Guide Price £625,0004 Bedrooms 3 Reception Rooms
The Farmhouse, Little Greencroft Farm
Substantial and well presented stone built family home • Spacious individually designed kitchen with walk in pantry • Four double bedrooms, three with en-suite facilities • Master bedroom with bespoke dressing room • Flexible accommodation throughout • Extensive lawned gardens to the front • Ample off road parking • Ideal commuter location • No onward chain
The property is set amidst open countryside enjoying facilities on the door step such as Knitsley Mill Hotel and trout fishing lakes together will full range of amenities at Consett and pleasant village community at Lanchester. There is excellent access to a network of public footpaths.
For the commuter the A68 can be joined in less than 5 minutes drive whilst Durham and Newcastle are within 20 minutes travel by car both of which have national mainline train stations which have direct links to London. International airports can be found at Durham Tees Valley and Newcastle international which provide both domestic and international flights.
The Farm House, Little Greencroft Farm is a superbly presented stone built Farmhouse which has been lovingly restored and finished to a high standard throughout by its current owners. Offering flexible accommodation throughout, the property is located within a pleasant position on the outskirts of Knitsley and would be ideally suited to family living and the commuter.
The main entrance to the property is accessed via a reclaimed arched wooden door which leads into the reception vestibule, ideal for the storage and removal of coats and boots. Laid with natural stone tiled flooring, the reception vestibule features wooden panelling to the walls which incorporate coat hooks and a bench. The natural stone flooring continues into the hallway which also features wooden half wall panelling.
To the left hand side lies the open plan kitchen/family room which is a spacious and versatile room, ideal for socialising and entertaining. Light and airy courtesy of the wooden sash window to the front elevation, as well as the sliding bi fold doors leading to the patio area from the kitchen, natural stone tiled flooring is laid throughout. The family room features an impressive solid wood unit with TV display stand, shelving surround and useful storage. Spotlights are recessed within the ceiling throughout the kitchen/family room, whilst there are three individual pendant light fittings above the central work surface.
The kitchen is fitted with a Farmhouse range of Harvey Jones high quality base units, complete with a grey finish and chrome handles. Topped with white granite worktops which incorporate a double porcelain sink with chrome mixer tap and instant hot water feature, the drainer unit extends into the granite worktop. Integral appliances include two AEG dishwashers, a Britannia stainless steel Range cooker with double oven, six gas burner hob with warming plate with concealed extractor above and individual full height fridge and freezer. Attached to the central base unit is a built in U shaped seating area which provides the perfect space for informal dining and enjoys views overlooking the South facing gardens.
The traditional kitchen is complented by an impressive exposed brick inglenook with stone surround and hearth, whilst the kitchen is completed by an extensive walk in pantry which is accessed by double doors which contrast with the base units. Featuring spot lights recessed within the ceiling and plinths, there is an array of useful shelving.
The dining room is accessed from the kitchen via a reclaimed wooden door and is a flexible space of generous proportions. Featuring solid oak flooring, there is an exposed stone inglenook and sliding sash window to the front elevation. There is also a useful storage cupboard which is accessed via a further reclaimed wooden door.
Returning to the inner hallway, the living room is to the right hand side and enjoys a front aspect view overlooking the South facing gardens. Benefitting from a cast iron multi fuel stove set within an inglenook upon a stone hearth, there is a decorative feature panelled wall which contributes to the overall character of the property.
The utility room is situated to the rear of the property and provides space, power and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. Complete with a ceiling hung drying rack, the utility room features tiled flooring, spotlights recessed within the ceiling as well as a traditional larder shelf.
The ground floor accommodation is completed by the boot room and ground floor WC. Featuring a range of fitted shelving and coat hooks, as well as a wooden bench, the boot room also provides access to the rear courtyard. There are also two useful storage cupboards, whilst the ground floor WC is fitted with a low level WC with a concealed cistern and wall hung wash hand basin.
