The Terrace, Croft On Tees, Darlington


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A handsome Grade II Listed home in a prominent elevated setting with views over a charming garden which adjoins open fields to the front. A super family home with an abundance of character and being well placed for connectivity to the region.

2 The Terrace

2 The Terrace is a handsome Grade II Listed home in a prominent elevated setting with views over a charming garden which adjoins open fields to the front. It is well located with good connectivity to the region, ideal for those looking for a more rural setting but with good transport links to commercial centres, as well as schooling facilities which includes a primary school in Croft itself and within the catchment for Richmond School.

The property has an abundance of character such as shuttered windows and doors to the garden, fireplaces and and a spindle staircase. This is complimented with some contemporary styling including roof lights allowing plenty of natural light in, bespoke curved wardrobes to the master bedroom and a living area with roof lantern off the kitchen which overlooks the rear courtyard garden. Comprising: two formal reception rooms, open plan living/dining kitchen, utility room, cloakroom/WC, three double bedrooms, one of which is en-suite and a house bathroom/WC. In addition there are formal terrace and lawns to the front, courtyard garden plus a garage & parking.

Garden Room

The garden room is the main entrance from the walled courtyard from the rear of the building. It has a vaulted ceiling with four roof lights and French doors opening to the courtyard. The floor in here is slate which continues through into the dining kitchen and utility room.

Dining Kitchen

There is plenty of space for a dining table and chairs. The kitchen area is fitted with a range of wall and floor cupboards in two tone wood and stainless steel frontage with granite work surfaces incorporating an inset double bowl sink unit with carved drainer, three gas hobs with extractor canopy above and a gas fired Aga with pan shelf above. From here a door opens through to the utility room and there are steps up to the main reception hall.

Utility Room

Fitted with wall and floor cupboards with an inset single drainer sink unit, space and plumbing for an automatic washing machine and plenty of space for other appliances.

Main Reception Hall

With a fine return staircase leading to the first floor with wooden balustrades, handrail and newel post. The floor in here is oak which continues through to the drawing room and dining room. From here there is access to a really useful under stairs storage cupboard, the drawing room, dining room and cloakroom/WC.

Drawing Room

With a sash shuttered window which opens as a door converts to a door out to the terrace. Picture rail, bespoke shelving to one alcove, fire surround with slate inset and hearth and a log burner.

Dining Room

With a sash shuttered window which opens as a door converts to a door out to the terrace. A focal point being is a slate fire surround with feature Georgian style inset and hearth.


Fitted with a low level WC, suspended wash hand basin with glass plinth and mixer taps. There is a range of bespoke shelves and cupboards to one wall and a heated towel rail.

First Floor Landing

There is a galleried first floor landing with plenty of light from a large roof light. The loft hatch is located here. From here there is access to two large double bedrooms and the house bathroom/WC. Bedroom three is accessed from the half landing.

Bedroom One

With Georgian sash windows overlooking the terrace and open fields beyond. Fitted with a range of bespoke wooden wardrobes to each alcove which are joined together by a dressing area in the central portion.

Bedroom Two

Another large double bedroom with views over the terrace and open fields beyond. Built-in wardrobes to one alcove.

House Bathroom/WC

Fitted in a white suite with a wood panel bath set within in tiled recess, step-in shower cubicle with electric shower, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. The walls are half boarded in painted panels.

Bedroom Three

A large double bedroom with vaulted and exposed, painted beamed ceiling. This room overlooks the courtyard and also has roof lights for plenty of natural light. There is a range of fitted wardrobes to one wall and obscure glass block wall dividing the entrance into the en-suite shower room. In addition there is a built in desk area alongside the entrance to the room.

En-suite Shower Room

A light space with roof light, double step-in shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC and a heated towel rail.


The two principal reception rooms open directly onto an elevated terrace with stone steps from each door down to the gravelled area. Here there are raised stone flower beds and steps down to the lower lawns with a hedge perimeter beyond. To the rear of the property there is an enclosed courtyard which is a sun trap and has some decorative flooring made up from bricks, graveling and pottery. From here there is a pedestrian door into the garage.


The garage has double opening doors from the rear driveway and a pedestrian door into the courtyard.

Services and Other Information

The property is served by gas fired central heating and is a Grade II listed building.

Wayleaves, Easements & Rights of Way

2 The Terrace is sold subject to, and with, the benefit of existing 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. We understand that the driveway to the rear of the property is owned by the Croft Estate with private rights of way granted for the owners of five properties. We are advised that there is a pedestrian right of way for the owners of number 2-4 to pass over the lower lawn of number 1 and over the terraces of number 2 and 3 for access only.


The property is believed to be freehold with vacant possession on completion.

Local Authority and Council Tax Band

Richmondshire District Council. Tel: 01748 829100.

The property is banded D

Particulars & Photographs

The particulars were written and the photographs taken in April 2021.


By arrangement with the agents GSC Grays 01969 600120


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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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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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