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5 bedroom farm house for sale

Sadberge Road, Sadberge, Darlington, DL2

Sold STC £650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Large Detached Farmhouse
  • Set In 5.77 Acres (2.34 Ha)
  • Luxury Eco Lodge Currently Used As A Holiday Let
  • Agricultural Barn
  • Enclosed Paddocks With Scope For A Training Manège
  • Stable Block Used As A Gym, With Hot Tub & Sauna
  • Business Opportunity
  • Fantastic Location With Good Travel Links
  • Close To Outsanding Local Schools
  • Large Wildlife Pond

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Property
Midway farm is an exceptional property set in 5.7 acres of land, and comes with a range of benefits making it an ideal family home.

The spacious farmhouse has been extended providing large, flexible family accommodation. It boasts five large double bedrooms, four modern bathrooms, four reception areas, and a modern kitchen/diner with large utility room. Heated by gas central heating, double glazing throughout and solar panels installed, the property is extremely energy efficient.

Externally there is a purpose built, luxury, two bedroom Eco Lodge, which is currently being utilised as a holiday let. Offering a fantastic business opportunity. With planning permission to replace the lodge with a 2 bedroom brick built bungalow, the lodge could easily be utilised as a place for extended family to live, as is, or as a bungalow if desired.

The property also boasts several other buildings, use two stable blocks that’s have been converted into a gym with sauna, hot tub room, shower room and a seperate games room. There is also a enormous agricultural barn/garage with electric supply. All outbuildings are fully alarmed. To the rear of the property, there are further wooden outbuildings including a five bay dog kennel, a peacock house and polytunnel.

Local Area
Midway Farm is surrounded by stunning landscapes and is nestled in between the two beautiful villages of Sadberge and Middleton St George. The villages offer a range of local amenities including village shops, schools, pubs and much more.

The property is within the catchment area for several fantastic primary and secondary schools, including St George’s Primary School in Middleton St George, and Hurworth Secondary School in Hurworth village, both rated outstanding by Ofsted. The nearby market town of Yarm is just a short drive away, offers first class private education at Yarm School and Teesside High School.

The popular town Darlington is just a 5 minute drive away, offering a large range of shops, supermarkets, leisure facilities and bars and restaurants.

The property has fantastic travel links, with Durham Tees Valley airport just 1 mile away and Darlington train station just 2 miles away. It is also conveniently located to the A1 and A66 giving easy access to Teesside within just 10 minutes!

The farmhouse is approached by gated entrance leading to an extremely large gravelled private driveway, with hard standing parking area and central water fountain, which remains in full working order. The fountain is a stunning focal point.

Briefly, the property comprises of; entrance hall with flag stone floor, useful storage cupboards, stairs leading up to the first floor and doors providing access to ground floor rooms.

The modern kitchen/diner lies to the front of the property, with windows to two elevations, the room is flooded with natural light. Continuing flag stone floor, the kitchen is fitted with a range of cream, farmhouse style base and wall units, solid wood worktops, Belfast sink and central island. There is an integrated dishwasher, electric Range style cooker with four rings, griddle and warmer and space for a freestanding refrigerator/freezer. There is ample space for a large dining table ideal for family dining or entertaining.

Off the kitchen, there is an open reading area, with patio doors leading to the rear deck (4m x 3m) with outstanding countryside views. It also gives access to both the utility room and fully tiled downstairs shower room with WC, wash basin and corner shower cubicle. The utility room has wall mounted and base units with worktop space, single drainer stainless steel sink, space for a tumbler dryer and plumbing to accommodate two washing machines. There is a window overlooking the rear gardens and a door leading to the side of the property.

The large, bright ‘L’ shaped living/dining room has dual aspect windows with sitting area and formal dining space. A fireplace and surround provides a focal point in the room.

Accessed off the living/dining room is the study/home office which has a window looking over the garden. This room could also be utilised as a play room or hobby room, if desired.

Bedroom 5 lies adjacent to the living room and is currently utilised as a play room.

First floor
From the extremely spacious first floor landing there is access to four double bedrooms, two with en-suite shower rooms and family bathroom/WC. From the landing windows look out over the land and adjoining countryside.

The master bedroom is a spacious double room having views to the front and side of the property and access to a modern en-suite shower room which is fully tiled and fitted with a corner shower cubicle WC and hand wash basin.

The second and third bedrooms are both good sized double rooms which lie to the front of the property with views over the garden and land, one having substantial built in wardrobes offering ample storage. The fourth bedroom is a further double room with Velux sky light and laminate flooring. From the bedroom a door leads into a dressing area which in turn leads into an en-suite shower room/WC.

The family bathroom is fully tiled with Jacuzzi bath with central shower and folding shower screen, WC, wash basin and heated towel rail.

The Lodge
The luxury Eco Lodge was purpose built by the current vendors, and offers spacious living accommodation, with two double bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a large open plan kitchen/dining/living area. Currently being used as a holiday let, this is a great business opportunity for the new owners. Alternatively this could be used as separate living quarters to suit the family’s needs.

The kitchen has a range of modern base and wall units, and includes an eye level electric oven, and gas hob, with freestanding fridge freezer. The large open plan dining room/living room offers stunning panoramic views of the wildlife pond and adjoining countryside, and has patio doors leading to the large deck, with ample space for entertaining.

There is a a main bathroom, fitted with a luxurious three piece white suite, including a sunken corner jacuzzi bath, hand basin and WC.

There are two double bedrooms, both with fitted wardrobes, and one with En-Suite Shower Room, fitted with corner shower cubicle, hand basin and WC.

The lodge does have planning permission to be turned into a brick built, two bedroom bungalow if desired.

There are two stable blocks, both have been converted into leisure areas, the main stable block is currently being used as a gym, and includes various gym equipment, a sauna, a large hot tub, and a shower room. The other is currently being used as a games room. Both can easily be converted back into stables if necessary.

The property is set in 5.77 acres (2.34 Ha) of land.

There are lawned gardens to three sides of the property, with three large separate decked areas so you can sit in the sun all day.

The land surrounds the property on three sides and has road frontage with seperate access and totals 4.81 acres (1.95 Ha). The land is well fenced and has a mains water supply. There are a total of three pony paddocks, one formally used as a training manège.

To the rear of the property, there is a large wildlife pond with its own natural water supply. The pond attracts plenty of wildlife, including deer, ducks, geese, herons and much more.

There is also a play area to the rear of the property, with a range of wooden swings and toys.

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22 March 2018


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