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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Lanehead, Bishop Auckland, Durham

Guide Price £325,000

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Tenure: Freehold

The Express Estate Agency is proud to offer this REALISTICALLY PRICED Traditional stone 3 Bedroom House attached to a 4 Star Holiday Cottage – all interest and OFFERS are INVITED.

At 1,400ft above sea level, the property is said to have been built on the site of the highest of all the Norman summer hill farms developed in the 1200s.
Blakeley Field is a traditional stone 3 bedroom house which is attached to a up and running 4 STAR 2 bedroom holiday cottage. There is potential for further development within the property which boasts countryside views, with its positioning in the heart of the North Pennines area,

STONE HOUSE comprises of:

Kitchen - with an original range and log burning stove, complemented by a modern range cooker, a walk-in pantry and space for both a dining table and arm chairs

Utility Room – with low level flush WC

Lounge – with open fire and original beams.

2 Double Bedrooms – one of the Bedrooms has its own En-suite

1 Single Bedroom

Family Bathroom


Workshop attached

Above this there is potential for further development (Subject to planning permission)

4 “STAR” RATED COTTAGE comprises of:

2 Bedrooms - both on the ground floor with exposed stone walls

1 of the bedrooms with an En- suite shower room

Separate Bathroom

Kitchen dining Room – this is on the ground floor with fitted wall and base units, and integral appliances

Upstairs is the lounge- with old hayloft window with views to the moors beyond.

The holiday cottage is an already established business and within the summer months it is almost impossible to secure a booking. For more information on the business, and the potential a buyer may have with this property, please follow this website given:


The property is surrounded by open land and a separate entrance from the holiday cottage, leads out to private patio with outdoor dining area. The main property includes a summer house and various lawn areas with plants and shrubs.
The property is approached along a private track which leads to ample parking for guests and or visitors of the property.


Lanehead lies beyond the busy Durham Dales towns of Stanhope and Wolsingham, which offer a variety of shops, restaurants and services, and is close to the popular Killhope Lead Mining Museum. There are many other cultural, historic and natural attractions in County Durham and beyond to visit.

The Property is a popular choice for walkers, cyclists and bird watchers providing panoramic views of the surrounding moorland areas.

Early viewing is highly recommended due to the property being realistically priced.



These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate are set out as a general guideline and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. Intending Purchasers should not rely on them as statements of representation of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their accuracy. Please note that we have not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures, fittings or services including gas central heating and so cannot verify they are in working order or fit for their purpose. Furthermore, Solicitors should confirm moveable items described in the sales particulars and, in fact, included in the sale since circumstances do change during the marketing or negotiations. Although we try to ensure accuracy, if measurements are used in this listing, they may be approximate. Therefore if intending Purchasers need accurate measurements to order carpeting or to ensure existing furniture will fit, they should take such measurements themselves. Photographs are reproduced general information and it must not be inferred that any item is included for sale with the property.

To be confirmed by the Vendor’s Solicitors

Vacant possession upon completion

Viewing strictly by appointment through The Express Estate Agency

Property ref: 121_1697_4291074

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Added on Rightmove:
04 November 2016

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