Holywell Cottage

Brancepeth, Durham


For Rent

£850 PCM

A beautifully presented, fully furnished, detached cottage in a rural location. Commutable distance to Durham City

Call our DURHAM office to arrange a viewing

0191 370 8530

Property EPC



Holywell Cottage is situated in a rural location off the A690 near Durham. The property is situated approximately 5 miles south of Durham City and approximately 3 miles East of Brancepeth Village. The property is close to Meadowfield which offers a wide range of amenities such as supermarkets, schools and local pubs. As Meadowfield is approximately 3 miles away, it is essential that prospective tenants have access to a vehicle.



From Durham City follow the A690 south and follow the signs for Crook. Follow the A690 for approximately 3 miles through Meadowfield and then turn left on to Scripton Lane. Follow the lane for approximately 1.5 mile and follow sign posts for ‘East Parks, Nafferton & Holywell’. Eventually the road bears left and the surface changes from tarmac to farm track. Follow this track and you will pass a group of houses on your right, then bear left up a tree lined driveway and take your second right. Follow the short driveway and you will arrive at the cottage.



This property is to let fully furnished. The landlord will not consider removing the furniture from the property.


Ground Floor:

Utility Room

Large utility room comprising floor units, sink, freezer and tumble drier.



Includes toilet and wash basin.



Traditional style kitchen which includes wall and floor units, integrated fridge, dishwasher, cooker, grill and electric hob. In addition to integrated appliances, the kitchen includes all cooking utensils, crockery and cutlery. Off the kitchen is a dining area which includes a dining table and chairs and a small fire for decorative purposes only.



Good sized lounge with patio doors leading to the garden. There is a log burner and integrated storage shelving. The lounge includes a three seater sofa, 3 armchairs as well as a coffee table and various other smaller pieces of furniture.



Hallway leading to lounge, kitchen/diner, staircase, large storage cupboard and porch.

First Floor:


First Bedroom

Good size double bedroom with built in wardrobes. Double bed, chest of drawers, two bedside tables and various other furniture.


Second Bedroom

Single bedroom comprising single bed, bedside table, built in wardrobes and dressing table.


Third Bedroom

Single bedroom including single bed, built in wardrobes, bedside table and chest of drawers.



Good size bathroom including bath, over head shower, wash basin and storage cupboard.



Including toilet and wash basin.



The property benefits from a garden which fully surrounds the cottage and has stunning views which overlook the surrounding fields. The property also benefits from a single garage which could also be used for storage.           



The property benefits from a private water supply, oil central heating and septic tank. The water and septic tank charges will be payable by the landlord.


Council Tax

The property is registered as Council Tax Band D. The tenant will be responsible for paying the Council Tax.



The property has the EPC rating E39.


Terms of Letting

The property will be let on an Assured Shorthold Tenancy for an initial term of 6 months. The terms and Conditions of which are available at the offices at H&H Land and Property Ltd during normal office hours. The property is in the grounds of a working farm and therefore no pets are allowed. This property may also not be suitable for younger children.

Tenancy Costs

There will be a referencing fee of £40.00 inc VAT per applicant, including guarantors which will be paid upfront. This fee is non refundable. In the event an application is successful, the applicant will be required to pay a further £180.00 inc VAT administrative cost.



The tenant will be required to pay a deposit of £850.00 which will be lodged with My Deposits.



The property is available for viewing strictly by appointment only with the sole letting agents H&H Land and Property Ltd.