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£425,000 guide price

Farm for sale

St Johns Chapel, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL13

£425,000 guide price

Farm for sale

St Johns Chapel, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL13



Property features

  • Traditional stone built Farmhouse
  • Four bedrooms
  • Two reception rooms
  • In need of modernisation
  • Pleasant lawned gardens
  • Range of useful outbuildings, ripe for development subject to the necessary consents
  • Land extending to approximately 7.3 Ha (18.2Ac)
  • Panoramic views
  • Ideal investment opportunity

Property description

Traditional stone built Farmhouse with Four bedrooms and two reception rooms. Range of useful outbuildings, ideal for development (subject to consents) and land extending to approximately 7.3 Ha (18.2Ac).

Fairhills is a traditional stone built Farmhouse, offering generous accommodation throughout which would ideally be suited to family living. It is sold with a range of useful outbuildings and land extending to approximately 7.3 Ha (18.2Ac). The property offers huge potential to update or extend (subject to consents) meaning that Fairhills would make an ideal investment opportunity. It also offers the option to of a small holding for those who enjoy rural, equestrian or agricultural pursuits.

The main entrance leads into a UPVC constructed porch which provides an ideal seating area, absorbing views overlooking the gardens and countryside beyond. This in turn leads into the reception vestibule with stairs to the first floor landing directly ahead. To the right hand side lies the living room, which is of generous proportions enjoying a front aspect view. This room includes a brick feature fireplace with tiled hearth and electric fire inset, whilst fitted shelving units and an under stair cupboard provide useful storage.

The kitchen can be accessed from the living room and is fitted with a range of base units topped with contrasting work surfaces which incorporate a stainless steel sink and double drainer unit. Tiled to splashback level, there is a Rayburn which is currently out of service as well as ample space for a freestanding electric cooker. The oil boiler is located within the kitchen, whilst access to the rear of the property can be granted from here. The kitchen is completed by a useful walk in pantry cupboard, as well as access to the ground floor WC.

The dining room is accessed from the reception vestibule, and is a versatile room situated to the front of the property. Offering generously proportioned accommodation, the room benefits from an ornate tiled fireplace with open grate.

Returning to the reception, stairs rise to the first floor landing. The master bedroom is situated to the right hand side and is a double of generous proportions benefitting from fitted storage cupboards. The second bedroom is also a generous double situated to the front of the property, whilst the third bedroom is located to the rear of the property and is also a double benefitting from fitted wardrobes. The fourth bedroom is a good sized single and would be ideally suited to an office or nursery.

The family bathroom is fitted with a white suite comprising of low level WC, wash hand basin set upon a pedestal, panel enclosed bath and separate shower cubicle with electric shower. Tiled to splashback areas, the bathroom benefits from a useful storage within an airing cupboard.

St Johns Chapel is a traditional dales village nestling in upper Weardale which benefits from a doctors surgery, primary school, local Co-operative and two traditionally run public houses. Comprehensive schooling and a community college can be found in Wolsingham for children aged 11-18.

There is a regular bus link through Weardale which provides a connection at Durham City to access the region’s main business centres such as Newcastle and Darlington. These main centres can for all be accessed within 1 hour by car.

International airports at Durham Tees Valley and Newcastle provide both domestic and international flights and again are easily reached within 1 hour by car.

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