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4 bed detached house for sale


Abbey Lane, Barnard Castle, Co Durham DL12

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Property features

  • Superb detached residence
  • Immaculately presented
  • Spacious accommodation
  • Approx. 1.5 acres site
  • Stunning views
  • EPC rating E
  • Five stables, garage & two stores
  • Planning permission for further expansion

Property description

Situated on a sizeable site extending to approximately 1.5 acres, with the most beautiful extended gardens, former tennis court, fruit gardens and stabling.

The property has been modernised and extended over the years by the present owners to provide a very comfortable four bedroom family home.

The entrance is taken from Abbey Lane to a central driveway with parking for several cars and circulation room, giving access to the main frontage of the house.

Ground floor

Entrance Reception Hall
Parquet flooring, double radiator and stairs off to first floor.

Moulded stone high over mantel fireplace with gas real flame effect fire, rounded bay window with window seat, twin lighting, display wall lights and double radiator.

Feature brick fire place with inset gas real flame effect fire and double radiator.

Double Glazed Conservatory
Running directly off the snug, with double radiator and ceiling fan with light.

Conveniently positioned between rooms having tiled floor, low level wc, vanity unit with inset hand wash basin, cloak rail and double radiator.

Dining Room
Enjoying wonderful views over the rear gardens and beyond with double radiator.

Fitted with a range of shaker style wall and floor units with fridge port, contrasting worktops, upstands and tiled splashbacks, Belfast sink, plumbing for dishwasher, integrated microwave, range cooker with extractor fan above. Tiled flooring, large understairs utility cupboard and double radiator.

Breakfast Room
Fitted with shaker style floor units with contrasting worktops and upstands, tiled flooring, and double radiator. Space for a dining table with views over the garden.

Utility Room
Fitted with a selection of wall and floor units, with contrasting worktops, upstands and tiled splashbacks, Belfast sink, plumbing for washing machine, space for appliances, double radiator, central heating boiler and tiled flooring.

First floor

Spacious landing with access to all rooms.

Bedroom 1
Four double wardrobes, large bay window providing excellent views over the front gardens, three radiators.

Bedroom 2

En Suite
Oversized shower cubicle with mains shower, low level wc, cabinetted hand wash basin, tiled walls and radiator.

Bedroom 3
Double radiator

En Suite
Shower cubicle with mains shower, low level wc, cabinetted hand wash basin, tiled walls and radiator.

Bedroom 4
Double wardrobe/airing cupboard with radiator.

Family Bathroom
White suite comprising low level wc, panelled bath with mains shower and screen, co-ordinating cabinetted hand wash basin and storage unit, fully tiled wall, inset lighting and double radiator.


The house is situated centrally within the plot, having gardens to each side of the driveway on entry, including pond and well stocked gardens, patio/seating areas, with gravelled circulation and turning areas.
The garden is well established and has been carefully planted to be easily maintained.

The property has a side patio with pagoda area for seating, with excellent views over the Tees Valley.

The house has all mains services including main gas.

Separate Greenhouse
12' x 8'

4.79m x 3.67m
To the western side, used as a gymnasium/playroom.

To the north east corner of the premises is a stable yard having a range of

Five Stables
3.48m x 3.05 and 2.94m x 3.5m respectively to each tier - Complete with tack room. The stables were constructed by Messrs Robinsons and have light and water.

3.59m x 2.62
With Light.

Further Store
6.02m x 3.76m
With light.

To the immediate west of the stables is a former tennis court with Ha-Ha wall including an orchard with two small paddock areas.

A very desirable property giving plenty of external storage space suitable for a large family with many hobbies and pursuits.


1. With the size of the garden there is potential for the construction of an additional dwelling subject to all necessary consents.

2. Planning consent was given in 2003 to add a substantial 2 storey extension to the rear of the
property. Copies of the planning permission can be inspected at the agents office. The consent remains current.

3. Whilst the stables and stores may be retained for equestrian use, there is potential for redevelopment or home business use, again subject to consents.

Property info

Floorplan(s): Fairlawns Plan

Fairlawns Plan View original

Market activity
Average price paid £184,933 Sales 170 Current average value £206,131 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change -£1,152 ▼ -0.56%

Property value data/graphs for DL12

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £302,550 £199 3.7 £264,306
Semi-detached £178,149 £188 3.1 £166,446
Terraced £162,126 £166 2.9 £145,170
Flats £129,090 £168 2.2 £108,711

Current asking prices in DL12

Average: £302,526
Avg. current asking prices in DL12
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £175,000
Flats - £147,500
- -
All £175,000

Current asking rents in DL12

Average: £527 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in DL12
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £471 pcm
£626 pcm
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Flats - £351 pcm
£598 pcm
- -
All - £441 pcm
£612 pcm
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Fun facts for DL12

Highest value in DL12
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Marwood, Barnard Castle DL12 £443,574
Baldersdale, Barnard Castle DL12 £393,497
Romaldkirk, Barnard Castle DL12 £392,548
Lartington, Barnard Castle DL12 £392,048
Boldron £349,337
Highest turnover in DL12
Highest turnover streets Turnover
The Paddock 45.5%
Grove Park 40.9%
Old School Close 40.0%
Coronation Street 38.7%
George Street 36.4%

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Nearby transport

  • Bishop Auckland (13.0 miles)
  • Shildon (13.1 miles)
  • Heighington (14.4 miles)
  • Durham Tees Valley Airport (19.9 miles)
  • Newcastle Airport (36.0 miles)
  • Leeds Bradford International Airport (47.5 miles)
  • Transporter Bridge South Side (28.1 miles)
  • Transporter Bridge North Side (28.2 miles)
  • Pooley Bridge Ullswater Ferry Landing (36.6 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • St Mary's Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary School, Barnard Castle (0.5 miles)
  • Montalbo Nursery & Primary School (0.9 miles)
  • Green Lane Church of England Controlled Primary School (0.9 miles)
  • Bishop Auckland College (12.2 miles)
  • Queen Elizabeth Sixth Form College (14.4 miles)
  • UTC South Durham (14.5 miles)
  • Barnard Castle School (0.7 miles)
  • Teesdale School (1.1 miles)
  • Staindrop School an Academy (5.4 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£2,566 Monthly total
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 67,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £2,154 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Your home or property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

Home Insurance Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £100,000 Average insurance cost £23/mo (£274/yr) In partnership with uSwitch
Home insurance costs explained

Home Insurance is based on the average price of a building and contents quote for a property in this area in the last 48 months.

Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd

Energy Gas £53 Electricity £52 Estimated energy cost £105/mo In partnership with uSwitch
Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 19900 kWh/year
Electricity: 4600 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

County Durham

Estimated tax band F Council tax cost £242 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.

Water Supply £20 Sewerage £22 Estimated water cost £42 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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