Property Summary

Guide Price £320,000

  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Reception Rooms

Branch Details

Barnard Castle

01833 690390

14c, Harmire Enterprise Park, DL12 8BN

Meadowside, South Side

Shadforth, Durham

    Key Features

  • Flexible accommodation with two reception rooms and three bedrooms
  • Individually designed, spacious bungalow situated at the head of a popular village
  • No onward chain
  • Off road parking and garage
  • Rare to the market
  • Set in spacious gardens
  • Superb potential to design and build a further dwelling in the rear garden

Meadowside offers an exciting opportunity to acquire a bungalow by public auction, positioned on a generous plot which offers off road parking and a garage to the front, and spacious gardens to the rear and side.

The Property
Meadowside offers an exciting and rare opportunity to acquire a bungalow positioned on a generous plot which offers off road parking and a garage to the front, as well as spacious gardens to the rear and side. The accommodation does
require some internal updating, however it is flexible throughout and therefore would
suit a variety of purchasers.

To the rear there is a spacious, extended garden, which has development potential for a further dwelling (subject to consents). This would make the purchase ideal for someone who wishes to develop a further dwelling or those who wish to design a bespoke home/extension to the existing dwelling (subject to the necessary

The entrance is to the front of the property, into a single glazed porch which leads to the hallway. The hallway offers access to a useful storage cupboard while to the right hand side lies the family bathroom. Fitted with a coloured suite which includes a WC, wash hand basin and panel enclosed bath. There are tiles to splash back
areas and light is offered by a single glazed window to the front.

Returning to the hallway, to the left hand side lies a double bedroom with a single glazed window to the front, storage is provide by double built in wardrobes while there is also a shallow cupboard.
Straight ahead from the hallway lies the breakfasting kitchen, which is fitted with a
good range of wall and base mounted storage units which offer space and plumbing under for an automatic washing machine, dish washer and slot in cooker. The base units are topped with contrasting working surfaces which incorporate a stainless steel sink and drainer unit and extend into a breakfast bar for informal dining. The
walls are tiled to splash back areas, while further storage is offered by two built in cupboards, one of which houses the boiler. There are two single glazed windows which enjoy views over the spacious garden to the rear.

The kitchen leads to an inner hall with a tiled floor which offers access to the rear garden and also the cloakroom/WC, utility room and a pantry cupboard. There is also a bedroom to the front elevation which could also be used as a study/snug and is fitted with two sets of built in wardrobes.

Returning to the hallway there is a sitting room to the rear of the property which enjoys views over and access to the rear garden via double glazed patio doors.

The hallway leads to an inner hall which provides access to the remaining accommodation. The master bedroom faces a mature, private garden to the side and is lit via two single glazed windows. This spacious double offers built in
wardrobes and also an en-suite. The en-suite is fitted with a coloured suite which comprises of a WC, wash hand basin and shower cubicle with mains fed shower.

There is a single glazed window to the front.
The accommodation is completed with a large living room which spans the length of the bungalow and offers a single glazed window the front and single glazed bow window to the rear, both enjoying garden views. The focal point of the room is the feature brick fireplace with wooden mantel and slate effect hearth which houses an electric fire.

The property is accessed via private driveway which provides off road parking and leads to an integral garage with up and over door. The front garden is lawned and bounded by mature shrubbery. To the side of the property there is a private garden and BBQ area which is enclosed by mature trees and shrubbery and is laid to lawn.
While to the rear there is an extensive hedge and tree lined garden which is laid to lawn and interspersed with shrubs and offers a patio area.

Planning Potential
Due to the size of the garden to the rear, it lends itself to development for a further dwelling (subject to consents), a pre application was presented to Durham County Council in 2019 which was met with a favourable response. However the property is not sold with the benefit of planning permission and the agent suggests that any interested parties who may wish to develop the site perform their own diligence prior
to bidding at the auction.

Energy Performance Certificate
The property is EPC rated - E

From Durham travel up Gilesgate bank and at the petrol station on the left turn right and follow the road straight on. Immediately, after crossing the A1on a fly over turn right. Travel straight on crossing the roundabout and the turn off for Shadforth is on the left hand side. Travel towards the village turning left as you approach the T
junction. Follow the road into the village and the property is situated on the left hand side at the head of the village and is identified by a George F White for sale board.

1. The property is a mix of single and double glazed windows
2. The property has a gas fired central heating system
3. The property is sold with a claw back of 20% of uplift in value for 20 years for the uplift in value for residential development

Method of Sale
The property will be offered for sale by public auction at the property on Thursday 1st October 2020 at 6pm prompt. The successful purchaser will be required to sign a binding contract immediately after the auction and pay a deposit of 10% of the purchase price by cheque drawn on a UK clearing bank or building society. Completion is to take place in accordance with the contract documentation.

Preparation for the Auction

Before bidding at an auction a prudent buyer will:
• Read the Sale Contract.
• Inspect the property.
• Inspect the legal documents (including the contract, searches etc).
• Check the accuracy of the sale particulars.
• Arrange any necessary finance for the deposit and purchase price.
• Take professional advice.

Bidding at the Auction

Prospective purchasers are advised of the following:

• We may refuse to accept a bid.
• If there is a dispute over bidding, we are entitled to resolve it and our decision is final.
• Where a guide price is given, it is not to be taken as an indication of the reserve price.
• Unfortunately we are unable to accept bids by telephone or bids by proxy. If you are unable to attend the auction in person you and wish to bid, your solicitor can attend on your behalf having full undertaking and authority to exchange contracts on your behalf.

Money Laundering Regulations
At the fall of the hammer and before completion the memorandum of sale, the successful purchaser(s) will be required to provide proof of identity and current address to the vendor’s solicitor.