Lartington, Barnard Castle

£449,950

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
*** NEW PRICE *** An Iconic Grade II C19th Listed Country Home of immense character & History a Landmark former School & Schoolmaster s House, & Clock Tower - a significant feature of the village & former BED & BREAKFAST. The accommodation exudes great charm & appeal: a lovely 7.64m/25'0 Sitting Room (Former School Room) with an impressive fireplace (Dated 1602) & multi-fuel stove, a 5.96m/19'6 2016 re-fitted Granite Kitchen/Dining Room, 3 double Bedrooms, Bath/Shower Room & separate Shower Room - & the CLOCK TOWER with the Witham 1887 clock . There is a GARAGE & STUDIO, surrounding Gardens & lovely rear views. Gas Central heating. For Sale with NO ONWARD CHAIN.

Lartington is a pretty village in the Teesdale Valley, just over 2 miles from the thriving market town of Barnard Castle, home of the world famous Bowes Museum. The surrounding countryside is stunning - an area ideal for walking, cycling, exploring & fly fishing. There is good area-wide road access: A67 about 3miles, A66 about 4 miles, A1(M) 16 miles & M6 about 33 miles; Richmond 17 miles, Darlington (Mainline Rail Station - 2 hours 20 minutes to LONDON kings Cross) 19 miles. Local schools include Barnard Castle Prep & Independent Schools.

FRONT ENTRANCE

HALL

Radiator, recessed window to rear & staircase to first floor.

SITTING ROOM (Former School Room)

7.64 x 4.85 (25'0 x 15'10 )

A lovely room with a 2.80m/9'2 high ceiling, large stone fireplace & surround (Dated 1602) with Burley Fireball 8Kw multi-fuel stove (2016) & stone flagged hearth. TV point & 3 radiators. Recessed pointed arched & shuttered windows to front, recessed windows to rear with fine country views & archway to:

STUDY/ANTEROOM

2.29 (3.11 max) x 1.63 (7'6 (10'2 max) x 5'4 )

Recessed window to side.

INNER HALL

Recess store cupboard, access to loft with ladder, light point & boarding. Radiator & door to SIDE ENTRANCE.

Granite KITCHEN/DINING ROOM

5.96 x 3.52 max (19'6 x 11'6 max)

Re-fitted in 2016 with a range of soft-close wall & floor units with inset Belfast sink, Granite worktops & space for range cooker. PANTRY Cupboard, TV point, tiled floor & radiator. Double glazed windows to rear overlooking open fields & window to side.

UTILITY/BOOT ROOM & WC

3.62 x 2.14 overall (11'10 x 7'0 overall)

Wall & floor units with worktops & inset sink, plumbing for dishwasher & washing machine. Recess store cupboard, tiled floor & wall-mounted Halstead gas boiler. Double glazed window to side & doors to outside &:

WC

Washbasin, WC & electric radiator.

BEDROOM 1.

4.98 max x 4.53m (16'4 max x 14'10 )

A good deep room with feature cast iron fireplace, TV point & radiator. Splayed recessed reveal windows to front & side.

DRESSING ROOM

2.51 x 2.14 (8'2 x 7'0 )

Radiator & recessed windows to side & rear.

BATH & SHOWER ROOM

4.85 x 1.75 (15'10 x 5'8 )

Panelled bath & washbasin, separate shower cubicle & WC. Tiled floor, heated towel rail & 2 radiators. 2 double glazed windows to rear & (dis-used) door to outside.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING

Radiator & recessed window to side.

BEDROOM 2.

5.03 x 3.00 (16'6 x 9'10 )

TV point & radiator. Splayed recessed reveal windows to front (one with seat) & recessed window to rear with lovely views.

BEDROOM 3.

3.01 x 2.81 max (9'10 x 9'2 max)

Radiator & 2 recessed windows to front - one with seat.

SHOWER ROOM

2.37 x 2.04 (7'9 x 6'8 )

Shower cubicle, washbasin & WC. Exposed timber floor, radiator & recessed window to rear with views. Narrow stairs to:

CLOCK ROOM

2.55 x 2.14 (8'4 x 7'0 )

A reclusive space housing the clock (Originally erected by the Right Revd. Monsignor Witham on 20th June 1887) & upgraded in 2000 with electricity connected to operate the movement of the pendulum.

OUTSIDE

Hedged front boundary with Postman s gate & vehicular access to an extensive gravelled forecourt & turning area.

GARAGE (& adjoining STUDIO)

6.05 max x 3.47 (19'10 max x 11'4 )

Electric roller door & mezzanine storage.

STUDIO

5.81 x 2.10 (19'0 x 6'10 )

Light, power & electric heating. Side door & window.

GARDENS (Open Views)

Screened lawns to front & side with gravel sitting areas, apple trees, raspberry canes & blackcurrants. Private rear gravel & shrub garden with outside light point & stone flagged patio with open views. Further stone walled gravel area. Glazed 3.62m x 3.62m/11'10 x 11'10 GARDEN HOUSE with Limestone flooring an ideal vantage point. Vegetable area with raised beds & SHED.

NOTE

(1) Former Bed & Breakfast

(2) BT Ultrafast broadband 2

(3) Council Tax Band: F

(4) Mains Gas, Water & Electricity & Septic Tank

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Marcus Alderson

17 Frenchgate, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 4HZ

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