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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Woodland, Bishop Auckland, County Durham

Under Offer £420,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached House
  • Three Bedrooms
  • Grazing/Meadow Land
  • 9.30 acres (3.76 Ha)
  • Farm Buildings
  • Oil Fired Central Heating
  • EPC (EER) D 62

Full description

Fines House Farm is a detached three bedroom house offering a good range of traditional buildings contained within a 3.76 ha (9.30 acres) site incorporating grazing and meadow land, gardens and buildings. The property has a very pleasant south facing aspect enjoying far-reaching views over lower Teesdale and beyond. Fringing the village of Woodland, it has excellent access to Barnard Castle and Darlington. EPC Rating (EER) D62.

Situation - Fines House Farm is situated on the outskirts of Woodland and enjoys a fantastic position boasting un-interrupted countryside views. Barnard Castle 9 miles, Bishop Auckland 10 miles, Darlington 23 miles, Durham 23 miles, Durham Tees Valley Airport 28 miles, A1 (M) 17 miles. Please note all distances are approximate. Main line train stations at Darlington and Durham, with international airports at Durham Tees Valley, Newcastle and Leeds Bradford. The A1 (M) is easily accessible, bringing many areas within commuting distance.

Amenities - The village of Woodland sits high on the slopes of the lower Teesdale valley, on the edge of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and affords stunning views of the surrounding area. The village, which is ideally situated for access to the popular market towns of Barnard Castle and Bishop Auckland, has a well-stocked shop, post office and pub. There is also a primary school, with secondary schools close by in Barnard Castle, Staindrop and Bishop Auckland. Theatres can be found at Darlington and Richmond. Horse racing at York, Sedgefield, Catterick and Ripon. Motor sport at Croft. Golf at Barnard Castle, Headlam, Richmond and Darlington.

Description - A detached three bedroom house offering a good range of traditional buildings contained within a 3.76 ha (9.30 acres) site incorporating grazing and meadow land, gardens and buildings. The internal accommodation briefly comprises: lounge, dining room, study, conservatory, kitchen, utility/wc, first floor landing, three bedrooms and a bathroom.

Accommodation - The accommodation comprises:

Conservatory - 5.82m x 1.96m (19'1" x 6'5") - With double glazed panels sitting over a stone footing, the conservatory gives a pleasant access to the main living accommodation

Entrance Lobby - With doors off to principal room and staircase to the first floor.

Lounge - 5.2m x 4.01m (17'1" x 13'2") - A lovely room with aspect to the south, cast iron multi fuel stove, attractive wooden surround and tiled hearth, TV point and door to study.

Kitchen - 4.65m x 3.41m (15'3" x 11'2") - Having a good range of wall and floor units with oak fronted doors, working surfaces with tiled splashbacks and incorporating sink unit with mixer tap, range style double oven with 8 ring gas hob, space for tumble dryer and plumbing for dishwasher and washing machine.

Dining Room - 6.63m x 3.2m (21'9" x 10'6") - The dining room is a through room with elevated rear area which is an ideal snug or study. The dining area faces south and has lovely views across the garden and land.

Study - 5.35m x 1.59m (17'7" x 5'3") - An excellent and versatile space located off the living room and to the rear, with window and telephone point.

Utility And Wc - 2.66m x 1.32m (8'9" x 4'4") - With further external access and separate WC, this space allows for further cloaks storage, freezer etc.

First Floor Landing - With doors leading off to the first floor accommodation.

Bedroom One - 4.3m x 4.14m (14'1" x 13'7") - Having a delightful aspect overlooking the land and countryside beyond, this is a well proportioned room and also with overstairs cupboard providing storage/robe space, access to loft void.

Bedroom Two - 4.06m x 2.85m (13'4" x 9'4") - Again, with aspect to the front and access to further loft void.

Bedroom Three - 5.58m x 2.02m (18'4" x 6'8") - To the rear, an 'L' shaped room. Measurements given maximum dimensions.

Bathroom - With modern white suite comprising free standing roll top bath on claw feet, separate quadrant shower with electric unit and tiled splashbacks, wash-hand basin with cupboard below and separate low-level flush w.c.

Externally -

Workshop - 4.93m x 3.77m (16'2" x 12'4") - Adjoining the kitchen and with light and power,

Store - 3.69m x 2.97m (12'1" x 9'9") - With through access from the workshop and providing excellent additional storage space.

Gardens - The house garden lies to the south of the house and is wonderfully presented with well stocked borders, ornamental pond and gravelled pathways. To the east side of the house there is a vegetable garden and planted fruit trees.

The Land - The land is shown edged red on the plan attached and extends to 3.765 ha (9.30 acres) in total, incorporating the house, gardens and buildings. The land also includes part of the lane leading to Lunton Hill Farm over which access is given.
The land is divided into six sensible grazing paddocks and has mains water supply available. The present owners have undertaken a significant amount of hedge planting under two separate grant schemes, the legacy of which will be passed onto the purchasers.

Buildings - Located to the east side of the house are several buildings of note:
Milk House - 3.5m x 2.71m
Hay Shed -10.82m x 5.64m
Adjoining stores
Timber calf shed - 6.5m x 4.98m
General purpose shed - 5.75m x 5.24m
Additionally, there is an assortment of smaller storage sheds, kennels and former bull pen.

Rights Of Way, Wayleaves And Easements - There is a public right of way across the access road to Lunton Hill Farm.

Services - Mains services of electricity and water are connected. Foul drainage is to a septic tank. The central heating system is oil fired with supplementary heating provided by the solid fuel burner.

Tenure - The property is offered freehold with vacant possession on completion.

Local Authority - Durham County Council Tel: 03000 26 00 00.

Council Tax - For Council Tax purposes the property is banded E.

Viewings - Strictly by appointment only via the Agents GSC Grays Tel: 01833 637000.

Particulars - Particulars written and photographs taken October 2016.

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14 October 2016


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