The Briary, Shotley Bridge, Consett, DH8£170,000 3 Bedroom House
A well-presented 1930s-built family home with a well-maintained landscaped garden, open-plan reception rooms with bay windows to front and rear, fitted kitchen and contemporary bathroom, situated close to schools in this popular village.
Built in 1938, the house has been modernised and improved by the current owners, With uPVC double glazing fitted in 2013, gas central heating, via Worcester combi. boiler, and a new roof fitted in 2015. The accommodation comprises: composite front door into entrance lobby, hall, W.C., open-plan living/dining room, kitchen fitted with high gloss units, rear lobby leading to the garage, first floor landing with hatch to part-boarded loft, two double bedrooms, a single bedroom with a built-in bed and a well-appointed contemporary bathroom, fitted in 2013. Steps down from the rear lead to a tastefully designed and well-maintained circular lawned rear garden with well-stocked borders, and there is access to a cellar (with restricted height), while at the front there is a block-paved drive and a pebbled garden.
The Briary is situated just off Benfieldside Road and is within easy reach of Shotley Bridge village and its range of local shops and amenities. The house is within easy reach of two well-renowned schools, including Shotley Bridge Infants School - rated as 'outstanding' by Ofsted in 2015. It is also well positioned for access to Blackhill and further to Consett town centre approximately two miles distant. Newcastle and Durham are both within 15 miles - via the A694 and A691 highways - making it an excellent location from which to commute.
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DH8 covers the the town of Consett, located in the northwest of County Durham. It is approx. 14 miles from Newcastle upon Tyne and 13 miles from Durham City.
The town is perched on the steep eastern bank of the River Derwent and owes its origins to industrial development arising from lead mining in the area
Consett is home to the Empire Theatre, one of County Durham's oldest theatres which also screens blockbuster films at times when there are no live performances.
Several pubs have at least taken names that reflect the town's steel-making past - the Works, the Company, and the Company Row.
Consett in DH8 is represented by Durham Council which holds the responsibility for delivering services in this area.
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