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FAMILY HOME WITH FORMER CHURCH HALL
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A wonderful opportunity is on offer with this sale of St Patricks Parsonage which offer spacious accommodation, mature gardens, stunning views and the former church hall which now provides stabling, a studio, creative workshops and an office. St Patricks Parsonage is also available without the Church Hall at offers in the region of £499,950.
Enjoying an elevated position in the Derwent Valley, situated between Rowlands Gill and High Spen, this former vicarage offers well balanced living space with three reception rooms, a fitted kitchen, utility room and cloakroom/wc. On the first floor there are three double bedrooms and two bathrooms. Externally there is ample driveway parking and a garage. The entrance to the property is shared with St Patricks Church which currently holds a weekly Sunday service and an additional service on the first Thursday of the month.
This impressive double fronted period house provides delightful accommodation which is sure to appeal to those seeking rural living. St Patricks Parsonage is not just a home as you have the possibility, with the former church hall, to operate a business from home. This building has a secondary access off Hookergate Lane and a number of rooms currently used as an art/sculpture studio and music studios. Part of the building has been adapted to four loose boxes.
The well laid out accommodation boasts many interesting traditional features and consists of a spacious entrance hall with staircase to the first floor, a sitting room with dual aspect and open fireplace, a lounge also with open fire, dining room with a great view of the gardens, fitted kitchen with appliances, rear entrance, utility room and cloakroom/wc. At first floor level there are three double bedrooms and two bathrooms.
The stunning grounds are terraced and extend to 0.7 acres comprising on the upper levels of lawn, borders and an area of woodland. Steps lead down to the lower level which is set out as a kitchen garden with a number of raised beds and recently planted orchard. The loose boxes would house a number of horses and there are plenty of hacking opportunities in the locality.
From the property you have access to the Derwent Valley and Chopwell Woods, two great areas for walking. The valley is home to a wide range of wildlife attracted by the woodland and the River Derwent, including Red Kites. Although you are in a rural setting, the proximity of the main road network affords access to the centre of Newcastle, Durham, Shotley Bridge and to the main arterial routes of the region. High Spen is situated 1 mile from the property and you are 1.5 miles from Rowlands Gill. These thriving villages offer local amenities, a choice of primary schools, shops and local inns and in Rowlands Gill you will also find a medical centre, post office, pharmacy, gym and park. The A1 is just 6 miles away offering links to the main business hubs of the region. Train stations are located in Newcastle and Durham with connections to Edinburgh and London and Newcastle Airport is a 12 mile drive.
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