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3 bed semi-detached house for sale


Simpson Road, West Auckland, Bishop Auckland DL14

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Property features

  • 3 Bedroom Semi Detached House
  • Quiet Cul De Sac Location
  • Gas Central Heating
  • Upvc Double Glazing
  • Breakfasting Kitchen
  • Utility Room
  • Occupying Generous Sized Plot
  • Landscaped Gardens
  • Off Road Parking

Property description

*** reduced in price - spacious 3 bedroom semi detached ***
Rea Estates are delighted to offer to the sales market this immaculately presented 3 Bedroom semi-detached home, situated within the village of West Auckland and being within easy access of Bishop Auckland and Barnard Castle both proving a good range of Schools, Shopping and Recreational facilities.
Warmed via Gas Central Heating and benefitting from Upvc Double Glazing throughout, the internal layout briefly comprises: Entrance Hallway containing staircase rising to the first floor, Lounge with archway into Dining room, spacious breakfasting Kitchen fitted with a contemporary range of base and wall units and Utility Room.
To the first floor there are three ample sized Bedrooms and a family Shower Room/Wc.
Externally to the front of the property there is a wall enclosed garden, which has been designed for ease of maintenance. A driveway provides off road parking facilities.
To the rear of the property there is a generous lawned garden which is private and enclosed. A patio area provides ideal space for outside dining and entertaining.
In our opinion this property would make an ideal family home and should prove of interest to a variety of purchasers and therefore an internal inspection is highly recommended.

Reception Hallway
Upvc entrance door with glazed side panel, opening to reception hallway containing, staircase to first floor, cornice to ceiling, central heating radiator, telephone point and under stair storage cupboards.
12'4 x 13'8 (3.76m x 4.17m)
A generously proportioned lounge with double glazed window to the front elevation, cornice to ceiling, feature fire surround housing a living flame electric fire, laminate flooring, central heating radiator, television aerial and telephone points. Archway to dining room.
Dining Room:
13'7 x 6'8 (4.14m x 2.03m)
Providing ample space for family dining and entertaining. Cornice to ceiling, laminate flooring, French Doors opening to the rear garden and door to breakfasting kitchen.
Breakfasting Kitchen:
16'0 x 11'9 (4.88m x 3.58m)
A well equipped kitchen fitted with a contemporary range of base and wall units, complimentary work surfaces and tiled splash backs over one and a half bowl stainless steel sink with mixer tap. Breakfast bar, integrated electric oven, gas hob and extractor hood, space and plumbing for dishwasher. Cornice to ceiling, two double glazed windows, two central heating radiators and tiled flooring.
Archway to utility room.
Utility Room:
10'0 x 9'01 (3.05m x 2.77m)
The current vendors have converted a portion of the garage into a utility room. Comprising, base and wall units, stainless steel sink unit, space and plumbing for automatic washing machine and tumble drier. Wall mounted central heating boiler, radiator, double glazed window and door to the side elevation.
First Floor Landing
Having loft access.

Bedroom One:
12'4 x 11'0 (3.76m x 3.35m)
Situated to the front of the property, with cornice to ceiling, double glazed window, built in storage cupboard, central heating radiator and television aerial point.
Bedroom Two:
12'1 x 7'1 (3.68m x 2.16m)
A second double bedroom with double glazed window to the rear elevation, central heating radiator, laminate flooring and television aerial point.

Bedroom Three:
8'0 x 7'5 (2.44m x 2.26m)
Ample sized third bedroom, with double glazed window to the front elevation, laminate flooring and television aerial point.

Shower Room/Wc:
7'5 x 4'8 (2.26m x 1.42m)
Pristine shower room comprising, walk in shower enclosure, wash hand basin and low level w/c. Heated towel warmer and opaque double glazed window to the rear elevation.

Occupying a generous plot the property boasts a private and enclosed rear garden, which is laid mainly to lawn. A raised patio area provides an ideal spot for 'al fresco' dining. Timber framed storage shed, Greenhouse, outside lighting and water supply.
A side gate returns to the front of the property where there is an enclosed gravelled garden. A driveway provides ample off road parking facilities.

Property Reference bia-12Z91HQD

Property info

Market activity
Average price paid £107,514 Sales 502 Current average value £119,390 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £3,250 ▲ 2.80%

Property value data/graphs for DL14

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £195,489 £145 3.6 £188,009
Semi-detached £118,502 £124 3.0 £110,787
Terraced £78,118 £85 2.6 £67,424
Flats £80,673 £127 1.9 £60,443

Current asking prices in DL14

Average: £132,779
Avg. current asking prices in DL14
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £70,491
Flats £54,000
All £54,000

Current asking rents in DL14

Average: £393 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in DL14
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £300 pcm
£376 pcm
£422 pcm
£614 pcm
£750 pcm
Flats £324 pcm
£391 pcm
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All £318 pcm
£380 pcm
£422 pcm
£614 pcm
£750 pcm

Fun facts for DL14

Highest value in DL14
Highest value streets Zed-Index
The Dell £364,821
Durham Road £295,838
Westerton £287,063
Witton Le Wear £281,923
High Street £271,880
Highest turnover in DL14
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Farnham Close 43.8%
Canney Hill 41.7%
Heslop Street 40.0%
Bainbridge Court 40.0%
Millbank Terrace 40.0%

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Nearby transport

  • Bishop Auckland (2.9 miles)
  • Shildon (3.7 miles)
  • Newton Aycliffe (5.7 miles)
  • Durham Tees Valley Airport (14.6 miles)
  • Newcastle Airport (28.4 miles)
  • Leeds Bradford International Airport (52.8 miles)
  • Transporter Bridge South Side (20.3 miles)
  • Transporter Bridge North Side (20.3 miles)
  • Newcastle International Ferry Terminal (27.6 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Copeland Road Primary School (0.1 miles)
  • Oakley Cross Primary School and Nursery (0.3 miles)
  • St Helen Auckland Community Primary School (0.9 miles)
  • Bishop Auckland College (2.1 miles)
  • UTC South Durham (6.5 miles)
  • Thornbeck College - North East Autism Society (7.2 miles)
  • St John's School & Sixth Form College - A Catholic Academy (2.2 miles)
  • Bishop Barrington School A Sports with Mathematics College (2.3 miles)
  • Oakwood Learning Centre (3.1 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£620 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 9,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £341 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £80,000 Average insurance cost £20/mo (£235/yr)
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Home Insurance is based on the average price of a building and contents quote for a property in this area in the last 48 months.

Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd


Gas £39 Electricity £44 Estimated energy cost £83/mo

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The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 15100 kWh/year
Electricity: 3600 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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County Durham

Estimated tax band B Council tax cost £140 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

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Supply £17 Sewerage £19 Estimated water cost £36 /mo
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