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Dean Bank, Ferryhill, Durham, DL17








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Key features

  • A large farmhouse with four double bedrooms
  • Three reception rooms
  • Ensuite, family bathroom and downstairs WC
  • Site extending to approx. 1.68 acres
  • A range of sizeable outbuildings/workshops
  • Ample off road parking
  • Superb country views


A substantial, four bedroom farmhouse boasting conservatory, three reception rooms and large kitchen with utility room, along with downstairs WC. The whole site extends to approximately 1.68 acres (0.68 Hectares) with pleasant, lawned gardens surrounding, ample off road parking and a range of sizeable outbuildings/work shops. Ripe for development, the property is in need of modernisation throughout.

The Property
Benefitting from surrounding countryside views, Low Hill House Farm is a substantial family home which is ripe for development and is in need of modernisation throughout. Having four, generous double bedrooms and three reception rooms, along with conservatory, this sizeable plot extends to approximately 1.68 acres (0.68 Hectares) and features a substantial steel frame open sided barn, along with two garages and office space, ideal for utilising as a workshop if required.

Approached via a sweeping track, a metal gate allows access to the properties grounds, leading to the rear gardens, ample off road parking and garages.

The main entrance is located to the rear of the property and leads into a UPVC constructed conservatory, which would make an ideal space for pots and plants, or providing the option for a further seating area. From the conservatory, a spacious hallway provides entry into all ground floor accommodation, along with a useful WC with wash hand basin and an understairs cupboard.

Situated to the right hand side are two reception rooms, one of which enjoys superb views over the surrounding gardens and beyond countryside, along with the other facing the rear elevation. Both having ample space for furnishings, the living room is light and airy throughout courtesy of the UPVC window with panelling detail facing the rear, the focal point of the room is the impressive multi fuel stove with stone inset and solid wood surround. The second reception room is generous in size and offers two floor to ceiling storage cupboards, along with UPVC window with panelling detail to the rear.

Returning to the hallway and situated to the left is a further reception room which could be utilised as a dining room and offers a UPVC window to the rear and side. Adjoining to the dining room, double doors lead into the kitchen which is fitted with a range of base units topped with contrasting worksurfaces and incorporating a Belfast sink with mixer tap. Being partially tiled to the walls and having tiled flooring, there are beams to the ceiling and a stone feature wall, which adds an abundance of charm to the room. A UPVC window facing the front aspect allows the room to be flooded with natural light and there is space for freestanding appliances such as a Range style cooker, fridge freezer and washing machine. Just off the kitchen is the utility room which benefits from windows to the front and side, as well as a door allowing access to the side there is further space for freestanding appliances.

Leading back to hallway, stairs rise to the first floor landing which boasts a large window enjoying spectacular views over the surrounding grounds and countryside. Facing the front is the generous sized master bedroom which benefits from dual windows to the front and side, along with ensuite facilities, comprising of low level WC, shower cubicle with mains fed shower. The room is fully tiled and there is a frosted window.

The second bedroom is also an excellent sized double which provides views to the rear enclosed gardens and beyond via front and side facing windows.

Bedroom three and four are both sizeable doubles, one of which faces the front and one to the rear, both having UPVC windows.
The family bathroom faces the rear is fitted with a low level WC, wash hand basin, panel enclosed jacuzzi bath with hand held shower over. The room is partially tiled throughout and there is a frosted window, along with a built in storage cupboard.

Externally the property is approached from the side elevation via a sweeping drive and having a metal gate allowing entry and extends to the rear of front of the property. To both the front and rear there are pleasant, good sized gardens which are laid to lawn and would make an ideal seating area in the spring and summer months.

The whole site extends to approximately 1.68 acres (0.68 Hectares) and is a mix of pleasant lawned gardens, hard standing and areas ideal for fruit and vegetables, or small animals. There are a range of useful outbuildings which could be ripe for development opportunities, subject to the necessary consents. Featuring a large steel frame open sided barn, excellent for the storage of garden machinery or equipment, there is also a double garage which has two roller doors and is currently being utilised as a work shop. Providing a separate office space and WC with sink, there is also a further lean to outbuilding which allows for further storage.

Living room - 4.61m x 4.92m
Lounge - 4.30m x 4.07m
Conservatory - 3.94m x 3.17m
Dining Room - 5.18m x 3.70m
Kitchen - 3.51m x 3.75m
Utility Room - 2.25m x 2.65m
Downstairs WC - 1.27m x 2.28m
Master Bedroom - 4.65m x 4.69m
Ensuite - 0.90m x 2.13m
Bedroom Two - 4.31m x 4.62m
Bedroom Three - 3.69m x 4.47m
Bedroom Four - 3.69m x 4.47m
Bathroom - 2.96m x 2.48m
Garages - 13.24m x 6.98m

The property is in need of full modernisation, along with majority, if not all of the windows needing to be replaced throughout.
The track leading to the property is owned by a third party and the property has a right of way over.

No due diligence has been performed in terms of planning permission and any interested parties are advised to perform their won due diligence in respect of this prior to sale.

Tenure & Possession
Freehold, with vacant possession upon completion.

EPC Rating
This property has been certified with an EPC Rating of F/33

Local Authority
Durham County Council

The property offers oil heating, mains water and electric, along with a private septic tank which is located on site.

The property offers ample off road parking via double garage and a area of hardstanding.

Broadband is not currently connected to the property. Mobile coverage is available, interested parties are advised to perform their own due diligence in respect of availability.

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Viewings are strictly by prior appointment with George F. White.

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Modern Method of auction
This property is for sale by the Modern Method of Auction. Should you view, offer or bid on the property, your information will be shared with the Auctioneer, iamsold Limited.

This method of auction requires both parties to complete the transaction within 56 days of the draft contract for sale being received by the buyer’s solicitor. This additional time allows buyers to proceed with mortgage finance. The buyer is required to sign a reservation agreement and make payment of a non-refundable.

Reservation Fee
This being 4.5% of the purchase price including VAT, subject to a minimum of £6,600.00 including VAT. The Reservation Fee is paid in addition to purchase price and will be considered as part of the chargeable consideration for the property in the calculation for stamp duty liability. Buyers will be required to go through an identification verification process with iamsold and provide proof of how the purchase would be funded.
Referral Arrangements

The Partner Agent and Auctioneer may recommend the services of third parties to you. Whilst these services are recommended as it is believed they will be of benefit; you are under no obligation to use any of these services and you should always consider your options before services are accepted. Where services are accepted the Auctioneer or Partner Agent may receive payment for the recommendation and you will be informed of any referral arrangement and payment prior to any services being taken by you.

Situated to the east of Bishop Auckland the property has excellent access both east and west on the A689 and is just 5 minutes drive away from junction 60 of the A1(M), the major north-south trunk road. In the immediate vicinity day to day facilities can be found at Newton Aycliffe or Ferryhill including schooling, shopping facilities and doctors and dental surgeries whilst Durham is but 20 minutes travel by car and Sedgefield and its renowned racecourse can be accessed in around 10 minutes.
In addition to it being ideally placed for commercial facilities, the rural areas of the North Pennines, Yorkshire Dales and North Yorkshire Moors are all within a easy reach of the property providing a full range of outdoor leisure and rural pursuits.


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Dean Bank, Ferryhill, Durham, DL17


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  • Bishop Auckland Station4.8 miles
  • Shildon Station5.1 miles
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George F.White, Durham

82 New Elvet Durham County Durham DH1 3AQ

George F.White, Durham

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