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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Nook Farm, Mickleton, Barnard Castle, County Durham

Sold STC £275,000

Property Description

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Grade II Listed period farmhouse
• Stone built family home • Potential to create self-contained annexe • Dining kitchen • Living room plus conservatory • 4 Bedrooms • Garden with patio area • Single garage, stable and stores • Adjacent land 1.49 Ha (3.68 Ac) available by separate negotiation

The Area

Nook Farm lies on the northern fringes of Mickleton which is a popular village in Upper Teesdale with traditional amenities including two public houses, petrol filling station and a village hall. The neighbouring centres of Middleton-in-Teesdale and Barnard Castle provide a broader range of shopping, educational and recreational facilities.

For the commuter the A66, A67 and A1 (M) provide links with the major commercial centres of the North East. Darlington Mainline Railway Station and Durham Tees Valley International Airport offer further communications with the rest of the country.

Many of the regions renowned beauty spots can be found within a short drive, beyond which are the delights of North Yorkshire, the Lake District, Northumberland and the East Coast.

The Property

Nook Farm
Nook Farm is a Grade II Listed farm house providing interesting and versatile accommodation of some character with the capacity to create a self-contained annexe if desired. It has an adjoining stable and stores along with a single garage and the benefit of oil fired central heating and south facing gardens.

A panelled entrance doorway leads into a small lobby with beam and board ceiling and stairs off to first floor. A braced doorway leads through to the sitting room which is a characterful room having flagstone flooring throughout, beam and board ceiling sash window with seat and a most impressive decorative fireplace with cast iron insert and open grate.

Beyond is a farmhouse kitchen with two oven solid fuel Rayburn, beam and board ceiling with sally rail, Belfast sink and base units along with windows to two sides. A rear hallway with tiled floor provides access to the courtyard and an adjoining boiler room.

The remainder of the ground floor could be utilised as additional living accommodation or alternatively as a self-contained annexe if desired. There is currently a bedroom with exposed beam and timber lintels adjoining which is a shower room/WC. Double opening doors from the bedroom lead through to a delightful conservatory with tiled floor and double opening doors to the gardens. A doorway connects through to a passageway/utility room with light, power and water connected and leads back through to the courtyard.

A broad staircase leads up to the first floor accommodation which presently has two bedrooms along with a study/hobby room with stairs leading up to the attic. There is also a bathroom/WC with over bath shower.

The attic room is approached by fixed staircase and has a window to the gable along with exposed roof trusses and storage room beyond.


15' 4" x 12' 5" (4.67m x 3.78m)

Living Room
15' 9" x 14' 5" (4.80m x 4.39m)

Dining Room/Bedroom
12' 3" x 8' 9" (3.73m x 2.67m)

Shower Room/WC
9' 9" x 8' 6" (2.97m x 2.59m)

14' 10" x 9' 11" (4.52m x 3.02m)

Bedroom One
10' 11" x 10' 11" (3.33m x 3.33m)

Bedroom Two
12' 6" x 12' 6" (3.81m x 3.81m)

7' 4" x 12' 4" (2.24m x 3.76m)

Attic Room
13' 5" x 14' 8" (4.09m x 4.47m)

4' 0" x 11' 9" (1.22m x 3.58m)


The property is set back behind well stocked gardens with pathways separating flowerbeds and borders along with a lawn area with green house and there is also a flagstone patio adjoining the conservatory.

To the rear of the property is a courtyard providing parking facilities along with a useful stable, stores and single garage.

There is a single garage situated to the rear of the property.

Additional Land
Neighbouring the property and being sold as a separate lot is a parcel of amenity land extending to 1.49Ha (3.68Ac) approached through a field gate with road frontage and currently divided into separate paddocks. The land will be sold subject to a clawback agreement.

Planning permission exists on the land to create a stable block with road frontage comprising 3 stables, tack room store and hard standing area– Planning Reference 6/2010/0020/PAA

Note One
The courtyard will be divided equally between Nook Farm and Swallows Barn/Pamela Cottage with shared maintenance responsibilities and reciprocal rights to turn etc.

Note Two
The property is Grade II Listed

From the centre of Barnard Castle proceed up Galgate turning left onto Harmire Road, proceed out of town past the golf course. Follow the road over Folly Top and down the hill past the petrol filling station taking the next left turn towards Romaldkirk/Mickleton.

Cross over the bridge and keep going to the right, through the temporary traffic lights and up to the subsequent T junction. Turn right into Mickleton continue until reaching the Blacksmith Arms taking the next turning on the right hand side. Proceed down to the bottom of the hill where the property will be found set back on the left hand side.

Property Ref:1_230_2739224

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29 January 2013


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