Property Summary

Offers Over £295,000

3 Bedrooms 2 Garages 4 Reception Rooms

Branch Details


01388 529579

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

2 Redgate House, Redgate Bank

Grade II Listed characterful barn conversion • 3/4 Bedrooms • Master bedroom with ensuite facilities • Flexible living accommodation • Pleasant gardens • Detached double garage • Set within an elevated position with open views

The Area
Wolsingham is a small market town situated in lower Weardale at the confluence of the River Wear and Waskerley Beck. Originally a Saxon settlement, the earliest records date from around 1120AD, it was one of the first market towns in County Durham and is often referred to as the gateway to Weardale. It is a place of historic and scenic interest and a conservation area, surrounded by splendid open countryside. It supports a traditional range of amenities including doctors surgery, schooling and swimming pool. A broader ranger of shopping, educational and recreational facilities can be found within the neighbouring centres of Newcastle, Durham and Darlington. For the commuter the A68 and A1 (M) provide links with the major commercial centres of the North East. The east coast mainline railway station and international airports at Newcastle and Durham Tees Valley offer further communications with the rest of the country. Wolsingham is perfectly placed for exploring many of the region’s attractions as well as North Yorkshire, The Lake District, Northumberland, the Scottish borders and the East Coast.

The Property
2 Redgate House is a pleasant Grade II Listed barn conversion situated within an elevated position on the outskirts of Wolsingham. The property was originally built in the 1850s and offers flexible accommodation throughout, as well as a detached double garage, pleasant gardens, and would be suited to a variety of purchasers.

The main entrance to the property is through a wooden door and leads into the well proportioned reception hallway, which is split level and provides easy access to all ground floor accommodation. The kitchen is situated to the rear of the property and is fitted with a good range of base and wall mounted storage units, which are topped with contrasting composite worktops which incorporate a porcelain one and a half bowl sink with mixer tap and drainer unit. Integral appliances include under counter fridge and freezer, eye level oven and grill and electric four ring hob with stainless steel extractor fan over, whilst there is also space for a freestanding washing machine which can be concealed within the base units. Tiled to splashback level, the kitchen is also well lit courtesy of the dual aspect and recessed spot lights within the ceiling. The patio area to the side of the property can also be accessed from here.

The dining room is situated adjacent to the kitchen and features beams to the ceiling as well as wooden flooring, which contributes to the traditional finish of the property. A traditional wooden door allows access to the rear patio from here.

Returning to the hallway, double doors lead into the living room which benefits from high beamed ceilings and is of generous proportions, and enjoys views overlooking Wolsingham.

The study is a light and airy room courtesy of the dual aspect to the front and side elevations and could be utilised as a further double bedroom if required. There is also a snug which provides a further versatile space and features an exposed feature stone wall, whilst enjoying views overlooking the front gardens.

The ground floor accommodation is completed with a shower room, which is fitted with a white suite comprising of a low level WC, wall hung wash hand basin and shower cubicle with mains fed shower.

Returning to the reception hallway, stairs rise to the first floor landing. To the right hand side lies the master bedroom which is a double of generous proportions and enjoys south facing views. The master bedroom includes ensuite facilities which comprise of a low level WC, wash hand basin set upon a pedestal and panel enclosed bath with mains fed shower over.

The second bedroom is a generously proportioned double which enjoys a dual aspect to the side and rear elevations and has beams to the ceiling. The third bedroom is a good sized single which could be utilised for a number of uses.

The family bathroom is fitted with a white suite comprising of a low level WC, wash hand basin set upon a pedestal and panel enclosed bath with mains fed shower. Fully tiled walls and wooden flooring complete the bathroom.

4.83m x 3.45m (15' 10" x 11' 4")
Dining Room
3.27m x 4.54m (10' 9" x 14' 11")
Living Room
4.80m x 3.82m (15' 9" x 12' 6")
3.51m x 2.88m (11' 6" x 9' 5")
Study/Bedroom Four
3.44m x 3.51m (11' 3" x 11' 6")
Ground Floor Shower Room
Master Bedroom
4.91m x 3.65m (16' 1" x 12')
Master Ensuite
Bedroom Two
4.89m x 3.57m (16' 1" x 11' 9")
Bedroom Three
3.67m x 2.42m (12' x 7' 11")
The property benefits from outside space to three sides. To the front of the property is a pleasant lawned garden which incorporates mature shrubbery and is bordered by stone walling. To the side of the property there is a patio area and also includes a raised decking area, which is currently placed over concrete hardstanding and could be removed to provide off road parking if preferred. To the rear of the property there is a pleasant courtyard and patio area. The detached double garage is situated nearby and is accessed by twin outward opening, wooden double doors.
(EPC) EEC next to EIR
This property is currently rated ‘D’.
1. The property is Grade II Listed.

2. The property benefits from double glazed wooden sliding sash windows throughout.

From Wolsingham centre take the B6296 and follow the road through Angate Street onto Redgate Bank. Halfway up the bank, the track leading to the property is the first on the right hand side. Follow this track to the left and the property is situated on the right had side.

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