Returning to the inner hallway, a grand return staircase rises to the first floor landing which is light and airy courtesy of the windows overlooking the rear elevation. The master bedroom is a double of generous proportions situated to the front of the property. Featuring a range of high quality fitted storage cupboards concealing drawer units and hanging rails, a corridor from the sleeping accommodation provides access to the en-suite facilities and a walk in wardrobe, whilst there is also a pleasant window seat overlooking the front.
The master en-suite is fitted with a modern white suite which includes a wall hung WC with concealed cistern, enamel wash hand basin set upon a vanity unit with shelving and useful drawer space, walk in shower with mains fed shower and central rainfall shower head as well as a tile enclosed bath with tiled surround. Benefitting from spotlighting recessed within the ceiling, the master en-suite features travertine flooring to the floor and walls.
The walk in wardrobe is fitted with a bespoke range of full length storage units which incorporate hanging rails and drawer units, whilst there is also glass display shelving with spotlighting and a dressing table.
The second bedroom is a further well proportioned double, and features built in shelving within the alcoves which incorporate covers concealing the radiators. Enjoying a front aspect view, the second bedroom also benefits from a walk in wardrobe.
The third bedroom is situated at the end of the hallway and is a further double bedroom. Ideally suited to guest accommodation. This light and airy room enjoys a front aspect view and benefits from ensuite facilities which include a low level WC, wall hung wash hand basin and double shower cubicle with mains fed shower. There is also a useful storage cupboard which could be utilised as a wardrobe.
The family bathroom is fitted with a modern white suite comprising of low level WC with concealed cistern, wash hand basin set upon a half pedestal and tile enclosed bath with mixer rainfall tap. Enjoying a dual aspect view to the side and rear elevations, spot lights are recessed within the ceiling. The family bathroom is completed by grey travertine tiling to the floor and walls.
Returning to the first floor landing, a further staircase rises to the second floor office space and fourth bedroom. The office is fitted with a range of base units providing useful storage, the office is light and airy courtesy of the Velux window.
The fourth bedroom is a further double bedroom which incorporates a living area and includes en-suite facilities. Well lit by Velux windows to the front, spot lights are recessed within the ceiling. The en-suite facilities include a wall hung WC with concealed cistern, wash hand basin set upon a half pedestal with mixer rainfall type and double shower cubicle with mains fed shower. Featuring a Velux skylight and spotlights recessed within the ceiling, the en-suite is fully tiled and is heated by a chrome wall hung towel rail. Due to the nature and size of the fourth bedroom would be ideally suited to independent living such as a granny annexe or teenagers ‘den’.
13' 3" x 14' 1" (4.04m x 4.28m)
13' 3" x 14' 1" (4.03m x 4.30m)
17' x 19' 7" (5.17m x 5.98m)
11' 3" x 18' 10" (3.44m x 5.74m)
8' 10" x 10' 2" (2.68m x 3.10m)
Boot Room and WC
15' x 14' 10" (4.56m x 4.51m)
9' 4" (max) x 8' 10" (2.85m x 2.69m)
14' 11" x 15' 1" (4.54m x 4.61m)
11' 8" x 14' (3.56m x 4.27m)
En-suite Shower Room
17' 5" x 24' (5.30m x 7.31m)
En-suite Shower Room
15' x 8' 3" (4.58m x 2.52m)
Access is via a shared private road and leads to double gates into The Farm House. Ample parking is provided by a gravelled semi circle parking area, offering private parking for several cars. The wall enclosed garden is South facing and predominantly laid to lawn with a range of flowering borders and mature shrubbery. A pleasant patio area leads directly from the kitchen bi-fold doors making the outside space an extension of the inside and offers an ideal space for informal dining or entertaining. To the side of the property there is also a large timber constructed storage shed, whilst to the rear is a communal landscaped courtyard.
(EPC) EEC next to EIR
1. An adjoining one bedroom cottage could also be available by separate negotiation. Please contact the office for further information.
2. There is currently a programme of redevelopment works being carried out on the site which could cause some disturbance in the short term future.
From the A68, head through Satley, following the road and turn left onto Longedge Lane and then immediately right onto Humberhill Lane. Proceed straight over on approaching the crossroads, and turn left at the T junction at Hurbuck Cottages. Proceed for approximately half a mile and the property is situated on the right hand side.
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