Property Summary


Guide Price £420,000

  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 3 Reception Rooms
  • 19.62 Acres

Cairn Farm, Woodland

Bishop Auckland

    Key Features

  • A three bedroom end of terrace farmhouse
  • An adjoining one bedroom cottage
  • Approximately 7.96 Hectares (19.67 Acres) of grassland
  • Available as a whole or in two lots
  • Range of farm buildings

BEST AND FINAL OFFERS TO BE MADE BY 12:00 ON MONDAY 18TH OCTOBER. A rare opportunity to acquire a small holding with scope for refurbishment in a pleasant rural location looking over the Durham Dales. Available as a whole or in two lots.

Lot One: Cairn Farm

The Farmhouse
The main farmhouse is a substantial and traditional double fronted property. Offering three well proportioned reception rooms, kitchen, laundry and utility together with three sizeable double bedrooms and an upstairs bathroom. The property has been well loved over the years and could benefit from some refurbishment to meet modern day tastes though works well as a traditional family home at present. The rooms to the front of the property are bright and airy taking advantage of the stunning and far reaching view across open countryside. An internal link provides access to the large garage/workshop to the side which could be converted to provide addition living space subject to obtaining the necessary consents. At present however, it is a useful space for storage or covered parking and would work well as stabling for horses if desired.

EPC Rating
This property has been certified with an EPC Rating of E.

Council Tax Band
The property is rated Council Tax Band C.

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Cairn Cottage
The cottage adjoins the main farmhouse. The entrance opens to a entrance vestibule and stairway with the sitting room and kitchen to the ground floor. There is an open fire in the sitting room and a south facing aspect. The kitchen lies to the rear of the property and is appointed with a range of units, integral oven and hob with extractor fan over and voids for freestanding appliances. To the first floor there is one large double bedroom enjoying similar views to the other south facing rooms and a spacious bathroom.

Council Tax Band
The property is rated Council Tax Band A.

EPC Rating
This property has been certified with an EPC Rating of D.

Services to Residential Properties
It is understood that the main farmhouse and cottage are serviced by mains electricity, water and drainage. The central heating and hot water to the main farmhouse is fired via a solid fuel boiler with the cottage having a high output back boiler to the open fire heating the it.

The Buildings
Adjoining the main dwelling there is a mono pitched single storey traditional stone building which can be accessed externally via large siding doors or internally via the laundry room. It benefits from electricity and lighting.

To the rear of the house there is another large single storey traditional agricultural building which could also be converted to ancillary accommodation subject to obtaining the necessary consents. Beyond this building is a concreted yard and large modern agricultural building.

The Land
A block of predominantly walled meadowland extending to 2.49 Hectares (6.11 Acres). This largely level block of grassland adjoins the steading and sits to the north of the dwelling houses and has access is directly onto the adopted road.

Services to the Land
It is understood that the land has a metered mains water supply.

Local Authority
Durham County Council.

Viewings
Viewings are strictly by prior appointment with George F. White.

Lot Two: Land to the South of Cairn Farm

The Land
A gently south facing sloped parcel of grassland extending to 5.47 Hectares (13.51 Acres) which is predominantly stone walled and enjoys a direct access from the adopted highway.

Services to the Land
It is understood that the land has a mains water supply.

It is understood that mains electricity is available close by for connection of supply, though purchasers should satisfy themselves as to the practicalities and costs associated with installing this supply.

Basic Payment Scheme
The land is believed to be registered under the Basic Payment Scheme.

Entitlements to claim under the Basic Payment Scheme can be purchased by separate negotiation.

The Vendor will claim the 2021 payment, and the contracts of sale will oblige the purchaser to sign an indemnification that they will maintain the land in good agricultural and environmental condition and follow the Basic Payment Scheme compliance regulations if applicable. Further to this, the indemnification will also hold the purchaser liable should the vendor be penalised for breach of cross compliance due to the actions or negligence of the purchaser. George F White will undertake the transfer of entitlements if purchased by separate negotiation for a fee of £350 +VAT which will be payable by the purchaser on completion of the transfer of entitlements.

Method of Sale
The property is being sold by Private Treaty. The Vendors reserve the right to conclude the sale via an informal tender process.

Therefore all interested parties should register their interest with the agent at the earliest opportunity in order to be informed as to how the sale will conclude.

The vendor reserves the right to offer the buyer of Lot One first refusal on the purchase of Lot Two.

Tenure & Possession
The property is to be sold freehold with vacant possession upon completion of the sale.

Boundaries
The boundaries are a combination of stock proof fencing and stone walling. The responsibility of maintenance is transferred in so far as they are owned.

Access
Access to the main steading is directly off the public highway. The land is accessed via a track off the public highway to the south of the road passing through the village of Woodland as per the enclosed sale plan.

Sporting Rights
Sporting rights will be included in the sale insofar as they are owned.

Wayleaves, Easements & Rights of Way
A right of way crosses part of the first field to the south of the main road. Purchasers should satisfy themselves to the exact course and location of this.

The property is sold subject and with the benefit of all rights of way, water, drainage, water courses and other easements, quasi or reputed easements and rights of adjoining owners, if any, affecting the same and all existing and proposed wayleaves or other matters registered by any competent authority subject to statute.

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Viewings
Viewings are strictly by prior appointment with George F. White.

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