Newbiggin, Barnard Castle


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
BEST AND FINAL OFFERS REQUESTED BY WEDNESDAY 25TH NOVEMBER AT 12 NOON. Please contact GSC Grays for an offer form. Two Raby Estates properties which are offered to the market as a whole making the perfect development opportunity, located in Upper Teesdale with stunning views of the Teesdale hills.

Situation & Amenities

Forest-in-Teesdale Primary School 3 miles, Middleton-in-Teesdale 3 miles, St Johns Chapel 9 miles, Barnard Castle 11.5 miles, Stanhope 16 miles. Please note all distances are approximate. Middleton-in-Teesdale is the main centre for Upper Teesdale in the North Pennines, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Middleton in Teesdale offers a doctors surgery, Co-operative store, Barclays Bank, butchers and other shops.


Located within picturesque Upper Teesdale is 1 and 2 The Hill which are offered to the market as a whole on behalf of Raby Estates. 2 The Hill has been very recently occupied whereas 1 The Hill has been unoccupied for some time.

Accommodation - 2 The Hill

Door to:


With staircase to first floor and doors to the ground floor bathroom and living room.


Comprising of a free standing bath, pedestal wash handbasin, WC, obscure double glazed window, heated towel rail and a night storage heater.

Living Room

With an open fire, double glazed sliding sash windows and doors leading to the kitchen, pantry and dining room.

Dining Room

To the front aspect with double glazed sliding sash windows, night storage heater and a tiled fireplace.


To the rear aspect.


With some free standing metal units, including a washing area. Window to the side aspect, understairs storage space, radiator and a door with steps rising up to the utility outhouse.


With plumbing for a washing machine, window to the rear aspect and a door to the exterior.

First Floor Landing

With a window to the rear aspect and doors leading off to the accommodation.

Bed One

With a double glazed sliding sash window to the front aspect, benefitting from views of Upper Teesdale for miles on end. Radiator and night storage heater.

Bed Two

To the front aspect with a double glazed sliding sash window and a radiator.

Bed Three

With a double glazed sliding sash window to the front aspect, night storage heater and an overstairs storage cupboard, also housing the water tanks.

Storage Room

Accessed off the landing, is a storage room built into the eaves of the property.

Accommodation - 1 The Hill

Door to:

Entrance Hall

With staircase to the first floor and a door to the living room.

Living Room

With a window to the front aspect and doors to the bathroom and dining kitchen.


Requiring full refurbishment.

Dining Kitchen

Requiring full refurbishment.

First Floor Landing

With doors leading off to the two bedrooms.

Bed One

To the front aspect with a window and requiring full refurbishment.

Bed Two

Small bedroom, to the front aspect, requiring full refurbishment.



There are a range of outhouses adjoining 1 The Hill, which comprise of one large outbuilding and two small outbuildings. To the rear, there is a dilapidated byre. At the opposite end of the property, adjoining 2 The Hill, there are a further range of outhouses, comprising of three separate stores. At this same end of the property, there is one tin store.


To the front aspect of 2 The Hill, there is an enclosed garden area. Beside here there is a further garden area which would make garden space for 1 The Hill, if the properties were to ever be separated.

Stamp Duty Land Tax

As we are selling two properties as one lot, second home stamp duty will apply to one of the property purchases. A purchase price for each property will therefore be agreed with the successful purchaser, before the sale is handed to solicitors.


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).

Wayleaves, Easements & Rights of Way

There is a public footpath running along the access track and in front of the two properties. 1&2 The Hill 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.

Right of Way - Blue Hatched Area

A right of way is retained allowing the Estate and the Estates farm tenant to use the blue hatched area of the track for access.


Mains electricity and water. Drainage is to a non compliant septic tank. No central heating at 1 The Hill. Solid fuel and night storage heaters at 2 The Hill.


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

Local Authority

Durham County Council.

Council Tax

Both properties are banded C for council tax purposes.


Particulars written and photographs taken October 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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