5 bedroom detached house for sale

The Poplars, Cotherstone Village, Barnard Castle, Durham

£825,000

Property Description

Key features

  • **OFFERS WELCOMED**
  • MAGNIFICENT OPPORTUNITY
  • DETACHED COUNTRY MANOR HOUSE
  • EXTENSIVE ACCOMMODATION
  • 4/6 DOUBLE BEDROOMS - subject to use
  • POTENTENTIAL FOR STABLE CONVERSION - subject to planning
  • PRIVATE COURTYARD & GARDEN
  • GARAGE, STABLES & OUT-BUILDINGS
  • AGENTS NOTES: Viewing Essential

Full description

*OFFERS WELCOMED* VIEWING ESSENTIAL The Poplars is a magnificent country manor house property which has been renovated to provide magnificent accommodation of generous size and located within the beautiful setting of the desirable village of Cotherstone. Situated within easy access to Barnard Castle offering an abundance of local amenities, as well as the home of Bowes Museum - this property is one of splendour, and ready to call "home". Providing most splendid accommodation which currently comprises of four double bedrooms with the potential to reconfigure the existing footprint to provide a further two bedrooms from existing space which an internal viewing would reveal.
The property also comes with further grazing land of over 3 acres, along with a detached barn with planning permission granted for a two bedroom property.

Property ref: 121_782_3912331

General 
The details below are provided as a brief insight of the home on offer, however we strongly recommend a viewing to fully appreciate the level and quality of accommodation on offer.

Agents Notes: There is potential to acquire further grazing land of over 3 acres, along with a detached barn with planning permission granted for a two bedroom property - by separate negotiation.

Viewing Arrangements 
To view this delightful property please contact URBAN BASE, Durham Regional Office.

Location 
The charming village of Cotherstone is both picturesque and perfectly located for commuting across the north east. Barnard Castle lies approximately 4 miles to the north, with Richmond approximately 19 miles to the south. The major towns of Darlington and Bishop Auckland are within approximately 20 miles distance, along with the city's of Durham, Newcastle and Leeds being within one hour by car.

Entrance Vestibule 
Welcoming you in to this delightful property is an original grand entrance door providing access to the vestibule which is enhanced by decorative cornice, dado rail and radiator within decorative cover.

Reception Hall 
The reception hall provides a bright and generous space to provide access to the principle rooms, and staircase to first floor.

Drawing Room 
6.41m x 4.21m (21' x 13' 10")
Situated to the front aspect of the property and enjoying beautiful garden views from two windows, the drawing room is of a grand and opulent design, and benefits from a feature fire surround with granite insert and hearth, along with decorative panelling to walls and cornice to ceilings.

Sitting Room 
4.22m x 4.51m (13' 10" x 14' 10")
Situated to the front aspect and also enjoying further viewings towards the front garden area. This bright and contemporary room benefits from a cast iron wood burning stove, with feature alcoves to the chimney breast having the benefit of built-in storage with library to one side and wall-mounted TV with storage below to other.

Formal Dining Room 
6.28m x 3.67m (20' 7" x 12')
Situated to the rear of the property is a formal dining room with dual aspect windows, feature fire surround, decorative coving, dado rail and recessed spot lighting. Glazed doors lead through to the conservatory, and directly out to the garden.

Kitchen 
3.68m x 3.12m (12' 1" x 10' 3")
An extensive range of oak fitted wall and base units with granite work-surfaces, incorporating a Belfast-style sink unit, beautiful white Aga with two hot plates and four ovens, shelving with decorative lighting. The kitchen enjoys decorative tiling to the walls and stone tiling to the floor. Accessed from the kitchen is a generous sized pantry and wine store room.

3.57m x 2.79m (11'7" x 9'1")
Open plan to breakfast and dining area with sky-light and glazed door to rear porch and courtyard.

Conservatory 
7.79m x 3.67m (25' 7" x 12')
A beautiful timber framed Amdega conservatory enhances the ground floor accommodation to provide a most stunning garden room allowing natural light to flow in to the property and provides an informal dining area, and additional living room, along with recessed seating area, and ceiling fan-light. Terracotta floor tiling enhances this delightful room.

Utility 
4.55m x 3.70m (14' 11" x 12' 2") Located off the kitchen is a good sized laundry.

Home Office 
5.51m x 3.19m (18' 1" x 10' 6")
Situated off the courtyard garden and currently used as a home office this room could easily be converted to provide guest bedroom accommodation.

Cloaks / WC 
Comprising of WC and wash basin.

Boot Room 
Adding to this vast accommodation is a handy boot-room used as a general storage area. Integral access door in to garage.

Bedroom One 
6.41m x 4.21m (21' x 13' 10")
This beautiful master bedroom benefits from natural light flowing in from two windows, and is enhanced by a range of fitted robes, recessed spot lighting and decorative coving. Access through to;

En-Suite 
Comprising of a shower enclosure, wc, vanity unit with wash basin and storage. Tiling to floor and part-tiling to walls, chrome heated towel rail, recessed spot lighting and two dual aspect windows.

Bedroom Two 
3.72m x 3.43m (12' 2" x 11' 3")
Situated to the rear of the property and benefitting from a range of fitted robes.

Bedroom Three 
4.23m x 3.20m (13' 11" x 10' 6")
Situated to the front of the property, a further double sized bedroom.

Bedroom Four 
3.22m x 3.12m (10' 7" x 10' 3")
Situated to the front of the property, a further double sized bedroom.

House Bathroom 
Comprising of a freestanding roll top bath, corner shower cubicle, wash basin and wc. There is also a laundry cupboard housing the boiler, two wall mounted heated towel-rails, and recessed spot lighting to ceiling.

Garage 
9.33m x 3.43m (30' 7" x 11' 3")
A second garage offers additional storage.

Stables / Holiday Cottage 
Currently a two storey barn building with original feature stone fire, with access to hay loft above. This detached stable building has potential to provide superb accommodation and subject to planning approval and renovation could potentially offer a superb holiday rental business.

Garden 
To the rear of the property is a beautiful landscaped garden offering a good degree of privacy. Walled gardens are stocked with an abundance of mature shrubs enhanced by a large area of lawn, pond, and courtyard seating areas. A remote controlled gated entrance leads to the gravelled drive and hard standing area providing ample parking to the front of the garages.

(EPC) EEC Only 

General Services 
All mains services are connected, and the property is heated by mains gas supply. . The property benefits from partial double glazing with remaining windows having Everest secondary glazing.

Council Tax Band G

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
30 August 2015

Nearest station

  • Bishop Auckland (13.6 mi)
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Urban Base Executive, North East,

61 Saddler Street Durham DH1 3NU

0191 687 0422 Local call rate

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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Urban Base Executive, North East,

61 Saddler Street Durham DH1 3NU

0191 687 0422 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Bishop Auckland (13.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Urban Base Executive, North East,

61 Saddler Street Durham DH1 3NU

0191 687 0422 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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