after a meal when entertaining, especially in the summer months with double doors opening out on to the patio and top garden.  

DRAWING ROOM 18' 3" x 13' 11" (5.56m x 4.24m) A beautiful bright and relaxing room boasting many original features including the extensive Georgian sash windows with window seat and shutters, high ceilings, original coving and glazed book cupboard. This room has been tastefully decorated and boasts a stunning marble fireplace with cast iron inset with wood burner. Decorative light fitting, plain carpet and central heating radiator. 

CELLAR 13' 1" x 10' 10" (3.99m x 3.3m) Access to the cellar is found to the right of the drawing room with stone stairs leading down to two separate rooms. This is currently used for storage but would be perfect as a wine cellar.  

STUDY/LIBRARY 13' 6" x 10' 0" (4.12m x 3.06m) This impressive room is situated at the front of the property with a pleasant outlook of the courtyard. It has been expertly fitted with bespoke units and floor to ceiling bookshelves with access ladder, There are two Georgian windows to the front, a small window to the side with a shutter and original sky lights from the hall providing extra lighting.  

LANDING The open spindle staircase is situated to the end of the West corridor and rises to a split level landing. Bedrooms one and two can be found to the West landing and the East wing provides access to all other bedrooms and the family bathroom. 

MASTER BEDROOM 22' 7" x 16' 3" (6.88m x 4.95m) Good size bedroom with an abundance of floor to ceiling wardrobes, beautifully decorated in designer wall covering, plain carpet, extensive Georgian window to the rear aspect with shutters and window seat and a sliding mirrored door leading into the en-suite wet room. 

BEDROOM 2 13' 8" x 10' 11" (4.17m x 3.35m) Second double bedroom situated to the front of the property, benefiting fitted floor to ceiling wardrobes coordinating with the Laura Ashley décor, decorative light fittings, plain carpet, central heating radiator, extensive Georgian window with shutters and window seat and the original sky lights to the landing. 

BEDROOM 12' 2" x 11' 7" (3.71m x 3.53m) Situated to the rear of the property benefitting triple sliding mirrored wardrobes, neutral décor with a feature wall, plain carpet, window overlooking the garden and central heating radiator 

BEDROOM 13' 2" x 12' 1" (4.01m x 3.68m) Double bedroom situated to the rear of the property having magnificent views over the neighbouring fields. Neutral décor, plain carpet, central heating radiator, window with window seat 

GUEST SUITE 13' 11" x 12' 1" (4.24m x 3.68m) Generous room situated to the front of the property with neutral décor, traditional carpet, Georgian window with window seat, central heating radiator and door leading in to en-suite, cloakroom W/C 

BATHROOM Three piece white suite comprising; jacuzzi bath, pedestal wash hand basin and low level W/C, walk in shower cubicle and linen cupboard. Tiled splash backs, tiled floor, heated towel rail and frosted window  

COURTYARD A generous are with an array of mature plants and shrubs, a seating area and ample room for off street parking. There is also access to the garage 

TERRACED GARDENS Directly to the outside of the conservatory there is a patio area and an area laid to lawn lined with mature trees and shrubs, there are stone steps lined with an abundance of plants, these steps lead down to a large stone terraced area with bespoke hand posts to guide you. Further steps lead down to the orchard where there are many fruit trees as well as lawns and a further path leading to a stone archway. Through the arch is a large area laid mainly to lawn surrounded by mature trees and shrubs and a corner rockery. These gardens are so picturesque and tranquil as well as being extremely private. 

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