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5 bedroom farm for sale

Stainmore Road, Bowes, County Durham

Under Offer £140,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 19.89 acres (8.05 hectares)
  • Traditional Farmhouse
  • Mixed Grassland
  • EPC F22

Full description

FOR SALE BY THE GREAT NORTH PROPERTY AUCTION STARTING BID FROM £140,000 PLUS RESERVATION FEE. BY KIND PERMISSION OF BCM. Viewings to take place on Wednesday 5th and Thursday 6th September between 1pm and 5pm by arrangement with the selling agent. An exciting opportunity to purchase a traditional farmhouse with mixed grassland extending to approximately 19.89 acres. Situated next to the west bound carriageway of the A66 on the edge of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The four/five bedroom farmhouse is in need of comprehensive renovation and refurbishment, but offers scope for excellent family accommodation along with a range of traditional and general purpose farm buildings. EPC rating (EER) F22.

Location & Amenities - An exciting opportunity to purchase a ring fenced stock farm extending to 19.89 acres, situated in stunning countryside on the edge of the North Pennines next to the A66 west bound carriageway.

Coach and Horses is situated next to the west bound carriageway of the A66 on the edge of the North Pennines, approximately 3 miles to the west of Bowes. Bowes has an active village community with village hall facilities, a popular primary school and pre-school nursery, public house and an historic castle dating from the 11th Century believed to have been built on the site of a Roman fort.

The nearby historic market town of Barnard Castle offers a good range of amenities, including national and local retailers, sports centre, state and private educational opportunities at both primary and secondary level, including Barnard Castle School. Barnard Castle also boasts a number of historical sites including a castle with Norman origins and the nationally renowned Bowes Castle Museum. There is a traditional weekly market and monthly farmers market held in the town centre, a library and a good range of public houses, tea shops and restaurants.

The North Pennines and Yorkshire Dales are within easy reach and provide an ideal environment for those keen on outdoor pursuits. For the commuter the A66 is easily accessed providing links to the major commercial centres of the North East and North West and the A1(M) is within close proximity. There is a main-line railway station at Darlington and regional and international flights available from Durham Tees Valley Airport and Newcastle International Airport.

The Farmhouse - The farmhouse has origins dating back to 1825, when the building served as a Public House and coaching inn. The property is of traditional stone and slate construction and offers spacious four/five-bedroom accommodation with four reception rooms, kitchen, pantry, utility room and bathroom. The property requires comprehensive renovation and refurbishment and occupies a prominent position on the holding with far reaching views. Approximately 19.89 acres (8.05 hectares) of mixed grassland which is classified as SDA land. Approximately 19.89 acres (8.05 hectares) of mixed grassland which is classified as SDA land.

Farm Buildings - 1.Timber garage (3.00m x 6.00m).
2.Timber stable block (3.50m x 9.00m)
3.Timber loosebox (4.20m x 8.50m)
4.Steel portal frame livestock building (11.90m x 18.00m) with lean to (7.50m x 18.00m)
5.Traditional stone building (6.30m x 5.00m)
6.Traditional stone building two storey (12.00m x 38.00m)
7.Steel portal frame livestock building (12.00 m x 18.00m)
8.Traditional stone building two storey (13.20m x 8.40m)
9.General purpose stone store (4.10m x 2.60m)
*All measurements are approximate

Basic Payment Scheme & Agri Environment Schemes - The land is registered under the Basic Payment Scheme. An appropriate number of SDA and Moorland entitlements will be made available at a cost of £250+ VAT per entitlement for the SDA Entitlements and £75 plus VAT per entitlement for the Moorland entitlements. There will be a charge of £350 + VAT to cover the cost of transferring the entitlements, payable by the purchaser. There are no Agri Environment schemes on the land.

Wayleaves Easements & Rights Of Way - Coach and Horses is sold subject to and with the benefits of all existing rights including rights of way, whether public or private, light, drainage, water and electricity supplies and all other rights, obligations, easements, quasi easements and all wayleaves or covenants, whether disclosed or not.

Sporting Rights - The sporting rights are excluded from the sale

Mineral Rights - The mineral rights are excluded from the sale.

Boundaries - The Vendors will only sell such interests as as they have in the boundary features

Tenure - Coach and Horses is sold freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Tenant Right Matters - The Vendors will make no claim for tenant right matters and there will be no allowance made for any dilapidations, if any.

Auction Terms & Conditions - This property is for sale by the Modern Method of Auction which is not to be confused with traditional auction. The Modern Method of Auction is a flexible buyer friendly method of purchase. Upon close of a successful auction or if the vendor accepts an offer during the auction, there is no fee taken by the auctioneer however the buyer will be required to put down a non-refundable Reservation Fee of 3.5% + VAT subject to a minimum of £5000 + VAT (£1000) = (£6000) which secures the transaction and takes the property off the market. Fees paid to the Auctioneer may be considered as part of the chargeable consideration for the property and be included in the calculation for stamp duty liability. Further clarification on this must be sought from your legal representative. The buyer will be required to sign an Acknowledgement of Reservation form to confirm acceptance of terms. Copies of the Reservation from and all terms and conditions can be found in the Legal Pack which can be downloaded for free from the auction section of our website or requested from our Auction Department. Please note this property is subject to an undisclosed reserve price which is generally no more than 10% in excess of the Starting Bid, both the Starting Bid and reserve price can be subject to change. Terms and conditions apply to the Modern Method of Auction, which is operated by Great North Property Auction powered by iam-sold Ltd. TO VIEW OR MAKE A BID - contact GSC Grays or visit:

Services - The farmhouse is connected to mains electricity, with a private drainage system to a septic tank and soakaway. The property has oil fired central heating and open fires. Water is supplied by a private spring fed supply. None of the services have been tested, therefore prospective purchasers must satisfy themselves as to their working order.

Areas & Measurements Etc - All areas, measurements and other information have been taken from various records and are believed to be correct but any intending purchaser(s) should not rely on them as statements of fact and should satisfy themselves as to their accuracy.

Health & Safety - Given the potential hazards of a working farm, we would ask that, for your own personal safety you be as vigilant as possible when making any inspections, particularly around the farm buildings.

Local Authority & Council Tax - Durham County Council Tel: 01833 690000. For Council Tax purposes the property is banded D.

Viewings & Bids - Strictly by appointment only via contact GSC Grays or visit:

Solicitor - Peter Blackett, BHP Law, Westgate House, Faverdale, Darlington, DL3 0PZ. Tel: 01325 466794

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