Guide Price £950,000
- 6 Bedrooms
- 4 Bathrooms
- 3 Reception Rooms
- 13.96 Acres
Lot One Stanley Hall Farm, Stanley
- Available as a whole or three lots
- Five bedroom farmhouse
- Grassland extending to 5.65 Hectares (13.96 Acres)
- Indoor Arena
- One bedroom annexe
- Range of agricultural buildings
- Range of stone built stables
A superb, refurbished, period farmhouse with five bedrooms and extensive reception room space with an adjoining one bedroom annexe having large gardens and grounds. A range of traditional agricultural buildings with potential for conversion subject to obtaining consents including a range of stone built stables around a traditional courtyard, an indoor arena and grassland extending to 5.65 Hectares (13.96 Acres).
Lot One: Stanley Hall Farm
This impressive period farmhouse was lovingly restored approximately ten years ago and has been fitted with a host of high quality fixtures and fittings. With spacious rooms featuring throughout, the accommodation offers five bedrooms and three reception rooms which all enjoy pleasant rural views.
The entrance opens to a tradition vestibule which has mosaic tiled floor and a glazed internal door opens into the grand entrance hall which boasts a large stone arch feature.
To the right hand side lies the snug living room complemented by a stove whilst to the left the library/study is another generous room which would lend itself to formal dining space or play room dependent upon requirements.
Along the inner hall, which is also of generous proportions continuing the grandeur though the ground floor the master reception room and dining hall is located. This has a bespoke corner bar and French doors opening out to the south facing elevation of the dwelling. This room is fantastic for those who enjoy entertaining but would work equally well as a family room, separating the other reception rooms for use on more formal occasions.
The magnificent kitchen has west facing French windows which lead onto a sheltered terrace over looking the garden and a large island completes the contemporary yet in-keeping and practical space. Worktops are finished in granite and an extensive range of base and wall mounted cupboard space houses a number of integral appliances. A striking stone inglenook houses a traditional range and is an impressive focal point within the room.
To the rear of the property a utility/boot room houses and provides additional storage together with access to the courtyard. An internal door links the Hall with the annexe.
Off the entrance hallway a bespoke return staircase under an arched window rises to a superb expansive galleried landing, which is a room in itself. Four large double bedrooms are located on this floor with the master suite boasting an en suite shower room and large dressing room. A fifth room to this floor is currently in use as a first floor sitting room having a living flame fire and enjoying sunset views through the westerly of the dual aspect. This room could be used as a bedroom if required. The family bathroom has been tastefully appointed with neutral stone effect tiles and high specification fixtures including freestanding bath and large walk in shower.
Externally, there is a large garden that wraps around the property and is laid to lawn with mature shrub and flower borders. A patio area provides a lovely space for outdoor seating.
A driveway provides parking for numerous vehicles.
The property benefits from mains electricity and water with private drainage to a septic tank shared with Stanley Hall Annexe and Windmill View. The property has oil fired central heating with the boiler being housed in building 9 on the enclosed plan.
This property has been certified with an EPC Rating of E.
Council Tax Band
This property has been rated Council Tax Band G.
Stanley Hall Annexe
This property is a self-contained part of the accommodation which would suit a dependent relative wishing to retain independence or could provide additional income streams subject to ensuring the correct consents are in place.
The separate external access opens into an open plan living dining kitchen, which is a bright and airy space courtesy of the dual aspect. The kitchen is fitted with a range of base units, which house an integral washing machine and fridge, oven and hob.
The internal door, which links the annexe to the main hall, is located at the foot of the stairs and stairs, (including under stairs cupboard) rise to the en suite bedroom. This room is a good size double bedroom and a window overlooks the courtyard.
The shower room is nicely appointed and comprises, close couple WC with wash hand basin all set within a vanity unit concealing storage and a tiled shower cubicle includes a mains fed shower.
The property is serviced by mains electricity and water and oil fired central heating via the main hall. Drainage is to a septic tank shared with Stanley Hall Farm and Windmill View. There are no independent supplies to this property.
This property has been certified with an EPC Rating of C.
Council Tax Band
This property has been rated Council Tax Band A.
Stanley Hall Farm comprises of a range of buildings including a three stone barns, three loose boxes and an indoor arena with sand/rubber surface and four loose boxes in total measuring 565.68m2. There is a stable block with a further three loose boxes and a fodder store. Further information can be seen on the building schedule within these particulars.
We have been in formed that there may be asbestos present in the farm buildings although George F. White LLP have not carried out any tests. Purchasers should carry out their own investigations as to the presence of this and take independent advice.
The property comprises of two gently sloping field parcels of permanent grassland extending to 5.65 Hectares (13.96 Acres) along with 0.67 Hectares (1.65 Acres) of woodland.
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.
Tenure & Possession
The property is understood to be freehold and sold with vacant possession.
Are indicated on the sale plan and the responsibility and maintenance for these will be included within the sale insofar as they are owned.
A right of access along a farm track north of Wolsingham Road provides access to the properties. Please note this track may not be suitable for low suspension vehicles and is not included in the sale of this property.
Sporting and Mineral Rights
All sporting and mineral rights are included in so far as they are owned.
Wayleaves, Easements & Rights of Way
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.
There are a series of public footpaths running through the property. Purchasers should make their own investigations as to the exact course of these.
Viewings are strictly by prior appointment with George F. White.
Durham County Council.
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