The Old Chapel – unique period home


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3,280 SqFt

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Built in 1866, the Wesleyan Chapel is a unique family home located in Melsonby.

With a lot of the original features and arched, stained glass windows, there is also a fabulous rose window to one end, all of which provide an attractive external view as well as bringing special light to the interior.

Also preserved from the buildings former use are the original chapel door and the half-glazed inner entrance doors, which now provide a lobby and grand entry into the reception hallway, which has a timber floor and old school radiators.

The main family bathroom has a bath and separate shower, with a beautiful stained glass window. The utility space and the modern kitchen has timber units, a breakfast bar and integrated appliances.

The lower floor hold two double bedrooms; the stunning master has two full height chapel windows to the front with decor very much in keeping with the chapel ambience. The second bedroom is a particularly interesting room having a staircase leading up to a mezzanine level office space, perfect for a teenager to combine sleep with study.

The property boasts a huge living room with five full height chapel windows, a spectacular stone hearth with log-burning stove and wood panelling to the walls.  Currently being used as a currently used as a family lounge, dining room and games room, allowing for the whole family to gather and providing a great entertaining space, with the added bonus of a side door leading out to the private, enclosed garden.

The upper floor has two further bedrooms  and potential for further development into the roof space. This is divided into two 41ft long attics, one containing the rose window and increasing the whole property to 4,275sqft.

Externally there is a stone boundary wall with iron railing fencing and gate to the front followed by stone steps to the front door – all watched over by gargoyles. Beyond this, new walls have been built to create an off-road, paved private parking area with raised border.

The south-facing garden is bordered by fence and hedging and has a lawn, a raised deck for outdoor dining, a stone store and timber summer house and store.


Address: 7a Moor Road, Melsonby, Richmond, UK
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Region: England - North East
  • Location: Darlington
  • Postal code / ZIP: DL10 5PA
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  •   Property ID 5342
  •   Price £250,000
  •   Property Type House - Detached
  •   Reception Rooms 1
  •   Bedrooms 4
  •   Bathrooms 1
  •   Approx. Size 3,280 SqFt
  •   Availability Sold

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