Front Street, Staindrop, County Durham


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A Grade II Listed Georgian property believed to have been designed by the noted York architect John Carr in the late Eighteenth century. Steeped in history and sitting in the village's conservation area; The Old Vicarage still retains many of the original features including traditional Yorkshire sandstone roof tiles to the rear; a stone cellar and intricate weighted sash window pull-up screens. The house has been modernised without sacrificing its Georgian detail. Features include independently controlled underfloor heating in the kitchen and conservatory, an electric AGA and two recently installed bathrooms whilst externally, the private walled garden is now 'maintenance free' with gravel beds, espalier fruit trees and Indian Stone paving.

Situation & Amenities

Barnard Castle 6 miles, Bishop Auckland 8 miles, Darlington 16 miles, Durham 20 miles (please not all distances are approximate). The property is located in the desirable village of Staindrop, a popular village ideally situated for easy access to local towns of Darlington, Bishop Auckland and Barnard Castle. Main line train stations can be found at Darlington and Durham with International Airports at Newcastle and Leeds Bradford. The A66 and A1 (M) are easily accessible bringing many areas within commuting distance. The village of Staindrop benefits from both a primary and secondary school, post office, butchers, a number of shops and public house. Barnard Castle offers many amenities from local and national retailers, to a range of educational opportunities including the well regarded Barnard Castle School, local primary schools and Teesdale School.


A charming and grand Grade II Listed family home with accommodation briefly comprising: beautiful hallway, spacious living room, bright dining kitchen, garden room, utility room/study, ground floor WC, cellar, first floor landing, master bedroom with en-suite shower room, three further bedrooms and a family bathroom. To the rear of the property there is a private low maintenance walled garden and a garage.


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Entrance Vestibule

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A beautiful hallway with staircase with central stair carpet rising to the first floor. The tiled flooring boasts Georgian character. There is a door giving access to the rear garden and further doors lead off to ground floor accommodation. The cellar is accessed from here.

Living Room

4.83m x 6.36m (15'10 x 20'10 )

A spacious reception room flooded with natural light with a high ceiling, deep coving and picture rail. The bay window to front elevation enjoys village green views. There is an open fire with granite inlay and decorative surround.

Utility Room/Study

5.32m x 2.33m (17'5 x 7'8 )

Housing the central heating boiler. There is plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. Space for an American style fridge/freezer. Sliding door storage cupboard, tiled flooring and a window overlooking the rear garden.

Ground Floor WC/Cloakroom

With WC, hand wash basin, window to the rear elevation and tiled flooring.


6.07m x 5.33m (19'11 x 17'6 )

Recently modernised including painted fitted wall and base units, silestone work surfaces, tiled splashbacks, two sinks with mixer taps and draining areas, electric fuelled AGA, integral electric induction hob, integral extractor hood, space for built in fridge/freezer and space for a dishwasher, if required. Coving to ceiling, picture rail, ceramic porcelain floor tiles with underfloor heating and double doors with glazed side panels opening into the garden room.

Garden Room

3.41m x 4.56m (11'2 x 15'0 )

A bright room boasting numerous windows overlooking the rear garden. Ceramic porcelain floor tiles with underfloor heating, electric wall mounted heater, vaulted glazed ceiling and double doors accessing the rear garden.

First Floor Landing

A spacious galleried landing with large arched window creating a focal point and overlooking the rear garden. Dado rail, double door storage cupboard and doors leading off to the first floor accommodation.

Master Bedroom

5.24m x 5.51m (17'2 x 18'1 )

A truly beautiful bedroom with a large window to the front elevation flooding the room with natural light and boasting elevated village green views. There is decorative coving and a door leading to the en-suite shower room.


With pedestal hand wash basin, WC, double walk in shower cubicle, partially tiled walls and tiled flooring.

Bedroom Two

3.44m x 4.76m (11'3 x 15'7 )

Located at the rear of the property with window and a variety of fitted storage cupboards.

Bedroom Three

5.03m x 3.00m (16'6 x 9'10 )

To the front elevation, again with village green views and fitted wardrobes.

Bedroom Four

3.79m x 2.37m (12'5 x 7'9 )

A cosy bedroom placed at the rear of the property with a window enjoying an outlook onto the garden. Pedestal hand wash basin.

House Bathroom

A modern fitted suite including a bath with shower over, pedestal hand wash basin, WC, partially tiled walls and tiled flooring.


Rear Garden

A particularly well landscaped private walled garden which is paved with Indian Stone and enjoys fruit trees and gravelled beds for ease of maintenance.


3.45m x 6.73m (11'4 x 22'1 )

Electric up and over door, personnel door to rear garden, power and lighting.


Mains electricity, drainage, water and gas. 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 F.


Strictly by appointment only via contact GSC Grays.


Particulars written December 2018. Photographs provided by the vendor.

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