Offers Over £240,0002 Bedrooms 2 Reception Rooms
1 Mill Riggs, Gill Lane
• New stone built bungalow • Large dining kitchen and living room • 2 Double bedrooms, one of which is en suite • Off street parking for two vehicles • Superb views over the river Tees and Barnard Castle
Startforth is on the fringe of the ever popular town of Barnard Castle and comprises an interesting variety of houses. It is situated only a mile from the town centre by a pleasant walk over the Tees, either over the County Bridge or by the Green Bridge, and also serviced by local transport. There is a broader range of shopping, educational and recreational facilities found within the town centre itself.
Barnard Castle is often referred to as the “Gateway to Teesdale” with many renowned beauty spots close at hand. For the commuter, the A66, the A67 and the A1(M) provide links with the major commercial centres of the North East. Darlington Mainline Railway Station and Durham Tees Valley International Airport offer further communications with the rest of the country.
Mill Riggs is a newly stone built detached bungalow occupying an imposing, elevated position on Gill Lane, Startforth. It benefits from electric digirads heating and uPVC double glazing throughout.
A part glazed uPVC door leads into the entrance lobby which in turn has a part glazed wooden door leading into the living room. The living room is positioned to the front of the property having a large window overlooking the river Tees with far reaching views of St. Mary’s Church, Thorngate and The Green Bridge. A further part glazed door leads into the inner hallway where the rest of the accommodation and a useful fully shelved airing cupboard is accessed.
The kitchen is positioned to the rear of the property having modern shaker style wall and base mounted storage units including wood effect worktops, one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with tiled splash backs and window overlooking the rear garden. There is a range of integrated appliances including a dishwasher, single oven with four ring hob and extractor fan over. There is ample space for a dining table and chairs and access to a useful utility/pantry where the pressurized hot water cylinder is housed.
Double French opening doors lead into a sunroom/conservatory which is a fantastic addition to the property benefitting from far reaching views of the river Tees and roof tops of Barnard Castle along with St. Mary’s Church Spire/tower. Further double opening doors lead into the garden creating a superb entertaining area.
The master bedroom is a good sized double room having a window overlooking the landscaped front garden and River Tees. It benefits from a useful en suite shower room which has a fully tiled shower cubicle, hand wash basin set into a vanity unit and WC.
The second bedroom is also a good sized double room having a window overlooking the rear garden. The family bathroom/WC is fitted with a modern white suite including a full sized bath, hand wash basin set into a vanity unit and WC.
3.73m x 5.18m (12' 3" x 17')
4.48m x 3.39m (14' 8" x 11' 1")
2.80m x 2.99m (9' 2" x 9' 10")
2.88m x 4.92m (9' 5" x 16' 2")
3.31m x 2.88m (10' 10" x 9' 5")
The property is approached over a tarmac drive which has a gravelled driveway providing off street parking for two vehicles. A tarmac path leads gradually up to the entrance doorway along the boundary of the property taking a scenic path through the landscaped garden. The front garden is tiered with areas of gravel and rockeries planted with shrubs. To the side of the property is a useful wooden shed and access to the rear garden which is tiered, mainly laid to lawn and all enclosed by fencing.
The property is currently rated ‘C’.
From the centre of Barnard Castle proceed down The Bank and over County Bridge bearing to the left. Continue along the road taking the second principle turning on your right. The subject property is found on the left identified by a George F White for sale sign.
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