Guide Price £400,0004 Bedrooms 1 Garage 3 Reception Rooms
• Detached converted chapel • 4 Double bedrooms • Spacious and light living accommodation • Private drive with ample parking for 4 cars • Garage and workshop
Stainton Village lies approximately 2 miles to the north east of Barnard Castle. A linear village surrounded by open countryside, it provides both tranquillity and community yet is ideally placed for the commuter.
The historic market town of Barnard Castle provides an excellent range of traditional shopping, educational and recreational facilities and there are many renowned beauty spots close at hand.
For the commuter the A688, A67 and A66 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.
Chapel House, formally the village chapel, has been lovingly converted by the current vendors in 1998 keeping many of the original features. Benefiting from a Biomass boiler with a renewable heat incentive this has an income with fixed tariff rate until 2022.
The property is approached via a private driveway and the East facing entrance, leads to the main entrance hall with arched double doors, solid wood flooring, storage cupboard, window to the side and door to the downstairs toilet with WC and washbasin.
An open archway leads in to the inner hall with solid wood staircase to the first floor, door leading to the kitchen and open plan arches to both the living room and dining room.
The kitchen is a good sized room with a range of handmade wall and base units using the original pitch pine from the chapel, breakfast bar and central island with additional storage and seating. The room has tiled flooring and a dual aspect. There is an integrated dishwasher, Rangemaster oven with 4 ring gas hob, hot plate and griddle and extractor hood.
The kitchen leads on to the utility room with wall and base units, stainless steel sink, space for fridge and freezer, plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer, and window to the side of the property. This room houses the additional gas central heating boiler and provides access to the rear entrance hall which in turn has a personnel door in to the garage.
Off the main central the inner hall an arch leads through to a large and light living room with windows on triple aspects, door to the patio area and excellent far reaching views over adjoining countryside. A fireplace with wood surround houses a coal effect gas fire.
The dining room is another spacious room with solid wood flooring, windows to the side and door leading to the study. The study has a fitted carpet, window to the side and under stairs storage cupboard, useful as a home office or providing space for a playroom.
The solid wood staircase rises from the inner hall to the first floor opening to a light galleried landing with two windows overlooking the side of the property.
The master bedrooms lies to the rear of the property with exposed beams and is or generous proportions with windows on triple aspects benefiting from open views across the fields beyond. There is a walk in dressing room with window to the side, ideal for use as an en suite with the plumbing already being in place.
The second bedroom is a double room to the side of the property with windows to the side and open arch windows to the landing. The third bedroom is also a double room with windows on dual aspects.
The fourth of the bedrooms is a smaller double or good sized single which lies to the front of the property and has windows on dual aspects.
The family bathroom is fully tiled with a white suite comprising of a large oval Jacuzzi bath, double Jacuzzi power shower, wash basin in vanity unit and WC.
To the front of the property is a block paved driveway with ample parking for 4 cars leading on to an enclosed stone flagged patio area with steps leading to the workshop. Steps from the driveway lead to the raised front garden which is mainly laid to lawn with shrub border.
The workshop is accessed externally only and extends below the whole of the ground floor. There are both power and light and windows to the side. The garage benefits from an electric up & over door, solid floor and has both power and light. The biomass central heating boiler is located to the rear of the garage.
Energy Performance Certificate
The property is currently rated ‘D‘
From the centre of Barnard Castle proceed up Galgate turning left onto Harmire Road. Proceed out of town past the golf club taking the next turning on the right towards Copley. After 1 mile turn right to Stainton, continue along the road where the property can be found located on the right hand side and can be identified by a George F White ‘for sale’ board.