Guide price £425,0003 Bedrooms 2 Reception Rooms
High Aukside House
Immaculately presented detached family home 2 Reception rooms and dining kitchen 3 Double bedrooms Gardens to three sides and detached garage Stunning views over Teesdale
Aukside is situated up above Middleton-in-Teesdale enjoying panoramic views over the Tees Valley. The neighbouring village of Middleton-in-Teesdale supports a selection of facilities including shops, post office, doctors surgery, primary school, churches and garages.
A broader range of amenities can be found within the historic market town of Barnard Castle which lies but 11 miles away.
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 delights of Teesdale can be found within a short drive, beyond which are the attractions of North Yorkshire, the Lake District, Weardale, Northumberland and the East Coast.
High Aukside House is a beautiful detached property which occupies an elevated position giving the property excellent uninterrupted views over Teesdale. The property has been extensively renovated over recent years and offers well presented family accommodation having the benefit of oil fired central heating and double glazing throughout as well as enclosed gardens and a detached garage.
The main door leads into the entrance hall which has stone flag flooring and doors leading off to the living accommodation and the downstairs WC.
The dining kitchen is a fabulous room being fitted with a range of modern base and wall mounted storage units with Belfast sink and granite working surfaces. There is an integrated dishwasher and space for a Range style cooker and freestanding refrigerator/freezer along with ample space for a family dining table and chairs.
Accessed off the kitchen is a useful utility area which has space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer along with an additional storage cupboards and sink.
A part glazed door leads from the kitchen into the inner hall which has a further door leading into the living dining room and stairs leading up to the first floor.
The living dining room is a generous room having solid wooden flooring, and windows to two elevations which enjoy views over the gardens and adjoining countryside. The main feature of this room is a large stone fireplace with dressed stone lintel and flag stone hearth with inset multi fuel stove. The stove heats the room as well as working in unison with the oil fired central heating system. The room also has ample space for a large family dining table and chairs, access to a useful under stairs storage cupboard and an additional door which leads into a porch which in turn provides access to the front garden.
The second reception room is accessed from the main entrance hall and is a good sized room with double opening doors which lead out to the front of the property. This room is currently being used as a home office/play room but could also be utilised as an additional living area, hobby room or downstairs bedroom.
To the first floor there are three double bedrooms, family bathroom/WC and storage cupboard.
The master bedroom lies to the southern end of the property and is a large and bright room having built in wardrobe and windows to two sides which enjoy views over open countryside. The second and third bedrooms are also spacious double rooms which enjoy stunning views over open countryside.
The luxury bathroom/WC is located to the rear of the property and is fitted with tiled flooring and a heritage style suite with free standing roll top bath, WC and hand wash basin along with a tiled walk in shower cubicle.
3.92m x 4.60m (12' 10" x 15' 1")
Reception Room Two/Study
2.41m x 4.96m (7' 11" x 16' 3")
Living Dining Room
4.96m x 9.54m (16' 3" x 31' 4")
5.05m x 4.17m (16' 7" x 13' 8")
3.06m x 4.70m (10' x 15' 5")
3.07m x 4.61m (10' 1" x 15' 1")
The property is accessed via a stepped stone path which leads down from the road into the garden and around to the main entrance door.
To the front of the property is a laid lawn with adjoining Indian sandstone patio and path which leads around the front of the property to the more formal patio garden which is located at the southern end of the property and is surrounded by flower borders and enjoys views over the neighbouring countryside.
The detached stone built garage can be accessed from the road and has an electric door and light and power connected having ample space for a car with additional storage space. Below the garage, accessed from the garden is a most useful log/garden store.
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. As the road bears sharply to the left continue straight up the hill (The Hude) and after a quarter of a mile turn right signposted Aukside and Coldberry. High Aukside House will then be found after approximately half a mile on the right hand side.
Energy Performance Certificate
The property is currently rated ‘D’.