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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Falls Farm, Hett

Sold by Us £995,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Beautiful Bespoke Farmhouse
  • Five Bedrooms, Three Bathrooms
  • Set within 11 Acres of Land
  • Two Stable Blocks and Tack Room
  • Excellent Equestrian Facilities
  • Energy Rating E

Full description

We are delighted to welcome to the market Falls Farm, a charming detached five bedroomed property that comes with 11 acres of land, indoor riding arena, 4 paddocks and a hay field, 5 stables, tack room, horse feed and storage room which are well maintained and protected by security lighting and digital cameras. This property offers a rural home yet within easy reach of all the amenities of Durham. 

This family home provides spacious accommodation in abundance to include: entrance hall with cloakroom, wc. The breakfasting kitchen provides an open plan element with the kitchen fully fitted with a comprehensive range of handmade base and wall mounted units with granite work surfaces. The main feature of this house has to be the orangery it’s amazing lantern style roof which brings in the natural light and bi-folding doors leading out into the garden. What adds to the room is the unique wine cellar within the floor of the room which opens up to reveal a spiral staircase leading down to the wine cellar itself.  A spacious lounge, dining room, office, wc and larder compete the ground floor.

To the first floor is the master bedroom which has a feature fireplace and benefits from having a luxurious ensuite with a steam/Jacuzzi shower unit. The second bedroom gives access to the loft which is fully boarded out. There are a further three good sized bedrooms and two bathrooms, one with an oval free standing bath and the other benefiting from a bath and walk in shower which complete the first floor. One bedroom boasts an impressive model railway which could be left or completely removed as desired by the purchaser.

The front of the property gives access via a private gate to a gravelled driveway onto the courtyard providing a secluded and private setting.  Inside a large detached outbuilding there is a flood lit indoor riding arena with the rest of the area used for internal parking, storage and a small workshop.

To the rear of the property is the first stone built stable block with Velux windows in the roof of the three stables offering natural light, a tac room, horse feed storage room, and storage shed which all benefit from light and power.  There is a second access gate to the side of the stone stable block. There is a second block of two timber stables benefiting from remote cameras.

The gardens and surrounding grounds have picturesque views over the countryside and look out onto the impressive 11 acres of land but offer a high degree of privacy and seclusion.  The fields have numerous cross country jumps that would be of interest to the equestrian buyer. The beautiful orchard grows cherry, apple, plumb and pear trees and is well maintained with the lawned garden area.  

Hett is a picturesque village located approximately 5 miles south of Durham and surrounded by open countryside. The village contains a small pond frequently visited by swans and geese, a communal green and football pitch and village hall providing a real sense of community. It is also well placed for commuting purposes being within a short drive of the A(167) Highway and the A1(M) Motorway providing good road links to other regional centres.

Wind Turbine - A 5 kW Evance R9000 wind turbine on an 18 meter high mast, generating a Feed in Tarrif income of approx. £2,000 per year. The turbine is 350m from the house and cannot be heard even in high winds.In combination with an Energy and Microgenerator Management computer which ensures maximum use of the onsite generated electricity.

Solar Power - A 3.76kW solar power system generating a Feed in Tarrif income of approx. £1,850 per year.

Air Source Heat Pump - A 5kW Mastertherm Boxair air source heat pump providing a Renewable Heat Incentive payment of £1,200 per year until October 2021.The heat pump provides underfloor heating or cooling to the Orangery.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
27 June 2016

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