Offers over £265,0003 Bedrooms 2 Reception Rooms
• Victorian period property • Contemporary open plan dining kitchen • 2 Reception rooms • 3 Bedrooms plus family bathroom • Enclosed rear garden with single detached garage
Galgate is the principal road leading into the very centre of the town, making it ideally placed for access to all amenities.
Barnard Castle is an historic market town providing a range of shopping, recreational and educational facilities and is often referred to as the Gateway to Teesdale with many renowned beauty spots close at hand. Further afield can be found the delights of North Yorkshire, the Lake District, Weardale and Northumberland.
For the commuter the A66, A67 and A1(M) provides 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.
Rose Cottage is a traditional Victoria family home offering flexible living accommodation, an enclosed rear garden and a single garage. The property benefits from gas fired central heating and double glazing throughout.
A uPVC double glazed door leads into an entrance porch with further original stained glass door leading into the inner hallway which has doors leading off to living accommodation and stairs leading up to the first floor.
The living room lies to the front of the property and is a generous room having coving and a ceiling rose and a bay window which allows views over Galgate and natural light to flood in. The main focal point of the room is a multi-fuel stove which is set into a stone fireplace with decorative wooden surround.
The dining room is a further good sized reception room which can be accessed from the inner hall and kitchen. There is a fireplace with recess for an electric fire/stove and ample space for a family dining table and chairs.
The open plan dining kitchen lies to the rear of the property and had been extended in recent years to create an excellent family and entreating area.
The kitchen is fitted with solid wooden base and wall mounted storage units and a central island/breakfast bar. There is a range of integrated appliances including a full height refrigerator and freezer, wine cooler, washing machine, dishwasher and microwave along with a Range style double oven with 5 burner hob unit and hot plate with extractor hood over. There is a window looking over the rear garden, opening into the dining room and a further door which leads into the conservatory.
The conservatory is a further wonderful addition to the property and is a versatile space with views over the garden and a door leading out to the rear patio.
The stairs lead up from the inner hall to the half landing off which is the family bathroom. The bathroom is fitted with a white suite including bath with shower over, WC and hand wash basin. There is vinyl flooring and a built in airing cupboard.
Further steps lead up to the first floor landing where there is space for a desk/study area, access to the loft and door radiating off to the bedrooms.
The master bedroom lies to the front of the property and is a good sized double room with two windows looking out over Galgate. The second bedroom lies to the rear of the property and is also a good sized double room with views over the rear garden. The third bedroom is a single room which lies to the front.
3.95m x 4.06m (13' x 13' 4")
4.05m x 3.38m (13' 3" x 11' 1")
3.49m x 5.31m (11' 5" x 17' 5")
3.49m x 2.93m (11' 5" x 9' 7")
4.06m x 3.36m (13' 4" x 11')
3.95m x 3.36m (13' x 11')
3.95m x 1.86m (13' x 6' 1")
The property is set back behind a small forecourt garden having stone steps leading up to the main entrance door and a personnel gate which provides access to the rear.
To the rear of the property is an enclosed split level garden. A patio area is located adjacent to the house and provides ample space for outdoor furniture. There is a water feature and steps which lead up to the top section of the garden. The top section of the garden is laid to lawn with flower borders and access to a useful log store and doors which provide access to the garage and back lane.
The single garage has an up and over door and light and power connected and is accessed from the back lane off Montalbo Road.
The current vendors have had solar panels installed on the property and the purchaser should satisfy themselves as to the benefit and financial return that the solar panels provide. We have been advised that the current income is approximately £600 per annum.
From the centre of Barnard Castle proceed up Galgate where the property will be found on your left hand side, opposite Il Palazzo Italian Restaurant.