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Market Place, Wolsingham

Offers In Region Of £275,000

Property Features

  • Large Commercial & Residential Property
  • Popular Market Town
  • 1 Bedroom Studio Apartment
  • Self Contained Annex/Studio
  • Court Yard & Rear Garden
A deceptively spacious Freehold Property with A3 use prominently located on the busy market place in the popular dales village of Wolsingham.

Wolsingham is a picturesque market town located at the base of the Wear Valley. With a bustling community the town offers a variety of shops, cafes, restaurants and recreational facilities. Schools include, Wolsingham Primary School and Wolsingham School & Community College. The Weardale Railway a heritage line operates from Wolsingham to Stanhope is still in operation today as a tourist line. Weardale also offers a ski slope in the winter and Hamsterley Forest is also located a short distance to the South of Wolsingham offering tranquil outdoor pursuits such as walking, riding and cycling.

The surrounding market towns of Crook and Bishop Auckland are a short drive offering a wider range of shopping, recreational and educational facilities. The Historic City of Durham is located approximately 14 miles north east on the A690. Darlington approximately 22 miles south east on the A68, with main line rail connections north and south and easy access to the A1M from both locations. The major regional centres of Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead are also located approximately 26 miles North East less than 1 hours drive also within good commuting distance and offer a range of large cultural venues such Sage Gateshead, Baltic and the Theatre Royal. Large shopping complexes such as The Metro Centre and Eldon Square are also located in Newcastle and Gateshead.


Entrance Lobby
Half glazed entrance door with brass door furniture and ceiling light. Door opening to allow access to internal alleyway and door access to area 1.
Internal Alleyway
Direct access to the rear courtyard.

Front Sales Area
4.78m x 4.49m
Large adaptable space for office/shop or similar use, subject to the current planning consents. Two Georgian style windows to the front elevation overlooking the busy market place, two central heating radiators, mid and high-level electrical sockets, useful storage shelving in alcoves and strip lighting to ceiling.

Rear Sales Area
4.11m x 3.50m
Adaptable space with strip lighting, window, electrical sockets and central heating radiator, plumbing. Door access to cellar.

Cellar/Cold Store
2.9m x 2.5m
Useful storage area.

Rear Lobby/Entrance Hall
External door to rear courtyard. Door access to 1st floor. Access to:

Ground Floor Cloakroom
1.94m x 1.61m
Disable w/c with wash hand basin, central heating radiator and handrails.

3.03m x 2.96m
Fitted with a range of wall and base units with contrasting work surfaces over and stainless-steel sink drainer unit inset. Space and plumbing for appliances including washing machine, tumble dryer, dish washer and low-level fridge freezer. Wall mounted combination boiler, central heating radiator and window overlooking rear courtyard.

Previously utilised as a B&B the first floor comprises.

Landing Area
Central heating radiator and fire exit door.

Room 1 (Front)
6.29m x 4.10m
Currently divided into 3 smaller rooms detailed below.

Room A
4.1m x 3.40m
Central heating radiator, window overlooking the market place, spot lights to ceiling and wall lights.

Room B
2.76x 1.97m
Window, central heating radiator and wall lights.

Room C
2.74m x 2.01m
Central heating radiator.

Room 2 (Rear)
4.24m x 3.59m
Central heating radiator and window.

En-suite Shower Room
Fitted with w/c, pedestal wash hand basin, shower cubical with electric shower and fully tiled walls.

FIRST FLOOR (From Courtyard Entrance)
Steel staircase leading up from central courtyard.

Entrance Lobby
Central heating radiator, cupboard housing combination boiler. Door access to 2nd floor.

3.12m x 3m
Central heating radiator and window.

En-suite Shower Room
Fully tiled wall and fitted with w/c, pedestal wash hand basin, shower cubical with electric shower, central heating radiator and opaque window.


Studio Apartment
6.42m x 5.92m
Large self-contained open plan studio comprising lounge area with spiral staircase to mezzanine floor, large Velux window and smaller Velux widow to staircase, central heating radiator, wall mounted electric fire, fittings for a wall mounted tv, storage cupboard, exposed beams and feature stone walls. The kitchen area consists of modern white fitted base units with contrasting work surfaces over, stainless steel sink drainer unit, bit in electric oven and hob with extractor hood over, tiled splashbacks, space and plumbing for slim line dish washer, tiled flooring and UPVC window to the rear elevation.

Mezzanine Floor
Spiral staircase leading up to a timber and glazed central walkway leading to:

Double bedroom located in the 'v' of the roof with Velux window.

Shower Room
3.12m x 2.42m
Fitted with a white suite comprising low level w/c, wash hand basin in vanity unit, large shower cubical fully tiled with mains fed shower, tiled flooring and window to the side elevation.


Rear Courtyard
Central courtyard laid mainly to concreate. Small outbuilding with power and lighting. External steel staircase to 1st floor.

Flexible ground floor self-contained studio/apartment which would suite a wide range of uses.

Entrance Lobby
Glazed external entrance door and central heating radiator.

Studio Lounge/Bedroom
4.86m x 3.72m
Sleeping area, dining and lounge area, central heating radiator sliding patio doors to courtyard and double UPVC door to garden.

3.08m x 1.55m
Fitted with a range of wall and base units with light Oak rolled edge work surfaces over. Stainless steel sink drainer unit with chrome pillar taps, gas oven and hob, fully tiled walls and wall mounted gas combination boiler.

Shower Room
2m x 1.7m
Comprising w/c, pedestal wash hand basin, shower cubical with electric shower, central heating radiator and fully tiled walls.

Fully enclosed to three sides by stone walling the garden is laid mainly to natural pebbled gravel with a concrete area and raised flower border. Gated access to central courtyard.

RATING ASSESSMENT (Internet enquiry)
With effect from 1st April 2017
Description: Hairdressing salon and premises.
Rateable Value £4,500

Main gas, mains electricity, mains water and main sewage.

The property is registered freehold with vacant possession.

Strictly by appointment through the selling agent.

Energy Performance

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