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3 bedroom barn conversion for sale

Byers Garth Farm, Sherburn House, Durham, Durham, DH1 2SN

Under Offer £270,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Courtyard barn conversion
  • Lounge with doors to garden
  • Exposed beams, superb kitchen
  • Large garden with open aspect
  • Ten minutes drive to Durham and A1M

Full description

We are delighted to offer to the market a barn conversion within a courtyard development of similar properties.
The property is a stone built single storey conversion creating a deceptive three bedroom bungalow, which has an excellent specification and is well presented throughout, and would suit many prospective purchasers including garden lovers, and those seeking good regional access without being situated in a suburban area.
The approach to the property is off the A688 and is up a long winding drive, across a small stone bridge over a stream and then rising up into the courtyard, The Smithy being the second property on the left. There is a gravelled parking area bounded by a stone wall, leading to the front door. The door leads into the reception area of the central hall which provides access to all of the rooms. There is a cloaks/utility cupboard immediately to the left and then the next door leads into the lounge. This is an impressive room with exposed beams in the vaulted ceiling,the freestanding log effect gas stove, the double aspect and the french doors leading out into the impressive garden we'll discuss later.
The next room along the hall is the Breakfasting Kitchen which is extensively fitted with units and has appliances including a gas hob with electric oven beneath and extractor hood over, a dishwasher and a fridge freezer. Both the Lounge and the kitchen enjoy an outlook over the lovely garden. The bedrooms are arranged at one end of the property and all are well proportioned, the master being spacious and having a large wardrobe cupboard and an en-suite shower room. The family bathroom is fitted with a stylish suite including a freestanding roll top bath, hand basin and a wc with a high level cistern with highly polished pipework which enhances the overall appearance.
The property has finishes in keeping with its character nature including the use of solid wood and slate in its flooring. Gas central heating and double glazing also feature in the specification.
The external specification is equally impressive. The property has a large garden which is hidden as you approach the property. Proceed through the french doors in the Lounge and the extensive lawns and variety of shrubs become beautifully evident, and being large enough to enjoy sunshine at all times of the day.
The location is another compelling attribute. A stone built courtyard development with a feeling of being in the countryside, accessed by a long winding drive, yet within 10 minutes drive from the centre of Durham, the A1M and an excellent network of roads to access local towns and villages.

Breakfasting Kitchen 
3.45m x 5.4m
Enjoying an outlook onto the garden the kitchen is fitted with an extensive range wall and base units with worksurface incorporating a stainless steel sink and drainer unit. Integrated cooking facilities include a gas hob with oven beneath and an extractor hood over. Other appliances include integrated fridge freezer and a dishwasher. The room is finished with a double radiator and slate flooring.

Utility Room 
With plumbing for washer/dryer. Floor and wall units and wall mounted central heating boiler.

Bedroom 1 
2.77m x 4.83m
An excellent size master bedroom with a large built in cupboard/wardrobe and access to the en-suite shower room. There is a double radiator and oak flooring.

En Suite Shower Room 
Fitted with a suite comprising a shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, wc, extractor fan, radiator, shaver point, Karndean flooring.

Bedroom 2 
2.74m x 3.5m
An attractive bedroom having a radiator and laminate flooring.

Bedroom 3 
2.74m x 2.82m
Another good bedroom which formerly accommodated a double bed. Radiator and laminate flooring.

This is room is quite eye catching with a freestanding roll top bath, wash hand basin and wc with a high level cistern. Highly polished pipework to both this and the hand basin complete the effect. The walls are partially tiled and there is a radiator

The external specification is as impressive as the living accommodation. There is a gravelled area to the front which provides parking space, bounded by a stone wall. This however gives no clue to the impressive garden to be found on the other side of the property. The garden is large has areas of lawn and stocks of many varieties of shrubs and plants. It runs down to a stream over which there is an additional strip of land. There are areas which offer good degrees of privacy and the generous size means that there are always areas that can catch any sunshine.

Entrance Hall 
The entrance hall offers a good entrance area at the front door and then provides access to all of the rooms. Radiator

Lounge/Dining Room 
4.88m x 5.28m
This is a lovely room with windows at both front and rear and french doors leading out to the impressive garden. There are many appealing and interesting features not least of which the revealed roof beams which are exposed in the vaulted ceiling. There is a log effect gas freestanding stove on one wall and the room is finished with oak flooring and two double radiators.

Lounge/Dining room. 

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06 August 2016

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