Front Street, Winston, Darlington


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A deceptively spacious, well presented, four bedroom family home, benefitting from a stunning garden boasting a high level of privacy along with break taking views of adjoining countryside to the horizon.

Situation & Amenities

Barnard Castle 6 miles, Darlington 11.5 miles, Richmond 12.5 Miles, Durham 22 miles, Newcastle 40 miles, A1(M) 15 miles. Please note all distances are approximate. The property is ideally situated for easy access to the local towns of Darlington, Richmond and Barnard Castle, whilst the cities of Newcastle, Durham, York and Leeds are within easy reach. Main line train stations can be found at Darlington and Durham, with International Airports at Newcastle and Leeds Bradford. The A66 and A1 (M) are easily accessible, bringing many areas within commuting distance.

Ground Floor Accommodation

The property is entered into a vestibule which is dual aspect with two double glazed windows and a partially glazed oak door opening to the dining hall. The dining hall is rich in character, with an exposed beamed ceiling, quirky alcoves, double glazed window to the front aspect and a pretty open fire with decorative tiled insert. Leading off from here is the kitchen and sitting room. The sitting room is dual aspect with double glazed windows to the front and rear elevations. The window to the rear aspect boasts views onto the garden and beyond. This room has an exposed beamed ceiling, two alcoves and a wood burning stove set in a decorative carved wooden surround. There is an extension to the rear of the property, which comprises of a recently fitted dining kitchen, including a variety of mid-gloss base units, granite work surface, sink with mixer tap and carved draining area, along with the following integrated appliances: Neff electric hob, Neff extractor hood, two Neff ovens, Neff warming drawer and a wine cooler. There is a breakfast bar area providing seating for two, double glazed windows to dual aspects, double glazed doors opening onto the rear garden and oak steps rising up to the utility room. The utility room has a range of fitted wall and base units with contrasting work surface, sink with mixer tap and draining board, double glazed windows to dual aspects, plumbing for washing machine, space for a vented tumble drier, a door to the garage, a door leading off to a cloakroom/WC and two doors to the exterior, one of which opens directly onto the driveway meaning the current owners therefore use this as their main entrance into the house.

First Floor Accommodation

The staircase rises up from the dining hall with a rod and carpet central runner. The first floor landing area has doors leading off to two bedrooms and a bathroom, along with steps lowering to the first floor living area, which in turn give access to another two bedrooms. The first bedroom enjoys a range of fitted wardrobes, an overstairs storage cupboard, double glazed window to the front aspect and a quirky staircase rising to an attic area with a Velux window. The second bedroom is again to the front aspect with a double glazed window and fitted wardrobes. The house bathroom provides a bath, shower cubicle, vanity hand washbasin, concealed cistern WC, LED light-up mirror with built in radio and USB port, tiled walls, tiled flooring and a window to the rear aspect enjoying elevated views over the garden and countryside beyond.

Located above the dining kitchen is a first floor living area with two dormer style double glazed windows providing the perfect space to sit and take in the views on offer. This room has a further double glazed window to the side aspect, exposed wooden floorboards and steps rising up to a hall area, perfect for a small study. Leading on from here is the master bedroom and the fourth bedroom. The master bedroom is located at the rear of the property, having two double glazed windows, taking advantage of the views. A door leads into the large en-suite shower room, comprising of a walk-in shower cubicle, vanity hand washbasin, WC, heated towel rail, obscure double glazed window to the side aspect, tiled walls and tiled flooring with underfloor heating. The fourth bedroom is to the front aspect with a double glazed window and a range of fitted sliding mirrored door wardrobes.


Chestnut House enjoys the benefit of two gated driveways. The first opens into a gravel parking area which also gives access to the garage. The second driveway is placed at the opposite side of the house and creates additional off-street parking, if required. The garage has timber vehicular double doors, an obscure double glazed window, the central heating boiler, a range of fitted storage benches and a door to the utility room. A stunning feature of this property is its enclosed rear garden, which is extremely private with a sweeping lawn, mature stocked borders and a number of patios/terrace areas for enjoying the sun at different times of the day. The garden also enjoys beautiful views, a stone built outbuilding which comprises of two potting sheds/stores, a timber built summer house and a second smaller garage with double timber doors which is accessed from the second driveway. The property is set back behind a lawned and planted front garden.


Mains electricity, drainage and water are connected. Oil fired central heating.

Tenure, Local Authority & 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 F.

Tree Preservation Order

Please note that there is a TPO placed on the horse chestnut tree at the front of the house.

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.

Wayleaves, Easements & Rights of Way

Chestnut House 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.


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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.

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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.

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