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9 bedroom detached house for sale

Rokeby,Nr. Barnard Castle, DL12

Sold STC £395,000

Property Description

Key features

  • An Imposing, Historic Country House
  • 7 Bedrooms
  • 4 Reception rooms
  • Kitchen with Breakfast room
  • "The Cottage" a self-contained two bedroom annex cottage
  • Gardens, The Orchard & Paddock Land of approx. 4 Acres
  • Single & Double garages
  • A range of traditional outubuildings including: Stable, Potting Shed, Tack room, Wood store & Gym
  • Original features
  • Fine Views

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Remains Available Under The Auction Conditions

An imposing, historic country house with annex cottage, traditional outbuildings and land of approx. four acres, set in open countryside with fine views and providing extensive seven bedroom accommodation with four reception rooms, thoughtfully restored retaining a wealth of original features.

The Old Rectory enjoys a convenient rural setting within easy reach of local market towns and the main commercial centres of the region.


RECEPTION HALL - LIVING ROOM - SITTING ROOM - DINING ROOM - DRAWING ROOM - BREAKFAST ROOM - KITCHEN - UTILITY ROOM - WC/CLOAKS - 7 BEDROOMS - 2 BATHROOM/WCs
THE COTTAGE
KITCHEN - LIVING ROOM - 2 BEDROOMS - SHOWER ROOM/WC
OUTBUILDINGS
STABLE - SINGLE GARAGE - DOUBLE GARAGE - POTTING SHED - TACK ROOM - WOOD STORE - GYM - DOG RUNS
WALLED GARDENS - ORCHARD - COURTYARD - PADDOCK LAND OF APPROX. 4 ACRES

OIL CENTRAL HEATING DOUBLE GLAZING
SEPTIC TANK DRAINAGE

The accommodation extends to...........................

ENTRANCE HALL:
With panelled entrance door, tiled floor and glazed door to….

RECEPTION HALL:
An open hallway fully oak panelled with staircase to the first floor and double radiator.

LIVING ROOM:
(15'2'' x'15'3'') With large bay window to the front, carved stone-surround fireplace, original wood-block flooring and double radiator.

SITTING ROOM:
(15'1'' x 15'2'') A further reception room again with large bay window to the front, double radiator and superb carved stone-surround fireplace.

DINING ROOM:
(10'4'' x 19'8'' max.) Again fully oak panelled a formal dining room with large bay window and double radiator.

DRAWING ROOM:
(15'10'' x 15'11'' min.) Enjoying good natural light with bay window to the side and french windows opening to the rear gardens, shelved alcove recess, double radiator and again superb carved fire place surround with mirror above.

REAR HALL:
With central heating boiler, cloaks area, slate tiled floor and panelled door to the rear courtyard.

BREAKFAST ROOM:
(14'10'' x 13'4'') Providing an additional dining or breakfast room with natural brick fireplace alcove with inset cast-iron stove, radiators, slate tiled floor and opening to….

KITCHEN:
(14'9'' x 13'2'') Fitted with range of light oak units with worksurfaces, sink unit, tiled surrounds, ample power points, "Rangemaster" stove in original stone surround and again slate tiled floor.

UTILITY ROOM:
(14'11'' x 5'8'') A useful utility area with fitted units, sink unit, worksurfaces, tiled surrounds, plumbing points, power points, radiator and tiled floor.

WC/CLOAKS:
Fully tiled and having WC, wash-hand basin and radiator.

LANDING:
An open landing with oak panelling and linen cupboard.

BEDROOM 1:
(15'3'' x 13'6'') With windows to the front and side, range of built-in wardrobes with dresser unit and radiator.

BATHROOM/WC:
(10'8'' x 12'6'') Having large corner spa-bath, wash-hand basin, WC, bidet, shower cubicle, fully tiled surrounds and radiator.

BEDROOM 2:
(15'9'' x 15'11'') Again with windows to the front and side, built-in cupboard and radiator.

BEDROOM 3:
(15'3'' x 13'1'') Having range of built-in wardrobes, wash-hand basin in recessed vanity unit and radiator.

BEDROOM 4:
(9' x 15'3'') Again to the front of the property with radiator and wash-hand basin in vanity unit.

BEDROOM 5:
(14'11' x 11'9'') To the rear of the property with built-in wardrobes and storage heater.

