Cotherstone, Barnard Castle


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  • Bedrooms: 5
A spacious and immaculately presented five bedroom quality built family home which has been designed by a local architect and constructed with stone from a nearby quarry. Railway View boasts substantial accommodation over two floors, which is complemented by a double garage, driveway and a meticulously maintained landscaped rear garden. No onward chain. EPC (EER) C 78.

Situation & Amenities

Located within this picturesque and sought after village, Railway View is ideally situated for easy access to the local towns of Barnard Castle, Darlington and Richmond.

Cotherstone benefits from a village shop and post office (open 7 days a week), two public houses, a popular Primary School with pre-School and an award winning park. There is a strong village community with regular events held at the village hall, including a fun weekend, scarecrow trail and a flower and vegetable show. There are also regular musical and entertainment evenings. Numerous countryside walks pass through the village including the Teesdale Railway walk and Tees Valley Way. The river Tees is a popular beauty spot in Cotherstone.

The nearby historic town of Barnard Castle offers a wide range of amenities including national and local retailers, sports centre, state and private educational opportunities at both primary, secondary and sixth form level, a traditional weekly market and monthly farmers market and is often referred to as the gateway to Teesdale.


The generous accommodation at Railway View has been designed with family living in mind. The property offers a dining kitchen, two reception rooms plus a garden room, ground floor WC, first floor landing, master bedroom with en-suite shower room, four further bedrooms along with a well equipped bathroom. To the exterior, the property benefits from a double garage, plenty of parking and well maintained gardens.


The main front door opens into the hallway which has laminate flooring, under stairs storage cupboard and provides access to the ground floor accommodation along with a staircase rising to the first floor.

The heart of this bespoke designed family home is the breakfast kitchen which is fitted with painted wall and base units with contrasting work surfaces, sink with mixer tap and drainer, integrated dishwasher and washing machine, space for American style fridge/freezer and range cooker, central island with granite work surface and breakfast bar area, windows to dual aspects flooding the room with natural light, laminate flooring and doors to the garage and garden room.

The garden room benefits from an electric stove and enjoys a south facing aspect over the private garden.

There is a more formal reception room which creates living space at the rear of the property. The living room is bright and enjoys plenty of natural light via numerous windows which all overlook the garden. There is a multi-fuel stove which gives the room a focal point.

Placed at the front of the property and opposite the kitchen is the dining room, which has laminate flooring and two windows to dual aspects.

To conclude the ground floor accommodation, there is a WC/cloakroom.

The first-floor landing has two windows, two storage cupboards and doors leading off to the accommodation at first floor level.

The master bedroom is spacious, light and airy with double glazed windows to dual aspects, a fitted wardrobe and an en-suite shower room.

Bedroom Two is larger than the master bedroom and has three windows along with fitted wardrobes.

There are a further three bedrooms, all placed at the front of the property benefitting from views of Cotherstone roof tops to countryside beyond.

The house bathroom is well equipped and offers a free-standing roll top bath, walk in shower cubicle, WC, vanity hand wash basin unit, heated towel rail and window to the front aspect.


Railway View has a double garage (length rather than width) which houses the central heating boiler and has an electric up and over door, two radiators, personnel door to the rear garden, two windows, fixed work bench, power supply and lighting.

A meticulously maintained south facing garden which the current owners have had landscaped to an excellent design with tiered borders, a variety of patio areas to enjoy the sun at different times of the day, log store, external lighting and sockets along with a timber built summerhouse with power and light connected.

At the front of the property there is a tarmac driveway which opens into the gated gravelled area at the side of the property creating additional parking. In all, the property provides ample parking for four/five vehicles.

Tenure, Local Authority, Council Tax

The property is believed to be offered freehold with vacant possession upon completion. Durham County Council Tel: 03000 26 00 00. For Council Tax purposes, the property is banded E.

Areas, Measurements & Other Information

All areas, measurements and other information have been taken from various records and are believed to be correct but any intending purchaser(s) should not rely on them as statements of fact and should satisfy themselves as to their accuracy.

Wayleaves, Easements & Rights of Way

Railway View is sold subject to and with the benefit of all existing rights including rights of way whether public or private, light, drainage, water and electricity supplies and all other rights, obligations, easements, quasi easements and all wayleaves or covenants whether disclosed or not. There is a right of way across the tarmac driveway at the front of Railway View for a neighbouring property.


Mains water, drainage, gas and electricity (with generator back up). Gas fired central heating. Alarm system to the ground floor and garage.

Viewings & Particulars

Strictly by appointment via GSC Grays. Particulars written and photographs taken February 2019.

Disclaimer Notice

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1. These particulars are a general guide only and do not form any part of any offer or contract.

2. All descriptions, including photographs, dimensions and other details are given in good faith but no warranty is provided. Statements made should not be relied upon as facts and anyone interested must satisfy themselves as to their accuracy by inspection or otherwise.

3. Neither GSC Grays nor the vendors accept responsibility for any error that these particulars may contain however caused.

4. Any plan is for guidance only and is not drawn to scale. All dimensions, shapes, and compass bearings are approximate and should not be relied upon without checking them first.

5. Nothing in these particulars shall be deemed to be a statement that the property is in good condition, repair or otherwise nor that any services or facilities are in good working order.

6. Please discuss with us any aspects that are important to you prior to travelling to the property.

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