Land for sale

Stotsfieldburn Farm, Rookhope, Bishop Auckland, County Durham

Guide Price £220,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

• Exciting development opportunity for a single dwelling • Permitted development for the conversion of existing agricultural buildings • 3 double bedrooms • Rural, yet accessible location • Beautiful views • Additional 0.9Ha (2.3Ac) of grazing land

The Area
Rookhope is set within the valley of Weardale and is home to a small rural community. The village includes a popular, traditionally run public house, primary school, and a small village store whilst further facilities are found close by in the town of Stanhope (approximately 5 minutes by car).

Benefitting from a tranquil, relaxed, rural location with numerous outdoor pursuits readily on hand and the fantastic backdrop of the surrounding fells and moorland, together with the dynamic city attractions of Durham being within a short travelling distance, the location is ideal for a variety of purchasers. International Airports at both Newcastle and Durham Tees Valley offer both national and international travel and are both accessible within one hour’s drive. Mainline railway links are also available within a short travelling distance meaning that the village is suitably located for travel to the larger business centres of the region.

The Property
The current agricultural buildings are situated in a prominent position on a corner plot in Rookhope with open valley and rural landscape. Planning permission and listed building consent have been granted on the existing building to create a spacious detached family home with the added benefit of an attached 2.3 acres of land.

The proposed accommodation in brief comprises of kitchen with separate dining area and also separate living area to the ground floor along with a separate WC and utility room. Bedroom one, which benefits from an en-suite is also situated on the ground floor.

To the first floor are bedrooms two and three, which again both benefit from an en-suite and wet room. There is a second living area/study.

Property ref: 121_1601_4062057

Externally 
There is a garden to the front and rear of the property. There is also an additional 0.9Ha (2.3Ac) of grazing land accessed via a 5 bar gate attached to the property.

Planning Permission 
Full details for the planning permission for this development can be accessed through the Durham County Council planning portal using reference numbers DM/15/03476/LB and DM/15/03475/FPA.

Notes 
1. This property is Grade II listed
2. Public footpath running to front of the properties
3. Garage must be demolished and public footpath re-diverted as per the planning
4. The hay shed is to be demolished

Directions 
Travelling from Wolsingham head west on the A689 for approximately 9 miles travelling through the villages of Frosterley, Stanhope and on to Eastgate. On reaching the Cross Keys public house, turn right signposted for Rookhope . Continue on this road for approximately 3 miles and the site is located on the right on a sharp bend to the left.

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22 March 2016

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  • Riding Mill (12.9 mi)
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George F.White, Wolsingham

8 Front Street, Wolsingham, DL13 3AA

01388 334704 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Riding Mill (12.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

George F.White, Wolsingham

8 Front Street, Wolsingham, DL13 3AA

01388 334704 Local call rate

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