John Street, Barnard Castle

£462,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A handsome, stone built property, situated in the heart of the popular town of Barnard Castle. Tucked just off the highly regarded Galgate, lies this spacious family home, which benefits from generous accommodation throughout. The ground floor offers several reception rooms, a breakfast kitchen and ground floor WC, with three bedrooms and a house bathroom to the first floor. There is also a spacious master bedroom consuming the second floor which has far reaching views across the rooftops towards the countryside. Throughout Wanwood House, there is an abundance of character including; bay window, cornicing, ceiling roses, solid timber doors, period fireplaces, spindle staircase and walled gardens to name a few. This home also has the added benefit of a courtyard and lawned gardens to the rear and a spacious garage.

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, stone built property, situated in the heart of the popular town of Barnard Castle. Tucked just off the highly regarded Galgate, lies this spacious family home, which benefits from generous accommodation throughout. The ground floor offers several reception rooms, a breakfast kitchen and ground floor WC, with three bedrooms and a house bathroom to the first floor. There is also a spacious master bedroom consuming the second floor which has far reaching views across the rooftops towards the countryside. Throughout Wanwood House, there is an abundance of character including; bay window, cornicing, ceiling roses, solid timber doors, period fireplaces, spindle staircase and walled gardens to name a few. This home also has the added benefit of a courtyard and lawned gardens to the rear and a spacious garage.

Accommodation

A partially glazed front door leads into the entrance hallway.

Entrance Hallway

A partially glazed, period archway, cornicing detail. Spindle staircase to the first floor with a storage cupboard under the stairs, doors leading to the sitting room, dining room and reading room/office. Wood effect flooring.

Sitting Room

With a bay with sash windows overlooking the front garden. Wood burning stove with tiled hearth and oak surround, a period style radiator, cornicing detail, ceiling rose and picture rail.

Dining Room

Window overlooking the rear garden, open fire with grate and brick surround and hearth, cornicing detail and ceiling rose. Radiator.

Reading Room/Office

With a window to the side and doors leading into the morning room and ground floor WC.

Ground Floor WC

Fitted with a low level WC and wall mounted wash hand basin, tiled splashback. Window to the side.

Morning Room

With a step-down into the room. Patio doors leading out to the side courtyard, fitted storage cupboard, exposed stone surround (previously a fireplace). Radiator. From here there is archway which leads into the breakfast kitchen.

Breakfast Kitchen

With a good range of wall and base units with oak frontage and granite effect work surfaces. A Rangemaster cooker with five gas ring hob and a Rangemaster extractor hood, space for an American fridge freezer, space for washing machine and tumble dryer and dishwasher, one and a half sink unit with mixer tap and drainer, tiled splashbacks. A dual aspect with windows to the rear and side, a door leading out to the rear garden. Two period style radiators. Cupboard housing the recently fitted Worcester boiler.

First Floor

There is a half landing with steps leading up to the bathroom and separate WC and an additional staircase leading to the three bedrooms to the first floor.

Bathroom

With a substantial step-in shower, double pedestal wash hand basins and a free standing bath with shower head attachment. Two windows to the rear. Extractor fan, tiled flooring and a period style radiator. Partially wood panelled walls.

Separate WC

With a low level WC, wall mounted wash hand basin and frosted glazed window to the side.

Main Landing

With a staircase leading to the master bedroom, doors leading to the three bedrooms. Radiator.

Bedroom Two

A double bedroom with a window over looking the rear garden, fitted Barker and Stone House sliding double wardrobe. Radiator.

Bedroom Three

A double bedroom with a sash window to the front, feature cast iron fireplace and radiator.

Bedroom Four

A single bedroom with a sash window to the front. Radiator.

Master Bedroom

Situated on the second floor and is a double bedroom with four Velux windows to the rear providing superb views and two Velux windows to the front. Three eaves storage cupboards and two radiators.

Externally

To the front of the property there are stone pillars, a wrought iron gate and a pathway leading up to the front door. A low stone walls to the front and side, partially iron railed and there is a well stocked flower bed to the front of the property.

To the rear of the property the garden is mainly laid to lawn with a flower border and a substantial courtyard area ideal for alfresco dining, sitting adjacent to the patio doors leading from the morning room. There are walled boundaries, a pedestrian access to the side lane and a pedestrian door leading into the double garage.

Double Garage

There is a shared lane to the side of the property, providing access to the rear and the garage. With an up and over door, light and power connected and large roof top storage area.

Tenure

The property is believed to be freehold with vacant possession on completion.

Services and Other Information

Mains electricity, gas, drainage and water and is served by gas fired central heating. The property also benefits from a full 16 panel - 4 KW solar power array.

Local Authority and Council Tax Band

Durham County Council Tel: 03000 26 00 00.

The property is banded D.

Particulars & Photographs

The particulars were written and the photographs taken in September 2021.

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.

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