BEDROOM 6:
(11'3'' x 12') Again with built-in wardrobes and radiator.

BEDROOM 7:
(9'8'' x 11'1'') A further good-sized bedroom with built-in wardrobe and radiator.


BATHROOM/WC (2):
(11'2'' x 6'2'' min.) Having panelled bath with shower above, wash-hand basin, WC, tiled surrounds and radiator.


"THE COTTAGE"
A self-contained annex cottage comprising:-

KITCHEN:
With panelled entrance door, modern units in beech finish with worksurfaces, sink unit, built-in oven and hob, tiled surrounds, breakfast area, tiled floor and staircase to the first floor.

LANDING:

LIVING ROOM:
(10'3'' x 12'3'') A comfortable living room enjoying open views, feature natural stone-work and feature carved fireplace surround.

BEDROOM 1:
(7'4'' x 12'1'') Again with feature natural stonework.

BEDROOM 2:
(8'11'' x 10'6'') A further bedroom with feature natural stonework.

SHOWER ROOM/WC:
Having tiled shower cubicle, wash-hand basin and WC.


OUTBUILDINGS:
A range of traditional stone-built outbuildings grouped around the courtyard, all with light and power as follows.

STABLE:
(15' x 10' approx.)

SINGLE GARAGE:
(15' x 10' approx.)

DOUBLE GARAGE:
(12' x 17' approx.)

POTTING SHED:
(11' x 5' approx.)


TACK ROOM:
(12' x 6' approx.)

WOOD STORE:
(13' x 5' approx.)

GYM:
(16' x 7' approx.) Fully pine panelled throughout and with sauna.

GARDENS:
Approached by a gravelled driveway to the side flanked by mature conifers opening to….

Extensive gravelled hardstanding to the rear, south-facing with enclosed block-set courtyard having external lamps, water points with store and dog-runs.

Walled lawned gardens stretch to the front of the property flanked by mature trees and bounded by open countryside with arched gateway to the courtyard and opening to….

THE ORCHARD:
Well-stocked with a variety of fruit trees.

PADDOCK LAND:
Grass paddock land extending to approx. 4 acres, well fenced and with field shelter.


**CONDITIONS OF SALE**


The Conditions of Sale will be deposited at the offices of the auctioneers and vendors solicitors seven days prior to sale and the purchaser shall be deemed to have knowledge of same whether inspected or not. Any questions relating to them must be raised prior to 12.00 noon. Prospective purchasers are advised to check with the auctioneers before the sale that the property is neither sold nor withdrawn.

Note
Prospective purchasers will need to register within the auction room before the sale commences. Two items of identity will be required together with an indication of how a contractual deposit will be paid. We do not take cash or credit card deposits.
The sale of each lot is subject to a contract documentation charge of £625.00 + vat (£750) payable on the fall of the hammer.
Guidance notes are set out in the catalogue in relation to auction property, particularly from a purchasing perspective. A catalogue, which also contains the Order of Sale, may be obtained from the auctioneers office.
All offers made prior to auction must be able to exchange immediately once informed acceptable & must adhere to all the auction conditions. But please note we are unable to accept and exchange on any offer the week prior to the auction. Offers are more than welcome but we would need you to take this to the room or for it to be a telephone or proxy bid.
Please be aware that some properties will only be sold in the auction room and the sellers will not consider any offers prior to the sale.

Important Notice
The Guide Price quoted must not be relied upon by prospective purchasers as a valuation or assessment of value of the property. It is intended to provide purchasers with an indication of the region at which the reserve may be set at the time of going to press. The guide price may be subject to variation and interested parties are advised to make regular checks for variations and should be aware that the reserve price may be either below or above the quoted guide price.

Prospective purchasers should also be aware that the eventual sale price may be above or below the guide level dependent upon competition, and should therefore not presume the guide to be indicative of the final expected sale price or the price the property is available at.
When setting the guide price, the auctioneers have given consideration to the seller's instructions in respect of their indicated reserve price at the time of instruction. The reserve price, (the level below which the property will not be sold), remains confidential between the seller and the auctioneer. The guide price therefore, is intended to indicate the region at which the reserve price is intended to be set. The seller will confirm their final reserve price close to the auction date and if appropriate the auctioneers may adjust the guide price to reflect this.


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16 May 2011

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