Property Summary

Guide Price £450,000

  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Reception Rooms

Branch Details

Barnard Castle

0333 920 2220

14c, Harmire Enterprise Park, DL12 8BN

Hillcrest, South End

Bedale, North Yorkshire

A substantial and deceptive six bedroomed period town house with an enclosed walled garden, detached stone outbuilding, ideal for conversion subject to the necessary planning permissions, and ample off street parking situated in the heart of Bedale Town Centre.

Hillcrest is a substantial period townhouse situated in the heart of Bedale town centre. The deceptively spacious accommodation is over three floors, and it has the benefit of a large walled garden to the rear, ample off street parking for multiple vehicles and two detached stone outbuildings. One of which has the potential to be converted into an ancillary accommodation to the main house, subject to the necessary planning consents.

The property has the benefit of a gas fired central heating system, UPVC double glazing, stripped oak doors, skirting boards and architraves and a beautiful turned oak staircase with oak spindles and handrails. The accommodation is an ideal family home but also lends itself to be converted into a Bed and Breakfast. The ground floor accommodation is approached through a solid wooden door with a carved and moulded surround, which leads into an inner lobby. A glazed door leads through into the entrance hallway which has a staircase that leads to the first floor accommodation and doors to the reception rooms. A door also provides access to the cellar which has stone steps leading down to two rooms which have electric and windows.

The living room has a window to the front and a wall mounted gas fire. An opening leads through into the breakfast kitchen which has a range of wall and base units with a worktop over. Inset stainless steel sink, plumbing for a dishwasher and washing machine. There are panelled walls and a window to the side and rear. A door leads through into the rear garden. The dining room has a window to the front and an alcove with a pine surround and original stripped oak floor boards. A stone archway gives access to the snug area which has a window to the rear.

The first floor accommodation has a large landing and a picture window which overlooks the rear garden. There is a large walk-in airing cupboard with fitted shelving and houses the hot water tank. The master bedroom suite is at the front of the property and has two windows. The en-suite shower room is half tiled and is fitted with a white suite, the WC and wash hand basin are set into a vanity unit, there is a large walk-in shower cubicle with electric shower. Bedroom two has a window to the front and a fitted wardrobe. Bedroom three has a window to the rear and two fitted wardrobes with cupboards over. The house bathroom is half tiled and fitted with a white suite, there is a WC and wash hand basin that are set into a vanity unit, panelled bath and window to the rear.

Stairs from the first floor lead up to the second floor accommodation. The landing has a loft access point with a drop down ladder and the loft is part boarded. Bedroom four has windows to the front and side and a walk-in wardrobe with fitted shelving. This room also has an en-suite shower room which is currently in the process of being re-fitted. The current vendors will complete the work prior to the sale transacting. It will have a white suite with a WC, wash hand basin set into a vanity unit and a shower cubicle with electric shower and tiled walls. There is a window to the rear. Bedroom five has two windows to the front and the side. Bedroom six has a fitted wardrobe and a window to the rear.

To the rear of the kitchen is a rear courtyard garden which is enclosed with a half height brick wall and wooden fencing. There is a large patio area which is flanked by well established shrub borders and a pebbled water feature. Within the courtyard is a detached stone barn/outbuilding. This barn offers huge potential and with the appropriate planning approval could be converted into annexed accommodation to the main house or into a holiday let for an additional source of income. The barn has a power and light. Attached to the rear of the barn is a gardeners toilet.

From the courtyard garden a wrought iron gate opens out into the large gravelled parking area. The vehicular access to this area of the property is via Sussex Street through a garage which has wooden doors that front onto the street. The parking area is extensive and would allow for multiple vehicles to park securely. There is also a low boundary wall with fencing, an ornamental pond and raised borders. There is an additional area of garden beyond the parking area which is laid to lawn and has some established fruit trees and a vegetable plot. There is a greenhouse and an additional stone outbuilding/garden store. This building is over two floors. The property has a pedestrian right of way to the left hand side of the main front door on South End. It leads through a covered walk way between Hillcrest and the neighbouring property, and in turn leads to a path that runs around the perimeter of Hillcrest, past the barn and through into the rear courtyard garden.

Agents Note
The lawned section of land at the rear of Hillcrest will be sold subject to a clawback of 25% of any uplift in value for 20 years from the date of completion of the sale which will be triggered by the implementation of, or sale with planning consent for residential development.

Energy Performance Certificate
The energy rating for the property is Band E.