Offers over £450,0005 Bedrooms 1 Garage 3 Reception Rooms
8, Alston Road
•Spacious detached family home •5 Double bedrooms with 2 en-suites • 3 Large reception rooms enjoying open views • Fully equipped modern kitchen • Gardens, patio, double garage and off street parking • Uninterrupted views of Teesdale countryside • No onward chain
Middleton in Teesdale is a large self sufficient village supporting a broad range of day to day amenities including shops, public houses, church, primary school and doctor’s surgery.
A wider range of shopping, educational and recreational facilities can be found within the neighbouring market town of Barnard Castle, which is often referred to as the ‘Gateway to Teesdale’.
There are many delightful walks and renowned beauty spots close at hand beyond which can be found the attractions of North Yorkshire, Northumberland, the Lake District and the east coast.
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 provide further communications with the rest of the country.
Extended and modernised in 2008, 8 Alston Road has been finished and carefully maintained to a superb standard having high quality fixtures and fittings and sought after rural views. This impressive property provides flexible living accommodation as a spacious family home or a dormer bungalow having a ground floor master suite, offering comfortable accommodation for visiting family and friends.
The front entrance leads into a bright and airy vestibule. A further glazed door leads into an impressive reception hallway with solid oak flooring, wooden glazed doors leading off to the living accommodation and a delightful solid oak galleried staircase rising to the first floor.
The kitchen lies to the rear of the property enjoying views across the Teesdale landscape having French doors out to a patio creating a superb entertaining area. The kitchen itself has a modular natural stone floor and has been fitted with an extensive range of wall and base mounted units also housing two eye level integral ovens, a refrigerator, an induction hob and gas fired wok station. An island provides a breakfasting area, two further refrigerated drawers and a split level dishwasher. A well equipped utility room is fitted with Shaker style storage units with Belfast sink and provides more under counter space for a washing machine, dryer and freezer. From the utility is a door that leads out to the side of the property.
The dining room has solid oak flooring with under floor heating and can be accessed from the kitchen which has ample space for a family dining table and chairs. The room also enjoys the rural views over towards local landmark ‘Kirkcarrion’ through an impressive south facing picture window. Wooden glazed French doors return to the entrance hallway.
The living room boasts a LPG gas fire set into a decorative natural stone fireplace with hearth and has views of the garden through a further picture window. Double glass-paned doors lead into the garden room which has a decorative tile flooring and under floor heating. The garden room has a dual aspect again with French doors out to the garden creating a further entertaining area.
At the front of the property there are two ground floor double bedrooms, both enjoying bay windows with an outlook to the front lawned garden. This provides flexible accommodation if the property is to be utilised as a bungalow.
The master suite is spacious with a generously sized dressing room that continues to an en suite bathroom which is fitted with marble tiles and a white suite comprising of a full size bath, a large walk in shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin with a heated towel rail.
The second bedroom is a further good sized double bedroom however it is currently used as a study/office but would comfortably accommodate bedroom furniture or would make a great playroom for children.
Next to the staircase is a downstairs WC with wash hand basin and a door leading to the integral double garage. The garage is fitted with further storage units and has light and power connected along with a remote control electric door.
To the first floor there is a pleasant half galleried area enjoying the bright southerly aspect and views from the dormer window, a pleasant alcove for a study or library area. A door leads to a good sized double bedroom with dual aspect and accessible storage in the eaves. The room has a fantastic dressing room and fully tiled en suite bathroom comprising full sized bath, shower cubicle, WC, wash hand basin with a heated towel rail and airing cupboard. An archway leads through from the landing to a further two good sized double bedrooms and a shower room. The first of the bedrooms lies to the front of the property with a useful fitted wardrobe and views up the valley. The second bedroom is of a similar design and has an outlook to the rear of the property with views of the open countryside. It also has a useful fitted wardrobe.
The contemporary shower room between to the two bedrooms is tiled and comprises of a large walk in shower, WC and wash hand basin.
A door from the landing accesses further storage space in the eaves at the front of the property and extra storage space can be found through the archway next to one of the double bedrooms which houses the water tank.
4.25m x 5.02m (13' 11" x 16' 6")
1.83m x 3.84m (6' x 12' 7")
3.62m x 5.00m (11' 11" x 16' 5")
5.89m x 3.66m (19' 4" x 12')
4.92m x 3.58m (16' 2" x 11' 9")
Ground Floor Bedroom One
4.21m x 3.67m (13' 10" x 12')
1.78m x 3.58m (5' 10" x 11' 9")
Ground Floor Bedroom Two
3.34m x 3.41m (10' 11" x 11' 2")
First Floor Bedroom One
5.40m x 3.60m (17' 9" x 11' 10")
1.99m x 3.64m (6' 6" x 11' 11")
First Floor Bedroom Two
4.64m x 3.20m (15' 3" x 10' 6")
First Floor Bedroom Three
4.25m x 3.24m (13' 11" x 10' 8")
Family Shower Room/WC
1.69m x 2.42m (5' 7" x 7' 11")
2.20m x 3.37m (7' 3" x 11' 1")
5.21m x 5.10m (17' 1" x 16' 9")
Black wrought iron gates open onto a block paved driveway which sweeps down to the property providing off street parking for several vehicles. To the left of the driveway is the oil tank cleverly disguised by trellis and plants and a wall that runs to the garage with a gate leading to the rear garden.
A lawned area lies in front of the property with a walled border and beds containing a variety of established shrubs. To the right of the property is another door also leading around to the rear garden.
The rear garden is south facing enjoying the sun throughout the day and uninterrupted views of Teesdale countryside towards the local landmark ‘Kirkcarrion’. Cleverly designed the garden comprises two patio areas and a lawned section boarded with a variety or interesting flowers and shrubs. A brick built barbeque and seating area is situated to the left of the kitchen patio creating a great entertaining area.
The roof is fitted with solar panels and a Feed-in-Tariff contract contributes to lowering energy bills.
The property is currently rated ‘D’.
From the centre of Barnard Castle proceed up Galgate turning left onto Harmire Road after approximately half a mile and continue out of town past the golf course.
Go over Folly Top, past Eggleston and proceed into Middleton-In-Teesdale. Continue through the centre of the village, past the Teesdale Hotel and over Hudeshope Beck. Follow the road as it bears sharply to the left, proceed up the hill continuing past Alston Road Garage, the property is located on the left and identified by a George F White ‘For Sale’ board.