Harthope Road, St. Johns Chapel, Bishop Auckland
£240,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3
Situated within the popular rural village of St John's Chapel, sits this attractive barn conversion. A characterful, stone built home with spacious living accommodation including a dining kitchen, living room and WC to the ground floor, as well as three bedrooms and a bathroom to the first floor. Occupying an elevated position, the property enjoys private gardens, mainly laid to lawn with a patio seating area, and views down to a tree lined stream. This superb home, also has the benefit of a substantial garage/ workshop and an area which can be utilised for parking.

Situation & Amenities

Stanhope 7 miles, Alston 13 miles, Hexham 24 miles (please note all distances are approximate). Situated in the heart of the North Penines AONB sits the village of St John's Chapel. The village has a good range of amenities, including a post office, grocery store, public houses, primary school and doctor's surgery, as well as recreational activities sitting right on the doorstep. There is a bus service through Weardale and a range of local schools, both primary and secondary in the area. The near by market town of Stanhope has a wider range of shops and amenities including a bank, petrol station and tourist information centre. Barnard Castle, Bishop Auckland both offer a further variety of amenities, whilst Hexham, Carlisle, Newcastle, Durham and Darlington are all within an hour's drive.

Description

Situated within the popular rural village of St John's Chapel, sits this attractive barn conversion. A characterful, stone built home with spacious living accommodation including a dining kitchen, living room and WC to the ground floor, as well as three bedrooms and a bathroom to the first floor. Occupying an elevated position, the property enjoys private gardens, mainly laid to lawn with a patio seating area, and views down to a tree lined stream. This superb home, also has the benefit of a substantial garage/ workshop and an area which can be utilised for parking.

Accommodation

Partially glazed front door leading into the living room.

Living Room

With a window to the side, archway leading into the dining kitchen, door to the ground floor WC, stairs to the first floor, exposed beams, wood effect flooring and radiator.

Dining Kitchen

A good range of wall and base units with wood frontage and granite effect worksurfaces, space for white goods including a washing machine, fridge/freezer and tumble dryer, an oven with ceramic hob, stainless steel extractor fan, tiled splashbacks, stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and drainer with a macerator fitted, triple aspect with windows to both sides overlooking the gardens, patio doors leading out to the rear gardens and a partially glazed stable door to the side, exposed beams and wood effect flooring. The boiler is housed in the dining/kitchen and radiator.

First Floor

Curved spindle staircase leading up to the first floor landing, window to the side, access to the loft with a drop down ladder with light connected (the loft is boarded and insulated), doors leading to the three bedrooms and the house bathroom, radiator.

Bedroom One

A double bedroom with two windows overlooking the rear gardens and the river beyond. A good range of fitted wardrobes, wood effect flooring and radiator.

Bedroom Two

A double bedroom with a window to the side of the property, fitted storage cupboard, wardrobe, wood effect flooring and radiator.

Bedroom Three

With a dual aspect windows to the front and side, wood effect flooring, fitted wardrobe and radiator.

House Bathroom

A white suite comprising a panelled bath with shower above, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, window to the front, extractor fan and a radiator.

Externally

The property is approached by stone steps leading to an open block paved pathway/ courtyard area leading up to the front door. This space is open with the adjacent property and leads round to the rear gardens, which are mainly laid to lawn with hedged and wall boundaries. There is a lovely view over a woodland area and the property occupies an elevated position looking down onto a stream which leads into the River Wear. There is a stone paved patio seating area adjacent to the doors leading out from the kitchen. The rear garden also houses the oil tank. At the road level there is a gravelled area leading up to a substantial stone built workshop/garage. (Please note from checking the land registry title the gravelled parking appears to be unregistered and not included within the boundary of the property).

Workshop/Garage

With double timber doors and window to the side. This workshop has a flying freehold and is attached to a neighbouring property.

Tenure

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

Local Authority and Council Tax

Durham County Council Tel: 03000 26 00 00.

For Council Tax purposes the property is banded C.

Particulars

Particulars written in April 2022.

Photographs taken in April 2022.

Services and Other Information

Mains electricity, drainage and water are connected. Oil fired central heating and double glazed throughout.

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.

6. Please discuss with us any aspects that are important to you prior to travelling to the property.

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