Lot - North Cemetery House, North Road, Darlington, DL1 2JS

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Property Summary
  • By order of Darlington Council
  • Victorian former three bedroom cemetery house
  • Gothic stone construction
  • Poor state of repair requiring complete refurbishment
  • Long leasehold with vacant possession
  • Large rear yard with potential for private access
Tenure

Leasehold - Long leasehold with the sale of a new 999 year lease at a peppercorn.

Location

Darlington is a large and busy market town with a population of circa 110,000 situated on the east side of the A1(M) to the south of Durham City and to the west of the A19 at Middlesbrough. The town has a busy retail centre and is supported by a range of employers including EE, the Student Loans Co, Cummins and Cleveland Bridge.
Darlington lies on the main east coast rail line and is close to Teeside International Airport.

The property lies approx 2 miles from the town centre, within the large North Cemetery which is approached off North Road (A167)  which leads north out of the town centre, connecting with the A1(M)

Description

The property was built circa 1875 as the home of the foreman of this large and long established Victorian town cemetery which is accessed off North Road. The property was well constructed in a stone gothic style and is arranged over ground and first floors with three bedrooms and a courtyard to the rear giving a site area of approx 0.11 acre (0.044 ha). 
The house is located adjacent to a stone boundary wall, the other side of which lies Dublin Street, from which there may at one time have been a direct vehicle access and it is envisaged that the reinstatement of this will form the vehicle access to the property gong forward. 
The property has not been used for many years and is in an extremely poor state of repair and should be viewed as a development/refurbishment opportunity.

Accommodation

Note: The purchaser will be obliged to fully refurbish the property to a required standard within a period of 30 months

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