Guide Price £320,000
- 3 Bedrooms
- 2 Bathrooms
- 2 Reception Rooms
- 10.2 Acres
Burtree Pastures, Cowshill
Bishop Auckland, Durham
- Detached stone built former mine managers house set within surrounding moorland in an elevated position
- Full site extending to approximately 4.13Ha (10.2Ac)
- Off road parking and garage, along with a range of useful outbuildings
- Retained character throughout
- Rural Location
- Spacious living accommodation
- Spectacular country views
- Three double bedrooms, master with walk in wardrobe and en-suite facilities
- Well maintained gardens
A unique detached stone built property, benifitting from three bedrooms, spectacular country views and is set within 4.13Ha (10.2Ac) of surrounding moorland.
Burtree Pastures is an impressive property filled with an abundance of charm and character, and presents a unique and rare opportunity to acquire a stone built former mine managers house. Dating back to the 1800s, the property offers an interesting history and benefits from exceptional views of the surrounding moorland and beyond. This astounding property also offers three double bedrooms, well maintained gardens, off road parking for a number of vehicles and a useful range of outbuildings. The surrounding moorland which was formerly the busiest lead mine in England, extends to approximately 4.13Ha (10.2Ac) Sedling Burn stream runs through the land and is situated within a wildlife conservation zone, attracting a variety of wildlife including black grouse, grey partridge and barn owls making it ideal for those who have a keen interest in organic growth of wildlife and natural surroundings.
The main entrance is to the front of the property through a UPVC door which leads into a small reception vestibule, ideal for the removal of coats and boots. To the left hand side lies the spacious living room which benefits from a dual aspect enjoying picturesque views to the front and side. Featuring solid wood flooring throughout, this generous room also offers a log burner set within an impressive stone inglenook.
Returning to the reception vestibule and located to the right hand side lies the generous open plan kitchen/dining room which benefits from beams to the ceiling, stone flagged flooring and is well lit courtesy of the dual aspect. The dining area benefits from built in storage units, an Esse range which is oil fired and space for a large dining table, along with access to the walk in pantry cupboard which is a good size and benefits from space for a freestanding under counter fridge. The kitchen features a range of freestanding units which incorporate a sink with mixer tap, whilst there is also space for freestanding appliances such as a washing machine, dishwasher and fridge-freezer. Featuring a UPVC door which allows access to the well established rear gardens, the kitchen also houses the oil fired boiler.
From the reception vestibule stairs rise to the first floor accommodation. The master bedroom is a good sized double which benefits from an exposed stone wall and is located to the front elevation enjoying superb views over the pleasant gardens and surrounding moorland via a UPVC double glazed window. This generous room also offers a storage cupboard, along with a walk in wardrobe which features a UPVC double glazed window to the front aspect and is a useful space which could be utilised as a storage cupboard or a small study area. The master bedroom is serviced by an en-suite comprising of a modern fitted suite and offers a shower cubicle with mains fed power shower, a wash hand basin set upon a pedestal and a low level WC. There is also wood flooring throughout and a clear glass window to the side.
The second bedroom is also a good sized double which is located to the front and provides views of the countryside via a UPVC double glazed window. The third bedroom is also a double which lies to the rear and has a UPVC double glazed window.
The family bathroom benefits from eves storage to one side, an enclosed bath with hand held shower over and a wash hand basin set upon a vanity unit, along with a low level WC. The room is tiled to splash back areas and features exposed floorboards throughout.
1. The property is accessed over a track which is suitable for four wheel drive vehicle's only.
2. There are two mine entrances, one of which is located on the land and is fence enclosed, the other is located behind one of the outbuildings in the garden.
3. The access track is owned by Burtree Pastures however there is third party access over this, both vehicular and pedestrian. Please contact the office for further information.
4. There is also a public footpath within the boundaries of the properties land
5. The property benefits from oil central heating, spring water and a septic tank.
6 .The property benefits from right of way over Humbles Haulage Yard.
7. The land benefits from shooting rights.
8. The mail box and bins are located at the entrance gate of the track.
9. The landowner does not own the mineral rights to Burtree Pastures
10.The seller was shortlisted for the national Purdey Conservation Award in 2014 for his work at Burtree Pastures.