Thornfield Road, Darlington


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 7
West Thornfield is a historically important house in the history of Darlington. It was built for John Marley who discovered iron ore seams at Eston, and is one of the earliest of the town mansions. His coat of arms can be seen beside the original front door. The property is a well presented and spacious period family home in a sought after location with mature gardens and garage. EPC (EER) D 63.

Situation & Amenities

Yarm 12 miles, Durham 20.5 miles, Newcastle 36 miles, York 50 miles. The property is located in a much sought after West End location which is within walking distance of Cockerton Village and the town centre, local shops, amenities and excellent local schools. For the commuter the A66, A1 North/South provide links with the major commercial centres of the region. Darlington has an excellent rail network via the East Coast mainline which gives access to London and Edinburgh. This is

complemented by Durham Tees Valley, Newcastle International and Leeds Bradford Airports offering further communications with the rest of the country and overseas.

Ground Floor Accommodation

An impressive reception hall with original hardwood entrance door leads into a most welcoming snug with shaped cornicing, period fireplace and multi fuel stove and fitted storage into the alcoves. Leading into the main reception hall with a superb open spindle and baluster staircase which leads to the first and second floors. The drawing room is a most impressive reception room with high ceilings and original cornicing, a period fireplace with wood burning stove and enjoying views across the gardens. The dining room has a large walk in bay window giving good natural light, an impressive period fireplace with cast

iron and tiled iron inset. The kitchen breakfast room is fitted with an excellent range of wall and floor units with ample contoured work surfaces and part tile surrounds, a range of integrated appliances including gas hob, electric oven, extractor hood and dishwasher, there is an island unit with breakfasting area, Amtico flooring and door leading through to the utility, pantry and access to the garage.

First Floor Accommodation

The first floor landing leads to four double bedrooms, one of the bedrooms could be adapted as a children's playroom, there is also a family bathroom. The fully tiled bathroom comprises of corner bath, wash hand basin, low level wc and shower cubicle. There is also an additional separate wc.

Second Floor Accommodation

To the second floor there are a further three double bedrooms with charming exposed beams and original features, one bedroom has the benefits of en-suite facilities. The long landing is very versatile and can be used as an additional study/exercise area.


The double drive with gated entrance leads into the enclosed gardens which are mainly laid to lawn with mature shrubs.


Electric, gas, water and drainage are all connected to the mains.


The property is believed to be offered Freehold with Vacant Possession upon Completion.

Local Authority

Darlington Borough Council.

Council Tax

For Council Tax purposes the property is banded F.


Strictly by appointment via GSC Grays.

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