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3 bedroom property for sale

The Grove, Satley, Bishop Auckland, DL13

Offers in Region of £300,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Stunning Woodland Area
  • EPC Grade = F
  • Idyllic Rural Location
  • Stone Built Property
  • 0.75 Acre Site
  • Parking Spaces
  • Babbling Brook
  • Two Large Reception Rooms
  • En-suite To Master

Full description

Being surrounded by local woodland with a small stream running through this idyllic and picturesque setting is sure to charm and impress. This stone fronted former quarryman's cottage, dating back to the early 1800's offers beautifully proportioned living space with two generous reception rooms, farmhouse style kitchen and three bedrooms including master with en-suite and a family bathroom/WC. The property is one of three original Quarryman's cottages built in this secluded Hamlet in the early 1800's and later extended to form the property it is today.
EPC Grade = F


Located just off the B6296 on the outskirts of Satley Village and approximately 20 minutes commute to Durham City and 40 Minutes to Newcastle Upon Tyne (source AA Route Planner).


Entered via a stone built vestibule into an impressively proportioned dining room with exposed beam ceiling and open plan spindled staircase to first floor, an internal hallway with built in storage cupboards and cloaks/WC leads into the farmhouse style kitchen and into a most impressive (26ft X14ft4) lounge with full height picture window to the gable end optimising the stunning and picturesque views over the garden. The lounge also has feature exposed ceiling beams and feature stone wall with stone slab hearth housing a hopper fed wood pellet/Bio Fuel stove/boiler. To the first floor are three double bedrooms, with the master and second bedroom being particularly generous. The master bedroom has an en-suite shower room and there is a modern refitted family bathroom/WC with matching 'His & Hers' vanity sink and exposed stone wall.

Clients Comments

Our client grew up in the property and when asked why he enjoyed his time there his comments were as follows. My memory of growing up in The Grove is the view from both the bedroom window and the lounge window over the patio onto the garden. In addition, the small stream running through the garden was a focus for quiet relaxation.

Ground Floor

Entrance Porch

Stone built porch with tiled flooring and double glazed window to front.

Dining Room 14' 4" x 23' 6" (4.37m x 7.16m )

Sash window to front, two UPVC double glazed windows to rear, two central heating radiators, open beam ceiling and spindle staircase to first floor.


Fitted with a range of solid wood farmhouse style kitchen units with granite work tops incorporating integrated electric oven and hob with extractor canopy over, one and a half bowl sink unit with mixer taps, space and plumbing for automatic washing machine, tiled flooring, part tiled walls and window to front.

Lounge 14' 4" x 26' 0" (4.37m x 7.92m )

A stunning reception room with tall windows and patio door to the gable end looking out across the gardens to the woodland beyond. Not overlooked by any neighboring properties with additional windows to the front elevation flooding the room with natural light. With exposed beam ceiling, stone slab fireplace and feature exposed stone walling the room is heated by two central heating radiators and wood pellet fueled stove burner.


fitted with low level wc and hand wash basin with tiled splash and built in storage cupboard.


Giving access to all ground floor rooms with walk in storage cupboard.

First Floor


with fitted storage cupboard to the length of one wall providing superb storage space.

Master Bedroom 17' 5" x 15' 1" (5.31m x 4.6m )

Sash window to front and two UPVC double glazed windows to rear, central heating radiator and door leading to en-suite:-

Master En-Suite

En-suite shower room with step in shower with main power shower over, pedestal sink, bedet and wc with part tiled walls and flooring and sash window to front.

Bedroom 14' 2" x 12' 5" (4.32m x 3.78m )

UPVC double glazed window to side elevation and two sash windows to front, central heating radiator and built in robes.

Bedroom 15' 1" x 14' 0" (4.6m x 4.27m )

Sash window to front and exposed stone wall.

Shower Room

With power shower, tiled walls and flooring and central heating radiator.

Family Bathroom / WC

Modern refitted bathroom suite comprising of 'His & Hers' vanity basins, panel bath and wc with part tiled walls, sash window to front and tiled flooring.


Occupying a site of approximately 0.75 Acre, surrounded by mature woodland with a small stream running through. Accessed by a shared driveway leading to off street parking for two to three cars.


Mains water and sewerage, Central heating is via an 'eco friendly' biomass pellet fuelled boiler/stove which our client informs us may qualify for certain financial/government grants we are awaiting further details of this and should be independently verified prior to purchase.


Northumbria Water does have access rights across the site to access a local water treatment facility beyond the grounds of the property.


We endeavour to make our sales particulars accurate and reliable, however, they do not constitute or form part of an offer or any contract and none is to be relied upon as statements of representation or fact. Any services, systems and appliances listed in this specification have not been tested by us and no guarantee as to their operating ability or efficiency is given. All measurements have been taken as a guide to prospective buyers only, and are not precise. Please be advised that some of the particulars may be awaiting vendor approval. If you require clarification or further information on any points, please contact us, especially if you are traveling some distance to view. Fixtures and fittings other than those mentioned are to be agreed with the seller.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
27 July 2017


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