Offers Over £195,000
- 3 Bedrooms
- 2 Bathrooms
- 1 Reception Room
The Penthouse Apartment, Cherub House
Market Place, Bishop Auckland, County Durham
- Decked balcony to rear enjoying South facing views
- Finished to a high standard throughout
- No onward chain
- Open plan, split level living accommodation
- Spacious Penthouse apartment within a Grade II Listed Building
- Three double bedrooms, master with en-suite facilities
Spacious Penthouse apartment within a Grade II Listed Building. Three double bedrooms, master with en-suite. Decked balcony to rear enjoying South facing views.
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.