Offers over £200,0003 Bedrooms 2 Reception Rooms
1 Queen Street
• Spacious family home • Imposing period property • 2 Classic reception rooms plus pleasant dining kitchen • 3 Double bedrooms plus useful attic room • Central location
Queen Street lies behind the main high street with in a short level walking distance of the of the centre of the town, making it ideally placed for access to all amenities. Barnard Castle is an historic market town providing a range of shopping, recreational and educational facilities and is often referred to as the Gateway to Teesdale with many renowned beauty spots close at hand. Further afield can be found the delights of North Yorkshire, the Lake District, Weardale and Northumberland.
For the commuter the A66, A67 and A1(M) provides 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.
1 Queen Street is an imposing link detached, stone built property which occupies a convenient and sought after town centre location. The property is immaculately presented and benefits from gas fired central heating and uPVC double glazing throughout.
A wooden door leads into an entrance vestibule which has period tile flooring and space for coat hanging facilities. A further glazed door provides access to the spacious entrance hallway where doors radiate off to the living accommodation, downstairs WC and there are stairs rising to the first floor.
The living room is positioned to the front of the property and boasts a multi-fuel wood burning stove set into a decorative stone surround with stone hearth along with cupboards and shelving set into the alcoves of the chimney breast. There is period dado railing and cornicing along with a decorative ceiling rose. The room enjoys views over Birch Road and Queen Street with its impressive square bay window.
The dining room is a pleasant sized room and has ample space for a family dining table and chairs. The room enjoys an open cast iron fireplace set into a wooden surround, window overlooking the rear courtyard, decorative ceiling rose, cornicing and dado rails.
The dining kitchen is positioned to the rear of the property and is fitted with a range of cottage style wooden base and wall mounted storage units having a one and a half bowl sink unit with window overlooking the side of the property, tiled splash backs and work surfaces. There is space for a range style double oven, and further under counter white goods along with room for a breakfast table and chairs. There is a feature brick chimney breast creating a focal point. A fully glazed door leads out to the rear courtyard creating a superb sheltered entertaining area and a further uPVC door leads into the side passage.
To the first floor are three double bedrooms and a family bathroom/WC.
The master bedroom is positioned to the front of the property and is a large square room having a period cast iron fireplace and window overlooking Birch Road.
The second bedroom of similar proportions to the master is also positioned to the front of the property mirroring the dining room below and has a window to the front, period cast iron fireplace and shelving within the alcove of the chimney breast.
The third bedroom is positioned to the rear of the property and is a further double room having a further cast iron fireplace with stone surround, cupboard set into the chimney breast and window overlooking rear of the property.
The family bathroom/WC is partially tiled and fitted with a white suite including a fully tiled shower cubicle, corner bath, hand wash basin and WC.
From the first floor landing a spiral iron staircase leads to the attic area that has tongue and groove wall coverings and laminate and carpet flooring. It is currently used as a home office/study with phone points and a radiator heats the room. There is access to eaves storage and the room benefits from a Velux window.
4.04m x 4.21m (13' 3" x 13' 10")
4.09m x 3.08m (13' 5" x 10' 1")
7.20m x 2.60m (23' 7" x 8' 6")
4.10m x 4.20m (13' 5" x 13' 9")
4.10m x 3.95m (13' 5" x 13')
4.06m x 2.64m (13' 4" x 8' 8")
3.50m x 6.90m (11' 6" x 22' 8")
To the front of the property black wrought iron railings enclose the gravelled forecourt with additional wrought iron double gates providing a right of access along the side of the property leading to the side entrance door and also providing access beyond to the neighbouring property. To the rear there is an enclosed courtyard which is fully block paved and makes a great seating area with a door leading back into the kitchen.
The property is currently rated ‘E’
From the centre of Barnard Castle proceed up Newgate taking the first principal turning on the left-hand side into Birch Road. Follow the sweep of the road around to the left and continue to the top of the road at the junction of Birch Road and Queen Street. The subject property is located immediately ahead, identified by a George F White For Sale board.
There is a right of way in favour of the neighbouring property to the side of the property through the archway.
Whilst the property itself does not have designated parking there are a number of options available. Parking permits can be purchased for Newgate Long Stay Car Park close by to the property. The Vendor currently rents 2 private garages located off Birch Road that they are exploring options of transferring to the buyer.