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5 bed detached house for sale

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Holme Farm, Toft Hill DL14

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Property features

  • Spacious Family Home
  • Mature Gardens
  • Extensive Views
  • 44 Acres Agricultural Land Approx
  • Large Stone Built Barn
  • EPC Rating D

Property description

Situated in a commanding position within the mid Wear Valley, Holme Farm provides a spacious, well appointed family home, set within matured gardens and enjoying extensive views.

The property benefits from a number of additional dwellings and a sizeable modern stone built barn, sold together with 44 acres (17.82 ha) or thereabouts of sound agricultural land.

Whilst the original farmstead has been converted to provide a spacious and comfortable home there is a further large, two storey, stone built barn. In addition there is a cottage in a private location to the corner of the site. This particular unit is self contained and entirely private from the main house.

The land extends to 44 acres (17.82 ha) or thereabouts and lies on the slope towards the River Wear with an access from Witton le Wear access road in addition to the primary access from the centre of Toft Hill to a private drive with traffic circulation area and parking, with shrubbery, lawned borders and mature trees, giving access to the front elevation via a sun patio to the main house.

The outside is well lit and has access to a double garage and the yard beyond.

Main Farm House
With twin arched double glazed access doors with exterior lighting to

Entrance Hall/Reception
3.34m x 1.73m (10'9 x 5'6)
Wall lighting and tiled floor. Glazed centre door with glazed side panels provides access to

Spacious Reception Hall
Double height with a balustered stairwell, cross passage with airing cupboard with walk in access to hot water tank and double radiator. A through passage has a further double radiator and ceiling rose.

The cross passage provides entry to all ground floor rooms including

Dining room
4.66m x 3.64m (15'2 x 11'9)
Direct access off the passage and through access to the sitting room.

A Series of 3 Sitting Rooms
Interlinked but could be made separate, providing a perfect entertaining space, comprising

Southern Sitting Room
5.33m x 4.56m (17'4 x 14'9)
To the front of the house, high over mantle fireplace, two double radiators, picture lighting, arched accesses to the central sitting room.

Principal Sitting Room
7m x 4.67m (22'9 x 15'3)
Views to the open garden, a large picture window to the east, wall lighting, two off set lights, dado railing and fully glazed access to

Third Sitting Room
6.15m x 4.32m (20'1 x 14'1)
Open views over the mid Wear Valley, high over mantle fireplace, windows to the garden provide views to three sides, French doors to the patio partly porticoed, two fitted radiators, centre and wall lighting.

Fitted Kitchen/Breakfast Room
5.76m x 3.85m (18'8 x 12'6)
Medium oak units, granite worktops, Range Master double oven cooker and hob with extractor lighting and fan and high over mantle surrounding. Tiled floors, inset lighting and superb views to the Wear Valley. Through entry to

Utility Room
4.92m x 2.92m (16'1 x 9'5)
Access to the rear garden areas, Belfast sink, tiled splashbacks, plumbing for automatic washing machine and dryer, large broom cupboards and tiled floors. Through to either the main hall or the ante lobby.

Ante Lobby
Radiator. Dry entry to the double garage with a further air chamber with fire door access giving access to two garages.

5.58m x 4.58m (18'3 x 15')

Further Garage
4.99m x 4.19m (16'3 x 13'7)
Light, power and plumbing (hot and cold). Ample storage space for two cars end to end. Automatic garage door and separate side access door.

Access from Ante Lobby to

Ground Floor WC/Cloakroom
2.13m x 1.88m (16'9 x 6'1)
Dado tiled, tiled floor, towel rail, cast iron radiator, pedestal wash basin, shaver mirror, obscured window and low level twin flush WC.

First Floor
Substantial Landing Area

Bedroom 1 (Guest Suite)
5.33m x 4.33m including en suite (17'4 x 14'2)
A range of double wardrobes with a further wardrobe, base storage and dressing units, off-set lighting and double radiator.

En Suite
Fully tiled, pedestal wash basin, low level WC, shaver point, shower and double radiator.

Master Bedroom 2 (south east)
5.34m x 4.65m (17'5 x 15'2)
Double radiator and views to the north and south.

Bedroom 3 (middle, south)
4.7m x 3.62m (15'4 x 11'8)
Double radiator.

Bedroom 4 (middle, south)
3.73m x 3.66m (12'2 x 12')
Two double wardrobes with over cupboards, central display/dressing table, double radiator and excellent views.

Bedroom 5 (north)
3.70m x 3.68m (12'1 x 12')
Excellent views and double radiator.

Off the landing is a linen cupboard with light.

