Front Exterior
243.68 sq m(2,623 sq ft)
Guide price £775,000

RomaldkirkBarnard Castle, County Durham, DL12 9EZ


    Key features

    • The house is beautifully presented with extensive living space
    • There is the opportunity to create an annex within the existing accommodation
    • The stable yard is adjacent to the house, and the equestrian facilities can be further developed
    • The byre offers potential to develop into a number of uses subject to any necessary consents
    • With the Dales to the south and the AONB to the north Heathercote is surrounded by stunning scenery

    A wonderful farmhouse with land on a quiet country lane close to the village of Romaldkirk.

    About this property

    • Heathercote is an extended farmhouse, much improved in recent years, with a wealth of original features and underfloor heating. The ground floor consists of a kitchen/dining area
      with breakfast bar and a range of appliances including a Stanley Range, the dining area has lovely open views. Adjacent is the snug which has exposed beams. The sitting room has a multi fuel stove in a stone surround. There is a ground floor bedroom or dining room, and a wet room, which could form part of an annexe. There is also an entrance hall, combined boot and utility room and a W.C.

      To the first floor are four bedrooms. The master has a vaulted ceiling, walk-in wardrobe and en suite shower room. There is also a family bathroom with separate shower.

      Outside is a well-stocked garden, paved courtyard, vegetable garden with greenhouse, pond and three grass paddocks (about 9.5 acres) with a field shelter and chicken run. The stone-built stables are adjacent to the house with three loose boxes with potential for a fourth, storage and a tack room, beyond is the garage with electric doors, and former byre offering potential to convert to a number of uses subject to consents. To the rear is a useful agricultural barn with hay store.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    Heathercote offers the complete package of a wonderful house with land and stabling, set in breath-taking countryside.

    Ben PriddenProperty agent

    Local information

    • Heathercote is on a quiet country lane close to the village of Romaldkirk, enjoying wonderful open views to the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Beauty. Romaldkirk has an excellent 18th century Coaching Inn, The Rose & Crown, a local pub, The Kirk Inn, and a vibrant village hall where various clubs and community events are held. The village centres around an impressive Norman Church, St Romalds, on the site of a former Saxon church.
    • The local market town, Barnard Castle (8 miles), has excellent facilities, including a supermarket, local shops, secondary school and the independent Barnard Castle School (ages 4-18). Richmond (15 miles) has a theatre and cinema as well as a weekly market. There is access via the A66 to the A1(M) at Scotch Corner (13 miles) and to the west, Junction 40 of the M6 (37 miles). Darlington (22 miles) has more extensive amenities, including a mainline train station with regular services to Edinburgh (2 hours) and London (in under 3 hours).
    • Please not all distances are approximate.

    Additional information

    • EPC Rating = E