Galgate, Barnard Castle


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A quirky, Grade II Listed, characterful and unique property nestled off Galgate within Barnard Castle. The property benefits from versatile, three/four bedroom accommodation complemented by an enclosed lawned garden.

Situation & Amenities

Bishop Auckland 15 miles, Darlington 17 miles, Durham 25 miles, Newcastle upon Tyne 42 miles, A1(M) 17 miles, Durham Tees Valley Airport 27 miles. Please note all distances are approximate. Situated in the historic market town of Barnard Castle, this property provides easy access to the amenities within the town and its surrounding area. Darlington and Bishop Auckland are both within close proximity, while the cities of Newcastle, Durham, York and Leeds also easily accessible. There are main line train stations at Darlington and Durham, with International Airports to be found at Newcastle and Leeds/Bradford. The property lies within easy reach of the A66 and A1(M) bringing many areas within commuting distance.


A quirky, Grade II Listed, characterful and unique property nestled off Galgate within Barnard Castle. The property enjoys a kitchen, dining room, living room, garden room (currently utilised as a 4th bedroom), shower room, large cellar, first floor landing, master bedroom with en-suite, two further bedrooms and a bathroom. Externally, there is a private and quiet lawned garden with a flagged patio area providing an ideal space for alfresco dining and entertaining.


Door to:


Fitted wall and base units, block wood work surface, tiled splashbacks, central island, space for an american style fridge/freezer and the following integrated appliances: dishwasher, washing machine, electric double oven and a gas hob. This room is dual aspect with windows to two elevations, there is tiled flooring, a radiator, gas fired combination boiler, an open tread staircase to the first floor and an opening to the dining room.

Dining Room

With stone flagged flooring, feature painted exposed stone wall, solid fuel Aga set in a sandstone surround, radiator and doors to the living room and garden room.

Living Room

A large reception room with numerous windows overlooking the courtyard, two vertical wall mounted radiators and a multi fuel stove set in a stone surround and hearth. Cellar access hatch with stone steps lowering to a large cellar with ample head room.

Garden Room

An alteration has been made by a temporary wall creating a ground floor bedroom. Should a purchaser wish, the division can easily be removed. Stone flagged flooring, two radiators, multi fuel stove, patio doors opening onto the garden, velux window and double glazed window.

Shower Room

Including a showering area, WC, vanity hand wash basin, heated towel rail and an obscure double glazed window.

First Floor Landing

With an exposed ceiling beam, feature stone wall, velux, radiator and doors leading off to:


With a free standing roll top bath, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, heated towel rail, exposed ceiling beam and a velux window.

Bedroom One

A spacious and characterful master bedroom with a vaulted beamed ceiling, variety of fitted storage, radiator and a window overlooking the courtyard. Door to:


Offering a bath with shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, radiator, obscure glazed window, tiled flooring and partially tiled walls. Above the en-suite, there is a mezzanine storage area which is accessed from the bedroom.

Bedroom Two

Single bedroom with a storage cupboard, mezzanine storage area and numerous roof windows.

Bedroom Three

Another single bedroom with a double glazed window and radiator.


The property is accessed off Galgate into a flagged courtyard. To the rear of the property, there is an enclosed lawned and planted garden with a flagged patio.


Mains electricity, drainage, water and gas are connected. Gas fired central heating.


The property is believed to be offered freehold with vacant possession on completion.

Local Authority

Durham County Council.

Council Tax

For Council Tax purposes the property is banded D.


Particulars written and photographs taken September 2020.

Disclaimer Notice

GSC Grays gives notice that:

1. These particulars are a general guide only and do not form any part of any offer or contract.

2. All descriptions, including photographs, dimensions and other details are given in good faith but no warranty is provided. Statements made should not be relied upon as facts and anyone interested must satisfy themselves as to their accuracy by inspection or otherwise.

3. Neither GSC Grays nor the vendors accept responsibility for any error that these particulars may contain however caused.

4. Any plan is for guidance only and is not drawn to scale. All dimensions, shapes, and compass bearings are approximate and should not be relied upon without checking them first.

5. Nothing in these particulars shall be deemed to be a statement that the property is in good condition, repair or otherwise nor that any services or facilities are in good working order.

6. Please discuss with us any aspects that are important to you prior to travelling to the property.

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