Front Street, Castleside, Consett.




Four bedroom traditional Victorian family home. Wonderful detached property with generous plot and range of former farm buildings which have received planning permission to convert into an additional spacious 3 bed home.

Accommodation in Brief

Entrance Hall | Dining Room | Kitchen/Breakfast Room | Living Room | Study | Utility Room | Cloakroom/WC | Master Bedroom with En-Suite | Double Bedroom | Double Bedroom | Dressing Room/Fourth Bedroom | Family Bathroom

Range of Outbuildings with planning permission | Gardens | Vegetable Garden | Double Garage |Generous Plot

Full Description:

Rare to the market. An opportunity to own this wonderful stone built Victorian family home along with a range of outbuildings ready for redevelopment.

This beautiful 4 bedroom period property has been tastefully restored to a high standard and retains many original features.

Centrally located in the popular village of Castleside, Co. Durham and situated on the edge of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Healeyfield House dates back to the 1870’s.

We strongly advise viewing this property to fully appreciate all that it has to offer.

Approximate mileages

Newcastle Upon Tyne 17 miles
Durham 14 miles
Newcastle Airport 20 miles


On the Ground Floor:
The front door opens to a lobby where a stained glass half-glazed door leads to a welcoming entrance hall:

Lobby / Entrance Hall
7.58 m x 1.58 m ( 24’10 x 5’5 )
The entrance hall has a stunning tiled floor, retains many original features and leads to the two reception rooms

Dining Room
4.57 m x 4.58 m ( 15’0 x 15’0 )
This well-proportioned room has a large bay window and retains it’s original cornicing and picture rail. The focus of the room is an elegant marble fireplace with open fire.

Sitting Room
4.54 m x 4.54 m ( 14’11 x 14’11 )
The Sitting Room is warm and welcoming with an open fire and large bay window, cornicing and picture rail.

Study / Office
3.79 m x 2.19 m ( 12’5 x 7 ’2 )
Currently used as an office this is a spacious and versatile room

Kitchen / Breakfasting area
4.36 m x 4.25 m ( 14’4 x 14 ’0 )
The heart of the house. The gas and electric powered range takes pride of place and is complemented by a wide selection of quality modern kitchen units, in a traditional style with oak worktops. The kitchen units incorporate an integrated dishwasher and a ceramic 1 ½ bowl sink with mixer tap overlooking the kitchen garden at the rear of the property.
At one side the kitchen leads to a utility room providing additional storage, bench space and space and plumbing for a washing machine. This in turn leads to the downstairs WC and the main yard area.
At the other side of the kitchen a door leads to the old pantry area which includes space for a fridge freezer and also leads to the Cellar and outside to the Kitchen Garden.

The elegant original wooden staircase leads you from the entrance hall to the first floor via a large picture window giving a glorious glimpse of the North Pennines.

On the First Floor:
Landing The large landing incorporates a large built in stage cupboard and provides access to:

Bedroom 1 Master
4.00 m x 3.89 m ( 13’2 x 12’9 )
The master bedroom is spacious with windows to two sides and a charming period cast iron open fireplace with marble surround.

Master En Suite Bathroom
The ensuite incorporates a wash hand basin with cupboard space a W/C and spacious tiled shower cubicle with overhead shower.

Bedroom 2
4.54 m x 4.39 m ( 14’11 x 14’5 )
A spacious double bedroom with elegant period cast iron open fireplace with marble surround.

Bedroom 3
4.35 m x 4.23 m ( 14’3 x 13’11 )
A light and spacious double bedroom with an elegant period cast iron open fireplace and wonderful views at the rear of the property.

Dressing Room / Bedroom 4
2.94 m x 2.37 m ( 9’8 x 7’10)
Currently used as a dressing room. This room links to the Master Bedroom and could easily be used as a single bedroom or Nursery.

Family Bathroom
3.01 m x 2.75 m ( 9 ’10 x 9’0 )
The family bathroom includes a traditional white suite with a luxurious round soaking tub with shower over. The room incorporates half height wood panelling and a Victorian style heated towel rail.


The Kitchen Garden and Lawn area at rear of the property is accessed from the Kitchen and includes a paved seating area. The beds are stocked mainly with a wide variety of herbaceous perennials

The Rear Garden is located behind the outbuildings and is set out with maintained shrub and rose beds and a seating area.

Vegetable Garden is an area which is currently clear but has been used for many years as a vegetable plot.

Double Garage and Yard
Accessed from the main road via the entrance with double gates

Outbuildings with Planning Permission
The property includes a range of former farm buildings which are currently used for storage and are serviced with water and electric. Planning Permission has been obtained for the conversion of these buildings into an attractive and spacious three bedroom residential property.

Utilities: mains water, electricity, drainage and natural gas connected to the property. Central Heating: Gas fired boiler to radiators.


Durham County Council

The property is in Band - D

Directions to property

Castleside is located 2 miles south west of Consett County Durham.

The property is located on the A68. Travelling north on the A68 the property is on the left hand side 50m from the central junction (with St John’s Church on the corner). The house name, Healeyfield House, is displayed on both the main gate and also the Front Door.

We endeavour to make our sales particulars accurate and reliable, however, they do not constitute or form part of an offer or any contract and none are to be relied upon as statements of representation or fact. Any services, systems and appliances listed in this specification have not been tested by us and no guarantee as to their operating ability or efficiency is given. All measurements have been taken as a guide to prospective buyers only, and are not precise. If you require clarification or further information on any points, please contact us, especially if you are traveling some distance to view. Fixtures and fittings other than those mentioned are to be agreed with the seller.