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Stanhope, Bishop Auckland
Offers over £450,000 | 5 bedrooms

Property features

• Substantial detached farmhouse
• Five bedrooms
• Full of character and charm
• Attached outbuildings
• Generous walled garden
• Stunning countryside views
• Grade II* listed
• Energy efficiency rating F (28)
• Extra land available by separate negotiation

DESCRIPTION Greenhead Farm is a magnificent grade II* listed five bedroom property with attached outbuildings, walled garden and stunning countryside views, pleasantly situated on the edge of the market town of Stanhope.
This substantial property offers an abundance of character and charm, with a wealth of period features which are evident throughout.
The main entrance door opens into the porch/boot room with access to the shower room and useful utility/pantry.
The spacious kitchen is fitted with a range of farmhouse style units with complementary work surfaces incorporating a ceramic Belfast style sink with a Falcon range cooker, tiled flooring and beamed ceiling. Steps lead up to the dual aspect dining room with a door leading out to the walled garden, beamed ceiling and a fantastic original range.
A charming original door leads into the impressive living room with exposed stone walls, beams and fireplaces at both ends of the room, one housing an open fire with the other housing a multi fuel stove. The windows are a big feature in this room, with deep sills and views over the garden.
The inner hallway provides access to the versatile study and shower room with double shower, WC and wash hand basin.
The original staircase sweeps up to the first floor with a truly stunning window at half landing level.
On the first floor there are three bedrooms, the two double bedrooms both enjoy exposed stone walls and fireplaces with views to the rear of the property. The main bathroom is fitted with a corner shower, wash hand basin, WC and freestanding cast iron bath.
A staircase from the landing area leads up to the second floor where there are two further double bedrooms.

There are a range of attached outbuildings currently used for storage which could provide further accommodation if required (subject to the necessary planning consents).
Externally there is a gravelled driveway and parking area, vegetable garden with greenhouse and a generous walled garden which is mainly laid to lawn and enjoys views over the open countryside beyond.

LOCATION Stanhope is a small market town in County Durham, situated on the River Wear between Eastgate and Frosterley on the north side of Weardale, within the heart of the North Pennines Area of Natural Outstanding Beauty.
The town is home to an outdoor heated swimming pool, one of only two in the North East of England, and also enjoys a variety of amenities including shops, hotels, pubs and B&B's. The Durham Dales centre offers a range of attractions for locals and visitors.

SERVICES Mains electricity is connected. Oil central heating to radiators also supplying the domestic hot water. Spring water supply. Septic tank drainage.

CHARGES Durham County Council tax band D.

VIEWINGS Viewing is strictly by appointment. Arrangements can be made by contacting YoungsRPS, Hexham on 01434 608980.

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