Guide Price £825,000
- 5 Bedrooms
- 3 Bathrooms
- 3 Reception Rooms
Emmerson House Farm (5.65Ac)
Southside, Butterknowle, Bishop Auckland
Emmerson House Farm is an immaculately presented five bedroom period farmhouse, built around the early 1800s with later additions and situated in a rural yet convenient location close to major transport links. Externally the property benefits from adjoining grassland and the whole site extends to around 2.29Ha (5.65Ac) Additional land and two bedroom detached bungalow also available by separate negotiation.
Emmerson House Farm is an immaculately presented period farmhouse, built around the early 1800s with later additions and situated in a rural yet convenient location close to major transport links. This substantial property offers flexible living accommodation with three reception rooms, five double bedrooms and two bathrooms. Externally the property benefits from adjoining grassland and the whole site extends to around 2.29Ha (5.65Ac)
The main entrance to the property is to the front of the property via a part glazed composite entrance door which leads into a well-proportioned open plan dining hall with oak flooring, beamed ceiling and open staircase leading to the first floor.
To the first floor are three further bedrooms, one is currently used as a home office/study, a double bedroom, and a large bedroom with dressing/snug area, there are Velux windows giving good natural light and a modern contemporary bathroom. The bathroom is fitted with a white suite comprising free standing roll top bath, modern wash hand basin with storage beneath, a walk in wet room style shower with mains fed shower, ceramic tiled floor and Velux window.
To the right of the dining hall is an inviting drawing room with beamed ceiling, inglenook fireplace with oak mantle and wood burning stove set on a stone flagged hearth, windows enjoys views over the front gardens and pond.
A small inner hall gives access to a staircase leading to the first floor and access to a ground floor master bedroom suite. The beautifully presented master bedroom is generous in size and enjoys views over the front gardens, there are two large fitted mirrors with one concealing a door into a large dressing room, the dressing room is fitted with an excellent range of high quality fitted wardrobes providing ample hanging and storage space, downlighters to the ceiling and a window to the front elevation giving good natural light. An en-suite shower room leads off with a modern white suite. The family bathroom is fitted with a modern white suite comprising free standing roll top bath, twin pedestal wash hand basins, low level w.c., a large walk in shower enclosure with mains fed rain head shower, ceramic tiled floor and part tiled walls.
Returning to the inner hall the staircase gives access to two first floor double bedrooms both having fitted wardrobes and vaulted ceilings.
To the rear of the property is a spacious entrance hall with cloaks storage, an internal door into the garage and door to kitchen.
The kitchen which is also adjacent to the dining hall is the real hub of the house, fitted with a range of high quality wall and floor units with granite work surfaces and part tiled walls, a central island takes centre stage and provides an informal breakfasting area, with an inset ceramic sink with brass effect mixer tap and built under storage cupboards, an electric 3 oven Aga, integrated dishwasher, beamed ceiling, stone tiles to the floor and bi-fold doors opening into the conservatory.
The conservatory is fully double glazed and enjoys far reaching views over open countryside, there is a feature stone wall and wood burning stove set on a stone flagged hearth, double doors lead into the garden.
A useful utility room has a range of co-ordinating wall and floor units with hardwood work surfaces, plumbing for automatic washing machine, space for American style fridge/freezer, oil central heating boiler and stone tiles to the floor. There is a laundry room and cloakroom/w.c.
Emmerson House Farm is accessed via private driveway where ownership and responsibility is shared between three properties, leading off is a private gravelled drive which is accessed via double wrought iron electric gates and leads to a further parking/hardstanding area. From here there is also access to the rear paddock via a five bar gate. There is a triple garage with three separate electric garage doors and a personnel door into the property. There is a Hodgson timber four car garage.
To the front of the property is an enclosed garden which is mainly laid to lawn together with well stocked borders and boasts stunning countryside views, there is an Indian slate patio which is ideal for outdoor entertaining and there is a large feature pond. The garden is enclosed by mature hedging and timber fencing.
N.B. There is an additional two bedroom detached bungalow opposite the property with land available by separate negotation. Ideal holiday let opportunity. Additional land may be available by separate negotiation.
Basic Payment Scheme
The Basis Payment Scheme entitlements for the whole Non SDA, which will be included within the sale price and the vendor will make reasonable endeavours to transfer entitlements to the buyer. George F White reserve the right to charge the purchaser a fee of £350 pus VAT for the transfer. The vendor will retain any BPS claim monies relating to scheme year 2021.
Mains water and electricity. Drainage is to a septic tank which is shared with a neighbouring property where responsibly is split 50:50.