Daddry Shield, Bishop Auckland

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
Mine House is a superbly presented four bedroomed stone built property set within 2.64 acres of landscaped grounds situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate all the property offers.

Situated in the heart of Weardale, the house is well positioned for easy access to the local towns of Wolsingham 12 miles Hexham 25 miles, Barnard Castle 20 miles. Durham, Darlington and Penrith, M6 and the A1 are all within 45 minutes drive. The surrounding countryside provides the ideal place to enjoy a wide variety of outdoor activities and country pursuits. Mine House was built in the mid eighteen hundreds, a home for the manager of Greenlaws Lead mine with attached miners dormitory and store, the latter converted into a letting cottage

providing a steady income for previous owners. The property provides flexible accommodation with a total of

four double bedrooms or may be utilized as two self contained cottages.


The property comprises three reception rooms, four double bedrooms and two bathrooms, offering flexible accommodation over two floors. The property is access via an entrance porch leading through to a large kitchen/diner with contemporary fitted units, 3 oven electric Aga and underfloor heating. Twin aspect windows provide excellent views over the gardens and countryside beyond. The living room has an original stone fireplace, tiled Frosterley marble hearth and inset log burner plus underfloor heating. Stairs from the living room provide access to the landing with large fitted airing cupboard, two double bedrooms and the house bathroom. A half glazed door leads from the living room into the vestibule, giving to access to a WC, large garden room and a door, leading to the additional ground floor accommodation, comprising two further double bedrooms, shower room with underfloor heating, kitchen, conservatory and sitting room with stone fire surround and inset log burner. The additional ground floor accommodation may be incorporated into the main house or used as a self contained cottage


The property is situated on an elevated plot above the village of Daddry Shield, accessed via gravelled driveway leading to ample parking area and garage. The outstanding grounds and gardens extend to approximately

2.67 acres with a variety of features, beautiful seating areas, private waterfall, pathways leading through woodland along the burn. water wheel, a vegetable plot and small paddock .There are also entrances to two redundant mines which open to caverns. The Daddy Shield Burn runs through the gardens of the property.

Solar PV Panels

The sale includes 16 solar panels mounted on the rear side of the property roof, which we understand have a feed in tariff. Further information upon request.


See Promap included in brochure. The land/gardens extend to approximately 2.67 acres (1.08 Hectares).


Main water, electricity and telephone are connected. There is oil fired central heating. Drainage to septic tank.

Please note the septic tank does not meet the current regulations and this can be discussed further with the vendor.

Tenure, Local Authority and Council Tax

The property is believed to be offered freehold with vacant possession upon completion. Durham County Council. For Council Tax purposes, the property is banded D.

Wayleaves, Easements & Rights of Way

The property 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 area 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.


Strictly by appointment via GSC Grays.

01833 908027

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