Property Summary

Starting Bid £125,000

2 Bedrooms 2 Reception Rooms

Branch Details

Barnard Castle

01833 690390

14c Redwell Court, Harmire, Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL12 8BN

74, Galgate

This property will be offered for sale at the Emirates Riverside Cricket Ground, Chester Le Street on Thursday 23rd August. Registration at 6:30pm with auction start at 7pm. If you have any questions or would like to arrange a viewing please call a member of the team on 0191 2390802.

• For sale by auction
• Grade II Listed terraced cottage
• 2 Large double bedrooms
• Enclosed rear yard with workshop/outbuilding
• Requires renovation
• Ideal for first time buyer/investor opportunities

The Area
Galgate is the principal road leading into the very centre of the town, making the property ideally placed for access to all amenities. Barnard Castle is a bustling, historic market town providing a range of shopping with varied privately owned businesses, recreational and educational facilities and is often referred to as the Gateway to Teesdale with many renowned beauty spots close at hand. Further afield can be found the delights of North Yorkshire, the Lake District, Weardale and Northumberland.

For the commuter the A66, A67 and A1(M) provides 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.

The Property
74 Galgate is a Grade II Listed stone built double fronted cottage in need of renovation. It is an attractive property with a number of period features and could be refurbished to create a highly appealing and quirky property.

It benefits from gas fired central heating and boasts a prime town location along this traditional tree lined avenue. This property would be suitable for a variety of buyers including those looking for a holiday cottage or retirement home or first time buyer/investor.

A wooden entrance door leads into the hallway where doors radiate into the living accommodation and rear yard along with stairs that lead to the first floor landing.

The living room is situated at the front of the property having a sliding sash window with deep sills and a fitted cupboard and shelves in the alcove.

The dining room is also positioned to the front of the property having a further sash window and open fire with tiled surround and hearth. A door leads into the kitchen which has base and wall mounted storage units along with space for appliances, together with a stainless steel sink unit and window overlooking the rear yard. This room would benefit from full refurbishment.

To the first floor there are two spacious double bedrooms and a family bathroom. The bedrooms are positioned to the front of the property with sash windows over looking the pleasant street below. The second bedroom has a useful walk in cupboard with sliding doors.

The family bathroom is another good size room fitted with a white suite including a full sized bath with shower over, hand wash basin and WC along with a storage cupboard that houses the boiler.

The floor area available could be reconfigured to maximise the space subject to obtaining the necessary consents.

Living Room
4.46m x 3.32m (14' 8" x 10' 11")
Dining Room
4.60m x 2.98m (15' 1" x 9' 9")
3.06m x 2.70m (10' x 8' 10") max
Bedroom One
4.54m x 3.90m (14' 11" x 12' 10") max
Bedroom Two
3.63m x 3.17m (11' 11" x 10' 5")
To the rear of the property is a yard which is fully concreted and enclosed with stone walling. There is access to a substantial sized workshop measuring 4.95m x 3.77m (16' 3" x 12' 4")
The property is currently rated 'F'.

This property is for sale by the modern method of auction. This process is similar to a normal property purchase but on acceptance of an offer the purchaser will pay a non refundable reservation fee to secure the property. We do not require the purchaser to exchange contracts immediately, however from the date the Draft Contract is received by the buyers solicitor, the buyer is given 56 days in which to complete the transaction, with the aim being to exchange contracts within the first 28 days. Please note this property is subject to an undisclosed reserve price. Terms and conditions apply to the modern method of auction, which is operated by George F White in partnership with The Great North Property Auction. Please see the auction section on our website or visit
Note One
Please note that the property is Grade II Listed.
Note Two
Please note that there is no access via the doorway at the rear of the outbuilding.
Note Three
Please note that the property is subject to a flying freehold.
From the centre of Barnard Castle proceed up Galgate where the subject property can be found on the left hand side of the road identified by a George F White ‘For Sale’ sign.
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