Front Street, Winston, County Durham


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
Boasting an elevated position, Manor Cottage is a well presented characterful period residence, dating back from the 18th and 19th centuries; which offers a spacious reception room, kitchen/breakfast room, under stairs larder, half barrel cellar, three double bedrooms and a bathroom. To the front exterior is a gravel area and small raised border, the rear exterior includes a well stocked south facing garden, stone built byre/workshop (providing potential for a variety of uses, subject to the necessary consents), greenhouse, vegetable area, orchard and small paddock. The total area of the byre/workshop, vegetable area, orchard and paddock totals approximately 0.70 acres. EPC (EER) E 43.

Situation & Amenities

Located in the heart of a very popular village, equidistant between Barnard Castle and Darlington and enjoying far reaching views over the countryside adjacent to the River Tees. Barnard Castle 6 miles, Darlington 11.5 miles, Richmond 12.5 Miles, Durham 22 miles, Newcastle 40 miles, A1(M) 15 miles. Please note all distances are approximate. The property is ideally situated for easy access to the local towns of Darlington, Richmond and Barnard Castle, whilst the cities of Newcastle, Durham, York and Leeds are within easy reach. Main line train stations can be found at Darlington and Durham, with International Airports at Newcastle and Leeds Bradford. The A66 and A1 (M) are easily accessible, bringing many areas within commuting distance.


Door to:


Stone flagged flooring, door to rear garden, small lobby with under stairs larder with access to cellar, staircase to the first floor and doors providing access to the kitchen and living/dining room.

Living/Dining Room

4.37m x 6.47m (14'4 x 21'3 )

A bright reception room to the front aspect with window providing an elevated view. There is wooden flooring, exposed characterful beamed ceiling, multi fuel stove creating a focal point, a door to the kitchen and hallway.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

3.66m x 3.07m (12'0 x 10'1 )

Fitted wall and base units, granite work surface, tiled splashbacks, sink with mixer tap and drainer and a window to the rear overlooking the rear garden. The kitchen provides space for a washing machine, cooker, under counter fridge and drop leaf kitchen table. There is a pantry style cupboard (housing the central heating boiler), exposed beamed ceiling, vinyl flooring and a door back to the rear lobby and hallway.


Accessed from the small rear lobby is a half barrel cellar offering useful storage.

First Floor Landing

With doors leading off to the first floor accommodation.

Bedroom One

4.37m x 4.19m (14'4 x 13'9 )

To the front elevation with window, variety of fitted cupboards/wardrobes and a feature cast iron fireplace.

Bedroom Two

4.37mx 3.75m (14'4 x 12'4 )

To the rear elevation boasting truly beautiful and far reaching views. There is also a fitted cupboard and a feature cast iron fireplace.

Bedroom Three

3.86m x 3.21m (12'8 x 10'6 )

Utilised by the current owners as a study. It has a window to the front aspect and a feature cast iron fireplace.


Providing a wooden side panelled bath with shower over, WC, pedestal wash hand basin, wooden wall panelling, storage cupboard (housing the hot water cylinder), window to the rear aspect and vinyl flooring.


There is a gated access across neighbouring properties providing a right of way to the main front street. No neighbours have a right of way across Manor Cottage.

Front Garden

The property is raised and set back behind a gravelled style garden area with a planted border under the living/dining room window.

Rear Garden

A beautiful and excellent sized south facing lawned rear garden with planted borders, mature trees and high hedge/wall boundaries adding privacy. There is an outhouse with power and light. Oil storage tank. A gate leads through to a further garden area which contains raised vegetable beds and a greenhouse. The byre is located here.


Single-storey stone built outbuilding which has been split into two storage sheds, benefiting from electricity supply, water and lighting. The byre is suitable to a variety of uses, subject to obtaining the necessary consents.


Beyond the vegetable/greenhouse garden area there is an orchard and a sloping access to the paddock with timber building. There is a natural spring water supply to the grass paddock. The total area (including the byre, vegetable garden area, orchard and paddock) totals approximately 0.70 acres.


Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating.


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

Local Authority

Durham County Council Tel: 03000 26 00 00.

Council Tax

For Council Tax purposes the property is banded E.


Strictly by appointment with GSC Grays Barnard Castle. Tel: 01833 637000.


Particulars written and photographs taken March 2019. Some external photographs revised June 2019.

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