West View, Gainford, County Durham


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  • Bedrooms: 3
Virginia House is a very well presented and characterful double fronted property which benefits from ample living space along with a well presented breakfast kitchen, three bedrooms and a bathroom. The property is complemented externally with a front lawned forecourt garden and an attractive enclosed rear courtyard. EPC (EER) D 62.

Situation & Amenities

Barnard Castle 9 miles, Darlington 8 miles, Richmond 11 miles, Durham 23 miles. Please note all distances are approximate. Located within the village of Gainford which is ideally situated for easy access to the local towns of Darlington and Barnard Castle, whilst the cities of Newcastle, Durham, York and Leeds are within reach. The A66 and A1 (M) are easily accessible bringing many areas within commuting distance. The historic village of Gainford, on the banks of The River Tees, benefits from a primary school, hairdresser, tennis courts, village store, butchers shop, doctor's surgery, public house, tea room and village hall.


Virginia House is a double fronted property retaining many period features and benefitting from two reception rooms, well presented kitchen with Aga and a substantial lower ground floor reception room. To the first floor there are three bedrooms, bathroom and a loft area suitable for storage which is accessed from the landing via drop down ladder. Externally, there is a front lawned forecourt garden and an attractive enclosed rear courtyard.


Solid wood door to:

Entrance Vestibule

With exposed wooden flooring, dado rail and part glazed door to hallway.


With solid wood floor, retro style radiator, under stairs storage cupboard, spindle balustrade return staircase giving access to first floor accommodation and doors leading off to the ground floor accommodation.

Reception Room One

4.80m x 3.19m (15'9 x 10'6 )

To the front elevation with window fitted with shutters, multi-fuel stove with painted wooden surround and stone flagged hearth, wooden flooring, coving to ceiling, deep skirting board and an opening through to the breakfast kitchen.

Reception Room Two

3.70m x 3.24m (12'2 x 10'8 )

Again, to the front elevation with bay window fitted with shutters, wooden flooring, deep skirting board, coving to ceiling, radiator, decorative fireplace and fitted book shelving with cupboard below.

Breakfast Kitchen

3.67m x 4.53m (12'0 x 14'10 )

Fitted wall and base units, wooden work surfaces, gas fired aga with tiled splashbacks, sink with mixer tap and drainer, central island with breakfast bar seating, space for washing machine and slimline dishwasher, integrated electric oven and fridge freezer, stone flagged flooring, windows to dual aspects, door to rear entrance porch/utility area and door back to the hallway.

Rear Porch/Utility Area

Providing storage and space for a condensing tumble dryer. There is a door leading to the exterior.

Cellar Reception Room

5.83m x 7.74m (19'2 x 25'5 )

An excellent entertaining room with two radiators, feature sandstone fire surround and windows to dual aspects. The flooring is Indian sandstone.

First Floor Landing

With radiator including decorative covering, attic access hatch with drop down ladder to useful storage space, door to storage cupboard, window to the rear elevation and doors leading off to the first floor accommodation.

Bedroom One

3.69m x 4.41m (12'1 x 14'6 )

With sliding sash window to the front aspect, decorative fireplace and radiator.

Bedroom Two

4.74m x 3.17m (15'7 x 10'5 )

Again, to the front aspect with sliding sash window, decorative fire surround, retro style radiator and picture rail.

Bedroom Three

3.50m x 2.54m (11'6 x 8'4 )

With sliding sash window to the side aspect, feature fireplace, radiator and door to storage cupboard which also houses the central heating boiler.


Including a bath with shower over, WC, pedestal wash hand basin, obscure glazed siding sash window, wooden wall panelling, radiator, door to storage cupboard and vinyl flooring.


Although not included on the legal title; the current owners of Virginia House enjoy use of off road parking at the rear of the property.

Front Garden

There is a small enclosed lawned garden area with walled boundary, access gate and path giving access to the front door.

Enclosed Courtyard

To the rear of the property there is a private flagged courtyard garden with two outhouses.


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


The property is believed to be offered Freehold with Vacant Possession upon Completion.

Local Authority

Durham County Council Tel: 03000 26 00 00.

Council Tax

For Council Tax purposes the property is banded D.


Strictly by appointment only via the Agents GSC Grays Tel: 01833 637000.


Details written and photographs taken April 2019.

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