An excellent opportunity to purchase a 3 bedroom farmhouse together with numerous outbuildings and 6.6 acres of grassland, located centrally in Brafferton village. This property is oozing potential and a viewing is encouraged to appreciate all it has to offer.
DESCRIPTION An excellent opportunity to purchase a 3 bedroom farmhouse, together with numerous outbuildings and 6.6 acres grassland located centrally in Brafferton village. This property has huge potential, and will suit a variety of buyers; offering equestrian and livestock opportunities. Viewing encouraged to appreciate all it has to offer.
South east facing, Swinton House Farm is an end terrace stone built, rendered house which may benefit from some modernisation. The front door leads into the lounge, alternatively there is a porch to the rear which enters into the hallway. This provides access to the utility room, both reception rooms and the downstairs cloakroom, and the stairs lead to the first floor. The reception rooms and kitchen are all spacious rooms situated to the front of the house with large windows allowing the light to flood in. The kitchen is accessed from the dining room and is fitted with wall and base units with sink, electric hob and oven. The dining room has a gas fire with brick surround and the lounge has a feature fireplace. The cloakroom is fitted with a WC and wash basin. To the first floor are three large bedrooms situated at the front, the storage room is situated to the rear, as is the bathroom, this is fitted with an electric shower, bath, WC and pedestal wash basin.
EXTERNAL To the front of the house is a south east facing walled garden which is mainly laid to lawn with established borders and a path leads along the front of the house. To the rear there is an enclosed yard which leads to a single garage and enables access to the farm building beyond.
THE LAND The 6.6 acres grassland is located to the north of Swinton House Farm and is accessed through the farm steading. It is permanent pasture, classified as being Grade 3, with established boundary hedges and trees and there is a mains fed water trough.
OUTBUILDINGS The outbuildings range in size and condition and provide excellent potential, however would need updating prior to using for modern agriculture. Buildings C and D, as shown on the sale plan, are brick built former byres. Building F is a steel portal framed building and the remaining buildings are timber/steel framed with corrugated steel cladding.
LOCATION Brafferton is a pleasant village located to the south of Newton Aycliffe and north of Darlington with good access to both towns, and also provides excellent access to major services, with only a 5 minute commute to the A1(M).
TENURE The land and buildings are available freehold with vacant possession on completion.
ACCESS Access is via a shared driveway, shown in yellow on the sale plan.
SERVICES Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected. Gas fired central heating to radiators also supplying the domestic hot water.
CLAWBACK The property is sold subject to a clawback in favour of the Vendors (and their successors in Title) entitling them to a further payment upon the grant of planning permission for anything other than agricultural/equestrian uses, on a bite and bite again basis, equivalent to 40% of the uplift in land value for a period of forty years.
CHARGES Darlington Borough Council tax band E
VIEWINGS Viewing is strictly by appointment. Arrangements can be made by contacting YoungsRPS, Sedgefield on 01740 617377.
FREE MARKET APPRAISAL We would be pleased to provide professional, unbiased advice on the current value and marketing of your existing home.
ACREAGES The gross acreages have been assessed in accordance with Ordnance Survey data and interested parties should satisfy themselves in this regard.
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