Guide Price £1,450,0003 Bedrooms 3 Reception Rooms
Greenfield Farm, Rowley
An impressive range of well presented barn conversions • Retained character throughout • Land extending to 43.99 Hectares (108.71 Acres) • Large useful agricultural building • Pleasant gardens and ample off road parking • Panoramic views • Rural, yet accessible location • Ideally suited to those with agricultural or equestrian interests
Greenfield Farm is set within open countryside, though it has close links to the major regional centres and transport network. The rolling countryside adjoining the property offers a wealth of bridle ways, public footpaths and also the coast to coast route which runs along the adjacent railway line, can be enjoyed at any time of the year.
County Durham contrasts rural living with the accessibility to the urban centres of Durham and Newcastle both of which are within 25 minutes drive from this rural property. Durham and Newcastle offer superb facilities including shopping centres and professional services. Hexham and Corbridge are also within easy reach of the property.
Nearby Consett was principally known for its prosperous industry and only 5 minutes by car, offering numerous shops
and all local amenities.
Derwent Reservoir is situated on the doorstep of the property and offers picturesque picnic sites, scenic walks which are perfect for a leisurely day and also a host of leisure facilities to be enjoyed.
Greenfield Farm is situated in a rural, tranquil setting surrounded by pleasant and extensive countryside. Comprising of a stunning range of three barn conversions, the property is offered for sale with the benefit of a large agricultural outbuilding and land extending to 43.99Ha (108.71Ac). Finished to a high standard throughout, the property would ideally suit a variety of purchasers, including those looking to farm or wishing to explore equestrian pursuits.
The Old Farmhouse
The Old Farmhouse is the first of the three conversions, and is well presented throughout, having been lovingly restored and recently extended to suit modern family living. The main entrance leads into the reception vestibule with stairs to the first floor directly ahead.
To the left hand side lies the living room, which is a light and airy room of generous proportions. Featuring an impressive inglenook with reclaimed stone and multi-fuel stove inset, a pleasant window seat set upon a stone sill allows the South facing views to be enjoyed.
The dining room is situated adjacent to the reception vestibule and is fitted with oak effect laminate flooring. Enjoying a dual aspect to the front and rear of the property, the dining room benefits from a useful under stair cupboard.
Leading from the dining room is the sun room, which has been added in recent years to provide a further versatile reception room. Flooded with natural light courtesy of the triple aspect, French doors leading onto the pleasant terrace, and Velux skylights, the sun room is perfect for entertaining and is an extension of the outdoor space. Featuring oak effect laminate flooring, an exposed stone wall contributes to the character of the property.
The breakfasting kitchen is located to the rear of the property, and is fitted with a range of base and wall mounted storage units topped with laminated worktops which incorporate a composite sink with mixer tap and drainer unit. Integral appliances include an electric AGA which is housed within a tiled inglenook and slim line dishwasher. The oak effect laminate flooring continues into the breakfasting kitchen which is also serviced by a utility room which is fitted with a range of useful base units which incorporate a porcelain Belfast sink. External access to the rear courtyard can be granted from here, whilst the ground floor accommodation is completed by a cloakroom which is fitted with a low level WC and wall hung wash hand basin.
Returning to the reception vestibule, stairs rise to the floor landing which feature bespoke spotlighting recessed within the plinths. The master bedroom is a double of generous proportions, enjoying South facing views to the front elevation. Featuring a walk in wardrobe, the master bedroom is also serviced by en-suite facilities which comprise of a low level WC, wash hand basin set upon a pedestal and double shower cubicle with mains fed shower.
The second bedroom is a further well proportioned double which is situated to the front of the property. Benefitting from plantation shutters, the second bedroom also features a range of fitted wardrobes.
The third bedroom is a further double located to the rear. Featuring vaulted ceilings, two Velux skylights flood the room with natural light. A further useful storage cupboard and walk in wardrobe completes the third bedroom.
The family bathroom is fitted with a modern white suite comprising of a low level WC, his and hers travertine bowl sinks set upon a n oak vanity unit with freestanding taps, a freestanding roll top bath and double shower cubicle with mains fed shower. Tiled to splash back level, the bathroom is heated by a chrome wall mounted towel rail.
Measurements - The Old Farmhouse
4.62m x 4.20m (15' 2" x 13' 9")
4.13m x 3.56m (13' 7" x 11' 8")
4.57m x 3.69m (15' x 12' 1")
5.47m x 3.21m (17' 11" x 10' 6")
Ground Floor WC
4.13m x 3.35m (13' 7" x 11')
4.13m x 3.59m (13' 7" x 11' 9")
4.53m x 3.22m (14' 10" x 10' 7")
The Old Byre
The Old Byre is the central component, and offers spacious accommodation throughout. The main entrance leads into the open plan living/dining room with a central wooden staircase directly ahead, whilst the living room features an exposed stone inglenook with electric flame effect log burner inset.
The breakfasting kitchen is located to the rear, and is accessed by sliding doors. Fitted with a range of cream Farmhouse style base and wall mounted storage units, topped with contrasting laminated worktops which include a stainless steel sink and drainer unit. There is an electric range cooker with stainless steel extractor above, as well as space for further freestanding appliances.
