Dovecote Street, Staindrop, County Durham


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
BEST AND FINAL OFFERS REQUESTED BY 12 NOON ON MONDAY 16TH SEPTEMBER - please contact the office for an offer form. A stone built cottage which provides huge potential and currently comprises of two double bedrooms and two reception rooms along with a good sized dining kitchen and ground floor bathroom. To the exterior, there is an excellent sized lawned garden which extends along the side and rear of the property. Located within the garden are a range of outbuildings, which offer a variety of opportunities to a purchaser, subject to obtaining the necessary consents. EPC (EER) F 33.

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.


10 Dovecote Street is a detached cottage in need of full refurbishment but providing an excellent opportunity with accommodation currently comprising: two reception rooms, kitchen, bathroom, first floor landing and two double bedrooms.


A door opens into the hallway.


With radiator, staircase to first floor and door to reception room one.

Reception Room One

4.10m x 3.33m (13'5 x 10'11 )

To the front elevation with window and radiator. There are doors leading to the kitchen and inner hallway.

Inner Hallway

With under stairs storage space and door to the second reception room.

Reception Room Two

4.03m x 3.10m (13'3 x 10'2 )

Again, to the front elevation with window and radiator.


3.68m x 5.01m (12'1 x 16'5 )

With fitted wall and base units, contrasting work surfaces, sink with mixer tap and draining board, two windows to dual aspects, space for washing machine and fridge freezer. Doors gives access to the bathroom and exterior.


Including a bath, shower cubicle, WC and vanity hand wash basin. There is a radiator and two obscure glazed windows.

First Floor Landing

With window to the rear aspect and doors accessing the two bedrooms.

Bedroom One

4.22m x 3.76m (13'10 x 12'4 )

To the front elevation with window, over stairs storage cupboard, fitted wardrobes and radiator.

Bedroom Two

4.22m x 3.33m (13'10 x 10'11 )

Again, to the front elevation with over stairs storage cupboard, further fitted cupboard and radiator.



Mainly laid to the rear and side of the property is a sizeable lawned garden with planted borders. There is a vehicular gated access to Dovecote Street.


Located within the rear garden are a variety of buildings creating potential for a variety of uses, subject to obtaining the necessary consents. The first building is stone built and measures approximately 4.01m x 4.01m and the second outbuilding is brick and stone built and measures approximately 4.16m x 5.06m. The two outbuildings are joined by an open fronted store.


Mains electricity, drainage and water. Solid fuel 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 contact GSC Grays.


Particulars written and photographs taken April 2019.

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