Snookacres Farm - Lot 1

Witton Gilbert, County Durham

DH7 6TQ

For Sale

Guide price £580,000

A delightful smallholding with a traditional stone built farmhouse, approximately 2 acres of grassland and a range of farm buildings

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Location

The property is situated in the village of Witton Gilbert  approximately 4 miles north west of Durham and approximately 5 miles south east of the village of Lanchester.

 

Directions

From Durham, take the A691 north west of the City passing the Fire Station on your right. Carry on until you reach a roundabout at the western end of Witton Gilbert and turn right into the village. Snookacres Farm is the first building on the right hand side of the road.

 

Lot 1

Snookacres Farm

A detached, double fronted, stone built farmhouse which offers gardens to the side and rear. The farmhouse is double glazed throughout.

 

Ground Floor

Porch

Open porch with tiled roof.

 

Kitchen (3.79m x 4.07m)

Spacious and light kitchen, with oak effect wall and floor units, electric cooker, gas hob, vinyl flooring and views over the garden to the rear of the property.  Two south facing windows.

Pantry (4.65m x 2.07m)

Large useful pantry with shelving, accessed

directly from the kitchen.

 

Bathroom (2.00m x 3.05m)

Accessed from the kitchen, with a WC, hand basin, bath and separate shower. South facing window.

 

Dining Room (3.78m x 3.48m)

A large room with gas fire, wooden fireplace and views overlooking the garden to the rear of the property.

 

Living Room (4.47m x 5.00m)

A large room with a gas fire, north facing window and access to the front hall.

 

Reception Room/ Bedroom (3.89m x 4.23m)

A large room, currently being used as a bedroom, with fitted wardrobes and a north facing window.

 

First Floor

Bedroom 1(4.52m x 4.33m)

Spacious, north facing, double bedroom, with fitted wardrobes and shelving units.

 

Dressing Room (3.75m x 4.06m max)

Large dressing room with velux window, leading to bedrooms 2 and 3.

 

Bedroom 2 (3.75m x 2.98m max)

Double room with east facing window.

 

Bedroom 3 (3.81m x 3.37m max)

Double room, with west facing window.

 

Shower room (1.47m x 3.00m)

Partially tiled with WC, pedestal hand basin and shower unit.

Bedroom 4 (2.92m x 4.30m)

Spacious double room, with north facing window and large cupboard with shelves.

 

Garden

There is large sloping garden to the rear of the Farmhouse  partially fenced, with some dry stone walling. There is also a large vegetable garden behind the farm buildings.

 

Outbuildings

There are a range of modern and traditional outbuildings located behind the farmhouse. Some of the buildings may be suitable for conversion subject to the necessary consents.

 

1) Stone built boiler house adjoining the farmhouse.

 

2) A stone built stable block with three stone built stables with traditional split stable doors. Two have both a water and electricity supply and the third has an electricity supply. Water would be easily connected to the third stable.

 

3) Stone built double garage with electric doors, internal lighting and electric socket points.

 

4) Traditional brick built byre and dairy with fibre cement roof. The building has benefitted from a water and electrical supply in the past and would require minor works to reinstate the supply.

5) Grade II listed, stone built Blacksmith’s Workshop with electricity supply.

6) Open fronted 4 bay timber framed, general purpose shed with brick walls to the sides and stone walls to the rear, with tin roof and side cladding.

7) Traditional brick built, timber framed barn. Currently used as a general purpose storage area.

8) Redundant brick built byre currently without a roof.

Land

Also included in Lot 1 is a 1.92 acre (0.78 hectare) grass paddock. The paddock has been recently fenced and has a water supply. The land is accessed from the farm steading.

Local Authority

Durham County Council, County Hall, Durham DH1 5UZ.

 

EPC and Council Tax

Snookacres Farmhouse has an EPC rating of D57 with a potential rating of  C77, and is scheduled in Band C for Council Tax.

 

Services

The property benefits from mains electricity, mains water, mains sewerage and gas central heating. The majority of the outbuildings have an electricity and water supply.