4 Bedroom Detached

Messenger House, Messenger Bank

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  • 3 Double Bedrooms, 4th used as Dining
  • High Spec Fitted Kitchen with Snug Area
  • Large Double Garage/Utility & Basement
  • Lounge & Seperate Dining Room
  • Master Bedroom with En Suite
  • On Street Parking for further 2-3 Cars
  • Sonos Surround Sound System & CCTV
  • Spacious Grade II Listed Property


PETER ROSS are delighted to offer for sale this spacious Grade II Listed four bed detached house with a double garage, situated in the centre of Shotley Bridge village.
Originally built circa 1830, the house has several period features, including original stonework, and has been vastly improved by the current owners. The accommodation comprises, on the ground floor: entrance hall, W.C., large hand painted fitted kitchen which is the heart of the home, hallway, stairs to the first floor landing with a side balcony off, large lounge with an open fire, w.c./boiler room, bed four/dining room and a door to the double garage. Stairs up to the second floor with a spacious landing, three double bedrooms, master having an en suite shower room and dressing room. And further family bath / Shower room. Externally, there is a stone-flagged terrace to the front of the house, and a large sweeping driveway (shared access) to the garage at rear with extra on street parking to front of the house. There are several security features, and a Sonos surround sound system to two floors. The current owners installed a brand new Worcester Bosch boiler in 2018, the décor and radiators throughout enhance the period charm.
Rare to the market and an early inspection is strongly advised. Please contact our Whickham office on 0191 488 6080 for further information or to arrange your appointment to view or via e-mail at sales@peterross.co.uk or find us on Facebook.


Ross Estates advise they do not test fitted appliances, electrical and plumbing installation or central heating systems, nor have they undertaken any type of survey on this property. Ross Estates for themselves and for the vendor or lessors of this property whose agent they are give notice that:

  • (i) the particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intending purchasers or lessees and do not constitute, nor constitute part of an offer or contract;
  • (ii) all descriptions, dimensions, references to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be correct but any intending purchasers or tenants should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them;
  • (iii) no person in the employment of Ross Estates has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.

Ground Floor

Entrance door to hallway


Stone flagged sitting terrace to front of house and a balcony above with seating and pleasant views. The many windows in this unusual home give sunshine all day. A very light and airy home.
A large sweeping drive (shared access) leads to the double garage at the rear.

Fitted kitchen & dining area - (17' 3'' x 23' 8'' (5.28m x 7.23m))

Beautifully Hand painted wall and base units, with their cornice finished in silver leaf. The focal point of the kitchen is a large middle island with silestone marble tops incorporating one half bowl sink and drainer with mixer taps. Smeg six burner hob and fan oven with griddle and pizza oven. Integrated double wine chiller, coffee machine, microwave and dishwasher. Two Georgian sash windows with window over looking the front elevation.


Stone floor, radiator, window over looking the patio, stairs up to the first floor landing.

Stairs up to the first floor landing


W.C, wash hand basin with splash backs, extractor fan, radiator and tiled floor.

First Floor

Bedroom four /dining room - (13' 5'' x 10' 2'' (4.11m x 3.12m))

Presently being used as a dining room. Georgian sash windows, oak wood floor, power points and radiator.

Double Garage / Utility area & Basement

Integral larger than average size garage with a basement for storage, two windows, lighting and power points, plumbed for a washing machine and dryer, automatic roller garage door.


Window over side, door to the balcony, with outside space/sitting area.

Lounge - (20' 2'' x 24' 9'' (6.15m x 7.56m))

Five Georgian sash windows, three radiators, full working fireplace with fire surround and power points.


Window over the side, w.c, pedestal wash hand basin, radiator, stone floor and boiler.

Second Floor

Bedroom Three - (13' 3'' x 10' 2'' (4.04m x 3.1m))

Georgian sash windows with shutters, tv and power points with up right wall radiator.

Bedroom two - (13' 6'' x 15' 3'' (4.14m x 4.67m))

Georgian sash windows with shutters, door to family bathroom/w.c, up right wall radiator, power points and chesterfield look door.

En suite

Shower cubicle with rain fall shower head over, w.c, french style wash hand basin with marble top, Georgian sash windows with shutters and upright wall radiator.

Family Bath /shower room - (7' 9'' x 8' 11'' (2.38m x 2.72m))

Double size shower unit with mosaic tiles and shower over. Double ended roll top bath with claw feet and mixer tap, w.c and double size sink unit with mixer tap. Georgian sash windows with shutters, tiled floor , wall radiator and extractor fan and under floor heating.


Window, radiator, power points and loft access.

Master bedroom - (20' 8'' x 17' 7'' (6.31m x 5.37m))

Two Georgian sash windows with shutters, two radiators, dressing room, storage cupboard, power points and door to en suite.

Stairs up to the second floor landing

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