Development Site at Whitehouse Farm

Bearpark, Durham.


Under Offer

Offers in the region of £500,000

Closing date for best and final offers with proof of funds by Tuesday 29th January 2019 at Noon.

Call our DURHAM office to arrange a viewing

0191 370 8530


A 1.01 acre site with full planning permission for five dwellings. The permission extends to two 4 bedroom houses, one 5 bedroom barn conversion and two further 5 bedroom houses.



The site is situated on the edge of Bearpark village approximately 4 miles west of Durham. The site has stunning views extending over the surrounding countryside.



From Durham, take the A167 road towards Darlington. Just after Durham Johnston School, turn right at the traffic lights, signposted Bearkpark and Ushaw College. Follow this road for approximately 1 mile, entering the village of Bearpark. Carry on through the village until you reach Hilltop Road on your right hand side. Just after this turn right up a steep driveway.



Plot 1

North facing plot with permission for a 5 bedroom house and views over the surrounding country side.


Plot 2

North facing plot with countryside views and permission to convert the existing stone barn into a 5 bedroom house.


Plot 3

South facing plot with permission for a 4 bedroom house.


Plot 4

South facing plot with permission for a 4 bedroom house.

Plot 5

An east facing plot with permission for a 4/5 bedroom dwelling.


Planning Consent

The site benefits from full planning consent. Prospective buyers are advised to make their own planning enquiries with Durham County Council. The relevant planning consents can be found on the Durham County Council website under the following reference number: DM/15/02819/FPA.



The boundaries are as shown on the sale plan overleaf. The Buyer would be responsible for erecting a fence around the development site/finished property as indicated by the red line on the site plan.



There are no services connected to the property. We believe there are connections to services on the main road. Interested parties should speak directly to the specific utility companies for further information on this. The existing water, electric sewerage and telephone connections to the retained property must be preserved.



Permission for a new access has been granted directly off Hilltop Road. The contract for sale will include a reserved right of way through the site for the current owners for the purposes of accessing their retained land.



Viewing arrangements are strictly by prior appointment with the sole selling agents H&H Land and Property.

Method of Sale

The property is offered for sale by private treaty. Interested parties are advised to register their interest with the selling agent at an early stage as a closing date may be set following a period of initial marketing. The Sellers reserve the right to amalgamate, withdraw or exclude any of the property shown at any time or to generally amend the particulars.


Health and Safety

The Sellers and Selling Agents accept no responsibility for any loss as a result of an accident whilst on the property.


Exchange of Contracts and Completion

It is expected that Exchange of Contracts will take place within four weeks of an offer being accepted. Completion will take place within four weeks of the Exchange of Contracts or earlier by arrangement.



The property is sold subject to all rights including rights of way, whether public or private rights of light, support, drainage, water and electricity supplies and other rights, obligations and easements, quasi easements and restrictive covenants and all existing and proposed wayleaves for masts, pylons, stays, cables, drains and water, gas and other pipes, whether or not constituted in the title deeds or referred to in these particulars.


Money Laundering Regulations

Prospective Buyers should be aware that in the event that they are successful, they will be required to provide us with documents in relation to Money Laundering Regulations. The extent of the required documentation will be confirmed to the Buyer after acceptance of an offer.


Restrictive Covenant / User Clause

In the event that the Buyer or their successors in title obtain planning consent for more than six units, they will pay 50% of the net uplift in value to the seller, or their successors. This provision will run for 30 years from the date of purchase. There will also be a restrictive covenant in the sale contract that will restrict the development to no more than 6 dwellings and no uses will be permitted that would cause a nuisance or affect the sellers retained land.


The property is offered for sale Freehold.