Property Summary

Guide Price £205,000

3 Bedrooms 1 Reception Room

Branch Details


01388 529579

8 Front Street, Wolsingham, County Durham, DL13 3AA

The Penthouse Apartment, Cherub House, 24 Market Place

Spacious Penthouse apartment • Three double bedrooms, master with en-suite facilities • Finished to a high standard throughout • Open plan, split level living accommodation • Decked balcony to rear enjoying South facing views • No onward chain

The Area
The property is located within the centre of the popular commuter market town of Wolsingham. Wolsingham has a good range of everyday facilities including doctors and dentist surgeries, chemist, independent grocers and other local businesses. Wolsingham School and Community College provides mixed schooling for ages 11 – 16, and has an excellent range of sports and fitness facilities, both are within a short walking distance of the property. Wolsingham is also ideally positioned for salmon and sea trout fishing along the River Wear, and we understand that the residents of Wolsingham will automatically benefit from a local permit to join the local Angling Club.

The Property
The Penthouse is a spacious apartment full of character offering well proportioned and flexible accommodation which has been finished to a high standard throughout. The property offers a wealth of charm and was initially constructed in the 1880s as a Chapel. The building was then later converted into three executive apartments in the 1990s.

The main entrance into the building is located at the front of the property, which leads into the communal hallway. The entrance to the Penthouse apartment is located directly ahead, and leads into the reception foyer which features flagged stone flooring and a useful cloaks cupboard. Stairs from here rise to the living accommodation, which opens into the split level living/dining room. Flooded with natural light courtesy of the arched windows to the front elevation, as well as the windows and fully glazed door facing the rear which lead out onto the decked balcony, the living room benefits from spotlighting recessed within the ceiling. Wooden panelling to the walls emphasises the character of the room, whilst a freestanding cast iron multi-fuel stove set upon a tiled hearth which extends to the wall behind. Steps from the living area lead up to the dining area which enjoys a front aspect view via the arched windows.

The kitchen is fitted with a range of base and wall mounted storage units which are topped with solid oak tops and incorporate a Porcelain Belfast sink with mixer tap. Integral appliances include a full height fridge freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer as well as a Rangemaster range style cooker with double oven and five burner hob with matching extractor over. The walls are tiled to splashback level whilst the floor is laid with solid wood flooring. An exposed stone wall contributes to the character of the room, whilst the Velux window and fully glazed door leading to the rear balcony flood the room with natural light.

The master bedroom is a well proportioned double situated to the front of the property, and is serviced by en-suite facilities. Comprising of a low level WC, wash hand basin set upon a pedastal and walk in shower cubicle with mains fed shower. Heated by a wall mounted chrome towel rail, the master en-suite is fully tiled.

An inner hallway accessed from the living room provides access to the remaining accommodation, as well as the loft space via a hatch which is partially boardered. The second bedroom is a good sized double benefitting from a range of fitted wardrobes, drawers and overhead storage, whilst the third bedroom is a further double and enjoys a dual aspect view to the front and side elevations.

The shower room completes the accommodation, and is fitted with an ornate porcelain Heritage suite comprising of a low level WC, wash hand basin set upon a pedastal and double shower cubicle with mains fed shower. Heated by a wall mounted towel rail, the shower room is fully tiled.

Living/Dining Room
4.33m x 8.72m (14' 2" x 28' 7")
4.35m x 3.05m (14' 3" x 10')
Master Bedroom
4.35m x 3.56m (14' 3" x 11' 8")
Master En-Suite
Bedroom Two
2.77m x 4.58m (9' 1" x 15')
Bedroom Three
4.54m x 2.96m (14' 11" x 9' 9")
Shower Room
To the rear of the apartment is a pleasant decked balcony which enjoys South facing views overlooking the adjoining countryside.
Energy Performance Certificate
This property is currently rated ‘C’.
1. Please note that the property is leasehold with a lease of 995 years which commenced in July 2007, with all three owners of the apartments within the building owning the Freehold.

2. A service charge of £50 per month is payable and covers the cost of buildings insurance and maintenance of the building and communal areas.

From the centre of Wolsingham, travel east on the A689 heading out of the village towards Crook, the property is located approximately after 30 yards on the right hand side.
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