Guide Price £485,000
- 3 Bedrooms
- 2 Bathrooms
- 2 Reception Rooms
- 5 Acres
A unique opportunity to purchase a modern three bedroom detached bungalow with separate smallholding in a quiet cul-de-sac location with adjacent land extending to around 5 acres in walking distance of the property with stables and outdoor arena. All the convenience of living in a town with the benefits of equestrian living almost on your doorstep.
A part glazed entrance door gives access into the large open plan kitchen/breakfast room, this spacious room has a modern fitted kitchen with an excellent range of wall and floor units with ample contoured work surfaces and part tiled surrounds, inset 1 ½ bowl sink unit with mixer tap, a built in breakfast bar, a range of integrated appliances including Rangemaster cooker, Smeg induction hob, extractor hood, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, microwave and washing machine, ceramic tiled floor with underfloor heating and a side door giving access to the garden. The living room is located at the rear of the house and is a well appointed reception room an oak fireplace with marble inset and hearth and living flame gas fire, doors open into a large double glazed conservatory. The conservatory has double doors at both sides giving access into the gardens, there is electric heating and a ceiling fan and is an ideal area for entertaining and enjoying the views over the gardens. The master bedroom is at the front of the property with two double glazed windows and has an en-suite wet room leading off, fitted with a modern contemporary suite comprising large walk in shower with mains fed rain head shower, corner wall mounted wash hand basin, low level w.c., heated towel rail and full height tiling to the walls and floor. There are two further double bedrooms to the rear. The family bathroom is fitted with a contemporary white suite comprising bath with mains fed rain head shower over and glazed screen, wash hand basin with vanity storage beneath, low level w.c. heated towel rail and fully tiled walls and floor.
The property is set back from the road with an attractive enclosed front garden, mature hedging offers a good degree of privacy, double timber gates give access into a large drive providing off road parking for several vehicles and a large concealed gravelled hardstanding area ideal for caravan/motorhome storage, there is a covered carport to the side of the property offering shelter and an ideal drying area. The rear garden is enclosed by mature trees and hedging, there is a lawned area and well kept flower beds and borders. There is detached garage with up and over door, lighting and power and a side access door.
There is a rear gate which gives access to adjoining woodland (owned and maintained by Durham County Council) and just a short walk leads to a small footbridge and a private footpath leads to the adjacent paddock land. The land extends to around 5 acres and has an additional vehicular access from a private lane which is accessed off Walkers Lane off Middridge Road, the paddocks are all post and railed, there is electricity and water, the outdoor arena has recently been resurfaced, there are 4 timber stables, a feed room and hay store,
Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage. Solar panels.
The land is sold subject to and with the benefit of all existing rights of way, wether public or private, obligations, easements and wayleaves or covenants whether disclosed or not. The land is subject to a development clawback for 20 years from 2005. There is a Certificate of Lawfulness for the Stables, hay store, feed room and arena.