252.05 sq m
Guide price £685,000(20.236.960.633 ₫)

CotherstoneBarnard Castle, County Durham, DL12 9QB

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Located in a desirable village location
  • Attractive well-presented stone built detached family house
  • Well designed and proportioned
  • Fireplace with granite inset and hearth and open fire
  • Beautifully landscaped private rear garden
  • Stable block and paddock about 3.98 acres

A handsome stone built period property with home office, workshop, land and stables. Planning permission for a single dwelling (Durham County Council Application Number DM/15/00181/FPA).

About this property

  • The Poplars dates back to late 1700's. The house is both well designed and proportioned.

    The accommodation is approached through a spacious reception hall with shaped cornicing to the ceiling and dado rail, an open spindle and baluster staircase gives access to the first floor accommodation.

    The drawing room has an attractive fireplace with granite inset and hearth and open fire, part panelled walls, and sash windows to the front and side of the house enjoying views across the gardens.

    The sitting room has fitted storage and shelving into the alcoves, a pine fireplace with granite hearth and wood burning stove. A large formal dining room has an impressive fireplace with marble inset and hearth, double doors give access into the Amdega Conservatory, enjoying views across the enclosed gardens and also connecting the breakfast room.

    The kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with an excellent range of oak wall and floor units with ample granite work surfaces and Fired earth tiled surrounds, four oven gas fired AGA , slate tiled floor and a pleasant breakfast area. Leading off from the kitchen is a pantry/cellar storage area. A utility/kitchen prep room has a cloaks leading off and then gives access to a well-appointed office with access into the an adjoining boot room beyond.

    To the first floor a half landing has a feature arched window which enjoys views across the rear gardens. The master bedroom is at the front of the house and enjoys views to the front and side of the house there is an excellent range of fitted wardrobes, a large en suite bathroom has a walk in shower, inset vanity wash hand basin and low level wc. There are three further well-proportioned bedrooms one of which has a range of fitted wardrobes. The main house bathroom is fitted with a white suite comprising free standing bath with chrome shower mixer attachment, separate walk in shower enclosure with mains fed shower, pedestal; wash hand basin and low level wc.


    The property sits back from the road with a walled lawned garden and a side gate gives access into the rear garden. To the rear is a beautifully landscaped private rear garden which is enclosed by high stone walling. There is a stone flagged patio which is ideal for entertaining. A pond, and a private drive which leads from the front of the house gives access via electrically operated timber gates to a gravelled hardstanding parking area.

    The large garage has ample parking for several vehicles and has an adjoining workshop. A separate stone built stable block with hay loft which could also be used as storage facilities.

    Beyond the stable block there is a paddock about 3.98 acres which has two separate vehicular access points. A detached stone field barn has planning permission to convert and extend to a separate residential dwelling via a separate access from the paddock.

    General Information

    Partial double glazing and Everest secondary glazing, gas fired central heating, mains water and electricity, drainage.

    Planning Permission for a single dwelling – Further information on request or the Durham County Council website. Planning Application Number (DM/15/00181/FPA)

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

A house that really has it all, home office, land, stables and a development opportunity!.

Melissa LinesProperty agent

Local information

  • The property is located in a desirable village location. A charming village with a village shop/post office, two pubs and a popular primary school (rated Outstanding by Ofsted in 2013) The area is well served by excellent state and independent schools in nearby Barnard Castle. The unspoilt countryside of the Teesdale area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the Yorkshire Dales National Park are close at hand.
  • Conveniently located within easy access of the A66 and the A1 at Scotch Corner is just a few miles away. Darlington's train station provides an excellent link to London and Edinburgh along the East Coast mainline. This is complemented by Durham Tees Valley, Newcastle International Airports which offer further communications with the rest of the country and overseas.
  • The nearby market towns of Barnard Castle, and Richmond offer a range of high street and independent shops, bars restaurants and leisure facilities. The renowned Bowes Museum was built in the 19th Century and houses internationally significant collections of fine and decorative arts.

Additional information

  • EPC Rating = D