Family Bathroom
5.05m x 3.71m over all (16'5 x 12'1)
Fully tiled to all but two walls, tiled floor, free standing panelled bath, large walk-in mains shower, two, his and hers, cabinet hand wash basins, low level twin flush WC, large storage cupboard, inset lighting and two double radiators, wall mounted TV point, separate airing cupboard with radiator.

To the north and west elevations are a series of well appointed and maintained lawned and bordered gardens with patios giving wonderful vistas over the mid Tees.

Entry to the west provides access to a stable yard giving entry to the large barn.

Planning permission has been received for two holiday cottages which have been started but at present are uncompleted.

2 Storey Stone Built Barn
In first class condition, 239m sq gross internal per floor level, the barn being of two storey height with no floors as yet installed. Currently five stables, with light and power services available within the property.

Adjacent to the rear of the north elevation:
Further Farm Building
9.23m x 14.95m (30'2 x 49')
Providing two cattle courts, central feed passage, light, power and concrete floor, the property having a concrete apron.

The land is continuous in a northerly direction principally and more particularly described upon the attached plan, being good quality grassland well fenced and maintained with access to the Witton le Wear road. The whole extends to 44 acres (17.82 ha) or thereabouts. The land is subject to an electricity wayleave.

The sale is by private treaty with vacant possession upon completion with the exception of the cottage, which the owners would be happy to leave occupied if desired by the purchasers.

The bungalow is subject to an Assured Shorthold Tenancy.

The land is entered for a Single Payment Scheme. The rights will be passed to the purchaser free of charge by the selling agents upon completion of the sale.

Mineral rights are excepted and reserved.

Neither the vendor nor the purchaser shall make any claim whatsoever one upon the other in respect of tenant right matters.

Tenure is freehold with vacant possession.

Easements and Rights of Way
The property is sold subject to all easements, rights and other matters in, on or over the land, to which it is subject, more particularly but not exclusively including:

The property is subject to a public footpath as marked upon the attached plan.

The land is sold subject to an electricity wayleave affecting the property.

The map has been marked by inward and outward facing T marks. Inward facing T marks denote those boundaries which have habitually maintained by the vendor. The liability is not necessarily indicated.

Strictly by appointment through the agents.

Property info

Holme Farm Floorplan View original

Market activity
Average price paid £105,826 Sales 479 Current average value £119,874 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change -£628 ▼ -0.52%

Property value data/graphs for DL14

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £192,072 £144 3.6 £184,371
Semi-detached £121,995 £129 3.0 £113,022
Terraced £79,041 £86 2.6 £65,937
Flats £82,219 £126 1.9 £60,161

Current asking prices in DL14

Average: £147,998
Avg. current asking prices in DL14
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £37,500
Flats £59,988
- -
All £52,492

Current asking rents in DL14

Average: £378 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in DL14
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £300 pcm
£364 pcm
£401 pcm
£650 pcm
Flats £338 pcm
£394 pcm
£421 pcm
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All £326 pcm
£371 pcm
£404 pcm
£650 pcm

Fun facts for DL14

Highest value in DL14
Highest value streets Zed-Index
The Dell £355,302
Durham Road £291,863
Westerton £283,822
Witton Le Wear £282,201
High Street £270,226
Highest turnover in DL14
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Stanley Street 47.1%
Farnham Close 43.8%
Bainbridge Court 40.0%
Church Street 38.5%
Clarence Street 38.1%

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Nearby transport

  • Bishop Auckland (3.1 miles)
  • Shildon (5.0 miles)
  • Newton Aycliffe (7.1 miles)
  • Durham Tees Valley Airport (16.3 miles)
  • Newcastle Airport (26.9 miles)
  • Leeds Bradford International Airport (54.5 miles)
  • Transporter Bridge South Side (21.6 miles)
  • Transporter Bridge North Side (21.6 miles)
  • Newcastle International Ferry Terminal (26.6 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Toft Hill Primary School (0.3 miles)
  • St Chad's Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary School (1.0 mile)
  • Ramshaw Primary School (1.7 miles)
  • Bishop Auckland College (2.4 miles)
  • UTC South Durham (8.1 miles)
  • Thornbeck College - North East Autism Society (8.5 miles)
  • St John's School & Sixth Form College - A Catholic Academy (2.6 miles)
  • Bishop Barrington School A Sports with Mathematics College (2.6 miles)
  • Highcroft School (3.4 miles)
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£4,509 Monthly total
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 135,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £4,309 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £100,000 Average insurance cost £30/mo (£359/yr) In partnership with uSwitch
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Energy Gas £62 Electricity £64 Estimated energy cost £126/mo In partnership with uSwitch
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The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 25100 kWh/year
Electricity: 5400 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Water Supply £21 Sewerage £23 Estimated water cost £44 /mo
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Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

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