High Startforth, Barnard Castle


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  • Bedrooms: 3
The Red House is a three bedroom detached brick built family home which is located within the sought after area of High Startforth, boasting views back towards Barnard Castle. The property enjoys pleasantly sized gardens to the front and rear along with ample parking and a detached timber built garage. NO ONWARD CHAIN. EPC (EER) E 48.

Situation & Amenities

Barnard Castle town centre 1 mile (by car) 0.6 miles (by foot), Richmond 16 miles, Bishop Auckland 16 miles, Darlington 17 miles, Durham 26 miles (please note all distances are approximate).The property is located in the sought after village of Startforth, west of the historic and popular market town of Barnard Castle. There are a number of nurseries, primary and secondary schools in Barnard Castle including Barnard Castle School and Teesdale School. Darlington and Bishop Auckland are both within close proximity, while the cities of Newcastle, Durham, York and Leeds also easily accessible. The property lies within easy reach of the A66 and A1(M) bringing many areas within commuting distance.


The Red House is a detached brick built family home which has accommodation briefly comprising: hallway, shower cubicle and WC, living room, dining room, kitchen, garden room, first floor landing, three bedrooms, bathroom and separate WC. To the exterior, there are lawned gardens to the front and rear along with a timber built garage and driveway to the side.


Door to:


With radiator, parquet flooring, dado and picture rail, stairs to the first floor and doors leading off to the ground floor accommodation.

WC & Shower Cubicle

Accessed off the hallway is a WC/cloakroom and separate shower cubicle.

Living Room

3.63m x 4.69m

With double glazed windows to dual aspects, radiator, picture rail, gas fire with marble inlay and a wooden surround, parquet flooring and doors opening to the dining room.

Dining Room

3.63m x 3.49m

With double glazed windows to dual aspects, radiator, picture rail, gas fire with tiled inlay and wooden surround and parquet flooring.


2.87m x 4.99m (max)

Including fitted wall and base units, marble work services, tiled splashbacks, sink with mixer tap and draining area, double glazed windows to dual aspects, central heating boiler, two radiators and tiled flooring. The kitchen includes the following integrated appliances: electric double oven, electric hob and extractor hood. There is space for a dishwasher and fridge/freezer. Door leading to the garden room.

Garden Room

5.55m x 3.29m

A pleasant addition to the ground floor space with three doors opening to the garden, laminate flooring, radiator and cupboard providing space for washing machine and dryer.

First Floor Landing

Double glazed windows to the side and rear aspects, parquet flooring, picture and dado rail and doors leading off to the first floor accommodation.

Bedroom One

3.64m x 4.74m

A dual aspect bedroom with two double glazed windows, radiator, picture rail and a variety of fitted furniture.

Bedroom Two

3.64m x 3.81m

Again, a dual aspect bedroom with two double glazed windows, radiator, fitted wardrobe space and picture rail.

Bedroom Three

2.91m x 3.40m (max)

With double glazed window to side aspect, radiator and picture rail.


Including a bath with shower over, hand wash basin unit, shower cubicle, heated towel rail, tiled walls and flooring and a double glazed window to rear aspect.

Separate WC

Offering a WC, hand wash basin, double glazed window to side aspect and tiled flooring.



A timber built garage measuring approximately 5.31m x 2.73m with power and lighting.


To the side of the property there is a hard standing area providing off street parking for several vehicles.

Front Garden

The property is set back behind a lawned and planted garden with access to the rear of the property from both sides.

Rear Garden

Lawned and planted garden with views looking back towards Barnard Castle.


Mains water, drainage, electricity and gas are connected. Gas fired 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 via GSC Grays.


Particulars written and photographs taken February 2019.

Disclaimer Notice

GSC Grays gives notice that:

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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