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Market Place, St Johns Chapel, Bishop Auckland

Offers Over £250,000

Property Features

  • 5 Bedroom Semi-detached House
  • 3 Reception Rooms
  • Garden, Courtyard & Out-buildings
  • Popular Rural Village Location
  • Close To All Local Amenities
  • UPVC DG & Oil Central Heating
Vickers & Barrass are pleased to offer for sale a large five bedroom semi-detached property located in the picturesque village of St Johns Chapel, Upper Weardale. The property briefly comprises, 3 reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, five bedrooms and two bathrooms. Externally the property benefits from an enclosed garden, private shared driveway and courtyard with out-buildings.

The village of St Johns Chapel offers a variety of facilities such as a two public houses, Lakes & Dales Co-Operative convenience store, Chaterbox cafe, Art & Glass Gallery and a primary school. Weardale also offers many public footpaths and cycle ways as well as award winning historic museums.

DISTANCES (approximate)
Stanhope - 7.1 miles
Alston - 12.8 miles
Bishop Auckland - 23 miles
Durham City - 27 miles
Newcastle is located 40 miles north east of the property. Penrith and the gateway to the Lake District 33 miles south west. Carlisle in Cumbria 43 miles west via the A689 which is a beautiful drive through the heart of the North Pennines.


Entrance Lobby
UPVC front entrance door and clay tiled flooring.

Reception Room 1
4.3m x 3.69m
Front reception room with window, dado rail, log burning stove with stone hearth, central heating radiator and coving to ceiling.

Staircase to first floor and under stairs storage cupboard.

Lounge, Reception Room 2
4.26m x 4.2m
Spacious front reception room with large stone inglenook fireplace, solid fuel stove inset, and clay tiled hearth. Window to the front elevation, dado rail and coving to sealing. Stone archway leads to:

Dining Room
4.32m x 4.2m
With ample space for large family dining table and chairs, central heating radiator, coving and window to the side elevation.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room
6.1m x 3.2m
Located to the rear of the property fitted with a range of timber wall and base units, contrasting work surfaces, ceramic tiled splash backs, stainless steel sink drainer unit, AGA range cooker space for separate electric freestanding cooker, plumbing for dishwasher, central heating radiator, ample space for breakfast table, sofa and large dresser. Side window and entrance door.

Continued from Hallway:

Lobby/Laundry Room
1.49m x 1.49m
Currently utilised as a laundry room with shelving and plumbing for washing machine.

Ground Floor Bathroom
2.7m x 1.5m
Fitted with a white suite comprising panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin, w.c., central heating radiator and opaque window.


Open spindles staircase and window to the front elevation. Small lobby leading to:

Bedroom 1
3.1m x 1.51m
Located to the front elevation with window, central heating radiator, coving to ceiling and loft access hatch.

3.1m x 1.51m
Fitted suite including panelled bath with electric shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, w.c., fully tiled walls and central heating radiator.

Bedroom 2
4.2m x 3.6m
Spacious double bedroom located to the rear of the property with window to the side elevation, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back and central heating radiator.

Bedroom 3/Storage Room/Study
3.2m x 3.1m
Built-in storage cupboards, loft access hatch and central heating radiator.

Bedroom 4
4.2m x 3.6m
Spacious double bedroom located to the rear of the property with window, central heating radiator and pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back.

Bedroom 5
4.4m x 4.2m
Large double bedroom located to the front elevation with built-in wardrobes, wash hand basin in vanity unit with tiled splash back, central heating radiator and window.


Fully enclosed concrete yard with gated access to the front. Oil storage tank and external oil boiler.

Storage Shed 1
2.5m x 2.4m

Storage Shed 2
3.12m x 2.6m

Storage Shed 3
Belonging to 15 Market Place, St Johns Chapel (the Former Milburn Hotel).

Storage Shed 4 / Log Store
2.03m x 1m

Garden Land
Located the north side of access driveway adjoining Rowan House, laid to lawn with surrounding fence and stone wall boundary.

Turning Circle
The turning circle is owned and outlined in red on the deeds.

Assess is via a shared driveway owned by 15 Market Place, St Johns Chapel (the former Milburn Hotel). As outlined in the conveyance 1976 Rowan House benefits from a right to pass and repass with or without vehicles of every description landen or unladen over and along the private carriage drive or road as outlined on the plan outlined in green. To use as heretofore and repair and maintain and cleanse and when necessary renew all water supply pipes and sewers and drains and roof water boxes and downcomers now used in respect of the property hereinbefore described in common with the adjoining property. (Further details can be obtained by contact the selling office Vickers & Barrass, Darlington).

The property is freehold with no forward chain.

The property is served by mains electricity, oil central heating, mains water and mains drainage.

The mines and minerals are excepted and reserved.

Council Tax Band D

Viewing is strictly by appointment only by contacting Vickers & Barrass, Darlington office.

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