Property Summary

Offers Over £549,950

  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 3 Reception Rooms
  • 3.8 Acres

Branch Details


01388 529579

8, Wolsingham, DL13 3AA

The Barn, Scotch Isle Farm

Wolsingham, Bishop Auckland, Durham

    Key Features

  • Handmade, bespoke, solid oak kitchen
  • Outstanding Grade II listed Barn conversion
  • Planning consent for three camping cabins
  • Recently renovated to an incredibly high standard
  • Set close to the sought after village of Wolsingham
  • Spacious and flexible accommodation throughout
  • Three/Four bedrooms, plus loft space
  • Whole site extending to 3.8Ac (1.55 Ha)

An outstanding Grade II listed Barn conversion with Three/Four bedrooms, plus loft space. Recently renovated to an incredibly high standard, the whole site extends to 3.8Ac (1.54 Ha).

The Barn at Scotch Isle Farm is a spacious Grade II listed, three/four bedroomed barn conversion which has recently been refurbished to an incredibly high standard throughout. The property is set on the outskirts of the ever popular village of Wolsingham and offers excellent quality fixtures and fittings, alongside flexible accommodation, making this picturesque barn an ideal family home. The whole site extends to 3.8 Ac (1.54 Ha) and offers a small detached brick built stable block and a further large outbuilding, which would be ideally suited to those with equestrian interests, or those who simply want to increase self sufficiency. The property also benefits from planning permission for three holiday camping cabins which presents an exciting opportunity for those who aspire to work and run a business from home.

The entrance to the property is via a newly fitted bespoke wooden door which leads into the spacious reception hall, which is fitted with Karndean flooring and allows access to all ground floor accommodation. To the left hand side is the useful boot room/utility room, ideal for the removal and storage of coats and boots. It also offers base units which are topped with wood effect working surfaces with an upstep splash back, this incorporates a stainless steel sink and drainer unit. There is also plumbing for a washing machine and ample space for a freestanding American style fridge freezer. The room is lit by two wooden double glazed windows which are situated to the front and side aspects, while the floor is laid with tiles. Returning to the hall, Karndean flooring continues into the ground floor WC, comprising of a low level WC, wash hand basin set into a wooden vanity unit with free standing tap. The walls are partially fitted with wood panelling, while a traditional style radiator provides heat and a frosted window faces the rear elevation.

An oak veneer door leads into the living room which is flooded with natural light and situated to the rear of the property. Enjoying views through floor to ceiling small paned windows and French doors which overlook the property’s extensive gardens and land, the living room is warmed by a living flame stove with log store below which is set upon on a slate hearth and features a tiled splash back.

Returning to the inner hallway, Karndean flooring continues while stone white flashed walls add character and charm to the property. The kitchen has exposed stone walls, beams to the ceiling and is a spacious room with ample space for a dining table, ideal for informal dining. The kitchen is well lit by two windows which overlook the rear garden, a solid wood access door also leads to the rear garden whilst a slit feature window in the exposed stone wall looks out onto the hallway. This stunning kitchen is fitted with an extensive range of hand made, bespoke, solid oak wall and base mounted storage units which are complemented by solid oak working surfaces, and incorporate a Belfast sink as well as built in chopping boards. Integral appliances include a fridge, dishwasher and a gas Smeg range cooker with five ring hob. The walls are tiled to splash back areas while the floor is laid with slate and benefit from electric underfloor heating.

The dining room is to the end of the hallway and is generously proportioned with a dual aspect overlooking the property’s paddock land, whilst a further solid wood door also leads to the external patio area. Offering ample space for a large dining table and chairs, the room has exposed stone walls and beams to the ceiling which are in keeping with the overall character of the property.

The ground floor accommodation is completed with a large and versatile Gin Gang which is located to the front of the property and offers a mixture of exposed stone and plastered walls, exposed beams and a pitched ceiling allowing for a mezzanine level above. The room is lit via one large window to the left aspect and a further three small windows which are fitted with white wooden shutters, a bespoke wooden door is situated to the front. This spacious room is heated by a living flame gas stove and two modern radiators. A staircase with glass side panels leads to the mezzanine level above, this is currently used as a bedroom, however this is a flexible space which could also be utilised as a study for those who work from home.

A wooden staircase from the reception hall rises to the first floor accommodation. To the left hand side is the master bedroom which is a spacious double enjoying a triple aspect view to the front, rear and side. There is an original exposed A-frame beam to the ceiling alongside a range of built in bedroom furniture including wardrobes and a storage cupboard. The master bedroom is serviced by a high quality en-suite shower room. This comprises of a low level WC, wash hand basin set into a traditional style vanity unit and a double walk in shower enclosure with rainfall and handheld mains powered chrome shower. The walls are tiled to the shower area, while the room is heated by a chrome heated towel rail and a frosted glass window provides light from the front aspect.

To the right hand side there are two further bedrooms, the second bedroom is to the rear of the property and is a double with exposed stone walls, as well as a wooden external door leading to a stone staircase which takes in stunning views. The third bedroom is a single which has a window to the side and has a traditional exposed threshing barn gear to the wall.

The family bathroom completes the first floor accommodation, comprising of a low level WC, wash hand basin set into a traditional style vanity unit and a free standing claw foot bath. The floor is laid with floorboard effect tiles, while the room is lit by spotlights to the ceiling and two small windows, it is heated by a column style radiator and electric underfloor heating.

Stairs rise to the second floor loft space which is currently utilised as a bedroom by the present owners. Here, there are exposed A-frame beams providing much character together with built in eaves storage. This room could be equally utilised as a study, hobby room or made into a permanent bedroom subject to consents.