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3 bedroom farm for sale

Bridge House Farm, Ferryhill, County Durham

Sold STC £695,000

Property Description

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• Deceptively spacious three bedroom bungalow with land and outbuildings • Range of buildings with potential for alternative uses subject to consent • Arable and grassland extending in all to approximately 23.78 Hectares (58.75 Acres) • Freehold land benefitting from being subject to long leases • Development potential (subject to consents) • Close proximity to towns, cities and the A1(M) • Available as a whole or in three lots

The Area
Bridge House Farm lies just to the North of Ferryhill, ideally placed for the region’s transportation networks. To the east is the A1(M) beyond which the A19 can be found, both of which provide excellent communications north and south. The east coast mainline railway complemented by international airports at Newcastle and Durham Tees Valley offer further communications for the rest of the country. As well as being perfectly located for commercial centres, Bridge House Farm is well placed for exploring the region’s attractions including the east coast itself, Northumberland, North Yorkshire, Teesdale, Weardale and The Lake District. A broad range of shopping, educational and recreational facilities can be found within the surrounding centres of Newcastle, Durham, Middlesbrough and Sunderland as well as the more provincial market towns.

The Property
Bridge House Farm is a deceptively spacious brick built bungalow, in need of updating, which offers flexible and family sized accommodation. The adjoining land extends to approximately 2.78Ha (58.75Ac) in total and with the buildings the property offers an excellent opportunity to create a stunning family home. Situated in a secluded location off the A167 but in close proximity to the A1(M) the site offers excellent transport links and an opportunity to seek planning permission to develop the existing farm buildings into a superb development.

LOT 1— BRIDGE HOUSE FARM BUNGALOW, BUILDINGS AND 16.35 ACRES (SHOWN COLOURED PINK ON THE PLAN)

Bridge House Farm Bungalow
The bungalow can be accessed from the front via a solid oak door which leads into the spacious entrance hallway with parquet floor. To the left hand side is the living room also with parquet floor. A bay window overlooks the front garden and land, and there is a working open fire within a feature brick built surround.

The kitchen / dining room is situated to the rear of the property overlooking the rear garden and adjoining land. The kitchen is a small but functional space consisting of base and wall mounted units, the layout encourages use of the dining room and benefits from an open fire with back boiler.

There is also a useful utility area with WC, which offers space for white goods and could also be utilised as a boot room. There is also external access to the side of the property and there is an internal door leading into the single garage, which is complete with a covered inspection pit and an external wooden garage door.

The sleeping accommodation is all situated to the right hand side of the entrance hall and consists of three bedrooms and a family bathroom. With views over the farm and land, the master bedroom is a large double situated to the front of the property, providing ample space for freestanding wardrobes and drawers. The other two bedrooms are also both good sized doubles and situated to the rear of the property, again both with an open aspect. The family bathroom is situated to the rear and consists of a WC, hand basin and panelled bath. The floor and walls are tiled and there is a useful airing cupboard.

To the front of the bungalow is a driveway which leads to the single garage. The bungalow is bounded by stone and brick walls with two sides of fencing and hedges, offering additional privacy to the lawned front garden. This is easily maintained and has mature planted borders. To the rear of the bungalow the enclosed garden area is mainly laid to lawn.

LOT 2—42.40 Ac of Agricultural land (Shown coloured blue on the plan)

Lot 2 comprises of approximately 15.44 hectares (38.15 acres) of arable land and approximately 1.72 hectares (4.25 acres) of grass land. The land has the benefit of road frontage and separate access to Lot 1 from the A167.

LOT 3 — Freehold Long Leases (Shown on the plan for Lot 3

Lot 3 is various freehold long leases attached to approximately 5.83 acres of land. Covered by the long leases freehold is land known as Ferryhill Football ground and also a triangular area shown on the plan between the A167 and B6287, together with various property freeholds within the Bridge House Estate.

These assorted freeholds provide the opportunity to obtain peppercorn ground rents under a 999 year lease (with 869 years remaining). Further information is available on application to the office.

Property ref: 121_1601_4230106


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