You don’t need an eye test to see the potential of this down at heel Barnard Castle mansion

The property is on the market in the engaging County Durham market city and has caught the eye of home hunters and builders

Barnard Castle is one of the finest recognized cities in the UK, thanks to former Boris Johnson aide Dominic Cummings.

He infamously broke lockdown guidelines final 12 months to go there final 12 months to ‘test his eyesight’ and examine it was ok to drive.

And if his imaginative and prescient is up to scratch we recommend he can see the potential of this home featured on property web site Rightmove.

Startforth Lodge in Low Startforth Road is a Grade II Listed indifferent property with 5 bedrooms, a walled backyard and with excellent views in the direction of Barnard Castle.

The property is being marketed by GSC Grays of Barnard Castle and has a information value of £495,000, a surprisingly low determine making an allowance for its measurement and site. However it does need full modernisation and refurbishment.

It is an engaging stone fronted constructing, entered through {a partially} stained-glass door, with inscribed slab above relationship 1853.

Throughout there are quite a few rooms boasting unique options. While it has a bit of a dusty down-at-heel really feel it’s nonetheless an engaging trying property, as the photos show.

It enjoys spacious grounds and can type half of an unique and premium improvement of properties which will likely be erected sooner or later.

The website works have commenced and the Developer/Vendor of Startforth Lodge needs to cooperate with the purchaser to present an agreeable quantity of extra backyard area to the jap boundary.

They have mentioned with the native planning authority who’ve indicated a tiered backyard can be acceptable.



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