Offers over £300,0004 Bedrooms 3 Reception Rooms
Church Hill, Winston
Imposing semi detached family property Grade II Listed former Rectory 3 Reception rooms & dining kitchen 4 Double bedrooms Private gardens Off street parking Excellent commuter location No onward chain
Winston is a popular village supporting a restaurant/public house, church and playground/community field. It is situated in an elevated position above the River Tees with riverside walks and rolling countryside surrounding. The neighbouring market towns of Barnard Castle and Darlington provide a broad range of shopping, educational and recreational facilities.
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.
Many of the regions renowned beauty spots are within a short drive beyond which can be found the delights of North Yorkshire, the Lake District, Northumberland and the East Coast.
Church Hill is an imposing Grade II Listed property. Formerly a Georgian Rectory the property retains many original features and offers flexible accommodation over three floors. The property has the benefit of oil fired central heating, off street parking for several cars and private gardens.
An original wooden entrance door leads into the entrance hall which provides access to the living accommodation and to the first and second floor via the original return staircase.
The dining kitchen lies to the rear of the property and is fitted with a range of base and wall mounted storage units, eyelevel double oven, one and a half bowl sink unit and ceramic hob. An open fire place currently houses the central heating boiler and there is ample space for a family dining table and chairs. From the kitchen there is access via separate doors to the sitting room, formal dining area and conservatory.
The sitting room is a spacious room having a high ceiling and original features including ceiling roses and an impressive small pane sash window which looks over the front patio and to the trees beyond. There is an open fire with marble hearth and slips and decorative surround. From the sitting room there is access to a secondary entrance hall/vestibule which has access to the front of the property and a useful downstairs WC.
The formal dining area can be accessed via double doors from the sitting room or from the kitchen. This area offers great flexibility as a dining room or additional living area/study.
Double opening doors lead from the dining area to the double glazed conservatory which provides further excellent living/entertaining area. There is tiled flooring throughout and a range of fitted storage cupboards and work surface to one end. This area has previously been utilised as a utility area and there is still plumbing for an automatic washing machine. There are double opening doors which lead out to the patio and garden beyond.
To the first floor there are two double bedrooms, shower room/WC and storage cupboards. The master bedroom is fitted with a comprehensive range of bedroom furniture and enjoys views to the side over the garden. The second bedroom is a good sized double room with dual aspect and fitted wardrobes/storage cupboards.
The stairs continue to the second floor where there are two further bedrooms and family bathroom/WC. The larger second floor bedroom has an original cast iron fire place with stone surround and window overlooking the garden, the other enjoys views to the front of the property and is fitted with a range of wardrobes/storage cupboards.
The family bathroom/WC is partially tiled and fitted with a white four piece suite including WC, bidet, Jacuzzi bath and hand wash basin set into a marble vanity unit.
28' 5" x 13' 11" (8.66m x 4.24m)
20' 4" x 15' 10" (6.20m x 4.83m)
15' 9" x 9' 0" (4.80m x 2.74m)
24' 11" x 10' 0" (7.59m x 3.05m)
12' 7" x 17' 3" (3.84m x 5.26m)
13' 1" x 11' 8" (3.99m x 3.56m)
8' 0" x 7' 5" (2.44m x 2.26m)
12' 7" x 17' 5" (3.84m x 5.31m)
12' 0" x 10' 9" (3.66m x 3.28m)
8' 5" x 12' 3" (2.57m x 3.73m)
The property is approached over a shared tarmacadam driveway which leads up to the property and the gravelled driveway, which provides parking for several cars. The driveway extends up to the to the property flanked on one side by laid lawn which has flower borders surrounding, to the other a hard standing area, which provides further parking and the option to create a garage, if desired and subject to the necessary consents.
Stone steps lead up from the driveway to the front of the property. A patio extends around to the original entrance door as well as providing access to the second entrance door and garden.
The main garden lies to the side of the property and offers a high degree of privacy being walled to one side and an open view to the other.
The garden comprises of a raised patio/seating area which can be accessed from the conservatory, laid lawn, which is surrounded by flower borders that are planted with an interestingvariety of plants, shrubs and trees. A pathway bisects the lawn and leads down to a green house and garden shed, which has light and power connected.
The property is Grade II Listed.
From Barnard Castle head towards Darlington on the A67. Proceed past both right hand turnings into Winston village, upon passing the bus shelter take the second right hand turning. Proceed down the lane, which is marked as private, the subject property will then be seen shortly set up on the left hand side.
Energy Performance Rating
Not applicable due to being listed.