Darlington Road, Richmond


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  • Bedrooms: 5
A handsome, 1930s detached family home in the heart of Richmond offering versatile family accommodation laid over three storeys.


A handsome 1930s detached family home in the heart of Richmond offering versatile family accommodation laid over three storeys. The property retains features from its Art Deco period including a superb spindle staircase to all floors, panelled reception hall, panelled doors and door furniture from the period. This is sympathetically blended with all the conveniences that most families are seeking including a super living/dining kitchen, two bathrooms and two additional rooms to the top floor. With four double bedrooms to the first floor, one of which is en-suite, and the house bathroom, another two large rooms to the second floor, one currently used as an office and the other a snug (potentially bedrooms 5 & 6 with the possibility of being able to convert the store to a shower room). Externally there are gardens to the front and rear and parking for four cars plus an integral garage. All in all a great family home.

Reception Hall

A spacious reception hall with plenty of natural light afforded by the side window, original 1930's wooden spindle staircase leading to the first floor landing and original wall panelling. Wooden flooring. From here there is access to the sitting room, living/dining room, ground floor cloakroom/WC and the living kitchen.


With a white suite comprising low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin.

Sitting Room

A dual aspect room with a square walk in bay window overlooking the front garden. Cornice to ceiling, alcove housing a gas stove on a tiled hearth. This room is interconnected via a panelled glazed door to the living/dining room.

Living/Dining Room

A large, dual aspect through room with patio doors allowing plenty of natural light from the front garden, cornice to ceiling. picture rail.

Living/Dining Kitchen

A large through room with the living/dining area having a vaulted ceiling and French doors opening directly out to the rear garden. The kitchen area is fitted with a range of bespoke solid oak units with granite work surfaces incorporating a Belfast sink unit There is a matching larder unit, and a large island featuring basket drawers. These units are freestanding and so can be reconfigured as required.

First Floor Landing

The original staircase continues through to the galleried first floor landing with a large picture window to the side elevation. From here there is a staircase leading to the second floor and two really useful full height linen cupboards. From here there is access to the main four bedrooms and the house bathroom/WC.

Bedroom One

A large double bedroom with square bay window, coving to ceiling and a good range of fitted wardrobes.

Bedroom Two

A large double bedroom with cornice to ceiling and an en-suite shower room.

En-suite Shower Room

With a double step-in shower, wash hand basin with drawers below and low level WC.

Bedroom Three

A large double bedroom with cornice to ceiling, picture rail and a built-in cupboard/wardrobe with hanging rail.

Bedroom Four

A further double bedroom with cornice to ceiling.

House Bathroom/WC

Fitted in a white Heritage suite comprising double ended panel bath with Victorian style mixer taps and handset over, step-in corner shower cubicle with curved glazed screen, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC.

Second Floor Landing

From here there is access to another two double rooms and a walk-in store room. It is possible that the store room could be converted to a shower room if desired.

Bedroom Five

A large double room with a dormer window affording far reaching views. This room is currently used as an office and sitting room.

Bedroom Six

With a vaulted ceiling, Velux window. There is access to the eaves here for additional storage space.

Walk-in Store

A useful space currently used as a shelved store room but could be converted to shower/WC if desired.


The property is approached from Darlington Road via a wrought iron gate and has a Laurel hedge which affords the house a good degree of privacy from the road. A stone flagged pathway leads to the front door and continues through to the rear gardens.

The front gardens have an elevated terrace which runs the full width of the building with a seating area with steps down to a sunken garden which is gravelled with flower beds to the side. There are lawns, mature trees and a garden shed in this area.

The rear garden is a generous enclosed stone flagged courtyard garden with raised stone flower beds and a good range of shrubs and plants set within. This is a great entertaining area with plenty of space for dining and relaxing. A pedestrian gate provides access to the rear drive which is on Lennox Drive with a blockpaved driveway allowing parking for 4 vehicles. In addition, there is an integral garage housing the boiler.


The property is believed to be freehold with vacant possession on completion.

Local Authority and Tax Band

Richmondshire District Council. Tel: 01748 829100.

The property is banded F

Services and Other Information

The property is served by gas fired central heating and has double glazing throughout.


Strictly by appointment with GSC Grays. 01969 600120.

Particulars and Photographs

The particulars were written and the photographs taken in July 2020.

Agents Note

Please be advised that under the Estate Agents Act 1979, Section 21, we are obliged to inform interested parties that the Vendor is a member of staff of GSC Grays.

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.

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