Offers over £95,0003 Bedrooms 2 Reception Rooms
3 Railway Cottages
Stone built terrace cottage in need of renovation Scope to extend subject to planning consent 2 Reception rooms 3 Bedrooms Gardens to front and rear Village location with good commuter links
Bowes is an historic village having an active primary school/nursery which is currently rated outstanding by Ofsted. There is also public house and church along with a ruined castle.
The historic market town of Barnard Castle lies but 5 miles distance and provides a range of shopping, educational and recreational facilities. It is often referred to as the gateway to Teesdale with many renowned beauty spots being close at hand. Within a days drive the delights of North Yorkshire, the Lake District, Northumberland and the East Coast can be found.
Bowes lies just to the south of the A66 which is a prime commuting location both East and West and therefore having links with the whole of the northern region via the A1 (M) and M6.
3 Railway Cottages is a stone built mid terrace cottage with front and rear gardens. The property is in need of renovation but offers the potential to create a beautiful home with the possibility to extend to the rear, if desired and subject to obtaining the necessary consents.
A part glazed UPVC entrance door opens to the inner hall with staircase to the first floor and a door leading to the living room.
The living room lies to the front of the property and is a good sized room with high ceilings, there is a window overlooking the front garden also enjoying an open rural aspect with views South over neighbouring countryside. There is a door into the second reception room and a door to a useful under stairs storage cupboard.
The second reception room is to the rear of the property and is a further good sized room with fireplace, the chimney is currently sealed but could be reinstated if desired. There is a window looking out over the rear garden, door into the rear porch, which in turn leads out to the rear garden and door leading to the kitchen.
The kitchen has a range of base and wall mounted units with stainless steel sink, space for a cooker and fridge and two windows overlooking the rear of the property.
Returning to the front entrance stairs rise from the entrance hall to the first floor where there are three bedrooms and bathroom/WC.
The master bedroom lies to the rear of the property and is a good sized double room with a feature cast iron fireplace with stone surround and a window which looks over the rear garden.
The second bedroom lies to the front of the property and is smaller double with window overlooking the front garden and views across to the neighbouring fields. The third bedroom, also to the front of the property, is a small double or large single with built in storage cupboard and window overlooking the front of the property. Both bedrooms to the front of the property are south facing and flooded with natural light throughout the day.
The family bathroom has a coloured suite comprising of a bath with electric shower over, WC and wash hand basin.
4.33m x 4.57m (14' 2" x 15')
3.02m x 3.68m (9' 11" x 12' 1")
2.82m x 1.83m (9' 3" x 6')
3.08m x 3.69m (10' 1" x 12' 1")
3.18m x 3.46m (10' 5" x 11' 4")
3.40m x 2.69m (11' 2" x 8' 10")
1.77m x 1.97m (5' 10" x 6' 6")
The property is set back behind a lawned front garden with flower borders and a stone stepped path which leads up to the front door.
To the rear is an enclosed garden with paved patio area with a path leading to the bottom of the garden. The garden is mainly laid to lawn with large shrub borders and well established trees. There is a useful stone outbuilding which is currently used as a coal/log store and garden shed. There is a further smaller store adjoining and additional old stone pig sty at the bottom of the garden.
The property is subject to a flying freehold. Further details can be sought from George F White or the vendor’s solicitors.
A right of way exists in favour of 3 Railway Cottages over the rear of the neighbouring property.
From Barnard Castle proceed down The Bank and over County Bridge bearing to the right. Take the first principal turning on the left hand side towards Bowes/Brough. On passing under the A66 turn immediately left towards Bowes and at the subsequent roundabout turn to the right. Proceed towards to the west end of the village where the subject property will be seen shortly on the right hand side.