Offers over £199,9502 Bedrooms 1 Reception Room
11b, Vere Road
Deceptively spacious stone built cottage Private walled garden Dining kitchen and living room 2 Bedrooms & playroom Convenient town centre location
Barnard Castle is an historic market town which provides a range of shopping, educational and recreational facilities. The Demesnes which is a delightful open recreational space lies eastwards along the river from where there are further walks. Often referred to as the Gateway to Teesdale there are many renowned beauty spots close at hand as well as the attractions of the North Yorkshire Moors and Dales, the Lake District and Northumberland.
For the commuter the A66, A67 and 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.
11b Vere Road is a deceptively spacious semi detached cottage which occupies a convenient town centre location. Renovated with in conjunction with the Teesdale Preservation Trust the property was formerly part of the auction mart tannery and is noted as a building of local historical interest. The property has the benefit of a beautiful private walled garden, gas fired central heating and part double glazing.
A wooden entrance door leads into the entrance hall which has tiled flooring and two built in storage cupboards, one of which houses the washing machine, there is also access to the down stairs WC and a glazed door which leads into the inner hall.
The inner hall is a bright space having a window looking over and a door leading out to the garden. There are doors providing access to the kitchen and sitting room as well as the stairs leading up to the first floor.
The kitchen is a bright room having windows to the front and rear and is fitted with a range of modern base and wall mounted storage units, tiled splash backs and one and a half bowl sink. There is a range of integrated appliances including eye level oven, microwave, dishwasher and under counter fridge and freezer, There is also a walk in pantry cupboard and space for a family dining table and chairs.
The living room has views over the enclosed garden and a fireplace with inset multi fuel stove with wooden mantle beam and stone hearth. To one side of the fireplace there are fitted shelves and cupboards.
To the first floor there are two bedrooms, family bathroom and access to the second floor.
The master bedroom is a generous double room, which s currently utilised as an additional reception room. There are fitted book cases to one wall, an useful over stairs storage cupboard and windows to two sides, one of the windows is at low level with window seat and Juliette balcony.
The second bedroom is a further double room with exposed timbers, Velux roof light and an additional low level window which looks over the garden.
The bathroom is fitted with a white suite which includes bath with shower over, WC and hand wash basin, there is wooden panelling to dado level and tiling around the bath and shower.
From the first floor landing a wooden staircase leads up to the second floor which is a useable attic space, currently utilised as a play room. There are exposed timbers, Velux roof lights and a low level window.
4.66m x 3.50m (15' 3" x 11' 6")
4.60m x 2.31m (15' 1" x 7' 7")
3.25m x 4.70m (10' 8" x 15' 5") plus 3.21m x 2.02m (10' 6" x 6' 8")
4.60m x 3.79m (15' 1" x 12' 5")
4.60m x 3.25m (15' 1" x 10' 8")
To the rear of the property is a beautiful private walled garden which has laid lawn and flower borders with mature plants, shrubs and trees. Adjoining the lawn is a gravelled area with a timber garden shed and log store and double opening gates which provide vehicular and pedestrian access to Vere Road.
From the centre of Barnard Castle proceed along Flatts Road, turning right at the end onto Vere Road. The subject property will then be found after approximately 140 meters on the right hand side, identified by a George F White ‘For Sale’ board.
Energy Performance Certificate
The property is currently rated ‘D’.