Newsham, Richmond, North Yorkshire

Guide price

Bedrooms: 6
Occupying a beautiful plot is this substantial Grade II Listed home with a variety of accommodation including a characterful four/five bedroom main house and a stunning one bedroom cottage. The property is complemented by a South facing sweeping lawned garden, incorporating a vegetable garage, gravelled drive, double garage, large greenhouse and a pretty outlook over the village green.

Situation & Amenities

Situated in the rural village of Newsham which provides easy access to the A66 and A1 (M) and the surrounding area. The nearby historic market towns of Richmond and Barnard Castle offer a wide variety of amenities. Richmond is rich in Georgian architecture and also boasts a number of historical sites including the Castle with its Norman origins, the renowned Georgian Theatre and The Station, a restored Victorian railway station, which features a restaurant, cinema, gallery, and is also home to a number of artisan food producers and is a popular attraction. The historic town of Barnard Castle offers a wide range of amenities including national and local retailers, sports centre, state and private educational opportunities at both primary, secondary and sixth form level, a traditional weekly market and monthly farmers market. Barnard Castle also has a castle, riverside walks and the Bowes Museum is on the outskirts of town.

Central House - Ground Floor

The property is entered into a central hallway with doors leading off to the ground floor accommodation, cellar access hatch, staircase to the first floor and door to the rear garden. The first reception room, currently utilised as a library, has a variety of fitted book shelving, bowed window to the front aspect, multifuel stove set in a sandstone decorative surround, wooden wall panelling and double doors opening to the garden room. The second reception room, utilised by the current owners as a snug, is cosy and enjoys a bowed window to the front aspect and a decorative stoned fireplace along with fitted inglenook shelving and door through to the dining kitchen. The largest reception room is placed at the rear of the property and is the family room. Its aspect overlooks the rear garden and it is rich in character with a painted exposed stone feature wall along with a stone chimney breast, housing a multi-fuel

stove. Ceiling beams continue the feel of character along with the stone flagged flooring. The dining kitchen is located at the front of the property with two windows along with a variety of fitted units incorporating contrasting work surfaces, Belfast sink with double draining area, oil-fired Aga, integrated fridge and space for a dishwasher. Stone flags are laid to the floor and there is a painted beamed ceiling. Doors lead to a utility/boot room, pantry and boiler room. The utility room is a more recent extension and includes a variety of fitted cupboards, space for washing machine and dryer, double glazed windows to multi-aspects, stainless steel sink with mixer tap and draining board, stone flagged flooring and stable style door to the exterior. Placed at the other end of the house, behind the library, is the garden room which is flooded with natural light and boasts numerous windows overlooking the garden. A door leads into the ground floor bedroom which has a feature stone fireplace creating a focal point, window to the front aspect and an external door. A hatch opens and stone steps lower down to the cellar from the main central hall. To conclude the ground floor accommodation, there is a WC/cloakroom, also accessed from the hall.

Central House - First Floor

The landing boasts an excellent amount of storage cupboards. Leading off is the master bedroom which is a beautiful dual aspect room with windows to both the front and rear. There is a stone and cast iron feature fireplace and a quirky door leading through to a dressing room with two double door storage cupboards, a window to the front aspect and door though to the en-suite. The en-suite is surprisingly spacious and comprises of a freestanding roll top bath, corner shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. The second bedroom is located at the opposite end of the hall and is again a dual aspect room with windows to the front and rear elevations. This bedroom also has its own en-suite comprising of a shower cubicle, WC and pedestal wash hand basin. There are a further two bedrooms, both of which are doubles and have windows to the front providing an elevated view over the village green. The final component at first floor level is the house bathroom which benefits from a bath with a shower over, pedestal wash hand basin and WC.

Willow Cottage - Potential at Home Office

Located within the rear garden of Central House is an immaculately presented single storey cottage creating a variety of opportunities. The accommodation is entered into the entrance hallway with stone flagged flooring, two small windows, cloaks storage cupboard and doors leading to the bedroom and open plan dining living kitchen. The kitchen area includes a variety of fitted wall and base units with contrasting work surfaces, stainless steel sink with mixer tap and draining board, integrated fridge, integrated dishwasher and a range style cooker with electric ovens and gas hob. There are numerous windows overlooking the garden, an exposed beam ceiling, space for soft seating and double doors opening to a garden room, which in turn opens into a large greenhouse. There is a utility room with fitted wall and base units, contrasting work surface and space for a washing machine, dryer and freezer. A door leads off to a WC/washroom. Accessed from the opposite end of the entrance hall is a bedroom with double doors opening to the garden, a vaulted beamed ceiling and two windows. Leading off is the en-suite shower room comprising of a showering area, vanity hand wash basin, WC and bidet.


Central House is accessed across the village green into its own private driveway, providing ample off street parking and giving access to a double garage. The double garage has two double timber doors to the front aspect and the main section measures approximately 5.50m x 6.24m. There is a store area which projects further back and measures approximately 3.91m x 3.27m. The garage has ample power points, lighting and also houses the central heating boiler for Willow Cottage. The property boasts an excellent sized garden to the rear aspect which includes a large lawn and a variety of mature trees, including fruit trees. Immediately behind the main house and beside Willow Cottage are a variety of mature and well stocked borders, along with a raised vegetable garden.


Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected. Oil fired central heating to Central House. LPG gas fired central heating to Willow Cottage. High speed internet available.


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

Local Authority

Richmondshire District Council.

Council Tax

For Council Tax purposes, Central House is banded G and Willow Cottage is banded A.

Wayleaves, Easements & Rights of Way

The property 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.

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



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