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2 bedroom barn conversion for sale

Beech Lodge, 3 Scripton Farm, Brancepeth, County Durham

Sold STC £325,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Well-Presented Barn Conversion
  • Two En-Suite Bedrooms
  • Parking and Garden
  • Rural yet Convenient Location

Full description

Accommodation in Brief
Hall | Kitchen/Dining Room | Sitting Room | Cloakroom/WC | Master Bedroom with En-Suite | Second Bedroom with En-Suite


The Property
Beech Lodge is a beautifully-presented barn conversion, part of an exclusive development created from traditional outbuildings associated with Scripton Farm. This impressive home provides well-proportioned rooms with an abundance of charm and character combined with contemporary fixtures and fittings, underfloor heating on the ground floor and stylish décor. Beech Lodge, which is situated close to the sought-after village of Brancepeth, offers a delightful rural home with glorious open views yet within easy reach of all the amenities of local villages, the historic city Durham and other surrounding centres.

A half-glazed door opens into a welcoming hall which has attractive stone flooring and a contemporary oak and glass staircase leading up to the first floor. To one side of the hall there is a spacious dual-aspect sitting room with windows to the front and side fitted with plantation shutters, a feature reclaimed brick fireplace with multi-fuel stove and attractive oak flooring. To the other side of the hall there is a fabulous dual-aspect kitchen/dining room which is fitted with a range of high-quality painted units with granite work surfaces and an island unit with wood work top. The kitchen enjoys views over the front garden and rear courtyard and includes a double Belfast sink, range-style cooker, integrated dishwasher, is plumbed for a washing machine and has space for a dryer, American-style fridge/freezer and wine cooler. The kitchen also has a generous storage cupboard in the kitchen which houses the boiler and a door leading out to the rear courtyard. A downstairs cloakroom/WC completes the ground floor accommodation.

The stairs from the hall lead up to the first floor where there is a landing that is bathed in natural light from an overhead Velux window. The stunning master bedroom has a vaulted ceiling and benefits from a dressing area with a range of fitted drawers and wardrobe, a stylish freestanding double-ended bath set on contrasting flooring and an en-suite fully-tiled shower room. The second bedroom, which also has a characterful vaulted ceiling, has two generous fitted cupboards and an en-suite shower room with shower, wash hand basin and WC.

Beech Lodge is approached along a shared drive which leads to electric wrought iron gates that open to a generous gravelled parking and turning area to the front of the house.

The main garden lies to the front where there is a large lawn with mature trees and an open outlook over surrounding countryside. Adjacent to the house there is a large flagstone terrace which continues to one side of the property. The terrace offers an ideal space to enjoy the tranquil setting and for outdoor entertaining. To the rear of the property there is a charming gravelled courtyard with estate fencing.

Local Information
Brancepeth is a picturesque old estate village located within a conservation area that has the medieval Brancepeth Castle and attractive 12th century St Brandon's village church at its centre. The village offers a range of amenities with the championship 18-hole Brancepeth Castle golf course, regarded as one of the finest in the North-East of England, and an active Village Hall that hosts a variety of activities, while there are also occasional open-air theatre productions and concerts at Brancepeth Castle. Local amenities are available in nearby Meadowfield and Langley Moor, while Durham is within easy reach and provides comprehensive cultural, recreational, shopping and professional services.

For schooling, there is a choice of local primary schools in the nearby villages of Brandon, Meadowfield and Langley Moor while senior schooling is offering in Willington. Durham also offers a selection of primary and secondary schools together with a choice of private day and boarding schools.

For the commuter, Brancepeth is well placed as the A690 provides excellent road connections to Durham City Centre and to the A1(M) which provides access north and south to Newcastle and Darlington. The rail station in Durham offers main line services to major UK cities north and south and Newcastle International Airport is also within easy reach.

Approximate Mileages
Brancepeth Village 0.8 miles | Durham Rail Station 4.6 miles | Bishop Auckland 7.9 miles | A1(M) J61 8.9 miles | Darlington 17.3 miles | Newcastle City Centre 21.2 miles | Newcastle International Airport 27.1 miles

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26 October 2016

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