Thorngate, Barnard Castle


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  • Bedrooms: 2
11 Thorngate is a characterful and charming Grade II listed former weaver's cottage which has well-presented accommodation over three floors and is nestled on Thorngate, a highly regarded location of Barnard Castle.


Bishop Auckland 15 miles, Darlington 17 miles, Durham 25 miles, Newcastle upon Tyne 42 miles, A1(M) 17 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. There are a number of nurseries, primary and secondary schools in Barnard Castle including Barnard Castle School and Teesdale School. Darlington and Bishop Auckland are both within close proximity, while the cities of Newcastle, Durham, York and Leeds also easily accessible.


11 Thorngate is a characterful and charming Grade II listed former weaver's cottage which has well-presented accommodation over three floors. The property briefly comprises: kitchen, living room, two double-bedrooms, house bathroom and separate WC. Externally, there is a private walled garden with lawn, well-stocked borders and a stone outbuilding.


Stable style door leading to:


4.87m x 3.05m

A fitted kitchen including a variety of wall and base units, beech wood work surface, sink with mixer tap, radiator, space for dining table and chairs, access to the boiler, access to understairs cupboard and double-glazed windows to side and rear elevations. There is a custom-made plantation shutter at the side window. The kitchen includes the following integral appliances: electric oven, gas hob, fridge, slimline dishwasher and space for washing machine.


5.91m x 3.33m

To the front elevation with sash single-glazed window, radiator, multi-fuel stove and the front door.


Leading to bathroom and separate WC. Stairs to full landing.


WC, radiator and double glazed window to the side elevation.


Free-standing roll-top bath, pedestal basin, shower cubicle, fitted corner cupboard, radiator and double-glazed window.


With radiator, door to bedroom one and stairs to second floor landing. Window overlooking rear garden with custom-built plantation shutters.


4.46m x 4.37m

To the front elevation with two sash single-glazed windows each with purpose-made fitted shutters and window seats; feature fireplace and radiator.


Original single-glazed window; access to attic and door to bedroom two.


4.52m x 4.42m

To the front elevation with two sash single-glazed windows, with custom-built shutters and window seats; feature fireplace and radiator.


This very private walled rear garden is bounded by a high stone wall. There are two areas of lawn and several patio areas offering ample space to enjoy the sun at different times of day. There is an external powerpoint and outside tap as well as a small pond with a tasteful fountain. The stone-built outbuilding ( 7' 8 x 18' 6 (2.34m x 5.64m)) has double powerpoints and, with upgrading, could be suitable for use as a workshop or small studio. A previous occupant had this set up as a summer dining room to one side with a workshop/store at the other end.


Access to the rear garden is via a passageway which is shared with the adjoining property and leads to a high lockable back gate with movement-sensitive security lighting.


Mains electricity, water, gas and drainage. Gas-fired central heating.


The property has been rented out since August 2017 and is believed to be offered Freehold with Vacant Possession upon Completion.


Durham County Council.


For Council Tax purposes the property is banded B.


Particulars written and photographs taken Summer 2019.


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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