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7 bedroom country house for sale

Rokeby, Barnard Castle, County Durham

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Property Description

Key features

  • Grade I Listed Fortified House
  • Stunning parkland setting
  • Model farmyard by Sir Thomas Robinson
  • Annex accommodation
  • River, ponds and tennis court

Full description

An historic Grade I listed fortified manor house in a magnificent parkland setting.

Situation And Amenities - Mortham Tower is located on the confluence of the River Tees and River Greta about 3 miles south of Barnard Castle in what was formerly North Yorkshire and is now County Durham. The house is perfectly set in a slightly elevated position giving views over the parkland to the River Tees and shelter from mature amenity woodland.

Barnard Castle is the nearest market town and is named after the castle of the Baliol family. It is the main settlement in Teesdale and includes the Bowes Museum and Barnard Castle School. The historic town of Richmond is only about 12 miles and Darlington with its East Cast mainline rail station is about 18 miles east with a regular service to London and Edinburgh. (both about 2 ½ hours).

The A1 (Scotch Corner) is 11 miles east along the A66 which links the A1 to the M66 at Penrith. Durham Tees Valley International Airport is 18 miles and Leeds Bradford Airport is 50 miles away

North Yorkshire has a rich natural heritage with The Dales and The North York Moors National Parks close by. The Lake District too is within easy striking distance.

Description - Mortham Tower is an exceptional Grade I listed property on the Durham-North Yorkshire border which is well documented as one of the best-preserved and most picturesque medieval fortified manor houses in the North of England. It includes the principal house, annex accommodation, a walled garden, a beautiful range of 'model farm' buildings, ponds, tennis court, riverside setting and about 70 acres of parkland.

A detailed description is provided within the sales particulars attached.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
15 June 2018

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  • Shildon (11.9 mi)
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GSC Grays, Barnard Castle

12 The Bank, Barnard Castle, DL12 8PQ

01833 535000 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Shildon (11.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

GSC Grays, Barnard Castle

12 The Bank, Barnard Castle, DL12 8PQ

01833 535000 Local call rate

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