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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Botany Farmhouse, Baldersdale, Barnard Castle, Durham

Sold STC £280,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

• Self sufficient farmhouse with annexe requiring renovation • Exceptionally spacious detached 4 bedroom family home • 2 reception rooms plus kitchen and utility • Additional annexed accommodation • Workshop, garage and additional outbuildings

The Area
Botany Farmhouse is situated in Baldersdale which is dominated by Hury, Blackton and Balderhead reservoirs. The tranquil and rural setting belies the relative convenience of the location being just a few miles from the villages of Cotherstone and Romaldkirk beyond which lies the historic market town of Barnard Castle. Many of the renowned beauty spots of Teesdale are within a short drive of the property and include the attractions of North Yorkshire, the Lake District, Weardale and Northumberland.

For the commuter the A66, A67 and A1(M) provides links to the major commercial centres of the North East, Darlington Mainline Railway Station and Durham Tees Valley International Airport offer further communications with the rest of the country.

The Property
Botany Farmhouse is a striking property which occupies a rural location with open views. The property comprises a beautiful traditional farm house, separate annexe cottage, workshop/garage and gardens. The property requires updating but offers the potential to create a fabulous family home.

A wooden door leads into the side entrance hall having doors leading to the utility room/boot room and kitchen.

The kitchen is fitted with base and wall mounted storage units, large inglenook fireplace with Aga and a window over looking the side garden. There is ample space for a breakfast table and chairs and a door which leads into the inner hall.

From the traditional grand inner hall doors lead off to the remaining living accommodation, downstairs WC and there is access to the front of the property via the original entrance door.

There are two spacious and square reception rooms, both with high ceilings, fireplaces and views over the neighbouring scenery.

The staircase leads up to the first floor where there are three double bedrooms and a further single bedroom, all of the bedrooms enjoy views over open countryside. To the first floor there is a family bathroom and a separate shower room/WC.

The annexe offers excellent additional accommodation which complements the main farmhouse. Subject to obtaining the necessary consents the annexe could be utilised as a holiday cottage.

A stable door leads from the patio area into the entrance hall which provides access to the good size living room, kitchen and shower room/WC. To the first floor there are two double bedrooms, one with a feature fireplace with cast iron insert.

Property ref: 121_230_4253939

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01 November 2016

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