Property Summary

Starting bid £100,000

3 Bedrooms 3 Reception Rooms

Branch Details

Barnard Castle

01833 690390

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

Flat 1-3, 24 Newgate

• For sale by auction • Rare investment/development opportunity • Grade II Listed property • 3 x One Bedroom flats • Rear courtyard • No onward chain *** THIS PROPERTY IS FOR SALE BY THE MODERN METHOD OF AUCTION TUESDAY 7th NOVEMBER 2017 AT THE RAMSIDE HALL HOTEL, DURHAM, DH1 1TD. REGISTRATION IS AT 6:30PM, AUCTION COMMENCES 7:00PM. ID IS REQUIRED TO BID. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT THE AUCTION TEAM ON 0191 2390802 ***

The Area
Newgate occupies a sought after, central position, within walking distance of the town centre.

Barnard Castle is an historic market town supporting a range of shopping, educational and recreational facilities, dominated by the Castle Ruins and River Tees.

There are many renowned beauty spots close at hand, beyond which can be found the attractions of North Yorkshire, the Lake District, Weardale and Northumberland as well as 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 offer further communications with the rest of the country.

The Property
24 Newgate is an imposing Grade II Listed property which comprises three one bedroom flats. Each flat has its own private entrance door with flats 1 & 3 having a communal stair well and landing.

The property requires a degree of modernisation and offers the option to leave it as flats or develop the whole property to create an impressive family home, if desired and subject to obtaining the necessary consents.

Auction Information
This property is for sale by the modern method of auction also known as a conditional 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. The buyer then has 28 days to exchange contracts and a further 28 days to complete the purchase. 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
Ground Floor Flat
A wooden entrance door leads from Newgate into a vestibule, which leads into the main hall. The living room lies to the front of the property with a large window looking out to Newgate.

There is a decorative fireplace and fitted shelves. To the rear of the property lies the dining kitchen which is fitted with base storage units and a stainless steel sink. There is space for a cooker, washing machine and additional white goods along with a window over looking and a door leading out to the rear courtyard. There is ample space for a dining table and chairs and additional furniture.

The double bedroom lies to the front of the property and the bathroom WC lies to the rear and is fitted with a bath with shower attachment, WC and hand wash basin.

Entrance Hallway
Living Room/Bedroom Two
17' 6" x 13' 11" (5.34m x 4.25m)
15' 3" x 15' 7" (4.64m x 4.76m)
Bedroom One
17' 5" x 11' 11" (5.31m x 3.64m)
8' 11" x 7' 10" (2.71m x 2.40m)
First Floor Flat
A wooden entrance door, which is accessed from the shared passageway, leads into the communal entrance hall which has a storage area and a wide staircase leading up to the first floor benefitting from a large window which allows natural light to flood in.

The wooden entrance door leads into the hall which has doors radiating off to the living accommodation. The dining kitchen is located to the rear of the property and is fitted with a range of base and wall mounted storage units, stainless steel sink and space for a cooker and under counter white goods. There is a built in storage cupboard, decorative fireplace with stone surround and space for a dining table and chairs.

The living room lies to the front and is a large room having a window looking over Newgate and the rooftops beyond. There is a fireplace with built in cupboards to either hand. The bedroom is accessed from the living room and is a good sized double room with decorative fireplace and views over Newgate.

The bathroom is accessed from the entrance hall and is fitted with a white suite including bath with shower over, WC and hand wash basin.
Entrance Hallway
Living Room
17' 9" x 17' 9" (5.41m x 5.42m)
Dining Kitchen
15' 2" x 14' 2" (4.62m x 4.33m)
Bedroom One
11' 11" x 11' 9" (3.62m x 3.57m)
10' 9" x 6' 4" (3.28m x 1.94m)
Second Floor Flat
A wooden door from the communal landing leads into a secondary hall which has access to storage cupboards and stairs which lead up to the second floor and the main entrance to the flat.

There is a bedroom which has a stone fireplace and window looking over rooftops and to the scenery beyond. From the bedroom there is access to the shower room/WC and the open plan living/dining kitchen.

The open plan living kitchen has a range of base storage units, stainless steel sink and space for a cooker and additional under counter goods. There is a feature cast iron fireplace with stone surround and space for a dining table and living room furniture.
Living Kitchen
18' 3" x 18' 2" (5.57m x 5.54m)
Bedroom One
11' 11" x 10' 7" (3.63m x 3.23m)
Shower Room/WC
To the rear of the property and accessed from the ground floor property there is a private enclosed courtyard. The courtyard is currently hard landscaped with a raised patio area.
From the centre of Barnard Castle proceed to the Market Cross, turning left along Newgate where the subject property will be found shortly on the left hand side.
Energy Performance Rating
Not applicable due to being listed.

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