A 10 bedroom equestrian property set in 10.5 acres land. Comprising 2 well-appointed separate properties and an annexe, 8 stables, a substantial barn, outbuildings, 2 paddocks and a Japanese style garden. Providing excellent access to major road links.
DESCRIPTION A superb 10 bedroom equestrian property benefitting from far reaching views, set in 10.5 acres land comprising 2 well-appointed separate properties and an annexe, 8 stables, a barn, outbuildings and a Japanese style garden. The Old Mill, a 4/5 bedroom dormer bungalow is detached with a south facing garden. The Farmhouse has 3 bedrooms and a beautiful south facing garden, the 2 bedroom annexe adjoins the farmhouse.
The Old Mill enters into the hallway and on to the split level dining room, giving access to the spacious kitchen/breakfast room, large south facing lounge, two further reception rooms/bedrooms and a bathroom fitted with a 4 piece suite. The lounge has double glazed French doors providing panoramic views across the countryside with access to the garden. The farmhouse style kitchen is fitted with a comprehensive range of wall and base units with granite worktops. The cellar, accessed from the kitchen forms a very useful space. To the first floor are three bedrooms and a bathroom. The master bedroom and bedroom 2 are both spacious rooms situated to the south and north respectively, with the master bedroom benefitting from a balcony overlooking the fields to the south. Bedroom 3, although a single room, is a good size and the bathroom is fitted with a three piece suite.
The Old Mill garden is situated to the south and is mainly laid to lawn with a paved patio leading from the front to the rear and providing a seating are outside the lounge, the garden is bordered by hedge and fences. The detached double garage is situated to the north of the property and is accessed via roller shutter doors and has power and lighting.
The Old Mill Farmhouse enters into the kitchen diner, this large room is fitted with an extensive range of wall and base units incorporating a low level oven, electric hob and extractor, stainless steel sink and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble drier. The capacious lounge leads off the kitchen and has a feature stone built fireplace housing an electric fire. Stairs lead to the first floor and on to the landing which runs the full length of the house. The master bedroom has dual aspect windows providing views over the front and rear. Bedroom 2 and 3 are both good size double rooms with fitted wardrobes. The impressive family bathroom is fitted with a modern suite comprising double shower, freestanding roll top bath, wash basin set into a vanity unit with large mirror over and low level WC.
This property also benefits from a stunning private garden which is split over two levels; a decked area leading up to manicured lawn, bordered by mature shrubs with a pleasant seating area.
Adjoining the Old Mill Farmhouse is a quaint single-storey annexe, accessed from the front into a kitchen with wall and base units and access to the utility to the rear. The L shaped Lounge/Dining Room is a good sized room providing access to bedroom 2, a study/dressing area which then leads on to the master bedroom and the shower room, fitted with a 3 piece suite.
EXTERNAL The Old Mill is accessed from the A19 via a shared lane then through wrought iron gates onto a sweeping driveway. To the immediate left of the gates there is a beautiful Japanese garden with large Koi carp pond. The pond has a jetty and ornate bridge to a charming open summerhouse with veranda. Lawns extending behind a large garage/workshop and 4 stables with tack room and extensive hayloft above. The driveway then leads on past another block of 4 stables and onto all three properties situated to the right. Linking the living accommodation and the stable block is a large outbuilding and two good sized garage/workshops. To the left of the driveway and with stunning views across to the North Sea are the two paddocks which extend to 9 acres, south from the Japanese garden down beyond the main house.
SERVICES Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected. Oil fired central heating to radiators also supplying the domestic hot water.
CHARGES Durham County Council tax band E (The Old Mill) & F (The Old Mill Farmhouse)
VIEWINGS Viewing is strictly by appointment. Arrangements can be made by contacting YoungsRPS, Sedgefield on 01740 617377.
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