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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Lot 1 Northfield Farm, Bowes, Barnard Castle, Durham

Sold STC £400,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

Lot 1 - Attractive farm with a traditional house and buildings
• Stone built 3 bedroom farmhouse • Range of farm buildings • Meadow and pasture land • Sporting rights included • In all approximately 16.94 hectares (41.86Ac) • Further land available by separate negotiation (Lot 2)

The Area
Northfield Farm is situated approximately 3 miles from the market town of Barnard Castle, where there are numerous amenities close at hand. Barnard Castle is an historic market town supporting a range of shopping, educational and recreational facilities being dominated by the castle ruins, Bowes Museum and River Tees. Many of the attractions of Teesdale are within a short drive beyond which are the delights of North Yorkshire, the Lake District, Northumberland and the East Coast.

For the commuter the A66, A67 and A1 (M) provide links with 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
Northfield Farm comprises of a farmhouse, farm buildings and agricultural land. The land is set out in the field schedule included within these particulars.

Northfield Farmhouse is a traditional stone built property which requires a degree of modernisation but offers the opportunity to create an imposing family home.

A wooden door leads into the entrance hall which has the original stone flag floor and doors leading off the living accommodation. To the front of the property there are two reception rooms which both have open fires and windows overlooking the front garden.

The kitchen lies to the rear of the property and is fitted with a range of base and wall mounted storage units and a stainless steel sink. There is space for an electric cooker and additional white goods. A feature of this room is the large stone fireplace and window which overlooks the rear garden.

To the first floor there are three bedrooms and a family bathroom/WC. The master bedroom is a generous double room lying to the front of the property with two windows which look over the farmyard and the fields beyond.

The second bedroom also lies to the front of the property and is a further good sized double room having a window overlooking the farmyard and fields and a feature fireplace. The third bedroom is a good sized single room which lies to the rear of the property and has a T fall roof with Velux roof light and low level window.

The family bathroom/WC has T fall roof with roof light and low level window, bath with shower over, WC and hand wash basin.

To the front of the property is a garden which is enclosed by stone walling with a wrought iron gate leading onto a pathway which leads up to the main entrance door. To the rear of the property is an additional garden area which has access to the land and outbuildings.

Also to the rear of the property is an additional room which has stone flagged floor and window looking out to the rear. This room is currently utilised as a pantry and has plumbing for a washing machine.

Property ref: 121_230_3805130


Living Room 
14' 5" x 13' 9" (4.39m x 4.19m)

Dining Room 
14' 5" x 15' 3" (4.39m x 4.65m)

8' 10" x 13' 11" (2.69m x 4.24m)

9' x 11' 11" (2.74m x 3.63m)

Bedroom One 
14' 5" x 19' 6" (4.39m x 5.94m)

Bedroom Two 
14' 8" x 13' 9" (4.47m x 4.19m)

Bedroom Three 
8' 11" x 14' (2.72m x 4.27m)

9' x 12' (2.74m x 3.66m)

To the west and south of the farmhouse are a range of traditional and modern buildings. These include a range of traditional stone buildings together with more recent concrete block and timber buildings.

The subject property is accessed directly from the A67 down the farm track leading to Northfield Farm. The track also provides access to the owner of Lot 2 to access the land to the front of the property.

Third Party Rights 
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, water, drainage, water courses and other easements, quasi or reputed easements and rights of adjoining owners, if any, affecting the same, and all existing proposed wayleaves and all other matters
registered by any competent authority pursuant to statute.
The mine and minerals are excluded on the former railway line which intercepts the northern part of the subject property. There are also rights reserved to Network Rail.

The property is served by mains electricity and water. Drainage is to a septic tank.

Sporting and Mineral Rights 
It is understood that the sporting rights are included with the freehold of the property. Mineral rights across the dis-used railway line are reserved to a third party.

Property Information Pack CD 
A property information pack CD is available upon request.

The property is currently rated ‘F’

From the centre of Barnard Castle proceed down The Bank and over the County Bridge bearing around to the right. Take the first principal turning on the left-hand side towards Bowes/Brough (A67). Proceed for approximately 2 miles, turning to the right immediately after crossing the railway bridge. The turning will be identified by a George F White ’For Sale’ board. Follow the track for approximately half a mile.

Viewing of the house, buildings and land is strictly by appointment with the agent. Please call 01833 690390 to arrange an appointment.

The Land 
The land extends to approximately 41.86 acres (16.94 hectares) of meadow and grazing land..

The seller is aware of the silage bales which are located in one of the fields. These will not be removed prior to the sale and will be left in situ.

Method of Sale 
Northfield Farm is offered for sale in 2 Lots. Interested parties are advised to register their interest with the selling agent at an early stage as a closing date may be set following initial marketing.

Basic Payment Scheme 
The land has been registered for the Basic Payment Scheme, however the vendor does not own the Entitlements and therefore no entitlements are included in the sale. The current tenant of the land has the entitlements to sell at market value. Any buyer interested in purchasing the tenant’s Entitlements should contact George F White. The purchaser will be able to claim Basic Payment in 2016 if they have Entitlements available.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
23 February 2016


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