Mickleton, Barnard Castle
£250,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3
A superb semi-detached stone built cottage, set in the heart of the attractive rural village of Mickleton. This Grade II Listed home, offers spacious living accommodation, full of character including two fireplaces within the living room, exposed beams, sash windows, window seats, stone flooring and cast iron fireplaces. Originally two cottages, Syke Cottages has an open plan living room, galley kitchen and conservatory to the ground floor with three double bedrooms and a spacious bathroom to the first floor. Offering gardens both front and rear, as well as ample off road parking, stone stores and superb countryside views to the rear. Currently run as a successful holiday let, the property would suit a variety of purchasers looking for a permanent or second home.

Situation & Amenities

Middleton in Teesdale 2 miles, Barnard Castle 8 miles, Bishop Auckland 19 miles, Darlington 30 miles. The village of Mickleton is situated in Upper Teesdale in the North Pennines, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village benefits from two public houses and a thriving village hall. Nearby Middleton in Teesdale, which is the main centre for Upper Teesdale, provides an excellent range of independent shops and services, cafes, hotels, public houses, GP surgery and a well stocked co-operative supermarket.

Description

A superb semi-detached stone built cottage, set in the heart of the attractive rural village of Mickleton. This Grade II Listed home, offers spacious living accommodation, full of character including two fireplaces within the living room, exposed beams, sash windows, window seats, stone flooring and cast iron fireplaces. Originally two cottages, Syke Cottages has an open plan living room, galley kitchen and conservatory to the ground floor with three double bedrooms and a spacious bathroom to the first floor. Offering gardens both front and rear, as well as ample off road parking, stone stores and superb countryside views to the rear. Currently run as a successful holiday let, the property would suit a variety of purchasers looking for a permanent or second home.

Accommodation

A solid front door leads into the living room.

Living Room

Two sash windows overlooking the gardens to the front, two characterful fireplaces both with raised stone hearths and stone surrounds one of which houses an open fire with a cast iron grate and the other, a multi-fuel stove. Exposed timber beams, characterful stone flooring, two window seats, storage cupboard, door leading into the kitchen, space for sitting and dining areas and a radiator.

Kitchen

With a range of wall and base units with wood frontage and granite effect worksurfaces, a ceramic Belfast style sink with mixer tap and drainer, space for a washing machine, tumble dryer, fridge/freezer, space for a Range style cooker, three windows to the rear, stone flooring, exposed beams, staircase leading to the first floor, with an understairs cupboard housing the oil boiler additional storage cupboard and a door leading into the conservatory.

Conservatory

With windows to three sides showcasing the superb countryside views, double doors leading out to the rear patio garden, stone flooring and radiator.

First Floor Landing

Exposed timber doors leading to the three bedrooms and the house bathroom with loft access.

Bedroom One

A double bedroom with a sash window overlooking the front gardens, a feature cast iron fireplace and radiator.

Bedroom Two

A double bedroom with a sash window to the front and a cast iron feature fireplace and radiator.

Bedroom Three

A double bedroom with a sash window to the rear showcasing the superb views and radiator.

House Bathroom

A white suite comprising a step-in double shower, panelled bath, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, partially tiled walls, sash window to the rear showcasing the far reaching countryside views towards Eggleston, extractor fan and radiator.

Externally

The main gardens are situated to the front of the property with dry stone walled boundaries. A timber five bar gate leads into a substantial gravelled parking area for several vehicles. There is an additional pedestrian access into the gardens which are mainly laid to lawn with flower beds and borders, housing a variety of mature shrubs, flowers and trees. There is also a stone paved patio and rockery garden as well as an ornamental pond. A stone paved pathway leads up to two outbuildings with light and power connected and leads to the front door. There is a useful coal shed which houses the oil tank, water tap and adjacent to this is a substantial stone outbuilding which has light and power connected and a separate WC and wash hand basin. To the rear of the property there is a stone paved courtyard garden with superb countryside views, dry stone wall and timber fenced boundaries and a gravelled flowerbed area.

Tenure

We understand that 2 Syke Cottages and the front gardens are offered freehold and the garden to the rear is believed to be offered leasehold with vacant possession on completion.

Local Authority and Council Tax

Durham County Council Tel: 03000 26 00 00.

For Council Tax purposes the property is banded ?.

Particulars

Particulars written in March 2022.

Photographs taken in March 2022.

Services and Other Information

Mains electricity, drainage and water are connected. Oil central heating.

Disclaimer Notice

GSC Grays gives notice that:

1. These particulars are a general guide only and do not form any part of any offer or contract.

2. All descriptions, including photographs, dimensions and other details are given in good faith but no warranty is provided. Statements made should not be relied upon as facts and anyone interested must satisfy themselves as to their accuracy by inspection or otherwise.

3. Neither GSC Grays nor the vendors accept responsibility for any error that these particulars may contain however caused.

4. Any plan is for guidance only and is not drawn to scale. All dimensions, shapes, and compass bearings are approximate and should not be relied upon without checking them first.

5. Nothing in these particulars shall be deemed to be a statement that the property is in good condition, repair or otherwise nor that any services or facilities are in good working order.

6. Please discuss with us any aspects that are important to you prior to travelling to the property.

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