*Part Exchange Considered - No Chain* The Old Vicarage is a characterful 5/6 bedroom property, with parts dating back to the 17th Century. There is a beautiful large garden and vegetable patch to the rear, a single garage and off road parking for five cars. Viewing advised.
DESCRIPTION Situated in the centre of Bishop Middleham in a conservation area, this quirky property is full of character and charm with parts of the original house dating back to the 17th Century and additions were made in the 1870s.
The accommodation is over 5 floors and comprises 3/4 reception rooms and 5/6 bedrooms, all of which are large spacious rooms, with many original features. There is a beautiful well stocked garden and vegetable patch situated to the East of the property and a single garage with off road parking for five cars.
The entrance porch is to the South of the property which opens into the ground floor hallway. Stairs lead from the entrance hallway down to the lower ground floor where the kitchen leads off the hallway. This is fitted with traditional wall and base units which incorporate 1½ bowl single drainer composite sink, range cooker with extractor over, integrated microwave and dishwater and a very useful under stair cupboard. The dining room, which can be accessed from the kitchen or the hallway, is an impressive room with large bay window to the west and a genuine range fireplace. Also on this floor is the utility room which has base units, a sink and plumbing for a washing machine and fridge/freezer. The downstairs cloakroom is accessed from the utility room and has a WC and washbasin. Steps lead down from the hallway to the spacious cellar.
To the ground floor the lounge is accessed from the entrance hallway, this substantial room oozes character and has a feature, cast open fire. French doors lead into the conservatory, which overlooks the stunning garden. A pedestrian door also leads from the conservatory into the garage.
To the first floor there are 3 bedrooms, one is currently used as a study and one is a games room, the games room is situated above the dining room and therefore boasts a lovely bay window. The third bedroom overlooks the garden and has a feature fireplace.
On the second floor is the master bedroom (above the lounge) situated to the east and overlooking the garden. A beautiful spacious bedroom with fitted wardrobes and an en-suite with double shower, WC, washbasin and bidet. There is a cloakroom comprising washbasin and WC opposite the master bedroom.
Stairs lead to the third floor, and to the modern family bathroom which is fitted with a white suite comprising bath with shower over, wash basin and WC. There are a further two bedrooms, one with a unique original feature fireplace.
EXTERNAL The property has a substantial garden to the rear, with a patio area outside the house, the garden is mainly laid to lawn and part of which forms an impressive vegetable patch. A gate at the bottom of the main garden leads to an additional area, purchased more recently and carries separate deeds. A path leads to the front of the property which has a paved driveway providing parking for five cars and a small garden laid to lawn. The garage is accessed via an up and over door at the front or alternatively pedestrian doors lead form the rear garden and the conservatory.
LOCATION Bishop Middleham is a popular village surrounded by open countryside, within easy access to the A177, A19 and A1(M). Local amenities include a primary school, public houses, general dealers, church and village hall.
SERVICES Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected. Gas fired central heating to radiators also supplying the domestic hot water.
CHARGES Durham County Council tax band E
VIEWINGS Viewing is strictly by appointment. Arrangements can be made by contacting YoungsRPS, Sedgefield on 01740 617377
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