4 bedroom equestrian facility for sale

Old Station Yard, Langley Park, Durham, County Durham

Sold STC £595,000

Property Description

Full description

• Spacious detached property with land and stabling • 4 Bedrooms • 3 Reception rooms plus kitchen/diner • Timber constructed stable block • Ample off road parking • Pleasant, private gardens • Land extending to approximately 4.08 hectares (10.1 acres) • No onward chain

The Area
The property is located on the outskirts of Langley Park offering a rural outlook whilst maintaining exceptional links for those wishing to commute to Durham and the region’s business centres. Austin House is situated less than half a mile by car from the centre of Langley Park which has a range of day to day facilities such as grocery shops, infant and junior schools, post office, doctors and dentist surgeries.

The Property
Austin House is a well presented spacious detached property offering superb equestrian facilities situated on the outskirts of Langley Park. The property was originally built in the 1850’s, and was initially 3 separate cottages in which resided railway workers for Witton Gilbert Station. The property was later developed in the early 1970’s to provide a unique family home which offers flexible accommodation. Much improved and upgraded by the current owners it is ideally suited to a variety of purchasers.

The main entrance to the property leads into the reception hallway with stairs which lead to the first floor landing. To the left hand of the entrance lies the dining room which is of generous proportions, offering high ceilings and is open plan to the living room at the rear of the property. Accessed from the dining room is the sitting room which includes an impressive cast iron open fireplace with slate tiled hearth whilst the stripped wooden flooring contributes to the character of the property. The sitting room is flooded with natural light courtesy of the dual aspect windows to the front and side elevations.

The living room is open plan to the dining room, and is located to the rear of the property. The open plan layout ideally suits family living, whilst two separate fully glazed doors provide access onto the rear patio and gardens. The ground floor is also serviced by WC facilities accessed from the reception hallway.

To the right of the entrance hall is the kitchen, which is fitted with a range of solid oak wall and base mounted storage units, topped with granite countertops which incorporate a Porcelain sink with drainer unit extending into the worktops and mixer tap. Integral appliances include full height fridge/freezer, electric 4 ring hob with extractor over and electric oven. The focal point to the kitchen is the cream AGA set within a tiled inglenook for cooking and hot water. The kitchen enjoys a dual aspect to the front and side elevations overlooking the turning circle to the front and the stables. Spotlights to the ceiling provide a contemporary contrast, whilst the kitchen also features tiled flooring which continues into the useful pantry cupboard. The utility room/indoor tack room is accessed from the kitchen and features a Belfast sink and plumbing for washing machine and saddle racks alongside storage space.

Returning to the reception hallway, stairs rise to the first floor landing which also features a large cupboard providing useful storage and an airing cupboard. The landing area is also light due to the dual aspect to the front and rear of the property.

The master bedroom is a double of generous proportions benefitting from a dual aspect to the front and side. The second bedroom is a double and is situated to the front elevation, whilst the third and fourth bedrooms are also doubles of good proportions both with dual aspects.

The family bathroom is fitted with a white suite comprising low level WC, wash hand basin set upon a pedestal, bidet, panel enclosed bath and separate shower cubicle with mains fed power shower. The first floor also benefits from a further shower room, fitted with a modern white suite comprising low level WC, wash hand basin set upon a pedestal and walk in shower cubicle with mains fed power shower. Heated via a chrome towel rail plus under floor heating, the shower room is lit via spot lights inset within the ceiling. Both the bathroom and the shower room are fitted with RHL Warm Fresh Air Dehumidifiers.

Property ref: 121_1601_4193275

Measurements 

Living Room 
8.56m x 3.66m (28' 1" x 12')

Dining Room 
4.79m x 3.82m (15' 9" x 12' 6")

Sitting Room 
4.23m x 4.81m (13' 11" x 15' 9")

Kitchen 
4.26m x 6.81m (14' x 22' 4")

Utility Room/Indoor Tack Room 
3.82m x 1.60m (12' 6" x 5' 3")

Bedroom One 
3.73m x 4.82m (12' 3" x 15' 10")

Bedroom Two 
4.23m x 3.59m (13' 11" x 11' 9")

Bedroom Three 
3.88m x 4.82m (12' 9" x 15' 10")

Bedroom Four 
3.88m x 3.48m (12' 9" x 11' 5")

Bathroom 
2.87m x 3.68m (9' 5" x 12' 1")

Shower Room 
3.61m x 2.76m (11' 10" x 9' 1")

Externally 
To the front of the property is hard standing and a pleasant turning circle which allows parking for several vehicles. The purpose built horse shoe stable block is situated to the front of the property, and comprises eight 12” x 12” stables and one 16” x 16” stable alongside a sheltered hard standing providing ideal carriage storage/parking. There is an external tack room attached to the house fitted with a Belfast sink and saddle racks. Directly to the rear of the stable block is an agricultural pole barn and a timber shed, whilst the 40” x 20” fenced outdoor sand and rubber arena is located in the adjacent field. Immediately to the rear of the property are the pleasant gardens which are stocked with a variety of mature shrubbery and flowering borders. The patio area incorporated within the gardens enjoys superb views over the farmland and provides an ideal area for entertaining.

Land 
Beyond the gardens, the land is currently divided into manageable paddocks, whilst a further separate field can be accessed via a neighbouring properties track. In total the land measures in the region of 4.08 hectares (10.1 acres) edged red on the enclosed plan.

Clawback 
The land is sold subject to a claw back of 25 years at 50% of any uplift in value for anything non-agricultural and non-equestrian. The claw back will be triggered and paid at the point of sale with planning or implementation of planning.

(EPC) EEC next to EIR 

Notes 
1. Austin House benefits from a right of access over the neighbouring properties track to access the nearby field. Shown in yellow on the enclosed plan.

2. Austin House owns the land to the front of the property edged in green on the enclosed plan.

3. The access road into Wallnook Grange (edged in blue) is not owned nor maintained by the property.

4. Austin House is sold subject to a reserved right of access of agricultural purposes between points A and B on the enclosed plan.

5. The enclosed plan is for illustration purposes only

6. The property is fitted with photo voltaic panels with a total output of 2.2KW which receive a transferable feed in tariff.

7. The property has a gas central heating system with thermostatic valves throughout

8. Drainage is to a private septic tank

9. Council tax banding is F

Directions 
From central Durham take the A691 towards Witton Gilbert and Lanchester. Turn left at the petrol garage towards Langley Park and on reaching the village signs turn left into Wallnook Lane. Follow the road and turn right at the blue cycle route sign. The property is straight ahead.

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18 July 2016

Nearest stations

  • Durham (3.5 mi)
  • Chester-le-Street (5.0 mi)
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8 Front Street, Wolsingham, DL13 3AA

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Nearest stations

  • Durham (3.5 mi)
  • Chester-le-Street (5.0 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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