Newbiggin, Barnard Castle


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
BEST AND FINAL OFFERS REQUESTED BY FRIDAY 20TH NOVEMBER AT 12 NOON. Please contact GSC Grays for an offer form. Mount Pleasant is a development opportunity located in Upper Teesdale with stunning views of the Teesdale hills. The property offers huge scope and currently provides a two bedroom house in need of full renovation along with a variety of traditional byres. EPC (EER) G 16.

Situation & Amenities

Middleton-in-Teesdale 3 miles, Barnard Castle 13 miles, Brough 17 miles, Stanhope 18 miles, Darlington 35 miles. All distances are approximate. Newbiggin is an attractive rural Dales village. Nearby Middleton- in-Teesdale is the main centre for Upper Teesdale in the North Pennines, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Much of Middleton-in-Teesdale has been designated a conservation area meaning the houses and shops retain much of their original character. The local area is situated on many of the North's famous walks, including the Pennine Way, the Teesdale Way and the Coast to Coast Cycle Path. Primary school for the surrounding area is at Middleton-in-Teesdale. There is a state secondary school with sixth form, a public school and a prep school at Barnard Castle. Middleton- in-Teesdale offers a variety of independent retailers, small supermarket, mobile post-office and doctors surgery.

Main House Accommodation

Door to:

Entrance Vestibule

Staircase to first floor and door to:

Living Room

4.53m x 4.08m (14'10 x 13'4 )

Window to front aspect, beamed ceiling, door to kitchen and door to understairs cupboard which in turn has a door leading to the byre.


1.81m x 5.18m (5'11 x 16'11 )

Fitted kitchen required. Door to side entrance.

Side Entrance

Doors to exterior and outhouse (4.06m x 1.86m).

First Floor Landing

Doors to:

Bedroom One

3.61m x 4.04m (11'10 x 13'3 )

Stunning countryside views to the front aspect. Overstairs storage cupboard.

Bedroom Two

2.04m x 3.33m (6'8 x 10'11 )

To the rear elevation.


In need of refurbishment.


Mount Pleasant has an attached two storey byre creating the opportunity for conversion into additional living accommodation, subject to the necessary consents. To the North aspect of the two storey byre are a further two single storey byres. Measurements for all outbuildings are included on the floor plan.


Mains electricity and water are connected. Electric storage heaters. Private septic tank drainage (new septic tank to be installed at the cost of the Estate).

Wayleaves, Easements and Rights of Way

There is a footpath crossing the curtilage of the property. Raby Estates will commence an application for diversion. Mount Pleasant 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.

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.


Residential and/or holiday use is permitted only, without needing consent from the Estate. Raby Estates standard covenant applies regarding consent to any alterations/extensions to the property (which would not unreasonably be withheld).


The property is believed to be offered Freehold with Vacant Possession upon Completion.

Local Authority

Durham County Council.

Council Tax

For Council Tax purposes the property is banded B.


Strictly by appointment via GSC Grays.


Particulars written and photographs taken May 2020.

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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