About the property

Abbeyfield house was built in 1891 and accommodates 10 flats.

All rooms have their own bathroom facilities and have carpets and curtains, residents may bring their own furniture. 

Room currently available - contact us today!

We have two housekeepers who provide home cooked meals at lunchtime and a light meal at tea time. We have a varied menu and there are also freshly baked cakes and biscuits daily as well as fresh fruit. We also provide a Care Connect Service should there be any emergency such as a trip or fall - there is always someone available to see to your needs.

Residents can enjoy the communal areas watching a film in the lounge or enjoying the sun in the enclosed garden. The following services are included:

  • Two course freshly cooked lunch, a light tea and plated teas on Sundays and Bank Holidays
  • Council Tax
  • Rooms are deep cleaned each fortnight
  • Personal laundry is collected and returned to the resident each fortnight
  • Personal alarm provided by Care Connect Durham County Council
  • Appointments can be arranged and medication signed for and delivered
  • Milk, papers and mail is delivered daily to each resident 
  • Utility bills and commercial refuse collection are included

This house is managed by Abbeyfield Barnard Castle

Key features

  • Communal lounge

  • Dining room

  • Garden

  • Guest facilities

  • Laundry facilities

Contact the house

01833 638474 / 01833 638116

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Meet our staff

At an Abbeyfield Supported House, we offer a home from home experience. Our Staff are crucial to creating this homely, friendly and welcoming environment.

All our staff are fully trained and skilled at catering for the needs of older people, and are empathetic to the requirements residents have. Staff are there to make sure all residents are safe and secure, that meals are nutritious and enjoyable, and that the house is a thoroughly enjoyable place to be.  

At Abbeyfield, we believe in making time for older people and our staff embody this by always being available for that cup of tea and a chat - to be there as a companion when needed.

This aspect of life at an Abbeyfield Supported House sets us apart from other providers.


We believe in enjoying later life and an Abbeyfield house will always offer residents the opportunities to get involved in activities and entertainment - which are a big part of life in our houses!   

We offer an extensive activity programme within our Supported Houses, with our teams dedicated to coordinating events. We understand the importance of our residents’ emotional and physical well-being, and keeping active and enjoying later life is crucial to this.

Keeping active is important for older people and we offer numerous opportunities for residents to stay active, but it’s always the residents choice to get involved, with their independence and choice always being respected.  

Contact the house

01833 638474 / 01833 638116

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Barnard Castle
County Durham
DL12 8BL
United Kingdom


01833 638474 / 01833 638116