Guide Price £575,000
- 4 Bedrooms
- 1 Bathroom
- 3 Reception Rooms
Woodville, Raby Avenue
Barnard Castle, County Durham
- Extensive lawned gardens to front and rear
- Filled with an abundance of charm and character
- Four bedrooms
- Gated, block paved driveway
- Highly sought after location set close to the town centre with outstanding open views
- Imposing, detached family residence
- Original features throughout
- Three reception rooms
An imposing, detached family residence filled with an abundance of charm and character. Extensive lawned gardens to front and rear plus gated, block paved driveway.
Woodville, 12 Raby Avenue is an imposing, detached, stone-built residence located within a sought after location, set close to the town centre. Originally constructed in 1933 by craftsmen using high quality fixtures and fittings, the property also benefits from gas fired central heating.
The main entrance leads into a vestibule, which provides access to a large under stair cupboard. This in turn leads into the reception hallway which is open to a galleried landing and is laid with decorative Amtico flooring, also benefiting from a ground floor cloakroom. To the right hand side lies the sitting room, which is a spacious, light and airy reception room boasting a beautiful fireplace made from locally sourced stone from Dunhouse Quarry with living flame gas fire. The room enjoys a dual aspect to the side of the property and also to front, enjoying far reaching views towards Lartington.
The dining room is also situated to the front elevation and enjoys a pleasant outlook over the gardens. Featuring high ceilings and picture rails, there is also a stone fireplace made from locally sourced stone from Dunhouse Quarry.
The breakfast room is located to the rear of the property, and is a versatile reception room located off the kitchen. Featuring a Franco Belge gas fired stove within an inglenook, there are useful storage cupboards which also house the central heating system controls.
The kitchen is fitted with a range of high quality, solid oak wall and base mounted storage units designed and fitted by locally renowned Anthony Nixon, topped with granite worktops which incorporate a one and a half bowl sink with mixer tap which includes an additional tap for filtered water. Integral appliances include a Smeg four ring ceramic hob with extractor over, Miele oven, AEG dishwasher and Hoover full height fridge/freezer. There is also a corner larder cupboard, while both the kitchen and breakfast room is laid with Wenge wood Amtico flooring. External access to the sheltered, rear courtyard leads from the kitchen.
Returning to the reception hallway, an impressive oak return staircase rises to the spacious, galleried landing which features an impressive stained glass window to the front elevation, as well as a useful storage cupboard. There is also access to the loft via a hatch with fold down ladder, the loft is partially boarded for storage.
The master bedroom is a well proportioned double situated to the front elevation. Enjoying superb views. This bedroom is serviced by a separate dressing room which features a range of fitted wardrobes and a wash hand basin set upon a pedestal. This room could be adapted to provide en-suite facilities, subject to the necessary consents.
The second bedroom is a further generous double bedroom and enjoys a front aspect view, while the third bedroom is a further double to the side and features a wash hand basin set upon a vanity unit. Plans have been drawn for en-suite facilities within this room.
The fourth bedroom is a good sized single bedroom lying at the rear of the property and would be ideally suited to a home office or nursery.
The family bathroom completes the accommodation and is fitted with a high quality Villeroy and Boch suite which was supplied by Ivor Simpson of Durham, and comprises a tile enclosed bath with mains fed shower over with rainfall head and wash hand basin set upon a floating vanity unit. Heated by a wall mounted towel rail, the bathroom features fully tiled walls and Amtico tiled flooring, and benefits from a useful airing cupboard which also houses the gas combination boiler. There is also a separate WC.
To the front of the property there is a mature garden which is predominantly laid to lawn, bordered by hedgerow, and planted with a variety of shrubbery and flowering plants.
To the rear, there is a pleasant courtyard leading from the kitchen which is laid with stone flags and in Summer months, is a perfect space to enjoy an al fresco breakfast. There are three useful outhouses plus a useful laundry room with space, power and plumbing for white goods. This space could be converted to provide a home office space if desired, subject to the necessary consents.
In addition, there is a timber single garage, as well as a Hodgsons Summerhouse and a greenhouse, ideal for the keen gardener. Another large lawned garden lies to the rear, while Iroko gates provide access to the block paved driveway which provides ample off road parking.
Energy Performance Certificate
This property is currently rated E.
Council Tax Band
The property is currently band E.
The property benefits from mains water, electricity, drainage and gas central heating.
From the centre of Barnard Castle proceed along Flatts Road to the left of the Post Office. Follow the road bearing left then right on to Raby Avenue, the subject property can be found shortly on the right and is accessed from Cecil Road. The property can be identified by a George F White For Sale board.