Offers Over £325,0003 Bedrooms 3 Reception Rooms
• Deceptively spacious 3 bedroom family home • Lovingly restored and extended retaining character features • 3 Large reception rooms • Low maintenance patio area, workshop and parking • Excellent commuting links
Ingleton is a popular village lying to the west of Darlington, ideally placed for access to the A67, A68, A66 and A1 (M). The village supports a thriving primary school, church and public house with a supplementary range of amenities being found within the neighbouring villages of Staindrop and Gainford. The surrounding market towns of Darlington, Barnard Castle and Bishop Auckland provide further shopping, recreational and educational facilities and there are excellent links with the major commercial centres of the North East.
Darlington Mainline Railway Station and Durham Tees Valley International Airport provide further communications with the rest of the country.
Many renowned beauty spots are within a short drive, beyond which can be found the delights of North Yorkshire, Teesdale, Weardale, the Lake District, Northumberland and the East Coast.
Wheatsheaf House is a perfectly presented family home having been lovingly restored, renovated and extended by the current owners. The property dates back to the 17th Century, being the former Inn of the village, and has retained many character features.
A solid wooden door with glass panel leads in to an entrance hall with flag stone floor and door with feature stain glass leading to the inner hall which in turn has doors leading to both reception rooms with an open arch leading to the sun room.
The sitting room lies to the front of the property being a good sized room with solid wood floor, feature fireplace and window overlooking the village.
The second of the reception rooms is again to the front of the property and is a lovely light room with large window to the front and small feature window to the side. A wood burning stove is encased in a feature brick and tile fireplace. The staircase with under stairs storage cupboard leads from this room to the first floor and has a storage cupboard below.
To the rear of the property is the sunroom which has an original arch opening to the kitchen with an abundance of characterful features including an exposed brick wall, exposed stone and original beams. There are well fitted wall and base units with tiled worktops, one and half bowl vinyl sink and integrated oven, four ring gas hob and extractor hood. A window to the side of the property overlooks the edge of the village and the fields beyond. There is an original window with small door opening to the living room and a wooden panel door providing access to a useful pantry cupboard.
The sun room is an extension to the property and is a large light room with double doors opening to the patio area. Being a good size family room, there is ample space for dining and entertaining. A door from the sun room leads to the downstairs WC with utility space and plumbing for a washing machine.
The staircase leads from the living room to the large first floor landing There is a velux window and both telephone and television points making it ideal for office space or as a games/play area.
The master bedroom lies to the front of the property and is a large double bedroom with a large window overlooking the village and fields beyond. The room benefits from a walk in wardrobe with hanging space and an en suite comprising of shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin.
The second of the double bedrooms is to the rear of the property and is a light room with velux window overlooking the rear patio area and to fields beyond. There is a large walk in wardrobe with sloping ceiling which houses the gas central heating boiler.
The third bedroom is a smaller double or good sized single with velux window to the front of the property.
The family bathroom lies to the rear of the property with laminate flooring, partially panelled walls, window to the rear and useful storage cupboard. The white bathroom suite comprises of a roll top claw foot bath, wash hand basin and WC.
From the bathroom is a door and staircase leading to the attic space which subject to the necessary planning consents could form further accommodation. The turned staircase leads to the first room which is a good size storage area and has an open arch leading to a smaller room both with velux windows. There is also a good sized storage space above the staircase.
15' 6" x 15' 1" (4.72m x 4.59m)
16' 1" x 14' 6" (4.89m x 4.42m)
7' 5" x 15' 3" (2.25m x 4.66m)
8' 10" x 19' 6" (2.68m x 5.94m)
11' 3" x 16' 1" (3.42m x 4.91m)
En Suite Shower Room
16' 10" x 7' 6" (5.12m x 2.28m)
7' 4" x 11' 6" (2.24m x 3.50m)
Study/Play Area Landing
7' 7" x 12' 5" (2.30m x 3.78m)
14' 8" x 21' (4.48m x 6.39m)
The rear of the property is currently low maintenance with a patio area with steps leading down to the gravelled parking area with ample space to park several cars.
A single storey former Blacksmiths workshop with original forge provides a good sized workshop and has business potential, again subject to the necessary planning consents.
There is a pedestrian right of way for the neighbouring property over the parking area.
The property is currently rated ‘D’
From the centre of Barnard Castle proceed up Galgate onto Bede Road turning left on to the A688 towards Staindrop/Bishop Auckland. Proceed through Staindrop following the road past the church and around to the left, taking the subsequent turning on the right hand side towards Darlington.
On entering Ingleton follow the road through the village, heading towards Darlington. The property is the last on the right hand side and can be identified by a George F White ‘For Sale’ board.