1 Cocken Road

Leamside, Houghton-le-Spring

DH4 6QN

For Sale

Guide Price: £525,000

An extremely well presented equestrian property encompassing a four bedroom house, eight acres of grassland, eight stables and an outdoor manège

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Situated on the end of an attractive row of houses the property is approximately 5 miles from the historic City of Durham with all the facilities expected of a City.  There are local shops and facilities in Leamside and West Rainton including a primary school, restaurants, convenience stores, hairdressers and a pharmacy.

The property offers a rare opportunity to purchase an immaculately presented equestrian property with a four bedroom dorma-bungalow, eight acres of well fenced good quality grassland, eight stables and an outdoor manège with a sand fibre surface. Development to the property has been extremely well planned and all areas work well together to facilitate the exercising, stabling and grazing of horses.

The whole site extends to 9.029 ac (3.654 Ha). This includes 8.043 acres of paddocks; the remaining 0.986 acres includes the house, garden, arena, stables and tracks.

A gate from the garden leads to a pathway down to the 1st block of stables. There are 3 block work stables with indoor and outdoor lighting, an outdoor tap/ hose and a drained concrete yard. There is gated access to the paddocks at the west side of the property and also the paddocks to the east and south sides of the property. There is a track which leads to a further 5 stables and the outdoor manège.

The additional 5 stables are of wooden construction and have internal and external lighting and there is a general storage area to the side of the wooden stables.

To the rear of the wooden stables there is a 20m x 40m outdoor manège with a sand fibre surface. The arena is well lit there are currently training mirrors installed, which may be included with the sale pending discussion with the seller.

A track runs down the east side of the arena, leading to a concrete muck storage area and further access to the paddocks at the southern end of the property. There arena and stables are  surrounded by a high fence ensuring privacy and are not visible from the road.

There is 8.043 acres of grazing which includes two starvation paddocks, suitable for horses requiring  restricted turn out, as well as 6 large paddocks. The paddocks are all of good quality grazing and the fencing is very well maintained. The land is well drained allowing for year round turn out, there are hard standing tracks leading to all paddocks ensuring easy access to the paddocks in the  winter months.

There is an area of hard standing adjacent to the farm entrance which has ample space for trailer/ lorry parking.