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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Messenger House, Messenger Bank, Shotley Bridge, County Durham, DH8 0HT


3 bedroom detached house for sale

Messenger House, Messenger Bank, Shotley Bridge, County Durham, DH8 0HT



Property features

  • Spacious Grade II Listed Property
  • Lounge & Seperate Dining Room
  • Modern fitted kitchen with sitting area
  • Family Bath /Shower Room & Two W.C's
  • Master Bedroom with En Suite
  • Double Garage & Balcony
  • Two Double Bedrooms
  • Sonos Surround Sound System & CCTV
  • Original Period Features
  • Outside Flagged Terrace Space

Nearest schools

school icon  Shotley Bridge Primary School (0.4mi.)
school icon  Benfieldside Primary School (0.6mi.)
school icon  St Mary's Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary School, Blackhill (0.9mi.)

Property description

PETER ROSS are delighted to offer for sale this spacious Grade II Listed three-storey detached house with a double garage, situated in the centre of Shotley Bridge village.
Originally built circa 1830, the house has several period features, including original stonework, and has been vastly improved by the current owners. The accommodation comprises, on the ground floor: entrance hall, W.C., large hand painted fitted kitchen which is the heart of the home, hallway, stairs to the first floor landing with a side balcony off, large lounge with an open fire, w.c./boiler room, dining room and a door to the double garage. Stairs up to the second floor with a spacious landing, three double bedrooms, master having an en suite shower room and dressing room. And further family bath / Shower room. Externally, there is a stone-flagged terrace to the front of the house, and a large sweeping driveway (shared access) to the garage at rear. There are several security features, and a Sonos surround sound system to two floors. The current owners installed a brand new Worcester Bosch boiler in 2018, the décor and radiators throughout enhance the period charm.
Rare to the market and an early inspection is strongly advised. Please contact our Whickham office on[use Contact Agent Button] for further information or to arrange your appointment to view or via e-mail [use Contact Agent Button] or find us on Facebook.

Messenger Bank is in the centre of Shotley Bridge village,
where there are several shops, boutiques, pubs and
restaurants. It is also close to facilities in Blackhill and just
under two miles from Consett town centre.

Entrance door to hallway


Stone floor, radiator, window over looking the patio, stairs up to the first floor landing.


W.C, wash hand basin with splash backs, extractor fan, radiator and tiled floor.

Fitted kitchen & dining area

17' 3'' x 23' 8'' (5.28m x 7.23m) Beautifully Hand painted wall and base units, with their cornice finished in silver leaf. The focal point of the kitchen is a large middle island with silestone marble tops incorporating one half bowl sink and drainer with mixer taps. Smeg six burner hob and fan oven with griddle and pizza oven. Integrated double wine chiller, coffee machine, microwave and dishwasher. Two Georgian sash windows with window over looking the front elevation.

Stairs up to the first floor landing


Stone flagged sitting terrace to front of house and a balcony above with seating and pleasant views. The many windows in this unusual home give sunshine all day. A very light and airy home.
A large sweeping drive (shared access) leads to the double garage at the rear.


Window over side, door to the balcony, with outside space/sitting area.


Window over the side, w.c, pedestal wash hand basin, radiator, stone floor and boiler.


20' 2'' x 24' 9'' (6.15m x 7.56m) Five Georgian sash windows, three radiators, full working fireplace with fire surround and power points.

Dining Room

13' 5'' x 10' 2'' (4.11m x 3.12m) Georgian sash windows, oak wood floor, power points and radiator.

Double Garage

integral garage with a basement for storage, two windows, lighting and power points, plumbed for a washing machine and dryer, automatic roller garage door.

Stairs up to the second floor landing


Window, radiator, power points and loft access.

Master bedroom

20' 8'' x 17' 7'' (6.31m x 5.37m) Two Georgian sash windows with shutters, two radiators, dressing room, storage cupboard, power points and door to en suite.

En suite

Shower cubicle with rain fall shower head over, w.c, french style wash hand basin with marble top, Georgian sash windows with shutters and upright wall radiator.

Bedroom Three

13' 3'' x 10' 2'' (4.04m x 3.1m) Georgian sash windows with shutters, tv and power points with up right wall radiator.

Bedroom two

13' 6'' x 15' 3'' (4.14m x 4.67m) Georgian sash windows with shutters, door to family bathroom/w.c, up right wall radiator, power points and chesterfield look door.

Family Bath /shower room

7' 9'' x 8' 11'' (2.38m x 2.72m) Double size shower unit with mosaic tiles and shower over. Double ended roll top bath with claw feet and mixer tap, w.c and double size sink unit with mixer tap. Georgian sash windows with shutters, tiled floor , wall radiator and extractor fan and under floor heating.

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