Hallgarth Hill, Cotherstone


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
Built on the site of a former ancient Castle, The Bailey is an extended and generously proportioned detached dormer bungalow occupying a tranquil position on the fringe of this highly regarded village. The property stands within an excellent sized private site including a small paddock and has lovely views out over the surrounding countryside. The property is offered to the market with no onward chain. EPC (EER) D 56.

Situation & Amenities

The Bailey is ideally situated for easy access to the local towns of Barnard Castle, Darlington and Richmond, whilst the cities of Newcastle, Durham, York and Leeds are within 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. Cotherstone benefits from a village shop and post office, two public houses and a popular Primary School. State secondary school with sixth form, public school and prep school at Barnard Castle.


Door to:

Entrance Hall

With arched double glazed window and doors leading off to the drawing room, snug and WC/cloakroom.

Drawing Room

8.48m x 4.00m

This is an excellent sized reception room with three double glazed windows to dual aspects. There is a gas fire set on a marble hearth with wooden surround. There are two radiators, parquet flooring and a door leading through to the snug.


3.33m x 3.99m

With double glazed patio doors opening to the exterior, radiator, open fire with electric fire insert and door leading through to the dining hall.


Comprising of a WC and hand wash basin unit.

Dining Hall

3.64m x 2.23m

With double glazed window, radiator, staircase to the first floor, understairs storage cupboard and doors leading off to further accommodation.

Breakfast Kitchen

3.58m x 4.00m

Including a variety of fitted wall and base units with contrasting work surfaces, sink with mixer tap and draining board and tiled splashbacks. Integrated appliances include a gas hob and gas double oven. There are two double glazed windows to dual aspects, a radiator and doors to the utility room and rear entrance.

Utility Room

1.52m x 2.72m

Housing the central heating boiler and providing plumbing for a washing machine.

Study/Bedroom Five

3.10m x 3.13m

With double glazed window, radiator and door to understairs storage cupboard.

Master Bedroom

6.88m x 3.65m (max)

A spacious bedroom with two double glazed windows to dual aspects, fitted sliding door wardrobe and a radiator. This room could easily be restored back to its original state to form two bedrooms.

Bedroom Two

2.74m x 3.33m

With double glazed window, fitted sliding door wardrobe and further wardrobe space.

Bathroom One

With obscure double glazed window, bath, WC, vanity hand wash basin, bidet and heated towel rail.

Bathroom Two

With internal obscure glazed window, bath, pedestal wash hand basin, WC and a variety of storage cupboards.

First Floor Landing

With a large velux window and doors leading off to two bedrooms and a bathroom.

Bedroom Three

3.67m x 4.14m

With double glazed window, radiator and two doors leading to large attic storage space.

Bedroom Four

3.66m x 4.86m

With double glazed window, double patio doors opening onto to a Juliet balcony and a radiator.

Shower Room

Including a step in shower cubicle, WC, pedestal wash hand basin and double glazed window,



With wooden bi-fold doors opening to the car port, window to the rear aspect, power supply and lighting. A door opens into the rear entrance of the property where there are two store cupboards, walk in pantry along with a door to the exterior, door to the main entrance hall and door to the kitchen.


The principal gardens lie to the south and west of the property mainly being lawned with hidden paths. There are borders along with a delightful patio area enclosed by low-level stone walling. The gardens enjoy a high degree of privacy having mature hedgerows to the borders.

Additional Garden Area & Paddock

To the rear of the property there is a further lawned garden area. Beyond is small paddock.


Mains electricity, drainage, water and gas are connected. Gas-fired central heating.


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 F.


Strictly by appointment via GSC Grays.


Particulars written and photographs taken October 2019.

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1. These particulars are a general guide only and do not form any part of any offer or contract.

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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.

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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