Detached house for sale in Rowantree Farm, St. Johns Chapel, Bishop Auckland, County Durham DL13

Offers in region of £599,000
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Property features

  • 2 Bedroom Farm House
  • Land Approx. 61.91 acres (61.97HA)
  • Range of Farm Buildings
  • Freehold
  • EPC Rating G - Council Tax Band C

Property description

An opportunity to purchase a two bedroom farmhouse with a range of traditional farm buildings and adjoining land located in a ring fence.

The farm is situated on the outskirts of St John's Chapel on the Harthope Road. There are amenities available in the village of St John's Chapel which include a Post Office, primary school, public houses, cafe and local Lakes & Dales convenience store. Secondary schools are available in Wolsingham and Alston both within commuting distance. Stanhope (market town) is located approx. 7.5 miles east with a wider range of amenities.

Rail connections north and south are available from Durham, Darlington, and Newcastle Stations. Domestic and international air travel is available from Newcastle and Durham Tees Valley airports.

The farmhouse

Porch 3.19m x 1.45
With part tiled walls.

Dining Room 5.18 m x 2.73m
Two central heating radiators.

Kitchen 2.76m x 2.82m & 2.08m x 1.13m
Fitted with a range of wall and base units with a gas hob and an electric oven, stainless steel 2½ bowl sink unit, tiled splash backs and central heating radiator.

Bathroom1.66m x 1.90m
Fitted with a grey suite comprising w.C, wash hand basin and bath.

Bedroom 1 2.96m x 2.78m
Central heating radiator.

Sitting Room 4.24 x 4.27
Solid fuel stove set in tiled fireplace and under stairs cupboard.

UPVC entrance door. Stairs leading to first floor.

Bedroom 2 (Master) 4.28m x 3.94m
Fitted wardrobes and an over stairs storage cupboard.

Farm buildings

There is a range of traditional of farm buildings:

Oil Store

Workshop 5.07m x 6.86m
With stone walls, and t-fall sheet metal roof.

Small Byre 4.51m x 3.14m
Stone walls, single pitched sheet metal roof.

Store 4.52m x 2.20m

Store/ Outbuilding 3.70 x 1.97

Byre 4.30m x 8.39m
8 stand byre with stone walls, single storey with stone slate roof.

Barn 5.52m x 7.79m
Two storey stone built barn.

Stable/ Loose Box 2.26m x 4.38m

Coal Store

Modern Building 5.74m x 7.85m
With concrete floor.

With Lean-to 7.22m x 4.62m
With concrete floor.

Concrete yard.


Field --- Description- -- Hectares --- Acres
NY8737 --- 2468 --- Pasture --- 0.94 --- 2.32
NY8737 --- 3685 --- Meadow --- 2.70 --- 6.67
NY8737 --- 2184 --- Meadow --- 1.37 --- 3.38
NY8737 --- 2875 --- Pasture --- 0.53 --- 1.30
NY8737 --- 3672 --- Pasture --- 0.31 --- 0.76
NY8737 --- 4567 --- Meadow --- 2.30 --- 5.68
NY8737 --- 4980 --- Pasture --- 2.27 --- 5.60
NY8737 --- 4158 --- Pasture --- 2.09 --- 5.16
NY8738 --- 4518 --- Pasture --- 1.48 --- 3.65
NY8737 --- 3301 --- Meadow --- 3.27 --- 8.08
NY8737 --- 5011 --- Meadow --- 3.09 --- 7.63
NY8737 --- 3124 --- Pasture --- 2.31 --- 5.71
NY8737 --- 2310 --- Meadow --- 2.42 --- 5.98
NY8737 --- 2518 --- Pasture --- 0.15 --- 0.37

total --- 25.08HA --- 61.97Acres

Access to the property is direct off the adopted road.

The land is shown edged red on the attached plan.

Sporting Rights
Any sporting rights are in hand and are included in the sale.

Mines and Minerals
The mines and minerals are excepted and reserved.

Basic Payment Scheme
The land is registered for the Basic Payment Scheme. The land is classified within the "Severely Disadvantaged Area". The bps Entitlements are not included in the sale and are available by separate negotiation.

The 2017 bps claim has been submitted by the vendor. The purchaser will be required to comply with the bps Regulations and Cross Compliance Conditions for the remainder of the 2017 Scheme year.

Environmental Stewardship
The land has not been entered into any of the Environmental Stewardship Schemes.

Rights of Way
The following land parcels are crossed by public rights of way. NY87372184, NY8732875, NY87383301, NY87373672, NY87373685, NY87374158, NY87374567, NY87374980, NY87385011, NY87382310 and NY87383124.

There are no other third party rights of way over the land.

Easements and Wayleaves
The land is sold subject to and with the benefit of, all rights of way, water, drainage, watercourses, rights of light, easements, wayleaves, covenants, and any other rights whether disclosed or not.

The property is sold subject to a development clawback at the rate of 25% over 20 years.

The property is freehold and the title is registered. The land is sold subject to a grazing licence in favour of Mr James Rutherford, which terminates on 31st December 2017.

Mains electricity, spring water, private drainage. Solid fuel central heating from a stove in living room.

Local Authority
Durham County Council, County Hall, Durham, County Durham, DH1 5UL. Telephone Website www.Durham .Gov.Uk

By appointment through the selling Agents.

Property info

High Rowantree Farm Plan - Copy View original

Nearby transport

  • Appleby (15.8 miles)
  • Haydon Bridge (16.9 miles)
  • Hexham (17.1 miles)
  • Newcastle Airport (29.1 miles)
  • Durham Tees Valley Airport (34.3 miles)
  • Leeds Bradford International Airport (63.7 miles)
  • Pooley Bridge Ullswater Ferry Landing (26.7 miles)
  • Howtown Ullswater Ferry Landing (29.0 miles)
  • Tower Knowe Ferry Landing (32.6 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • St John's Chapel Primary School (0.7 miles)
  • Wearhead Primary School (1.7 miles)
  • Forest of Teesdale Primary School (4.8 miles)
  • Queen Elizabeth High School (16.7 miles)
  • Prudhoe Community High School (20.6 miles)
  • Durham Sixth Form Centre (25.0 miles)
  • Samuel King's School (11.2 miles)
  • Wolsingham School (12.0 miles)
  • Consett Academy (15.1 miles)
Note: Distance is shown as a straight line measurement

Local info for County Durham

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