The Granary is a stunning green oak timber framed barn conversion, with 3/4 bedrooms in an idyllic rural location. The conversion has been completed to a very high standard with oak beamed ceilings in every room and high specification bathrooms, kitchen and appliances. This newly converted property is to let unfurnished.
The property is located within the village of Old Cassop, 4 miles east of Durham City.
From Durham take the A181 and turn left at the traffic lights at Shincliffe. Follow the road for a couple of miles until you reach a roundabout. Go straight over and carry on until you pass the Three Horse Shoes pub on your right. After a slight incline, turn right opposite the green farmhouse. Follow the road up the hill into the village and when you get to the top of the hill the entrance to the property is straight ahead. There is alternative access to the village of Old Cassop which adjoins the A688 to Bowburn.
Beautifully converted and finished to a very high standard The Granary is a timber framed three bedroom property, with the possibility of creating a fourth en-suite bedroom on the ground floor. The ground floor comprises a large open plan kitchen/living room and separate utility room, shower room, and a further room downstairs, which could be used as a bedroom or further reception room. Upstairs, there are three bedrooms, one with an en-suite bathroom, plus a family bathroom. The property is fitted with wooden double glazed windows throughout.
Entrance hall with wooden floor leading into the large kitchen/living room area.
Utility (2.22m x 2.07m)
Utility room with tiled flooring, granite work surface and plumbing for washing machine and space for a condenser tumble dryer.
Reception/Bedroom (4.82m x 3.35m)
Carpeted reception/bedroom with two windows overlooking the pretty courtyard, and door leading to a shower room.
Shower Room (2.60m x 1.95m)
Fully tiled shower room with WC, high pressure shower, handbasin, mirror, heated towel rail and window. Doors lead into the main hallway and the bedroom/reception room for access to both areas.
Kitchen/Living room (6.34m x 10.28m)
Beautifully appointed kitchen with oak wall and floor units, induction hob, electric oven, extractor fan, stainless steel sink and granite work surfaces. There is also a fully integrated dishwasher and space for an American style fridge. The kitchen floor is fully tiled but the rest of this large room has a wooden floor. This space could be used as a dining or living area, however there is enough space to use it for both purposes. A set of french doors lead out to the patio area overlooking the garden.
First Floor Landing
Modern oak and glass staircase leading to a light and airy carpeted landing with access to all bedrooms. All the bedrooms have carpet flooring.
Master bedroom (4.44m x 3.15m)
Double bedroom with west facing window a roof window and a cupboard housing the hot water tank.
En-suite bathroom (2.40m x 3.69m)
Fully tiled en-suite bathroom with a roof window, comprising WC, heated towel radiator, high pressure shower, mirror and handbasin.
Family Bathroom (3.52m x 2.21m)
Large fully tiled bathroom with roof window, WC, handbasin, mirror, heated towel rail, separate high pressure shower and large oval bath.
Bedroom 2 (3.34m x 3.45m)
Double bedroom with roof window.
Bedroom 3 (3.34m x 3.42m)
Double bedroom with roof window
To the front of the property there is a pretty shared courtyard and to the rear, a patio area and garden. The oil fired central heating boiler is also located outside next to the front door and the fuel tank for the boiler is located to the rear of the garden next to the parking area. The Landlord has filled the fuel tank for commissioning of the boiler and will require an 80% contribution to the bill before the tenancy commences. There are two allocated parking spaces to the rear of the property.
EPC and Council Tax
The Granary is in Council Tax Band F and the tenant will be responsible for the Council Tax. The property has a current EPC rating of C73 and a potential rating of B81.
The property is heated by an oil fired central heating boiler and is connected to a mains water and electricity supply. Each downstairs room has an individual thermostat to control the room temperature via under floor heating. Upstairs there are traditional radiators fitted. The Granary is connected to a private sewerage system and the Landlord will be responsible for the maintenance of this system. There will be a shared responsibility for maintenance of the front courtyard area for the residents of 1 – 4 Grange Farm.
Access to the property is from the main road in Old Cassop.
Deposit/Terms of Letting
The Tenant will be required to pay a holding deposit of one weeks rent to secure the property. This will be returned to the tenant or deducted from a future payment once the tenancy agreement is in place. If the tenant fails to proceed with the tenancy, the holding deposit will be retained. The tenant will also be required to pay a deposit of 5 weeks rent which will be lodged with My Deposits. The rent will be £1400 PCM (excluding Council Tax and other outgoings) and is payable monthly in advance.
The property will be let under an Assured Shorthold Agreement for an initial six month term, the terms and conditions of which are available at the offices of H&H Land and Property during normal office hours, provided that a prior appointment has been arranged.
Dogs may be considered by the owner, however cats are not permitted in the property.