Property Summary

Offers Over £299,950

5 Bedrooms 1 Garage 2 Reception Rooms

Branch Details


01388 529579

8 Front Street, Wolsingham, County Durham, DL13 3AA

2, Barrington Court

An impressive and spacious detached family home • Five generous bedrooms, two with en-suite facilities • Double glazed throughout and benefits from gas central heating • Private off road parking, along with a double garage • Separate pleasant summer house and garden shed • Superb enclosed lawned gardens, with a range of mature trees and shrubbery • Ideal commuter location • No onward chain

The Area
The property sits on a side street set close to the centre of the bustling dales village of Stanhope. Stanhope offers a range of facilities including doctors and dental surgeries, local Co-Operative, Post Office, art gallery and numerous other private businesses. Stanhope (along with other small neighboring villages) offers a primary school whilst secondary education ages 11 through to 16 is found in Wolsingham just 15 minutes drive. A range of independent schooling can be found in the area for all ages examples being at Barnard Castle, Durham and Newcastle.

For the commuter Stanhope retains its rural roots yet is accessible to Newcastle, Sunderland, Durham and Darlington which are all within 1 hour drive. These main cities offer main line railway links direct to London together with International Airports at Newcastle and Durham Tees Valley. For those interested in outdoor pursuits the Derwent Reservoir offers sailing and fishing and is just 20 minutes north of Stanhope, whilst the Lake District can be reached within an hour.

The Property
Approached via a pleasant, private driveway with double gates, 2 Barrington Court is a well presented detached family home boasting five spacious double bedrooms, two en-suites and is surrounded by superb enclosed lawned gardens. This substantial property also benefits from ample off road parking, along with an integral double garage and picturesque views of the surrounding countryside. The property offers well proportioned accommodation throughout and is ideally suited to family living, however would be suitable for a variety of purchasers.

The main entrance of the property leads through into the reception hall which is ideal for the removal of coats and shoes and also benefits from a useful under stair cupboard. To the left hand side lies the open plan living/dining room which offers generous accommodation and is lit via a UPVC double glazed bay window which faces the front aspect, enjoying views over the pleasant lawned gardens. This flexible room features an electric fire complete with marble surround, back panel and wood hearth. There is access to the rear gardens via UPVC double glazed French doors.

Leading back to the reception hall, to the right hand side lies the study which is a versatile space, and could be utilised for a number of uses including a sixth bedroom, second reception room or playroom. This space features a double glazed window facing the front elevation.

The kitchen/breakfast room is flooded with natural light courtesy of the dual aspect to the side and rear of the property. This pleasant room offers an extensive range of base and wall mounted storage units, topped with marble effect working surfaces which incorporate a stainless steel sink and drainer unit. Integral appliances include a Bosch dishwasher, an under counter fridge and five ring gas hob with electric oven and extractor fan over. The kitchen benefits from a removable breakfasting table, is tiled to splash backs and features bamboo flooring throughout.

The utility room is located to the rear of the property and benefits from plumbing for a washing machine and a fridge freezer. There is a half glazed door leading to the rear gardens.

Leading back to the reception hall an open staircase with timber spindle rises to the first floor landing which is of generous proportions and features a useful airing cupboard and loft access hatch.

The master bedroom is a spacious double which is well lit and features two double glazed windows facing the front aspect, taking in outstanding countryside views. This generous room benefits from underfloor heating, oak flooring throughout and a dressing area which offers five fitted mirrored wardrobes. The en-suite comprises of a white suite with a tile enclosed whirlpool bath, along with a handheld shower over. This modern room also benefits from a large separate shower cubicle with Unicrome mains fed shower, along with a wash hand basin set upon a vanity unit, underfloor heating throughout and a heated towel rail. There is an opaque window to the rear elevation, along with a large airing cupboard and separate cupboard with plumbing and ventilation for a washing machine and tumble drier.

The second bedroom is also a well proportioned double which is located to the front of the property and benefits from built in wardrobes and a UPVC double glazed window overlooking the surrounding countryside and front gardens. The en-suite is fitted with a white suite comprises of shower cubical with electric shower, wash hand basin set upon a pedestal, half tiled walls, tiled flooring and an opaque window to the front elevation.

The third bedroom is a double which is located to the front of the property and benefits from built in wardrobes and a UPVC double glazed window facing the front aspect. Bedrooms four and five are both located to the rear of the property and are both further doubles which benefit from UPVC double glazed windows.

The family bathroom completes the first floor accommodation, and is fitted with a white suite comprising of a low level WC, wash hand basin set upon a pedastal, and panel enclosed bath with a hand held shower attachment. Featuring partially tiled walls, the floor is laid with natural stone effect tiling.

Living/Dining Room
7.51m x 3.81m (24' 8" x 12' 6")
2.74m x 2.71m (9' x 8' 11")
Kitchen/Breakfast Room
4.72m x 2.73m (15' 6" x 8' 11")
Utility Room
Downstairs WC
Master Bedroom
5.70m x 3.22m (18' 8" x 10' 7")
2.76m x 2.09m (9' 1" x 6' 10")
Bedroom Two
3.80m x 3.50m (12' 6" x 11' 6")
2.00m x 1.87m (6' 7" x 6' 2")
Bedroom Three
3.75m x 2.66m (12' 4" x 8' 9")
Bedroom Four
3.69m x 2.60m (12' 1" x 8' 6")
Bedroom Five
2.85m x 2.78m (9' 4" x 9' 1")
Family Bathroom
1.72m x 2.92m (5' 8" x 9' 7")
The property is approached via double gates, which in turn lead to a paved parking area along with a double garage with electric door and electric points within, there is also pleasant lawned gardens to the front. To the rear, there are South facing lawned gardens which are fence and wall enclosed offering privacy, along with a range of mature shrubbery and flowering borders. The garden benefits from a walkthrough pergola where steps lead up to a further private garden which is ideal for entertaining. There is a large summer house which benefits from electricity and a garden shed.
(EPC) EEC next to EIR
This property is currently rated a “D”

1. The private access road into the property is owned by 2 Barrington Court as well as two neighbouring properties.

From Wolsingham travel for approximately 6 miles through the village of Frosterley and on into Stanhope. Travel through the market place, pass the town hall taking the very next right hand turn and proceed onto Paragon Street. Follow the road and climb the hill heading towards Ashcroft and to the right hand side lies a private access road, continue down the access road and number 2 Barrington Court lies ahead identified by the George F White for sale board.
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