The utility room is accessed from the kitchen, and is fitted with a range of base units which are topped with laminated worktops and incorporate a stainless steel sink with mixer tap. External access to the rear can be granted from here, whilst the ground floor accommodation is completed by the cloakroom which is fitted with a low level WC and wash hand basin.
Returning to the open plan living/dining room, stairs rise to the first floor landing. The master bedroom is a well proportioned double to the front elevation. Benefitting from a range of fitted wardrobes, the master bedroom is serviced by an en-suite which comprise of a low level WC, wash hand basin set upon a wall hung vanity unit and double shower cubicle with mains fed shower.
The second and third bedrooms are further double bedrooms of generous proportions, both with useful fitted wardrobes, whilst the family bathroom completes the first floor accommodation. The family bathroom is fitted with a modern white suite comprising of a low level WC, wash hand basin set upon a pedestal, panel enclosed double ended bath and separate double shower cubicle. Tiled to splash back level, the family bathroom is heated by a chrome wall mounted towel rail.
Measurements - The Old Byre
8.28m x 4.20m (27' 2" x 13' 9")
3.95m x 3.16m (13' x 10' 4")
Ground Floor WC
4.35m x 3.29m (14' 3" x 10' 10")
3.82m x 3.16m (12' 6" x 10' 4")
4.35m x 3.09m (14' 3" x 10' 2")
Curlew Cottage is a well appointed newly refurbished, one bedroom cottage and would ideally lend itself to holiday accommodation. The main entrance is located to the side of the property, and leads into the open plan kitchen/living room.
The kitchen is fitted with a range of grey Farmhouse style base units which extend into a breakfast bar, ideal for informal dining. Topped with wooden effect laminated worktops which incorporate a stainless steel sink with mixer tap and drainer unit, integral appliances include an electric oven and two ring hob. The open plan layout is a social space, lending itself perfectly to entertaining. Featuring wooden effect laminate and spot lights throughout, a bespoke staircase with oak banister and spotlighting recessed within the plinths rise to the first floor landing.
The master bedroom is a well proportioned double, and is light and airy courtesy of the Juliette balcony with UPVC door to the side elevation. The master bedroom is serviced by en-suite facilities which comprise of a low level WC with concealed cistern and wash hand basin set upon a vanity unit, and a double shower cubicle with electric shower.
Measurements - Curlew Cottage
4.78m x 4.31m (15' 8" x 14' 2")
4.76m x 3.07m (15' 7" x 10' 1")
To the front of the property there is ample off road parking, whilst to the rear is a gravelled courtyard and hard standing beyond. The pleasant lawned gardens are situated to the side of the property, and incorporate a paved terrace, ideal for entertaining and enjoying the panoramic views. The gardens also incorporate a variety of flowerbeds and mature shrubbery bordered by natural stone and reclaimed timber sleepers, along with a small pond. To the side of the property, there is a pleasant lawned area which provides a pleasant seating area for Curlew Cottage.
The land at Greenfield Farm extends to 43.99 hectares (108.71 acres) of permanent pasture grazing. The farm is currently utilised for silage production and grazing cattle. There is approximately 32 Ha (80Ac) of mowable permanent pasture on Greenfield Farm that the current vendor cuts for silage year on year.
The holding at present is grazed with cows and calves and it is carrying approximately 130 head. The vendor believes that the farm when it is fertilised is capable of carry up to 150 head of cows and followers in total. All of the fields at Greenfield Farm have a water supply to them.
Energy Performance Certificate
The Old Farmhouse is currently rated ‘D’.
The Old Byre is currently rated ‘C’.
Curlew Cottage is currently rated ‘D’.
1. The property benefits from a spring water supply.
2. The property benefits from a shared septic tank.
3. The Old Farmhouse and The Old Byre benefit from oil fired central heating, whilst Curlew Cottage is heated by highly economic electric storage heaters.
General Purpose Building
Greenfield Farm has a general purpose livestock building on the holding which extends to approximately 6,330 Sq/Ft. The shed is utilised for livestock housing and is capable of housing between 50 – 60 cattle.
Basic Payment Scheme
The land is sold with the benefit of Entitlements to receive payments through the Basic Payment Scheme should the purchaser be a suitable candidate and eligible to qualify for the Scheme on completion of the land sale.Â The Vendor has claimed the 2018 Basic Payment Scheme but will undertake to transfer the Entitlements to the Purchaser following completion of the sale. The transfer of the entitlements and HLS will be coordinated by George F White with fees of £400 plus VAT being payable by the purchaser.
The purchaser will be required to sign an indemnification stating they will maintain the land in good agricultural and environmental condition, and follow the Basic Payment Scheme Cross Compliance Regulations.Â Further to this the indemnification will also hold the purchaser liable should be Vendor be penalised for breach of cross compliance.
Easements, Wayleaves & Rights of Way
The property is sold subject to, and with the benefits 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 and other matters registered by any competent authority subject to statute.
Sporting & Mineral Rights
It is understood that the sporting rights are included with the freehold of the property. Mineral rights are reserved to a third party.
Travel North from Tow Law along the A68 for approximately 5 miles, and turn left signposted Bee Cottage B&B. Follow the road for approximately 1 mile and bear left signposted Bonners Lodge and the property is situated on the left hand side as indicated by a George F White sale board.
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