The Front, Darlington, County Durham, DL2


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  • Bedrooms: 3

‘The Deanery’ is a beautifully renovated, 3-4 bedroom Georgian home located in the sought after location on The Front, Middleton-One-Row. The property is perfect for family life with two reception rooms (one of which is currently a generous playroom but could be converted into a fourth bedroom if you would prefer), a large bespoke kitchen and three generously sized bedrooms on the first floor. There’s even the potential to extend to gain an additional bedroom/reception room if that’s of interest.

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Setting and Amenities:

Middleton One Row, is a conservation area and this property looks out over picturesque views of the village green and the River Tees. This quiet rural village is on the suburbs of Darlington and has great transportation links, with the A66 just a 5 minute drive away providing great local transport links. Darlington’s main line Railway station is only 15min drive away and offers national commuters the perfect opportunity to move to the countryside.  

The village hosts the recently renovated and highly popular Devonport Hotel which offers residents and visitors a fantastic pub, restaurant and rooms. It is within the catchment area of several well Ofsted-rated schools, primary, secondary, colleges and a University. Nearby Middleton St George (15 min walk – 2 min drive) also offers a local train stop (Dinsdale), private nursery, two corner shops, a post office, doctors surgery, chemist, several local pubs, restaurants, takeaways and hair dressers, as well as an active village hall with associated activities.

Ground Floor: 

As you walk into the property, you are welcomed by beautiful classic Georgian features, including impressively high ceilings, traditionally-renovated original Georgian sash windows (with removable secondary glazing) which all add to the character throughout this property. The current owners have used these features to the full advantage whilst adding a complimentary modern twist achieving a fresh up to date home suitable for modern living.

You are welcomed by a porch which leads into an amazingly sized hallway, with the first reception room to the left of the property and kitchen to the right, both benefiting from the fantastic local views.

The kitchen is perfectly designed for both everyday functionality and as a welcoming place for family gatherings. The substantial units (including full height fridge/freezer, pan draws, breakfast cupboard, two huge pantry cupboards) large island, bar stools and dining booth were all bespoke designed and manufactured so bring a finished kitchen of the highest standard. These elements are complimented by heated flooring, a large range master (2 electric ovens, grill and induction hob), a deep double Belfast sink with boiling water tap, integrated dishwasher, wine cooler and feature fire place.

The first reception room is a great size and makes the perfect living room with a beautiful feature fireplace and high-speed fibre broadband available offering strong internet coverage throughout the house.

From the hallway, you will find a substantial walk in cupboard, which has been shelved to create plenty of easily accessible storage.

The second reception room is currently a generous playroom which space could be converted into a fourth bedroom if you wish to do so. This rooms leads out to the country garden and enclosed courtyard via wooden French doors.

As you walk out to the garden you are welcomed by a beautiful patio, with a grassed area within the middle of the garden and decking towards the back. The garden works up in three levels and is perfect for family BBQ's and for children to play. 

Underneath the stairs you will find a generous downstairs toilet / utility room with access to the garden. Going upstairs, you are welcomed again by a large hallway which has plenty of room for open storage, bookcases or even a desk area/day bed if preferred.

First Floor:

On the first floor, you are initially welcomed by the master bedroom. This room is an incredible size with panoramic views from the bay window. The bay in fact is currently being used as an office space, to be able to take in the beautiful views of Middleton One Row while working from home. The room has plenty of space for storage and a King/Queen size bed (and has previously had planning permission to add an en-suite if you wish.)

Bedroom two and three are also large doubles, making the property perfect for a growing family.

The family bathroom is also located on the first floor and has a shower unit, stand-alone bath, w/c and basin, looking out over the back garden.


The property has previously received planning permission for a two-story extension to provide an extra bedroom and reception room if this would be of interest. Despite being grade 2 listed the conservation officers at Darlington Borough Council have always been supportive of the family’s endeavours to further improve this unique property.

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