Former School & School House, Forest In Teesdale

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3
*Best and final bids to be submitted in writing by 12 noon on Tuesday 10th October. For further information, please contact GSC Grays.* A residential development opportunity in Forest in Teesdale. We are delighted to offer the opportunity to purchase the former Primary School and the attached School House with stunning views. The property offers huge potential, subject to the necessary planning consent. Vacant and available with no onward chain.

Situation & Location

St Johns Chapel 6 miles, Middleton-in-Teesdale 5 miles, Stanhope 14 miles, Barnard Castle 15 miles. Please note all distances are approximate. Middleton-in-Teesdale is the main centre for Upper Teesdale in the North Pennines, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Middleton in Teesdale offers a doctors surgery, Co-operative store, Barclays Bank, butchers and other shops.

The School

The former Forest in Teesdale Primary School offers approximately 2000 sq ft (186 msq) comprising classrooms, kitchen, office, toilet, disabled toilet and two entrances. To the exterior of the property is a play area and gated area for parking. The property offers huge potential for a variety of uses, subject to the necessary planning consents.

School House

The accommodation briefly comprises an entrance porch, living room, dining room, kitchen, utility, cloakroom/wc, three bedrooms and a house bathroom. To the exterior of the property there is a front garden mainly laid to lawn and an enclosed side courtyard area with useful stores.

Title Amendment

The title will be amended on completion removing the school parking area to the side of the property. For further information please contact GSC Grays, Barnard Castle.


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

Services and Other Information

Mains electricity and water are connected. Oil fired central heating. Drainage via Septic tank.

The standard Raby Estate restrictive covenants will apply to the property regarding erection of any permanent buildings, change of use or development will require consent.


Particulars written in July 2023.

Photographs taken in July 2023.

Local Authority and Council Tax

Durham County Council Tel: 03000 26 00 00.

For Council Tax purposes the property is banded C.

Non domestic rates on the former Primary School from 1st April 2023 are £3050.


Viewing strictly by appointment via GSC Grays Tel: 01833 637000


The Energy Performance Certificate for the Primary School is available upon request.

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.

01833 908027

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