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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Shildon, County Durham

Offers Over £400,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Old period farmhouse
  • Range of outbuildings
  • Development potential
  • Surrounding grass paddocks
  • Extending to around 7.2 acres

Full description

Detached farmhouse with outbuildings, gardens and paddock land in all extending to approximately 7.2 acres. The Garth is an old period farmhouse recorded on historical maps in the mid-18th century. Previously a public house/blacksmiths shop, as recorded on a census dated 1851 and formerly part of the Eldon Estate.
Renovated by the current owners in circa 1983 and currently in need of some general updating. The self-sufficient holding would ideally suit anyone seeking the "good life" with the vendors rearing livestock and producing vegetables, vines and fruit. The property also has great potential to be used for equestrian purposes. The detached stone outbuilding may offer development potential.

Location - Conveniently positioned for accessing a number of commercial centres throughout North East England. With a wide range of amenities available in nearby Shildon 2 miles, Bishop Auckland 3 miles and Newton Aycliffe 4 miles. Also easily accessible for Durham City 10 miles and Darlington 10 miles.

Accommodation - The accommodation is well laid out to include four first floor double bedrooms supported by an attractive bathroom. The ground floor provides a large living room with direct access into the study. A separate sitting/dining room adjoins the kitchen. There are stripped pine wood doors to the first floor rooms and an attractive galleried landing. A long conservatory runs the full length of the property and overlooks the rear gardens.

Outside - An excellent detached stone outbuilding with possible development potential and a range of further outbuilding with various uses. There is an attractive lawned garden with productive fruit and vegetable areas together with a glasshouse which produces vines and indoor vegetables.

Services - Mains water and electricity.
Private drainage to septic tank.
LPG central heating to radiators (A1-rated Vaillant boiler installed November 2014)
UPVC double glazed windows.

Entrance Hall -

Living Room - 6.69m x 4.63m maximum (21'11" x 15'2" maximum) -

Dining/Sitting Room - 5m x 4.5m maximum (16'5" x 14'9" maximum) -

Study - 3.5m x 2.78m (11'6" x 9'1") -

Conservatory - 11.27m x 1.7m (37'0" x 5'7") -

Kitchen - 3.4m x 2.9m (11'2" x 9'6") -

Utility Room -

First Floor Landing -

Bedroom One - 4.9m x 4.67m maximum (16'1" x 15'4" maximum) -

Bedroom Two - 4.6m x 4.5m maximum (15'1" x 14'9" maximum) -

Bedroom Three - 4.6m x 3.2m (15'1" x 10'6") -

Bedroom Four - 3.5m x 2.9m (11'6" x 9'6") -

Bathroom - 2.7m x 2.2m (8'10" x 7'3") -

Externally -

Garage One - 10.8m x 3.8m (35'5" x 12'6") -

Garage Two - 5m x 3.65m (16'5" x 12'0") -

Outbuildings -

Detached Stone Outbuilding - Divided into three rooms, two of which have hay store above:
4.65m x 3.7m
4.65m x 4.4m
4.92m x 4.69m
Hay Stores
4.65m x 3.7m
4.65m x 4.4m

Workshop - 5m x 2.96m (16'5" x 9'9") -

Store - 5.8m x 5m (19'0" x 16'5") -

Cattle Shed - 12.67m x 4.26m (41'7" x 14'0") -

Implement Store - 6.45m x 7.2m (21'2" x 23'7") -

Detached Hay Store - 7m x 6.5m (23'0" x 21'4") -

Glasshouse - 7m x 3m (23'0" x 9'10") -

Two Field Shelters -

Piggery - With outside access. A further storage area lies above the piggery, coal and log store.

Coal Store -

Log Store -

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05 September 2014

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