Guide Price £169,9953 Bedrooms 1 Reception Room
• End terrace town house • Grade II Listed • 3 Bedrooms • Rear Courtyard • Town Centre Location
Thorngate is a popular area of Barnard Castle, within walking distance of the town centre via The Bank. Thorngate offers an idyllic setting adjoining the River Tees alongside the “Green Bridge”.
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 to the East 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.
34 Thorngate is a charming, Grade II Listed, stone built property which has wooden sash windows and gas central heating throughout.
A wooden part glazed entrance door leads into the ground floor living room, with deep sill sash window overlooking the front of the property and dark wooden flooring throughout. A focal point to the room is a multifuel stove set into the chimney breast and an original wooden beam that runs the full length of the ground floor celling.
An opening leads into the kitchen which has been fitted with a range of bespoke solid oak units with stairs leading up to the first floor. There is a central island with granite work surfaces, ideal breakfast bar and additional work surfaces and storage. A large Inglenook houses the 6 burner Rangemaster oven and additional work surfaces designed and fitted into the quirky curvature of the room along with a window overlooking the rear courtyard. There are additional units fitted underneath the stairs creating ample storage space along with integrated appliances. A stable effect door leads out to the rear courtyard.
There are stairs leading to the first floor, a window over looks the rear courtyard, over the neighbouring rooftops towards the River Tees. The family bathroom is fully tiled in a ceramic travertine effect tile, with wet room style shower, free standing bath, WC and wash hand basin with chrome heated towel rail. A large frosted window allows additional light to flood into this room.
Returning to the landing, the master bedroom / main sitting room can be found. Two large windows overlook the front of the property and to the River Tees beyond. There is a gas fire set into a black surround.
On the second floor there are two further bedrooms. The master bedroom is a spacious room with two deep sill windows enjoying similar views to those on the first floor. The second bedroom is a good sized single bedroom with window overlooking the neighbouring rooftops and River Tees to the rear.
3.76m x 3.72m (12' 4" x 12' 2")
4.00m x 2.96m (13' 1" x 9' 9")
3.35m x 4.10m (11' x 13' 5")
3.61m x 4.18m (11' 10" x 13' 9")
2.27m x 3.27m (7' 5" x 10' 9")
2.25m x 3.34m (7' 5" x 10' 11")
The property benefits from an enclosed spacious rear courtyard, paved with Indian slate. There is an outbuilding providing an outdoor storage space.
The property is currently rated ‘E’.
From the centre of Barnard Castle proceed down The Bank continuing straight ahead into Thorngate before the road bears round to the right. The property is situated on the left hand side identified by a George F White ‘For Sale’ board.
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