Asking price

£695,000

5 bedroom Detached House for sale, Crook, Durham, DL15

Stanley

Property ref: DCI230608

Council Tax: Durham City Council Band F
Tenure: Freehold
  • Barn Conversion
  • 4.4 Acres Total Plot Size
  • Three Paddocks & Stabling
  • EPC Rating - D
  • Characterful Accommodation
  • Immaculately Presented
  • Two Bedroom Separate Cottage
  • Ideal For Equestrian Interests

* FIVE BED BARN CONVERSION WITH LAND *

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Black Thatch Barn is a stunning property, nestled in heart of the County Durham countryside. A spacious, versatile, and immaculately done barn conversion with the oldest part being the granary, dating back to 1633. It is the perfect family home, and an ideal opportunity for a fulfilling lifestyle in the countryside.
Surrounded by rolling countryside from all angles, the property comes with 4.71 acres of land, including a vast mature garden, allotment, three paddocks, stabling and stores. The property would be ideal for a family with horses or other livestock.

EPC Rating = D

Main Description
Located in an idyllic setting with uninterrupted views, the main five-bedroom barn conversion has all the attributes of a rural home of charm and character, complete with external stone staircase and numerous beamed ceilings.

The Property
The house is laid out in three distinct ‘wings’. The largest part comprising - a spacious new kitchen/family room, a utility room, a separate attractive dining room, study/bedroom and WC. French doors from the kitchen and dining room open into the courtyard garden, which is a pleasant sun trap. The kitchen is fitted with bespoke gloss wall and base units, composite worktops, double Belfast style sink with 2 in 1 boiler tap and integrated appliances including a dishwasher. There is also a large larder cupboard. Beyond the dining room, in a second ‘wing’, is the stunning lounge which has a feature stone chimney breast with a log-burning stove and vaulted beamed ceiling. The final section of the ground floor is dedicated to two double bedrooms and a stylish bathroom with wet room-style shower. At first floor level there are a further two bedrooms and bathroom. The master bedroom is a good-sized double bedroom with a vaulted, exposed beam ceiling, a hatch opening to a storage void and double glazed windows to dual aspects. The fourth and final bedroom is being utilised as a dressing room and includes a variety of fitted wardrobes and drawers along with a beamed ceiling, two storage void cupboards and double glazed windows to dual aspects. The bathroom comprises of a bath with shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, obscure double glazed window and tiled walls and tiled flooring.

The Cottage
A quaint detached, two bedroom cottage situated on the property is also included in the sale. The cottage has an open plan living room/kitchen area, two bedrooms and a modern shower room. It offers a unique opportunity for multi-generational living, or even a business opportunity as it could be a fantastic Airbnb style letting.

Stables
The property boasts a range of Hodgson’s timber built stables, comprising of a tack room/store, two loose boxes (one currently used as a bar) and an open fronted hay store.

Outside
The garden is rather large and includes a sweeping lawn, mature trees and shrubs along with an orchard and separate allotment with water and greenhouse. Beyond the garden, there are three paddocks in total, all of which are enclosed by fenced boundaries and enjoy the benefit of a water supply to each paddock. One paddock benefits from a timber field shelter. The three paddocks total approximately 3.6 acres. To conclude the external space on offer, there is a central sunny courtyard garden accessed from the kitchen and dining room.

Location
Black Thatch Barn offers the best of both worlds, countryside living but plenty of local amenities close by. Set in a secure in a community of just five other properties close to Brancepeth Village. The property is also just a short drive away from local cities and towns including; Durham City (approx. 8 miles away), Bishop Auckland (approx. 8 miles away), Chester le Street (approx. 14 miles away) and Newcastle Upon Tyne (approx. 20 miles away).

General Information
The property has recently benefitted from NEW WINDOWS IN MARCH IN 2020, NEW KITCHEN JULY IN 2020 and NEW CARPETS IN SEPTEMBER 2020.

Easements & Rights Of Way
Black Thatch Barn is sold subject to and with the benefit of all existing rights including rights of way whether public or private, light, drainage, water and electricity supplies and all other rights, obligations, easements, quasi easements and all wayleaves or covenants whether disclosed or not. There is a footpath which runs North to South, beyond the Eastern boundary of the property. The footpath is not within the curtilage of the property.

Services
Oil fired central heating via radiators throughout (the barn and the cottage have a separate boiler, fuelled by the same 2,500 litre oil tank) Fully Double Glazed, Mains Electric, Mains Water Independent Private Septic Tank, Fibre broadband. Council Tax Band: F Tenure: Freehold

Room Notes
The CottageA quaint detached, two bedroom cottage situated on the property is also included in the sale. The cottage has an open plan living room/kitchen area, two bedrooms and a modern shower room. It offers a unique opportunity for multi-generational living, or even a business opportunity as it could be a fantastic Airbnb style letting.
StablesThe property boasts a range of Hodgson’s timber built stables, comprising of a tack room/store, two loose boxes (one currently used as a bar) and an open fronted hay store.
OutsideThe garden is rather large and includes a sweeping lawn, mature trees and shrubs along with an orchard and separate allotment with water and greenhouse. Beyond the garden, there are three paddocks in total, all of which are enclosed by fenced boundaries and enjoy the benefit of a water supply to each paddock. One paddock benefits from a timber field shelter. The three paddocks total approximately 3.6 acres. To conclude the external space on offer, there is a central sunny courtyard garden accessed from the kitchen and dining room.
General InformationThe property has recently benefitted from NEW WINDOWS IN MARCH IN 2020, NEW KITCHEN JULY IN 2020 and NEW CARPETS IN SEPTEMBER 2020.
Easements & Rights Of WayBlack Thatch Barn is sold subject to and with the benefit of all existing rights including rights of way whether public or private, light, drainage, water and electricity supplies and all other rights, obligations, easements, quasi easements and all wayleaves or covenants whether disclosed or not. There is a footpath which runs North to South, beyond the Eastern boundary of the property. The footpath is not within the curtilage of the property.
ServicesOil fired central heating via radiators throughout (the barn and the cottage have a separate boiler, fuelled by the same 2,500 litre oil tank)Fully Double Glazed, Mains Electric, Mains WaterIndependent Private Septic Tank, Fibre broadband.Council Tax Band: FTenure: Freehold

IMPORTANT NOTE TO POTENTIAL PURCHASERS: We endeavour to make our particulars accurate and reliable, however, they do not constitute or form part of an offer or any contract and none is to be relied upon as statements of representation or fact. The services, systems and appliances listed in this specification have not been tested by us and no guarantee as to their operating ability or efficiency is given. All photographs and measurements have been taken as a guide only and are not precise. Floor plans where included are not to scale and accuracy is not guaranteed. If you require clarification or further information on any points, please contact us, especially if you are travelling some distance to view. Fixtures and fittings other than those mentioned are to be agreed with the seller.

Energy Efficiency Rating

Very energy efficient - lower running costs

(92 plus) A
(81 - 91) B
(69 - 80) C
(55 - 68) D
(39 - 54) E
(21 - 38) F
(1 - 20) G

Not energy efficient - higher running costs

Current

56

Potential

67

CO2 Rating

Very energy efficient - lower running costs

(92 plus) A
(81 - 91) B
(69 - 80) C
(55 - 68) D
(39 - 54) E
(21 - 38) F
(1 - 20) G

Not energy efficient - higher running costs

Current

N/A

Potential

N/A

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