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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Oakwood House, Durham Road, Lanchester, Co Durham, DH7 0LD

Offers in Region of £775,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Equestrian Establishment
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Stabling
  • Paddocks
  • 12.5 Acres
  • EPC B

Full description

Rarely do equestrian establishments come as well equipped as Oak Wood. Its position between Lanchester and Durham makes it ideally suited to running a successful equestrian business, with a variety of paddocks for livery and excellent accessibility from Durham Road. The property benefits from quality block built stables and a recently constructed stone built spacious house providing luxury accommodation and enjoying excellent views of the valley immediately east of Lanchester. Access is easily gained from the A691 and the main sign is provided at the point of access.

The house was constructed in 2008 to provide light and airy accommodation to a high standard and has a planning occupation restriction for persons currently employed in equestrian use on the site and persons retired from such employment use. Copies of the planning consent are available at the agents offices.

The property has full uPVC double glazing and full central heating.

There is a solar system installed upon the stable roofs, providing economic power to the purchaser. Further details on request.

Ground Floor

Entry to the front elevation with a reception area having stable door, 3 way spotlighting and radiator with oak floor leading through to

Inner Hall
With oak flooring, quality baluster to the stairwell, telephone point and double radiator.

Through entry to

Large Dining Hall/Reception Hall
5.16m x 4.59m
Entry to the ground floor accommodation including twin door access to a large through lounge diner, double radiators.

The hall is of excellent size being an excellent circulation room for a variety of activities.

Lounge Diner
9.47 x 4.73
French doors to the south and to the lawned garden to the front, two double radiators with vertical window blinds and separate pedestrian access to the whole area.

4.15 x 4.14
An extremely well equipped kitchen with tiled flooring having modern medium oak wall and floor units together with larder units, inset American Fridge port, integral dishwasher and tiled splashbacks. Included in the sale is a Range Master gas fired cooker with burners, hot plate cooker and ovens with Belling extractor hood over.

Excellent views over the countryside to the south.

Through entry to

Utility Room
3.39 x 1.95m
Entered from the main entrance hall, with plumbing for washing machine, double radiator, kitchen base units/work surfaces and oak flooring leading through to

Ground Floor Shower Room
1.91 x 1.70
Corner entry shower, pedestal hand wash basin and low level WC.

7.21 x 3.59
Dry entry from the utility room with up and over door, complete with light and power.

First Floor

Stairs lead to a spacious landing providing light and airy accommodation with access to an extensive loft by means of pull down Slingsby ladder. The loft has a clear span 11.8m x 5.41m with light and power installed and subject to the necessary consents could provide adequate room for further extension. The landing area could provide adequate room for a further flight of stairs to the loft.

Master Bedroom
6.26 x 4.73 max
A large south facing bedroom with double radiator, central wall lights and fitted wardrobes

En Suite Bathroom
Low level WC, cabinetted hand wash basin with chrome towel rail and obscured window.

Bedroom Suite (south east)
5.21 x 4.15
A good sized bedroom with southerly views over open countryside, double radiator, wall and central lighting and TV point.

En Suite Shower Room
Corner entry shower, low level WC, hand wash basin and double radiator.


Access is taken from a side road with through entry for Northumbrian Water. The other road is owned with indirect entry to the main horse yard providing additional security. The main stabling arrangements provide two courtyard ranges. These ranges are built in block and modern tile to a high standard and complement each other well. Sitting in an easterly position from the house they are readily accessible for the purposes of inspection and the monitoring of stock.

The accommodation includes:
Two courtyard ranges including 8 boxes (12mx12m), 2 further boxes (4.87m x 3.66m) each of these two boxes having a subdivision for two ponies to each box, 4 further boxes to the second courtyard (10m x 12m) and 5 further boxes 2 in tandem (12m x 12m) in L-shaped format.

To the south of the site and accessible from the stables is an indoor arena (120' x 60') with sand and rubber tyre all weather surface including lighting. There is also an external sand school (60' x 100') with lighting.

There is ample parking for both eventing and general requirements. The property is well set up for both livery and the grazing of horses with a series of 4 owned paddocks more particularly described upon the attached plan. The site as a whole extends to 12.5 acres (5.05 hectares) or thereabouts.

The property is understood to be freehold with vacant possession subject to a right of access to Northumbrian Water.

Mains water, mains drainage, mains electricity and gas supply are available to the property.

The property has superior external lighting available to both the stables and house in addition to the sand school, both inside and out.

The house is surrounded by lawned gardens to north and south enjoying a perched position within the valley with excellent views over open countryside in a southerly direction.

(The liability for boundaries is unknown).


The Sale is exclusive of entitlements for SPS


The agents hold details of the planning approval for the dwelling and Oakwood Stables as of 10 April 2008 by Derwentside District Council Reference AR/1/2008/0037/DMFP

Solar PV

Details of the Solar Scheme (3.76 kw) including the annual verification statement are abailable for inspection at the agents offices.


Strictly by appointment through the selling agents.

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
22 January 2016


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