Property Summary

Guide Price £470,000

  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Reception Rooms

Mount Pleasant

Bowes Road, Barnard Castle, Durham

    Key Features

  • Accessible location
  • EPC (EER) E 42
  • Garden and orchard
  • Impressive traditional 4 bedroom farmhouse
  • In all extends to 2.69Acrea (1.09 Hectares)
  • 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.

The Property 
Upon entering the property the front door leads into the partially glazed entrance porch and a further door opens to an oak floored inner hallway with doors radiating to the downstairs living accommodation and stairs rising to the first floor.
The living room enjoys a dual aspect to the front and rear of the property and has a Stovax multi-fuel stove set within an elegant, Georgian style, dressed stone fireplace. The room has further space for dining furniture.
A second reception room lies to the right hand side of the property again having a dual aspect with views to the front and side of the property. There is a fireplace with electric point for an electric fire.
The kitchen lies to the rear of the property having a tiled floor and an oil fired Rayburn that heats the water and fires the central heating for the property, there is also an induction hob and space for a free standing fridge . From the kitchen sink views can be enjoyed of the fields beyond the property. The room also has access to an under stair storage cupboard.

A door from the kitchen opens to the utility that has plumbing for a washing machine and space for further white goods whilst a door opens to the rear. This room also acts as a useful boot room.
To the first floor the master bedroom lies at the front of the property having a dual aspect with views over the countryside beyond. This is a square spacious bedroom typically of a farmhouse of this era. There is an electric fire set within the chimney breast.
The second bedroom is another good sized double bedroom with a large window to the front of the property and again having an electric fire set in to an original fireplace.
The third bedroom lies to the rear having views over the fields adjoining the property. There is an original cast iron fire place making a lovely feature in the room. 

The fourth bedroom is a single room, currently utilised as a home office and sits at the front of the property. 

The family bathroom is a spacious room with wooden flooring and an impressive freestanding roll top bath, large double shower, WC, 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. A gate leads from the garden to the gated driveway into the property that has a fruit orchard bordering it with a variety of apple and plum trees. 

To the side of the property there is an stone outbuilding and the oil tank 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 fields. There is a smaller fenced paddock with a selection of trees, and two larger fields with stables, a workshop and a timber framed hay barn accessed from the third field.

The stables are stone built having a light, power and water supply. The workshop is a modern mono pitched agricultural building which also has light and power.

It is understood that the property benefits from an additional right of access to the road through a neighbouring property if required.