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£525,000Guide price

6 bedroom terraced house for sale

16-18 Market Place, Middleton-in-Teesdale, Barnard Castle, County Durham

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Terraced house
6 bedroom
5 bathroom

Property features

  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Viewing Absolutely Essential
  • Charming Village Location
  • Superb Residential Opportunity with Income Potential as B&B, Holiday-Let, etc
  • Recently Operated as Successful Enterprise
  • Extensive & Flexible Accommodation
  • Separate Cottage with Planning Permission to Extend
  • No Onward Chain
  • Around 3,400ft² In All
  • Large Private Garden

Property description

The Property

16-18 Market Place is a fantastic character property in a truly prime location providing interested parties with the option of a wonderful private family home or to explore the potential presented by this business and lifestyle opportunity. This property has to be viewed to even begin to understand the scope of what is on offer here. It is understood that the premises license remains available.

The current owners have run a highly successful café, bar, restaurant and B&B business from the premises from 2006 until recently, and purchasers with a new vision may wish to investigate the huge potential available – subject to the necessary permissions.

The property includes the front living/dining room (originally the café bar) with cellar below, an impressive dining kitchen with central island, snug and expansive orangery and bar (formerly the restaurant). There are multiple sleeping accommodation options which have previously provided an excellent Bed & Breakfast offering in addition to providing living accommodation for the owners. The large private garden area, stone outbuilding, large wooden shed and a detached cottage offer even further scope. This provides for an extremely flexible and generous residential dwelling for a large family or a family with care responsibilities. All bedrooms are en-suite with WC, bath, shower or all three.

In all, 16-18 Market Place offers extensive accommodation and great flexibility. The combined properties offer a fantastic, long elevation with a “street scene” feel to the property providing unique possibilities in a hugely desirable village location.

The property must be viewed to fully develop an understanding of the opportunities on offer and for your future plans to be fully formulated.

Planning Permission

There is also planning permission in place to extend the detached cottage across both floors to create even more space (Durham County Council planning ref. DM/18/00329/FPA).

Local Information

16-18 Market Place is located within the small and picturesque market town of Middleton-in-Teesdale which is situated to the north side of Teesdale between the two nearby villages of Newbiggin and Eggleston and a few miles to the north west of Barnard Castle. Surrounded by glorious open countryside in the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) it is perfectly placed for outdoor enthusiasts as the property is well-located for walking, cycling and horse riding with quiet country lanes and beautiful scenery with High Force and Low Force Waterfalls and the Tees Valley Railway Walk all within close proximity.

Middleton-in-Teesdale offers a bank, butchers and various other shops. There is a doctor’s surgery, public houses, cafés, French restaurant, post office, church, village hall and regular community events and activities. Barnard Castle offers a wider range of facilities with a range of shops, banks and hospital together with further recreational, professional and cultural facilities including Bowes Museum. Many of the attractions of Teesdale and Swaledale are just a short distance away as are the North Yorkshire Moors and Lake District National Park. Both Durham and Newcastle are also within easy reach and provide comprehensive cultural, educational, recreational and shopping facilities.

For schooling, there is a nursery and primary school in the village whilst secondary schooling is available at Teesdale School in Barnard Castle and the prestigious Barnard Castle School is close by providing private education from 4-18 years; Prep School 4-11 years and Senior School 11-18 years.

For the commuter, the A66, A67 and A1 (M) provide excellent road links to the regional centres of the North East, North West (via the M6) and Yorkshire. The railway station in Darlington provides main line services north and south and both Durham Tees Valley Airport and Newcastle International Airport are very accessible.

Approximate Mileages

Barnard Castle 9.9 miles | Kirkby Stephen 18.3 miles | A1 (M) Scotch Corner 22.8 miles | Darlington Rail Station 24.6 miles | Richmond 25.0 miles | M6 J38 Tebay 30.2 miles | Durham City Centre 30.1 miles | Durham Tees Valley Airport 31.3 miles | Newcastle City Centre 38.6 miles | Newcastle International Airport 42.5 miles

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