A superb, detached property situated in a quiet street, close to the centre of Darlington.
Set over three floors, this immaculately-presented property provides a luxurious base for visiting The Yorkshire Dales market towns of Richmond and Barnard Castle, as well as the many attractions in the immediate area.
Offering streamlined, open plan accommodation throughout, this modern property has a spacious sitting room, with a tiled and oak feature floor, a Juliet balcony and a lovely, warming woodburning stove.
The high gloss, well-equipped kitchen, exudes quality, including an American-style fridge/freezer and bespoke cupboards, whilst the dining area has a stylish, glass-topped table and high-backed chairs.
An oak staircase leads up to two bedrooms; the double of which boasts plenty of storage, along with a stunning bathroom complete with a freestanding bath and a large, walk-in shower.
A few minutes’ walk brings you to a selection of restaurants, pubs and shops, as befits a large thriving town.
Walk to the Railway Museum, home of Stephenson's Locomotion, or take a short drive the Shildon Railway Complex, which is twinned with the York Railway Museum.
The Civic Theatre in the centre of Darlington has an active programme, as has the Forum Music Centre.
It is an easy thirty-minute drive to the splendid countryside around Richmond and Barnard Castle, as you quickly leave the town and drive into the classic Dales landscape of dry stone walls, rivers and valleys.
This is perfect walking country for those wanting to explore the upper valleys of Middleton-in-Teesdale, incorporating the well-known Cauldron Snout and the High and Low Force waterfalls.
Head north from the property and visit the magnificent Durham Cathedral, perched high above the meandering River Wear, or take the motorway south and within forty minutes, you are at the city of York for a wonderful day out.
This hidden gem of a property is perfectly placed for exploring the Yorkshire Moors and Dales.
Note: This property has a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of £100.
About the location
Yarm 10 miles; Richmond 12 miles.
The large market town of Darlington lies on the southern boundaries of County Durham, a thriving town, well known for its railway connections. Notably, Stephenson's Locomotion has made its home in the Railway Museum there and nearby, Shildon offers a second Railway Museum in association with the York Museum. Darlington has a wide range of restaurants, pubs and cafes, an active Civic Theatre, a Forum Music Centre, multiplex cinemas, plus lots of retail outlets, both indoor and outdoor, which are sure to keep you busy. The famous Croft racing circuit lies six miles the south of the town and is popular with car and motorcycle enthusiasts. Darlington provides a good hub, with various points of interests radiating from it, including the beautiful City of Durham to the north, with its majestic cathedral and castle, plus Saltburn-by-the-Sea and Saltholme RSPB Reserve, to the east on the coast, fringing the North York Moors. To the south York, Harrogate and Ripon beckon, whilst in the west, the wonderful scenery of the Yorkshire Dales is close by. With easy access to so many wonderful places, Darlington offers a unique base for the imaginative explorer.
Note: Due to the accommodation being on the first and second floors, this property does not accept children under 5 years.