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4 bedroom detached house for sale

St. Johns Chapel, Bishop Auckland, , DL13 1QT

Offers in Region of £574,950

Property Description

Key features

  • POTENTIAL FOR GREAT HOLIDAY BUSINESS
  • FOUR DOUBLE BED ROOMS
  • COUNTRYSIDE SETTING
  • APPROXIMATELY 5 ACRES OF LAND
  • OUTBUILDINGS WITH PLANNING FOR 3 HOMES
  • THREE RECEPTION ROOMS
  • CELLAR AND ATTIC ROOM
  • EPC GRADE E

Full description

Fantastic opportunity to own a beautiful period home in the tranquil and picturesque countryside on the outskirts of St Johns Chapel. Situated in the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, St John's Chapel is increasingly popular as a leisure/holiday destination, especially popular with cyclists and walkers. This makes this property perfect for anyone looking to start their own business with its permission for 4 static caravans set in approximately 5 acres with separate access to the main house. Additionally there are outbuildings with permission to be converted into 2 x two bed and 1 x three bed homes/holiday lets.

In addition the main house boasts lots of character, and comprises of a large kitchen, utility, shower room, conservatory and three spacious reception rooms to the ground floor. Whilst on the first floor there are four double bedrooms and a family bathroom, in addition to this there a staircase that leads up into the attic room and a cellar providing additional storage space. Externally this property benefits from gardens that surround the property which are mainly laid to lawn with panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. There is a drive to the side of the property and off street parking for numerous vehicles.


LAND 
The property including the area for the static caravans consists of almost 5 acres of land which with or without the development gives space for outdoor activities or to keep animals.

GARDEN/PARKING 
Lawned garden surrounds the main house, with established borders and off street parking for numerous cars.

POTENTIAL STATIC CARAVAN SITE 
With no more licences being granted in the area there is a great opportunity to develop the current permission granted in the field for four static caravans to the front and right of the main house. There would be separate access road leading the static site leaving the privacy of the main house.

OUTBUILDING DEVELOPMENT 
Another superb opportunity to develop the potential of this property as a holiday business or just to complete the development and sell or rent the homes on a permanent basis. The current stone outbuildings have planning permission for 2 x two bed homes and 1 x three bed home. Are for development outlined area in red on the plan.

DINING ROOM 
4.0m (13' 1") x 3.5m (11' 6")
A further large reception room that is currently used as a formal dining room, again with a large bay window and further window to the side elevation allowing plenty of natural light.

FAMILY ROOM 
4.6m (15' 1") x 3.16m (10' 4")
Additional reception room which is used as a further living room, with open fire and two windows allowing in plenty of light.

CELLAR 
Currently used mainly for coal storage with the original chute still in use, this stone cellar has great potential to be converted.

ENTRANCE HALL 
Through the front door you enter the entrance hall which occupies a central position in the house and gives access to the principle rooms and stairs ascending to the first floor.

KITCHEN BREAKFAST ROOM 
4.6m (15' 1") x 3.75m (12' 4")
Large family kitchen allowing space for a dining table and chairs, fitted with a range of cream wall and base units with a complimenting work surface, tiled splash backs and sink drainer. With Aga, separate hob with overhead extractor and space for a free standing fridge freezer, windows to the side and rear elevation.

UTILITY ROOM 
3.66m (12' 0") x 2.3m (7' 7")
Leading from the kitchen is the utility room, ample space for all additional appliances such as a automatic washing machine and further storage space.

SHOWER ROOM 
Accessed via the utility this shower room contains a low level WC, wash hand basin and shower cubicle.

CONSERVATORY 
2.17m (7' 1") x 4.1m (13' 5")
To the rear of the property and accessed via the utility room is a lovely conservatory, perfect place to relax with views or the rear garden and surrounding countryside.

LIVING ROOM 
3.99m (13' 1") x 3.99m (13' 1")
To the front of the house with large bay window to the front and additional window to the side makes for a very light and grand room, with electric fire and feature surround.

MASTER BEDROOM 
4.26m (14' 0") x 3.96m (13' 0")
Master bedroom with space for a king sized bed, additional free standing furniture with bay window to the front elevation with surrounding countryside views.

BEDROOM TWO 
4.26m (14' 0") x 2.87m (9' 5")
Further spacious room to the front of the property with two windows allowing plenty of natural light and ample space for a king sized bed.

BEDROOM THREE 
4.67m (15' 4") x 2.89m (9' 6")
Double bedroom to the rear of the property with windows to the side and rear elevation providing stunning views of the countryside.

BEDROOM FOUR 
3.92m (12' 10") x 3.71m (12' 2")
Double bedroom to the rear with windows to the rear and side elevation.

ATTIC ROOM 
From the first floor landing open a door and a staircase leads you up to the attic, running the full length of the house, boarded and insulated and with windows to the end elevations they possibilities for utilising this space further are excellent.

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