Offers over £425,000 St. Hilda's House, Caldwell, near Richmond Back Lane, Caldwell
Property Type - Detached
Bed 4
Bath 2
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Welcome to St Hilda's House, an extraordinary sanctuary of refined living in the picturesque village of Caldwell. This exquisite four-bedroom residence, a converted chapel with an illustrious 180-year history, has been meticulously transformed into a modern masterpiece, harmoniously blending its storied past with contemporary luxury.

Step through the bespoke hardwood doors into a realm where history and modernity coalesce. The ground floor welcomes you with a magnificent dining hall, featuring a bespoke staircase leading to the galleried landing. Here, exposed stone walls and timber beams create an ambiance that is both grand and graceful, p

Property Details

Welcome to St Hilda's House, an extraordinary sanctuary of refined living in the picturesque village of Caldwell. This exquisite four-bedroom residence, a converted chapel with an illustrious 180-year history, has been meticulously transformed into a modern masterpiece, harmoniously blending its storied past with contemporary luxury.

Step through the bespoke hardwood doors into a realm where history and modernity coalesce. The ground floor welcomes you with a magnificent dining hall, featuring a bespoke staircase leading to the galleried landing. Here, exposed stone walls and timber beams create an ambiance that is both grand and graceful, perfectly suited for sophisticated entertaining or serene family gatherings.

The expansive kitchen/diner is a testament to superior craftsmanship, boasting custom cabinetry, a central island, and state-of-the-art appliances including an induction hob and built-in electric oven. This culinary haven is designed for both casual family meals and elegant dinner parties. Adjacent, the utility room offers additional practicality with ample storage and plumbing for all modern conveniences.

The dual-aspect living room, bathed in natural light, features a tiled floor and a built-in recess TV cabinet, creating a cozy yet stylish environment. The ground floor also includes a versatile study, ideal for a home office or quiet retreat, complete with built-in storage.

Ascend to the first floor, where two galleried landings provide access to four breathtaking bedrooms. Each room is a sanctuary of tranquility, featuring vaulted ceilings, exposed timber beams, and trusses, exuding rustic charm and elegance. The house bathroom invites relaxation with a freestanding rolltop bath, while the additional shower room offers convenience and modern comfort.

Externally, St Hilda's House is equally impressive. A newly created private pathway leads to a secluded courtyard-style garden, perfect for alfresco dining and peaceful reflection. Additional private parking is provided on the south side of the property, ensuring convenience and security.

Nestled in the heart of Caldwell, St Hilda's House offers a serene rural lifestyle with easy access to modern amenities. The village itself boasts a successful gastro pub, while nearby Eppleby provides a post office and primary school. Just 9 miles from the historic market towns of Richmond and Barnard Castle, residents can enjoy a vibrant array of artisan and mainstream shops, weekly markets, two castles, a Premonstratensian abbey, a modern cinema, a Grade II-listed Victorian bijou theatre that hosts many West End shows, and a variety of dining options. Both towns have first class primary and secondary schools and thriving social scenes to match. The range of activities to get involved in with socially, start with leisure centres, an athletics club, a golf club, swimming pools, scuba centres, amateur dramatics club for both adults and children and and the Teesdale Operatic Society.

Excellent transport links via the A66 and A1(M) make commuting to Durham with its famous Cathedral, to Newcastle for the Sage Music Hall and the International airport, easy and convenient.

St Hilda's House is not merely a home; it is an experience. Nestled in a thriving and exceptionally sociable community, it offers an unparalleled quality of finish, where every detail has been thoughtfully considered to provide a lifestyle of luxury, comfort, and serenity. This unique property is ideally suited for those seeking to downsize without compromising on quality or a social life, or for anyone yearning for a more rural existence while remaining connected to urban amenities.

Experience the epitome of refined rural living at St Hilda's House, where history, modernity, luxury, and tranquillity converge.

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Tenure: Freehold

Entrance Porch
Old rectory door to side,
Part glazed door to garden,
Tiled flooring,
Consumer unit,
Inset spotlights,
Underfloor heating,

Entrance hall
Reclaimed Pine Central statement staircase leading to first floor galleried landings,
Double glazed stained leaded windows to front and rear,
Underfloor heating,
Limestone flooring,

Study
Built in storage cupboards,
Underfloor heating,
Inset spotlights,
Limestone Flooring,
Double glazed leaded windows to side and front,

Lounge
Double glazed stained leaded windows to rear and side,
Internal feature solid oak double doors,
TV point,
Limestone flooring,
Underfloor heating,
Inset spotlights,
TV cabinet,

Kitchen/Dining Room
Double glazed stained leaded windows to rear and side,
Internal feature solid oak double doors,
Fitted Kitchen with wall and base units,
Quartz work surfaces and upstand,
Kitchen Island with Quartz work surfaces and cupboard space,
2 bowl stainless steel sink,
Integrated dishwasher,
Integrated washing machine,
Integrated fridge,
TV point,
Gas hob,
Extractor fan,
Electric oven,
Integrated microwave/grill,
Underfloor heating,
Limestone flooring,




Utility
Double glazed Stained leaded windows to front,
Plumbing for washing machine,
Oil central heating boiler,
Limestone flooring,
Underfloor heating,
Inset spotlights,


FIRST FLOOR:


Landing
Reclaimed Pine Central statement split staircase from Hall,
Gallery landings on each side,
Centre hinge roof light windows,
Double glazed stained leaded windows to rear,
Exposed timber beams,
Wooden flooring,



Bedroom 2
Double glazed Stained leaded windows to side,
Centre hinge roof light window,
Decorative wall panelling,
Exposed timber beams,
Oil central heating boiler,
TV point,
Carpet flooring,

Bedroom 1
Double glazed Stained leaded windows to side,
Double glazed window to side,
Centre hinge roof light window,
Oil central heating radiator,
TV point,
Wooden flooring,
Exposed timber beams,
Oil Central heating dial,

Bedroom 3
Double glazed Stained leaded windows to side,
Double glazed window to side,
Centre hinge roof light window,
Oil Central heating radiator,
Wooden flooring,
Exposed timber beams,

Bedroom 4
Double glazed window to side,
Double glazed window to side,
Centre hinge roof light window,
Exposed timber beams,
Carpet flooring,
Oil central heating radiator,


Bathroom
Double glazed window to front,
Original stone feature wall,
Bath with mixer tap and separate hand held attachment,
Vanity unit with wash hand basin,
Extractor fan,
WC,
Wooden flooring,
Heated towel rail,
Inset spotlights,


Shower Room
Double glazed window to front,
Shower cubicle with Rainfall shower and Separate hand held attachment,
WC,
Wash hand basin,
Tiled flooring,
Extractor fan,
Heated towel rail,
Inset spotlights,
Wall panelling,

OUTSIDE


Front Garden
Brick boundaries,
Partially laid to lawn,

Rear Garden
Partially gravelled courtyard,
Brick boundaries,
Artificial grass,
Seating area,

Property Features

Exposed beams and trusses
Original Period Features
Magnificent Period Property
Close connections to local amenities
Architecturally designed
Converted chapel
Access to mainstream and artisan shops
Great catchment area for reputable schools
Ample private parking
Vibrant rural lifestyle

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