Offers over £210,0003 Bedrooms 2 Reception Rooms
Weft House, 21 Thorngate
Grade ll Listed weaver’s cottage Interesting and quirky 3 storey accommodation 2 Reception rooms and 3 Double bedrooms Large bathroom Gas fired central heating Enclosed walled rear courtyard Centrally situated Extremely sought after location
Thorngate is an historic part of the town having formerly been full of woollen mills and weaver’s cottages lying along the side of the river. Improved and regenerated in recent years it is now one of the most sought after parts of the town being but a short walk up The Bank into the town centre itself. The River Tees is but a stone’s throw away, alongside which are the Demesnes a wonderful recreational area. Barnard Castle supports a range of shopping, educational and leisure facilities, often being referred to as the gateway to Teesdale. For the commuter the A66, A67 and A1(M) provides links with 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.
The Grade II Listed three storey cottage has been renovated over the last few years, restoring character and fittings to a very high standard. There are 2 reception rooms along with 3 double bedrooms and a large family bathroom with further walk in utility area. There is gas fired central heating throughout and the overall impression is one of an interesting and characterful home which will suit a variety of purchasers.
A part glazed doorway leads through to an entrance lobby with stairs off to the first floor and access leading through to the living room. There is an inglenook fireplace with stone mantle and fitted gas fired living flame stove and low level window seat. Beyond is a spacious dining room with fitted double cloaks cupboard and window, again with low level window seat looking out to the rear courtyard.
The kitchen benefits from a range of high gloss base and wall mounted storage units, integral eye level electric double oven, induction hob with brushed stainless steel extractor hood above, integrated fridge freezer and Myson gas plinth heater. A vaulted ceiling with Velux roof lights and glazed door allows natural light to flood the space. The rear door leads out to the enclosed and sheltered courtyard which completes the ground floor accommodation.
To the first floor is a good sized double bedroom with a useful storage cupboard and a low level window seat.
The large family bathroom is fitted to a high standard, being mostly tiled with large, natural stone effect tiles and wooden effect Karnedean flooring. A white five piece suite comprises close coupled WC, double wash hand basins with fitted storage units beneath, double ended bath with wall mounted contemporary style taps and separate walk in double shower with rainfall fitted shower head. A storage cupboard housing the combination boiler also provides additional storage and a sliding sash window looks over the rear courtyard. Off the hallway is a small utility room with electric and plumbing for an automatic washing machine and tumble dryer together with an additional useful under stairs storage cupboard.
A winding staircase continues up to the second floor accommodation with a spacious linen cupboard on the landing and doors off to a further two good sized double bedrooms. The master bedroom lies to the front of the property and takes in rooftops views over the residential tree lined avenue with full height fitted wardrobes along one wall and boarded loft access via a pull down ladder.
The second double bedroom on this floor is to the rear of the property and is an interesting ‘L’ shaped layout has wall lighting and a view over the courtyard.
14' 5" x 10' 4" (4.40m x 3.15m)
12' 4" x 14' 1" (3.75m x 4.30m)
12' 2" x 7' 1" (3.70m x 2.15m)
14' 6" x 11' 1" (4.41m x 3.38m)
13' 8" x 13' 1" (4.16m x 4.00m)
14' x 7' 11" (4.27m x 2.42m)
To the rear of the property is an enclosed courtyard with pathway running alongside a raised flowerbed leading down to an entertaining area, with built in timber seating with awning over, along with artificial grass and a timber storage shed and outside tap.
There is a pedestrian right of way in favour of 21 Thorngate, a side gate from the courtyard leads to the neighbouring property providing pedestrian access around to the front of the property.
We are obliged under the Estate Agents Act (1979) to make prospective purchasers aware of the fact that an employee of George F White has a beneficial interest in the sale of this property.
From the centre of Barnard Castle proceed down The Bank continuing straight ahead into Thorngate where the property will be found half way down on the right hand side.
Energy Performance Rating
The property is Grade II Listed and does not require an EPC.