Guide Price £610,0003 Bedrooms 2 Reception Rooms
Low Grange Farm, Wingate
Traditional detached farm house with arable, grassland and woodland extending to approximately 31.7 hectares (78.3 acres) • Three double bedrooms • Two reception rooms • Ample off road parking • Garden to the front and courtyard to rear • Set within an ideal commuter location on the outskirts of Wingate
Wingate benefits from a range of day-to-day amenities as do the other neighbouring villages, whilst a more comprehensive suite of facilities can be found in Durham City approximately 20 minutes drive away. The area lends itself to those with an equestrian interest, there is a network of bridleways and other equestrian facilities located in the vicinity.
Low Grange Farm is a three bed detached farm house set within a quiet location on the outskirts of Wingate. The property is in need of some modernisation, however benefits from flexible family sized accommodation alongside approximately 31.7 hectares (78.3 acres) including arable, grassland and Woodland extending to approximately 3.80 hectares (9.39 acres) situated adjacent to the property, making it ideal as a smallholding or for those with an agricultural interest.
The main entrance to the property leads into the entrance hall with stairs directly ahead leading to the first floor landing. To the right hand side lies the sitting room which benefits from a solid fuel fire with wooden surround, along with a dual aspect to the front and side elevations which allows the room to be light and airy throughout. This multipurpose room could also be used as a dining room, study or playroom as required.
Returning to the entrance hall is the living room. A spacious room which is filled with natural light courtesy of a walk in bay window to the front aspect. The focal point of the room is the log burner set within an impressive inglenook with wooden mantel over, this also powers the central heating system.
The kitchen can be accessed from the living room and is situated to the rear of the property. It is fitted with a range of base storage units topped with marble effect worktops which incorporate a stainless steel sink and drainer unit with mixer tap. Integral appliances include an electric four ring hob with an extractor fan over and an eye level electric oven and grill. There is also access to the wash house which has space for free standing appliances, along with a useful pantry cupboard. From the kitchen there is a UPVC door which allows access to the rear yard.
The first floor landing offers access to all remaining accommodation and benefits from a double glazed window to the rear elevation and a storage cupboard which houses the boiler.
The master bedroom is located to the front of the property and is a good sized double. This generous room benefits from a double glazed window to the front and rear aspects overlooking the pleasant countryside. The second bedroom is also a good sized double, which benefits from built in storage cupboards and a UPVC double glazed window facing the front elevation. The third bedroom is also a double of generous proportions and is situated to the left hand side which features a UPVC double glazed window.
The family bathroom is fitted with a white suite comprising of a wash hand basin set upon a pedestal, panel enclosed bath with an electric shower over and splash back tile surround. There is a separate WC.
3.82m x 3.95m (12' 6" x 13')
5.00m x 3.57m (16' 5" x 11' 9")
3.97m x 2.47m (13' x 8' 1")
1.91m x 2.47m (6' 3" x 8' 1")
5.03m x 3.64m (16' 6" x 11' 11")
4.00m x 2.94m (13' 1" x 9' 8")
3.99m x 3.00m (13' 1" x 9' 10")
To the front of the property is a pleasant low maintenance garden which is laid to lawn, along with ample off road parking for a number of vehicles. To the rear, there is an enclosed courtyard which benefits from a range of useful outhouses, some of which are currently used as an aviary along with an outside WC and wash house.
The property comprises of a block of productive arable land extending in all to approximately 10.57 hectares (26.12 acres). The land is shown edged red on the plan within these particulars. It also benefits from a further 1.15 hectares (2.84 acres) of adjoining land, formally a brownfield commercial site edged in green within these particulars. There is also a separate block of land which comprises in all approximately 19.98 hectares (49.37 acres) of land of which approximately 16.18 hectares (39.98 acres) is grassland and 3.80 hectares (9.39 acres) is woodland plantations. The land is shown edged blue on the plan within these particulars.
Basic Payment Scheme
The land is sold without entitlements to receive payment under the Basic Payment Scheme.
The land is sold with the benefit of access with or without vehicles across the route marked yellow on the plan within these particulars which runs between the boundary of the land and the adopted highway.
Third Party Rights and Covenants
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, water, drainage, water courses and other easements quasi or reputed easements and rights of adjoining owner, if any, affecting the same and all existing and proposed wayleaves or other matters registered by any competent authority subject to statute.
(EPC) EEC next to EIR
The property is currently rated ‘E’.
1. The land edged in red on the enclosed plan is sold subject to a clawback of 80% of any uplift in value for 80 years from the date of completion
2. The land edged in green on the enclosed plan is sold subject to a clawback of 80% of any uplift in value and expires in 2097.
3. The land edged in blue is sold subject to a clawback in favour of Durham County Council at a rate of 80 which expires in 2036.
1. The land is located a short walk from the property up an access track.
2. The property benefits from a solid fuel heating system.
3. There is a pedestrian right of way through the land edges on blue on the enclosed plan which is reserved for one individual, please contact the office for more details.
4. There is a public footpath which runs along the southern boundary of the land. The land is subject to a deed dated 10th February 2006 with Northern Gas Networks in respect of apparatus on or under the land.
5. There is overhead electrical apparatus on timber poles and it is assumed that a wayleave is in place with Northern Powergrid for this apparatus with an annual payment made.
6. There are various covenants on the title of the property particularly in favour of the Coal Board.
From the A187 turn off for Wingate. Travel south through Wingate along the B1280. Pass the library on your right and then turn right at The Victoria Inn pub along Pickering Street. Follow Pickering Street to the bottom of the hill and the property is located at the top of the track.