Property Summary

Offers Over £300,000

3 Bedrooms 2 Reception Rooms

Branch Details

Barnard Castle

01833 690390

14c Redwell Court, Harmire, Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL12 8BN

Pond House Farm, 17a The Edge

• 3 Bedroom bungalow
• Farm Buildings
• Land extending to approximately 11.31 Hectares (27.95 Acres)
• Wind turbine
• Pleasant village location

The Area
Woodland is a traditional village occupying an elevated position situated between Barnard Castle and Hamsterley. It is surrounded by open countryside and supports an active village hall, public house along with post office/store and a primary school, there is also a bus service which transports children to secondary school and the local larger towns. Local auction markets can be found in Barnard Castle, Middleton-in-Teesdale and Darlington among others in surrounding areas.

Hamsterley Forest is just over a mile away and can be accessed by direct public footpaths, it attracts walkers, horse riders, cyclists and caters well for families.

For the commuter the A68, A1(M) and A66 provide links with the major commercial centres of the North East. Darlington Mainline Railway Station and Durham Tees Valley International Airport offer further communications with the rest of the country.

The Property
Pond House Farm is a spacious three bedroom bungalow which would benefit from modernisation with a low maintenance, gravelled front garden.

The property is entered through the front door into an entrance vestibule with a door opening to the large living dining room spanning the depth of the property and boasting features like the stone fireplace and archway midway across the room. There is a dual aspect with views to the front of the property and countryside beyond and to the rear farmyard. The living area lies to the front of the property and is spacious whilst to the rear of the room there is space for dining furniture.

A door from the dining area opens to the kitchen which comprises wall and base mounted units, an oil fired range style cooker, and integrated oven and void for a refrigerator. A door opens to the rear providing access to the farmyard.

The inner hallway accessed from the living dining room, leads to the bedrooms and family bathroom. The master bedroom lies at the front of the property and is a spacious double bedroom with fitted wardrobes to one wall and an outlook to the countryside beyond the property.

The second bedroom is another double again with fitted wardrobes and dressing table. The bedroom enjoys similar vies to the of the master bedroom. The third bedroom is a single room lying to the rear of the property.

The family bathroom has a cream suite comprising a bath with shower over, WC and wash hand basin, along with an airing cupboard which houses the hot water tank.

There is a further room ideal for use as a utility room with a door opening to the farmyard and houses the wind turbine control box.

2.83m x 3.62m (9' 3" x 11' 11")
Dining Room
3.27m x 4.87m (10' 9" x 16')
Living Room
4.01m x 4.87m (13' 2" x 16')
Bedroom One
3.01m x 4.22m (9' 11" x 13' 10")
Bedroom Two
4.05m x 3.21m (13' 3" x 10' 6")
Bedroom Three
2.36m x 2.59m (7' 9" x 8' 6")
3.18m x 2.86m (10' 5" x 9' 5")
The Land And Buildings
The land comprises approximately 11.31 Hectares (27.95 Acres) of grassland. The boundaries of the property are predominantly dry stone walls.
The land benefits from a natural spring water supply in the field parcel shown on the enclosed plan. The land is accessed via gateways and tracks from the farmstead and internally via gateways between fields.

Please note that the 2018 crop is not included in the sale,

There is a derelict single storey byre in poor repair adjacent to the bungalow. A large two storey barn with corrugated tin sheet roof together with brick built barn which form two sides of the farmyard. There are two open sided steel portal frame livestock buildings and a smaller block built building with fibre cement sheet roofs.
Basic Payment Scheme
The land has not been actively farmed in recent years and we are unable to verify whether or not the land is registered for the benefit of Basic Payment Scheme. We understand that no entitlements are available for  transfer upon the sale of the land. On completion of the sale George F. White LLP may be able to assist the purchaser with the registration of the land for Basic Payment Scheme and the sourcing of entitlements to enable them to claim.
The property is currently rated ‘F‘.

There is a wind turbine erected on the property which is subject to a lease agreement. It is understood that this lease can be transferred to the purchaser however purchasers should seek their own legal advice on this matter. Details of this lease are available from the agent.
From Barnard Castle proceed out of town on Harmire Road past the golf course taking the second turning on the right-hand side signposted Kinninvie. At the subsequent crossroads at Kinninvie continue straight across and proceed up to the subsequent T-junction. Turn right towards Woodland and follow the road into the village where the subject property will be found shortly after the primary school on the left hand side and identified by a George F White ‘For Sale’ board.
General Remarks and Stipulations
Easements, Wayleaves, and Rights of Way
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, water, drainage, watercourses and other easements, quasi or reputed easements and rights of adjoining owners if any affecting the same and all existing and proposed wayleaves and all others matters registered by any competent authority subject to statute.
Sporting and Mineral Rights
It is understood that the sporting and mineral rights are not included within the sale though the successful purchaser should satisfy themselves as to the definitive position.
Potential Asbestos Presence
There may be asbestos present on site although George F White have not carried out any tests.
The purchaser and their successors in title will take over responsibility for the maintenance of all boundaries insofar as they are owned.
Public Rights of Way
We understand that there are no public rights of way across the property.
Strictly by prior appointment with George F White (Barnard Castle office) on 01833 690390 or email Given the potential hazards of working farms we ask that you be as vigilant as possible when inspecting the
property or properties. If you have downloaded these particulars please register your interest to be kept informed of the sale progress.
All buildings have been measured using a digital mapping tool or electronic
measuring tool unless otherwise specified and are for guidance only. Land and field parcels measurements have been informed by digital mapping or Rural Land Registry plans.
Important Notice
Every care has been taken with the preparation of these particulars, but they are for general guidance only and complete accuracy cannot be guaranteed. If there is any point, which is of particular importance  professional verification should be sought.  All dimensions/boundaries are approximate. The mention of fixtures, fittings &/or appliances does not imply they are in full efficient working order. Photographs are provided for general information and you may not republish, retransmit, redistribute or otherwise make the material available to any party or make the same available on any website. These particulars do not constitute a contract or part of a contract.

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