Property Summary


Guide Price £470,000

  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Reception Rooms

Mount Pleasant

Bowes Road, Barnard Castle, Durham

    Key Features

  • Accessible location
  • Ample off road parking
  • EPC (EER) E 42
  • Garden, orchard and paddocks
  • In all extends to 2.69Acrea (1.09 Hectares)
  • No onward chain
  • Stable, hay barn and workshop

Mount Pleasant is an attractive, double fronted, 4 bedroom property benefitting from countryside views and in all extends to 2.69Ac (1.09Ha) with a range of farm buildings. Ideal for equestrian use or as a small holding. NO ONWARD CHAIN.

The Property
Upon entering the property the front door leads into the partially glazed entrance porch and a further half glazed door opens to an original oak floored inner hallway with double radiator and doors to the downstairs living accommodation and original oak barley twist staircase rising to the first floor.

On the ground floor the living room enjoys a dual aspect to the front and rear of the property. With a Stovax multi-fuel stove set in an elegant, Georgian style, dressed stone fireplace, coved ceilings, two double thermostatically controlled radiators, tv point and ample space for dining too.

A second reception room has a dual aspect with views to the front and side of the property and again with coved ceiling and rose and a double thermostatic radiator. There is oak flooring and also a chimney breast inset for an electric stove, TV point and telephone point.

The kitchen lies to the rear of the property having a tiled floor and an oil-fired Rayburn supplying hot water, firing the central heating, in addition to cooking. There is also a 4-ring induction hob and space for a freestanding fridge. From the kitchen sink views can be enjoyed of the surrounding Teesdale landscape. The room also has access to under stair storage.

A part glazed door from the kitchen opens to the utility that has a two and a half bowl sink, plumbing for a washing machine and space for further white goods with a door opening to the rear. This room also acts as a useful boot room.
The first floor landing is a bright airy space with an original oak return staircase along with a pleasantly sized window looking out over countryside views to the rear of the property.

On the first floor the master bedroom lies at the front of the property having a dual aspect with views over the surrounding countryside. This is a square spacious bedroom typically of a farmhouse of this era with coved ceiling and ceiling rose and original cast iron fireplace inset with an electric fire, There is a double thermostatically controlled radiator and TV point.

The second bedroom is another good sized double bedroom with a large window to the front of the property and again having a coved ceiling, double thermostatically controlled radiator, an electric fire set in to the original fireplace and TV point.

The third bedroom lies to the rear with views over the fields adjoining the property. There is an original cast iron fireplace making a lovely feature in the room, a radiator and TV point.

The fourth bedroom is a single room, currently utilised as a home office with wall mounted cupboards and sits at the front of the property.
The family bathroom is a spacious room with pine flooring and an impressive freestanding claw footed roll top bath with shower mixer taps, separate shower with double sliding doors, WC, pedestal wash hand basin and a heated towel rail. There is also an airing cupboard.

Externally the property has a traditional cottage style walled front garden laid to lawn with mature flower and shrub borders including a variety of roses. There is an arbour which serves as a log store in winter.

A gate leads from the garden to the gated driveway into the property. There is a mature fruit orchard bordering it well stocked with a variety of apple and plum trees. To the side of the property there is a stone outbuilding with space for parking at the rear.

Land and Buildings
The land adjoining the property is accessed from the driveway to the rear of the property. The land is divided over three paddocks. There is a smaller fenced paddock with a selection of trees, and two larger paddocks with stables, a workshop and a timber framed hay barn. The stables are stone built having light, power and water supply. The workshop is a modern mono pitched agricultural building also has light and power. It is understood the property benefits from an additional right of access to and from the road through the neighbouring property if required.

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